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Old 11-29-2006, 09:37 PM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

CHris has the new "projects(s)" and is working to put together the info for everyone... so be a little more patient... rewards to follow...

LostMyPlane... at the lower left of this page is a (Search this thread) feature... search for Brillelli... not sure I recall anyone sharing that setup...
Old 11-29-2006, 09:58 PM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

THere is a build thread on the EF 74" Yak, and in it is a Brillelli setup.... pics, too.... and it has flown. Checkitout.
Old 11-29-2006, 11:36 PM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

In another forum, Chris has an avatar that has the new 100cc plane in the pic. There's also a video of him flying a plane at a wedding that he was was the new release. I love doing investigative work
Old 11-29-2006, 11:42 PM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly


ORIGINAL: cadconversions

In another forum, Chris has an avatar that has the new 100cc plane in the pic. There's also a video of him flying a plane at a wedding that he was was the new release. I love doing investigative work
I hate to be the bearer of bad news but, none of that is correct.
The plane in his avatar was the 100cc plane he flew in the XFC in 2005.
The plane in the video from David Paynes wedding is not one of the new releases.

I am not trying to be harsh or anything but, once someone see's something typed on the internet they tend to take it as gospel.


Be patient people.
Old 11-29-2006, 11:43 PM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

Well give it up. where is the picture???
Old 11-30-2006, 01:54 PM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

ORIGINAL: wgeffon


ORIGINAL: cadconversions

In another forum, Chris has an avatar that has the new 100cc plane in the pic. There's also a video of him flying a plane at a wedding that he was was the new release. I love doing investigative work
I hate to be the bearer of bad news but, none of that is correct.
The plane in his avatar was the 100cc plane he flew in the XFC in 2005.
The plane in the video from David Paynes wedding is not one of the new releases.

I am not trying to be harsh or anything but, once someone see's something typed on the internet they tend to take it as gospel.


Be patient people.
Ok from the horses mouth...

"Chris, whats the plane in your Avatar? Is that the new 1.6 size Yak that I hear your working on? If so I like the colors on that plane, and I hope to see that it 3D's as well as my 87"."

Chris, "That's the 107" 100cc Yak."

Picture attached below...

Link to the wedding video: http://media.putfile.com/Wedding-Day-63

"Brother Chris Henson and Russel from Extreme Flight were down as well as some of the RC crew from all over the country (Peter Goldsmith and Joki K from Team JR, Mike Hines product dev. for Hobby Lobby, Jason Cole the new PR guy for HL and more). "




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Old 11-30-2006, 02:25 PM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

Oops, a little to low
Old 11-30-2006, 02:32 PM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

Cad,

The picture you have in your last post is a plane thats about two years old. Its the plane that Chris flew in the 05 XFC.
The first plane you see when the wedding video opens is not only not that plane but not even a EF plane anyways.
Old 11-30-2006, 02:37 PM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

These pictures of that plane (in his Avatar) were taken by me in the winter of 2005.
A bunch of us went to Atlanta to do some flying with Chris and Russell.

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Old 11-30-2006, 02:45 PM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

Wayne is correct. That is the prototype 107" that is 2+ years old. He competed with it in the XFC. Video and photos here http://www.rcuniverse.com/magazine/a...article_id=541

I cant stand all the speculation any longer. I snuck a camcorder into the secret Extremeflight testing field. I know I shouldn't post this, but it is all just driving me crazy. This is the new 50cc in the works from EFRC. Sorry about the quality of the video, but I had to be incognito.

http://electricdrones.com/skunkworks.wmv
Old 11-30-2006, 03:39 PM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

Priceless!

Now that we all KNOW what the new plane(s) is/are we can all rest easy... and let Chris finish up the prelims before the formal annoucement...

Man is everybody gonna loving taking this )(*&()*&" ljkhkl jhk sldkfjsdfo out for a spin...

Can you believe the wingspan is #)* inches????%

And the all up weight ONLY $%^& lbs! AMAZING!




