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Old May 24, 2007, 07:14 PM
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Fly Fly F-22 Raptor


NOTE: This thread was originally titled "Big foam F-22" and later retitled to avoid confusion with other models.

I just noticed a new 45'' wingspan F-22 EDF for 92mm fan at tony-hobby.com. It looks pretty good, does anyone know anything about it?
David B
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Old May 24, 2007, 08:30 PM
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Never even heard about it. You'll have to do a build thread.

Looks nice - but $225.00?
Old May 24, 2007, 08:41 PM
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I just noticed a new 45'' wingspan F-22 EDF for 92mm fan at tony-hobby.com. It looks pretty good, does anyone know anything about it?
David
That's the FlyFly Hobby F-22

http://www.flyflyhobby.com/english/product01c.html
Old May 24, 2007, 09:33 PM
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Did anyone notice the video is a Mirage

The other thing that just cracks me up is the write up text... items like this:
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Assembly the F-22 is quite a easy job. All of the parts formed with precise aluminium mold. It just 1-2 hours assembly work and the F-22 can fly.
I dunno, maybe I had a bad day.

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Old May 24, 2007, 10:01 PM
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Old May 25, 2007, 12:33 AM
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Never even heard about it. You'll have to do a build thread.

Looks nice - but $225.00?
I agree on both points. Maybe someone else will pick up the torch here.
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Old May 25, 2007, 12:40 AM
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Wow! Mode101 i'm impressed, I never heard of FlyFly Hobby thanks for the info.
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Old May 25, 2007, 05:26 PM
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Anyone notice that the picture of the completed airframe is a F22 and the picture of the kit parts is of a YF22??
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Old May 26, 2007, 11:19 AM
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I'll stick with my X-Flight F-22

Good catch Dre"

Bob, maybe that was 1-1/2 to 2 hours per step LOL takes that long for my glue to set up

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Old May 27, 2007, 12:54 PM
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Rainy day in Hampshire, UK so I built my F22 today. I'm not keen on Styrofoam as a rule but I was tempted because its bigger than your typical EDF. Simple to put together because of the interlocking parts. I'm waiting for the retracts. No way am I flying something at high speed with fixed landing gear. Just wouldn't look right.

...and regarding the estimated build time LOL. You dont even get step by step instructions. Just a plan view of how the pieces go together in one picture. It's honestly not that hard though. I did it in a day between various other jobs. One important mod I made was to make the top rear decking detachable. Is supposed to be glued in but I wanted access to the fan/motor if required. Front of deck is already designed to interlock with front decking. I added blind nut and bolt at rear. If anyone wants pictures of internals let me know and I'll add to this post.



Wingspan: 1150mm
Length: 1300mm
Fan: 92mm
Motor: 1800kv (B36-50S)
Battery: 5S3700
ESC: 80A Hyperion OPTO
Servo: 2 micro 8g (elevons, no ailerons or rudder)
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Old May 27, 2007, 02:14 PM
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Ditchit, thanks for the pic and info, it does look nice. Let us know how it flys when you get it in the air.
Old May 28, 2007, 01:09 AM
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Wingspan: 1150mm
Length: 1300mm
Fan: 92mm
Motor: 1800kv (B36-50S)
Battery: 5S3700
ESC: 80A Hyperion OPTO
Servo: 2 micro 8g (elevons, no ailerons or rudder)
8g servos are big enough for something like that?
Old May 28, 2007, 02:06 AM
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Do you have a link for a site that you can actually buy it from???

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Old May 28, 2007, 04:14 AM
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Andy and his crew at Robot Birds near Northolt, London, UK are very helpful people and sell some great stuff at relatively low prices for the UK.

www.robotbirds.com
Old May 28, 2007, 04:19 AM
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8g servos are big enough for something like that?
I'm a little dubious myself. I may upgrade them but thats all I've got.


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