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Old Dec 07, 2012, 10:23 PM
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Originally Posted by chucksolo69 View Post
The 800mm planes are not the same thing as the larger ones. I have 2 flying buddies that have this plane, the FMS/Airfield T-28 Trojan from NitroPlanes and both are experienced pilots; neither one can get the 800mm Trojans to fly worth a damn.
Yes, I had the 800mm Airfield T28. It was pretty heavy for its size so I had to keep the speed up all the time. I even created a thread asking why it lost altitude during turns. It flew well once I learned how it needed to be flown. Then I was bitten by the spare-parts issue you will read so much about. The motor mount on the 800mm birds is a weak piece of plastic that breaks easily.

Mine broke and, of course, there are no spare mounts. Only a spare fuselage. The spare fuse + shipping from NP was more than a PZ T28 fuse from the LHS so while the initial cost may be lower, the spare parts (if you can get them) are certainly not.
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