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Forum: RC Sailboats
05-02-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,187
Posted By DT56

RE: 1/3 scale Hobie 18 (2m) - need advice

Very interesting TommyRetz! I'd also be interested in photos and / or more information about your 1/3 scale Hobie 18, especially the sail rig and sail winch. I have a couple of damaged full scale...
12-17-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By DT56

RE: 540 Hammer

Very nice!!!

Thanks for the video!
12-17-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,811
Posted By DT56

RE: Clean Running 4 stroke

Planepounder, are you still running the ST3000 on gas/oil @ 25/1? How are the bushings in the connecting rod holding up?
12-13-2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,257
Posted By DT56

RE: Pattern Plane With Dorsal And Ventral Fins

Here's a video of the sloper in action.

http://www.vimeo.com/17705369
12-12-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,257
Posted By DT56

RE: Pattern Plane With Dorsal And Ventral Fins

Thanks guys, I really appreciate it!!!
12-12-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,257
Posted By DT56

Pattern Plane With Dorsal And Ventral Fins

I've been searching for more information on a pattern plane of unusual configuration that I read of approximately 15 years ago. The model had low aspect ratio dorsal and ventral "fins" located about...
02-25-2009, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,537
Posted By DT56

RE: Pucker Factor!

Twins are also nice with low ceilings!
Forum: Aerodynamics
02-05-2009, 12:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,098
Posted By DT56

RE: relationship of ground effect and wing chord

Nice article on flat foil aerodynamics and wings operating in ground effect.


http://www.twitt.org/Bixel_WIG.html


Going to build a model of a Bixel type WIG one of these days.
01-29-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,246
Posted By DT56

RE: License Question

Definitely report the violation!

If you'd rather not, then you can PM me the details and I'll pass them on to the FAA. It's too serious a violation to allow to continue.
02-20-2008, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,317
Posted By DT56

RE: over 100" sailplane

When you say build, are you thinking of the wood kit? If so, you might consider building an additional center wing panel for the standard wings to plug into. I'd build a single flat center panel...
Forum: RC Sailboats
02-19-2008, 02:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,898
Posted By DT56

RE: Sterling plans for America or Emma C Berry

Welcome aboard DamienG!

Beautiful job on your Emma!
Forum: Kit Building
02-18-2008, 10:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,248
Posted By DT56

RE: IS THERE A KIT LIKE THIS PLANE?

I'd just scale it up and build from scratch. Constant chord wing is easy to build and the nice fuselage shape can be obtained with carved balsa blocks on a basic box structure. The covering scheme on...
02-08-2008, 11:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,211
Posted By DT56

RE: UAV from San Antonio to Las Vegas

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_troll
02-05-2008, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By DT56

RE: plans for big GEE B Y

http://www.aero-sports.com/whplans/geebee.html

Not a "Y", but 80" and 100" "R" models.
Also 81", 93" and 112" "Z" models.
Forum: RC Sailboats
02-05-2008, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,757
Posted By DT56

RE: Does fibreglass like melted lead?

I always used fine lead shot, #8 or #9, poured into the keel and then covered with epoxy.
Forum: Kit Building
02-05-2008, 10:11 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,986
Posted By DT56

RE: GP Patriot 40 Kit Build

Thanks for the link!
Forum: Aerodynamics
02-05-2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,966
Posted By DT56

RE: Huge cockpit windshields...will they cause a crash?

Even old and moldy threads can appreciate a good "rise" every now and then!
Forum: Kit Building
02-02-2008, 11:23 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,986
Posted By DT56

RE: GP Patriot 40 Kit Build

Great looking Patriot!

Thanks for the build thread!

That C130 project is very interesting. Any details available for it?
Forum: Aerodynamics
02-02-2008, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,966
Posted By DT56

RE: Huge cockpit windshields...will they cause a crash?

"Does anyone think that, aside from adding a lot of drag, that these may cause uncontrolled flight?"

Perhaps, but at least it will keep the bugs off the cat's teeth.
Forum: Kit Building
01-26-2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By DT56

RE: Foam core cutters

http://flyingfoam.com/launch.html
http://www.compufoamcore.com/
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-25-2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2,921
Views: 336,454
Posted By DT56

RE: New Great Planes Revolver

Thanks Paul, that's perfect!!!:D
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-25-2008, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2,921
Views: 336,454
Posted By DT56

RE: New Great Planes Revolver

I'm considering a wing from the Revolver for a project. Would an owner of a Revolver please provide the dimensions of the wing? Root chord, tip chord and thickness at root are the dimensions needed...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-24-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 317
Posted By DT56

Moved

Moved
01-07-2008, 07:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,535
Posted By DT56

RE: Raptor G2 Trans Settings

You may receive more response to your model helicopter questions if you post them in the model helicopter forum.
11-12-2007, 03:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 937
Posted By DT56

RE: Pics of my new OMP Yak 55 from the kit.

Nice looking slab! That should be a great combo with the 120!!!
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