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MY FUN + SCALE MODELS

My Models Built and Flown from 1990 till Present

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1997 + 1998 No Modelling; Injury by Car Accident )

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1990;

SHORT SUNDERLAND

Flying Boat.
Rc Scale model, from own plan
(Scale 1/10th, 1:10)

Large!

11,5 feet (3,50m) span.
Engines;
4x Osmax 0.45 (7,5cc) 2-stroke
1990;

Me and my SUNDERLAND's
first contest
Open Dutch Scale Championship


My SUNDERLAND
dropping torpedos


I am Dutch Open Scale Champion

(leftside) 
with SUNDERLAND.
Also in 1991 and Runner-Up
in 1992+1993
1991;

First place in Static Result
,
with SHORT SUNDERLAND

German Open Scale Championship 1991
1992;
I am Runner-Up in
European Championship
Stand-Off Scale

(ESC = Europa Star Cup)

with SUNDERLAND

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1993;
Runner-Up

in Static + Final result  in
German Open 1993, with Sunderland.

1st and 3rd in Static are;
Worldchampions Pavel Fencl, CZ
(middle)  & Mick Reeves, GB (right)

SHORT SUNDERLAND

Flying Boat,
at last on water,
with son Jorn.
1994;
SUNDERLAND

Europa Scale Cup Waterflying

(Graupner Bodenlake Scale Cup ,
Lake of Constanz)
SUNDERLAND
almost on his step.

Europa Scale Cup Waterflying

(Graupner Bodenlake Scale Cup ,
Lake of Constanz)
Low fly-pass,
it does'nt look like a model!

Europa Scale Cup Waterflying

(Graupner Bodenlake Scale Cup ,
Lake of Constanz)
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Winner

Europa Scale Cup Waterflying

(Graupner Bodenlake Scale Cup ,
Lake of Constanz)

with
SHORT SUNDERLAND
(3rd in 1997)
1994;

CURAGIC 65 & 45
(own designs).
Son Jorn Club Champion Aerobatic
with the 45 model in '93,
and myself with the 65 model
in '94+95

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1994;

A New and larger

B-17 FLYING FORTRESS,
a beautifull result. Built from
own plan (now scale 1/8th, 1:8)


Big!
Over 13 feet (4,00m) span
Retracts; own construction.
Engines;
4x Laser 0.70 (11,5cc) 4-stroke

Gear and Flaps up
,
and the 4x Laser 0.70 (11,5cc)
4-stroke engines are running magnificent


B-17 FLYING FORTRESS

1:8 (1/8th)
in full flight


Landing-lights on,
Gear and flaps down
for the first landing


A very proud and
satisfied scale modeller!
1994;
I am European Champion
Stand-Off Scale
(ESC)
 
In 1995 for the second Time.
Also with B-17 in '94+'96+'99.
(No Contests in '97+'98)

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1994;

Dutch Open Scale Champion
.
With B-17 in total 5x;
94+'95+'96+'99+'03.
(No contests in '97+'98)
1994+95+96+99, with B-17
European Champion
Stand-Off Scale
(ESC)
 
(in total 6x. With P-61; 2x)
This B-17 is winner of
27 Int. Scale contests
2000; SUKHOI-26, (span 2m.)
Engine; Osmax 2.10 BGX (35cc),
with son Jorn Hermkens.
He was Dutch Champion

Fun-Scale 2001 with this model.
(He had upgraded his old model)
2000;
CAP-230. Aerobatic Fun-scale model,
span 2,10m.
Engine; Osmax BGX 2.10 (35cc).
Hugbear flying
for childeren in Oss, NL
2000;
P-61 BLACK WIDOW,
the beautyfull black monster.
Finished in Mai 2000.
Built from own plan.
Scale 1/6,6th (1:6,6)

Over 10 feet (3,10m)

Scale 1/6,6th. (1:6,6)
Engines;
2x Laser 2.40V-twin (40cc) 4-stroke.
Held by me and my Son Jorn

Close-Up,
P-61 BLACK WIDOW,
with Nose-Art and also
self-made cowls and Canopies

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2000 June;

P-61 ready for the Maidenflight
.
2x Laser 2.40V-twin (40cc)
are running perfect,
a nice beating sound


Gear+flaps up,
and now full testing.


