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Almost Crash
Cool / Posted by naldin / 04-15-2014 @ 10:18 AM / 357 Views / 1 Comments / Reply
Almost Crash
4 Attachment(s) FW-190 from Top Flite!
Build Log / Posted by cherrybomb48 / 04-15-2014 @ 09:30 AM / 303 Views / 3 Comments / Reply
Slowing getting my new warbird ready. It's tough only getting to work on it while I'm home but I plan on making more progress this weekend. Here's a few pics so far.
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Just joined.
Discussion / Posted by Adrian Page / 04-14-2014 @ 02:59 PM / 420 Views / 1 Comments / Reply
I just discovered this forum existed an hour or so ago and now I'm a member!
I just posted a thread to determine if giant scale is still what I remembered it as; 1/4 scale or 80" wingspan. It's been a while.

Adrian
3d flight with 92 edge
Discussion / Posted by KeithIlle / 04-13-2014 @ 07:30 AM / 731 Views / 4 Comments / Reply
Here is a video of me throwing around my 3dhs 92 edge. I started flying 2 years ago and I have learned 2 things. 1. It's very addictive and 2nd is that you will have a lot less money in your wallet flying low! LolWatch "92 edge 3DHS" on YouTube
92 edge 3DHS:
1 Attachment(s) Folding flight stand
Help! / Posted by Rene / 04-12-2014 @ 07:00 PM / 820 Views / 5 Comments / Reply
I am looking to buy plans for a folding flight stand and/or a folding flight stand. Does anyone know where I could purchase one for reasonable amount. Thank you. Rene
17 Attachment(s) JOHN BOYKO CESSNA ARTICLE
Mini-Review / Posted by billyshaw / 04-11-2014 @ 09:47 AM / 1,032 Views / 6 Comments / Reply
I've been preparing to do a article on a project for a good while now, but i could not
decide what topic i should use. Well after being at the toledo show this year i ran into by
good buddy John Boyko and he always gets me thinking, so i decided i would choose his
plane for my topic. John, myself, along with Mike Barbee and many other accomplished
pilots have been attending a event every year in Louisville Kentucky for some time now,
this show is called the wings for kids. It is a great event that raises money for children in
need of medical benefits proceeds go to Kosair charities. Now if you know John, then
you probably already know that he has a disability, however it does not stop him from
living a normal life as a expert modeler and pilot of some of the best aircraft i personally
have ever seen. But back to my point here, John has been telling me all about this plane
that he has been building and working on for the past few years now. The plane is a
Cessna 337, 44lbs. and 120" wing span, it has two Moki 50vt four stroke engines. If you
know the plane, and know the engine, then you know this is a very cool sounding airplane.

The radio gear John is using is the Futaba 14MZ, along with 16 servos powered by A123
batteries. John has spent the course of six years working on the model, and let me tell you
it shows! One of the features that caught my eye as i looked over the plane was most
definitely the overall finish of the model. John used PPG base coat clear cote, and i would
say it came out flawless. Another thing that caught my attention is i notices the cut outs in
the bottom of the plane for the retracts. John also has true scale retracts that actually
"dangle back" like the full scale. The plane is also equipped with navigation lights and a
scale dash panel. The model is all wood construction and there are no shortcuts taking
when building this beautiful model. One of the quality products that John used to hold the
plane together with is, none other than ZAP Adhesives and epoxy resins. Overall i would
have to say that John has a beautiful airplane, and you need to check this plane out when
you get a chance. Thank you for reading and a special thanks to John Boyko for the time
and information! Happy flying to all!

-Billy Shaw-
4/7/2013
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Get Ready for Nall Sale 2014!
Announce / Posted by KoleDeRacer / 04-10-2014 @ 05:59 PM / 1,151 Views / 0 Comments / Reply
Its only one month away guys!
Limitless Aero wants to make sure eveyone has something to fly or if you are looking for a deal on that new airframe!
Sale is for this week only so hurry.
Blade 450 X
Discussion / Posted by bmjbirds / 04-10-2014 @ 03:35 PM / 973 Views / 0 Comments / Reply
I'm brand new at the blog business and pretty new at flying Heli's. Spent fourty years working for the Gov. and flew fixed wings with a club in Clovis New Mexico thirty years ago...Looks like it will be a while before I can fly the 450x. The sim. is difficult enough. I
Not interested in 3D any time soon. Is there a way to dumb down (slow down everything) to make it easier to fly the Blade 450x. Or am I destined to become an expert over night?

