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Old Feb 16, 2012, 10:04 AM
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Well, as promised, here is some efest video I just posted.

Efest 2012: E-flight's UMX MiG 15 DF (3 min 35 sec)
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Old Feb 16, 2012, 10:14 AM
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cool stuff . how was turnout ? and how about the vendors lots of them ?
Old Feb 16, 2012, 10:24 AM
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cool stuff . how was turnout ? and how about the vendors lots of them ?
I think it was a pretty good turn out. Several vendors, but I don't think there was as many as last year though. I will be posting more videos on youtube including the flight-line and vendors over the next few days. You can search skyjet111 on youtube to find my videos.
Old Feb 16, 2012, 10:24 AM
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Well, as promised, here is some efest video I just posted.....
Awesome!

Very smooth, at both high and low speeds.

(Was that the GP F-86, joining in the last few seconds???!!!)

Old Feb 16, 2012, 10:26 AM
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at the and you see an great planes f86 cool combo! but the migs where gone when they saw the americans
Old Feb 16, 2012, 11:05 AM
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if that last bit of the video is any indication, i think there is going to be a fantastic rivalry between the EF MiG and GP Sabre i cant wait until i have mine!
Old Feb 16, 2012, 11:08 AM
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Awesome!


(Was that the GP F-86, joining in the last few seconds???!!!)

Yep.
Old Feb 16, 2012, 03:22 PM
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Nice video skyjet. Nice to see them fly indoors.

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Old Feb 16, 2012, 03:27 PM
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It would be very cool to put one of the new programmable AS3X bricks into the F-86! I really love the look of the F-86... one of the most beautiful, functional jets ever!
I agree, and in about 30min one will be mine!
that is if it's still at hobbytown

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at the and you see an great planes f86 cool combo! but the migs where gone when they saw the americans
LOL

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if that last bit of the video is any indication, i think there is going to be a fantastic rivalry between the EF MiG and GP Sabre i cant wait until i have mine!
I can't wait for the video so surface!!
Old Feb 16, 2012, 07:28 PM
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I say we all ask Foam and Tape to do a video with these two jets. His video on The Twins over in the Scratchbuilt section was a real crowd pleaser. My young sons and I watched that a few times when first posted and its was one of the best RC videos I have ever seen!
Old Feb 16, 2012, 09:23 PM
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Well, as promised, here is some efest video I just posted.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ux3LKVAL6xE
Skyjet,

Nice! The Mig sure looks impressive when it's doing the 'turn & burn'. Doesn't look like it bogs down in the corners very much, if at all. When the Sabre showed up, I was hoping that a dogfight would ensue.

Joel
Old Feb 16, 2012, 10:41 PM
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F-86 only $106.00 !!


Dogfight...
did someone say dogfight?
I picked this up tonight from Hobbytown for $106.99 plus a free Tactic AnyLink system...!!
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Old Feb 16, 2012, 11:20 PM
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OK, now somebody needs to come out with a universal ultra-micro IR-blaster machine-gun kit!

Joel
Old Feb 16, 2012, 11:27 PM
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Back on the Mig topic. For those interested in my point of view.
E-fest gave me the opportunity to put a lot more flights on a Mig than before, and to get one dialed in to taste.
Generally, it is just a sweet flying and predictable plane.
I have some personal 'thing' about flying a jet through aerobatics and stuff with the 'gear down', so I mostly flew mine gear removed. I like the fact that the Mig can belly land without any critical components contacting the ground... a little clear tape in the obvious spots is suggested.

The Mig is quite quiet, while having very good power. It has a nice speed range. (The first trim flight in the dome with everyone watching certainly got the adrenaline going... even for and ole jet guy.)
The 28mm fan and careful engineering allow a very scale outline to include the inlet and tailpipe while maintaining good acceleration and speed. It is also clean this way, so it carries great energy and speed in dives and so forth.

The AS3X if performing very well, and the Mig is smooth and predictable throughout the flight envelope.Did not even notice much from the typical wake turbulence in the armory. It is precise allowing one to hold a pretty reasonable formation. The conventional semi-symmetric airfoil is very pitch stable (and I enjoyed watching Mike M do inverted circuits, and outside snaps in the armory). I expect the half dozen or so guys that hand launched me all did an excellent job, but I was impressed that it flew out perfect every time.... Have to believe that the AS3X helped here.

Probably got about 6 flights on Saturday and about 10 on Sunday, and my (Horizon's) aircraft was completely reliable, and did not receive any dings.

Just thought I would put down my thoughts FWIW.

Mig Guy,
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Old Feb 16, 2012, 11:30 PM
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David,

Thanks for the update! I'm really looking forward to this one! It will be my first EDF.

Joel


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