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Coolest A380 I've Seen To Date  
User currently offlineAv8rboie From Canada, joined Aug 2005, 12 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 6681 times:

Ok, love or hate the A380 you have to check this out. It is by far the coolest thing I have seen in a long time!

http://www.funmansion.com/html/Airbus-Remote-Control-Plane.html

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User currently offlineRJ111 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 6647 times:

I want one!!!!!!

You could nearly fit yourself in that.


User currently offlineAirworldA320 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2005, 316 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 6618 times:

would look better in Virgin cs though!!!!!


Pull off kid, it ill go.
User currently offlineGokmengs From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 1125 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 6589 times:

WOW!
How do you get one of those?



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User currently offlineAv8rboie From Canada, joined Aug 2005, 12 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 6569 times:

Quoting Gokmengs (Reply 3):



Quoting Gokmengs (Reply 3):
WOW!
How do you get one of those?

You custom build it. Takes many many man hours.

-M


User currently offlineAirworldA320 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2005, 316 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 6533 times:

BTW watched a programme on Discovery Real Time called Super Models II where they built a 1/9 scale C-17 Globemaster using Balsawood, 4 jet motors, plastic, plastic tubing and a couple of electric screwdrivers!!!!!!
http://www.realtimetv.co.uk/supermodelsII/index.shtml



Pull off kid, it ill go.
User currently offlineGorbidog From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 151 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 6513 times:

That model is sick!

In a good way that is ... very, very impressive. If anyone has a link to detailed information about its construction, I would love to read more about it.

The one thing that really boggles my mind though ... why didn't he build a Boeing 747-8?



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User currently offlineSan747 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 4965 posts, RR: 12
Reply 7, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 6494 times:

That is the coolest thing I've ever seen... I'd love to make something like that!


Scotty doesn't know...
User currently offlineFreedomtofly From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 750 posts, RR: 6
Reply 8, posted (9 years 1 month 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 6367 times:

Quoting Gorbidog (Reply 6):
That model is sick!

Lol, only Californians would say something like that. But its true, that model is sick! That would be so fun to try and fly with a remote, probably hella hard though.

Aaron



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User currently offlineAC21365 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 402 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (9 years 1 month 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 6365 times:

Quoting Freedomtofly (Reply 8):
Lol, only Californians would say something like that. But its true, that model is sick! That would be so fun to try and fly with a remote, probably hella hard though.

Aaron

Who needs a remote when you can just install a seat inside the plane and ride along  biggrin 


-Aaron


User currently offlineLastordu From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 367 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (9 years 1 month 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 6358 times:

I like it but I think that a 7something would have been beter.


Nick



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User currently offlineFreedomtofly From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 750 posts, RR: 6
Reply 11, posted (9 years 1 month 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 6357 times:

Quoting AC21365 (Reply 9):
Who needs a remote when you can just install a seat inside the plane and ride along

LOL, now that would be just too cool! Ooh I want one now.  Smile

Aaron



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User currently offlineCapt.Fantastic From United States of America, joined Aug 1999, 751 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (9 years 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 6188 times:

What is powering that thing?

I was disappointed ... No gear retraction or spoilers  Smile LOL


User currently offlineZSOFN From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 1413 posts, RR: 5
Reply 13, posted (9 years 3 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 6177 times:

Quoting Gorbidog (Reply 6):
The one thing that really boggles my mind though ... why didn't he build a Boeing 747-8?

Doesn't boggle my mind. The 747-8 was only announced this week.


User currently offlineBtriple7 From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 1178 posts, RR: 8
Reply 14, posted (9 years 3 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 6131 times:

Correct me if I'm wrong, but did I hear jet engines powering that thing?! How in the world do you built jet engines that small?! How can you afford?! Which manual teaches you how built minature jet engines? What if you mess up? You could kill yourself!

...Sounds like fun  Smile

Whoever built that model has waaaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyy too much money and time on their hands. It looks really cool, though.

 cloudnine  I want one of those,
Btriple7



Just...fly.
User currently offlineRichardPrice From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (9 years 3 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 6044 times:

Quoting Btriple7 (Reply 14):
orrect me if I'm wrong, but did I hear jet engines powering that thing?! How in the world do you built jet engines that small?! How can you afford?! Which manual teaches you how built minature jet engines? What if you mess up? You could kill yourself!

You buy them. They are really expensive tho, over $1300 each for fairly powerful ones.

Jet engines scale really well, because they are based on expansion of hot air rather than transfer of power from cylinders.


User currently offlineYooYoo From Canada, joined Nov 2003, 6057 posts, RR: 50
Reply 16, posted (9 years 3 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 6027 times:

ok, so how much does one of those cost?

are they for sale?



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User currently offlineFLY2HMO From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (9 years 3 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 5900 times:

I figure at least $6000 for all the engines, $3000 for materials (looks like fiberglass mostly) and about $3000 for the electronics.

In case you're wondering, yes this is my hobby....

 twocents 


User currently offlineWestIndian425 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 1024 posts, RR: 1
Reply 18, posted (9 years 2 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 5549 times:

Guys,

I'm not sure what site, but if you do a Google search, you'd find learjets, L-1011 Tristars (www.flypcm.com), Lufthansa B747-400, and once I even saw an Air France A340. They're out there, mostly in Euorpe, though, as we're usually flying props, and fighters on this side of the pond.

Neil



God did not create aircraft pilots to be on the ground
User currently offlineAirfoilsguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 19, posted (9 years 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 5300 times:

There is a concord out there as well.

User currently offlineKDTWFlyer From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 835 posts, RR: 1
Reply 20, posted (9 years 2 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 5283 times:

RC Concorde.... really cool!



Video here...

http://www.aviationexplorer.com/remo...ol_rc_concorde_turbine_engines.htm



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User currently offlineWestIndian425 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 1024 posts, RR: 1
Reply 21, posted (9 years 2 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 5266 times:

Quoting Airfoilsguy (Reply 19):
There is a concord out there as well.

That's right. I forgot about that.

Neil



God did not create aircraft pilots to be on the ground
User currently offlineStarAC17 From Canada, joined Aug 2003, 3410 posts, RR: 9
Reply 22, posted (9 years 2 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 5115 times:

Ok I want one of these for Christmas now but I think I would crash it in 5 seconds of it being in the air.


Engineers Rule The World!!!!!
User currently offlineTbar220 From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 7013 posts, RR: 26
Reply 23, posted (9 years 1 week 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 4976 times:

Quoting Capt.Fantastic (Reply 12):
No gear retraction or spoilers

If you look at the third and fourth pictures on that website, the third has the gear down and the fourth has the gear retracted.



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