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02-22-2018, 04:11 PM
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Posted By R/C Ray

Cowl Screen

i have been flying my DVII for years. I have a DLE 55 for power, fits great plenty of power and can swing a 24 prop. Unfortunately, vibration is an issue. Right now the screening has been replaced,...
Forum: Kit Building
03-04-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 78,965
Posted By R/C Ray

Those control horns are similar to the ones that...

Those control horns are similar to the ones that I make. I prefer to "notch" the leading edge of horn to fit into the rudder/elevator leading edge. Also, the center section where there is an...
10-24-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 74,177
Posted By R/C Ray

Fokker DVI info

UOTE=Jim scott;12110801]hey guys im looking for plans to a half scale d6 can you help me. jim scott[/QUOTE]
Can anyone tell me where the balance point is on this DVI? Turns out the plans I got from...
Forum: Kit Building
10-23-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 144,423
Posted By R/C Ray

Mine, unfortunately weighs in at 25 lbs. I can't...

Mine, unfortunately weighs in at 25 lbs. I can't remember the last time I built a plane that was this tail heavy? The finished weight was 20 lbs. then my friend came over with his balance scales. I...
Forum: Kit Building
10-16-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 144,423
Posted By R/C Ray

Nfo, Wait just a minute! The SE 5A has a few...

Nfo,

Wait just a minute! The SE 5A has a few things that are major plus's. First of all the SE 5A can be covered with Olive Drab World Tex. The Lozenge covering that most DVII's require is a major...
09-15-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 74,177
Posted By R/C Ray

HPA, Funny you should ask......I just...

HPA,

Funny you should ask......I just recieved the file today. I understand that Areo WWI publication 85,86 and 87 also have DVI info. Thanks for getting back to me, appreciate it!

Ray.
09-12-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 74,177
Posted By R/C Ray

Looking for some help!? I can't find much detail...

Looking for some help!? I can't find much detail on the DVI. Does anyone have any information that they can share with me? Maybe a site or book etc?

Thanks,

Ray.
09-09-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 74,177
Posted By R/C Ray

After trying to find plans for the DVI I finally...

After trying to find plans for the DVI I finally struck gold. Dave Johnson had drawn and built a 1/4 scale DVI. The problem was getting in touch with Dave, I tried just about everything!? Arizona...
Forum: Kit Building
09-07-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 144,423
Posted By R/C Ray

Hey guys, just got back from Rhinebeck. Flew my...

Hey guys, just got back from Rhinebeck. Flew my SE 5a for three flights, great day. I usually like to go on Saturday, but due to the weather I decided to go on the Sunday instead. Gee, those 1/4...
Forum: Kit Building
08-23-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 144,423
Posted By R/C Ray

JW, That's too much. I have a BUSA DR 1...

JW,

That's too much. I have a BUSA DR 1 ready to go this winter also. The plan is to use a GTM cowl that I purchased and shorten the nose and the tail to make it look more scale. The DLE 35 most...
Forum: Kit Building
08-23-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 144,423
Posted By R/C Ray

JWRICH, i'm not very tech savy....I hope...

JWRICH,

i'm not very tech savy....I hope these pictures come out. You can see the second firewall that I installed because the original was set for the G38. You have to shave the bottom cross...
Forum: Kit Building
08-22-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 144,423
Posted By R/C Ray

Rad fords, Feel your pain. I was not as...

Rad fords,

Feel your pain. I was not as fortunate as you however. My Spad hit hard after "stalling around" and required a massive rebuild. I've talked with more than a few Spad owners and they...
08-14-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4,662
Views: 528,549
Posted By R/C Ray

Dave, I hate to chime in on this thread, but...

Dave,

I hate to chime in on this thread, but I'm trying to get your plans for your 1/4 scale DVI? I understand it's quite the airplane. Please let me know "how " to get in touch with you. I could...
08-14-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 58,591
Posted By R/C Ray

Hey Jeffee, great job......DVII looks great!...

Hey Jeffee, great job......DVII looks great! Listen People, I hate to take advantage of this site, but I' m desperate. I would like to scratch build a 1/4 scale Fokker DVI. I understand that a Dave...
Forum: Kit Building
07-27-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 144,423
Posted By R/C Ray

JWRICH, Good luck with your Spad....

JWRICH,

Good luck with your Spad. Personally, I would rethink the G38. This plane is awesome, but has serious issues on take off. You need an engine that you can "Spool Up" quickly when the plane...
07-19-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 58,591
Posted By R/C Ray

FS, Thanks for for the reply. I already use...

FS,

Thanks for for the reply. I already use the foil method when I solder. I have had some success by making thicker "lugs" out of brass. I had four great flights today with NO solder failures!...
07-02-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,299
Posted By R/C Ray

Fokker, Did you mean "Model Airplane News",...

Fokker,

Did you mean "Model Airplane News", because I didn't see anything there to access Plans?

Thanks,
Ray.
Forum: Kit Building
06-29-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 144,423
Posted By R/C Ray

I'd love to have a flight with our planes...

I'd love to have a flight with our planes together. Anyone planing on going to Warbirds over Delaware? If any one wants to check out my DVII they can go to WWW.RCRCC.com check the photos for...
Forum: Kit Building
06-09-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 144,423
Posted By R/C Ray

Put me down on your list. Dave is a great guy who...

Put me down on your list. Dave is a great guy who stands behind their products and will help you out anytime. I have built and rebuilt a number of their planes. I feel the SE 5A and my Fokker DVII...
05-28-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,299
Posted By R/C Ray

I'm trying to find Dave Johnson's plans for the...

I'm trying to find Dave Johnson's plans for the 1/4 scale Fokker DVI . Can anyone help me or steer me in the right direction?

Thanks,

Ray.
05-28-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 74,177
Posted By R/C Ray

HP, Thanks that would help. My understanding...

HP,

Thanks that would help. My understanding is that GTM plans don't have the parts (ribs, formers etc)? That's why I asked for input on other plans.

Thanks in advance,

Ray.
05-27-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 74,177
Posted By R/C Ray

I know this tread is really old, but I hope...

I know this tread is really old, but I hope someone out there has what I'm looking for....1/4 scale Fokker DVI plans. If anyone can steer me in the right direction it would be appreciated.

Thanks,...
05-17-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 58,591
Posted By R/C Ray

Thanks for the feedback. I have just about all...

Thanks for the feedback. I have just about all the BUSA 1/4 scale planes and this is the only one that breaks the solder joints. I use Stay Brite solder, but it still breaks. Unfortunately, you...
05-17-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 58,591
Posted By R/C Ray

Just got back from the Spring Rhinebeck Fun Fly....

Just got back from the Spring Rhinebeck Fun Fly. I got in three flights with my D7, until my solder joints failed again. Talking with the other flyers I got different feedback. First, has anyone...
04-22-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 58,591
Posted By R/C Ray

That radiator looks great. That material appears...

That radiator looks great. That material appears to be pretty thick though? I would definitely want to see how the engine cooling is effected by this material. Has anyone had any flights with this...
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