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    John, Thanks for the nice comments. I do enjoy...

    John, Thanks for the nice comments. I do enjoy flying my Aeromaster Bipe. I also have another Aeromaster Bipe that has the sweep bottom wing. It is an excellent flying plane that hung in a hobby...
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    Had a great time flying my Andrews Aeromaster...

    Had a great time flying my Andrews Aeromaster Bipe Sunday at Tri-county RC Club flying field in Mattoon, IL. My son, Nick, took some video from the air and from the ground and combined them into a...
  3. We had a great time flying warbirds Sunday the...

    We had a great time flying warbirds Sunday the 14th at the "Warbirds Over the Corn '2'" in Mattoon, IL. There were 17 pilots with several of them bringing 2 or 3 warbirds. About 35 warbirds all...
  4. foodstick, Yes, we have both photos and videos. ...

    foodstick, Yes, we have both photos and videos. Will be posting them as soon as I figure out how. My son is gone for a week and he is the one that normally posts them. We have some landing videos...
  5. Keep that talk up and me may have to get a...

    Keep that talk up and me may have to get a referee.
  6. Only 6 days to go. Warbirds Over the Corn "2" at...

    Only 6 days to go. Warbirds Over the Corn "2" at Mattoon, IL. Grass is in perfect shape. Beans are only 6 inches tall. There will be signs posted at the major highways to help you find the flying...
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    When I am ready to land I throttle back to about...

    When I am ready to land I throttle back to about 1/3 throttle, then drop the retracts and then drop to full flaps. I do all those things before getting into the landing approach. On my TF P-51 the...
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    Agree on making the P-51s and other warbirds a...

    Agree on making the P-51s and other warbirds a tad bit nose heavy. The saying goes: Nose heavy, they may land a little faster - Tail heavy, they crash
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    We are flying the TF 1/5 P-51s at our club...

    We are flying the TF 1/5 P-51s at our club (Mattoon IL). What we have learned is if your landing approach is not just the way you want it GO AROUND and try again. Once you start making...
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    grbaker, No, I did not use the WWII Zoar...

    grbaker,

    No, I did not use the WWII Zoar prop. The Zoar props I have are the PJA Series Beechwood Props. The Zoar 22 x 10 flew the P-51 okay. The Zoar 21 x 10 flew it better, faster and on a...
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    Roger, Please notice I edited the above post to...

    Roger, Please notice I edited the above post to four 1/4" layers of ply.
    Ralph
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    Roger, No, I did not use the soft isolation...

    Roger,
    No, I did not use the soft isolation mount with my DLE 55RA on my TF P-51. I used the standoffs that came with the DLE 55RA. I used 1/4" aircraft ply to get the correct distance for the...
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    Oldtimer4759, Pleased I could help. Thanks for...

    Oldtimer4759, Pleased I could help. Thanks for the nice comments on the video.
    Ralph
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    Oldtimer, I have been flying the TF P-51 for a...

    Oldtimer, I have been flying the TF P-51 for a year now. Have about 85 flights on it. Changed mine to a P-51C model. I am using a Mejzlik 21 x 10 on mine with the DLE 55ra. I started with a Zoar...
  15. I'll start the pictures off with one of me and my...

    I'll start the pictures off with one of me and my 1/5 Scale TF P-51C "Dody". Finally got the landing gear working correctly.
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  16. 2nd Annual "Warbirds Over the Corn" Sunday June 14th, 2015

    It's only about three weeks until the 2nd Annual "Warbirds Over the Corn" in Mattoon, IL.

    A relaxing, low key warbird fly-in. We had about 30 warbirds visit us last year. By the way, we'll be...
  17. Chris, Maybe our luck will change. In the...

    Chris,

    Maybe our luck will change. In the club I belong to we have had four motors quit or did not have enough power to operate the gear. They all were properly installed, maintained and not...
  18. Chris, Yeah, Down and Locked charged me $50.00...

    Chris,

    Yeah, Down and Locked charged me $50.00 to install their new holding blocks plus shipping of $18.00. I agree either fix is a lot better than the stock setup. The motor problem is a bigger...
  19. It's amazing that Robart has not fixed the...

    It's amazing that Robart has not fixed the problem with the holding blocks twisting causing the linkage barrel (part that the jackscrew threads thru) to pop out of the holding blocks. I had the same...
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    Chuck, My trim tabs worked correctly today also....

    Chuck, My trim tabs worked correctly today also. I believe that dirt must get into the contact area on the trim tabs. I have started keeping my transmitter in a case the last year or so. Maybe...
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    Glad to hear that the trim is working now. Let...

    Glad to hear that the trim is working now. Let me know if it continues to work correctly. I'll let you know how things work out on my transmitter.
    Ralph
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    Chuck, I sprayed by trim tabs as I mentioned...

    Chuck, I sprayed by trim tabs as I mentioned above. I used Radio Shack cleaner and lubricant. I did it with the transmitter turned OFF as the directions on the can said to let it dry before...
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    I have the same problem on my elevator trim...

    I have the same problem on my elevator trim switch (it's a Futaba 10 CAP also). Mine works sometimes and sometimes not. I'm going to spray some contact cleaning in mine from the front side. I'll...
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    Swordsn, I like your idea of putting a piece of...

    Swordsn, I like your idea of putting a piece of fuel tubing aroud any cables that pass thru a firewall. I'll be doing that from now on.

    Ralph
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    Chris, Yes, I see what you are doing to kept the...

    Chris, Yes, I see what you are doing to kept the 2 cam blocks from rotating and causing the linkage barrel come out.

    I had the same problem with my gear as the linkage barrel came completely...
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