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Old Oct 12, 2012, 03:29 PM
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Crack Yak Lite is going to be the first thing out of the door. Other airplanes are still being prototyped and tested and will likely be at least 3 or 4 weeks from now.
so the crack yak V2 will be sooner than 3 to 4 weeks? atleast im hoping
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 03:40 PM
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Hpe is not a strategy.........

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Old Oct 12, 2012, 07:19 PM
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Can you elaborate any more on the Lite? Same size as the current just with thinner foam? or will it be a noticeably smaller airframe?
Information previously released at trade show in Germany.
Same size as original Crack Yak....800mm or 32 inches.
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 07:30 PM
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:P we got that much Nk. trying to sneak us out some more info. Lol.
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 08:03 PM
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Crack Yak Lite is going to be the first thing out of the door. Other airplanes are still being prototyped and tested and will likely be at least 3 or 4 weeks from now.
Is it an indoor, outdoor or indoor/outdoor plane?
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 08:26 PM
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Im saving for a crack yak. Hope to join the owners of that awesome looking plane soon!
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 08:45 PM
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Ahhh Twisted are doing 3s 360mah packs. Watch your flight times with the 32inch power set and those batts, I'd start with 4mins and check how much your putting back in. My guess is you'll end up around 4.5mins with some throttle management. You'll love the Edge, I've had mine for a long time now and it still gets some serious flying in.

Interesting to look around the Twisted site and see the new Lipo's they have in stock. Gives us some clue's as to what is coming up next
So i need to set timer to 4 minutes. okay. why do i need to watch the times, will it get hot or just suck out to much battery and puff it ?
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 08:46 PM
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lol so very true !
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 08:55 PM
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From all the info that is out there the crack yak lite might do outdoors but not likely. I'm sure some one will fly it outdoors, probably me if I'm feeling crazy. It'll be interesting see what comes after the yak lite.

Think most flyers keep the times down to keep from puffing their packs and making a plane into a nice melted pile of foam. At 4 minutes I put about 80 to 85 back into the pack at the charger, sometimes more. Which can be a bad thng. Still getting used to lipos and the new tech.
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 09:19 PM
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New stuff here: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1750551
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Old Oct 12, 2012, 10:12 PM
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From all the info that is out there the crack yak lite might do outdoors but not likely. I'm sure some one will fly it outdoors, probably me if I'm feeling crazy. It'll be interesting see what comes after the yak lite.

Think most flyers keep the times down to keep from puffing their packs and making a plane into a nice melted pile of foam. At 4 minutes I put about 80 to 85 back into the pack at the charger, sometimes more. Which can be a bad thng. Still getting used to lipos and the new tech.
wow it sucks that much in 4 minutes eh ? think ill drop timer to 3 1/2 minutes, heck ill be shaking so bad after 2 minutes wont be able to stand it lol. Ohhh and those boys at Twisted are FAST ! Shipped out today I keep going back looking at the crack yak pitts ! I know im going to have to just click the checkout button !
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Old Oct 13, 2012, 12:01 AM
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I land at 3 and 1/2 any more and the lipo comes in to low for my liking.
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Old Oct 13, 2012, 04:47 AM
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Here ya go, 160g ready to fly, more info in the Lite CY thread. At this weight it will be flyable outside, but shine indoors.

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Old Oct 13, 2012, 04:48 AM
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Ahh but Kris your just a throttle junkie

bout time you got a vid put together for us of some of your guerrilla flying antics
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Old Oct 13, 2012, 04:51 AM
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How did you get yours so quick Azarr? are you part of the team now? they aren't even on the site yet are they?

Nice job. Can't decide if I like the Green Orange one or the Purple Blue one best.
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