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Old Oct 27, 2007, 08:14 AM
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Phase3 P-38

Hello everyone,
I purchase a P38 from Phase3 yesterday at Aeromicro; It is amazing what this company is doing, here the link: http://www.phase3models.com/index.html
The airplane comes painted with olive green on top and beige on the bottom, it comes with two brushless outrunner motors mount and propellers with spinners, it comes with two ESC's and the Y connector for hook up, it comes with a set of landing gear including the steerable front and all needed hardware, includes water decals which is the first time that water decals are so easy for me to install and they stay in place. Is a decent price$157.00 for all and all you need is three servos two for the ailerons and one for the elevator, three extensions for the servos and the connector for the battery, you own receiver. Overall is a great quality and good size not like GWS or E-flite too heavy and big. This is more like the F-16 they have in size. I will post pictures later. I finished in 4 hours, test the motors Men OH Men they have guts, literaly it pulls out my hands at half throtle. I will maiden later today, I am using recommended CG becuase I did the same for their F-16 and it works like a charm from the moment it took off the first time.
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Old Oct 27, 2007, 10:41 AM
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sweet...can you post the specs on the motors and escs?...
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Old Oct 27, 2007, 06:24 PM
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sweet...can you post the specs on the motors and escs?...
Sorry,
I have been busy all day, the ESC are 15A each and motors no spec at all but it has enough power to take off from your hands at half throtle.
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Old Oct 27, 2007, 06:31 PM
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Did the model come with the optional hardware to make the rudder <1> work?

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Old Oct 27, 2007, 06:39 PM
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Did the model come with the optional hardware to make the rudder <1> work?

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No,
But seem easy let me take couple pictures and upload so everyone can see this beauty.

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Old Oct 27, 2007, 07:05 PM
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I'm pretty sure this is the EMI P-38 sold under the Phase III name. You can do a search on EMI P-38 to be sure.

A nice model indeed!

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Old Oct 27, 2007, 07:19 PM
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ok pictures as promised.

Here it goes,
It maiden tomorrow morning at Baylands.
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Old Oct 27, 2007, 08:21 PM
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Yup! Thats the EMI P-38. A really nice model. Although I hated those stock spinners!
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Old Oct 27, 2007, 09:49 PM
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the e-flite spinners were a near perfect fit if i remember correctly...very nice looking kit...
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Old Oct 28, 2007, 03:25 PM
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My EMI version only flew for 30 seconds due to a crud battery connection..

Gunracer had a very nice black (night fighter) version.

Here's some pics of mine-which I WILL repair.

This kit is the closest to scale available anywhere,good to see Phase 3 are involved.
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Old Oct 28, 2007, 05:46 PM
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the e-flite spinners were a near perfect fit if i remember correctly...very nice looking kit...
Yes they do!

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Old Oct 28, 2007, 11:17 PM
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My EMI version only flew for 30 seconds due to a crud battery connection..

Gunracer had a very nice black (night fighter) version.

Here's some pics of mine-which I WILL repair.

This kit is the closest to scale available anywhere,good to see Phase 3 are involved.
Like the nose art
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Old Oct 29, 2007, 01:23 AM
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I saw Latinflyer fly his P-38 today. It looked really good. I picked one up at Aeromicro. It looks like it should go togther easily. All plastic pieces are prepainted and precut. I think the FSK P-38 is pretty scale also but a lot more building is involved.

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Old Oct 29, 2007, 01:25 AM
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Anyone try the FSK 3 bladed props on the EMI P-38?
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Old Oct 29, 2007, 02:13 AM
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the plastic parts are precut?...very sweet!...the fsk props do look nice...are spinners available to use with them?...
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