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GrumpyGnome30/07/2019 10:36:07
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I have a very old, and very tatty small EFlite Viking that really neds retiring. So I am looking for recommendations for a suitable replacement model to use the dozen or so 3S 450mAh Lipos I have for it.

Foam, wood, ARTF, kit, PnP, BNF, happy with any, based on real world experience rather than over-promising adverts.



Stephen Smith 1430/07/2019 10:52:59
210 forum posts


Bit ugly but flies well, can be steady or fast and aerobatic, looks better without the stupid canopy.

Stephen Smith 1430/07/2019 10:53:40
210 forum posts

Cheap as well

Stephen Smith 1430/07/2019 11:01:48
210 forum posts

Easy to build nice steady Sunday should have it built

John Lee30/07/2019 12:00:39
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My 3s 450's are used in a Sharkface, Tomboy & Hacker Me163, all great fun & recommended. Various kits & laser cut parts are available for he Sharkface & Tomboy.

GrumpyGnome30/07/2019 12:13:30
529 forum posts
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Thansk for suggestions so far.....

Little Midge out of stock - shame, looks good!

New criteris:

* 4 channel

* Fully Aerobatic.

Keep 'em coming!


Edited By GrumpyGnome on 30/07/2019 12:15:21

Lima Hotel Foxtrot30/07/2019 12:31:38
385 forum posts

One of the many Flitetest mighty mini models would do the job nicely. I just got their Mini Sportster, and on a 3s it goes like shot from a gun, 4 ch, very aerobatic.

Nigel R30/07/2019 15:59:52
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Does it have to be conventional layout ?

A simple delta from foamboard of about 20" span would work well for that size lipo.

Mowerman31/07/2019 09:55:28
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Try a Nutball,

GrumpyGnome31/07/2019 12:10:11
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Nope, unconventional is fine.

Hi MowerMan - I wondered if you'd recommend a nutball I recall it does fly rather well ......


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