Fred Culbertson: We decided to fly this 50cc Mustang on a 26X12 two blade prop on the DA 85.
Its so fast it scares us. We plan on checking it with a radar gun next
weekend. I have flown lots of fast planes and have a good idea as to speed
in the air and I wouldn't be a bit surprised to see this well over 150 MPH
CloudStreets: The neighbors must have been thrilled.
pfcdre1: nice plane, but sounds like a moped or scooter yuk
Bernie Skenandore: ... world's biggest toy box. my dad flew a real one in china. 14th A.F.
'Flying Tiger'. i have a piece with an enemy bullet hole in it (real p-51).
25 grand? What a rush. Whoa! Thank you.
Steinwaygrande: Very interesting. I built a 1/5th scale WW11 Hawker Hurricane in 2002 and
finished it in late 2003. The transmitter and receiver are from Futaba (
Field Force 8 ) and the servos are all Futaba 3001`s . My very first R/C
model was the old Precedent Hi Boy , and the transmitter /receiver was a
Hitech something or other. Biggest waste of money and incredibly
unreliable, that it caused me to lose two aircraft . The radio or the
receiver failed on more occasions then I care to remember. Went out and
bought the latest state of the art Futaba Field Force Eight and never
looked back. I guess Hitec have now got their act together and are making
some good products, and ironed out the bugs that plagued the early models.
scott perkins: I love that sound when it passes by the camera
Chris Evon: Looked slower then if it had a da50 and a 2 blade prop.. And that muffler
looks ridiculous hanging out the side...
jorge felix: MUY BUENO
LES MANDO UN FUERTE Y GRAN SALUDO .
ryan wesley: if i were to purchase it how much would it be
romeshter: Nice plane, but that muffler ruins it for me.
George Pollock: I love those beautiful warbirds u guys did us proud on that one
George Pollock: I love those beautiful warbirds u guys did us proud on that one
skyterrapin: ......but what a horrible engine sound.
LogansPortPilot RP: Bravo,well done, absolutely beautifull,you guys should be, and deserve to
be proud of your hard work, this is the nicest p-51 I ever saw.
Aalaadin Fall: Thanks for replying so fast Fred =) I'll start at 40 degrees
Melissa Rosser: This is nice, however, you should check this other p51 at (fast rc p51
mustang that sounds like a hotrod)
R.j. Bellanger: Man, those gotta be some deep deep pockets. So why stop at the powerplant.
Looks so very very real and sounds like a toy? (a BIG toy)
Aalaadin Fall: I'm trying to duplicate this. How much prop pitch did you finally end up
Kenneth Mercer: the one thing I wish someone would build is use the actual exhaust system
not the pipes underneath make it look and feel more scale by using the side
exhaust system or build one for it
bliglum: It always bugs me when I see these gorgeously detailed scale model
warbirds.. With a puny 2 bladed RC prop up front.. But this is real nice!
Kenneth Mercer: I agree this looks absolutely amazing I have always loved the p-51 and the
four blade props none of those 3 or 2 bladed props
150peacemaker: would the 4blade system lag on a 50cc?
unclesara: Exactly, ARFs enable floods of sheeple missing heritage skills into the
hobby that dilutes the culture. I don't want to hang out with a crowd of
irrelevant people that can write a check and fly an off the shelf model. I
respect my scratch building friends. Because true model aviation I feel
strongly is about being built, not bought. Technology is wonderful (I
started with escapements). But I don't think it's necessarily derived from
airste172: CONGRATULATIONS!!! That huge propeller is the heart and soul of the Mustang
and no amount of detailing or workmanship on the rest of the model can make
up for its absence.
Alan Bycroft: Haha! Hmm.."full-scale" 1600mm airplane! That's pretty amazing, 200cynical!
Great job on the build and fly, spyplane!
BasementEngineer: ...Also, they're great for I.C. engine builders to try out their creations.