Tks. bmjbirds
4 Attachment(s) Evolution 2 Meter 77.5" F3A Airplane
Discussion / Posted by wright2u / 04-10-2014 @ 08:38 AM / 1,228 Views / 0 Comments / Reply
(Warning About This Plane)
I purchased from General Hobby a Revolution F3A January 18, 2014. and during the second flight after trimming set up the left wing broke off in flight. Upon inspecting the wreckage I discovered the advertise carbon fiber wing tube and landing gear are not. I lost more in the plane than the plane itself. I really like the plane. I contacted General Hobby and told them what happened and I would gladly pay the shipping for a replacement. I suggest that the wing tube and landing gear be checked to verify my claim and this was there response.

General Hobby:
Thanks for the email regarding the F3A plane. I made a lengthy talk about the issue with the manufacturer about this issue. They insisted that the wing break off could not be caused by the wing tube. Even after I pressed hard, they could not give me any chance.
We will find a solution by ourselves. We can send you a plane free shipping. The shipping costs about $85 by Greyhound (UPS costs over $150). I will send you an invoice for that.
In addition to that, we will make good deal for you for your future planes. Slowly we can make up your loss on this plane.

My Last Response:
Hello Richard,
Thanks for replying, I paid $289 for the plane plus $40.39 shipping via greyhound. I would have to pay full price $289 plus over $600 to replace the equipment that I had inside. I also would have to buy real carbon fiber gear $90 and wing tube approx. $80. That is not customer service. Richard you should let the manufacturer know that you will not sell this plane unless they cover the plane or update the kit. You are going to have a lot more complaints and lost sales. Real carbon fiber can be beat with a hammer and not break, If you drop this stuff on the floor it splinters. If you checked all of there kits with carbon fiber you will probably find the same. I should not have to pay there defects.
Richard if you were the customer and this happened to you I believe that you would expect the same from General Hobby.

Buyer Beware !
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87 3dhs extra 300shp maiden went good
Discussion / Posted by Kendalldad / 04-08-2014 @ 08:22 PM / 1,563 Views / 0 Comments / Reply
3dhs 87 shp dle 61:
REALLY BIG CUB
Discussion / Posted by garey newbery / 04-06-2014 @ 09:15 PM / 2,604 Views / 5 Comments / Reply
I have just received a set of blueprints for a full scale Super Cub. So now the fun begins. I WILL keep you folks posted and I may even send pictures. Have a great day YEE HAW
2 Attachment(s) 87 3dhs extra 300shp maiden
Discussion / Posted by Kendalldad / 04-06-2014 @ 06:16 PM / 2,379 Views / 0 Comments / Reply
Well everything seems good maiden went good second flight after some adjustments and throttle linkage adjustment was nearly perfect thanks to supatim the dle 61 is amazing on it and crazy power.
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Approach
Cool / Posted by naldin / 04-03-2014 @ 10:54 AM / 3,221 Views / 4 Comments / Reply
My friend Carlos
Cool / Posted by naldin / 04-03-2014 @ 10:53 AM / 3,138 Views / 0 Comments / Reply
My friend Carlos

