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Old 10-09-2018, 06:47 AM
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Originally Posted by dccatl
I think you'll enjoy it. Got one more flight today - getting used to the power available with the 210, definitely very manageable. I did one full throttle pass over the runway but didn't go full throttle until about over the threshold and then I pulled vertical, max speed on that pass was only 179 (GPS), obviously vertical is virtually unlimited but the 210 is not overkill at all. Here's a runway shot. By the way, knife edges are very good, no coupling and doesn't need too much throttle or rudder.

Mine and my mates predators turned up here in the uk today, we were expecting the latest updated two part fuselage but no!! Is yours the 2.2 predator?
Old 10-09-2018, 07:04 AM
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Originally Posted by Mart (Ham)

Mine and my mates predators turned up here in the uk today, we were expecting the latest updated two part fuselage but no!! Is yours the 2.2 predator?
Yes 2.2m.
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hello guys i have a problem, i crash a top rc aspire jet, but i have the landing gear intact and working, i mesure the height and its ok but the diameter of the wheels its more bigger nose and main land gear, i wanna know if some one can tell me the diameter of the hole in the wings, and i do not know if i can only change the tires? or what can i do?

i will used with a 2.2 predator

top rc landing nose wheel and tire diameter its 75mm and main landing diameter are 90mm so will they fit in the nose and wings?








this is the predator landing gear mesures

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Old 10-10-2018, 03:21 PM
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Originally Posted by oukenfold
hello guys i have a problem, i crash a top rc aspire jet, but i have the landing gear intact and working, i mesure the height and its ok but the diameter of the wheels its more bigger nose and main land gear, i wanna know if some one can tell me the diameter of the hole in the wings, and i do not know if i can only change the tires? or what can i do?

i will used with a 2.2 predator

top rc landing nose wheel and tire diameter its 75mm and main landing diameter are 90mm so will they fit in the nose and wings?








this is the predator landing gear mesures
100 mm
Old 10-10-2018, 03:35 PM
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ufff perfect Dccalt thanks men, for the picture i was crosing finger they fit, and the nose wheel do you think i have a problem ? its diameter is 75mm? what i see its that the base of the retractor are bigger maybe i will have to drill them
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this is the metal base



Old 10-10-2018, 04:11 PM
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dccatl,
How many Predators were at Super Jet South this year? How many flights did you get with your Predator?
Old 10-11-2018, 02:34 AM
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Originally Posted by shepga
dccatl,
How many Predators were at Super Jet South this year? How many flights did you get with your Predator?
Only one other besides mine but it didn't fly, was up for sale. I flew mine 10 times over the 4 days, I now have 27 flights total on it.
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Originally Posted by oukenfold
ufff perfect Dccalt thanks men, for the picture i was crosing finger they fit, and the nose wheel do you think i have a problem ? its diameter is 75mm? what i see its that the base of the retractor are bigger maybe i will have to drill them
For the nose-wheel, it will stick out the bottom about 6mm as mine is exactly level with the bottom of the fuse, in fact the knuckle of the oleo strut protrudes about 1-2 mm on mine. I think there's enough clearance inside for your 75mm wheel when retracted though, you'll have to work out where to mount a pull-pull cable for the steering as the stock gear uses a direct drive servo.

The main gear actuators should fit in the pockets, here're some more pictures with a ruler:




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This is the front nose gear it have a servo stering what do you mean a need a pull wire?



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And Dccalt thank very much for the pictures you help me to much with them. Glad I find this forum. My predator arrives tomorrow.
Old 10-11-2018, 05:16 AM
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Originally Posted by oukenfold
And Dccalt thank very much for the pictures you help me to much with them. Glad I find this forum. My predator arrives tomorrow.
i didnít notice your nose gear had a servo mount, I thought it was a pull-pull cable. In any case youíll know if the fit tomorrow, good luck.

David
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Hello everyone, I'm new to this thread and I'm excited about all the great reviews about the predator. I'm (we're) looking to possibly purchase 3 of these (me, my father, and friend) and wanted to get some info regarding current wait times from the factory? Any help is appreciated!

Ryan
Old 10-11-2018, 06:31 PM
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I ordered mine 3 weeks ago. Was told 60 days.
Old 10-12-2018, 02:33 AM
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Mine was about 9 weeks, ordered directly from Pilot.
Old 10-12-2018, 09:10 AM
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Originally Posted by fo36cabriolet
Hello everyone, I'm new to this thread and I'm excited about all the great reviews about the predator. I'm (we're) looking to possibly purchase 3 of these (me, my father, and friend) and wanted to get some info regarding current wait times from the factory? Any help is appreciated!

Ryan
Usually 3pcs will take 60-75 days to produce. we send by EMS. EMS will take about 10-15 days to arrive. you can email me to order it. my email is [email protected]
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Mine was 16 weeks from Chief Aircraft. Order from Pilot and save time.
Old 10-12-2018, 03:12 PM
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Mine was 6 week directly from Pilot. I was told 8 weeks delivery in 6 weeks pretty good service. My first was approx. 15 weeks from Chief.
Old 10-12-2018, 04:23 PM
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Chief usually order by container. so it take a little long time. but it is more fast once they have in stock. because if you order from the factory, the factory produce after you make order. but once chief has in stock. you can get it immediately.
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Default Predator arrive to mexico.

Well it arrive, wait only 15 days, because i order to the factory, tha paint its increible, it came well pack, and the best part its the hardware all in their bags servo leads all the stuff that every jet need to come with, i will began next week the setup, i will put a swiwin 180, hope its not to much.

















Old 10-15-2018, 07:19 AM
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Nice!.. did you order the wing to fuse connectors extra or did they come in with the kit?
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Also I see your fuselage is in two pieces also.. ours came last week and were one piece..
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wing to fuse connectors are extra
Old 10-15-2018, 11:47 AM
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i like the smoke tank option too. i got tony to send me one for mine.. very nice plane with super finish...the 2 part fuse is for lower shipping costs due to box size.. mine from chief is solid fuse..

no fear ordering direct with tony.. great service and you get latest mods and hardware.
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I'm in...picked up the Black/Yellow/Red one in person at Chief last week. Brett was great to deal with, made the process easy. My fuse is one-piece. Will be going with a k140. Very impressed with it so far.

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