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Old Apr 19, 2008, 10:10 PM
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Hey folks... I'm the in the process of selling off some goodies in the hangar and came across this F3B ship. I can't for the life of me remember what she's called... Any ideas? Probably from about 15 years back. 118" Span.

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Blayne







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Old Apr 20, 2008, 01:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Blayne Chastain
Hey folks... I'm the in the process of selling off some goodies in the hangar and came across this F3B ship. I can't for the life of me remember what she's called... Any ideas? Probably from about 15 years back. 118" Span.

Thanks!

Blayne


Comet??
Old Apr 20, 2008, 08:16 AM
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Possibly an Azart-T. Don't know the actual manufacturer, but a quick Google search turned up pictures on the Top-Model site that look like it may be a match...

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Old Apr 20, 2008, 03:53 PM
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It does look very similar... Has this model been out this long??? I've had this since '92, '93 at least.

Also... the Azart-T is "slicker" on the top model site... More RTF... This one is all moulded but requires a bit of building.

Pretty sure it's not a Comet as I think the comet had plugin wings.

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Old Apr 20, 2008, 05:24 PM
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Hans Mueller did make a molded airplane at about that time. I can't remember the name and know of only one in the US. Not many were made, Manny Tau may have had the one?
Old Apr 20, 2008, 05:37 PM
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Muller... Could be. Just emailed him.

For those that are interested... I've just put her up (amongst others) for sale:

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=852523

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Old Apr 21, 2008, 06:06 AM
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I just remembered the name of his plane, it was called the Excellent or the Xcellent or variation of!
Old Apr 21, 2008, 03:58 PM
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Taking me back in time Manny Tau had a Comet 89T. That model was pressed veneer skins over white foam and composite spars. Hans Mueller is an amazing craftsman.

Don Edberg flew a hybrid Comet fuselage with F3B Eagle wings that looked similar, but was a different model.

Dennis may have it right.

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Old Apr 21, 2008, 05:50 PM
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Aaron, didn't we all have 89T's!
I had an 88Special, 89T's and a 91T.


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