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Old Sep 12, 2002, 07:21 PM
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Impulse 3 D 3rd flight

Well, last night I finally got a real flight in w/out crashing nerves and plane. I reduced the aileron throws at low rate enough to give me good control w/out overreacting. Got in a good, but too short of flight due to club meeting. It flies great! Landings are so smooth,,,first time I greased any plane in this season. Anyway I can't wait until this weekend to put some more flight time on it.
The only real beef I have w/ this plane is the weak aileron control horn attachment.
I use a Model electronics Turbo 10 plus w/ 6:1 box, 10 2400's and Castle Pegasus 35 amp control.
Radio is a Hitec Flash 5X w/ Hs 81 servos and 555 rxcr. Right now I am experimenting w/ props to get the best performance and flight time. See Ya! John Z.
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Old Sep 18, 2002, 09:56 AM
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The Impuls 3D really flies more like a sport pattern plane. Soon we will have another wing for it that will optimze at slower flight speeds. Right now I think the Impulse flies like its on rails. A good quality for sport aerobatics.
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Old Sep 18, 2002, 07:05 PM
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Hi John

What AUW did you end up with, and what battery pack. Finally what flight times are you achieving?

I'm thinking of getting one of these
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