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Forum: Kit Building
11-23-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,821
Posted By IfIHadWings

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1372x1025/bdebbf58_1865_48d0_b6ee_3dba23592760_4a3ccfe7eba50d05ac9860b4c2d259dd85a8b6f7.jpeg...
10-19-2021, 04:07 AM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 306,995
Posted By IfIHadWings

Reading this thread and noticed some comments...

Reading this thread and noticed some comments about the Uravitch 52 version. Just finished mine and now has six flights. Added the extra wing panels. Livery honors a dear friend who crewed an OV...
10-18-2021, 02:39 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 142,111
Posted By IfIHadWings

A few foamies from north Georgia

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1282/9ce6d42c_9121_4ca6_8f49_b5bfd2327b6e_d01a9d350af3f86803d59aff2c3eee4d152e5320.jpeg
Lanyu Do-335...
Forum: Kit Building
08-29-2021, 03:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,821
Posted By IfIHadWings

The horizontal stab and elevator are built over...

The horizontal stab and elevator are built over the plan from stock balsa. The drawing is in the upper left of the plan sheet. The plan calls for the elevator and rudder servos to be mounted in a...
Forum: Kit Building
07-07-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,821
Posted By IfIHadWings

^^ I hear ya…this model isn’t overly complex but...

^^ I hear ya…this model isn’t overly complex but I’m having to customize several things. That, and limited spare time, have dragged this out over 1.5 years. BUT….the light at the end of the tunnel is...
Forum: Kit Building
07-07-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,821
Posted By IfIHadWings

I found this buried in a stack of kits at the...

I found this buried in a stack of kits at the Perry swap meet a few years ago and long before the recent ARFs and foam offerings. I used to fly with a friend in a 152 out of Dobbins ARB near Atlanta...
Forum: Seaplanes
01-22-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 542
Posted By IfIHadWings

Model Aviation's Sky Skimmer scratch build

Build log for my Sky Skimmer. Warmer months will let me sort out a few more things.

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?2412554-Model-Aviation-s-Sky-Skimmer-52-waterplane
Forum: Kit Building
03-04-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,121
Posted By IfIHadWings

Added micro tailwheel

My original build opted for a tail skid that worked well initially but grew tiresome when trying to take off or land on pavement..which is 95% of my flying. I found a Dubro micro tailwheel that...
Forum: Kit Building
08-25-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,121
Posted By IfIHadWings

Very nice! The Gadget will be a relaxing build...

Very nice! The Gadget will be a relaxing build for you...no doubt.
Forum: Kit Building
08-25-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,121
Posted By IfIHadWings

Very cool ideas. I was at Grayson Hobby's...

Very cool ideas. I was at Grayson Hobby's showroom a couple of weeks ago and they had some 11.1v LED strings ... I didn't ask if they had something I could use with my 2S system on this plane but I'm...
Forum: Kit Building
08-25-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,121
Posted By IfIHadWings

VG - yes to both questions. The Gadget is a very...

VG - yes to both questions. The Gadget is a very docile, three-channel plane. It handles wind very well, it will fly slow if you want it to and the landings are very predictable. Of course, a lot of...
Forum: Kit Building
08-23-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,121
Posted By IfIHadWings

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1912156Callie Graphics made custom "Gadget" decals for under $10!
Forum: Kit Building
07-03-2013, 04:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,121
Posted By IfIHadWings

RE: Alien Aircraft Gadget

<div>Thanks!</div><div>
</div>Wing span is 28.33"; wing area is 231.8 sq". <div>RTF weight with 2s1000 is 11.4oz. </div>
Forum: Kit Building
07-02-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,121
Posted By IfIHadWings

Alien Aircraft Gadget

I received this kit from Model Airplane News after they accepted one of my Tips &amp;Tricks. Although I have seen ads for Alien Aircraft in various magazines, I had not built one. The kit consists of...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-29-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,965
Posted By IfIHadWings

RE: WARNING AVOID NITRO PLANES!

R Pilot - Welcome to RCU and the hobby! Both can be addictive...consider yourself warned. :)

Like you, I bought a RTF foamie from Nitro a little over a year ago. It was an emotional purchase that...
01-22-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 27,737
Posted By IfIHadWings

RE: Official HZ Champ!! & Micro Flyers thread

Champ, Albatros and Polecat...tons of fun with the same 1s batteries! Just ordered another handful from HK.
Forum: Kit Building
12-23-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,579
Posted By IfIHadWings

RE: Alien Aircraft Gadget

I noticed the motor cover...really finished it off nicely.
Battery hatch sounds like a must and I'll take your tip on the LG.  I saw a YouTube showing this model with micro retracts...I may explore...
Forum: Kit Building
12-22-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,579
Posted By IfIHadWings

RE: Alien Aircraft Gadget

Thanks, David. Your response was exactly what I was asking for. And the photos are a nice bonus. Your Gadget looks fantastic!
Forum: Kit Building
12-15-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,579
Posted By IfIHadWings

RE: Alien Aircraft Gadget

<ul> MAN...Model Airplane News.[/list]
Forum: Kit Building
11-03-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,579
Posted By IfIHadWings

RE: Alien Aircraft Gadget

What motor/ESC/battery/prop combo did you use in the Taylorcraft?
Forum: Kit Building
11-03-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,579
Posted By IfIHadWings

Alien Aircraft Gadget

I received this kit from a R/C magazine after they selected one of my building tips for an upcoming issue. Needless to say, I was very surprised and excited to have a new kit just before winter.

I...
10-24-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 27,737
Posted By IfIHadWings

RE: Official HZ Champ!! & Micro Flyers thread

I have about eight 1S  150 mAh batteries so I can keep the Champ busy for a while.  I have one 1S 165 mAh that really lites it up!  I set my Tx timer at six minutes and I've noticed
minimal power...
10-03-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,814
Posted By IfIHadWings

RE: Biggest Boat-Anchor of an Airplane EVER!

I agree that the allure of these planes can get a newbie in over their head. The FMS F4U was my second plane after a 15 year hiatus...it was an emotional purchase (I blame growing up in the mid-70's,...
10-03-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,814
Posted By IfIHadWings

RE: Biggest Boat-Anchor of an Airplane EVER!

Yep... I connected the Airfield/FMS/Nitro dots after reading a British R/C magazine.  I agree that FMS has some amazing planes with extraordinary options at a good price.  But you can search any...
10-03-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,526
Posted By IfIHadWings

RE: Flyzone Switch mods

The Turnigy 3530 is less than $15 from HK...might  be easier to swap the motor.  Good luck!</p>
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