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03-30-2020, 10:47 AM
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Posted By solentlife

Tks everyone .... Certainly need something...

Tks everyone ....

Certainly need something to occupy while this Virus is doing its thing.

Docile ? mmmmm I'm consciously forcing myself to use small movements on the sticks even at reduced...
03-29-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,527
Posted By solentlife

She flies .... Hatcam Video : ...

She flies ....

Hatcam Video :

https://youtu.be/B54dSYdmw7I

Soloshot 3 Video :

https://youtu.be/LQzL9Uixop8
10-08-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,527
Posted By solentlife

https://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Mod...

https://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Models/F117/Repairs%20Oct%202019/DSCF0084_zps2yn9sbbf.jpg...
10-08-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,527
Posted By solentlife

https://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Mod...

https://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Models/F117/Repairs%20Oct%202019/DSCF0082_zpstmfvlvra.jpg...
10-08-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,527
Posted By solentlife

https://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Mod...

https://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Models/F117/Repairs%20Oct%202019/DSCF0081_zpsuihyhq4y.jpg...
10-07-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,527
Posted By solentlife

Internal structure spliced in and glue setting...

Internal structure spliced in and glue setting ...

https://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Models/F117/Repairs%20Oct%202019/DSCF0079_zpsxj5ubixa.jpg...
10-07-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,527
Posted By solentlife

Videos of designers F117 mention the ailerons ......

Videos of designers F117 mention the ailerons ... but not elevators !!!

Still - gives me something to do ...
10-07-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,527
Posted By solentlife

https://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Mod...

https://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Models/F117/Repairs%20Oct%202019/DSCF0073_zps7bh88q1y.jpg...
10-07-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,527
Posted By solentlife

Launch was completely without any problem .. she...

Launch was completely without any problem .. she went out of helpers hands straight as a die ... BUT ...

Ailerons were so twitchy ... but Elevator was just nowhere near enough ...

From launch...
10-05-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,527
Posted By solentlife

Hoping tmrw that I can finally get this baby in...

Hoping tmrw that I can finally get this baby in the air ...........

I have been in the garden trying out various ways to hold and launch .... its a strange model to try hold !!!

Think I will...
09-17-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,527
Posted By solentlife

Weather here has been terrible .... no luck so...

Weather here has been terrible .... no luck so far.
09-07-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,527
Posted By solentlife

Most of the videos I see are literally guys hold...

Most of the videos I see are literally guys hold wing tip and then do a 'Frisbee' style launch from the 'hip' ....

I'm thinking to do similar ... with left hand across body and model from right...
09-06-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,527
Posted By solentlife

Haven't had chance to maiden her yet ... hoping...

Haven't had chance to maiden her yet ... hoping this weekend she can get airborne.
08-18-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,527
Posted By solentlife

Dolled up with decals .... ...

Dolled up with decals ....

https://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Models/F117/decals%20on%202_zpsyy3k23ih.jpg...
08-16-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,527
Posted By solentlife

Just needs a clear matt coat over top now to seal...

Just needs a clear matt coat over top now to seal the poster paint and allow me to apply decals.

https://d28lcup14p4e72.cloudfront.net/223896/4740691/DSCF8512.jpg...
08-16-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,527
Posted By solentlife

Using the jpg shown before ... I used a bit of...

Using the jpg shown before ... I used a bit of imagination and created a 'fantasy' Desert Storm look ... basically to give it a possible Gulf War 1 sort of look ..
...
08-16-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,527
Posted By solentlife

Moving on ... the fin angles of 65 deg make the...

Moving on ... the fin angles of 65 deg make the slots unworkable and need to be oversized .... this is also true of the front fuselage ..

Putting it all together shows various areas where tabs...
08-14-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,527
Posted By solentlife

mmmmm finding I need to adjust too many slots and...

mmmmm finding I need to adjust too many slots and tabs otherwise its not fitting together well.

I think better use of that vast space under the inner fuselage structure could have been made ......
08-14-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,527
Posted By solentlife

I have to admit that business is slow and I am...

I have to admit that business is slow and I am frustrated. Building models is my 'stress reliever' ....

My wife thinks I'm mad ... but that's nothing unusual ..

The F-117 was decided on after I...
08-13-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,527
Posted By solentlife

The plane some said would never fly

Latest to have my knife blade attack depron is a model that really I have never really been fond of - but because of its unique design and form - has finally got me intrigued.

I have read quite a...
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