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Old Apr 24, 2005, 07:43 PM
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Ace simple series

hey guys. i was wondering if anyone knew anything about the ace simple series extra. it doesnt really look like an extra so i think i am going to modify it to look like a single seat edge. if anyone's got any pics or tips on the flight performance it would be greatly appreaciated.


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Old Apr 24, 2005, 09:46 PM
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Don't got pics handy but looks like the picture on the box but it's a different color and has a norvel .074 in it. Micro servos(FMA S95's, S80, S60? for throttle), STD rx, weights in at something like 19oz. Flies fast and gets small very quickly. I really doubt anyone could get it to fly 2ch, standard servos with a cox .049! If you are a good pilot and fly fast planes, you should have no trouble with it. Feels like a 1/2A pylon racer carrying an overweight pilot.

The kit wood is very hard and heavy, pushrods to the tail are 1/16" dia metal. I could have easily made it ATLEAST 2 oz lighter if I used lighter wood, lighter pushrods, and ditched the LG.

Anyways, building tips; besides the above weight recommendations; glass the middle of the wing joints with a couple layers of 3/4oz fiberglass cloth. I replaced the kit aileron linkages with a package of dubro 1/2A aileron linkage just because it's easier for me and I didn't want to figure out the bits and pieces in the kit. Everything else is just "good ol'fashion building".
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