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Old 08-07-2012, 01:28 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by BradT View Post
Turner, the Mirage 550 was my first ever kit, 15 tears ago, and was no problem for a total newbie, as I was at that time. It was also a very successful trainer, surviving all my rookie mistakes, and was my daily flier for quite a while. Building it in '97, it used the supplied brushed can motor, and 7 of the very latest, super high capacity, 1700 mah nicads .Even without ail., it would rudder roll, after I gained the skill, and courage, to try it.

I think you'll find it a great introduction to building, and with modern BL motor power and lightweight lipo packs, it will be an even better flier than mine was. I've attached 3 old scanned pics of my Mirage.
Thanks for that and the pictures.
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