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Posted by ronwc | Mar 09, 2021 @ 07:36 PM | 13,981 Views

About 20 years ago when everything was balsa and glow, I was looking for something different and came across the Wagner Twin Cub online. Wagner had taken many full size planes back in the late 40's and combined them to make twins, Cubs, Tri-Pacer and some others. Since I already had a few half built Goldberg Cubs, I did some modifying and made my first twin Cub with two Super Tigre 40's. I flew it for a few months, it was somewhat over powered, I was younger/crazier and I ended up doing one too many snap rolls and one of the outboard wings broke, down it went.

I always wanted to do a new more modern electric one, got started on one but could never quite get it done, probably sat for 10 years. A local friend of mine, Steve, saw it sitting in my garage and offered to help finish. We worked together on it and got it done a few weeks ago. Center section was extended 12 " for a total wingspan of 90". Tail section and landing gear was modified to one piece. I used two OS motors that were about "30" size and two Hobbywing 80a ESC's with two 4000mah 45C 4S lipos. Although I haven't weighed it, it feels like about 12 lbs ready to fly. Also modified center section of wing so no way it can break again.

Took it out a few days ago for the first test flight, and it flew perfect. Plenty of power, very stable, mixed a little rudder with ailerons, just a great flying plane. And something you don't see everyday. Here are a few pics. The last pic is of my old one from 20 years ago.
Posted by ronwc | Oct 21, 2020 @ 08:43 PM | 10,431 Views
See new build log for Sig 4 Star 60 Twin -
Posted by ronwc | Jul 03, 2020 @ 04:24 PM | 12,755 Views
Been on a roll building and flying lately, here are some of my new planes.
Posted by ronwc | Apr 10, 2020 @ 01:58 PM | 13,075 Views
Some pics of my new planes I've been flying lately.
Posted by ronwc | Apr 14, 2018 @ 05:02 PM | 12,570 Views
Two new planes still dialing in and getting used to them.

Freewing A-10 and F-4D Flights (6 min 1 sec)

Posted by ronwc | Mar 05, 2018 @ 07:40 PM | 12,743 Views
I wanted one of these since they came out, but just couldn't cut loose of the money. Found one for less than 1/2 price at a swap meet, so picked it up. The guy told me he had flown it once, ran out of battery and did some minor damage, which looked about right.

Checked it out closer when I got home, did some minor repair last night and test flew it today, will put it back to perfect later. I was a little concerned about overall weight, but the plane flew beautifully, very little trim needed, all controls, especially ailerons were very effective. Landed very slow with flaps and a little headwind. Overall very nice plane, will fly again tomorrow. I'm using Roaring Top 5500mah 45c which worked out perfect. Here is a quick picture, will have the video by tomorrow.
Posted by ronwc | Jul 04, 2017 @ 05:45 AM | 14,708 Views
Couldn't resist getting one of these, the new Fliteline F7F Tiger cat. Big and beautiful, the plane is more than I expected. Very well built and finished, very good deal for the money.

Flightline RC F7F-3 Tigercat maiden (2 min 47 sec)

Posted by ronwc | Nov 20, 2016 @ 09:28 PM | 16,178 Views
Two of my favorite EDF's - Stinger 90 and ME-262 - one pic shows the Stinger going thru the limbo ribbon at about 100, did 2 or 3 rolls and came out without a scratch on it, landed safely.
Posted by ronwc | Sep 17, 2016 @ 03:32 AM | 17,002 Views
Another new toy, Hangar 9 Piper Pawnee cropduster - Magnum 91, only flown a few times so far, looks good in the air, fly's like a big J-3 Cub.
Posted by ronwc | Apr 17, 2015 @ 12:25 PM | 19,114 Views
New toy - 100" wingspan, four Magnum 30 engines
Posted by ronwc | Jan 26, 2015 @ 11:14 AM | 19,054 Views
Just got a Dynam ME-262 EDF last week and have been flying it a lot. Very nice flying plane, no bad habits in the air, looks great. Added a few holes as shown to keep ESC's cool. Retracts are working fine. I fly it on a 5000mah 4s pack and get about 3.5 minute flights. Very good deal for $200.
Posted by ronwc | Oct 24, 2013 @ 08:44 AM | 20,533 Views
Here's my newest plane, a Hangar 9 Twin Otter. Powered by two 32 size electric, fly's great, almost like a big trainer, looks good in the air. See test flight here -
and more pics below.