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FG EXCLUSIVE! MAMBA 10 PNP - New from FLEX!

Flex Innovations has a new design out by our very own Quique Somenzini!

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The Mamba 10 is a killer aerobatic and 3D flyer.

Hey FG! While this isn't a giant scale bird it is a Quique design so you know it's going to fly great!

Quique Somenzini knows how to optimize biplane aerodynamics, having won F3A and 3D world championships with his biplane designs. It would be hard to find a biplane with less coupling or better manners than the Mamba 10.

The structure is stiff and strong and light in weight. The plywood sub-structure keeps the motor secure while offering great mounting and cooling for the battery.

The Aura 8 Advanced Flight Control System makes the aircraft fly like a big bird and minimizes the effect of the wind. Pilots also rave about its ability to NOT feel "in the way."

This bird retails for $309.99 and is due out in late Spring.

The Mamba is licensed by Jim Kimbal Enterprises.

Mamba 10 - Quique One Take - YouTube

FEATURES

  • Advanced Aura 8 Control System
  • SIX Servos included! FOUR for Ailerons.
  • Plywood sub-frame connects the motor securely to the fuselage while providing superior battery mounting and cooling
  • Extreme 3D Performance
  • Light wing loading for easy handling
  • Large control surfaces for excellent maneuverability
  • Shark Teeth for low speed control
  • Precise Aerobatics with nearly zero control coupling
  • Easy dissassembly for transport in small cars
  • Optimized cooling with large intakes and outlets
  • 15g metal gear Digital Servos are durable, powerful, and precise
  • Realistic biplane looks based on full scale designs
  • Powerful all metal 10 size motor with optimized Kv
  • 50A HobbyWing BL motor controller with 5V/3A SBEC
  • 11.5 x 4.5" Custom Tooled Somenzini-Ribbe (SR) Prop for awesome grip at all speeds
  • Custom control horns for optimized throw and precision
  • Large battery compartment
  • One-piece upper and lower wings
  • Factory applied trim scheme
  • CA hinges for security and free movement

Specs

  • Length: 43.4" (1102 mm)
  • Wingspan: 40.7'' (1033 mm)
  • Weight: 54 oz. (1520 grams) with 3S 2200mAh
  • Wing Area: 691.3 sq. in (44.6 sq. dm.)
  • Channels: 6+ (recommended)
  • Battery: 2100 -to- 3300 mAh 3S 40C+ LiPo

Learn More

Head over to FLEX to learn more and put in your pre-order.

Last edited by Jim T. Graham; 01-03-2017 at 05:32 PM..
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Old 01-03-2017, 04:50 PM
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Oh yeah! I'm on the list. Looking forward to this one.
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Biplanes, Twice the fun!
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I going to have to start splitting my direct deposit up between Horizon and Flex now!!!


Great job on this one just as the others. I love biplanes!!!
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Gettin better 1 crash@ a time!
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Looks sweet! I like the big Mamba, but haven't wanted to drop the coin on one-this may just fit the bill, so to speak
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Oh no! Another must have plane!!

I wonder if there will be a night fly version.
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Is there a plane that Quique and Flex have not hit a home run on?? I dont think so!


Getting the green/blue one.
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Gotta fly!
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^^^^^^^^^ ditto!
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Looks like another home run!
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Are these going to be available at your Japan distributor?
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Are these going to be available at your Japan distributor?
I do not think so.
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Very Nice and for the price it cant be beat.
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Looks rock-solid, Quique!
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Looks awesome!

Is there easy access to the battery compartment?

Is the prop unique to this plane or is there an APC equivalent?

I don't see any spare props on the website?

Cheers!
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Looks awesome!
I don't see any spare props on the website?

Cheers!
Prop is on spare parts page for mamba. It is looks to be same as for extra.
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Awesome, thanks!
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