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Forum: Kit Building
12-22-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 108,694
Posted By SunDevilPilot

That was a typo.... two 4S packs for a total of...

That was a typo.... two 4S packs for a total of 8S 5000 mAh. I edited the original post to correct the error.

Sorrry for any confusion.

SunDevilPilot
Forum: Kit Building
12-14-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 108,694
Posted By SunDevilPilot

For those of you interested.... The Sig 1/3...

For those of you interested.... The Sig 1/3 Spacewalker build has begun. I opted to post the build on RC Scale Builder instead of RCU. I got frustrated at the photo posting on this site so I'm...
Forum: Kit Building
11-24-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 108,694
Posted By SunDevilPilot

Last of the pre-flight photos. These were taken...

Last of the pre-flight photos. These were taken with my DSLR. Little better than the iPhone.

Thanks for everyones input over the years! Hard to believe this one began in April of 2012.

The kit...
Forum: Kit Building
11-24-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 108,694
Posted By SunDevilPilot

With the plane in its current configuration there...

With the plane in its current configuration there is zero lead and I would guess it weighs about 15 or so lbs.

I used a mere 29% of the 5000 mAh 8s battery (Two 4s packs in series) over a 5 minute...
Forum: Kit Building
11-24-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 108,694
Posted By SunDevilPilot

I took a couple pre-flight photos in case it...

I took a couple pre-flight photos in case it didn’t go well.
Forum: Kit Building
11-24-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 108,694
Posted By SunDevilPilot

Maiden Flight

Today she flew. Other than a squeaky wheel there were zero issues.

Needed quite a bit of downtrim (Expected) and a nudge of aileron trim for hands off flight. Flies like a trainer.

A friend,...
Forum: Kit Building
11-12-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 108,694
Posted By SunDevilPilot

Maiden flight imminent. This photo shows the last...

Maiden flight imminent. This photo shows the last in the series of “Construction Photos” I’ve posted over the years. This plane took a long time to get completed. Not really sure why. Maybe because I...
11-04-2017, 04:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,127
Posted By SunDevilPilot

Watching this one come together should be a great...

Watching this one come together should be a great experience... Subscribed!

I have your L-4 plans. I am hoping this thread can serve as a rough "Build Guide". I have never scratch built from...
Forum: Kit Building
11-03-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4,372
Views: 320,991
Posted By SunDevilPilot

My friend Tim put some additional details onto...

My friend Tim put some additional details onto his Cub.... Stripes on the fuselage, N-Numbers and inspection covers in the wings. Looks very much like the full scale now.

SunDevilPilot
Forum: Kit Building
10-15-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4,372
Views: 320,991
Posted By SunDevilPilot

My friend Tim is just finishing up his Papoose...

My friend Tim is just finishing up his Papoose Cub. He just added the yellow stripe on the fuselage. Even without the stripe the two are almost indistinguishable. The real one resides in the Western...
07-01-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4,400
Views: 197,576
Posted By SunDevilPilot

Man arrested for flying drone over the Goodwin...

Man arrested for flying drone over the Goodwin Fire - 3TV | CBS 5 (http://www.azfamily.com/story/35796063/man-arrested-for-flying-drone-over-the-goodwin-fire?autostart=true)
Forum: RC Jets
05-27-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,384
Posted By SunDevilPilot

Buy a nice spray gun and you will be quite happy...

Buy a nice spray gun and you will be quite happy with HVLP. I have a Sata HVLP spray gun (Minijet) and an Iwata LVLP gun. Both are amazing for painting.

Both dont need need a lot of air so an...
Forum: Kit Building
05-07-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 108,694
Posted By SunDevilPilot

Glad you made it back home safe.... I heard the...

Glad you made it back home safe.... I heard the insurance was giving you grief. Maybe this plane will be ready when you come back next season!

SunDevilPilot
Forum: Kit Building
05-07-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 108,694
Posted By SunDevilPilot

I haven't had much time for building lately but I...

I haven't had much time for building lately but I did manage to "revisit" the landing gear. The original design was far too stiff and had zero ability to flex on those not so perfect landings. Balsa...
Forum: Kit Building
05-06-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3,752
Views: 188,195
Posted By SunDevilPilot

Beautiful glider. It will be a hit at the field....

Beautiful glider. It will be a hit at the field. A lot of guys really enjoy the simple enjoyment catching a great thermal brings.

SunDevilPilot
04-21-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,924
Posted By SunDevilPilot

This is where I found the link to the audio: ...

This is where I found the link to the audio:

Judge Tells FAA Rep: "You're Just Making Stuff Up." - DRONELIFE (http://dronelife.com/2017/03/20/taylor-vs-huerta-faa-comes-off-badly-oral-arguments/)
04-21-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,924
Posted By SunDevilPilot

Here is the argument being made in court. ...

Here is the argument being made in court.

https://www.cadc.uscourts.gov/recordings/recordings2017.nsf/469F0B57EDA3C53A852580E300577ED7/$file/15-1495.mp3


I was left with the feeling the...
Forum: Kit Building
04-08-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 108,694
Posted By SunDevilPilot

Installed the Hinge Pin back into the cowl,...

Installed the Hinge Pin back into the cowl, making it complete.

I'm really glad I decided to make the hatch. I think it would have looked like a "Hack Job" if I just cut the hole as originally...
Forum: Kit Building
04-07-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 108,694
Posted By SunDevilPilot

I was planning on going with the lightening bolt...

I was planning on going with the lightening bolt type scheme on the cowl but I quickly became frustrated with trying to mask that pattern off on the rounded cowl.

So.... I got a little lazy and...
Forum: Kit Building
04-02-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 108,694
Posted By SunDevilPilot

Went ahead and put on the white. Hopefully next...

Went ahead and put on the white. Hopefully next weekend I can spray the red.

Im going with the design on the grey and red version but using white and red for my colors.

There are so many...
Forum: Kit Building
04-01-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 108,694
Posted By SunDevilPilot

I used a can with some sticky back sandpaper to...

I used a can with some sticky back sandpaper to true up the inner hole. A template was used to make sure the hole was perfectly round. (Cut a circle with the CriCut, taped it to the fuse, and...
03-29-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By SunDevilPilot

Great coverage guys! Was a great event.

Great coverage guys! Was a great event.
03-26-2017, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By SunDevilPilot

Gun Smoke 2017 Photos

Just a quick photo video I made with some pictures from the 2017 Gun Smoke Competition. The event was held at the Arizona Model Aviators airfield in Apache Junction, AZ.

Some really amazing...
Forum: Kit Building
03-13-2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 108,694
Posted By SunDevilPilot

Well.... The piano hinge I received was...

Well....

The piano hinge I received was really nice, but way too small. Looked for something more in line with what I was thinking but couldn't find anything. So, I purchased some smaller hinges...
Forum: Kit Building
03-07-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 108,694
Posted By SunDevilPilot

Was waiting for the piano hinge material to...

Was waiting for the piano hinge material to arrive so I made the threaded knob which will secure the hatch. I wasn't sure on a size so I whipped up three of various dimensions. The parts are drilled...
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