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Old Mar 27, 2008, 06:34 AM
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Swallow S400 36" wing span Pylon race

Hi everyone,
We found on ebay, this very very damned nice Pylon racer, i bought one and i'm waiting for the parcel. I plan to motorize this plane with an 3200Kv inrunner.
I will inform you of the overall quality kit and flying behavior. i hope it flies as well as it is beautiful:





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Nicolas

ps: you can see some pics on a french Forum:
http://forum.modelisme.com/t137715-r...n-connait.html
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Old Mar 27, 2008, 10:32 AM
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Hey Nicolas

It looks great from the pictures, lets hope it will look and perform as good in Rl!
Wich make on the inrunner will you be running?

Really like the canopy, thats so thin that it doesent have a function

Jonathan
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Old Mar 27, 2008, 11:20 AM
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that's gorgeous! must have one
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Old Mar 27, 2008, 12:30 PM
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Where can I get one????
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Old Mar 27, 2008, 01:02 PM
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Hi everyone,

I will use the motor a i had on my flash Valenta pylon racer, a smt meteor 470, 3200kv, 140gr, 28mm of diameter, give 36A with a APC 4,7x4,7 and a 3S 2200mah.

Click on ebay in my first post to access to the ebay seller

best regards

Nicolas
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Old Mar 29, 2008, 03:49 AM
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Hello,
some news, 2 days after ordered the plane, its already shipped, and the tracking number provided. Very serious Ebay's seller.

See you soon for the reception of the parcel.

Nicolas
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Old Mar 31, 2008, 03:30 AM
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I ordered mine six days ago and have not heard any confirmation. I have send two e-mails - no response yet?
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Old Mar 31, 2008, 12:40 PM
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I bought a White Version yesterday to night (sunday - 03-30) and today already has the confirmation of dispatch with the track number. I chose EMS and made the order directly on the site jettechmodels.com.
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Old Mar 31, 2008, 12:53 PM
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They come uncovered and cheaper...

http://www.jettechmodels.com/servlet...9-36%22/Detail
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Old Mar 31, 2008, 01:25 PM
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This statement might make you worry when going 170-200mph:

"Foam balsa covered wing"

Although it looks very nice I don't know how much stress the wing can take.

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Old Mar 31, 2008, 01:32 PM
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Nothing wrong with balsa covered foam wings, they are very strong.
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Old Mar 31, 2008, 02:14 PM
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Balsa sheeted foam core wing is what they use in Q500. And those weigh a lot more, i doubt this little plane could put as much stress on the wing as a Q500 plane would put on their wings...
But then again if the quality is low it would be easy to make it fail
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There was a mix up with my e-bay e-mail address. Jettechmodels had send the model virtually the same day I had ordered. Now that's impressive service!!!
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Evan

Have you flown at 170mph?

Most pylons that accomplish this come from layed up wings made with carbon like my F5D Excite.

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Nothing wrong with balsa covered foam wings, they are very strong.
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Evan

Have you flown at 170mph?

Most pylons that accomplish this come from layed up wings made with carbon like my F5D Excite.

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Or my 200+ F5D Nemesis....

We did go fast before carbon. Besides this will not go 170mph....
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