(Darn keyboard... some of my keys are stic-*&^%$&^-king)
Old 11-30-2006, 03:46 PM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

Ok, so my detective skills are a little rusty but the post were recent so I assumed it was "the" 107" yak that will be coming out soon. I have a little more info that I do know but I'll keep my lips closed on that. Can't wait for the rush on the next EF planes. Looks like the small yak has already sold out from EF direct until Mid-December.
Old 12-01-2006, 07:26 AM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

Guy's

I have owned the 87 inch Yak for a while now and she has well over 150 flights...........

Finally found the one single thing bad about her.

She is just to lite to Fly on Breezy days. Mine weights 16 lbs and has the DA 50 on her. She is a dream for 3D.

But if U look at her when the winds are approximately 15 mph or more she lacks good penetrating power. She is affected by gusts and turbulence very easily.

Don't get me wrong....... This EF Yak is tops in my book but she is only tops with Winds less then 15 mph conditions.

Shows me that this is a great 3D machine but to fly her in IMAC under less then ideal conditions might be a challange.

Ian
Old 12-01-2006, 08:11 AM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

You could easily strap a 1-2 lb weight over CG and create a more stable aircraft for windy days and IMAC flights. And simply strap it off for ballzout 3D...
Old 12-01-2006, 08:32 AM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

Maudib

Excellent Point I never thought of adding the weight since I own so many Models but it indeed would be easy to do.

I look forward to the review on the new 107 inch version from Ultra RC ur going to do.

Ian


Old 12-01-2006, 08:33 AM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

Wow we have finally gotten to the point where our RC planes are too light....what a nice problem to have.
Old 12-01-2006, 09:31 AM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

FlyJets... I'm not doing a formal review for the either the 87" or 107"... but will participate on the RCU threads...

Joe, ain't that the truth! FInally adding weight is a useful thing instead of a curse...

Old 12-01-2006, 09:33 AM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

Ihave been adding a 1.5 lb weight to my EF 87" Yak for quite some time now. It is an old disabled 4s2p E-pack 3700 x2 with all the cells isolated ( old battery low c rating). I load it into the into the tunnel on windy days . Smoke system would be a more practical choice, but I don;t like the mess and the rigging.

Works great. It's nuts, but it works. My old KMP Yak-54 reject always flew better in the wind because it was a porker at 17.5.

Yup, having your planes too light is a dream come true.


Sealing and waxing her up with the skis.....big aluminum ones. Cub style. Can't wait for the snow to stop.
Old 12-01-2006, 09:56 AM
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Your a sick Pup Boss........Now, what could I use for ski's on the edge.....

Mike
Old 12-01-2006, 10:03 AM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

ORIGINAL: Maudib

You could easily strap a 1-2 lb weight over CG and create a more stable aircraft for windy days and IMAC flights. And simply strap it off for ballzout 3D...

I'm not sure if strapping weight over the cg will have the same effect as weight evenly distributed over the entire aircraft, when it comes to stabilizing a plane in windy conditions. It will however definately increase your stall speed.

John
Old 12-01-2006, 10:13 AM
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Maybe I can explain that a little better. For a test, take a 6 foot wooden dowel, in the center wrap the dowel with 5 pounds of weight. Now hold the dowl in the center and rock it back and forth like it was a wing. It will be very easy with no effort as the weight is on the pivot point. Now take the weight off the center and put 2 1/2 pounds on each end of the dowel. Again hold it in the center and rock it. You will feel a big diffrence because of momentum, and the placement of the weight. It will be much more stable when the weight is distributed rather than at the axis point

John
Old 12-01-2006, 12:09 PM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

Forget about adding dead weight..I just put a smoke system in
Old 12-09-2006, 11:29 AM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

Any news yet ???[]
Old 12-10-2006, 09:58 AM
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

No doubt. I need something new to build!!!
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Default RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

Really, really close now...... no really...

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