RunRyder RC
WATCH
 1 page 1010 views POST REPLY
12-10-2012 02:49 AM  5 years agoPost 1
Flying Brian

rrElite Veteran

St. Clairsville, Ohio

My Posts: All  Forum  Topic

How many guys are flying the Sylphide E12 on a regular basis for practice, or just for fun?

How does the nitro version rate to the E12?

"I just don't Listen" "

PM  EMAIL  GALLERY  Attn:RR  Quote
01-01-2013 04:07 PM  5 years agoPost 2
mdu6

rrKey Veteran

Montreal

My Posts: All  Forum  Topic

Since most of the F3C crowd flying the Sylphide have gone electric there are probably (& sadly) fewer nitro version being flown.

That being said (while I did not have the pleasure to fly one - I had the opportunity to see Scott fly his for a couple of years at local funflys) the Sylphide with his unique power transmission unit was definitely/originally build for nitro and was a 'good' machine with a distinctive sound.

PM  EMAIL  GALLERY  Attn:RR  Quote
01-03-2013 02:58 AM  5 years agoPost 3
Chris.C

rrVeteran

Hong Kong

My Posts: All  Forum  Topic

I fly my Sylphide E12 for practice, my Trex700 FBL for learning new manuvers, like the proposed 2014 FAI schedule.

I have been flying my nitro Sylphide since 2004 but looking at the current trend that JR seems to focus their effort on the e Sylphide. I think the e Sylphide is still evolving partly depends on the 2014 FAI schedule being finalised.

I felt sad to let my nitro Sylphides go as they are built and fly beautifully. Given that I have access to electricity socket in the flying field, it is a more viable option to fly electrics.

PM  EMAIL  GALLERY  Attn:RR  Quote
WATCH
 1 page 1010 views POST REPLY
 Print TOPIC  Make Suggestion 

 3  Topic Subscribe

Tuesday, November 20 - 11:18 am - Copyright © 2000-2018 RunRyder   EMAILEnable Cookies

The RC discussion world needs to consolidate. RR is now one choice for that. Its software is cutting edge. It hosts on-topic advertising. Help RR increase traffic buy making suggestions, posting in RR's new areas (sites) and by spreading the word.

The RunRyder Difference

• Category system to allow Rep/Vendor postings.
• Classifieds with sold (hidden) category.
• Classifieds with separate view new.
• Answer PMs offsite via email reply.
• Member gallery photos with advanced scripting.
• Gallery photo viewer integrated into postings.
• Highly refined search with advanced back end.
• Hosts its own high end fast response servers.
• Hosts thousands of HD event coverage videos.
• Rewrote entire code base with latest technology.
• No off-topic (annoying) click bait advertising.
Login Here
 New Subscriptions 
 Buddies Online