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RT Rubleton
05-25-2010, 03:17 PM
I am interested in building an EVO wing. Does teamrocket still make them and can I purchase just a wing kit.

If not, does anyone have a used wing or a wing kit I can (re)build, or plans which I can scratch build from?

Thanks
RT

Kenny Gene
05-26-2010, 05:33 AM
You could do a search here, come up with Mark Fredrick aka F1Boss as he owns Team Rocket Aircraft in Taylor TX and contact Mark on a set of wings and or status.

Kenny Gene

f1rocket
05-26-2010, 08:15 AM
Team Rocket never "made" the wings, they were put together by HPAI overseas. Mark owns the rights to the design and I don't believe there are any unused or parts-only wings available. I do know of a set of crashed wings that might be available but I'm not sure they are rebuildable.

DocThrock
05-26-2010, 02:43 PM
I have a rebuildable crashed right wing that is not broken into the main laminated spar or fuel tank. But the outer 1/3 of the wing is seriously tweaked. It is located in Terre Haute, Indiana.

There is a rebuilbable crashed left EVO wing that looks about the same, a little more damaged than mine. I believe the left EVO wing is still at Mark Fredericks in Taylor Texas. It belongs to a Canadian fellow who would love to sell it to you.

HPA owns the rights to the EVO wing, according to them. They designed it to work on their elusive M2. Repair parts are still available from the Czechs, and they will sell you a completed wing. Last quote I got for a "wing" (L & R wings, and complete control surfaces comprise 1 wing in their vernacular) was $26000, plus shipping. That was last fall.

http://www.docthrock.com/WingDamage_files/IMGP0329.JPG

SMO
05-26-2010, 03:21 PM
There is a rebuilbable crashed left EVO wing that looks about the same, a little more damaged than mine. I believe the left EVO wing is still at Mark Fredericks in Taylor Texas. It belongs to a Canadian fellow who would love to sell it to you.
............now belongs to Mark Frederick.

madhun
06-05-2010, 01:20 AM
Does anyone know if the F1 Rocket will ever go back into production?

Michael White
06-05-2010, 04:38 PM
Mark Frederick (F1BOSS here on the forums) does, but he's the only one. The best the rest of us can do is speculate.
I'm sure Mark will chime in with the official word, but the last I heard, he was looking for enough people to put down deposits to re-start production.

Regards,

prporter
06-05-2010, 06:34 PM
I just saw a kit go for 60K.

madhun
06-06-2010, 12:47 AM
Why did they go out of production?

Bill Wightman
06-06-2010, 06:25 AM
I heard it had something to do with the US-Euro exchange rate. Of course, that picture has changed drastically in the other direction now...

And one always must factor in the real BIG reason: soft market demand for the product/price

HPAI
06-08-2010, 04:43 AM
Hello, we are the owner and producer of EVO wing. This wing is still available from us. Our web site www.hpai.cz . If you are still interested do not hesitate to contact me. Michaela :)


I am interested in building an EVO wing. Does teamrocket still make them and can I purchase just a wing kit.

If not, does anyone have a used wing or a wing kit I can (re)build, or plans which I can scratch build from?

Thanks
RT

F1Boss
06-08-2010, 07:39 AM
Mark Frederick (F1BOSS here on the forums) does, but he's the only one. The best the rest of us can do is speculate.
I'm sure Mark will chime in with the official word, but the last I heard, he was looking for enough people to put down deposits to re-start production.

Regards,

Moose has it correct. Bill Wightman also has it correct re: soft market.

The current best method would be to go thru 2 suppliers (wings from the Czechs; the rest from me). This assumes you want the metal version of the Evo wing. I have not kept my 'Evo 2' carbon wing (with retract option) a secret, and if this version is what you want, keep reading.

I do not want to go back into production on speculation -- the current economic atmosphere would not support such an endeavor (niche market). So, if enough folks step up and agree with my plan to produce a run of kits (25-30 full kits, plus spares), it can happen.

Please email me off-list with any questions or comments:

F1boss (at) gmail (dot) com

Carry on!
Mark

andyg
07-24-2013, 04:26 PM
Is there any new word on the Rocket kits? I see most of this discussion was from about 3 years ago. Any new information?

Dain
08-18-2013, 12:25 PM
I am in the process of completing a barnomenium in Lubbock, Texas. My shop is really nice and would be perfect for getting back into the game. I intend on using the shop for something in the aviation market. ( pitts wings fabrication ) etc. I currently own an F-1 Rocket. N106BH. Also, my father has two 10,000 square foot hangars at the local airport. Let me know if you'd like to talk about it all. My name is Dain and my number is 806-535-8560.

P.S. I would like to see this airplane continue to serve its customers/owners...

Blue Skies and Tailwinds!!!

Tiger 74
09-13-2013, 10:46 AM
My 8 has been flying 6 months now.
I'll put my name down for an Evo if they start production again.
Always higher and faster!!!

David.

10 G
01-03-2014, 06:42 AM
Is EVO wing available as plans only?

F1Boss
01-03-2014, 08:01 AM
Is EVO wing available as plans only?

No. It is not an easy part to make, mostly due to the built in twist.

Keep watching - I have not given up yet!

Carry on
Mark

f1rocket
01-03-2014, 02:29 PM
Dude, we're all going to be using flying cars if it takes much longer. :eek:

andyg
01-15-2014, 09:47 AM
Mark,
Glad to see that your still working on it. Please call me at 417-766-3502 at your convenience.
Thanks.

F1Boss
01-15-2014, 10:09 AM
Dude, we're all going to be using flying cars if it takes much longer. :eek:

Randy:

Are you gonna build ANOTHER airplane?:eek:

Carry on!
Mark

f1rocket
01-15-2014, 12:18 PM
I might. I'm retired now. What else am I going to do? I can't chase the wife around, I did and already caught her.:p

Tiger 74
05-01-2014, 06:38 AM
The Team Rocket website is truly uninformative.
Is there any chance these kits will ever again become available to build?
The 8 is now gone and I'm ready!!

F1Boss
05-02-2014, 06:36 AM
The Team Rocket website is truly uninformative.
Is there any chance these kits will ever again become available to build?
The 8 is now gone and I'm ready!!

Hey Dave:

Check your email - there is a way to proceed, tho not with the Evo wing....yet...

Carry on!
Mark

rv72004
11-02-2014, 10:58 AM
Mark, check your private messages. I also want one.