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Old Jun 06, 2013, 01:12 AM
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E-Flite UMX Yak54 180 with AS3X

Now your talking the CZ Yak 54 is one of my favorits can't wait to maiden this one

E Flite UMX Yak54 180 with AS3X The Un-Boxing with ChuckT.... (8 min 31 sec)


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UMX Yak 54 180 BNF

Product Specifications

Wingspan: 17.8 in (452mm)
Overall Length: 16.1 in (410mm)
Wing Area: 78.7 sq. in. (508 sq. cm.)
Flying Weight: 2.5 oz (70 g)
Motor Size: 180-size brushless outrunner (installed)
Radio: 4+ channel DSM2/DSMX transmitter with programmable dual rates and exponential (required)
Servos: (4) 2.3-gram performance linear long-throw servos (installed)
Trim Scheme Colors: Blue, red, white
CG (center of gravity): 1.97 in (50mm) back from the leading edge of wing at wing root
Prop Size: 5.75 x 2.5
Recommended Battery: 7.4V 2S 150mAh 45C LiPo (included)
Control Throw (Ailerons): Low: 70% up/down, 15% expo; High: 100% up/down, 25% expo
Control Throw (Elevator): Low: 70% up/down, 25% expo; High: 100% up/down, 30% expo
Control Throw (Rudder): Low: 25% right/left, 10% expo; High: 100% right/left, 15% expo
Approx. Flying Duration: 4 minutes
Charger: 2S DC Li-Po balancing charger (included)
Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years
Experience Level: Intermediate
Recommended Environment: Indoor/Outdoor
Is Assembly Required: No













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Old Jun 06, 2013, 01:54 AM
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I hate to admit it however this one has my interest :-)
Hope the price stays inline with their other 2s offerings
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Old Jun 06, 2013, 03:35 AM
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Yowsah!

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Old Jun 06, 2013, 03:45 AM
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2S brushless BNF is listed as $169.99

http://www.horizonhobby.com/products...gy-EFLU5080#t3
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Old Jun 06, 2013, 05:23 AM
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Ouch. That's going to put it around the $190 mark here in Aus :-(
To rich for me. I'm out
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Old Jun 06, 2013, 06:21 AM
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Shucks - I wanted this one to be the size of the Edge and Inversa. They have about taken over for me.
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Old Jun 06, 2013, 06:37 AM
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Looks nice but...not as nice as the other 2s planes though...
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Old Jun 06, 2013, 07:17 AM
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Probably the better 3d plane compared to the SBach 3d (lighter, more wing span and more wing surface).

But since i already own the Sbach it is not really interesting for me. I rather get the Beast for better 3d performance.

Nevertheless i am curious on how this plan performs
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Old Jun 06, 2013, 07:23 AM
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Quique at it again...

"World Aerobatics Radio Control Champion Quique Somenzini has long been infatuated with the linear performance offered by round-cowl designs."

I'll bet the UMX Yak54 w/AS3X flies like a dream!

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Old Jun 06, 2013, 07:54 AM
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Oh crap. Another one????? I need to get a job w/ HH so they can just keep my paychecks. This whole "Earn a living, deposit check into bank account, turn around and deposit check w/ HH" is so inefficient!

I hate to say it, but the painted canopy bugs me. Why do they keep doing that???? Kept me away from the visionaire, and it may keep me away from this one.
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Old Jun 06, 2013, 07:55 AM
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Oh crap. Another one????? I need to get a job w/ HH so they can just keep my paychecks. This whole "Earn a living, deposit check into bank account, turn around and deposit check w/ HH" is so inefficient!

I hate to say it, but the painted canopy bugs me. Why do they keep doing that???? Kept me away from the visionaire, and it may keep me away from this one.
+1 on the canopy part. I like the clear canopy ones. Makes it especially awesome with a little pilot in there like my GP F86 Sabre has!
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Old Jun 06, 2013, 08:01 AM
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Neat looking bird
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Old Jun 06, 2013, 08:04 AM
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Oh crap. Another one????? I need to get a job w/ HH so they can just keep my paychecks. This whole "Earn a living, deposit check into bank account, turn around and deposit check w/ HH" is so inefficient!.........
Hahahahahahahahaha!

I wondered how long it'd take you to find this bird.

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Old Jun 06, 2013, 08:10 AM
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Could the painted canopy be necessitated by the hatch feature?

Almost the entire forward fuselage opens, for huge battery space and positioning flexibility.

But maybe this means that for strength and structural integrity the hatch piece (including canopy area) needs to be a single, seamless and integrated item.

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Old Jun 06, 2013, 08:16 AM
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Weight and cost. The VisionAire and this new UMX Yak-54 are focused on 3D performance, not scale appearance.
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