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Posted by leccyflyer | May 16, 2011 @ 12:25 PM | 8,507 Views
Aircraft Name: Focke Wulf FW190A
Manufacturer/Designer: Balsacraft Pete Nicholson
Type: Electric scale
Construction: Built up balsa fuselage, wing and sheet balsa tail
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, 22nd August 2010.
Wing Span: 46"
Wing area:
AUW:
Power type - Electric
Motor: Mega 22/30-3
ESC: Jeti Advance Plus 40
Tank/Battery:3s1p3000mah Loong Max Tipple Lipos
Propeller: APC-E 8x6"
Receiver: Spektrum AR500
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Elevator (wire pushrod) -HS81 Rudder (wire pushrod) - HS81 Ailerons - (Bowden cable) HS85MG
Throws -
Undercarriage - None
Accessories: Al'sZone voltage stabiliser
Covering: Tissue and dope, sprayed enamels, hand-painted markings
Current status: In service
RC Groups thread:http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...t#post15686931


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Posted by leccyflyer | May 16, 2011 @ 12:16 PM | 8,315 Views
Aircraft Name: Mini Edge 540 (3D)
Manufacturer/Designer: E-Flite
Type: Electric sports scale aerobatic
Construction: Built up balsa fuselage, wing and tail
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, 26th April 2010
Wing Span: 38"
Wing area:
AUW:
Power type - Electric
Motor: E-flite 4200 + 6.6:1 gearbox
ESC: Hobbywing Pentium 30
Tank/Battery:3s1p1800mah Loong Max Tipple Lipos
Propeller: E-Flite 12"x6" Slowfly
Receiver: Spektrum AR500
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Elevator (wire pushrod) -TG90 Tower Pro Rudder (closed loop) - TG90 Tower Pro Ailerons - (torque rods) TG90 Tower Pro
Throws -
Undercarriage - Carbon fibre as supplied
Accessories: None
Covering: Solarfilm
Current status: In service
RC Groups Thread: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...e#post10820166


Posted by leccyflyer | May 16, 2011 @ 12:03 PM | 8,344 Views
Aircraft Name: Embraer Tucano
Manufacturer/Designer: BVR Models Nigel Hawes
Type: Electric sports scale
Construction: Built up balsa fuselage, sheet balsa wing and sheet balsa tail
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, 26th April 2010
Wing Span: 48"
Wing area:
AUW:
Power type - Electric
Motor: AXI 2820/10
ESC: Jeti ADvance Plus 40-3P
Tank/Battery:3s1p4500ah Loong Max Tipple Lipos
Propeller: Master Airscrew Wood electric
Receiver: Spektrum AR500
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Elevator (balsa/wire pushrod) -HS85MG Rudder (balsa/wire pushrod) - HS81 Ailerons - (torque rods) HS81
Throws -
Undercarriage - Fixed piano wire as supplied
Accessories: Vortex Plastics cockpit and pilots
Covering: Tissue and dope, sprayed with enamels.
Current status: In service
RC Groups thread: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...o#post15166400


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Posted by leccyflyer | May 16, 2011 @ 11:53 AM | 7,801 Views
Aircraft Name: Henschel HS129B
Manufacturer/Designer: HVP Modellbau
Type: Electric scale twin
Construction: Fibreglass fuselage, built up balsa wing and sheet balsa tail
First Flight: Warrington Model Club,
Wing Span: 57"
Wing area:
AUW:
Power type - Electric Twin
Motor: 2xPermax 450T
ESC: Jeti 350
Tank/Battery:3s1p3000mah Loong Max Lipos
Propeller: 6X3" Graupner
Receiver: Spektrum AR7000
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Elevator (wire snake) -HS81MG Rudder (wire snake) - HS81 Ailerons - (wire pushrods) 2xHS81
Throws -
Undercarriage - Fixed piano wire and dural tubes as supplied
Accessories: Protech 1/10th Luftwaffe pilot
Covering: Tissue and dope, sprayed with enamels.
Current status: In service
RC Groups Thread:http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...l#post15000232

Posted by leccyflyer | May 16, 2011 @ 11:40 AM | 7,954 Views
Aircraft Name: Aerowatt
Manufacturer/Designer: Peter Wilson
Type: Electric sports aerobatic
Construction: Built up balsa fuselage wing and tail
First Flight: Warrington Model Club,
Wing Span: 56"
Wing area:
AUW:
Power type - Electric
Motor: Twister 60
ESC: Hobbywing Pentium 80amp
Tank/Battery:6s1p4300mah Loong Max Lipos
Propeller: 12"x6" APC-E
Receiver: Spektrum AR6200
Flight Pack: 4.8v Sanyo AA 700mah Nicd
Servos: Elevator (wire pushrod) -HS81 Rudder (closed loop) - Jamara Micro 1 Ailerons - (wire pushrods) 2xJProtech microservo
Throws -
Undercarriage - Fixed piano wire
Accessories: None
Covering: Solarfilm
Current status: In service
RC Groups Thread: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...t#post12094662



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Posted by leccyflyer | May 16, 2011 @ 11:19 AM | 8,266 Views
Aircraft Name: Bristol Blenheim
Manufacturer/Designer: Balsacraft
Type: Electric sports scale twin
Construction: Built up balsa/lite-ply fuselage and wing, sheet balsa tail
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, April 11th 2009
Wing Span: 60"
Wing area:
AUW:
Power type - Electric Twin
Motor: 7.2V lightspeed Sp600 -x2
ESC: Jeti 350 ECO
Tank/Battery:18xSanyo 3000mah Sub-C, replaced by 3s1p 3300mah Lipos
Propeller: Slim Prop 8x6"
Receiver: Futaba 5ch SC replaced by Spektrum AR500 replaced by Spectrum 6210
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Elevator (wire pushrod) -HS81 Rudder (wire pushrods) - HS81 Ailerons - (nylon snakes) HS101
Throws -
Undercarriage - Fixed piano wire
Accessories: None
Covering: Tissue and dope, painted with Flair Spectrum, hand painted markings in Tamiya Acrylics
Current status: In service -back in service after repairs




Posted by leccyflyer | May 16, 2011 @ 11:07 AM | 8,403 Views
Aircraft Name: Bowers Fly-Baby
Manufacturer/Designer: Kyosho Minium
Type: Indoor micro slowfly RTF
Construction: Foam fuselage, depron wing and tail
First Flight: Deeside Ice Rink Indoor - January 2009
Wing Span: 420mm
Wing area:3.059dmē
AUW:22g (approx.)
Power type - Electric
Motor: Kyosho M6 Coreless- Gear Ratio: 4.25:1
ESC: Kyosho prefitted
Tank/Battery:1s1p 70 - 110mah Lipos
Propeller: Kyosho Minium 100mm
Receiver: Kyosho prefitted
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Elevator (wire pushrod) - Kyosho Minium brick Rudder (wire pushrods) - Kyosho Minium brick
Throws - as supplied RTF
Undercarriage - Fixed
Accessories: None
Covering: Pre-printed Depron with blue trim
Current status: In service


Posted by leccyflyer | May 02, 2011 @ 07:06 PM | 7,752 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 @ 06:54 PM | 7,644 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 @ 06:44 PM | 7,482 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 @ 06:32 PM | 7,850 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 @ 06:15 AM | 6,280 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 @ 06:02 AM | 5,088 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 @ 06:20 PM | 4,972 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 @ 01:09 PM | 4,808 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 @ 06:50 AM | 4,150 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 @ 06:40 AM | 3,870 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 @ 06:19 AM | 3,598 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 @ 05:57 AM | 3,189 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 @ 01:58 PM | 3,005 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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