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  1. If you live in the United States, there are some...

    If you live in the United States, there are some hoops that you need to jump through to fly turbine-powered models. The AMA does provide liability protection for turbine...
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    [QUOTE=TimJ;11848503]Here is some food for though...

    [QUOTE=TimJ;11848503]Here is some food for though guys. Some of you may be old enough to remember this ( I am not) but the FAA tried to outlaw general aviation all together I think in the late 60's...
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    The next years will see a huge explosion of fpv...

    The next years will see a huge explosion of fpv for use in commercial endeavors. Professional photographers, architects, advertising agencies, law enforcement, newspapers, tv stations, and myriad of...
  4. I agree wholeheartedly with Michael. This hobby...

    I agree wholeheartedly with Michael. This hobby has been a life long venture for me. I go back to learning to fly using a Kraft goldbox with no servo reversing. I'm lucky enough to fly at one of...
  5. http://nydn.us/1n2k8t3 2 men arrested on monday...

    http://nydn.us/1n2k8t3
    2 men arrested on monday for flying fpv near the george washington bridge and almost colliding with a full size helicopter
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    [QUOTE=Jetdesign;11793756]There is some...

    [QUOTE=Jetdesign;11793756]There is some interesting stuff in this thread. My thought is that most modern full scale jets are designed with computer stabilization in mind. I am pretty much 100%...
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    How would one use a 3 axis gyro, if one of the...

    How would one use a 3 axis gyro, if one of the uses is for nose wheel? Eliminate the rudder? Seems like a compromise. Get a separate single axis for the nose wheel? Seems like an added expense
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    That's true....the end box turn around maneuvers...

    That's true....the end box turn around maneuvers are usually combinations of split Ss,, sharks teeth, or 1/2 cubans, but I still maintain that yank and bank turns even for my jets need opposite...
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    I know we are talking here about trainers and...

    I know we are talking here about trainers and flat turns, but in many Imac turns, flying in the box, many aileron turns are hard banked and approach knife edge. Opposite rudder is often needed to...
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    I'm using 3 cell A123 also, and my GSU always...

    I'm using 3 cell A123 also, and my GSU always says voltage too high on a fresh charge. I then bleed off some volts by using the cooling fan. If your GSU is not telling you the voltage is too high,...
  11. Thread: First Jet !!!

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    I second the PST Reaction. All composite and is...

    I second the PST Reaction. All composite and is pretty acrobatic. It will fly on a K80 and will sing on a 120.
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    Chrysler town and country or Dodge Caravan with...

    Chrysler town and country or Dodge Caravan with Stow n Go. Holds 1 40%er or my Flash and Reaction jets
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    Sterling Ringmaster, Fox 35, U-Reely Hhhhh

    Sterling Ringmaster, Fox 35, U-Reely
    Hhhhh
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    The voltage drop per 100 feet of wire @1 amp for...

    The voltage drop per 100 feet of wire @1 amp for 20 gauge wire is 2.02. The drop per 100 feet for 22 gauge is 3.20. A 1 foot extension for 20 gauge will lose .020 volts @ 1amp, while the 22 gauge...
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    Tank problems

    Now I know why some people pressure their tanks in a new installation. I set up the tanks in a new PST Reaction, and after maidening the jet I noticed it was wet from dripped fuel on the trailer...
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    RE: Reaction ARF - PST/BTE All-Composite Sport Jet

    Anyone have any idea where on the wing tips the cg is. Trailing edge would be a good starting point. So how far forward measured from the trailing edge on the wing tips is the cg?

    Thank

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  17. RE: Looking for the best AMA fields in the Northern NJ area.

    The Black Dirt field is one of the premiere flying sites in the area. We are self owned and we fly on 14 acres of sod, surrounded by treeless open farm land. We have 2 crossed runways to accomodate...
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    RE: turbine mounting

    Aha....never thought to look at the specs page.:)
    Thanks
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    RE: turbine mounting

    Thanks for the reply and the download. I do have the manual for the K-80, but nowhere in it does it make reference to the required space between the end of the exhaust on the turbine and the mouth...
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    turbine mounting

    I'm mounting a K-80 in a used Avonds F16, and I dont have the installation manual, so my question is: what should be the gap between the exhaust cone of the turbine and the mouth of the steel exhaust...
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    RE: Falcon 120 Silly question?

    1. Cut hatch on bottom of fuse
    2. epoxy wing bolts into wing
    3.cut the head of the bolts off
    4. epoxy 1/4" plywood about an 1 1/2 square and epoxy or hysol onto interior of fuse wher the bolt...
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    RE: Decal Application Technique

    There is little chance of sticking. If the decal is 6 1/2" long, there is 1/2" of uncovered decal in the middlel with 3" on either side with the backing still on. After the 1/2" is secured, one end...
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    RE: Decal Application Technique

    another way of doing which works well after practice, is to carefully separate the backing from the sticky portion of the decal at the bottom middle of the decal. You can use the point of a scissor...
  24. RE: Build Thread: Applehobby Ten Foot Dehavilland Beaver And Float Kit

    Yup...Easy Tiger $895 + $249 for floats. It's on their website
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    RE: Hayes Tank Question

    The black line is neoprene, and it is fine for gas. It can get brittle over a long time span. It can handle glow fuel too. The hayes tanks are terrific and very easy to service, compared to those...
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