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Old Apr 30, 2014, 09:42 PM
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The Twisted Hobbys SU-29 Super-Lite



THE SU-29 FROM TWISTED HOBBYS (2 min 51 sec)


We had the pleasure of putting together and flying this wonderful new super-lite aircraft from Twisted Hobbys. This is being flown with Brad's new 14 gram motor and some 3S 360 mah packs. The prop is a GWS 8040 DD and all the servos are the super smooth digital servos from Twisted as well. This was a cinch to build. Didn't even look at a build manual until we were looking for the CG. Still have yet to add a click of trim. It was just right as it came off the build table. So, this vid is from last weekend. The outdoor footage is the maiden in the back yard and the indoor footage is from our last day of indoor for the season (Sunday). The plane is great indoors and out. It's a little more inclined to 3D than my Inferno and has some great precision characteristics as well. I am very impressed and thankful to have found my way into one of these. It's a rewarding build and will be a lot of fun to take with us to all the contests this year. Thanks for watching and checking it out. I'll leave it open to discussion from here. Thanks goes out to Brad, Cody, CDee, Benton, Joe and all our Twisted friends here. Take care!
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Old May 01, 2014, 06:12 AM
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Wow Aaron. Another great video of another new plane from Twisted. The SU-29 Super-Lite does look great for indoors and outside. The control and roll rate that you have is incredible. Super Show of the new SU-29.

http://www.twistedhobbys.com/TH-33-E...te-Russian.htm
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Old May 01, 2014, 08:09 AM
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Looking good Aaron!
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Old May 01, 2014, 09:46 AM
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More vids here

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2154334
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Old May 01, 2014, 10:13 AM
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Yep very nice Aaron!

Hmm the new motor on a CPM with 3s and 8x4 prop. That would be interesting!
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Old May 01, 2014, 02:45 PM
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Thanks guys!

Kam, is the CPM motor 14g? You might be onto something there. I think an 8040 might hit the ground on landing if you put it on the nose of the CPM... willing to give it a try though

This might be the most fun of all of the Super Lite planes. I haven't tried them all but this thing is the roller-supreme. It's like a drill... possibly due to the round cowl. Not much stick needed on tail surfaces, if any, to get a rifle roll. Just bang aileron and let the throttle take the roll rate where it will... it's FUN!
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Old May 01, 2014, 09:54 PM
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Thanks guys!

Kam, is the CPM motor 14g? You might be onto something there. I think an 8040 might hit the ground on landing if you put it on the nose of the CPM... willing to give it a try though

This might be the most fun of all of the Super Lite planes. I haven't tried them all but this thing is the roller-supreme. It's like a drill... possibly due to the round cowl. Not much stick needed on tail surfaces, if any, to get a rifle roll. Just bang aileron and let the throttle take the roll rate where it will... it's FUN!
Yup the CPM was the first to get the 14g motor. Think the prop hitting the ground wouldn't be the only problem. The torque and excess air over the surfaces might make it to interesting.

Sure looked good in the videos out there. RCF had another version up on their site looks like depron though I couldn't really tell. Bet it flies just as nice.
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Old Sep 02, 2014, 10:16 AM
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Question.....I'm building the SU-29 SL series. it comes with the oversized offset aileron servo horn, but nothing for the elevator or rudder. I'm using all the stock TH servos, but they come with very short arms. my experience with other foamies is that a longer servo arm is needed. will the stock short arms give enough throw on the rudd and elev?
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Old Sep 02, 2014, 10:25 AM
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I built the CYSL with their power system, and upgraded to CF. Same thing, I used the stock servo arms for the rudder and elevator. The TH digital servos stock arms that came with my power package have more than enough throw.
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Old Sep 02, 2014, 10:46 AM
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very good.....thanks!
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Old Sep 02, 2014, 10:58 AM
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No problem. I can't wait to hear your flight report. I think this model looks sick, but since I have the CY I safely chose the CYSL.
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Old Sep 02, 2014, 12:34 PM
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agreed, it does look sick. I have the CYL and it's my favorite foamy........ it's just about nailed together. i'll report back with how much I love it and it's now my favorite foamy!
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Old Sep 02, 2014, 03:54 PM
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The SU is a very very nice machine. Builds like your CYSL. It's just so crisp. Get a bunch of 2S 250mah batts and you will be so stoked for indoor this year...
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Old Sep 03, 2014, 07:29 AM
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I have 5.......I'm ready.....I just need an indoor place to fly!
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Old Sep 03, 2014, 08:40 AM
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This plane does surprisingly well outdoors and in light wind as well. You.re going to have a great time with it!
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