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Old 09-24-2016, 08:52 AM
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Default Aviation Design Mini Diamond

Anyone have details on this plane? I saw pics of it an Jetpower. Anyone know specs, price, etc. saw a picture of it on the flight line but haven't seen any video.
Old 09-24-2016, 11:48 AM
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We are getting a couple at the shop.
They are reserved already but we hope that we'll get more soon.
I am waiting for Eric to publish his page on the French site before putting it on the US site.
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You talkin bout this one ?
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Old 09-24-2016, 12:10 PM
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Man.....your going to need a long runway for that one !
Old 09-24-2016, 12:21 PM
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That's the original larger Diamond.
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I saw the mini Diamond at Jetpower, and it flew as nice as the large one.
it had the same top speed, low speed and characteristics. It is about 250 cm long and flys perfect with a 100 size turbine.

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Old 09-24-2016, 02:34 PM
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I am not going to be buying another jet until around the first of the year. I am stoked about this. The Diamond has been on my wishlist but no way I could justify the big one. I already have a 100 so this is much more likely.
Old 09-24-2016, 02:47 PM
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Some info, pics and pricing has been on Altecare's homepage for a couple weeks already, click here & scroll down...
http://www.altecare.com/
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Already owning the large Diamond and loving it, I picked up a Mini Diamond for myself at JetPower as well. Pleased to announce DMP is now an Aviation Design dealer and will have inventory in-house shortly.....


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Old 09-26-2016, 12:03 PM
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Good to know Todd!
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http://aviation-design.fr/?jet-rc-kit-mini-diamond
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Very cool. Guessing no cockpit kit for the most mini?
Old 10-01-2016, 01:19 PM
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Far too expensive in my view
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Here it is, coming to the USA market:

http://www.ultimate-jets.net/products/mini-diamond

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Originally Posted by Bhodi11 View Post
Very cool. Guessing no cockpit kit for the most mini?
A clear canopy is available. However the 2.5 l tank is taking all the cockpit room.

Old 10-02-2016, 06:00 AM
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Originally Posted by olnico View Post
Here it is, coming to the USA market:

http://www.ultimate-jets.net/products/mini-diamond
Will you be offering landing gear as well?
air or electric?
Old 10-02-2016, 08:29 AM
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They should probably be caling this the "slightly smaller but still really big Diamond". Be cool if there was actually a mini diamond, call it the zirconia or something and make it P70 sized!
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Originally Posted by ltc View Post
Will you be offering landing gear as well?
air or electric?
Yes.
It comes with a very specific landing gear.
Pneumatic only.
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Originally Posted by olnico View Post
Yes.
It comes with a very specific landing gear.
Pneumatic only.
it comes with the gear for the price listed on your site?
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Originally Posted by why_fly_high View Post
it comes with the gear for the price listed on your site?
No.
Gear, tank, thrust pipes are separate accessories.
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Any more thoughts on this jet?
Old 11-13-2016, 03:56 PM
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My friend and I order two mini diamonds directly from Eric at AD. We got the carbon fiber version (not fiberglass) in red for me and white for my friend. We also got the fuel tank and pipe but no retracts.

As of now only air retract for the mini is available. Eric is working with Gaspar (Xicoy) in designing electric retracts and brakes with Xicoy electronics for the mini diamond. Those should be ready within a few more weeks.

Our mini diamonds should be shipped by the end of the month. We will post updates as available.

The power plant for the mini will be JM M140XBL...

David
Old 11-13-2016, 08:41 PM
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As LaJetguy stated, we have two carbon fiber mini diamonds on order. I have the white and he has the red. Looking forward for this unique bird.
Old 11-13-2016, 10:23 PM
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What is the total fuel capacity? Two tanks are shown on the site
Old 11-13-2016, 10:40 PM
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Dave.. the tanks which we got are 2500ml... would be perfect for a 100N size (7min) for us using 140N and proper throttle management we should get close to 7min flight time. Not taking to account about a 100ml UAT..

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