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Jul 02, 2011, 01:58 AM
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Oh I'm gonna wait alright! After just flying my FMS Stuka again this evening, I have lofty expectations!
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Jul 02, 2011, 09:13 AM
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Is anyone from FMS still monitoring this thread? How's it coming along? Any updates....photos....release date.........This is a much anticipated model for me, can hardly wait........
Jul 03, 2011, 07:32 PM
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The V2 JPower might have better electronics, but the same pathetic paintjob and decals... I just saw it, it ain't really a lot better than my V1...
If you can wait, just wait!!!
Wait for the FMS one, I have a v2 on maiden it went in tonight. Not 100% sure but I have been flying multi engine aircraft for years and this one has me stumped. Could be all the flexing that goes on with this airframe. Its built very cheap.
Jul 03, 2011, 09:06 PM
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I had great luck with the J-Power V2 - It was an awesome flier, very efficient motors, great e-retracts, and a smooth flight character. It does need a higher AoA in order to reduce prop strikes, and the gear doors are trash, but the biggest killer (And what eventually destroyed mine) was the lack of a BEC. If you wire one in on the V2 I think you're in for a bargain.

That said, I'm turning to this FMS version for my next P-38. I don't think there is much wrong with the J-Power V2, but FMS has really won me over with their recent releases and I'd like to give them the benefit of the doubt that their Lightning will be top-notch. I'm definitely staying tuned for updates as they become available - Are we thinking August release?
Jul 04, 2011, 12:55 AM
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Yep, I think August is probable...
Jul 04, 2011, 03:05 AM
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I think September is most likely, IMO..
Jul 04, 2011, 03:11 AM
Wilde Sau
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Also well possible
Jul 04, 2011, 04:05 AM
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I don't care if it's August, September or December...As long as the scale fidelity is correct, I will gladly wait.

I fly the FMS Stuka on a regular basis and I have got to tell you...I have rarely seen a foamy look so amazing in the sky. There is no doubt that the makers of that plane knew what they were doing.

If they pay the same attention to the P-38 as they did to the JU-87 Stuka...I will buy more than one for sure.
Jul 05, 2011, 07:04 PM
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I think sometime between now and then.

Don't you have a Hyperion Stuka too Aros? I flew mine yesterday, it does have that look to it.
Jul 05, 2011, 08:08 PM
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I sold my Hyperion to make room for my FMS.
Jul 07, 2011, 06:26 PM
Have you seen my nut?
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I will never sell my Hyperion. I like it way to much. When it comes to balsa/ply vs foam, I will stick with balsa. We have alot of wind here and the heavier plane wins.

Don't get me wrong, I have alot of foam planes too so I am not knocking them.
Jul 07, 2011, 07:54 PM
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Yep, I think August is probable...
What year?
Jul 07, 2011, 09:57 PM
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Can't wait for the FMS P-38. I have high expectations after just receiving my FMS Stuka this afternoon.
Jul 07, 2011, 10:01 PM
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Waiting patiently......sort of.......
Jul 09, 2011, 06:19 PM
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