Durafly T-28 Trojan

Brand: Durafly

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

READER REVIEWS
Steve Murray  |  Oct 08, 2012

Strengths:
Superb appearance, great flight characteristics, economical to obtain and maintain. . . .
Weaknesses:
Nothing which could be considered serious. . . .
Overall:
Much like Flt Lt Biggles, I've got both the PZ T-28 and the Durafly. It's almost impossible not to make comparisons between the two because of their similarities. Though they are both excellent in the air, the Durafly does have a higher wing-loading which is really only apparent when landing - but it means that it's not going to tolerate an approach which involves completely cutting the throttle and gliding in from almost any height, as the PZ model does. This isn't really a problem, but some beginners might prefer less work to do on short finals whilst they're learning.

Overall:
4
Ease of assembly:
5
Build quality:
4
Flight performance:
5
Value for money:
5
Flt Lt Biggles  |  Sep 17, 2012

Strengths:
Build quality is excellent Flies very well, would suite those looking for a second or third plane Uses the 2200 size batts that everyone has lots of Size is ideal for carrying in the boot of your car for those impromptu flights. . . .
Weaknesses:
I have never had any issues with my pre-installed retracts, although I have heard that the nose retract doesn’t like very hard landings. Spare parts can be slow to receive as Hobby King seems to have exclusive rights the Durafly range. If the UK warehouse doesn’t have stock you will have to order from one of their overseas warehouses. .
Overall:
The build quality is extremely good. Those looking for a quick & easy build will be delighted with the PNF version that includes all of the bells and whistles (retracts, lights and flaps) for under £100. It’s inevitable that pilots will compare the Durafly Trojan with the Parkzone Trojan. Having previously owned the Parkzone T-28D, I can honestly say that they both fly incredibly well.

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