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May 22, 2012, 08:43 PM
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Very Cool!


Hey, nice pics. I ordered mine last Sat and am looking forward to flying her. How do you like it so far, have you flown it yet?

Thanks,

Dennis
May 22, 2012, 09:58 PM
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Hey, nice pics. I ordered mine last Sat and am looking forward to flying her. How do you like it so far, have you flown it yet?

Thanks,

Dennis
Dennis.

It's quite stable and an easy warbird to fly.

I'll post a video of maiden.
May 23, 2012, 08:36 AM
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Video of maiden


Skyraider 03 (4 min 49 sec)
May 23, 2012, 09:02 PM
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Nice Vid!


Nice vid and good flying!


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May 24, 2012, 03:48 AM
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Nice vid and good flying!
Thanks
Aug 31, 2012, 07:48 PM
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Very nice...just bought 1 myself...is yours still flying?...also, are there any weak parts I should stock up on?

Thanks in advance
Aug 31, 2012, 08:12 PM
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Very nice...just bought 1 myself...is yours still flying?...also, are there any weak parts I should stock up on?

Thanks in advance
Still flies very well.

Mostly propeller. The rest is very sturdy.

Be warned that the tail wheel position makes it easy to tip the nose and break props on stony tarmac.
Sep 18, 2012, 07:55 PM
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Be warned that the tail wheel position makes it easy to tip the nose and break props on stony tarmac.
What do you mean by POSITION?...you mean just turning will nose over?..i will be flying off pavement also...and not smoothe pavement..but rocky pavement
Sep 18, 2012, 08:47 PM
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The scale tail is quite tall, and hitting a small pebble will cause the nose going down and scratching the prop.
Try to avoid rocks.


I fly from rocky Tarmac too.
Sep 26, 2012, 10:58 PM
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T,

Hope all is well with you...have you been flying the Spad lately?

Take care,
John
Sep 27, 2012, 01:32 AM
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T,

Hope all is well with you...have you been flying the Spad lately?

Take care,
John
Spad? Not yet... Bought.
Sep 27, 2012, 07:29 AM
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Sorry T,

I meant the Skyraider....Spad was a nickname for them during Vietnam...

Happy flying !
Sep 27, 2012, 09:37 AM
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Sorry T,

I meant the Skyraider....Spad was a nickname for them during Vietnam...

Happy flying !
Oooh! Got it!

Strange was because I was looking at the HK Spad.

I had a bad take off hitting a pebble with the tail and nosing over at almost WOT.

The firewall took the brunt and now I need to do some surgery.

Yours?
Sep 27, 2012, 02:58 PM
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Still chugging along nicely...

Blogged about it recently:
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1733831

Hope yours is flying soon...sounds like a bummer !

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