This sleek Composite EDF Jet is set to turn heads and get the adrenalin pumping! Constructed from Fiber Glass and built up balsa with a thin main wing airfoil, the Silvia 70mm will cut through the air like a razor. If your looking to step up from foamy EDF jets and break free of the speed limitations that are inherent with foam models then the Silvia 70mm Edf jet is the model you have been waiting for.
This kit will require some assembly time and knowledge of composite model construction. You will require a 70mm EDF unit, a Brushless EDF motor around 2800kv to 3200kv, a 2200mAh+ 4s 14.8v Lipoy battery, a 50Amp ESC, 3 x 9gram servos and your own transmitter and receiver (Tx/Rx) to complete this model.
Mine arrived, the quality is excellant for the price,No instructions whatsoever, but if you bought this you would have knowledge of how to set this up
I am using a Cyclone Motor with a CS 10 bladed fan.
Using 6s1p Nano-techs 2200's i am getting 1400 watts.This should be a rocket,
Using mg14 servo on the elevator and slim metal gear servo's on the ailerons, the arms are fed through the top of the wing to avoid snagging on belly landing, please note, there is no installed supports for the fan, this can be taped to the inlet using fibre tape and it will be fine.
2 x box type servo boxes supplied for the elevator
you may get these in the wings,but they are very thin so you may have to add a filler in the bottom,check the retract thickness and measure your wing where you would want to install them, it will involve reinforcing the wing in the area and making www.link will take a photo asap of the fan installation,i have used fibre tape and taped around the fan and inlet this is more than secure.
Many thanks Grant. I look forward to seeing your pics. I will be using The Lander 68mm fan & motor combo in mine running on a 4s lipo. & a HK 70amp ESC Having noted you comments re retracts I think I shall leave it as a hand launch model. I have bench tested my Lander and measures 1.kg thrust on fully charged lipo and on full throttler.This then drops to 1.2Kg on about 3/4 throttle-do you think this will be ok? Regards, Brian.
this model is fast, but it takes a few seconds to get on song, Remember static thrust is not as good as flying thrust. Therefore the idea is on launch get to flying speed asap, you cannot do this if you having to hang on the elevator to keep it in the air until it speeds up.
bungee is best and fool proof if you dont have a dolly or U/C to take off with.
I consider myself a very good hand launcher,but i wouldnt hand launch mine even if i am not on the sticks.
Hope this helps
Many thanks for this update Grant. I shall seriously consider the dolly idea. I had have a Mutiplex Twister which is difficult to hand launch unless doing so into at least a 10mph wind. With little wind I have to roller coast it with the elevator until I get some decent speed up. I fly mode one so hand lauches are always a bit more diffcult. Will you be at the BMFA Nats this weekend? Kindest regards, Brian.
the twister would be easier to launch as it is kinda high wing and probably wouldnt tip stall, the sylvia/super sniper will deff tip stall by hanging on the elevator on launch:):)
I was thinking of going for the day on sunday, never any decent flying to see there, but trade is always good to have a mooch around so will see.
I shall be up there on Saturday and Sunday(I only live 6 miles from Barston Heath) and usually go just to get some bits a pieces I need throughtout the year. BHeath is one of my local clubs and use it mainly for flying my Jets. I shall make a point of being at Dave Wiltshirs's (MotorandRotors) tent at around noon on Saturday if you would like to say hello. The least I can do is treat you to a cup of coffee for all your kind advice. Rgds, Brian.