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Posted by yakloven | Jun 08, 2012 @ 05:31 PM | 1,687 Views
Im sure many of you have been wanting to get a nice full fuse/balsa yak 54. Well on ebay someone is selling these at $100.00 shipped to your door. Im not a vendor nor is this my ebay account but just wanted to let others know of this great deal!
http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-Great-Pl...ht_1494wt_1130
Posted by yakloven | Jun 07, 2012 @ 01:14 AM | 1,736 Views
When posting in the classified section individuals should include what items they have, the price, and if shipping is included; list a few examples of shipping to the east coast, west coast, north, or south. It simplifies the process for the buyer and they will not have to ask such erroneous questions, for example, how much is it shipped to XXXXX or how much do you want for the darn thing youíre selling. And of course youíll never get the amount you put into your builds; nobody does; I just donít get how people want top dollar for something someone can just buy themselves brand new without the hassles for relatively the same price. Oh and shipping is included with this order.
Posted by yakloven | Jun 02, 2012 @ 01:20 AM | 1,942 Views
Most common ways are easy but also expensive for the less talented. If you have suggestions on items you gathered from work, school, menards, or walmart feel free to share.
Also include the size of the plane and any adhesive that was used and whether or not any heat was applied.
Posted by yakloven | Jun 02, 2012 @ 01:09 AM | 1,912 Views
Always looking for fliers in Marinette-Menominee area to share ideas, punch holes in the sky, or bury some props in the ground. Normally fly on Saturdays.
Posted by yakloven | Jun 01, 2012 @ 07:21 PM | 2,139 Views
Heli's:
E-Flite MCP x - Twitchy little guy
Exceed G2 RTF 2.4ghz version - nice flyer - I dont have it upgraded for 3d flight

Scratchbuilt Airplanes:
Balsa Cessna 182 40" - Very nice for take-your-time flights
FFF Yak 55 36" profile w/airfoiled wing - nice for 3d and precision flying
FFF Yak 54 34" profile w/airfoiled wing - nice for 3d and precision flying
FFF Morback 34" profile all around - fun to play chicken with the ground
EPS Sukhoi 16" full fuse with airfoiled wing - good sport flier(used parkzone xp wing)
Numerous other little guys: sukhois, Yaks, mini-morback

Airplanes (not scratchbuilt):
Hangar 9 Alpha trainer(nitro-os) - nice for easy flying
Pitts bipe(balsa-nitroplanes) - awesome sport flier for the money
Sunrise EP (by wings maker epo) - harriers are easy with this one, good precision flier, not a 3d machine but with the right motor(turnigy 2830HK1000kv) can pull off some hovering(nothing that I can hold long)
Hobby king Yak 54 epo(mcdonalds looking plane) - good sport flier - Threw parkzone 480 motor on it with a 10x6 prop because of tail heavy issues and flew good(incidence issues) not much for 3d.
Parkzone sukhoi xp - love this guy for sport flying in the backyard
Parkzone vapor - good slow indoor flying/outdoor with no wind(chasing cats around)
Parkzone Grumman F4f - good stable flight/great for training on landings/belly landings
Tech one Extra 330 - nice 3d flier - slight wing rocking on this one/I found it very easy to...Continue Reading
Posted by yakloven | May 31, 2012 @ 12:49 AM | 1,538 Views
For some reason, which many can relate, I think about planes and flying more than anything else in life. Why so fascinated with the art of flying? My best guess is that we are not meant to fly and any chance of flying creates a type of nirvana that cannot be shaken.
The closest thing to actual flight is wingsuit flying. Wingsuit flying is the sport of flying the human body through the air using a special jumpsuit, called a wingsuit, which adds surface area to the human body to enable a significant increase in lift.
Posted by yakloven | May 31, 2012 @ 12:41 AM | 1,509 Views
The Yak 55 is one of my favorite planes. A close second is the yak 54. similar flying characteristics however the yak 54 is very snappy while the yak 55 seems a little smoother flying.