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Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 06-10-2017, 11:09 PM
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Posted By w1nd6urfa
Will post a video soon, stay tuned ;)

Will post a video soon, stay tuned ;)
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 06-10-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 132
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Posted By w1nd6urfa
And a few recent pics in a realistic North Africa...

And a few recent pics in a realistic North Africa like environment - its camo blending with the red earth

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Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 06-10-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,620
Posted By w1nd6urfa
And that's when I decided that the sound of the...

And that's when I decided that the sound of the 2-stroke MVVS 26cc didn't fit a Storch

I wanted to keep the weight as low as possible, after some research I concluded that a Saito 125 converted to...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 06-10-2017, 11:01 PM
Replies: 132
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Posted By w1nd6urfa
Flies so gracefully - really floats 2219510 ...

Flies so gracefully - really floats

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Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 06-10-2017, 10:59 PM
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Posted By w1nd6urfa
Last September I had the pleasure of watching one...

Last September I had the pleasure of watching one of the very few flying Storches

Wow!

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Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 06-10-2017, 10:42 PM
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Posted By w1nd6urfa
Winter shots 2219504 2219505

Winter shots

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Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 06-10-2017, 10:36 PM
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Posted By w1nd6urfa
Here's formation flying with a Tiger Moth ...

Here's formation flying with a Tiger Moth

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Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 06-10-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 132
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Posted By w1nd6urfa
I have flown it at a few scale events ...

I have flown it at a few scale events

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Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 06-10-2017, 10:28 PM
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Posted By w1nd6urfa
Following a fellow member's suggestion, I should...

Following a fellow member's suggestion, I should update this thread

The Storch was finished 2 years ago and has been flying well. It looks good in the air and on the ground.

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Forum: Gas Engines 04-23-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 33,367
Posted By w1nd6urfa
More pics: [ATTACH]2211458[/IMG]...

More pics:

[ATTACH]2211458[/IMG] (https://c1.staticflickr.com/2/1521/25912434254_13f068a6da_h.jpg)

[ATTACH]2211459[/IMG] (https://c1.staticflickr.com/2/1705/26491407826_642f9a8841_h.jpg)
Forum: Gas Engines 04-23-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 33,367
Posted By w1nd6urfa
Not exactly an aftermarket solution, but worked...

Not exactly an aftermarket solution, but worked for me: a 90-deg manifold for the OS 200 allowed me to completely hide the GF40 exhaust in the cowl of a 80" Spitfire. Caution: use baffles and grilles...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 04-02-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 66,743
Posted By w1nd6urfa
Hi Martin, I'm afraid they will not fit. As you...

Hi Martin,
I'm afraid they will not fit. As you can see in the photo there is not enough room between the retract mounts and the wing root, and anyway on this composite wing you don't have easy...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 03-28-2017, 12:09 AM
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Views: 66,743
Posted By w1nd6urfa
Strut length about 165mm ...

Strut length about 165mm

https://c1.staticflickr.com/2/1489/25229093345_8223b0752e_h.jpg
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 03-28-2017, 12:06 AM
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Views: 66,743
Posted By w1nd6urfa
Beam external width (actually it's a bit wider...

Beam external width (actually it's a bit wider under the wing skin):

https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7641/17162860471_a987c68e7b_h.jpg
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 03-28-2017, 12:04 AM
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Posted By w1nd6urfa
Retract beam length: ...

Retract beam length:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7633/17137534996_7d71e4aaae_h.jpg

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8710/16977303149_6c9d502557_h.jpg
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 03-28-2017, 12:02 AM
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Posted By w1nd6urfa
Wheel well width: ...

Wheel well width:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7614/16975925810_27cb00ea98_h.jpg
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 03-28-2017, 12:00 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 66,743
Posted By w1nd6urfa
Depth at rib (shallow tricky spot for long...

Depth at rib (shallow tricky spot for long retracts):

https://c1.staticflickr.com/2/1487/24966078556_927fae15bc_h.jpg
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 03-27-2017, 11:58 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 66,743
Posted By w1nd6urfa
Depth of wing for retract: ...

Depth of wing for retract:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/2/1644/24899095231_52287938a5_h.jpg
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 03-27-2017, 11:57 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 66,743
Posted By w1nd6urfa
https://c1.staticflickr.com/2/1636/24365544133_d0a...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/2/1636/24365544133_d0a9816d16_h.jpg
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 03-13-2017, 05:47 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 66,743
Posted By w1nd6urfa
22" is too much, this is closer to a 30cc than a...

22" is too much, this is closer to a 30cc than a 35cc plane. 18" or 19" is ideal
Forum: Twin & Multi Engine RC Aircraft 03-12-2017, 07:12 AM
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Views: 503,001
Posted By w1nd6urfa
Hi there Orion, since you're new to this and...

Hi there Orion,
since you're new to this and it's a challenging plane I'd suggest you find a buddy who's done wing repairs to help out?

If you really want to have a go at it, there's plenty of...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 03-12-2017, 03:02 AM
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Views: 248,290
Posted By w1nd6urfa
the 26cc of course!

the 26cc of course!
Forum: Twin & Multi Engine RC Aircraft 03-12-2017, 03:00 AM
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Views: 503,001
Posted By w1nd6urfa
If anyone wants to reinforce their rear spars, I...

If anyone wants to reinforce their rear spars, I have traced it (attached below)
If you can cut some ply and reapply white covering, its a half-day job
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Forum: Gas Engines 01-21-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 223,179
Posted By w1nd6urfa
And a quick flyby of the FG20 on a Spitfire ...

And a quick flyby of the FG20 on a Spitfire

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRON2DVcmfY
Forum: Gas Engines 01-21-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 223,179
Posted By w1nd6urfa
Mustabgherb, Ditto on what ForcesR said - make...

Mustabgherb,
Ditto on what ForcesR said - make sure you have the new carb with the pin hole
Also get a CH Ignition kit for the FG-20, that did it for me - like a different engine!

Pic of the...
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