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Old Feb 29, 2012, 09:03 AM
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Chris Gold mini Hunter


This is an old plan from the 90 ' for a Hawker Hunter made of pink or blue foam
wing span : 27 inches , length: 30 inches
I'm using a Alfa 5 bladed fan , Eflite esc and 3 Hitec HS 55 servo, Battery 3 S 850 -1300 mah .
Weight RTF is under 800 g.
If somebody is interested to build one I can made copy of the plan and send to you for the cost of shipping only.
I know you can oder the bigger version for a 70 mm fan with Traplet UK.
Chris Gold design the model for the Wemo micro fan but I enlarge the template (C) and I 'm using a bigger fan!
I'm glassing the model with finishing resin and .75 once cloth . The tail section is 3/32 balsa, coated with few layer of PVA tinted with red dye.
I will hand launch and not bungee.
Next is the video of maiden flight
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Old Mar 01, 2012, 01:11 PM
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Nice JC ! Chris Golds always made / makes such wonderful plans !

Spare alpha fan eh
Old Mar 02, 2012, 08:33 AM
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Yes: my ALfa A4 did not make the limbo contest last year!
Old Mar 06, 2012, 02:56 PM
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up up and away
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Old Mar 09, 2012, 09:24 AM
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Today I'm finally paint the model , after sanding, glassing and sanding more
next I wil post a picture
Old Mar 17, 2012, 07:37 PM
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Looking forward to some more pics JC
Old Mar 21, 2012, 11:01 AM
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Have you maiden it yet? Can't wait to see a video.
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Old Mar 23, 2012, 09:21 AM
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We try with 3 cells , not sufficient power, but the glide was perfect and with no trim . 4S 1800 Gen. Ace was the ticket but my helper "dig" the plane during the hand launch phase.
Next time I will bungee the little Jet and post a video.

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