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Old 10-27-2018, 12:38 PM
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Hmm, looking at it, with just a few minor tweaks it could look just like this:
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Old 11-08-2018, 10:46 PM
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Like the shorter nose. Yellow scheme
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Old 11-09-2018, 09:04 AM
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Like the shorter nose. Yellow scheme
I can confirm it will be yellow base. But Long nose. It makes balance and battery placement so much easier.

Thanks to all of you for the input. I am currently testing power systems and playing with wheels !

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Old 11-09-2018, 04:59 PM
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You have one of the best careers ever! So grateful for your hard work and dedication to the hobby.
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Old 11-10-2018, 02:09 AM
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Hmm, looking at it, with just a few minor tweaks it could look just like this:

Wilgas are cool, but Draco is THE most [email protected] STOL plane there is... It is a highly modified 650hp turbine powered Wilga with a power to weight ratio more like an RC plane (pretty much 1:1).

If you have a couple of hours to waste, go check out Mike Patey's YouTube channel that chronicled the build. I found it a few months ago when he was still building it and got hooked.

Mike Patey’s PZL Wilga 2000 Draco (26 min 29 sec)
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Old 11-30-2018, 12:13 PM
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Just another quick update. I have retro fitted a DLE 55RA into the second proto TXL. It did have a Evolution 33 and some nose weight. Now with the DLE the nose weight has gone and not surprisingly the performance is improved!!! Dramatically
I hope to do some more testing today. Its in the 40's and calm here in balmy Illinois
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P.S I am just about getting to a point in the development process where I might be able to commit to a release date? The good news is that its sooner than I initially thought it might be.
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Old 11-30-2018, 01:35 PM
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A 51?
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Old 11-30-2018, 01:38 PM
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Wow...great update!

Looks to be on similar timeline as Valiant 30cc. Would you help position the 2 (compare/contrast) with regards to size, mass, flight surfaces, perf. envelope, etc)?

Cheers
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Old 11-30-2018, 03:00 PM
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Just another quick update. I have retro fitted a DLE 51 into the second proto TXL. It did have a Evolution 33 and some nose weight. Now with the DLE the nose weight has gone and not surprisingly the performance is improved!!! Dramatically
I hope to do some more testing today. Its in the 40's and calm here in balmy Illinois
Regards Ali

P.S I am just about getting to a point in the development process where I might be able to commit to a release date? The good news is that its sooner than I initially thought it might be.
This is awesome. Sounds like a fun daily flyer
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Old 12-01-2018, 04:46 PM
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A 51?
the 5 and 6 are really close to eachother on the keyboard

glad i still have my DA60
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Old 12-03-2018, 09:12 AM
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You have one of the best careers ever! So grateful for your hard work and dedication to the hobby.
I dont disagree
My pleasure.
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Old 12-03-2018, 09:13 AM
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A 51?
Sorry. My Bad. It should have read DLE 55 RA

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Old 12-03-2018, 09:17 AM
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Wow...great update!

Looks to be on similar timeline as Valiant 30cc. Would you help position the 2 (compare/contrast) with regards to size, mass, flight surfaces, perf. envelope, etc)?

Cheers
I have a feeling that this one will be before the V30cc? I could be wrong...

Comparisons.... Thats a tough one? The TXL has a wider flight envelope. The V30cc is more solid and dare I say it smoother in the fast forward flying type of maneuvers. The TXL has the 3d flight envelope that the Valiant doesn't. The TXl has much, much larger surfaces!
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Old 12-03-2018, 09:21 AM
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TXL with DLE 55 RA Testing Videos

It was too nice a day last Friday to be stuck in the office. So out testing I went. I spent the day giving the TXL and DLE 51 Ra combo some abuse. The engine is still pretty new, and a little over propped in my opinion ( Its all I had at the time ) I am still pretty happy with the combo and the performance.

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Short take off test.


912B4070 14BE 4874 AD29 6C679426FA4D (0 min 11 sec)
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Old 12-03-2018, 09:22 AM
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Hanging around and pull away.

Timber XL with DLE 55RA testing (0 min 25 sec)
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