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Member postings for martin collins 1

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Thread: Cambrian ME109 Funfighter electric build
23/11/2020 21:05:47

Thanks guys, they cost £75 now without the decals, but in this day and age i think that is good value for money, a fun build and a blast to fly as well.

23/11/2020 13:27:15

img_20201122_145515_resized_20201122_025722075.jpgJust about done now, maidened successfully a couple of weeks ago, bags of power on this motor and 3s, more than i need. Just got a pilot and the red dragon unit decals to ad once i have them, great fun to fly, will get more sorties in once the lock down has ended.............

Edited By martin collins 1 on 23/11/2020 13:27:33

Thread: Vintage Models KK Elmira
13/11/2020 16:49:04

Very nice, you`ve made a nice job of that.........

Thread: platform migration plans, a 'heads-up' for everyone
11/11/2020 17:45:16

I was a regular user and poster on the old Flypast forum and was one of the many that left after the site `upgrade` dreadful waste of a great forum, careful how you do this, several of us have lost one well used site already!

Thread: Warbird Replicas Ju88 Night Fighter build
07/11/2020 18:30:54

2_3.jpgOk, decision made after a bit of research, bomber version for me, 3.1/KG 54 Totenkopf aircraft based at Gerbini, Sicily in April 1942. Used on attacks on Malta and the re supply shipping including the infamous Pedestal Convoy.

Having visited Malta and been interested in the wartime history for many years i was keen to do one in an associated scheme, their participation in the Operation Pedestal story is a great bonus angel


Edited By martin collins 1 on 07/11/2020 18:34:12

06/11/2020 20:44:19

What has the JU88 collided with, is that an Airspeed Oxford? This looks like an interesting story, fancy sharing the details?...........

Thread: Forum members' new models: Let's see them.
05/11/2020 21:53:39

Both maidened yesterday, both electric on 6s.img_20201104_141542_resized_20201104_054857656.jpg

Thread: Warbird Replicas Ju88 Night Fighter build
05/11/2020 21:51:05

Here`s one i prepared earlier! Built about 45 years ago when i was in my teens, cripes how the years fly by smile o img_20201105_214057_resized_20201105_094117522.jpg

05/11/2020 21:01:26

yes Missus is buying me the JU88 kit for Christmas, be good to have the kit under the tree, i will just have to look surprised when i unwrap it teeth 2 Anyone willing to share their colour schemes yet?

05/11/2020 20:31:58

Definitely want a glazed nose but not sure of the aircraft i will be basing it on yet, saving pictures and colour schemes to my laptop............

05/11/2020 19:45:01

What are the main differences between the fighter and bomber versions on the JU88? Ok, posted at the same time as the above differences listed, question answered.

Edited By martin collins 1 on 05/11/2020 19:46:20

05/11/2020 17:23:52

Whatever it is it won`t be fast enough as far as i am concerned party

05/11/2020 15:51:02

I have just heard that Mr D.Trump has asked for a recount on the list! wink

05/11/2020 13:11:42

You my name on ze list i believe..........Martin smiley

Thread: DB Cirrus Moth 40 Electric build
24/10/2020 21:24:04

You do not need to be proficient with flying it by rudder, i will have rudder mixed in with the ailerons so that when turning with ailerons a percentage of rudder is used as well with no extra input from the rudder stick. A lot of biplanes require this to help the turn....................

24/10/2020 21:19:38

Will do a little bit more tonight but have got the lower panels more or less finished, just about to cut some corner pieces for the servo mounting hatches. The panels will be removed in the morning and the top wing panels started. Will do an update once they have been built and will unveil the chosen colour scheme then, enjoying the build so far, i know they fly great so this one will not be a nail biting maiden when ready.


24/10/2020 11:03:13

Hi Robert, yep it is now underway so you will get to see it built! Fair bit more sanding and shaping than a laser cut version but not a problem. I think you will be interested in the plane i have chosen to model it on but i am keeping that under wraps till i am a bit further down the road.

23/10/2020 23:37:00

Progress so far has concentrated on the lower wing panels, built as per plan except holes made in ribs for the wing servo wiring and i have moved the spar webbing on a couple of bays as per suggestion in other builds to help with the leading edge sheeting glue surface area. Tomorrows aims are to fit the wing tips, top trailing edges and front leading edge sheeting, anything beyond that will be a bonus. img_20201023_232002_resized_20201023_112020855.jpg

Thread: Warbird Replicas Ju88 Night Fighter build
23/10/2020 20:31:15

Totally understand Richard, i have timed things badly as i have been into r/c flying for twenty odd years but have only started building my own stuff over the last year, till then i usually bought at bring and buys and refurbing/converting to electric. So it is frustrating that the discontinued kits i now want to build have now become hard to get and shot up in price. Stick me down for a JU88, i will tell the Mrs she can give me it for Xmas, i know you do great customer service and i like to support British companies at this time, i have built a couple of Cambrian kits over the last year and have bought a Cambria one which is in the pile to build. Any rough idea on what the retracts will come out at yet?

23/10/2020 19:07:20

Seriously considering adding my name to the list for a kit, great job on the P51 Richard but i prefer to build and fly something a bit out of the ordinary, i have a DH Dragon twin engine laser cut from a plan to build but currently nothing twin in my flyable hanger. Top of my list would be a Jap WW2 twin, something like a KI-48 Lily, lots of character and brilliant range of colour schemes. If there is now enough ``twin` interest any chance of looking at something like that in the future Richard?teeth 2 Jap planes are seriously under modeled and yet have the best range of colour schemes!

Sorry for the thread drift, can someone post me a link to the u/c and motors required for the JU88, i will look into it a bit, if i pull the trigger i won`t back out yes

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