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Posted by Old_Pilot | Jun 25, 2015 @ 06:38 AM | 4,421 Views
Making an "Ugwi Stik" out of a sig Kiwi.........

Read through the instructions and reviewed the plans...here's what's going to change (so far) : Inboard third of the wing will be flaps, outboard two-thirds will be ailerons cut from 3/16 sheet.....all scalloped. Same for the stab. Wing tips will be built-up to match the Stik's wing. Servos will be wing mounted. Wing will be built one-piece flat or with just a touch of dihedral. She'll be built as a tail dragger with a steerable tail wheel. Since she's going to be electric (GForce G32 Brushless Outrunner Motor (4250-800KV)) the firewall and motor mounts will have to change, but I'll wait until the motor arrives to make those changes....the rest of it is pretty straight forward......now, where are my X-acto's ?...Continue Reading
Posted by Old_Pilot | Jun 16, 2015 @ 05:16 AM | 3,961 Views
Forgot to post this.......it's the maiden of the Raptor gilder conversion

TU 475 (3 min 49 sec)