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Old Sep 18, 2012, 05:13 PM
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Any one have a NP AeroSky B60 Beach Duke yet ?
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 06:32 PM
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Not yet... But I want one...
Old Sep 19, 2012, 06:48 PM
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I always loved the Duke, what a cool plane, big power in a small package.

I thanked NP for marketing this and asked for a flight charcteristic vid, it may be too new...

Old Sep 19, 2012, 09:12 PM
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Just ordered mine!
Old Sep 19, 2012, 09:30 PM
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Xlnt !
Please start a thread, you may be the first to evaluate it !

I am a newby flyer, I am concerned it will be a major handfull, would like an expert eval.

Tim
Old Sep 19, 2012, 10:41 PM
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Xlnt !
Please start a thread, you may be the first to evaluate it !

I am a newby flyer, I am concerned it will be a major handfull, would like an expert eval.

Tim
I am not going to tell you what to do... But I have been flying now for about 4 years. If you do go with this plane, have someone else check it over once you get it ready to fly and have someone else maiden it for you. If you have never flown or do not own an RC model, I would not recommend this as a first model... Good luck with you on it
Old Sep 20, 2012, 09:04 AM
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Morning Sparkie, I would get help with the expo set up and a maiden.

I have about 300 flights on a PZ T28 and near 100 on a PZ Stinson but no twins yet.

If I buy a Duke it will be inspected and hung up 'till I get more experience.

I am sure by then there will be more than a few reports on performance !
Old Sep 20, 2012, 09:28 AM
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Tim,

You should be ok with it... Try to find an experienced pilot to maiden it. 2 eng is pretty easy on electric. Gas is another story. Engines rarely fail in electrics. I currently have 3 twins an 2 4 engines. Only one engine failure and that was on the bench before maiden ... bad motor grom stock.
Old Sep 20, 2012, 12:44 PM
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Looks like today they are down about $10.00, $209.00 yesterday for ARF.

No spare parts AT ALL though ...
Old Sep 20, 2012, 01:59 PM
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Looks like today they are down about $10.00, $209.00 yesterday for ARF.

No spare parts AT ALL though ...
From the first time I saw them they were $199, plus used a 10% coupon for 179. Mine has already been shipped. When it arrives, I will post information on it.
Old Sep 21, 2012, 02:37 AM
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which coupon?
Old Sep 21, 2012, 07:53 AM
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It showed up in an email. Sorry, I do not have the current email that had it or I would share it.
Old Sep 22, 2012, 09:54 AM
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Was just looking at my shipping info from UPS and it shows the package as 1 pound... With a flying weight either UPS or Nitroplanes goofed up... I hope NitroPlanes shipped the right order

Tracking # 1ZX03V000000000000
Weight 1.00 LBS
Service GROUND
Ship Date Sep 20, 2012
Old Sep 22, 2012, 11:07 AM
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I've gotten stuff, not just from NP, but other vendors with wildly incorrect weights showing, always works out though..
Old Sep 22, 2012, 09:58 PM
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Thanks Wilber and Orville !.
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Your OK Mine said the same on a few planes.
You guys can use the code PRICEPICKLE in caps to get 6 percent off at anytime.....its just over 11 bucks off on this plane.

Pete


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