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Old 01-07-2016, 06:42 AM
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Hi, all F18 fans

We are finally finished the airframe of the F-18f 1/6.25 and we will make the more test fly as soon and the F-18D 1/5.75 will finish on next Month,

Specs:

F-18 E/F 1/6.25 scale
Length: 117" (2970mm).
Wingspan: 85.8'' (2180mm).
Power: 17~24Lbs x2 (8-12kg x2) or Single18kg thrust up



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Old 01-07-2016, 06:49 AM
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Old 01-07-2016, 06:49 AM
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scale Flaps with the throws


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maiden flight!


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Old 01-07-2016, 06:54 AM
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more test flight!

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Good looking Bird can't wait to see the C model
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Ready and waiting ...
I knew you would be all over this one lol I'm planning on a D model
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Hello Anton,

I'm looking for instructions on your website for this model, I see the 1/8 instructions but not the 1/6th

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Cool no tail pipes? Engines appear to go in the back.
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Originally Posted by yeahbaby View Post
Good looking Bird can't wait to see the C model
down boy, down!
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Originally Posted by pilot tw View Post
Hi, all F18 fans

We are finally finished the airframe of the F-18f 1/6.25 and we will make the more test fly as soon and the F-18D 1/5.75 will finish on next Month,

Specs:

F-18 E/F 1/6.25 scale
Length: 117" (2970mm).
Wingspan: 85.8'' (2180mm).
Power: 17~24Lbs x2 (8-12kg x2) or Single18kg thrust up



scale Landing gear

scale flaps
Those are some horny flaps!!
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Nice work!

Not as much of a fan of the E/F .. waiting with great anticipation for the C model too!

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I'm with them. Bring on the C. Outstanding work Anton. Congratulations.
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I'm also waiting for the C! Looking forward to it!
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Originally Posted by Alkaline View Post
Cool no tail pipes? Engines appear to go in the back.
Less flow loss, use smaller engines.... perfect for EDF... Looks like a single KT170E was used in the prototype.... flow it nice.
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If I didn't already have this Fej 1/6 F-18 clunker....

You guys enjoy the 120s seem to push it very nicely. I hope they release a light kit for it with factory install like on the hawk and f16
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down boy, down!
Oh hellz no!! Happier than a puppy with two peckers
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we had designed the 3 versions for the engine mounts , one for single turbine P-180 to P-200 or K-180 to K210 , and two versions for twin turbines P-100 (K120) in the tail or twin P-140 (K140) in the center place ,



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Originally Posted by pilot tw View Post
we had designed the 3 versions for the engine mounts , one for single turbine P-180 to P-200 or K-180 to K210 , and two versions for twin turbines P-100 (K120) in the tail or twin P-140 (K140) in the center place ,



interesting, so I would imagine with wing stores you will probably have the 140s like normal with pipes?
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the Likai will get the two K160 (new small size) and new F18f airframe then install the new K160 to tail without tailpipe for test the new airframe of F-18f that Likai made some improved it in Skymaster factory last month, we will start products the new F-18E/F for all customers !
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Originally Posted by pilot tw View Post
the Likai will get the two K160 (new small size) and new F18f airframe then install the new K160 to tail without tailpipe for test the new airframe of F-18f that Likai made some improved it in Skymaster factory last month, we will start products the new F-18E/F for all customers !
Perfect Anton! I was going to say why not the 2 new K160s since they are smaller then the old K140. The K160 seems to be good on twins since its small and light yet has the power to bring a big plane back on single engine.

Great work on the F18. See you at FLjets in a few months
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Gun whats the specs on the K160 im guessing the size will be the same as 140 but what about thrust?
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