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Old Jun 04, 2012, 02:11 PM
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A light Orion?

I refer you to post #301.

In any event, you will enjoy this bird a bunch.

Cheers back to you.

Dick
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Old Jun 05, 2012, 07:36 PM
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How have you guys been going with threading them.
Will they stay up in dead air?
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Old Jun 06, 2012, 10:41 AM
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I don't know about totally dead air, but mine floats and finds lift in thermals that would only lift a feather ...
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Old Jun 06, 2012, 09:47 PM
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Man I'm gonna love this thing then.
I've got a 4m Exploder and it's great , so looking forward
To flying this.
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Old Jun 07, 2012, 09:22 AM
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You will love it, take your time during the building, she is a keeper for sure.
You're gonna love coming down @ > 60 degrees down full flaps in what can only be described as a very slow motion descent
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Old Jun 07, 2012, 03:26 PM
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Second that!

What's your all up weight? And cg at?


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You will love it, take your time during the building, she is a keeper for sure.
You're gonna love coming down @ > 60 degrees down full flaps in what can only be described as a very slow motion descent
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Old Jun 08, 2012, 12:21 PM
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mine is a tad on the heavier side, I have an ICE85 and MVVS motor in it.
CG? ~ 96-98 I like them moving , I am still experimenting with the cg, this glider is very forgiving ...
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Old Jun 09, 2012, 12:05 PM
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Yeah but what's your all up weight in oz? I have a cc 125 and a new 1106 2.5d 6.7 so I doubt your heavier than me....think I'm at 62oz
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Old Jun 10, 2012, 12:21 AM
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I didn't weight it ... Haven't yet. ...
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Old Jun 18, 2012, 12:50 AM
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My Orion arrived but still weighting on the spinner. Also there's no push rod in the rudder sleeve. What size rod will I have to but for that? I assumed it would be supplied with the kit, because the elevator push rod is.
Otherwise a sweet looking plane.

Astan
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Old Jun 18, 2012, 01:10 AM
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My Orion arrived but still weighting on the spinner. Also there's no push rod in the rudder sleeve. What size rod will I have to but for that? I assumed it would be supplied with the kit, because the elevator push rod is.
Otherwise a sweet looking plane.

Astan
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Old Jun 18, 2012, 01:17 AM
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My Orion arrived but still weighting on the spinner. Also there's no push rod in the rudder sleeve. What size rod will I have to but for that? I assumed it would be supplied with the kit, because the elevator push rod is.
Otherwise a sweet looking plane.

Astan
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Old Jun 18, 2012, 06:20 AM
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Hey - Looks like your Orion arrived...
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Old Jun 18, 2012, 05:49 PM
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Sorry posting from phone plays up sometimes
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Old Jun 20, 2012, 04:48 PM
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Anyone care to weigh their plane?? Im at 62 oz ........
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