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    Fly Baby Eye Candy

    Been slow on the ol' group lately. Thought I'd post a picture of a South African Fly Baby, taken by Willie Bodenstein.
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    Have to post this one, too. This plane was recently completed by Jim Katz, a long time RC'er and retired airline pilot. He did a stunning job, replicating the paint job of the original Fly Baby prototype. Note Jim's N-Number is N502F, vs. N500F of the original.
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    I have a strip of original fabric from N500F, and sent a swatch to Jim to help in his painting.

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    Mike Rhodes landing Fly Baby N20277. Picture taken by Aaron Bartels.Name:  Mike Rhodes Sunset.jpg
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    Mike completed his airplane about ten years ago.

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    Thanks for the eye candy. There's one in a hangar where I fly out of, been sitting for a while and I don't know anything about it. I thought about it, but, I now have a 150, so projects are out for now.
    Bob

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    Beautiful! A very classic (and classy) airplane.

    Thank-you, Ron.
    John P. Adams
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    Team Hi-Max (in process)
    If it flies and puts a smile on your face, it's the best plane in the world.

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    Oh, and the 2021 Fly Baby calendar is out. Couple of the photos above are in it. Free download at:

    http://www.bowersflybaby.com/calendar2.html

    Ron Wanttaja

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