Shop our Airplanes Products Drone Products Sales
Thread Tools
Old Mar 18, 2012, 01:49 PM
mshay is offline
Find More Posts by mshay
Registered User
mshay's Avatar
Build Log

F-35 wood kit build.


Not entirely sure if this build should go here since its a kit and not a scratch build. This is my first kit build ever...the kit is an f-35 made of wood, no foam here. Not sure who made the kit but it was originally designed for an .18 size glow fan. The dimensions are 30 inch wingspan and fuse length of 40 inches. Not sure what size fan I'm going to use, not to mention the esc,battery etc so opinions and thoughts would be great. As far as gear, the.kit wants fixed but I'm going to put retracts in it. I'm thinking of retracts from the hobby lobby f-18. Let me know if you have any opinions or thoughts. Thanks and I'm sure this is going to be.a great first time kit build and I'm looking forward to it. I will post pics later today after the race.
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Old Mar 18, 2012, 04:45 PM
mshay is offline
Find More Posts by mshay
Registered User
mshay's Avatar
Here's the beginning.
Old Mar 18, 2012, 05:17 PM
bibblybob is offline
Find More Posts by bibblybob
Registered User

x-35


good luck
Last edited by bibblybob; Apr 08, 2012 at 01:07 PM.
Old Mar 18, 2012, 07:15 PM
mshay is offline
Find More Posts by mshay
Registered User
mshay's Avatar
Here's what I got done today after just building a few hours. Work will also be slow since my right arm is in a cast for the next several weeks.
Old Mar 18, 2012, 07:16 PM
mshay is offline
Find More Posts by mshay
Registered User
mshay's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by bibblybob View Post
I built this a couple of years ago lots of work
Did you use retracts?
Old Mar 18, 2012, 09:03 PM
Kevc is offline
Find More Posts by Kevc
Registered User
Hi mshay, Looks good what kit is it from?
Old Mar 18, 2012, 09:16 PM
mshay is offline
Find More Posts by mshay
Registered User
mshay's Avatar
A company called oakdale aircraft. I never heard of them before. The kit must have been made before my involvment in rc
Old Mar 19, 2012, 05:01 PM
Janusz Jawien is offline
Find More Posts by Janusz Jawien
Registered User
Janusz Jawien's Avatar
http://www.oakdaleaircraft.com/
Old Mar 19, 2012, 06:01 PM
AIR SALLY is online now
Find More Posts by AIR SALLY
deltas are cool
AIR SALLY's Avatar
i'd go with a good 70mm set up
Old Mar 19, 2012, 08:24 PM
mshay is offline
Find More Posts by mshay
Registered User
mshay's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by AIR SALLY View Post
i'd go with a good 70mm set up
Not sure if it will fit but I was thinking about using a 90
Old Mar 19, 2012, 08:50 PM
AIR SALLY is online now
Find More Posts by AIR SALLY
deltas are cool
AIR SALLY's Avatar
it might be too small to carry the batts 6s or 8s is what is used for most 90mm fans ...i just posted a TJ 90mm fan forsale in the classifieds.
Old Mar 19, 2012, 08:51 PM
mshay is offline
Find More Posts by mshay
Registered User
mshay's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by mshay View Post
Not sure if it will fit but I was thinking about using a 90
So I just checked and a 90 is a no go.
Old Mar 19, 2012, 09:09 PM
bibblybob is offline
Find More Posts by bibblybob
Registered User
good luck
Last edited by bibblybob; Apr 08, 2012 at 01:04 PM.
Old Apr 16, 2012, 11:23 PM
mshay is offline
Find More Posts by mshay
Registered User
mshay's Avatar
Well its been awhile since I started this, doing some physical therapy after surgery on my wrist. I'm guessing this will be a long project. Nothing really to post either, just did a little on it today.
Old Jun 04, 2012, 05:49 PM
killzone is offline
Find More Posts by killzone
Registered User
killzone's Avatar
Hey,
I'm an aerospace student from University of Hertfordshire and super interested in building an F-35B! but having some trouble getting my hands on some plans, which is stopping me from going any further at the moment. I was hoping if you could point me in the right direction on where you cross sections of the F-35B from.
Hope to hear back.
Simon.


Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Discussion LX F-35 Vs Freewing F-35 Mmarshall Foamy EDFs 17 Jul 09, 2014 07:49 AM
For Sale Freewing F-86 and Starmax F-35 Kenneth Henius Aircraft - Electric - Jets (FS/W) 3 Mar 02, 2012 11:59 AM
Traditional wood build F-14A pusher plans Matt Halton Pusher Prop Jet Models 20 Nov 27, 2006 07:33 PM
No experience, which wood kit to build first ? Al P Electric Plane Talk 9 Dec 17, 2003 09:46 AM