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Old Aug 11, 2011, 05:10 PM
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if you read back ,,, I think the angle is done like that for a couple of different reasons to aid ground handling. and to ensure the wheels tuck into the thicker(stronger) part of the wing ..
5 years ago if you said ,,"yeah you'll have reliable servoless retracts in a parkflyer,,i would've said ,,'you're nuts !' these are good times ,gents.
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Old Aug 11, 2011, 05:16 PM
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mmmmmmmm i still can,t find a good 4 blade prop for this plane , the only one that looks good is a 4 blade apc prop
anyone else have a idea ???
Old Aug 11, 2011, 05:19 PM
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i still can,t find a good 4 blade prop for this plane , the only one that looks good is a 4 blade apc prop
anyone else have a idea ???
lol ! that sounds like ya found a good one, patrick


don't know if this will help...

http://www.e-flightline.com/varioprop.htm


different shape and size blades ,,,

best o' luck ~
Old Aug 11, 2011, 05:34 PM
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thx for that , tried to find that website but couldn,t find it
i have sent them a email if they think one of them would fit the parkzone spitfire
Old Aug 11, 2011, 05:36 PM
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i don,t like the shape of that prop for the spitfire , it looks great on my p47 to
Old Aug 11, 2011, 05:38 PM
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vario will fit pretty much anything,,, just get the right hub for the motor shaft and blades... .. the hobby lobby 4 blade looks like a hamilton std ...don't think the Spitfire turned one of those,,, I dunno..

take care gents ,
Old Aug 11, 2011, 05:47 PM
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Classic tune with some nice Battle of Britain footage

Eric Burdon and The Animals - When I Was Young (1967) HD & HQ (3 min 10 sec)


Old Aug 11, 2011, 07:15 PM
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Hmmmmm due LATE September, what do they know we don't?

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Old Aug 11, 2011, 08:37 PM
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Many years ago I swore never to get another PKZ plane. Oh how times have changed. Put me down for one also.
Old Aug 11, 2011, 09:29 PM
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Right now we expect to ship right at the end of this month in the US to dealers and remaining backorders about a week later.
Old Aug 11, 2011, 10:29 PM
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it's all good dave. i am thinking it is worth the wait.
Old Aug 11, 2011, 10:52 PM
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I can't afford mine until the first of Sept anyway. My Birthday present to me
Old Aug 11, 2011, 10:57 PM
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Right now we expect to ship right at the end of this month in the US to dealers and remaining backorders about a week later.
So a slim chance of it getting to us Brits to fly on the 15th Sept then Dave?
Old Aug 11, 2011, 11:00 PM
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I'm looking at getting the spitfire as my first large rc plane. I have almost a years experience with UMs and a UMX (T-28, Beast, Mosquito). Never crashed a plane beyond minor repairs (worst accident was crashing into a chain link fence I didnt see). Do you think the spitfire will be a good bet for a first warbird?
Well if you've cracked the fun sized stuff, 40+ inchers should be a sinch. Just remember that thing might move or react a little slower with the big stuff


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