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Old 06-24-2012, 05:02 PM   #1
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Default Extreme Flight 48" Laser EXP

I've just put together the latest release from extreme flight, the 48" Laser EXP.

Assembly was a piece of cake and as usual for Extreme Flight the quality is top notch.

Build spec:

Motrolfly DM2820-750kv
ZCT 60A ESC
Gens Ace 2200mAh, 4s, 30c LiPo
13" x 7" Xoar prop
3 x Savox SH-0257MG Digitals servos and 1 x Savox SH-0257MG Digital on the elevator

Weight is 51oz ready to fly and I'm getting around 900W. Maiden went without a hitch, only a click of right trim and slight some tweaking of the CG was needed to have it fully sorted. In flight it's superb, it's capable of a lot more than i am but it's also an easy plane to fly with no bad habits at all. It's very stable in harrier flight but is also capable of some really violent extreme 3D lunacy.

Highly recommended for anyone looking for a quality balsa 3D model in this size range.


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I love this plane. Here's my live Laser build article.......



Here's my Laser extended flight test.......




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how does the laser compair to the edge 540t? i'm looking to get one but undecided yet as to which model!! since i'm pretty new, i would like to get the most stable plane not necessarily the most aerobatic one!!
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how does the laser compair to the edge 540t? i'm looking to get one but undecided yet as to which model!! since i'm pretty new, i would like to get the most stable plane not necessarily the most aerobatic one!!
The Edge EXP is more stable and forgiving in slow and post stall flight, and the best bet for learning 3D.

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Yep, speaking as someone with average sports flyer skill level I'd say the same as Doc.. They are both highly aerobatic planes and will do anything in the book, and neither is in any way a handful to fly. But the Edge is a little more forgiving in transition to stall and post stall.
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