How to Create Custom Access Covers (RC Plane Wing Landing Gear)

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Part 3: Right Wing Landing Gear Mounting Plate Installation

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Part 2: How To Install and Drill Mounting Plates for Retractrable Landing Gear (RC Plane Wing)

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Reviewing The DU-BRO Tube Bending Tool

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How To Keep From Stabbing Your Foot With X-Acto Tools

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How to Create Custom Access Covers (RC Plane Wing Landing Gear)

Tweet Building an RC Plane usually means modifying the plans and design a bit to truly make it functional. In this case, I decided to add some plywood access covers for the retractable landing gear in a TopFlite BeechCraft Bonanza balsa kit. The plans did not call for it, but I have built enough rc […]

Marking Perimeter of Mounting Plate and Holes For Left Wing Landing Gear

Part 3: Right Wing Landing Gear Mounting Plate Installation

Tweet Ok, so the left wing landing gear mounting plate is complete. What about the Right Wing? Glad you asked. This post deals with finding the best location for my Beechcraft Bonanza’s retractable landing gear in the right wing. Use Left Wing Landing Gear Location As Reference: I took some measurements from the left wing […]

Drilling holes in landing gear rails in preparation for mounting landing gear.

Part 2: How To Install and Drill Mounting Plates for Retractrable Landing Gear (RC Plane Wing)

Tweet   In Part 1 we covered how to properly measure the best location for landing gear mounting plate holes in your rc airplanes wing. In this tutorial, we will cover proper set up for drilling those robart retracts landing gear holes. Many times, I get asked, why does it matter when it comes to […]

Left Wing Mounting Plate Holes - Marking Center Points With Center Punch

Part 1: How To Layout Landing Gear Mounting Plate in RC Plane Wing

Tweet Now that the holes have been countersunk and made ready for a clean flush mount in my rc plane's wing, it is time to decide where to place the landing gear on the landing gear rails and drill the holes for the monting plate. The placement of the landing gear depends greatly on the […]

Left Wing Mounting Plate Holes - Measure Center Point With Ruler

Part 2: Installing Robart Retracts in Left Wing (Drilling Holes)

Tweet   When it comes to installing retracts in your rc airplane wing, you may find that your actual retracts do not measure the same as your plans may call for. This was the case with my BeechCraft Bonanza when it came time to layout the mounting plate location in the left wing. Instead of […]

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When Choosing Your First RC Electric Plane. Points To Consider

Tweet Electric Radio Controlled Plane. How To Choose The Right RC Electric Model Airplane For You. By Carl Baer ¬†Before I begin, you should probably know that this might not answer your question of which electric radio controlled planes will be a best fit for you. The reason…Everyone is different, hasChoosing an electric radio controlled […]

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Tweet How To Choose Components For A RC Plane Gas Engine To Electric Conversion. By Carl Baer What you should consider before converting your rc airplane gas engine to an electric motor system. With the changes in rc electric motor technology it is possible to fly ANY size model using rc plane electric motors. The […]

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Any RC Gas Engine Can Be Converted To Electric. Is There Any Reason Not To?

Tweet Why would you convert Radio Control Gas Plane Engines to Electric RC Motors? By Carl Baer Now more than ever it seems that we are entering an era that needs to depend less on fuel burning engines. That even includes radio control airplanes with their nitro-methane gas engines. How can you ease the burden […]

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