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Old 04-28-2010, 11:38 PM   #1
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Default 1/25 Scale DH2

Me and My dad have been making our planes better and better. This is the start of our last DH-2 its 1/26th scale 13inch wing span. Also pictured is our last proto type which flies well with Ember guts. This next one will be designed for the guts coming out of the new Park zone Mustang.

DH.2 SPECIFICATIONS:
Wingspan……… 13 3/8’’
Length…………. 11 13/16’’
Weight…………. 27 grams
3 or 4 channels
Thread or push rod controls

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Old 04-28-2010, 11:42 PM   #2
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Start of the new and better

The oldman holding the prototype


The prototype has bell cranks but the string controls works better.
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Old 04-28-2010, 11:44 PM   #3
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This is the upper wing formed....it is 1mm printed depron and was formed on the edge of a table.
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Old 04-28-2010, 11:46 PM   #4
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This is a test body so I could make the nose plug the right size. I plan on molding the nose out of light clear plastic and airbrushing it the right color.
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Old 04-28-2010, 11:54 PM   #5
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Default 3ch Proto type DH2 flight testing

This is a video showing that our proto type 3ch flies
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Old 04-28-2010, 11:56 PM   #6
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Default Some pics.

This is our third attemp at a nose and some strut construction. Note that the struts have the color scheme on both sides and the nose is taped for a test fitting.


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Old 04-28-2010, 11:59 PM   #7
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Default practice make perfect

What we got out of an evening of vacuum forming practice. Now its off to figure out how to get the right paint color
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Old 04-29-2010, 12:00 AM   #8
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Default Progress on 4channel

This is the progress that we have been making. If you notice that all the controls are scale We also are still doing a little tweaking here and there for colors and have to also still mess with laser cutting. We will maiden this particular plane (26gram/wo battery) as soon as we have some calm weather.

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Old 04-29-2010, 12:02 AM   #9
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Default Some control surface video

We still have to match the gray of the body with the paint we're using on the nose. Its been raining and windy here In Kansas City and we have not had any luck in finding a indoor club here to test fly. Here is a short video of the control surfaces
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Old 04-29-2010, 12:03 AM   #10
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Default cell phone vid.

Still trimming her out but she flys good. Next vid will have rolls in it.
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Old 04-29-2010, 12:05 AM   #11
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Default a little update

We are waiting on control horns to be laser cut and I couldnt stand looking at the bottom of a plane with white depron wings. So I'll let the pics speak for themselves. Top side with PC 10 dope colors and the bottom sporting the clear dope finish.



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Default Video and pics of what we have

Some video and pictures of the Kits.



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Old 04-29-2010, 12:10 AM   #13
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Default DH2 kit is ready

This DH2 is in Kit form for sale by MikeandSonModels for 40.00 plus postage. American made, at home 10 Kits made a week only, this is a work of love. Send us a Private message with address and we will send you the cost of shipment. We have a PayPal at mikeandsonmodels@gmail.com
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Default Another Video

This is another vid. This one was taken at the KC fun fly at the TWA air museum.
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Old 05-02-2010, 06:42 PM   #15
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Never got the control horns cut but they are on 1/64 plywood can be cut out with scissors like the kit can.
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You did a fantastic job.
I liked the video too.
Wish my fingers could work on small planes like that.

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Old 05-03-2010, 01:42 AM   #17
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Paul

I am 60 years old and shake like a rattle snakes tail, but taking a little time it is a easy plane to put together. The detail of the kit was my sons art work.

Scott and Mike
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Beautiful models guys.
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Old 05-19-2010, 02:45 PM   #19
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the models are beautiful,works of art!! Was wondering if you guys are still making the depron kits and selling them?? Please keep me posted if you are. Thanks guys and good flying to all!
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Yes we are still making the depron kits. Only ten a week because of real jobs my son and I hold down. Thanks for asking.
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very nice I'd love to buy one!
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make that TWO sales! -seriously!
very nice. I need neighbors like you two...
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Default The three steps of this aircraft

The first one, didn't look good, and didn't fly good.
The second one, Looked Better, and Flew Better.
The third one, LOOKS GREAT AND IT FLIES GREAT.


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Awesome project! Kudos!

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very nice

I'm interested in a kit as well
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