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Old Apr 14, 2012, 05:17 PM
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Tamjets 1/8th scale F-16

Here are some pics of my new 1/8th scale Tamjets F-16 with the scale gear

TJ100HP on 12 cells , all up weight is 16.3lbs ..waiting on some nice weather and a chance to get our field rolled for the maiden flight
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Old Apr 14, 2012, 07:43 PM
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Looks awesome!! Good luck with the maiden and hope we get to see some vid soon.
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Old Apr 14, 2012, 08:08 PM
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Looks great man...
I've seen a good number of these fly and they do fly sweet!!

good luck with the maiden! wish I would have built the one I sold
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Old Apr 14, 2012, 09:37 PM
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Thanks Ron,,this is the new version with airlerons ,,cant wait to fly it ..I have 2 of Tam's 90mm F-16's and they fly great
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Old Apr 16, 2012, 09:01 AM
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16.3 lbs ... that's much better than the old version, it will fly great. mine is 19 pounds and still flies well. check my blog page for a video of mine.
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Old Apr 28, 2012, 07:09 AM
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Sweet! I just PM'ed you. Looks like good weather for maiden flights this weekend around here. Let me know if you are going flying with this thing! I need to get the Habu out of the hangar too, LOL! Dana
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Old May 19, 2012, 07:30 PM
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Got 2 flights on the new F-16 today ,,flys great ,,have to tone down the elevator a little

Tamjet 1/8 th F-16 1st flight (3 min 58 sec)


tamjets 1/8th F-16 2nd flight (3 min 49 sec)
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Old May 20, 2012, 12:38 AM
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Got 2 flights on the new F-16 today ,,flys great ,,have to tone down the elevator a little

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwQPQ...ature=youtu.be

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYu7KC9bRKk
Nice flying.
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Old May 20, 2012, 10:16 PM
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Tam

is it possible to put a stiffer spring in the scale nose gear ?
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