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Old Oct 30, 2004, 12:56 PM
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what wing man??
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Turn Left?? Left Turn??


Hi folks ,,why just the other day i saw a fellow flying one of these things mabey at let's say ,,,,,120 mph,,just blistering,, mabey faster ,,i'm hooked ,, what can i say,,where can i get one ??who has them??
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Old Oct 30, 2004, 03:00 PM
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They are not available in the U.S yet. The kit is made in Germany. I spoke to David at Hobby Lobby a couple of weeks ago and he said they are going to start carrying the "Turn-Left" in about a month. He stated to keep checking the Hobby Lobby website.

www.hobby-lobby.com


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Old Oct 31, 2004, 08:08 AM
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thank you Jeff,,mabey it was David that i seen flying this thing,, boy this plane was shmokin!!! ,,,,,ok then , i guess i'll keep checking,
Old Nov 01, 2004, 09:37 AM
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pic?
Old Nov 01, 2004, 01:25 PM
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Here's a pic of the "Turn Left":
Old Nov 01, 2004, 08:29 PM
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That's pretty cool looking but is it a "warm-racer" or a pylon racer?
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Old Nov 01, 2004, 09:14 PM
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More TL photos


Hobby Lobby is currently "evaluating" the TurnLeft to see if they want to offer it -- that means they have a couple and are flying them. I'd guess it will turn up soon in their flying field photos and then on the website. I too was told, "a month or two."
Old Nov 01, 2004, 09:22 PM
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TurnLeft in kit form...


Two more photos....
Old Nov 01, 2004, 09:28 PM
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I'll give it a test fly
Is that wing molded or foam core??
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Old Nov 01, 2004, 11:02 PM
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The wing is foam core with balsa sheeting. Anyone know what the wingspan is? I asked David how much Hobby Lobby was going to sell it for and he said he didn't know yet, but "like most Simprop products, it is going to be expensive".

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Old Nov 02, 2004, 03:31 PM
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Back in here it costs about 100-130 euros depending if the wing is already film covered or not. So, quite cheap it is. I have the Lift Off XXS that has the same wing and stab and it flies like a F5D in slow motion-about 115 sec times with a brushed car motor-a FAI setup would explode it unless you bag the wing with something strong. The wingspan is 122 cm, about 48 inches-quite close to the new rules span. Turn left is a warm-racer-but because of its size, much nicer to fly than the 400-stuff. Troy, sent you mail!
Old Nov 11, 2004, 05:54 AM
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turn left..


well still waitin,,,,can't wait,,,if... or when ,,,HL gets this thing , it will be my first type of warm?? or pylon,,,by the way,,,,,what's the difference,,warm or pylon???,,,mabey i should turn left & see what's around the corner??
Old Nov 19, 2004, 11:53 PM
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waiting


,,,hummm,,??? still waiting??
Old Nov 21, 2004, 05:18 PM
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No kidding...............it's been over a month now and still no "Turn Left" available from Hobby Lobby. Still saving my pennies for one though............

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Old Nov 21, 2004, 05:20 PM
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Saw one down our strip last weekend. Cracking plane

Slower than I expected but very very nice.

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