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Jan 30, 2013, 05:45 AM
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I never gave it much thought,but MPX would be my choice of MFG to introduce a BeechCraft 'Starship'.
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Jan 30, 2013, 05:55 AM
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how does the solus compare to the cularis?
Jan 30, 2013, 05:59 AM
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More acrobatic style glider ?

Jan 30, 2013, 07:31 AM
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I am lucky in than we have a Starship fly over regularly.
I believe it is going from Long Beach to McCellenan Palomar.

Such a work if art and heads and tails prettier than the Piaggio.

Assuming they did would we want canard foreward or swept?
To hit a PP I doubt it would be sweep opperational.
Jan 30, 2013, 07:38 AM
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Originally Posted by cmulder
how does the solus compare to the cularis?
Quite simple: The Cularis is noticeably bigger than the Solius and has a four servo wing.

Jürgen
Jan 30, 2013, 07:40 AM
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Originally Posted by 1320fastback
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Such a work if art and heads and tails prettier than the Piaggio.
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Most guys would find the Piaggio Avanti way prettier.

Jürgen
Jan 30, 2013, 12:05 PM
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Originally Posted by cmulder
how does the solus compare to the cularis?
Missing the Biggie fellas, the Solius is more of a 'scale' rendering of a sailplane w/ clear canopy,cockpit details, and T tail.
Also,the Solius sports stiffening spars in the fuselage and more functional wing joiner system.
I'm surprised it's so much smaller than the Cularis.

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Originally Posted by 1320fastback
Assuming they did would we want canard foreward or swept?
To hit a PP I doubt it would be sweep opperational.
Either way,it should be simple enough to modify for operational canard sweep.Dunno if there would be any advantage though.

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Originally Posted by Jurgen Heilig
Most guys would find the Piaggio Avanti way prettier.
Let's not forget the Bugatti 100p also.
Looks like there's a full scale project in process.

Bugatti 100p Project
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Feb 01, 2013, 10:59 PM
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Originally Posted by AirBornOne
I never gave it much thought,but MPX would be my choice of MFG to introduce a BeechCraft 'Starship'.
All they'd havta do is pull out the old Sonic liner molds ,shorten the nose by about a foot and viola!...
Feb 02, 2013, 12:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Jurgen Heilig
That's an easy one :

Solius - an electric glider with brushless motor and folding prop, equipped with four servos for ailerons, elevator and rudder.

Special features: Clear canopy, detailed cockpit, innovative tubular wing spar to cope with high flight loads, strong fuselage using new M-SPACE-technology.

Wing span: 2160mm, Weight with 3s-LiPo: approx. 1260g

Suitable for thermal soaring and aerobatics.

Jürgen
Sooo,basically a Parkzone Radian II w/o a clear canopy and detailed cockpit...got it .
Feb 02, 2013, 03:09 PM
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Originally Posted by daddiozz
Sooo,basically a Parkzone Radian II w/o a clear canopy and detailed cockpit...got it .
I did not know the Radian was a T-tail.
Feb 02, 2013, 03:12 PM
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Originally Posted by daddiozz
All they'd havta do is pull out the old Sonic liner molds ,shorten the nose by about a foot and viola!...
Don't you remember, there are no SL molds in existance. They have been destroyed; still, I await one of the Asian firms to cut new molds and start production on the SL.
Feb 02, 2013, 03:38 PM
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Originally Posted by Jurgen Heilig
Most guys would find the Piaggio Avanti way prettier.

Jürgen

I couldn't disagree more. Respectively.

The Piaggio to me looks like a bulbous whale with stubby little wings.
When landing gear is down it also looks a little hokey.

Where as the Starship is a sleek Ray with beautiful Delta wing.
Also not having the T tail adds to the appeal.
Feb 03, 2013, 05:19 AM
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Originally Posted by 1320fastback
I couldn't disagree more. Respectively.

The Piaggio to me looks like a bulbous whale with stubby little wings.
When landing gear is down it also looks a little hokey.

Where as the Starship is a sleek Ray with beautiful Delta wing.
Also not having the T tail adds to the appeal.
Luckily tastes differ.

http://www.piaggioaero.com/#/en/corporate/company

The Piaggio Avanti was much better selling and I guess looks/appearance played a role there too. The Avanti even made it into a mass produced RC model, because it was considered attractive by many modelers.

Jürgen
Last edited by Jurgen Heilig; Feb 03, 2013 at 05:27 AM.
Feb 03, 2013, 05:27 AM
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+1 for the starship.
As long as it's not another P51 :-)
Feb 03, 2013, 06:41 AM
Désolé pour le français !
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Je verrai bien un remplaçant du blizzard en mieux car l'infinity/blaze ST /wow est mieux je trouve et moins cher !


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