E-Flite Extra 260 3D 480 ARF - RC Groups
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Mar 29, 2007, 10:47 PM
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E-Flite Extra 260 3D 480 ARF

I like it! E-Flite is just cranking 'em out! Have to wait until June!

Last edited by thomer; Mar 29, 2007 at 11:06 PM.
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Mar 29, 2007, 11:17 PM
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Mar 29, 2007, 11:25 PM
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Can't wait!
Mar 29, 2007, 11:34 PM
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looks interesting but I have my eyes on flitons extra 260 mini instead. i promised myself no more e-flite planes.
Mar 29, 2007, 11:39 PM
"I passed on the kool-aid"
The construction does look lighter than some of their previous offerings. Wish they would have scaled it up a bit more for the power 15.
Mar 29, 2007, 11:43 PM
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It looks good-kind of like if they had made the Seagull Extra a little nicer on the eyes. If the Seagull goes down this could be a good replacement. They really are cranking them out. A brand new plane doesn't have a long shelf life as the next must have anymore.

Mar 30, 2007, 07:15 AM
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Well--- this saves me from buying the fliton one!

And I think I just figured out what those servos I bought the other night will go in----if it flys anything like the minfunX we'll all be happy campers!
Mar 30, 2007, 06:22 PM
Off roading with the Fun Cub!
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I have been very impressed with the E-Flite construction quality and the ease of assembly with their models. I like the price of this one as well.

Here is a comparison with the Seagull Extra 300:

Extra 260:

Wing Span: 43 in (1090mm)
Overall Length: 40 in (1015mm)
Wing Area: 375 sq in (24.2 sq dm)
Flying Weight: 2629 oz (740820 g)
Motor Size: Park 480 BL Outrunner
Radio: 6 channels or more for proper mixing
Prop Size: 12x6 Electric

Extra 300:

Wing Span: 43 in (109 cm)
Overall Length: 38.4 in (97.5cm)
Wing Area: 367 sq in (23.7 sq dm)
Flying Weight: 28-32 oz (792-905 g)
Motor Size: Park 450 to Park 480 Outrunner
Radio: 4 channel with 4 sub-micro servos
Prop Size: 10x4.7 electric Recommended w/480 outrunner

They look extremely close in size and dimensions.
Last edited by thomer; Mar 30, 2007 at 06:30 PM.
Mar 30, 2007, 06:33 PM
You land foamies?!
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^^^We should compare the Extra based on what people are actually using with good results. Motor:E-Flite 480
Prop: 12x6 Electric
Mar 30, 2007, 06:39 PM
Off roading with the Fun Cub!
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What are the differences between a 260 and 300? It looks like the 260 has a larger fuse.

I'm using a Hacker A30-16M and APC 12x6 on my Extra 300 with fantastic results.
Mar 31, 2007, 12:54 AM
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It uses the same components as Mini Funtana X but is a better looking!!
Mar 31, 2007, 12:58 AM
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They all just keep trying to one up one another, but thats ok with me. I am almost out of hanger space. I am getting good at switching all of my radio gear.
Mar 31, 2007, 08:53 AM
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im looing back and forth at the fliton 260 and the eflite 260 and wonder if they might be the same beast...... might just be a cheaper hardware pack between the two on the eflites side. ya know horizon is dealing the fliton line......
Mar 31, 2007, 09:33 AM
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iwas thinking the same thing as well!
Mar 31, 2007, 09:58 AM
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They're not the same planes. For one you can see that the ailerons on the Fliton are the full width of the wings, when the Eflite's aren't.

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