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Old Jan 08, 2013, 06:20 PM
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First Balsa Model in over 25 Years

I just finished the maiden flight of the first balsa model I have built in over 25 years. It is a Herr Engineering Mini Sport with ailerons and a light weight brushless system. It did OK, just needs a few adjustments.

This was a test build to get my skills back for something better.

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Old Jan 08, 2013, 07:10 PM
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I have built a few Herr models over the years and they have always been a pleasure to build. For those who don’t know you cat them from SIG (sigmfg.com).

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Old Jan 08, 2013, 07:10 PM
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Welcome back to the hobby! That's a nice bird ya got there, guess the skills never really do disappear.
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Old Jan 09, 2013, 09:24 AM
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Back in the saddle again! Woo hoo! Nice airplane, too!
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Old Jan 09, 2013, 05:01 PM
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Welcome back!!! I will bet you will have more fun with that Mini Sport than anything you will build in the next few years, providing it lives that long

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Old Sep 09, 2014, 04:34 PM
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Hello, could you tell me what brushless power system you used and what your thoughts were? Too little / too much power, other suggestions?
Thanks!
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Old Sep 10, 2014, 05:24 PM
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I came back to the hobby 7 years ago after a 20 year hiatus.
And I am officially hooked.

Here's to hoping you get hooked too.
Nice build!
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