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Old Sep 30, 2012, 08:46 AM
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I've got a Radian Pro which is a joy to fly but can be a bit demanding. I'm thinking of getting the 3ch wing and adapting it to fit for some lazy thermal flights
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Old Sep 30, 2012, 10:08 AM
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I got a Pro when it came out and only have a few flights on it. Like you said, too demanding. But I can spend a whole afternoon playing Radian Boomerang.
Old Sep 30, 2012, 10:23 AM
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It's a shame that they have different wing roots...

HH have a habit of taking a good aim and shooting themselves in the foot
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Old Sep 30, 2012, 12:07 PM
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I'm gonna pull two ASK-21's behind my 80" Hanger9 Piper Pawnee as soon as my buddys get their gliders. I will get some pics, Dave/ZEEZEE
Old Sep 30, 2012, 06:33 PM
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I'm gonna pull two ASK-21's behind my 80" Hanger9 Piper Pawnee as soon as my buddys get their gliders. I will get some pics, Dave/ZEEZEE
Have you thought about the prop blast a larger plane emmits???...Just something to think about.......

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Old Sep 30, 2012, 06:51 PM
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I got a Pro when it came out and only have a few flights on it. Like you said, too demanding. But I can spend a whole afternoon playing Radian Boomerang
Seeking clarification about the Radian Pro being too demanding. What do you mean?
Old Oct 01, 2012, 05:26 AM
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Seeking clarification about the Radian Pro being too demanding. What do you mean?
The Radian is like sitting in a recliner. The Pro more like sitting on an exercise ball. Just was not the relaxing flying I enjoy with the original.
Probably just me. Never really got big into thermaling and maybe it was just not setup right.
Sure don't want to steer anyone away from it.
I am sure it was just me.
Old Oct 01, 2012, 05:50 AM
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Yeah, me too!

The RP is a great plane. I probably phrased it wrong, it flies good.

I'm no newbie but sometimes I like to fly my champ instead of say an Sbach if I just want to float about...
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Old Oct 01, 2012, 08:11 AM
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I get it. Just was curious about the comment.

I like both my Radian and RP, but for different flying. I prefer having ailerons and rudder however.

Will be interested if an update comes soon. Im hanging out for my Eflite Mystique 2.9m
Old Oct 01, 2012, 08:34 AM
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Wish HH was already shipping this sailplane, the thread would most likely stay more focused with all the glowing flying reports from the ASK-21, modifications, photos, on-board filming and all the goodies one would post in the Radian thread...
Old Oct 01, 2012, 08:46 AM
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A Radian should be in everyone's hangar. Its still my fav for its durability and flexibility. And its gracefulness is a thing of beauty.
I could not have said it better! I love my radian.

you guys are talk about towing the Ask with a bigger plane, but have you thought about piggybacking up on another plane such as the radian? I already drop parachute men and free flight chuck gliders for my son and his friends. I dont see why it can not be done with the ASK-21
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Old Oct 01, 2012, 09:21 AM
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Wish HH was already shipping this sailplane, the thread would most likely stay more focused with all the glowing flying reports from the ASK-21, modifications, photos, on-board filming and all the goodies one would post in the Radian thread...
Maybe a new thread will be opened when people finally receive this. Who wants to skim through 740+ posts of useless information until getting to the relevant info?
Old Oct 01, 2012, 10:23 AM
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I could not have said it better! I love my radian.

you guys are talk about towing the Ask with a bigger plane, but have you thought about piggybacking up on another plane such as the radian? I already drop parachute men and free flight chuck gliders for my son and his friends. I dont see why it can not be done with the ASK-21
Ok I caved... piggybacking this on my Radian would be pretty kewl. Have to try dropping my DFS Reiher chuck sailplane from the Radian too.

@ Whiskey. Yeah, a new "Official ASK-21 UMX Owner's Thread" would def be in order
Old Oct 01, 2012, 05:33 PM
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Im hanging out for my Eflite Mystique 2.9m
Just saw the boxes at the hobby store, WHOA, what a cool looking sailplane!!!
Old Oct 01, 2012, 06:06 PM
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Just saw the boxes at the hobby store, WHOA, what a cool looking sailplane!!!
We need photos!


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