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User-Built Models for PhoenixRC


What began as a place for custom PhoenixRC models has evolved into much more than that.
We now have Phoenix install files; archived models, paint schemes and sounds; plus a tutorial.
Not sure how this will end, but it's a fun journey! rick

Installation Instructions: how to install models in this thread.

Phoenix 5.X install files plus updates to 5.5.l courtesy of Nagas.

Rescued Phoenix Models (downloaded from Phoenix site) courtesy of Nagas.

All User-Built models: pkg files for all models in this thread.
All User-Built models: folders containing files for all models in this thread.
User-Built Flying Sites courtesy of Katana and Nagas.
User-Made Paint Schemes courtesy of Littleoak.
Sound Files: engine sounds, courtesy of Nagas.
Additional Phoenix resources, courtesy of Sunday Flyer.

QUEUE of aircraft to be built: models in the pipeline.

Phoenix Model Build Tutorial: how to build Phoenix models using free software.
Freewing SU-35 Build: SU-35 Phoenix model build.


INDEX OF AIRCRAFT IN THIS THREAD: click on any blue model name to get to its post.
Organized as Civilian, Military (WW-I, WW-II, post WW-II), Amphibious, Gliders, Flying Wings, Helicopters, and Miscellaneous.

Civilian Aircraft:
3DHS Edge 540
Aero Commander
AeroScout
AeroScout Mini
Air Tractor
Airtruk
AMA Alpha (electric)
Antonov AN-2
Antonov AN-225
Avanti S EDF
Aviator
Avios Bush Mule
Avios Grand Tundra
BAE Hawk
BAE Hawk Red Arrows
Bede BD-5
Beechcraft Baron
Beech Staggerwing
Beech Staggerwing, 2021
Beechcraft 2000A Starship-One Canard
Bugatti 100P
Bleriot XI
Boeing 727-100
Boeing 777-200
Bowers Bi-Baby
Bowers Fly Baby
Bristol Boxkite (1910)
BTE Reaction 54
Canary
Cap231
CARF Mephisto V2
Cessna 180
Cessna Caravan
Cessna Citation Longitude
Cessna Skymaster
Champ, HobbyZone
Champ, 4 Channel
Champ S+
Chicken Hawk Bipe
Church Mid-Wing
Cirrus SR22T
Cirrus Vision
Citabria
Clipped Wing Cub, generic
Clipped Wing Cub, E-flite
Coandă-1910
Commander
Concorde
Cosmic Coyote
Cougar 2000
Crash Test Hobby Albatross
Cub, J3
Curare Pattern Plane
deHavilland Caribou
deHavilland Comet
deHavilland DHC-6 Twin Otter
DH-106 Comet
DH-89 Dragon Rapide
Draco STOL
Drifter Ultralight
Durafly SlowPoke
EA Havoc
EA Wraith
Eaglet Clipped Wing
Eaglet 50
Eaglet 3D
Eflite Alpha 450 Sport
Eflite Mini Pulse
Eflite Rhapsody
Eflite V900
Eflite V1200
EFXtra Racer
El Bandito Pylon Racer
Ercoupe 415
Extra 300
Extreme Flight Decathlon
Extreme Flight Edge
Extreme Flight Extra 300
Extreme Flight Extra 330sc
Extreme Flight Laser
Extreme Flight Muscle Coupe
Extreme Flight Muscle Coupe Bipe
Extreme Flight Slick
Extreme Flight Turbo Bushmaster
