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Feb 26, 2008, 08:06 PM
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Sapac Composite T-45 Goshawk


The new Sapac T-45 has arrived! It comes with the 70mm fan and brushless outrunner motor. It calls for a 3-cell battery. I'll try it on 3 and 4 cells. I will be adding air retracts and will include the process in the build.

It came packed extremely well and looks fantastic!!! The fuse has all the panel lines in it and looks very scale. The wing and stab did not have a single wrinkle in the covering! Comes with a cockpit too which you never see! I have already ordered Hangar 9 1/9th scale jet pilots for it. They are hollow rubber so they are very light.

Here are the retracts and pilots I will be using.

http://www.ductedfans.com/MAP_micro_retracts.html

http://www.horizonhobby.com/Products...ProdID=HAN8330

Time to head down to the workshop and get started! I can't wait to get this one flying!

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Feb 26, 2008, 08:47 PM
its TALON TIME!
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wow! that looks great!

65mm fan....no thanks!
Feb 26, 2008, 08:48 PM
its TALON TIME!
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looks like a cut down ap700...amp hog... slap a cut down HET rotor in that fan...or a wemo rotor. im loving my cut down HET's in my F-15. those are some smooth aces...and sound..sooo nice!
Feb 26, 2008, 08:49 PM
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Lets see better pics of that intake ducting please!
Feb 26, 2008, 09:24 PM
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Nice stuff Tumbler!

I'd be making plugs from those duct halves and canopy before gluing them all up!

Looking forward to your build and reports on what you experience making and flying this beauty.
Feb 26, 2008, 09:53 PM
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What materials are you using for this airplane?
Feb 26, 2008, 10:05 PM
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Haven't decided what servos to use yet. Prestty much everything else was included.

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Originally Posted by kiril_dimitrov
What materials are you using for this airplane?
Feb 26, 2008, 10:07 PM
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They are plastic halves that get trimmed and glued together. Not really a whole lot to see.

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Lets see better pics of that intake ducting please!
Feb 26, 2008, 10:16 PM
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CORRECTION.....its is a 70mm fan , not 65mm. Sorry.
Feb 26, 2008, 10:36 PM
Chillaxin dude!
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looks awesome! Might be time to get me one of those... watching this thread with interest Tumbler..
Feb 26, 2008, 10:36 PM
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Feb 26, 2008, 11:24 PM
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I couldn't resist seeing what she looked like with the wing and stab on.

Sweeeet!

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Feb 26, 2008, 11:31 PM
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Ya know what tumbler you just sold me on one!! Sapac you should hire him!! I had no idea that they were gonna be soooo nice. Let alone have panel lines.
Feb 26, 2008, 11:36 PM
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Yeah I am impressed! I have decided it is definetly worthy of a set of $200 retracts.

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Feb 26, 2008, 11:38 PM
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sweet!!!

I rang airpower and have asked to cancel my order. I had to put it in writing in an email to confirm so we'll see if it goes well.

Meantime - I thought it was a 70mm - even sapacamerica.com lists it as 64mm, which is not right.

It looks like full tail surface control - is that right Tumbler?

MFALLON has worked out a nice way to get me one down here and looking at the fotos so far....drooool.....


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