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New aerobatic flying wing

Introducing the Leaping Fish-E

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JohnN - Skies The Limit Designs19/02/2007 13:22:00
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Hello, I am the designer of the kit mentioned above and would just like to make people aware of its exisitence. It is an aerobatic yet stabe flying wing for 400 or upwards sized brushless motors.

You can get more details at:

or alternatively

and enter the "shop side"

Videos of the model in flight will be posted shortly so watch this space.
JohnN - Skies The Limit Designs19/02/2007 13:41:00
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Some more information about the kit:

Leaping Fish-E kit

A 1.1m wingspan tailless aerobatic model for electric power.

All balsa and ply parts laser cut for accuracy.
All carbon fibre tubing needed is included in kit.
Quick and easy to assemble using PVA and cyanoacrylate (super glue).
Parts interlock for a strong, warp free construction.
Stable yet agile.
Servo installation makes fitting and access easy.
Full size plans and comprehensive assembly instructions (with pictures) included.
Full house controls elevons, rudder and throttle.
Performs loops, spins, rolls and inverted flight with ease.
Ideal second aileron model.
Wings can be attached/detached quickly and easily for transportation and storage.
Large hatches on underside of plane give easy access to all radio gear, motor and battery.
Battery can be changed in seconds.
950g all up weight (less if Li-poly batteries are used).
10-15 minute flights with recommended setup.
Velcro ties, nylon bolts etc. included
Suitable for geared 480 size and upwards brushed motors. 400 equivalent or bigger brushless motors.
Suitable for conversion to I.C. (engine)
Fully flight tested design. Pre flight set up detailed on plans.
Recommended equipment: Tornado 2815-2000 brushless motor, Tornado 40 amp brushless electronic speed controller and 8 cell 9.6v 2/3A size NiMh or NiCad batteries, 3 Micro Servos and a standard 4 channel or more receiver.
True vertical performance with Lithium Polymer cells and a brushless motor.
Good glide rate for easy landings.

Slopetrashuk19/02/2007 20:01:00
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You should put one up for review in RCM&E!

JohnN - Skies The Limit Designs20/02/2007 08:07:00
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Not a bad idea, just in the process of contacting magazines with info and pics so we'll see.
JohnN - Skies The Limit Designs22/02/2007 08:10:00
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Check out the flight video...

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