Tony Hallo added a video. 4 days ago

The maiden didn't goes as well as I hoped!

Tony's Maiden with his RCM 33% Champ

Smokin Joe Hell of a save! Looks like that champ likes rudder better than ailerons! 3 days ago
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Smokin Joe Did you figure out what happened? Was it a tip stall? 3 days ago
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Tony Hallo It was tail heavy, added 2 1/2 pounds to the nose, need to try again. Yes the ailerons were useless! Hope it flies better next time. 3 days ago
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Tony Hallo The Cherokee bit the dust last week as well, off to a bad start! 3 days ago
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I74 Definitely a hell of a save ! .. What % of the cord did you end up at when you added more nose weight ? 2 days ago
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Tony Hallo 28% 2 days ago
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Tony Hallo I have added differential to the ailerons as well 2 days ago
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I74 28% ought to work, with that short nose & forward wing.. Looks like you have enough positive incidence also,, from what I can see.. Good luck on your next flight,, I bet it will be ''much'' better. I 2 days ago
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Tony Hallo added a video. 3 weeks ago

ROTO 85 FS in RCM Champ

This is a Roto 85 FS in a RCM 33% Aeronca Champ, first start.

Tony Hallo shared a photo. 1 month ago

Getting close

I74 Looks great Tony, & very stout ! 1 month ago
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Smokin Joe That is big! 5 days ago
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Hey Joe great catch on the One Design, I have two, a Godfrey that you picked out and a Frank Knoll design that I'm still trying to match paint.

Tony Hallo I was hoping it came out like this 5 months ago
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Smokin Joe That color should be easy to see in the air. Nice and bright! I only had one "One Design" with a Sachs 4.2 on it! 4 months ago
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Smokin Joe Mine was pretty to look at, but was a little hairy flyer! lol Had to keep the speed up! 4 months ago
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Tony Hallo shared a photo. 6 months ago

And the tail wheel, the spring is 1095 spring steel hardened and tempered. Duplicate of a Scott 3000 tail wheel used on the Champ. It's a heavy little thing. The wheel is 2" diameter.

Tony Hallo shared 2 photos in the Stream Photos album 6 months ago

Happening again, this photo is rotated 90 degrees from what I see on my computer? Any rate here is the landing gear, 5/8", 1/2" and 1/4" chrome moly tube

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Bill Weston Wow, Tony is a master builder! It's going to nice! 6 months ago
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Tony Hallo shared a photo. 6 months ago

Here are the seats Joe, the receivers will be installed under the back seat and the batteries go under the front seat. Seat frames are 1/4" aluminum KS tube jointed with JB Weld.

I74 Seat frames & every thing !!.. Pretty cool Tony. 6 months ago
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Smokin Joe That is going to a "Super Scale" model Champ! Are you going with the usual champ paint scheme? 6 months ago
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Tony Hallo You bet Joe, the wings are ready painted in 7AC yellow. Do you any more photos of that Champ? Pretty much what i want to look like. 6 months ago
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Tony Hallo Adding the hub caps and the polished hub just like the one in your photo. 6 months ago
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Tony Hallo shared a photo. 6 months ago

And with the nose bowl installed. Should swing a 26X8 prop.

Bill Weston I have a 1/4 Scale Champ that's covered and almost ready for the motor! 6 months ago
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Tony Hallo shared a photo. 6 months ago

And a view from the front. The exhaust exits in the scale location.

Smokin Joe That red and white plane in the backgroud a "One Design"? 5 months ago
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Tony Hallo shared a photo. 6 months ago

The photo worked right this time, just don't understand it? Anyway here's the Champ powerplant, Roto 85 Four stroke, the engine is baffled for cooling.

Smokin Joe That's going to be a smooth, cool, motor! Looks expensive! 6 months ago
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Tony Hallo Not really just a little more than a 100 cc DA twin 6 months ago
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Smokin Joe I think you will have plenty of power, like twice as much! lol 6 months ago
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Tony Hallo shared a photo. 6 months ago

Same happened here, looks right on my computer?

Smokin Joe What's this, Tony? Workbench inverted flight testing? 6 months ago
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Smokin Joe Is that an upside down partial Citabra? 6 months ago
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Tony Hallo shared a photo. 6 months ago

Not sure why the photo is upside down, at any rate it's almost 12' span, covered with Stits fabric

Tony Hallo shared a photo. 6 months ago

Working on a 1/3 scale Champ from RCM plans

Smokin Joe Will that aluminum cause any radio interference? Also, the windshield is a mystery to me. Almost round like a champ! 6 months ago
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Smokin Joe There is a lot going on with this build. Love the lite ply triangular gussets. Metal trim and door, unique airfoil on the wing. The dowel rod strenghteners, A lot of fun stuff going on!! 6 months ago
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Tony Hallo I tried to make all the aluminum parts on the full scale. The receivers will be mounted under the back seat. It is a Champ! 6 months ago
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What's happening at Missed Approach? Doing any flying? I only got out once so far.

Smokin Joe Just a few of us. We got some flying in today. Everyone is so busy. We had 3 of us at the field today. Flew some planes and some drones. less than a minute ago
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Smokin Joe A few times. The hobby is dying around here! 11 months ago
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Tony Hallo shared a photo. 2 years ago

Made it out today to the Indiana Flyers Club Fun Fly, had 19 pilots signed up.

Smokin Joe Plane looks great! 2 years ago
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Tony Hallo I still need to add the Glasair graphics and the N numbers on the tail along with the dash. 2 years ago
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Smokin Joe You'll need two pilot figures for that one. Or at least a passenger with the pilot! 2 years ago
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