Archive for the ‘Ultra Stick’ Category

Posted on March 13th, 2011 by Bob  |  3 Comments »

If I knew then, what I know now….

Took the Stick to the park to get some more stick time.  Much to my disappointment my stick time didn’t add up to a minute.  Turns out there is something wrong with the motor.  Bent shaft I’m betting.  At half throttle, all is well.  Much past that and it makes a bad noise and looses [...]

Posted on March 5th, 2011 by Bob  |  1 Comment »

Windy flying

Took the stick to the park the last couple days. It was nice to bring it home in one piece both times. Been working on using the rudder to make smoother turns. With the wind it is tough to tell if I’m doing it right or not. I am really enjoying this plane, but I’m [...]

Posted on February 28th, 2011 by Bob  |  1 Comment »

The Stick Crashes on Test Flight

Took the Stick to the park for its first flight after the last repairs.  The Center of Gravity was way off.  All it wanted to do was climb.  Tried to get it back on the ground safely, but in the end I saw it going in for a major nose dive.  I could picture the [...]

Posted on February 26th, 2011 by Bob  |  No Comments »

The Stick is ready to fly.

Fabricated a new tail skid, and installed it on the Stick.

Posted on February 24th, 2011 by Bob  |  No Comments »

Major Stick Repairs Continue, Some More, Again

Went to Frank’s and picked up some Monocoat. Spent more than I wanted to.

Posted on February 21st, 2011 by Bob  |  No Comments »

Major Stick Repairs Continue, Some More

With the day off due to President’s Day, I was able to put in some more time in on the Stick, and it’s repairs.

Posted on February 20th, 2011 by Bob  |  No Comments »

Major Stick Repairs Continue

Got up this AM and continued work on the Stick.

Posted on February 19th, 2011 by Bob  |  1 Comment »

Major Stick Repairs Begin

With it raining outside, seemed like a good time to start on the Stick repairs.

Posted on February 14th, 2011 by Bob  |  1 Comment »

Stick damage assessment

Took the Stick to the repair shop for an assessment of the damages.

Posted on February 14th, 2011 by Bob  |  No Comments »

Bummer is right…

If you follow my Facebook page, you saw that I didn’t have the most successful day at the flying park on Sunday.  I ran out of talent, and the Stick paid for it. Nose and right wing tip got scrunched.  Sure hope it can be fixed.