Category Archives: Custom & Modified

Making a cooling scoop mod for the Kung Fu

My Kung Fu flies great and climbs like a rocket but, with everything enclosed in the fuselage, the battery and ESC get a bit warm at the end of long flights. I decided to add some cooling holes and, since … Continue reading

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Onboard the Double Down – video

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“Mud Hen” – maiden flight

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The Mud Hen – a (probably ill-advised) Tiger Moth mod

I’ve begun a major and probably fatal modification to my second Tiger Moth. The first cut is the deepest. Prototype rudder. Dollar Tree foamboard, sans paper, with iron-on covering and paint. It was heavier than I’d hoped – 2 grams … Continue reading

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Building a prop saver tool

I use prop savers on a lot of my planes. I’ve had bad luck with o-rings, so I know generally use a small slice of surgical tubing to hold the prop in place. This works great except … it’s really … Continue reading

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Twinbat

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Double Down – maiden flight

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Landing gear mod for my Dynam C-188 AGwagon

I really like this plane but its construction gear means that I constantly bend the screws that hold the landing gear in place. The back part of the screw, nearest the head, is completely unsupported as it runs through the … Continue reading

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New pilot for the AG Wagon

Got my new plane – a Dynam Cessna C-188 AG Wagon – in the mail today. I’m afraid the stock pilot simply will not do. Fortunately, I found a suitable replacement at a local toy store.

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First flight of Dynam Waco w/articulated pilot – Chuck “Yeager” Darwin

I put an articulated pilot in my Dynam Waco. Here’s his first flight:

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Chuck “Yeager” Darwin, articulated Waco pilot build

I’m getting a new pilot installed in the cockpit of my Dynam Waco biplane. My wife got me a Charles Darwin finger puppet for my birthday and he looked like the perfect pilot. I started by cutting a hole to … Continue reading

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A little weathering

Some photos of my SE5a, weathered up a bit with pastel chalks.

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