ARFs also provide a platform for playing with various components you may
already have lying around, and just want to put to use without building the
airframe. You may have built your own full-scale airplane (awesome!), but
did you build the engine yourself entirely from scratch? Probably not. At
$2000 a pop, these are not really _that_ disposable! :) Getting an ARF in
the air isn't too time-consuming, that's the idea.
Soundrexor: Sounds waaaaaaayyy better than electric.
Larry W: It sounds so great if I didnt know it was a rc plane I would think it was
james woodcock: also send me a link to your vid i would be interested to see it
TorkRollN .: What is the diameter of the 4 blade Solo prop on this Mustang?
Nikalus Korbylo: Dear Santa...
james woodcock: hey are you a real modeler or just a person who spouts before he thinks i
agree 700 hrs is quite a bit to put into a model so unless you can put your
money where your mouth is well yu know the drill fo and as for my comment
this is a very sweet plane also yu who just likes to spout bs post a vid of
your plane you built from scratch
JohnVH541: so, how fast did the radar say? average speed on my doppler program shows
it maybe 100mph, thats pretty slow, but looks about right watching it on
chipreymundo: He used escapements...that makes him at least 60. I am over 60 too but I
luckily escaped the old fart mentality of so many of my contemporaries. I
have built tons of planes from control line to rc combat. I love to build
and have a plane nobody else has at the field. I also like the idea of
seeing a plane I like...for example a WACO UPF7 would take me all summer to
build, but I can get the arf in the air in a week. So what's the big
deal...different strokes, buddy.
MrF1fanatic: Not only fast, LOUD! lol
mcso911: Great Job on the plane. And best wishes from the folks at Solo Propellers.
2512rc: Hello Fred ! This is an incredible airplane and you fly it well. Any one of
us at a mature stage in the hobby have built from scratch back when, very
few of us have the time to do so now. AeroWorks builds airframes that are
as perfect as one can get and anyone that thinks an ARF is just "writing a
check" is an idiot. Your build, engineering, fit, finish, performance and
piloting are second to none !!! ( by the way, unclesara has just 1 video
posted of the view FROM a full size homebuilt ARF !)
vizzuleyes: Wow spyplane5559, I can't believe all of the people hating on this bird
because it was an ARF. Who the hell cares! The time you had to put in it to
customize all that was done seems to be what people do not understand. I
have been flying for 24 years and went from bare bone kits to arfs and I am
still proud of all of my Warbirds. To the point, great job! great flight
and info. She is a show stopper for sure. Oh and sounds truly awesome. Keep
the shiny side up, and keep on flying.
MultiRambo15: By far the best sounding P-51 I've ever heard. Beautiful job!!
Julian Ng: Very very nice......great detailing. Flys nice too....but sound a tad too
loud, don't you think so? Am surprised, you do not get banned by the
scubaemt25: Its nice to see someone who knows how to land..... most videos these guys
couldn't land a balloon ... nice landing
Corey Bryant: NICELY put, sir. Very nice plane.
Fred Culbertson: absolutely positively not
bruiserhzj: The point i'm trying to make is...just as a person works hard to build a
scratch built plane himself, he works hard to make the machines to build it
for him...and welcome ARF'S! It's a lot harder to build a machine to build
ARF'S than it is to build a scatch built plane that's for sure. But people
leave that bit out of the argument. It's all part of the process, and we
should be thankful that we have this technology that makes the modelling
world more efficient.
unclesara: As presumptuous and elitist as you sound, I am unworried nor surprised you
can not fit your head around the concepts being discussed here.
Joel Carlson: Wow! Great landing. Awesome plane.
opmike343: I could just as easily say that "real" modellers design and fabricate their
own aircraft, sourcing the raw materials themselves. Care to share any
novel airfoil designs of yours? Surely you're not going with what some
other guy is probably already using. What about engines and electronics?
There's respect to be had for someone that builds their own; the guy that
runs his mouth off about building his own is a braggart that's a legend in
his own mind.
unclesara: You reacted with anger. I am still smiling. Sorry charlie.
dansterwerecool: I tried modifying mine to produced muffler burns but it required me to add
an extra butane burner tank to the canopy just to produce the effect.