The SuperLight Edge 540EP is as the name suggest, very light!
Built from balsa and laser cut ply with a fiberglass cowl and wheel spats, it's very light weight and with the 15mm diameter Carbon Fiber support rod, very stiff. Combine this with the large control surfaces and you can understand how good it's going to perform at 3D. Landing struts are also Carbon Fiber and the hatch releases easily to allow fast access to battery and servos.
This is a fantastic 3D model thats easy to set up and work on at the field. If you are an experienced 3D pilot you will appreciate the agility, strength and lightness of this plane. It will perform any 3D maneuver you throw at it.
Wing Span: 48.8in (1240mm)
Wing area: 30sq.dm
Length: 48in (1220mm)
Flying weight: 1200g
Radio Required: 4Ch
Servo: 4 x 9g (Required)
ESC: 60A (Required)
Motor: 35xx to 42xx Series Brushless Outrunner (Required)
Battery: 3000mAh 3S~4s (Required)
With the given CG of 100mm this model is not to fly !!!
CG is about 85mm. With this setting it flies wonderfully.acabo de recibir este avion , es impresionante ,super bonito, estoy deseando hecharlo a volar , al avion le doy 5 estrellas , cuando lo ponga en vuelo ya os contar ,un saludo a todos lo recomiendo ...fliegt super mit Dreiblattluftschraube. Luft so ganz ruhig und leise.
Aber die Fahrwerksaufhngung ist der grte Schrott aller Zeiten.
Bei 3 Landungen ist 3 mal das Fahwerk abgegangen. Ich habe jedes mal noch mehr verstrkt, aber so langsam bin ich ratlos.Look I have to give this plane top marks I orderd it, it arrived within 5 days douple packed and it went together perfctly (the green metalic colour as in the photo is not correct ) I flew it with a 42-40 3,800 3 cell turnigy and she flew super untill I of course smashed it into the ground
and into thousand pieces, so what did I do ....I bought another one at this price I just had to......... now back to the drawing board and learn how to fly and not hit the ground lets face it the earth a biiig thing
PBBelow average construction and finish. Cheapest quality balsa you could find. If you expect a nice metalic green covering you'll be dissapointed. It's a crappy light aqua-green. Right stabiliser half broke off in the air on first fight while flying level at half throttle. I managed to land it, repaired it and got it flying again two days later. Very average flying characteristics. Requires lots of computer mixing to get it to fly decent. Not worth the trouble.Cannot complain about this plane at all. Only started flying this year and this thing can be babied around by noobs or pushed by experienced flyers. Setup is Turnigy G25, Plush 55A ESC, 13X8 Turnigy beech wood prop and Corona 939 servos on ailerons and 929's on the elevator/rudder. Pull pull rudder was a bit fiddly as was first build attempt. Everything was square right out of the box. No modifications needed for motor mount, fits perfectly under the cowl.
CoG was set right under the carbon fibre wing spar.. flights great for me using the 2200maH battery, getting around 6-8 mins flight. In this configuration its 1240 grams on the button. Glides forever, will tool along at 1/3 throttle. If I totalled it tomorrow, I would buy another with my iphone there and then!Very impressive plane only let down by the weak mounting setup for the carbon undercarriage legs. (hence the 4 star rating) One narrow strip of ply for a mounting base plate will never hold up. My gear tore off on the second landing which was not a very hard touch down. A bit annoying as it will have to be beefed up considerably & the incident also tore off a big section of the Oracote film from the bottom of the fuse. Apart from that it flew like it was on rails with stacks of power using an NTM 3548 900kv Prop drive swinging a 13 x 6.5 APC Prop on a 2200 4S Turnigy. A great sport plane which will also do all the 3d stuff with relative ease.Sehr lange Wartezeit. Es wurde dann noch das falsche Modell geliefert und dies musste ich auf meine Kosten wieder zurck schicken. Modell ansonsten okay. Wenn es einmal klappt, dass die Lieferzeit stimmt, Ware geliefert wird, die in Ordnung ist und noch die richtige Ware geliefert wir, dann kann man nicht meckern. Aber, ob sich dies lohnt um einen gewissen Preisvorteil zu haben??? Bei Reklamationen bentigen man viel Ausdauer und Zeit !!Great plane. Lack of destructions please, are you kidding.
Here they are.
Glue tail plane surfaces into fuse make sure they are straight before glue sets.
Glue in all the bits that wobble and make plane go where you want it to go.
Screw in servos(hard word wikipedia has a description and some pics for those that don't know)
Fix the wobbly bit to the servos with the rod things from the box. And the wire bit to for the rudder(not the one for rc boats the plane type)
Screw on the heavy metal thing with three wires coming out if it on the front is the best place i've found on this one.
Attach the plastic or wooden spinie thing the your fingers or face should stay away from.
Attach that other thing that gets hot and makes the metal thing go beep when you plug in a battery.
Put the little box with the wire hanging out inside plane.
Plug in battery and fly the usual way.Very nice flyer and very good finish and a beautiful plane. Really enjoy flying this and it is my favourite model . However the body is very weak and flimsy and needed a lot of plywood reinforcing generally and especially in landing gear attachment, It is very smart to do this before breaking the fragile body and messing up the looks. I have exchanged landing gear for pianowire gear for softer spring effect. I have added 100 gram of epoxy and 1 to 3 mm plywood to body weight . Setup T4240/1300 11x7 prop 60 A ESC. Battery used 4400 3s or 2000 4s .
Draws a lot of juice. the 2000 25C nanotech gets very warm