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GeneralRe: Might be worth a look see Pin
Ron Beyer11-Jan-14 13:15
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GeneralRe: Might be worth a look see Pin
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GeneralHow are the odds? Pin
CDP180211-Jan-14 12:12
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This[^] is a Blade MCPX. Don't let its size and plain appearance fool you. It's a real little helicopter that can take a few crashes and is therefore ideal for learning how to fly.

But it's really not much to look at. Now, what if I remove everything that's not needed and install the rest in a more interesting hull? One like this.[^] Yes, I know that's a regular model kit. We will have to make some modifications, but it could work. At least should a Huey at 1:48 scale have enough room to install everything and it looks promising.[^]

And this[^] is how far I got today: The hull from the model kit is glued together and primed, but not yet sanded. The Blade's chassis has been installed inside and fits, but I had to cut out parts of the roof to make room for the larger swashplate. I had to break the tail boom assembly when I took it off. The tail motor is now installed in the model, but the wires still have to be routed to the front and again attached to the circuit board.

Provided I get the tail motor functional again, find a good place for the battery and manage to get it trimmed, then it may actually fly. How are my odds?
The language is JavaScript. that of Mordor, which I will not utter here

I hold an A-7 computer expert classification, Commodore. I'm well acquainted with Dr. Daystrom's theories and discoveries. The basic design of all our ship's computers are JavaScript.


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GeneralRe: How are the odds? Pin
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GeneralRe: How are the odds? Pin
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GeneralRe: How are the odds? Pin
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