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Posted by Old_Pilot | Dec 27, 2017 @ 07:31 PM | 3,604 Views
Getting the fleet back up to full compliment..another one of these.......the last one lasted less than 2 minutes....... LOL....today's effort...27" StealthStream with a 70mm fan....tape, servos, electrics, pushrods and control horns...Continue Reading
Posted by Old_Pilot | Dec 16, 2017 @ 02:13 PM | 3,724 Views
I named her "The Garand" because I took the shape of her nose from a 30 caliber rifle bullet.......Enjoy

Garand Twin 70 (2 min 25 sec)
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Posted by Old_Pilot | Dec 10, 2017 @ 07:49 AM | 3,212 Views
Fitted the nacelles to the wings....up next is the fuselage
Posted by Old_Pilot | Dec 09, 2017 @ 12:12 PM | 2,951 Views
I built a better hot wire cutter using a variable voltage/amperage power supply and I've been playing with it....cut these two 70mm nacelles yesterday for a 48" twin fighter bomber I'm working on.....new fuse and feathers..... wing is salvaged from a failed build....but what I discovered this morning was that clear packing tape adheres better and it shrinks when you hit it with a sealing iron set at ~ 3 - 3 1/2.....
Posted by Old_Pilot | Dec 07, 2017 @ 07:29 AM | 3,213 Views
Back to designs and components I KNOW will fly
Posted by Old_Pilot | Dec 02, 2017 @ 08:42 AM | 3,850 Views
Here's what happens when I channel Kelly Johnson and Wile E Coyote.......

UPDATE: That POS Taft Hobbies 90mm 12 bladed fan (1850 kV motor - 4000 mAh 40C 6S) wouldn't push this thing across a waxed hardwood floor even with Teflon strips glued to the bottom of the skids......4 tries to make this fan useful was 3 tries too many........but it sure sounded great as it sat there on the ground....not moving........at all.......ever.....FUPOS....