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Old Feb 15, 2012, 02:27 PM
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Yeah, would be nice to have that under 192mAh
Yeah I flew it again yesterday and landed almost exactly at the 5 min mark and put back 176 mAh, The flying was a more even mix of scale and 3D/hard aero. That is right about where I want it. Of course the 3 blade prop definitely draws more power than the regular 5030 would so a 5 min timer should be fine for everyone else flying with the 3000kv motor.

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Old Feb 15, 2012, 02:44 PM
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Looks like it's time to order a spare Gee Bee motor & a 5x3x3!

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Old Feb 15, 2012, 06:24 PM
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Looks like it's time to order a spare Gee Bee motor & a 5x3x3!

Joel
Yeah that motor is awesome on this plane. The 3 blade is just for looks, The beast is draggy enough and doesn't really need any extra thrust either. It does look really nice on there though!! I compared my flights to the one video posted here earlier of the beast flying on the 5030 and 3000kv and mine is definitely slower, not a lot but noticeable.

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Old Feb 15, 2012, 07:30 PM
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Took this thing out for my second flight today in 11mph winds. Wind was gusting up to around 13 on the anomometer but mostly steady 11mph... Handled it like a champ! Knife edging a umx plane in 10+mph winds is something I never thought possible. This is by far my favorite plane! I need a new battery lead adapter tho and everyone around here is sold out.. Any ideas?
Old Feb 15, 2012, 07:32 PM
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Fantastic flying man!! Just awesome!!
Old Feb 15, 2012, 08:38 PM
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Took this thing out for my second flight today in 11mph winds. Wind was gusting up to around 13 on the anomometer but mostly steady 11mph... Handled it like a champ! Knife edging a umx plane in 10+mph winds is something I never thought possible. This is by far my favorite plane! I need a new battery lead adapter tho and everyone around here is sold out.. Any ideas?
For charging or for flying?

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Old Feb 15, 2012, 09:11 PM
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For charging or for flying?

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Old Feb 15, 2012, 09:43 PM
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Flying but I found one
OK.

BTW - you'd have a lot more power if you used 2s packs that plug directly in, such as the Hyperion 240 mAh UMX packs.

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Old Feb 15, 2012, 10:13 PM
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Hey Joel, Sorry I must have worded my post poorly. I use the Hyperion 180's and the 240's from babbel. I also have a slew of nanotech 180s for spares. I run them directly. I needed the balance charge plug, and not the 1s adapter. Thanks for your help tho! This plane is ridiculously awesome
Old Feb 15, 2012, 10:32 PM
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Hey Joel, Sorry I must have worded my post poorly. I use the Hyperion 180's and the 240's from babbel. I also have a slew of nanotech 180s for spares. I run them directly. I needed the balance charge plug, and not the 1s adapter. Thanks for your help tho! This plane is ridiculously awesome
Ah, now I get it! My LHS just started stocking the HH charge-adapters. I'm using Glenn's from RC Connectors, though. Better-made & less expensive. It's not often that one can put those words together in the same sentence!

Isn't it an amazing little plane? Windy or calm - it doesn't matter. I get a big grin on my face every time I take 'er up!

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Old Feb 16, 2012, 04:06 AM
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Big thanks!
Old Feb 16, 2012, 06:53 AM
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Big thanks!
Actually, I thank you! ...that was just awe inspiring to watch!!!

Simply poetry - an extension of the mind of the pilot dancing in the air.

Brilliant.
Old Feb 16, 2012, 09:58 AM
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So how do you keep it in the torque roll like that? Are you holding some right aileron to slow the roll down and then just correcting with rudder/elevator when necessary? I can do torque rolls on my larger planes but I struggle a little with the Beast.
Old Feb 16, 2012, 10:11 AM
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So how do you keep it in the torque roll like that? Are you holding some right aileron to slow the roll down and then just correcting with rudder/elevator when necessary? I can do torque rolls on my larger planes but I struggle a little with the Beast.
I am everywhere the highest deflection, but the focus must be much back and that's massacre
Old Feb 16, 2012, 01:39 PM
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M.Pasacek,

Nice flying! Where do you have your CG set? Is it neutral or further back?

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