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1/3rd scale ka8b -island models

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mick a
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Re: 1/3rd scale ka8b -island models

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just to show size , thats a full size drill in cockpit

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Re: 1/3rd scale ka8b -island models

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bit more progress slowly but surely
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Jus Gordon
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Re: 1/3rd scale ka8b -island models

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It's looking good, coming along nicely.

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Jason Griffiths
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Re: 1/3rd scale ka8b -island models

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Yep looking good 8-)
Thanks JG

mick a
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Re: 1/3rd scale ka8b -island models

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getting there slowly but surley
just detailing of cockpit area and canopy to fit to frame and fuse done
then just wings
enjoying the build loads
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Re: 1/3rd scale ka8b -island models

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Hi Rudi,
Great web site of yours. I like the ka8b build.
Like yourself I built ka3 first, see earlier post on this thread for video of maiden
Have you finished both and flown ?
The ka3 flies like a dream.
Did you have any difficulties with the wings on ka8b ?

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Jason Griffiths
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Re: 1/3rd scale ka8b -island models

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Some very nice work going on here, so tempting to get 1 myself :D
Thanks JG

mick a
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Re: 1/3rd scale ka8b -island models

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here are some pics of the canopy , out of 4 mm brass tube , great to work with
yes jason you should get , excellent kits
rudi ... no probs with c of g in ka3 came out about 7.5 kilos
and on the wing joiner tube ,
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mick a
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Re: 1/3rd scale ka8b -island models

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hi selleri
thanks for that , if it flies as well as ka3 , will be very pleased
just finished the hinges and catch , and started to do cockpit
wings next week
i have a building board which is not long enough- i was going to build from root then sheet root area then shit along it will be about 30 cm , i think this should work out ok
any thoughts ???

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Re: 1/3rd scale ka8b -island models

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hinges and catch
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