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Old 12-12-2018, 06:59 PM
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Sean, nice work. I love the Fouga.

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Old 12-13-2018, 06:00 AM
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A great morale building victory this morning. Something moves! Canopies are a PITA due to the small size of the parts but work well. This kit is not sold for the beginner for a reason. You actually have to do some that modeling sh**. Thats what makes it fun. Will finish the canopies today and back on the tail group again tomorrow.
Old 12-14-2018, 08:12 AM
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Other canopy finished. They work PERFECTLY! Avonds is a genious in engineering and producing parts that fit and work (hint hint China arf producers). I still need to grind away the extra f/g and install the canopy stays. Wx sux here today so that will have to wait. Currently back on the stabs correcting my oops. I just cant say enough about the quality of Philip's kits. They are a pleasure to build, quality hardware and most of all they fly great!
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Well the first repair of my screwup. I actually like what I did more than stock. I wound up with 2 layers of 1.5m balsa along the root vs. 1 single layer. Will make the root much more robust. Right view is repair (rough) and left is screwed up sheeting.

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Old 12-30-2018, 11:17 AM
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Tail group is done! Yahoo. Will start on wings next week and will work on fuselage concurrently.

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Old 12-30-2018, 11:18 AM
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Old 01-01-2019, 09:41 AM
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Canopy stays complete. Manual operation as the real one. These are for static display with canopjes open at correct angle.

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Old 01-02-2019, 11:22 AM
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how many Chinese ARFs have ball bearing fowler flaps with milled aluminum flap tracks. Some work to assemble but they are real nice.
Old 01-02-2019, 02:42 PM
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Hi Tom
Very Nice Project

" ?As for your Question: how many Chinese ARFs have ball bearing fowler flaps with milled aluminum flap tracks

The Answer is :

RCJETCENTER Fouga Magister ( 1:4.5 ) ARF , Comes with scale ball bearing fowler flaps with milled aluminum flap tracks.

See The Pictures.

It is based on the Full-Scale Fouga Rails and comes already installed on the Model.

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Old 01-02-2019, 02:51 PM
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. Was unsure if you guys were still selling your kit. Looks nice
Old 01-03-2019, 06:28 AM
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Hi Tom

The Kit is Available and ready to ship ,All Schemes in Stock

Old 01-04-2019, 03:22 PM
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16 ribs for each wing. Most require some assembly or additions. These are ones that were affected by an update to strengthen the landing gear area. All ribs are complete and the wing assembly will begin next week.
Old 01-08-2019, 12:34 PM
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Day 1 of actual wing build. A week was required to build up all the sub assemblies.
Old 01-09-2019, 01:43 PM
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Day 2 of wing build. Gear mount, flap torque tube flap rails door cylinder all in. Great kit and loads of fun.
Old 01-10-2019, 11:46 AM
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Wing day 3. All main wing structures in. Start on aileron and flaps tomorrow.
Old 01-10-2019, 02:47 PM
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Are you doing the internal aileron linkage? it is a marvel of engineering. I had it in my hands, played with it, and to this day, still don't understand how it works
And the most amazing this is that it is tighter than a straight system
Old 01-10-2019, 04:23 PM
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Looks like the old days Tom. Keep'em coming.
Old 01-12-2019, 07:07 AM
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Day 4. Main soars and shear webbing. Jack, yes. Im not smart enuf to venture outside the box on this one.
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Day 5 was building stuff for day 6. Day 6...flap linkages installed
Old 01-26-2019, 02:25 PM
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Spent the last few days repairing my T33. A little work was done to the Fouga that allowed this.

Under the pantry is a Fouga wing. I laminated cf cloth over the gear area yesterday and today i applied cf tow along the length of the main spar before sheeting. It needs to sit 24h to cure. Next week I hope to get the remaining construction done and get it sheeted....i hope.
Old 01-28-2019, 09:03 AM
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This is what was under all the cans. My dogs thought they were going to have a feast!
Old 01-29-2019, 07:31 AM
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Back on the Fouga. The big flip. You use the supplied crutches to support the wing upside down. I added the bracing at the suggestion of the no 2 Fouga builder Wim Renners. Next job will be to remove the rib "feet" that supported it sitting on the other side
Old 01-29-2019, 07:33 AM
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Now is the leap of faith. You wont know if the flaps or ailerons will work until after you close up the wing and cut them loose. That will happen later this week. Wish me luck!

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Old 01-30-2019, 01:58 PM
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Not a lot of visible progress today but very inportant fitting. The G10 parts are the aileron moveavators...dont know what to call them. They take left/right servo movement and make the gizmo go up and down. Jack Diez said he still doesnt understand how it works. Also did a bunch of stringers for the flaps and speedvrake box.

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