Apprentice STS 1.5m Basic Smart Trainer w/ SAFE RTF R/C

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The E-flite® Apprentice® STS 1.5m is based on one of the best platforms ever designed for learning to fly radio-controlled (RC) airplanes&mdashthe legendary Apprentice S 15e. That model's large size made it an ideal choice for better visibility and the ability to handle more wind while learning to fly at an RC club flying field, and its inherently stable design plus exclusive SAFE® (Sensor Assisted Flight Envelope) technology make it easy to fly successfully&mdashespecially with the help of an instructor. The Apprentice STS (Smart Trainer with SAFE) 1.5m is a modern-day evolution of the world's favorite club trainer that includes all the same great features while adding Smart technology compatibility along with the option to add SAFE Plus® GPS-enabled technology and the Landing Assist Sensor (LAS), to make learning to fly easier&mdashand more fun&mdashthan ever before!



  • Based on one of the best platforms ever designed for learning to fly radio-controlled (RC) airplanes&mdashthe Apprentice S 15e
  • 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
  • Equipped with exclusive SAFE® technology that helps prevent crashes and makes it easy to learn how to fly
  • Beginner, Intermediate, and Experienced flight modes you can easily change between at the flip of a switch
  • Panic Recovery mode at the push of a button to prevent loss of control and crashes
  • Easily upgrade to SAFE Plus GPS-enabled technology to add AutoLand, Virtual Fence, and Holding Pattern features
  • Optional and easy to install Landing Assist Sensor (LAS) available for smoother landings
  • Includes almost everything needed to fly except for a compatible LiPo battery and charger
  • Spektrum&trade DXS controller/transmitter with industry-leading DSMX® 2.4GHz technology for reliable control without interference
  • Use a 3S 3200mAh battery for outstanding performance overall, or a 3S 4000mAh battery for longer flight times up to 20–30+ minutes
  • Powerful and efficient brushless power system including a 30A telemetry-capable ESC
  • Factory-installed servos, Spektrum flight controller, and serial receiver
  • 4-channel control with four servos for training to full aerobatic capability
  • Capable of aerobatic maneuvers including loops, rolls, and upside down (inverted) flight
  • Wide-stance tricycle landing gear with steerable nose wheel
  • Quick and easy assembly&mdashno glue or special tools required
  • Durable EPO construction that's tough yet lightweight
  • Full line of replacement/spare parts available
  • Optional floats available for flying from water (sold separately)
  • Practice flying this aircraft in the RealFlight® RC flight simulator (sold separately)



  • Charger     Sold Separately
  • Receiver     Included
  • Power Type     Electric
  • Servos     Included
  • Skill Level     Level 1
  • Wingspan     59.02" (1499 mm)
  • Approximate Assembly Time     Less than 1 Hour
  • Flaps     No
  • Material     EPO
  • Motor Type     Brushless
  • Speed Control     Included
  • Battery     Sold Separately
  • Connector Type     EC3
  • Motor Size     BL15 840kv 12-Pole
  • Product Length     42.52" (1080 mm)
  • Radio     Included
  • Technology     Smart, AS3X and SAFE
  • 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&trade or IC3&trade Connector
  • Product Weight     59oz (1672g)



  • (1) E-flite Apprentice STS 1.5m
  • (1) Brushless Outrunner Motor (installed)
  • (1) 30A Brushless Telemetry-Capable ESC (installed)
  • (3) 13g Digital Metal-Geared Servos (installed)
  • (1) 37g Servo (installed)
  • (1) Spektrum&trade 3230 Flight Controller (installed)
  • (1) Spektrum 4650C Serial Receiver (installed)
  • (1) Spektrum DXS 2.4GHz DSMX® Transmitter
  • (1) Product Manual



  • (1) 3S 11.1V 3200–4000mAh LiPo battery with EC3&trade or IC3® connector
  • (1) Compatible LiPo Charger

The recommended Spektrum&trade Powerstage 3 bundle (SPMXPSA300) includes a compatible 3S 4000mAh Smart G2 LiPo battery and S120 USB-C Smart charger that can be used with a variety of USB power sources.


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