Extreme Flight Turbo Duster
FliteTest Baby Blender
FliteTest Delta
FliteTest Flyer
FliteTest Goblin
FliteTest Mini Cruiser
FliteTest Nutball
FliteTest Simple Cub
FliteTestSimple Scout
FliteTest Tiny Trainer
FliteTest EZ 2 Channel Models
Fokker Spinne (1910)
Ford Flivver
Ford Trimotor
FRCFoamies Sbach 342
Gamebird GB1
Gary Wright E3D
GASB2 EDF
GeeBee R3
Gee Bee R3 BIPE
Gee Bee Model R
Granger Archaeopteryx
Great Lakes Biplanes
Great Planes Gee Bee R1
Griffon Lionheart
Grob T120TP
Grumman Ag Cat
Grumman Gulfhawk
Hacker Super Zoom 3
Hall Bulldog
HangarRC Seven
HRC Sidewinder
HRC Vulture
HRC Wasp
Harmon Rocket
Hi-Max STOL
HyperBipe
Inverza
Jenny
Joysway Dragonfly
Ju-52 "Tante Ju"
Junior 60
Jupiter Bee
L-39 Albatros
Leader 480
LearJet LJ-31
Martin 4-0-4 Airliner
Maule M7 STOL
Me-209
Mercury IV
Microaces Percee Twin
MicroMAX 3D
Mooney Executive
Multiplex Twinstar I
Mythos
MXS V2 (Extra 330 sc)
MXS V2
Nanoplanes Babyshark
Nano Talon
Navion
Oracle Raven
OV-1 CDF Mohawk
OV-10 CDF
P3 Revolution
P-51 "Galloping Ghost"
ParkZone ArtiZan with SAFE
Pilatus PC-6
Pilatus PC-9A
PilotRC Laser
PRC Extra330LX
PRC Extra NG
Piper Apache
Piper Cherokee
Pipistrel Panthera
Pitts S1-S
Pitts S2-E
Pober Pixie
QAC Quickie
Ryan STA
SAB Antartica Havok
Savage Bobber
Sensei
SIG Astro Hog
SIG EDGEtra
SIG Kadet LT-40
SIG Rascal 80
SIG Wonder
Skyhunter FPV
SkyMule
Spartan Executive
"Spirit of Lewis" Cub
"Spirit of St. Louis" Ryan NYP
Stagger Bee
Stik: Das Ugly Stik
Stik: Slow Stik
Stik: Ultra Sticks
Stik: Liddle Stik
Stinson Detroiter
Stinson Voyager
STRIX Goblin
SU-29MM
SUD Caravelle
Super Constellation
Super Corsair
Super Seafang
Swiss Trainer
Synergy
Tallmantz Phoenix P-1
Taylorcraft 450
Timber STOL
Timber Hangar 9
Timber X
Turbo Timber
Top Flite Contender
Top Flite Elder
Toy Airliner
Travel Air Type R
Tundra STOL
Turner Special
Twin Cub
Twin Otter
Twisted Hobbies Big Beaver
Twisted Hobbies Clik NG
Twisted Hobbies Laser Pro
Twisted Hobbies Yak Lite
Ultimate 2 bipe
Ultimate 3D bipe
UMX Air Tractor
UMX Cessna Citation Longitude
UMX Gee Bee Model R
UMX Habu S
UMX J3 Cub
UMX Night Vapor
UMX Night Vapor (2020 release)
UMX P3 Revolution
UMX Pitts S1-S
UMX Sbach 342 3D
UMX Timber
UMX Timber X
UMX Turbo Timber
UMX Waco
UMX Yak-54 180
V-22 Osprey
Van's RV-4
Viking
Viper EDF
Volantek Ranger 2k
Voyager
Waco Biplanes
Waco YKS-6
Wilga STOL
WOT 4 Foam-E
Wright Flyer
Yak-52
Yak-54 "Seagull"
Yak-55
Yak-110
Yin-Yang
Zazzy
Zipper

Military: WW I:
Airco DH.2
Albatros D.V
Bristol M.1c
Dewoitine D.510
Fokker D.VII
Fokker E.III
Nieuport 17
Nieuport 28
Pfalz D.III
Siemens Schuckert D.IV
Sopwith Pup
Sopwith Triplane
SPAD XIII
SPAD Profile
Taube, Etrich
Taube, Fiddler's Green
Taube, Military Blue

