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    Re: RCAF Fouga Magister

    Louis, i haven’t flown it yet, but the model has flown in the past. The previous owner said it weighed 34 lbs dry and he flew it with a K100. I can post a video if you like. I repainted it and...
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    Re: EA Havoc SS - Snowbirds Inspired

    Just wrapped up the install on my Havoc GTS (the smaller (78%) version of the Havoc SS), same scheme. K100 power, 25 lbs dry should be a rocket. Very solid construction.
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    Re: RCAF Fouga Magister

    Last one...
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    Re: RCAF Fouga Magister

    Another view
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    Re: RCAF Fouga Magister

    Files are too large I guess, sorry for breaking up the posts...
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    Re: RCAF Fouga Magister

    More pics
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    Re: RCAF Fouga Magister

    Finished up the install. Lots happening in this airframe and with the dual full cockpits it doesnít leave much space for equipment. V-tail, 4 flaps, wing spoilers top and bottom, lights, K120G,...
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    Re: Frewing Stock Avanti Repaint.

    Thanks Brian! Looks cool. I know what you mean about tough to mask. I painted a small UMX habu a few years ago to match my BVM Bandit and the toughest part was masking it. I ended up using post it...
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    Re: Frewing Stock Avanti Repaint.

    Looks great Brian. What paint did you use and did you have to prep the foam in any way?
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    Re: RCAF Fouga Magister

    Thanks!
    I haven’t done the install yet. Just wanted to get it painted before the winter. It was already assembled and flown, i purchased it used and pulled all the gear out to paint and redo the...
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    Re: RCAF Fouga Magister

    Here is a link to an article I wrote some time back on the weathering method. Hope this link works ok:

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/ld2kylikfnlen34/BVM%20F16%20RCJI%20Weathering%20Scan.pdf?dl=0
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    Re: RCAF Fouga Magister

    Thanks Guys! Larry and Trevor, the garage is new (had it built this year), and we are now using it for cars so it will never looks as clean as it does in the photos. Lol.

    Dave, the weathering is...
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    Re: RCAF Fouga Magister

    And some humor. The one nice thing about doing a fantasy scheme is that you can make it look however you want. And as long as i didnít out the vents on the bottom and drains on the top i felt...
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    Re: RCAF Fouga Magister

    And some close ups. If anyone is interested I can share some of the steps to get to this result.
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    Re: RCAF Fouga Magister

    A few more photos of the overall scheme.
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    RCAF Fouga Magister

    After 22 years of Liberal rule in Canada, John G Diefenbaker and his progressive Conservative party toook over in the late 50ís. It was Johnís idea to adopt a 2 seat jet trainer for Canada that...
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    Re: Rebuild of a Skymaster A-10

    That’s interesting. So are they designed to remain in the airframe for charging? I do that with A123 packs but have always avoided it with lipos. Great news if these are designed to allow that. ...
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    Re: EA Havoc SS - Snowbirds Inspired

    Flight shots
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    Re: EA Havoc SS - Snowbirds Inspired

    After the first flight.
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    Re: EA Havoc SS - Snowbirds Inspired

    I painted the tank also because its visible.
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    Re: EA Havoc SS - Snowbirds Inspired

    And another
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    Re: EA Havoc SS - Snowbirds Inspired

    I finished my Havoc SS and its flown. All good!

    Here are some photos of my installation.
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    Re: Rebuild of a Skymaster A-10

    Nice progress! Are the powerbox batteries lipo chemistry? If so, won’t it be a pain to remove the lower pair from the model for charging?
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    EA Havoc SS - Snowbirds Inspired

    Last week my custom scheme Havoc SS (Super Sport) arrived and Iím looking forward to getting started on it. If interested Iíll post some photos as i go. I copied the scheme i came up with a few...
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    Re: Boomer Redo - Monster Energy

    Very cool Trev! Keeping the fun in the hobby, i like it!
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