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Apr 07, 2008, 09:48 PM
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Airfoilz Full Fuse Yak 54 Build is complete!! Check it out!


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Apr 09, 2008, 11:25 AM
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More Pictures coming tonight!!
Apr 12, 2008, 02:31 PM
How's the build going?
Apr 14, 2008, 12:50 PM
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How's the build going?
Going great! Build is very similar to the Extra 260's. I was out of town this past weekend...more pics coming! I promise
Apr 14, 2008, 07:25 PM
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Were all the parts in your kit? Mine was missing the depron sheeting for the bottom foreward section of the fuse. No big deal, I've got pleanty of scraps from other projects. Other than that and the decals not lining up exactly, this thing was an easy build. I don't have a motor yet, what are you planning to use?
Apr 14, 2008, 08:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Jim Carr
Were all the parts in your kit? Mine was missing the depron sheeting for the bottom foreward section of the fuse. No big deal, I've got pleanty of scraps from other projects. Other than that and the decals not lining up exactly, this thing was an easy build. I don't have a motor yet, what are you planning to use?
Mine were all there...if you are missing anything just email Sales@3DXHobbies.com

As far as the decals go, they are cut to fit. The build is very straight forward and pretty easy IMO. The Yak is similar to the Extra 260 and I have built 3 of those.

I am going to use a Turnigy 2217 16turn 1050kv 23A Outrunner with the matching 25amp ESC. I have this same set-up on the before mentioned Airfoilz Extra 260 matched with an Xoar 11X5 it is going to be a BEAST! The Airfoilz Full Fuse planes fly big and feel more stable than the profiles IMO. I always have one in the car ready to go
Apr 14, 2008, 09:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Jim Carr
Were all the parts in your kit? Mine was missing the depron sheeting for the bottom foreward section of the fuse. No big deal, I've got pleanty of scraps from other projects. Other than that and the decals not lining up exactly, this thing was an easy build. I don't have a motor yet, what are you planning to use?
(don't mean to sound rude but) That's impossible, those parts are laser cut and tabbed on the main 3mm depron sheet, it's not a separate part that can be missed in packing.
Apr 15, 2008, 05:44 PM
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(don't mean to sound rude but) That's impossible, those parts are laser cut and tabbed on the main 3mm depron sheet, it's not a separate part that can be missed in packing.
FWIW, I got out the skeletons of the main sheets and found that
1 piece has a fuse side, lwr rear dblr.,2 pcs. hatch,2 pcs.stab support,rear btm. sheeting,and top fnt. dblr.
1 piece has fuse side, 2pcs. wing root dblr., lwr rear dblr., top fnt dblr., and 2 upr rear dblr.
and a small sheet with 3 pcs. fuse top sheeting
I don't see room for a piece big enough to sheet the bottom foreward section of the fuse.
Apr 15, 2008, 06:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Jim Carr
FWIW, I got out the skeletons of the main sheets and found that
1 piece has a fuse side, lwr rear dblr.,2 pcs. hatch,2 pcs.stab support,rear btm. sheeting,and top fnt. dblr.
1 piece has fuse side, 2pcs. wing root dblr., lwr rear dblr., top fnt dblr., and 2 upr rear dblr.
and a small sheet with 3 pcs. fuse top sheeting
I don't see room for a piece big enough to sheet the bottom foreward section of the fuse.
I took pictures before I started building...I will post them tonight
Apr 15, 2008, 11:28 PM
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Good job so far! Looks like a killer plane!

Woody
Apr 16, 2008, 12:01 AM
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Good job so far! Looks like a killer plane!

Woody
Thanks! I forgot how much fun building is!
Apr 16, 2008, 02:45 AM
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Originally Posted by Jim Carr
Were all the parts in your kit? Mine was missing the depron sheeting for the bottom foreward section of the fuse. No big deal, I've got pleanty of scraps from other projects. Other than that and the decals not lining up exactly, this thing was an easy build. I don't have a motor yet, what are you planning to use?

I thought the same thing when I built my Extra...turns out I did not consider the opening where the batt. goes....took me a minute to figure that out.


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