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Old 04-28-2011, 02:23 AM
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Anyone built a large Eurofox/Kitfox/Skyfox/Aerotrek A220 or know of one out there? I'm toying with 1/2 scale but will probably go 40%. Need a push to start and am in the "will I or won't I" stage.

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Old 04-30-2011, 09:42 PM
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This is the same colour scheme as a local one.
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Hi Bananaman,

I too would like to see one that has been completed. I have a set of Jerry Bates Kitfox plans and am going down to the blueprint shop tommorrow to get them blown up to 40 percent. Decided to go for it even if I have to tape several sheets together. I think a 140" wingspan is about right.

Please keep me posted with your project as I am really interested. Maybe even start a build. Thanks.

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Will do Alex. I'll do some drawings over the next few weeks and play with some configs.
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Have you considered the latest version with the Aussie radial engine?

Makes a nice aeroplane into a gorgeous aeroplane! - John.
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Old 05-04-2011, 10:26 PM
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Yep, have considered a radial but it will be a tug as well so I'll go with a large twin of some kind for simplicity and budget probably a DA150. I have nearly completed the fuselage in devCad. A bit of tweaking to do, then the wings/tail next in Profili. Only being built in the data world for now.
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Actually John, I am considering a radial. Does anyone have any advice on the size and type? Was considering a Seidel as I am on a budget.

The Kitfox is 40 percent and blown up from Jerry Bates plans. Probably about halfway framed up. I think a radial is the way to go.

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Old 08-11-2011, 01:03 PM
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That was quick Alex, certainly looks the part. Secondhand Moki/RCS 150?
Post more pics and info, I'm keen to see it all. Looks like you could do floats as well from that porch view.
For my project I've lost a lot of potential building time, commuting to another city each week eats up spare hours.
Still interested but some other projects are ahead in the queue for now.
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Anyone flown a model Kitfox before??? Just wondering how they fly. Mine is about done with just a few details to go (cowl, landing gear, Kitfox logo). Sure would welcome a flight report before I test fly this one.
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Just started a 1/3 scale kitfox from RC laserkit

I am fitting a Valach 85cc twin 4 stroke with electric start



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That looks cool!

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Thanks, just hinging up the flapperons
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Managed to fit standard sized servos in for the elevator. Hinges made from glass fibre plate

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