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Old 11-08-2006, 10:20 PM
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Does anyone know where a guy can find constrution plans to a big gas trainer,
with at least an 8 foot wingspan. Maybe a "Giant Stick" or simular, has to be able
to handle a 50cc engine.

Many thanks in advance
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Old 11-08-2006, 10:51 PM
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The first plane that comes to my mind would be a Giant Telemaster. 12' wing and will hold the weight of a 50cc motor .short take offs!

http://www.hobby-lobby.com/telemaster12.htm
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Old 11-08-2006, 11:36 PM
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Didn't Crazy Herb do something like that? Do an RCU search on his user name. Of course you need to have a tolerance to pink styrofoam......
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Old 11-09-2006, 11:00 PM
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I bought a plane at an auction last year called a Big Bee and it came with the original plans from Bridi. I did some research and it and is billed as a giant scale trainer. This one came with a US41 engine and it flies very good, but it might be a bit underpowered. The kit is apparently still available. See the link below.

[link=http://www.bridiairplanes.com/hangar/bigbee.html]http://www.bridiairplanes.com/hangar/bigbee.html[/link]
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My club has built two Treehopper trainers which are used when we bring out Cub Scout troops for some buddy-box flying. They are powered by modified Sears 21cc leafblower engines. See the kit at http://www.rcguys.com/treehopper.htm
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Old 11-10-2006, 06:12 AM
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Thanks for all of the leads & suggestions, I have my eye on the Bridi Big Bee, in fact a club member has one and I might take a run over to his shop this weekend to take a look at it.

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rats
I was hoping to see another giant pink CrazyHerb build thread
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