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Old Jun 11, 2012, 09:34 PM
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Mile High R/C Winners Model 49" EPP Yak 55m Build Thread


For the last 2 years I have been flying the 37.5" EPP Extra that Mile High R/C sells. I really enjoy flying it and it's very durable. I saw that they had a 49 1/2" Yak 55m in stock from the same company (WM Aerobatics), so I ordered one. The price is good at $98.00 plus shipping. It arrived in great condition.
Here's a link to the plane. http://www.milehighrc.com/EPP_Yak55M.html
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Old Jun 11, 2012, 09:35 PM
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Here's what it looks like out of the box.
Old Jun 11, 2012, 09:37 PM
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More pics. I love the magnetic canopy (no screws to lose)
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Old Jun 11, 2012, 09:38 PM
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It has 2-piece plug in wings.
Old Jun 11, 2012, 09:41 PM
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First step is attaching the control horns. I put a small drop of CA on the backplates.
Old Jun 11, 2012, 09:42 PM
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Old Jun 12, 2012, 06:23 AM
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Thanks Troy for creating this thread.

There should be also Winner's Model before the name of the plane in the title of the thread.

Here is a flying video:

Winners Model EPP Yak55m Prototype No. 2 Test Flight (5 min 23 sec)
Old Jun 12, 2012, 10:08 PM
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The hinges are already glued on one side, apply CA on the other side of the hinge and then install. The control horn does not go completely through the aileron so the backplate is not used on the ailerons.
Old Jun 12, 2012, 10:20 PM
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Install the horizontal stab in the fuselage. Make sure that it's centered in the slot and square to the wing. You can use CA or Welders contact cement to glue it in place.
Old Jun 12, 2012, 10:21 PM
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More pics.
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Old Jun 12, 2012, 10:32 PM
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Stab glued in place.
Old Jun 12, 2012, 10:35 PM
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Vert stab ready to mount.
Old Jun 12, 2012, 10:42 PM
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I used Welders Contact Cement to install the Vert Stab.
Old Jun 12, 2012, 10:44 PM
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Slice the rudder post with a hobby knife and slide the elevator in place. Glue the hinges with CA.
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Old Jun 12, 2012, 11:05 PM
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Glue the slice in the rudder post back together with Welders Contact Cement.


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