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Aug 02, 2012, 03:40 AM
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Oh Heck im looking forward to seeing this thing rip through the sky at the will of my fingers!!
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Aug 02, 2012, 05:10 AM
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Oh Heck im looking forward to seeing this thing rip through the sky at the will of my fingers!!
Harrharr, soon!
Aug 02, 2012, 08:05 AM
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Wow, looks beautiful! What do you think about the quality, especially the foam? Is it dense like E-Flite foam or soft and mushy like Parkzone?

Could you perhaps let us see the compartment for battery and electronics?

Hope to see the video soon
The foam is beautiful. It is smooth like glass. None of that Parkzone texture stuff. It really is the best one yet from FMS as far as foam quality goes.

If the video ever uploads you will see that I can stick my whole forearm in the battery area. I will take some detailed pictures of the battery are this evening.

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Aug 02, 2012, 09:28 AM
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The foam is beautiful. It is smooth like glass. None of that Parkzone texture stuff. It really is the best one yet from FMS as far as foam quality goes.

If the video ever uploads you will see that I can stick my whole forearm in the battery area. I will take some detailed pictures of the battery are this evening.

Orion
Sounds very promising!
Aug 02, 2012, 09:54 AM
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Alright! I finally got it loaded.

Pitts Unboxing (15 min 26 sec)


Enjoy!
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Aug 02, 2012, 10:35 AM
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Thanks for the video. It really is a large plane. Looking forward to a flight report. I thought I was done with new builds for this summer. Maybe just one more
Aug 02, 2012, 12:19 PM
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Thanks for the video, I THINK I'M IN LOVE!!!!... (with the plane, no offense Orion )

Great job on the video, when are you going to maiden?
Aug 02, 2012, 01:37 PM
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Thanks guys for the compliments guys.

No offense taken. My wife packs a 1911 and is very jealous. LOL!

The maiden will be this Saturday and there will be video.

Orion
Aug 02, 2012, 02:41 PM
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I would also like to know your feeling on removing the wings for transport.
Aug 02, 2012, 03:02 PM
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I would also like to know your feeling on removing the wings for transport.
That is an easy one. They don't remove. The wing struts have to glue in as does the cabane. So with everything glued, nothing can come apart for transport. That is the only negative right now because I know that a lot of guys will have to pass due to their vehicle size.

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Aug 02, 2012, 03:23 PM
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That is an easy one. They don't remove. The wing struts have to glue in as does the cabane. So with everything glued, nothing can come apart for transport. That is the only negative right now because I know that a lot of guys will have to pass due to their vehicle size.

Orion
Indeed, but still common for biplanes, that's the downside
Aug 02, 2012, 03:40 PM
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Thanks guys for the compliments guys.

No offense taken. My wife packs a 1911 and is very jealous. LOL!

The maiden will be this Saturday and there will be video.

Orion
wow thats some serious power.i have one .i love that model. old skool stopping power.
Aug 02, 2012, 03:52 PM
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That's odd because Pete mentions the wings being removable In the review video. That may be a sticking point for me. I can fit my 3dhs 48" in the truck assembled. I will have to get out the old tape measure.
Aug 02, 2012, 04:13 PM
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Yeah I remember him stating that too. The tail comes off but a small part of the rudder glues into a groove on the tail of the plane. So you will tear that when you remove the rudder. There are no screws or screw locations for the connecting wing struts. The manual clearly states to glue the struts on as well. So either Pete forgot that he had to glue them, neglected to glue them, or some one else built the plane. Either way, once built, everything is permanent until you decided to rekit.
Aug 02, 2012, 04:55 PM
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Anyone have this Pitts?
http://www.bananahobby.com/2384.html

If so, how is it comapre to the FMS Pitts?
Which one is better one to get?

Thanks


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