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Other Peoples Planes!?! Usually uttered incredulously by other pilots when a friend offers you a flight on his plane and you proceed to fly with total abandon and blatant disregard since you didn't build it! Also referred to O.P.S. (you figure it out).

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Added by: marcv
A model aircraft designed prior to World War II (1940). These designs were originally free flight and were either unpowered, had rubber power or spark ignition engines.

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Added by: Flight Risk
one way differential
A special kind of differential thats in most 4wd on-road cars in the front. It works like a limited slip differential and allows the front wheels to be engaged at the same time as the rear wheels. As soon as the brakes are applied it disengages and the front wheels spin freely.

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Added by: ProRCRacer88
One-Way Bearing
A type of bearing that allows a shaft to turn in only one direction.

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Added by: mkranitz
Optical Tachometer
This is a device used to measure the rotational speed of a propeller or rotor system from a distance. An optical tachometer could also be used on a rotating car tire.

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Outrunner Motor
Double check this definition! DC motor that uses a fixed armature with an external rotating housing to which the propeller is attached.

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See also: Brushless Motor Added by: fritzke
Oversteer is a condition that results when the rear wheels lose traction faster than the front wheels, causing the car to fishtail.

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See also: Understeer Added by: mkranitz
One way bearing. A roller bearing designed to spin on a shaft in one direction, and lock in the other. Bearings such as this are used in helicopters to enable autorotation.

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