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Old Oct 20, 2010, 11:42 PM
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E-flite Habu 32 DF ARF

E-flite Habu 32 DF ARF

http://www.modelflight.com.au/produc...F-7612-10.html

Overview

E-flite takes ARF ducted fan performance and engineering to new heights
with the Habu 32 DF. Designed around the E-flite Delta-V® 32 80mm fan
unit and 2150Kv DF32 brushless motor, its hyper-efficient intake and exhaust
ducting allows this potent combo to produce large amounts of thrust when
powered with a high-C 6S Li-Po pack. And it does so without resorting to
drag-inducing cheater holes. The result is a sport EDF with exhilarating speed
that will give even experienced jet jockeys goose bumps.

As the first Platinum Series E-flite® ducted fan, the Habu 32 DF also boasts
a level of fit and finish that is every bit as impressive as its performance.
Its sleek fiberglass fuselage comes pre-painted and integrates the vertical
stabilizer. The fully-sheeted wings and horizontal stabilizers are reinforced
with carbon blade spars and covered with genuine UltraCote®. The control
surfaces are hinged for you. Just add the optional E-flite electric retracts (sold
separately), and you’ve got a sport jet that truly stands out from the crowd.


Features


Designed for a direct bolt-in fit for the E-flite Delta-V 32 power system
Wings and Stabilizers are removable using carbon blade spars and aluminum sockets for easy transport
Painted fiberglass fuselage and a vertical fin with high quality UltraCote covered wings and stabilizer
Designed to fit the E-flite 15-25 sized electric retracts
Fully sheeted wings and stabilizers
Flap Ready
Access hatch for the fan unit and a canopy hatch for easy battery access
Plastic cockpit deck

Specs list for EFL8075
Wingspan 40.5 in (1030mm)
Overall Length 49.5 in (1250mm)
Wing Area 392 sq in (25.3 sq dm)
Flying Weight 7.05 - 7.40 lb (3.20 - 3.35 kg)
Motor Size DF 32 Brushless Motor, 2150Kv
Radio 5+ Channel Radio system
Servos Micro Servos (8 required)
Trim Scheme Colors Ultracote - Deep Red, Silver, Pearl Charcoal
CG (center of gravity) 100-115mm back from the leading edge at wing root
Speed Control 80 Amp brushless
Recommended Battery 6S 22.2V 5000mAh 30C LiPo, 10AWG, EC5
Flaps Yes
Retracts Optional
Control Throw (Ailerons) Low: 7mm Up/Down, 10% Expo; High: 8mm Up/Down, 15% Expo
Control Throw (Elevator) Low: 8mm Up/Down, 10% Expo; High: 10mm Up/Down, 5% Expo
Control Throw (Rudder) Low: 15mm Left/Right, 5% Expo; High: 20mm Left/Right, 12% Expo
Control Throw (Flaps) 11mm take off and cross wind landing; 25mm landing
Approx. Flying Duration 4.5 minutes
Scale Sport Jet
Minimum Age Recommendation 14 years
Experience Level Advanced
Recommended Environment Outdoor
Assembly Time 10-15 Hours
Is Assembly Required Yes









nice looking upgrade here

cheers chuck
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Old Oct 21, 2010, 09:17 AM
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will it be easy to modify it to take a 90mm fan?
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Old Oct 22, 2010, 02:00 AM
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Just seen this bird on heliplane

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...hlight=habu+32

There must be 10 of the smaller Habu's at my club, sometimes up to 5 in the air at once!

Sweet fly plug and play model it is, i guess the new one will be sweet also, parkzone/e-flite don't seem to get much wrong. I've been flying futaba since the beginning but got a spectrum radio also this year to take advantage of their sweet range of bnf models, mainly the micro helis and planes.

Alex
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Old Oct 22, 2010, 02:06 AM
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I loved my Foamie Habu!

This one looks even better and better!

I am sold to the razor sharp design and retracts and this black/Red design!

AMAZING COLORS! I love this red/black mix.

However what I am surprised is that a 80mm Fan needs a 5000mah 6s battery to fly for 4.5 minutes, when an ARC 3675/Wemotec 90mm Combo needs already 5000mah for 4.5 minutes flight time.

I did not like the high pitched sound of the foamie habu edf unit at all....After time it really got on my nerves and I just sold the plane.

However I will be using my own 80mm Power System...Sad they did not use the more commonly used 90mm for this size of the aircraft, would have been a lot easier to exchange the power unit.

Now I am looking into a powerful 80mm EDF Unit Set.

Regards

Neversommer.
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Old Oct 22, 2010, 02:48 AM
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by the way, you posted this in foamies, but its fiberglass!
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Old Oct 22, 2010, 02:52 AM
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Now I am looking into a powerful 80mm EDF Unit Set.

Regards

Neversommer.
well here's an 85mm fan to get you started

http://www.schuebeler-jets.com/index...=30&Itemid=115

I guess they'll bring out a parkzone foamy 80mm edf for this power system

http://www.horizonhobby.com/Products...ProdID=EFLDF32
http://www.horizonhobby.com/Products...ID=EFLM3032DFA
http://www.e-fliterc.com/Products/De...ProdId=EFL8075
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Old Oct 22, 2010, 07:21 AM
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by the way, you posted this in foamies, but its fiberglass!
Whoops

if you want to start another thread in the right section i'll lock this one, i just wanted to let the jet guys see this, as i thought it looked a beauty

cheers chuck
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Old Oct 22, 2010, 08:07 AM
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Here's the old thread:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1308466

And here's a fan for more go:
http://www.espritmodel.com/index.asp...D&ProdID=13635

Alex
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Old Oct 23, 2010, 08:25 PM
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i'm closing this thread as it's in the wrong section and one was already going

cheers chuck
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