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Posted by simages | Apr 29, 2016 @ 07:40 PM | 1,576 Views
My New project..... Build Thread HERE

This 55-inch-span Strega MK2 is designed for .46 to .55 glow power or electric, this plane comes built and covered and ready for radio and power installation.

Wingspan: 55.5 in (1410 mm)
Length: 50.3 in (1278 mm)
Weight: 7-7.5 lb (3.2-3.4 kg)
Wing area: 640 in2 (41.3 dm2)
Wing Loading: 24.5 oz/in2 (75 g/dm2)
6-channel minimum radio
Five standard servos
800-1200mAh NiMH battery
2-stroke .46-.55 /4-stroke .52 glow engine
1000-1400kV outrunner brushless motor
4-6 cell 4000-5000mAh LiPo battery
50-80 amp ESC

Posted by simages | Feb 16, 2016 @ 08:05 PM | 1,507 Views
Ordered Direct from Germany.....

MULTIPLEX FunCub XL [english] (2 min 47 sec)

9 Days to ship to USA, not bad....
Posted by simages | Feb 13, 2016 @ 09:42 PM | 2,100 Views
Bought the Cub used and will modify a few things along the way.

E-Flite Carbon-Z Product Features and Setup

My Re-build Thread
Posted by simages | Dec 18, 2015 @ 03:32 PM | 2,724 Views
Hard to stay ahead of the new models and updates....... it does get better and better. Looking forward to using the new MC ND4/8/16/32 filter lens set from TACO-RC. They will Slow Shutter speeds for more natural cinematic motion and eliminates jello effect....Continue Reading
Posted by simages | Dec 14, 2015 @ 12:48 PM | 2,444 Views
This project is under my bench and plan on powering it with a proven power system like the E-flite 480 Brushless Outrunner 1020Kv with a matching 40-Amp Lite Pro and APC 12x6E thin prop.

My FlyBaby Build

I know.....
Posted by simages | Dec 14, 2015 @ 12:36 PM | 2,469 Views
This 28% scale ARF has been long out of production.
Specs are as follows;
Engine .52-.61
WS 60"
Fuselage is balsa/lite ply. built up wings and airfoil tail feathers. FG cowl, FG wheelpants and Vac formed canopy

More to follow.....
Posted by simages | Dec 11, 2015 @ 09:49 PM | 2,801 Views
Project begins with stripping the mechanics... to prep for the Saito FA300T-TDP four stroke dual carb engine.

My Re-Build Thread "started December 2015"
Posted by simages | Dec 10, 2015 @ 12:54 PM | 2,375 Views
My Build of the SKYBUGGY (100) 19.5" Video and is a fun flyer! Gave this RTF to my friends son, who got me into the hobby 20 yrs ago!
Posted by simages | Dec 10, 2015 @ 12:47 PM | 2,364 Views
My Build of the SKYBUGGY (300) 24" with Floats What, another SA Success.... Really a fun flyer! Best on a calm day and a little different with the floats so, setup a second model for your Trim settings.
Posted by simages | Dec 10, 2015 @ 06:07 AM | 2,388 Views
My Build of the eHopper 33.5" Maiden flight went back to the bench, under powered.
Posted by simages | Dec 10, 2015 @ 05:59 AM | 2,352 Views
My Build of the SkyBoy (600) 48" Another SA Success..... Flys and Floats without any Water!
Posted by simages | Dec 04, 2015 @ 08:13 PM | 3,109 Views
The 1926 FORD Flivver has always been my favorite airplane and any Flivver project I pursue, they are always in the Memory of "Harry J. Brooks (1903–1928)". Read a bit HERE

A work in progress for sometime now, but now I have to finish after electronics and mechanical issues resolved!

My Build Thread "back on track; December 2015"
Posted by simages | Dec 04, 2015 @ 07:47 PM | 2,831 Views
Repaired this "abandoned", but acquired "Basketcase" Antic back to life......
Posted by simages | Dec 04, 2015 @ 07:43 PM | 2,695 Views
Not much for WWII, but after returning from Pearl Harbor, HI outlook changed a bit..... Markings taken from the P-40 on display at the museum.
Posted by simages | Feb 10, 2015 @ 10:35 AM | 4,393 Views
Cleaning up my Hanger and my Blog
Items for Sale......

Accessories For Sale

Currently no accessories

Planes for Sale

Almost Finished

Proctor Curtiss JN4 "Jenny" Airframe with Extras
Proctor Mini Antic
Slick 3D 480 ARF (EFL2865) BNF
Hanger 9 P40-B Warhawk 50 BNF

ARF Kits

Macchi MC72 ARC by SeabartGP Lanier ARF
Ryan STA 480 ARF
CAP 232 - framed up


RadicalRC MicroBipe w/ motor, mount and ESC
USAirCore Barnstormer Bipe Kit
USAirCore Float Kit
Ford Flivver Kit
RetroRC e-Moth Kit
Anniversary Cub with Float Kit
CA Speedy Bee "RCM" Laser Kit w/ Plans
SA Aircamper 100 w/Electronics
SA Pietenpol 480 w/ Floats, motor and ESC

Helicopters for Sale

TT Mini Titan Scale A109 Fuselage with FMA Co-Pilot and extras
NIB Approach Engineering eCobra 550 Kit
Century Swift NX w/ motor
ALZRC Devil 450 FBL BNF with extras

Posted by simages | Dec 31, 2011 @ 11:16 AM | 5,320 Views

Posted by simages | Jul 17, 2011 @ 11:52 AM | 5,104 Views
It floats too......
DH98 Splashdown x264 (2 min 59 sec)

Posted by simages | Jul 04, 2011 @ 08:05 PM | 5,603 Views
Maidened the Cub this evening however; it was really short. This is a first for me, but just when it got airborne the stock prop broke off the motor shaft.

Cub Maiden Mishap (1 min 9 sec)