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  1. Full scale aviation engines are limited by...

    Full scale aviation engines are limited by temperature / RPM's. Some of the older jet engines were also limited by EPR " Exhaust Pressure Ratio ". But with todays modern jet engines, computers do...
  2. Thanks guys. ;) Was thinking along the same...

    Thanks guys. ;) Was thinking along the same lines that as long as the containers were not opened , that the fuel should be just fine.

    But somebody using fuel that was 25 years old really threw...
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    Sounds like you also need a sense of humor ! I...

    Sounds like you also need a sense of humor !

    I am quite sure that they still have them in Canada ! :rolleyes:
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    Oh for Christ sake .......... why don't you go...

    Oh for Christ sake .......... why don't you go out and buy a sense of humor !!

    Sounds like you sure as hell are missing one !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :p
  5. Just another Glow Fuel question. Sorry ! LOL

    Sorry for the question as I am sure that it has been discussed numerous times.

    Did plan on flying this summer, but as it turns out, it does not seem to be coming about. I have three quarts of ...
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    VALIUM and Jack Daniels works for me ! :o

    VALIUM and Jack Daniels works for me ! :o
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    ditto !! :)

    ditto !! :)
  8. This suggestion only depends on your financial...

    This suggestion only depends on your financial situation.

    Years ago when I was making a move and I was big into RC cars and racing, I took everything to a local hobby shop. I told the owner of...
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    Built my first stick and tissue at age 8. ...

    Built my first stick and tissue at age 8. :rolleyes: Am now going on 73. :o

    Built quite a few stick and tissue models, then got into control line. Stopped building for a number of years then...
  10. Has been my experience with both models and in...

    Has been my experience with both models and in real life flying that ground looping was " pilot over control ". :rolleyes:
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    Have thought about this subject again and came up...

    Have thought about this subject again and came up with an answer.

    " Hangar 9 Christen Eagle "

    Simple, simple !!

    LOL
  12. Just from what I can see in the pictures, they...

    Just from what I can see in the pictures, they appear to me, not to be heavy gauge steel rod for that model.

    On my Spitfire model of which is about the same size as yours, I installed Robart...
  13. May be wrong here, but I am still willing to bet...

    May be wrong here, but I am still willing to bet that those gear legs bend forward on the very first landing. Anybody willing to take the bet :confused:
  14. Hahahahahaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa .......... it...

    Hahahahahaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa .......... it is just so much fun reading the postings on this forum. Must say, thank you for the amusement fellows. LOL :rolleyes:

    P.S. Love Spitfires ! ...
  15. Thread: employment

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    In 1985 myself and a large group of employees...

    In 1985 myself and a large group of employees were given their pink slips. The company called it downsizing.
    What the company did do was bring in a JOB COUNSELOR to help people with resumes and...
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    Neither is a bread line !

    Neither is a bread line !
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    Was given the ole pink slip just 3 days after...

    Was given the ole pink slip just 3 days after 9/11 happened. Funny thing is that I was a pilot. Wanna talk about a SOB of a company ?

    Anyways I was 58 1/2 years old and thought, who would hire...
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    Have never used a test stand for breaking in an...

    Have never used a test stand for breaking in an engine. Actually, I have only mounted the engines in the models, started them, tuned them, ran a tank of fuel thru them, then off to the flying field....
  19. Solution is simple !! When I was single, I built...

    Solution is simple !! When I was single, I built my RC models in my 2nd bedroom. The key word here is " SINGLE " !! Simple, simple !! :o
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    Their is a lot of info theft going on in this...

    Their is a lot of info theft going on in this world of ours today, called spoofing, fishing and many other names for the thief's / idiots that are doing it.
    Here is a good one for you . My wife and...
  21. What a great posting to read for amusement ! ...

    What a great posting to read for amusement ! LOL ...... thanks fella's ! :o
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    Do not think my wife would approve, even though...

    Do not think my wife would approve, even though we are both retired.

    Thought about going to Florida, but I do not like or can take the humidity and she does not like air conditioning. Thus,...
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    Sounds like you already died and went to heaven !...

    Sounds like you already died and went to heaven ! LOL Can only read the good and no bad. Are their any ? :)

    Summer here in upper New York state is nice and plenty of clubs and flying fields...
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    No Sir, was definitely not a " Turkey Vulture ". ...

    No Sir, was definitely not a " Turkey Vulture ". If it was, I am quite sure that I would have brought my Kadet home in a garbage bag.

    During my real life career, we took a bird strike to the...
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    Consistency is the only norm ? Then that must be...

    Consistency is the only norm ? Then that must be me as every model that I have ever built / assembled, I always configured the switch to be ON towards the tail of the aircraft. :rolleyes:
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