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Old Nov 09, 2012, 09:44 PM
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Has anyone ever seen this plane


Picked it up at an auction for $2. Thinking about converting to electric power. Curious if anyone has ever seen one. Who made the kit, what size glow engine, etc. Obviously a Beechcraft bonanza as you can see from the decal on the wing. Seems kinda heavy. 60 inch wing, foam core, appears to be covered with heavy paper. All plastic molded fuse with a funky door that opens to access the servos. Just wandering if it is worth the effort or will it fly like a turd..Thanks for looking
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Old Nov 10, 2012, 04:56 AM
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Old Nov 10, 2012, 09:29 AM
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Definitely a Flightcraft. They also had a Cessna. A Cardinal I think, and some boats.
Old Nov 12, 2012, 06:48 AM
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Thanks guys. anyone know how it flies?
I'll probably just toss in the shed with the rest of the cast offs.
Old Nov 12, 2012, 04:51 PM
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If you're just gonna shelf it, I might be interested in working with it. Can you slide a big battery forward into the nose from the cabin? How much does just the airframe weigh? I'm sure I could cover your costs.
Old Nov 14, 2012, 06:51 AM
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You cant see from the photos but the wing right under the fuse is in bad shape. two large cracks in the foam - crash damage. could be repaired, but probably have to resheet the whole thing with balsa. also plastic cowl has some cracks in the plastic.


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