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02-18-2013 04:43 PM  5 years agoPost 1
rcheliguymtl

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What is the expected flight time on a JR Vibe 50 NEX? The fuel tank looks small in proportion to the rest of the heli.

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02-18-2013 04:44 PM  5 years agoPost 2
BarracudaHockey

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8 to 10 minutes depending on nitro percentage and head speed.

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02-18-2013 06:03 PM  5 years agoPost 3
rcheliguymtl

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Sometimes I see niro helis with a "header" thank, are those part of the kits? or added afterwards to allow more fuel to be stored?

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02-18-2013 11:09 PM  5 years agoPost 4
John Krebs

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The purpose of the header tank is to prevent the fuel clunk from ever coming out of the fuel. As long as t he header is full your good to go inverted or whatever. I does also give you a little longer flight time.

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02-19-2013 02:40 AM  5 years agoPost 5
Ace Dude

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On my Vibe 50 with an OS 50 my timer is set for 8:00 minutes w/o a header tank. Recently installed a YS60, but haven't had a chance to break it in yet.

  

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02-19-2013 08:02 PM  5 years agoPost 6
BarracudaHockey

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Vibe's don't come with headers.

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