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Forum: Gas Engines
06-30-2006, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,716
Posted By Banks

RE: Best Mufflers for Gas Engines ??

We have temporarily banned the gassers due to the noise issue and constant complaints from the surrounding community. In order to lift the ban, we are looking to the RCU community for advise on...
Forum: RC Jets
11-20-2004, 07:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,789
Posted By Banks

RE: Skymaster Blue Angels F-18 - Almost Ready!

Nick,

Looks great! Looks like your persistence with the decals paid off. You can count me in to be there for the maiden flight. Call me if you are going to have the bird at the barn next week. ...
06-21-2004, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,229
Posted By Banks

RE: Y/A P-40's Complete

nemesis4u:

Take off must include a gradual increase in power otherwise, they torque to the left too much. Just like with any tail dragger, you give it up elevator and adjust slightly as she...
06-20-2004, 07:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,229
Posted By Banks

RE: Y/A P-40's Complete

pczanowski,

The Y/A P-40 has an 86" wingspan; we land them hot and with full flaps (you have to fly them even on the ground). Clearing the ground is a function of getting up on step and...
06-19-2004, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,229
Posted By Banks

RE: Y/A P-40's Complete

All three have identical setup's:

Engine: ZDZ-80 w/ modified mufflers (cut & weld job to keep inside of cowl).

Main Retracts: Yellow Aircraft; Tailwheel: Robart non-retractable

...
06-19-2004, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,229
Posted By Banks

Y/A P-40's Complete

Hi all,

It's been a while since I posted our progress on the P-40's however, they're finished and flying! You can check out the pictures at:

...
Forum: RC Jets
10-28-2003, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 823
Posted By Banks

Yellow Aircraft wheels, brakes & tanks

We're getting ready to begin construction of 4 Y/A F-16 C's and came up with a couple of questions.

What specific mfg. of wheels and brakes are you folks using for the Y/A F-16?

What...
09-20-2003, 09:26 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,641
Posted By Banks

RE: P-40

#2 went upon Friday! Just as nice and smooth as #1. Now, we just need to get mine up. Most likely - next week.

Banks
09-15-2003, 12:36 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,641
Posted By Banks

RE: P-40

Hi all,

Ok, We have one in the air already, one ready for it's maiden flight, and the other waiting on final wire hook-up, control rods, etc. Go to the link at the bottom of this post to see...
08-20-2003, 07:09 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,815
Posted By Banks

yellow aircraft p-40

Thanks Shaun,

I sent you a PM
08-20-2003, 03:14 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,815
Posted By Banks

yellow aircraft p-40

Yep, we're still building them; only a few hours a week and that's been sporadic during the summer. Hey, sit at home and build or go fly? - I knew you would agree. Anyhoo, you can see our progress at...
Forum: RC Jets
07-27-2003, 03:51 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,318
Posted By Banks

Y/A F-16C buildup

Shaun,

Would you be so kind as to fax a copy along with any other "improvements" to 216.431.5269 attn: Andy Benko? I would certainly appreciate it. I am about to begin the build of my Y/A F-16. ...
07-21-2003, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,184
Posted By Banks

Duel battery system

Glide,

Cleveland Radio Control Club (CRCC) on Warner Road.
07-21-2003, 02:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,184
Posted By Banks

Duel battery system

LOL! Yea, I noticed my typo after the fact.

Thanks for responding
07-21-2003, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By Banks

Giant Scale warbirds and battery systems - need your opinion

I am looking for any and all comments regarding battery systems in your warbird. I am setting up a dual battery system and am interested in opinions regarding the battery backer made by EMS. Pro's /...
07-21-2003, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,184
Posted By Banks

Duel battery system

I'm setting up a giant scale warbird with a duel battery system and am looking for comments regarding the optimum setup. Any thoughts on the battery backer made by EMS?

Thanks in advance,
Banks
07-07-2003, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By Banks

Air Retracts - quick disconnects

Do you have an opinion regarding realiability with air quick disconnects? I'd love to hear them.

I am debating whether to install the air system (fill valve, check valve, pressure gauge) totally...
07-01-2003, 12:43 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,641
Posted By Banks

Giant scale P-40 choice

branded,

I take it you know one of the builders? :o) We have been instructed by this person that we will be in Chi-town with these birds soon. *L*

Shaun,

I love this kit. But one question:...
06-29-2003, 07:28 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,641
Posted By Banks

Re:

We're still working on ours :o( The summer itch to get out and fly has taken precedent over our build night. However, we still meet weekly and progress somewhat. We now have the wings painted and...
03-21-2003, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By Banks

Hinging control surfaces on giant scale

F4u5,

Thanks for the tip. I have a bottle of Pro Bond. Bought it for something else but never used it.

Slug,

Yes, robart point type. The T/E caps are already on. If I had to place blocks...
03-21-2003, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By Banks

Hinging control surfaces on giant scale

Slug,

Thanks for your input. You make a good point. I can use hardwood dowels epoxied into the T/E & L/E then install the hinges into the dowels; but what about dowel-to-foam integrity? Wouldn't...
03-21-2003, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By Banks

Hinging control surfaces on giant scale

Anyone have tips, techniques; pros, cons regarding robart hinges and foam core wings / control surfaces?

Getting ready to hinge the ailerons etc. on the Y/A P-40 and am skeptical about robart...
02-27-2003, 04:06 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,641
Posted By Banks

02-27-2003, 04:01 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,641
Posted By Banks

Giant scale P-40 choice

Flaps? They were included in the kit. All I had to do was cut the length to size and sand to fit. However, since we're going with ZDZ80's, I covered ours with .005" carbon fiber laminate and will be...
02-18-2003, 12:41 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,641
Posted By Banks

Current status

As of today, the wings are joined, doweled, fitted to the fuse, and ready for glassing. We will begin that task this Wednesday. The rudders and elevators have been constructed and await covering. The...
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