|Jul 14, 2003, 06:26 PM|
Lone Eagle R/C rehabilitation clinic
I think you and I should look into checking into the Lone Eagle R/C rehabilitation clinic if we ever get over ...oh say 75 planes...yeah...76 for one person...that's one to many. By the way, it's cheaper and easier to get a good trailer then to add on to your house. When you fill that you can get a used cargo trailer for about $1,000 and that will hold a lot of planes. Can't waste that money expanding our house when we can build our air forces. Mike (I won two kits this weekend) Heer
|Jul 15, 2003, 04:25 AM|
Joined Jul 2003
Hey guys, excellent site and really lively forums.
The electric section of my hanger currently holds:
2 x multiplex twin stars, one of which has two kontronic brushless motors fitted.
Galaxy models aerojet. Fast 600 powered jet like model
Kyosho Soarus Sports
Precedent Hi-Fly (converted to electric)
Frankenstein (geared 400 fun fly built from a plan, excellent for aerobatics)
1 60inch, 4x400 motored Lancaster
Wattage Extra 330L (latest purchase)
Most get a fairly regular airing and the (small) collection is fairly broad in terms of the type of model from indoor/park flyers to fast stuff (the aerojet really moves), to gliders and aerobatic stuff.
Also have a fair few glow powered models too but I don't really fly 'em much at the moment and a few slope soarers which get let out occasionally.
|Jul 15, 2003, 04:54 AM|
Selfmade flying wing
ProJeti (Reno Racer)
BO 209 Monsun (just ordered)
Self constructed indoor plane (130g)
Crashed beyond repair:
Stuntman (the tail is way to "flimsy" on this plane)
|Jul 15, 2003, 11:22 AM|
Here's mine (only be going since Sep) :
Multiplex TwinStar - my first and I still enjoy flying it. It's now a trainer (for friends or my son) and sometimes a cameraplane.
Zagi with brushless - unfortunately smashed beyond reasonable repair but easily the best plane I've had so far. Will build another.
Multiplex Microjet - transplanted the motor from Zagi but this never really flew properly (too heavy) and is now binned.
Wattage Crazy8 - really satisfying plane, capable of more than my abilities. My first ever ROG takeoffs and landings !
Duskstik - I built this for my son to learn on but not impressed, I don't think it's really suited to a windy place like the UK. Also too fragile for a trainer IMO.
Next build will be a 'zagi style' sloper, not decided on kit yet.
|Jul 28, 2003, 11:13 PM|
Here is my flyign fleet and a couple under construction in thier new Hangar and storage facility...
LEft to right...Top to bottem
Scratchbuilt Extra Profile
RBC Micro Bipe
Kitbashed Lil 3der
Low Wing Skimmer
Outta Round & Butterfly on floor
|Jul 29, 2003, 11:19 AM|
This is what I have right now. This does not include the models still in the box.
World Models T-34 Mentor
Dymond Tiger Moth
Goldberg Extreme 3D
GWS Tiger Moth (2)
Fan-tastic Models F-86 Sabre
Mountain Models Cessna
Fan-tastic Models Gee Bee
Sureflite L-4 Grasshopper
Kyosho Spree sport
|Jul 29, 2003, 01:00 PM|
1) SIG Hummer#
2) selfmade Pilatus Turbo Porter
3) Aeronaut Electrocat
4) GWS Cub#
5) Hobby Lobby Split 280#
6) Split 280 + Astro 010 (got it from the Czeck manufacturer)
7) Split 280 + Astro 020 (got it from the Czeck manufacturer)
8) Prototipe EPP P-38 (got it from the Split 280 manufacturer)
9) MAT Lowwatt
10) MAT Lowwatt modified to look like a Pilatus Porter*
11) FSK Spitfire#
12) FSK F4U Corsair*
13) FSK A-6 Corsair II*
14) New V tail 2 meters wingspan sailplane without name (will name it "Electrocat II")*
15) Foxbat (aka FIREBAT in the US)#
16) StickHog: own design of a stick A-10 with two GWS EDF50**
* means the model is under construction
# means the model is totally damaged or under repair
|Aug 23, 2003, 04:40 AM|
Joined Oct 2000
1. VK Cherokee Babe
3.Goblin-great flyer with Mega 16-15-8 & 9-5 folder.
