Sid's Models 1973-2006
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BVM T-33, built by Sid and Brian. Brian finished the model in the colors of the 27th FIS, of Rome,NY, (1956).
The kit was a 60th birthday gift to Sid at the McJilton family gathering in Breckenridge, CO. 1992.
Above picture was first flight. Notice the left main wheel is missing and the wheel is rolling down the runway in the lower left of the picture. Power was a BVM 91 DF engine, model weighed 17lbs. ______________________
Sig J-3 Clipped Wing Cub, power is Gemni 160 Twin. This model was flown for three season. It was damaged on a flight in in Newton, KS when the pilot did not handle a high wind landing properly. It is repairable.
Lazy Ace, powered by OS Gemni 160 Twin. This model was purchased in 1982 from Bob Hutton, Arlington, Tx. It was first flown 2001 in Denver and is still flyable in 2006.
Top Gun F-15 powered by OS 91 and Byron Fan. Later converted to RAM 500 turbine.
Hellcat with retracts and powered with Saito 56 4S. A very scale flyer with a bad snap if you stall it.
Purchased at the Jefco auction Feb. 2002. Added retracts Feb. 2006. Powered with a OS Gemni 160 Twin.
Very scale like performance and sound.
Great Planes F-15 powered with a Fox 60. I added a battery compartment to the tail to offset the weight of the 60 engine. Very heavy and hard to fly, but still in flying condition.
J-3 Cub (ARF), purchased at an estate sale and flown for approximately 6 months. Power is an OS Gemni 160 Twin.
The picture above is the result of a careless takeoff, ran off the runway, yanked it into the air too soon, stalled about 8 ft high, snap roll into the ground inverted. The end of a nice flying cub.
Goldberg Extra 300, flown with K&B 60. Now waiting for an engine with more power.
Ed Brown ask me to finish this model when he was very sick and wanted to see it fly before he died. It took about 3 weeks to finish it. It took it to Cherry Creek for range test, taxi test and engine run tests in the morning of the last day of the third week I thought it was ready to fly and called Ed that afternoon and he had died that morning.