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Archive for October, 2007
Posted by Herb | Oct 26, 2007 @ 02:31 PM | 56,602 Views
Messerschmitt Me P.1101 based on the glass kit by Steve Neill. Powered by a Plettenberg motor in a WeMoTec HW-609 75mm fan.

A few more details here and here.

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Posted by Herb | Oct 21, 2007 @ 02:42 PM | 57,242 Views
Electric conversion of a Stein Model (SteinModel) Focke-Wulf Ta-152, Mega 30/3 brushless dd on 3S and GP lightweight mechanical retracts. Faaast.

More details here: here and here.

Focke-Wulf Ta-152 video

Manufacturer's web site: www.steinmodel.cz

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Posted by Herb | Oct 21, 2007 @ 02:21 PM | 57,100 Views
Scratch-built MiG-29 Fulcrum for twin Plettenberg motors and twin WeMoTec Minifans, from Offshore plans and original 3-d views.

A few more details here and here.

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Posted by Herb | Oct 21, 2007 @ 02:06 PM | 55,040 Views
Beautifully molded FG fuse MiG-15 bis with balsa sheeted wings, very fast (> 130 mph) and rock stable edf jet. Hacker B50 brushless motor in the WeMoTec HW-609 fan. At some point we were flying a whole squadron of them. More details here here and here.

K&A website: www.kamodels.com

2004 Video:

MiG-15 high performance EDF 75mm (1 min 2 sec)

Newport MiG Patrol video (2003) :

(Gregg F [all red], Doug A [polish camo] and myself [silver with red tail])

MiG-15 EDF Newport Beach Patrol (5 min 32 sec)
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Posted by Herb | Oct 21, 2007 @ 01:49 PM | 46,806 Views
I had one of the first kits when JePe came out with it. An easy build and a very fast flier, neutrally stable - just like the original ones according to an A-4 Marine test pilot I met one day at the field.

JePe carbon fan, Hacker B50 motor, Hacker Master 77 esc, a very nice setup.

More details here and here.

JePe web site:


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