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Old 08-03-2021, 06:21 AM
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Super flyer excellent aircraft - DISCONTINUED!?????????????

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Yes. I am afraid so. I found out last week that due to the factory being really badly hit by Covid their workforce is 35% down on what it was 12 months ago. It was decided that all of the production capacity would be switched to focusing on the Ov-10. This meant that there would be no room to produce Oscar's for quite some time. So it was decided by our purchasing team to discontinue it. A sad day for me, as it was one of my favorite projects during my time as a HH Product developer.
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Old 08-03-2021, 06:34 AM
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The OV will be next
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Old 08-03-2021, 08:20 AM
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Old 08-03-2021, 10:09 AM
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Yes. I am afraid so. I found out last week that due to the factory being really badly hit by Covid their workforce is 35% down on what it was 12 months ago. It was decided that all of the production capacity would be switched to focusing on the Ov-10. This meant that there would be no room to produce Oscar's for quite some time. So it was decided by our purchasing team to discontinue it. A sad day for me, as it was one of my favorite projects during my time as a HH Product developer.
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Understand Ali - several at our Fort Worth Texas airfield became interested in the Oscar upon seeing it fly so well with understanding I am not a great pilot....this is a truly great airframe. Your work on this subject and the airframe is outstanding.....it looks and flies fantastic. Great job Ali -

We sincerly hope HH will keep the plans and bring this model gack again someday.

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Old 08-04-2021, 09:44 AM
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The OV will be next
If you say so.
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Old 08-04-2021, 10:53 AM
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My good buddy needs a canopy if anyone has one laying around let me know. THx
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Old 08-04-2021, 08:11 PM
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I have a 2nd kit that will be kept on the shelf for now. It is a very good flyer so happy with mine.
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Old 08-04-2021, 10:22 PM
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I would buy a back up right now tonight if they were available........

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