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Old Feb 02, 2013, 02:46 PM
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Nice Chris...just finished mine up today, I went with a bare airframe. Picking up my motor tomorrow and hopefully some combat. I hope Brad's ready.
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Old Feb 02, 2013, 02:55 PM
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Dan5.0... I like the custom paint... get some streamers ready for you and Brad.... Crepe Paper spools from the craftstore cut width in half and about 20ft long.
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Old Feb 02, 2013, 06:20 PM
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Let the Games Begin..!!
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Just finished up the Build of the Crack Wing, all ready to go... Maiden tomorrow, maybe I can find someone to combat with.


http://www.twistedhobbys.com/Wings_c87.htm


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Old Feb 02, 2013, 07:31 PM
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Cool my buddy has been bugging me to get into combat its all fun but I dont want to go glow or spend big bucks so I will give this a go.

Any idea on approximate flight times? Outdoors
Old Feb 02, 2013, 08:32 PM
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Looks like fun...but can you land them vertically also?
Old Feb 03, 2013, 12:07 AM
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Cool my buddy has been bugging me to get into combat its all fun but I dont want to go glow or spend big bucks so I will give this a go.

Any idea on approximate flight times? Outdoors
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4 or so minutes
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Old Feb 03, 2013, 12:08 AM
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Looks like fun...but can you land them vertically also?
maybe with a little practice...
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Old Feb 03, 2013, 07:46 AM
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maybe with a little practice...
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...and maybe a little VPP
Old Feb 03, 2013, 12:59 PM
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Subbed! Bring on some combat! How do I go about my radio settings on this? First Wing.
I use a DX6i and elevon is an easy setting but you can lso use a V-tail splitter. They work great also.

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Old Feb 03, 2013, 01:23 PM
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I use a DX6i and elevon is an easy setting...
The stock DX6i elevon setting is flawed. The problems are addressed in this thread and the fix for it is linked in the first post.
Old Feb 03, 2013, 01:52 PM
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The stock DX6i elevon setting is flawed. The problems are addressed in this thread and the fix for it is linked in the first post.
Didn't know that.......I've used the Dx6i -- set on elevon -- with the F-27Q and the Baby Stryker for a long time.

No problems.

Old Feb 03, 2013, 02:56 PM
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For the UM Stryker, you do have to do a simple plug swap at the RX:

http://www.parkzone.com/ProdInfo/Fil...dum_083111.pdf

Is that what you're referring to, Murman?

(I don't think of that as really a flaw, just a difference in the DX6i's elevon setup.)

Old Feb 03, 2013, 03:47 PM
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For the UM Stryker, you do have to do a simple plug swap at the RX:


Is that what you're referring to, Murman?

(I don't think of that as really a flaw, just a difference in the DX6i's elevon setup.)

No, read the thread I linked to in my post. When the stock elevon setup is used, the elevon travel is not only limited, but is not symmetrical from side to side. If you program your DX6i per the instructions in that thread, you will have full elevon travel and that travel will be the same on both sides.
You may not have noticed the limited travel with your Strykers because they are made to be flown fast, and fast planes don't need much travel on their control surfaces.
A plane like the "Crack Wing" used for combat usually needs max throw on the control surfaces. This is where the difference between the stock and the elevon mix I linked to is very apparent.
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I haven't had problems with the elevon setup on my DX6i. I've made several Dollar Tree foam wings and it works fine. Its a wing setup using the TH power combo I had left over from my Edge build. I ordered two combos. Now both the Edge and the wing are still flying great. Sure I had to do a little travel adjustment but no big deal.

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Took my Crack Wing to the park this morning... lots of fun. Stock combo and 250mAh / 2s Batteries and 7 x 3.5 prop, no lack of power here!!
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Twisted Hobbys Crack Wing (4 min 9 sec)

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