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Old 08-16-2015, 08:45 AM   #61 (permalink)
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I am actually surprised it took HK that long.

Is it actually a clone or just the same concept?
I'm guessing clone. Same drive system as Curtis' machine.

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I am actually surprised it took HK that long.

Is it actually a clone or just the same concept?
The Reaper has been out for some time already. It really didn't take them long to dump one out.

Its a shame of how Curtis is treating its current Stingray customers. I guess for their sake, I really do hope its an exact clone.
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Old 08-24-2015, 11:14 AM   #63 (permalink)
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Found these at Ron's.

Adjustable servo horns.

http://www.ronlund.com/rcheli-prod/JRP961991.html

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Old 08-27-2015, 01:09 PM   #64 (permalink)
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Blade announces a new Nano CP S.
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Old 08-27-2015, 05:29 PM   #65 (permalink)
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I'm sure we have all heard about it, but the new KSE 570.... Way send people broke SAB.
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Old 09-03-2015, 03:06 PM   #66 (permalink)
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The Core 700 looks interesting too, very unusual tail design:
https://www.helifreak.com/showthread.php?t=703664
Retractable skids.

http://www.core-helicopter.com/index_en.php
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Old 09-03-2015, 05:36 PM   #67 (permalink)
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The brand new Revolectrix Technology. It's so awesome. Called the bump controller be out soon. (2 min 59 sec)
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Old 09-04-2015, 06:52 PM   #68 (permalink)
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Pre-orders live for the HD-750

Price: $1,599

Airframe only, no blades. Just $400 cheaper than the Velos 880, $173 more expensive than a Henseleit TDR II, $450 more expensive than a Goblin 770 Competition, and $1000 more expensive than an MSH Max V2 airframe in the 800 size configuration.

US distributor source: http://superstitionhobbies.com/colle...kit-w-o-blades

I wonder what the Synergy 766 pricing is going to be?
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Old 09-08-2015, 04:25 PM   #69 (permalink)
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Spirit just announced a new FBL unit to succeed the regular spirit.

Spirit Pro.

It addresses some of the issues with the previous Spirit namely adding ports to allow up to 3 additional power inputs. Improving the power bus, adding an internal Sbus inverter, adding an additional spektrum sat port, beefing up the processor, and beefing up the gyro to include a 3axis compass.

Info and comparison :http://spirit-system.com/details.php

HF discussion here: https://www.helifreak.com/showthread...=712089&page=2
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Old 09-09-2015, 09:27 AM   #70 (permalink)
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Small correction to the previous post. The HF discussion is actually in this thread: https://www.helifreak.com/showthread.php?t=712274

And I think one of you guys should give it a try
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Old 09-09-2015, 10:36 AM   #71 (permalink)
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Small correction to the previous post. The HF discussion is actually in this thread: https://www.helifreak.com/showthread.php?t=712274

And I think one of you guys should give it a try
I don't do pre-order. Got somewhat burned with the Spartan "beta." Still don't have up to date PC setup software.

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I don't do pre-order. Got somewhat burned with the Spartan "beta." Still don't have up to date PC setup software.

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I get where you're coming from! I was referring to the Spirit in general but I see now that from that context it seemed like I was referring to the new one
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Old 09-11-2015, 11:29 PM   #73 (permalink)
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Just wanted to take a second and say THANK YOU to all you guys who have put news in here. We're swamped lately and with the unfortunate downturn of HeliDaily this news thread is a life saver.

Lets be honest... the members of this forum are some of the most up-to-date people in the hobby so by putting a small news snippet with a link in this thread helps get that news out to tens of thousands of people every month. I really appreciate it and I know al the listeners do to.

Just don't forget the link
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Old 09-12-2015, 06:35 PM   #74 (permalink)
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Just wanted to take a second and say THANK YOU to all you guys who have put news in here. We're swamped lately and with the unfortunate downturn of HeliDaily this news thread is a life saver.

Lets be honest... the members of this forum are some of the most up-to-date people in the hobby so by putting a small news snippet with a link in this thread helps get that news out to tens of thousands of people every month. I really appreciate it and I know al the listeners do to.

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Old 09-15-2015, 09:50 AM   #75 (permalink)
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Looks like HobbyWing is moving the v4 design into smaller models. 60A ESC with data logging and blue tooth capabilities. Supposed to run cooler than the previous v3 versions as well.

http://www.hobbywing.com/news_show.asp?id=235
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Old 09-15-2015, 05:35 PM   #76 (permalink)
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Looks like HobbyWing is moving the v4 design into smaller models. 60A ESC with data logging and blue tooth capabilities. Supposed to run cooler than the previous v3 versions as well.

http://www.hobbywing.com/news_show.asp?id=235
Nice link!
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Old 09-18-2015, 08:38 AM   #77 (permalink)
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This is too funny - for those who enjoy that which shall not be named:

http://www.engadget.com/2015/09/03/d...ting-tomorrow/

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Old 09-27-2015, 07:23 AM   #78 (permalink)
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MINIATURE AIRCRAFT USA IS BACK IN BUSINESS. IF SOMETHING IS OUT OF STOCK, PLEASE USE THE WAITLIST.
http://www.ronlund.com/rcheli/XCELL.html
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MINIATURE AIRCRAFT USA IS BACK IN BUSINESS. IF SOMETHING IS OUT OF STOCK, PLEASE USE THE WAITLIST.
http://www.ronlund.com/rcheli/XCELL.html
I love my Furion 6. Before MA went out of business, I made sure I had two complete rebuilds. Good to know spare parts are back.

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Old 09-27-2015, 09:31 PM   #80 (permalink)
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Yuri Katom has posted a video of the Takumi 700 in flight!

Takumi Heli flight 1 (4 min 15 sec)


I like the sound of the drivetrain. Pretty quiet heli in general. Tail has a little chatter, but man it sounds cool!
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