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Forum: Kit Building
10-16-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 19,449
Posted By Red B.

GP Ultra Sport 1000

GP Ultra Sport 1000
Forum: RC Jets
12-19-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,328
Posted By Red B.

Yes, the RM12 is built in Sweden, but I was...

Yes, the RM12 is built in Sweden, but I was slightly wrong about the company. It turns out that Volvo Aero was incorporated into GKN Aerospace Sweden in 2012. GKN is a British company. While the...
Forum: RC Jets
12-19-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,328
Posted By Red B.

Actually the Gripen engine (RM12) is built by...

Actually the Gripen engine (RM12) is built by Volvo Aero in Sweden. The engine, which is an improved and upgraded General Electric F404, is built under a licence agreement with GE from the early...
Forum: Kit Building
12-15-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,266
Posted By Red B.

Yere is a very nice Pietenpol plan+cnc...

Yere is a very nice Pietenpol plan+cnc parts+photo-cd pack available from MJD Models (http://www.mjd.se/?page_id=68) in Sweden. The plans are CAD drawn and very detailed. Send Mats Johansson an email...
Forum: Kit Building
09-22-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By Red B.

I have had a SSE that late in its lifre was used...

I have had a SSE that late in its lifre was used as an engine test bed. For me the engine I enjoyed the most was a .46 OS two-stroke engine running a 11.5x6 APC prop.My SSE has also been used with...
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-27-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,809
Posted By Red B.

RC Plane And RC Helicopter Collide Mid-Air

Lesson learned: Ground communication is important.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSHYpM1JDKE&sns

Edit: Replaced dead link with a live one
01-19-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,964
Posted By Red B.

RE: Toe-in or toe-out on a warbird?

The Supermarine Spitfire is a good example of a WWII fighter aircraft that had toe-in.

Here is an interesting read:

The Spitfire site

"According to Rolf Meum, who has accumulated...
Replies: 163
Views: 10,356
Posted By Red B.

RE: New Radio Technology ????? HELP!

Here in Europe, THE radio to have at the moment is the JETI DC-16 and the soon to come JETI DS-16.
All over Europe JETI has a dead-solid reputation for reliability and the transmitters are top...
01-07-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 17,546
Views: 815,657
Posted By Red B.

RE: Knowledge Quiz for Warbird wiz

The Fouga Magister it is!
Good work!

http://static.rcgroups.net/forums/attachments/3/3/0/6/1/6/a4284505-87-Fouga%20Magister.jpg?d=1316260709
01-06-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 17,546
Views: 815,657
Posted By Red B.

RE: Knowledge Quiz for Warbird wiz

No, not the Canberra.

What aircraft is this:

1) Twin engined, twin seat
2) Primary armament: 2 machine guns
3) The concept evolved from a glider
4) It is considered to be the first...
01-06-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 17,546
Views: 815,657
Posted By Red B.

RE: Knowledge Quiz for Warbird wiz

Some more hints:

What aircraft is this:

1) Twin engined, twin seat
2) Primary armament: 2 machine guns
3) The concept evolved from a glider
4) It is considered to be the first...
01-04-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 17,546
Views: 815,657
Posted By Red B.

RE: Knowledge Quiz for Warbird wiz

What aircrafty is this:

1) Twin engined, twin seat
2) Primary armament: 2 machine guns
3) The concept evolved from a glider
4) It is considered to be the first aircraft of its type to be...
01-04-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 17,546
Views: 815,657
Posted By Red B.

RE: Knowledge Quiz for Warbird wiz

I can not resist this one:

Of course it is the SAAB J-29 "Tunnan" (en. "Flying Barrel"),

http://img198.imageshack.us/img198/3015/tunnan31166abu2.jpg

If you want to build one there is...
12-17-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,470
Posted By Red B.

RE: Paolo Severin 50% Bucker Jungmeister

Awsome!
That was a really nice display of classic aerobatic flying with a beautiful aircraft.
Congratulation on owning the prototype of what is probbably the best scale kit ever produced.
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-23-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,872
Posted By Red B.

RE: What size of RC planes do you like?

I have flown aircraft ranging from "Peaunut scale"-size R/C models to 100" giant scale models.
Over the years I have gravitated toward aircraft in the .60-1.2 cu.in range. They are big enough to...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-21-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,816
Posted By Red B.

RE: OS FT-160 Gemini, how much oil is required?

You are probably right.
However I have heard rumours about poor lubrication of the conrod bearing surfaces. If so, it would be interesting to know how people have gone about solving that problem...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-21-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,816
Posted By Red B.

OS FT-160 Gemini, how much oil is required?

In the manual of my newly acquired OS FT-160 Gemini (twin needle carb) it is stated that:

"The FT-160 should be operated on a methanol based fuel containing not less than 18 % (volumetric)...
06-11-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 17,546
Views: 815,657
Posted By Red B.

06-07-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,222
Posted By Red B.

RE: If you could only have FIVE airplanes, what would they be?

1) SIG Somethin Extra
2) Paolo Severin Bücker Jungmeister
3) MK Aurora
4) Mick Reeves Spitfire Mk. IX
5) Graupner Alpina WP ALPINA 4001-E glider
Forum: Beginners
04-24-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,434
Posted By Red B.

RE: Flights per Day

During the past 22 years I have had 5.0±2.6 flights per day at the field ;-)
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-19-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,017
Posted By Red B.

RE: Black Horse Models

You can see their current product line here:

http://www.blackhorsemodel.com.vn/index.php
Forum: Gas Engines
03-18-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,989
Posted By Red B.

RE: 100 OCTANE aviation fuel in gasser

AVGAS 100(L) contains tetraethyllead which is a highly toxic substance. I see no real reason to use AVGAS in model aircraft applications.
Here in Europe we have been running our gas engines on...
03-18-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 31,558
Posted By Red B.

RE: what is the best RC transmiter out there?

IMHO the most versatile transmitter is the Multiplex MC4000. Although an old radio that is not manufactured any more, it still outperforms all modern transmitter I know of when it comes to...
Forum: RC Fuels
02-26-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 17,327
Posted By Red B.

RE: Synthetic oils soluble in methanol besides klotz?

Motul Micro should be available in the U.S., other than that I guess you have to order from Europe. There are several brands available over here.
02-24-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,854
Posted By Red B.

RE: DHC-1 Chipmunk T10, WB550 @ Canada's National Air Force Museum

I have done that, but unfortunately I have found no pictures of WB550 with sufficient detail to reproduce the badges.
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