Bill Weston shared 7 photos in the My Planes album 2 months ago

Started on the flyfield and ended up over the hill down in the creek! lol Too windy to fly, but not "FLY FISH"! Caught me a trout! - feeling happy

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Tony Hallo Nice! 2 months ago
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Bill Weston shared a photo. 1 year ago

Finally got to test fly the Big Carbon Z Cub. A Little windy, but it needed just two clicks of right aileron. Going to be a nice easy plane to fly and real easy to see! The bigger, the better! lol - feeling happy

Knuck I got a lot of flights in on mine! I got rid of it after all the batteries went bad! It flew great! 1 year ago
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Fortader1726 Beautiful Cub Bill---Like the Tundra tires! 1 year ago
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Smokin Joe I'll go get Ken's a fly formation with you! 1 year ago
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Mike Wilson So busy with work! I miss flying at the field! 1 year ago
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I saw a bunch of rcneighborhood messages on my email. I just had to come and take a look at the site. I see Joe posted some pics of what we were doing this month with the house.

Bill Weston shared a photo. 2 years ago

As long as it is still running, you don't need no stinking cowl!

I74 Am guessing somebody got in big trouble over that one ! 2 years ago
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Smokin Joe Yeah. a few loose bolts! Looks complicated in there! 2 years ago
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Bill Weston shared a photo. 2 years ago

RIP Yak 54. I think the last wreck was too much for it. I had many flights on it! Great plane! A couple hundred flight out of it! - feeling sad

Jo Jo WHAT HAPPENED TO IT? 2 years ago
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Smokin Joe He wrecked it about 50 times. It ended up being 60% glue and 40 2 years ago
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beau Bill got his money's worth out of the YAK! 2 years ago
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I74 Those EPP planes can take a beating !.. It's finally cooling off here in east central Iowa, hope to start flying again later on this week. 2 years ago
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Rockin Daddy I can't see Bill flying anything else! 2 years ago
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Bill Weston I switched to a 3D Hobby Extra! It's half gorilla glue, but it flies great compared to the yak! 2 years ago
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Bill Weston shared a photo. 2 years ago

I swear I am going to take the cub up this year for sure! - feeling amused

Smokin Joe We have been waiting! 2 years ago
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Mike Wilson He's as bad a me! lol 2 years ago
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Bill Weston shared a photo. 2 years ago

Got a flight in just before dark. Still too windy to give a good flight analysis. I need a calm day to see how good it knife edges, etc. Mabey in a month or too. This weather sucks! - feeling irritated

beau Does it fly as good as the 3D hobby epp foam extra? 2 years ago
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I74 I would think that would knife edge pretty well... Am going to try & make some progress on my Precision Aerobatics Katana MD, tomorrow. 2 years ago
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Smokin Joe I got one too still in the box. If it flys as good as the 3d hobby, I am going to order another one as a spare. I got 500 flights on the 3d hobby one and it is about ready for a transplant. They don't make them anymore so this might be the replacement! 2 years ago
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Bill Weston shared a photo. 2 years ago

regards to 174 about lurch on smith mini plan. here's my picture with shorty in it. lol

I74 ''LOL''!! 2 years ago
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Smokin Joe Wow, the other guy must have been really big!! 2 years ago
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Mike Wilson Still waiting to see your model. How far along are you with it? 2 years ago
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Bill Weston shared a photo. 2 years ago

The only way to show how small the Smith Miniplane is is to see one with a pilot in it! That is tiny! lol

Smokin Joe Either that or the pilot is a giant! 2 years ago
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poe A lot smaller than a Pitts and more forgiving too! 2 years ago
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I74 Was curious on the full scale size of these, & checked out some vids.. That pilot ''is definately'' a very big guy !! ''Wonder if his name is Lurch'' ?. LOL 2 years ago
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I74 Noticed something about that plane,, the cowl doesn't look like it's on straight .. 2 years ago
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Smokin Joe Yeah, looks like it's kicked up a little! 2 years ago
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Bill Weston shared 4 photos in the My Planes album 2 years ago

Hey Joe,,what do you think about this paint scheme for my 40% smith?

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Mike Wilson That is a cute little plane! Look how little it is! 2 years ago
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Smokin Joe It's cool, but I like the one you picked before because it looks like the original SIG model! 2 years ago
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Jim Drake I like the one with the black stripe! 2 years ago
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Rockin Daddy How's the big Smith Mini-plane coming along? 2 years ago
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Bill Weston shared 3 photos in the My Planes album 2 years ago

What happens to my planes once I destroy them beyond repair! lol He fininshed it off!

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I74 Looks like he got the CG pretty much figured out !! ''LOL'' 2 years ago
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Smokin Joe Oh yeah! 2 years ago
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Bill Weston shared a photo. 2 years ago

Extra 230 I made this jig so it holds up the T.E of the ribs so when I go to sand the ribs they wont sag or break off.

I74 ''That's pretty slick'' Bill !! 2 years ago
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Bill Weston shared 4 photos in the Stream Photos album 2 years ago

Making top half of templates! Building is fun again! - feeling happy

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Smokin Joe That looks like 80 grit sandpaper! 2 years ago
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GMan Pretty good idea, Bill! 2 years ago
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John Scrip I could never build! Looks like too much work! 2 years ago
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Bill Weston shared a photo. 2 years ago

Smokin Joe Pretty good paint job to make that Champ look like a cub. The windshield and cowl give it away! 2 years ago
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GMan I like the old plain colors. One look and you can tell it's a Champ! Unique color scheme. I can tell a champ in the air a mile away! lol 2 years ago
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Al Bartek Good looking Champ! 2 years ago
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