Keith Paskewitz, on the left, purchased a kit of the Raptor
GS that was made from "EPP bendable foam" and was supposed
to weigh 38 grams.
Fred Tuckerman traced the original kit and made several cell
foam knock-off kits. Fred will also build the original
plane and use a cheaper motor etc. from Hobby king, to keep
the cost down. Keith's plane has the original motor
etc. in it.
Larry Bailey, on the right, built one of Fred's kits and it
came out to 58 grams w/battery. It fly's really great
and required almost no trim on its maiden flight.
Keith built his knock-off of the Raptor with 3mm Depron
foam. He then cut out all but a skeleton of foam and
covered it with Reynolds Wrap. It weighs 32 grams
w/battery. It can do all maneuvers including the