Military: WW II:
A-20 Havoc
A-26 Invader
Airacuda
Arado Ar-234
Avia B-534
Avro Lancaster
AT-6 Texan
Beech 18
Bf-109
Bf-110 Destroyer
B-18 Bolo
B-24 Bomber
B-25 Mitchell Bomber
B-25, Flite Test
B-26 Marauder
B-29 "Dina Might"
Blohm & Voss P.215
Blohm & Voss BV 141
Bristol Beaufighter
Bucker Jungmeister
C-47 Skytrain
deHavilland Chipmunk
Nerdnic Chipmunk
Dornier Do 27
Dornier Do 335
Ercoupe 415
Fiat CR.42 Falco
Fiat G.55 Centauro
FliteTest Mini Mustang
FliteTest Mustang
FliteTest P-40
FliteTest Spitfire
F3F-3
F4F Wildcat
F4U Corsair
F4U Corsair, Black Sheep
F4U Corsair, Eflite
F4U Blue Angels Formation
F4U mini Corsair, Flite Test
F4U Corsair, profile
F6F Hellcat
F7F Duellist
F7F Tigercat
FRCFoamies Lancaster
Fw-190
Focke-Wulf Fw-190A, Eflite
Focke-Wulf Ta 152H
Gloster Gladiator
Gloster Sea Gladiator
Gotha Go.244
Grumman XF5F Long Nose
Grumman XF5F Short Nose
Grumman XP50
Hawker Fury Bipe
Hawker Hurricane
Hawker Typhoon
He-112 B
Horten Bv-38
Horten Ho 229
Henschel Hs-126
Ju-87 Stuka
Junkers Ju-88-a
Kate
Lippisch P.15 EDF
L-4 J Grasshopper
Lysander
Macchi C.202
Me 163B Komet
Me 262 Swallow
Mosquito
Mosquito 2 M
Mossie, FRCFoamies
N3N "Canary" Land Based
P-38 Lightning
P-39 Airacobra
P-39 Airacobra, Eflite
P-40 Warhawk
P-40 "Peyton Anne"
P-40 Pearl Harbor
P-47 Eflite
P-47, Hanger 9
P-47 Razorback, UMX
P-51B Mustang
P-51D Eflite 1.2m
P-51D Eflite 1.5m
P51-D Eflite 1.5m "Glamorous Glen"
P-51D electric
P-51D, ParkZone
P-51D "Marie"
P-51D "Ferocious Frankie"
P-51D "Ferocious Frankie" v2
P-61 Black Widow
Polikarpov I-16 Rata
PZL P.11
PT-19
Reggiane Re.2005
SBD Dauntless
Seeadler
SNJ
Spitfire LEGO
Spitfire Mk1a
Spitfire Mk5
Spitfire Mk24
Spitfire MkXIV with SAFE
Spitfire MkXIV, Eflite
Spitfire LF (clipped wing)
Spitfire, Profile
TBM Avenger
UMX Dh.98 Mosquito
UMX F4F Wildcat
UMX F4U Corsair
UMX P-47 Thunderbolt
UMX P-51 Mustang
Vickers Wellington
Westland Whirlwind
Zero
Zero, IJN

Military: post WW II:
A-1 Skyraider
A-4 Skyhawk
A-6 Intruder
Avro Arrow
Avro Vulcan
B-2 Spirit
B-36 Peacemaker
B-58 Hustler
B-66 Destroyer
Blue Angels A4 Formation
C-130 "Fat Albert"
DH-100 Vampire
E2 Hawkeye
EE Lightning
F-35 Lightning II
F-82 Twin Mustang
F-84F Thunderstreak
F8F Bearcat
F9F Cougar
F-100 Super Sabre
F-104 Starfighter
F-104 Starfighter "Slick"
F-111 Aardvark
F-117 Nighthawk
F-15 E-flite
Fiat G.91
FJ-2 Fury / F-86
Flite Test F-22
Fouga Magister
FRCFoamies Alpha Jet Mk2
FRCFoamies MIG 2.88
FRCFoamies F-22 Raptor
FRCFoamies Su-35
FRCFoamies Su-37 Mk2
Freewing Su-35
FT-22
Handley Page Victor
Harrier AV-8B
Hawker Sea Fury
HC-130
KC-135R Stratotanker
MH.1521 Broussard
Mig-15
Mig-15 Cartoon
Mirage 2000C
OV-1 Mohawk
P-80 Shooting Star
Percival P.56 Provost
RAAF Roulettes
RF-4C Recce Phantom
SR-71
SR-75
Supermarine Seafang
T-28 Eflite
T-28 Trojan
T-28 Centennial Edition
T-34 Mentor
T-37 Tweet
T-37 Snowbird
T-38 Talon
T-45 Goshawk
T-6A Texan II
T-X Trainer
UMX A-10 Warthog
UMX F-16
UMX Mig-15
UMX T-28 Trojan
UMX T-28 Trojan S
V-22 Osprey
XB-70 Valkyrie
XF-85 Goblin
XQ-58A Valkyrie

