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Jan 03, 2003, 10:04 AM
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UK subscribers to QEFI mag. - got Jan. issue yet?

I saw the January QEFI in WH Smith yesterday but haven't had my subscription copy yet ... anybody else got theirs?
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Jan 03, 2003, 10:57 AM
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Not much help, but I just got done reading the december mag...1st time I ever saw it and you can color me impressed! You guys across the pond have a good mag going there! I love the plans they have on dec's page 84 for the HD rapide/dragon...I believe those will have to be sent over my way soon-lol. Page 35{dec} has the "radio warm"...that looks pretty useful as well...
Jan 03, 2003, 01:14 PM
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Hi Bill,
I got mine about a week ago (I think!).
Perhaps a call to Traplet is in order.

Jan 03, 2003, 01:29 PM
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My LHS had them in the week before Xmas so I thought you should have had it by now.
Jan 03, 2003, 02:23 PM
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Hi Bill,

Got my Jan. 2003 QEFI mag. few days before xmas, I do subscribe.

all the best, Mike.
Jan 03, 2003, 02:35 PM
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Got mine just before Christmas too. I was really looking forward to the Hurricane plan but it's a real disappointment. Only 25" span for a Speed 400 on 6 cells. Why bother ?

Jan 03, 2003, 03:06 PM
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Got mine today.
It might be interesting to compare the performance of the "Excel Competition 2" with the "Floh". Jürgen
Jan 03, 2003, 04:37 PM
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yup, got mine at Avicraft on Christmas Eve
(mary Bought 2 copies cos CG had a pic of my Ky F16 in his column! Im Famous! (not) ) she wanted one to keep cos shes proud of me! top girlie...

Jan 04, 2003, 06:42 AM
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Thanks guys, guess what ... my copy turned up today

Nice article Jurgen!
Jan 10, 2003, 07:14 AM
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On the cover:

The Electric Floh - Strong performer.

Excel Competition - even stronger! Jürgen
Jan 10, 2003, 07:51 AM
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Isn't OEFI printed in the UK? I've had my copy here in the states for a couple weeks.

Jan 10, 2003, 07:55 AM
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Thank you Jurgen,

I had a customer phone about a power system for Excel, but he bought an AXI 2820/10 along with a Filip 600 Sport instead.

I bet the Excel is just as good as the 600 Sport - just £65 more by the time it's made it to the UK through Germany

Look forward to meeting you on the circuit again this year.

Jan 10, 2003, 02:52 PM
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Hi John,

With its MH43 wing section, I bet the Excel Competition 2 could literally fly rings around the SD7037 equipped Filip 600.

The Floh and the Filip 600 are probably more in the same class. Jürgen
Jan 10, 2003, 03:26 PM
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I got mine about 2 weeks ago

I think i got it at my LHS.......but it may have been smiths

Great review Jurgen

Jan 11, 2003, 07:16 AM
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Originally posted by Jurgen Heilig
Hi John,

With its MH43 wing section, I bet the Excel Competition 2 could literally fly rings around the SD7037 equipped Filip 600.

The Floh and the Filip 600 are probably more in the same class. Jürgen
Yes, when I saw the Floh, I thought, oh no, another Filip 600.

The 400 Sport turns out to be MH32, that and the huge ailerons make it a good fast aerobatic model. The 600 Sport certainly retains the SD7037 root section of the 600 thermal, but the rigid foam wing of the Sport makes an excellent aerobatic model, and I found it 's handling to be fantastic from nose down going as fast as it could to inverted, and a nice slow landing - a little like slope soaring off the flat, but doing aerobatics going up! Perhaps I should suggest your name for the review - it comes with an AXI

Have a great day

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