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07-17-2006, 04:18 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By oscar2005

RE: Wing Jigs...

it was designed to fold in the middle to build in the dihidral of a 6 foot wing but i have left it flat anf have built 5 foot panels that i joined after removing from the jig.
06-04-2006, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 985
Posted By oscar2005

RE: f 86 sabre

what month of 1984?the only .049 ducted fan i remember from back then was the midwest a-4 skyhawk and their .049 fan unit.there was a .20 size f-86 sabre around at that time kitted by house of balsa...
06-04-2006, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By oscar2005

RE: Wing diehedral ?

one othe aspect about dihedral the less there is the less effective the rudder is.usually scale aircraft have about 5 degrees per wing panel or 10 degrees total.this would be a little over 7 inches...
06-03-2006, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 760
Posted By oscar2005

RE: Plans for 1/7 Pica T-28

if you are going to try scratch building try rcm plans .dave platt the original designer and producer of the kit ,plans are done in a rcm issue about 1968 and plans are stilllisted,what changes if...
06-03-2006, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By oscar2005

RE: WEBRA 32 PROP SIZE

should be ok but you could also try a 9 x 7
06-03-2006, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By oscar2005

RE: 12 6-10 prop. What pitch is it?

having an increased pitch at the tips makes the prop more efficient and keeps the tips from going supersonic by loading the engine more.most of the thrust is generated by the tips anyway,also makes...
06-02-2006, 05:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,564
Posted By oscar2005

RE: How to deal with the wife???

it's a non issue if you pick the right person.been married 30 years and took the wife flying while we were dating, picnic lunch and some lawn chairs made for a nice flying session,when the kids came...
06-02-2006, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 779
Posted By oscar2005

RE: Dehidral

i doupt there is very much as the swept wing design of the jet airliners acts as dihedral.
06-02-2006, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By oscar2005

RE: Need some info on an OOP Sailplane kit

you are correct the 2t is a t tail but it is a 2 meter 2 channel plane.the 2 x4 was a 4 ft 2 channel design the 2 by 6 was a 6ft 2 channel design.the 2s sounds the a 2 channel standard class design.
06-01-2006, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 724
Posted By oscar2005

RE: in need of airfoil

check the links to free plans as they have dxf files of the plans that can be opened in cad programs and pick the air foil from a plan that offers similar performance.like a pattern or extra or cap...
06-01-2006, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By oscar2005

RE: Need some info on an OOP Sailplane kit

probaly the late 70's or early 80's.
they had the 2 x 4,2x6 the 2t the 2s and a few i do not remember.I still fly my 2t that is over 20 years old.
05-31-2006, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 689
Posted By oscar2005

RE: Fuselage jig

while i like using fuselage jigs they really only work on straight sided fuselages.i have an old ajusto jig full house that i have had for over 30 years as well as a fourmost jig,however once i...
05-28-2006, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,511
Posted By oscar2005

RE: In search of the "Ring Wing"

i saw the paper and straw version when i was in jr high so that puts the time frame around 1968-1969
05-28-2006, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,576
Posted By oscar2005

RE: my plane blew up

GAS OR GLOW?glow fuels are alcohol based and a stable and do not explode gas fumes are explosive if contained.fire extinguishers are highly recomended when starting gas engines.
05-27-2006, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By oscar2005

RE: Broken trim tabs on futaba TX

SOUNDS LIKE THE TRIM WHEEL MAY BE BROKEN AND BEST SENT TO FUTABA FOR REPAIR AS THEY should have the parts
05-26-2006, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By oscar2005

RE: OS 120 FS bearing direction

your notes are incorrect .think about it if the seal is at the rear where the fuel/oil mixture is in the crankcase the bearing would be running dry and would get little if any lubrication.
05-26-2006, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By oscar2005

RE: Tower .75 with a 12x4 prop?

the above is correct,but you must also consider what type plane it is you are flying.going to less pitch will slow a planes top speed down quite a bit and if it has a high wing loading could put it...
05-23-2006, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By oscar2005

RE: Convert FG to RG

unless it is a foam wing which would only require cutting the foam away to mount the 1/4 ply retract plate and the channel for the strut and wheel well.since only one tube is used with spring airs...
05-23-2006, 05:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 25,394
Posted By oscar2005

RE: Okay, who's the Kraft radio guru?

WHY,nothing nostalgic about that.If i want to use a computer radio i have several to choose from jr 652,futapa 9vap,8uap,7aups.the old transmiters can easily meet the 1991 specs it was the single...
05-20-2006, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By oscar2005

english to american conversion

hello to those across the sea,
I have some brian taylor plans and am curious as to the following.
what is 8 gauge wire in inches?looks to be 5/32.also12 gauge wire?looks like 1/8 or 3/32.I will...
05-20-2006, 06:57 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 25,394
Posted By oscar2005

RE: Okay, who's the Kraft radio guru?

you may want to contact Tony Stillman at radio south,he may be able to help you out
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By oscar2005

connecter kits

Hi,
I have the crimping tool for making my own servo connecters but have run out of pins and plugs.there were two people selling on this site a while back but i can not find them now.I am looking...
Forum: Kit Building
05-15-2006, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By oscar2005

RE: Vintage STERLING F-51 MUSTANG - Help needed

if you need to bend the wood spray it with a solution of water and ammonia 50/50 and let it soak in for 5 minutes or more before bending.then bend and spray more as you bend slowly.tape in place...
05-14-2006, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By oscar2005

RE: ANTIQUE AERO PROD.FOKKER DR-1

thanks but i have the vk dr-1 plans to use as refference if needed was hoping someone may have the 4/1968 rcm issue or the booklet.
05-14-2006, 07:46 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 26,123
Posted By oscar2005

RE: Arsitocraft f3f-2 biplane with retracts

Great model thanks for your advice.keep us posted on new flights this summer.
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