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Old Oct 26, 2007, 10:38 AM
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Oh really? Man looks like alot of firsts come with this jet. Glad to see GWS is stepping up.

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Old Oct 26, 2007, 10:39 AM
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Boss,
This will be my first EDF. I waited long for it. I hope its as nimble as the Texan
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Old Oct 26, 2007, 10:41 AM
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UH-1H it will probably be more so. Much more speed potential thus more potential for agility.

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Old Oct 27, 2007, 08:21 AM
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By the looks of the pics looks like we will have a bird that has plenty of room in the battery bay. Unlike the GWS-15 putting a 4S or even a 5S pack with decent MAH for a good flight time would be easy to work out in this bird without a need to be creative.

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Old Oct 27, 2007, 10:57 AM
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Boss,
This will be my first EDF. I waited long for it. I hope its as nimble as the Texan
GWS RD Tommy said: GWS A4 is a sheep covered with tiger skin!

Easy like E-Starter!

I am thinking how to extend flight duration, will keep test how heavy of the battery pack she can take?
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Old Oct 27, 2007, 12:27 PM
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Hopefully she can take between a 3000-4000mah pack. If so we wouldn't have to be pushing the packs as hard plus get the bonus of extended flight time. Be nice to see a 8-10 minute range or at least have that envelope there. Not many would probably fly that long but would give a nice 7-8 minutes flight with a 2 minute buffer for go arounds and such.

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Old Oct 27, 2007, 01:38 PM
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That's not going to happen. Do you realize how heavy that would make the plane??? I think a majority of us are going to be disappointed by this one if run on the stock setup. That size a pack would only farther hinder preformance.

I hope I'm wrong.......but from the limited quality video I see, I see a plane who's preformance is less than the F-15, and most of us out there will be disappointed in that.
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Old Oct 27, 2007, 02:50 PM
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Well if The stock setup doesn't perform then out it will come and in will go an upgrade. A decent setup used in an HET or similair sized model would scoot this thing as it being foam is probably a bit lighter. A mega 16/15/3 or HET 3W on 4S would more than likely give it more oomph than the stock motor setup. Time will tell.

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Old Oct 27, 2007, 05:08 PM
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I don't think this A-4 will have any problem flying at 40+ oz. This A-4 is the same size as single minifan planes which fly at 50+ oz, if not a little bigger. Wing area is cheap these days.
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Old Oct 27, 2007, 06:36 PM
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Forgot to say, she will turn to wild, if you off the kick-down!

She also a hot shot as well!
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Old Oct 27, 2007, 06:44 PM
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....I am thinking how to extend flight duration, will keep test how heavy of the battery pack she can take?
Tommy had test her with 2200mAh 18, 20 and 25C packs very well performance when equipped with GWS 2815 BL motor.

But, the flight duration became so short to be with high C packs!

So, I ask them to try some add on weight to get similation of those large capacity packs of 12C, 3000mAh, 3200mAh .... or even up to 2200mAh X 2P.

Under such heavier load of weight, we need to see how she will be?
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Old Oct 27, 2007, 07:00 PM
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I'm planning on using a 3300 4s. Should be inbetween 38 - 42 oz. IMO it won't be a big deal.
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Old Oct 27, 2007, 07:09 PM
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I personally would like to use 4S 3200's so keeping fingers crossed.

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Old Oct 28, 2007, 12:07 AM
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I personally would like to use 4S 3200's so keeping fingers crossed.

Jason
You can do it with GWS 2845 motor that only pretty small current at 4 cells.
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Old Oct 28, 2007, 12:16 AM
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I wish this time you are wrong!

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That's not going to happen. Do you realize how heavy that would make the plane??? I think a majority of us are going to be disappointed by this one if run on the stock setup. That size a pack would only farther hinder preformance.

I hope I'm wrong.......but from the limited quality video I see, I see a plane who's preformance is less than the F-15, and most of us out there will be disappointed in that.
I wish this time you are wrong!

The samples shoot a few weeks ago, although the fly performance was pretty good so far, but GWS RD still work on how to make her even better before the shipment to go on the way!

We expect GWS A4 will give you happiness and enjoy to fly her proudely!
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