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Stinson Reliant

Old 07-05-2012, 03:26 AM
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I am looking for a non-foam mid-size Stinson SR-8/9/10 electric (or one that can be converted to electric). Anyone purchased or have reports on the stinson reliant ARF from Hobbyking?

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Wingspan: 2180mm
Length: 1570mm
Wing Area: 52dm2
Flying Weight: 5200g
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Old 07-13-2012, 08:32 PM
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Man that thing looks nice!

Old 07-14-2012, 03:01 AM
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In general, it does look nice. However, for scale appearance, the cowl is a little small and the landing gear is too big. For a semi-scale plane it appears to be ok. I would like to hear from someone who actually has the plane to find out more on how it flies and the quality of the model.
Old 07-14-2012, 04:37 AM
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I was just going to order this plane and got the end of the checkout and saw that shipping cost is$81.04 (UPS) from their USA Warehouse. That is ridiculous! I guess I won't add this plane to my hangar.
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I just purchased a slightly damaged used EFlite foam Stinson Reliant. I am not a fan of foam aircraft, but I must say I am very impressed with this airplane. It flies like it is on rails, very stable and realistic flight characteristics. It is extremely well engineered and well built with excellent hardware. I keep it in my vehicle and fly it more than any of my glow and gas aircraft. You might want to give it a try. lleach1
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iFlyrc_Vic,

HobbyKing is having a July 4th to the 10th holiday sale. I just bought this for under $200.00 with only $20 shipping.
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=64128



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