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Posted by simages | Feb 16, 2016 @ 08:05 PM | 1,326 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 | 1,913 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 | 2,576 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 | 2,300 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 | 2,316 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 | 2,651 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 | 2,224 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 | 2,214 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 | 2,233 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 | 2,203 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 | 2,962 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 | 2,684 Views
Repaired this "abandoned", but acquired "Basketcase" Antic back to life......
Posted by simages | Dec 04, 2015 @ 07:43 PM | 2,550 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 | 4,246 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

Kits

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 | 5,173 Views

Posted by simages | Jul 17, 2011 @ 11:52 AM | 4,978 Views
It floats too......
DH98 Splashdown x264 (2 min 59 sec)

Posted by simages | Jul 04, 2011 @ 08:05 PM | 5,475 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)

Posted by simages | Feb 26, 2011 @ 05:48 PM | 5,379 Views
Met a few folks from Stevens AeroModel when I attended the WRAM Show in White Plains, NY.

Walked away with two of their kits and bought two more...

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!

My Build of the Swift (100) 21" Video of a really fun flyer!

My Build of the SkyBoy (600) 48" Another SA Success..... Flys and Floats without any Water!

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.

My Build of the eHopper 33.5" Maiden flight went back to the bench, under powered.

My Build of the RingRat RC050 Maiden flight was a success, past on to my nephew.

My Build of the Adrenaline Rush

My Build starting soon the 1928 Pietenpol Air Camper (100)

My Build starting soon the Pietenpol Sky Scout (480) with Floats