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Old Jun 12, 2012, 12:33 PM
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Somewhere in Europe you can get a hold of the Emax motors?
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Hi tk

Danny's right brc have that motor and a good range of other parkfly motors, but I bought some 2812's from Giant Shark (Giantcod) in the UK, the same motor but cheaper. £4.91 each ...
http://www.giantshark.co.uk/cf2812-1...otor-p-52.html
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Old Jun 12, 2012, 04:51 PM
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I am about to order my swift along with the following,
HXT900 servos
Spektrum orange rx
3mm prop saver
Turnigy nano tech 850mah 3s
Hobbyking ss 25-30a ESC
1534kv brushless motor
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Old Jun 12, 2012, 07:32 PM
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That is a small lipo for a swift ii. I run 1500-2200 packs on my popwing which is similar size. Unless your going for a really light setup maybe.
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Old Jun 12, 2012, 07:52 PM
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yes, I am wanting a lighter setup because I am planning to put my GoPro camera on the plane.
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Old Jun 14, 2012, 04:10 PM
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Any HobbyKing equivalents for the motors suggested?
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Old Jun 14, 2012, 11:04 PM
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Any HobbyKing equivalents for the motors suggested?
Hi tk

Hobby King sell that 2812 motor also. http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store...idproduct=5423
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Old Jun 17, 2012, 09:27 AM
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Hi, i am looking to build a swift to do some aerial whit my gopro, now i don't want any super vertical but i has to be able to care the gopro around nice, so would this motor work http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...er_1450kv.html whit a 7x4 prop, 3s and a 30a esc?
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Old Jun 17, 2012, 10:18 AM
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Hi, i am looking to build a swift to do some aerial whit my gopro, now i don't want any super vertical but i has to be able to care the gopro around nice, so would this motor work http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...er_1450kv.html whit a 7x4 prop, 3s and a 30a esc?
Yes that's a great motor for the Swift. A 7x4 prop would be perfect, and if you want more thrust try a 8x4.3, and for more speed 7x6. Please post some photos or a video once you've got it all finished, good luck with the build.
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Old Aug 14, 2012, 09:10 PM
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Has any one tried to add rudder control to a swift ll and if so how did it work.

Thanks for any help Bob
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Old Aug 14, 2012, 10:58 PM
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Sorry Bob, I haven't tried, but just like you, I'd like to know too..
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Old Aug 17, 2012, 05:09 AM
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Hi, I am just building my Swift, but I would like to practice flying with wing on simulator. Does anybody has Swift (or other wing) in Phoenix or AFPD?

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Old Aug 31, 2012, 05:27 AM
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Hello all,

I have an Swift II which is reinforced with carbon rod that goes through entire wing and on elevons.

I have an issue with it tho.

At high speed it starts to roll to the left hard. When i push the stick to right to compensate it does not help much just a little it still goes into an death roll to the left. Only way to save the swift is to cut the throttle and wait few seconds so that speed goes down then i can control the plane normally.

Anyone else had same issues? how did you solve it? any ideas?

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Old Aug 31, 2012, 05:53 AM
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Hello all,

I have an Swift II which is reinforced with carbon rod that goes through entire wing and on elevons.

I have an issue with it tho.

At high speed it starts to roll to the left hard. When i push the stick to right to compensate it does not help much just a little it still goes into an death roll to the left. Only way to save the swift is to cut the throttle and wait few seconds so that speed goes down then i can control the plane normally.

Anyone else had same issues? how did you solve it? any ideas?

thanks all

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Hi Dwolf

Obviously you have made sure that your elevons are aligned and not loose. So this problem sounds like your motor thrust line is off, I'm sure it's nothing to do with your carbon reinforcement. While standing behind your Swift, make sure that your motor is aligned straight along the centre line, you could consider adding 3-4 degrees of right thrust, this should prevent the wing from wanting to roll left. Hope this helps, let us know.
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Old Aug 31, 2012, 09:37 AM
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Hi Dwolf

Obviously you have made sure that your elevons are aligned and not loose. So this problem sounds like your motor thrust line is off, I'm sure it's nothing to do with your carbon reinforcement. While standing behind your Swift, make sure that your motor is aligned straight along the centre line, you could consider adding 3-4 degrees of right thrust, this should prevent the wing from wanting to roll left. Hope this helps, let us know.
Andy
hey Thanks for the info that sounds actually really logical will try it out!

thanks again
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Old Sep 03, 2012, 07:30 PM
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Hi,

I've been flying my Swift 2 this summer and love it! I added a washer on the right side of the motor to add some right thrust. When I started to fly the wing with 3s, no thrust washer, it did the same left turn at high speed and the only way to recover was to pull the power back. I then started flying with 2s and all was fine at WOT, but too slow. SO, the thrust washer solved the problem. We always put right thrust and down thrust on a nitro plane to counteract the torque.
I also added carbon to the elevons and straping tape to the wing as it helps to firm it up. Great plane and lots of fun to fly.

HTF
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