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Old Aug 08, 2011, 07:43 PM
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What should I buy?

Hi guys I'm looking to buy a new plane and can't decide between a rw4 or a surprise 16 please can anyone help me to make this decision?
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Old Aug 09, 2011, 02:44 AM
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The two planes you mentioned are 2 that are on "my" list for consideration.

Now, I have added the Speedfire to the top of that list. You may want to look at that one too.

I realize you wanted help deciding, and I have likely made it worse. Deciding is always the hardest part for me too.

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Old Aug 09, 2011, 06:04 AM
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Speedfire looks good too but I've definitely narrowed it down to the rw4 or s16
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Old Aug 09, 2011, 06:15 AM
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Speedfire looks good too but I've definitely narrowed it down to the rw4 or s16
best way just flip a coin
go the AB
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Old Aug 09, 2011, 06:38 AM
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I'm pleased on how well the backfire work for me...i will go for the small brother
speedfire if I realy need to buy a plane.

yiming
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Old Aug 09, 2011, 08:49 AM
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Geez not an easy decision!
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Old Aug 09, 2011, 11:49 AM
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My vote would be for the S16.
Solid flyer, great performance in the right hands.
(just check the Eurotour standings, Rudi F is up there with his S16).

If you want the highest performance, get an Avionik B9.5.

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Old Aug 09, 2011, 12:05 PM
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My S16 has survived a lot rougher handling and hard landings than the RW4 I have seen, so unless your landings are perfect every time I would go for the S16.

It also has a bit more fuselage space than the RW4 so is less of a problem finding a battery to fit.

It's not a bad performer in the right hands either, as Gerben said.

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Old Aug 09, 2011, 05:25 PM
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S16 it is then
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