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Old Mar 28, 2012, 05:48 PM
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G'day all.
I have been waiting for a while since I sold my Fosa last year........
She is ready to fly and hope to get out before the weekend to get her in the air!

I will post about the build soon but in the meantime here are some pic's.

Cheers,
Thomas
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Old Mar 28, 2012, 06:10 PM
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Hi Thomas,

What kind of battery are you using? I see the MKS servos in the build and your RCG ID but didn't see a regulator. Are you using one?

I have almost the same setup in my Cyril and love it. Just interested in the >6v discussion.

Thanks,

Sean
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Old Mar 28, 2012, 07:03 PM
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Hi Thomas,

What kind of battery are you using? I see the MKS servos in the build and your RCG ID but didn't see a regulator. Are you using one?

I have almost the same setup in my Cyril and love it. Just interested in the >6v discussion.

Thanks,

Sean
Hey Sean,
The Battery is a 4 cell 1500mah Elite.
Cheers,
Thomas
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Old Mar 28, 2012, 07:25 PM
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Sweeeeet....Very nice.
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Old Mar 28, 2012, 08:47 PM
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Has anyone seen my popcorn????



There it is... thanks

Looks nice Thomas. I've got one on the way.

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Old Mar 28, 2012, 08:49 PM
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Looks nice Thomas! Looking forward to hearing some flight reports.

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Thanks Thomas!

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Old Mar 28, 2012, 10:09 PM
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I saw one of these at Bob's (Soaring USA) a few months ago and thought it was a beauty, these pictures just reinforce what I remember. Just amazing what we have an hour's drive away, life is good.
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Old Mar 29, 2012, 12:40 AM
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So what is the difference between the Fosa and the Fosa Lift. Airfoil, Span, Cord...?

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Old Mar 29, 2012, 12:51 AM
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Old Mar 29, 2012, 12:54 AM
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The Lift is essentially a scaled-up Fosa. Wing and tails have more chord, more span. Airfoil looks to be ever so slightly more undercambered. Longer fuse, more ballast capacity. Hope to have mine flying in a week or so for some real comparisons.

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Way cool! I guess it has about 2" increased span over the Fosa. Did you increase the flap wiper angle? Be interesting to hear how the Lift version compares to it's brother.
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Old Mar 29, 2012, 02:48 AM
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Very Interesting
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Old Mar 29, 2012, 07:13 AM
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Amazing looking plane ..

And a Heads UP for Thomas for MKS servos and
the GREAT service he provides.
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Did you increase the flap wiper angle?
I did, by a few degrees. With the change, it has about 55-60 degrees flap throw. Just have to finish the fuse up and make the wiring harness.

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