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Posted by motorhead540 | Feb 03, 2016 @ 09:49 PM | 1,739 Views
Well it took longer then the instructions said it should but it is finally finished .

Have not checked CG or weighed it yet and I
Still want to put it on the watt meter before I take it to the field for maiden, but I plan on taking the plane to our club meeting Friday evening for show-n-tell here are the pictures I took of the finished product!!

Well show and tell went great, but from the demonstration of control surfaces and motor run up. I have decided to forgo the wattmeter test on this airframe lets just say it feels like it has plenty of pull !!

Do not Want to subject the airframe to any unwarranted stress test to see what the motor puts out I will just fly it . lets just say at barely 1/2 throttle the aircraft wanted to fly out of my hand. while be held by the back spine of the fuse .

C.G is right in the correct range exact to be determined after a few flights . Still no scale
Posted by motorhead540 | Jan 10, 2016 @ 01:10 PM | 977 Views
This months club meeting was a week late due to the holiday being on the first Friday on the month . So we ended up pushing it back a week to the 8th well, I have been very fortunate in the raffle prize winnings recently, This month I was lucky enough to win this new UMX Pitts S-1S . Which my wife has affectionately named " Peppermint" . I took a few pictures of it and thought I would post them .

now if my raffle luck could carry over to the powerball I would be all set
Posted by motorhead540 | Jan 01, 2016 @ 09:01 PM | 2,540 Views
well I'm no builder , so bear with me and make suggestions if you see me going in the wrong direction, but I will try to keep updating this build as I go . I won this ARF in a club raffle contest back in Sept and figured in need to start building as well as flying so here goes nothing ... wish me luck here are todays pictures I opened the kit looked over the pieces read thru the instructions . had to shrink the covering on the fuse it was terribly wrinkled . marked the wing centerline . then gathered all the components I think I might use for the build .....Continue Reading
Posted by motorhead540 | Oct 25, 2010 @ 01:07 AM | 2,946 Views
Well here in the Pacific Northwest it has started into our rainy season not much good flying weather now till march i guess well i am starting to work on getting a few planes and helis dialed in for next spring got my new Hawk Pro on a governor and have started breaking in the new OS 37 heli lots of power over the old OS 32 heli engines . My Sig kobra is close to being ready to fly it came back from my friend looking great but still needs some small tweaks before i maiden it . My Predator Gasser is now on the table i'm setting it up with the new JR921 reciever that came with my new JRXP 9503 radio system . And i'm getting ready to sell off a couple aircraft with a 7chp radio system on the local craigslist site. Goofing off and i took some group heli pic's hope you like them
Posted by motorhead540 | May 30, 2010 @ 11:17 AM | 3,602 Views
here are a few of the old rc items i have had will get some newer pictures up soon