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Oct 23, 2006, 10:05 PM
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This plan was still available from RCM's website last time I checked.

http://www.rcmplans.com/
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Oct 23, 2006, 10:11 PM
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Zipity do da


This plan was still available from RCM's website last time I checked.

http://www.rcmplans.com/
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Oct 24, 2006, 11:18 AM
early retired & loving it
Hi Claude,
Thanks for taking the time.
OK I got the 228 pages you posted.
Is that it or did you jest get too tired to continue?
Bruno
Oct 24, 2006, 03:08 PM
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This deserves honorable mention. Pipe Dream


The late Bill Winters colaborated with Bill Evans for the original Slow Motion. It's Simitar heritage is quite obvious.
Plans are available from Model Aviation via the AMA
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Oct 24, 2006, 03:15 PM
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Now starting Bill Evans' informative articles


Here we go, from Model Aviation magazine
Oct 24, 2006, 03:37 PM
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a few more


a few more
In one of the articles is a photo of the double Astron, i.e. two flying wing biplanes joined at the wingtips!
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Oct 27, 2006, 10:20 AM
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Skinning Foam wings with tape


from Model Aviation Magazine
Nov 21, 2006, 11:34 AM
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Some Simitar Cores


Dymanic Balsa { http://www.dbalsa.com/ } has some Simitar cores listed -

From a Note at the start of the cores section they say that the prices are now $5 more than as listed due to the cost of foam going up.

So far I've seen -
Pole Star for $29.99
Desperado 3000 for $44.95
Simitar 40 for $22.99
Tracer 40 $24.99
Tracer 60 $27.99
Zippity Do Da $29.99
Dec 03, 2006, 08:48 AM
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Forgot this one


Slow Motion Charger article discusses converting the Slow motion to electric.
Dec 04, 2006, 02:37 AM
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Simitar


Hi Claud, once again great job promoting the Simitar series and Bill Evans.

There are not too many new designs around in this series but all of the original and current designs are here to stay and will provide a lot of great flying for any who venture in !

These planes are easy to build and easy to fly, lets hope we see more in the air on the slopes and at the fields.


Don

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Jan 01, 2007, 01:37 PM
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Electric Saracen Pictures


I bought a vintage Saracen kit off of Ebay and built it as a pusher electric using the leftovers of my dearly departed Zagi. (you can only wrap them around trees so many times)

Conversion was fairly simple, I just drilled three holes in the center section's training edge, two for motor mounting dowels and one for the power wiring.

Even with the "heavy" Ni-Cd battery, I had to add 3 oz of lead to balance it.

I built it as an electric because there aren't that many thermals here in Indiana.

I hoped to test fly it today at our club's January 1st Freeze Fly, but the weather didn't cooperate, it has rained all day today.

I wanted to cover it in a hawk or eagle colored pattern, but could not locate brown iron on covering, so I just used the scraps that I had leftover.

Anyway, Happy New year to all, a day late to those on the other side!

Tight turns to All!

Claude
Jan 03, 2007, 04:36 PM
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Ducted fan pole star .
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Jan 03, 2007, 06:24 PM
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Ducted fan pole star .
Manuel

The Pole Star looks great. When will it be flying?

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