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Old Nov 18, 2013, 07:55 AM
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Donatas Design: Citrino by C.Harris and H.Viljoen

We are glad to announe that new F3P biplane is available from Donatas Design. In partnership with Mr. C.Harris and H.Viljoen : http://www.pauzuolis-rc.com/donatas-design-citrino

Kit price 75eur + shipping.

More information and videos will be posted soon.
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Old Nov 18, 2013, 09:16 AM
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Old Nov 18, 2013, 10:05 AM
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Top Quality as always and looks super cool!
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That level of precision flying always blows my mind.
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Old Nov 26, 2013, 01:29 PM
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Donatas Design: Citrino by C.Harris and H.Viljoen

3Don,

Video is impressive. Can you give us the wing area for the Citrino?
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Old Dec 05, 2013, 10:40 PM
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Citrino kits have arrived in the US today. I only had a chance to take a very quick look, but the milling quality and printing is extremely good. Price will be USD 105 plus shipping. For those that have already contacted me, I'll be sending followup emails Friday/Saturday.

Hopefully I'll have time to get one started this weekend.

@ Dave Whitt - very rough measurement, I'd say about 450 square inches of wing.

Regards,

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Old Dec 05, 2013, 11:26 PM
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Hi Dave,

Loved this plane when I saw them in Germany - I want one

I will send you a PM.

Thanks,

Pat MacKenzie
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Old Dec 06, 2013, 11:54 AM
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It looks nice. Apparently biplanes have not fallen out of vogue for F3P, as some have suggested.
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Old Dec 07, 2013, 11:09 AM
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FWIW, a video of the model flying AP13 in Coburg (courtesy of Jurgen )

World Championship F3P 2013 - C. Harris (2 min 46 sec)


edit - just watched it right through, and there is a glimpse of me at ~2:21, leaning against the railing up in the stands
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Old Dec 15, 2013, 07:22 AM
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This weekend we made some video shooting of two Citrinos flying in big gym. should be great video once I will finish with editing. So far all Citrino owners before building please take a look to building manual:
http://www.pauzuolis-rc.com/DonatasD...trinManual.pdf
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I find it interesting that the milling is done in a perpendicular pattern, and not diagonally like so many other planes. Sure, why not?
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Nice job ! Thanks !
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Hi Donatas,

Good timing on posting the manual, I picked up my kit from the post office today

(Thanks for the quick service Dave )

I will post some build pictures as I go if I do anything different than the manual.

Question for you about the throttle curve, you mention limiting power to 63%.
How do you decide on this amount? More of a general F3P question than specific to this model.
I need to work on this to get more even flying speed through the sequence.

Thanks,

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