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Old Nov 01, 2002, 11:06 AM
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Multi engine park flyers - where are they?

We have had a few 2 engine park flyers ( ford trimotor and FSK bettle thing ) and Silent flight had a lanc with four engines. when will we have a commerical B17 or lanc or lib to fly around the park?and who will be first FSK? GWS?
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Old Nov 01, 2002, 11:27 AM
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We've long been anticipating the release of the GWS A-10 and B-2. In fact, it's been so long that I think many have given up on them.
Old Nov 01, 2002, 11:49 AM
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The multi-motor planes are around. You just need to look for them. Multiplex has the 4-motor Cargo, the TwinJet, and the Twin Star. Wattage and Hobby Lobby also have some multi-motor models.

One of the reasons for the small number of these models is that the added complexity, cost, and weight are less attractive to the beginning R/Cer. This means a smaller market share becomes your target customer and this is less attractive to the manufacturer.

The experienced R/Cer has other options though. He can stratch build one from plans or convert a glow plane. So don't afraid to experiment while you wait for a new model to arrive.

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Old Nov 01, 2002, 01:26 PM
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Experimentation is a beautiful thing in the realm of parkies. I totally agree! Here's my switchback sport twin.

Old Nov 01, 2002, 01:40 PM
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Don't forget the Hobby-Lobby Bumble Bee couldn't get it to take off from H2O but it sure flies great! And the twins drum in the thing because it's hollow, very different sound to it.
Old Nov 01, 2002, 02:49 PM
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Hey Nic, welcome to the E-Zone. If you're wanting a multi engine plane you may consider doing what I'm am... grow your own. Check out my Duchess .

Old Nov 01, 2002, 03:18 PM
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I'm waiting for, and wanting, the GWS C-130 with the 4 IPS motors. (hint hint GWS4CEO)
Oh Yea Lefty and Leroy I just subscribed to your Duchess thread so I can keep up with the progress. It looks great.
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Old Nov 05, 2002, 04:14 AM
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C130 now that sounds like a multi engine slowflyer
Old Nov 05, 2002, 04:27 AM
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If you like Multi-motors, big plane, parkflyer, and a very unique look.

Check the Multiplex Movie-Star.

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