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Old Apr 02, 2008, 03:45 PM
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Some of My Spads


A few more
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Old Apr 13, 2008, 02:38 PM
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Heres my two current SPADs.
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Old Apr 14, 2008, 01:47 PM
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I built a new one, own design.

A flight video of it here. http://www.rcuvideos.com/item/Y9T2GQNDBVF6W1LQ
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Old Apr 14, 2008, 01:54 PM
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Big plane!

Big plane for a little motor! Which battery, ESC, motor, prop are you using? I couldn't tell if it had ailerons. 3-channel rudder and elevator control only?
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Old Apr 15, 2008, 02:42 AM
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dont want to hijack this thread , see the APhos thread. http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...34#post9567301
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Old Apr 17, 2008, 01:34 AM
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My first low wing .
Running with a Tower Pro , brushless , Lipo and 9x6 prop .
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Old May 16, 2008, 01:33 AM
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OK, dumb question of the night--I humbly plead utter ignorance--from your newest newbie to this forum, and with a budding interest in RC... I Googled "corrugated plastic RC airplane" and this forum is where I landed. What, exactly, is S.P.A.D., if someone would be so kind? And, please, be kind...
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Old May 16, 2008, 02:13 AM
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S.P.A.Ds

S imple P lastic A irplane D esigns.
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Old May 16, 2008, 02:44 PM
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Thanks, B'buster--that makes sense. I saw a couple of guys several years ago flying an rc that was made from a lightweight aluminum beam fuselage that had a corrugated plastic (Coroplast?) wing and control surfaces. The idea intrigued me, when I considered how simple it appeared , against the amount of work involved in building and the subsequent grief in crashing balsa models. It appears that the state of the art in rc has evolved some since I was watching guys fly balsa and film Ugly Stiks a couple of decades ago. So now we can make these things from PVC gutter pipe and election candidate signs--amazing...
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Old May 17, 2008, 01:15 PM
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Go to www.Spadworld.net to get in on the action.
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Old May 22, 2008, 09:55 AM
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Hello friends, I am a new registered user in this forum. Reenter this hobby since January 2008 after several years not involved. This is my first highwing spad
homemade rc plane in Sg Petani (0 min 41 sec)
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Old May 22, 2008, 10:17 AM
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Albatros D.Va Spad

A WW1 combat Albatros D.Va
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Old May 27, 2008, 03:28 AM
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hi i was wondering if you could use that plastic that is made for for sale signs or political candidates advertising
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Old May 27, 2008, 04:32 AM
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Yes there are many spads made out of sign board material
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Old May 29, 2008, 10:39 AM
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My scratch built f18 spad still under construction, plan to maiden in 2009

here is the link
homemade rc plane in Sg Petani looks like f18 (1 min 57 sec)
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