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Old Dec 13, 2014, 09:56 AM
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thats shocking, did you order anything else and was it loose inside big box.
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Old Dec 16, 2014, 09:26 AM
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thats shocking, did you order anything else and was it loose inside big box.
......the fuselage seems to be damaged after been tramped on...
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Old Dec 22, 2014, 06:30 PM
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Mine has arrived today...bad bad surprise...
the fuselage is broken is several parts......also canopy has several cracks and defects..
Oh no. That's no good at all.

I've just build my Airoso and it is a PITA to build. Had parts missing and nothing fitted at all. It was definitely one of the most painful builds I've done to date.

On the other hand, I've had my maiden over the weekend and it is a beautiful plane once in the air. Good luck on the build!
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Old Dec 24, 2014, 06:52 AM
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Guys,
my experience with the Airoso has ended here.
I sent it back to HK.

Good luck with this pattern plane.
Cheers
John
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Old Dec 24, 2014, 05:27 PM
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Hello all in the Airoso thread. Luckily mine arrived undamaged from the UK warehouse, although I have the feeling the box has been opened and rummaged around in. The box opening felt a bit second hand if you know what I mean.
I went for this mix of gear:
Turnigy Brushless ESC 85A w/ 5A SBEC
NTM Prop Drive 50-50 580KV / 2000W
Turnigy Digital High Torque Ballraced Servo 26g/3.5kg/.12sec

Servos seem to be a very nice fit. Motor looks a little small for the size of plane but previous posters have said it's ok. I think I'll be running 3 cells in parallel as I have a poor track record in looking after batteries, and the 6 cells are too pricey to ruin!

Overall I'm quite impressed, it's my first balsa model for many years and it seems pretty good.

Has anybody felt the need to beef up the motor mount?

Bedrock
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Old Dec 24, 2014, 06:49 PM
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put supplied triangle at top and bottom, and additional cyno you wont need to take the front off again.
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Old Jan 25, 2015, 05:30 PM
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Anybody have tips on applying the transfers? I'm assuming they are waterslide type - is that correct?
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Old Jan 25, 2015, 07:09 PM
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I just cut them out and stuck them on, have never tried with water.
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