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    The FLEA? Oh hey... I vote for that one too.:p

    The FLEA? Oh hey... I vote for that one too.:p
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    The Air Department Sparrow, Now that plane would...

    The Air Department Sparrow, Now that plane would be scary to fly!
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    Stipa-Caproni? The barrel shaped Italian plane?...

    Stipa-Caproni? The barrel shaped Italian plane? Or is that the same as mentioned above?
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    OK, here it is. A short (under 2 mins) video of...

    OK, here it is. A short (under 2 mins) video of the second flight. It was starting to rain, so a few quick passes to see if the rudder problem was fixed, and then land. Not the best landing, but...
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    Turns without rudder are normal. But a bit faster...

    Turns without rudder are normal. But a bit faster than I am used to with the WWI birds. But nothing that is crazy. I did not try to roll it or loop, just a few laps and back on the ground to check...
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    I guess its not nose heavy. It dead sticked on...

    I guess its not nose heavy. It dead sticked on the only flight so far, and sailed the length of the runway to a very smooth landing. I will turn down the rudder and give it another go this week. ...
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    I saw that about your rudder being not so good,...

    I saw that about your rudder being not so good, that's why I made mine a bit bigger and vertical. But the question I have is this. If the rudder is over sensitive, could that be caused by something...
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    Well, its the Good news/Bad news part of the...

    Well, its the Good news/Bad news part of the story.
    Good news...First flight is in the books.
    Bad news...My camera man never made it to the field.
    Other than that, it was a pretty good flight. ...
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    Its all good. I had a trainer that I named "One...

    Its all good. I had a trainer that I named "One more time" and put hash marks on the wing every time I fixed it. It had 29 marks before it could not be fixed anymore. I will have to hold my...
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    I was looking at this weekend for the first...

    I was looking at this weekend for the first flight, but now the weather looks it will be a no go. Still if I get a little window from mother nature, I will give it a try, and video will be taken...
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    Other than a few touch ups and about 3 pounds of...

    Other than a few touch ups and about 3 pounds of lead, the plane is done. Here it is next to my Balsa USA 1/4 scale DVII. It is bigger than I thought it would be. I hope it flies, I am going to...
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    Here is how I did it on my Balsa USA DVII. Same...

    Here is how I did it on my Balsa USA DVII. Same idea as yours, nice on hard surface, not able to see it in the grass.
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    I found that when I landed mine, just before...

    I found that when I landed mine, just before touchdown, if I killed the motor it would just roll to a stop. No side walking, no roll overs. The torque of the motor was gone. Yes I had to walk and...
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    As to the Nosen trainer, the idea of a 102 inch...

    As to the Nosen trainer, the idea of a 102 inch wing and a 13 pound airframe being held together by rubber bands is crazy. And the body is all balsa planking with no inside framework. Lots of...
  15. How about an unpainted version of the P-51?

    How about an unpainted version of the P-51?
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    My Bun Nosen giant trainer from A&A Industries. ...

    My Bun Nosen giant trainer from A&A Industries. I sure am glad they don't make 'em like that any more.
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    So if Frank posts the pictures of the guy and the...

    So if Frank posts the pictures of the guy and the jet, and we jump all over him and call him names and ban him from every event for ever and ever, how do we take it all back IF he did not steal it? ...
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    Glad to see the dates are set. Sorry to see they...

    Glad to see the dates are set. Sorry to see they match with Warbirds and Classics over the Midwest
    Aug 13th - Aug 15th, 2015.
    Well, I've been to the Fond du lac show, so I guess its time for me...
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    I just picked up a Nosen trainer kit. Boy...kits...

    I just picked up a Nosen trainer kit. Boy...kits have sure changed a lot over the years. I plane on making a glider tow out of the Nosen kit. Lots of structure upgrades, and a bigger motor. I...
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    I always thought the bell crank system was an...

    I always thought the bell crank system was an added point of trouble. Just my two cents worth. Do the instructions still say to balance the plane with the landing gear down? If so, don't do it. ...
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    I lived in Las Vegas for 19 years. Call me in...

    I lived in Las Vegas for 19 years. Call me in July and lets talk temp!:cool: OK....I do miss being able to do some grilling in December. The high for tomorrow is going to be a windy +3.
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    s3nfo... I had a NGH 38 in my quarter scale DVII....

    s3nfo... I had a NGH 38 in my quarter scale DVII. The flying weight was about 20 lbs. The NGH was way under powered for the airframe. It flew the plane, but it was wide open the whole time, and...
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    I have used the thin roof flashing from the local...

    I have used the thin roof flashing from the local hardware store. It cuts with scissors and the sharp edges are easy to dull with sandpaper. Great stuff, and I used CA to stick it to the wood...
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    7 years? My planes never make it that long. ...

    7 years? My planes never make it that long. lol. But I agree with pinning the firewall. And I also agree with the 3/8 inch being OK. But I think MOST ideas from people that have already built...
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    I have used the Balsa USA covering. If you use...

    I have used the Balsa USA covering. If you use the 2 meter roll, No, you can not cover both wings with one roll. You can't even cover the top wing in one piece. If you use the 5 meter roll, then...
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