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Old 03-06-2008, 11:01 AM
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plain and simple, can anybody recommend a good low winger which is capable of all the tricks on a TT42 ABC?
I'm Not looking so much for mad 3D moves but more sweet crisp loops and knife edges etc.
Thats sorta thing if ya get me?

Thanks,
Old 03-06-2008, 11:07 AM
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Default RE: .42 size Pattern

Any 25 or 30 size ARF would be perfect. Check out Horizon(eFlight/Hanger 9) and World Models.

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Old 03-06-2008, 05:02 PM
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Default RE: .42 size Pattern

World Models makes a Zen 30 pattern model that would be a good match.
Old 03-06-2008, 08:06 PM
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Default RE: .42 size Pattern

I think you'd be pretty happy with most any Extra 300S ARF that you could finish with an all-up flying weight of around 4.5 to 5 lbs.

The Tower Hobbies Kaos .40 ARF would be an excellent match for the TT GP-42.

You might also consider the Phoenix SeaBee ARF available from Tower Hobbies for $99.99. I flew one with a .46 FXi engine and the performance was terrific. I don't think a GP-42 would be a huge step down if you prop it correctly, maybe a 10x7 MA Scimitar?

Most of the .46 to .50 size pattern ARFs seem to fly best with .70 ~ .82 4-strokes. A Venus .40 ARF or Thunder Tiger Imagine 50 ARF would probably fly in a nice sport manner with a TT GP-42, but you'd want to upgrade the engine sooner or later.

Good luck and good shopping!
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Old 03-11-2008, 01:49 AM
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Default RE: .42 size Pattern

If you don't mind building, an Orion is just about perfect.
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Old 03-11-2008, 06:00 PM
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A Bridi Warlord would be a good choice if you can find one. "Flys like a Kaos, lands like a trainer"


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Old 03-16-2008, 09:53 AM
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Super Kaos Jr. from RCM plans, if you don't mind scratch building. 52 inch span, designed for the .40s of about 35 years ago -- should be perfect. Jim
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Default RE: .42 size Pattern

Great Planes Venus 40 http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LXBMZ5&P=ML

Its a sweet flying plane

it does very nice KE, 4 point rolls, slow rolls, ect.

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