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Old Aug 18, 2012, 11:52 AM
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X5 or Zephyr II for next platform

Right now I have a SkySurfer, and would really like to try a wing for FPV. I have tuned my Surfer to fly well, but it is starting to show some wear and tear. I have a 2212-06 2200kv motor with 6x4 on it, and it struggles with the GoPro in the wind. Also, if it get it up and over ~50mph in a dive, it starts to act squirrelly.

I am looking at two different wing kits right now-- the Zephyr II and the X5. I do not believe that either is made to be taking apart (remove the wings for storage and transportation) but I would want to be able to easily modify my plane to do so.

I have just the basic FPV setup-- nothing too fancy or heavy. OSD, Tx, Camera. I want to be able to carry my GoPro and not have the plane struggle.

So what do you all think--? I am a experienced pilot and looking for a fun plane to fly FPV with. Can people who own either of the planes comment on their performance?

Thanks--

Mike
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Old Aug 18, 2012, 12:56 PM
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The ZII is a much better platform than the X5.
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