Pictures of Modelers Planes:
Cleveland Modeler "Ron Shonk"
The plane has a 2.4 gas engine swinging a 18 x 12 prop
the wing span is 80"
all the graphics were cut by Ron
It weighs in at 14 1/2 lbs.
is now has about 30 flights on it

Photo  Taken at the Cleveland National Airshow 2000 Where Ron Was also a Performer with his AOL Extra 6.0 Model

  •  Bart Asher's  Extra  "Tumble Time"
     Specs for the Model.

    Built from a Carl Goldberg Kit
    Building time approximately 100 hours over several months.

    Wing Span : 68 inches
    Wing Area  : 850 Sq Inches
    Aprox Weight : 8.5 lbs

    Supertigre 2-stroke GS-75 turning a 13x6 Prop runnning on 15% nitro r/c
    Displacement : .75 cu inches
    RPM : 2,500 - 16,000
    2.18 bhp @ 15,600 RPM

    Controlled by a 6 channel Airtronics Radiant Radio
    Uses 5 standard servos with pushrods
    except for a pulll-pull wire system employed for the rudder control

    Currently has over 200 successful flights.

    Planned upgrades for 1999
    GS-90 engine to increase vertical performance
    Gyro for performing hovering and other 3D manuevers
    Smoke system for effect.