Lone Eagle R/C rehabilitation clinic
I think you and I should look into checking into the Lone Eagle R/C rehabilitation clinic if we ever get over ...oh say 75 planes...yeah...76 for one person...that's one to many. By the way, it's cheaper and easier to get a good trailer then to add on to your house. When you fill that you can get a used cargo trailer for about $1,000 and that will hold a lot of planes. Can't waste that money expanding our house when we can build our air forces. Mike (I won two kits this weekend) Heer
Hey guys, excellent site and really lively forums.
The electric section of my hanger currently holds:
2 x multiplex twin stars, one of which has two kontronic brushless motors fitted.
Galaxy models aerojet. Fast 600 powered jet like model
Kyosho Soarus Sports
Precedent Hi-Fly (converted to electric)
Frankenstein (geared 400 fun fly built from a plan, excellent for aerobatics)
1 60inch, 4x400 motored Lancaster
Wattage Extra 330L (latest purchase)
Most get a fairly regular airing and the (small) collection is fairly broad in terms of the type of model from indoor/park flyers to fast stuff (the aerojet really moves), to gliders and aerobatic stuff.
Also have a fair few glow powered models too but I don't really fly 'em much at the moment and a few slope soarers which get let out occasionally.
Here's mine (only be going since Sep) :
Multiplex TwinStar - my first and I still enjoy flying it. It's now a trainer (for friends or my son) and sometimes a cameraplane.
Zagi with brushless - unfortunately smashed beyond reasonable repair but easily the best plane I've had so far. Will build another.
Multiplex Microjet - transplanted the motor from Zagi but this never really flew properly (too heavy) and is now binned.
Wattage Crazy8 - really satisfying plane, capable of more than my abilities. My first ever ROG takeoffs and landings !
Duskstik - I built this for my son to learn on but not impressed, I don't think it's really suited to a windy place like the UK. Also too fragile for a trainer IMO.
Next build will be a 'zagi style' sloper, not decided on kit yet.
Here is my flyign fleet and a couple under construction in thier new Hangar and storage facility...
LEft to right...Top to bottem
Scratchbuilt Extra Profile
RBC Micro Bipe
Kitbashed Lil 3der
Low Wing Skimmer
Outta Round & Butterfly on floor
Last edited by kepople; Jul 28, 2003 at 11:20 PM.
This is what I have right now. This does not include the models still in the box.
World Models T-34 Mentor
Dymond Tiger Moth
Goldberg Extreme 3D
GWS Tiger Moth (2)
Fan-tastic Models F-86 Sabre
Mountain Models Cessna
Fan-tastic Models Gee Bee
Sureflite L-4 Grasshopper
Kyosho Spree sport
1) SIG Hummer#
2) selfmade Pilatus Turbo Porter
3) Aeronaut Electrocat
4) GWS Cub#
5) Hobby Lobby Split 280#
6) Split 280 + Astro 010 (got it from the Czeck manufacturer)
7) Split 280 + Astro 020 (got it from the Czeck manufacturer)
8) Prototipe EPP P-38 (got it from the Split 280 manufacturer)
9) MAT Lowwatt
10) MAT Lowwatt modified to look like a Pilatus Porter*
11) FSK Spitfire#
12) FSK F4U Corsair*
13) FSK A-6 Corsair II*
14) New V tail 2 meters wingspan sailplane without name (will name it "Electrocat II")*
15) Foxbat (aka FIREBAT in the US)#
16) StickHog: own design of a stick A-10 with two GWS EDF50**
* means the model is under construction
# means the model is totally damaged or under repair
wow some of you guys have an amazing amount of planes; my wife would never complain again if she saw your lists .. Even though I haven't totaled a plane in a long time I still only manage around 10 planes ready for flight right now
old global birdie 10 converted to aveox 1010/4Y direct.
