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Old 02-21-2009, 05:30 PM
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Can anyone tell me if these e-flite servos will work ok in the full fuse extra?


9 Gram Sub-Micro Servo Product Specifications
Size Category: Minis and Micros
Type: Analog
Torque: 20oz/in @ 4.8V, 22oz/in @ 6.0V
Speed: .24 sec/60° @ 4.8V, .20 sec/60°
Bushing Or Bearing: Bushing
Gear Type: Nylon
Old 02-23-2009, 12:46 PM
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Default RE: Airfoilz RCU Extra 260

20 oz servo will work just fine.
Old 02-24-2009, 07:34 PM
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Default RE: Airfoilz RCU Extra 260

Thanks for your answer.
I know its not much but will the speed make a difference in flight?









e-flite Speed: .24 sec/60° @ 4.8V

HS-65 Speed: 0.14/60 degrees @ 4.8V

Old 02-24-2009, 10:46 PM
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Default RE: Airfoilz RCU Extra 260

I think you will be good...I have flown the Extra 260 with some off name cheapies servos and worked fine...not as fast as something like the HS-65 or Waypoints servos.
Old 02-25-2009, 09:58 AM
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Default RE: Airfoilz RCU Extra 260

If you are really a hard core 3D flyer then you might notice the speed difference. Otherwise, they should work fine.
Old 02-25-2009, 06:08 PM
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Default RE: Airfoilz RCU Extra 260

Thanks for your input guys.Looks like i will use these servos.I dont have the extra cash for 4 new hs-65's right now.You saved me a
few dollars.I ordered the plane and a Scorpion motor yesterday.
Old 04-01-2009, 10:39 AM
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Thanks for your input guys.Looks like i will use these servos.I dont have the extra cash for 4 new hs-65's right now.You saved me a
few dollars.I ordered the plane and a Scorpion motor yesterday.
So how did you like it?
Old 04-03-2009, 09:22 PM
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Im not quite finished with it yet.I got side tracked on a few house projects.Was hoping to maiden it this weekend, but forecast is for rain and high wind.I also did not want to rush building it.When i got my Yak profile, i rushed and made a few mistakes.Worst mistake of all i did not glue the hinges in good enough.The right aileron pulled out in flight,i was able to land with only a small amount of damage.Paul recomended the Turnigy 2217 16 motor instead of the Scorpion 2215 18.Great motor for the price,lots of power,i put it on my Yak just to try it.Hopefully the weather will be better next week.Im sure i will love it, i let you know after i get it in the air.
Old 04-10-2009, 05:08 PM
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Im not quite finished with it yet.I got side tracked on a few house projects.Was hoping to maiden it this weekend, but forecast is for rain and high wind.I also did not want to rush building it.When i got my Yak profile, i rushed and made a few mistakes.Worst mistake of all i did not glue the hinges in good enough.The right aileron pulled out in flight,i was able to land with only a small amount of damage.Paul recomended the Turnigy 2217 16 motor instead of the Scorpion 2215 18.Great motor for the price,lots of power,i put it on my Yak just to try it.Hopefully the weather will be better next week.Im sure i will love it, i let you know after i get it in the air.
The Turnigy is amazing!! Really kicks ***** over the Scorpion! Only motor to use...and nice and cheap!
Old 04-14-2009, 06:38 PM
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Had some good weather the other day.Got the 260 in the air.WOW!!!!!!This is my new favorite plane.Some small trim adjustments,then she flew beautifully.Best flying plane i have,im going to neeed more batteries!!!!
Old 04-15-2009, 03:48 PM
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Had some good weather the other day.Got the 260 in the air.WOW!!!!!!This is my new favorite plane.Some small trim adjustments,then she flew beautifully.Best flying plane i have,im going to neeed more batteries!!!!

Great to hear...although I knew you'd love it What size lipo are you using?
Old 04-15-2009, 04:26 PM
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Im using Zippy lipos,i have an 1800 and a 2200.Great lipos for the price,lots of power,good flight times (10-14 minutes)with 11x4.7 prop.












Old 04-15-2009, 04:54 PM
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Im using Zippy lipos,i have an 1800 and a 2200.Great lipos for the price,lots of power,good flight times (10-14 minutes)with 11x4.7 prop.
Same here! I love the long flight times with those!
Old 05-03-2009, 07:54 PM
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Damm, i love this plane!!!!!!!!!!



[link]http://www.rcuvideos.com/video/airfoilz-extra-260[/link]
Old 05-03-2009, 10:12 PM
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Damm, i love this plane!!!!!!!!!!



[link]http://www.rcuvideos.com/video/airfoilz-extra-260[/link]
I seem to always get that same response! Hey nice work on the sticks too!

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