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Bird Dog

May 15, 2008 No Comments

                        Carl Doherty from Blaine, WA, built this Speed 400 L-19 Bird Dog from plan #FSP0802B. Carl said it’s powered by a Speed 400 motor and flew fine with very good control on the first flight. However, the motor connection failed over a small [...]

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Riser Rider and Frugal Fighters

May 15, 2008 No Comments

                              William Dewey of Renton, WA, built six planes from two plans: the Riser Rider (plan #BYF0804A) and the Frugal Foam Fighters.  After making three prototypes, William tweaked with the servos and the centering on the Riser Rider, as well as [...]

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Kaos .90

May 15, 2008 No Comments

                        Larry Hermansen of Lake in the Hills, IL, built his Kaos .90 from plan #FSP11841. It weighs about 11 lb. and is powered by a Saito 150. “More than needed, yes,” writes Larry. “However, when taking off to the east at our field [...]

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F4F Wildest Cat

May 15, 2008 No Comments

                      Carl H. Giersbach of Bethpage, NY, writes: Here is a picture of my F4F Wildest CAT that was built from M.A.N. plans #FSP03970. Engine is a S.T. G-40, APC 11-4 prop. Radio is a JR8103 with 5 servos an flaparon mixing. Fuselage is painted, [...]

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Tutor

May 15, 2008 No Comments

                                  Bob Hanson of Olathe, KS, writes:     The attached photo is of a trainer design named the Tutor.  I found it on the training aircraft page of your current website, and there is no plan number.  Just [...]

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The Hots

May 15, 2008 No Comments

Gordon Brechinn of Surrey, B.C. Canada, writes, “In response to your January 2008 MAN editorial asking for pictures of models made from MAN Plans, I am sending you a picture of our HOTS Plan #FSP02932. These were made in May 1993 from the same plan set and if I remember correctly I cut the parts for [...]

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Canadair

May 15, 2008 No Comments

                    Steve Paulson writes, “Enclosed are photo’s of several planes built from your plans.   The plans are great projects, and they are easy to read and understand.  I have had both in the air, but experienced problems with one engine cutting out early and causing a [...]

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Full-throttle Thrills

May 15, 2008 No Comments

Hangar 9 has added a new P-51 Mustang 150 to its heavy-metal lineup. This new ARF boasts an 80-inch wingspan, factory-installed UltraTract metal retracts, scale flaps, authentic UltraCote trim scheme and other prototypical details. It features the same high-quality construction as other ARF warbirds in the Hangar 9 lineup. It costs $570.

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