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Posted by mudman1959 | Oct 12, 2016 @ 06:59 PM | 9,113 Views
I like this one... Flite Test went all out on this one and really put some thought into the design. I still see some of the Flite Test "Arrow" in it but this one has had several mods to strengthen the wing for both positive and negative "G's". Also adding a larger center pod for FPV and more batteries. I was able to get the plans cut out and transferred to the foam then all the parts cut out and ready to assemble. It went together easily with the hardest part being the nose and hatch areas. Next is the Elevons and electronics......Continue Reading
Posted by mudman1959 | Oct 06, 2016 @ 07:33 PM | 8,221 Views
I built this one awhile back and finally found a Motor/ESC combo that finally works. I tried to fly this one at the CIFI flyin this last July but the Motor/ESC combo I had in it just did not have the guts to do the job. Well if the taxi testing I did yesterday is anything... this one wants to fly now! I have a gravel driveway and it has a few pot holes... well in less than 15 feet of high speed taxi it came off the ground and I chopped the throttle and it glided for about twenty feet. Looks like the CG is good. Now the weather needs to cooperate a bit. Rain and wind does not make for a good Re-maiden! Like the Spinner? It was white but a bit of purple paint later...

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