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Forum: WWI Era
02-29-2020, 01:05 PM
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Posted By Leadchucker

Little Fokker and mother Fokker. Mother is...

Little Fokker and mother Fokker. Mother is electric too
12-16-2018, 06:33 PM
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Views: 554,097
Posted By Leadchucker

Currently under construction in the works....

Currently under construction in the works. Maxford 27% Gee Bee Model Y Senior Sportster , 97" WS,around 16 lb AUW if it goes right, Rimfire 50 CC motor, Zoar 22 x 8 prop, CC 165 amp ESC,12S 5000mah...
12-07-2018, 03:47 AM
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Views: 554,097
Posted By Leadchucker

A Globe/TEMCO Swift from Maxford has landed in...

A Globe/TEMCO Swift from Maxford has landed in the hangar. Not the most accurate scale wise but it'll do.The full size one was aluminum construction like most modern production civil aircraft. This...
09-18-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,101
Posted By Leadchucker

Still flying a bunch of old timers all the time. ...

Still flying a bunch of old timers all the time.
They were all ignition engine powered free flight originally.
Most of mine are electric and a couple are ignition for flying in SAM competition...
08-20-2018, 01:15 AM
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Views: 554,097
Posted By Leadchucker

Phoenix WACO F5C ARF almost ready for flight

Phoenix WACO F5C ARF almost ready for flight
06-02-2018, 08:03 PM
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Views: 554,097
Posted By Leadchucker

Update; Graphics from Callie arrived and have...

Update; Graphics from Callie arrived and have been applied. See pic
05-20-2018, 02:56 AM
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Views: 554,097
Posted By Leadchucker

New girl in the shed form Motion RC. Waiting on...

New girl in the shed form Motion RC. Waiting on graphics from Callie. Bottom pic is the NJ Air National Guard livery that she'll wear. The model don't exactly match but it don't make any never mind,...
05-02-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 554,097
Posted By Leadchucker

Yes, EDF power. Freewing is the maker. ...

Yes, EDF power. Freewing is the maker.

Zero trouble with Motion. In fact the go above and beyond in customer service.
03-14-2018, 01:52 AM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 554,097
Posted By Leadchucker

Lippisch P-15 from Motion RC showed up today....

Lippisch P-15 from Motion RC showed up today. This is gonna be fun.
03-08-2018, 06:29 AM
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Views: 554,097
Posted By Leadchucker

Phoenix Models 90" J-3 all done and flying. Power...

Phoenix Models 90" J-3 all done and flying. Power is an AXI 5320/18 turning a 16 x 10 prop with a 4200 mah 6S lipo for juice. A stand off scale plane wit a few oddities but all in all nicely made. I...
11-16-2017, 12:01 AM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 554,097
Posted By Leadchucker

Impressed with the quality of Motion RC's...

Impressed with the quality of Motion RC's Freewing planes, I splurged for a Flight Line foamy Spitfire Mk IX. it's a good size and looks pretty close to the right outlines. The landing...
10-29-2017, 03:00 AM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 554,097
Posted By Leadchucker

I would love an F-4 also

I would love an F-4 also
10-28-2017, 10:07 PM
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Views: 554,097
Posted By Leadchucker

New girl on the block. She's the Freewing F-19...

New girl on the block. She's the Freewing F-19 70mm EDF. I had Callie at Callie's Graphic make up markings for the 177th Fighter Wing AKA The Jersey Devils based at Atlantic City International...
08-12-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 554,097
Posted By Leadchucker

New girl on the block,Ultra Sport 46 with Rimfire...

New girl on the block,Ultra Sport 46 with Rimfire .55. Kinda reminds me of old school pattern planes with wing planform and retracts.
07-05-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,367
Posted By Leadchucker

No. 45 years in powerhouses logging readings...

No. 45 years in powerhouses logging readings every hour or two hours I'm not logging jack anymore.
06-14-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 554,097
Posted By Leadchucker

Two new ones in the hangar. A Flyzone DH2...

