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Great soaring conditions on the Great Orme yesterday afternoon & even better today ( Sat.). Nice to get out & use some sky !!

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Post by Mark Barnes on Sat Jun 25, 2011 4:02 pm

Yet another new model ready for a maiden.



After realising I couldnt really get both 50cc models in the car at the same time I desided I needed another small model, So at Weston I picked up on of these.

`tupawere servos
Thumper 4260 motor
80amp Opto ESC
6s 2600mah Lipos
14x7 prop
Specki AR6200 rx

All charged and ready to rock this afternoon if the wind drops off

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Post by Stubbsy on Sat Jun 25, 2011 4:06 pm

Sweet!
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Post by Andy Sayle on Sat Jun 25, 2011 4:10 pm

That is the second most camp colourscheme I have ever seen....

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Post by Mark Barnes on Sat Jun 25, 2011 4:12 pm

Yeah its not the best is it!

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Post by Guest on Sat Jun 25, 2011 5:11 pm

WHAT, NO PINK!!! jocolor

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Post by Mark Barnes on Mon Jun 27, 2011 10:04 am

Well after 2 trips to the field yesterday I managed 8 filghts on the Extra.

The plane flies very well, the power on tap is awsome (if alittle to much at times) Im getting about 6 mins per flight leaving 40% ish in the 6s 2600mah packs so duration shouldnt be a problem.

I need to play around abit more on the throws as the Ali is just wild quick point rolls look great when you get it right but horrid when I time it wrong so need to smooth that out abit, Ele is great and it settles into a harrier quite nicely.

Hopfully back out tonight to finalise set up and do abit more IMAC practise.

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Post by Andy Sayle on Mon Jun 27, 2011 10:38 am

I'm half tempted to dive out of work at lunchtime, and make some noise with my chopper.....

And what did you forget on your first trip to the field to warrant a second visit? Wing joiner? Battery?

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Post by Mark Barnes on Mon Jun 27, 2011 10:48 am

Forgot nothing,

First trip 10-12.00 5 flights
then took the kids swimming had a cracking Sunday lunch.

Then back to the field about 18.30 till 20.30 another 3 flights

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Post by Andy Sayle on Mon Jun 27, 2011 11:07 am

Mmmmm Sunday Lunch.....

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Post by Rich on Mon Jun 27, 2011 12:23 pm

Andy Sayle wrote:I'm half tempted to dive out of work at lunchtime, and make some noise with my chopper.....

And what did you forget on your first trip to the field to warrant a second visit? Wing joiner? Battery?

Andy

No I'm the one that forgets to bring things to the field

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