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Old Dec 26, 2009, 06:10 PM
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I will call my rep on Monday!
Thanks! ARF would be best but I'll still take a RTF.
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Old Dec 27, 2009, 03:32 AM
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Out of interest (and because I'm lazy and don't want to trawl through the P40 thread), what are the main complaints of the E-flite P40? Looking at one at work the battery bay looks like a very tights fit and the canopy magnets aren't great, but what else?

I'd hope with the Kyosho and/or new e-flite models, some of these issues would be addressed?
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Old Dec 27, 2009, 03:43 AM
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Also just did a google image search for 'aiRium Spitfire' and found these bigger images on the Swedish Kyosho blog page: Spit looks very nice in this bigger picture!
Functional rudder from the pics....
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Old Dec 27, 2009, 05:02 AM
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specs on the spit are wingspan 665, length 650, is that correct?
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Old Dec 27, 2009, 05:24 AM
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I wonder if I could convert one of these to glow? Maybe a .020 or .049 teedee engine, anyone recall what size props the p40 used?
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Old Dec 27, 2009, 05:49 AM
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http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_5dGU_fiKwK...pitfire_01.jpg

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_5dGU_fiKwK...pitfire_02.jpg

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_5dGU_fiKwK...schmitt_01.jpg

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_5dGU_fiKwK...schmitt_02.jpg

translated swedish text: aiRium series is for those who want to continue with some larger plan for aluminum, or for those who simply want to have fun! We have already ordered aiRium Piper J-3 Cub, and in February it will be in Sweden.Not much later, all Warbird-fans to have their wishes fulfilled. aiRium comes as 4-channel WWII machines with impressive performance and detail. The first models are classic Spitfire and Messerschmitt.
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Old Dec 27, 2009, 11:17 AM
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Nice Google'ing guys!!! Must work on those skills...but then again, that would leave me less time for my planes/helis

The aiRium version of the P-40 had a different paint/decal scheme than the E-Flite. I hope E-Flite will have a different decal scheme for the Bf109. Being a lover of Bf109s, mainly F/G/K variants, I'm glad to see the E for the sake of more rectangular wings so hopefully less tip stalls.

So Cub in February 2010, then Warbirds probably late Spring or early Summer...hopefully. Must start rounding up electronics...

Looking at specs comparison to P-40: (don't know how to do table so pic attached)

BTW, BabelFish does a really bad translation in either Japanese or Chinese
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Old Dec 27, 2009, 11:52 AM
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Did anybody notice,if you look close,they both have rudder control
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Old Dec 27, 2009, 02:46 PM
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Functional rudder from the pics....

I think someone did
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Old Dec 27, 2009, 03:37 PM
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I can do w/o the rudder control to keep the weight down. I don't like the extra 30 grams as it is compared to P-40 eventhough the wing loading is not suffering too much. I'm just concerned that the 3 bladed prop may cause extra amps draw and shorten flight time.


Stuart,
My only complaint with the P-40 is the tight lipo space and lots of bending and squeezing of lipo/esc wires to fit the canopy. I hope they fixed this one area.
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Old Dec 27, 2009, 04:28 PM
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My only complaint with the P-40 is the tight lipo space and lots of bending and squeezing of lipo/esc wires to fit the canopy. I hope they fixed this one area.
Yep...this.
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Old Dec 27, 2009, 04:55 PM
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man, they look GREAT!!!!
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Old Dec 28, 2009, 07:38 AM
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Hey Turbonut if you are reading this. I'll take the 109.
If it flies as well as the P-40...or better...I'll take several Bf109s and customize some decoration schemes


TurboNut,
Its Monday...bother that rep and let us know.
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Old Dec 29, 2009, 12:01 PM
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Wow! I agree that if E-flite does not release these under their name, I will just get one from Kyosho. After careful consideration, I gotta have that Spit! Shame on me for not having a single Spitfire in my electric hangar. I am considering the new Ripmax Spit, but if I can wait long enough for these to hit the market I will.
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Old Jan 01, 2010, 04:39 PM
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If the different paint schemes between the E-Flite and Kyosho P-40 is a precedent, then PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE E-Flite, make this paint scheme for your version of the Bf109E.

And perhaps a desert scheme for the Spitfire too so they can duel over the African desert.
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