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Jan 03, 2013, 09:55 AM
Warbird & Jet Lover
About 3 weeks in the US at HCP retailers or on hh.com. They have already started arriving in our warehouses.
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Jan 03, 2013, 09:57 AM
Team Twisted!
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It looks like they finally gave you the ability to adjust or turn off AS3X, although i'll probably just leave it on. At least we don't have to hear people complain about AS3X, now you can have it your way.
Jan 03, 2013, 10:22 AM
Registered User
Looks nice! I want one. I assume this will probably replace the Extra 300?
Jan 03, 2013, 10:23 AM
t = Col Frank Fitts
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Looks like a more streamlined Multiplex Acromaster.
Jan 03, 2013, 10:32 AM
Team Futaba
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Originally Posted by kuczy
$300!!
With a state-of-the-art, open stock receiver that has a street price of $119.99. The AR600 that is in most of the PKZ offerings in this size streets for $59.99, a $60.00 difference. Factor that in, and it's very competitively priced when compared to, say, the Extra 300. It's also quite a bit more advanced in terms of construction than other PKZ offerings, features new servos, new motor/custom propeller, new 40A ESC with 5A BEC. All of these contribute to the slightly higher price point, but add much more value than they do cost.
Last edited by Ryan Smith; Jan 03, 2013 at 11:22 AM.
Jan 03, 2013, 11:56 AM
Andres Lu
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Wow, this really looks like it would do some great 3D. I still have not bought the Edge 540QQ yet, so it is gonna be a battle between the two...........save some money and get the Edge or go for size and get the VisionAire?

I am assuming that the flight characteristics/flight envelope of the VisionAire is comparable to the Edge?

All in all though, I am really impressed with you guys at HH/Parkzone. This looks like a real winner.

-joker
Jan 03, 2013, 12:23 PM
The Earth got in the way!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ryan Smith
With a state-of-the-art, open stock receiver that has a street price of $119.99. The AR600 that is in most of the PKZ offerings in this size streets for $59.99, a $60.00 difference. Factor that in, and it's very competitively priced when compared to, say, the Extra 300. It's also quite a bit more advanced in terms of construction than other PKZ offerings, features new servos, new motor/custom propeller, new 40A ESC with 5A BEC. All of these contribute to the slightly higher price point, but add much more value than they do cost.
If you say so. It's a bit over priced for the size it's competing in though. I'm sure the AS3X Super Fans will be all over it. I'm courious to see a real owners video after these start shipping. My 41" Edge 540 only cost $100 for the frame and just over $200 to build with quality parts... Wondering how this will compare to it.
Jan 03, 2013, 12:56 PM
7.62x51
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The ability to adjust the AS3X or turn it off is the best feature. I'm in!
Jan 03, 2013, 01:11 PM
ICrashRCs
Eliminate the battery and charger, offer it for 249 and you've got something.
Jan 03, 2013, 01:21 PM
Andres Lu
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Originally Posted by IFlyRCs
Eliminate the battery and charger, offer it for 249 and you've got something.
+1

I would probably go for the Edge right now but if there were a BNF Basic version I would totally get this.

-joker
Jan 03, 2013, 01:43 PM
Once crash at a time
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Oh god, i can already hear the money coming out of my wallet!
Jan 03, 2013, 02:08 PM
7.62x51
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Quote:
Originally Posted by IFlyRCs
Eliminate the battery and charger, offer it for 249 and you've got something.
Keep the BNF package and bring out a BNF Basic package. BAM!

Quote:
Originally Posted by joker24458
+1

I would probably go for the Edge right now but if there were a BNF Basic version I would totally get this.

-joker
BAM!

I'm in no hurry for a new plane as the weather isn't ideal. Hopefully, in time, they will release a BNF Basic package. (Hint hint)
Jan 03, 2013, 02:25 PM
The Earth got in the way!
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Yep a BNF Basic would definitely help those of us that have batteries and better chargers. Drop those off and make it $230-$250 and I'd be in.
Jan 03, 2013, 02:55 PM
Beast 60E Maniac
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hi all..

looks nice and I see the "Stratos Firebird" landing gear Seems it is the same...
Hope Horizon did her homework after the Edge QC postings and this plane comes in known perfect Quality
I will wait the first reviews...the price is high and this has to expect a near perfect plane...we will see....
Jan 03, 2013, 02:59 PM
Andres Lu
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SLK Count
hi all..

looks nice and I see the "Stratos Firebird" landing gear Seems it is the same...
Hope Horizon did her homework after the Edge QC postings and this plane comes in known perfect Quality
I will wait the first reviews...the price is high and this has to expect a near perfect plane...we will see....


Yep, that is basically the case for me, too.

-joker


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