Lifelike RC Military Jet

Lifelike RC Military Jets

Published: August 2, 2019


Categories: R/C Military Vehicles

Fans of RC Jets place great emphasis on realism. This is why we’ve compiled a list of a few of the most lifelike RC military jets we could find and described them in this article. We hope you’ll love them as much as we did. Add any others you may know of in the comments below, or perhaps create your own article and show the community which RC Military Jets you think are the most lifelike! 

F22 Fighter Jet


Similar models can only try to replicate the look and feel of the top race fighter jet. It not only looks like a fighter jet, but can also produce huge lift and features quadcopter functions. It has the design properties of a biplane despite being a monoplane, hence its architectural advancements.

The F22 weighs just 1.4 pounds and is 12 ×7 ×2 inches in size. The machinery is practically indestructible, lightweight, and very flexible thanks to the use of EPO foam in its construction. What is more, it has a very impressive battery life for a device of this size. Keep in mind it isn’t best in strong wind because it is lightweight.

Tamiya Lockheed Martin F-16CJ Blk


This lifelike RC military jet was designed on the basis of the F-16 Fighting Falcon, constructed back in 1971. It is very powerful thanks to the inspiration of that magnitude, and will not disappoint by any means.

The jet weighs 2.2 pounds and is 18.7 ×12 × 5 inches in size. The kit comes with clear parts, plastic sprues, and decals. In general, its modeling and design are simply fascinating. The exquisite details remind one that some things must be seen to be appreciated. You’ll find it hard to put this jet down even though you might need to do lots of parts coupling to set it up.

The kit is packed solid without parts rattling around inside. It contains all the parts you need to assemble the model. Engraving is perfect, and detailing is straightforward.

Freewing EDF Jet F-22 Raptor


This was the first 5G fighter in the world with amazing features like stealth capacities, improved computer-monitored agility, precision combat capacity, and more. It is, simply put, the future of modern air warfare. Its main features include realistic scale maneuver capacity, great stability at low speeds, exceptional agility at high speeds, big battery bay to fit either 8S or 6S battery easily, lifelike decals, a powerful EDF power system with 9 blades, and a fabulous blend of graduated paintwork and sharp panel lines. This article gives more information about the jet.

F-14 Tomcat Twin

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This jet was modeled based on Cold War-era jets. It is a two-seater model giving double capacity of practically everything. From the twin tails delivering the feel of Cold War air combat to the power provided by the double turbine, you have every reason to believe this jet is anyone’s perfect choice. Moreover, the model is made from EPO foam, rendering it ideal for showing off and crash resistant.

The jet weighs a mere 147 ounces and boasts a compact size of 10 ×15×6.1 inches. It has a lifelike wing mechanism and retractable landing gear. Combined with its detailed scale and LED lights, the F-14 is a miracle waiting to happen. The jet is very easy to land, glides perfectly, and has a very long life cycle thanks to the EPO foam. It can hold a Lipo battery with ease.

What Makes a Military Jet Lifelike?  

Three things make a military jet lifelike, special, and unique – long flight time, durability, and responsive controls. Beginner pilots in particular should always look for ease of use and responsive controls. Features such as fuel tanks and batteries that are easy to access will ensure easy handling of your remote controlled military jet, and the responsive controls will propel the jet with almost no delay.

You can check out more RC Military Vehicles articles here and also more RC Plane articles through here.