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    RE: Parkzone Supermarine Spitfire Mk11B

    Hi Guys,

    I took some images of my friend Larry's Spitfire in the air about a week ago...enjoy!

    Spitfire closing in on a cub


    Coming by low


    Looking good on a flyby


    High speed pass


    Other eye candy here!


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    RE: Parkzone Supermarine Spitfire Mk11B

    The black and white photo looks real

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    RE: Parkzone Supermarine Spitfire Mk11B

    Nice pics. The SPITTY looks like a blast to fly. Was it as smooth to fly as you make it appear?
    On the straffing run pic it appears that the elevator/horizontal stab is twisted to the right. Did it effect the control of the B1-RD.
    I've yet to maiden my FW190 or P51 'STANG. Need some good weather.
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    RE: Parkzone Supermarine Spitfire Mk11B

    The Spitfire is very stable and has great pitch authority but a little slow in roll. It has great gliding characteristic with no tendancy to tip stall. It is the best electric I have flown so far.

    Astro

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    RE: Parkzone Supermarine Spitfire Mk11B

    I notice your from decatur, AL. Are you associated with the Delta plant? I used to be a Boeing empl. but am still assoc.

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    RE: Parkzone Supermarine Spitfire Mk11B

    No I am not but i know alot of people that work there.

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    RE: Parkzone Supermarine Spitfire Mk11B

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    Good eye. Yes my elevator is canted to one side and I worried that it would affect the flight but believe it or not I noticed no difference.

    This is the first war bird that I have flown that will not snap out when you suddenly jerk up elevator. Great stable flyer with good slow flight with out the worry of dropping a wing.

    Keep then flying.

    Larry

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    RE: Parkzone Supermarine Spitfire Mk11B


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    Max Headspeed

    Good eye. Yes my elevator is canted to one side and I worried that it would affect the flight but believe it or not I noticed no difference.

    This is the first war bird that I have flown that will not snap out when you suddenly jerk up elevator. Great stable flyer with good slow flight with out the worry of dropping a wing.

    Keep then flying.

    Larry
    I have a Midwest p-51 that snaps when you jerk full up elevator

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    RE: Parkzone Supermarine Spitfire Mk11B

    Okay. You are going to love this plane. I was flying just now and I lost the motor but the great glide characterists allowed me about 25 secs of flight from 100 ft. She can in fine. Looks like I forgot to put Locktight on the motor threads of my brushless. I was fixed in about 30 minutes and I'm setting up for another go at 6.

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    RE: Parkzone Supermarine Spitfire Mk11B

    Hey Flybyvam..Hows ya doing?...My Spit is a hanger queen, till I can find out why im not getting anypower to the airelons or elevators....I have about 20 flights on it by the time it took its dings..I took it home, tested control surfaces, everything worked...Took wing off to do some cosmetic work, reattached the wing, now NOTHING!..Motor works, but no Airelons or Elevator, have checked out connectors they seem to be straight..wondering if something electrical failed..any ideas..this is the second one that this has happened too..also, Mike? let me know when you guys are flying..Ill drop by...Take care...Steve.

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    RE: Parkzone Supermarine Spitfire Mk11B

    Traxxboy - thanks....good compliment.

    Max Headspeed - I was going to reply and say that Larry (29904) was the guy you need to talk to (his plane), but he already chimed in!

    Air Wing - Could it be a bad receiver? I'm definitely not the plane expert so maybe a few others can chime in. We're usually out there any Sunday afternoon that we have good weather. By about 3pm there's a few of us out there! Come on out and join the fun...

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    RE: Parkzone Supermarine Spitfire Mk11B

    Just got mine and it is all set to go, but way too windy this weekend []

    the control throws look pretty tame even on high rates.....I want to get it up to trim it, and I can work from there, but I don't want it so twitchy that I over control it...
    For you guys that have flown it...high rates or low rates for the first flight ??????

    All I ask is for a chance to prove that money can\'t make me happy......

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    RE: Parkzone Supermarine Spitfire Mk11B

    I had a question to spitfire owners, Did your bird seem to want to run hard nose down at center stick, It was a handful to try to get altitude to trim kept kicking down. Eventually put it into the deck and broke the motor mount, wing and nose cowl. Hand launced alot better than the P-51. Should I kick the elevator up a little from 0 degrees. Waiting to hear more mods to this model. Definately not giving up on this, cause when it was in the air (for a short time LOL) it was a smooth flyer. I think the best PZ warbird out of the 3. Also went through 3 models from LHS coming out of the box with stabilizer and rear section twisted. Someone who has done the brushless and LI-PO mod, can you give some info to someone new to the brushless world?

