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DW 28" kit 61 10.45%
DW SKUA 28 4.79%
DW 38" kit 175 29.97%
DW 48" kit 154 26.37%
DW 55" kit 70 11.99%
DW Pylon Racer 9 1.54%
Never owned one 208 35.62%
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Old Sep 30, 2012, 09:06 PM
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I was told the 28s fly faster thus penetrating the wind more and making it better for outdoors when compared to the pro kits. But if there's little to no wind, the raven is like magic outside. Almost like cheating
Exactly,the 28 inch foamies fly a little faster making them better in the wind
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Old Sep 30, 2012, 09:08 PM
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I was told the 28s fly faster thus penetrating the wind more and making it better for outdoors when compared to the pro kits. But if there's little to no wind, the raven is like magic outside. Almost like cheating
OK. I just wasn't sure if he was saying that the 38's were better than the 34's (which would make sense since I didn't know about how the 28's fly).
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Old Sep 30, 2012, 10:01 PM
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Yes. I think that was mainly a comparison between the small stuff. I'd have to imagine the 38 is better in the wind than the 28s and pro kits because My 40 juka rocks in the wind.

I just got back from another raven outdoor flight. It does get pushed around in the wind. Not bad but you can see it bouncing around. It's a great flier for early morning or late night flights when there is little wind.
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Old Sep 30, 2012, 10:15 PM
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Sounds like the 28" will be my next purchase.

They are capable of slowing down, right?
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Old Sep 30, 2012, 11:20 PM
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I haven't flown one, but it's a DW

I'm sure you'll love it
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Old Oct 02, 2012, 06:45 PM
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Disaster saved!! Keep an eye on your motor mounts guys. I was noticing a lil vibration through my airframe the other day while flying my 48" yak55, looked it over and didn't notice anything and just now I was putting some batteries on charge and picked up the plane and gave it a look over and noticed that the motor had a decent wiggle.

I started taking screws out of the firewall and I was getting motor mount ears with each screw, 3 to be exact. Poor motor was hanging on by 1 bent motor mount ear. Luckily I have a piece of aluminum sitting here that is slightly thicker and i'm whipping out a little custom mount now.
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Old Oct 09, 2012, 10:38 PM
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finally got around to building my revo!! it was my first time building a bipe,it was a lot easyer than I thoght! it builds super fast just like every other DW and it looks awesome with the decals! I got the negative vynil lol,its suppost to be the other way around but i like it better this way ill try to get a video this weekend when I do the maiden.

p.s I think I need more rudder
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Old Oct 09, 2012, 10:49 PM
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Sweet bipe
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Old Oct 09, 2012, 11:02 PM
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That's some extreme throw!
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Old Oct 10, 2012, 01:28 AM
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finally got around to building my revo!! it was my first time building a bipe,it was a lot easyer than I thoght! it builds super fast just like every other DW and it looks awesome with the decals! I got the negative vynil lol,its suppost to be the other way around but i like it better this way ill try to get a video this weekend when I do the maiden.

p.s I think I need more rudder
WOW!!! :-o Looks cool bro ;-)
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Old Oct 13, 2012, 11:48 PM
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DW FOAMIES EXTRA330SC 101312 (3 min 23 sec)


Afternoon today was nice. A little cool but sunny and light winds. Aaron flew a bunch of flights and had a blast.
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Old Oct 14, 2012, 12:34 AM
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Was that a crash on landing?
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Old Oct 14, 2012, 11:57 AM
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Was that a crash on landing?
No, it's a challenge to get this plane to sit down slowly enough out of a harrier to keep it from doing an endo and going rudder over prop. Mike said leave it as is since we don't want gear getting too rigid on there and busting up the fuse coming in to hot or whatever. So, we just deal with trying different harrier landings which all end up relativeley the same. We would prefer belly landing but the gear is essential because the plane is too big for Aaron to launch by hand...
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Old Oct 14, 2012, 03:05 PM
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No, it's a challenge to get this plane to sit down slowly enough out of a harrier to keep it from doing an endo and going rudder over prop. Mike said leave it as is since we don't want gear getting too rigid on there and busting up the fuse coming in to hot or whatever. So, we just deal with trying different harrier landings which all end up relativeley the same. We would prefer belly landing but the gear is essential because the plane is too big for Aaron to launch by hand...
Gotcha. I'm just getting comfy enough flying without gear to start hover catches.
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28' Juka flying filmed using T4i Canon (3 min 56 sec)

I think everyone should have one of these :-) I love this plane so much that I want another one!!!
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