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Custom Built R/C Aircraft and Laser Cutting Service

Yak 54 arrived yesterday…

| February 24, 2011

The big brown truck delivered the Great Planes Yak 54 3D ARF ultimate combo from Tower Hobbies yesterday and work on it has started. You can see all of the pictures on the Yak 54 page.

Great Planes Yak-54 3D EP

| February 22, 2011

Next project to be featured will be a rather simple ARF… The Great Planes Yak-54 3D. I will be building this ARF for myself so I can get some long overdue (about 3 years) flying time in this spring/summer. Tower Hobbies delivery should be Thursday of this week so stay tuned for the first […]

Transformation to WordPress is Complete

| February 21, 2011

Success!! All of the project pages have been successfully transferred to the new blog format and are viewable now. I will be updating them in the next few weeks to include captions with all of the pictures. I will also be adding Tips and Tricks, Workshop Hints, and many other members-only features in the near […]

2007 – Balsa USA Fokker DR1

| February 20, 2011

The Fokker DR1 construction photos are posted…captions will follow at a later time.

2007 – Great Planes PT40 Revisited

| February 20, 2011

The Great Planes PT40 page is now live. This was another project that was done during some down building time. It turned out to be a nice aileron trainer just as it would have if it had been built 4-channel the first time. The Great Planes PT40 is an excellent trainer airplane for anyone who […]

2006 – Great Planes Giant Aeromaster Bipe

| February 20, 2011

The Aeromaster page is up but without captions…Ill get back to those at a later date. This is an electric conversion that ended up a little on the heavy side due to the amount of paint that was required to cover. This airplane is coming back to the shop as I have agreed to strip […]

2006 – Lockheed Electra

| February 18, 2011

A neat little project for my oldest daughters 4th grade biography report…. The Lockheed Electra

2005 – Ziroli Skyraider

| February 18, 2011

Got the pics of the Ziroli Skyraider up. Full page is located HERE.

2004 – Vailly Aviation Hurricane

| February 14, 2011

Ive converted the Vailly Aviation Hawker Hurricane page seen HERE. The Hurricane was built from a short kit cut by Lazer Lizard. The quality of the Lazer Lizard kit was flawless and I would recommend them to anyone for their next kit build.

2004 – Great Planes Ultimate

| February 12, 2011

The Ultimate Bipe page has been converted and is available HERE. I think this is probably the best looking Monokote covering job that Ive done for a while.