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Old Feb 17, 2013, 05:49 PM
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VA Models Katana build thread

Hello,

Time for another fun build with these awesome planes Here are the specs on the plane:

Technical specification:
Wingspan: 1010 mm
Length: 1020 mm
Flight weight: 580-640 g (dep. on the RC equipments)
Servos: 4
Material: EPP
Functions: Rudder, Elevator, Ailerons, motor
Level: ARF
Product description:
Semi-scale model of aerobatic special KATANA with a very realistic appearance and attractive graphic design by airbrush printing. The plane is produced by CNC technology from EPP material. Katana is a model for those who want an aerobatic plane with fantastic flying, aerobatic characteristics and also a likeable design. It has a wide speed range and pleasant flying behaviour, however Katana is intended primarily for advanced pilots. This model has almost all parts made from EPP and a few parts made from plastic. Fuselage is roomy and all RC components are situated inside the fuselage.



Airframe is composed of counters, it's very tough and there is possible to use a wide range of components.
Model build time is approximately 1-2 hours.
The kit contains: assembled fuselage, a pair of wings, rudders, complete accessories needed to finish the model (wheels, levers ,etc.), A4 Printed manual and very detailed DVD video quide (construction Step-By-Step)

Required & Recommended to complete:

Brushless motor 300W, 900-1100RPM/V
Propeller APC 10X4.7SF, 10x5E, 11x4.7SF, 11x5.5E
Speed controller 25-35A
Servos 4 X HS-65HB/ MG or equivalent
Battery (LiPo) 1500-1800mAh 3S
Adhesives Welders, CA glue


The power setup that i am running on the plane is the recommended power combo from (epphobby.com and gr8skyhobby.com) US dealers



Motor - Outrunner BL 80g kV1100
ESC - Suppo 40A
Servos - (4) ES80MD 13g Metal Gear Digital Servo


Really like these servos
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 06:16 PM
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Nice! Who carries it in the US?
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 06:22 PM
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Nice! Who carries it in the US?
Thank you sir, the two US dealers are epphobby.com and gr8skyhobby.com
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 06:51 PM
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Excellent, informative work Mike!!
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 06:54 PM
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Excellent, informative work Mike!!
Thanks Eran, its much appreciated
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Old Feb 18, 2013, 05:33 PM
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Cool!! Cant wait till you guys wring it out in the air
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Old Feb 18, 2013, 05:41 PM
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Cool!! Cant wait till you guys wring it out in the air
maybe tomorrow after work
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Old Feb 18, 2013, 06:12 PM
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Good luck on the maiden!
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Old Feb 18, 2013, 11:12 PM
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She be complete for some bashing
Looks really sweet ;-) We need to fly formations now Mike with my Extra!
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Old Feb 19, 2013, 12:00 AM
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Looks really sweet ;-) We need to fly formations now Mike with my Extra!
Sounds good to me, you let me know when
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