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Aug 24, 2009, 12:53 PM
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Which 50cc? Aeroworks 300ARF QB or Horizon Carden Yak


I want to get into IMAC basic next year and was looking over a few models. I've narrowed it down to two 50cc models - the Horizon Carden Yak54 or the Aeroworks 300ARF.
I must admit that I really like the looks and color scheme of the Aeroworks. They also seem to have quite the following in other threads I've read. I haven't seen as much on this Carden model, and wasn't sure how it would be since it's not actually made by Carden, just designed.

Any suggestions would be great. Thanks.
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Aug 24, 2009, 02:03 PM
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Any suggestions would be great. Thanks.
Here is my suggestion. They are fantastic airplanes and include all the upgrades, such as carbon fiber wing and stab tubes, and carbon fiber landing gear. Good luck with whatever you decide.

http://www.3dhobbyshop.com/detail.aspx?ID=2280

http://www.3dhobbyshop.com/detail.aspx?ID=2281

A club member at my field sold his Horizon Carden Yak and got one of the above when he saw mine flying on electric power.
Aug 24, 2009, 03:09 PM
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Also consider the 3DHS 89" Slick, and EF 88" Extra 300. I've flown the Slick and it's amazing.
Aug 24, 2009, 03:22 PM
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More info on the Yak on FlyingGiants:

http://www.flyinggiants.com/forums/f...ak-arf-h9.html

Q
Aug 24, 2009, 05:30 PM
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Just curious. Will 3dhs be offering a smaller Yak?
Aug 24, 2009, 05:57 PM
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Smaller than what? The only Yak currently in our lineup is a 55".
Aug 24, 2009, 06:14 PM
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Perhaps smaller than the 55". Ideally ~42" span.
Aug 24, 2009, 06:18 PM
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I do not see the 55" Yak on your site. Am I losing my mind?
Aug 24, 2009, 06:29 PM
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what does this have to do with 50CC planes?
Aug 24, 2009, 09:02 PM
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Perhaps smaller than the 55". Ideally ~42" span.
Not likely in my mind. I don't make those decisions, but the Yak is overdone and not really ideal from a performance mindset. Just my opinion, but there are a lot of better airframes out there than the "Yak" 54.

Agree with Ben - what does this have to do with 50cc airframes. I can almost guarantee that there won't be a 50cc Yak airframe in the foreseeable future for 3DH. No conceivable reason to do so.

Scott
Aug 25, 2009, 07:20 AM
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the Yak is overdone
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Aug 25, 2009, 07:58 AM
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Originally Posted by airborne
I want to get into IMAC basic next year and was looking over a few models. I've narrowed it down to two 50cc models - the Horizon Carden Yak54 or the Aeroworks 300ARF.
I must admit that I really like the looks and color scheme of the Aeroworks. They also seem to have quite the following in other threads I've read. I haven't seen as much on this Carden model, and wasn't sure how it would be since it's not actually made by Carden, just designed.

Any suggestions would be great. Thanks.
To answer your question, I have the AW Extra 300 and it is a fantastic airplane for IMAC - I don't think that you would be disappointed with it.

Ryan
Aug 25, 2009, 12:12 PM
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aeroworks will not dissapoint.check out wildhare, extremeflight, and pilot rc. any plane from either of those companies is top notch


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