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P. Richards 10-29-2019 08:52 AM

F-86 Shailesh Patel BITW 2019
The F-86 stole the show at Best In The West 2019.
P. Richards aka SwatTeam

ravill 10-29-2019 10:08 AM

Yeah, that 86 is GORGEOUS!!

Great vid!

[email protected] 10-29-2019 12:57 PM

Last I heard of Shailesh was some 30 years ago when I converted a 53 MHz Futaba RF module to work in his JR transmitter -or maybe it was the other way around.
Anyway, I am glad to learn that he is still with us and obviously has not lost it! Eloy Marez
When the F86 was king of the sky, I was circling around the S. Pole in a C-124 - I am still here also!

nil24 10-29-2019 04:19 PM

Great video as usual Patrick, thanks for posting!!

Chris Nicastro 10-30-2019 04:26 PM

Is there a link to close up photos of this F-86? Great finish on that metal look, wouldn't mind seeing close ups.

Doug Cronkhite 10-30-2019 04:50 PM

Absolutely stunning airplane. The closer you get, the better it looks. It was all done with Presto from Coverite. So he had one shot to get it down right, as it doesn't have the same malleable properties as Flight Metal used to.. His name deserves to be up there with the other 'masters' of scale modeling.. because he most certainly is one!

jason 11-01-2019 05:12 PM

And a few statics to compliment Patrick’s video.

DAN AVILLA 11-02-2019 02:00 PM

WOW what a work of art and a great GUY. Dan

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