|Mar 29, 2007, 09:47 PM|
E-Flite Extra 260 3D 480 ARF
I like it! E-Flite is just cranking 'em out! Have to wait until June!
|Mar 29, 2007, 10:43 PM|
It looks good-kind of like if they had made the Seagull Extra a little nicer on the eyes. If the Seagull goes down this could be a good replacement. They really are cranking them out. A brand new plane doesn't have a long shelf life as the next must have anymore.
|Mar 30, 2007, 06:15 AM|
Well--- this saves me from buying the fliton one!
And I think I just figured out what those servos I bought the other night will go in----if it flys anything like the minfunX we'll all be happy campers!
|Mar 30, 2007, 05:22 PM|
I have been very impressed with the E-Flite construction quality and the ease of assembly with their models. I like the price of this one as well.
Here is a comparison with the Seagull Extra 300:
Wing Span: 43 in (1090mm)
Overall Length: 40 in (1015mm)
Wing Area: 375 sq in (24.2 sq dm)
Flying Weight: 26–29 oz (740–820 g)
Motor Size: Park 480 BL Outrunner
Radio: 6 channels or more for proper mixing
Prop Size: 12x6 Electric
Wing Span: 43 in (109 cm)
Overall Length: 38.4 in (97.5cm)
Wing Area: 367 sq in (23.7 sq dm)
Flying Weight: 28-32 oz (792-905 g)
Motor Size: Park 450 to Park 480 Outrunner
Radio: 4 channel with 4 sub-micro servos
Prop Size: 10x4.7 electric Recommended w/480 outrunner
They look extremely close in size and dimensions.
|Mar 30, 2007, 05:39 PM|
What are the differences between a 260 and 300? It looks like the 260 has a larger fuse.
I'm using a Hacker A30-16M and APC 12x6 on my Extra 300 with fantastic results.
|Mar 30, 2007, 11:58 PM|
They all just keep trying to one up one another, but thats ok with me. I am almost out of hanger space. I am getting good at switching all of my radio gear.
|Mar 31, 2007, 07:53 AM|
im looing back and forth at the fliton 260 and the eflite 260 and wonder if they might be the same beast...... might just be a cheaper hardware pack between the two on the eflites side. ya know horizon is dealing the fliton line......
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