I few updates, still running 2 packs through this plane every time I'm out flying which is 2-3 times a week. I have an easy 60-70 flights on it and its been a pleasure to fly, very fast, it cruises very nicely too, tracks so straight and aerobatics are real nice. Around 66% throttle it's doing 75-80 mph and I'll get an easy 3 1/2 min flight time out of a 4s 2200 battery. Inverted, split-s, immelman, loops, rolls, cuban 8's etc are all so very nice and precise, just takes up some space when doing it.
I bumped up the timing on the ESC and got a consistent 5 mph higher average passes with an all time high of 121 mph, motor still came down only warm to the touch. I also tried a MAS 10x8 prop which netted a max speed of 111 mph. If I run this plane at or near full power most of the flight I'll get a 2 - 2.5 min flight time.
I've had to do a few minor repairs, I got too close to a tree and took a small chunk out of the leading edge of the wing, just a twig so it didn't phase the plane, easy fix. Last landing I did the prop dug in the ground and caused the power pod to twist and pop open the nose, also an easy fix.
Overall cosmetically the plane has very few wrinkles in it that most of my FB planes develop, most of the dings and dents are from transporting the plane, I need to build a rack for the inside of my SUV.
I have 2 3s 1300 75c batteries that I'm tempted to wire in series and see what I can get out of that. I have an 8x8 APC and 7x9 APC that might work well with that combo but I don't want to wreck my motor and ESC. The only way I will test that is on the bench to see the amps it will pull, I don't like doing that on the plane. I wish I bought the 100 Amp ESC rather than the 80.
With all that done I've been doing some math and collecting ideas/thoughts and parts for V3, not sure when I will get started with that.