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Jun 21, 2012, 11:00 AM
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When my model arrived, one blade of the propeller was MISSING.On contacting the supplier I was told it must have happened in the post. No WAY!! The other half was MISSING! When I finally obtained a replacement in the UK and fitted it the propeller was catching the bodywork top lid when turned by the servo.

I have tried AND tried AND TRIED to fly mine with NO SUCCESS. It just dives straight into the ground and the last time was severely damaged and I wonder whether it is worth repairing.
The model is very realistic BUT mine will not fly despite altering the C.G., elevator throw etc.
Not happy.
Ted (UK)
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Jun 21, 2012, 07:55 PM
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SORRY to hear that, man. When mine is about "ready" to be maidened, I will definitely look at it VERY closely.

I hope you can find away to get it air worthy again. Don't give Ted.
Jun 21, 2012, 08:05 PM
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I hope to get mine flying like this. We'll see...

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Jun 22, 2012, 03:31 AM
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SORRY to hear that, man. When mine is about "ready" to be maidened, I will definitely look at it VERY closely.

I hope you can find away to get it air worthy again. Don't give Ted.
I'll have another go at it, perhaps the prop angle is wrong, I don't know?
The videos, I agree are great but ALL Chinese made! (like the eagle!!!)
The one I received I'm sure had been attempted to fly, the prop broken when it crashed and then sent to me! There was NO foam packing in my box, just the parts in the box.

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Jun 22, 2012, 10:42 PM
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Gee. I hope that my bird isn't a demo/used .
Jun 23, 2012, 04:00 AM
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Gee. I hope that my bird isn't a demo/used .
I just hope you have better luck than me, GL-O! The eagles MUST FLY as the videos can't be rigged, and the actual construction is fantastic and an awful lot of skilled craftmanship. It's just unfortunate that mine was a dud!
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Jun 23, 2012, 02:36 PM
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Hey Aero. Where is you bird now? Mines is pretty much sitting ready to go in the same place I posted last time.
Jun 23, 2012, 04:27 PM
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Ted, please read this IF you haven't already. This my help with flying the eagle. https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...1396982&page=5
Jun 24, 2012, 05:06 AM
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G-LO YesI have read ALL correspondence. I am waiting for someone OUTSIDE China to fly it!
Hopefully, they will have more success than I1 and then we might be getting somewhere.
Ted
Jun 24, 2012, 05:22 AM
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I see what you mean.
Jun 24, 2012, 07:19 PM
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Hi G-LO Been out of town at NEFI for several days. Supposedly my eagle kite was shipped but I can't figure out the tracking site so I don't know where it might be right now. Hope yours comes soon and mine right after Aero
Jun 24, 2012, 08:52 PM
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Ok.
Jun 25, 2012, 03:47 AM
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Aero, I hope your eagle has not flown away !(or been attacked by a bigger eagle!)

On a more positive note, I really want you guys to get your models flying!
Good luck
Ted
Jun 25, 2012, 02:32 PM
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Hey where's Melad?

He got his a little over a week ago. Melad, did you get a chance to fly yours successfully yet? Please lets us know!
Jun 25, 2012, 06:50 PM
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Mail Lady just delivered the package! Kinda banged up but don't see any broken parts! Will be able to get at it tomorrow evening and hopefully in the air soon after that Best, Aero


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