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07-25-2009, 06:09 PM
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Posted By pj48965

Well, did you ever get it to fly? Paul

Well, did you ever get it to fly?

Paul
07-14-2009, 11:53 PM
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Posted By pj48965

Sorry to see the bad news. It might "fly" at 30%...

Sorry to see the bad news. It might "fly" at 30% power, but that is when it's in the air and already moving. You need full throttle at takeoff/launch, especially with the stock motor. Again, get some...
07-03-2009, 04:11 PM
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Posted By pj48965

Well, you win the heat contest, but not by much....

Well, you win the heat contest, but not by much. Don't know what you saw on RC Groups I don't do that site. Good info there but too many junk posts of the "Me too" and "I want one" variety you have...
07-03-2009, 02:04 PM
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Posted By pj48965

What I've got is not a replacement for a hi...

What I've got is not a replacement for a hi start, won't give you the altitude. It's more of a bungee powered hand launcher for electric powered aircraft. Unlike a hi start it's all self contained....
07-02-2009, 06:38 PM
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Posted By pj48965

Uh, don't know if I'd recommend the Rafale as a...

Uh, don't know if I'd recommend the Rafale as a first powered plane, but sounds like it's a done deal. Leaving the gear off is certainly an option, it should improve performance a bit. As for the...
07-02-2009, 04:24 PM
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Posted By pj48965

I'm wishing it was winter here in South Texas...

I'm wishing it was winter here in South Texas :tc:. Good luck to you. The takeoff is a little tricky, give it a good long run to build up speed, as when it pops loose it will go almost vertical. Be...
07-02-2009, 03:33 PM
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Posted By pj48965

That does sound like the one I have from Hobby...

That does sound like the one I have from Hobby Lobby.
07-02-2009, 02:11 PM
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Posted By pj48965

If yours is the same one that Hobby Lobby in the...

If yours is the same one that Hobby Lobby in the U. S. carries, the instructions don't show the cg location. That seems to be typical of RTF's.:censor: I checked mine before modifying or replacing...
10-03-2008, 05:28 AM
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Posted By pj48965

Thumbs up Finally got replacement servos in for the elevons...

Finally got replacement servos in for the elevons and flew mine for the first time. After a long take off roll, I slowly added elevator, and the plane finally took off at a fairly steep angle, which...
09-14-2008, 06:02 PM
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Posted By pj48965

Delta wing aircraft - like the Rafale - don't...

Delta wing aircraft - like the Rafale - don't have a separate horizontal stabilizer like more traditional aircraft, so the control surfaces on the trailing edge of the wings have to serve two...
09-14-2008, 04:51 PM
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Posted By pj48965

Well, you're way ahead of me. Still haven't flown...

Well, you're way ahead of me. Still haven't flown mine, I decided to replace the elevon servos, waiting for those to come in. Not gonna think about upgrades till I see how it flies with stock setup....
09-06-2008, 05:42 AM
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Posted By pj48965

Hobby Lobby/Rafale EDF

Just got mine, HL had a big sale over the Labor Day weekend. Got the RTF (that was the one on sale), I've already replaced the single conversion receiver with a Berg 7.

Have not flown it yet, I...
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