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Old Jul 09, 2012, 11:04 AM
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Well, Glo
What you have said to Rita is a very kind and subtle way of saying what I (and others) are also saying - Garbage (and I'm being kind!)
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Old Jul 30, 2012, 03:46 PM
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I guess it did not fly? What say G lo?
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Old Jul 30, 2012, 04:12 PM
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No.. it's still neatly in the box by the dresser. I'm a little, chicken. For me, it has to be the right day, right temperature and right everything before I fell "brave" enuff to try my hand at it. Guess ill let y'all know ..
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Old Dec 25, 2013, 10:38 PM
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Is there any current news on this RC Eagle Kite. Anyone have luck flying it. Please let us know, Thanks
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Old Dec 25, 2013, 11:44 PM
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I have one now.... It is pretty nice...

But..... The weather here has been beyond horrible.

I won't fly mine until the snow is gone and the ground drys out.

Getting the silk wet is probably a bad idea.

I think it is going to be a good flyer.

I found a bunch of video's on the china YouTube and it looks good.

Not for the beginner as it will not survive many if any crashes.
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Old Dec 28, 2013, 10:20 AM
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Tom let me know when you fly it and the results..Also They call it the "New Style " RC eagle, have they made any changes from the one a year or two ago.
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Old Dec 30, 2013, 12:23 AM
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The one I got looks identical to the pictures on SD Hobby.

It's going to have to be a very calm day for my maiden flight.

I will report the results here.

This is just speculation but the problem may be that this bird needs to be flown like a kite and not a plane with a real airfoil. It is going to tip stall if you turn it while its going too slow. And it won't recover if it is low.

The Chinese guys do well because they know how to fly it with only gentle turns...

I have one of these Hawks. They fly really well but will bite you if you stall. If you can fly this you should do well with the bird...

http://www.amazon.com/X-Kites-RC-Wil...ild+wings+kite
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Old Jan 15, 2014, 02:32 PM
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Tom have you flown the RC Eagle yet? If so what were the results.
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Old Jan 16, 2014, 06:40 PM
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Hi Fly... No not yet. One of the worst Winter flying weather I can remember.
I will post here my results.when I get her up...
I got you PM but I have been so sick with this virus that I have no energy.
I will get back with you in a few days
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Old Jan 17, 2014, 09:13 AM
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Thanks Tom, I will be waiting to hear from you..Meanwhile Get well soon. Regards Harold
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Old Jan 31, 2014, 09:39 PM
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Hi Harold, in regards to a power pack for the brainstorm kites the package I got from Tower looks like a really good fit. http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXAUFW

Its the right size..
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Old Feb 01, 2014, 05:43 PM
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Hi Tom.. It looks like that motor setup will be a good fit in the Brownhawk... I did get my Hawk up breifly a couple of times, But the flights were short. Wind was to strong..But I know it will fly.I have also been building another motorized kite similer to the RC Eagle . Not as pretty but is only cost me about $12 for the kite and I had all the gear for it. I just finished it today But have not flown it yet..To cold and snowy out today .I hope you get your RC Eagle up soon. Look forward to hearing about it. Regards Harold
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Old Feb 01, 2014, 05:45 PM
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Here is a link to the kite I have just built....

Cheap 1.8M Flat Eagle Kite RC Conversion Details (2 min 10 sec)
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Old Feb 01, 2014, 09:06 PM
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Looks good.
Yes the vector thrust works well on these kites.

I have the 10' premier eagle kite and I love flying it.

I saw some other videos that look like you already flew the vector version. Kind Of confused... The Kite with the nose mounted motor was a bit unstable..

Well if you decide to order the Chinese Eagle I'm sure you will have no problem flying it.
I started fitting the new power pack on the Brainstorm Macaw...... piece of cake..

It got to 60 today but the ground is still frozen with snow..

Couple more months of this stuff and the flying season will be here.. Who Rah!!
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Old Feb 02, 2014, 11:27 AM
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Here are some pics of my motorized kites..The First one is the Flat Eagle Kite converted to RC. I got the idea from the previous video, very easy to do. All up weight with 3 cell 800mah lipo is 14 ozs. I have noy yet had a chance to fly it.

Second is the WindWings Brown Hawk,,All up weight with battery is 25 ozs.I have had 2 very short flights just to test it, But the wind was to strong..But it does fly.I was very happy with it. Thanks to Tom for putting me on to this one.

Third pic is the weather outside my front door this morning. Snow on the ground and wind chill temp is -20. it Looks like very cold weather all week. Guess I wont be flying anytime soon.
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