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    Not Sure if this is a Build Thread - Mig 29



    I'm not building my mig myself but my friend Binson. He is doing a great job so far. I try to go over a watch a learn as much as possible. I would like to try and assemble my next jet . Thanks to all the guys that helpme so far: Tuan, Binson, Orlando, Oli, Barry and Dr. Rodriguez, Kevinand all the guys at the field and on rc.

    The Mig was my first jet but since then i now have the tam's f-16 1/12 edf and pst with AMT. I Flew the Tam's Jet yesterday and it flew well. Hopefully Iwill fly the PST tomorrow.



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    RE: Not Sure if this is a Build Thread - Mig 29

    Here are a few early pics

    That last one was me attempting to weigh the plane
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    RE: Not Sure if this is a Build Thread - Mig 29

    This Bird is Huge. 1/6 scale. the 2nd pic show where I put a carbon fiber cloth on the inside of the rudder and all the wings. That was really my only attempt of building the plane.
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    RE: Not Sure if this is a Build Thread - Mig 29

    Only other thing i did was hook up the evu2 valve to the gears and gear doors just to see if everthing worked. It looks ok to me here is a short video. some reason can't load video from my iphone. sorry
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    RE: Not Sure if this is a Build Thread - Mig 29

    Here are a few pics of me loading up the mig to bring to Binson's House.

    That's Barry's Awesom Corisar, that thing is beautiful. The detail is unbelievable.
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    RE: Not Sure if this is a Build Thread - Mig 29

    Here are pics of Dr.'s BVM and a Plane from Austin Jet Rally. My first event.

    Not sure who plane that is but GO SAINTS
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    RE: Not Sure if this is a Build Thread - Mig 29



    Here are more pics of the 8711 in the elevator slot and my f-16 and the heat blanket going down. We are replacing all the air lines.

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    RE: Not Sure if this is a Build Thread - Mig 29

    The heat blanket
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    RE: Not Sure if this is a Build Thread - Mig 29

    pic of the air line replaced on the speed brakes and heat tubing.
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    RE: Not Sure if this is a Build Thread - Mig 29



    Does anyone have pics of there electronics installed in a mig 29.  Trying to get an idea bout the lay out in the nose area.

    Also anyone use the fej 5 valve.  We are having trouble programing it to work the canopy up & down and lock.

    thanks

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    RE: Not Sure if this is a Build Thread - Mig 29

    Hi There,

    I checked my photos, and unfortunatly I did not take any photos of building and or install of components. I never thought I would lose this bird after only 10 flights.

    1. Save weight and time. Hook up one of the air valves that came with the kit in the front nose to activate only the locking latches for the canopy. Remove the grey nose cone to get to the air valve. The barrel on the air valve slides by moving it with your finger, back and forth. You need to conserve weight everywhere on this bird. In this case, when you manually unlock the latches, just lift up canopy and FG tub to get into fuse and electronics. Move everything to forward position. I needed no extra weight in nose.

    Good luck,

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    RE: Not Sure if this is a Build Thread - Mig 29

    Thanks Kevin,

    We are trying to keep it light as possible.  My plans it to put 2 k170s at 36 # thrust.
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    RE: Not Sure if this is a Build Thread - Mig 29

    Mister Wap,

    I've always wanted to build a MiG-29... Good luck with your project - it's gonna be cool. [8D] Have you had a chance to fly Tuan's (or is it yours now?) PST Reaction? I'm the other Blu/Yel Reaction guy that was at Austin this year...
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    RE: Not Sure if this is a Build Thread - Mig 29

    Hey Ron,

    Yes it has been my PST for awhile.    Yes i got to fly it once so far, it wasgreat, i'm still smiling!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Tuan and I was using a buddy box, of course, as i was flying we did not know while Tuan was holding the trainer switch it was causing the air to leak out of the gears.  Taun had to do a belly landing on the runway, it was awesome, no damage just few scratches.  It took us awhile to figure out the leaking problem but everthing is working great now.  We are planning on flying the pst this sunday.
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    RE: Not Sure if this is a Build Thread - Mig 29

    Thought I would add more pics! I can see the finish line Pics of the equipment tray.
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    RE: Not Sure if this is a Build Thread - Mig 29



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    RE: Not Sure if this is a Build Thread - Mig 29



    I these pics Binson decided to extend the digital reader to the hatch so we do not have to take out the cockpit each time to pump air. We also have the air fill valve in the back and also a way to charge batteries in the hatch area.

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    RE: Not Sure if this is a Build Thread - Mig 29

    In Pic 1. The rear is done: elevator and rudder and talil cone installed and working. Also the vector thrust is installed
    Pic 2- have 5 total air tanks. 3 xlarge for gear and gear doors andbrakesand 2 medium for speed brake and canopy.
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    RE: Not Sure if this is a Build Thread - Mig 29

    The cockpit: looks great! still waiting on pilots, hopefully by next week. Also have lightscoming from Details4scales, Thanks Dan, can't wait to get them, also hope by next week.
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    RE: Not Sure if this is a Build Thread - Mig 29

    Yes, I went with 2 sync k170F. Thanks Barry. Barry stated that since i need to sync k170f they had to come from Tawain and it would take 10 days and On the 10th day i received tracking # for the turbines, arrived in 3 days. Thanks again for the super service Barry ps i sent you an email about k140f. Also just an added bonus the turbines match the plane, How cool is that!
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    RE: Not Sure if this is a Build Thread - Mig 29

    I will head to Binson's house tomorrow and hopefully the turbines will be installed.  I will take more pics tomorrow.
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    RE: Not Sure if this is a Build Thread - Mig 29

    if bison can wake up early

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    RE: Not Sure if this is a Build Thread - Mig 29

    Wap,

    Looking good. Should not be too long till ready to roll down the runway.
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    RE: Not Sure if this is a Build Thread - Mig 29

    That in a nice project and very big............. How many miles to the gallon do you get out of that Hummer

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    RE: Not Sure if this is a Build Thread - Mig 29



    Hopefully he will wake up early on Sunday to fly the PST.

    Hey Kevin miss your call it was crazy this week.

    Only 8 to 10 miles to a gallon but it''s fun to drive.

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