Amphibious:
Arado Ar-196
Beaver "Island Wings"
Beech 18 with Floats
Beech Staggerwing Floats
Beech Staggerwing Floats, 2021 Update
Canadair CL-415
Cessna Caravan with Floats
Curtiss NC
Curtiss R3C
Dornier Do 24
Dornier Do X
Dornier Wal
Dunne D.8
EF Turbo Bushmaster
EF Turbo Duster
Fairey Swordfish
FliteTest Simple Cub Floats
Flyzone Beaver
Grumman Widgeon
Joysway Dragonfly
JRM Mars Water Bomber
Ju-87 Stuka Floats
L-4 J Grasshopper, Navy
Macchi M.C.72
Martin "China Clipper"
MH.1521 Broussard Float Plane
Moby Airliner
N3N "Canary"
P-6M Seamaster
PBY Catalina
Polaris Seaplane
Seabee Seaplane
SIG Kadet LT-40 with Floats
Sikorsky S-39
SIG Sealane
Spruce Goose
Timber with Floats
Tundra with Floats
VJ-22 Sportsman
Vought Kingfisher

Gliders:
Eflite Adagio 280
ASW20
ASW28
Avionik B-16
Baby Albatross
Blanik L-13
Boeing 727 Glider
Buzz 3D
Crystal
Discus 2c
Discus 2c EB
DFS Habicht
DFS Olympia Meise
DFS Reiher
Dh Mosquito
Dh Vampire
Dream-Flight Ahi
Dream-Flite Alula
Dream-Flite Weasel TREK
Durafly Zephyr V-70
Eflite Conscendo Evolution
ELF
Excalibur
F5J Sailplane
Fillon Champion
Foka 4
FrankenRadian
Graupner Sonny
Great Planes Rifle 1M
Gentle Lady
H-101 Salto
HAWK III
Impala
Kinetic 130DP
Kunai Glider
Motorspatz
Mystique
P-40 Slope Soarer
P-80 Slope Soarer
Pike Perfect F5J
Pilatus PC-11 (B4)
Piper Apache Glider
R2 Bulero_1.6m
Radian XL
Sailspeedy
Sagitta 900
Schleicher Ka6e
Schweizer 1-26
Seeadler
Skorpion F3F
Snipe Glider
Sophisticated Lady
Sorcerer Glider
Stagger Bee Glider
Starfire Glider
Sun King Glider
Sun Toucher Solar Glider
SVC Mačka
Swift S1
UMX Conscendo Evolution
UMX Radian
Vogt Lo-100
Vogt Lo-150
Whipit DLG
Weihe 50
Wicked Wing
YO-3 Quiet Star

The index continues in the next post . . . . . . . . .
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Apr 01, 2015, 08:19 PM
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Hey guys,
Any of you computer geniuses build me a Pilatus Porter PC-6.....1600-1800mm W/S ? The other one I would like is the Taft Dornier Do-27 w/1600mm w/s. For use with Phoenix 5 or RF-7.5. At 71, my computer comprehension level is just adequate enough to get by. Attached are links. Thanks.....

