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Old Apr 09, 2014, 06:48 AM
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New Product
HobbyKing Bixler 3 (BIX3)

Just saw this on the HobbyKing Facebook site!! (First photo below)
Updates:-
1:-Comes with a standard canopy and a ply tray for FPV.
1.1:- 3S 2200Mah Battery standard.

2:- Comes with removable landing gear.
2.1:- Comes with threaded mount to fit a candy dropper system (soon to be released by HK)
2.2:- Optional flaps (2x 9gram servos needed)
2.3:- WINGSPAN 1550mm

3:- Removable nose for camera placement.
3.1:-948mm length
3.2:-20amp ESC
3.3:-890g (flying weight)
3.4:-262-1400kv motor
3.5:-7x5 prop

More to follow!!

LURCH
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Old Apr 09, 2014, 07:49 AM
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A few hours ago Hobbyking has announced that there will be a 3 Bixler also you could already see part of the wing.


I hope they have fixed Bixlers main problems: the wing mount (weak)and the fuselage (plenty of space but no access

All problems are listed in my wordpress blog.

Yes, I know; My ideas of quality are high; the reason for this could be that I'm typical German to you.
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Old Apr 23, 2014, 07:16 PM
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Any word on availability? Tried to buy a B2 tonight but they are not available in the US.
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Old Apr 23, 2014, 07:18 PM
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I don't think the B2 has ever been available in the US. The Bixler 1.1 is available (or at least was).
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Old Apr 24, 2014, 09:37 AM
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yes,I don't think the B2 has ever been available in the US. The Bixler 1.1 is available.thanks
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Old Apr 24, 2014, 03:13 PM
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Anyone know when this will be released or specifics on what has been updated?
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Old Apr 25, 2014, 05:19 PM
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bixler 1 is more than enough for me lol

Bixler flight around the farm (6 min 4 sec)
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Old Apr 25, 2014, 05:30 PM
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Take a look at BANANA HOBBY SKY SURFER V5, pretty much the same as the BIXLER 3, i think.

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Old Apr 25, 2014, 09:31 PM
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Take a look at BANANA HOBBY SKY SURFER V5, pretty much the same as the BIXLER 3, i think.

John
So you get that from a picture of a decal!! Amazing!!
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Old Apr 26, 2014, 01:41 AM
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No, from the history. Bixler and Sky Surfer is made at the same company. Look at the small details, in different version. Here in EU they sell them under more company names.

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Old Apr 29, 2014, 01:01 AM
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Well obviously pre installed flaps which you'd think would only be needed for an FPV machine. I love my Bixler 1.1 for when everyone is grounded by high winds at the club and I launch.
Don't FPV guys have enough of a range of models already.
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Old May 26, 2014, 08:43 PM
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Don't worry folks, The B3 should be out soon...I just ordered a B2!
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Old May 29, 2014, 07:24 AM
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Don't worry folks, The B3 should be out soon...I just ordered a B2!
Heh, was going to do the same, but saw the B3 was soon to come, so I held off...hoping to see what they've done with B3
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Old May 29, 2014, 08:04 AM
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I have a feeling..........
2 meters+

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Old May 29, 2014, 08:30 AM
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Did none of you spot this in the background.....Looks like an interesting wing tip design.

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