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Posted by leccyflyer | May 02, 2011 @ 06:06 PM | 7,543 Views
Aircraft Name: E-Twin (DSOTM)
Manufacturer/Designer: Not-known -looks like a Twin Mini Flying Machine
Type: Sports aerobatic twin
Construction: Built-up balsa fuselage, veneered foam wing and sheet balsa tail
First (and last) Flight: Warrington Model Club,
Wing Span: 38.5"
Wing area:
AUW:
Power type - Electric
Motor: 2xSp400 7.2v
ESC: Jeti 350
Tank/Battery:3s1p 2500 Maxpoly Lipos
Propeller: Graupner 6x3" folder
Receiver: HiTec Mi04
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Elevator (wire pushrod) - HS81 Ailerons (wire pushrods) - 2xHS101
Throws -
Undercarriage - None
Accessories: None
Covering: Black Profilm with Dark Side Of The Moon trim
Current status: Written off as destroyed on maiden flight, switched off receiver on hand launching



RC Groups Thread: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...n#post10779314
Posted by leccyflyer | May 02, 2011 @ 05:54 PM | 7,409 Views
Aircraft Name: Mini-Edge 540
Manufacturer/Designer: E-Flite
Type: Sports scale aerobatic
Construction: Built-up balsa fuselage, wings and tail, fibreglass cowl, carbon fibre wing joiner
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, 23rd July 2006
Wing Span: 36"
Wing area:
AUW:
Power type - Electric
Motor: E-Max 2810/
ESC: Hobbywing Guard 40 amp
Tank/Battery:3s1p 1800mah Loong Max Lipos
Propeller: 9x6" APC-E
Receiver: Spektrum AR500
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Elevator (wire pushrod) - HS55 Ailerons (wire pushrods) - 2xHS55
Rudder - (closed loop) - HS55
Throws -
Undercarriage - Fixed carbon fibre
Accessories: None
Covering: Red white yellow and blue Oracover
Current status: In service.



RC Groups Thread: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...e#post10820166
Posted by leccyflyer | May 02, 2011 @ 05:44 PM | 7,280 Views
Aircraft Name: Supra-E
Manufacturer/Designer: Esprit Models
Type: Sports aerobatic
Construction: Built-up balsa fuselage, wings and tail, fibreglass cowl, aluminium wing joiner
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, 23rd July 2006
Wing Span: 56"
Wing area:
AUW: 4.25lbs
Power type - Electric
Motor: AXI 2820/10 replaced by 2820/12
ESC: Jeti Advance Plus 40
Tank/Battery:3s1p 3300mah Flightpower replace by 4s1p 4000mah Maxpoly Lipo
Propeller: 10x7" APC-E replaced by 11x7" APC-E
Receiver: Hitec Superslim DC
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Elevator (snake) - HS225BB Ailerons (wire pushrods) - 2xHS81
Rudder - (snake) - HS81
Throws -
Undercarriage - Fixed dural
Accessories: Multiplex pilot
Covering: Red Solarfilm/Econocote
Current status: In workshop for recovering wings.



RC Groups thread: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...+e#post5798582
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...e#post11698527
Posted by leccyflyer | May 02, 2011 @ 05:32 PM | 7,596 Views
Aircraft Name: T-33 Shooting Star
Manufacturer/Designer: Kyosho
Type: Foamy electric ducted fan
Construction: Moulded EPS foam fuselage, wing and tail
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, 30th May 2005
Wing Span: 45"
Wing area:
AUW:
Power type - Electric Ducted Fan
Motor: AP29l replaed by Astro 405W
ESC: 25amp Astro sensored brushless ESC
Tank/Battery:10x1950FAUP Sanyo NiCds
Propeller: Wemotech fan
Receiver: Hitec Superslim DC
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Elevator (wire pushrod) - Ripmax RD 200 Ailerons (wire pushrods) - Ripmax RD200
Throws -
Undercarriage - None
Accessories: None
Covering: None
Current status: In workshop for maintenance.



