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Old Feb 11, 2013, 07:39 AM
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Originally Posted by leehd03 View Post
I am new to foam planes, but am an old balsa scratch builder who got back into the hobby about a year ago after retiring and decided electric was the best option today. I have been intrigued with the foam 3D planes. I have built the Super Slo 28 and others in that series. I have built 2 of the 30" versions of the Yak55 and it is an amazing flyer. The paint schemes are hand painted freehand after drawing the pattern on the foam. The idea was to keep paint (weight) simple and therefore light. Just enough paint to help with orientation when flying. It is easy to build this plane light and it is all but indestructible out of 9mm EPP foam. AUW including battery is 5.8 oz. Thanks Leadfeather for an amazing design.

Nice looking Yaks Tony. I'm glad you are enjoying this design!
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