Aug 01, 2011, 06:53 AM
Commercial UAV Pilot
Congrats on the maiden Bajora, spinners have landed by all accounts and will be distributed shortly. I said she was nice to fly!
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Aug 01, 2011, 07:04 AM
Captain Coolite
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Originally Posted by phoenix racing View Post
Congrats on the maiden Bajora, spinners have landed by all accounts and will be distributed shortly. I said she was nice to fly!
Great news Scott....thanks...hey, do us a favour and chuck ém on a spindle, just to make sure.

Rob
Aug 01, 2011, 07:23 AM
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Thanks again Aussie tooth picks as locking pins love that idea
Great news on the spinners Scott things are happening.
Aug 01, 2011, 07:29 AM
Commercial UAV Pilot
Oh yeah and spare prop blades also came in today and are already available you will be pleased to hear.
Aug 01, 2011, 07:44 AM
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Congrats Bajora!! She looks beautiful in the air.
Aug 01, 2011, 07:52 AM
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Oh yeah and spare prop blades also came in today and are already available you will be pleased to hear.
Just picked some up thanks Scott--feel free to throw the spinner in with them
Aug 01, 2011, 08:20 AM
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I am nowhere near the warehouse mate, sorry!
Aug 01, 2011, 09:18 AM
AA6JB
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SO many comments...tnx guys!

Again though, one flight, the maiden at that, so I literally only had it in the air for about 3 or 4 minutes. As far as speed and whether it flies scale or not...well, I like my war birds scale. This one is big and at 1/2 to 3/4 throttle it looks fantastic IMO. I did not really open her up to full throttle bur I do not think she is going to be "fast" per se? Which is perfectly OK with me.

On the elevator servo stripping, I did set up the travels and had dialed the throws back because as some of you mentioned, the foam hinges were restricting movement. I thought about replacing the hinges with pins or dubros but I like to give the designer the benefit of the doubt and at least try it as he designed it first. After a few flights, I am willing to modify as necessary.
Aug 01, 2011, 01:38 PM
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Congrats Bajora, Glad you caught that servo problem before the next flight.
What do you think caused it? Are the hinges that stiff? Oh yea what size servo is used on the elevator?
One more question, How did you get that bird in the states?
Thanks, TW
Aug 02, 2011, 12:03 AM
AA6JB
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A fellow with initials that are very similar to the name of the manufacturer sent it to me
Aug 02, 2011, 12:06 AM
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Lucky You!
What's next metal gear servo or new hinges? TW
Aug 02, 2011, 03:06 AM
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P-40, 200 cm wingspan!!!


Gosh guys! have you already seen this P-40. Foamies are getting bigger and bigger

Sliding conopy window also!

http://www.lxhm.us/en/products_show....&id=198&flag=0

Description:

Length:1711mm

Wingspan:2000mm

Wing area:67.25d㎡

Propeller diameter:18in

Flying weight:4500g

Thrust:≥5600g


The kits include:

Radio:12CH RC

Brushless ESC:50A

Servos:7×9g, so small!!!
Screw servo:3pcs

Brushless motor:Φ50×60mm 287KV

Battery : 22.2V 6S 25C 4000mAh
Aug 02, 2011, 03:32 AM
Captain Coolite
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Originally Posted by panamarenko View Post
Gosh guys! have you already seen this P-40. Foamies are getting bigger and bigger

Sliding conopy window also!

http://www.lxhm.us/en/products_show....&id=198&flag=0

Description:

Length:1711mm

Wingspan:2000mm

Wing area:67.25d㎡

Propeller diameter:18in

Flying weight:4500g

Thrust:≥5600g


The kits include:

Radio:12CH RC

Brushless ESC:50A

Servos:7×9g, so small!!!
Screw servo:3pcs

Brushless motor:Φ50×60mm 287KV

Battery : 22.2V 6S 25C 4000mAh
Looks fantastic, then I saw Banana Hobby....pass.
Aug 02, 2011, 03:56 AM
Tally Ho!
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Its as if the foamie industry is having a contest who can make the biggest foamie....

And how to make the pilots even smaller :



KM
Aug 02, 2011, 04:14 AM
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it's true, they always look ugly and out of scale.


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