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Posted by leccyflyer | May 02, 2011 @ 05:15 AM | 6,052 Views
Aircraft Name: Ultimate Biplane
Manufacturer/Designer: Protech
Type: Foamy sports aerobatic parkflyer
Construction: Built up depron fuselage, depron sheet wing and tail with carbon forbe reinforcement
First Flight:
Wing Span:
Wing area:
AUW:
Power type - Electric
Motor:
ESC:
Tank/Battery:3s1p 1000mah Kokam lipos
Propeller:
Receiver: GWS-4P
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Elevator (wire pushrod) - Ailerons (wire pushrods) - Rudder (wire pushrod) -
Throws -
Undercarriage - fixed piano wire
Accessories: None
Covering: Pre-coloured printed depron
Current status: Written off as destroyed and jumped on - horrible model
Posted by leccyflyer | May 02, 2011 @ 05:02 AM | 4,876 Views
Aircraft Name: Hawker Hurricane Mk 1
Manufacturer/Designer: RCSA Quarterly plan - prototype built by David Boddington
Type: Sport Scale funfughter
Construction: Built up balsa/ply fuselage, wing and tail
First Flight: Net yet flown
Wing Span: 48"
Wing area:
AUW: ca 3.5lb
Power type - Electric
Motor: AXI2820/10
ESC: Model Motors 40-3p
Tank/Battery:10xCP1700 Sanyo NiCd
Propeller: 10x7" APC-E
Receiver: Hitec Superslim
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Elevator (balsa -wire pushrod) - HS85 Ailerons (wire pushrods) - HS81s Rudder (balsa-wire pushrod) -HS 81
Throws -
Undercarriage - none
Accessories: J Perkins WWII RAF latex pilot
Covering: Solarspan, sprayed with enamels
Current status: Mothballed, after hanger rash damage before maiden flight
RC Groups thread: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...threadid=27281


Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 30, 2011 @ 05:20 PM | 4,762 Views
Just to say that the video of the WMC club fun-day flying on 17th April has just been put up on You Tube.

Warrington Model Club Spring Fun Fly April 2011 (10 min 14 sec)

Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 27, 2011 @ 12:09 PM | 4,605 Views
Aircraft Name: BAe Hawk T Mk 1
Manufacturer/Designer: RCM&E, Nigel Hawes
Type: Sport Scale electric pusher
Construction: Built up balsa fuselage, sheet balsawing and tail
First Flight: Warrington Model Club,
Wing Span:
Wing area:
AUW:
Power type - Electric pusher
Motor: Permax sp400 6v
ESC: Jeti Rex-4
Tank/Battery:8x800AR Sanyo NiCd
Propeller: Carbon Gunther copy
Receiver: Hitec Mi04
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Elevator (wire pushrod) - HS81 Ailerons (torque rods) - HS81 Supertec Naro
Throws -
Undercarriage - none
Accessories: Small NATO pilot
Covering: Black Ekonokote
Current status: Written off as destroyed in crash
Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 27, 2011 @ 05:50 AM | 3,941 Views
Aircraft Name: Fokker DVIII
Manufacturer/Designer: Kavan
Type: Scale Parkflyer
Construction: Built up foam and balsa fuselage, foam wing and tail
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, 30th Dec 2003
Wing Span: 34"
Wing area:
AUW: 14oz
Power type - Geared electric
Motor: Geared 280 as supplied with kit
ESC: GWS 5amp
Tank/Battery: 7x350 1/2AA Nicds
Propeller: Folding prop as suppled with kit
Receiver: GWS 4P
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Elevator (wire pushrod) - Supertec Naro Rudder (wire pushrod) - Supertec Naro
Throws -
Undercarriage - fixed
Accessories: Spandau guns
Covering: none, prepainted
Current status: In workshop for remotoring
Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 27, 2011 @ 05:40 AM | 3,652 Views
Aircraft Name: Mini Astro Hog
Manufacturer/Designer: RCM&E Free Plan
Type: Sports
Construction: Built up balsa and ply fuselage, built up balsa wing and tail
First Flight: Warrington Model Club,
Wing Span: 41"
Wing area: 487 sq in
AUW: 785g (excluding power train)
Power type - Glow 2 stroke
Motor: OS .15 Max
ESC: n/a
Tank/Battery: 2oz SLEC
Propeller: 7x5" Master Airscrew Wood
Receiver: Jeti Rex-5
Flight Pack: 4.8v 250mah 1/2A NiCd
Servos: Elevator (snake) -HS-80 , Ailerons - ( torque rod)- HS-81 Rudder (snake) - HS80, Throttle (Bowden cable) - HS-60
Throws -
Undercarriage - fixed
Accessories: none
Covering: lack, white and orange Solarfilm
Current status: Mothballed, pending electrification.


Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 27, 2011 @ 05:19 AM | 3,392 Views
Aircraft Name: Yorkie
Manufacturer/Designer: Mugi/Morgan Wood
Type: Parkflyer
Construction: Folded correx fuselage, wings and tail, CF spar
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, Aug 2002.
Wing Span: 28"
Wing area:
AUW: 12oz
Power type - Electric
Motor: Sp400 6v
ESC: RC LIne 20 MSC
Tank/Battery: 7x500AR
Propeller: Gunther
Receiver: GWS-4P
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Elevator (wire pushrod) -Union 9g , Ailerons - ( torque rod)- Union 9g
Throws -
Undercarriage - none
Accessories: none
Covering: none
Current status: Mothballed
Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 27, 2011 @ 04:57 AM | 2,984 Views
Aircraft Name: DeHavilland Tiger Moth
Manufacturer/Designer: GWS
Type: Parkflyer
Construction: Moulded EPS fuselage, depron wings and tail
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, July 2002.
Wing Span: 30"
Wing area:
AUW: 10oz?
Power type - Electric
Motor: Geared GWS IPS
ESC: GWS-2 amp
Tank/Battery: 2s1p 700mah Perkins Lion
Propeller: GWS 10x4.7 slow fly prop
Receiver: GWS-4P
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Elevator (wire pushrod) Graupner 1301 - Rudder (wire pushrod) - Graupner 1301
Throws -
Undercarriage - fixed, GWS lightweight wheels
Accessories: Dave Banks pilot
Covering: Pre-coloured yellow painted depron
Current status: In service
Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 26, 2011 @ 12:58 PM | 2,773 Views
Aircraft Name: Fairchild PT-19
Manufacturer/Designer: Jamara
Type: Sports scale
Construction: Bilt up balsa wings and tail, built up balsa an ply fuselage, fibreglass cowl, ARTF
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, summer 2001.
Wing Span: 65"
Wing area: 650 sq in
AUW: 3kg with 12xRC2400s
Power type - Electric
Motor: Graupner Turbo Neoydym 700 Geared
ESC: Jeti Jes 050
Tank/Battery: 12x Sanyo RC2400 NiCd replaced by 4s1p 4000mah Maxpoly Lipos
Propeller: 13.5x8 Master Airscrew Electric
Receiver: Hitec Superslim 6 channel
Flight Pack: 4.8v Sanyo 700mah NiCd
Servos: Elevator (wire pushrod) Union 9g - Aileron (wire pushrod) -Union 9g
Throws -
Undercarriage - fixed, wing mounted
Accessories: Radio-Active pilots
Covering: Profilm, yellow and blue, Protrim black
Current status: In workshop for remotoring
RC Groups thread: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...9#post12597127





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Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 26, 2011 @ 08:20 AM | 2,594 Views
Aircraft Name: F-16
Manufacturer/Designer: Kyosho
Type: Electric scale ducted fan
Construction: Moulded EPS foam
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, July 2001
Wing Span: 36"
Wing area:
AUW:
Power type - Electric ducted fan
Motor: Kyosho AP29L replaced by Astro 805K
ESC: Astro 25 amp sensored controller
Tank/Battery: 8x Sanyo 1950FAUP NiCd
Propeller: n/a
Receiver: Hitec Superslim 6 channel
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Elevator (wire pushrod) Union 9g - Aileron (wire pushrod) -Union 9g
Throws -
Undercarriage - none
Accessories: none
Covering: none - prepainted foam
Current status: Written off as destroyed in crash September 11th 2006.

RC Groups Thread: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...osho#post41200
Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 26, 2011 @ 07:46 AM | 2,640 Views
Aircraft Name: Bellanca Skyrocket
Manufacturer/Designer: Scratch built own design
Type: Indoor sports scale
Construction: Depron/balsa built up fuselage, depron wing, CF leading and trailing edges
First Flight: Deeside Ice Rink, May 2001
Wing Span: 38"
Wing area:230 sq inches
AUW: 8oz
Power type - Electric
Motor: Twin IPS -geared
ESC: GWS 5 amp
Tank/Battery: 7x250mah 1/2AAA NiCd
Propeller: GWS 9x5" slow fly
Receiver: GWS Pico 4 channel
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Elevator (wire pushrod) Graupner micro - Rudder (wire pushrod) - Graupner micro
Throws -
Undercarriage - fixed piano wire, GWS lightweight wheels
Accessories: dummy engine from foam and McDonalds drinks container top
Covering: none - depron sprayed with Tamiya acrylic silver
Current status: In workshop for painting.
Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 26, 2011 @ 07:33 AM | 2,431 Views
Aircraft Name: e-Mugi
Manufacturer/Designer: Mugi/Morgan Woods
Type: Sports delta
Construction: Correx flying wing, cf trailing edge
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, spring 2001
Wing Span: 35.5"
Wing area:
AUW: 20oz
Power type - Electric
Motor: Sp400 6v pusher
ESC: Rondo 20 amp
Tank/Battery: 7x500AR
Propeller: Gunther
Receiver: Jeti Rex-5
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Elevons (wire pushrod) - HS81
Throws -
Undercarriage - none
Accessories: onboard high intensity LEDS
Covering: none
Current status: Mothballed





