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    Yes, the RM12 is built in Sweden, but I was...

    Yes, the RM12 is built in Sweden, but I was slightly wrong about the company. It turns out that Volvo Aero was incorporated into GKN Aerospace Sweden in 2012. GKN is a British company. While the...
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    Actually the Gripen engine (RM12) is built by...

    Actually the Gripen engine (RM12) is built by Volvo Aero in Sweden. The engine, which is an improved and upgraded General Electric F404, is built under a licence agreement with GE from the early...
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    Yere is a very nice Pietenpol plan+cnc...

    Yere is a very nice Pietenpol plan+cnc parts+photo-cd pack available from MJD Models in Sweden. The plans are CAD drawn and very detailed. Send Mats Johansson an email or call him as I am sure he can...
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    I have had a SSE that late in its lifre was used...

    I have had a SSE that late in its lifre was used as an engine test bed. For me the engine I enjoyed the most was a .46 OS two-stroke engine running a 11.5x6 APC prop.My SSE has also been used with...
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    RC Plane And RC Helicopter Collide Mid-Air

    Lesson learned: Ground communication is important.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSHYpM1JDKE&sns

    Edit: Replaced dead link with a live one
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    RE: Toe-in or toe-out on a warbird?

    The Supermarine Spitfire is a good example of a WWII fighter aircraft that had toe-in.

    Here is an interesting read:

    The Spitfire site

    "According to Rolf Meum, who has accumulated...
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    RE: New Radio Technology ????? HELP!

    Here in Europe, THE radio to have at the moment is the JETI DC-16 and the soon to come JETI DS-16.
    All over Europe JETI has a dead-solid reputation for reliability and the transmitters are top...
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    RE: Knowledge Quiz for Warbird wiz

    The Fouga Magister it is!
    Good work!

    http://static.rcgroups.net/forums/attachments/3/3/0/6/1/6/a4284505-87-Fouga%20Magister.jpg?d=1316260709
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    RE: Knowledge Quiz for Warbird wiz

    No, not the Canberra.

    What aircraft is this:

    1) Twin engined, twin seat
    2) Primary armament: 2 machine guns
    3) The concept evolved from a glider
    4) It is considered to be the first...
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    RE: Knowledge Quiz for Warbird wiz

    Some more hints:

    What aircraft is this:

    1) Twin engined, twin seat
    2) Primary armament: 2 machine guns
    3) The concept evolved from a glider
    4) It is considered to be the first...
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    RE: Knowledge Quiz for Warbird wiz

    What aircrafty is this:

    1) Twin engined, twin seat
    2) Primary armament: 2 machine guns
    3) The concept evolved from a glider
    4) It is considered to be the first aircraft of its type to be...
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    RE: Knowledge Quiz for Warbird wiz

    I can not resist this one:

    Of course it is the SAAB J-29 "Tunnan" (en. "Flying Barrel"),

    http://img198.imageshack.us/img198/3015/tunnan31166abu2.jpg

    If you want to build one there is...
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    RE: Paolo Severin 50% Bucker Jungmeister

    Awsome!
    That was a really nice display of classic aerobatic flying with a beautiful aircraft.
    Congratulation on owning the prototype of what is probbably the best scale kit ever produced.
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    RE: What size of RC planes do you like?

    I have flown aircraft ranging from "Peaunut scale"-size R/C models to 100" giant scale models.
    Over the years I have gravitated toward aircraft in the .60-1.2 cu.in range. They are big enough to...
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    RE: OS FT-160 Gemini, how much oil is required?

    You are probably right.
    However I have heard rumours about poor lubrication of the conrod bearing surfaces. If so, it would be interesting to know how people have gone about solving that problem...
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    OS FT-160 Gemini, how much oil is required?

    In the manual of my newly acquired OS FT-160 Gemini (twin needle carb) it is stated that:

    "The FT-160 should be operated on a methanol based fuel containing not less than 18 % (volumetric)...
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    RE: Knowledge Quiz for Warbird wiz

    SAAB Viggen?
  18. RE: If you could only have FIVE airplanes, what would they be?

    1) SIG Somethin Extra
    2) Paolo Severin BΓΌcker Jungmeister
    3) MK Aurora
    4) Mick Reeves Spitfire Mk. IX
    5) Graupner Alpina WP ALPINA 4001-E glider
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    RE: Flights per Day

    During the past 22 years I have had 5.0Β±2.6 flights per day at the field ;-)
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    RE: Black Horse Models

    You can see their current product line here:

    http://www.blackhorsemodel.com.vn/index.php
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    RE: 100 OCTANE aviation fuel in gasser

    AVGAS 100(L) contains tetraethyllead which is a highly toxic substance. I see no real reason to use AVGAS in model aircraft applications.
    Here in Europe we have been running our gas engines on...
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    RE: what is the best RC transmiter out there?

    IMHO the most versatile transmitter is the Multiplex MC4000. Although an old radio that is not manufactured any more, it still outperforms all modern transmitter I know of when it comes to...
  23. RE: Synthetic oils soluble in methanol besides klotz?

    Motul Micro should be available in the U.S., other than that I guess you have to order from Europe. There are several brands available over here.
  24. RE: DHC-1 Chipmunk T10, WB550 @ Canada's National Air Force Museum

    I have done that, but unfortunately I have found no pictures of WB550 with sufficient detail to reproduce the badges.
  25. RE: DHC-1 Chipmunk T10, WB550 @ Canada's National Air Force Museum

    Thank you guys!
    Even though the pictures from Charlie are depicting WP833 and not WB500, the same names appear on the fuselage side, i.e., "Eng Mr D Gill" and "Sqn Ldr W Purchase". Unfortunately,...
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