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Old Jun 26, 2003, 04:26 AM
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what plane would you like to see in kit form?

I'm starting to think about scratchbuilding something in the largish parkflyer size range (sp400, axi, etc, or perhaps a sp280 twin or something). I'm interested in doing something that's different, something not currently available, with the possibility of having it kitted somewhere eventually.

I've always loved the Super Chipmunk (especially in an art scholl airshow paintjob) and it is the leading contender at the moment.

I think a cessna 337 (thats the push/pull twin) would be a neat project.

the grumman F7F tigercat is another dead sexy scale plane that i havent seen many of.

and another idea was to make a seaplane that's new and different.

so here's my question for y'all: what plane or planes aren't very well represented in r/c models, or in smallish electric planes?

thanks,

Barrett
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Old Jun 26, 2003, 07:47 AM
Cheapskate freeloader!
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There´s way too few twin speed 280 planes out there. How about a B25, or a Black Widow?

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Old Jun 26, 2003, 07:58 AM
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lagg-3, lagg-5, mig-3
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Old Jun 26, 2003, 08:15 AM
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Cessna Skymaster (mixmaster?)!
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Old Jun 26, 2003, 11:57 AM
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aero-commander twin
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Old Jun 26, 2003, 11:59 AM
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You can presently purchase a Skymaster from Dymond and a Tigercat from Hobby-Lobby.
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Old Jun 26, 2003, 12:21 PM
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The HL Tigercat is large, and is designed for 2 Phasor brushless motors; fast(not a parkflier), and expensive(the kit alone is $260).
-Sam
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Old Jun 26, 2003, 12:39 PM
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How about a Stuka ?
Not many of those about!
Those wings would be an interesting challenge.
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Old Jun 26, 2003, 12:47 PM
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How about either a Beechcraft Bonanza V-tail, or a Mooney? I like the Skymaster idea too.

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Old Jun 26, 2003, 12:49 PM
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I have started all of the listed except for the Aero commander which i would like to do someday. They all need alot of work to finish them but there started. I dont have a 337 started but i have the next best thing, the 336 which will be easy to design the gear for being there not retactable. I just have to much going on to finish these designs up now.

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Old Jun 26, 2003, 12:52 PM
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Ive said it before, Ill say it again. Zlin 526
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Old Jun 26, 2003, 12:55 PM
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Zlin 50 would be nice too
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Old Jun 26, 2003, 01:07 PM
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I would like to see an Ercoupe. NOBODY kits an Ercoupe.


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Old Jun 26, 2003, 03:32 PM
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Seems like every warbird has been done at one time or another except the Mig 3. Need one of those.

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Old Jun 26, 2003, 03:57 PM
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What about an OV-1 Mohawk? I love this plane.
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