|David Ashby - Moderator||25/09/2013 13:06:53|
10895 forum posts
Well the title says it all really. I was going to run a poll but, clearly, there are quite a few to choose so what would you have on the short list?
|Andy Green||25/09/2013 13:10:20|
2279 forum posts
Twinstar / Twin jet.
btw have you read your messages lately
|Chris Jones 7||25/09/2013 13:13:16|
|282 forum posts|
Hmm i think Multiplex have a lot that should be on the list. All are, I think, pretty iconic in their respective classes.
Easy Glider in its various guises
EasyStar has got to be there how many years has it been and still a favourite of many
|2212 forum posts|
Multiplex Blizzard. No competition. 4+ in one machine.
Nothing else on the market in foam can do Powered Glider, Warmliner, slope soarer in gentle winds, all out hooligan in 70mph winds off the slope, if you dare.
Waits for abuse...........................
|Tony Read 2||25/09/2013 13:26:47|
|965 forum posts|
The Parkzone Trojan must be there somewhere. It was a breath of fresh air when it came along. Durable foam and very easy to fly. Who would have thought that a warbird could make such a good trainer? I tought a mate of mine to fly on one.
The Foam E Wot 4 must also make the list. Another cracking flyer. Does everything I want and more.
The trouble is that there are so many good foamy jobs to choose from these days.
|Danny Fenton||25/09/2013 13:31:56|
9081 forum posts
You cannot talk about classic foamys and leave off the GWS Formosa, fabulous model that would do anything.
|Peter Gallivan||25/09/2013 13:40:00|
114 forum posts
Twinstar and Blizzard both excellent!!
|Foamie Dave||25/09/2013 13:41:46|
530 forum posts
The Parkzone Stryker takes some beating in the fun stakes - tremendous value for money, virtually indestructable and a hoot to fly
|David Ashby - Moderator||25/09/2013 13:46:57|
10895 forum posts
Post deleted, sensible replies please.
|scott finnie||25/09/2013 13:50:38|
755 forum posts
Parkzone Radian 3 channel! A well built , extremely easy to fly multi-purpose glider, was great for sloping too, seen many newcomers fly pretty well straight off flight sims
|Frank Skilbeck||25/09/2013 13:51:50|
4421 forum posts
Multiplex Twinstar, Twin Jet, Easy Glider and Easy Star should be on the list, but I'd also put forward the original Parkzone Habu and Multiplex Dogfighter
|Mark Agate||25/09/2013 14:05:01|
144 forum posts
A couple of HobbyKing ones:
Skyfun (same as the Jamara Roo)
Goshawk (looks great, flies really well, and even sounds like a jet!)
123 forum posts
HK Bixler easy glider, very capable powered trainer/soarer/camera platform. Cheap and takes a lot of abuse.
|Allan Bowker||25/09/2013 14:12:27|
1622 forum posts
|chris basson||25/09/2013 14:13:34|
|168 forum posts|
|Surprised no one has said "Wildthing" yet...|
There, I've said it!
|Bob Cotsford||25/09/2013 14:37:54|
7874 forum posts
Danny is almost there, the bigger Formosa 2 is even better than the original.
|259 forum posts|
Well, best add my (only) 2 planes at the moment... The Wot4 e and the phoenix 2000
|will -0||25/09/2013 15:15:42|
553 forum posts
An honorable mention for the Zagi, I think.
It's not the best glider by a long long way but for cheap batterable expendable fun it has given many hours of pleasure to many folks.
And it makes a good cushion.
|scott finnie||25/09/2013 15:31:48|
755 forum posts
Parkzone t28 trojan = easy to fly and looked fantastic in the air
Parkzone p51 mustang bl = cheap , fast and almost unbreakable
Parkzone Radian 3 ch = Flies itself
Wot4 foam-e = was my first wot and its superb, such a great allrounder
hk bixler 2 = well its a trainer, slope soarer and camera platform in 1 and many more
dynam catalina = my first flying boat and once a small amount of tinkering flew gracefully everytime
multiplex twinstar = ohhh its possibilitieswhere endless and still are
multiplex funcub = became my winter hack and flew in all conditions, was great testing the strength of the ice at the local pond
|kevin lane||25/09/2013 15:40:43|
|47 forum posts|
I've yet to see a day on the slope without at least 1 Wildthing in attendance, got to be near the top surely.
Also the Easystar and AXN Floater jet!
Please login to post a reply.
Want the latest issue of RCM&E? Use our magazine locator link to find your nearest stockist!