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Mar 13, 2013, 01:26 PM
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I guess I did take one pic on my phone....
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Mar 13, 2013, 01:44 PM
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Looking good Diesel! What receiver you going to run?
4ch HK orange rx. Nice a small
Mar 13, 2013, 01:47 PM
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I guess I did take one pic on my phone....
Looking good! Any clue when the maiden?

Thinking I would like some small magnets to attach to the plane and drop tanks ect ... static display I can put them on and Yank them off prior to flight quickly and easily.
Mar 13, 2013, 03:07 PM
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Looking good! Any clue when the maiden?

Thinking I would like some small magnets to attach to the plane and drop tanks ect ... static display I can put them on and Yank them off prior to flight quickly and easily.
Supposed to get to 70 degrees here Friday, I'm hoping to maiden it after work. Magnets are a good idea, but I'm gonna see how she flies fully loaded. IMO, just looks meaner in the air with the missiles and drop tanks.
Mar 13, 2013, 03:31 PM
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Supposed to get to 70 degrees here Friday, I'm hoping to maiden it after work. Magnets are a good idea, but I'm gonna see how she flies fully loaded. IMO, just looks meaner in the air with the missiles and drop tanks.
I agree about the looks. Eager to hear how she does fully loaded.
Mar 13, 2013, 05:06 PM
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Just ordered two of them. One for my GF and one for myself. Just for fun.
Mar 13, 2013, 05:35 PM
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The magnet idea is excellent. Will be doing that mod for sure.
Mar 13, 2013, 08:18 PM
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The magnet idea is excellent. Will be doing that mod for sure.
Sweet!


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Just ordered two of them. One for my GF and one for myself. Just for fun.
Nice! Welcome to the thread!
Mar 14, 2013, 01:39 AM
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Just ordered two of them. One for my GF and one for myself. Just for fun.
You shouldn't give your GF Rc Drugs, But I got to admit that's not a bad idea
this way you can always buy 2 for 1 without all the complaining sweet!!!!
Mar 14, 2013, 11:21 AM
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Just ordered two of them. One for my GF and one for myself. Just for fun.
Does your GF actually fly or is that just an excuse to buy 2?
Mar 14, 2013, 12:31 PM
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Does your GF actually fly or is that just an excuse to buy 2?
Lol! She really does fly. Got into it last year and enjoys it. Makes life MUCH easier.
Mar 14, 2013, 12:45 PM
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Lol! She really does fly. Got into it last year and enjoys it. Makes life MUCH easier.
I can see how that would make things easier

My wife is very supportive, goes with me to the field, watches the kids while I fly, but she has no interest in learning how to do it.

I've bought her several planes though..... I just fly them for her....
Mar 14, 2013, 01:54 PM
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Lol! She really does fly. Got into it last year and enjoys it. Makes life MUCH easier.
Marry her now!

My wife just busted me for ordering this plane. It was suppose to arrive mid Monday while she was at work, but nope arrived while she was home standing on the front porch. I had to put my head in shame. She took it easy on me since she knows I have an addiction.
Mar 14, 2013, 07:22 PM
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hey guys, would this be a good 'first' edf? I have lots of flying under my belt, warbirds etc...but never an EDF
Mar 14, 2013, 07:54 PM
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hey guys, would this be a good 'first' edf? I have lots of flying under my belt, warbirds etc...but never an EDF
PKZ Habu is best edf to start with imho. Very wide flight envelope.

I haven't flown this yet though, being modeled after an airplane intentionally built unstable I would say probably say it may not be. It may be a pussy cat though. can't wait to fly and find out. Biggest difference with edfs is they don't have the instant punch like a prop plane has and since no prop wash is moving air over the surfaces they stall a lot easier.


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