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Old Nov 01, 2014, 08:39 PM
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Here is a pic of the plane as it sits now. I decided that the 172 is not the plane for the fixed flaperon experiment due to the trailing edge shape. I will try a ground adjustable flap for experimentation purposes at some point.
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Old Nov 01, 2014, 09:32 PM
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More quick shots of the wheel pants... 3 layers of MPF. I cut the wheel profile out of the center layer, then set my Dremel Drill press to half the thickness of the MPF and routed the inside of the outer layers to make more room for the tire. This is a great technique for routing grooves Nothing new here however, but it is fun!
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Old Nov 01, 2014, 09:55 PM
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Really look great! I cannot wait to see it fully completed.

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Old Nov 01, 2014, 10:19 PM
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Sure looking nice!
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Old Nov 02, 2014, 03:27 PM
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Windows! Wheel pants!

Shaped the window molds from pine.
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Old Nov 03, 2014, 04:42 AM
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Vacuum formed or just a heat gun?
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Old Nov 03, 2014, 10:37 AM
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Vacuum formed. I also installed the aileron control horns, pushrods, and routed a channel in the wing for the servo leads. It is creeping along! My cat Vader approves... he is always supervising me in the model shop.
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Old Nov 04, 2014, 04:34 PM
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Here is a family portrait showing the size comparison with the Foamanza. More work planned for tonight.
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Old Apr 20, 2015, 01:19 AM
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Health bad... struggling to stay in the hobby as of late. I hope to rejuvenate my energy in the coming weeks. Had a procedure done and an artery was knicked. I almost bought the farm a few days later. Getting better. Again.

Still want to build planes though!
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Sorry to hear that.
I hope you get better soon and follow your beautiful work
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Glad to hear you are back and hope you are able to spend the time you want with your family.
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Wow, How come I just found this thread. Guess I need to spend more time on RcGroups.
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