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Old Feb 06, 2013, 12:13 PM
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I think this platform would make a good first EDF. Let us know how your edf choice works out. If you can get away with a lighter battery (1500-1800mah) you will probably get better performance.

BTW - what is the item in front of the right vertical stab?

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Sorry, no video. I'm in Michigan. See if this and the pictures help.
64MM EDF 5250KV Hobbypartz.com $17.42
40 amp esc
2000mAH 3s batt.
1/16 ply
epoxy and hot glue.
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Old Feb 07, 2013, 06:45 AM
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I think this platform would make a good first EDF. Let us know how your edf choice works out. If you can get away with a lighter battery (1500-1800mah) you will probably get better performance.

BTW - what is the item in front of the right vertical stab?

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looks like return mailing address....is postage also onboard?
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Old Feb 07, 2013, 10:31 AM
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looks like return mailing address....is postage also onboard?
Gator is correct, it looks like a return address sticker. Here in the US, the AMA requires that you have your contact info listed on your plane somewhere for identification purposes. Plus, it's not a bad idea either. If you loose a plane, odds are you may get it back if found.

I usually put mine inside the electronics bay though on the inside of the hatch.

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Old Feb 07, 2013, 10:40 AM
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looks like return mailing address....is postage also onboard?
ok, makes sense. I could not tell. I thought maybe it was another embedded servo.
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Old Feb 07, 2013, 06:35 PM
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I think this platform would make a good first EDF. Let us know how your edf choice works out. If you can get away with a lighter battery (1500-1800mah) you will probably get better performance.

BTW - what is the item in front of the right vertical stab?

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Pat and gatorb8 are right, it's a return mailing address.
About using a smaller battery, I flew these two on and off all summer with a 2200mah battery. To me it's the right battery. I get about 4 to 4.5 minutes a flight. So let's do the math.
2200=4 min.
1800=3.28 min.
1500=2.72 min.
This is why I use a 2200.
Also, the C.G. would have a big change. The battery would be hanging from the nose.(kidding)
Thanks for the interest.
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Old Feb 25, 2013, 10:34 PM
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THANK YOU Tom for an awesome flying design! I flew three packs through my F-22 this afternoon with the new $14.00 2200kv motor I picked up at the Kalamazoo,Mi show a few weeks back. WOW she is quick now. I still want to add the ailerons to her and a gyro to help smooth her out a little more. Enjoy

WP 20130225 232526Z (3 min 36 sec)


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Old Feb 26, 2013, 03:57 PM
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Mav,

Which motor did you end up getting?

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Old Feb 27, 2013, 09:07 AM
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Don I had to do some backtracking and figure out which one it is. Stupid me cleaned up the old work area and threw out the packaging. Here is a link to it I found on eBay.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/F02048-2212-...item3f11d0f933

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Old Feb 27, 2013, 01:41 PM
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Don I had to do some backtracking and figure out which one it is. Stupid me cleaned up the old work area and threw out the packaging. Here is a link to it I found on eBay.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/F02048-2212-...item3f11d0f933

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John...

In the future, you can get the original Suppo motor right here in the States for a buck more and way faster shipping. Nico Hobbies has excellent customer service:
http://www.nicohobbies.com/store/ind...roducts_id=245
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 09:08 AM
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I should have clarified that I bought mine from a local hobby dealer here in Michigan. I was at a R/C swap meet. I understand that keeping the monies on this side of the pond is important and will do so as long as the costs are reasonable. The link I posted just happened to be the first one that popped up.

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Old Mar 03, 2013, 06:53 PM
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Here's a pair of Coroplast F-22's on a windy Florida day.

Even though I had thought I had built these two identically, I must have included a tree magnet in my buddy's .........

Dueling F-22's (2 min 3 sec)
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Old Mar 04, 2013, 12:08 AM
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"Just like giggin' frogs"

I love it!

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Here's a pair of Coroplast F-22's on a windy Florida day.

Even though I had thought I had built these two identically, I must have included a tree magnet in my buddy's .........

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZtgSJ4491w
like good sloper
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Old Mar 09, 2013, 06:07 AM
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"Just like giggin' frogs"

I love it!

Pat

What mean gigging?

My f22 has already 4 or 5 years, I learn to fly with it (and also with a 3d plane)

After thousand crashes, it is still flying so good

It is a bit boring now (too slow). But a thing that I like it is the landing.
My plane can probably reach 60-70mph but anyway I can slowing down some much that I can land land like a russet.
During the landing it did not slide on the ground
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Old Mar 10, 2013, 02:06 PM
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Fellow F22 Profile prop pushing pilots,

After witnessing local flyboys hooting around with their F22 Profile prop pushers....I decided to purchase a depron paper covered F22 pre-built plane from my local hobby shop and dive into the fun. It had the motor and both 9g servo's with an Orange receiver all ready to go....All I had to do is order batteries and paint it....so I have ordered some Turnigy Nano-Tech 25-50C 1000Amp and 45-90c 1300Amp Lipo's....paint schem photos attached.

I know these these RC's are pretty quick and crazy fun....expecting a learning curve on this thing alright.

Found a video to set up Ailervons...and how to tweak up the throws (full rates).

I have no idea what size motor it has (lable is scatched illedgible) ..it has a 6x4 prop lable pointing forward (correctly)....I have no idea where the COG should be.

So any suggestions of COG would be appreciated:
Length: 36inches / 914.4mm
Wingspan: 25.75inches / 654.05mm

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