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Posted by J Morgan | Dec 03, 2009 @ 09:54 PM | 9,382 Views
This was my first F-8 Crusader built from fanfold several yrs ago. Not nearly as scale as the one I later built from GGRN's design.

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=375969
Posted by J Morgan | Dec 03, 2009 @ 09:43 PM | 7,599 Views
F-104G built from Hans-Joachim's plans and in his thread. My build starts at page 31, post #452

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...=f+104&page=31

Here's a short video bt ATIS at SEFF 2009. The motor burned out after a short run. Now motord by a Scorpion 3020-1400KV and it really HAULS now! Hope to get a better video with the Scorpion.
John Morgan's F-104 StarFighter at SEFF (1 min 10 sec)

Posted by J Morgan | Dec 03, 2009 @ 09:35 AM | 7,469 Views
F-86E

Corsair Nut and I were to do this together, he started the thread and then didn't build it. Young guys get distracted easily.

Just finished a remotor. Scorpion 3026-890 on XPS 4s-5000 30/50C
Rebuilt the rear of the tanks with fins. Also removed the cooling scoops from the tanks.



http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...=ultimate+f+86

Video by ATIS at SEFF 2009
John Morgans F-86 at SEFF (3 min 37 sec)


Added video by Jason Stanley from Superfly
J Morgan's F-86 at SuperFly VII (5 min 45 sec)
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Posted by J Morgan | Dec 03, 2009 @ 09:29 AM | 6,902 Views
MIG-21 Fanfold Build
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=386374

This was my first MIG-21. Lost her on a low roll when I guessed wrong and dumbthumbed it into the ground.
Posted by J Morgan | Dec 03, 2009 @ 07:48 AM | 6,621 Views
Me-262 Schwalbe
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=291057

Part Two:http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=313215

This plane almost didn't fly. Had a heck of a time getting it right. Finally it was fly or the dumpster. Glad I kept it, it now flies FANTASTIC! 4 years in the making and TWO build threads because they were so long.

Did a repaint Feb 2012 back to original scheme

Video by ATIS at SEFF 2009
John Morgan's ME 262 at SEFF (4 min 36 sec)



Added video of interview by Moonbeam
J Morgan "how to make a great looking model" interview at SEFF 2009 (8 min 41 sec)
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Posted by J Morgan | Dec 03, 2009 @ 07:44 AM | 6,463 Views
F7U-3 Cutlass
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...=564776&page=9

Recently remotored the Cutlass with a Scorpion 3020-1200 kv and the performance is INCREDIBLE!!!!!!!!! The climb rate to OOS has to be seen to be believed! But still is a wonderful flier and did not lose any of the beautiful glide.
Top speed is still to TBD because we were afraid to open her up even though I replaced the Hs-55 servos to Hs-82MGs. Those huge elevons need to be respected. But it is easily the fastest plane in my stable. Has to be the best flying and most versatile plane that I have ever built.
Here is video from the Ace in the Hole event in Vegas Oct 2010.

video4u5 F7U Cutlass1 (4 min 13 sec)

Posted by J Morgan | Dec 03, 2009 @ 07:40 AM | 6,195 Views
F-18 Hornet
Scaled up from Shumate Plans
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=453549
Posted by J Morgan | Dec 02, 2009 @ 08:31 AM | 6,069 Views
T-33A
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...highlight=t+33

Video from Ace in the Hole event at Vegas Oct 2010
A lot happened on this flight. First we noticed some flutter in the rudder so that kept our speed down. Then the worse thing happened.
During the flight the 12.5 oz battery slid 6" back out of the batt tray! Nut did a wonderful job just getting her on the ground in one piece! Only damage was a broken motor mount. The batt slides back at about 3:15 of the video, we heard a "clunk" and she started porpoising on Nut. Notice also how she was acting while he was trying to get her on the ground. I'm very lucky to still have this plane.
This plane is a great flier, looks majestic in the air, and is very close to a 100 mph airplane.

T33 Vegas Ace In The Hole 2010 (4 min 21 sec)


Video from SEFF 2011
SEFF 2011 T-33A (3 min 22 sec)
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