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Old Sep 20, 2008, 10:59 AM
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Originally Posted by aerofundan
The ultimate has been one of my favorites (that i have always wanted to have) since i saw Chip Hyde flying it, if i'm not wrong he won two Tournament of Champions with it, here are two videos of him flying an Ultimate Bipe, he did say multiple times that having a biplane in competition helped him a lot, as you can see the plane has no limits whether its 3D or Precision flying it is as competitive as a monoplane.
Thanks, Dan. Now, THAT's the size model I was hoping the new electrified PA bipe would be. I've been playing with the notion of electrifying the H9 46% Ultimate TOC now for more than two years, and so far, the thing is just too heavy (42 lb), so the motors and ESCs and battery sets available (and just barely) for that conversion (... one that would fly like Chip's gasser) are prohibitively expensive. I KNOW that Shaun could cut that weight WAY down with his fiber-fusion designs, and find a couple of good electri-propuslion mixes out there that would do wonders. Must be that the best market is in the AMR size range, and not a biggie like I was hoping for?
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