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10-24-2004, 02:39 AM
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Posted By RustyTumbles

RE: Minicraft Cessna 182 Build and Flight Report

I try and get to the field on a tuesday if I am working a night shift, I fly some powered then I get my glider out! Bob broke his cap this saturday not sure what went wrong, but apparently a local...
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-22-2004, 05:12 AM
Replies: 33
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Posted By RustyTumbles

RE: Minicraft Cessna 182 Build and Flight Report

Here are a few shots of the cessna with the new nose strut. I hope this cures the ground handling problems! It doesn't look as neat with the nose wheel pant missing, but once I repair it I'll put...
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-22-2004, 05:02 AM
Replies: 33
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Posted By RustyTumbles

RE: Minicraft Cessna 182 Build and Flight Report

Darrden,

That wouldn't be Bob godfrey would it? From WPMAC?
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-21-2004, 06:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,435
Posted By RustyTumbles

RE: Minicraft Cessna 182 Build and Flight Report

I installed the new nose strut yesterday. It has raised the nose be an inch and a half, now the cessna sits flat instead of nose down. I have left the nose wheel pant of for now just to see how it...
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-19-2004, 12:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,435
Posted By RustyTumbles

RE: Minicraft Cessna 182 Build and Flight Report

Well I've ordered a new nose gear leg, which will be about an inch longer than the original one. I also ordered a slightly bigger wheel for the nose. Once these are on it should rise the nose about...
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-18-2004, 03:27 AM
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-18-2004, 03:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,435
Posted By RustyTumbles

RE: Minicraft Cessna 182 Build and Flight Report

here are a few pics taken before the first flight!
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-18-2004, 02:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,435
Posted By RustyTumbles

RE: Minicraft Cessna 182 Build and Flight Report

Well it turns out the holes in the cowl were to small indeed. After completing the model I ran the engine in the back yard. After 2-3min of flat out operation the engine suddenly dropped a load of...
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-13-2004, 10:54 PM
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-13-2004, 10:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,435
Posted By RustyTumbles

RE: Minicraft Cessna 182 Build and Flight Report

Radio install is now finished and all control throws are set as per the book. I have also fitted the engine cowl, prop and spinner. All that is left to do now is fitt the windows and do a final...
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-13-2004, 05:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,435
Posted By RustyTumbles

RE: Minicraft Cessna 182 Build and Flight Report

Hi guys,

I've almost finished the radio install, all I need to do is setup the control throws and fully secure the receiver and fuel tank. All is going well so far all that's left after the...
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-04-2004, 02:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,435
Posted By RustyTumbles

RE: Minicraft Cessna 182 Build and Flight Report

I have read another review on this model and they used a megatech 46. They say it flew quite well, so I expect the OS 50sx to be more than enough power for scale flying. The model also has a semi...
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-02-2004, 04:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,435
Posted By RustyTumbles

RE: Minicraft Cessna 182 Build and Flight Report

Sorry it's been so long, just haven't had much spare time to put this thing together.... Anyway I now have all the flight controls on and hinges glued in. The elevator halves still require a little...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-27-2004, 05:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,435
Posted By RustyTumbles

RE: Minicraft Cessna 182 Build and Flight Report

I completed the wing today and glued in the tail feathers. Its really starting to look like a real cessna!! No real dramas so far. Have done everything according to the instructions except for the...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-26-2004, 03:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,435
Posted By RustyTumbles

RE: Minicraft Cessna 182 Build and Flight Report

Here are some pics of the almost complete wing. Have not had much time due to work and a big weekend of flying. Will finish the wing and get into the fuse this week if possible. I have to fix up...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-23-2004, 05:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,435
Posted By RustyTumbles

RE: Minicraft Cessna 182 Build and Flight Report

Got the two wing halves joined, and the front lock down block together now. Need to make a trip to the hobby shop to get some thin CA and a couple of servo extension to complete the wing. I can't...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-22-2004, 08:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,435
Posted By RustyTumbles

RE: Minicraft Cessna 182 Build and Flight Report

yeah its a great club, we can fly any day of the week between 9am and 6pm. sundays our main day though!:D:D
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-22-2004, 04:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,435
Posted By RustyTumbles

RE: Minicraft Cessna 182 Build and Flight Report

I've got a OS50sx with slimline pitts muffler to put in it. I fly at the werrington park model club, good bunch of guys out there!

I joined the wing halves last night, went together really...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-22-2004, 05:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,435
Posted By RustyTumbles

Minicraft Cessna 182 Build and Flight Report

:D Hi all Just got my new Minicraft Cessna 182 Skylane, so I thought I would do a build and flight report on it for everyone to read......

I must say that the kit looks to be of great quality. ...
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