Thread: Build Log Funbuild 5 - Guillows B17
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Old Nov 15, 2011, 10:29 AM
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Sheeting looks more scale-like but glue and balsa adds weight especially on smaller models that are heavily wing loaded to start with. I have to control the same urge for scale appearance vs enjoyable flying performance.

I watched a 6 foot foamy B-17 from Hobby King fly recently, stock motors, 3 blade props, two 2200mah 3S packs, took off in a few feet, flew at very scale speeds , landed light on it's feet, no damage to retractable landing gear . Damned foamies!!
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