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Apprentice STS 1.5m RTF Basic Smart Trainer with SAFE

Apprentice STS 1.5m RTF Basic Smart Trainer with SAFE

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This E-flite Apprentice STS 1.5m Electric Airplane with SAFE technology is based on the popular learning platform of the Apprentice model. Its large size and 1.5 meter (59 inch) wingspan offers better visibility and the ability to handle more wind while learning to fly at an RC club flying field. Its inherently stable design plus SAFE (Sensor Assisted Flight Envelope) technology featuring Beginner, Intermediate and Experienced flight modes makes it easy to fly successfully, especially with the help of an instructor. Add an optional Spektrum Powerstage Bundle to this plane and get right into the adventure of flight with the E-flite Apprentice STS!


E-flite Apprentice STS (Smart Trainer with SAFE) 1.5m RTF Basic and BNF Basic



  • Perfect for first-time pilots, experienced pilots that teach others to fly and club training programs
  • Official Trainer of the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) and many clubs worldwide
  • The ideal choice for new pilots when learning to fly with an instructor at an RC flying field
  • Exclusive SAFE® technology makes it easy to learn to fly
  • Easily upgrade to SAFE Plus GPS-enabled technology to add Auto-Land, Virtual Fence and Holding Pattern features
  • Optional and easy to install Landing Assist Sensor (LAS) available for smoother landings
  • Wide-stance tricycle landing gear with steerable nose wheel
  • Quick and easy assembly—no glue or special tools required
  • Durable EPO construction that's tough yet lightweight
  • Optional floats available for flying from water
Wingspan: 59" (1499 mm)
Length: 42.5" (1080 mm)
CG (Center of Gravity): 3.125" (79mm) from leading edge of wing measured at the fuselage
Power Type: Electric
Flying Weight: 1500-2000g
Channels: 7
Motor Type: Brushless
Completion Level: Ready-To-Fly

  • (1) E-flite Apprentice STS 1.5m with:
    • (1) Brushless Outrunner Motor (installed)
    • (1) Smart 30A Brushless ESC (installed)
    • (2) 13-gram Digital and (4) 37-gram Servos (installed)
    • (1) Spektrum 3230 Flight Controller (installed)
    • (1) Spektrum 4650 Serial Receiver (installed)
  • (1) Spektrum DXS DSMX® 2.4GHz Transmitter
  • (1) Product Manual
Needed to Complete:
  • (1) 3S 11.1V 3200–4000mAh LiPo battery with EC3 or IC3 connector
  • (1) Compatible LiPo Charger

Product Specifications

Charger Sold Separately
Receiver Included
Power Type Electric
Servos Included
Skill Level Level 1
Wingspan 59.02" (1499 mm)
Battery Sold Separately
Connector Type EC3
Motor Size BL15 840kv 12-Pole
Product Length 42.52" (1080 mm)
Flaps No
Material EPO
Product Weight 59oz (1672g)
Speed Control Included
Radio Included
Technology Smart, AS3X and SAFE
Motor Type Brushless
Approximate Assembly Time Less than 1 Hour
LiPo Compatibility 3S
Completion Level Ready-To-Fly Basic
Propeller Size 11 x 8 Electric
Recommended Motor Battery 3S 11.1V 3200–4000mAh LiPo with EC3™ or IC3™ Connector
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