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Oct 17, 2010, 10:52 AM
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Using lighter CG flight test today in CWB:
Launching Windrider RC Boeing 737-700 (1 min 2 sec)

Flying Windrider RC 737-700 RC glider (0 min 43 sec)

Landing Windrider RC Boeing 737-700 CWB (2 min 0 sec)

Another EDF flight test:
Windrider 1.9 meter Boeing 737 EDF Jet Maiden in Kai Tak2010-10-17.wmv (2 min 27 sec)

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Nov 29, 2010, 02:22 PM
very nice work Ming!
Nov 29, 2010, 03:00 PM
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So cool ....!
Jan 02, 2011, 09:28 PM
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A new years present.

Yep, the mailman hauled a big box to my door today. A brand new Windrider B 737 Dream jet.
In Japan, we give Otoshidama, a cash allowance to kids during the New Year. I guess the big boy of the house was good after all.
Once again, Ming and his crew at Windrider has done it again. Its awsome. Packaging was super, as is usual with Windrider. This time, they are shipping this kit in a custom made foam box. Not a single ding on the parts. Am wondering if I can somehow make the fuse breakable for transportation and storage. This is one big and glamarous bird.
Elecric retracts were included. Hmmm, Make her aerotow able?? Sounds like a good, unique and ridiculous idea to me. Will cerrtainly give it a try.
Will start a build thread when I get started. But have to finish couple other projicts first.
Last edited by suirendoujin; Jan 02, 2011 at 09:54 PM.
Jan 02, 2011, 09:38 PM
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What airline will you build?
I am so happy to see the 737 delivered in good shape.

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Jan 02, 2011, 09:57 PM
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Havent decided on the color scheme yet. Something not too elaborate, but simple. Another fun thing to conteplate.
Jan 02, 2011, 11:42 PM
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Hi suirendoujin are they retract or fixed?
Jan 03, 2011, 05:59 AM
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All 737 are included electronic retract and scale landing gear but glider version.

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Jan 03, 2011, 06:52 AM
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Originally Posted by suirendoujin
Hmmm, Make her aerotow able?? Sounds like a good, unique and ridiculous idea to me. Will cerrtainly give it a try.
I was just planning to build my own B737, and then somebody showed me this thing. I ordered one. I was planning on making my own design towable, I will have to see how easy it's going to be on this model. It would certainly be good, unique and ridiculous (so it sounds like a verrrrrry good idea!).
I am planning to fly the 737 with engines, but we will probably lose our runway somewhere withing the next two years. After that I will probably transform the model to a glider, so a towhook would be nice. Let us know how you make your tow-hook.
Jan 04, 2011, 07:15 AM
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I plan on adding a tow release and not a tow hook. I doubt the wing can withstand the stress of a Hi-start or a winch launch.
Jan 04, 2011, 07:40 AM
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Tow is OK I think but I don't think the wings can handle the stress of Hi-start or winch. must be interesting to see tow 737.

Ming Lou
Jan 04, 2011, 08:14 AM
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I did mean a tow release for aerotow, not for a high-start.
Wouldn't it be nice to make a nicely overpowered EDF version and with that one tow a glider version .
Jan 06, 2011, 06:49 PM
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How much it cost? and how much it cost the shipping to Argentina?
Jan 06, 2011, 07:32 PM
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A basic kit with just retract and no electronic I think $260.00 = 85 shipping here is the link.
Jan 06, 2011, 08:47 PM
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that is one cool sloper ming

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