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Old Apr 01, 2005, 05:04 PM
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ParkZone Typhoon 3D

I got an E-Mail form horrizon this morning and it seems that they are pulling out all the stops with the Typhoon, no longer do they use a proprietary 27Mhz radio, but a industry standard 72 Mhz with dual rates. With the brushless motor she's looking rather good, But she is a fat little birdie, but not too much more than a simularly equiped Mini Funtana.

Wing Span:*39.5" (1000mm)
Overall Length:*34" (862mm)
Flying Weight:*26 oz. (740g)
Motor Size:*ParkZone BL400-15T brushless with gearbox
Radio:*4-Channel FM on 72MHz
Servos:*Four 3-wire servos
Trim Scheme Colors:*White fuse and wing with silver, black, and red decals
Prop Size:*14x7 and 12x8.75
Speed Control:*ParkZone brushless 20 Amp
Recommended Battery:*9-cell 10.8V 1000mAh Ni-MH (stock)
Aileron:*Proportional
Elevator:*Proportional
Rudder:*Proportional
Throttle:*Proportional
Approx. Flying Duration:*8-10 minutes
Approx. Assembly Time:*15 minutes
Gear Ratio:*8:1
Available Frequencies:*Channels 17 (72.130), 19 (72.170), 21 (72.210), 50 (72.790), 52 (72.830), and 54 (72.870)
X-Port:*No
Charger:*5- to 10-cell variable rate DC peak charger for Ni-MH and Ni-Cd batteries
Landing Gear:*Foam wheels
Steering:*Proportional
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Old Apr 04, 2005, 06:28 PM
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Any linkage?
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Old Apr 04, 2005, 09:45 PM
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Typhoon Link

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http://www.horizonhobby.com/Shop/ByC...ProdID=PKZ4100

Link For you....

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Old Apr 05, 2005, 04:13 PM
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http://parkzone.com/Products/Default...ProdID=PKZ4100
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Old Apr 05, 2005, 06:52 PM
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Yeah, I saw it. WOW, looks like Parkzone is working hard to get the market. That's an incredible deal TX and all; 72mHz nonethe less. Clearly they know the market and have been listening to our complaints.
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Old May 31, 2005, 08:41 PM
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I know this is an old thread but lets keep it alive! This is the only thread that I found containing any information on the typhoon. An yone fly it ? info? pics?
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Old May 31, 2005, 10:01 PM
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I am waiting for my LHS to get one in, I hope it will be soon as I will get one for sure.
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Old May 31, 2005, 11:27 PM
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I am waiting for my LHS to get one in, I hope it will be soon as I will get one for sure.
You will be waiting a while. End of June best case. My friend David Ribbe still hasnt sent me one though so I am out of luck
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Old Jun 02, 2005, 06:47 PM
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I'll bet anyone here a dollar the manual hasn't been completed. -- John P
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Old Jun 02, 2005, 07:07 PM
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The manual is in final proofing!
I think end of July is earliest it will be ready.... Flying great though!
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Old Jun 02, 2005, 07:54 PM
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Sure thats what you said about the lead brick of a Mustang too...
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Old Jun 02, 2005, 08:12 PM
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Sure thats what you said about the lead brick of a Mustang too...
Give him a break..

Mr. Horizon, sir, I for one think your website is great.

I might get this.. It's a really cool deal.

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Old Jun 02, 2005, 10:07 PM
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Give him a break..

Mr. Horizon, sir, I for one think your website is great.

I might get this.. It's a really cool deal.

Silent
Thanks, I think you would enjoy it... It is wrapping up now, and its very good!

David
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Old Jun 02, 2005, 10:22 PM
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i've got several empty electric airframes which i plan on selling, just so i can get this when it comes out. looks swell!

Rick M.
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Old Jun 02, 2005, 11:41 PM
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how hard is it really to fly one of these kinda planes iv been lookingat the typhoon 3D and it looks like a great deal so what is the hardest thing about flying one????????????????????????????????
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