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Old Dec 24, 2012, 05:36 AM
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Thanks Tezact. Will get some next time I'm in town.

But now, I must assemble scooters and wrap a squillion Christmas presents for the kids.

Happy Christmas to you too!!
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Old Jan 05, 2013, 07:04 AM
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Hi,could someone give us the low and high rates for this plane as it comes out of the box?
Thanks in advance.
Old Jan 19, 2013, 05:41 PM
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There really are no hi and low rates as such, this model is very dependant on speed for its rates, at 200+ kmh I have the movement down to around 5mm max on ailerons, and I have maybe 15mm on elevator, I use hi rates for landing, around 8-10mm on aileron, and 30+ on elevator so I can come in slow and keep pulling the nose up till she drops in at high alfa. You run out of elevator on landing as she slows down so hi/low rate switching is necessary.
Old Jan 19, 2013, 05:45 PM
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Hey guys, just to let everyone know, decals are now in stock and ready to ship out, I have a good pile of them here and hundreds more on hand. Water slide Aussie Mirage markings, could use them for other aussie AC as well.
Find them HERE!

Old Jan 20, 2013, 09:46 AM
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There really are no hi and low rates as such, this model is very dependant on speed for its rates, at 200+ kmh I have the movement down to around 5mm max on ailerons, and I have maybe 15mm on elevator, I use hi rates for landing, around 8-10mm on aileron, and 30+ on elevator so I can come in slow and keep pulling the nose up till she drops in at high alfa. You run out of elevator on landing as she slows down so hi/low rate switching is necessary.
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Old Jan 21, 2013, 05:25 AM
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Well I got busy over the weekend, seeing as it will be a few more weeks before I can fly again I wanted to get the Mirage done so the paint and clear coat hardens up nicely. My green is not as dark as it should be but not being able to drive meant going with what I had If it annoys me I can always redo it, got plenty of decals!

Decals are very easy to use, quite thick and strong for water slide, colours are not bad but the yellow and red could have been a bit deeper, so much for CMYK colour matching, trust the chinese to take no notice of colour codes....
Old Jan 21, 2013, 11:52 AM
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She'll look good to a blind man at 50 yards mate. Hard to tell the colour doesn't match at +220km/h anyway
Old Jan 21, 2013, 05:19 PM
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True I think I will fill in the gaps and ribs around the tailcone with spack filla, and create the rear end, was going to wrap it in plastic sheet to create the Mirage III rear, still might do that and then airbrush over it, will use tamiya titanium at the back to highlight the exhaust. not much else to do really, I didnt want to go crazy with detail as no point for an everyday jet.
Old Feb 21, 2013, 05:47 AM
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Μirage 2000 first flight Elliniko airport Gr (2 min 46 sec)

Mirage 2000 first flights Elliniko Greece (4 min 16 sec)
Old Feb 21, 2013, 03:45 PM
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Looks really good Mark

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Well I got busy over the weekend, seeing as it will be a few more weeks before I can fly again I wanted to get the Mirage done so the paint and clear coat hardens up nicely. My green is not as dark as it should be but not being able to drive meant going with what I had If it annoys me I can always redo it, got plenty of decals!

Decals are very easy to use, quite thick and strong for water slide, colours are not bad but the yellow and red could have been a bit deeper, so much for CMYK colour matching, trust the chinese to take no notice of colour codes....
Old Feb 26, 2013, 02:45 AM
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I know this isn't the for sale section, but I think I will be selling my Mirage. I just don't use it much, and I could use the funds to buy other projects. . Will sell with motor(HET 600-37-2), fan(Midifan)servos, and battery(6s). Just PM me if any one is interested.( in Aus please).Plane is glassed, and is now hand launch, as I took the retracts out.
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Old Mar 06, 2013, 11:29 AM
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This is my new Jepe Mirage.

Fan 10S Jepe
Jepe retracts
AUW 4,1 kg = 9 lbs

waiting for maiden flight, little bit afraid about the weight

So it must be good weather.
Old Mar 06, 2013, 05:23 PM
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Looks very pretty, how did you get it to 4kg??
Old Mar 12, 2013, 08:37 AM
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Its the two 5s 4500er lipos and the 10s Jepe Fan how made it so heavy
Old Mar 12, 2013, 05:02 PM
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I suppose it has got undercarriage too, my 8s setup ran a pretty heavy fan/motor combo, big 100A ESC and a pair of 5000mah 4s packs, was only 2.9kg glassed and painted ready to fly!


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