Denny

https://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...arehouse_.html

http://www.diamondhobby.com/airplane...del-do-27-camo
Apr 03, 2015, 06:34 PM
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Denny,

My F7F and B-25 projects are nearing completion and I was wondering what to do next, so I'll check those out.

Cheers, rick p
Apr 03, 2015, 10:15 PM
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Hey Rick,
THANKS!!! I would sincerely appreciate any efforts you could muster. I would love to have these (2) to practice with. If it can't be done, I will understand.

Denny
Apr 04, 2015, 09:12 AM
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Pilatus PC-6


Denny,

To keep this thread uncluttered, let's discuss the build details over on my blog at

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...8&pp=20&page=4

Thanks, rick p
Apr 06, 2015, 09:35 AM
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F7F for your Enjoyment


Took a break from the Pilatus to finish the F7F.

A big thank you to BSquared18 for finding a great 3D model as a starting point.
Originally created by Jacque Brault for X-Plane, Bill converted it into an OBJ file importable into Blender.
It was much more sophisticated than my creation, so I switched horses.
After a reasonable amount of Blender and PhoenixBuilder work I ended up with v27 which is attached.

To install, unzip F7F_v27.zip to your PhoenixBuilder\Test\Models directory.
In PhoenixRC under Model.Change.Testing.Airplanes.Scale, you should then see a plane named "F7F v27” .

A PhoenixRC video and a PhoenixBuilder screenshot are below.

Been flying this model a lot and really like it - turned out much better than I expected. But, I NEED SOME HELP.
Would like to publish the F7F through Phoenix, and could use some perspective from you folks out there before I take that step.
So please fly this thing and give me some feedback.

Enjoy, rickp

Note: post #2309 contains a completely new version of the F7F, but I am leaving the original here for old times sake.

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...postcount=2309

F7F v27 in PhoenixRC (0 min 30 sec)
Last edited by rickp; Feb 08, 2018 at 08:39 AM. Reason: attach zip
Apr 24, 2015, 06:16 PM
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Flying Bulls PC-6


Thank you, Denny, for suggesting this project.
Turned out to be a nice airframe, and it's hard to resist the Flying Bulls paint scheme.
Blender and PhoenixBuilder screenshots are attached, as is a video at the Countryside Hill site.
Pretty windy there, and the Pilatus was more stable then anticipated.
Flown on low rates - nicely aerobatic at high rates.
Also attached is a zip file of the model if anyone would like to try it out.

Enjoy, rick p

PS: You may install this model in either the Phoenix Test or Normal Menus.
To install it in Phoenix Test Menus, unzip PC 6 v77_RB.zip to your PhoenixBuilder\Test\Models directory.
To install it in the Phoenix Normal Menus, unzip and install the PKG file as a Phoenix update.
Update instructions: https://www.dropbox.com/s/zj2o7vx9b0...0File.pdf?dl=0

PC 6 at Countryside Hill (0 min 24 sec)
Last edited by rickp; Aug 15, 2019 at 04:33 PM.
Apr 26, 2015, 04:53 PM
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Beech Model 17 Staggerwing


Had pretty much made up my mind to develop a Catalina PBY as my next model and had even set up reference drawings in Blender.
Then something made me remember the Beech Staggerwing I saw at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum a few years ago.
Considered by many to be one of the most beautiful aircraft ever designed, I couldn't resist creating a model.
The final project should look something like the attached picture.

Cheers, rick p
Apr 26, 2015, 09:01 PM
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Hey Rick,
You do some nice work. I watched the new PC-6 Red Bull vid you posted....a gasser. Yes... I downloaded it. Now I can fly both elec. & gas. Thanks for your interest to provide some very unique planes not available from the sim developers.

Denny
Apr 27, 2015, 08:56 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by yorkiepap
Hey Rick,
You do some nice work. I watched the new PC-6 Red Bull vid you posted....a gasser. Yes... I downloaded it. Now I can fly both elec. & gas. Thanks for your interest to provide some very unique planes not available from the sim developers.

