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Old Jan 30, 2013, 12:01 PM
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Multiplex Tucan

Multiplex is marketing a model designed and previously sold under another brand.
It looks quite nice but will it live up to the ease of assembly and quality standards that we expect from Multiplex?

* NEW * Multiplex Tucan (Available February 2013) (2 min 50 sec)
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Old Jan 31, 2013, 01:00 AM
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I'm not fond of too many scale details on MPX planes:



Product is now listed on French vendor: http://www.flashrc.com/multiplex/120...multiplex.html
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Old Jan 31, 2013, 01:03 AM
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And a video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=oEnSeTwboZw
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Old Jan 31, 2013, 11:07 AM
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Old Jan 31, 2013, 03:10 PM
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Anyone know if the Tucan will be available in the U.S.A.?

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Old Jan 31, 2013, 04:14 PM
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i hope the decals arent already applied . it woud be nice to be abe to give it some military colors and graphics.
this is one is going to go high on my wishlist
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Old Feb 01, 2013, 01:44 AM
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i hope the decals arent already applied ...
No need to worry.

The Tucan is only available as kit or kit plus, i.e. all foam parts will come in "plain Elapor".

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Old Feb 01, 2013, 12:06 PM
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No need to worry.

The Tucan is only available as kit or kit plus, i.e. all foam parts will come in "plain Elapor".

Jürgen
Aside from the decals, do you happen to know if MPX changed this kit at all or is it a straight re-branding of the original?
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Old Feb 01, 2013, 01:23 PM
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Aside from the decals, do you happen to know if MPX changed this kit at all or is it a straight re-branding of the original?
I am not 100% sure, but looking at the instruction manual of the Novaflight Tucano, it looks like the models are indeed the same.:

http://www.test.modellpilot.eu/uploa...2011_10_10.pdf

As mentioned before in another thread, the designer of Multiplex retired last year and I assume, that the designer of the Novaflight Tucano changed employers. I assume the Solius is also from the same designer.

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Old Feb 01, 2013, 01:34 PM
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Thanks. So we could be seeing a whole new direction for Multiplex models.

When the models have been so good for so long, any change is worrisome...but I wish him the best in his retirement!
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Thanks. So we could be seeing a whole new direction for Multiplex models.

When the models have been so good for so long, any change is worrisome...but I wish him the best in his retirement!
HMMM,maybe they'll have no choice but to revamp ,upgrade or re-market some older designs ...
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HMMM,maybe they'll have no choice but to revamp ,upgrade or re-market some older designs ...
That might be a good thing.
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No need to worry.

The Tucan is only available as kit or kit plus, i.e. all foam parts will come in "plain Elapor".

Jürgen
sweet:thanks for the reply,now to wait and see when they will be available in the USA.
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HMMM,maybe they'll have no choice but to revamp ,upgrade or re-market some older designs ...
like a modern Twinjet,
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Old Feb 02, 2013, 10:20 AM
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In Europe t"s already available in some webshops.The kit costs 125Eu and the RR vers.336Eu.
I"m also flirting with the the idea of buying one
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