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Old Oct 02, 2012, 11:58 PM
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Old Oct 03, 2012, 12:01 AM
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Yeah, can't wait to get her in the air. I have several 1S brushed UM's and like them all. I will be 41 on sunday and don't care to go as fast as I once did. These UM's are just a bunch of fun for me and my son to grab a hand full of 150's and hit the pasture that our house sits on. we do have enough room that we fly 58" planes at the house but just love the UM's. I have a pocketrocket AT-6 if I want a little plane to hall a$#. This Spitfire for me is for relaxation. It's a great looking little plane and will look good in the UM hangar. Now we need a UM Zero to go with all the allies!
I flew mine about 10 times today and the best flight was doing 40ft passes about 75 to 100ft away from me at slow speeds..
the dang thing look like a real Spit!

another cool thing was making WOT turns towards me and the way the plane came at me looks like something from the movies
Old Oct 03, 2012, 12:18 AM
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You ARE absolutely right!! I'm being VERY goofy!!!
I'll stop,, I'm sorry for my behavior here
It's not you, at least the goofy part. The multi-posting play havok on those of us tracking this thread via e-mail and having our emails tracked via our cell phones though

As I said, I appreciate all info from people currently flying.
Old Oct 03, 2012, 12:22 AM
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regarding info from people currently flying.... I have yet to see any refs to servo issues
since I'm a no news = good news guy, I'm liking this so far
Old Oct 03, 2012, 12:27 AM
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regarding info from people currently flying.... I have yet to see any refs to servo issues
since I'm a no news = good news guy, I'm liking this so far
I have a total of 20 flights over the past day and no servo issues for me..
is this a common thing for other AS3X planes?
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Old Oct 03, 2012, 12:31 AM
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I have a total of 20 flights over the past day and no servo issues for me..
is this a common thing for other AS3X planes?
thanks

I heard the AS3X servos had problems on many other planes...
Old Oct 03, 2012, 12:33 AM
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I heard the AS3X servos had problems on many other planes...
damn....
Old Oct 03, 2012, 01:33 AM
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Mostly the CC, ive rarely heard of servo issues for the mig, beast, and Hyper Taxi. Heard of very little with the Geebee, but had it happen to me. I would say the CC has the most consistent servo loss, i would say with the others its more of a regular statistical loss.
Either way, for any AS3X plane i would recommend squirting de-oxit into the covered servos with a small syringe BEFORE you maiden, and let it sit overnight after you apply it.
Old Oct 03, 2012, 01:34 AM
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Sounds like they are going to meet their claim of the end of the month after all

woohoo!

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Old Oct 03, 2012, 02:18 AM
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Mostly the CC, ive rarely heard of servo issues for the mig, beast, and Hyper Taxi. Heard of very little with the Geebee, but had it happen to me. I would say the CC has the most consistent servo loss, i would say with the others its more of a regular statistical loss.
Either way, for any AS3X plane i would recommend squirting de-oxit into the covered servos with a small syringe BEFORE you maiden, and let it sit overnight after you apply it.
Great idea on the Deoxit!!!!!
Old Oct 03, 2012, 03:53 AM
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Was flying mine today a couple flights in breezy conditions about 6-10 mph , noticed its speed changed quite a bit depending on if it was going upwind or downwind. ASX doesn't seem to steady this little guy quite as well in wind as with the bigger heavier UMX brushless birds.
[Ground] Speed change while going up or downwind is perfectly normal! Airspeed will be the same, it's just that we don't see Airspeed

Cue the can of worms I'm about to open here, but...
I'm pretty sure that the AS3X is not as effective as other planes due to the undercambered wing. AS3X Beasts and Sbachs with their propper wings are great, whereas the Carbon Cub with its undercambered wing is not quite so nice to fly.

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Old Oct 03, 2012, 04:37 AM
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Old Oct 03, 2012, 06:01 AM
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Old Oct 03, 2012, 06:13 AM
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Old Oct 03, 2012, 08:48 AM
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Mostly the CC, ive rarely heard of servo issues for the mig, beast, and Hyper Taxi. Heard of very little with the Geebee, but had it happen to me. I would say the CC has the most consistent servo loss, i would say with the others its more of a regular statistical loss.
Either way, for any AS3X plane i would recommend squirting de-oxit into the covered servos with a small syringe BEFORE you maiden, and let it sit overnight after you apply it.
Awesome idea man!


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