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Jan 16, 2009, 10:59 AM
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Cool

New! RaptorGS 4 channel 3d micro! *Now with Video*


Hello all,
This is a sneak peak of the new Raptor GS 3d micro plane.
The airframe is designed by ETOC pilot and Tuscon Shootout winner, Ryan Archer and the graphics are courtesy of yours truly! This plane has been in development for over a year now, and we've been dragging our feet a little bit, but everything is finally in place.
Most recently, a lighter and more powerful motor was found that will be the powerplant of this little beast.

Let's get down to the nitty gritty here.

Specs
Auw: 28g
Empty weight(no battery) 25g
Wingspan: 16.5"
4 channel, rudder, elevator, ailerons
servos: Falcon 1.6g (1.7g with connector)
BA 2.5g servo for ailerons
Airframe: 2 mm EPP foam, silkscreen printed 6.8g
ESC: XP-7a lightened to 2g
Motor: AP03 3.17g outrunner including mount 45g of thrust
Prop: 4025
Battery: 140mah 1 cell lipo 20c
Depron foam suport structure
zbends
carbon bracing for leading edge of the wing, wing support, pushrods
tail support
control horns, servo arms (plywood)
motor mount (plywood)

2s Version:
Comes with 2s lipo and C05 motor
Weighs approximately 6 grams more
More power, but not as floaty or slow, works with spektrum Ar6300 no mods

Because this plane is micro and 3d, it is meant for intermediate and advanced pilots. Those who have worked with
micro components and 3d foamies, and flown a little 3d.
This plane is about the same size as the Parkzone Micro Citabria.

It is meant for casual 3d flying in your garage,
backyard, hover practice in your house, etc. It is small enough
to fly in very tight spaces.

This plane will come as 3 different versions.
Receiver ready, with everything listed at the top, as a kit to be used with your own equipment, or it can be used with the new Parkzone 4 channel equipment.
We chose EPP foam to make it one of your longer lasting planes
in your fleet. After bashing it in the living room a bunch of times without a ding on it, I can see how important EPP is for a plane like this!

-Josh

available at 2dogrc.com, axonracing.com, and soon to be available at bsdmicrorc.com

Raptor GS for Real Flight G4.5!!!
http://www.knifeedge.com/forums/down...o=file&id=9293
Modeled by Tony Elms

and Real Flight 3.5!
http://www.knifeedge.com/forums/down...o=file&id=9311

Hotel Room Flying - Matt Stringer
(1 min 37 sec)



Kitchen video by Sasha
(0 min 37 sec)


EF Expo Video by Matt of Ryan Archer
(4 min 19 sec)


Gym video shot by Kelberts
(1 min 3 sec)


Gym video shot by Angelo
Raptor GS micro in the Gym (0 min 56 sec)


Living room vid by me!
Micro Raptor Gs 3d plane (0 min 56 sec)
Last edited by metroidrc; Jun 02, 2009 at 08:29 PM.
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Jan 16, 2009, 11:06 AM
Fly it like you stole it..
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It's ALIVVVVEEEE!!!!!
Jan 16, 2009, 11:06 AM
Danger is my middle name
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Looks hot, can't wait to see a video clip!!
Jan 16, 2009, 11:08 AM
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want one!


want one now!



...now. yes. want one now.
Jan 16, 2009, 11:30 AM
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sweet !!! get the video up fellas !!!
Jan 16, 2009, 11:31 AM
Fast and getting faster!
Looks Good! Cant wait to try one!!!!!
Jan 16, 2009, 11:36 AM
foamanologist
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Looks very tasty!
Jan 16, 2009, 11:38 AM
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Looks fantastic! Not bad pricing either!

Can't wait to see video...
Jan 16, 2009, 11:39 AM
Fly long and land softly
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You mention "the new Parkzone 4 channel equipment."

Is there more info available on that somewhere?

Jim
Jan 16, 2009, 11:42 AM
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Parkzone is coming out with 4 channel equipment this spring that you can throw in this plane. Its about the same size as the new 4 channel Parkzone planes.
Jan 16, 2009, 11:52 AM
I used to be all thumbs...
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Very cool!!

And great price on the complete combo!!!

Cant wait to see the video!
Jan 16, 2009, 12:00 PM
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I like the look, price sounds okay, lets she her fly
Jan 16, 2009, 12:03 PM
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Video Video Video
Jan 16, 2009, 12:10 PM
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the video will be posted either sunday night or monday morning.
FASTALJR will be flying it sunday noon time. I will also get a decent vid of it flying in the living room!
Jan 16, 2009, 12:16 PM
Crash & Burn
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Really nice. Perfect size for my front yard or garage.


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