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Dec 13, 2012, 06:34 AM
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Skywalker X-8 (Blohm und Voss 219.1)


The B & V 219 is back from the paint shop and ready for action

A vid of the maiden flight is posted in the last blog entry.









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Dec 13, 2012, 07:57 AM
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Very very nice!

Please share any Video and/or In-Flight Pic's!

EDIT: Nevermind! I found your maiden Video before the paint job.
By the way, you need to get that girl friend to pose with this wing soon!!!!

Blohm und Voss 219.01 fighter. (2 min 33 sec)
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Dec 13, 2012, 07:03 PM
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Skywalker X-8


Nice build no matter what you call it. Are you thinking, or planning to do a build thread with details? I hope so. Thanks.
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Dec 13, 2012, 09:55 PM
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Not planning on a build thread - the build was just based on a standard set up as detailed in the X-8 thread: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1555543

The entire build, except the canopy (a SIG product) and RX, was done with HobbyKing products. The cockpit is the F-86 one and pilot is for the Mig15. Winglets are from the SkyFun pusher jet. Paint is just house paint test pots with WBPU as a sealer.

Sing out if you have any specific queries.
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Dec 14, 2012, 05:20 AM
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Originally Posted by PittSpecial
Very very nice!

Please share any Video and/or In-Flight Pic's!

EDIT: Nevermind! I found your maiden Video before the paint job.
By the way, you need to get that girl friend to pose with this wing soon!!!!

https://vimeo.com/54651365
Haha, took a bit of doing, but here's a pic

Dec 14, 2012, 06:52 AM
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Thank you!

That picture is fantastic, both models look terrific.

You are a lucky man!

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