|Aug 01, 2012, 10:51 AM|
Hobby King Bixler 2
Hobby King Bixler 2 available!
Larger, many improvements including optimized cockpit for FPV, installed/hinged flaps.
|Aug 01, 2012, 10:53 AM|
Hobby King Bixler 2 Features/Specifications
Easy and Fun to Fly
Easy, Fast and Simple Assembly
New Larger Canopy area to accomodate FPV equipment and/or larger Flight Lipo
Pre-Installed Servo's & Brushless Motor
Larger Wing Span for greater glide & Payload Carrying Capability
Plastic Landing Skid
New, lower kv Brushless Motor/larger Prop Combo for Greater Efficiency
Pre-Installed Optional Flaps Mounted on Plastic Hinges (require Servo's for operation - not included)
Plug In Wings for Easy Transportation
Pre-Installed Round Pin Hinges on Rudder & Elevator
2 x Y-Lead
Hook & Loop
Spare Clevise x 2
Horns & control Rods for Optional Flaps
Material: EPO Foam
ESC: 20A (required)
Flying Weight: 760g
Motor: 2620-1300kv Brushless Outrunner (Included)
Servo: 4 x 9g (Included)
1 x 20A ESC
4~5 Channel Transmitter and Reciever
1800mAh~2200mAh 3s Lipoly Battery
2 x 9g Servo For Flaps (Optional)
1 x Servo Reverser if using optional flaps with non-computer radio
|Aug 02, 2012, 12:04 AM|
will wait a little bit to see when this model will arrive at the WA USA warehouse, or if I can't resist, will order from the Int'l warehouse.
|Aug 02, 2012, 01:33 AM|
|Aug 02, 2012, 11:27 AM|
Perhaps when it hits the German warehouse, if the price doesn't balloon too much.
The semi transparent cockpit doesn't look really convincing for FPV for me...
|Aug 02, 2012, 05:07 PM|
I hope they offer this as a kit. In my opinion, it's much easier to build an FPV model "from the ground up" rather than adding video gear to a PNP airplane. Especially since the fuselage halves appear to already be joined.
|Aug 02, 2012, 10:28 PM|
Canada, BC, Burnaby
Joined Oct 2010
ordering one now will post video here after
here is my old Bixler flight at peak of mountain
I'll try bixler2 at later day
|Aug 04, 2012, 12:31 AM|
|Aug 04, 2012, 04:51 AM|
I am not impressed. After my experience with the MK 1, I would like to see a kit form without the hardware.
A larger wing span? What ? 100mm, 4 inches = 2 inches on each wing. Big deal..
FPV suitable? Where would you put the FPV gear such as the OSD? Not in the belly as there are the screws that hold on the wings in the way.
The hinges on the control surfaces are an improvement, but that is from a lesson learnt the hard way, as I have had the original foam hinge break, as I feel sure others have.
No I will not be getting one, as I already have a MK 1 with the mods. Also I have 4 other similar models. 3 EZ*s, one that is my FPV, and a Rookie.
|Aug 05, 2012, 11:31 AM|
Joined Jul 2012
Yep. Wanted to buy my first plane, and was happy about Bixler 2. Went to odrer this one about "now", but what a pitty. Now i feel bad for it, because I want to buy it next week. I will have to buy something waaay different like Phoenix.
|Aug 05, 2012, 03:28 PM|
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