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Old May 17, 2011, 06:17 AM
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I have a cantebury sailplane EPP sloper am thinking of cinverting it to a combat with a .25 glow motor in it
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Old May 25, 2011, 08:29 PM
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A bunch of the actual fighter planes.
Are there any plans/instructions available for that P-40?
Old May 27, 2011, 10:22 AM
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I´m able to ask my friend. He´s the designer of that P 40. If he´s willing to give the cutting datas, may that will help?

extended picures in my blog and extended building log at Germany´s No 1 RC Aircombat Platform

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Old Jun 14, 2011, 11:59 AM
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I am not a great builder and won't ever be so I am always impressed with those who have the skill and desire to build that nice , well done
heh heh heh You do great rekitting them!!
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Old Jun 14, 2011, 06:30 PM
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heh heh heh You do great rekitting them!!
Ya I seem to have that part down pretty well
Old Jun 14, 2011, 08:18 PM
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Ya I seem to have that part down pretty well
and we won't discuss the flyoff with Bobby. Made the planes pack into the car a lot easier
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Old Jun 22, 2011, 02:04 PM
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Old Jun 23, 2011, 06:12 AM
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While the videos and the airplanes in them are nice, I think you've missed the true topic of this thread. Your videos are of "Warbirds", this thread is for "Combat" R/C airplanes. The difference being that "Combat" R/C airplanes aren't necessarily Scale Warbirds, but are models that tow a streamer and are flown in a manner as to try to cut the streamer on an opponents aircraft.
Old Jun 25, 2011, 01:16 AM
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I think there are different classes of Aircombat.
Here in Europe the Aircombat Scene is using only the warbirds flown between 1939 and 1945. The ACES Rules of Aircombat allow all birds 1/12 scale of WW II that had more than 500 hp. The limit of weight 1500g max single engined and 1700g for multi engines, the tolerance in size is 95-105% from the original. The engine size between 2,5 and 4 ccm depending on wingarea, electrics analog to that limits.

http://www.aircombat.eu/rules.htm

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Old Jun 29, 2011, 04:37 AM
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I think there are different classes of Aircombat.
Here in Europe the Aircombat Scene is using only the warbirds flown between 1939 and 1945. The ACES Rules of Aircombat allow all birds 1/12 scale of WW II that had more than 500 hp. The limit of weight 1500g max single engined and 1700g for multi engines, the tolerance in size is 95-105% from the original. The engine size between 2,5 and 4 ccm depending on wingarea, electrics analog to that limits.

http://www.aircombat.eu/rules.htm

Hi,

in Mallorca - Spain we have a combat league for nearly ten years now where you dont need to fly scale warbirds to participate

every plane is admitted being .25 glow engines and 1 m max wingspan the only limitations. Electrics have no limitations so far

new meat is always welcome!! so if wanna put some spice to your summer holidays just come around

http://jaume1067.blogspot.com/

http://volenvolen.blogspot.com/search/label/combate

Dont get me wrong, we'd love to have scale warbirds but are afraid lack of time to build them would eventually turn down the competition. Our Coroplast planes are made in less than 2 hours and cost around 3.5 euros (just the frame)

Monhty
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Old Jun 29, 2011, 07:15 AM
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Here in Europe the Aircombat Scene is using only the warbirds flown between 1939 and 1945. The ACES Rules of Aircombat allow all birds 1/12 scale of WW II that had more than 500 hp.
What we found in the US is that the number of cuts achieved is directly related to the wingspan, which creates an advantage for certain designs and an disadvantage for others when they are all the same 1/12th scale. We changed our rules so that instead of having all the models the same scale factor, they are now all the same SIZE. They are STILL scale, just not all the SAME scale. This resulted in a more level playing field and a greater variety of models being built and used. The change has worked out well and has helped keep our scale event active. We of course have non-scale combat events as well, and they are more popular in number of entries.
Old Jul 01, 2011, 06:54 PM
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Video from our Hudson NH Gremlin contest from 6/26/11


Sorry for the quality. it was too bright to be able to see the screen on the back of the camera for aiming
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Old Jul 11, 2011, 05:15 AM
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Gremlin Combat in Londonderry NH 7-10-11


Quality is a little better on this one. Steve and Tom go at it
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Old Jul 20, 2011, 01:11 PM
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This is an in flight video I took in 2007, before I got on YouTube that I just put up. Not a lot of straight and level flying
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Old Aug 24, 2011, 03:35 PM
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