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Old 10-28-2006, 09:30 AM
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WoW,......an EF 87" for 450 bucks................


THat shouldn;t last long at all. I would nsnap it up if I was closer. ....WOW>
it was sold a week ago

Lucky stiff,.....450 bucks fro the best plane ever.

If it warms up a few degrees here ,I am going to cut our field for the last ime this season.

45mph winds today will keep all but the bravest of us down.
It was a smokin deal, I trid to get it, but it was long gone.
Old 10-28-2006, 09:32 AM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

Nope... it's a matter of semantics and personal opinon.

It doesn't really matter... all that stuff is water under the bridge.

The real reason Chris does not annoucne his planes is that he has learned through hard experience that "counting your chickens" can cause you grief.

When he is sure the planes are "comin'" and close enough to keep even the most impatient buyer at rest... he'll announce em.

No more 2 year waits on announced planes. Or ficticious 55cc engines that wasn't annoucend ONCE but TWICE and missed both dates by months and years...

I personally think it's a good way of doing business... and I've enjoyed the conjecture of "what the planes will be".

As I said before... I don't recall anyone saying "What's so-and-so's next plane gonna be"... but EF has MANY people bubbling with anticipation... and that says alot.



Old 10-28-2006, 09:37 AM
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The real reason Chris does not annoucne his planes is that he has learned through hard experience that "counting your chickens" can cause you grief.
This I agree with
Old 10-28-2006, 09:51 AM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

Yeah, the non-second shipment of this one caused some grief.

Not to worry, just make hangar space for the new birds that ARE coming.
Old 10-28-2006, 10:08 AM
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Yeah, the non-second shipment of this one caused some grief.

Not to worry, just make hangar space for the new birds that ARE coming.
Well, shortly I will have enough money to buy all of the new planes. I just won some kind of UK lottery, I didn't even know I entered! I guess I'm going to get about 2 million dollars. Just have to send them my Social security number, name, bank account number, address, bank routing number ect..... Oh and my PIN number too. I'll get right on this. I think I'll take two of everything!

I'm rich!
Old 10-28-2006, 10:37 AM
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ORIGINAL: jrjohn

Well, shortly I will have enough money to buy all of the new planes. I just won some kind of UK lottery, I didn't even know I entered! I guess I'm going to get about 2 million dollars. Just have to send them my Social security number, name, bank account number, address, bank routing number ect..... Oh and my PIN number too. I'll get right on this. I think I'll take two of everything!

I'm rich!
LOL!
Old 10-28-2006, 11:22 AM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

All I will say, is that all EF fans will be VERY pleased with what does come next, and next AND next... tee hee

(And sometimes next and next can come together)
Old 10-30-2006, 01:05 PM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

Carlos, I just returned from China where I completed test flying on new 50cc Yak and Extra. We expect to have both of these planes in early 2007. They are our best planes yet! We are very excited to get them to market. I will post more information on our website soon.

Thanks!

Chris Hinson


Look good
Old 10-30-2006, 01:19 PM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

Hmmm... next and next?
Old 10-30-2006, 01:28 PM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

Alright, a new 50cc anything!!!! from EF!
Old 10-30-2006, 06:05 PM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

Cant wait to see the new Extra!
Old 11-10-2006, 01:39 PM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

Has anyone noticed the "new" offerings from Ultra-RC? Very interesting.

You guys who need a canopy for your 87" Yak now have a source for one.
Old 11-10-2006, 01:44 PM
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Has anyone noticed the "new" offerings from Ultra-RC? Very interesting.

You guys who need a canopy for your 87" Yak now have a source for one.
Yes, somebody pointed them out to me a few days ago. Thats our Yak! just has red on the top instead of blue. I'm waiting to see how the 107 inch flys and what weight it comes in at. Made at the same company our EF was made at. Nothing is sacred in China. Where's the love??

John
Old 11-10-2006, 02:21 PM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

I knew this was coming...

These are indeed from the same factory... and not just that but I believe identical in every way to the 87" designs released by Extreme Flight. The 107" can only be surmised as the very same that Chris had been working on prior to dicontinuing work with the factory. His reasons were that the factory was beginning to slip in quality (remember the stab tube alignment on the 87", Quique's 102"wing failures and need for Gen2 to relieve quality issues, EF Yak 55SP's being warped and nearly impossible to fix) Chris chose to search for manufacturers who were willing to work within his stringent guidelines... so he might release simply the highest quality product he could... and is in the process of doing just that... case in point are the awesome Extra and Yak electrics... simply superb quality.

