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    Giant Scale Kits

    Are you interested in light weight giant scale short kits? Now we have further developed our AVICOMP and we have cut a kit for an international customer. This particular kit is a 1/4 scale WW2 airplane. The wingspan is 116" and the fuselage lenght is about 92". The framed up plane including cowl and canopy is only 2.5KG or 5.5lbs. Now we believe that is a big archievement for making giant scale planes lighter. Imagine you wont need a waiver anymore to fly your big airplane. We could have made the kit even lighter, but 2.5kg is very light in our opinion. Final flying weight depends on the builder, and how he intends to finish building the plane. AVICOMP is extremely strong yet lightweight. Give it a try on your next project.

    We our now in the process of developing 50cc ARF airplanes using our AVICOMP. This will make it possible to use smaller engines or even fly electric. weight savings compared to a traditional balsa wood airplane is believed to be at least 50%. First 50cc development will be a Yak 54. Contact us for more info if interested in a kit or ARF with our AVICOMP material.

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    Are you meaning to say the shown parts ,cowl and canopy are 5.5 pounds?

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    That is correct.

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    Availability and pricing of the WW2 kit?

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    It depends on what model you want, and if ARF or KIT

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    AVICOMP material reminds me of the packing material (Outer Plywood) found in Aeroworks kits?
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    You're going to need to be more forthcoming with information if you want an enthusiastic response. Pictures, pricing, etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony Hallo View Post
    AVICOMP material reminds me of the packing material (Outer Plywood) found in Aeroworks kits?

    I know what you are talking about, but it's not. There's more to it then just plywood. Besides it still would not be any lighter, when using only plywood.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lifer View Post
    You're going to need to be more forthcoming with information if you want an enthusiastic response. Pictures, pricing, etc.
    All our kits and ARF's are custom made, therefore all prices are based upon type of model, and scale etc.

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    What aircraft are you currently cutting or have cut to date?
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    Quote Originally Posted by FlyerInOKC View Post
    What aircraft are you currently cutting or have cut to date?
    Ultimate Biplane, Pitts Challenger Biplane. Pitts 12, P47 Thunderbolt, Yak 54, Corsair, Fiat Centauro, Horten etc. Mainly Sportscale especially Biplanes.

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    What's the wing span on the Corsair Kit and price?
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    Quote Originally Posted by drube View Post
    What's the wing span on the Corsair Kit and price?
    http://www.blazingwings.com/page9.html

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    Thanks for the link. What does "short kit with cowl and canopy, framed up" mean?
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    Quote Originally Posted by drube View Post
    Thanks for the link. What does "short kit with cowl and canopy, framed up" mean?
    It means, that we offer several options to choose from. Short kit only option, Short Kit with cowl and canopy, Framed up only option, and ARF option.

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    I see. So the pic you posted is of a short kit.

    Ok, I'm clear now..lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by drube View Post
    I see. So the pic you posted is of a short kit.

    Ok, I'm clear now..lol
    Looks like a wonderful product! Some of us just need more explainin than others. Took me a little while to understand the new word phrasing. would be nice to see the price listed for each version listed on the page... Just a thought..

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    Sounds like you will be offering a YAK 54 short kit. Is that correct? Plans too.
    How much?
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    I'm still confused on the weight. In your first post you say it's the framed up weight. But in your second post you say it's the weight of the short kit in the photo - that is missing a lot of wood. And if it is the real framed up weight with all the additional wood then what extra wood do you use?

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    Quote Originally Posted by LARRYKOP View Post
    Sounds like you will be offering a YAK 54 short kit. Is that correct? Plans too.
    How much?
    LARRYKOP@Aol.COM
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    Quote Originally Posted by rgburrill View Post
    I'm still confused on the weight. In your first post you say it's the framed up weight. But in your second post you say it's the weight of the short kit in the photo - that is missing a lot of wood. And if it is the real framed up weight with all the additional wood then what extra wood do you use?
    The weight I am mentioning is for the short kit in 1/4 scale with cowl and canopy. When I say framed up, then I refer to a skeleton plane, with stringers, no sheeting yet applied.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tim5713 View Post
    Looks like a wonderful product! Some of us just need more explainin than others. Took me a little while to understand the new word phrasing. would be nice to see the price listed for each version listed on the page... Just a thought..
    It is quite difficult to offer pricing for several options. We have a base price, and since we custom build, we price according to what customer wants, and how he wants his plane.
    We are also working on short kits in carbon fiber, allthough it would be more expensive then any other short kit, but if someone is really weight concerned.....Well we can do it, if requested.

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    Too many explanations, too many clarifications. Bye.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lifer View Post
    Too many explanations, too many clarifications. Bye.
    Ya, I was paying attention, too. The responses seem more evasive than explanatory.
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