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Oct 18, 2019, 04:34 AM
DominicM
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Micro Consolidated PBY Catalina flying boat


Jurgen shows us another of his scratch built, ultra light, creations at the Leipzig Modell-Hobby-Spiel trade fair. This Catalina weighs in at only 38g and is 1:48 scale. Features differential power from the 2 motors and a light system. He even flies it off water !

AMAZING Micro XXS Consolidated PBY CATALINA Flying Boat: Jürgen Schönle (4 min 59 sec)
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Oct 18, 2019, 06:36 AM
Build, crash...repeat
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Very nice! But how is it only 38 grams?
Oct 18, 2019, 01:28 PM
An itch?. Scratch build.
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He's very very good at adding lightness

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Oct 19, 2019, 10:47 PM
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Itís a very nice plane regardless of the weight
Oct 21, 2019, 04:48 AM
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Originally Posted by AleRRon
Very nice! But how is it only 38 grams?
They use 0.2mm depron and mould it using heat and vacu forming over a Revel or Airfix kit before installing the super light electronics.
Oct 21, 2019, 07:36 PM
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Ahhh. Interesting. Thanks


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