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Thread: TBS CAIPIRINHA - small flying wing

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    TBS CAIPIRINHA - small flying wing

    Finally, the new wing from TBS. Bittersweet, precise and easy to build, just like the cocktail it has been named after. Using airfoils from Ritewing and manufactured by Windrider in cooperation with TBS!

    Designed to change the fixed wing FPV experience - again. Its small size and light weight makes it very forgiving for beginners. Its versatility will please professionals, with 10km (and return) flying range, a whopping 35mins flight time and a speed range in the low 20's to high 60 km/h. The lower speed compared to its big brother ZII is barely noticeable as you fly closer to the ground, between trees or buildings and into cracks or crevases. This is a take-anywhere, fly-anytime type of plane which doesn't cause a stir in local parks and is absolutely safe to fly.

    Built from indestructible molded EPP, it is the smallest wing to date capable of carrying a full-feature HD camera such as the GoPro while keeping the all-up-weight in the 600g (21oz) range! With the slick, low drag design it flies smooth and efficient. The supplied accessories are of exceptional quality and give you the freedom to use the plane with any FPV equipment, power train and battery system, while reducing the build time to a minimum when using it with TBS- or TBS-compatible equipment.


    • Small, lightweight, fly anywhere design
    • Virtually indestructible EPP material
    • Pre-cut camera, battery, R/C receiver and video transmitter slots
    • Pre-cut, sanded and covered ultra-lightweight elevons & pushrods
    • Bunny-ear & symmetrical winglets included
    • Laser-cut plywood GoPro protection & motor mount
    • 2x spar holes, ribbon slots provides plenty of strength for those that need it
    • Negative foam pieces allows you to build the wing according to your rules, not ours

    • 34in / 85cm wingspan!
    • 22oz / 620g AUW (including GoPro2 and battery)
    • 35min flying time*
    • 10km range*
    Recommended equipment

    • FPV camera: TBS69 or TBS59
    • 2.4GHz Lawmate or 5.8GHz TBS video transmitter
    • TBS CORE
    • Propulsion: 2000kV motor, 12A ESC, 3300mAh 2S
    • EzUHF 4ch Lite or 8ch Diversity
    • TBS servos
    *using TBS-recommended equipment
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    Last edited by Trappy; 14th February 2013 at 12:29 AM.

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    EPP really is the only way to go, molded is even better. Love my Windriders, good looking wing you got there.

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    I am a huge windrider fan as well; glad to hear you hooked up with Ming!

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    F*** YEAH
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    Very nice.Under 900 Fully loaded.I might need to order a small wing soon.

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    OMG!!! I've been thrusting and thrusting and finally she came!!!

    Why 2s?
    Last edited by Flying Monkey; 14th February 2013 at 01:06 AM.
    [QUOTE]"You can't take the sky from me"[/QUOTE]

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    First off @Monkey: ....dude...really...

    Second: NICE! This thing looks sweeeeeeeeetttttt!

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    Damn you Trappy, giving me a hard time to choose between ZII and caipirinha......looks easy for beginners, also looks fun for pro......
    [LEFT][B]TBS Discovery PRO[/B] [B]/ TBS Caipirinha / TBS Vendetta v2[/B]
    T8FGs / IMRC UHF
    TBS Groundstation + PepperBox

    [B]Skywalker X8[/B]
    Vector 2 + EagleEyes Ground System + IBCrazy 5.8 Super Cannon
    ImmersionRC 5.8 Vtx

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    IM glad to see this, but i have zero sadness that i just ordered my ZII.

    Maybe for my birthday . .
    [SIZE="3"][B]Live Slow - Fly FAST![/B][/SIZE]

    FPV does NOT fly ASAP.

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    Congrats Raphael -- the video off this wing is really nice. It flies extremely smooth for such a small wing. Well done!!

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