Al's Hobbies Easy Fly Glider

Brand: Al's Hobbies

Overall:
3
Ease of assembly:
4
Build quality:
3
Flight performance:
3
Value for money:
3

READER REVIEWS
Solid Snake  |  Jul 22, 2009

Strengths:
Stable, areobatic, VERY stong, quite powerful. . . .
Weaknesses:
All of the servos had to be replaced, had to convert the alierons to standard conections/ hinges. ESC soldered directly onto the motor. . .
Overall:
Great airframe but let down by the shoddy electrics. I would recommend it if you could get it as just the airframe. Seems to be identical to the Multiplex Easy Glider. .

Overall:
3
Ease of assembly:
4
Build quality:
2
Flight performance:
5
Value for money:
3
Weng Lim  |  Oct 30, 2007

Strengths:
Complete kit including R/C. Excellent value. Flies well, but I would prefer a tad more power. .
Weaknesses:
No brake( - see review by Mr Wibbley above). Spinner broke under full power on launch. Aileron horn worked loose. No spares.
Overall:
Essentially a good model, but needs an experienced modeller to fix/modify the cheap bits that fall off. The lack of spare parts is a real concern. Multiplex could prove cheaper in the long run. .

Overall:
3
Ease of assembly:
4
Build quality:
3
Flight performance:
3
Value for money:
4
mr wibbley  |  Oct 15, 2007

Strengths:
everything in one box, inc lipo & charger. The decals are precut, just peel and stick. . .
Weaknesses:
the aileron hinges are hopeless, far to stiff and thus stall the servos. They never return to the same hands off position twice. U need a lump of lead in the nose to balance it. C of G not mentioned in the destructions.
Overall:
If only they had fitted conventional aileron & rudder horns instead of the nifty combined hinge & horn it would have been 11 out of 10. I remounted the aileron servos in the wings & used normal hinges and control horns. Given the choice again, would buy the multiplex easy glider. Works out more expensive overall, but u will get better quality airfarme and components.

Overall:
3
Ease of assembly:
4
Build quality:
3
Flight performance:
2
Value for money:
3
Peter Wood  |  Oct 01, 2007

Strengths:
. . . .
Weaknesses:
The hinges on the aileron and rudder, which changed the trim of the model after each actuation. . . .
Overall:
Fair but not for a beginner. . . .

Overall:
3
Ease of assembly:
4
Build quality:
4
Flight performance:
2
Value for money:
3
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