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Old 07-09-2006, 06:24 PM
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Default Best setup for a Shock Flyer YAK54???

Hi everyone, I am planning on buying a ikarus shock flyer yak 54 and I need to know what would be the best choices in terms of hardware. What AXI motor and respective speed controller?? How many cell and amperage lipo??will hitec HS-55 servos all round be ok?? Also people who have this plane could you please post some photos of yours?? And what setup is everyone using for this plane?? or any other of the new shock flyers. Any extra info will be very much aprecciated

PS: This is my first attempt at electric flight (I fly glow powered 3Ders)

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Old 07-09-2006, 09:47 PM
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Default RE: Best setup for a Shock Flyer YAK54???

2208/34

or the Hacker A20-34S

CC Phx 10 ESC

HS-55's are heavy beasts...they will work, but GWS or Bluebird servos are great..
HALF the weight....

TP 340 or TP 730 mAh battery.... I know lots of people that run and LOVE 2S, but I like 3S setups...i like the power
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Default RE: Best setup for a Shock Flyer YAK54???

do a search.
plnty of info for shock flyer setup.
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Old 07-17-2006, 10:59 AM
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Default RE: Best setup for a Shock Flyer YAK54???

use the futaba 3110 servos. they are faster and have more torque. the AXI 2204/54 is a good light weight moter. then use something in the 3-cell 480 size range for a battery pack. my planes come in at just under 6 oz. with this setup and it works very well.
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Old 07-17-2006, 11:58 AM
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Default RE: Best setup for a Shock Flyer YAK54???

make it light, ive flown 250g shockies, they were fun....i have a 140g shocky for my own use, and its 10x better!

EF torque 34T
TP 480 2s pack (3s is rediculus and makes the airframe twist badly!!)
HS 55s
CC10
Stripped down 5ch RX

make it light, dont use much glue either, its possible to get a shocky light as mine with my equipment by basically not using any of the stock hardwere, use kevlar thread for pull pull on the surfaces etc....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWIGQYgUvFU

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Default RE: Best setup for a Shock Flyer YAK54???

Hi everyone, How does this sound for a setup?

-Ikarus Shockflyer Yak54
-3x HS-55 servos
-AXI 2208/34
-LiPo Pack MPX 2s 7.4v 350mAh or LiPo Pack MPX 2s 7.4v 1500mAh (wich is best?)
-ESC Brushless GreatPlanes SS-12A

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Old 07-17-2006, 02:13 PM
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sounds heavy, make it LIGHT
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Good setup

Axi 2204/54
Thunderbird 9 ESC
Berg 4ch RX
Futaba 3110's
VampPowerBat 2cell 620mAh

This setup will be between 5-6oz if you build it right, and fly great indoors or out.

Best Setup

Cyclon Nano Brushless motor
Thunderbird 9
Berg 4ch RX
Dymond D47 servos
Etec 2cell 340mAh

Under 4oz if build right, and will be smokin for indoor flying.
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Old 07-18-2006, 04:31 AM
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im looking to get the cyclong nano motor, whats it like?
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Old 07-18-2006, 07:18 AM
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Default RE: Best setup for a Shock Flyer YAK54???

Ooops, I mispoke in my earlier post....

I said 2208/34

I meant to say 2204/54

Sorry!

The 2208 is waaaay too big for a shocky

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Old 07-18-2006, 08:34 AM
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Ian, there is more than one Cyclon. Im using the Cyclon Nano on a F3Ai indoor pattern plane that I designed. Its about the size of a shockflyer and weighs 123g. With the NANO motor, it will pull anything up to about 150g with decent authority. If you can get it under 130...it will be REALLY good.

The nano is a 50Watt motor.Cyclon also makes a slightly larger version that should pretty much duplicate the Axi 2204/54, and is a 100Watt motor.

If given the choice. I think I would take the Cyclon. Its a really fine motor. Im very impressed with them.
The nano only weighs 15.7g.....compared to the Axi 2204/54 thats 25g.

Here are some pics of the Nano.




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Old 07-18-2006, 09:21 AM
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Default RE: Best setup for a Shock Flyer YAK54???

yeah, thats the motor im thinking of getting, the CPLR edition. I have no probs getting a shocky down in weight, as ive worked out how to build them well!

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Old 09-14-2006, 01:36 AM
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Hi Ian, like me you like them light as for motors have you tried the ck 310 from www. brushlessmotors.co.uk there a true 20g and the thrust with these little motors is breath taking.
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Default RE: Best setup for a Shock Flyer YAK54???

Here's my setup.

Yak Shocky
Eflite park 300
Thunderbird 9 esc
HS 55's all around
GWS 4CH Rx
Polyquest 400mah 3 cell LiPo

7oz. RTF

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Old 09-15-2006, 05:35 AM
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Hi cje 0114 here is my set up.
ck 310 brushless
thunderbird 9 esc (thanks to the USA)
JP 4.4g thitch servos
gws micro receiver 4 channel
thunder power 430 lipo 2 cell
an all up weight of 155g or 5.46 oz
a dream to fly
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Default RE: Best setup for a Shock Flyer YAK54???

I agree the lightest setup possible is the way to go. I fly mine with the AXI 2204. The Eflite 300 is pretty much a clone of this motor and is slightly cheaper. The guys I fly with tend to like the 3 cell lipos over 2 cells but that is most likely just personal preference. Thunder Power batteries are my current favorite as they are a little lighter than the others available to me locally.

That Cyclone motor looks interesting, who carries these?
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Default RE: Best setup for a Shock Flyer YAK54???

This thread is old, but ....

The Cyclon Nano, and its larger twin are both available from Horizon.
Im still flying my F3Ai plane on it, and its one of my favorite motors.
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Default RE: Best setup for a Shock Flyer YAK54???

I have one still from X-Mas

My set up is?

Little Screamer DE Narvo

CC 10 ESC

GWS pico- BB rudder and Elev

Batt TP 450-700 2 cell

Prop Gws slo fly 8-4 or 9-5 DD

It runs nice indoors. If their is no wind outside in the back yard.

I also had a CDR single on it runs about the same. With-out the screaming noise.
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Old 09-23-2006, 08:31 AM
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any of you guys try the komodo257 11 turn motor weighs 22g and has 12.3 oz of thrust sound like the perfect motor for a shocky
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Could you please inform the CG position for the :

IKARUS Shock Flyer YAK54 park Flyer ?


I've lost my instruction guide.
Thanks,
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