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Old 02-13-2010, 11:02 PM
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Default Performance Aircraft Unlimited P-38 ARF 120"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XT7i47OFg9U

120"
50cc x 2
44lbs
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Old 02-14-2010, 12:18 AM
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Default RE: Performance Aircraft Unlimited P-38 ARF 120

I went to their web site and No p 38 there???
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Old 02-14-2010, 10:05 AM
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Default RE: Performance Aircraft Unlimited P-38 ARF 120

What you see here is the prototype. Hopes are to have it out this year, most likely in ARF and ARC form. You probably won't see this on the website for a little bit.
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Old 02-14-2010, 10:13 AM
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ORIGINAL: Flyfalcons

What you see here is the prototype. Hopes are to have it out this year, most likely in ARF and ARC form. You probably won't see this on the website for a little bit.
Who's retracts are you using? The Devil looks great.
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Old 02-14-2010, 10:34 AM
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It's setup for Sierra gear.
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Old 02-14-2010, 11:26 AM
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Default RE: Performance Aircraft Unlimited P-38 ARF 120

Ya gotta love the sound of 2 DA 50's purring along together.
Nice size airframe as well, do you guys have a AUW weight for the prototype?

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Old 02-14-2010, 11:37 AM
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44 pounds.
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Old 02-14-2010, 11:40 AM
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thats insane!! Love it

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Old 02-14-2010, 12:05 PM
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Default RE: Performance Aircraft Unlimited P-38 ARF 120

DLEVETT you mean somthing like this? DA50's in a P-38 http://www.rcuvideos.com/video/Greg-...w-aircraft-p-3
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Default RE: Performance Aircraft Unlimited P-38 ARF 120

the profile looks to me to be way off scale when compared to a yellow
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Old 02-14-2010, 04:55 PM
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Default RE: Performance Aircraft Unlimited P-38 ARF 120

Looks like the canopy has been shaved down a little bit.

Flew great though...

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Old 02-14-2010, 05:08 PM
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to crazy but lovely!
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Old 02-14-2010, 05:09 PM
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ORIGINAL: DLEVETT

Ya gotta love the sound of 2 DA 50's purring along together.
Nice size airframe as well, do you guys have a AUW weight for the prototype?

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Old 02-14-2010, 07:38 PM
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Default RE: Performance Aircraft Unlimited P-38 ARF 120

Thats just the prototype, the production plane will have some adjustments. Here are some more proto pics on a couple overcast days. Counter rotating DA50's, has a really cool fowler flap setup too. Very stable and slows for landing great! Flew out of our little field no problem.





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Default RE: Performance Aircraft Unlimited P-38 ARF 120

very nice prototype.

I'm still tempted if its in the budget for a DLE55 version.
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Old 02-15-2010, 09:47 AM
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ORIGINAL: Greg Wright

DLEVETT you mean somthing like this? DA50's in a P-38 http://www.rcuvideos.com/video/Greg-...w-aircraft-p-3

Yes, except this is a thread on the PAU P-38 NOT the Yellow!!
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Old 02-15-2010, 10:35 AM
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Default RE: Performance Aircraft Unlimited P-38 ARF 120

I am curious of the construction of the plane that it is so light for it's size.
Is the plane all wood?
Glass Booms, Center Pod?
What is it covered in?

Any dead weight needed in the prototype?

Curious minds want to know.

Great Looking plane.

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Old 02-15-2010, 01:19 PM
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Default RE: Performance Aircraft Unlimited P-38 ARF 120

Darrell, the prototype is mostly wood built-up with fiberglass detail parts. This particular one is covered in film covering over the wood, so if you decide to glass and paint an ARC version then you'll need to adjust the weight accordingly.
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Old 02-15-2010, 05:48 PM
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ORIGINAL: BigRetracts-RCU

I am curious of the construction of the plane that it is so light for it's size.
Is the plane all wood?
Glass Booms, Center Pod?
What is it covered in?

Any dead weight needed in the prototype?

Curious minds want to know.

Great Looking plane.

Darrell
Darrell, you made the gear for this bird? That might be the gear I need for my 120" Devil.
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Old 02-16-2010, 07:02 AM
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Default RE: Performance Aircraft Unlimited P-38 ARF 120

Stuka,

As said earlier in the thread, we did supply the retracts for the Prototype.
Not that I knew about it though.

We do have a set on the shelf if you need them.

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Old 10-06-2010, 09:42 AM
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What ever happened with this project? Has PAU decided to abandon it?
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Old 10-07-2010, 06:13 AM
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no doubt good looking airplane and right up my alley size wise. any other paint schemes going to be available?
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Old 07-01-2012, 08:15 AM
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Default RE: Performance Aircraft Unlimited P-38 ARF 120

What ever happened to this P-38? The thread has been dead for a wile. Anything, anyone. HELLLLLLLLLLLOOOOOOOOOOO!! Up dates please. THanks
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If the economy ever turns around we may get back on this project. We would love to bring a scaled up version of this. As you can imagine though, there's quite a bit of R&D that goes into a plane like this. Everything has to be spot on before we would consider offering it. The original is still flying though and it's not been forgotten.

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Any estimated targeted price it could be offered at?
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