Monthly Archives: January 2013

Hanno Prettner Curare ARF part 4

The finished plane, ready for its maiden flight. Here is a video showing the operation of the electric undercarriage: And here is a video of the radio compartment: The Curare must be set up properly, and that means programming the different flight modes and mixes. On my Futaba 12FG, setup is easy and the brakes, […]

Hanno Prettner Curare ARF part 3

The final part of the build is the engine and pipe setup. This is usually time consuming with a lot of alignment, but I found that not to be the case here. One evening, and you’re done! The firewall and tank area is 100 % ready from the factory, fully fuelproofed. Even the blind nuts […]

Hanno Prettner Curare Part 2

This is part 2 of a field and bench review. In part 1, we installed the main gear, ailerons, and joined the wing halves. When the wing halves are joined, we move on to the flaps. The instructions are different for electric and glow power – for electric power, the flap servo is to be […]