RC Groups Thread: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...highlight=mugi
Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 26, 2011 @ 07:21 AM | 2,528 Views
Aircraft Name: Slow-MoWot-4
Manufacturer/Designer: Protech
Type: Parkflyer/slowflyer/indoor (Litestick clone)
Construction: Moulded depron wing, cf leading and trailing edge, balsa stick fuselage, depron tail
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, 2001
Wing Span: 38"
Wing area:
AUW: 12oz
Power type - Electric
Motor: GWS- IPS brushed geared motor
ESC: GWS 2 amp
Tank/Battery: 2s1p 700mah Perkins Lion
Propeller: GWS slowfly, various sizes
Receiver: GWS Pico 4channel
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Elevator (wire pushrod) - Union 9g, Rudder (wire pushrod) - Union 9g
Throws -
Undercarriage - fixed piano wire GWS lightweight wheels
Accessories: none
Covering: Prepainted red wings and tail - Maltese cross stickers
Current status: Mothballed
Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 26, 2011 @ 07:12 AM | 2,675 Views
Aircraft Name: Wot-4
Manufacturer/Designer: Chris Foss
Type: Sports
Construction: Veneered foam wing, built up balsa and ply fuselage and tail, fibreglass cowl
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, summer 2001
Wing Span: 53"
Wing area: 176 sq ins
AUW: 6lbs 6oz with 16xCP2400s
Power type - 2 stroke glow converted to electric
Motor: OS .40SF replaced by Twister 60 brushless outrunner
ESC: Jeti Advace Plus 45 Opto
Tank/Battery: 16xCP2400 NiCd
Propeller: 13.5" x 8" Master Airscrew electric or 12x6" APC-E
Receiver: Futaba 138DF 8 channel PPM
Flight Pack: 4.8v Sanyo 700mah Nicd
Servos: Ailerons (torque rod) - S148 Elevator (snake) - S148, Rudder (snake) - S148
Throws -
Undercarriage - fixed, carbon fibre
Accessories: none
Covering: Yellow Solarfilm, currently trimmed with blue signwriters self-adhesive vinyl.
Current status: In workshop, after crash awaiting tail replacement.

RC Groups Thread: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...+4#post2989636



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Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 26, 2011 @ 07:02 AM | 2,627 Views
Aircraft Name: Clipped Wing Piper Cub
Manufacturer/Designer: Jamara
Type: Electric sports scale
Construction: Built up balsa and ply wing, fuselage and tail, ABS cowl - ARTF
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, summer 2001
Wing Span: 32.5"
Wing area: 176 sq ins
AUW: too heavy - about 28oz IIRC
Power type -Electric
Motor: Sp 480 7.2v geared 1.85:1
ESC: Rc Line MSC-20B
Tank/Battery: 7x Sanyo 500AR NiCd
Propeller: 9X6" APC-E
Receiver: Hitec Mi04
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Ailerons (torque rod) - HS81 Elevator (snake) - HS81, Rudder (snake) - HS80
Throws -
Undercarriage - fixed
Accessories: none
Covering: Pre-covered ARTF in blue and white Solarfilm
Current status: In workshop, repaired after crash and now needs remotoring with small brushless inrunner and lipos to lose some weight..

RC Groups Thread: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...t=clipped+wing
Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 26, 2011 @ 05:50 AM | 2,413 Views
Aircraft Name: Razor 400
Manufacturer/Designer: Trick RC
Type: Sports flying wing
Construction: EPP flying wing, Correx winglets, ABS pod and canopy
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, winter 2000
Wing Span: 30"
Wing area: sq ins
AUW: 20oz
Power type -Electric
Motor: Sp 400 6v
ESC: Rc Line MSC-20B
Tank/Battery: 8x Sanyo 500AR NicD
Propeller: Gunther
Receiver: Hitec Mi04
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Elevons (pushrods) - HS81
Throws -
Undercarriage - none
Accessories: none
Covering: Light blue and red parcel tape, replaced by dark blue and red Profilm
Current status: In workshop for remotoring with small brushless inrunner.