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National Combat Championships was won by our WILDTHING, and the VIPER, on its
first public outing the same day, the Elimination Event. Not a bad day for SAS, but a portent of what
was to come regarding the success of our epp models.
be thinking ‘What has this got to do with the VENOM?’
the VIPER wing was a WILDTHING wing cut with sweepback and span increased to
50”, the maximum allowed under the BMFA Slope Combat Rules - when we changed
the section on the WILDTHING back in 2001, we did so with the VIPER and at the
same time reduced the root and tip chord to improve the model further, renaming
the new model VENOM.
years and updates later, it is still the state of the art combat model, and at the time of
writing had filled at least the first three places in the last two National
were not satisfied with that!
latest version incorporates our new
wing section, a further reduced root chord and tapered
elevons resulting in an all round improvement in performance, particularly when making tight manoeuvres close in.
contents page’ for further details.
popular than our WILDTHING model because ‘similar’ looking models
are available through some shops, but are they all epp? Do they have three carbon fibre spars ( do
they even have one?)? Do they have underwing fuselages to protect the servo
arms, push rods and control horns, to house the battery pack and give something
to hold onto to make launching easier? Have they even won the National Combat Championships once, let alone at least the the first three places twice
in succession? Do they fly as well or recover from a mid-air collision as
quickly? The answer to all of these questions is probably no, so you should give
serious consideration to a VENOM, the experts have already made up their
to fly as a WILDTHING, it is the choice of the experts for combat flying.
I only flew combat, it would undoubtedly be a VENOM
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