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Feb 12, 2010, 05:09 AM
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Giant P-40 EPO 1400 mm


http://www.ready2fly.ch/shop/USER_AR...ID=419#Ziel419

I believe another FMS product. If it's just as nice as my FMS P-51, I'll be getting this one too!

* Span: 1400mm
* Lenght: 1198mm
* Weight: 1750g
* Engine: Brushless Motor
* 50A Brushless ESC
* Mechanical(?) retracts (incl doors and rotating(!) main gear)
* steerable tail wheel (not retractable)
* 7 Servos
* Battery: 14.8V 4S 2200mAh 20C Li-Po

No flaps, but by the looks of the pictures, the flaps are already pre slotted and there are cut outs in the wings for the servo's.
Last edited by Lenop; Feb 12, 2010 at 05:47 AM.
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Feb 12, 2010, 09:54 AM
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Wow. Looks nice and with rotating retracts. The FMS P-51 has fixed LG right?

Regards,
Alan
Feb 12, 2010, 10:41 AM
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aww hell.............at this rate I'm going to be in the poor house.




......too many new and cool models, too little money.
Feb 12, 2010, 10:44 AM
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Originally Posted by GiusedtoBe
Wow. Looks nice and with rotating retracts. The FMS P-51 has fixed LG right?

Regards,
Alan
Alan...The FMS P-51 version Hobby Lobby was going to issue had fixed LG, It seems all the disributors are selling them with retracts.
Feb 12, 2010, 10:48 AM
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Wow. Looks nice and with rotating retracts. The FMS P-51 has fixed LG right?

Regards,
Alan
Nop, the version of the Mustang I have, v3, has retractable LG. I think the v3 version is only sold in Europe and Asia.
Feb 12, 2010, 10:53 AM
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Now this might be a plane I can get my Son hooked on as he like the P40s! I am trying to get him involved in RC along with ol Dad!

Dave

It would also look good along side the P-51 !
Feb 12, 2010, 12:39 PM
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Looks great. I just hope we aren't forced to buy it thru banana hobbies like the retract version of the p-51. Otherwise it will just be another plane I want but won't buy because of BH.
Feb 12, 2010, 01:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Lenop
Nice.... but....

Wheels face the wrong way....
Spinner too small
Dihedral too low.

Mustang was a better effort IMHO (and I have one!)

Tom
Feb 12, 2010, 01:34 PM
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Awwww c'mon Tom it's still pretty sexy, tell me you wouldn't like this and the big durafly Spity alongside ya Mustang

My hangars already looking choccas, but if I move the pitts over and lift the p-51.....
Feb 12, 2010, 02:25 PM
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Time to start selling off some stash....
Feb 12, 2010, 02:50 PM
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Time to start selling off some stash....
What you got more???

BTW the other one will be given within a week so I should be able to give you a report.

Funny I was thinking the same thing about what I needed to sell to afford the new B-25 from HL and the Stuka from hyperion!

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Alan
Feb 12, 2010, 02:55 PM
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Is it available? I don't see it on the FMS page: http://fmsmodel.com/EN/Products.asp?SortID=41
Feb 12, 2010, 03:02 PM
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Looks great. I just hope we aren't forced to buy it thru banana hobbies like the retract version of the p-51. Otherwise it will just be another plane I want but won't buy because of BH.
Why Banana? you can get it from http://aerialhobby.com/ and maybe even NitroPlanes now.
Feb 12, 2010, 03:14 PM
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Although I prefer balsa, one very great advantage with foam is that you can store them in a hot/cold/freezing attic without risking warped fuse/wings and sagging covering.

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Feb 12, 2010, 03:22 PM
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Why Banana? you can get it from http://aerialhobby.com/ and maybe even NitroPlanes now.
Not locating the P-40 at aerialhobby.com.

What am I missing?

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