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Old Oct 17, 2014, 04:42 AM
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HK Durafly Skymule mod

I recently got the HK Durafly skymule and decided to really modify it into a look alike Twin Otter.

The size was perfect for spare parts I had so I'm going for it.

I use a Flyzone Beaver spare wing and cut out the trailling edge to have the Flaps and ailerons .
I ordered Catalina PBY cowls from http://parkflyerplastics.com/cart/in...roducts_id=634

They are a perfect fit and look good.
I also ordered the Skymule plastic nose cone http://parkflyerplastics.com/cart/in...roducts_id=700

Also using MAS 10 x 7 x 3 props with rubber spinners that I had from other models.
I will also use the Lights from the Flyzone Beaver and others for strobe beacons.
Since I will have it on floats I will use the E-Flite 32.4 inch floats.
http://www.e-fliterc.com/Products/De...ProdID=EFLA550


So for now the mod is going well.

I will paint it to look similar to this Canadian Twin Otter
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Old Oct 17, 2014, 04:44 AM
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Progress pictures

Here are some pictures of the progress.
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Old Oct 25, 2014, 02:18 PM
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Float test fit

Ok got my Apprentice 32.4 inch foam floats and test fitted on my Skymule Otter mod.
Its perfect in size and I like the looks already
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Old Oct 29, 2014, 06:24 AM
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Float work continues.
I took a set of the Flyzone Beaver floats and cut out the base for the struts and blended them in the new floats.
I also added a 6 ich long plywood reinforcement plate to prevent the float from braking in half.
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Old Oct 29, 2014, 02:46 PM
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Started on the tail section making all controls internal.
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Old Yesterday, 06:14 AM
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Tail controls are done and working very well.
I use the nose gear servo that is metal gear for the rudder and installed a HS82MG servo for the elevator.

I also ordered turbo prop nacelles from parkflyerplastic in case I decide to convert into a turbo prop twin.

http://parkflyerplastics.com/cart/in...roducts_id=445
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Old Yesterday, 05:12 PM
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Float progress coming around good.
I did use the Flyzone Beavers Struts but in different positions and had to cut a couple to adjust the hight.
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