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Post  GUS THE I.A. on Mon May 22, 2017 1:53 am

I drew this up, cut it, and glued it together, to use an .020 I had around here, forever. It has aileron and elevator control. The covering is Coverite Micafilm, with Balsarite underneath, and on the bare wood. It's my interpretation of an RC model called The Hots.

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Post  pkrankow on Mon May 22, 2017 9:29 am

That is a lot of wing for a .020 How well does it fly?

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Post  roddie on Mon May 22, 2017 1:56 pm

It's been a while Doug, nice to hear from you! I like the model! Thumbs Up
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Post  fit90 on Mon May 22, 2017 2:09 pm

Good looking plane. Hope it's a grreat flyer.
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Post  NEW222 on Mon May 22, 2017 6:47 pm

Nice looking little plane you built yourself there. Almost looks 'HOT'...
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Post  1/2A Nut on Tue May 23, 2017 12:04 am

Thank you for sharing Doug, please post a vid when you can!


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Post  Cribbs74 on Tue May 23, 2017 1:49 am

It looks wicked fast Doug. Wish I could be with you in Wichita to launch that puppy. Hopefully we can get together before your westward adventure. If anyone has a .020 heli mount to spare, Doug could use it to make this little plane run longer.

If possible take some video of the maiden, if not please take the time to post a flight report.

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Post  1/2A Nut on Tue May 23, 2017 2:25 am

A TD .020 with throttle sleeve would be perfect. Small Cox Logo
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Post  GUS THE I.A. on Tue May 23, 2017 6:32 pm

I'm just waiting for the weather to cooperate. The wingspan is 24 inches, and it weighs 6 and a half ounces.
The Wichihawks Stunt Championship is this weekend too, so it will probably have to wait for a maiden after that event.
I will try to get a video of this little airplane flying, because that should be a real riot.
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Post  1/2A Nut on Tue May 23, 2017 9:40 pm

Yes a .020 Hots will be a first ever, there was very few 1/2A Hots made
this is a new level of the design, if on vid posted on You tube the entire
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Hots RC airplane!
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