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Flyzone DeHavilland DHC-2 float plane

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Old 02-16-2014, 05:13 PM
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Default Flyzone DeHavilland DHC-2 float plane

Anybody have one or know someone who does? I build my planes from kits, & have only bought a couple of ARFs. Not familiar with the Flyzone brand. Have been wanting to try a floatplane - this one LOOKS pretty cool. Only $209.00 for receiver ready, makes it tempting for me.
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Old 02-20-2014, 06:47 AM
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I have one and it is great. really nice to be able to fly at a pond close to home. no bad habits I have had mine for over a year and have had no problems with it.
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Old 02-20-2014, 02:14 PM
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Found some reviews & videos - all looked good. I am building an 89" span Super Decathlon & decided to put reinforcement in the fuse to add floats at a later date. Never flying off water, this looks like a good way to "get my feet wet" so to speak.
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Old 02-20-2014, 02:15 PM
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hey c550 - just saw that you live in Tomball. I live just up 149 a ways. Fly from pasture in front of my house. Where do you fly?
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Old 02-21-2014, 12:22 PM
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I usually fly at Houston Sport Flyers, I fly the Beaver at a retention pond near my house. There is a lake at an abandoned subdivision I have flown floats on in the past.
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Old 02-22-2014, 03:54 PM
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I was friends with Dick Shiveley & the guys that started that club many yrs ago. We lost the lease on our field off of 249, the present field had been a soccer club/ field which folded up.
I built the first covered pit area. I remember driving our cars up & down the runway after Mr. Shiveley brought a tractor & box blade and made the runway. Lots of good memories there.
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Its improved since then. I remember flying from the field at 249.
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What is your name, I may remember you. This is Kurt Mathews .
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Old 02-25-2014, 09:25 AM
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Kurt. I'm Dave-If I remember correctly you were the locksmith?

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Old 02-25-2014, 06:36 PM
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Yessir thats me. Dave who ? I'll remember you if you tell me more than Dave. Looked at website, yall have founders day coming up but could not get any info. Is Mark Hunt still around ?
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Old 02-26-2014, 07:00 AM
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Mark is still around-I know we have a spring fly in I think in April. You should swing by.
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Hey - not fair. Dave who ? If you flew at the old field off 249 I will remember you.
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