View Poll Results: GREATEST STAR WARS QUOTE!
"Laugh it up, fuzzball." --Han to Chewbacca 189 19.50%
"I am your father." --Vader to Luke 173 17.85%
"Mos Eisley Spaceport. You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy." --Ben 44 4.54%
"Try not. Do or do not. There is no try." --Yoda to Luke 216 22.29%
"I got a bad feeling about this."--Han Solo and others 110 11.35%
"Apology accepted, Captain Needa." --Vader, after strangling Needa 53 5.47%
"I'd just as soon kiss a wookiee." --Leia to Han 29 2.99%
"Don't worry, she'll hold together . . . You hear me, baby? Hold together!" --Han to the Falcon 126 13.00%
Other (post it in the thread) 29 2.99%
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Sep 14, 2007, 09:52 AM
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Wookiee ornithopter? By any chance, are you using the guts from a Dragonfly?
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Sep 14, 2007, 09:16 PM
Have Bluecore....will fly
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Wookiee ornithopter or Wookie Fluttercraft, you got it Darth.
Once again looking for something different I came up with this idea after seeing a DragonFly ornithopter in action.
"The Wookiee ornithopter is a lightweight twin-seated scout craft armed with a tail-gunner used to defend the tree-cities of Kashyyyk against attack. The nimble aircraft were used during the Clone Wars." From the Star Wars Data bank
It appears in Revenge of the Sith. Throw the movie in, click on chapter 17 or 30 and check it out. It pops up a few other places too. Anyway below are a few shots from the movie and a couple of the model so far. I'm tring to keep it light and simple.
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Sep 15, 2007, 01:30 PM
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If you’re not familiar with the Dragonfly it's a new "toy" from WooWee Flytech. It’s a 4 winged RC ornithopter (see pic & video below). You can find them all over for anywhere between $45 and $50 dollars. I cut off the outer foam casing and removed all unnecessary weight from the motor assembly. All the pieces I removed weighed total about 5 grams.While trying for a balance of scale appearance and keeping the weight down on the craft surprisingly it also weighed in about 5 grams. The upper hood portion will be supported by the engine assembly for strength. I plan to replace the wings with some clear Mylar or similar lightweight material. On the leading edge of the wings I'll cut some scale looking rotor blades made out of silver tape or other light material to add detail. If all fly’s well, I'll give it a light paint job and add a wookiee pilot with tail-gunner photo.

DragoFly video
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Sep 29, 2007, 10:47 PM
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Last edited by Sabernut00; Nov 03, 2007 at 06:50 PM. Reason: Posted in wrong section!
Oct 02, 2007, 03:48 PM
SG Talon... Super Genius.
This should be in the Foamies/scratchbuilt section!!!
Nov 03, 2007, 06:49 PM
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Nov 03, 2007, 06:53 PM
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Built by sabernut00,thanks for the plans!!!!
Nov 03, 2007, 08:07 PM
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Built by sabernut00,thanks for the plans!!!!
Wow, great work!
Nov 03, 2007, 08:58 PM
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very nice, I gotta get mine down and put some more gear in it.
Nov 04, 2007, 05:41 AM
Go Sabres!
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Built by sabernut00,thanks for the plans!!!!
How does it fly?
Nov 06, 2007, 11:53 PM
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anyone has tiled plans for this? can it really fly?
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Nov 10, 2007, 12:43 PM
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How does it fly?
Havent gotten it up yet! Between windy days,and still trying to iron out the kinks in the electronics.
Nov 10, 2007, 01:56 PM
The Earth got in the way!
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Impressive..... Most impressive but you not a Jedi yet
Feb 07, 2008, 05:53 AM
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Cylon Fighter


Here's a couple of pics of my cylon build.Power will be a 180 geared motor and 3-4 channel remote+mixer 4 flaperons,alerators or watever there called 4 controll.It has a canard front end (final will be clear plastic)which I'm still working on but the glide test was exellent so Im hoping for the best.
Feb 07, 2008, 05:23 PM
Back in the game.
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glad to see this thread is still going, anyone build a B-wing?


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