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Dec 08, 2010, 12:16 AM
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Gravity Hobbies micro motor glider DX220

I just ordered this little beauty! looks pretty interesting @ $39.99


•Plane Type: 2ch glider
•Using Enviroment: outdoor
•Fuselage Material: EPS
• Flying Time: ≥5minutes
•Charging Time: about 30 minutes
•Charging Mode: charging in controller
•RC Distance: ≥100m
•Frequency: 2.4G
•Age: 14+
•Battery: 3.7V 145 mA Li-Po
•Controller Battery: 1.5V AA*6 pcs

•Flying Weight: ≤26 g
•Wingspan: 600mm
•Wing Load: 7.5g/dm2
• Fuselage Length: 250mm
•Flying Speed: 6m/s
Parts include

Plane/Controller/Lipo/Displays/Hardware packs(1 spare propeller and 2 spare nose)
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Dec 08, 2010, 02:05 AM
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Looks perfect for a parkzone swap! Right price too!
Dec 08, 2010, 09:17 AM
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Originally Posted by RicoSuave17
I just ordered this little beauty! looks pretty interesting @ $39.99
Very nice!
where have you ordered it? I can't access their web site...
Dec 08, 2010, 09:38 AM
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gravity hobby is only for united states.
Dec 08, 2010, 11:04 AM
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Im going to fly it stock first to see how it performs bare bones but a conversion to 3 or 4 channels is going to happen
Dec 08, 2010, 11:51 AM
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just picked up mine also... same plan stock for 1st flight then ar6400 going into it and maybe lights for night gliding. 25" wingspan and 10" long so should be close to being perfect with some weight savings. Good thing is it runs on 145mah lipo nice.

Wonder what the motor draws may not want to use stock setup with brick we'll see. I love Gravity Hobby - you can not beat their prices for cheap rtf and simple 3ch flying, I hope this one is a hit like my J3 Cub from GH was.

Flying weight 26grams Wow this is the smallest glider available!
Last edited by elvill; Dec 08, 2010 at 12:08 PM.
Dec 08, 2010, 01:12 PM
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Last edited by indoor_fr; Dec 11, 2010 at 04:42 AM.
Dec 09, 2010, 12:20 AM
"Add Lightness"..Colin Chapman
This looks really cool!

Will be following this thread.

Please post some pics!
Dec 09, 2010, 12:40 AM
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2 spare noses. At 26g the original would have to be made of paper to damage it, surely

Very nice looker, different. If someone made it 3 channel with a 4 channel brick, the extra channel could raise and lower a fling out propped motor.

What kind of realistic range is on that 2 channel 2.4GHz setup ? my experiences of the frequency haven't been too good with sunlight, believe it or not.
I'd gladly pay postage for any, rather than see them get binned !
Dec 09, 2010, 09:59 AM
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Slider, you got dibs on my stock gear once I've done the brick mod - wouldn't it be something if this micro glider flies decent + looks and it'll be a hit! along the same lines as fox multiplex but for bricks instead of traditional rc setup. Be neat to try some ultra micro sloping but not sure wingerons could be done with brick. Either way cant wait to pickup as spare parts fuse wings tail without tx/rx/stock gear.
Dec 09, 2010, 01:38 PM
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Cheers With winter upon us, this one ought to see some cool fettling for the warmer weather next year.
Could make for some very different online, say, flight duration, or longest glide without power, or even a type of glide limbo run under a lowering height pole and powering out to climb again. Current record being beaten with new video entries.
I hope someone does one completely 'wrong', with bomb doors and combat markings lol
The video i'd most like to view, would be evening flying with LED light system, over an all day warmed up sea, thermalling around.
Dec 10, 2010, 07:45 PM
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guess what cats, Now you can purchase everything but electronics for $20.96 from GH Shipped!
Last edited by elvill; Dec 11, 2010 at 11:28 AM.
Dec 10, 2010, 09:07 PM
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very interesting indeed, does the radio have a servo or use an actuator? what size motor and what the weight of the Rx is all what i'd like to know
Dec 11, 2010, 08:49 AM
Well any one fly this yet ?
Dec 11, 2010, 10:29 AM
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You know, this is EXACTLY why I don't like signing onto RC groups. I'll stumble across a thread like this, and have to buy something. I hate you guys.

Eagerly awaiting a flight report

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