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Oct 04, 2011, 12:01 AM
Hilson87
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New Product

Aeroworks Freestyle Extra 260 QB-L


My new future plane!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

A patternesque 260 absolute beauty!!!!!!

INBOARD AND OUTBOARD SFG'S!!!! OMG!!! Finally someone has seen the light!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


http://www.flyinggiants.com/forums/s...ad.php?t=67956



Specs:

Wing Span: 52”

Wing Area: 560

Fuse Length (Rudder to Spinner) 47”

Weight w/o Battery 53.5 Ounces



Key Features:


Light Weight Design

Carbon Wing Tube, Main Gear and Control Horns

Drop In installation for Hacker A30-12XL or Torque 2814T/820

Pre-mounted canopy with quick release latch

Pre-mounted cowling

Airfoiled tail surfaces

Inboard and Outboard SFG’s

QB Quality and Fast Build Time
Last edited by Hilson87; Oct 04, 2011 at 02:53 PM.
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Oct 04, 2011, 12:14 AM
Aerodynamically challenged
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Here we go!!! Been waiting for a good 260-this looks like it
Oct 04, 2011, 02:35 AM
Flippin Multirotors
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That plane is very tempting.. I could gut some stuff. Must hold off until i get caught up around here .
Oct 04, 2011, 08:25 AM
Fly Low or you'll never know!
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Gonna see if Rocco the owner will bring one out to the field to try.
I fly with him once and awhile.
Gonna have to give one of these a whirl.

Cory
Oct 04, 2011, 08:39 AM
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Doesn't look like they are using any Carbon Fiber inside the airframe like Extreme Flight or 3DHS so that is somewhat of a concern for me in terms of strength versus weight.

Like the looks of it but I will be curious to see the all up weight.
Oct 04, 2011, 09:40 AM
Aerodynamically challenged
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I'm thinking a 70+"er should be next? I agree there probably be some more carbon nterspersed thru the fuse/wing, canopy included. Think I would put a carbon tube crossways inside the canopy(after tinting of course!). But other than that-the over all layout looks convincing to me. Just enough tail moment to track well and the SFG layout should make it nice and smooth. Have to wait for video/product release to say for sure. But it's a 260(ish) so I'm in!!!
Oct 04, 2011, 10:15 AM
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Nice! Gonna keep an eye on this.
Oct 04, 2011, 10:56 AM
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Ditto. Looks good. Would love to see video soon.
Oct 05, 2011, 02:57 PM
Wannabe 3D Pilot
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Looking forward to checking this new airframe out at the TAS this weekend!

Flyracer
Oct 05, 2011, 04:16 PM
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Will a 4S 4000 be too heavy? I just bought 4 of these for my 71 slick.
Oct 05, 2011, 04:44 PM
Aerodynamically challenged
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4s 4000's would probably be on the IMAC side for weight. I would guesstimate that a 4s 2500-3200 would probably be about right for floaty 3D feel. Blake says he's going to go fondle and/or steal the demo @ TAS too LOL
Oct 05, 2011, 05:29 PM
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Hopefully some video will be taken.
Oct 05, 2011, 05:48 PM
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all airfoild? yes wow another winner!
Oct 05, 2011, 09:05 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CRFan1
Doesn't look like they are using any Carbon Fiber inside the airframe like Extreme Flight or 3DHS so that is somewhat of a concern for me in terms of strength versus weight.

Like the looks of it but I will be curious to see the all up weight.
I take it you have never seen an Aeroworks giant scale plane.

I had their 50cc Edge and it can out pretty light after some slight mods to it. There also was not one piece of carbon fiber in the plane and let me tell you, it took as much of a beating as any of my 3DHS or EF Planes.

While carbon does add rigidity to an airframe I feel it is more of a customer "piece of mind addition"

I see carbon being advertised in PA planes all the time and it does nothing for extra airframe strength.

I wished this plane was coming out soon. I need a small electric to fly for the winter and this one looks like a winner for sure.

Cory if you get a chance to fly it, let me know how it does.
Oct 05, 2011, 09:09 PM
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I really like it, I have been waiting for an extra for a long time...
though I love the plane the price is a bit much for me; I will stay with E.F.

fred
Last edited by Flazo; Dec 20, 2011 at 08:19 AM.


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