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Old 11-28-2016, 05:00 PM
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Hello,
Here is the airframe that was gifted to me. Would greatly appreciate any assistance on how to build this with a gas engine. Getting ready to collect supplys and such. Thanks
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Old 11-29-2016, 05:36 AM
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FFF,

Did you receive any other parts with the airframe or do you have to fabricate everything? If you could post dimensions, it would help to possibly identify the airplane as well as correctly size everything you need.

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Old 11-29-2016, 05:40 AM
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This is my best guess: http://www.sigmfg.com/BuildManuals/SIGRC39Kavalier.html
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Originally Posted by Viper Driver View Post
Sure does look like a Kavalier. Standard servos and a typical 46 glow engine will work fine. For a gas engine, maybe an Evolution 8cc or 10cc, although it might cause the plane to be nose-heavy. If missing the cowl, Fiberglass Specialties make one, part number SK-20, http://www.fiberglassspecialtiesinc.com/catalog.htm

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I agree as I had a Kavalier, great little plane. Had it several years and flew it to death Use a 46 glow and it will be a very good match. Perhaps you can find plans, it would be a big help. Be sure to check out glue joints, etc. as yours looks like it has sat for a long time and glue becomes brittle. Very nice flying plane that you should enjoy..........Good luck!
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thank you all. I agree. It appears to be a Kavalier. I will start gathering parts and work on it. Can't wait to upload some progress shots. Thanks again
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Sig sells plans for their kits if you need them.
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May have to look into that. Plans that is.
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