Name the Plane - The RCGroups Full Scale Extra 330LX

The new RCGroups full scale Extra 330XL is awesome but it needs a name! Enter to win!


Name the Plane and Win!

The RCGroups full scale Extra 330LX has its new trim scheme but it's missing one thing - a name!

How to Enter and What Will You Win?

  • Submit your name for this awesome plane in this thread.
  • A winner will be selected May 18th.
  • The winner will receive an RCGroups shirt, a 12 month Plus account and a $200 gift certificate from Horizon Hobby!

Submit those name ideas!

About the Extra 330LX

From Jim Bourke:

The 330 LX is the latest development in their line of two seat Unlimited category aircraft.

I came very close to buying the single seat 330SC but after some very helpful discussions with Jeff Boerboon, I was convinced that the LX would be the right plane for me. I occasionally need to carry a passenger and I don't predict I'll be nationally competitive for many years.

I opted for the single seat canopy option. This will let me fly with the single seat canopy which lightens up the airplane, improves the aerodynamics, and also looks a lot better than the two seat canopy. With the single seat canopy in place I understand the performance is close to the 330SC. Of course there is additional weight over the SC because there is still an extra seat, controls, and a panel in there.

I went with a registration number of N330FZ. 330 is of course for 330LX. The "FZ" is for my nickname, "Fuzzy".

I worked with the Italian designer Mirco Pecorari on the color scheme. I wanted something different and striking without being overly busy. We choose colors that generally match the RCGroups color scheme.

Photos and Video

IAC 2015 Advanced Known (3 min 28 sec)

2016 Hammerhead Roundup Four Minute Freestyle (4 min 13 sec)

Learn More

Read about the plane's latest adventures in Jim Bourke's blog!

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