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Old Mar 11, 2013, 06:38 PM
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3DBuster, that is one serious flying stock setup foamie! VERY NICE! Viper + 90mm +foamie= serious fun sport flying jet! Just prefect!


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Old Mar 11, 2013, 07:12 PM
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Saw one of these fly today..I`m not a edf guy, but this thing is pretty sweet..very quiet and the quality looked very good for what it is...
Old Mar 11, 2013, 09:09 PM
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3D Buster,

Excellent flight. Curious - seems to fall off a bit much when you flip inverted in level flight. Have you tried moving the Cg back?

Greg
Old Mar 12, 2013, 01:27 AM
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3D Buster,

Excellent flight. Curious - seems to fall off a bit much when you flip inverted in level flight. Have you tried moving the Cg back?

Greg
Hi Greg ,

Thanks for the kind words ,

The drop of hight during inverted flying is due my piloting skills.. not the CG

The Viper have a semi symmetrical airfoil on the wing , this means that to fly inverted the angle of attach need to increase much more then in normal flight , having a relative small elevator don't help to 'catch' the airplane before its sinks for that few moments

Also , with practice you can plan ahead and know how much down elvator , and when to push it

CG , is a bit to the front indeed , but in order to move it back I need to take the servo board out of the way .. and you know what all the mom's says ?
if its ain't broke don't fix it

Ido ,
Old Mar 15, 2013, 08:39 AM
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Any more flight video on this viperjet?
Old Mar 15, 2013, 10:35 PM
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hey guys just wanted to give you a heads up . I ordered my viper from Philip Workshop RC ( PW RC) ems shipping last sat and got it TODAY . i though that was pretty quick comming from hong kong ! i was kinda shocked how light the box was so i had to open it to make sure there was something in in it and there she was SWEET!
Old Mar 15, 2013, 11:16 PM
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My new fan arrived today, and I'm really pumped up to fly it again, but unfortunately it looks like rain tomorrow and 20 mph wind on Sunday At least I'll get it back together ... now that the time has changed, I should be able to fly it during the week after work

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Old Mar 15, 2013, 11:53 PM
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hey guys just wanted to give you a heads up . I ordered my viper from Philip Workshop RC ( PW RC) ems shipping last sat and got it TODAY . i though that was pretty quick comming from hong kong ! i was kinda shocked how light the box was so i had to open it to make sure there was something in in it and there she was SWEET!
great... but i hv emailed him a few times. over the past 2 weeks, he did not respond to my queries... seems to be abit abnormal for this slow respond.
Old Mar 16, 2013, 03:03 AM
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Still low quality.. but one more from today morning flights

TaftHobby ViperJet 16/3/2013 (3 min 54 sec)



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Old Mar 16, 2013, 04:51 AM
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Still low quality.. but one more from today morning flights

http://youtu.be/PlTAsq4Ayuc


Ido ,
Nice flying! Just like another Telink...
Old Mar 16, 2013, 06:22 AM
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nice flying skills!
Old Mar 16, 2013, 07:17 AM
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Nice flying indeed.

And the plane handles it just fine.

I can't imagine the CMPro/HK T-45 flying this slow without stalling.
Old Mar 16, 2013, 01:24 PM
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That was nice - you are getting smoother as you get used to it.

Just curious, has anybody flown the plane in signficant winds? If so how did it handle.

Greg
Old Mar 17, 2013, 07:22 AM
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Sounds great and welcome Taft!

Any more info on your F-22?

Very interested as well.
Just been in contact with Taft Chen regarding the proposed F-22.

It will be a single 90mm EDF, available in June.

I replied that I hoped it wasn't a "re-released" flyfly 90mm F-22. That model didn't fly without major modification.
Old Mar 17, 2013, 08:00 AM
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Fox I would't waste your time and money on that air frame. Flyfly F22 truly sucks i have waste days of mods with that piece of junk. Just my 2 cents.

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