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07-05-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,135
Posted By GarySS

Mike should be a motivational speaker for any higher learning institution!!!

I should listen to this guy every morning. ...........GET it DONE!!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYQTl4TPlwU
06-27-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,135
Posted By GarySS

Draco is still flying-----update. ...

Draco is still flying-----update.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAjGDphn1jA
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-17-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By GarySS

DCS - Digital Combat Simulator "advertisement"

Interesting promotion for a study computer simulator for flight combat.....or just flying around. But it ISN'T as easy as they make it out to be. LOL
Click on:
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12-13-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 217
Posted By GarySS

ATC audio "rescuing" extreme low F-18 into Lambert St. Louis

Appx 4 minute audio transcript of an air traffic control aiding a F-18 in extreme low visibility conditions. The F-18 was running out of fuel and declared an emergency. Newspaper story of the...
12-04-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 351
Posted By GarySS

30-year-old incident involving a crippled SR-71

The following link describes what happened when one of our SR-71s lost an engine and could not use it superior speed to stay out of harms way. Click or copy on link and enter in browser,etc.
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10-30-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 189
Posted By GarySS

High Sierra STOL Fly-in Video, Draco Included

Included is a link for a 22 minute quality video of the 2018 High Sierra Fly-in for STOL aircraft. This is created by Trent Palmer who produces high quality drone based videos for industry. And the...
10-01-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By GarySS

On one of my three EAA Oshkosh trips (probably...

On one of my three EAA Oshkosh trips (probably 2003 or 2005) I saw a crop duster pilot kind of straddling a fuselage beam with a straight simple wing and tail with traditional surfaces. This was all...
08-19-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,135
Posted By GarySS

Link below is Draco in action out in the wild. ...

Link below is Draco in action out in the wild. Interesting STOL performance in high elevation country. There is a surprise bit of action at the end of the day when hangaring the Draco.

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08-17-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,135
Posted By GarySS

Another quick video of the Draco arriving at...

Another quick video of the Draco arriving at Oshkosh. I would recommend starting at the 6:10 point in this 10 minute video. Anything before is just the miscellaneous travel scenes (not that...
08-10-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,135
Posted By GarySS

Guess I can't amend or edit the first post so...

Guess I can't amend or edit the first post so below are two additional YouTubies on the original subject and builder/pilot. These are a little redundant, but they add an amount of good information...
07-27-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,135
Posted By GarySS

"Draco" Super STOL Turboprop - EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 - ...

Links for viewing a recently finished Wigla Turbo propped conversion STOL: https://youtu.be/EmegEtzFxFA


If you are still interested at this point then here is a 20 minute video by the...
08-14-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 35,066
Posted By GarySS

Thanks Mark. WOW, so is it the stock motor and...

Thanks Mark. WOW, so is it the stock motor and ESC with that prop? Is the 16 x 10 used with a 5 cell battery?

Mine mysteriously crashed a year ago, but it was so impressive I will probably give...
08-14-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 35,066
Posted By GarySS

Mark, Are you still using the stock FMS servos...

Mark,
Are you still using the stock FMS servos and 15x8 prop?
Thanks,
Garyss
07-18-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 878
Posted By GarySS

It would be nice to go again. So how are you...

It would be nice to go again. So how are you arriving (mode of transportation) and where are you staying (camping on the grounds, off the grounds or in a nearby motel? Have you checked out the...
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By GarySS

Should the other aileron be in the ch. 6 slot? ...

Should the other aileron be in the ch. 6 slot? Did you really set it up with the two aileron servo wing? ie. may need to start over and redesignate. What does that servo monitor screen show? ...
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By GarySS

Optima 9 receiver and a Castle Creations talon 90 ESC with high voltage servos

I would like to set up a high voltage 6 servo model using a Castle Creations Talon 90amp ESC with a high voltage setting. Evidently this ESC can be set only to 8 volts (not 7.4V). Is it possible to...
01-12-2017, 04:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,796
Posted By GarySS

CL, I have read the ESC is a failure point with...

CL, I have read the ESC is a failure point with the Vista. Has this improved?
01-03-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,234
Posted By GarySS

Once you get the "basics" add a little wind and...

Once you get the "basics" add a little wind and turbulence as you will just about always have that outside.
Forum: 3D Flying!
06-24-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,087
Posted By GarySS

Stevie It is my understanding that petroleum...

Stevie It is my understanding that petroleum based oils should not be used on YS engines as oil will adversely effect the pump/diaphram systems.
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-24-2016, 04:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 735
Posted By GarySS

Seems like the electric components for this...

Seems like the electric components for this product have been prone to quick failure. Too bad Tower hasn't done a revamp to improve reliability.
01-19-2016, 09:30 AM
01-18-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,166
Posted By GarySS

Long Article about preserving old military aircraft

Click on below link. Picture is one of many in the article.

http://arstechnica.com/the-multiverse/2016/01/the-slowly-fading-art-of-flying-and-maintaining-cold-war-fighter-jets/...
01-14-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,384
Posted By GarySS

Aku di U.S.A. dan saya menggunakan google...

Aku di U.S.A. dan saya menggunakan google translate. Menyambut! Apakah Anda terbang model pesawat? Apakah ada forum internet minat khusus di Indonesia di mana Anda bisa berkomunikasi dengan...
12-09-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 928
Posted By GarySS

Please take a moment to study the title of this...

Please take a moment to study the title of this forum: "Airplanes-Full Scale" It concentrates on aircraft that aren't even of the model variety. It is possible some reading your post here might be...
10-17-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By GarySS

TM-FH Module FHSS and Tactic Receivers???

Bax,
Trying a long shot here........Would a TM-FH Module on my Futaba 9c work with Tactic receivers which are also FHSS technology?......or is it different and therefore incompatible FHSS...
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