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Old Jul 07, 2006, 02:19 AM
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Why we should have a B17

Dear Mr Lin

I'm all for a Lancaster as an early project for GWS but take a look at this

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=539327

Maybe I could settle for a B17 after all.............
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Old Jul 07, 2006, 02:56 AM
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I agree. That would be a nice follow up to the C-47...
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Old Jul 07, 2006, 02:19 PM
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I had a look at the vid and have to agree. It is superb. But let's not get carried away folks. Get a professional to make a vid of, say, a "Mossie" and add theme music from the film 633 Squadron. Effect would be the same.

The only time I can ever remember a hangar being emptied completely and speedily at an Air Display was when a Mossie did a landing break. Yup, a single Merlin is superb, 4 sync'd is even better but two Merlins is pure heaven.

So. I would prefer a Mossie to a B17 any day.

"Horrido"
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Old Jul 07, 2006, 02:51 PM
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Old Jul 07, 2006, 03:18 PM
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Hey roger those were nice kits. Where are they located at? Do they come painted and almost ready to fly?
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Old Jul 07, 2006, 03:36 PM
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Neither - I have the Tempest (yet to build) and the material is mostly 3mm grey depron, But its not a simple "profile" depron job, it features built up wings etc - looks nice but that's what it is - a kit of well cut depron bits and assorted bits of hardware, ply etc and a canopy. I am not yet decided whether to use a CD rom or a 2205. I would guess assembly time is going to be about the same as a GWS warbird but because it's depron it will take some care to get a nice finish.

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"poacher" who has been posting in "seebass" Lancaster thread is behind them (and indeed you can see the Green Air Design Lanc on the same site).
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Old Jul 08, 2006, 03:39 PM
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TKS Roger. Nice looking kits, especially the "Butcher Bird".
Seeing as you appear to know how to obtain bits and pieces can you tell me where to get a Li-Ion ESC and batteries?

Cheers mate

"Horrido"
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Old Jul 08, 2006, 03:51 PM
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Old Jul 08, 2006, 07:02 PM
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Roger,
Thanks for posting those... Do you have any decent pictures of the Mossie.. The one on the site didnt open up and I cant see much in the little pic.

They all look great though

Tx Jeff
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Old Jul 09, 2006, 12:49 AM
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I've emailed "poacher" - hopefully he has some.
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Old Jul 09, 2006, 03:34 AM
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Hi all ,
There are a few more pics of the Lanc and mossie in this thread,
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=522469

Check this page for vids there is a new one of the mossie comeing soon, if it's any good.
http://www.greenairdesigns.com/06frameset.htm

Thanks for the heads up Rodger.

Bry
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Old Jul 09, 2006, 04:01 AM
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The Mossie is a prototype to prove the airframe, it looks a lot better now with filler and paint on it.

Bry
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Old Jul 09, 2006, 10:33 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Roger Lombard
I've emailed "poacher" - hopefully he has some.
Thank you sir!

Looking through the vids now.. The Lancaster looks GREAT!!


Poacher... you have mail
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