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Aug 03, 2012, 04:41 PM
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Nine Eagles P-51 or Parkzone UM P-51?

Sorry I mean the Nine Eagles P-51 or the Parkzone UM T-28. The Parkzone UM P-51 seems a little to expensive for me as I only want a cheap plane that I can fly as well as my glow fuelled plane. The Nine Eagles micro one is so much cheaper and I don't see much of a difference. What are the main differences and which ones better? If the Nine Eagles one is completely useless then I'll go with the PZ T-28 instead. Thanks in advance

The link I saw is this:

It is so much cheaper than the other Nine Eagles Micro P-51s, is there a reason for this?
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Aug 03, 2012, 05:52 PM
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HK sells the NE stuff for about $60 USD. If you have or want to buy in the future, a DSM2 radio, go with the T-28.

If you want something that you throw away when it breaks, buy the Nine Eagles.

They fly OK, but they are "Cheap" and a little fragile.
Aug 03, 2012, 06:27 PM
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The P-51 was my second plane and it has been a rock for over a year. It is tough, looks great in the sky, and is fun to fly.
Aug 03, 2012, 07:39 PM
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Oh I see, I'll be going for the T-28 then!
GBLynden: When you said P-51, were u talking about the Parkzone one or the Nine Eagles one?
Aug 03, 2012, 08:37 PM
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Parkzone. I appologize for not being more clear

I also just bought a T-28, so I will report how I like it in this thread.
Aug 03, 2012, 09:06 PM
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Aug 03, 2012, 10:16 PM
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Ok, so I am absolutely sold on the T-28!!!!!!!! Buy it now!!!!

It flies sooooo pretty. It floats like it is on rails even in more wind than I would dare fly my Mustang in. I am VERY IMPRESSED
Aug 04, 2012, 10:22 AM
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Thanks mate! T-28 it is!!
Aug 12, 2012, 09:45 PM
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I have the T-28 and the reality is that it is a very basic plane. Poor motor, poor servos etc.

I'd go for the Durafly F3A Micro 420mm (PNF). It's less than $70, though you need to spend another $5 for receiver. However all surfaces are properly hinged, has great servos and good throws on control surfaces. Also runs on 180mAh 3s Lipoly Battery. Puts it in a different league than the PZ UM T-28. Though note I haven't flown this but have flown bigger Durafly planes and love them.

HobbyKing Product Video - Durafly F3A Micro 420mm (PNF) (1 min 35 sec)

Aug 12, 2012, 10:40 PM
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A T-28 is a beginner 4 Channel plane.

A 3S F3A is not a plane for beginners. At All. Apples and Oranges.

A beginner would destroy it about 9 seconds into the first flight.
Aug 12, 2012, 11:09 PM
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The OP is an experienced pilot with glow plane experience. Hence I suggested the more capable plane.
Aug 13, 2012, 05:18 PM
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Haha thanks! I eventually bought the F4U Corsair! Thanks for the help!
Aug 13, 2012, 10:18 PM
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The Corsair is a good plane. Did you get a new one with the AS2030L wing servos?

They have the large motor and the visible ball bearings.
Aug 14, 2012, 03:38 AM
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+1 on the Corsair.

Now throw an AP05 in her and let it rip on 2s.
Aug 14, 2012, 09:58 AM
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Yep, I got the new one! Planning on putting Miniaviation Platinum 190mah batteries in them. I'm just a little worried though, because I always fly in the morning (as it's really windy during the day) and there is always dew on the grass, and the grass is really long so the landing gears don't keep it from touching the grass, is there a way to prevent the aileron servos from getting wet?

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