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Old Jan 27, 2012, 12:06 AM
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Some planes never die.............


Going for a fourth rebuild....Always have enjoyed the G-V but it has seen better days. Will salvage the wing but everything else will be new. Going to be a glass fuse this time and the stab will be a little bigger. She's always needed more on the elevator side so I will correct that problem.
Let's get this party started!
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Old Jan 27, 2012, 10:58 AM
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I love it!


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Old Jan 27, 2012, 12:28 PM
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Deniable plausibility
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Never understood why there aren't more 'Biz Jets' done as PSS.

Looks good. Glass fuz?
Old Jan 27, 2012, 06:56 PM
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EricM did some really nice civilian bizjet work.

I always wondered why things like a Cessna Citation (the straight winged one) wasn't modeled more.
Old Jan 27, 2012, 08:55 PM
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SHE LIVES!!!! One of these days I'm going to break out my old pics of the Burt Rutan designed business jets!!! He's got some really futuristic designs that would really look cool in the air!! Get her done Dan!!! Looking good again. Getting the flying bug again??
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Old Jan 27, 2012, 10:31 PM
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EricM did some really nice civilian bizjet work.
He did some great work. I truly miss his posts here.

Piper Cheyenne.


Aero Commander -


Alas, I don't think this one was ever finished. A-26 Invader -


RIP, Eric.
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Old Jan 28, 2012, 01:08 AM
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I think Eric had built a realy nice Lear jet too and yes Tim! Back into it for sure. Have had a few good flying days latley with the Santa Ana's @ the local spot. Crankin right now so if it holds Joe and I are going to hit it tomorrow. Need to re maiden the Folrkerschmit Reno!
Old Jan 28, 2012, 01:18 AM
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Just for grins here are the last rebuilds and the fuse has always been EPP. Will be doing a lost foam one this time....
Old Jan 28, 2012, 11:05 AM
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Did you build the G-V from plans?

I found this set. http://shop.traplet.com/product.aspx?c=926
Old Jan 28, 2012, 11:01 PM
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No plans...just went off pics from airliners.net. It flys amazingly well for what it is.
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Old Feb 09, 2012, 08:48 PM
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Let the fun ????? begin.


Time to shape this thing. Not really to much work. Nose is a little tricky but basically it's a big hot dog.
Old Feb 11, 2012, 02:18 AM
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Starting to take shape.


Did some sanding today...Man I forgot how hard it is to be staring at blue foam for an hour or more. Everything starts to look fuzzy and it's really hard to keep things symmetrical. I found that laying a piece of glass over the nose area really helps to see things better.
Old Feb 11, 2012, 12:33 PM
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Nice work, keep it up.
Old Feb 11, 2012, 12:58 PM
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Thanks Ian, should be ready to glass by Monday.
Old Feb 12, 2012, 03:10 AM
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Where do you guys get the foam?


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