Hobby Lobby Skimmer w/flaperons & geared brushless ( vertical )
Hobby Lobby Skimmer 400
Protech Tiger Moth
Zippy ( 280 geared parkflyer )
Zagi ( doesn't everyone )
.. on the bench:
Nesail Mamba (yeah)
Dare 1903 Wright Flyer (blech)
Arizona 1903 Wright Flyer (blech blech)
Wild Wiz delta ( radical r/c )
Kyosho Skylane 182
Midwest Li'l T
Bunch of Tom Hunt stik kit plans
Hobby Lobby Triangle-V
HobbyPeople B-2 parkflyer
Kyosho Melody 1600 (B)ARF from Ebay auction
Robbe Impulse glider for speed 500/600
Hangar 9 Advance 40 with slimer .46
I've been crashing...
This is a full list of electric powered aircraft I've built and flown in the past 4 years.
Megowcoupe flyable rarely
Sopwith Tripe flyable rarely
Piper Cherokee (in pieces, given to buddy, awaiting rebuild.)
Twister flown a lot
Mayfly flown rarely (first successful e-plane)
Skylark (FF conversion) flown rarely
A7 ducted fan (RIP- rest in pieces)
F16 (RIP) 3/28/2003
Mercury flown occasionally (getting very tired- 8/28/03)
Comet Clipper II (given away)
Chrysalis HLG conversion (given away)
Wren (coming out of retirement due to 3 cell Etech 8/28/03)
Super Snooper (under development-now flown successfully-given to godsons.
Buzzard Bombshell (under development during previous post- great conversion (RIP)
Super Pacer (RIP)
Sterling Citabria (RIP)
Sterling Jenny (Pulled motor- hung it up)
Flyline Curtiss Robin (OK conversion- awaiting repair.)
Fierce Arrow flown occasionally (contemplating li-poly)
Corbin (glow conversion) flown occasionally
Rimfire (glow conversion) flown occasionally definitely needs li-poly for duration.)
Old Version FS F-16 (stomped on)
Apache (semi retired)
ML3D(extremely tired- probably retired.)
Cannonshot flown frequently (li-poly helped)
Super Sniffer flown occasionally
Li'l Gypsy flown occasionally
Mini Bell (glow conversion- RIP just too tired.)
HH Edge RIP 8/28/03
Hiperbipe RIP 8/28/03
HOB Bonanza (glow conversion) awaiting repair
Sterling P-40 li-poly helped- Titanic Airlines gearbox did it in- RIP 8/28/03
New aircraft flown since last post- none (must be losing it.) although several now have li-polys- what a diff! The Minx 400 is still on the bench, now joined by a Meridian and a Dare Spirit of St. Louis.
I have 2 Accord 2's , 1 Accord 47 ,1 Champion with brushless motor, 2 diablotins ,1 Lark 3D on the way , 1 firecat , brushless ,1 pico stick , 1 280 size Tudor 1 .46 Ultimate Bi-plane ,1- 4 star 40 , 1 pizzaz 4 stroke , 1 .60 size Cap 232 . 1 3D Magic . 1 Electric cap 232 I just crashed . My favorite plane is all of them .I don't fly one unless they are all in perfect running order
I dont even remember all planes I´ve build the ast 5 years or so...
But here is the latest ones from this year...
* Aeromaster (57" biplane, looks like an Ultimate, waiting for propriate BL motor)
* PT-17 Sterman (Kyosho, still not finnished...)
* SE5a (Peter Rake design (just about to maiden)
* Pico Stick
* Aeronca Champion (soon to be a float plane)
* ENRA (own design 3D plane, neads some rebuild, not crashed, but not good enough flyer)
* about 5 or 6 Depron planes wich never was named...
* an 18" "Parkflyer Pete"
* Kyosho Convert XC (10 y/o mini helicopter)
and some other planes I have laying arround at home...
I just moved so I threw about 15 planes away too, they were just laying collecting dust on my shelves, so I figured they could do that in the trash instead :/
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