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Jun 30, 2010, 09:05 PM
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E-Flite Rhapsody 25e


seems like theres a new release coming from E-Flite

Overview

E-flite's latest offering is a 25-sized sport bi-plane with excellent flight characteristics that can accept the 25 sized Eflite floats for easy conversion to float flying. Great sport looks coupled with the older nostalgia looks of biplanes from the 30s will maket his biplane stand out on the fight line.

Features

Strong and lightweight balsa and plywood construction
Multiple power options
Large magnetic battery hatch for easy access to electronics
Wing truss system for ease of assembly and disassembly
Designed to accept E-flite's 25 size fiberglass floats to give multiple flight options

cheers chuck

Link Updated

http://www.modelflight.com.au/produc...F-6281-10.html
Last edited by ChuckTseeker; Aug 26, 2010 at 03:47 AM.
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Jul 01, 2010, 08:07 AM
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Yeah, found it thru a fly buddy...but no pics yet on any of the sites that have it listed. And no one here State side has it listed yet, not even EFlite......
Jul 01, 2010, 09:30 AM
Triple boxed goodness!
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Looking forward to some pic's, I could do with a nice sporty bipe!
Jul 01, 2010, 10:49 AM
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My industrial spy, Boris Badenough, had camera problems but has sent me a drawing he made of the new Rhapsody. This drawing was made at great personal risk as he says he was attacked by a swarm of mCX2 helicopters as he was making his escape. I hope this will tide you over until E-flite releases information. Sorry about the lack of detail but Boris is artisticly challenged.
Jul 01, 2010, 11:23 AM
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My industrial spy, Boris Badenough, had camera problems but has sent me a drawing he made of the new Rhapsody. This drawing was made at great personal risk as he says he was attacked by a swarm of mCX2 helicopters as he was making his escape. I hope this will tide you over until E-flite releases information. Sorry about the lack of detail but Boris is artisticly challenged.

That's hilarious.
Jul 03, 2010, 08:49 PM
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Jul 04, 2010, 04:41 AM
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must of got the hard word from the big boys
Jul 07, 2010, 02:29 PM
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Boris isn't reporting in either ... maybe "Mr Big" boys has him.
Aug 26, 2010, 03:46 AM
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It's Back...


It's Back

cheers chuck

http://www.modelflight.com.au/produc...F-6281-10.html



Overview

The Rhapsody™ 25e combines modern styling with classic lines to give you a one-of-a-kind sport plane that’s a real standout. On the ramp, its striking UltraCote® trim scheme, along with the factory-painted fiberglass cowl and wheel pants, will turn more than a few heads. In the air, its crisp roll rates and smooth, predictable flight characteristics will let you enjoy a wide range of sport aerobatics without any surprises. Best of all, you can have the Rhapsody 25e flying in just an evening or two thanks to handy features like the bolt-on tail and included wing jigs that make assembly a breeze.
Features


Includes wing truss for easy assembly, transport and storage
Lightweight balsa and plywood construction
Painted fiberglass wheel pants
Large magnetic battery hatch
Painted fiberglass cowl
Plug-in wings

specs list for EFL4175
Wingspan 47.0 in (1190mm)
Overall Length 38.9 in (990mm)
Wing Area 530 sq in (34.0 sq dm)
Flying Weight 4.40 - 4.60 lb (1.90 - 2.10 kg)
Motor Size Power 25
Radio 4 + channels
Servos (4) mini servo s with 40 ounces of torque
Trim Scheme Colors Deep Blue, Gold, and White
Prop Size 12 x 8 E
Hardware Included Yes
Speed Control 40A ESC
Recommended Battery 3S 11.1V 3200Mah 30C li-po
Approx. Flying Duration 10 minutes
Experience Level Intermediate
Recommended Environment Outdoor
Assembly Time 5-7 Hours
Is Assembly Required Yes

http://www.modelflight.com.au/ProdIn...175-Manual.pdf
Aug 26, 2010, 09:38 AM
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I like the looks of it, cannot wait to see a video of it flying.
Aug 26, 2010, 11:08 AM
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I like the looks of it, cannot wait to see a video of it flying.
http://www.horizonhobby.com/ProdInfo...EFL4175_hi.wmv

Here you go.
Aug 26, 2010, 11:09 AM
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nice, thanks dave, I have been looking for a bipe to replace my gp ultimate for a sport plane, this could be it.
Aug 26, 2010, 11:32 AM
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purty!
Aug 26, 2010, 06:48 PM
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Great!

Great! another beautiful bipe. I guess I'll have to buy this one to go with my Stearman. Then I gues I should also buy the Ultimate to make my set complete

Sam
Aug 26, 2010, 07:57 PM
The sky is my playground.
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Interesting...


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