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Aeronca Matchstick Monster

Post by Allan Patrick on Wed Feb 18, 2015 8:55 am

A couple of pictures of my latest build, just ready for covering. Model is 1/4 scale Aeronca Champ from a no longer available Precedent kit. Wingspan is 2.6 metres, it truly is a matchstick monster! The photos do not do justice to its sheer matchstickiness



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Post by Rich on Wed Feb 18, 2015 9:00 am

cool, I wish I had the patience

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Post by Mark Barnes on Wed Feb 18, 2015 9:20 am

Nice Allan, I agree with Richies comment and would add I wish I had the skill.

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Re: Aeronca Matchstick Monster

Post by Will Bertoni on Wed Feb 18, 2015 10:10 am

Very very nice Allan, what is she powered by ?

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Re: Aeronca Matchstick Monster

Post by Allan Patrick on Wed Feb 18, 2015 10:20 am

At the moment by a cheapo 23cc Chinese petrol I had in the spare engines box but I'll probably find something better for it
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Re: Aeronca Matchstick Monster

Post by Tim on Wed Feb 18, 2015 7:17 pm

Rubber bands Very Happy

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Re: Aeronca Matchstick Monster

Post by Allan Patrick on Wed Feb 18, 2015 9:17 pm

Hm.... Half a dozen lengths of catapult elastic? It would probably work!

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