Chris is back from overseas and is in the process of getting "some projects" together for video, pictures and announcement. 2007 will be the year of new gassers from Extreme Flight... and everyone WILLl be pleased.

Now back to these Ultra RC yaks... Chris is aware that these have been "reintroduced" and while he's not happy about it (who would)... he's pretty much stated that he's already been down that road and there's nothing that can really be done so far as copyrights, etc. He remains focused on bringing new and better designs to market. I am sure to some degree he's somewhat comforted that existing 87" owners have a source for spare parts... which Ultra RC is offering...

As far as quality of these new shipments? Well we'll see... I'll be the first to admit I have one of each size coming. I really loved my Original EF 87" Yak... and had a second one coming... so I sold mine to get top dollar and ended up they didn't make it to market through EF.

So in a small way I am glad I was able to replace my beloved 87". In that very same vein... the mere rumor of the 107" had me tingling with excitement... And EF has said that there WILL be a 100cc Yak in EF's future... and you can bet I'll have one. But til then I feel lucky to have another of Chris' designs.

Knowing what new designs are coming from EF, I have no doubts that the availbility of these Yaks won't hurt him in the least...

The way I see it.. if you have a somewhat limited budget... you might want to wait a couple weeks for Chris' announcements before making a buying decision... but if you have money for a few planes this year and next... and missed out on the Original EF Yak release... this is a viable option.

Everyone knows I have been and remain a staunch supporter of EF... and for good reason... his stuff ROCKS. If this was an issue of Chris having the "Original" for sale, and these were "seconds"... (or even first rate firsts) I would ONLY buy them from Chris...

I'm hoping that this can be water under the bridge as noone really benefited from the mess that happened last time... everyone got drug through the mud and noone came out unsullied, the parties involved, the people taking sides nor the hobby in general.

Now my disclaimer: These are my own opinions... and do not necessarily reflect those of Extreme Flight or Ultra RC.

Old 11-10-2006, 04:03 PM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

J David, your disclaimer is hilarious. I could use a canopy but they look like a guy will have to paint them. Oh well, it bet any aftermarket replacements would have to be painted also.
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Old 11-10-2006, 04:26 PM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

Doesn't everyone have a disclaimer?

Yeah they are red... but as you said... at least they should be a direct drop in replacement, tabs and all. Mask and paint would have to be done on any of the aftermarket items, as well as rebuilding the framework... Course maybe it would look good with a red canopy?
Old 11-10-2006, 04:43 PM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

I love my 87" EF Yak..and I will be getting Chirs's 90" Extra as well..Its good that if we have a mishap we have parts available..
Old 11-10-2006, 04:47 PM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

Having suffered an inverted harrier flameout (ouch!), and ripping out my gear, this new source for parts is tempting. Yet, if I wont buy a ripped-off plane, what difference is buying parts.....Oh well, rain this weekend, to the workshop I will go....given enough glue I can fix the crack of dawn! T.
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

If you keep saying 90" Extra enough... someone just might believe you... tee hee... then whatcha gonna do?

We'll know soon enough what IS going to be announced. But it/they/them there in whatever size it/they/them there are DO/DOES/WILL rock the house!
Old 11-10-2006, 04:50 PM
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If you keep saying 90" Extra enough... someone just might believe you... tee hee... then whatcha gonna do?
well I figure if I keep saying it to myself it will come true! Whatever the size Im getting one!
Old 11-10-2006, 04:51 PM
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Dear MR HINSON.

PLEASE GIVE IT UP. A 90 INCH EXTRA? MY GUESS WAS 88".

PLEASE HURRY, MY BUDDIES ARE TRYING TO PUT ME IN A USED 40% BUT I HAVE NO PLACE TO STORE NO WAY TO TRANSPORT. I LIKE YOUR DESIGNS BEST.

RDB

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Old 11-10-2006, 05:03 PM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

Thanks Maudib, couldn't have said it better myself.
I just received confirmation that my final production sample has been shipped. I should have it next week. Give me a few more days to get it built and get some good photos and I will give you guys the low down on it, uh, I mean them!
Old 11-10-2006, 06:02 PM
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ORIGINAL: EXTREME FLIGHT

Thanks Maudib, couldn't have said it better myself.
I just received confirmation that my final production sample has been shipped. I should have it next week. Give me a few more days to get it built and get some good photos and I will give you guys the low down on it, uh, I mean them!

Schweet!
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ORIGINAL: EXTREME FLIGHT

Give me a few more days to get it built and get some good photos and I will give you guys the low down on it, uh, I mean them!
Awww cmon..you dont need to sleep do ya?!!
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THANKS MR. HINSON

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