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Posted by Rotatorus | Mar 13, 2010 @ 04:13 PM | 6,209 Views
I have started up a new kitbash of a COX/Gravity micro warbird. This time I will attempt to put the Supermarine Spitfire on floats.

I made a Rufe out of a Zero kit before. Although it was a good flyer, it never was much good as a float plane. The material of the float was to soft and the wingfloats didn't have enough buoyency. In other words, with a little wind it tipped over and it fried the electronics.

This time I'll start with ready made floats and using two floats I will have enough floatation and lateral balance. I have not yet decided how to proceed but I made a first setup to get inspiration.

Here are some preliminairy photo's.

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Posted by Rotatorus | Mar 13, 2010 @ 02:22 AM | 5,081 Views
Hi all,

I did a little kit bashing when I build my COX Me-109. I made it a G-version and altered some things. Here are some pictures of how it looks today after quite a few flights and some repairs.

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Posted by Rotatorus | Mar 10, 2010 @ 01:28 AM | 4,340 Views
I decided to show my COX warbirds here. This way they remain available even if the threads they have been posted in are closed or long forgotten somewhere in the archive.

to begin with some HD video footage

You can find my HD video's on VIMEO here:

The movies of my COX warbirds are the following:

A Cox zero bashed into a Rufe float plane

RUFE video (3 min 2 sec)

Last flight of the Rufe float plane and its crash

Last flight of the Rufe (3 min 5 sec)
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Posted by Rotatorus | Mar 09, 2010 @ 11:32 AM | 3,742 Views
OK, I have been around on for quite some time and I never tried this feature... I wonder how it looks and works. I guess I am taking my first steps into the world of blogging with this.