Clearly inspired by Multiplex's slightly smaller Blizzard, the 61" span Blaze is a new RTF design from ST Model and distributed in the UK by Ripmax.
It's moulded using a tightly packed, smooth skin EPO foam and supplied in one of four versions. The' receiver ready' variant (pictured) is likely to be the most popular – pop in your receiver and 3S 2200mAh Li-Po and you're ready to fly. The model includes four pre-fitted micro servos, a 30-amp ESC, motor, prop and spinner while assembly should take no more than a couple of hours, decal application being the longest step.
First impressions are good. Airflow cooling over the ESC and battery has been considered and taken care of and the v-tail servos can be easily removed and replaced if needs be. There's plenty of carbon reinforcement in evidence both in the strong wings and fuselage too.
With a street price at around £110, this version seems to be proving popular and although opinions convererge on the fact that this is no hotliner, a pleasant flying, fast and smooth warmliner it certainly is though.
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