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Jan 04, 2004, 11:07 PM
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Herr 's Pitts Special

Here is a picture of the finished product..
She should maiden tomorrow ... Will let you know how it goes.

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Jan 04, 2004, 11:08 PM
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Herr Pitts

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Jan 04, 2004, 11:09 PM
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David Hogue's Avatar
Looks sweet!!! Good luck with the maiden!!

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Jan 05, 2004, 11:55 PM
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It looks great!

Did you build it stock?
Did you do anything to lighten it?
What's the AUW?
Jan 06, 2004, 12:07 AM
I'm Charged!
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Beautiful job! I have one of these in my "future's" pile. Looking forward to your flight report, good luck!

Jan 06, 2004, 12:11 AM
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BTW, I noticed that the top wing is sans rubber bands. Did you modify the way it mounts?

Jan 06, 2004, 12:55 PM
veni,vidi, roto volubilis
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that's a sweet looking pitts , i'm just waiting for mike (aerolock models) to release his Pitts12
(with the round front, not the 540 style) but i might get one of these in the interim

Jan 06, 2004, 01:24 PM
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Herr Pitts

Thanks I wish I could take the credit , but the Pitts was found hanging in a local hobby shop. The quality of the construction was absolutely top-notch. I will get some weights up soon. Still haven't maidened her because I was out of stock on courage..
The photo was taken without the rubber bands on top, just so that the wing would look clean for the picture. The former owner told me that " she flies great"..but you've got to keep her close, because it is hard to keep orientation.
As soon as my order of courage comes in I will take her Up..
Jan 06, 2004, 02:05 PM
veni,vidi, roto volubilis
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good luck with the maiden , and perhaps you should re-cover/detail the underside of the wings and stab to help out with
orientation. what's the full spec of the plane? looking at the pic it looks around 34-38"span, but photos can be misleading
sometimes, and do you have a link to the manufacturers website?

Jan 06, 2004, 08:21 PM
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<<and do you have a link to the manufacturers website?>>

Here ya go: SIG

Jan 06, 2004, 08:53 PM
Practicing IMAC patterns
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Sweet Pitts, this is a Jitterbug bipe that I just completed. Look forward to a flight report and specs on yours.

Jan 06, 2004, 11:50 PM
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Nice looking Pitts.

Here is a thread of the progress which I have made on mine so far:

Herr Pitts Progress

I am posting my progress in someone elses build thread but were both working on the same kit.

Please keep me posted on the AUW of your bird.

Nice Jitterbug Bipe! I was checking out the posts and was thinking - hey!... I've seen a bipe lik ethis before... then it hit me. I fly with you guys! LOL. No wonder! Nice looking plane!
Last edited by TRP; Jan 07, 2004 at 12:31 AM.

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