Archive for February, 2013

Building the Sig DO 217 kit – adding retract gear (2)

“A scale WWII twin-engined fighter is supposed to have wheels…landing gear!” That was pretty much my first response when FLY RC asked me to consider doing a kit review of Sig’s DO 217. As presented, the kit doesn’t include any at all, although the instructions do mention an optional fixed landing gear.  “No way…it deserves […]

Building the Sig DO 217 kit (1)

This time I’m working on something different.  You may have seen ads for Sig’s little twin electric Dornier DO 217 (German  WWII night fighter) kit…I’d noticed them but hadn’t paid much attention. Part of my problem with their product offering was that the kit is advertised as a hand-launch/belly-land model, and to me a setup […]