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Old Dec 13, 2012, 09:24 PM
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MiG 19 ----- 90mm composite


Finally got started on this bird, my first Commie jet. Doing a glass fuse, J Morgan style build.

Big chunk of foam, a sanding stick and about an hour later I've got a good start with the front half template sections done.

Although I'm calling this the "MiG 19 build", it's gonna be done up as a Shenyang J-6. I have the color scheme picked out already, I'll see if I can find the pic and post it.
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 10:42 PM
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That's the only drawback to working with foam, the damned mess it makes. My shop is a toxic foam waste dump!
Going to be a great build Julian, watching with interest.

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Old Dec 13, 2012, 10:43 PM
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Sweet. Looking good so far and 90mm fan to boot.
Old Dec 14, 2012, 12:07 AM
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Love to see your builds!
Old Dec 14, 2012, 04:19 AM
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Nice Julian, dont see too many Mig 29's.

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Old Dec 14, 2012, 06:49 AM
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We need a shop vac over here, Stat!!!

Sweet and 90mm too
Old Dec 14, 2012, 09:05 AM
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This will be great! Glad to see you doin another plane Julian, yours always turn out super!! w
Old Dec 14, 2012, 09:27 AM
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So Boogie_ What size will it be?
Old Dec 14, 2012, 10:27 AM
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Thanks guys, been wanting to do this one for a while.
The extreme wing sweep and Batmobile exhaust are just too cool.

What size? ...big ...maybe too big for a 90.
The fuse itself is 56" (62" nose to fin) and a wingspan of 45". I can keep the scale intake at this size as it is large than the FSA.
This one will be plenty big enough to have retracts and handle our grass field.

Using an HET fan and Typhoon 700-68-1680 motor on 8s - 9s.

This is the paint scheme I like (so far).
Who knows, I may go off the reservation and do it in one of those tiger stripe paint jobs that the MiG 15, 17 & 21's have. As far as I know the 19 wasn't done up like that. ..but I like those too.
Old Dec 14, 2012, 01:31 PM
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Hi Julian,

Cool subject, looking forward to seeing it fly next year.

Cheers,
Eric B.
Old Dec 14, 2012, 01:39 PM
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Old Dec 14, 2012, 06:11 PM
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Cool!

I like the white and green one


Old Dec 14, 2012, 06:28 PM
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Great subject, I'll follow this one closely.Looking forward to watching your progress!

Rich
Old Dec 15, 2012, 09:13 PM
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Julian, have you started thinking about fan placement yet? On my Mig15 build, I had it too far back and hac to add a bunch of weight in the nose... Just thought I'd throw out the comment and experience.. Its looking good so far! W


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