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Old 01-07-2008, 03:37 PM
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Default EF 87" Yak or Ultra RC 87" yak. Who makes them now?

Anyone know if these are still being made and sold by someone? Ultra RC used to sell them but they no longer have them. I crashed my Ultra RC 50cc Yak and Im trying to replace it. I liked how light it was, under 16 pounds.

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Old 01-07-2008, 04:03 PM
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Default RE: EF 87" Yak or Ultra RC 87" yak. Who makes them now?

Joe,

There is one on e-bay right now.

Dennis

The new Nitro-Planes Yak is coming out light (below 17lbs). I heard great things about the Yak, but bad things about the distributor. LOL!
Old 01-07-2008, 05:07 PM
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Default RE: EF 87" Yak or Ultra RC 87" yak. Who makes them now?

The factory making the Yaks was one one of the premier factories in China. For some reason the owner has decided that quality control is no longer important and any issues with aircraft produced in his factory are the problems of the buyer. He will offer no support once the planes leave his factory. This attitude nearly put us out of business and we had to sever ties with this factory, unfortunately after losing a huge amount of money. Ultra RC experienced the same thing when they took over distribution of our Yak and now they are out of business. In this industry, after sale support is essential, but for some reason this fellow just doesn't see it that way. This attitude will be his demise.
Old 01-07-2008, 06:00 PM
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Default RE: EF 87" Yak or Ultra RC 87" yak. Who makes them now?

Yep,and it's a shame that such a well designed plane has fallen into this guy's hands.
i am with Joe on this one i to like how light it comes out.mine is 15 lbs.4 ozs. with a Taurus 52.
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Default RE: EF 87" Yak or Ultra RC 87" yak. Who makes them now?

Yeah I pulled one last waterfall a little too low. But boy was I having fun.

Thanks, I'll watch the eBay auction but that's a risky endeavor. Who knows what shape the stuff will be in when I get it. And if there's anything damaged, will I get the replacement parts from the seller? Doubt it. But thank you for letting me know about the auction. I requested pictures.
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Default RE: EF 87" Yak or Ultra RC 87" yak. Who makes them now?

Joe--do yourself a favor if you don't get the 87" back together, get the 88" Yak to go with your new Extra...I had an original EF Yak and no doubt it was an awesome plane, the new Yak is A heck of a lot nicer IMO.
Old 01-07-2008, 08:31 PM
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Default RE: EF 87" Yak or Ultra RC 87" yak. Who makes them now?


Joe--do yourself a favor if you don't get the 87" back together, get the 88" Yak to go with your new Extra...I had an original EF Yak and no doubt it was an awesome plane, the new Yak is A heck of a lot nicer IMO.
grasshopper do as the master has instructed you will then walk on Rice Pappa
Old 01-08-2008, 10:08 AM
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Default RE: EF 87" Yak or Ultra RC 87" yak. Who makes them now?

yep you are right about the EF 88," i have not flown the 87" sense i got the 88" togethere.
but there is something to be said in haveing a 87" yak that comes in at 15.5 lbs. with a good strong running 50.i think that is what Joe is looking at.
Old 01-08-2008, 12:12 PM
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Default RE: EF 87" Yak or Ultra RC 87" yak. Who makes them now?

I will likely end up getting one of those EF 88" Yaks as well. I love Yaks and that's the best one on the market IMO.
Old 01-08-2008, 12:19 PM
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Default RE: EF 87" Yak or Ultra RC 87" yak. Who makes them now?


ORIGINAL: JoeAirPort

I will likely end up getting one of those EF 88" Yaks as well. I love Yaks and that's the best one on the market IMO.
I have to agree on the suggestions.... had the EF 88" been in stock when I bought my Ultra, that would have been my choice, too. Particularly with a Brillelli 60.... it's a great combo, from all reports I've read.
Old 01-08-2008, 12:40 PM
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Default RE: EF 87" Yak or Ultra RC 87" yak. Who makes them now?

I have the Ultra RC YAK since this summer and am now building it, I would like to know what hinges did you use (stock flat hinges or
pin points. Also what glue did you use? I bought the pin hinges because they are my favorites but due to the support tube in the elevator it will be very hard to use the pin points. If you used them in the elevator how and did you pin the flats? Any other hinging
ideas would be appreciated.


Thanks
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Old 01-08-2008, 12:55 PM
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I used the supplied flat ones and Pacer hinge glue. They worked great. Not sure if they have the needed back block to use points.
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Default RE: EF 87" Yak or Ultra RC 87" yak. Who makes them now?

I have the original EF Yak and wish I could find a new canopy for it. Mine fell and cracked. Still love it though. Will replace it with the 88 when it's time. Also on the list for the 110".
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Default RE: EF 87" Yak or Ultra RC 87" yak. Who makes them now?

I just snapped up an Ultra RC 87" Yak NIB. Plus I bought some extra parts for a decent price. Man I feel better. Except now my bank account is hurting.

Next winter I'll get the EF 88" Yak. Right now I have two ARF's to put together (EF 88" Extra and Ultra RC 87" Yak). I need to get off the forum and get to work. [X(]
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Default RE: EF 87" Yak or Ultra RC 87" yak. Who makes them now?

