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Posted by PittSpecial | Dec 24, 2017 @ 06:30 PM | 6,227 Views
Hello good people!

At time of this write-up, I am sure everyone is looking forward to their new shinny RC Airplane model, however, I am here insistent to successfully fly a very good looking model but, a very unforgiving one, considering it's the size of a PARK FLYER. The good looks really brings a good favorable selling point but, that's about it, and take it from me since I have been following this specific model since the original owner (Rodney) who I had the pleasure in video record it's maiden flight, minus the landing (there's a reason!).

For those wondering what I am talking about then, take a look at when Rodney owned it at:

Okay, fast forward today, I was lucky enough to buy this model from Rodney on Friday, December 22nd and took it home and that night I was able to set it up with my Radio Gear and adjusted all control surfaces and made sure all was working okay, including the power system. The following morning, Saturday, I was able to get over my RC Club Field and was able to attempt my first flight with this model and it was disastrous at best because:

1. Unknown to me the Propeller Adapter set screws were not tight enough and on take-off the model was missing critical RPMs as the Adapter was free wheeling (spinning) during the application of Full Power on Take-Off.

2. It went down the runway with what appeared to be enough airspeed but, as soon as I applied slight UP Elevator this...Continue Reading
Posted by PittSpecial | Dec 06, 2017 @ 01:09 AM | 7,278 Views
Guys & Gals,

My good friend Mark acquired a nice TUG, made exclusively from PLANS!

The builder, Tony Lombardo from Titusville, Florida was told that he will NOT be able to build it from just plans and that he needed to DISH out the hard Cold Cash for the KIT as well.


Well, Tony Lombardo Proved DUMAS wrong!

Mark's TUG Run-1 Sand Point Park 12-05-2017 (2 min 46 sec)

Mark's TUG Run-2 Sand Point Park 12-05-2017 (3 min 19 sec)
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