a dream come true: new Walkera 4G6 - SD, Pitchtail 4G3 Size - RC Groups
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Jul 05, 2009, 01:04 PM
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a dream come true: new Walkera 4G6 - SD, Pitchtail 4G3 Size

Main Rotor Diameter 302 mm
Tail Rotor Diameter 73 mm
Length 860 ?? this must be a typo by Walkera - 360 mm rather i guess
Main Motor WK-WS-12-003
TX WK-2801 PRO

New Walkera 4G6 Shaftdrive Pitchtail - 4G3-Size (2 min 34 sec)
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Jul 05, 2009, 01:25 PM
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Rob, where can I get one?
Jul 05, 2009, 01:38 PM
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hmm, travel to china, beg walkera for one of their prototypes??
im afraid its not on the market yet.
Jul 05, 2009, 01:39 PM
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Jul 05, 2009, 01:41 PM
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Please excuse me while I mop my drool off the floor.
Jul 05, 2009, 01:42 PM
I HOOVER because I SUCK!

going to be a long wait!

Jul 05, 2009, 01:50 PM
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Oh wow, and I was just thinking about getting the 4G3
Jul 05, 2009, 01:54 PM
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Jul 05, 2009, 01:59 PM
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Not saying much about Battery, receiver /gyro . The more they add and change, the more I think they would have to consider a different battery and receiver options.
Jul 05, 2009, 02:13 PM
I HOOVER because I SUCK!
also note that they didnt show it actually flying or flipping much

though am sure it will be possible on this setup

yes, and I am sure there will be a vp 4#3b flown a week after these are out!

bears watching, but not with bated breath


ps- drthdrk- you need to get an #8 so you can make us some cool canopies and fuses!

would be easy for someone of your skills, and lots of lifting power

and the stock canopy is useless- am predicting strong need for your work in the future
Jul 05, 2009, 02:21 PM
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best about this new heli is all the new parts that can be use for mods... like the vp tail, the shaft drive etc, etc... i dont care if the walkera BL or the 4-1 are bad - just put some decent stuff in and use the mechanics etc
Jul 05, 2009, 02:27 PM
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awesome! cant wait to get one

Originally Posted by microkites
yes, and I am sure there will be a vp 4#3b flown a week after these are out!
my 4#3B is alll ready for that tail!! but the tail rotor is a little bit to big imo.. (73mm)

someone else noticed the nice aluminium tail case? looks good
Jul 05, 2009, 03:36 PM
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Man...& I just got the 4G3 too. Oh well. I'm using it for learning; my first "real" heli will be an Align or Gaui, so I'll probly skip the 4G6 altogether...
Jul 05, 2009, 04:02 PM
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.. once you have a gaui sittin in front of you on the bench you wont dream about walkeras any more the B is good for the house and thats about as far as that story goes heheh ..
Jul 05, 2009, 05:07 PM
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Yep I agree. Thing is, unless you have really big rooms, you can't do much inside with a 4G3...that doesn't get boring after 10min, that is. It feels way too confined. You really need a big backyard or park where your 4G3 can spread its wings. But at that point you might as well go with a just 15cm larger rotorspan Trex250 or whatever.

So then why even consider these small walkeras? You can still do more in the same flying area since it is smaller, and they're cheaper to run (parts, etc). A bit frustrating though because I find the reliability, uniformity (e.g. every Walkera LiPo batt. I have is wildly different in performance) and overall quality questionable. But you can get an entire set including radio for just over US$300 tho; so I can't expect too much I guess.

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