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#1 Helios and XX-Lite
AmpEater Posted on: 2013/1/9 0:24
These two models are getting a name for being some of the best available to buy.
The helios is a great all round with nice handling plus great launch heights!
The XX-lite is now renowned as the Highest launching Model available. It has a higher AR than other DLGs and also can be built a lot lighter. Can also fly in stronger winds than most other DLGs due to it's slightly higher airspeed.
The prices in NZD work out to be as follows:
( includes wing, fuselage, tails and all small part's) (Ballast set optionally!)
Helios "samurai"(glass or carbon veil tails) $710
Helios "carbo-line"(glass or carbon veil tails) $685
Xxlite "samurai"(glass or carbon veil tails) $695
Xxlite "carbo-line"(glass or carbon veil tails) $670
I am thinking about doing an order as 4 fit in a box for the same shipping price.
Does anyone want one?
#2 Re: Helios and XX-Lite
Jacko Posted on: 2013/1/9 0:34
They look awesome. Wait until ive decided if I like DLGs, then ask me again
#3 Re: Helios and XX-Lite
AmpEater Posted on: 2013/1/9 5:45
I think you will like DLGs. Haven't come across someone that has got one that doesn't love em
#4 Re: Helios and XX-Lite
AmpEater Posted on: 2013/1/16 0:41
Doing the order end of this week for those interested
#5 Re: Helios and XX-Lite
Heather Posted on: 2013/1/16 8:23
I'm interested in one. Which would be better for a beginner like me?
#6 Re: Helios and XX-Lite
sykotic Posted on: 2013/1/16 8:56
Same question as Heather^^ are either of them ok to start with?
I have a balsa wing'd dlg which I've played around with but nothing more than that. Been enjoying it recently though.
#7 Re: Helios and XX-Lite
AmpEater Posted on: 2013/1/16 16:56
The Helios is a more forgiving airframe. THe XXlite is more of a performance machine that needs to be flown faster. However, saying that, the Helios is winning contests around the world at the moment.
This is all info I have read online.
They are both foam cored DLGs which mean they are not as fragile as the likes of a Blaster 3. BIG plus!
#9 Re: Helios and XX-Lite
Heather Posted on: 2013/1/16 18:24
Put me down for a Helios Carbo-line with a glass tail. Flick me a PM with the payment details when you know them.
#10 Re: Helios and XX-Lite
AmpEater Posted on: 2013/1/16 19:33
Cool I'll let Kristof know.
Any colour in particular for tips?
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