Tuesday, 25 November 2014


Made a little more progress over the last couple of mornings before work. Got the other wing panel built, both sanded and tips glued on. Decided I didn't fancy the sheet tips shown on the plan so went for some soft 1/2" sheet/block tips.

Saturday, 22 November 2014

Made a start

So I've made a start on my Lightning Bug and hope to keep you up to date with pics of the progress...

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Getting Started

This is a place to share items related to our build of the QEFI magazine Lighting Bug plan.

I'll start by adding some photos of the model built by the article author, Tom Binkley. I found these on RCGroups.

I also found a plan of the original free flight model on Outerzone:

Lightning Bug - a simple TeeDee .010 powered design by Bill Winter. Looks like a micro-Smog Hog. Appeared in Model Airplane News in July of 1961. Plan