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91" SkyWing ARS 300 Assembly Thread

Discussion in 'Giant / Scale ARF Build Threads' started by AKNick, Sep 16, 2019.

   
  1. Snoopy1

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    congratulations, glad it worked out well and that you like the plane.
     
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  2. AKNick

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    Maiden Flight Video!!

    It was a bit dark and foggy out, but a video none the less!!
     
  3. Snoopy1

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    Like that one, boy does that engine sound good and the low idle is rock solid. The plane looks like it will anything you ask of it. That a keeper. Nice flying.
     
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  4. AKNick

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    Thanks!!! I think this plane will suit my flying style well!

    :yesss:
     
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  5. Awesome! Congrats brother. And like Snoop said, sounds great!
     
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    Squeaked in a couple flights before the rain and darkness hit. Timer set to 14min now. Two flights brought both packs down to 60% capacity. I think 30min of flight time before a recharge sounds safe (2x 2550s). Haven’t had to adjust my rates. Plane flies great, might move the batteries aft.
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    Apparently I was a little hard on the plane doing 3D turns, blenders, and pop tops because my fuel dot ejected.

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    That poly line sticks so hard to the fuel dot, I may switch to Tygon to make it slip off easier, plus it may make a tighter connection within the receptacle.
     
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    If I may suggest an easy fix. I have had a couple of fuel dot that were impossible to remove. So what I did is add a couple of inches of silicone fuel tube to the end it makes removing the fuel dot off and back on a lot easier. I know it does not last but I just change every couple of months and it works great.
     
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    Not a bad idea. I’ve been sticking with tygon, just had a wild hair to use the matching blue line that came with the plane. The tygon is thicker too, which might help me here too.

    I forgot to mention that it was 31F out when I was flying.... hand warmers and a big poofy jacket. Oct was not a good flying month, and November had been rainy and windy. I just got a dusting of snow today.
     
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