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Custom Built R/C Aircraft and Laser Cutting Service

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 […]

Yak-54 Maiden

| March 28, 2011

Took the Yak out for its maiden this past Saturday and got 2 successful flights in.  Trimming was impossible due to the winds but it wasn’t a bad time considering I haven’t flown in over 4 years.  Using a flight simulator definitely keeps your skills up in the off seasons.

Yak 54 Ready for Maiden Flight

| March 5, 2011

After finishing up radio setup on the rudder, the Yak is ready to go. I didn’t keep track of total hours but I would guess it was somewhere between 15 and 20 from the box to ready for flight. The only thing I would caution anyone about if building this is the rudder horn setup. […]

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.

2004 – Top Flite Stinson Reliant

| February 12, 2011

Just a small update….The Top Flite Stinson Reliant pictures have been posted HERE.

2003 – Bud Nosen Mr. Mulligan

| February 9, 2011

The Mulligan page has been added.  View the pictures HERE

2003 – Sig Hummer

| February 7, 2011

The Sig Hummer page has been added and can be viewed HERE.

2004 – 1/2A SST

| February 7, 2011

The 1/2A SST page has been added.  The pictures can be viewed HERE.