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Aug 04, 2010, 08:42 PM
Flying Under the Radar
yeah... i knew you were going to say that....

ill keep thinking whcich to get to learn 3d on...then i get to fly the bigger bird...extra SHP!!!
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Aug 04, 2010, 08:45 PM
Flying Under the Radar
knew you were going to say that...ill keep thinking which to get to learn 3d on...so i can fly the SHP.
Aug 04, 2010, 08:59 PM
Well, now that you know ...
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Man you're in all the thread I frequent! You have to make it to central MA - you can fly my Airfoilz Extra 260, EPP Yak, or one of the 3DHS birds.
Aug 05, 2010, 07:15 AM
Flying Under the Radar
oh man, i totally agree! next time ill be heading that way, ill make sure to stop by.
i went to boston like a week ago...and passed right by your city!
Aug 11, 2010, 05:18 PM
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Hey Bigster! I am going to be back there in two weeks! I am going to be in the town of Athol near Leominster! I will be there August 21-22! Lets get together and fly!
Aug 12, 2010, 03:31 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Bigster
Man you're in all the thread I frequent! You have to make it to central MA - you can fly my Airfoilz Extra 260, EPP Yak, or one of the 3DHS birds.
Do you feel much different in flying the Airfoilz Extra 260 and the 40" 3DH bird?
Aug 14, 2010, 11:00 AM
Well, now that you know ...
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Yes and no. The 3DH 40" Edge tumbles better, probably due to its heavier weight. I've tried getting more and more throw on the Airfoilz elevator, but haven't been successful enough to get a good inverted spin or blender. But my buddy and I have GREAT fun with the Extra 260's - we flew them at the beginning of the summer during a tornado warning. No lie - it was awesome.
Aug 17, 2010, 12:38 AM
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Yeah. The Airfoilz Extra FF is fun. I've got more than 100 flights in the last 2 months and it's still flying like new.
The rudder does not seem to move a lot, but it's very effective, and I can hover it at low rate (still learning, this is my 3rd plane starting from a trainer).
I wonder what servos you have on yours. I have the cheapo EXI s1123 ($2.85/each, 19 oz.in @ 4.8V, 0.11s/60deg) on mine. $12 motor from www.valuehobby.com, $11.00 Hobbywing 30A ESC, and 1000 - 1800 mAh Blue Lipo from www.hobbypartz.com
I plan to move a step further with some larger bird such as EF Extra 48" or 58", or 3DH birds Extra SHP 47" or 57".
The 57" bird will definitely cost a lot more to build and fly comparing with the 48", but will I see much different betweent the two?


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