Multiplex Blizzard

Brand: Multiplex

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

READER REVIEWS
jez  |  Dec 14, 2009

Strengths:
great flyer in any wind conditions and fast. . . .
Weaknesses:
a pain getting the herring bone rods in the wings. . . .
Overall:
with a power set it is a crowd puller at the club field copes well slope soring s well as general flying great combination. . . .

Overall:
4
Ease of assembly:
3
Build quality:
5
Flight performance:
5
Value for money:
4
Djay  |  Nov 29, 2009

Strengths:
fast and fun for low cost, fitted with the mx power set it is a blast, people expect slow and quite glider, but goes vertical from a standstill and keeps going. mine has hit full speed nose first into the ground twice, and survived with just a distortion to the front fuse. GRP strips easy to fit, just cut to lenght, fill channel with cyano and press in, quick and easy to do. .
Weaknesses:
wing seat area, junk the multiplex pkug, cut out the plastic wing seat and fit a y lead for the servos. power pack set extremely expensive. . .
Overall:
fun for a while, limited to what you can do, has a viscious stall if turned slowly,appears slow but to spectatoers it is mega fast. if you have the money buy one and enjoy. . .

Overall:
3
Ease of assembly:
3
Build quality:
4
Flight performance:
4
Value for money:
4
david Bullock 1  |  Aug 26, 2009

Strengths:
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Weaknesses:
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Overall:
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Overall:
4
Ease of assembly:
4
Build quality:
4
Flight performance:
5
Value for money:
5
ken anderson.  |  May 31, 2009

Strengths:
well packaged-do'es what it say's on the box. . . .
Weaknesses:
with motor(300)watt in - the bat is really as far forward as you can get it to get the c of g correct-use metal gear servo's. . . .
Overall:
fly's well when the c of g is sorted-hard to slow down to land-even with spoiler's--seen one which was really heavy and impossible to slow down and land. . . .

Overall:
3
Ease of assembly:
3
Build quality:
3
Flight performance:
4
Value for money:
3
Stephen Moon  |  Mar 26, 2009

Strengths:
with power set up she really goes well also stooges around nicely, easy to mend good fun. . . .
Weaknesses:
horrid to build, my kit came incomplete, difficult to make a neat job of all the grp strips,. . . .
Overall:
i bought the kit and brc's own power set up for £125, good value brilliant fun and another winner from multiplex. . . .

Overall:
3
Ease of assembly:
2
Build quality:
3
Flight performance:
4
Value for money:
5
G  |  Dec 20, 2008

Strengths:
Makes a truly excellent unpowered slope soarer, flight characteristics are impressively fast and so agile. . . .
Weaknesses:
Foam - so not so much credibility in the pits. . . .
Overall:
A wonderful model with fantastic flyability. So fast and aerobatic - quite remarkable for a foam model. Everyone who has seen it fly has been impressed. Build it well (glueing everything properly as per the instructions) or wing flutter can occur with the powered version.

Overall:
3
Ease of assembly:
3
Build quality:
4
Flight performance:
4
Value for money:
4
Brian Storey  |  Nov 13, 2008

Strengths:
Quite a quick and easy build everything goes together very precisely and accurate. . . .
Weaknesses:
Glass fibre strips in the wing and fuselage are fiddly Also needs lots of ballast in the tail,That is supplied in the form of 3large ball bearings. . . .
Overall:
Great to fly it is quite fast enough for an old fogey like me I did not use the reccomended motor but fitted a Mega motor22/30/3 I flew it in about 15mph wind and it handled it very well. . . .

Overall:
4
Ease of assembly:
4
Build quality:
3
Flight performance:
4
Value for money:
5
Janner  |  Nov 03, 2008

Strengths:
Great design,precise flying,resilient & easy to repair after 'bending it! Even replacing a broken wing servo was easy!. . . .
Weaknesses:
Lots of fiddly solder work & gluing in the glass rods to the wing. . . .
Overall:
Exhilarating to fly. Ideal for flying on breezier days. It is kept top of the pile ready to go!. .

Overall:
4
Ease of assembly:
3
Build quality:
5
Flight performance:
5
Value for money:
4
stinkyfive  |  Nov 01, 2008

Strengths:
Tough, sleek, reasonably fast and excellent glide angle. . . .
Weaknesses:
Wing flutter - but it's curable. . . .
Overall:
Excellent value and a permanent place in my workshop. . . .

Overall:
4
Ease of assembly:
4
Build quality:
5
Flight performance:
4
Value for money:
5
Kris1  |  Oct 28, 2008

Strengths:
The foam will take some knocks, but don’t expect it to be indestructible. Flight is very good as long as you don't push the wing too hard. Better IMO as a pure glider than an electric as the higher wing loading effects the resiliance of the wing and shows up it poor torsional rigidity. .
Weaknesses:
The build is horrific, an orgy of cyno and kicker. The wing is a pain to build as all the glass reinforcement rods have to be cynoed in. The MPX wing servo connector, not included, is a pain to solder as it does not have much room for the soldered connectors in the wing. Also if the wing moved you could loose aileron control.
Overall:
Good entry level performance electric plane. I would not buy one however unless you partically want foam. It will open up some rough areas to fly from, which is why I bought it. The tunnig power setup is strong and works well.

Overall:
2
Ease of assembly:
2
Build quality:
2
Flight performance:
3
Value for money:
2
Mark Jones  |  Oct 28, 2008

Strengths:
Fantastic fun machine it tracks round the sky with the precision of an arrow. launches VERTICAL with tuning powerset and keeps going until out of sight if u like!! excellent floating landing with ailerons both up. . .
Weaknesses:
bit fiddly glueing the glass rods in place but thats it!. . . .
Overall:
Fun to fly do need to be reasonably good at flying because its very fast Makes an excellent whistling sound on a fast power off run. . . .

Overall:
4
Ease of assembly:
3
Build quality:
5
Flight performance:
5
Value for money:
4
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