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Sep 09, 2018, 10:50 AM
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Five bright LEDs on a SE at night create quite an effect! Flown high and quietly, it might puzzle a few people.
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Sep 09, 2018, 12:18 PM
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Five bright LEDs on a SE at night create quite an effect! Flown high and quietly, it might puzzle a few people.
Flying at night with LEDs almost always causes people to stop by and tell us they thought they were seeing a UFO !

HobbyKing has this 9 mode LED system that can change colors & flashing patterns using a two position switch on your TX :
https://hobbyking.com/en_us/9-mode-m...___store=en_us



On one of my speedster planes , I put BRIGHT white LEDs under the clear canopy for excellent daytime orientation ↓ .
Sep 12, 2018, 08:30 PM
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If you're looking for a tough wing , the Crashtesthobby Assassin is nearly indestructible . In this video they fly it repeatedly into a brick wall :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSa5DVzP8iA
Don't know how this plane would respond to every kind of crash, but the possibility that it could survive most mishaps is very intriguing. Think how fast you could learn to fly RC if you could just pick up your plane after every crash, and relaunch it! No expensive, messy, time-wasting repairs.

BTW, there is a nice video about flying in windy conditions. (I may be the only person who hadn't seen it before.) In it, our host mentions the SE by name and speaks well of its ability to handle wind.

And while it may not be as crash proof as the Assassin, it's pretty dang resilient, particularly if you follow gpw's advice and stick to the tall grass. It's also cheap and simple enough to be disposable. Just transfer the electronics to the next SE when the first one gets too dinged up.
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Sep 17, 2018, 11:22 PM
ski bum
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RCG member Nightstone did so successfully , the elevons need to be full span to be effective : https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...&postcount=216
Just discovered that one need not change the SE into a bank & yank flying wing trainer. You already have the flying wing trainer covered with your SIMPLEST Simple Delta.

It begs to be built and flown. Why not tomorrow?!
Sep 18, 2018, 02:04 AM
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BTW, there is a nice video about flying in windy conditions. (I may be the only person who hadn't seen it before.) In it, our host mentions the SE by name and speaks well of its ability to handle wind.
In the video , he's talking about the FMS Super EZ :
https://www.motionrc.com/products/fm...v2-fmm096p-pnp
Sep 18, 2018, 02:06 AM
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Just discovered that one need not change the SE into a bank & yank flying wing trainer. You already have the flying wing trainer covered with your SIMPLEST Simple Delta.

It begs to be built and flown. Why not tomorrow?!
If you build a Simplest Simple Delta , let us know how it flies .... with video if possible !


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