|Sep 17, 2009, 10:19 AM|
The first official Piper L-4 Grasshopper 250 ARF by E-flite Thread!
Just found this on Horizon's site;
Wingspan:38.2 in (970mm)
Overall Length:23.7 in (600mm)
Wing Area:210 sq in (13.5 sq dm)
Flying Weight:9.00-9.70oz (255-275g)
Motor Size:250 size brushless
Trim Scheme Colors:Hanger 9 Ultracote Parklite Olive Drab (HANU0811); Parklite Gray (HANU0816); Ultracote White (HANU870); Ultracote Black (HANU874)
Prop Size:GWS 6x5
Speed Control :E-flite 10 amp brushless
Recommended Battery:E-flite 430 2S
Assembly Time:3-5 Hours
Is Assembly Required:Yes
|Sep 17, 2009, 11:05 AM|
Lusby, MD 20657
Joined Mar 2001
I have been discussing this plane with a friend and he believes the 10 AMP ESC will not last with the recommended digital servos. So, what is your opinion??
|Sep 17, 2009, 01:41 PM|
Don't use digital servo's. There's really no need for them in a model such as this. If you use a separate BEC then I guess any 8g servos (HS55 for example) will be fine.
Nice plane, and not a million miles off scale. Its crying out for matt varnish though. The gloss finish really smacks you in the face
|Sep 17, 2009, 02:04 PM|
Joined Oct 2008
|Sep 17, 2009, 03:37 PM|
Joined Aug 2007
We fly with a similar setup all day long in the 4-Site, a 3D aerobatic foamy that works the servos and hence the BEC a lot harder than this L-4 ever will, even with only 3 servos in the 4-Site.
|Sep 17, 2009, 04:20 PM|
10 amp E-flite ESC
Hey guys the E-flite 10 amp ESC will run the analog eflites or the spectrum digitals with no problem. We have it listed with the spectrum digitals because the flight pack we sell with the AR6300 and 4 S60's is the ideal setup for the plane.
The little plane flies really well and handles just like a larger cub.
We should have a video up by tomorrow
|Sep 18, 2009, 08:24 AM|
Boy E-flite just keeps'em coming dont they? Whew, yet another must have plane comes our way.
I can attest to Eflite's ESC's having THE best and most robust BEC there is, bar none. I trust them 100%
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