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Posted by Flat lander | Jul 01, 2015 @ 01:15 PM | 1,084 Views
Just finished up what I call the Home Brew, not sure of the airfoil. Has a foam body with the battier in the nose. Will take it to Cape Blanco and see how it will DS.

Garden is in, anticipating Salsa Time again.

Fly Fast
Posted by Flat lander | Sep 14, 2014 @ 08:49 PM | 1,910 Views
Salsa time again with my little helper!!!!
Wonder if I can teach him to fly.
Posted by Flat lander | Aug 15, 2014 @ 12:15 AM | 2,132 Views
Mog is finished and has tasted the dark side at Cape Blanco
Posted by Flat lander | Jan 13, 2014 @ 11:03 PM | 2,640 Views
Old plane, old man, new home for the plane.
Will probably recover and get it back in the air.
Posted by Flat lander | Sep 29, 2013 @ 09:38 AM | 2,725 Views
Wind needs to be coming up the river for some good flying. Large landing zone atop the A.
Posted by Flat lander | Sep 19, 2013 @ 11:01 PM | 2,680 Views
This DS site almost worked for my 13 oz. Zagy, wind from the right, be sure to not get to close to the water. Yep I had to fish it out once.
Posted by Flat lander | May 11, 2013 @ 10:09 AM | 3,032 Views
Mog wing is ready for covering after one layer of extreme tape. My friend in the tree is saying his prayers (he is wanting me to get this plane done so he can have a mog lunch).
Posted by Flat lander | Feb 13, 2013 @ 11:40 PM | 3,503 Views
Cut Elevons down and attached 3" to each wing tip and glued 3/32 ply to each tip. This should make for a faster Mog in the turns, maybe less flutter at speed.
Posted by Flat lander | Feb 09, 2013 @ 09:19 PM | 3,453 Views
Covering removed, now to smooth the wing out, harden up the tips and recover.
Posted by Flat lander | Feb 04, 2013 @ 10:00 PM | 3,450 Views
Picked up another MOG, thanks Matter_Daddy, I will probably take it down and recover the wing and do a little work on the tail. This one is at 1.39 lb. and my old one is at 1.42 lb.
Did a little work on the Gulp wing tip, been slow going, working out of town.

Get er done ya poke.
Posted by Flat lander | Aug 03, 2012 @ 11:30 AM | 4,015 Views
Just finished rebuilding the M-60, ready to DS it next week.
Posted by Flat lander | Jul 17, 2012 @ 09:06 PM | 4,343 Views
Combat wing came in at 35 oz on this rebuild.
Ready for some fur ball DSing.
Posted by Flat lander | Jun 16, 2012 @ 01:27 PM | 4,055 Views
Have the wing 1/4's joined and the spars in, now to put the wings together.
Used epoxy to join the wings and gorilla glue for the spars
Posted by Flat lander | Jun 10, 2012 @ 08:10 PM | 4,205 Views
Took me 7 hr 25 min. to build, came in at 11.5 oz.
I never could figure out what way to put the wing tips on. I think as long as they match you should be ok.
Posted by Flat lander | Jun 10, 2012 @ 12:25 AM | 4,476 Views
Zagi THL-- I have 5 hr. into this one, should be finished in about 1 more hr.
This plane will get me flying at Cape Blanco when the wind is at 5 mph.
Posted by Flat lander | Jun 06, 2012 @ 12:17 AM | 4,405 Views
Zagi is started and should be finished in a week so I can start on the Gulp, sorry Steve the Zagi was on the bench first.
Runway will be dirt this year and if I can get some more dirt to level it out I hope to plant the grass in the fall.
Posted by Flat lander | Mar 20, 2012 @ 09:48 AM | 4,622 Views
I have not come in contact with balsa, foam,or transmitter in over 145 days. Work and home projects have been keeping me tied up for to long. Will get back at it soon, pushed the AR-1 aside and will start on the Zage for light wind. I tried to get my hands on another Electron 60 but they do not make them any more, Why? So I sent off for a Gulp DS II hope to have the Zage done before it arrives.