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Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 06-17-2008, 08:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,923
Posted By red1
RE: N3N-3 Yellow Peril

Hi Guys,

I received a reply from the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum Archives. They have available the following on the N3N-3:

Drawings on Paper:General Three View Landplane...
Forum: Gas Engines 06-10-2008, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,499
Posted By red1
RE: OPS 60 Twin Maxi: what is modern equivalent?

Starfighter

Hi Ken,

Thank you very much for your recommendations I'll certainly look into these engines now that I know about them.

red 1 (aka Don Borton)
AMA IMAA
Waco...
Forum: Gas Engines 06-06-2008, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,499
Posted By red1
RE: OPS 60 Twin Maxi: what is modern equivalent?

RCPilot -

I'm not sure. What would be your recommendation ?

red1
Forum: Gas Engines 06-06-2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,499
Posted By red1
OPS 60 Twin Maxi: what is modern equivalent?

I have two different sets of plans for a 1930's/40's 1/5 scale Henschel Hs 123 (biplane dive bomber, close support aircraft). One plan call for "an appropriate" engine. The other calls out an OPS...
Forum: Questions and Answers 06-03-2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By red1
bill of materials

When building strictly from plans, how does one go about creating a bill of materials and selecting the correct type/size of wood for the various components?

red 1 (aka Don Borton)
AMA IMAA
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Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 05-27-2008, 07:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,923
Posted By red1
RE: N3N-3 Yellow Peril

Hi Tim,

I assume (hope) your N3N ride was in the land plane version, since an FAA Single Engine Sea (SES) certification would be required for the float plane version.

red 1 (aka Don Borton)...
Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 05-22-2008, 10:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,923
Posted By red1
RE: N3N-3 Yellow Peril

Wm

Depending on which source you look into, there were some 800 or 900 of this AC built... 100 of which were the float plane version.

red 1 (aka Don Borton)
AMA IMAA
Waco Brotherhood #72
Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 05-22-2008, 09:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,923
Posted By red1
RE: N3N-3 Yellow Peril

TFF

Timely suggestion. Just so happens I put a "passionet" letter in the mail about an hour ago to the SASM Director of Aircraft Restoration :D Let's hope something usefull comes back.

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Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 05-22-2008, 07:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,923
Posted By red1
RE: N3N-3 Yellow Peril

David, Timothy

Thanks for the reply. I'm former Navy, originally from St. Joseph. MI. Went through Basic at Great Lakes NTC. Spent some time at The USNA, Annapolis 1951-52. I could look out...
Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 05-21-2008, 12:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,923
Posted By red1
N3N-3 Yellow Peril

I am looking for plans and or kit for the Naval Aircraft Factory N3N-3 float plane (primary trainer). There was a squadron of these based at the US Naval Academy, Greenbury Point, Annapolis, MD for...
Forum: Tips & Techniques 04-17-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 695
Posted By red1
U hangers for trailer

Does anyone recognize the U-shaped hangers in this photo from another thread. They appear to be a commercial product. I have not been able to find these at Lowes or Home Depot. Any help would be...
Forum: Questions and Answers 04-14-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By red1
fire extinguisher for trailer

I''m converting a Wells Cargo 6''x10'' motorcycle trailer to transport giant scale A/C. What size and type of fire extinguisher should I install ?

red 1 )aka Don Borton)
AMA IMAA
WACO...
Forum: Questions and Answers 04-08-2008, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,301
Posted By red1
RE: R/C Trailer

P47Thunderbolt,

I just went through this exercise for the same reason. The only trailer I could find that would fit in my garage was the Wells Cargo MPT581 [+12 inches]. This is a 5' x 8'6" x...
Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 04-06-2008, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By red1
RE: Henschel Hs 123 landing light ?

Hi All,

Got a reply from Poland to the effect that the Hs 123, together with a number of other German A/C of that time period, had no landing light(s). Guess that closes this issue. Thankd.
...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 04-06-2008, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By red1
RE: Henschel Hs 123 landing light ?

Hi All,

Got a reply from Poland to the effect that the Hs 123, together with a number of other German A/C from that time period, apparently had no landing light(s). Guess this issue is now...
Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 04-02-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By red1
Henschel Hs 123 landing light ?

Tried the Warbirds forum...no help there.

I have looked at quite a few photographs of the Henschel Hs 123 (many not very good) and have yet to identify a landing light. Did this A/c have one? ...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 04-01-2008, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By red1
RAF 90th Anniversary

Today marks the 90th anniversary of the RAF (Royal Air Force) , which was founded on 1 April 1918 by the merger of the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service. The date was observed in...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 04-01-2008, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By red1
Henschel Hs 123 landing light ?

I've looked at a lot of photographs of the Henschel Hs 123 (many of them not too good) and I have yet to make out a landing light. Did this A/C have one? If so, where? Thanks.

red 1 (aka Don...
Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 03-31-2008, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,948
Posted By red1
RE: Eindecker Swirl Pattern on Cowl

If you haven't seen it, look at Post 44, "Let's See Your Luftwaffe Birds", RC Warbirds & Warplanes (Tommie, Hereford, TX).
Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 03-31-2008, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,948
Posted By red1
RE: Eindecker Swirl Pattern on Cowl

Pilotorc4,

If I am not mistaken, that is a Henschel Hs 123 in Spanish insignia on your post. May I ask why you chose that particular A/C? Have you built one? I have the plans and intend to...
Forum: Questions and Answers 03-09-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,300
Posted By red1
RE: German instument panel names: English translation needed

Red B

Thats the exact one ! Thanks.
I tried an online translator (Bable Fish) and got some of these but many were unintelligible to me.

Thanks also to you others who replied.

...
Forum: Questions and Answers 03-08-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,300
Posted By red1
German instument panel names: English translation needed

I have an excellent deteailed copy of the instrumewnt panel of the Henschel Hs 123 with all of the 28 instruments named - in German. Unfortunately none of the instrument faces are provided so I...
Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 03-06-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,084
Posted By red1
Henschel Hs 123 cockpit/instrument panel

Hi All,

I've been searching all over trying to find something on the cockpit/instrument panel for the Henschel Hs 123. Finally hit the jackpot. It was so hard to find this information that I...
Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 03-06-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,243
Posted By red1
RE: What do you do with your antennas?

If you search this forum using the search term "antennas" you will find several threads that discuss this very problem.

red 1 (aka Don Borton)
AMA IMAA
WACO Brotherhood #72
Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 02-27-2008, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,633
Posted By red1
Henschel Hs 123 a plans

Hi All,

Plans (1/5 scale) for the Henschel Hs 123 a can be obtained from the following two sources: 1) Uncle Willy - http://www.myunclewillies.com; and 2) Scale Plans and Photo Service - ...
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