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Aircraft Under Construction
Roger's Aircraft Maintenance Services of Nambour is once again turning out some excellent aircraft for public display.
John Larter who is a member of Suncoast Model Flyers will be test flying his new B17 named 'Shoo Shoo Shoo Baby', within the next few weeks. This aircraft powered by 4 Saito 56 engines with a wingspan of 10 foot, has been beautifully finished by Bill Rogers.
This Lockheed P38 Lightning, built up from plans was originally owned by the late Ron de Chastel. It has had four owners over past years and is currently being restored by Jim Willson of Caloundra who is a member of Phoenix Model Aviators Inc. Although it was equipped with two .25 motors, Jim is refitting it with 2 x Axi 2810 x12 electric motors to run from 2 x 4 cell 4000ma Lipo batteries. It will also have Spring Air retracts. The wings have been cut into three sections for easier transportation. The wing span is 72" (1.840mtrs) and the aircraft weighs 5 kg.
Jim Willson of Caloundra has almost finished an 81" / 2060mm B25 Mitchell bomber. It is a Hangar 9 ARF and two 15cc RCG petrol motors have been installed. The aircraft will have 10 servos and it will be equipped with electric retracts, flaps and bomb doors. We look forward to seeing this one flying over Maroochydore.