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    Well so far I have built eleven 1/4 scale BUSA...

    Well so far I have built eleven 1/4 scale BUSA kits, 5 -Fokker D Vll's,one electric,SPAD 13 ,Nieuport 17,28, Sopwith Pup ,SE 5a , one in the box. I've flown in the mass gaggles at Warbirds over...
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    RE: EASY TIGER Problems??

    This is a third party view. I know both,On Your Six,and Megaboat as good friends. Megaboat is one of the nicest guys on the planet. He would give you the shirt off his back,but he is a bit timid to...
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    RE: FSA Clubhouse

    Hi Dave, Hey I thought you should know that we are having the WW l fly-in on Aug.6[Big boom day] and since it might be our last ,or close to last, I am requesting you bring the D Vll to the event....
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    RE: FSA Clubhouse

    Return your stick to the upright and locked position. Do not beat the nest at this time. G
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    RE: Knowledge Quiz for Warbird wiz

    Mosquito
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    RE: Knowledge Quiz for Warbird wiz

    Its the Hawker Hurrican, The plane had a fuse. fuel tank that was prone to flame easy. To pilots that did get to bail out suffered bad face and hand burns. Doctor that worked on the pilots had to...
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    RE: WINTER BUILDING PUT ON HOLD thanks FAA

    In the words of a great american,JOHN HANCOCK, "If we don't hang together,we WILL hang separately". We are the core of the voting americans,They need to hear OUR voices,and not the FEAR of the "what...
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    RE: FSA Clubhouse

    Hi Andrew, I have asked around and can find no one that was at the field when the porta-potty guy was there . Keith put on a new lock the night before and called me to tell me he did. I went to the...
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    RE: Balsa USA Spad 13 build

    Hi Don, I didn't do the fin blue because I was going to but I started flying it and I forgot to paint it . I wanted the cammie under the blue. I will get to it though. I didn't paint the nose blue...
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    RE: Balsa USA Spad 13 build

    Hi Don , No ,I understand what you are saying. I tried to send you some photos last night of my Spad but my stupid was on full force. I will try again. I work for the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum...
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    RE: Balsa USA Spad 13 build

    Hi Don, Your Spad looks great. When you are ready to fly heads up on one little trate for the Spad and that is the need for rudder on take off. The real problem is the need to be on the rudder ,or...
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    RE: Balsa USA Spad 13 build

    Hi Ray, I built my Spads wings as per the book ,but I fixed the landing gear to the bottom wing full time. I cut the belly pan to fit the wing/gear section and installed some mounting blocks to the...
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    RE: Balsa USA Spad 13 build

    Bill, I think the Saito 180 should work in the Spad. I put a G 38 in mine and I thought I was going to need a prop.shaft extention to clear the cowl,I was OK but the back of the prop only clears the...
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    RE: Balsa USA Spad 13 build

    Bill, Sorry I didn't say anything about your engine. I think the Saito 180 is a great and powerful engine. More power then you need almost,but it should work fine. I sent you a couple pics ,they may...
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    RE: Balsa USA Spad 13 build

    Hi Bill, I also have the Nieuport 28 and the fokker DVll ,by far the DVll is the easiest to takeoff. The Nieuport comes in about second on the easy list and the Spad third .The Dr1 ,in my opinion...
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    RE: Balsa USA Spad 13 build

    Hi Don, Make sure you program in aileron differential on any biplane. this helps a good deal with the tail drag in turns. You can also mix in a little rudder with the ailerons,but put the rudder mix...
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    RE: Balsa USA Spad 13 build

    Hi Don, If you fly the Camel then you know what its going to be like with the Spad. I have said this to others before ,but I think the forward fuse. of the Spad blocks the airflow on takeoffs. The...
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    RE: Balsa USA Spad 13 build

    Hi Don, Nice build. I haven't used the Sig Koverall but I have covered full sized A/C. When you get ready to fly be sure the balance is on the money. Don't let it be tail heavy. I have several WWl...
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    RE: Balsa USA Spad 13 build

    Hi Jim , Yes I'am still around. I have several ,but the biggest I use on the struts and landing gear is a 75 watt heavy duty iron that does a great job . What are you working on now? I 'am finishing...
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    RE: Balsa USA Spad 13 build

    Hi Bob, I built my Nieuport 28 first and only flew it six times in two years because of the RF problems from the G 26 engine. I shielded the aileron servo leads , moved the engine servo back , I...
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    RE: Balsa USA Spad 13 build

    Hi Bob, I have built the spad last spring and flew it till it got cold out. I have a Zenoah G 38 in mine and a 24 oz tank. After a ten min. flight I have found that I had used about 2/3 of the...
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    RE: Balsa USA Spad 13 build

    Hi Dave, Yea,I like to do the driving myself. At Warbirds over Delaware the SKS video guys filmed my flight and I almost made the "Crasher"video. Worst takeoff since training days. We must keep up...
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    RE: Balsa USA Spad 13 build

    Hi Dave, I'am glad to see your Spad, she looks great. I have now got about thirty flights on mine with the G 38 and I find that the engine and its power output are very scale. I found that the larger...
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    RE: Balsa USA Spad 13 build

    Hi Dave, Just keep your fingers crossed,and things will get better. I now have 10 flights on my Spad.Last sunday at our field four of us showed up with WWl planes at the same time.Two Fokker DVlls ,a...
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    RE: Balsa USA Spad 13 build

    Hi Scott, The 0.0~2 . is the degrees as compared to the top longerons. The 2~4 degrees on incidence is as in photos 6 and 7 with the plane on a table . this is how I did mine. I thought it was...
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