Denny
Thanks Denny!
WRT gas - I just kinda like the smoke trail in the sim.
You can easily turn it into an electric by clicking Model.Edit.Propeller in PhoenixRC and making a few changes.
Let me know if you need help with that.

Regards, rick p
May 13, 2015, 07:38 PM
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Army Beech Staggerwing


US Army version of the Beech Staggerwing assigned to US embassies in Europe in the late 30's.
This particular aircraft is the YC-43 assigned to the London air attache'.
Very nice flying aircraft - my favorite creation yet.

Enjoy, rick p

PS: You may install this model in either the Phoenix Test or Normal Menus.
To install it in Phoenix Test Menus, unzip Beech SW v116.zip to your PhoenixBuilder\Test\Models directory.
To install it in the Phoenix Normal Menus, unzip and install the PKG file as a Phoenix update.
Update instructions: https://www.dropbox.com/s/zj2o7vx9b0...0File.pdf?dl=0

StaggerWing in Phoenix RC (0 min 30 sec)
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May 13, 2015, 09:36 PM
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Very cool staggerwing, Rick.

Bill
May 14, 2015, 11:05 AM
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Smithsonian Staggerwing


Was able to knock out a quick Smithsonian version by editing only the texture files.
Flies exactly like the YC-43, of course, but I'm a sucker for yellow planes.

Enjoy, rick p

PS: You may install this model in either the Phoenix Test or Normal Menus.
To install it in Phoenix Test Menus, unzip Staggerwing Smithsonian.zip to your PhoenixBuilder\Test\Models directory.
To install it in the Phoenix Normal Menus, unzip and install the PKG file as a Phoenix update.
Update instructions: https://www.dropbox.com/s/zj2o7vx9b0...0File.pdf?dl=0
Last edited by rickp; Aug 15, 2019 at 04:36 PM.
May 19, 2015, 08:35 AM
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Final Three Staggerwings


Really, really enjoying these Beech Staggerwings.
Ended up creating three versions - Smithsonian D-17S, YC-43 Traveler, and a SD-17S Amphib painted in Texaco colors.

Great aerobatic airframe, and as you'll note in the video, the amphib is a ton of fun.

Simulator Beech SD 17S (0 min 30 sec)


Enjoy, rick p

PS: You may install these models in either the Phoenix Test or Normal Menus.
To install them in Phoenix Test Menus, unzip the non-PKG files to your PhoenixBuilder\Test\Models directory.
To install them in Normal Phoenix Menus, unzip and install the PKG files as Phoenix updates.
Update instructions: https://www.dropbox.com/s/zj2o7vx9b0...0File.pdf?dl=0
Last edited by rickp; Aug 15, 2019 at 06:52 PM.
May 28, 2015, 04:52 PM
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Thanks for getting this started!
May 28, 2015, 06:11 PM
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My pleasure Altbob.

rick p
Jun 13, 2015, 09:59 AM
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Three P-38's


Been working a while on three versions of the P-38
Honey Bunny in polished aluminum paint.
SCAT 3 in camo with campaign stripes.
Recce in blue camo.

NOTE: These models are updated in post #105.

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...&postcount=105

Enjoy, rick p
Last edited by rickp; Feb 08, 2018 at 09:02 AM.
Jun 26, 2015, 04:23 PM
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F7F Tigercat on-line at Phoenix


After a nearly five month journey my Marine version of the F7F is now downloadable from the Phoenix site at http://www.phoenix-sim.com/downloads.asp.
It's currently the first model in the Models section and is titled "*User-made F7F Tigercat, Scale airplane - created by Zamuda & Brault".

The model can also be downloaded while in the PhoenixRC simulator.

Pretty cool moment for me, as I have several others in the pipeline that will eventually show up in Phoenix.
The P-38's in the post above should be next, followed by a Catalina, Beech Staggerwing, Pilatus PC-6, UglyStik and a few surprises.

Enjoy, rick p
Jun 27, 2015, 08:11 AM
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Who is Zamuda & Brault?


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