Check out this GIANT building project!

Dec 12, 2011 9 Comments by

Airplane building is airplane building regardless of size.

There’s a saying that the difference between men’s and children’s toys is just the price tag. Certainly this is true when it comes to RC and full-size airplanes. But the passion and dedication is the same when you compare scale RC builders and EAA Experimental Aircraft Builders! Here’s a great video of the construction process of a full-size man-carrying Nieuport 28 built from Airdrome aeroplanes. Check out that amazing Rotax radial engine at the end of the video! Now that’s something to be proud of!

 

 

 

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9 Responses to “Check out this GIANT building project!”

  1. Julian Begg says:

    Fabulous! I am inspired :-)

  2. Papua Pilot says:

    Wow! This was a great video of the build. I have always dreamed of doing something like this, but the video makes it look too easy by compressing 22 months (which is a fast build time) into 9 minutes.

    I guess I will just have to build my dream giant scale someday instead.

    Please post a video of this plane flying!

  3. Jorge Rafael says:

    Amazing…unbelievable!

  4. James Walton says:

    I would like to have seen it fly!

  5. Stan Mamula says:

    The plane is wonderful. I can’t wait to see it fly. The plane is like
    we walked back in history with a smile on our faces.

  6. Jim Minadeo says:

    Just the energy to create the video is impressive.

  7. Bert Hedge says:

    Outstanding!

  8. Bruce says:

    one word “WOW” !!

  9. eric cipcic says:

    Magnificent!! The video almost went too fast, as I wanted to spend a lot of time looking at each meticulous detail. Hats off to you and safe skies!

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