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    RE: Parkzone Supermarine Spitfire Mk11B

    Wayne22, the spitfire was my first sucessful Warbird...I flew about 10 flights on low just to get the feel of the Plane, then switched to high and Off i went......lol...Have fun...

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    RE: Parkzone Supermarine Spitfire Mk11B

    Dan and I flew our PZ Spitfires this morning at Green Hill Park. It was his first flight on his new bird but he soon realized what a sweet flying machine he has. It has unbelievable slow flight ability with no dropping of a wing, unheard of with war birds. We are flying with the stock motor and our own favorite brand of radios.

    Hope PZ has another WW2 war bird coming soon that is at least as good as their Spitfire.

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    RE: Parkzone Supermarine Spitfire Mk11B

    Just got my spitfire assembled. Works good instructions were a little fuzzy o the wing assembly(Jumper?) But it works and hope to maiden it tommorow

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    RE: Parkzone Supermarine Spitfire Mk11B

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    Dan and I flew our PZ Spitfires this morning at Green Hill Park. It was his first flight on his new bird but he soon realized what a sweet flying machine he has. It has unbelievable slow flight ability with no dropping of a wing, unheard of with war birds. We are flying with the stock motor and our own favorite brand of radios.

    Hope PZ has another WW2 war bird coming soon that is at least as good as their Spitfire.

    Larry
    Glad to hear that Danny got his ready and in the air! Looking forward to seeing them both up there sometime soon!

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    RE: Parkzone Supermarine Spitfire Mk11B

    *sigh*

    Well I maidened her today, against my own advice (I was basically goaded into it by my roomates) and smacked her into the ground. I went home and looked at the weather report: 26 km/h winds. Ugh. Stupid stupid. (we were a little bit shielded on the ground, so it didn't feel that bad)

    At least the airframes are cheap. The wings and horizontal stab are fine. I just need the gearbox, cowl, prop, and fuselage.

    Anyone know what exactly is included with the replacement fuselage? (ie. is the gearbox/cowl/gearbox mounts etc etc?)

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    RE: Parkzone Supermarine Spitfire Mk11B

    Rain stopped me from maidening today

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    RE: Parkzone Supermarine Spitfire Mk11B

    onewheeldoin200

    The ony thing you get is the stripped fuselage. You will need decals, plastic inner frame structure, gear box, canopy, pilot, cowling, prop, spinner and battery cover.

    Good luck and watch that wind.

    Larry

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    RE: Parkzone Supermarine Spitfire Mk11B


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    onewheeldoin200

    The ony thing you get is the stripped fuselage. You will need decals, plastic inner frame structure, gear box, canopy, pilot, cowling, prop, spinner and battery cover.

    Good luck and watch that wind.

    Larry
    Oh....well that kind of sucks Thanks for the info, though!

    What about the airframe package? Is that JUST the foam parts?

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    RE: Parkzone Supermarine Spitfire Mk11B

    Sorry double post..see post below...

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    RE: Parkzone Supermarine Spitfire Mk11B

    Well, Got my Spit back in flying shape..just alittle battle damage...Have a Fockewolfe cannon shot size hole in my vertical stablelizer..Happened when I hit a small tree...Looks pretty real..lol...Just waiting on this freaky Virginia spring weather to calm down so I can get her airborne again.....Keep em Flying guys!

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    RE: Parkzone Supermarine Spitfire Mk11B

    Bad storm passing hear in Alabama. Waiting till Sunday to maiden hopefuly.

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    RE: Parkzone Supermarine Spitfire Mk11B

    I noticed my Spit has this same problem. If you're looking at the plane, nose first, the left side of my elevator is angled down. After close inspection, it appears the plane's tail is molded this way so it hangs at an angle. I'm going to take it back to my LHS to see if I can swap it with another one. I don't want to take any chances and it doesn't look right.

    Nick

    PS Thanks for sharing those pics! Your spit looks really good!

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    Max Headspeed

    Good eye. Yes my elevator is canted to one side and I worried that it would affect the flight but believe it or not I noticed no difference.

    This is the first war bird that I have flown that will not snap out when you suddenly jerk up elevator. Great stable flyer with good slow flight with out the worry of dropping a wing.

    Keep then flying.

    Larry


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