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  1. Thread: WACO YMF

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    Thank you for your interpretation, Dino. ...

    Thank you for your interpretation, Dino.

    Discussing model aviation topics is what the forums are about. Posts that insult or demean other members have no place in polite society, nor here...
  2. Thread: WACO YMF

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    Temporarily locking threads is a wakeup call. ...

    Temporarily locking threads is a wakeup call. It's not the end of life as we know it. Deleting an entire thread is probably more like the END.

    Next time you see a post that is...
  3. Thread: WACO YMF

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    Lighten up folks. Get off critiquing each...

    Lighten up folks.

    Get off critiquing each other.

    There is no limit on these forums to responding with discussion of the topic, BUT THERE IS A LIMIT TO DISCUSSING EACH OTHER instead of the...
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    A test of RCU's code. It's 05:43 in this time...

    A test of RCU's code. It's 05:43 in this time zone.
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    prop planes can't do Mach 1

    I noticed a statement in another entirely different forum that it was "physically impossible" for prop planes to break the sound barrier. Their theory was the props turned into air brakes before the...
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    Sorry you didn't get a response the first time,...

    Sorry you didn't get a response the first time, so maybe responding to your 2nd post (that doesn't even pose a question) will make up for it.

    Those indentations are called NACA ducts. They're...
  7. Thread: CG Location

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    It isn't usual. Why do you ask?

    It isn't usual.

    Why do you ask?
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    The KILL SWITCH was the problem you say. Good...

    The KILL SWITCH was the problem you say. Good info about equipment used in all types of models.
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    I can guarantee plane finders would not help. ...

    I can guarantee plane finders would not help. They are over in the NW corner somewhere on the engine parts shelf or under the surplus gas tank boxes.
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    Would that include the spare set of E204 wings...

    Would that include the spare set of E204 wings for my scratch 2M? They are somewhere toward the back left of the shop, near the SE5a where the Solartex boxes are that are piled on the contest balsa...
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    It's been that way for a couple of releases. ...

    It's been that way for a couple of releases.

    Why? The designers either don't care about offering more power, don't know how to do so in today's environments or don't have the manpower or...
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    It's a good idea to take a look at each glider's...

    It's a good idea to take a look at each glider's trim before launch. The ones that have flaps don't hunt thermals very well with flaps deflected. Some have aileron settings for cruise (hunting) and...
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    In order to have lift at your RealFlight flying...

    In order to have lift at your RealFlight flying site, you will need to edit the Environment to enhance the thermal activity. Go to the Environment drop down and look for the Thermal function.
  14. Save yourself some time. Setup a small separate...

    Save yourself some time. Setup a small separate tank and strap it under the engine. If the same symptoms occur with a separate tank, it's an engine problem. If the engine runs good, pull your...
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    Acetone It can also be used to wipe CA spills...

    Acetone

    It can also be used to wipe CA spills off Monokote.

    It also is used to thin epoxy glue. It's better than using rubbing alcohol as the alcohol has water in it which weakens the glue. ...
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    It worked. Good deal. Whenever you have two...

    It worked. Good deal.

    Whenever you have two entirely different airframes acting the same, it's time to focus on the one thing most apt to have affected both, the owner.

    Porpoising is a...
  17. This post is already in another thread in this...

    This post is already in another thread in this forum. And in another forum as a thread.

    Sorry, but RCU rules ask that members pick one place.
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    Patch, If you have experience cutting foam wings...

    Patch, If you have experience cutting foam wings from last year you don't need a step by step. What does seem worthwhile is to suggest your consideration of the problem they will pose when you try...
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    Then last year's plane got away with no real...

    Then last year's plane got away with no real flight loads on the wing. Solid foam wings without a load bearing skin (balsa sheet, ply skin, fiberglass etc) are not strong at all.

    If you have a...
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    But I'll jump over that and say that folded sheet...

    But I'll jump over that and say that folded sheet foam has been used a lot for wings and such. The very low speed park flyers are an example.

    Layering with other materials should provide a way...
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    Hey ASU........... Placing things in the wings...

    Hey ASU...........

    Placing things in the wings has a fairly decent history. There are some model flying wings for example.

    The idea of reducing fuselage by increasing internal area in the...
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    OOoops......... two posts entered at the same...

    OOoops......... two posts entered at the same time...........

    Since we have VALIDATION........ I'm gonna leave the thread as is................
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    Really ? Guess we need to shut down RCU to...

    Really ?

    Guess we need to shut down RCU to protect the hobby?

    However, if memory serves, ever year the aerodynamics forum gets at least a visit or two from someone in school somewhere that...
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    You haven't tried to balance it yet have you? ...

    You haven't tried to balance it yet have you? The final weight is going to depend on that.

    Please consider balancing it right where suggested by the plans or one of the online apps that...
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    4mm should be strong enough for 8lbs. Some of...

    4mm should be strong enough for 8lbs. Some of the retracts are designed to have the pins bend to lessen the damage to the retract. Or at least that's what happens some of the time. Truth is,...
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