Category Archives: RC Planes

Egads! It’s a Spad! Part 12

I’ve had people asking me, “Where’s Chad?? We miss him! Is he going to come out of hibernation soon?” Well, Chad was involved in quite a little happening in the small village that we have in the basement. The townspeople … Continue reading

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Egads! It’s a Spad! – Part 11

Jay has been commissioned to work on other projects, so poor Chad had been neglected for a while. Then this past weekend Jay decided that he was going to work on the next steps of preparing Chad for flight. Except… … Continue reading

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Laser Cutting Airplane Kits

Almost two years ago Jay bought a Shapeoko CNC Router. He has spent many hours learning the various software that is required to┬ánot only draw up what you want to cut out, but then translating it into a language that … Continue reading

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Egads! It’s A Spad – Part 10.5

I didn’t know if I could truly refer to this as an entire post all by itself, so that’s why it’s only 10.5 instead of 11. There hasn’t been a whole lot done, but I wanted to give you an … Continue reading

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Egads! It’s a Spad! Part 10

Chad was despairing. “Oh, woe is me! When will I get some more attention?!” Poor Chad! He felt like he had been neglected. But as you can see, he’s had a bit of attention paid to him. The leading edges … Continue reading

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Egads! It’s a Spad! Part 9

Chad, the Spad, was rather sad. It had been a while since Jay had really done much playing. The problem? Jay was to the point where he needed to work on the landing gear mounts, etc… but his mean ol’ … Continue reading

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Egads! It’s A Spad! Part 8

Chad, the Spad, was feeling pretty weighted down. He wanted to get some things off his chest. Or else he wanted to lift some weights. He wasn’t sure what to do. Instead, he decided to show off his flaps.   … Continue reading

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Egads! It’s A Spad! Part 7

The masses have spoken. There will be more pictures. At least, as many as I can get Jay to take. This series of blog posts has become rather popular so I will defer to those who have asked for more … Continue reading

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Egads! It’s a Spad! Part 6

The overhead door people have been scheduled to install a giant door in our basement, so we can continue building this airplane. So far we have taken a look at the length of one wing. Actually, this is half of … Continue reading

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Egads! It’s A Spad! Part 5

When we last saw the A-1 Skyraider we had just seen the tail come together. Plus we had installed some push rods. Not to mention we had watched a LOT of football and drank a lot of beer. Phew! We … Continue reading

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