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pete taylor07/11/2017 16:19:26
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Posted by Peter Miller on 07/11/2017 13:37:48:

Hey Pete

How about doing the Corsair with the tilt wing for slow landings?

I always fancied that but it would be far more practical with a ducted fan

Now there's a challenge... wink

Peter Miller07/11/2017 18:12:28
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Should not be too much of a problem.

I remember a shoulder wing trainer that did not have the wings strapped on properly,

At speed the wing lifted and dropped back on top of the tank hatch.

It carried on flying but could be slowed down too a very slow speed.

Mike Etheridge 109/11/2017 14:08:08
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I have just finished refurbishing this mainly white trainer but I have not got a clue what it's name is---any suggestions? As you can see it is slightly larger than my Super Air but it is much lighter and could be a floater suitable for an A-test which I still have not attempted ?. Repairs included loosening up the gummed up engine, re-covering the fuselage and tail plane and repairs to the latter. I have also fitted new radio kit and fuel tank plus tubing .

I gather the plane has not flown for about 7 years and was originally owned by an Epsom Downs / Epsom club member who unfortunately died.

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David Davis09/11/2017 14:18:58
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Nice job Mike!

You could always use the Super Air to take your A Certificate.

onetenor09/11/2017 22:08:02
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What about Lite Airs ( White Airs ) Maybe. Nice Model

Paul Marsh13/11/2017 15:55:31
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Seagull Yak3

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Peter Garsden14/11/2017 08:00:57
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Midge Aerobatic very fast quasi P51D Mustang slope soarer. See www.slope-dudes.co.uk and my build blog

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Finished in Carbon finish Oracover left over from my Jart - lovely but expensive £30 a roll of 2 metres!
 

Edited By Peter Garsden on 14/11/2017 08:31:02

cymaz18/11/2017 19:48:19
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Finally got the sun on her back and the wind beneath her wings....flew well and all the engines behaved ...some minor trim adjustments needed..

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Peter Miller19/11/2017 08:20:26
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Well Done! I bet that it sounded sensational too.

cymaz19/11/2017 08:28:58
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Posted by Peter Miller on 19/11/2017 08:20:26:

Well Done! I bet that it sounded sensational too.

Thank you! Hopefully appearing at Davidstow Model Flying Club on Sunday

Steve Colman19/11/2017 15:29:54
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Here's my latest. Doesn't really compete with some of the earlier exotica in this thread but it flies very well indeed once the CG is sorted to ones liking.

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David Davis23/11/2017 18:33:39
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Baron 1914 in spoof Russian WW1 colours, minus the cowling. The picture was taken at dusk just after I'd started the engine, an OS 40 Surpass, for the first time in years. I hope to maiden it on Sunday and will take some better pictures then. In France the Baron is as well-known as a Super 60 in England.

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David Davis27/11/2017 11:52:36
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Some better pictures of the Baron taken yesterday at what I hoped would be the maiden flight of the model, but first the engine, an OS 40 FS Surpass, threw a prop, then it refused to run consistently. It was very cold yesterday with quite a breeze so I decided to carry out the investigations when the weather was a bit warmer.

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Martian27/11/2017 20:02:37
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My just completed P51D Mustang Lollipoop from a SFM kit Tuskegee red tail

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Bob Cotsford27/11/2017 20:09:58
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Posted by Martian on 27/11/2017 20:02:37:

My just completed P51D Mustang Lollipoop from a SFM kit Tuskegee red tail

Very nice too Martian

john stones 127/11/2017 20:18:43
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Yep I'll second that Bob. yes

Pete Willbourn27/11/2017 21:39:02
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My version of one of the Red Tails mustang 004.jpg

john stones 127/11/2017 21:48:57
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Nice Pete. yes

Pete Willbourn27/11/2017 22:10:46
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Martian28/11/2017 13:40:38
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A fine co!!section of Mustangs we could form a squadron

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