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07-10-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By John Boren

RE: 1/4 Scale WWII Japanese Auto Gyro

Here is the link to the build thread.


http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1518956



John Boren
07-06-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,204
Posted By John Boren

1/4 Scale WWII Japanese Auto Gyro

1/4 Scale WWII Japanese Auto Gyro


I just wanted to show a few pictures of what I’ve been building. This is a scratch built model from my own drawings of a Kayaba auto gyro that the...
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-09-2006, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,964
Posted By John Boren

RE: PICA-COX HOBBIES ARF KITS HAVE ARRIVED

To RUSSM,

Your right all ARF's are created equal, and if that is the case you should be in the kit section. There are still a few kits out there to build.

John Boren
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-08-2006, 11:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,964
Posted By John Boren

PICA-COX HOBBIES ARF KITS HAVE ARRIVED

I just came from the Cox Hobby web site http://www.coxmodels.com/
Some of the long awaited PICA ARF kits have arrived and are ready to be shipped. The also have the Red and Black COX 27% Pitts...
05-28-2005, 01:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,311
Posted By John Boren

RE: Midwest's new ARR PT-109

I agree about the white color. I was more concerned about explaining that these were in fact lights, and NOT vents.

John Boren
05-25-2005, 05:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,311
Posted By John Boren

RE: Midwest's new ARR PT-109

The white colored vents on the deck you mentioned in the post are in fact "Dead Man Lights" in reality. They are used at night to give off just enough light for the sailors to be able to walk around...
Forum: RC Combat
06-04-2004, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By John Boren

RE: RC OPEN COBAT EVENT June 6th

Not everyone flies big planes. Most of them are .40 size. I will be flying my Fight Master 30 flying wing with a OS .28 engine. Hopefully there will be some other of my flying wings out there as...
Forum: RC Combat
05-19-2004, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By John Boren

RC OPEN COBAT EVENT June 6th

I just wanted everyone to know that my Club SAC, Surburban Aero Club is putting on a Open RC Combat Event June 6th. Our flying field is located about 40 miles South of Chicago IL. The event is...
Forum: Unusual R/C
05-16-2004, 08:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,968
Posted By John Boren

RE: My New Rocket Plane

I just wanted to give an update on my RC Rocket Plane. I test flew her two times today. I used a F20 on the first flight and a G35 on the second flight. Both flights went very well. The second...
Forum: Unusual R/C
04-25-2004, 11:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,968
Posted By John Boren

RE: My Rocket Plane

Take a look in the June 2004 issue of Model Aviation Magazine. On the bottom of page 76 you will see an ad for Precision Micro Electronics. They sell a Iginition Unit for Rocket Powered Models for...
Forum: Unusual R/C
04-24-2004, 10:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,968
Posted By John Boren

RE: My Rocket Plane

I Lied, I just found out that Jomar has been out of business for some time. I beleive there is another company called EMS that makes this as well or go to the link I've attached here and build one...
Forum: Unusual R/C
04-23-2004, 11:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,968
Posted By John Boren

RE: My Rocket Plane

I think Jomar makes an electronic switch that will be able to handle the current needed to ingnite the engine. You simple plug it into a spar channel in your reciever.

John Boren
04-18-2004, 03:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By John Boren

RE: Depron Foam on Ebay

Well. lets try posting the link again to Ebay. If it does not work again simply go to the RC Air section and type in Depron in search field.

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04-16-2004, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By John Boren

Depron Foam on Ebay

I just wanted everyone to know that I am a new importer of Depron to the US and have put a case of it up on Ebay. Here is the Ebay URL ...
Forum: Unusual R/C
04-16-2004, 10:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,968
Posted By John Boren

RE: My Rocket Plane

Well, it's almost done. I just need to cycle the battery pack a few times and mount the top hatch and it's ready to go. All up weight is 21 ounces plus what ever motor I choose to use. I've...
04-04-2004, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By John Boren

RE: Wobble Engine

I've never run it nor will I ever try to run it, although it did have some discoloration in the combustion area when I took it apart. As the pistons rotate up then down on each side of center they...
04-03-2004, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By John Boren

Wobble Engine

I just wanted to pass on some pictures of a Glow engine I picked up some time ago that I bet No one has seen before. Actually, I hope some one has seen one since I would like to know more about how...
Forum: Unusual R/C
04-03-2004, 01:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,968
Posted By John Boren

My New Rocket Plane

I posted some drawings a while back of my new rocket plane. Yesturday I started to frame up the prototype. So far it weighs 12 ounces. I should have it flying in the next couple weeks weather...
Forum: RC Combat
03-30-2004, 11:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,140
Posted By John Boren

RE: SAC RC Open Combat

I say mines faster then yours.

John Boren
Forum: RC Combat
03-29-2004, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,140
Posted By John Boren

RE: SAC RC Open Combat

Getting wet is one way the streamers come apart but just the speed of the planes does the rest. Even with the tape we loose a foot or two during a match. Maybe thinner streamers would help but I'm...
Forum: RC Combat
03-29-2004, 12:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,140
Posted By John Boren

SAC RC Open Combat

I just wanted to let every one know that the Suburban Aero Club will be having a day of Open Combat Competition on June 6th. If you find yourself in the Chicago Land area, why not drop on by. We do...
Forum: Unusual R/C
01-11-2004, 09:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,968
Posted By John Boren

RE: My Rocket Plane

Yes, the plane is designed around a 29mm mount. You could of course use a 24mm adapter to use lower thrust motors. The airfoil is a modified eh10070. I used Compufoil for the wing and then...
Forum: Unusual R/C
01-11-2004, 01:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,968
Posted By John Boren

RE: My Rocket Plane

I will agree that a fully symmetrical airfoil would make life much easier for the boost phase, but that does take some of the FUN out of having a Rocket Powered Plane in the first place. I also like...
Forum: Unusual R/C
01-07-2004, 06:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,968
Posted By John Boren

RE: My Rocket Plane

My Lady Hawk was a 150% scaled up version. I took the outline of the plans and basically did my own structure. I did keep the horizontal flat spar shape. I also changed the airfoil from fully...
12-20-2003, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,550
Posted By John Boren

RE: what wire for my hot wire foam cutter?

Go to your local aircraft supply company and purchase a roll of twenty thousanths stainless steel safety wire. I been useing my same roll for the past 15 years. It works great for manual cutting. ...
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