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Old 01-29-2005, 06:36 PM
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Default cheap and tough plane to learn on?

im looking around to try to find a good plane to learn some 3d. im looking for a plane that.....

is under 12 oz, the motor that i have is 46g and can produce 15-17 ounces of thrust

can fly with 3 servos

is under $60

easy to build

VERY TOUGH

i know i seem a little picky but i have looked all around rcuniverse, rcgroups, and alot of websites to try to find the perfect plane. so far ive found the blade, blitz, music bubble-all from nesail, and maybe the hl christian eagle or pigi.
Old 01-29-2005, 07:22 PM
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Default RE: cheap and tough plane to learn on?

http://www.3dfoamy.com/
They offer plans for free and laser-cut kits for $30US.
Old 01-29-2005, 07:23 PM
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Default RE: cheap and tough plane to learn on?

oh, i forgot to mention, im lookin for epp (doh!)
Old 01-29-2005, 08:12 PM
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Default RE: cheap and tough plane to learn on?

Check out the R3D from E-foamies!
Flys great and is VERY durable.
It has a built up EPP wing with EPP ribs and an epp built up fuse as well.
I'm running the Himax 2808 outrunner with a 10x4.7 and it fly's it with power to spare.

Here's a link to the site.. http://e-foamies.com/
Old 01-29-2005, 09:59 PM
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I agree with scat,prolly you best bet.Very durable and a blast to fly.Mine is about 1 yr old and still kicking.

jeang
Old 01-29-2005, 11:29 PM
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Default RE: cheap and tough plane to learn on?

thanks for the suggestion, after looking at at, im jus worried about the weight. my motor gets around 15 ounces of thrust, i might be able to make it 17, so if my plane ends up around 15 ounces, then ill need close to full throttle to hover, which would likely be a problem. if it was more around 10-12 oz maybe 13 ouces then ill jump to it but 15 is a little too much.
Old 01-30-2005, 02:07 PM
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a 46g motor would be too heavy for the mini right?

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