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Old Feb 01, 2012, 08:30 PM
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As much as I like my big PZ Spit I think I'm going to pass on any more of the brushed 1S UM planes. The three I have almost never get flown. I also have the UMX Beast (a bit to damaged to fly) and the Sbach which is a blast. The new UMX Cub and Glider, along with the Mig, are all very tempting though.
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Old Feb 01, 2012, 09:14 PM
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yaaaa, just watched the Spitty vid... daaaaaang, this is a cool one

Like someone said earlier, looks like I'll need to get a second job with the rate of the new and cool planes coming out this year
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Old Feb 01, 2012, 09:36 PM
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I need one of those!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old Feb 01, 2012, 10:22 PM
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Oh man...303 squadron and a new 1S board... and a DVa Albatros to go against the SE5a.

Horizon never sleeps.
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Old Feb 01, 2012, 10:26 PM
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Is there a UM BF-109 in the Horizon?
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Old Feb 01, 2012, 10:27 PM
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Is there a UM BF-109 in the Horizon?

ZZZzzzzzzzzz. Bring on the Stukas!!!!!

Gene K
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Old Feb 01, 2012, 10:32 PM
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Hmmmm. I was pretty exited until I saw the 8.5mm brushed motor. Ive had a lot of planes with this motor, and while they were good for their time, I cant say it puts out to much. I would have rather the 180 brushless in this one. Now I have to choose between an underpowered version of my all time favorite plane or the sick looking mig 15, or maybe the cub with floats, that could be fun at my cabin. Huh. I don't know which one!
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Old Feb 01, 2012, 10:40 PM
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ZZZzzzzzzzzz. Bring on the Stukas!!!!!

Gene K
I'm with you there.

Horizon has a pattern of scaling down a plane and then surprising us with something new.

This is the scale down, and the something new is... the Ask-21... which no one will buy.... so there always next Fall.
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Old Feb 01, 2012, 10:56 PM
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Subscribed--I'll be getting this one.
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Old Feb 01, 2012, 11:09 PM
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Will my MiniAviation 190's fit under that hatch?
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Old Feb 01, 2012, 11:13 PM
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Watching the video, it appears that the Spit may use a larger motor than the XP, F4U, etc., given that the AUW is 1.6 oz. Plus, it's spinning a 4x4 four-blade prop, which makes one think that it may use a larger motor. The mCP X main motor, perhaps?

Joel
No such luck. Black belled Mustang motor/gearbox.

PKZU2102 Decal Sheet: Ultra-Micro Spitfire Mk IX
PKZU2103 Landing Gear Set: Ultra Micro Spitfire Mk IX
PKZU2108 Spinner (3): UM Spitfire Mk IX
EFLUP1001004B 100 x 100mm 4 Blade Propeller
PKZU2120 Main Wing: Ultra-Micro Spitfire Mk IX
PKZU2125 Complete Tail with Accessories: Ultra Micro Spitfire Mk IX
PKZU2126 Pushrod Set: Ultra Micro Spitfire Mk IX
PKZU2164 DSM2/X 6 Ch UM AS3X Receiver ESC: Spitfire
PKZU2167 Fuselage with Canopy: Ultra-Micro Spitfire Mk IX
SPMSA2030L 2.3-Gram Performance Linear Long Throw Servo
PKZ3527 Gearbox (No Motor): Sukhoi, UM P-51
EFL9054 Prop Shaft with gear (2) : Sukhoi Su-26m, Micro P-51
PKZ3616 Motor: Ultra Micro P-51, UM T-28
EFLC1000 AC/DC 3.7V LiPo Charger
EFLB1501S25 1S 3.7V 25C 150mAh LiPo Battery
PKZ3623 Aileron Bellcrank: UM P-51
PKZ3624 Motor and Gear Box: Ultra Micro P-51, SU26 XP
SPM6836 Replacement Servo Mechanics: 2.3- Gram 2030L


The good news is we have a scale 4 blade, now.
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Old Feb 01, 2012, 11:31 PM
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P-40 baby!
But in the mean time this is going to be fun to fly!
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Old Feb 01, 2012, 11:51 PM
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No such luck. Black belled Mustang motor/gearbox.

PKZU2102 Decal Sheet: Ultra-Micro Spitfire Mk IX
PKZU2103 Landing Gear Set: Ultra Micro Spitfire Mk IX
PKZU2108 Spinner (3): UM Spitfire Mk IX
EFLUP1001004B 100 x 100mm 4 Blade Propeller
PKZU2120 Main Wing: Ultra-Micro Spitfire Mk IX
PKZU2125 Complete Tail with Accessories: Ultra Micro Spitfire Mk IX
PKZU2126 Pushrod Set: Ultra Micro Spitfire Mk IX
PKZU2164 DSM2/X 6 Ch UM AS3X Receiver ESC: Spitfire
PKZU2167 Fuselage with Canopy: Ultra-Micro Spitfire Mk IX
SPMSA2030L 2.3-Gram Performance Linear Long Throw Servo
PKZ3527 Gearbox (No Motor): Sukhoi, UM P-51
EFL9054 Prop Shaft with gear (2) : Sukhoi Su-26m, Micro P-51
PKZ3616 Motor: Ultra Micro P-51, UM T-28
EFLC1000 AC/DC 3.7V LiPo Charger
EFLB1501S25 1S 3.7V 25C 150mAh LiPo Battery
PKZ3623 Aileron Bellcrank: UM P-51
PKZ3624 Motor and Gear Box: Ultra Micro P-51, SU26 XP
SPM6836 Replacement Servo Mechanics: 2.3- Gram 2030L


The good news is we have a scale 4 blade, now.
Hmmm....that is interesting.

This bird weighs more than the UM F4U, which is, quite frankly, a dog with the scale 3-blade prop. The Spit appears to have much stronger vertical performance than the stock F4U. I wonder if they gave it a proper airfoil?

Joel
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Old Feb 02, 2012, 12:01 AM
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No proper airfoil, undercambered, i think these um warbirds would be too fast with a semi-symmetrical wing.
Joel,
as has been noted, performance varies with these cheap pager motors, yours had lackluster performance until you added a hyp and a 5043, mine is strong enough to do a scale loop from a low speed aborted landing attempt, so some will be powerful, other will lack a bit, its probably worth it to buy an extra motor so you make sure you get one with ok power.
Also, ive noticed the 3 blade prop has great torque(my corsair and mossie have amazing vertical for a brushed airplane) but less speed than the two blades, so im expecting this 4 blade to have great low end power to haul all that wieght, but have a lower top speed, which i think is much better than being fast but having little power to climb.
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Old Feb 02, 2012, 12:24 AM
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Brushless55, the extra is not a warbird. Im glad it isnt!
Duh, hello? LOL
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