View Full Version : My P-51

04-29-2005, 10:11 AM
Well...kinda. I'm still building it.




Pica Industries 1/5 scale P-51D. 89 inch wingspan, 65 inch fuselage length.

04-29-2005, 10:21 AM
Very Nice work. Keep us updated. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

04-29-2005, 10:25 AM
http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_cool.gif K! to that man!

04-29-2005, 11:04 AM
Can you sit in it?

04-29-2005, 11:23 AM
lol, no. You're thinking of a 1/2 scale. My scale is one scale below that. Although you can fit a small pet in the cockpit :P

As for the paint scheme I'm thinking about covering it in silver with blue. Kasedya's sig cought my eye. Silver on yellow wouldnl't look too bad either.

04-29-2005, 12:04 PM
If you're looking for a paint scheme. I would check out the skins link at the top of this forum. You will see some very unique and 'eye catching' schemes. Thanks for the compliment on my sig. Monstad at Screenshot Art made this one for me.

04-29-2005, 12:05 PM
Couple of scales actually. You also have 1/4 and 1/3 scale.

04-29-2005, 12:13 PM
nice to see a built up wing http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

it's all Foam nowadays http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

what you going to power her with,a nice 4 stroke?

04-29-2005, 12:23 PM
Yeah, small pets, small children. . . imagine the possibilities we could enjoy at 1/4 size :-D


Sometimes we may try to live vicariously though those that can enjoy what would otherwise be rather silly for us, but it should be known that this is the WRONG way to get your wife to like RC!

Mikey might like it. . . but if momy catches you taxiing him around in the front yard while breaking in that DA150 mommy will be selling your DA-150 on eBay. . .and buying beanie babies for you to play with instead!

Oh and P.S. Nice work, that is looking good! Keep us updated!

04-29-2005, 01:27 PM
Nice http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif yes, keep us updated on that!

04-29-2005, 02:49 PM
My kit came in a box with NOTHING pre-built. Everything is has to be cut, glued, drilled and sanded. This is not an ARF (Almost Ready to Fly) kit. I've spent over 200 hours so far and it's a lot of fun, but very time consuming.

As for the power plant I'm using an O.S. Max 160 (1.6) engine.


For my radio it's a Futaba 6X Super 6 channel radio. I just picked up my retracting landing gear from the store today which was a little pricey.

I do not recommend building your own plane if you've never built one before or if you have no experience with wood. I myself am a carpenter for 14 years http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif


04-29-2005, 08:20 PM
**** nice bro. cant wait to see updated shots of this. thanks for sharing.