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Old Apr 09, 2013, 10:47 PM
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THE moment you all been waiting for!! BYRON F-15


I am picking it up tomorrow!!!! I got a great deal. I may use my turbine in it or use the stock Byron fans and convert it back from turbine to electric. WILL post pics tomorrow!!
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Old Apr 10, 2013, 12:51 AM
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A-4 nut!!
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Yes - cause we all can't wait for you to trash a classic.
Old Apr 10, 2013, 02:01 AM
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Dont be mean to our enertainment.
Old Apr 10, 2013, 02:47 AM
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deltas are cool
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hand launch or bungee
Old Apr 10, 2013, 06:11 AM
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hand launch or bungee
No, no, no. This is a huge plane AS.


↓↓ It's gonna need some sort of dolly system for take-off. ↓↓
Old Apr 10, 2013, 09:20 AM
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I am perfectly fine waiting a few more years for this.
Old Apr 10, 2013, 09:37 AM
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this about like turning a Yenko Chevelle into a mud racer!
Old Apr 10, 2013, 09:59 AM
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Make it turbine and we can get this thread moved.
Old Apr 10, 2013, 10:39 AM
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Make it turbine and we can get this thread moved.
Please dont make it turbine because congress will ban us after you crash into a house
Old Apr 10, 2013, 12:17 PM
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Sherlock, show the pic of you with it in front of your house...I am going to save that pic...

BTW, keep it edf so we can track progress....

2 x haoye 127s, 2 x suppo 910kvs, 2 x suppo 200 amp escs

on 2 x 6s 5500 watts total (bridge the escs) around 21lbs of thrust altogether at around 3.6 a cell...should push the 23lb AUW plane around pretty good without you having to buy more packs

wont bust the wallet and can be got from HK next week so you're not waiting around to get this thing in the air

come on dude...keep the trons here!
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Old Apr 10, 2013, 12:38 PM
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Byron F15 is a huge pig with a ton of drag. While yes it will fly EDF it wont fly long or well. Even the 2 that XPS flew didn't fly long and had no vertical at all. But since Shelrocks planes only fly once keep it electric
Old Apr 10, 2013, 12:40 PM
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Byron F15 is a huge pig with a ton of drag. While yes it will fly EDF it wont fly long or well. Even the 2 that XPS flew didn't fly long and had no vertical at all. But since Shelrocks planes only fly once keep it electric
What was the AUW?

Thx
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Old Apr 10, 2013, 12:53 PM
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fly like an EAGLE ;)
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if ii remember correctly, it was about 45 lbs. theres no way on the plannet its going to weigh anywhere near 23lbs lol

my T-38 carrys 12lbs of battery, 6-7lbs of fans motors and esc's. so theres almost 20 lbs of power system alone for something like a byron f-15. yeah, xps's f-15 was pretty slow. its a draggy airframe, but has a very light wing loading, and they look really easy to fly.
Old Apr 10, 2013, 12:58 PM
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EDF all the way!
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I would go with electric Byron fans. Hacker A50-10L Turnado put out more thrust than the OS91 version did. Putting the same system in my Byron 1/3 scale BD-5J.
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Old Apr 10, 2013, 01:09 PM
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I would go with electric Byron fans. Hacker A50-10L Turnado put out more thrust than the OS91 version did. Putting the same system in my Byron 1/3 scale BD-5J.
Bob
Yeap, would be fairly light and give good thrust...

Looks like the empty weight with gear, servos etc is around 19lbs less the turbine tanks.

Should be possible...might flight slow but it'll fly

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