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Apr 05, 2005, 09:02 PM
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GWS Model Notes and Pictures Vol III

Time to start Vol III. Vol II can be found at:
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Apr 06, 2005, 11:40 AM
The Cocky One!
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Check out these pics!

My buddy Jim with his new SS. The plane, the man. Jarhead
Apr 07, 2005, 02:41 AM
High-power Rocket Gliders
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Second-generation autogyro on a GWS stick fuselage - first Pico, now Slow Stick. Build thread here:
Apr 07, 2005, 06:15 PM
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My 1st Estarter/ aileron plane, currently flown w/ 350 c gear and 9x7 props on a 2cell lipo. Flys great, loops,rolls,spins and inverted are a lot of fun!

update 4-13-05 fatal crash into communications tower time to build another.
Last edited by foamace; Apr 15, 2005 at 03:17 PM. Reason: show crash
Apr 08, 2005, 09:16 AM
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my 2nd P51D

Typhoon 15 motor
Phoenix 25 ESC
11.1V 2500mah lipo
9x5 cam (graupner) folding prop
Fully glassed; 20 OZ
Great , fast flier, endless vertical
Last edited by onega; Apr 08, 2005 at 09:21 AM.
Apr 08, 2005, 04:26 PM
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nice mustang! hey Onega, when you say fully glassed, what exactly do you use? i have read threads where they use clear polyurathane and other things.
how does one "glass" a plane?????
Apr 08, 2005, 04:41 PM
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I used 25gr/m2 glass cloth and Zpoxy resin (as seen in pic)
This is the first warbird I glassed, and i'm very happy with the results, but it
takes far more time to build it, so be patient. But what you get is a very strong plane!
A full glassing tutorial can be found on
Apr 08, 2005, 07:34 PM
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My New GWS C47

Well I have to be honest I was not sure what to expect when I built the GWS C47 but I have to say it is one of the Best and easy to build kits I have built, I started out with the all silver version and as you can see I painted it amking it green and gray total build time was about 7 hours and If I had not been watching TV when I built it I think I could do it in like 4, I painted my plane with acrylic paint from Michaels craft store and applied it using my airbrush.
Apr 10, 2005, 02:28 AM
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Gws P-51d

Here's my another contribution to this site:
Apr 13, 2005, 09:54 AM
√-1 * ∞ = Inverted Flight
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My Tigermoth

My Tigermoth Pics.
Apr 13, 2005, 12:11 PM
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TK that is the nicest TG i have seen! nice job.............
Apr 13, 2005, 01:40 PM
Whatever happens..Happens
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this is my slow stick as of april 13.
Apr 14, 2005, 05:24 AM
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just wanted to share my me109

Apr 16, 2005, 08:20 PM
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Another Corsair

Here is my Corsair just recently finished. It is named "Bubbles" after a young lady whom I used to date.

I have modified the battery compartment to conform to panel lines on the original Corsair.

Apr 16, 2005, 10:57 PM
It Wasn't Me!!!!
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GWS Beaver at sunset

This is my first build with many essential modifications including:
Steerable tail wheel
Heavier gauge wire landing gear
Foam 2" main gear wheels
Bamboo rod under leading edge of wing
Additional wing strut
Bamboo on leading edge of elevator
Switch to turn off power to receiver
Strapping tape for elevator and rudder hindges
Main wing pinned and screwed on (no rubber bands).
I love the way if flies and it is a wonderful trainer. C-YA RL
Last edited by geigerr; Apr 17, 2005 at 08:40 PM. Reason: adding additional info

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