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Posted by Eastcoast78 | Apr 16, 2011 @ 11:15 AM | 4,717 Views
April 16th
I decided too do a Mini F-18 build as a test build before making the full size version.I well put a Power system in her. Would make for a decent parkfkyer on calm days. Now i need too decide what motor to use.

Heres a few pics of the dry fit with Stick pins.


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Posted by Eastcoast78 | Apr 15, 2011 @ 01:42 PM | 5,754 Views
April 15th
TomHe's F-18
Designed by Tomas Hellberg

My new build it is going to be another TomHe's line of well designed Aircraft.
http://rc.tomhe.net/fa-18
I haven't decided if i am going full scale yet. But seeing its only 28.5'' i well Prob stay to scale.
I have 3 sheets of 9mm EPP and alot of DSF. My Plans are too round off the Fuse a bit more on this one. Sort of Like the top of my Euro Fighter.


But i have too watch the weight. doubling up dollar store can get heavy if your not careful. Ask me how i know!!
I am also debating Servo-less Re-tracks for the f18. I thought about doing it with the Euro Fighter after i had it built,but i thought it would be better to add them during a build ,verse's cutting up a built model.

Also with the lower wing load of the F18 i well be doing a KFm airfoil haven't decided which yet.
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Posted by Eastcoast78 | Apr 05, 2011 @ 08:52 PM | 7,219 Views
She is coming along nicely. Here's a few pic's i just took.
Flats all Gooped up. I used White Gorilla glue on the Yakk55,so i figured id see how the GOOP was. So far on the Stick mount its holding nicely.





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