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Old Apr 10, 2006, 06:37 PM
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Axi for Dave Patrick Super Cub ???

I am considering purchasing a Dave Patrick 1/4 scale Super Cub, and want to power it with an AXI 5330-18 motor on 10 lipo cells.

Would this be a good power choice?
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Old Apr 11, 2006, 02:26 PM
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I just ran some rough guesses through Motocalc, and it sure looks like there would be plenty of power. I don't know much about the higher voltages though. Is that 10 cells in series, for 37V? Which cell are you planning on?
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Old Apr 12, 2006, 08:01 AM
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I called Dave Patrick; he suggested the AXI 5330-18, for those interested.

Problem is, no Super Cub kits in stock for a few months at least.
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Old Apr 12, 2006, 08:16 AM
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Looks like you'll need to plan on something else for Kingston this year
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Old Apr 12, 2006, 08:15 PM
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Great choice

ZB at esprit model has a new video posted with two SuperCubs. One powered by a Hacker C50-14xl and the other by the AXI 5330. Both had plenty of power and the AXI sounded wonderful!
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Old May 11, 2006, 09:34 AM
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ZB at esprit model has a new video posted with two SuperCubs. One powered by a Hacker C50-14xl and the other by the AXI 5330. Both had plenty of power and the AXI sounded wonderful!
I bought that AXI 5330 clipped wing Cub from ZB, fully loaded, batteries charged, and ready to fly. Packed and shipped from Orlando to Toronto.

Thank you very much ZB.
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Old May 11, 2006, 10:13 PM
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So is that what Adam is going to terrorize us with at Kingston this year? Or is he too busy chasing the fairer sex?
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Old May 13, 2006, 08:01 AM
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Congratulations, box for Piper Cub was huge.
It took 2 people 2 hours pack all parts.
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Old May 13, 2006, 08:44 AM
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So is that what Adam is going to terrorize us with at Kingston this year? Or is he too busy chasing the fairer sex?
He's flying his .90-size Zen pattern plane, his F-16, and a new Brio.

(The girls chase him!)
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Old May 13, 2006, 08:46 AM
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Congratulations, box for Piper Cub was huge.
It took 2 people 2 hours pack all parts.
It took 2 people 1/2 hour to unpack,
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Old May 16, 2006, 11:57 AM
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The first flight of my Dave Patrick 1/4 scale Clipped Wing Super Cub was an exhilerating success!

The plane took off, flew a few circuits, two low passes, and a smooth landing.

A photo of the plane (and other club photos) can be seen here.

http://www.emfso.org/images_pages.asp?PageIndex=2
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Old May 29, 2006, 04:46 PM
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Three flights so far.

Second flight included a roll; third flight included a few rolls and loops, high and low speed passes. FUN!
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