FJ- 1 Fury
Larry Wright (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) submitted a photo
of his scratch-built 1947 North American FJ- 1 Fury Navy jet fighter. He
designed the molds and molded the fuselage from 6-ounce fiberglass
The FJ- 1 is powered with a JetCat P- 120 turbine and controlled with
a Futaba 10CAP 2. 4 GHz FASST radio. The paint is Insignia Blue Top Flite
Larry’s model has a 76-inch wingspan, is 70 inches long, and weighs
Robert (Bob) Duncan (email: email@example.com) sent a
photo taken on Halloween of his 72-inch Clancy Lazy Bee, which
he’s had for more than 10 years.
“[It] still flies great with the original O.S. . 60 engine (after only
Cody Daniels (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) sent photos of his
Great Planes . 60 Piper Cub that he bought framed up. It was missing
parts such as the ailerons and tail wheel assembly, as well as the
tires. Cody purchased a Super Cub cowl from Fiberglass Specialties
and installed an O.S. . 91 four-stroke engine with a 13 x 6 propeller and
clipped the wings. He then covered it in Sky Blue with a yellow Cub
stripe and installed a pilot bust for scale looks.
Cody flies his airplane at the Sarasota RC Squadron club field in
Sarasota, Florida, and wrote that, at the time of this writing (March
2016), he had approximately 14 flights on it and that it flew well after
it was dialed in.
Paul dePippo (Surprise, Arizona; email: email@example.com)
built this Simple Flyer from a kit by A-K Models. It is a replica
of the Simple Flyer model featured on the RealFlight simulator
program. Paul built this airplane figuring that the great flight
characteristics of the simulator model would carry over into a
flyable model. He was not disappointed!
Power for the Simple Flyer is from an O.S. . 55 engine, using an
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