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;is kit-bashed “Kate”
started life as a House
of Balsa AT- 6 kit! AJ
lengthened the fuselage
and expanded the wing
and tail fin, and says,
“It flies great on a K&B
. 20 with an 8 x 6 prop.
It’s very realistic in the
air, especially when the
ALON AIRCOUPE Dennis Sumner, Canton, MI
Built from a short kit, this electric Aircoupe’s fuselage is covered with
0.55-ounce fiberglass cloth, and its wing and tail are covered in UltraCote. ;e
5.75-pound plane is powered by a Cobra power system and uses a Spektrum
DX9 for control. Dennis lightened the fuselage and added a magnetic hatch for
easy battery access.
STREGA P- 51
Todd Fowler, Middle Sackville, Nova Scotia
To turn his Top Flite P- 51 into the Reno racer “Strega,” Todd clipped its wings,
lowered the belly scoop, raised the turtle deck, and added a homemade canopy,
engine exhaust, and gear doors, along with Robart landing gear. ;e airframe is
covered with fiberglass cloth, which is primed and painted. Todd says that it flies at
100mph plus on its DLE 61cc engine and 22 x 12 prop.
SU- 15 FLAGON
Michael Levy, Dollard-des-Ormeaux,
Michael extensively modified an FMS
Dassault Mirage 4000 to create this
electric jet model. Powered by a 70mm,
10-blade Change Sun fan with a 6-cell
battery, the foam jet has great flight
performance. We think Michael’s model of
the Soviet interceptor is supersonic!