Well, it’s been a couple of months since my first post above and I’ve been flying my Calmato Sports pretty regularly. It’s a really easy flyer and. Kyosho CALMATO ALPHA 40 SPORTS – BLUE (EP/GP), Sussex Model Centre, ARTF Low Wing Trainer. My favourite sport plane came to a violent end last week thanks to a tree and I have the Calmato 40 trainer that flys well and is quite agile and.
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CALMATO ALPHA 40 Sports Toughlon Spec. (Purple) EP/GP ARF 11255P
Send a private message to porto. Open engine room gives great access for maintenance. Since the construction is similar, we will focus on the differences between the Sports version and Trainer Send a private message to Eduardo Lander Jr. Discussion Kyosho Calmato 40 sports still a good plane? Well for a couple of years now I keep reading the same thing about how the Kyosho planes fly well but how the covering starts to peel away from the plane in short order.
I hopefully have attached a pic correctly! I’m using a Magnum 52FS and this seems like a perfect combination. By using the website you agree to this. Send a private message to Zipperneck. Coopz Yadtech Heavy Industries Ltd. The covering on mine hasn’t shown any real problems, but that might have something to do with my standard assembly method.
The very attractive tinted canopy is held in place by four screws. Now all that was left was to mount the engine. For example, all flight surfaces were already mounted as well as the fuel tank and engine mount.
My son finally crashed it a few months back now. Sign up now to remove ads between posts. Hello all, just wondering could anyone post pictures and that of their one because I was thinking of getting one myself?????? That smoothed them up enough to reduce the drag. I was told the original covering fades quite quick as well mine was already re-covered. Visit Eduardo Lander Jr. A fuel resistant coating protects the interior for increased durability. I hope they’ve just got one or two workers packing the ARFs who are pulling parts from the wrong bin, but that’s still a mistake that shouldn’t happen at all.
Ccalmato green arrow is where the neutral point is on the airplane. I bought four, crashed one, have two flying one 40 sport an OSF91 and one 90 witha 1. Independent aileron servos control each aileron. Its obvious from your comments that the Calmato 40 is a good value to consider; much better than the planes that I looked at previously. Thread Tools Show Printable Version. I found mine tracked almost perfectly with 0 degrees all around.
CALMATO ALPHA 40 Sports RED EP/GP ARF 11237R
The Kyosho Sports is stable yet maneuverable; in other words, it’s a “go where you point it” airplane. The other light blue arrow shows where I set the CG for my airplane. Not high performance, but nice to fool around with. Basically, the airplane got some bad press in the other threads. Advanced glow fuel resistant Toughlon film covering is more resistant to wrinkling and sagging than normal PVC film.
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And every one of those has had at least a few wrinkles that show up as the iron moves along. The blue line is where Kyosho says to rig the CG. The other problem was clearance between my wing and rudder servo Add a Poll to this Thread.
Lennon shows 20degrees in his chapter on landing gear design. For over 50 years, Sussex Model Centre have been serving the modeller. I can’t believe your rods were that tight that you had to go through with changing the whole pushrod system!!! It will knife edge from horizon to horizon. Performs lighthearted stunts and has excellent stall characteristics. Micro Macro Mundo Inc. I have the Calmato sprots trainer that flys well and 04 quite agile and aerobatic.
At least thats been my experience.
The lightweight design realizes calm controllability. That is the only downside about Kyoshos, covering peeling off. I’m also really interested in hearing how the Kyo ME build goes for you. They then project straight down. Return to Fuel Plane Talk. So I figure I might as well redo the entire firewall configuration. Locate their attachment a bit aft the expected CG.