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Old 04-01-2006, 12:12 AM
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Default Dynam focus 400EP?

Hey,

sound a really nice plane?

has any one flown it?

check out the website

http://awlhobbies.com/osCommerce/cat...products_id=29

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Old 04-02-2006, 06:06 PM
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nobody haven't flown it yet?
i have to give a try...
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Old 04-03-2006, 08:08 AM
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This is Andrew from AWLHobbies. The Focus is a fairly new plane on the market, not to many people have them yet. What I can tell you from my experience is that it is an awesome plane. The plane flies great right out of the box, plenty of power for sport flying, lookps, rolls, stalls, etc. It is easly one of the best experiences I have had with an RTF plane. The TX, and RX are both good, and have not had a single glitch with them. The foam is smooth and striong, much smoother than GWS foam. The only complaint I have about the plane is the decals. They are fairly thin and tend to wrinkle when applying them. Other than that, it is easly one of my favorite planes. I think once word spreads about them, you will see more reviews.

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Old 04-03-2006, 05:24 PM
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sounds intresting :P i m choosing between typhoon and focus 400 EP, i was sure to buy typhoon but now it makes my think the other way.

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Old 04-06-2006, 05:15 PM
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does it includes a radio?
is the brushless motor good? usually rtf's have stinky motors...
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Old 04-07-2006, 08:59 AM
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Yes it does include the Raido on 72MHz FM. I have not had any glitches or problems with mine, they seem very nice. The motor is the Tower Pro 21 turn outrunner, also known as the BP21. Included is 2 8x4.3" props. On this setup the plane has close to unlimited vertical. Way more than enough power to get yourself out of any prolems. Roll rates are good and snappy, loops are easy. Overall it is a good combination.

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Old 04-07-2006, 08:13 PM
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Ok sounds fairly nice i think i have to get one .

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Andy,does the manufacturer support it?



can I get parts for it?
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I now have replacement parts for it, I have not had a chance to put them up on the web page yet though.

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Old 04-13-2006, 08:55 AM
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This plane is nice, I have yet to fly it but my pal does and he loves it. I see that it flies really nice and you should not regret buying one. It can be powered by one of those cheap Bell Outrunners. That is all she needs.
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hey,

Isn't the motor included? why you have to power it by bell outrunners?
I also have question, what is it made out of? I guess foam? well if its foam then its ok beacase im a big foam lover.
Balsa is also okay beacause i haven't ever had a plane made of balsa. and it seems cool. so its 50:50
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Old 04-14-2006, 05:51 PM
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The plane is made of foam. It comes with one of those bell motors. Maybe I should get one! Hehehee ...
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Yes, it is foam. It is much smoother, and tighter grained than the GWS foam. It is pretty strong for EPS foam. I crashed mine yesterday, biunced it in on landing. Tried to power it up to get back off, and flew right into one of the big bolders that line the roadway we use as a landing strip. (OK, not the best choice of places, but the rest of the field is good.) Snapped the wing in half. A little epoxy and I was back up flying in about 20 minutes.

The motor that is in it is the Tower Pro 21 turn outrunner. Also known as a BP21. On the included 8x4.3 props it puts out over 21oz. of thrust. The plane weighs in arround 19-20oz. So as you can imagine, vertical is not realy an issue.

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Have been flying the Focus for 5 weeks. It's a woderful plane. Mine was a kit i.e, no radio, no motor, no prop, etc. As my receiver is a little big, it's mounted inside the canopy. It's ugly, but you can paint it. With the receiver on top, C.G. is much easier to adjust. Loops, rolls and stall turn are effortless. It will fly moderately fast or a relaxing slow flight. Landings is really slooow. A delight. The nose gear is steerable too!.

My set up:
BM2408-21 brushless outrunner
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How long flight times u will get with lipo battery?
How many maH?

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Hi Paul

1100 mah = easily 15 minutes+ at leisure pace with some mild aerobatics
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Old 04-18-2006, 07:29 PM
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It comes with a 1250MAH 3S lipo. I get 12+ minute flights, but I like to do a lot of rolls and loops. I thin Easyflyers numbers are about right. Proabbly 15+ with throttle management.
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Easyflyer is a real easy flying dude ... he does not tear up the sky so I think he can easily do 15 mins!
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~LOL . that was sooooo funny , lol.

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Old 04-27-2006, 07:34 PM
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is the plane hard to fly??
It is a low wing plane but anyway, i have 3d aerobatic experience so i guess i will handle it
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This plane looks great. I've been looking for a tri landing gear plane like this. Probably order one up through AWL next week.

Trying to decide between the kit and the RTF version. Are the instructions pretty good with the kit? Engine and prop recomendations?
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I just bought the RTF Focus 400 EP and it will be coming in a couple days. This will be my first RC plane, although I've played with lots of RC cars, and am also a full size Cessna pilot. Is there anything special I should do for initial setup? Hints / Tips ?
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Also does the plane have enough control authority to do 3d?
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I just bought the new complete RTF kit with bushless motor on ebay for 109.00, havent received it yet but it looks good in the video.
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OK! I got my plane. Going to put it together tonight. Will the Dynam radio accept a training radio so my friend can connenct and teach me?

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