Sig Hog Bipe

The Hog Bipe is one of my all time favorite planes. Its wide flight envelope makes for real fun to fly.

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Eric Kler's SIG Hog Bipe - Coverered in 21st century fabric
Powered by a Saito .91 four stroke
Weight - 7.6 pounds.
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REVISED
with engine mounted at 90 degrees and a cowl!

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Woody as pilot

My personal favorite at FUBAR Hill


 

Ivo Amuli's Classy version of the Hog Bipe

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The wings and stab/elevators were covered in Cub Yellow 21st Century Fabric.
The fuse was covered with Super Coverite,
given 2 coats of dope and painted in silver 21st Century paint.

Power is from a .70 OS Surpass and the wheels are Sullivan 3 3/8" Cub style wheels.

Ivo did a full review of this plane on R/C Flight Unlimited


Another Hog Bipe owned by Brent Robert, formerly of from Mike "Gator" Smith's 

 

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After a mishap it now has been resurrected by Brent into this nice rebuild

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OS 91 surpass w/ 14x6 APC (will hover it) 
pilot is Capt. Jammers 

Flying from Middle Point Radio Control Flyer's field in
Murfreesboro, TN.  


Box top Classic from Mike Harris

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  It is powered by an OS.61SF and uses a Futaba 8UAF radio. 
  Mike says, "It is  my third plane. I really enjoy flying this baby as being relatively
new to the R/C scene it is not too tough to fly and lands real nice,
plus it looks great in the air with those two wings!
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Jim Underwoods Hog Bipe

Jim writes, "It is the first plane that I ever built.
It is a great flyer, and Great plane to build and a blast to fly."
Originally had a Super Tiger 75 2 stroke up front, it now has an OS 91 on it.
With Kenny from South Park as the pilot. It can be seen in the skies over North Carolina.


Ron Williams's Sharp Hog Bipe

  It's covered in monokote and
powered with an O.S.91
Chicago, Illinois


Mike Bogh's Clipped wing Hog Bipe

he says its tastes great and is less filling, you gonna argue with him?

Modified with by leaving off the round wing tips, gives the Hog Bipe in the words of Big Mike, "Roll rate, Baby"

MDS .68 gives great vertical if not unlimited. Mike says the 68 is the best of the MDS line so far.


Dave Augspurger
Sent in some pics of his Hog Bipe.
There is going to be a new rule about no pictures with better covering jobs than my planes

Power is a Magnum 61, covered in Ultracote.

To quote Dave, " I absolutely love flying it!" 


Paul Brabenec - aka Swooper
With his version of the Hog Bipe

 

New cowl and on skis to boot! 
Popular color scheme

UPDATE!

Do to the untimely demise of the above plane, Paul has built a second

Paul hails from Victor, ID

Check out more pictures and details of his new plane on his website.

http://www.ida.net/users/paulbrab/hog.htm


 

Scott Sellers
Sends us pictures of his Hog Bipe

Scott says he considers it his, "Modern Barnstormer.
This one has the ST 75 for power and has plenty of power."

Reelfoot Aeromodlers
out of Union City, TN


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Hog Bipe Tips and Mods

This is a short list of things a lot of builders have done. The design is very well done
and built stock it flies great, but no matter how great a kit is, there is always something that
a builder wants to modify to personal taste.

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CG and Throws

3 5/8"- to 4 5/8" from the Leading edge of the top wing
 Definitely start with the front CG for the first few flights

Aileron - 5/8"

Elevator - 3/4"

Rudder - 1 1/4"

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Paul Brabenec has sent in this great idea for a custom stand for the Hog Bipe

For working on the radio installation etc. you need the fuselage upside down.  Take about an eighteen inch long piece of 1x8 softwood, plywood, particle board, whatever's laying around.  Drill two 3/16 in. holes in it on its lengthwise centerline and 4 1/2 in. on center.  Countersink them a bit with a 3/8 in. drill.  Screw it onto the cabane assembly and turn the fuselage upside down.  Now you can work on the underside of the fuselage very comfortably.  I let the tail hang off the end of my bench so it doesn't get scuffed.

Thanks to Ivo Amuli, Paul Brabenec and others for the tips and suggestions submitted here.
If anyone has more tips email them to me and I will put them up.


        



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Copyright 2004.
Last revised: June 15, 2009.