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AXN Floater-Jet Glider EPO 1127mm (PNF) (AU Warehouse)

AXN Floater-Jet Glider EPO 1127mm (PNF) (AU Warehouse)

This model is one every pilot should own, performance is excellent and the quick, simple build will have you in the air in no time, when it comes to smiles for Dollars, the Floater-Jet can't be beaten, happy to be flown at speed or float around on minimal power, it's the perfect choice for beginners and experienced flyers.

Equipped with a high-kv motor, small propeller and a very smooth finish EPO foam surface (almost glossy) this plane can reach high speeds in a short amount of time, yet glide in gently to land thanks to it's forgiving stall and low wing loading.

An extremely easy plane to fly, ideal for beginners at half throttle and for experienced fliers, open the throttle for a noisy, fast eye opener flight.

Features:
• Plug and Fly - Just add battery and receiver
• Tough molded EPO foam airframe
• Easy to fly, great for learing to fly
• Fuselage access hatch for easy battery swap
• Fast assembly time, be in the air in no time

Specifications:
Wingspan: 1127mm
Fuse Length: 830mm
Motor: 2100Kv 3S Outrunner
Propeller: 5x5inch x 2pc
ESC: 20A
Servos: 4 x 9g servo 

Required:
4 Channel Transmitter and Receiver
1800~2200mAh 3S Lipoly



PRODUCT ID: AXN-clouds

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2 1:IC/2:Elec 4 Channel 1127mm (44.37in) 830mm (32.68in) 550g (1.21lb)

Weight: 2997g
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Price $79.94

battery
  • Turnigy 1800mAh 3S 30C Lipo Pack (AU Warehouse)

    Combo Price: $18.06   IN STOCK

  • Turnigy 2200mAh 3S 30C Lipo Pack (AU Warehouse)

    Combo Price: $14.91   IN STOCK



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Total of 101 discussions.
Lawrence  1 points - 10/23/2014
 
What conectors does the esc have with this model
Heshion  4 points - 8/11/2014
 
Whats a good replacement motor for this plane? My magnets are coming out and I need a new one. Cheers in Advance :)
 Tuomas 207 points
Use PRODUCT ID: AXN-2208-2150 or if you want more speed, then change 40a ESC and PRODUCT ID: D2826-62200
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MaxiB  7 points - 6/11/2014
 
guy how much weight can be added to this plane and still be a good plane
 Tuomas 207 points
With suggested setup its in balance. I have update mine to 4s version and its about 50g heavier connectiong occasionally 30g camera in the nose = 80-100g extra weight. Its fast, but can fly also quite slowly. Also notice that I have cutted wing heads away. Its significantly more acrobatic. Good plane!
 John 74 points
Well done, what a fun video to watch!
 SigiK 522 points
Great show. Have you changed the ESC for 4s?
 Tuomas 207 points
Yeah. Stock esc can handle 4s, but never know how long. I have now Turnigy plush 40a esc.
MaxiB  7 points - 6/4/2014
 
oh just one other thing this plane nose dives a bit on hand throw take off just sayin
Richard  1 points - 6/2/2014
 
Does anyone know where the CoG sits on this model? I have one of these, added the bixler landing gear and the 2200 right up front (cant move it with the landing gear unfortunately) and was just wondering on correct CoG. The plane is currently balanced just in front of the spar and requires full down trim to prevent it plummeting to earth so I need to move the balance but want to pre balance the plane with weight before guessing and flying.
 Flying_V 3 points
Hi Richard: This might be a useful link to you: www.link flying!
Customer Reviews
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Batbileg
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Got this plane after crashed my Bixler and couldn't get it in Australia. Came in excellent packaging. Everything required, even glue was included. Took only 30 minutes to make it flight ready. Taped aileron and elevator hinges. Few things: - CoG was nowhere documented. Had to guess around the thickest part of the wing. - Very sensitive to wind. Not able to overcome a slight wind. Goods: - Only 30pcnt throttel was required to nicely cruise - Very easy to hand launch - Excellent finish Overall, if you pick a calm day, this is an excellent plane.


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kyus74
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Awsome plane for the money. 2 days delivery from NSW warehouse. Well made, stable flier. Have flown in 15kmh winds no problem. Remains to be seen how long the motor will last but would be cheap to replace anyway.


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Jet-Jase
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G'day bought 6 of these gliders for club night flying. A nice quick build and all was supplied for construction. I optioned to use the turnigy 3S 2200mh batterys in them and in this configuration found the c/g to be perfect at 1/3rd of the wing root .Out of the six planes test flown none of them needed any trimming, perfect out of the box.(it was very gusty between 20-25km's)
Ok now for the not so good points,
1. the motors where wired up incorrectly running the wrong way for pusher ,
2. the rudder & elevator servos not glued in very well (we epxoyed them in place)
3.aileron and rudder mix is a good idea for more responsive and flatter turning. (aileron alone was not real good)
OK as far as ratings go i'd give it the thumbs up, for quick and ease of build and quality of the foams smooth finninsh to be one of the best ive seen in a foamy.
For the money it's a well worth investment.


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abu_sadiq
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Awesome plane, top quality finish and the stickers are great quality
Easy to assemble, make sure you get your CG right, makes it so much easier to fly, also glides forever
Great for beginners and best to use some Zippy 2200 mah packs, CG is perfect. Make sure you tighten your motor mount (2 grub screws) common issue with them coming lose. My motor popped out on maiden flight but was an easy fix. Use a little loctite to make sure they don't come lose with the vibrations
Motor is very powerful, worth upgrading to a 6x4e propeller as on a fully charged 3s pack the motor will make over 200 watt with easy. Makes this plane a whole lot more fun to fly! Great value for the price


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Ebiker
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The cons - one servo started smoking on first power up. The wings don't hold in well so need to either glue them or make some catch. Gets a little unstable when flying rather slow while turning due to the big wings. The pros - My 7 year old did the maiden flight and flew it like a pro. Previously he only flown small 3ch planes. That's how easy it is to fly. Bring it up and than glide nicely down or just cruise around. So easy I was getting bit bored being used to planes that need constant attention. Can't do any rolls with it but can do fairly tight loops on 3S. Looping at full speed bends the wings like crazy but they don't break. I hit a lamp post at 1/2 speed and only got a dent in the wing. Pretty tough plane I'd say. it flies well on 2S as well, even had in small 2S 1000mah and it was fine tho little tail heavy for gliding. When Lipo goes low the ESC will alternate to motor speed up/down to let you know wchich is pretty need tho the forst time I thought it was about to die not knowing what it was :-) Good plane, get one.


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