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Forum: RC Jets
08-30-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By Chris Balling

Sorry about my delay in response. We're away from...

Sorry about my delay in response. We're away from home, in preparation to relocate, so I don't have access to the materials to answer your questions/requests. However, there is a very fine review of...
Forum: RC Jets
08-27-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By Chris Balling

New TOYS

I love new toys. A competition Pattern (Tipo's were my favorite) flier, I made the transition from RC airplanes to RC Jets in 2002. Now my aging mind reminds me of the fun between Boomerang's and...
Forum: RC Jets
02-19-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,675
Posted By Chris Balling

Dan & Crew, It's always a treat to return to...

Dan & Crew,
It's always a treat to return to your valley each year and participate in Jet Jam. Thanks for your hard work and dedication to this addiction we all love so much.
Chris & Carole Balling
Forum: RC Jets
12-01-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,219
Views: 101,747
Posted By Chris Balling

Hi Stan, As discussed on the telephone this...

Hi Stan,
As discussed on the telephone this morning; at our age I've found the VF-84 scheme to be rather difficult to see. For that reason I rarely fly my 120 size Phantom anymore. Dirk has a...
Forum: RC Jets
11-16-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,219
Views: 101,747
Posted By Chris Balling

Cool, Snarky, Fast, Sierra Hotel ! All...

Cool, Snarky, Fast, Sierra Hotel ! All superlatives to describe the Mini T-1. Easily fits in a Mini SUV and five minutes after arriving at the field she is ready for fuel. 10 minute flights with...
Forum: RC Jets
10-17-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,219
Views: 101,747
Posted By Chris Balling

Many thanks to you for your kind words and PM's. ...

Many thanks to you for your kind words and PM's. I'll try to answer your questions. My batteries are all located over the nose wheel well. I use Industrial Strength Velcro on both the a/c and...
Forum: RC Jets
10-17-2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1,219
Views: 101,747
Posted By Chris Balling

Smile Finally; it was a George Strait day (Blue Clear...

Finally; it was a George Strait day (Blue Clear Sky) in Arizona, so we took the drive to our world famous lake bed north of Kingman to maiden our "Mini". A very cool morning (47f) by southwest...
Forum: RC Jets
08-22-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,962
Posted By Chris Balling

On behalf of all of us at Speedworld we express...

On behalf of all of us at Speedworld we express our deepest sympathies. You've been a giant in our hobby and a great friend to all of us. Fair winds and calm seas on your Heavenly Journey. You...
Forum: RC Jets
08-01-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 15,800
Posted By Chris Balling

After years of a big truck and a long RV, we sold...

After years of a big truck and a long RV, we sold the whole package, along with a couple of big airplanes. In our aging years, and while the eyeballs are still Navy standard, we decided to go small....
Forum: RC Jets
01-10-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 49,746
Posted By Chris Balling

Another high quality product arrived today from...

Another high quality product arrived today from Kingtech.......a Wingbag (Red) for my Navy Super Viper. Thickly padded and lined with a type of Velour for ultimate protection. It even includes a...
Forum: RC Jets
01-05-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 49,746
Posted By Chris Balling

Sorry for the delay. And yes, the APP is...

Sorry for the delay. And yes, the APP is available from Apple (free). It utilizes climate information from either a commercial or military source to accurately determine the density altitude close...
Forum: RC Jets
12-30-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 49,746
Posted By Chris Balling

I originally thought that I'd go with the K-45,...

I originally thought that I'd go with the K-45, but ultimately went with the K-60 as I like power, not because I use it, but because it's there if I need it. Density altitude is rarely a concern...
Forum: RC Jets
12-30-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 49,746
Posted By Chris Balling

Everyone is correct; it's the Navy Viper, but to...

Everyone is correct; it's the Navy Viper, but to the casual observer it looks like a T-45. Most importantly; however, to an old retired aviator it performs just like the Goshawk. The K-60 provides...
Forum: RC Jets
06-06-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,737
Posted By Chris Balling

Wow, some really GREAT pictures. We had planned...

Wow, some really GREAT pictures. We had planned on attending, but an unexpected occurrence precluded our participation at the last minute. It really did look like one "HOT" event. Rob; remember,...
Forum: RC Jets
10-27-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 851
Posted By Chris Balling

Carole and I will be there on Friday and...

Carole and I will be there on Friday and Saturday.

Chris Balling
Forum: RC Jets
10-05-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,621
Posted By Chris Balling

Despite not even taking an airplane out of the...

Despite not even taking an airplane out of the truck (wind & rain) West Texas Jets was one GREAT event. What a treat to meet new friends and swap old stories. Many congratulations to the entire WMAC...
Forum: RC Jets
12-29-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By Chris Balling

There will not be a 2015 Desert Jet Storm. The...

There will not be a 2015 Desert Jet Storm. The Speedworld Board of Directors is discussing the possibility of having a "Jet Fun Fly/Day" in the future, but nothing has yet been decided.

Chris...
Forum: RC Jets
10-17-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,147
Posted By Chris Balling

Thanks a million for your kind comments and PM's....

Thanks a million for your kind comments and PM's. I can't take credit for the build; just the assembly. The Phantom is an X-Treme unit that I purchased a couple of years ago through BVM. The paint...
Forum: RC Jets
10-16-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,147
Posted By Chris Balling

Old Man turns back the clock

1962: Phantom on the Runway: “Miramar tower, Bones 00 ready to roll”, “00, tower, you are cleared for take-off. Gear up check with Departure Control, Button Seven. Have a Good Day Sir”. “Roger...
Forum: RC Jets
10-15-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 19,868
Posted By Chris Balling

Dave, Please accept our heartfelt sympathy. You...

Dave,
Please accept our heartfelt sympathy. You are in our prayers.

Carole and Chris Balling
Forum: RC Jets
09-08-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,576
Posted By Chris Balling

George, it was a pleasure meeting you at...

George,

it was a pleasure meeting you at Winamac this past summer. We're looking forward to Number 26 and will be there. Fly safe.

Chris & Carole Balling
Real Pilots wear Gold...
Forum: RC Jets
07-19-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 839
Views: 83,058
Posted By Chris Balling

We; too, just arrived home and wish to thank...

We; too, just arrived home and wish to thank Lewis and his entire crew for another fantastic Kentucky Jets. The hospitable nature of the town folk, the beautiful countryside all contribute to this...
Forum: RC Jets
03-17-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 796
Posted By Chris Balling

Deal of the decade

Wow! What a deal. Boomerang Jets is now selling their TORUS for an unusually low price. Even if you don't care for twin tails this is a real bargan.

Chris Balling
Forum: RC Jets
03-17-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,419
Posted By Chris Balling

It was the Best Tucson Jets ever !!! Arizona...

It was the Best Tucson Jets ever !!! Arizona Sun, California wind (we flew anyway), the most delicious (and lots of it) food......sorry you missed it Buck, and just plain FUN. Many thanks to...
Forum: RC Jets
02-09-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By Chris Balling

Desert Jet Storm is back !!!

Big time kudo's go to Terry, Freddy, Marv, and Alan, as well as the many behind the scenes club workers for returning the premier event of the winter. A tiny 'bit of clouds and cool air (a rarity for...
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