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Old 05-15-2015, 11:24 PM
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Hey guys!

I just got the new UMX Whipit and did a review on it. I have included below the complete unboxing, review, and maiden flight video for it. I show you what is in the box, discuss/review what I find in the box, and do a flight demonstration for you with the plane. I also have a special guest fly it too!

Not only is it one of the most unique RC Planes I have flown, it is also one of the more fun planes I have had an opportunity to fly.

Here are my Review Notes:

Cons:
- Bubbles under stickers
- Rudder was out of trim
- Wing screws are tiny and fragile

Pros:
- So much fun!!!
- Not very expensive
- It has a pretty nice glide slope!

Complete unboxing, review, and maiden flight
https://youtu.be/kk5-3ROnMO8 Maiden Flight only:
https://youtu.be/jN-NedsngDk
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This is the second batch of flights with a special guest that showed up after John and I started getting the hang of it. We went out and did some more today and I even tried some launches that matched its name with pretty good success!

Of course those aren't shown in this video but will be showing up soon!

https://youtu.be/OtdnaXMiziA
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I have never seen a DLG launched backhand like that.

My friend has one of these. Loves it.
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Yeah, it is different from what it is supposed to be for sure. I just went with what felt comfortable to me, which was a cross between a Frisbee toss and the follow through of a golf swing

Here is a video I made of me doing a DL toss or two at the end:

https://youtu.be/eiYba5nbnIo
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