View Poll Results: GREATEST STAR WARS QUOTE!
"Laugh it up, fuzzball." --Han to Chewbacca 189 19.54%
"I am your father." --Vader to Luke 173 17.89%
"Mos Eisley Spaceport. You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy." --Ben 44 4.55%
"Try not. Do or do not. There is no try." --Yoda to Luke 215 22.23%
"I got a bad feeling about this."--Han Solo and others 110 11.38%
"Apology accepted, Captain Needa." --Vader, after strangling Needa 53 5.48%
"I'd just as soon kiss a wookiee." --Leia to Han 29 3.00%
"Don't worry, she'll hold together . . . You hear me, baby? Hold together!" --Han to the Falcon 125 12.93%
Other (post it in the thread) 29 3.00%
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Old Mar 11, 2012, 10:15 AM
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That is very clever. Thanks for posting.
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Old Mar 11, 2012, 02:12 PM
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Originally Posted by WOLFMANSGOTNARDS View Post
snowspeeder
Found this if anyone hasn't seen it. This one isn't a full on scale replica, but there probably is some room for tweaks that won't affect flight too much.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_Y_igcK4y0


RC-USAF.COM.....The sight is french, but they have a good photo with some specs. On the PRESENTATION page there is a pic of the pilot launching the snowspeeder, which gives a decent view of the rear.
That is cool.
Old Mar 11, 2012, 08:51 PM
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it sort of looks like a commercial site, but I couldn't find anything on RC-USAF with a price, or any links to plans (free). I do like the snow speeder best out of all his collection.
Old Aug 21, 2013, 02:06 PM
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reanimate Millenium Falcon!


yesterday I did the maiden flight with my new built Millenium Falcon, based on the plan from SGTalon.

First I built a downscaled Version to check out the CG.

I simplified the plan a bit, scaled it down to span 550 mm, length 720 mm, AUW now is 280 g, Motor Hacker A10-13L, GWS Prop 7035, 3S Lipo 900 mAh, built in Depron 6 mm, some CFK, some Kind of housing for the electronics.

Flies great! Thanks to SGTalon and all the other users, sharing their know how!

Regards

Hape

ups ...

I forgot, a video from the maiden will be edited the next time and the YouTube URL will be posted, wen itīs done. The Falcon will get some colour the next time also ;-)

P.S:
Falcon painted with Acryl
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Old Apr 21, 2014, 06:43 AM
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Falcon Video on Youtube


I uploaded my Millennium Falcon Video to Youtube:

Millenium Falcon Maidenflight at Grüner Heiner (3 min 33 sec)


enjoy!
Old Apr 21, 2014, 03:14 PM
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List of Star Wars ships I'd love to see as RC aircraft.

Marauder Corvette



Preybird Fighter



Cloakshape Fighter



Alpha-class XG-1 Starwing (Someone did this one already, so awesome)



Missile Boat



And not Star Wars, but it'd still make an awesome RC aircraft.

Old Jun 07, 2014, 06:43 AM
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Has anyone made a x-wing or tie fighter in the 10 to 15 inch range that actually flies because it would be very nice going with the imperial star destroyer by SGTalon (i found a load of tie fighter that don't fly well in that size but not any that fly well)
Old Aug 04, 2014, 04:29 PM
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Hey everyone, I recently built a B Wing but still need to test it. I also designed up Darth Vader's Tie Advanced and am in the process of designing a Vulture Droid.
Old Aug 04, 2014, 06:41 PM
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Here's a few pictures of my B Wing. It's not completely finished and I'm not even sure it will fly. I haven't even seen another person build one. Am I the first to give this a shot?
Old Aug 04, 2014, 09:09 PM
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Can you make it glide? Of course you can make things fly that don't glide (helicopters?) but it starts requiring some combination of very clever engineering/software/magic.

I hope that does not sound too negative. If you are motivated, try it, observe what happens, make adjustments, repeat....

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Old Aug 04, 2014, 10:37 PM
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I will glide test it right now. Only built it the other day and was busy designing new ships.
Old Aug 04, 2014, 10:45 PM
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I threw it a few times and didn't glide too bad. I think it will fly. Should have it totally finished by Friday.
Old Aug 05, 2014, 01:45 AM
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Make sure you take a video sir Reginald, I'd love yo see it
Old Aug 05, 2014, 08:49 AM
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No problem. I will do that
Old Jan 17, 2016, 09:37 AM
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Hi Guys. I've found yea. I'm Shane. So when is anyone going to make a Land speeder that flaming HOVERS? Anyone got any bright ideas on this? Yes I'm on the skirtless hovercraft site. That's before anyone kindly suggests I go there lol. HELP and ideas required with sketches please. 'Oh, and I had thought about doing it with a quad but I was informed by a local flyer that they do not work well in ground effect and would not be ideally suited for it but please feel free to state if that's wrong . And I would like it to HOVER and NOT FLY. There's already one that does that. May the force be with You'.
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