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Old Jul 29, 2014, 10:22 AM
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Dynam Spitfire Flight Review (8 min 9 sec)
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Old Jul 29, 2014, 11:16 AM
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Nice review Ryan,
I was happy with the 3s performance as well till I ran 4s now I won't go back . Great job!
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Old Jul 29, 2014, 07:37 PM
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That video shows how excessively light it is. It flips around like a feather many times, which instantly ruin the lines and realism.
Also the "10 foot take off run" and how it leapt into the air - like no real warbird ever could do.

You can only fly an excessively light plane to 'scale' if it is dead calm, so that the wind cannot move it in a manner that shows its lack of weight and inertia, AND if you yourself do not do one single move that is 'too fast' or an excessive amount, to again show up the 'errors' in its abilities. Which can be done, but that also means you can't do many things a real one could/does or else that will show up that lack of inertia again.
There are also a number of things that no amount of pilot control can make replicate true mass/inertia.... so there is no substitute for truly having it

MotionRC make great quality videos, but flying this on 3S and LIGHT only demonstrates what a "TOY" it is then.
The video has lots of 'good enough to scale flight' portions in it, but that doesn't offset the ton of 'give-away that it is a toy' portions.
"Light on its feet" should have been "Ridiculously light on its feet" really.
Though they never did claim it was a scale model Spitfire..... (though never confirmed it as just a toy Spitfire either, hehe)
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Old Jul 29, 2014, 10:54 PM
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Wait

Wait until you see her fly with the gyro. Completely different bird.
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Old Jul 29, 2014, 11:02 PM
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Yes, I can see a gyro would be a good addition to create 'linearity' and offset X amount of wind effect. So it would be quite a bit better. But still missing what real mass and inertia creates in motions.
Optimal would be BOTH, hehe. Mass and a gyro/stabiliser.

I only fly in calm or very light winds - with anything I care about flying 'properly' anyway - so I don't really need a gyro. But it could still be an interesting extra addition of use that is probably worth trying. I have a few Guardians and A3supers, so I should at least give one a try..... if I can find the space to fit anything more! I guess there is bound to be somewhere I could fit it in....
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