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E-flite Night Timber X 1.2m BNF Basic RC Plane

Old 07-12-2020, 04:39 AM
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Default E-flite Night Timber X 1.2m BNF Basic RC Plane

These are my E-flite Night Timber X 1.2m BNF Basic RC Plane review videos.

Unboxing:

Maiden Flight:

Pros:
- Lights lights lights! They are stunning and will make a great E-flite Night Flyer!
- Parts and pieces are protected by plastic bags.
- A good color scheme.
- The landing gear it big and has nice suspension
- It has optional SAFE Select that I decided NOT to setup for now.
- The build & radio setup are not too bad.
- Big throws on the control surfaces for 3D flight
- Smart equipment features (Sorry I didn't cover them, I need more time for that)

Cons:
- Small dents on top of the fuse
- The wiring by the main wing was wrapped around the servo so badly that I had to take things apart to reroute it.
- Collets for prop installation adds another possible failure point and is a very questionable choice on a plane like this that is marketed to hang by its prop.
- The battery bay being on the bottom of the plane is just plain silly in 2020. That is all I am going to say about that.

Link to the plane: https://bit.ly/2MiQmHe
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Old 07-26-2020, 10:05 PM
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This is a Sunset Flight with mine:

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Old 07-27-2020, 02:38 AM
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Love my Timber UMX, guess it's time to move up in size. Great flying plane.
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Old 08-14-2020, 01:53 AM
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Thanks Don! It flies well, but is primarily a 3D bird. I wish they would have done the lights like this on a Turbo Timber, rather than the X.

This is my first knife edge ever in real life:
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