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Yellow F/A-18 Hornet Twin Build-Along on RCU

Posted by Shaun Evans on February 5, 2017 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (99)

Follow along as I build this bird for a customer.  VERY open to comments, ideas, pics of your builds, etc.!



F-16 Main Gear

Posted by Shaun Evans on December 25, 2010 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (43)

I've received several inquiries over the years asking about the F-16's main gear and whether or not they work well without shocks on the mains.  Different people have different flying styles and different ideas of what 'works' on a plane, but there is a simple answer here...  Yes, these gear work great and don't need oleo struts.  For one thing, the fuselage is designed to absorb shock and distribute the load efficiently.  More importantly, not all landing gear need...

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