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Old Nov 14, 2012, 09:36 AM
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Phoenix Evolution Slope Soaring

Here is a video of my Phoenix Evolution slope soaring.. It is the same as the 2000 but with the 2.6 meter wing (which is one heavy bugger!). I would guess that a 2 meter wing would be even more fun on the slope. I have the usual mods like upgraded motor/esc, 3A BEC, dubro clevis hardware. I was running it without a motor or Battery but it required 2oz of lead to balance... Almost a wash in weight difference between motor vs. no motor. I have a headsuprc 2830-09 motor. Amazing efficient motor that will still spin a 10 inch folding prop. I did'nt use the motor at all for sloping and after four hours of flying the 3s 2200mah battery was down to 11.5v. I flipped the servo tray upside down for more servo arm clearance and added carbon fiber pushrods all around. The fuselage is painted with red Krylon "fusion" paint, with numberous coats of clear topcoat. Packing tape on wings and tail. Warning the video is way too long!

Sloping Phoenix Glider (9 min 58 sec)
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