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Posted by Thrawn150 | Jul 10, 2014 @ 09:16 PM | 1,830 Views
I learned to fly on this plane in 07 and after the 08 season I really haven't flown it much since. Well I have a friend of mines son who wants to learn to fly so I got a buddy system setup and brought it to the field today to get it trimmed out and felt foolish for not having flown this more often. It is a very fun and relaxing Sunday flyer. I will be bringing this plane out more often when there is light winds (yes it can handle more, but is much more fun in low winds).
Here is the link to my first solo takeoff and landing.
RC flying: ElectriStar, Mike's first takeoff (0 min 7 sec)

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Posted by Thrawn150 | Feb 12, 2014 @ 08:55 PM | 2,177 Views
So I got the p-47 30cc from Hangar 9 when they discounted is to $399. Link http://www.hangar-9.com/Products/Def...ProdID=HAN4485. I just finished getting the covering set (really bubbly for some reason) on the Fuss and Stab. Took me a total of around 5 hours. Here is a pic of the fuss and stab dry fitted.
Posted by Thrawn150 | Aug 16, 2013 @ 10:02 AM | 2,564 Views
So after a comedy of errors I finally had my season debut with the H9 P-51 1.50 (EP). I made some changes from last year. First I got rid of the reverser on the elevator servos and instead setup a mix with aux2. Second I moved my RX battery back to the furthest point I could and took out some of the tail weight. The plane flew great just great.
Posted by Thrawn150 | Aug 05, 2013 @ 11:27 AM | 2,449 Views
Did one of these at the end of the first year I was flying. Hope to do one every year on out.
Posted by Thrawn150 | Jul 03, 2012 @ 02:55 PM | 2,505 Views
This has been much much harder then the p-47.
Posted by Thrawn150 | Apr 05, 2011 @ 10:07 PM | 5,699 Views
Almost done with new plane.
Posted by Thrawn150 | Mar 15, 2011 @ 03:17 PM | 3,043 Views
Finally got around to setting up the mounting of the Planes for storage purposes.
Posted by Thrawn150 | Aug 17, 2009 @ 10:38 AM | 3,208 Views
I have successfully maidened the P-47. It flies great and looks awesome in the air.
Posted by Thrawn150 | Aug 02, 2009 @ 06:37 PM | 3,398 Views
I need to do some final touches I need to secure the battery hatch on top of the nose do the landing gear covers then install the Rutter and elevator servos and linkages. The motor is mounted and so is the speed controller.
Posted by Thrawn150 | May 28, 2009 @ 02:53 PM | 3,534 Views
I just picked up the Hangar9 P-47 .60 and will have it converted with in weeks.
Posted by Thrawn150 | May 04, 2009 @ 03:12 PM | 3,984 Views
I currently am flying the following electric planes:
1. Hobbico Electristar Trainer (Stock with the exception of radio)
2. H9 Pulse XT 40 (Power 46, CC 60amp, 5S 5000mah)
3. RichModels Spitfire (Nitro Monster power 46, CC 80amp, 5S 5000mah)
Posted by Thrawn150 | Aug 03, 2008 @ 05:12 PM | 3,958 Views
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