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Pictures and data of some of our customers handiwork:
Hawker Sea Fury by John Taylor (electric powered!)
Weight with battery’s is 36.5lbs. The motor is a Turnigy C80-100-B130KV Brushless Out runner.
Power is 2 Turnigy Zippy 8000 22.2v 6 cell Lipo Battery’s
The Speed control is a Turnigy 120 amp HVOPTO K-Force series 12s
Prop is a modified 4 blade Zinger 28-14 with the tips rounded and painted yellow and the blades painted black.
Estimated speed was 52mph on the first flight flown at 1/2 to 3/4 throttle. Out of 2800amps only used 69.3Radio is a Spektrum DX8.
Gary Dye down in Texas. FW-190's in two sizes!
The newest is the 113 inch version... almost ready for paint...
The other is our 90 inch version.
Here are some good size comparisons of the two.
The larger one is using an Air Hobbies 150 twin with a 29/12 Mejzlik three bladed prop.
The bottom two picture are the enlarged one finished ready for test flying. Soon......
Pastorato Nicola, Biella, Italy
Hawker Hurricane. Engine is a DLE 55, Uses Sierra Giant Scale Retracts and wheels.
She's about 29 lbs ready to fly. Multiplex radio
John Messano, Sioux Falls, SD
1/3 scale Stinson L-5, "fun plane to fly, excellant"
ZDZ Super 80 engine. Latex paints.
Don Wolfe, Center Valley, Pa. – L-19 Bird Dog
1/4 scale, 30 lbs, Zenoah G-62 with 22/10 prop.
Dynamic Balsa cockpit kit, Rustoleum paints.
Frank Wicher of Pennsylvania FW-190
It is finished in fiberglass cloth and Z-poxy and painted in latex house paint. It flies beautiful.
John Lane of Northville, Michigan P-47 Thunderbolt
Fiberglass fuselage, Q100 engine, Futaba radio, Cockpit kit
Robart retracts, PPG metallic aluminum paint, Incredibly expensive Blue Planet pilot doll, er, I'm sorry, "action figure"
In-flight shot taken at the War Bird Rally in Muncie, 2006
Neville Thomas, Brooklyn NY Hawker Hurricane
Hawker Hurricane done in a captured scheme. Sachs 4.2 turning 24x10. Weight 32 lbs
covered with Behr latex paint. Markings are all
airbrushed. JR 9303 radio.
Bob Kunkel of Washington, MO Hawker Hurricane
Denny Deweese of Land O’ Lakes, Florida FW-190
Weight: 39 lbs., Engine: GT 80, Moki 22-12 prop. Vailly Aviation fiberglass fuselage, retracts and fan.
Denny Deweese of Land O’ Lakes, Florida FW-190 (number 2)
(He liked the first one so much he just had to do another!)
Franz-Meier Patton of Switzerland P-47 Thunderbolt
Jack Kezellian of Canton, MI "Jack's Airforce"
90 inch SeaFury, 101 inch SeaFury, 92 inch P-47, 90 inch FW-190
John Labelle of Newport, NH L-19
Tom Hammond of Surrey, B.C., Canada Hawker Hurricane
Jim Scammell of Victoria, B.C., Canada Hawker Hurricane
Alan Rowson of New Zealand FW-190
Charles Hamilton - Buchanan, MI Hawker Hurricane
Charlie Elwell - Blackwood NJ. FW-190
Weight: 33 lbs., Engine: Zenoah G-62.
All markings are painted on.Utilizes functional scale exhaust and a sliding canopy.
Vailly fan and scale retracts and wheels.
Dave Wigley - Smithtown, NY Hawker Tempest MK V
Weight: 44 lbs., Engine: Quadra Q-75. PPG automotive paints. Scale struts and tailwheel unit. Functioning canopy and landing lights. This plane has appeared at the WRAM ‘s and Toledo shows as well as The US Scale Masters and Top Gun.
Ed Grossheim of Lowell, Massachusetts Hawker Hurricane done as a Mk IIC
Gudjon Olafsson of Iceland FW-190
The FW was a huge success at our local model fly-in this weekend (the largest in Iceland).”
Jim Daris of Fitzwilliam, NH FW-190
Weight: 33 lbs., Engine: Brison 5.8 . Prop: 24x12. The FW190 was modeled after a plane flown by Joseph "Pips" Priller from the
JG26. Retracts and wheels are from Sierra. Cockpit is by Dynamic Balsa. Fan , spinner , cowl and canopy from Vailly. All
Hitec radio gear in the plane and a Futaba transmitter. Plane is all built up , glassed and painted with Behr latex. All markings
except for the Jutta marking are painted. “The plane flies on rails”.
Kenneth Wikeroey of Kongsberg , Norway FW-190.
Weight ; 38 lbs (17.4 kg) Engine ; Zenoah G62 Finish ; Klasskote epoxy paint. Modeled after Siegried Schnell's Fw-190 A4,
Yellow 4 , Vannes , France 1943. All markings are painted on. It has all the Vailly options. Pneumatic operated canopy. The
G62 has spring starter, and is very reliable. Onboard flight-recorder.
Lee Watkins of South Bend, Indiana FW-190.
Weight: 30 lbs., Engine: Quadra 75, Finish: Fiberglass cloth and resin with latex paint.
Functional fan from Vailly Aviation, Robart Retracts
Norm Gates of Greenwich NY. Hawker Hurricane.
The Hurricane weights 27Lbs, has a Quardra 52 swinging a 20X10 prop . Retracts are from Sierra. All Hitec radio gear in the
plane and a Futaba transmitter. Plane is all built up , glassed and painted with Behr latex. All markings are vinyl. Norm states:
“Great flying plane despite all the negative comments from the skeptics who can't fly warbirds.”
Tom Czikk of Ocala, Florida P-47 Razorback
This P-47 Razorback has appeared at Top Gun a few times.
Bob Tomasulo’s FW-190
Modeled after an F-190-F8 flown on the eastern front. Weight: 35 lbs., Engine: Zenoah Z445, Finish: Latex paints. Has
operational sliding canopy and full cockpit from Dynamic Balsa, Utilizes Vailly Aviation retracts, wheels and Fan.
Carl Reightler's L-19
Weight:26 lbs., Engine:OS300 Twin 4 cycle, Finish:Perfect paint #CHE 49 (FS34089 OD-USAAF), clear coated Rust-Oleum
crystal clear. All American Kit Cutters cut the kit. The landing lights and the "rotating beacon" each work via micro switches.
Kenneth Sulkowski of Warren Mi L-5, member of the Radio Control Club of Detroit for 32 years.
Weight: 28 lbs., Engine: Zenoah G-38 swinging an APC 18 X 12 prop, Finish: Latex.
Mikael Pedersen of Denmark FW-190
Bob Breen of Rock Hill, NY Hawker Hurricane
Uses Gene Barton landing gear.
Dan Shepherd of Sound Beach, NY Hurricane
Glenn Reilly’s FW-190
Kevin Breen and Robert Vandermullen of Upstate, NY Stinson L-5
Tom Cavagnaro of South Setauket, NY Hurricane
Hayashi KazuhikoYokohama, JapanFW-190
Joe Mosso of Pt. Pleasant NJ1/4 Scale Cessna L-19
Bill Steftes of Schenectady, NY1/4 Scale Cessna L-19
Features functioning landing lights and an opening door.
Bruce Jennings of Baltimore, MD 1/4 Scale Cessna L-19
Eric Nicolle of N.S.W. Australia1/4 Scale Cessna L-19
John Julian of Ridge, NY1/4 Scale Cessna L-19