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Old 03-06-2007, 02:28 PM
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I just bought one of these yesterday. I have never seen it before, It looks similar to the polecat
that Nitromodels is selling but it is definately different. I'll let you know how the quality is once I receive it.
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Old 04-29-2007, 04:42 AM
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I was just looking at the same plane, any reviews yet? do you know who makes that plane?
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Old 04-29-2007, 07:52 AM
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Looks good. Who makes this one?
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Old 04-30-2007, 10:24 AM
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I'm working on one now with electric power, outrunner and two 2200ma packs. I think it will be a lot better as electric than IC (kinda light for IC I think). I don't like the wing mounting setup at all (I'm afraid a hard pylon style turn could pull the wing mounts out) All in all it's ok for a sport flyer but I think it's built lite for racing or very much speed. I post after I've got a flight or two on it.
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Old 05-01-2007, 03:14 PM
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I havn't had time to work on mine. I also was planning on using electric power 4020 16 on 5S.
I have no idea who makes the airplane. but the quality is very good, for a 100 dollar airframe.

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Let us know how she fly's.

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Old 03-12-2012, 09:25 AM
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Hello All, I just ran across this plane. Any more info on it? how did it do? good points, bad points?  I have a Jett 40 and was looking at this plane to put it on, along with the Sundowner, Nemesis, and a few others. Thanks, Glen
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Old 03-13-2012, 07:05 PM
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Hello All, I just ran across this plane. Any more info on it? how did it do? good points, bad points? I have a Jett 40 and was looking at this plane to put it on, along with the Sundowner, Nemesis, and a few others. Thanks, Glen
Yeah I have one, its a pretty decent fast sport flier. The down side is that it likes a pitts muffler.
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Old 03-28-2012, 11:51 AM
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Jeff, Where did you get your Swift 40 from? Trying to see if i can get parts when needed. Can get on for about $140.00, but for $20.00 more can get a Sundowner 36. Just don't know............

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Old 03-29-2012, 08:01 PM
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Well I could not find any Information on this airplane, So I found one NIB on ebay, so i got it. Hopefully I can get all the info from the box and paperwork. we will see. Thanks Glen
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Old 04-06-2012, 05:47 AM
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Morning all,

Well I did get the "Swift" in last night. I was hoping to get a load of information. Well the plane showed up in a brown shipping box, I opened it up and the plane's box is white. The whole thing! Nada, Nothing written on it! So I said, "There will be information on the instructions in the box." Nope! Just pictures on how to put it together. Dang!  What now?

I love the plane and I am happy with it. I just wanted to get Information on this plane. Where to get spare parts.

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Old 04-06-2012, 06:08 PM
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I think spare parts are unlikely.
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Old 04-07-2012, 07:51 PM
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even with nitro planes.,,, spares are very limited

planes once out of stock gone forever so you cant buy a 2nd plane for parts
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Old 04-07-2012, 09:01 PM
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Well, that is making me rethink about putting the Jett .40 on it. Great! Just Great! Back to the drawing board. Unless any one has parts/pieces.
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Old 04-08-2012, 04:55 AM
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Well, that is making me rethink about putting the Jett .40 on it. Great! Just Great! Back to the drawing board. Unless any one has parts/pieces.
TANKS< Glen
In that case put a JETT .50 on it and then you won't have to worry about spare parts!

It would be best to contact the seller and see what kind of support is offered.

Tower and Horizon have a good support for their planes.*

* well once I needed a wing for the Uproar ARF, that was damaged in shipping... They only had new arf kits $99.95 at the time
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Crazy,
That is just it, there is no information on this plane. No manufacture, no info. on the distruction paperwork, Nothing on the box. Nothing, nothing, nothing. I got this plane on ebay, the man I got this from didnt have any info. either. I loved the look of it, so i got it. Maybe that was bad for me.

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EBARF some sellers are lower than a Belly Gunner on an Armadillo [:@][:'(][&:]

take a look at nitroplanes.com or richmodels they may have a clone of it & possibly the distruction manual

with a LHS you get to open the box and see its contents
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She looks like thishttp://www.citysound.co.il/ProductInfo.asp?ProdId=3 - and, in case you do not know the language :-) - wingspan is 1320mm, length is 1280mm, engine required is 46-53.


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Well, I just started on the Swift.

The first one is in the box. The second on is laid out on the truck. The third is ailerons glued in. (I even drilled 2 small, small holes on each side of the henge to get plenty CA in.)

What is the best thing to use a pin on each side of the henge?

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toothpicks trimmed to length
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round tooth picks

drill hole from bottom but not thru

pin it and trim the length

then 1 drop of CyA to seal the deal
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Cool!
 Will do tomorrow! Thanks for all the help. Now I have to figure out what power plant to use. While I am putting this bird together. I do still have the Jett SS40, but I don't have a bladder tank. I'll look and see what size I need.
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I have a JETT S it ROCKS !!!

6 or 8 oz will do it is what you can fit

check the ett web site for sizes of 6 & 8 oz tanks

http://www.jettengineering.com/
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the chart did not cut/paste but it is on the web site under mufflers and accessories

Tank Specifications

Capacity (oz) Type Weight (oz) Diameter (in) Body Length (in) Overall Length(in)

4 Standard 1.1 1.88 3.50 4.25

4 Slim 1.1 1.75 4.50 5.25

6 Standard 1.5 1.88 4.75 5.50

6 new Short 1.5 2.13 3.63 4.13

6 Slim 1.5 1.75 5.38 6.38

6 CG/Oval Tank 1.5 2.5 x 1.4 oval 5.00 6.00

8 Standard 1.5 2.0 5.50 6.26

8 Short 1.5 2.25 4.25 5.00

12 Short 1.8 2.63 4.75 5.50

Note: .039 in = 1mm
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Ya dont think that will be too much for the lil plane?
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