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Old Apr 14, 2015, 03:28 PM
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I fly with 3s as well. I bet it is a lot of fun with the 4s but I do prefer the scale performance and challenge of an airplane that is flying on its wing vs the motor.

I've had the good fortune of making a living operating full scale for the past 35 years. I enjoy the challenge of small airplanes, smaller engines scrambling for lift. Most of the full scale small aircraft won't sustain a climb angle of more that 15 degrees or so without quickly running out of airspeed ...even "3s" is good performance

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Just asked 'cause you said it wasn't leaping off the ground like your Cub. I assumed you weren't happy with the power and was just going to suggest 4S.
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Old Apr 14, 2015, 04:35 PM
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I've had the good fortune of making a living operating full scale for the past 35 years. I enjoy the challenge of small airplanes, smaller engines scrambling for lift. Most of the full scale small aircraft won't sustain a climb angle of more that 15 degrees or so without quickly running out of airspeed ...even "3s" is good performance

Tom
Hah! Most of the RC model guys haven't had to fly their airplanes on the wing instead of on the prop.

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