Two new ones in the hangar. A Flyzone DH2 Beaver,my first float plane and with all the water around here in the Eastern Shore area it should get some use.
Second one is a 30" WS Lil' Rascal three...
04-22-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,878
Posted By Leadchucker

Prop strike on tee shirt with near miss flubectomy

Prop strike on tee shirt with near miss flubectomy
04-01-2017, 03:46 AM
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Views: 554,097
Posted By Leadchucker

Never had a WW1 aircraft so I'm trying a Maxford...

Never had a WW1 aircraft so I'm trying a Maxford Nieuport 17.It's farther along than pic and graphics have been ordered from Callie.
03-03-2017, 12:20 AM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 554,097
Posted By Leadchucker

All of them can be converted pretty easily. They...

All of them can be converted pretty easily. They don't need big electric motors and only need 2200 mah batteries for the most part. The SAM site has a list of planes with size and some phots. Bob...
03-02-2017, 01:07 AM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 554,097
Posted By Leadchucker

https://static.rcgroups.net/forums/attachments/2/2...

https://static.rcgroups.net/forums/attachments/2/2/7/5/5/6/a9829481-55-ssa.jpg

Just finished up an electrified version of Lou Garami's 1941 Strato Streak 52.
Did it old school with paper and dope...
12-21-2016, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 554,097
Posted By Leadchucker

Not making steam anymore, retired a year and half...

Not making steam anymore, retired a year and half ago. I did maiden the LRB yesterday and she was spot on right off the bench. Only problem was with the collet drive which decided to do a .30-06...
12-20-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 554,097
Posted By Leadchucker

Two balsa lumberyards and 6 acres of covering...

Two balsa lumberyards and 6 acres of covering later,another old timer build is off the bench ready for flight. She's Chet Lanzo's 1938 Record Breaker, 96" 1256 sq.in. wing, 4 lbs 12 oz AUW. Heads Up...
12-13-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,279
Posted By Leadchucker

No planes but a new (to us) aircraft carrier. Our...

No planes but a new (to us) aircraft carrier. Our Tahoe go totaled when a woman on a cell phone made a left right in front of me.
...
10-10-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 554,097
Posted By Leadchucker

Got the Lanzo Bomber converted to electric with a...

Got the Lanzo Bomber converted to electric with a AXI 2820/8 on a 2200 60C 3S. She took a Mobius camera for a ride the other day and I think she has enough power. Video of climb out,turn your sound...
10-05-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 554,097
Posted By Leadchucker

Picked up a nicely built 800 sq.in Lanzo Bomber...

Picked up a nicely built 800 sq.in Lanzo Bomber that was glow powered with a ST .35 and switched it to electric power. Also got the bug for the little UMX planes and bought a B-17 and P-51. Both the...
09-26-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,189
Posted By Leadchucker

Euphoria v2 Carbon F5J would be nice.

Euphoria v2 Carbon F5J would be nice.
05-06-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,970
Posted By Leadchucker

I have no real philosophical theories on the whys...

I have no real philosophical theories on the whys and wherefores, I just love all kinds of models and building them. From aircraft, steam engines,model cannons, trebuchets or whatever. If it's model...
04-23-2015, 03:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 944
Posted By Leadchucker

Like this. It's a 1938 Carl Goldberg Valkyrie. ...

Like this. It's a 1938 Carl Goldberg Valkyrie. The 120" wing has over 1100 parts in it with each rib built up from sticks

http://www.modelflight.regheath.com/mf149/images/fbvValkyrie-Assy.jpg
04-21-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 554,097
Posted By Leadchucker

Sorry for the second pic of the new girl on the...

Sorry for the second pic of the new girl on the block, but I finally got her unpacked and dry fitted. She's a Mibo Models Electra 2 3.9 meter ALES/F-5J sailplane.
Powerline 1025 for motive power...
04-03-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 554,097
Posted By Leadchucker

61 days to go.

61 days to go.
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