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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.