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May 18, 2010, 11:48 PM
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Thorjet Hawk Deluxe Kit


Hi Guys,
This fiberglass 1/7 scale kit of the B.A. Hawk sold by thorjet iv not seen any flying is there a problem with it. Only i was thinking of getting one, but i thourght it would be a good idea to get some feed back first. in case i was wrong about it not been a good flyer.
Any feed back would help
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May 19, 2010, 12:15 AM
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Do thorjet still sell their kits?
What are you planning to power it with? Glo DF or EDF?
What size fan in particular?
There are plenty of hawk options out there..
May 19, 2010, 12:22 AM
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well i was going to use Wren 54 jet Turbine and yes the kits are still for sale there price is 345 quid + P&P
May 19, 2010, 01:06 AM
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In that case I'd most likely stick with the Fox Composites hawk.. Its a proven flyer.
I've not heard of any of the thorjets stuff being converted to turbine, so I'm not sure how it would go..
May 23, 2010, 07:06 AM
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Hi AstroRob,
If you can get hold of them, a review of the Thorjet Hawk appeared in the
Oct/Nov2005 and Dec2005/Jan2006 RCJetInt. Power was a Wren54 Mk111
and the author seemed to be very happy with it.

Hope this helps
Jun 09, 2010, 07:55 AM
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Hi Astro, I have on my shelf an original JFM Hawk kit if you are interested, I bought it when I had a MW54, but since selling that motor it is surplus, just a bit too big for my 44.
Jun 09, 2010, 03:31 PM
still trying to get it right
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Hi all, Thojet is still going and regularly supplying folk with k its for turbines, the original conversion was done by the people at wren, I suppose if you contact them they will give you any information you need cheers
Jul 14, 2010, 05:15 AM
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Hello Astrorob, do you have the email of thorjet?

Thanks
Lele
Jul 27, 2010, 06:28 AM
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Hi,

this may be what you want: http://www.colchestera1models.co.uk/...d&productId=17

Its roughly the same size, Built for turbine power, flys nicely and is fairly cheap.

there is a build thread of it here: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=614461


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