Notices
Extreme Speed Prop Planes Discuss the need for speed with fast prop planes (Screamin Demon, Diamond Dust, Shrikes or any REAL sound breakin'''' plane)

vmar f-18 hornet

Old 05-17-2007, 08:54 AM
  #1  
JS615
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Old Hickory, TN
Posts: 257
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default vmar f-18 hornet

The vmar f-18 hornet has been out for a while,, has anybody got a flight report on this plane??? I have not seen anything about it yet.
If you have got one give us a full report please,, iwould like to here how well this plane goes together and flys. The good and the bad??
PS. for those who dont have one and just want to bash vmar,,,, please stay out of this one,, i just want to here from those that do have them, not the same old vmar bashers!!!!!!!! Thanks.
Old 05-31-2020, 09:20 PM
  #2  
NW Guy
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2019
Location: Blaine, Washington
Posts: 2
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Unhappy VMAR F-18 Hornet 57in

Hey guys, I just finished assembling the F-18 Hornet, a 57 inch wingspan ARF kit from RichmondRC in Canada. The ARF kit came with a Vmax .91 2-stroke engine. I've attempted the maiden flight just recently and it didn't go so well. There were lots of issues with the ARF kit build and I thought I had resolved all of them. Obviously not all of them. Anyway, on takeoff, I ran to the end of our club's 200 foot concrete runway and had to pull up to get the plane to lift off the ground. It wouldn't gain any altitude and began to slowly wallow back and forth under full throttle and ended up stalling and crashing 50 feet from the end of the runway. I'm working on putting the plane back together after extensive damage to the nose. I'd be happy to outline all the things I have had to deal with in the build and what I believe may have been the root cause(s) of the failed attempted takeoff. If interested, respond and I'll reply - heck this may be therapeutic for me. (If anyone is a crisis counselor, please feel free to join in. LOL )

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.