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11-02-2020, 10:49 PM
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Posted By Madspadder

I put iit aside because we have lost our indoor...

I put iit aside because we have lost our indoor flying site. They do fly good outdoors in light winds. I will probably revisit this in the near future and post my results. Glad you are enjoying your...
03-06-2020, 07:15 PM
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Views: 2,449
Posted By Madspadder

This model was supposed to have an AUW of 70...

This model was supposed to have an AUW of 70 grams , mine came in at 120 with all of the paint, decals and larger servos than called for. I find if you have plenty of power you can fly it high alpha...
03-06-2020, 01:04 AM
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Posted By Madspadder

Here is a video from last night of the F-22 Gym...

Here is a video from last night of the F-22 Gym Flyer doing what it was meant to do... fly in a gym:)My plane came out a lot heavier because od all the paint, decals and slightly larger receiver and...
03-06-2020, 12:58 AM
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Views: 2,449
Posted By Madspadder

F-22 Gym Flyer from Buzzard Models

Just received two of Buzzard Models new F-22 Gym Flyer Kits. The kits are well packaged and go together very quickly. They are made from EPP foam so should hold up well. Buzzard Models offers a kit...
01-24-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,685
Posted By Madspadder

Was going to fly this at the gym on Wednesday but...

Was going to fly this at the gym on Wednesday but once again had issues with the used motor that I installed. Put a new motor and esc in today and had to give it a test. It was a little breezy for...
01-22-2020, 04:54 PM
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Views: 4,685
Posted By Madspadder

I had stage 4 cancer a year and a half ago so...

I had stage 4 cancer a year and a half ago so took early retirement. Still work some landscaping during good weather. Knock on wood I am cancer free !! This was kind of an eye opener and got me back...
01-22-2020, 01:29 AM
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Views: 4,685
Posted By Madspadder

Turning 64 this year so my hands might be shaky...

Turning 64 this year so my hands might be shaky but I think it's my mind that's going. Fred now has moving feet !!
01-21-2020, 06:34 PM
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Views: 4,685
Posted By Madspadder

Added the log landing gear!! Should have it done...

Added the log landing gear!! Should have it done for our Wednesday indoor.
01-21-2020, 04:57 AM
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Views: 4,685
Posted By Madspadder

Building number 2. Going with a caveman theme and...

Building number 2. Going with a caveman theme and we know there is only one caveman that could possibly fly a plane, Still need to fit Dino in, his head may have to go through the roof.
01-21-2020, 01:20 AM
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Posted By Madspadder

If at first you don't succeed fly, fly again!!...

If at first you don't succeed fly, fly again!! These are Harry's first attempts. He was real tail heavy but getting close. I think I will have him sorted out by his next outing tomorrow if it's not...
01-16-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,685
Posted By Madspadder

I am really happy with how well these kits go...

I am really happy with how well these kits go together and fly. It was a real hit in the gym last night and everyone commented on how slow it flew.
01-16-2020, 07:54 PM
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Views: 4,685
Posted By Madspadder

Well the saga continues. We loaded our planes ,...

Well the saga continues. We loaded our planes , backed out of the driveway and my brothers Fokker D7 box fell on the new Aeroconish smashing the back of the plane. Some hot glue and fiftenn minutes...
01-15-2020, 01:17 AM
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Views: 4,685
Posted By Madspadder

Had a problem with the esc last night. Will try...

Had a problem with the esc last night. Will try again on Wednesday.
01-14-2020, 05:06 AM
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Views: 4,685
Posted By Madspadder

No maiden , so you still might have a chance to...

No maiden , so you still might have a chance to get that maiden flight. Problems with the esc will try again Wednesday. I am sure this is going to be a great little indoor plane.
01-14-2020, 12:10 AM
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Views: 4,685
Posted By Madspadder

Finally got the motor and finished this one up...

Finally got the motor and finished this one up Going to give it a try tonight in a small church gym.
01-10-2020, 12:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,012
Posted By Madspadder

Here is the link if I did it right: ...

Here is the link if I did it right: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMl3m6OU-vf6XiDaHD1VAeg?view_as=subscriber
01-09-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,012
Posted By Madspadder

That was my brother making the hard landing on...

That was my brother making the hard landing on his first flight, think he was a little nervous. They just don't look like they should fly. I am not a 3d pilot but we did some high alpha which we...
01-09-2020, 05:22 PM
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Views: 6,012
Posted By Madspadder

Got the new Snoopy and Charlie Brown Dog House...

Got the new Snoopy and Charlie Brown Dog House flying with the Fokkers. I also scaled a Dog House down 50%. Only got one flight on the mini because it lost the prop saver on a "high speed pass"....
01-05-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,012
Posted By Madspadder

Yes, it willl have 3 controls.

Yes, it willl have 3 controls.
01-05-2020, 07:13 AM
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Views: 6,012
Posted By Madspadder

Pretty simple to get that look. On most of the...

Pretty simple to get that look. On most of the pictures I found the paint is applied at an angle and has a brushed look and a 2 tone effect. What I do is apply the lighter color as a base coat...
01-05-2020, 01:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,012
Posted By Madspadder

Finished the paint !! real happy with the color...

Finished the paint !! real happy with the color scheme, should be very visible.
01-04-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,012
Posted By Madspadder

8 iron crosses to paint !! It's all worth the...

8 iron crosses to paint !! It's all worth the work when you see them flying. Real curious on how the ailerons are going to work. The plane flies so well the way it is designed. We will see this week...
01-04-2020, 04:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,012
Posted By Madspadder

Here is the color scheme I am going for on #6.

Here is the color scheme I am going for on #6.
01-04-2020, 12:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,012
Posted By Madspadder

Working on #6. Took most of the dihedral out of...

Working on #6. Took most of the dihedral out of the wings and added ailerons to the top 2 wings. The Red Baron will be piloting this one.
12-30-2019, 04:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,012
Posted By Madspadder

The Dog House flies really good for what it is. I...

The Dog House flies really good for what it is. I actually sold these as a kit years ago. This was debuted at E Fest in 2009 I believe. My brother took some video at our last indoor, but I still...
12-30-2019, 02:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,012
Posted By Madspadder

Building a new Dog House to go after the Red...

Building a new Dog House to go after the Red Baron. Hope it's up to the task.
12-29-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,685
Posted By Madspadder

Just need some stars to finish the color scheme.

Just need some stars to finish the color scheme.
12-29-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,685
Posted By Madspadder

Sure is.

Sure is.
12-29-2019, 05:10 AM
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Views: 4,685
Posted By Madspadder

Getting it painted. Nothing fancy, just using...

Getting it painted. Nothing fancy, just using paint brushes and acrylic paints.
12-28-2019, 04:55 AM
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Views: 4,685
Posted By Madspadder

This is my inspiration for paint. I am using Mr....

This is my inspiration for paint. I am using Mr. Magoo for the pilot.
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