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Posted by sgtoinkz | Sep 22, 2013 @ 03:29 PM | 1,471 Views
The family and I went to planes of fame down at the Chino Airport yesterday. I will include some photos of BF-109 models for reference if anyone is interested. Museum is top notch. A lot of there aircraft fly as well! I was impressed. I enjoy looking at all of the aircraft, then being able to see memorabilia that accompanied it. Adds a story to the plane and you can see the presence it made to the war effort. What an awesome generation of Americans!

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Posted by sgtoinkz | Aug 31, 2013 @ 09:56 PM | 3,122 Views
Repainted a phase 3 F-16. I painted it to look like a "Tiger meet" scheme.
Posted by sgtoinkz | Aug 27, 2013 @ 10:54 PM | 2,127 Views
Thank you RC Groups member Hillbillie for all of the photos of my aircraft in action!

-Hobby king AT-6 Texan
-Durafly JU-87 Stuka
-GWS TA-4 Skyhawk
-Dynam BF-109
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Posted by sgtoinkz | Aug 18, 2013 @ 05:12 PM | 1,842 Views
I have an HK Texan that my daughter wanted her and I to paint, so we did. I installed the power system from the HK/Skyangel funfighter line of aircraft with a 6x4 prop. Flew it yesterday before the repaint and it was clocked well above 70 mph. I had to reinforce the main wing with a carbon fiber spar to eliminate excess flex of the wing. This plane isn't as stiff as the funfighter planes. Sure beats the stock power set-up....Justwingit said I had a mission to replace the stock motor and turn it into a funfighter....mission accomplished!

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Posted by sgtoinkz | Aug 17, 2013 @ 06:54 PM | 2,039 Views
I was given an old GWS TA-4 by a friend at our flying site here in Barstow and took it back home and started the touch ups. Filled in some minor dents and dings with some light weight spackle. I had to glue the left aileron back together as well as the upper portion of the rudder. All of the pieces went back together well and set up nicely. I started the paint scheme, which is completely random.


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Posted by sgtoinkz | Aug 08, 2013 @ 08:59 PM | 2,029 Views
Well, the stuka had an unfortunate incident involving my dx6i losing signal and drove the plane into the ground. All flight control was lost all the way to impact. All the damage was sustained in the front of the nose, and it was only the cowling that was cracked. Slight damage to the right landing gear leg which put a small crack in the wing. Everything has been checked and re fastened if needed. Here are the pictures after I started the repairs. It sustained way less damage than me and justwingit thought after we witnessed the impact! Fortunately this was after the maiden flight....Crashed happened on the second flight of the day. Then maiden couldn't have been any better, a great roll out led to a great non torque roll take off and all the aircraft needed was some right trim!


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Posted by sgtoinkz | May 17, 2009 @ 05:34 PM | 2,067 Views
today i flew my slow stick for the first time. no major crashes or damage was done. having the expert advice from two friends has helped out a lot for me to get going into the flying aspect of r/c. i didn't know how much fun it could be! i cannot wait until my flying skills are honed in and i can fly more extreme aircraft. i found out today that this is going to be another r/c addiction. here are some pictures of my slow stick set up. sorry, no flying photos, maybe next week.

specs:

gws slow stick from towerhobbies w/o brushed motor $21.00
rcpowers advanced brushless combo from grayshonhobbies $64.99
spektrum dx6 with ar6000 reciever tx $60.00 used rx $44.99 new
lipo's were from nitroplanes 1300 mah 3 cells x2 $20.00 each