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Jun 10, 2010, 03:43 PM
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The Sukhoi Su-26xp Has Arrived


Hey all! I got the Sukhoi SU-26xp today! Just arrived at the local hobby shop! Man is it nice! Has a lot of power over the original sukhoi and flies like a dream!

This plane is aimed at intermediate to advanced pilots because it is super responsive and beginner pilots will tend to over compensate. If you can fly 4ch planes, you should be ok though! Use expo or DR if you need it!

Here is my unboxing / review / maiden flight video!
Sukhoi SU-26xp Unboxing / Review / Maiden Flight! (11 min 41 sec)
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Jun 10, 2010, 03:49 PM
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well done earthling - thanks for the unbox and video - looks much more fun then p51
Jun 10, 2010, 04:55 PM
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looks like it still has the horrible sukhoi slow flight.
Jun 10, 2010, 08:25 PM
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Man I can't wait for mine to arrive. The speed of this little plane is fantastic. It'll be nice to travel w/ a small plane, right now I own nothing under 100" wingspans
Jun 10, 2010, 09:49 PM
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Great video. Thanks for the review.
Jun 10, 2010, 10:15 PM
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looks like it still has the horrible sukhoi slow flight.
actually it is WAY FASTER than the first sukhoi... way more powerful and way faster!

or if you mean it flys bad when it is going slow? Well I will test more, but the airframe is the same, so it would have similar slow speed flight characteristics. My sukhoi flew pretty well at slow speed though...
Jun 10, 2010, 10:39 PM
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yours goes into a stall and got draged by the prop like mine. impossible to control in my experience.
Jun 10, 2010, 10:54 PM
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yours goes into a stall and got draged by the prop like mine. impossible to control in my experience.
I had no problem controling the original sukhoi, I just always was wanting more speed and hovering ability for more 3D tricks. Wait for my next video which will be more zoomed in. This thing flies great and I haven't noticed any stall tendencies.
Jun 11, 2010, 10:16 AM
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anyone else got a hold of this amazing plane yet? I'd love to hear some experiences with it!
Jun 11, 2010, 10:51 AM
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I posted in the micro RTF forum, but you're right about this being an intermediate/advanced plane. Even on low rates, this is a very quick and responsive plane. I'll see how it does set up for 3D for the elevator in the next few weeks.
Jun 11, 2010, 12:57 PM
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I had no problem controling the original sukhoi, I just always was wanting more speed and hovering ability for more 3D tricks. Wait for my next video which will be more zoomed in. This thing flies great and I haven't noticed any stall tendencies.
It happened when you were flying in your front yard. It has great speed and vertical but it does not like slowflight. It will tip stall and rock side to side like yours did and theres only 2 ways to save it. Full power and climb vertical to level off, or cut the power and hope theres grass beneath it.
Jun 11, 2010, 01:26 PM
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It happened when you were flying in your front yard. It has great speed and vertical but it does not like slowflight. It will tip stall and rock side to side like yours did and theres only 2 ways to save it. Full power and climb vertical to level off, or cut the power and hope theres grass beneath it.
well I didn't use full throttle at all during my flights in the video; but yes, when you are going at turtle speed, any plane will start to stall, you have to know your planes flight characteristics. Only planes that will 'glide' at almost no power are high wing trainers and gliders... this is a 3D plane.
Jun 11, 2010, 11:06 PM
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Jun 11, 2010, 11:44 PM
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cool, more flights will come soon!
Jun 12, 2010, 02:08 AM
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After about the 100th flight on my old suke the airframe is toast! Maybe it's due to the fact that I can't see those fricken overhead power lines (ever!) I hit them even when I'm not near them . I love this plane, It harriers, hovers (not well) waterfalls loops, rolls and flies inverted for as long as you want. It's the best flying micro I have ever owned. It sets the standard for micro flight imo. I'll be trying the new one now and the video looks great btw. Thanks for the review. I'll be picking up my new suke soon.


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