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Old Nov 15, 2010, 06:20 AM
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the Not FMS Mosquito


Some body on a UK forum found some more Pictures of the new Mosquito
I'm loving the look should be due in the begining of next year!

http://www.nitrotek.co.uk/large-scal...aeroplane.html





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Old Nov 15, 2010, 06:45 AM
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Gorgeous !

So this one is also made by HC-HOBBY who already did the B25 (also sold under the ERc and Robbe brand).

The props look very similar to those of the B25, but this time they located the ESC out of nacelle into the wings.

Just hope they will make this bird a little faster than the B25 in stock config.

http://www.hc-hobby.com/html/html_2010-11-12259.html
Old Nov 15, 2010, 07:26 AM
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That does look quite nice indeed. Good find.
Old Nov 15, 2010, 09:07 AM
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Wow! That is a beauty!
Old Nov 15, 2010, 01:54 PM
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Geez, looks like it's time to sell some planes and make room in the hanger again! That is AWESOME!!!
Old Nov 15, 2010, 02:26 PM
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Nice!!
Old Nov 15, 2010, 05:38 PM
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If these are the eRC guys, does this mean Hobby Lobby will be carrying this bird? That would be super.

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Old Nov 15, 2010, 09:54 PM
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Noice !

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Old Nov 16, 2010, 04:01 AM
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i could hold off on the b-25, but this mosquito looks amazing. I think im going to have to pick this one up asap.
Old Nov 16, 2010, 07:55 AM
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Unfortunately (and I hate to be a detractor), it's not very scale. While if you squint it looks like a Mossie, you take a better look & notice the short, stumpy fuselage, the too large canopy & vertical fin, the air intakes under the spinners (only present in the later 2 stage merlins) utilised on late model recon & bomber versions and one type of night fighter.
On the other hand, it's not bad for a fun scale model & it seems to fly well.
Old Nov 16, 2010, 08:26 AM
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Unfortunately (and I hate to be a detractor), it's not very scale. While if you squint it looks like a Mossie, you take a better look & notice the short, stumpy fuselage, the too large canopy & vertical fin, the air intakes under the spinners (only present in the later 2 stage merlins) utilised on late model recon & bomber versions and one type of night fighter.
On the other hand, it's not bad for a fun scale model & it seems to fly well.
Totally agree !! I had to do a lot of mods on the Blackhorse Mosquito to make it closer to scale, this one looks even worse..In my defense I am a Mosquito fanatic and a scale nut. This one will probably sell well, just a shame the manufactureres didn't go the extra mile and get it right......


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Old Nov 18, 2010, 09:01 PM
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Does anyone know anything more about this bird... er Mosquito?

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Old Nov 20, 2010, 11:17 PM
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Does this one look a little better?


My own design, the orig of which was in Flying Models a few yrs ago. This one has all the bells and whistles. Self designed retracts and my own molds for the nacelles. Flies like it's on rails. Doesn't come in a box, however

Model type: Electric WWII nightfighter
Designed by: Robert J. Caso
Wingspan: 36.5 (927 mm)
Wing Area: 1.76 sq. ft. (0.16 sq. m)
All up weight: 2lb 7oz (1.1 kg)
Wing loading: 22.1 oz/sq ft (6.9kg/sq m)
C of G: 2.6 (66 mm) from LE at mounting point
Motors: (2) HiMax 2812-1080 outrunner brushless
Propellers/spinners: (2) 8x6 / (2) 38mm alum HiMax
Battery: (2) 3s 1350 Mah LiPo batteries
ESC: (2) 18 amp
Radio: 6 channel
Control functions: Aileron, elevator, rudder, throttle, flap, retracts
Old Nov 20, 2010, 11:34 PM
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Couple more Mossie pics


Some close ups for you detail guys.....
Old Nov 21, 2010, 07:49 AM
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That one is very sweet, Casor. Are those retract legs really wooden? Obviously they have held up pretty well. You have a build thread any where?

I have the semi-kit for the 43" Physics of Flight Mossie. With the experience I gained building the Balsacraft Blenheim, I may decide to tackle it soon, but British dual strut retracts are always an issue.

Regards,
Jeff


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