I purchased on of these planes, and I have yet to get it off the gorund. After I put the plane together, the ESC burned out within 3 seconds of power up. I talked to my club members that have been around this stuff for years, and they told me that there had to be an overload from the motor to do this. After the weekend I contacted Nitroplane, and I had to send the ESC, and motor back, costing me more shipping. I tracked the parts getting there, and after about a dozen phone calllson the previous week they finally sent the parts out and it toke a week to get here, that Friday night I put the parts in, and headed to the field Saturday morning, still no fly. The plane would not even taxi, there wass little power, and motor was sticking on fireup,and the elevator were stuck in the take-off position. We determined after on person just laid his thumb on the trim pod there was something wrong with the transmitter, because the elevators went back to level position. I called Nitroplanes latter that day, and once I was ablee to get throughthey wanted me to send the hole plane back to take a look at, fix the problem and send it back,well after checking on shipping, USPS was going to cost $107, UPS was $80, and FED-X was $79. After I calledback to Nitroplanes and dicussed the problem shipping the plane to them, because I am on a fixed income, and the money that was spent on the plane so far because of shipping. Theywould send theme a different transmitter, 2 servos because we were thinking it might be servos too, and a new ducted fan motor. After a week the parts were finally on my way to my house. I replaced the parts the evening that i recieved them and headed to the field with hig hopes. Well hope was the only thing that left, because the plane would taxi, but that was all. We looked at the planes some more and wondered if the ESC needed programed, we would not know because there is no paper work on it. We hooked a watt meter to the plane and the esc was only putting out 130 watts. After leaveing the field we went to the airfields marchells house and he hooked up a 20a ESC to the plane and it puched out 400 watts, so we determined thatif the 50a ESC can be programed it needed to be, or the ESC was bad. After getting home I spent all afternoon trying to get ahold of Nitroplanes,after reaching some Paul on support he told me that there was no program, then I said that I needed a new ESC. He becamevery short with me and told me thatI was out of warrenty, and they would not send anymore parts. Then I contacted Jimmy on line and the samething was told to me.So then Jimmy wantedme send the plane back for refund, which is going to cost me shipping again andplusa 15% stocking fee. If Iknown that I would have been paying all this money to have them want to restock the plane and charge me plus lose out money forshipping I would have justkeeped the money for adifferentplane somewhere else. All I want is an ESC that works right!!