|Jul 01, 2010, 11:50 AM|
>>> EDIT - have added a Parkzone Night Vapor to the Hangar, will post pictures soon!
I currently have four airplanes:
Hobbyzone Super Cub LP RTF
Picked this up as my first airplane the first week of May 2010. It took some hard knocks, including a broken firewall/motor mount, a shattered cowl, smashed up spinner and a lot of bent landing gear. But its tougher than nails, and so far the repair bills total less than $10. My kind of first plane.
I added floats at the end of June. Float flying is a blast, and the cub looks very cool in the air with the floats.
Parkzone T-28D Trojan BNF
I've now had the T-28 for almost three months. This is one FUN airplane to fly, and has helped me learn quite a few aerobatic moves. Sadly, it has crashed hard three times now, the first two the result of a bad RX which Im pleased to report was replaced by Horizon Hobby. The third crash as pure pilot error - flying knife edge with the airplane between me and the sun - it was in silhouette, and being a gray airplane, I lost orientation. The good news is that its easy to repair. So far, Ive not managed to do any damage that I couldnt fix with a little gorilla glue.
Parkzone Night Vapor BNF
Ill add some pictures of this sometime soon... I want to get some night shots of it. Its a very light (clear film wings) airplane with LED lights mounted to it. Its a blast to fly in the dark, and will fly for well over 20 minutes on a 150maH battery.
Parkzone Stinson Reliant SR-10 PNP
Added this beautiful bird on Sept 27, 2010. I've seen a number of these at the EAA fly in in Oshkosh, and could not resist it. Its larger than the T-28 (49.6in wingspan), but shares the same mechanical elements and batteries, so Ill have some spare parts. It has yet to fly, but is assembled, trimmed, charged and ready to go.
|Jul 01, 2010, 02:18 PM|
Thanks, with a little luck and some good weather, maybe both will fly tonight, although I would like have an experienced pilot look over the T28 and the radio settings before it goes airborne. Pretty sure its set up right, and trimmed as well as I can on the ground, but another set of eyes is always a good thing with a new plane.
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