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Old 07-26-2009, 10:36 PM
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I am very pleased with the performance of the Black Magic VF3 PHX (Phoenix). The airplane performed very well in both the P09 and F09, and performs well now starting P11 sequence. I am very pleased with the propellor and motor combination. The setup is YS 170 DZ with 18.1 x 12 propellor and 22 percent nitro, with 13 percent oil. I am very satisfied with the results that this plane had during the NATS in 2009. Thank you sponsors that include JR, YS, Custom Airframe Designs (Mike Hester) and B&E Graphics.

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Old 07-27-2009, 09:17 PM
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And a special thanks to Morgan Fuel as this is an excellent brand for the YS engines.
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Old 10-25-2009, 07:57 PM
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Variation of the theme. What do you think about a video build thread. Something new, different, unique, helpful?

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Old 10-25-2009, 08:23 PM
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Yes that would be nice Don, perhaps Mike could include it on his CD supplied with each kit?

I take it you're building another VF3?

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Old 03-06-2010, 05:41 PM
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Video and Plane is progressing. Here are some pics of the plane at this stage of the video shoot.

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Old 03-06-2010, 05:55 PM
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Here are some additional pictures.
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Old 03-06-2010, 06:01 PM
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New twist for wing.
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Old 05-25-2010, 09:05 PM
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Old 05-25-2010, 09:07 PM
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CD is done. If anyone would like a copy.
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Old 05-31-2010, 10:06 PM
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Pictures of fiberglassing around the nose. This is video segment number 40 of the building video. The video is nice for general viewing and many tips outside of just the VF3. Techniques used for other building or finishing of any model. Cheers, Don

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I have the video complete although its totally a collection of MS video player files.

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Old 10-10-2011, 05:43 AM
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New distributor for Black Magic VF3 Aircraft. For more information see Rick at www.midatlanticairframes.com


This design has done me well over the last 4 years. The fact that the Black Magic won first place during preliminaries and ended 2nd in two of the finals rounds is a tribute to the design as I heard some indicate that this design was only good through maybe Advanced or Masters. My Best to Rick and the Black Magic design.
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2011 World Championships- flown in front of world competitors and judges during the preliminaries and semi-finals.

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CANTALIZER DISCUSSION PAGE 5 OF THIS THREAD
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Don if i was you... seriously i would not have build the crashed plane.... you did a great job putting those pieces together... back & rebuild the fuselage GREAT JOB
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