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  1. I got my waiver on the R54 having never flown it...

    I got my waiver on the R54 having never flown it until that weekend! Its a great plane, short landings, easy to handle but you can fly it in a sporty manner too. Ive wanted one ever since just for an...
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    Im really impressed by the full scale resources...

    Im really impressed by the full scale resources you have Fokke. That makes things so much easier and accurate.
  3. Q: Why are so many CARF P-47's for sale?

    Just an observation, there have been a lot of CARF P-47's for sale lately. Coincidense or what?

    I realize its a big expensive plane, I have the Corsair, and I can understand guys lose interest in...
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    Sweet! I will take you up on that offer! ...

    Sweet! I will take you up on that offer!

    Thats a huge glider at 6M so my P70 wouldnt be enough power. If they make a smaller one or another company that would be better for me.

    lol, get in...
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    Thats what I read on the price page per model on...

    Thats what I read on the price page per model on the site. Maybe the site is out of date I dont know. There are accessories of course that cost more like retractable gear and cockpits but the base...
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    Here is the link to Paritech. ...

    Here is the link to Paritech.
    http://www.paritech.de

    Looking at their catalog there are a few that could be candidates for turbine conversion but Im noticing how tight it gets inside with a...
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    Hey Al did you ever find that P20 that departed...

    Hey Al did you ever find that P20 that departed from your glider?!
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    I was looking on Esprit last night and your...

    I was looking on Esprit last night and your right, some pretty pricy gliders. I'll take a look on Soaring and Chief too.
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    LMAO! Agreed! Maybe the Red Bull graphics...

    LMAO! Agreed!
    Maybe the Red Bull graphics sweeten it up but we call that lipstick on a pig!
  10. Lol, whats with the all caps BRITISH title... ...

    Lol, whats with the all caps BRITISH title...

    Just funny to me.

    Nice big jet. Looks to be all wood built up is that right?
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    Of course the factory rep would say there are no...

    Of course the factory rep would say there are no problems...

    When the cylinder temps are not even and there is no main bearing I'd say there is a fundamental design issue.
    Does the engine run?...
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    Thanks Jan, Me too, I have a spare engine and...

    Thanks Jan,

    Me too, I have a spare engine and thought it would interesting to fly a performance glider with it. I like the Ventus and Discuss and the Salto is ok as scale models. I haven't found a...
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    Yep its lame. Same for retracts and aircraft that...

    Yep its lame. Same for retracts and aircraft that should have been done right the first time. I have a Moki 250 and its bone stock, runs fine. But then theyre saying you need to run this fuel pump...
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    Glider models for a P70

    Just wondering if you guys who have built and flown turbine gliders may have some info on models that would be a good match for a JC P70.

    Thanks
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    Look up Compufoil. It will create the ribs for...

    Look up Compufoil. It will create the ribs for you then you can proceed from there.

    http://www.compufoil.com/index.shtml

    My concern for your wing is the AOA of the tip foil and the stall...
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    Watch the videos on the engine mod closely to see...

    Watch the videos on the engine mod closely to see the difference this work does. Saito must have been thinking of something else when they released this engine as is. Since this is the only engine of...
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    Thank you! Finally I get a straight answer on...

    Thank you! Finally I get a straight answer on this one. I tried asking Ray but no reply or whatever.

    Sounds like some work ahead of time and sending him the parts to mod will be the most...
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    Zeeb what does Ray charge to do the update on...

    Zeeb what does Ray charge to do the update on that Saito?
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    When I made a wing for a smaller 1/7 FW 190 I...

    When I made a wing for a smaller 1/7 FW 190 I considered the Selig airfoil and added a slight washout to improve slow speed handling. Using Compufoil you can see the aoa and estimated stall speed. So...
  20. I have the whole Corsair project in storage...

    I have the whole Corsair project in storage waiting to crack the seal!
    So Im selling the Gee Bee to clear space and regain some cash.
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    Just to be clear, on the Yellow P-38, my maiden...

    Just to be clear, on the Yellow P-38, my maiden flight was with the CG on the wing spar NOT at the factory suggested 3/4in fwd of spar point. This was a perfect flight and required no trim in flight....
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    Theres a video from one guy in Taiwan and he...

    Theres a video from one guy in Taiwan and he slowed the plane way down and landed very slowly with a short roll out. I'll post a link if I find it again. The person filming was up on something...
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    Is it better now or does the video show the extra...

    Is it better now or does the video show the extra air volume performance?
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    Nah, its just flown on all sides! Just needs...

    Nah, its just flown on all sides!

    Just needs some work and it will buff out.
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    Increase the air volume so it has more authority....

    Increase the air volume so it has more authority. If theres room for another tank or two its worth it.
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