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Jul 13, 2006, 06:18 PM
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Need advice on finding kit for jet build


I'm looking to build my first EDF jet - however, I am not too familiar with the manufacturers. My only requirement is an all balsa kit (would consider foam wings). I have built many electric airplane kits. Any suggestions on possible kits would be appreciated.

Thanks,

Dave
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Jul 13, 2006, 06:45 PM
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I am starting a Mirage 2000 from classic flying machines, so far it has been great building the wings. As a delta wing this might be a really nice flyer for a first EDF.
http://www.classicflyingmachines.com/
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Homero
Jul 14, 2006, 07:04 AM
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http://www.mountainmodels.com/index....685612b98e3d3e
Jul 14, 2006, 08:35 AM
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I think some of the best all balsa jet kits out there are made by RBC Kiits..

I recently built the F22 with twin minifans and its awesome.. My video is at there website..

I think the RBC F35 JSF would be a good choice as well.
Jul 14, 2006, 08:46 AM
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www.dynamoelectrics.com
www.warbirds-rc.com
Jul 14, 2006, 12:45 PM
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anything RBC would be a good first kit. they fly well and all the parts you need are there, no ducting to fabricate, which can be tough if your not familiar with that process. Warbirds -RC in the link above sells RBC kits. And many poeple have built them so between Warbirds site and here you can get plenty of answers.


Barry
Jul 14, 2006, 01:16 PM
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Thanks for all the suggestions. I noticed that most (all?) of the RBC kits show bungee launch. I fly from a paved runway - do they show how to install fixed gear?
Jul 14, 2006, 01:17 PM
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We sell a wood kit of the Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker.

http://SavageLight.com

Dan
Jul 14, 2006, 04:16 PM
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All the above are good choices if your good at building with balsa!
For airliners try www.aircadkits.com for an all wood airliner model. Also, EJF.com has a balsa/ply Bob-E-Cat of various sizes.

I have a Classicflyingmachines.com F-15 kit it's pretty nice. The Savidgelight Su-27 is a spectacular kit but alas I'm just not into Flankers. Also, JetHangar Hobbies F-14 Tomcat is pretty darn slick as well. Warbirds-rc and Dynamoelectrics.com has lots of the RBC jet kits.

For little nano wood jets try www.littlebirdz.com
Scott


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