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Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 26, 2011 @ 08:20 AM | 2,759 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 | 2,798 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 | 2,581 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 | 2,684 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 | 2,857 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 | 2,783 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 | 2,555 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 | 2,810 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 | 2,437 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 | 2,879 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 | 2,804 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
Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 25, 2011 @ 07:25 AM | 2,666 Views
Aircraft Name: Zagi E-400
Manufacturer/Designer: Trick RC
Type:Electric Sports
Construction: EPP/EPS wing, correx winglets, ABS pod and canopy
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, early 2000
Wing Span: 48"
Wing area:
AUW: Variable! 24 -32 oz.
Power type: Electric
Motor: Graupner sp400 6v, replaced by Irvine Cobalt, replaced by Permax T450, replaced by KEDA 2300kv ~Inrunner
ESC: RC Line MSC 20 replaced by Protech 35amp, replaced by 30 amp brusless ESC
Tank/Battery: 7x500AR >> 8x500AR>>8x800AR>>321p 2500mah 20-30c Maxpoly Lipos
Propeller: Gunther>>Aeronaut 6x4.5"
Receiver: HiTec Mi04
Flight Pack: n/a
Elevons (pushrods) -HS-81
Throws -
Undercarriage - printed decals
Accessories: none
Covering: Red and light blue parcel tape >> Red and dark blue Profilm
Current status: In workshop for recovering (again)
Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 25, 2011 @ 07:08 AM | 3,032 Views
Aircraft Name: Gnatty
Manufacturer/Designer: Peterborough Models
Type:Sports
Construction: Veneered foam wing, fibreglass fuselage and sheet balsa tail
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, Summer 2001
Wing Span: 56"
Wing area:
AUW: ca 6lbs
Power type: Glow 2 stroke
Motor: OS .40 Max
ESC: N/a
Tank/Battery:
Propeller: 10x7 Master Airscrew
Receiver: Futaba RD138DF
Flight Pack: Futaba 500mah 4.8v Nicd
Ailerons (Torque rods) -Futaba S148 Rudder (dowel and piano wire pushrod) -S148 Elevator (dowel and piano wire pushrod) - S148
Throws -
Undercarriage - fixed, tricycle
Accessories: J Perkins 1/8th scale latex jet pilot
Covering: Red and white Solarfilm
Current status: Mothballed, in storage
Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 25, 2011 @ 06:48 AM | 3,079 Views
Aircraft Name: Grumman F8F Bearcat
Manufacturer/Designer: Balsacraft/Pete Nicholson
Type:Sports scale electric funfighter
Construction: Built-up balsa wing, balsa and ply fuselage and sheet balsa tail
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, 13th June 2001
Wing Span: 42"
Wing area:
AUW: 50oz
Power type -Electric
Motor: Sp600 replaced by Magnetic Mayhem, replaced by AXI 2820/10
ESC: Model Motors 40-3p, replaced by Jeti Advance 40
Tank/Battery: 8x RC2400 Nicds replaced by 3s1p 4500mah 20c Loongmax lipos
Propeller: 8x4 slim prop replaced by 10x6" orange flexible JP
Receiver: Hitec Mi04 replaced by Spektrum AR500
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Ailerons -HS101 Rudder (pushrod) -HS81 Elevator (pushrod) - HS81
Throws -
Undercarriage - none- take off dolly
Accessories: none
Covering: Tissue and dope, sprayed US Navy midnight blue enamels
Current status: In service

RC Groups Thread:http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...t#post15686931




Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 25, 2011 @ 06:35 AM | 2,670 Views
Aircraft Name: Mystery glider
Manufacturer/Designer: Unknown
Type: Glider - towline launched
Construction: Fibreglass fuselage, built-up balsa wing and sheet balsa tail -bought second hand in Webbies
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, May 2005
Wing Span: 50"
Wing area:
AUW:
Power type -Electric
Motor:
ESC:
Tank/Battery:
Propeller:
Receiver: Jeti Rex -5
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Rudder -Union 9g Elevator (snake) - Union 9g
Throws -
Undercarriage - none
Accessories: none
Covering: Transparent yellow solarfilm
Current status: In workshop for repairs

RC Groups Thread:http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...der#post590229


Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 25, 2011 @ 06:25 AM | 2,604 Views
Aircraft Name: Mini Flying Machine
Manufacturer/Designer: Miniature Aircraft Factory/Peter Kent
Type: Electric sports
Construction: Built-up balsa fuselage, wing and tail -Prototype bought second hand
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, May 1997, e-conversion maiden, 16th July 2001, remotore 1/10/11
Wing Span: 27.5"
Wing area:195 sq in
AUW:650g
Power type -Electric
Motor: Permax 480, replaced by Powermax 480BB, replaced by KEDA 1100kv inrunner
ESC: RC Line MSC-20L, Super Flying Models 25amp
Tank/Battery: 8x Sanyo 700AR Nicd replaced by 3s1p 1300mah Loong Max
Propeller: Graupner Cam Speed 6x5
Receiver: Frsky 7ch
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Aileron (torque rods) - HS81 Elevator (snake) - HS81
Throws -
Undercarriage - none
Accessories: none
Covering: Tissue and dope, painted with enamels, trimmed with Solartrim
Current status: In service-returned to service 1/10/11

