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Old Jan 15, 2012, 04:33 PM
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Just got back from 2 good flights. My second flight yesterday I landed in a tree! no major damage. a small amount of epoxy fixed her up! today she flew great. no mishaps, smooth landings I actually drew a crowd today, full of people asking questions while i was flying. I brought the plane in low made it look out of control all of the sudden no one wanted to watch anymore. One lady almost hit the deck thought I was going to hit her! LOL oh it is fun to mess with peoples minds.

Have fun happy flying!
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Old Jan 16, 2012, 12:02 AM
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You know at some point, that plane is going to be more epoxy than foam...
Old Jan 16, 2012, 10:54 AM
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Haha do you have any percentages Stoopidmonkey?
Old Jan 16, 2012, 11:39 AM
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Haha do you have any percentages Stoopidmonkey?

Percentages? of what?
Old Jan 16, 2012, 11:49 AM
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You know at some point, that plane is going to be more epoxy than foam...
Yeah , most of my epoxy is holding plastic pieces to foam, supports and what not. the only thing I have added at this point is my nose gear reinforcement, everything else I glued I removed when i got rid of the plastic firewall.
Old Jan 16, 2012, 06:00 PM
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Sorry!
I meant percentages of the glue and foam
Old Jan 16, 2012, 06:37 PM
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Yeah , most of my epoxy is holding plastic pieces to foam, supports and what not. the only thing I have added at this point is my nose gear reinforcement, everything else I glued I removed when i got rid of the plastic firewall.
Do you have any foam left on that plane? It will soon double as a bunker busting bomb it will be so stiff. Smile Keep it up its like following a soap opera.
Old Jan 16, 2012, 09:24 PM
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I agree with ace, keep the bird in the air, can't wait for the next episode!

(In all reality, S.M. you do great at keeping it live!)

Just waiting for the weather here to get nicer to remaiden my bird after fixing the front gear (like everybody else!)

Bruce...
Old Jan 16, 2012, 10:25 PM
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Airfield Cessna 182 snow ski maiden (5 min 8 sec)


Maiden snow ski flight on my dads tail dragger 182.

This was our first measurable snow of the year.
Old Jan 16, 2012, 10:56 PM
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZ2ACx85qGs

Maiden snow ski flight on my dads tail dragger 182.

This was our first measurable snow of the year.
That is so cool! Thanks for sharing that!
Old Jan 17, 2012, 11:02 AM
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maiden snow ski flight on my dads tail dragger 182.

This was our first measurable snow of the year.
sweet!!!!
Old Jan 17, 2012, 04:18 PM
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It was a beautiful day out so I got a couple flights in here is one.

If interested check out my youtube page and subscribe! here is the link to my page.

http://www.youtube.com/user/seansmp420?feature=mhee

belly cam on the Sky Trainer 182 (9 min 22 sec)
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Old Jan 17, 2012, 05:17 PM
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Ya gotta land eventually...
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Landing


Steep approach. Nicely done!
Old Jan 17, 2012, 05:28 PM
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Steep approach. Nicely done!
Thank you!
Old Jan 17, 2012, 06:34 PM
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im interested in getting this plane . my question is i want to make it into a bush/stol plane .i want to get some 5inch rubber wheels for the front and a two inch , sort of like a funcub ,but a 182 version i would like to know . if i remove the front wheel , will i need to add some weight to the tail or wil she drop her tail ,once i install the tail wheel , also do i need to move the front landing gear forward or will the landing gear be fine where it is.
thanks for any help /
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