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Old 08-17-2010, 07:53 PM
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I just ordered a new plane and will recieve it next week. I like the looks of the plane but hate the big "G-KEMY" all over it.

Is there a way to remove that or paint/paper over it? I want to add my business Logo to it.



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It is likely just an adhesive decal and you can probably peel it off if you are careful then replace it with any good vinyl decal for your choice. If you are really lucky, the decals won't even be applied, they might just be on a sheet in the box.

Is this your first airplane?
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It is likely just an adhesive decal and you can probably peel it off if you are careful then replace it with any good vinyl decal for your choice. If you are really lucky, the decals won't even be applied, they might just be on a sheet in the box.

Is this your first airplane?

Yes, this is my first plane. I'm hoping not to remove the lettering by nose diving into the ground....

I'm pretty sure they are on the kit already...maybe a hair dryer will do the trick.
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Not to rain on your new plane but the receiver in this plane is for park flyer types of
aircraft only and will not have the range required when you decide to move up to the
next stage of airplane, especially glow powered airplanes as it has a very short reception
range, so beware when & if you intend to use it in a larger, faster & farther flying aircraft.
Good luck on flying your new toy.
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ORIGINAL: Bill Diedrich

Not to rain on your new plane but the receiver in this plane is for park flyer types of
aircraft only and will not have the range required when you decide to move up to the
next stage of airplane, especially glow powered airplanes as it has a very short reception
range, so beware whenm & if you intend to use it in a larger, faster & farther flying aircraft.
Good luck on flying your new toy.

Yeah, this one is for learning and flying at my house.... it was $139 so I figured it might make a good gift for my nephew if it survives me.
I do plan on moving up but I will be buying Much better equipment.
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Please seek flight instruction.
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Please seek flight instruction.
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I don't know that I would try a hair dryer to remove the decal from the foam. You could end up melting the foam. You could also end up taking some foam with it if you just try to peel it off, and any kind of solvent that will loosen the glue will probably also melt the foam.

Covering it may be a better way to go, but you'll be adding some weight, and all on one end of a wing.

Fly it first, and then worry about what's written on it.

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ORIGINAL: CGCINC

I just ordered a new plane and will recieve it next week. I like the looks of the plane but hate the big "G-KEMY" all over it.

Is there a way to remove that or paint/paper over it? I want to add my business Logo to it.



Just rename your company "G-Kemy"...problem solved.

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