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Old May 31, 2013, 04:24 AM
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Little "SEA VIXEN" build by J. F. Jet Studio.- Latest video

Its' been ages since I built 70mm EDF, just got a hand on this pretty little model. The first thing I pulled out the standard power unit with ESC to be replaced by something more efficient. Exhaust is totally inefficient at 25cm2 with same size fan swepped area so new thrust tubes will be made up to squize it up. Larger ESC will be fitted in different spot for easier access, internal duckt will be smooth out and sealed with gloss and Elevator servo upgraded to MG one, stay tuned, J.
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Old Jun 01, 2013, 04:07 AM
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Special attention paid to my internal duckting to make it as smooth as possible, new thrust tubes made up, booms and main wings will be reinforced with carbon fiber rods next, J.
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Old Jun 03, 2013, 04:21 AM
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All ready to go, hoping to test fly it tomorrow if this 70+ km/h wind drops down. Its' been horrendous last 24 hours, J.
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Old Jun 03, 2013, 10:07 PM
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Much too windy for flying this little thing today but managed to get few nice pics, J.
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Old Jun 04, 2013, 02:41 AM
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Back at the field preparing it for the Scale Fun Fly this weekend and the wind dropped down this arvo. Two flights with the little sweet thing, nowhere near what I have expected performance wise but very realistic speed wise. Awesome sound with my new squized nozzels. Fellow modeller will maiden his on Fri. with the stock set up so it will be interesting to compare both, Joe.
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Old Jun 04, 2013, 08:50 PM
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Short demo flight off the beach, J.
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Old Jun 04, 2013, 09:19 PM
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Enjoy my lunch break footage, J
P1050843 (3 min 20 sec)
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Old Jun 05, 2013, 02:59 AM
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My first video taking off the grass strip will follow, J.
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Old Jun 05, 2013, 09:56 PM
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Latest video off the grass strip, J.
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Old Jun 12, 2013, 02:19 AM
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Not quite what I have expected with my little upgrade performance wise, so I'm ripping it all out and fitting hotter 4000kv motor with 100A, ESC to see what difference it will make, J.
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Old Jun 19, 2013, 05:18 PM
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Another experiment to see what difference it will make, J.
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Old Jun 21, 2013, 03:02 AM
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Few more flights today with the new 3300kv inrunner, some improvement in power but have to spend more time taking some vibes out of my set up due to re-machined addaptor not running 100% true. Might load the vid. if any good, Joe.
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Old Jun 23, 2013, 06:21 PM
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Yesterday flew the model in the strongest wind, telling myself before take off, this time I either make it or brake it! Made it back in one piece but the thing was rocking like a baby's craddle through out the flight, not very enjoyable but you can't always pic the day, J.
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Old Jun 24, 2013, 10:24 PM
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Lot nicer flying conditions today taking out both 70mm foamies, vid. next, J.
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