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Old Dec 05, 2012, 12:37 AM
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The rear part of this airliner just the the Twin Jet or Fun Jet of MPX.

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Old Dec 05, 2012, 12:48 AM
6 months to finish a rtf
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Sonic liner

lt maybe popular now, but sales were poor . I had one It didn't fly
well with the brushed motors , so Muiltplex dumped it
I know compared to most of there plane this was offered
only a very short time
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Old Dec 05, 2012, 09:32 PM
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I got out to the strip today with good weather and low wind, had 2 tries at take off but could not get the b777 to fly-----I want to put retracts on this but with the extra weight it will go nowhere, so I am going to see if I can put some 70mm edf's in there and some new motor's, speedies and run it on 4s batteries like the setup in my a320, a 3300 4s battery fit's I have checked, that should put some lead in it's pencil, I have all these in my spares box so I will give it a try, if it takes off with ease and flies well I will then add retracts

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Old Dec 05, 2012, 09:52 PM
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Bummer, or Bugger as you Aussies say! What is the "C" rating on that battery? I just ordered mine a couple of days ago....we have a paved runway, and I hope 3S3300/40C will get it up???
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Old Dec 05, 2012, 10:39 PM
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I got 2 flights on mine and it seemed to have more than enough power. Using a Turnigy 3S 3300 30-40c battery. I'm flying off of pavement though so dont know how much of a difference that makes..
Looks like light winds again on Friday so will be flying mine again. Just getting more practice before I attempt flying my 737's
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Looks like not enough speed before attempting to lift off. My video shows mine took a long run before getting airborne and It was going pretty fast. Maybe a running hand launch would work?
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Old Dec 05, 2012, 10:50 PM
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I used new 20-30c batteries, the instruction manual states 20-25c

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Old Dec 05, 2012, 11:45 PM
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I'm no expert as far as batteries go so dont know if the difference in the C ratings would make much of a difference. Just seemed to me from your video that it needed more speed to lift off. But that might be because of the grass providing too much resistance. Hope you get it figured out. It's a cool plane to fly!
If I manage to go on Friday I'll try to take some more video and show how long it takes mine to lift off.
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Old Dec 06, 2012, 12:35 AM
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I got out to the strip today with good weather and low wind, had 2 tries at take off but could not get the b777 to fly-----I want to put retracts on this but with the extra weight it will go nowhere, so I am going to see if I can put some 70mm edf's in there and some new motor's, speedies and run it on 4s batteries like the setup in my a320, a 3300 4s battery fit's I have checked, that should put some lead in it's pencil, I have all these in my spares box so I will give it a try, if it takes off with ease and flies well I will then add retracts

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Good looking 777 Mike,

I am guessing the weight of the wheels and vinyl are doing it a disservice. You can get away with extra weight if you add flaps. I have a couple Windrider 737s that I added flaps to and they fly like a dream.

Flaps are a faster mod than most think...
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Old Dec 06, 2012, 12:38 AM
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Yes it's the grass, although it's short the thick stubble is hard, 30* + temp's does that and makes it like Velcro

HW
I have looked at your take off and also Ming's---it seems to be a long roll out before take off, I have to produce more thrust to over come the drag of the grass, I have some E-Flite airliner narcelles that I have already converted to 70mm edf size so I will attach them to the exiting base on the wings, I am not keen to cut-mess around with the exiting nacelles just yet, a little bit more R&D first with the E-Flite ones

Well some good new's the b787 I ordered Monday has arrive today (Thursday) so some thing to smile about :-)

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Old Dec 06, 2012, 12:59 AM
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"Well some good new's the b787 I ordered Monday has arrive today (Thursday) so some thing to smile about :-)"

Wow! 4 days! I hope my 787 comes in that quickly too!
Keep us updated on progress with the 777. Going to take my FedEx to make more deliveries on Friday..
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Old Dec 06, 2012, 01:54 AM
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All this b777 take off's and landing's is getting me jealous

Forgot to mention the last parts of a a380 in kit form turned up today also from PWRC, ordered the parts Saturday morning, that will get 70mm edf's also

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Old Dec 06, 2012, 05:34 PM
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Doug

Yes the extra weight does not help but the bigger wheels are a must, the vinyl stretched out with heat pretty easy so I think it must be one of the lighter ones, BTW I followed you lead on how to vinyl using sections and overlapping and how to approach the nose area--it was a great help, I know your a737 well I am a blatant lurker on the b737 thread

I opened up the engine hatch to undo the wires for nacelle removal but an inspection showed I can easy install the larger edf's, there is plenty of room for them, so a bit of foam hogging and they will be in, I'm sorta stepping up from the b772 GE-94B engine (93,700lb thrust) to the b773 GE90-115B1 (115,540lb thrust)

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Old Dec 06, 2012, 11:14 PM
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With 70mm fans that things gonna fly like a F-16!
Going to fly mine again tomorrow. Going to move the battery back a bit since it was pretty nose heavy. Hopefully that will help where I can lift off sooner and fly and land a little slower.
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Old Dec 07, 2012, 07:02 PM
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"Well some good new's the b787 I ordered Monday has arrive today (Thursday) so some thing to smile about :-)"
Wow! 4 days! .
Glad you got yours! My 777 has been sitting somewhere around the Airport in HongKong for the last 4 days waiting its turn to be put on an airplane for NYC. ....or the HK tracking system is down???
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Old Dec 07, 2012, 08:37 PM
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Glad you got yours! My 777 has been sitting somewhere around the Airport in HongKong for the last 4 days waiting its turn to be put on an airplane for NYC. ....or the HK tracking system is down???
It happen during X'mas time.

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