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Author Topic: 55" Longstick light weight aerobatic plane  (Read 977 times)

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55" Longstick light weight aerobatic plane
« on: March 07, 2017, 11:52:18 am »
This is a Longstick that was sold a number of years ago designed for 12 round cells distributed by Esprit models.  As the power systems of the time didn't have the power that we "currently" are graced with it was built very light.   I purchased it NIB late last summer and installed modern hardware and equipment in it updating it to modern methods.  The result is a large 55" wingspan and 57" overall length plane that powered with a 3s 3850mA pack weights just 47oz!   Flys very straight and true with good power for smooth aerobatics.  Would make a great aerobatic trainer.  There is some yellowing of the slickers on the fuses where the masking didn't come off cleanly but its hardly noticeable. 

Six flights....  Too many airplanes....  I intended to keep it and even made lined wing bags for it.

Hitec HS65's in the wings,  HS82MG on elevator,  HS85MG on rudder.  Power system is Himax 3528-1000kv with Castle Thunderbird 54 ESC with 13.5x6 prop

$350 delivered to TEMAC or Newmarket area.

maiden flight with 12x6 prop

« Last Edit: March 07, 2017, 12:01:04 pm by Ededge2002 »


Yea 400W/lb should about do it.. But wouldn't a nice round 500 be better?

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Re: 55" Longstick light weight aerobatic plane
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2017, 12:41:02 am »
Reduced to $300!

Need to buy servos for new project.
Yea 400W/lb should about do it.. But wouldn't a nice round 500 be better?

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Re: 55" Longstick light weight aerobatic plane
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2018, 09:41:39 pm »
This beautiful flying plane has not left the basement this season due to other ventures.  It’s just too nice of a plane to see it sit there un enjoyed.  I will be in Newmarket this weekend and could arrange flight demo and delivery options. 

Here is the nuts part.  I will sell it to a temac member for the almost upsetting price of $200 cash.  No goats.  No wedding offers.  No promises of good karma. 

Pm me your phone number so we can discuss.

Ed
Yea 400W/lb should about do it.. But wouldn't a nice round 500 be better?

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Re: 55" Longstick light weight aerobatic plane
« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2018, 03:33:51 pm »
Rtf

$250
Yea 400W/lb should about do it.. But wouldn't a nice round 500 be better?

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Re: 55" Longstick light weight aerobatic plane
« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2018, 03:52:13 pm »
Rtf

$250

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What's in it for power?  I like the clean lines and shoulder strap.  Does it come with ice?

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Re: 55" Longstick light weight aerobatic plane
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2019, 06:42:57 pm »
Sitting collecting dust and needs a new home.  Possible club area delivery Weekend of march 30th.  A great move up airplane from an apprentice or trainer aircraft but will do better aerobatics.

$200 or best offer.  Offers will be considered

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Re: 55" Longstick light weight aerobatic plane
« Reply #6 on: March 17, 2019, 11:12:55 am »
Spring is coming and clearing some space in the hanger.

Make an offer
« Last Edit: March 17, 2019, 11:15:23 am by Ededge2002 »
Yea 400W/lb should about do it.. But wouldn't a nice round 500 be better?

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Re: 55" Longstick light weight aerobatic plane
« Reply #7 on: March 17, 2019, 09:22:30 pm »
Hi Ed, if you have a hotliner, I might be interested.
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Re: 55" Longstick light weight aerobatic plane
« Reply #8 on: March 18, 2019, 08:14:25 am »
They all look the same?  Where is the scale stuff, double wings, twin engines, floats?

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Re: 55" Longstick light weight aerobatic plane
« Reply #9 on: March 18, 2019, 06:05:33 pm »
They all look the same?  Where is the scale stuff, double wings, twin engines, floats?

Don’t you dare say “they all look the same”!!!   That’s crazy talk. I’m not into “scale” as most who know me already know but I am into high performance.  Some fast some slow and some even faster! 
As for having a hotliner for sale Stephen I still have two. One 3000w and another 4600w but I’m not ready to part with them yet....   
« Last Edit: March 18, 2019, 06:08:18 pm by Ededge2002 »
Yea 400W/lb should about do it.. But wouldn't a nice round 500 be better?