P-61 BLACK WIDOW
banking


Flaps and Gear down

for the first landing


Almost first Touch -down
2000;
I am European Champion
Stand-Off Scale
(ESC)
 
For the 5th time (4x with B-17)
1st time for P-61,
but also with P-61  in 2001
2001;
I am European Champion
Stand-Off Scale
(ESC)
 
For the 6th time, (4x with B-17)
2nd time for P-61,
also in 2000

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2000+2001;
With P-61
I am European Champion
Stand-Off Scale
(ESC)
 
6x in total; (4x with B-17).
With P-61; 2x.
P-61 Winner of 10 Int. Scale contests
2004;

my HARVARD AT-6 Texan.
A Graupner Fun-Scale model.
My first ARF !
 Engine; Laser 0.70 (11,5cc) 4-stroke
(sold the model in 2005)
2005;

my CORSAIR F4U,
a Stand-Off Scale model. Span 1,93m.
Engine;
Laser 2.40V-twin (40cc) 4-stroke


Close-Up of my
CORSAIR F4U


my CORSAIR F4U
in action


Corsair's Engine;

Laser 2.40V-twin (40cc) 4-stroke.
2006;

Waco YMF-5
;
Scale Model 1; 5th. Span; 1,85m.
Build from a modified Sig Plan

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Waco close-up Waco YMF-5
Engine;

Laser 2.40V-twin (40cc) 4-stroke


Waco flying

(Sold the model in Nov. 2019)
Mai 2009.

ARF P-47 Thunderbolt.
Span;2,10m.
 Engine; Laser V-240 (40cc) 4-stroke


Engine Suspension
P-47 Thunderbolt;
Laser 240V-twin (40cc)
   2009

P-47 preparing for the Maidenflight


Testing the P-47


Approaching for the Landiing

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2010

ARF P-47 Thunderbolt, now stripped
and than tissued and sprayed.
 Now also supplied with
panels & rivets
2010

Emergency Resque Squadron
2010

P-47 Thunderbolt flying in his new
colour Sceme.
Mai 17th, 2014
Spitfire. Span 1,40m.
Funscale (Phoenix ARF).
Engine: Laser 70 (11,5cm3) 4-stroke
In feb. 2017, I provided the model
with landing Splitflaps. The old Phoenix ARF type did not have Flaps !
April 2015

 Multiplex Panda sport.
Electric glider
span 1,40m.
April 2015

 Multiplex Panda sport.

Maidenflight

The Panda provided with
Aillerons in 2016.

Much more Sport and Fun!
 

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The Microservos
for Panda Aillerons.

(sold the model in 2017)
22 Mai 2015

A-26B Invader and a very proud
builder.
Built from own plan.
Span 3,60m. Scale 1/5,9th
(1 : 5,9)


A-26B Invader.
Right Front Close-up
2x Laser 240-V Twin
(40cc) 4-stroke

27 Mai 2015;
Maidenflight.


A-26B Invader. Low fly-Pass
27 Mai 2015

A-26B Invader.
A proud Builder Taxiing back,
after a succesfull Maiden.

Spring 2017

E-Flite Convergence VTOL
.
Span 650mm

Spring 2017

E-Flite Convergence VTOL
Hovering
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Spring 2017

E-Flite Convergence VTOL
in Speed Flight
June 2017

Bought a 2nd Hand Robbe Focus
3 meter Glider from 1990.
The cockpit was missing. I made a
moulding and formed a new one.
Weight; 2,5kg.
With 0.15 (2,5cc) engine  on top; 2,7kg
Januari 2020
 
Robbe Focus.
Built in jan. 2020 a
 wooden fuselage and a new Stabilizer (both from own plan).
The plasticizer from the old
ABS fuselage was gone!
Weight 500 gram (1 lbs) lesser !!!
June 2017

2nd Hand Ripmax Harmony
Twin engined Aerobatic model,
with Retracts. Span; 1,70m.
I overhauled the model, and provided
it with 2x Laser 70 (11,5cc) 4-stroke.
In march 2020, I provided the model
with landing Splitflaps.
 
 April 2020. Corana Lock Down

My Free Flight A-2 Glider
from 1962.

     
     Converted into a RC Glider
with a 0,8cc (.048) Cox engine
on a Pylon.
 
Mai 2020. Corana Lock Down

My Line Control Model
from 1985.

With a 0,8cc (.048) Cox Engine
Done Up

Feb. 2021.

Snowflying with
my Robin DR400.

Span 1,80m.
Engine; Laser 150 (25cc 4-Stroke).

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Feb. 2021.

Snowflying with
my Robin DR400.

Feb. 2021.

My Robin DR400 landing.

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