RC Groups Thread:http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...hine#post81605
Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 25, 2011 @ 06:07 AM | 2,568 Views
Aircraft Name: Searching 400
Manufacturer/Designer: Miniature Aircraft Factory/Peter Kent
Type: Electric sports
Construction: Built-up balsa fuselage, wing and tail -Prototype bought second hand
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, May 1997
Wing Span: 34"
Wing area:
AUW:22 oz.
Power type -Electric
Motor: Sp400 6v
ESC:
Tank/Battery: 7x Sanyo AR500 Nicd
Propeller: Robbe 6x3.5" folder
Receiver: Hitec Mi04
Flight Pack: BEC
Servos: Elevator (snake) - HS101, Rudder (snake) HS101
Throws -
Undercarriage - none
Accessories: none
Covering: White Solarfilm, trimmed with purple Solarfilm
Current status: Written off, destroyed in crash 11 April 2004 due to operator error (TMC) distracted by horse fly.

RC Groups Thread:http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...00#post2047122


Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 25, 2011 @ 05:58 AM | 2,459 Views
Aircraft Name: Webbit
Manufacturer/Designer: Miniature Aircraft Factory/Peter Kent
Type: Sports
Construction: Built-up balsa fuselage and wing sheet balsa wing and tail -Prototype bought second hand
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, May 1997
Wing Span: 40"
Wing area:
AUW:50 oz.
Power type -Glow -2stroke converted to electric
Motor: OS .15FP replaced by Mega 22/20-3 brushless
ESC: Jeti Advance 40 amp
Tank/Battery: Slec 2oz replaced by 8x1950 FAUP Nimhs, replaced by 3s1p 2500mah Maxpoly lipos
Propeller: 8x4" APC-E
Receiver: Fitec 555 replaced by FRSKY 8 channel 2.4ghz
Flight Pack: Futaba 600mah 4.8v replaced by BEC
Servos: Aileron (torque rods) -Futaba s148, Elevator (snake) - HS85MG, Rudder (snake) SD200, (Throttle Hs101)
Throws -
Undercarriage - Piano wire, replaced with dural
Accessories: none
Covering: Green, yellow transparent orange Solarfilm, replaced by Blue and Yellow Profilm.
Current status: Written off, destroyed in crash 25th April 2010, due to operator error taking off in range check mode!

RC Groups Thread: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...it#post4153969





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Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 24, 2011 @ 05:58 PM | 2,186 Views
Aircraft Name: Little Mo
Manufacturer/Designer: RCM&E Free Plan
Type: Sports
Construction: Built-up balsa fuselage, sheet balsa wing and tail
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, March 1997
Wing Span: 25"
Wing area: 118 sq in
AUW:12oz
Power type -Glow -2stroke converted to electric
Motor: Cox .049 Baby Bee replaced by Tornado Micro 5-3D brushless
ESC: Castle Creations Phoenix 10
Tank/Battery: 3s1p 1000mah Kokam lipos
Propeller: Cox Thimble Drone 5x4"
Receiver: Jeti Rex-5, replaced by FRSKY 4 channel 2.4ghz
Flight Pack: Futaba 250mah 4.8v replaced by BEC
Servos: Aileron (torque rods) - HS-80, Elevator (pushrod) - HS80
Throws - Aileron 1/8" e/w Elevator 3/16" e/w
Undercarriage - n/a
Accessories: none
Covering: Orange and Blue Solarfilm

Current status: In service.




RC Groups Thread : http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...mo#post3544044
Posted by leccyflyer | Apr 24, 2011 @ 05:42 PM | 2,459 Views
Aircraft Name: North American F-86A Sabre
Manufacturer/Designer: Westfield Models/Tony Nijuis
Type: Sports scale funfighter
Construction: Built-up balsa fuselage, sheet balsa wng and tail
First Flight: Warrington Model Club, 2nd June 1996
Wing Span: 44"
Wing area:308 sq in
AUW:3lb 5oz
Power type -Glow -2stroke converted to electric
Motor: OS .25FP replaced by AXI 2820/10
ESC: Westbury 2600, replaced by micro MSB20 replaced by Tornado 20 amp
Tank/Battery: 6oz SLEC, 10x1950FAUP Nimhs
Propeller: 9.5" x6" Bolly, 10x7" APC-E
Receiver: Futaba 138DF replaced by Hitec 555
Flight Pack: Futaba 500mah 4.8v
Servos: Aileron (torque rods) - Futaba S148, Elevator (pushrod) - HS85MG,
Throws - Aileron 6mm e/w Elevator 8mm e/w
Undercarriage - n/a
Accessories: Radio-Active 1/12th scale NATO pilot
Covering: Silver Solarfilm

Current status: In workshop for remotoring.



RC Groups thread: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...re#post1429715