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Old 11-15-2018, 10:58 AM
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Let the build begin. Hope I dont get termites
Old 11-15-2018, 11:26 AM
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Outstanding glass. Equal to the original BVM work.
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Hope to make this the final outcome when this thing is finished. Will be powered by a Jet Central Rabbit SE

Old 11-30-2018, 01:44 PM
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Hard at work. Pieces lock together easily. Complicated build but quality and engineering oitstanding. Using titebond glue as recommended by PA.
Old 12-01-2018, 04:24 AM
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Wow Tom, just like the old days. Lookin good!
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For those that have never built an Avonds Jet, its a pure pleasure. Excellent engineering and design. I highly recommend them if there are any builders left!
Looks great Tom!
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Done with the stabs.
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Looking great. That is an amazing plane. Will be watching.

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Old 12-01-2018, 10:29 AM
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Wish I was that far along. Maybe 2 weeks from now.
Old 12-01-2018, 11:07 AM
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Very nice! Looking good.
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Originally Posted by tp777fo View Post
Wish I was that far along. Maybe 2 weeks from now.
Problem is there are always quick build projects that come in the way😢
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Originally Posted by c_makhija View Post


Problem is there are always quick build projects that come in the way😢
do specify that you are building foamies instead of the gorgeous fouga
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Originally Posted by Ragz View Post
do specify that you are building foamies instead of the gorgeous fouga
All foamies are build and flying, so is the Rebel hot.😬
Once the ultra Bandit is done, will get back to the Fouga with no more projects in between 😷
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Thought you woul be using beer cans as your weight for the wing construction. Are you slipping Tom?
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Drank all of them
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2 weeks into the build and this is it. I expect to finish the tail this week. Wings will begin after that. I expect 3-4 weeks per wing. Its very detailed construction but lots of fun. I have an update kit for the wings I will incorporate to strenthen landing gear area. Phillip asked me to docunent the changes for inclusion on his instructions. PA kits are truely a work of art. One does not have to worry about questions and support when building a PA kit. He is fabulous to work with.

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Wow.. you build faaast.
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Great progress Tom, thanks for sharing!
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Looking good Tom, Keep posting the pics.
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Old 12-11-2018, 10:39 AM
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Poor planning on my part caused a short delay in building. I needed some PVA to help install the tailcone and had to order some, will be here tomorrow. In the mean time I decided it needed a bath to remove the PVA mold release. When this stuff gets wet its slipplier than greased snot. Afterwards I cut the canopies except for the rear one and will get it tomorrow. As the tail group build continues I will be able to work on the canopies as glue cures. I hate to admit it but an error cutting my stab sheeting will need to be corrected before tail group is finished. Rectrocranial inversions will add 2-3 days to my completion of the stabs and tail. Read the instructions CAREFULLY! Still a great kit and I am really excited about it. It's big when you plug in the stabs!
Old 12-11-2018, 07:06 PM
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Great job Tom.

You are right ... that's a kit you can't hurry or guess.
RCSB has a great forum by Wim Reinders. I would say, it is a must !!!

Merry Christmas

Jack

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Old 12-12-2018, 04:13 AM
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Thanks Jack. Your input on the RCSB forum is extremely valuable also.

Sean, is the Fouga you are building an Aviation Design?

Merry Christmas to all! I'm asking Santa for more Titebond
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Tom, mine is from the RC Jet Center ARF kit. I purchased it used off Craig G and wanted to give it a make over. Ive just finished the cosmetic change, i applied a fantasy paint job i designed based off the RCAF Tutor training scheme. Happy with how it turned out. It had already flown under Craigs ownership so im aiming to get the model geared back up and flying next year. Enjoying your build, keep posting!!




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