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  1. Nervousness decreases exponentially in relation...

    Nervousness decreases exponentially in relation to the amount of fuel you burn .
    Just fly it .
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    Bogbeagle, yes the Aquila is a pure sailplane .

    Bogbeagle, yes the Aquila is a pure sailplane .
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    A big +1 Aquila1954 , built mine in '78 ,flew it...

    A big +1 Aquila1954 , built mine in '78 ,flew it for the umpteenth time today . Doesn't get any better .
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    +1 Aquila , waiting for that ever so subtle flick...

    +1 Aquila , waiting for that ever so subtle flick of a wing tip or the rise of the tail is as good as it gets , Take it and run . It's all about the hunt .
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    Mineral spirits , used it for years

    Mineral spirits , used it for years
  6. Unless something has changed , the AMA's fiscal...

    Unless something has changed , the AMA's fiscal year ends 12/31. That's based on the last audited financial statement . You can google it
    The tax return that they are required to file is due by...
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    If you go to the back inside cover of this months...

    If you go to the back inside cover of this months Model Aviation magazine ( yuuuuck ) and scan the QR code in the Futaba ad,
    a nice man will come up on the screen and 'splain it .
  8. The word "boring" is being kind , moronic , with...

    The word "boring" is being kind , moronic , with few exceptions may be a more apt description . What's next , you buy this crap and they send you a video of someone flying it for you ?
  9. Tailskid , my 38 year old Aquila flies at leat...

    Tailskid , my 38 year old Aquila flies at leat once a week and has outlived two winches , who knows how many radio systems and been
    recovered at least three times .
    i only hope the cover girl has...
  10. Model Aviation caters to and takes its cues from...

    Model Aviation caters to and takes its cues from its advertisers , that's obvious . I've seen more than enough foam , toy grade quads ,
    ARF's ,tricked out radios complete with camo face plates and...
  11. My favorite edition ever , Aquila plans and her ,...

    My favorite edition ever , Aquila plans and her , life is good.
  12. Thank you Granpooba , that's well explained .

    Thank you Granpooba , that's well explained .
  13. Full scale aviation , as in airline pilots ,...

    Full scale aviation , as in airline pilots , calculate altitude density into their power setting . Maybe one of them , and I know they're out there , can better speak to this .if I'm not mistaken ,...
  14. Thread: Jet education

    by jetmaven
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    If you know anyone who has built a BVM jet , one...

    If you know anyone who has built a BVM jet , one of those instruction manuals would be very informative as to your installation questions . They will include mounting , spacing , plumbing ,tailpipes...
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    Well that's tragic . Seriously bad. I think the...

    Well that's tragic . Seriously bad.
    I think the existence of sod farms is dependent on the state of the new home building business.
    Keep the faith , it may come back .
  16. Thread: Paint Code

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    Years ago I picked it up as PPG Neon Yellow . It...

    Years ago I picked it up as PPG Neon Yellow . It was an acrylic enamel , not a urethane or a poly . Sorry , I don't have the code but I do remember the name was on the can label .
    It was highly ,...
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    I'd bet the farm that the internals of the tank...

    I'd bet the farm that the internals of the tank are long since trashed , age is not kind to fuel systems especially if not used .
    Is there anyway you can get the tank out and show it to someone...
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    OliverJacob , look at rcacessory.com . They are...

    OliverJacob , look at rcacessory.com . They are located in Florida . They stand behind their products .
    If what you need costs a few bucks more , who cares . Life is too short for the grief you get...
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    I get great service or all the things I order on...

    I get great service or all the things I order on line via USPS , it's UPS that that takes way too long and is getting way too pricey .
    This surely isn't the first "HK problem " there have been...
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    Right side fin et al departed airframe .

    Right side fin et al departed airframe .
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    I just cannot understand how tooling can be left...

    I just cannot understand how tooling can be left to die when there's money chasing it . We've seen the loss of soooooo many
    perfectly good airframes . It's rediculous and frankly discouraging .
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    I'd send that question to franktiano.com

    I'd send that question to franktiano.com
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    It's no ones intention to irritate anyone . It's...

    It's no ones intention to irritate anyone . It's just easier to create a well structured answer to a well structured question .
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    Therein lies the problem and the low standards. ...

    Therein lies the problem and the low standards. Put down the basketball / football , pick up a book and learn something .
    Alternatively , as a Country , we can watch the serious world pass us by.
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    Blame the poor excuse for an educational system...

    Blame the poor excuse for an educational system that exists in this country today for what passes as writing skills.
    If the teachers can't write , what can you possibly expect from their students ?
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