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Jun 08, 2011, 01:18 PM
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which kv was your motor 1200?
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Jun 08, 2011, 01:34 PM
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Read about the death spiral.Not sure I want it now.So disappointing.Anyone recommend something else?I have the axn,which is very stable but useless in aerobatics
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Jun 08, 2011, 05:04 PM
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Regarding the "Death Spiral". I've been doing some testing and can create it on command. The planes seems to float forever at about 10-12 MPH (very rough guess). It seems to stall at about 7-8 MPH. But, if you give it ANY UP ELEVATOR at 10-12 MPH the nose will drop immediately and it will crash if within 10' of the ground. IE. Just when you flare for landing it doesn't go up at all, just drops like a stone.
I like the size and power of the plane. Still looking for something this like this, but more predictable. Any suggestions?
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Jun 08, 2011, 05:26 PM
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Thanks for the info.Anyone have any suggestions please?
Jun 08, 2011, 09:02 PM
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With those of you experiencing this Spiraling Death Syndrome, what size batteries are you using and are you on or behind the recommended CG? I am running a 3s 800mah battery as far forward as possible and have never experienced anything as described. Mine runs a little nose heavy, so maybe that is why I have never experienced this issue.

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Jun 08, 2011, 09:04 PM
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i use a 460mah nano 3S i only experience tip stall when i use rudder
Jun 10, 2011, 01:45 PM
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How many flights did you guys have?Should i go for it?
Jun 10, 2011, 03:12 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by freshbreeze
How many flights did you guys have?Should i go for it?
I have only 10-12 flights on mine. It is a nice little plane and I am glad I got it. It certainly isn't the worst plane I ever got. And for the price, it isn't a huge risk if it doesn't work out for you.

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Jun 10, 2011, 03:29 PM
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I've got about 10 flights on mine. As long as you remember to NOT flare on landing and just let the plane land itself, you might be OK. The problem is that at approx. 10MPH, the plane seems to float forever.
By the way, mine weighs 11.1 oz. with an 850 3 cell LiPo.
Mike
Jun 11, 2011, 04:44 PM
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I just set mine up with flaps, but have yet to fly it. Any one here test fly this bird with flaps yet?
Jun 14, 2011, 10:54 PM
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I flew my Kinetic tonight and it is a great plane to wind down with at the end of the day. There was about a 5mph breeze to keep it gliding nicely. It is also so quiet and fun to fly in a small area. A very nimble plane when you want it to be.

I did try to stall it up high and it would tip stall. I had to slow it way down in order for it to do it. But, I noticed that mine being a little nose heavy helped to pull out of it quickly.

KMan
Jun 18, 2011, 09:30 PM
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The Kinetic is a great, fun plane to fly, but it definitely tips stalls.. I'll post a video on this later, but in the mean time check out what happens when a wing breaks:

http://www.ilovefpv.com/2011/06/hobb...-wing-failure/
Jun 18, 2011, 10:50 PM
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The Kinetic is a great, fun plane to fly, but it definitely tips stalls.. I'll post a video on this later, but in the mean time check out what happens when a wing breaks:

http://www.ilovefpv.com/2011/06/hobb...-wing-failure/
That was wild ride down

KMan
Jun 18, 2011, 11:01 PM
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Yes it was !! ;-)
Jun 18, 2011, 11:03 PM
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All I could think of was to kill the power and see what I ended up with...

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