6. Live Wire Kitten
Working on 29 " span delta
Still in box-Bridi Sun Fli 4.
|Aug 28, 2003, 01:55 AM|
wow some of you guys have an amazing amount of planes; my wife would never complain again if she saw your lists .. Even though I haven't totaled a plane in a long time I still only manage around 10 planes ready for flight right now
old global birdie 10 converted to aveox 1010/4Y direct.
Hobby Lobby Skimmer w/flaperons & geared brushless ( vertical )
Hobby Lobby Skimmer 400
Protech Tiger Moth
Zippy ( 280 geared parkflyer )
Zagi ( doesn't everyone )
.. on the bench:
Nesail Mamba (yeah)
Dare 1903 Wright Flyer (blech)
Arizona 1903 Wright Flyer (blech blech)
Wild Wiz delta ( radical r/c )
Kyosho Skylane 182
Midwest Li'l T
Bunch of Tom Hunt stik kit plans
Hobby Lobby Triangle-V
HobbyPeople B-2 parkflyer
Kyosho Melody 1600 (B)ARF from Ebay auction
Robbe Impulse glider for speed 500/600
Hangar 9 Advance 40 with slimer .46
|Aug 28, 2003, 08:27 AM|
Joined Oct 2000
I've been crashing...
This is a full list of electric powered aircraft I've built and flown in the past 4 years.
Megowcoupe flyable rarely
Sopwith Tripe flyable rarely
Piper Cherokee (in pieces, given to buddy, awaiting rebuild.)
Twister flown a lot
Mayfly flown rarely (first successful e-plane)
Skylark (FF conversion) flown rarely
A7 ducted fan (RIP- rest in pieces)
F16 (RIP) 3/28/2003
Mercury flown occasionally (getting very tired- 8/28/03)
Comet Clipper II (given away)
Chrysalis HLG conversion (given away)
Wren (coming out of retirement due to 3 cell Etech 8/28/03)
Super Snooper (under development-now flown successfully-given to godsons.
Buzzard Bombshell (under development during previous post- great conversion (RIP)
Super Pacer (RIP)
Sterling Citabria (RIP)
Sterling Jenny (Pulled motor- hung it up)
Flyline Curtiss Robin (OK conversion- awaiting repair.)
Fierce Arrow flown occasionally (contemplating li-poly)
Corbin (glow conversion) flown occasionally
Rimfire (glow conversion) flown occasionally definitely needs li-poly for duration.)
Old Version FS F-16 (stomped on)
Apache (semi retired)
ML3D(extremely tired- probably retired.)
Cannonshot flown frequently (li-poly helped)
Super Sniffer flown occasionally
Li'l Gypsy flown occasionally
Mini Bell (glow conversion- RIP just too tired.)
HH Edge RIP 8/28/03
Hiperbipe RIP 8/28/03
HOB Bonanza (glow conversion) awaiting repair
Sterling P-40 li-poly helped- Titanic Airlines gearbox did it in- RIP 8/28/03
New aircraft flown since last post- none (must be losing it.) although several now have li-polys- what a diff! The Minx 400 is still on the bench, now joined by a Meridian and a Dare Spirit of St. Louis.
|Aug 28, 2003, 08:06 PM|
Joined Aug 2003
I have 2 Accord 2's , 1 Accord 47 ,1 Champion with brushless motor, 2 diablotins ,1 Lark 3D on the way , 1 firecat , brushless ,1 pico stick , 1 280 size Tudor 1 .46 Ultimate Bi-plane ,1- 4 star 40 , 1 pizzaz 4 stroke , 1 .60 size Cap 232 . 1 3D Magic . 1 Electric cap 232 I just crashed . My favorite plane is all of them .I don't fly one unless they are all in perfect running order
|Aug 29, 2003, 03:45 AM|
I dont even remember all planes I´ve build the ast 5 years or so...
But here is the latest ones from this year...
* Aeromaster (57" biplane, looks like an Ultimate, waiting for propriate BL motor)
* PT-17 Sterman (Kyosho, still not finnished...)
* SE5a (Peter Rake design (just about to maiden)
* Pico Stick
* Aeronca Champion (soon to be a float plane)
* ENRA (own design 3D plane, neads some rebuild, not crashed, but not good enough flyer)
* about 5 or 6 Depron planes wich never was named...
* an 18" "Parkflyer Pete"
* Kyosho Convert XC (10 y/o mini helicopter)
and some other planes I have laying arround at home...
I just moved so I threw about 15 planes away too, they were just laying collecting dust on my shelves, so I figured they could do that in the trash instead :/
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