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Ripmax Jive FunFly ARTF 1302mm (51.3")

Ripmax Jive

Ripmax Jive

Ripmax Jive

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The Jive has been developed for top level competition flying, but is equally well suited for the rough and tumble of normal club use due to its tough yet exceptionally lightweight construction. Designed with the ability to fly extremely slowly yet with outstanding manoeuvrability, the Jive can take off and land on the smallest of patches. On low rates the Jive makes a great second model, but increase them and it becomes a fantastic 3D/Fun Fly model. The large surfaces combined with light wing loading and forgiving handling mean you can try those manoeuvres you have only previously dared attempt on the simulator!

Every part of the design has been thought out with simple design ideas like a braced wire undercarriage to help absorb those less than perfect landings/touch & gos, to the use of a double layer of balsa sheeting in the centre of the wing so the wing bands don't cause any damage.

The wing has been carefully designed to keep it both lightweight and tough. The aerofoil is thinner and has a different section to most traditional funfly models, allowing it to penetrate into the wind better on breezy days and increases the glide ratio. As with many modern 3D aircraft, the Jive comes fitted with Side Force Generators (Tip plates) which act to increase the side area enough to allow the Jive in knife edge, a first in its class! They also have another benefit, when the Jive is turning tightly they reduce the tip stall and help the aircraft track better at slow speeds. This is particularly useful during limbo or touch and go competitions.

• Pre-Built Balsa & Ply Structure
• Pre-Covered in High Quality Film
• Braced Wire Undercarriage
• Reinforced Wing Centre Section
• Large Control Surfaces
• Efficient Aerofoil Wing Section

Give the Jive a go… you won't be disappointed!


Wingspan 1302mm (51.3")
Length 1055mm (41.5")
Flying Weight Approx 1660g (3.65lbs)


Please Note: Due to size and weight limitations we are unable to ship kits outside of the UK


Please Note Due to having our knuckles severely rapped by the Post Office we can no longer send any kind of battery via the post. Any order containing batteries will have to be sent via courier and this will incur a minim of a £9.00 delivery and packaging charge.


Description Price Qty
Ripmax Jive FunFly - Kit only
(RRP £129.99 - Save £13.00)
£116.99 Out of Stock
3S Motor Setup (No Airframe)
PPO-4240-890 Motor
Rack Motor Mount
5mm Prop Adapter
JXF 15x7 Prop
4x New Power Digital Servo XLD-37HB
3S 2600mAh 40C LiPo
(RRP £177.04 - SAVE £17.05)
4S Motor Setup (No Airframe)
PPO-4240-890 Motor
Rack Motor Mount
5mm Prop Adapter
JXF 13x5 Prop
4x New Power Digital Servo XLD-37HB
4S 2600mAh 40C LiPo
(RRP £189.25 - SAVE £16.26)

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