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Oct 09, 2011, 11:45 AM
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Hi Artisan

None of us have sloped it yet but I see no reason why it would not cope I have flown mine in 10-20mph winds and it was fine.

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Oct 12, 2011, 06:24 PM
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Check this out!!!


Amazing video of two Sky Climbers flying in formation in a large hall.

Robbe Nine Eagles Sky Climber in Action (4 min 32 sec)
Oct 12, 2011, 06:42 PM
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Amazing video of two Sky Climbers flying in formation in a large hall.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1tkXwcQ6QiA&NR=1
That it way cool . . .
Oct 14, 2011, 02:50 PM
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sky climber


Has anyone found the need to do any mods at all, ( MOTOR, E.S.C. )
Oct 14, 2011, 04:34 PM
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Has anyone found the need to do any mods at all, ( MOTOR, E.S.C. )
Come on Bill , You've just got it .

Sean
Oct 16, 2011, 10:48 AM
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sky climber


Well. You have to ask Sean, we dont want the prop and spinner flying off.
Oct 16, 2011, 10:57 AM
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Well. You have to ask Sean, we dont want the prop and spinner flying off.
I haven't read anything in the tyread about motor or prop coming off...
Oct 16, 2011, 11:03 AM
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Yep, it all looks good Sean, when are you buying yours? .
Oct 16, 2011, 11:09 AM
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Yep, it all looks good Sean, when are you buying yours? .
Soon as I have some spare money....
Oct 16, 2011, 01:22 PM
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Gryke


Flown mine 8 times, first aeliron glider , also have radiun mk 1 ,this is a little faster and has performed very well, the step up was a little scary at first but now prefer the climber to the radiun, I think you have more control. The radiun was my first glider and at the time it really helped me to experience rc flying, would say i think both are fabulous models for newbies like myself
Oct 17, 2011, 12:04 PM
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Anyplace to purchase one in the States?
Oct 23, 2011, 09:59 AM
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sky climber


The only concern I have with the sky climber, is the way the servo wires double back when fitting the wings in place. As you know, the servo wires are held in place with two wire clips and I wonder just how much stress is being placed on the servo wires when being bent double every time one mounts the wings. Can we expect the servo wire to break at some point ? .
Oct 28, 2011, 07:18 PM
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Nine Eagles Sky Climber glider


Hi Everyone,

I've just joined the site as a fairly new beginner in r/c glider flying.Thanks for all the advice and info on your postings which helped me make up my mind about which model to buy. The Sky Climber was bought two days ago from A1 Models in Colchester and on first impressions the build quality and smooth finish of the Sky Climber foam body seems much better than that of the original Radian glider I bought (and crashed) last Spring. I'm looking forward to my first test flight over the weekend though I'm having trouble trying to sort out a 'twitching' servo on one of the ailerons. Once I've read the DX6i manual I'll hopefully sort that bug out quite quickly.
Happy flying !

Alan Wright
Suffolk/Essex border UK
Oct 28, 2011, 08:14 PM
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Hi Alan I hope you have a good maiden and you enjoy the sky climber as much as I did.

ATB Malc
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Oct 29, 2011, 06:42 AM
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Delayed maiden flight


Hi Malc,
Many thanks for the welcome. By the time I arrived at the local flying field this morning there was a strong wind blowing, so I chickened out! Also, I need to find out why the left wing servo keeps going crazy and gets a mind of its own despite my control input!!
Really enjoyed your video footage by the way!


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