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1196 forum posts
|Couldn't find a similar thread so just wondered. Just beginning to muse mine. For a number of reasons, nostalgia,performance, looks, longevity and memories (I still fly it) it has to be my Multiplex Alpina.|
|Bob Cotsford||17/02/2018 19:24:32|
7205 forum posts
ModelTech Dragon Lady - tough, wide performance envelope and a looker too
|Don Fry||17/02/2018 19:32:25|
2392 forum posts
A Junior 60. Because I built it, and it flew. Without repairs. After every flight. God, that thing was precious.
|Neil Byrne||17/02/2018 19:34:30|
|4 forum posts||In the earlier years it would have to be a Gangster 52 with ASP46 or Galaxy Magician. In more recent times the Rapture50 from Elation models |
|Percy Verance||17/02/2018 19:35:14|
6479 forum posts
I've had several I've really liked over the years. The Ruhig Tiger, built from the 1990 Radio Modeller plan was a really great flyer, as was my Pulse XT 40. Mind you, it was designed by a US aerobatic champion. The third would have to be my old Dave Smith Saphir.
|David P Williams||17/02/2018 20:36:25|
728 forum posts
Has to be the Acrowot with 70fs in it. Just does everything, all the time, with no problems.
|Broken Prop||17/02/2018 20:54:29|
533 forum posts
Junior 60. When it finally goes to that great scrapyard in the sky, I'll build another one....
|Brian Hammond||17/02/2018 21:07:34|
|206 forum posts|
Sebart SBach 342 30 size, does everything and fits in the car in one piece.
|Steve J||17/02/2018 21:08:02|
647 forum posts
Pilot RC 30cc Yak 54.
|Colin Carpenter||17/02/2018 21:14:32|
|478 forum posts|
Sebart Angel 30 E. Faultless !😁Colin
Edited By Colin Carpenter on 17/02/2018 21:15:11
|john stones 1||17/02/2018 21:16:24|
9351 forum posts
|extra slim||17/02/2018 21:34:55|
|401 forum posts|
1) Flitton inspire 60 - YS63s. 2) Island hobbies capiche - YS63s 3) sigma signs freestyle-.. err yep YS63s.. have all three of the best 50 size planes ever IMO
|Paul Marsh||17/02/2018 21:38:29|
3238 forum posts
That's a good one. Hard one, but think it would be the Acrowot.
|mal brewer||17/02/2018 21:52:30|
|278 forum posts|
Two models stand out, both superb,hard to say which was the better model. First model was a Sid King designed Radio Modeller plan built "Pussyfoot",I built and flew loads of them! The other outstanding model was an enlarged Don Stothers design of the "Krier Kraft Acromaster".I flew it for years,sold it to a clubmate,and he wrote it off first time he flew it. It flew so well I've just built another,it's just awaiting painting..........................Mal
487 forum posts
Wot 4 'cos it is just so adaptable
Mini ultra-stik - fabulous
Cambria capstan - thought me to fly ...
108 forum posts
Proctor Nieuport 11.
|Graham R||17/02/2018 23:00:42|
|272 forum posts|
Skyway bae Hawk - flew on rails
Skyway hawk 70 - viceless
Junior 60 - fun and relaxing
|Tom Sharp 2||18/02/2018 00:55:08|
2858 forum posts
With me that plane has yet to come.
|Martin Harris||18/02/2018 00:59:05|
7560 forum posts
I'm finding it impossible to answer as models are so individual with differing characteristics and qualities.
Would it be one of several scale models that I've so enjoyed building and looking at but have been subject to flying limitations due to the original design of the subject, the beautifully finished and well mannered Mahers Pacer that I bought third hand, the vintage (in all senses) Sterling Stearman built in the early 80s which a downsizing member passed on to me which flies so realistically, has a genuine patina of age and draws admiring comments on how it looks in the air, my "own design" Hawker Tempests which triumphed over my ineptitude to win me the Aces 1/12 scale combat championship title one year, the impeccably mannered Extreme Flight Extra in which I'm currently testing a stabilised receiver which has made an already fine handling model even better or the handling purity of a Priory Models Super Nova saved from the club bonfire in part built condition?
I have no idea!
So many of my models have been my favourite to fly at any particular time but how do you compare such variable qualities?
|Richard Wills 2||18/02/2018 03:14:31|
117 forum posts
Mine has to be my Hangar 9 blue nose Mustang, got it beaten up second hand a few years ago. Was really fit for the bin, but got it repaired and loved every moment of flying it since.
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