It came alive!!
Discussion / Posted by grassie / 04-03-2014 @ 09:23 AM / 3,279 Views / 1 Comments / Reply
The Great Planes Christen Eagle finally barked this afternoon. It took no less than 20 flicks before the GP 61 gave it's first gnarl! What a nice sound to hear after a loooong build and repair, before it even flew. I have a Falcon 23x10 bolted to it and on the first start it was doing 6900 rpm. I have not touched the needles yet. We are at 1460m asl. I don't think that is to shabby....
Well, she is ready now but the maiden will have to wait until I get back from leave. My friends are all urging me to go fly it tomorrow but I want to check the incidence first. No need to go fly and come back with bits and pieces. As a fellow model yachtsman said to me at a world's once, "you should use the 7 P's of model yachting. Proper Prior Preparation Prevents Piss Poor Performance."
I have been doing it ever since!
Somebody pass me a stick, I need to scratch this itch!!!
31 Attachment(s) Sticky Thread Sticky: Finished Wendell Hostetler 30% Piper Cherokee
Discussion / Posted by markbogus50 / 04-03-2014 @ 08:31 AM / 3,248 Views / 8 Comments / Reply
John Bradley's 30% Hostetler Piper Cherokee model covered completely in Monokote colors :
White,True Red,Met. Platinum,& Met. Charcoal.Model features handmade wood cowl & handcut graphics.Saito FG-57 gas four stroke engine,Sierra Giant Scale landing gear system.Completely finished model will feature painted glass wheelpants,full lighting system & interior hatch detail.
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1 Attachment(s) New 120cc Edge 540 V3
Discussion / Posted by KoleDeRacer / 04-02-2014 @ 03:03 PM / 3,673 Views / 19 Comments ( Multi-page thread 1 2 ) / Reply
Well finally have the prototype done.
Cant wait to fly it!
pilot yak 54
Discussion / Posted by Carlton / 03-31-2014 @ 02:02 PM / 3,546 Views / 8 Comments / Reply
I have a few questions to ask, i currently am ordering a pilot yak 54 37.5%
i plan on using a Da170, i would love to go with a set of cans this time around, im not looking for power just a way to quite the motor what cans would you guys recommend ? would u guys recomend a front dump or a rear dump?
also whats the drop for the headers using that engine combo? Whats the best set up for flying 3D meaning should i go with 3 servos per ailerons and 2 per elev half and 3 for rudder? also whats the best size servo arms to use.? I currently have a smart fly eq6 running duralite lithium ion 5600 x 2 and one 2600 for my motor, is this sufficent ? please giant fan any suggestion would be Greatly appreciated, if u guys have any pic of your set up please share if u dont mind thanks Carlton
1 Attachment(s) LONG LAY-OFF
Yippee! / Posted by grassie / 03-31-2014 @ 07:20 AM / 3,660 Views / 10 Comments / Reply
Yea, it's been a long time since I flew or opened my garage, or written something here on my blog.
The pacemaker went in, bi ventricular, and all, and I feel a lot better.
I visited the doctor on Friday and she said everything looks and sounds in order so I start to exercise and resume the normal day to day tasks, however, the body after being almost bed ridden for 3 months is not very strong and needs to rest quite often.

More good news is that I have fixed the Eagle, I need to tidy the wiring, redo the flying wires on the stabs charge and go fly!!
I can't wait to see what that GP 61 is going to do with this little Eagle!!

The Sbach got it's new power plant and it is to say the least, impressive. I always thought my plane was light, BIG mistake, it weighs in at a whopping 30.2 lbs. Never the less, that GP123 yanks the Sbach around like a rag doll.

Very sad news on the other hand is that my helper, Spot, jumped out the car window on the way to the field and disappeared. I looked in the rear view mirror and saw him but once I have turned around, he was gone! I have never seen him again. I really miss him. He was a very good companion.

Next task at hand is to finish my Top Flight Cessnna 182 powered by a DLE 20. I need to sort out the wiring coming from the wing. Ihate those dangling wires, and do the cockpit, seats and so on.
Then there is the Aeroworks Stearman that needs some TLC, but first, the misses and I are going for a holiday, touring the country. I hope old faithful, my Ford Ranger is up to it. We shouldn't do more than 5000 km I think.

That is me for now, keep well, keep flying!!
8 Attachment(s) Ready for summer 87 3dhs extra 300shp
Discussion / Posted by Kendalldad / 03-29-2014 @ 06:50 PM / 3,780 Views / 3 Comments / Reply
My newest plane in the hanger hopefully can maiden tomorrow
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