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Posted by leccyflyer | May 02, 2011 @ 05:15 AM | 5,880 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 | 4,711 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 | 4,616 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 | 4,466 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 | 3,806 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 | 3,498 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 | 3,256 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 | 2,849 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 | 2,591 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 | 2,435 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 | 2,489 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 | 2,288 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 | 2,384 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 | 2,517 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 | 2,479 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 | 2,277 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.
Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 26, 2011 @ 05:27 AM | 2,492 Views
Aircraft Name: Hawker Hurricane
Manufacturer/Designer: Balsacraft/Pete Nicholson
Type: Sports scale funfighter
Construction: Built up wing, built-up balsa and ply fuselage, sheet balsa tail
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, summer 2001
Wing Span: 48"
Wing area: sq ins
AUW:50 oz with 8xRC2400s
Power type -Electric
Motor: Lightspeed Sp 600 replaced by Mag Mayhem
ESC: Protech 35 amp
Tank/Battery: 8x Sanyo RC2400 NicD
Propeller: 8x4" Slimprop
Receiver: Hitec Mi04
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Ailerons (Central servo and snakes) - HS101 Elevator (snake) - HS81 Rudder (snake) HS60
Throws -
Undercarriage - none
Accessories: none
Covering: Tissue and dope, sprayed with car paints
Fate: Bad crash, due to pilot error, severely damaged the fuselage, which had to be rebuilt.
Current status: In workshop for repainting/remotoring. (Has been for nearly ten years )



RC Groups Thread:http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...cane#post27064
Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 26, 2011 @ 05:11 AM | 2,163 Views
Sports Scale 51" FG3 Mag Mayhem geared 8xCP1700 AETR

Aircraft Name: Piper Cub J-3
Manufacturer/Designer: World Models
Type: Sports scale
Construction: Built up wing and tail, built-up balsa and ply fuselage
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, summer 2001
Wing Span: 51"
Wing area:442 sq ins
AUW:1690g with 8xCP1700s
Power type -Glow 4 stroke converted to electric
Motor: OS .26 Surpass replaced by Mag Mayhem geared (FG3:1 gearbox)
ESC: Jeti JES350
Tank/Battery: 8x Sanyo CP1700 Nimh
Propeller: 12x6"- Master Airscrew Electric
Receiver: Hitec 555
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Ailerons (Torque riods) - Futaba S148 Elevator (wire pushrod) - HS85mg Rudder (wire pushrod) HS81
Throws -
Undercarriage - Fixed
Accessories: none
Covering: Yellow Solartex, trimmed with Solartrim and ALPS-printed decals
Current status: In Service

RC Groups Thread:http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...=cub#post98823
Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 25, 2011 @ 04:16 PM | 2,522 Views
Aircraft Name: Birdie 10
Manufacturer/Designer: Global Kits
Type: Sports aerobatic
Construction: Built up wing and tail, built-up balsa and ply fuselage
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, summer 2001
Wing Span: 48"
Wing area:
AUW:
Power type -Glow 2 stroke converted to electric
Motor: OS .10FP replaced by Mega 16/25-4
ESC: Jeti 30 Advance
Tank/Battery: 8x Sanyo CP1300 Nimh
Propeller: 9x5"- Master Airscrew Electric
Receiver: Hitec 555
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Ailerons (Torque riods) - HS101 Elevator (wire pushrod) - HS101, Rudder (wire pushrod) HS101
Throws -
Undercarriage - Fixed tricycle
Accessories: none
Covering: Tissue and dope fuselage, hand painted Humbrol enamels, transparent Solarfilm on wings and tail surfaces
Current status: Wriiten off as lost June 2004, having dived into River Mersey, never recovered

RC GRoups Thread: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...ie#post2257047


Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 25, 2011 @ 04:04 PM | 2,474 Views
Aircraft Name: Spitfire Mk IX
Manufacturer/Designer: Cambrian Models
Type: Sports scale funfoighter
Construction: Veneered foam wing, built-up balsa and ply fuselage, sheet balsa tail
First Flight: Wallsall All Electric Fly in (off the peg), 16th August 2003
Wing Span: 42"
Wing area:
AUW:3lb 4 oz.
Power type -Glow 2 stroke converted to electric
Motor: OS .25FP replaced by AXI 2820/10
ESC: Model Motors 40-3P
Tank/Battery: 10x Sanyo CP1700 Nimh
Propeller: 10x7"- APC-E
Receiver: Hitec Mi04
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Ailerons (Torque riods) - Elevator (snake) - HS101, Rudder (snake) HS101
Throws -
Undercarriage - none
Accessories: none
Covering: Tissue and dope, hand painted Humbrol enamels
Current status: In service



RC Groups Thread:http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...brian+spitfire