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Old Oct 02, 2012, 03:24 AM
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Picked one up last week

Picked up an RP before I went on my trip up to Lake of the Woods in northern MN. Maidened it at my friend's RC field. A quarter taped to the tail was just enough ballast to move the CG back to the sweet spot with my Outrage NRG 1300 35c packs. I didn't bother setting up the wing, as I'm thinking about installing an AR6710 rx so I can use the 10CHP's four-servo/four-channel wing configuration. I'm just using a basic 5-channel setup in the interim.

What a relaxing plane! So stable & easy to fly - yet surprisingly agile when called upon. I even let her fly hands-off for a minute-plus into a bit of a headwind @ zero ground-speed. I think I'm going to add some reflective tape to the wing for those half-mile AGL flights. I lost sight of the plane on a couple occasions.

I shot a few gigs of on-board video. I'll post a clip once I finish editing.

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