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Old Jan 23, 2011, 11:05 AM
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Sunrise EP Pocket Pattern Plane


Just got a new 40" EPO foam Pocket Pattern Plane at work. Interesting-looks like a baby Integral. Sold one to a customer and he promised to weigh it out and give me a report. Box says it should weigh in @ 27oz but we're guessing in around 19-21oz with a Scorpion 2215-1127 powering it. He's going to fly it with 1320 3s pack first then try a 2200mah pack for windier days. Looks quite good for $65! Can you say Park Pattern Practice Plane 3 times fast? Of course the first thing to do is ditch the crappy folding prop arrangement and put on a real prop. Other than that is it's got nice ply reinforced servo holders and battery tray/motor mount.
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Old Jan 23, 2011, 05:49 PM
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Can you post some specs on the plane?
Old Jan 24, 2011, 01:11 PM
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Where can you buy this plane?
Old Jan 24, 2011, 04:38 PM
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you can purchase them here:

http://www.gravesrc.com/THE_WINGS_MA...bmgm040xmb.htm

Specs:

Wing Span : 39.5 in / 1000 mm
Wing Area : 292 sq in / 18.8 sq dm
Flying Weight : 27 oz / 760 g
Fuselage Length : 40.5 in / 1030 mm
Requires : 4-channel radio, Brushless Outrunner Motor 28/ 30 (KM0283010), 4 Micro Servos ( SV2031), Propeller Adaptor (HW2340100), 20A brushless ESC, 3 cells 11.1V 15C 1800 mAh Li-Po battery and charger.

I'm pretty sure you can build them a lot lighter, I've got a friend who got the first one and we're thinking in the 19-21oz range.
Old Jan 27, 2011, 10:02 PM
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I need a "new plane fix". this might work
3114's, cc25, 1350's, or wore out 1320's. what motor?
Old Jan 27, 2011, 11:01 PM
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Kyle just got the first one from the store and judging by the Handymans AUW, this plane should come in around 19-21oz instead of the 27oz advertised. So a Scoripion 2215-1127 or your MicroDan should work well. Wating on his call to see AUW and flight report. It looks like a great throw it in the truck park pattern foamie to me!
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I need a "new plane fix". this might work
3114's, cc25, 1350's, or wore out 1320's. what motor?
Old Jan 27, 2011, 11:04 PM
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Kyle just got the first one from the store and judging by the Handymans AUW, this plane should come in around 19-21oz instead of the 27oz advertised. So a Scoripion 2215-1127 or your MicroDan should work well. Wating on his call to see AUW and flight report. It looks like a great throw it in the truck park pattern foamie to me!
I need something that flys half straight in 10-15 winds. Vizion= 5 and less, 47shp= never
Old Jan 27, 2011, 11:34 PM
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Probably will fly better in stronger wind conditions with a 2200 in place of the 1320(light wind flying)
Old Jan 28, 2011, 12:23 AM
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Probably will fly better in stronger wind conditions with a 2200 in place of the 1320(light wind flying)
got plenty of 'dose
Old Jan 29, 2011, 02:17 AM
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under construction. so far so good
Old Jan 29, 2011, 09:41 AM
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Ha. I knew it was from TheWingsMaker. It had that look about it. Very intriguing! I've got a thing for little pattern planes. The Sunrise seems poised between the two GWS Formosas. Typically the small 'Mosa is 13-15 oz, and the larger one 30-35 oz or so.

I'd have to hope that the lower weight figure (20-21 oz AUW) is correct.
Old Jan 30, 2011, 06:45 PM
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I'd like to see a 54" sized one myself-possibly with a T-can?
Old Jan 30, 2011, 10:12 PM
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working on aileron geometry tonight. 3114's are centering well with good power at the control surface with a .55:1 ratio. I was hoping to get the throw close to the max recommended with high EP numbers/high ratio for best resolution and to deter any attempts at 3d nonsense but its not happening. still ending up with twice the recommended throw. probabley maiden next sunday.
whats a t-can?
Old Jan 31, 2011, 09:49 PM
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T-wing Canalizer or whatever QQ or CPLR calls them. Helps stablize the airflow over the canopy area and direct it over the tail feathers more smoothly and evenly.
Old Feb 01, 2011, 12:04 AM
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T-wing Canalizer or whatever QQ or CPLR calls them. Helps stablize the airflow over the canopy area and direct it over the tail feathers more smoothly and evenly.
thats what I thought (T-canard) I was thinking of putting one on just to look cool. we'll see how it flys first and wether its a keeper or not


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