Recent Attachments for alienx
Only needed two of the screws, but used three anyway.
1/4" straight cutting router bit set at 1/8" depth to give me clearance behind the cowl.
A little while later.
Floating in, power off.
Dumas 30" Bearcat ready to test.
From humble beginnings ...
Ply plate ready to be glued in place on the wing.
Balsa removed for servo mount.
Super Miss ready for maiden!!
Battery tray allows the battery to be mounted as far forward as is possible!
Hinged battery tray allows access to the ESC.
54" SSuper Miss next to a GWS Spitfire
No slots for the servo box.
I used tape to make sure I had the alignment right before I mounted it. Just pop the cowl on and spin the motor with your fingers and listen for rubbing.
Centered behind the cowl. No contact.
I used the screws from a Park 450, but any small wood screw sould work.
400XT with shortened shaft, routed about 1/8" into the firewall.
This is how the P47 flies and lands. This is completely powered off with no stick input. It just hangs there, rock solid. Get a little lower and skim it in. Plenty of lift at all speeds!
Climbing back out.
Low passes down the field are tons of fun!
A piece of the wing made a good stabilizer tip.
Tail was completely detached. The control rods and horns are all that kept it near the plane.
My poor P-47D. What is it about getting comfortable with a plane. It almost ensures your impending stupidity.
The one that got me!
Added a couple decals after I knew it would balance for flight!
Before the maiden.
My UPS delivery. Look how big my "porch" is. I should be paying more rent!
New neagative shift Electron 6 receivers.
No unsightly spinner gap.
Full cage. The rails are slightly tapered so the battery can slide in snugly at the back. I never had to strap it for flight.
Centered behind the cowl.
Roof block of battery cage.
400XT on its mount. I only needed the three screws.
Foam rails glued to the fuse and battery tray. You can see the balsa stop glued across the rails at the back. This didn't last.
Balanced battery location
GWS Corsiar, Ultrafly P40, E-flite P47
GWS Corsair with Thunderbird 18, 400XT, APC 8x6 SF.
GWS Corsair with Esskay 400XT and APC 8x6 Slow Flyer.
After the maiden.
Alfa Chow Hound with Esskay 400XT and APC 8x6 SF. Good for about 134 watts.
Pre-maiden shot of the GWS Corsair and my already maidened P47. Both very nice planes!
Another shot after third flight
Safe and sound after the maiden flight
After 3 good flights
GWS Corsair before maiden flight (E-flite P47 in back)
GWS Corsair slope soarer with Alfa P47 decals and GWS kill stickers. AUW 16.1 oz.
Ready to maiden my Alfa P-51D "Marie"
On the way to the park.
Alfa P-47D after all 5 batteries that I own that fit the Alfa's. A cool 56 minutes or so of keeping up homeland security!
My warbirds. Alfa and Eflite P-47D's
E-flite P47 After a very nice 14 minute flight.
After a great morning in the air. Off to get breakfast!
The result of 3 pop-offs in flight. The propeller looked like I hit a deer!
Alfa P51D ready to go with an 8x6SF quickly painted for a better look.
E-flite P-47D w/Park 450 BL.
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