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Old Jan 16, 2012, 06:31 PM
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E-flite UMX MiG 15 Ducted Fan Jet with AS3X


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Scorching Performance -- UMX MiG 15 DF (0 min 17 sec)


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Old Jan 16, 2012, 07:09 PM
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Whole lot of UM jets out recently. First from HK (mig 15 F-86), 2nd from Electrifly micro F-86 (with landing gear, 4ch, tactic radio system) and now from HH Mig-15 (I feel that more UMX jets are coming)
Old Jan 16, 2012, 07:25 PM
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Looks like Horizon just stole the Electrifly F-86's thunder!!

From the youtube page:
Based on the swept-wing jet fighter that launched aerospace into a new performance realm, E-flite® brings an RC ducted fan with true jet performance you can fly almost anywhere. Its appearance is stunning with crisp scale features like a near exact outline, cockpit interior and surface details as authentic as it gets. Its DSMX® control system offers the utmost in precision plus the versatility of a full working rudder and proportional nose wheel steering. To make every flight rock solid, onboard AS3X™ System technology will have you believing that you're at the controls of a giant-scale model, even in moderate winds.

• High-output E-flite 28mm Delta-V® 180m EDF system
• AS3X System for ultra-smooth handling and precision
• Four-channel control including scale working rudder and nose wheel
• Fully engineered intake and exhaust ducting for maximum thrust
• High-speed brushless inrunner ducted fan motor, 11750Kv
• Near perfect scale outline, authentic detail, and graphics
• Includes high-power 2S Li-Po battery and fast charger
• Removable landing gear includes simulated gear doors
• Full Range 4+ Channel DSM2™/DSMX Aircraft Transmitter Required


Wingspan: 16.2 in (412mm)
Length: 15.9 in (402mm)
Wing Area: 53.5 sq in (3.45 sq dm)
Flying Weight: 2.75 oz (77.5g)
Old Jan 16, 2012, 07:37 PM
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HH didn't steal the thunder, they're released an air combatent for the F-86...US vs USSR...Hobbico vs HH.....
Old Jan 16, 2012, 08:00 PM
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Canceled my 1 hour old pre-order of the F86. I will take the MIG with AS3X! I have the new beast and know how the gyro system works and it is great!
Old Jan 16, 2012, 08:04 PM
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The location of the actual announcement by David Payne from Horizon Hobby in the Micro EDF forum.

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1575657
Old Jan 16, 2012, 08:07 PM
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Oh yes, I am most definitely getting this one, if the price is right, of course.
Old Jan 16, 2012, 08:16 PM
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SWEET! Im getting this one over the great planes one hands down!
Old Jan 16, 2012, 08:21 PM
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looks good
Old Jan 17, 2012, 12:42 PM
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mmmmm.........between this and the durafly vampire i think i am definitely going to be getting a couple jets
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Old Jan 17, 2012, 06:24 PM
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Nice. Finally getting with the UM EDF program. The more the better!
Old Jan 17, 2012, 07:43 PM
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Nice. Finally getting with the UM EDF program. The more the better!
I agree, should be interesting - which one will come out on top, eflite or great planes.

the GP video shows nice rolls, good loops and most important tame slow flight, dare say a "forgiving" edf

the eflite video just shows blistering speed! I fly small parks and lose space quick

I like slow cool aerobatics and extra power for easy recovery... so unless the eflite plane can do what the great planes plane shows on video, I will be getting the Great Planes - we'll see after reviews considering the price on both
Old Jan 17, 2012, 08:10 PM
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I'm starting to think Horizon has put a hex on me.
Didn't want the original Beast, didn't want to move away from 1 cell systems to heavier micros.
I'm not interested in quadcopters nor EDF, micro or otherwise.

And yet I somehow have a Beast 3D and a mQX on order now, and that MiG is just too gorgeous..
Old Jan 17, 2012, 08:29 PM
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Way to many airplanes!
Oooops, posted in the wrong Mig thread.... Will re-post in the official Mig thread. Sorry...


More questions, more questions! (Dang, the HH guys have my address on file, maybe I should stop!)

- It's been confirmed that the Mig use the Stryker battery, but just in case, does the Rx come with a better ESC? If so, how many amps?

- It's programmable (thank you, thank you, thank you!) but is it programmable enough to put in a Stryker (wing!!!!)? The Stryker is already awesome in the wind, but would be fun to see it with AS3X onboard! Though, no way I'm compromising my boomerangs here, they still have to work as good as they do right now....


P.S.: Any answers are now going straight to my original AS3X airplanes FAQ (Cannot change the name, but the Mig is now part of it). So I'm bugging you with all my questions, but hopefully, you also get less questions because all the information end up in one place, easy to find. Basically, I'm a bit like a communication agent. But don't worry, I won't take a pay check, just send me a one of those new receiver!

FAQ located here: AS3X airplanes FAQ (Beast 3D, Gee Bee, Hyper Taxi and now the new Mig 15
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Old Jan 17, 2012, 09:33 PM
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Let's get low, let's get fast.
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I've got two things to say:

1. Awesome.
2. Let's see a Me 262 for the first twin


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