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Custom Built R/C Aircraft and Laser Cutting Service

WH 35% RV-4 Build Page

| July 28, 2014

The Wendell Hostetler 35% RV-4 test build is underway and the build page has been posted under current projects in the left sidebar.

30% Super Decathlon Ready For Sale

| March 2, 2014

The framing on the Decathlon has been completed and it is now ready for display at the RC flea market next weekend.

30% Super Decathlon Update

| February 5, 2014

At this point I have 34 hours of total build time in this project and should have no problem having it framed up for display at a local RC flea market coming up in 4 weeks.  After building hand cut and/or die crunched kits for the better part of 32 years, I can’t say enough […]

30% Super Decathlon Test Build

| February 3, 2014

Big update tonight….most of the fuselage framing is complete and wing construction has begun.  Visit the link to the left for many more pictures.

30% Super Decathlon Test Build

| January 30, 2014

Tonights installment of the Decathlon build takes us through the tailfeathers.  Pictures have been added to the page linked at the left.

30% Super Decathlon Test Build Continues

| January 30, 2014

Continuing on with the Super Decathlon build…the main structure of the fuselage is completed.  Click the link to the left under current projects to view additional pictures.

30% Super Decathlon Test Build

| January 29, 2014

The Decathlon build has commenced!  This build will move along rapidly as the intent is to have it ready to showcase the laser cutting service at a local swap meet the first week of March.

J-3 Cub Restoration Underway

| October 18, 2012

My how time flies….more than a year since my last post already!  Been doing quite a bit of flying this year and not a lot of building.  Lawn darted the Yak-54 a few weeks ago so it is no more.  Seems the Futaba micro servos didn’t like the blender maneuver…stripped the gears in both aileron […]

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.