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Old 07-26-2017, 01:27 PM
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Hi,

Just got back into the hobby after a bunch of years away. I currently have an 60 sized Extra 330s that I'm having a lot of fun with, however I'm looking for something a little smaller that is easier to bring places and a little less expensive/ easier to rebuild when I get brave and bite the dust.

So I'd like to find a good .40 sized 3d profile plane that will fly well with a .50 or .55 engine. I've dug up a lot of old threads trying to do my own research, but they all seem to be old threads with planes that are no longer made...

Any ideas?

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For ARF - Maxford USA sells the P51 and a P47 profiles. Maxford USA
Value Hobby sells the Sabre. http://www.valuehobby.com/airplanes/...dy-to-fly.html

For kit - Tower sells a P51 kit profile, the F51.

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Old 07-27-2017, 10:19 AM
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Ohio models products have some nice profile planes. You may want to check that out.
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For an ARF the Sabre is a decent option.
For kits:
http://profilekits.com/
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Thanks for the replies! I've definitely scrolled right by the Fun 51 on Tower's site many times and never took a look at it. It actually seems like a good little kit, though the control surfaces look a little small to do any serious 3D. But hey, for $60 plus some glue and covering it's worth a try...

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I have had a Fun 51 and they are fun to fly but aren't really a 3rd type plane. Now take that with a grain of salt. I am NOT any where near a 3rd pilot but I had a differnt profile after that and could hover it a little. I could never hover the 51.
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Not a profile but a funfly the Weston Cougar 2000 is an ARF. It flies much like a typical slab.

I am not sure if they are still sold in the USA but are available from Weston UK.
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Boy am I surprised to not be able to find a profile plane today! I have had a Carl Goldberg Extreme 330 profile for years. I finally crashed it today..... Went looking to replace it and there is nothing! I remember when I bought that plane profiles were all the rage. It's too bad. I did order the Sabre, but it makes me think I should buy 2!
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