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Old Jun 28, 2011, 08:17 AM
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Cessna 172 Skyhawk

Hello,
IŽm Raphael, from Brazil and this is my cessna 172 from guillows plans.
Flyies perfectly, and, believe or not it weights only 235g (8,4oz) ready to fly .
Kit wood was not used; I made all the parts with light balsa, changed the wing ribs profile and the cabin (didnŽt like that plastic cabin from guillows)
This is the result: the plane flyies perfect and the only problem are the landings; this airplane doesnŽt descent when I move the throtle full back because it has an incredible lift rate. I guess the use of flaps would solve this "problem" .
Features:
4 chanel with steering wheel
Motor brushless 2204-14 with 10amp speed and 7x5 master airscrew prop.
900mHa Lipo batery (30 minutes flying with 1/3 throtle)
4 x servos 3.7g
Futaba 2.4ghz custom receiver
Microlite covering
As soon as I have videos IŽll post on youtube
Hope you all like!
Regards!










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