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Old Feb 14, 2014, 07:50 PM
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My friend Mike Heer from Stockton came down for the Arizona Electric Festival a few weekends ago. On Friday morning we were greeted by 20mph winds with gusts to 25mph.

I did not care, I still took my F-22 out there and flew. Mike was good enough to record some of the flight.

Thanks Mike!

A demonstration video of a Nico plane at the Arizona Electric Festival (4 min 5 sec)


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Old Mar 10, 2014, 01:05 AM
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Pat,

I am finally getting around to building my Mini F-22 that I bought at Big Jolt in 2012!

Bur sadly, I just found out I didn't have the proper glue. I thought about using hot glue but not sure how it would work on the foam.

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Old Mar 10, 2014, 09:05 AM
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Frank,

Go to Michael's and get Beacon 3-in-1 Advanced Craft Glue. That stuff works great!

And parts are on the way.

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Old Mar 10, 2014, 11:16 AM
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Frank,

Go to Michael's and get Beacon 3-in-1 Advanced Craft Glue. That stuff works great!

And parts are on the way.

Pat
I don't have a Michael's nearby so I ordered a bottle of Foam Tac last night. But it looks like the 3-in-1 is much cheaper so thanks for that tip. I'll get that next time.

And thanks for sending the parts so quickly!

Looking forward to finally getting to fly this plane. It has been sitting around for a long time.

Frank
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Old Mar 10, 2014, 12:30 PM
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Frank,

It is also carried at Jo-Ann's and Hobby Lobby, and sometimes you can find it in Wal-Mart. I sell it as well, but don't have it on the site yet. I sell it at shows mainly. I need to get it added to the site, I have everything else listed to build these kits.

You will have a blast flying it. It is, of course, my favorite plane.

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Old Mar 15, 2014, 12:19 AM
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Thanks for the info Pat.

Got tomorrow off so I am going to building my F-22. Looks like a real quick and easy build. Got the servos and glue in the mail so I am ready to go. I almost had an "oh crap" moment but I had a 3mm prop adapter in my spare parts drawer.

I don't think I'll paint mine though. I'm lousy at painting foam.

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Old Mar 15, 2014, 07:51 PM
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Few build photos. Sure is an easy build.

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Old Mar 15, 2014, 09:22 PM
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Yep, she builds quick. I've gotten to the point where I can open a bag, assemble, install electronics, paint and decal in about 4 hours total.

Of course, I've built 50+ F-22s over the past 4 years.

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Old Mar 16, 2014, 08:22 PM
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Here are two of the planes pat we flew at big jolt one is the f22 and one is the shrank down f15 eagle for your demo! Unfortunately I no longer have them! But will build again! They were awesome flyers! Sorry pat can't seem to post pics but they are in my attachments under my name!
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Old Mar 31, 2014, 12:03 AM
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I love that this thread is still alive! Just goes to show that a good plane design never dies! Pat thank you so much for keeping the company going and keeping my sons name as the company name! I'm slowly getting back to flying again after a few years off. Hope to see you out flying soon.

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