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Posted by kwaziithepirate | Sep 04, 2014 @ 10:14 AM | 3,311 Views
Current plane status:

Parkzone UM trojan - operational, minor fixes, son is using as a trainer

Parkzone UM corsair - operational, minor fixes

Parkzone UM Spitfire - recently rebuilt from scratch, as new.

Parkzone UM Mosquito - operational. minor nose foam deformation..

Parkzone UM Polecat - motor replaced, minor fixes, great plane, can handle a fair of wind due to solid aerofoil,

Durafly Critical Mass micro - Operational, after crash fixed with alternate motor suggested by HK online chat. had to cut cowl off to repair, soldered on 1mm bullet connectors (as per eflight 280 mustang) to make next engine change easier. Same size as polecat but roughly twice the weight. Flies well, but need to keep on it and give it some speed on hand launch. Also lots of nose weight was needed to balance. First dip in HK waters, not for beginners.

Parkzone F4U-1A corsair - Operational. Mk 11 recently rebuilt with flaps and retracts and new foam. Mk 1 crashed badly twice before figured out ailerons were reversed. Mk11 has hobbyking ESC and XT60 plug but otherwise stock. Now using parkzone 3 blade prop. Update 22/12. Hit tree, now waiting for replacement wing and tail..

Parkzone F4F wildcat - Operational, As new except for replaced cowl due to rough first landing (got caught out by the momentum of the larger plane and was fast approaching trees) and black mark on skid from landing on cricket pitch covering.

Eflight mustang 280. Replaced fuselage for second time, having to send new motor...Continue Reading