E-flite Slick 3D 480 ARF Electric Airplane

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This is the E-flite Slick 3D 480 ARF Electric Airplane. The E-flite® Slick 3D 480 ARF is an aerobatic masterpiece that’s ideal for enjoying thrilling performance in a small field environment. It achieves the 3D vision in every detail from its striking UltraCote® covering scheme to its laser-accurate balsa construction-all designed in a way that makes a popular power system optimal. The result is a level of style and maneuverability that’s sure to inspire you to take your flying to a new level. Plus, it won’t take long to get flying thanks to great features and proven accessory recommendations.

The recommended E-flite power system was designed around the popular and economical 3S Li-Po battery pack in the 1800-2200mAh range. For the ultimate in agility and stability, install the Spektrum™ AR636 DSMX® 6-channel receiver with AS3X® technology-engineered to give you thrilling 3D performance that will keep you coming back for more!

Ultra-Lightweight Construction
The Slick 3D 480 is extremely lightweight without the compromise of design strength. Accuracy and quality of the all-wood construction can be clearly seen through the transparent UltraCote® Lite covering. The recommended Spektrum™ A3030 high-torque, digital sub-micro servos deliver precision that’s a compliment to the crisp throttle response you’ll get using the Park 480 motor.

Optimized For Aerobatics
The Slick 3D 480 has a no-holds-barred approach to design and performance with 3D-size control surfaces that offer very positive control authority, even at low airspeeds.

Brushless Power Ready
The recommended E-flite Park 480 brushless motor delivers outstanding performance with an 1800-2200mAh, 3S 11.1V Li-Po battery.

Easy Field Assembly
The canopy includes a latch release mechanism that combined with a thumbscrew security system for the plug-in wings means that there are no tools needed to assemble the model at the field.


  • Ultra-lightweight, laser-cut balsa and plywood construction
  • Two-piece, plug-in wings with carbon fiber joiner tube
  • Ready-to-mount the recommended E-flite® Park 480 outrunner
  • Large spring-latch canopy hatch provides ample access to battery and electronics
  • Fiberglass control horns and threaded pushrods with ball-link hardware
  • Large control surfaces with double-beveled hinge lines for all-out 3D performance
  • Vibrant trim scheme in genuine Hangar 9® UltraCote® covering
  • Pre-painted fiberglass cowling and wheel pants
  • Durable aluminum landing gear with painted finish
  • Removable side-force-generators
  • Steerable tailwheel and quality hardware package

: 42.1 in (1070mm)
Overall Length: 39.5 in (1000mm)
Wing Area: 390 sq. in. (25.1 sq. dm.)
Flying Weight: 37.5-39.7 oz (1125-1063 g)
Motor Size: Park 480 BL Outrunner
Radio: 4+ Channels (Required)
Servos: 4 Sub-Micro (Required)
Trim Scheme Colors: Bright Yellow, Silver, True Red, Deep Red, Transparent Clear
CG (center of gravity): 75-82mm behind leading edge at wing root
Prop Size: 12x6 electric
Spinner Size: 2 inch
Speed Control : 40-Amp Brushless (Required)
Recommended Battery: 11.1V 3S 1800-2200mAH LiPo
Experience Level: Intermediate
Recommended Environment: Outdoor
Assembly Time: 5-7 Hours
Is Assembly Required: Yes

Needed To Complete:

  • 4+ Channel transmitter and receiver radio system
  • (4) Servos
  • Brushless outrunner motor
  • Brushless speed control
  • Flight battery pack
  • Battery charger
  • Propeller

This product was added to our catalog on November 12, 2014.