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Mar 30, 2012, 01:49 PM
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Mibo Vision Mini 2.2 meter *** VIDEO ***


I dont have any special affilliation with Esprit Model or Mibo i am just excited to find a plane with the set of attributes that the Vision Mini has. I also want to thank ZB at Esprit Model, www.espritmodel.com for getting these little multi purpose gliders of excellent quality into the USA. The fit and finish is very nice quality light and strong, really strong! I did a sick Ludicrous loop and it hardly even flexed the wings at all! I had Dave Hauch of www.rc-builds.com build this little beauty. I have been flying this nice light (43oz) little glider for a couple of days now and I am really liking the way it handles. It is great for light air sloping/Acro with is all I have done with it. This one is on my "A Team" right now and fly's very similar to the Espada R in terms of lightness and big throws on the surfaces. Mine has 94802 (ail), 94809 (flp) and some JR DS3421's I had sitting around in perfect condition (Rud/Elv). I am running a 5 cell Elite 2/3A NiMh Volt-watch and ATX 92104 10ch RX. The Model comes with a utility sized fuse that as an electric can take a 2200 MaH 4s LiPo. Also they have protective wing bags like Baudis, Breta, Etc... for an extra nominal cost. See the link and pics below for more details.



Here is the new video link. Click on the Vimeo link to watch it in 720i HD if you want.

Phil Davy inverted approach hand catch landing with Mini Vision 6-21-12 at Torrey Pines (0 min 21 sec)



Mibo Vision Mini at Torrey Pines (Pilot Phil Davy) (5 min 35 sec)



[B][SIZE="5"]BTW, they make it in spread-tow too! Under 40oz AUW!

http://www.espritmodel.com/mibo-mini...-2s-e-arf.aspx
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Mar 30, 2012, 02:30 PM
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awesome flying Phil.

i was really impressed with this plane too. first thing i noticed was the big chord to the wing, and how light it was. had i good feeling it was going to work for what you.

you don't even have to tell me how good it performs. if you still own it after 2 flights, and haven't sold it already. i know it's good!

dave
Mar 30, 2012, 02:34 PM
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If I was in the market for a plane of this size, this is the one I'd go for, over that new one with the silly name that's under development...
Mar 30, 2012, 03:38 PM
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Yep!


That's the spice of life! Variety!


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Originally Posted by Woodstock 1
If I was in the market for a plane of this size, this is the one I'd go for, over that new one with the silly name that's under development...
Mar 30, 2012, 03:40 PM
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True. Imagine if every one of us wanted the same model !
Apr 02, 2012, 09:47 AM
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Any thoughts on the Vision Mini v. the Espadita?
Apr 02, 2012, 10:23 AM
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Mini Vision VS Espadita


They fly very similar but the Vision Mini has much more throws due to the construction so If you want to do Acro the Vision will be more lively. Its cheaper too! I love the Espadita but Jaro needs to get the linkage travels way increased.

Phil
Apr 02, 2012, 12:31 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Phil Davy
They fly very similar but the Vision Mini has much more throws due to the construction so If you want to do Acro the Vision will be more lively. Its cheaper too! I love the Espadita but Jaro needs to get the linkage travels way increased.

Phil
Thanks! Exactly what I was looking for. Any differences in the AUW?
Apr 02, 2012, 12:53 PM
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Auw


About the same AUW!

Phil

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Originally Posted by MCH27t
Thanks! Exactly what I was looking for. Any differences in the AUW?
Apr 02, 2012, 02:30 PM
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Thanks again Phil!
May 31, 2012, 06:08 PM
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Phil

Any updates on this plane? Still like it?

Thanks

Mike
May 31, 2012, 06:55 PM
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Update!


I LOVE IT! It's a keeper!

Phil




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Originally Posted by MCH27t
Phil

Any updates on this plane? Still like it?

Thanks

Mike
May 31, 2012, 07:53 PM
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I've had one on order now for 3 weeks. It seems that they cut the noses off a few of them and put them in stock?????? The slopers are not in stock at this time.
Jun 01, 2012, 12:40 AM
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I flew mine on Monday for a good hour, it is really smooth predictable plane, two friends also flew it and both agreed it's a keeper. Ian
Jun 01, 2012, 01:20 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Phil Davy
I LOVE IT! It's a keeper!

Phil
If Phil thinks its a keeper then I better put one on order. Or, I'll just buy Phil's in two months.

Jim


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