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Archive for January, 2013
Sticky: My FMS BF-109
Posted by brandonmoon | Jan 27, 2013 @ 10:04 PM | 8,044 Views
Well I started working on my FMS BF-109 Messerschmitt. Not sure exactly what Livery I'm going to do yet? so for now I'm leaving it in the winter stock scheme

I noticed right away that the inboard flap sections do not close well and I have one that is slightly warped. Also the linkage between them is preventing the outboard sections from lining up with the ailerons trailing edge properly, It's just slightly off and drooped....Continue Reading
Posted by brandonmoon | Jan 26, 2013 @ 02:23 PM | 7,729 Views
Here are the pictures of the LX A-10 and the build modification I did 2 years ago. Many folks have asked me for these since I had them removed when I was cleaning up my account a while back....Continue Reading
Posted by brandonmoon | Jan 21, 2013 @ 12:58 PM | 7,557 Views
Here is some of the work I've done to the Freewing ME-262. The stock pilot is actually one of the better stock pilots I've see and decided to go ahead and use him with a repaint make over done to him to give him a bit more depth and realistic look. I also added some more details to the cockpit I noticed from studying some online documentation reference photos.

I also repainted over all of the nuetral gray areas on the plane with a darker Green gray and added some weathering effects....Continue Reading
Posted by brandonmoon | Jan 05, 2013 @ 06:37 PM | 9,005 Views
Just finished making a new set of storage racks for my FMS Birds and a transport rack for my pickup from and idea that "Sundancer" did and got his idea from "MRFASTPHILL" http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/member.php?u=236107 who did the origional concept design. I like "Sundancer" http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1323713 also expanded on it and did a few tweeks and additions of my own to mine, to suit my wants better.

The extra 2 wing cradels aren't shown in these pictures as well as the extra fuselage support. In it's current configuration it's rigged to carry 5 planes.

Most of the origional measurements I got from Gary "Sundancer" and then stretched them a bit, with the addition of the third trap piece in the middle, which fits perfectly in the back of my 97 Chevy Silverado 3/4 ton. I did a road test with it today fully loaded at speeds up to 65 mph on the freeway, and like Gary posted on his blog with his...it handled it with no problems at all, and everything stayed nice and secured. ...Continue Reading