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Posted by dlazarus6660 | Nov 01, 2009 @ 08:19 AM | 3,767 Views
It's been awhile since my last blog post. I haven't been doing anything in the R/C planes but I have been working on some C/L projects. I just finished the Scientific Little Devil C/L plane and I have another secret project I'm building.
Other then that, I been building model rocket clones of some Estes rockets I built in the early seventies as a young teenager.
Here is my latest creation. I'm using paper towel tubes and easter egg nose cones. I do the math and enlarge the fins from a few rocket sites that include the plans of the Estes rocket. I call it the Blue Nose Yellow Streak.
I built the Lunar Module 'Eagle' this past summer for the 40th anniversary of the manned moon landing. I building a larger version(1/24) and it will be rocket motor powered.
Posted by dlazarus6660 | Jun 01, 2009 @ 02:01 PM | 5,216 Views
I got these enlarged Guillow plans from somebody on Ebay several years ago.

I started building it over a year ago, got bored and frustrated and went on to other projects.

Well it's time time to finish the Champ.

I got inspried to build this by using Mario A. method.
PIII FFF, Balsa and paper covering. It works well and is inexpensive.(cheap)
I like to experment a little.

I built a second wing this past winter because I did not like how much the first wing weighed. I used solid trailing edge balsa instead of two 1/16" balsa sheets.
The second wing was much lighter than the first by ounces.

Check out the pic's
Posted by dlazarus6660 | May 23, 2009 @ 06:29 PM | 3,709 Views
I promised myself I would do a blog up-date every month on the first.
I'm not doing a very good job am I.

Anyway, I got a new toy today. A Pitts S-2A foamy. No electrics just a plane.
And what a plane!

see pic!
Posted by dlazarus6660 | Feb 22, 2009 @ 05:56 PM | 3,936 Views
Captains Blog, Stardate 022209.... (ooops)

My son Scott sent me a Cox Fornier RF-5 a few weeks ago and today I hung it up where I can look at it all the time.
Don't I have a wonderful son buying me sucha nice gift!
Posted by dlazarus6660 | Feb 01, 2009 @ 12:47 PM | 5,074 Views
New project.

I want to enter the Fun build II so I enlarged a Guillows Arrow to 200%.

It will be three channel,R,E,T.

I thought of the color scheme this A.M. while in the bathroom.

I get some of my best ideas in there.
Posted by dlazarus6660 | Jan 01, 2009 @ 08:20 PM | 4,444 Views
Captins Blog...I always wanted to say that...lol!
I wanted to start my blog...what kind of word is that...blog.
I wanted tp start my blog at the New Year..last year...08. Oh weller!
Here are some pic's of the Man Cave "Hanger". Full of projects, some complete, some not.