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Sep 11th, 2022 at 3:22pm
 
As part of my thinking about larger slower planes, I took this down off the shelf.  Mikey gifted me this a few year ago.   While it looks almost Tiger Moth-ish, a few things look a wee bit off. I went on line and  found this Stampe-Vertongen SV.4.

Designed and built in Belgium, there is no reference in any literature of cooperation between DeHaviland and Stampe, yet, except for not having the pointed tail, it sure looks......

Model was covered with fabric and dope, and I didn't spend too much time trying to clean off the sharp edges from the trim colours. Rough paint job will do, and I have the markings on hand.

I 3d printed the 2 fittings on the port side just to add a little detail. Have a Venturi to put on it.

Model needs the cabanes touched up and the gear legs painted black.

DLE 20 is adequate.
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Reply #1 - Sep 11th, 2022 at 6:09pm
 
It looks huge in that one picture😜
Nothing wrong with big and slow Sandy!
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Reply #2 - Sep 11th, 2022 at 7:05pm
 
Greg Flash G wrote on Sep 11th, 2022 at 6:09pm:
It looks huge in that one picture😜
Nothing wrong with big and slow Sandy!



Yeah. The sessions at the Eye Clinic this summer got me thinking Greg  Violin Whine. Birthday this month  Pig, getting old, maybe time to slow down a wee bit . 80" wing makes it just about 1/4 scale.

Think it'll be fun. Have to learn to fly with rudder  Plane Cool WEEEEE
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Reply #3 - Sep 12th, 2022 at 7:34pm
 
..picture 1 the pilot is looking right...picture 2 he is looking left....
Yikes ...could be s-c-a-r-y flying this one..!

Oh crap ...not the same plane..!

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Reply #4 - Sep 12th, 2022 at 10:39pm
 
Oh good catch Bill!!!

but maybe having a pilot who can move his head would be of some help?   Anyone

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