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Old May 23, 2006, 10:35 PM
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Adrian Page NewBee Scratch build

I am having a NewBee scratch build for me since the kit is not current available. It is going to be a electric Newbee powered by a AXI 2820/12 outrunner motor. My have a Lazy Bee powered by a Mega motor 16/15/3 3:1 gear box, so the two should go togeather quite nicely. I NewBee is going to have sheeted form core wing. So here is the first of many build pictures as Andrew builds my plane. The color scheme is going to be that of the Canadian Snowbirds.
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Old May 24, 2006, 07:28 AM
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The Canadian Snowbirds colour scheme that we are matching.

They are Canada'a Precision Aerobatic Team.
Twenty-four of the squadron members comprise the show team that travels during the show season. The show team has 11 aircraft, nine for aerobatic performances, and two as spares, flown by the team coordinators.

http://www.snowbirds.dnd.ca/site/index_e.asp
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Old May 24, 2006, 12:16 PM
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Here is a thread on a electric version of Adrian Page Newbee Conversion build from a kit.

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=213944
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Old May 25, 2006, 06:13 PM
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Here is a couple pictures of the fuselage. The first is in a great jig used to build fuselages.
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Old May 25, 2006, 08:58 PM
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Here is a couple pictures of the dash.
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Old May 25, 2006, 11:40 PM
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Any word on if the kit will become available again?
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Old May 26, 2006, 12:01 AM
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I have not heard one way or another, so I made a deal with a friend of mine to srcatch build one for me.
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Old May 26, 2006, 09:29 AM
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Are you building it with the floats and do you have plans for the floats? I bought the kit a couple of months ago and haven't done anything with it yet. I was also thinking about the Snowbirds theme, or possibly an Avro Arrow.

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Old May 26, 2006, 09:57 AM
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No plans for floats at this time. Andrew (my builder) is off to a float fly-in with his new Drake next week.

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Are you building it with the floats and do you have plans for the floats? I bought the kit a couple of months ago and haven't done anything with it yet. I was also thinking about the Snowbirds theme, or possibly an Avro Arrow.

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Old May 26, 2006, 02:55 PM
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Here is a updated picture.
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Old May 27, 2006, 08:57 AM
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OH no my builder's internet is down!!!!!!!!!!! I can't get more pictures of my baby being born!!!!! It might be down till Monday!!
How did we ever live without internet!!!
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Old May 27, 2006, 07:53 PM
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The internet is back. Here is a picture of the Newbee with wheels. It is starting to look like a plane. The plan call for four inch these are only three inch, but I have four inch on order and they should arrive next week.
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Old May 28, 2006, 09:26 AM
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Bad new it is raining today so no flying but the good news is Andrew will have more time to work on my Newbee. I am getting excited to get my new bird in the air.
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Old May 29, 2006, 09:35 AM
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Here is the tail done. Starting to look like a real airplane now. I think the wing tips are next.
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Old May 29, 2006, 10:43 PM
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Here are the cut out wing tips.
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