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12-08-2016, 09:00 PM
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Posted By scigs30

It has been a busy few months at work and home...

It has been a busy few months at work and home but I was able to get some pictures of my Cessna 150 flying this morning. She flew right off the building board with no real trimming and I would say...
10-26-2016, 05:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,557
Posted By scigs30

I know it has been awhile, but I finally finished...

I know it has been awhile, but I finally finished my Cessna 150 and she is ready for flight with weight at 13.5 oz balanced and loaded.
05-28-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,557
Posted By scigs30

I drew it up in Coreldraw and sent the file to...

I drew it up in Coreldraw and sent the file to National balsa for laser cutting. I am shooting for a flying weight of 12oz. I really wanted to build Tritles Cessna 150 but he sold the plans to Dumas...
05-28-2016, 05:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,557
Posted By scigs30

Scratch Built Cessna 150 40 inch.

I really wanted to build a Cessna 150 with a 35-45 inch wing and I could not find a kit or plans. P.Tritle designed a nice Cessna 150 but was never kitted so I had to design my own. This is a sport...
03-30-2016, 01:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,030
Posted By scigs30

I don't remember what I used but remember having...

I don't remember what I used but remember having to cut the plywood tray.
03-26-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,030
Posted By scigs30

More build pictures

More build pictures
03-26-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,030
Posted By scigs30

I finished my second GP electricub and she is a...

I finished my second GP electricub and she is a great flyer. The few mods I made makes a difference in the air, looks more like a piper cub than the original design. Flies great at half throttle...
01-03-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,342
Posted By scigs30

I like this Cub so much I built another but...

I like this Cub so much I built another but modified the window area to make it look more scale also added a stringer. I use all kinds of white glues, as long as they dry clear....
12-13-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,342
Posted By scigs30

I think it would still work.

I think it would still work.
06-11-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,030
Posted By scigs30

Added the side stringers and built the stab and...

Added the side stringers and built the stab and rudder.
06-10-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,030
Posted By scigs30

My second Electricub

This is my second Electricub, here is the first I built from GP.
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=60574&highlight=electricub

The first one was built per the plans and flew with...
Forum: ParkFlyers
06-01-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 82,301
Posted By scigs30

Tyro 150

This is my first Mountain Models kit and it was a great experience. The Tyro went together in a couple of days and that's using white glue and no CA. The wood quality is excellent and I like that...
04-23-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,280
Posted By scigs30

Here she is all done. I really like the richness...

Here she is all done. I really like the richness of Monokote.
04-23-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,280
Posted By scigs30

Well I was off work today and finished the...

Well I was off work today and finished the Corsair. Not much detail but that is just the way I build. This is a great kit that goes together fast and easy. I used white glue and pretty much had it...
04-23-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,280
Posted By scigs30

I started applying Monokote to the fuselage and...

I started applying Monokote to the fuselage and tail feathers. Monokote went on without any issues except trying to apply it inside the front engine cowl. I will trim what little Monokote I could...
04-23-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,280
Posted By scigs30

Alien Aircraft Corsair

This is another nice kit from Alien Aircraft/Herr with quality parts and plans. I plan on building this per the plans. The instruction manual is online and must be downloaded and the manual is easy...
03-18-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,677
Posted By scigs30

Steve, sorry about that... Wing 31 inches, ...

Steve, sorry about that...
Wing 31 inches,
weight ready for flight 21oz.
Motor 400
Forum: WWI Era
03-18-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,250
Posted By scigs30

BlueSkyRc Fokker Dr.1

Here is a Fokker Dr.1 31 inches 400 motor that I built.
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=73370
03-18-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,677
Posted By scigs30

Lets see if I can get all the pictures in one post

Lets see if I can get all the pictures in one post
03-18-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,677
Posted By scigs30

More pictures of the build

More pictures of the build
03-18-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,677
Posted By scigs30

Qrome/Jtechlaser Fokker Dr.1

I have always loved the Red Fokker Dr.1 and have built a couple over the years. Jtechlaser cut the files for BlueSkyRC but has not produced this kit in couple of years. I was offered the...
09-28-2012, 02:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,839
Posted By scigs30

Herr Cloud Ranger Build

I was looking through my stack of kits and found this one and decided, why not. The construction was easy, 2 days to build straight forward quality kit. I built per the plans and the covering is all...
05-21-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,713
Posted By scigs30

Here she is done and flying. Covered with...

Here she is done and flying. Covered with Domestic tissue applied with 50/50 Elmers glue and water. They I brushed on 2 coats of dope. Flying weight is at 40 grams, the Vapor motor did not have...
05-04-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,713
Posted By scigs30

Peter Rake 18" Se5

Here is a 18" Peter Rake SE5 laser cut short kit from Manzano Lazer. The kit is great and the build only took 2 days. Weigh as shown without electronics is 19 grams. The plans call for the motor...
05-02-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,224
Posted By scigs30

I have a garage full of unbuilt RC planes, Free...

I have a garage full of unbuilt RC planes, Free flight planes and Estes rockets, so simple and clean is the only way for me to go.
05-02-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,945
Posted By scigs30

No, hopefully I won't.

No, hopefully I won't.
05-02-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,224
Posted By scigs30

Peter Rake Fokker DVII

Here is a Peter Rake Fokker DVII that was in a FSM magazine. The original did not have ailerons, but Peter drew a new wing to include the ailerons. This is a straight forward build without a lot of...
05-02-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,945
Posted By scigs30

She took some weight up front, even after...

She took some weight up front, even after sheeting the nose but she flew great. Next time out I will bring my wife and get some pictures.
Forum: WWI Era
03-17-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,643
Posted By scigs30

I only used the interplane struts. Yes it is...

I only used the interplane struts. Yes it is lighter than the Electrifly kit and it balances perfect. It is a laser cut kit from Manzano laser.
Forum: WWI Era
03-15-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,643
Posted By scigs30

Peter Rake SE5

Here is a Peter Rake Se5 I built with a 36 inch wing span. I used some of the details from the Electrifly SE5 such as the landing gear, pilot and exhaust stacks. She is a grea flyer with a 400...
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