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Old Nov 14, 2011, 12:25 PM
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Has anybody done this as electric?

Robert
Yep... I drew up one to cut in my CNC machine. Put about 250 Watts in the nose. I need to re-visit this one as my rendition didn't fly nearly as well as the one I built originally. After a fair amount of fiddling with props, etc, it appears the fuse was tweaking in flight. In my quest to make it lighter, I used some pretty soft 1/16" wood for the fuse. Apparently it was a bit too light.

Here's a link to the build of this one: http://www.phlatforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=59&t=1825 I'm pretty sure you have to log in to view the pics

I had a Pronto in the mid 90s and LOVED it. It would fly in wind that would ground much larger heavier planes. This one had a Fox .25 in the nose spinning a 9x6 master airscrew.
Loved the plane and nice to hear Dave was such a nice guy.
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