That is EXCELLENT, Joe. You will enjoy that one!
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Default RE: EF 87" Yak or Ultra RC 87" yak. Who makes them now?

This place in Austria has them in stock.
http://shop.lindinger.at/index.php?c...sort=5a&page=6
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Anyone have any extra parts for the 100cc Yak?
Old 01-08-2008, 09:39 PM
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Default RE: EF 87" Yak or Ultra RC 87" yak. Who makes them now?

It is funny to read persistent number of fans that believe that 18lbs 50cc size plane that is designed for engine that does not exist - is the best plane on the market right now. It appears that EF 88” is designed for the engine in-between 50cc and 60cc, but, for a good 3D setup, 50cc does not have enough power without pipe and 60cc is usually a little too heavy. While, I like many design innovations in EF planes, IMHO there are better planes on the market that are better matched existing engines. Whoever reads these message and is in the market for his first 50cc plane, should realize that there are other options available, besides EF 88” Yak. While EF 88” Yak is definitely one of the best buys, other manufactures produce lighter or cheaper or tougher planes.
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Default RE: EF 87" Yak or Ultra RC 87" yak. Who makes them now?

What is it about your 88" Yak you don't like ?
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ORIGINAL: Pashka_22

It is funny to read persistent number of fans that believe that 18lbs 50cc size plane that is designed for engine that does not exist - is the best plane on the market right now. It appears that EF 88” is designed for the engine in-between 50cc and 60cc, but, for a good 3D setup, 50cc does not have enough power without pipe and 60cc is usually a little too heavy. While, I like many design innovations in EF planes, IMHO there are better planes on the market that are better matched existing engines. Whoever reads these message and is in the market for his first 50cc plane, should realize that there are other options available, besides EF 88” Yak. While EF 88” Yak is definitely one of the best buys, other manufactures produce lighter or cheaper or tougher planes.
Ok, so what is wrong with this EF of a 50cc with side muffler at 17 lbs on the second gallon of gas. Insert your pilot skills and do what you want with it.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HImTH0uU9y8

I have had my hands on the sticks of other brands and they all fly good. What you get from the EF is
P R E S E N T A T I O N. Add to that customer support that is at the top.

But really I think they inject H E L I U M in the balsa trees before harvest cause they float around like big old foamies.

I am a diehard EF fan but also own planes from other manufacturers as well FYI. PP, AM, PAU etc etc.

Richard
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Default RE: EF 87" Yak or Ultra RC 87" yak. Who makes them now?

Woops, forgot to mention that mine is 62cc flies light too.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jps3cDMJnm4

But I cheated and put a pipe on it. Rolling off the production line it weighed in at 16 lb 0 ounces.

F O A M I E

Pashka it really is a cool plane and when you see it in person you will think that the threads and videos dont do it justice.

RDB
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Default RE: EF 87" Yak or Ultra RC 87" yak. Who makes them now?

1. I knew I would probably start something, please, remember it is just MHO, and I am not competitive pilot. I just like when people consider more practical, realistic requirements – other then just “everyone likes it so I will do too”. IMHO 50cc 3D plane should be lighter then 18lbs.
2. I absolutely like the way EF 88” Yak looks. And it is well-respected manufacture. I just think it is too heavy for 3D that is it.
3. Ultra RC is EF design, by the way. If, I would ever consider another 50cc Yak, other then what I have, it could be EF, but I am not that sure, it would be their 88” version of it.
4. Their 50cc Extra looks much better – I will still wait for more end user reports.
5. If I would want a bigger version of 50cc plane, I would probably go with 75cc plane, but I don’t.
6. And being a little on heavy side. It does fly very well – at least if it can do what people posted on youtube and other recourses – what this plane does in the air is completely up to fingers controlling sticks. – it does it all and does it gracefully.
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ORIGINAL: Pashka_22

1. I knew I would probably start something, please, remember it is just MHO, and I am not competitive pilot. I just like when people consider more practical, realistic requirements – other then just “everyone likes it so I will do too”. IMHO 50cc 3D plane should be lighter then 18lbs.
2. I absolutely like the way EF 88” Yak looks. And it is well-respected manufacture. I just think it is too heavy for 3D that is it.

What equipment do you have in yours ?
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Joe,

For the price I like Nitro model Yak.
For overall performance QQ Yak.
My set up is very standard - 5955 everywhere and DA-50 with MTW75, Fromeco 3x2600 with Smart-Fly regulators.

Pashka.
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Default RE: EF 87" Yak or Ultra RC 87" yak. Who makes them now?

The Brillelli 60 that people are using in the EF Yak weighs a whole 4oz more than a DA 50, so I don't see the problem in using a 60 in the plane. DA 50 + pipe weights the same or a bit more than a stock 60.

Either way I have seen a DA and the 60 fly them and both engines have enough power. The 60 is more than fine without a pipe... and people are getting 17-17.5 with it.


Also one thing to note is the old saying... bigger flies better and this case is no exception to the rule.

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