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Posted by onewonders | Jan 22, 2019 @ 04:17 PM | 4,556 Views
Oh I have plans. Big plans. Lots of planes to build. I have lots of wood - thanks Captain! (and slow_flier).

Right now I am rebuilding the Shockwave. This is the build log - https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...inger-s-design
I've had officially 3 maidens, but four crashes. The 3rd crash was really it lifting off the dolly that I was testing - the wind picked up and threw it off the dolly. The fourth crash was weird. The takeoff was smooth, at about 40 feet it flipped over on its back, did a quick 90 degree to port at 3 feet from the ground and crashed into our field fence. The wing was torn off. So was it the plane? Me?
To verify if it was me or not I bought an ARF of a T-28 1.2m size with flaps. So I can fly it but I have crashed it four times, trying odd things.

Next on the list is the Harvard that I started in 2016. I had to stop. This is an old plan, heavily build and beyond my abilities. However I have a few #11s under my belt now so I will get back onto this build. First I am rebuilding the wing from the beginning. So many compromises were made, that it can't be right. The fuselage will be dremelled out. Super thick heavy wood used - gonna lighten this as best as possible. It was designed for gas, but this will be electrocuted. This one will be modelled to the one my father-in-law flew in as a passenger.

I have a Proctor Enterprise Nieuport 28C kit; bought opened, never built. This will take 3 years or so.

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