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Posted by PittSpecial | May 28, 2012 @ 07:13 PM | 5,447 Views
I came across yet another Poll Thread discussing FMS vs. ParkZone models and you can see it at:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1660758

Perhaps the objective of this Poll Thread might not be clear from OP, however, I own and fly lots of RC Foam Models both from FMS (Airfield) and Park Zone and E-Flite.

Yes, E-Flite has the foam Hawker Hurricane 25e and originally got it used at a good deal and burned up some Gasoline to pick it up as it was a Local Pickup Sale and was considering to re-sell it and since it has NOT sold, I decided to go fly it and produce a Demo Video to help the sale. Well, that did not help but, I can tell you that I may NOT sell it after all as the E-Flite (Horizon Hobby) product has advanced design and flying abilities and most importantly without the worry of cheap electronics or paint job quality issues.

This past Saturday, I had to "Bind" the provided AR600 with my Spektrum DX7 and it was super easy and everything fell in place as all I did was perform a Copy Function on my DX7 from my ParkZone Spitfire Mk IX as it also has retracts and it was like super fast. The only thing I had to do was to reverse the Rudder and that is it. No further Adjustments to the flaps nor main retract gear!!!

E-Flite Hawker Hurricane 25e Flight Characteristics:
Just awesome manners and it is FAST for the size of the model (50+ inch wing span) and also, it is light for the size Z-Foam Model. I did not have enough time to tame...Continue Reading
Posted by PittSpecial | May 21, 2012 @ 04:51 PM | 4,909 Views
Just found up in my Master Walk-In Closet a forgotten and "Rare" Pacific Aeromodel Mfg., Inc. Tiger Moth 30 Size Bi-plane!

Still new in the box and just wondering "what" I should do with it?

I believe it cost me $225 Cash and some Gasoline $$ to travel and get it a few years ago.

Does anyone have any suggestions?

A few pictures:...Continue Reading