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Sep 25, 2013, 12:50 PM
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FMS (RocHobby) Swift??


Its sold by MotionRC. Has anyone used it??? didn't find it with the search
http://www.motionrc.com/rochobby-swi...-wingspan-pnp/
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Sep 30, 2013, 11:59 AM
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really? no one?
Oct 05, 2013, 09:31 PM
that's gonna leave a scar
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i just got one, built it today. pretty freakin excited to go fly it !!
Oct 05, 2013, 10:34 PM
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i just got one, built it today. pretty freakin excited to go fly it !!
Great!!!!! please report back!!
Oct 05, 2013, 10:55 PM
that's gonna leave a scar
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due to rain moving in, going to be maybe Tues/Wed before i can fly it. everything on it is nice quality...i did add some carbon fiber rod to the vertical stabilizers just for added support
Oct 08, 2013, 07:02 PM
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Cool!!!!! looking forward to your comments
Oct 10, 2013, 03:19 AM
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really nice plane,want to buy such kinds plane....
Oct 10, 2013, 12:12 PM
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How did it fly?? Debating between getting this plane or the Parkzone F-27Q Stryker
Oct 11, 2013, 07:42 PM
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had to go out of town for work..... "HOPEFULLY" going to get to fly it tomorrow.. weather is gonna be awesome
Oct 12, 2013, 11:13 AM
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good luck!!!
Oct 13, 2013, 08:28 AM
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I also have one. It's plenty of fun to throw around, the light wing loading means you can pretty much stop it on a dime. The only real weaknesses I've found is the foam is very thin:
a) in the hand grips, you can actually see through it in the corners
b) Where the motor mount and the plastic bit on the bottom of the tail attach, this means the motor mount will break out if you land hard on the tail.
Also, the ailerons aren't well attached. I'm going to have to do something with mine as they've both come off and tape isn't good enough for the tiny throws this thing needs.

Stealing KCinNCs pic:
Last edited by tracernz; Oct 13, 2013 at 08:34 AM.
Oct 15, 2013, 04:01 PM
Clean up! The missus is home
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I just ordered one of these from Motion RC. I got the tamer version . I have bought several items from Motion RC and have been very pleased with them. Its too bad about the hinges giving in, have you come up with a solution yet? I have the funfly Rare Bear from Hobbyking and it is a very small and fast plane (insane on 4 cells). Has anyone flown both of these and how do they compare?
Oct 16, 2013, 06:10 PM
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well i've tried in vain to get mine to fly. seems like it is extremely nose heavy with a 2200 3s...even the cg seemed dead on. even with a 1300 3s it would just not take off. wide open throttle...throwing as hard as i can

big ol fat nose dive every time
Oct 16, 2013, 08:37 PM
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Maybe silly question but you sure the prop is installed correctly? Check orientation
Oct 18, 2013, 12:44 AM
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I've found a 3S 2200 flies nicely when positioned as far towards the back as it will go. That should give a CG close to the measurement given in the manual. I've even flown a 4S 2200 but it didn't really fit too well and I didn't feel it was that much faster. I usually takeoff with about 2/3 throttle and a good throw, any more throttle and the torque is too much and it rolls over and dives into the ground.
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Its too bad about the hinges giving in, have you come up with a solution yet?
Yeah, they're probably fine until you have a rough landing and then they're done as they're just a bit of tape basically. I'm going to use some CA hinges to replace them: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...0mmx0_3mm.html


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