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Apr 10, 2010, 07:43 AM
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Flyzone Albatros DV

I swiped this image from Fast Al's Toledo coverage. I have been dying to talk about this plane. I have posted pix of a number that I have built and soon anyone can have one! It weighs 28.7 grams with battery and is a ball to fly. Slightly slower than the Playmate with a touch better handling. Video at Model Airplane News. Ignore there quoted weight.


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Apr 10, 2010, 08:44 AM
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Where i can order 1 kit?I live in Italy.Thanks Ivan
Can you produce also a nieuport11?
Apr 10, 2010, 08:54 PM
in persuit of low wing loading
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Very nice looking. I think you should be proud of your creation. Nice to see it make it into a production version.

Apr 11, 2010, 07:37 AM
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Just saw this one fly at Toledo. Great plane, have a dozen on order. Shame on you Dave for keeping this a secret from us.

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Apr 11, 2010, 10:50 AM
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whats the wingspan on this plane?
Apr 11, 2010, 12:28 PM
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never mind, I saw a video of this plane on youtube and they said it was 14 inches
Apr 11, 2010, 01:26 PM
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Is this aircraft available for order?

Apr 11, 2010, 02:11 PM
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14.5" wingspan. Weight is under 29 grams with battery.
Apr 11, 2010, 02:22 PM
Originally Posted by D Johnson
14.5" wingspan. Weight is under 29 grams with battery.
Great job on your AlbD5! I assume it'll be an ARF kit, right? Any price set yet?

I'm sending you a PM soon (re other stuff.)

Apr 11, 2010, 03:51 PM
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Looks like it is up on the Flyzone website but I do not think it is for sale yet. Guy on the youtube video said $79.99 street price. D Johnson, you should post this in the MICRO RTF section as well. I'm sure those guys would be all over it!
Last edited by drewwrx; Apr 11, 2010 at 04:04 PM.
Apr 11, 2010, 07:23 PM
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Cool! I want one!
Any projected availability dates?
Apr 11, 2010, 08:26 PM
Flash, AAAAAAAAAAAHhhhhhhhhh
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wow its adorable! i want one can't wait to get one.
Apr 11, 2010, 09:44 PM
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It will be early June. Save your pennies:-)
Apr 11, 2010, 09:45 PM
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I saw it fly at ETOC, It is a winner in my book. It is a must have for indoor season. What a neat looker, I don't like WWI planes all that much, but, this or there is always a but, I love it. I am really impressed with it. I got to have one.

Dave, this is a winner.
Orrin Eldred
Apr 11, 2010, 09:49 PM
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opps double post.
Last edited by Conehead; Apr 11, 2010 at 09:50 PM. Reason: doube post, so I deleted what I said.

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