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Old Dec 21, 2012, 04:42 PM
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It's cold and windy here in Champaign.
Quite awesome flying there. Happy and sad at the same time watching this.
Happy to see the place but sad I probably won't be able to make it this time 'round.
Been there for the last 3 years, though. An awesome spectacle and well worth the trip for anyone even considering attending.

And I can imagine there will be a few Green Machines there this time! And other cool stuff! So many new things have come out this year it will be an exciting event.

Thanks for sharing the video. 150% here I come!
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Old Dec 21, 2012, 05:58 PM
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..the worst thing is that Horizon released his Edge in winter season expect you live in Australia
Bad guys from HH...her in Germany the temperature degrees, cold storm and no way to fly this "Green Machine"
Make that mainland Australia! I'm in Tasmania and I can tell you, you wouldn't be able to tell it's summer here! I haven't been out to the club for quite a few months now! At least it's not snowing I suppose :-)

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Old Dec 21, 2012, 06:40 PM
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+1 I'd love to see the setup file as I only have a Dx6i so I can't view them.

-Brian
me 3, would like to see those mixs,,cannot see file either
Old Dec 21, 2012, 06:42 PM
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Colton

Great flying! Loved the video.

With regards to the settings used in the video:
Could you please check where your CG is from the leading edge of the wing.
Also, do you know what the +/- angular travels are at each control surface (not the servo).

Keep the good stuff coming
Old Dec 21, 2012, 07:35 PM
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lol. NOT a bummer! Those are the names of 3d moves
Oops ,, my lack of 3D experience is showing. :-)
Old Dec 21, 2012, 07:40 PM
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So how did most of you guys with the insanely good 3D flying skills come to get those??
Simulator,, flat foam models??
Old Dec 21, 2012, 08:05 PM
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So how did most of you guys with the insanely good 3D flying skills come to get those??
Simulator,, flat foam models??
In my case both of the above.
Phoenix 4, because you can hook up your own Tx and experiment with DR and Expo. Plus it is really realistic to true flying.
www.Twistedhobbys.com CrackYak - it'll take a beating. SWEEEET machine.
Old Dec 21, 2012, 08:12 PM
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I decided to take a video that shows my first flight of really opening the plane up inside. There's also some slow 3D in here too.

http://youtu.be/q_HX3dVjW5Q[/url]
Whew!

I'm exhausted after watching that!

Pretty awesome stuff, thanks for providing it!
Old Dec 21, 2012, 08:17 PM
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In my case both of the above.
Phoenix 4, because you can hook up your own Tx and experiment with DR and Expo. Plus it is really realistic to true flying.
www.Twistedhobbys.com CrackYak - it'll take a beating. SWEEEET machine.
I'm no good at 3D yet, but can second Twisted Hobbys for providing a great machine to start to learn 3D on -- I have the Crack Pitts myself, just moved it to 3S.

I think having that and the simulator help keep me from beating up my UMX Beast, Sbach 342, and Edge 540QQ too much, since I try stuff there first.
Old Dec 21, 2012, 09:33 PM
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I'm no good at 3D yet, but can second Twisted Hobbys for providing a great machine to start to learn 3D on -- I have the Crack Pitts myself, just moved it to 3S.....
For some sweet Crack Yak flying, check this out:

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...&postcount=812

Be sure to watch the last few seconds of the vid, to get a look at the pilot......

Old Dec 21, 2012, 10:21 PM
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For some sweet Crack Yak flying, check this out:

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...&postcount=812

Be sure to watch the last few seconds of the vid, to get a look at the pilot......


Totally impressive in all respects!
Old Dec 21, 2012, 11:20 PM
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Picked mine up from my LHS. Sure looks sweet. Maiden should be a blast :-)
Old Dec 22, 2012, 01:20 AM
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It's cold and windy here in Champaign. I have flown the Edge indoors quite a bit but only slow 3D. I decided to take a
Sweet flying as usual Colton! Rippin it up with that lil Edge, no doubt. Kindof makes me want one

Speaking of cold and windy, man, it felt like Chicago or something down here today.
Hoping it lets up some in the next day or so. You making it home for the holidays?
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 07:24 AM
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Hi, was so excited when I houht this plane...but went to bind it ready for maiden in the morning but Rx appeared not to work... Ligh not flashing when bind pins shorted
With battery plugged in....

Soon noted esc was burning hot. Let it cool and plugged in 2 diff batteries, esc got very hot very quickly, my model won't stay operational long enough to bind!
Old Dec 22, 2012, 08:03 AM
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Hi, was so excited when I houht this plane...but went to bind it ready for maiden in the morning but Rx appeared not to work... Ligh not flashing when bind pins shorted
With battery plugged in....

Soon noted esc was burning hot. Let it cool and plugged in 2 diff batteries, esc got very hot very quickly, my model won't stay operational long enough to bind!
I dont have anything to offer as to the ESC, but make sure you are shorting the pins before you plug the battery in, and keep them shorted until you have it bound.


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