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Old May 04, 2011, 03:59 PM
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Old May 04, 2011, 04:14 PM
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Looks cool , seemed a little pitchey but who can tell when your not flying it yourself.
Love the spilt flaps , the struts , and overall lines of the plane , would have preferred a differant scheme but I can live with it !!!
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Old May 04, 2011, 04:16 PM
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Seems to be a slight problem with the hatch, notice the landing?
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Old May 04, 2011, 05:31 PM
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Think this bird will bite back if you do not stay with her during the whole flight
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Old May 04, 2011, 05:33 PM
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I see just a little torque on the take off roll.
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It's not torque.... it's P-effect. Ascending/Decending blade developing more thrust on the right side of the prop disk than the left.

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Old May 04, 2011, 05:36 PM
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Ah..it flies like a p40...lol what beauty
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Old May 04, 2011, 05:55 PM
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if you look at the video at full screen, you can see the tail wheel is not retracted and the doors are open. So this is mod one.
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Old May 04, 2011, 06:16 PM
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I doubt very much that it flys like a P40 , I have over 8 P40ties from Pica , thru Top Flight and so on and so on , its all about wing loading and I would imagine that like the other EPO planes , wing loading is very very light for a 66" warbird.
I think (we/I ) I am assuming way too much from a simple video , I am sure it will be a gem !!!
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Old May 04, 2011, 06:38 PM
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Can anyone tell if the flaps were deployed on landing ?
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Old May 04, 2011, 06:56 PM
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Can anyone tell if the flaps were deployed on landing ?
Yes, looked like they were deployed (on the roll-out you could see). I have the impression that they didn't get to practice much to learn this bird, hence the turn to the left on take-off (so typical when you don't know it's coming) and the feisty landing approach that was too fast. Edit.: I think I was thrown off a bit by the pan of the camera on the landing, on re-viewing it looked o.k. Also, those overcast sky shots made the model look even more real.

My experience with a .60 sized P-40 with split flaps is that you can almost spot land it when they're fully deployed and you come in with power adjustments, just "stick" the landing so to say.
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Old May 04, 2011, 07:53 PM
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Ah Clem you found me. Yes it is "I", your fellow Chypher cult member .


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Old May 04, 2011, 08:20 PM
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Looks like a great plane. Unfortunately it's a bit big for my area, or I'd be all over it! The mid 40" range seems to work the best for me for now.
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Old May 04, 2011, 09:08 PM
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Do we know what size 6 cell we need for this bird? Thanks, TW
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Old May 04, 2011, 09:37 PM
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sweet!

but how about those big F-86's in the back!!!
Does anyone know where to find more info about their F-86's? These seem to be the only foam ones with scale "small mouth" intakes. I want one!
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Old May 04, 2011, 09:59 PM
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This model is just about like any other WW II warbird taildragger...If you aren't ready on the rudder it will turn left on you...And the narrow landing gear makes this a little worse...Looks like it flew very nicely to me...I'm thinking that it is a "MUST HAVE"!!!!......

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