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Forum: Free Flight 09-13-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 455
Posted By MajorTomski
Veteran's Day Indoor Fun Fly

November 11, 2017. Oklahoma City, OK (open event, NOT AMA registered) Okie Flyers “Veteran’s Day” Indoor Free Flight Contest.

Site: Exchange Ave Baptist Church, 1300 S Pennsylvania Ave, Oklahoma...
Forum: Questions and Answers 05-25-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By MajorTomski
Outerzone : Tag Matrix : Search for vintage and...

Outerzone : Tag Matrix : Search for vintage and old timer model aircraft plans by tag, wingspan (http://outerzone.co.uk/advanced/search_tag_matrix/index.asp?SpanFrom=40)
Forum: Questions and Answers 05-25-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By MajorTomski
Airspeed Horsa plan - Free download - Outerzone...

Airspeed Horsa plan - Free download - Outerzone (http://outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=3798)
Forum: Questions and Answers 05-25-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By MajorTomski
Outerzone : Search results: Searching for keyword...

Outerzone : Search results: Searching for keyword [CG-4] found the following free plans (http://outerzone.co.uk/search/results.asp?keyword=CG-4)
Forum: AMA Discussions 05-24-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 618
Posted By MajorTomski
Interesting thread. I didn't find it till today....

Interesting thread. I didn't find it till today. I echo what has been written here. In my opinion, the AMA safety committee has absolutely no idea how to effectively develop and enforce any form...
Forum: Free Flight 12-15-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By MajorTomski
Forms?

Hi we're having an indoor fun fly here in OKC this coming weekend. It is not AMA sanctioned. We're just learning how to put on a contest. What sort of forms do you folks use to record entrants,...
Forum: Thunder Tiger - Raptor 30, 50, 60, 90 11-23-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By MajorTomski
Raptor 30 Gyro recommendation please

A fellow free flight modeler here in OKC surprised me with a freebie the other day, he gave me a NIB thunder tiger Raptor 30, complete with engine. It has never been fully assembled or out of the...
Forum: RC Jets 11-09-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,365
Posted By MajorTomski
Please note there are two very separate events on...

Please note there are two very separate events on that video. The unplanned first flight happened at Edwards AFB on Jan 20, 1974. The gear up landing happened at Ft. Worth in May of 1975 at the...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 11-07-2016, 05:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,832
Posted By MajorTomski
The OP video, I only watched the first one, part...

The OP video, I only watched the first one, part way at that, illustrates why the old time tufting visualization used short pieces of string as a more effective way to examine airflow. The tufts...
Forum: Free Flight 11-03-2016, 06:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 476
Posted By MajorTomski
Fun Fly Contest $$ Prizes OKC, OK

December 17th Oklahoma City, OK (open event, NOT AMA registered) Okie Flyers “First to Fly” Indoor Free Flight Contest.
Site: Exchange Ave Baptist Church, 1300 S Pennsylvania Ave, Oklahoma City,...
Forum: AMA Discussions 10-03-2016, 05:19 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,495
Posted By MajorTomski
I haven't answered the pole because I think there...

I haven't answered the pole because I think there are other choices.

I'd like to know why folks feel there is a need for regional AMA sites in the first place.

The purpose behind Muncie was to...
Forum: AMA Discussions 10-03-2016, 04:58 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,495
Posted By MajorTomski
I was told that Oklahoma City was in the running...

I was told that Oklahoma City was in the running when Muncie was chosen. Lots to do out here and more centrally located. Funny thing, I've been an active modeler in OKC since '77 and never heard...
Forum: AMA Discussions 09-29-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,495
Posted By MajorTomski
I'm just curious when did the AMA pay to have...

I'm just curious when did the AMA pay to have Muncie moved from the middle of Indiana to Illinois?
Forum: Free Flight 08-24-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 678
Posted By MajorTomski
Indoor Free Flight in Oklahoma City, 2016-17 schedule

The 2016-17 Okie Flyers season will be



September 17, 2016
October 15, 2016
November 19, 2016
December 17, 2016
January 21, 2017
February 18, 2017
Forum: RC Jets 05-10-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By MajorTomski
Which plane, in which squadron. The answer...

Which plane, in which squadron. The answer depends on which one you're modeling.
Forum: Beginners 05-08-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By MajorTomski
That camera is meant to be used with an on board...

That camera is meant to be used with an on board transmitter for First Person View FPV flying. It will not record anything. Look for a used GoPro if you want great inflight recorded video.
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 05-04-2016, 07:51 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 43,930
Posted By MajorTomski
Hi first time I've stumbled across your thread. ...

Hi first time I've stumbled across your thread. No need for an add for me. I flew a Wing Hellcat back in the 90's. Nice flying plane, flew like a fighter should but would land like a trainer.
Forum: The Clubhouse 05-03-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,718
Posted By MajorTomski
Ok, now that you've clarified where you're coming...

Ok, now that you've clarified where you're coming from I can make some input.

No, I will not abandon the AMA, member since 1968. It is still better to be a part of an organization that has the...
Forum: The Clubhouse 05-01-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,718
Posted By MajorTomski
I'd have to understand what you mean by your...

I'd have to understand what you mean by your statement before I could answer your questions. What ARE you talking about?
Forum: RC Jets 05-01-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By MajorTomski
A picture of the airplane, which squadron, which...

A picture of the airplane, which squadron, which base would help. But it appears of the 8 or so 30th anniversary JASDF paint schemes on Eagles they were done semi gloss or matt. Proabably water...
Forum: Beginners 04-27-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,865
Posted By MajorTomski
One problem not mentioned here, but I've fixed 3...

One problem not mentioned here, but I've fixed 3 starters that appeared to be having problems.

The common "hobby" 90 size and standard size starters have their power leads connected to the motor...
Forum: Beginners 04-14-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,166
Posted By MajorTomski
I had one that lasted 11 years of constant...

I had one that lasted 11 years of constant training each summer. Never bothered to time a flight. but they will stay up for quite a while.
Forum: AMA Discussions 03-17-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,129
Posted By MajorTomski
Badger Flyer there's a problem using absolutes. ...

Badger Flyer there's a problem using absolutes. Several years ago I attended a STEM related model airplane race hosted by a nationally known university with a large, competent or so I thought,...
Forum: Golden Age, Vintage & Antique RC 02-24-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 19,114
Posted By MajorTomski
Ironically a 1:1 scale of that Vega has just been...

Ironically a 1:1 scale of that Vega has just been restored. http://www.heritageaircraft.net/aircraft/lockheed-vega/
Forum: Kit Building 02-17-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 722
Posted By MajorTomski
Not your kit but a depiction of the type of...

Not your kit but a depiction of the type of linkage used. I used these on a GP Aeromaster, worked quite well. You don't have to have the strut through the wing like this, a horn on the bottom of...
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