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Forum: Foamies
02-04-2017, 01:11 PM
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Posted By Maine Flyer

Anyone still building these aircraft? I saw one...

Anyone still building these aircraft? I saw one for the first time in the summer of 2016 and was very impressed. Have since built three, a 55%, 85%, 100% versions. Love flying them from snow, water,...
04-23-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,568
Posted By Maine Flyer

Take a look at RCGroups. I and others have done...

Take a look at RCGroups. I and others have done electric Seamasters and Neptunes. http://www.rcgroups.com/waterplanes-174/ Joe
04-20-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 186,873
Posted By Maine Flyer

Seamaster II

My latest seaplane had a successful test flight yesterday. I had a more competent pilot than I (Bob Chapman) fly it while I took some photos and videos.

The airframe was built by Art Aube of...
03-19-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,574
Posted By Maine Flyer

Hi Don, Looking nice. :) How much power...

Hi Don,
Looking nice. :)

How much power are you getting from this setup?

Joe
12-15-2008, 09:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,941
Posted By Maine Flyer

I don't think any of the R/C transmitter makers...

I don't think any of the R/C transmitter makers rate their equipment range in feet. I only have 4.5 yrs experience - relatively new at it - but most of what I have seen is line of sight. I...
12-15-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,941
Posted By Maine Flyer

It is a full range system according to specs. ...

It is a full range system according to specs.

Joe
11-03-2008, 10:21 AM
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Views: 414,096
Posted By Maine Flyer

Hi Don, Thanks for the kind words!:) Yes the...

Hi Don,
Thanks for the kind words!:)
Yes the Aventura is still flying - over 4 yrs now. It is absolutely a great flying boat! And the Bonnie 20 still takes to the air and water.
I am still working...
11-03-2008, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3,327
Views: 414,096
Posted By Maine Flyer

Great job, Paul! Love the photos.:) The skis...

Great job, Paul! Love the photos.:)
The skis are a great idea! Wish I had used them and I wouldn't have nosed over!

Joe
11-01-2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 3,327
Views: 414,096
Posted By Maine Flyer

The plane has now been transferred to Pilot #52. ...

The plane has now been transferred to Pilot #52.
This took place in Conway, NH at 1245 today.

Joe
11-01-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3,327
Views: 414,096
Posted By Maine Flyer

Jim, I made the mods as I assembled the plane....

Jim,
I made the mods as I assembled the plane. Been flying 5 yrs now. I also build planes.
To see my planes and specs go to:
www.maineflyer.net (http://www.maineflyer.net) and click on the "My R/C...
10-31-2008, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3,327
Views: 414,096
Posted By Maine Flyer

Jim, Electric flying is a growing segment up...

Jim,
Electric flying is a growing segment up here. Each year we gain a few more. I sold my last glow plane this summer. And I have been flying electric 5 yrs. Started out with just a $40 electric...
10-31-2008, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3,327
Views: 414,096
Posted By Maine Flyer

Sorry no decals. Wind is the reason we flew at...

Sorry no decals.
Wind is the reason we flew at dawn today. And we did beat the wind. But as you noticed, it did come up!!

Sounds like you had a good day also!

Joe
10-31-2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3,327
Views: 414,096
Posted By Maine Flyer

Thanks, Don!:) We did have a good time. After...

Thanks, Don!:)
We did have a good time. After we completed the WAA flight, Paul got in three flights with his electric Superstar EP.

We both fly all winter so have the clothes for it. I am...
10-31-2008, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3,327
Views: 414,096
Posted By Maine Flyer

A short video of the adventure

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10-31-2008, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3,327
Views: 414,096
Posted By Maine Flyer

She flys!!...

She flys!! http://static.rcgroups.com/forums/images/smilies/smile.gif http://static.rcgroups.com/forums/images/smilies/biggrin.gif
Went to the Kennebec Valley Model Aviators field this AM just...
10-17-2008, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,072
Posted By Maine Flyer

That looks interesting! Nice photo coming in over...

That looks interesting! Nice photo coming in over the trees!:$

Joe
10-17-2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,072
Posted By Maine Flyer

Hi Jim, Any chance of more information on this...

Hi Jim,
Any chance of more information on this flap/spoiler/airbrake? Maybe a photo?

Thanks,
Joe
08-13-2008, 11:07 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 186,873
Posted By Maine Flyer

Very nice - how do they fly? What power systems...

Very nice - how do they fly? What power systems are you using?

My Beaver has no floats yet - maybe next year. And my Cub is still in the box.
Thanks,
Joe
07-06-2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,485
Posted By Maine Flyer

Fast Guy, Thanks for the info. Glad to see you...

Fast Guy,
Thanks for the info. Glad to see you using the eLogger. Great tool.

Don't forget to recheck your CG with the new battery.

Joe
07-06-2008, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,485
Posted By Maine Flyer

Fast Guy, Very very nice. Great video and...

Fast Guy,
Very very nice. Great video and flying.

Can you tell us what battery you are using and how much current the motor draws at full throttle?

Thanks,
Joe
06-30-2008, 11:09 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 186,873
Posted By Maine Flyer

Got some nice video of my original Drake II at a...

Got some nice video of my original Drake II at a float fly last summer.
These Drake II's are great seaplanes.

BTW, these aren't aborted landings but attempts to drag the water rudder without...
06-08-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,411
Posted By Maine Flyer

Hi Erbus, Glad you enjoyed your Drake IIs....

Hi Erbus,
Glad you enjoyed your Drake IIs. Great seaplane. Since I built my electric Drake II several years ago, I have put on many flights, from water and a few from snow and wheels.

I just...
05-12-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 116,241
Posted By Maine Flyer

Hi Bill, Really good to see you going on this...

Hi Bill,
Really good to see you going on this project again!:) Great job on the painting.

Keep at it....

Joe
04-09-2008, 08:36 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 186,873
Posted By Maine Flyer

Depron Drake II 36

My latest seaplane. After seeing all the fantastic foam seaplanes here and elsewhere, I decided to try one made from depron. I wanted something a bit more simple than the twins depicted in this...
04-09-2008, 12:55 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 186,873
Posted By Maine Flyer

Nice plane.....:) Where did you find the open...

Nice plane.....:)
Where did you find the open water up here?????

Joe
02-29-2008, 11:32 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 186,873
Posted By Maine Flyer

Johann, That is absolutely beautiful!:) One of...

Johann,
That is absolutely beautiful!:) One of the nicest seaplanes I've seen!
What you guys have done with foam is fantastic. Going to have to give it a try. I would like to do a Drake II in...
02-25-2008, 11:16 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 186,873
Posted By Maine Flyer

Very nice planes! Fantastic photos.:) ...

Very nice planes! Fantastic photos.:)

Thanks,
Joe
02-17-2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 186,873
Posted By Maine Flyer

Jim, Very nice fleet of slow flyers. :tc: ...

Jim,
Very nice fleet of slow flyers. :tc:

How did the Telemaster do on floats? I have a buddy that just purchased one.

Joe
02-13-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,510
Posted By Maine Flyer

Look on the SIG site. Sea Eagle. RC System...

Look on the SIG site. Sea Eagle.

RC System Sea Eagle aRTF Amphibian An electric powered airplane that can land on water, grass, snow or paved runways. The outstanding appearance of the Sea...
02-11-2008, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,631
Posted By Maine Flyer

Mallard Takeoff Video

A very short video of the Mallard on liftoff Sat.
Matt Dyer provided the raw video footage.

Joe

http://www.modelaviators.org/2008/Videos/Mallard%20Takeoff%20HD.wmv
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