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    Just seeing if there's any life in this old...

    Just seeing if there's any life in this old thread. I'm kicking it off again with a 40mm EDF micro-jet version. Plans have been kicking around a thread in RC Groups for years.
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  2. The latter, aeajr. I need to slow the plane down...

    The latter, aeajr. I need to slow the plane down with little or no loss in lift so I can buzz around a standard-sized gymnasium without having to do yo-yo turns and back-throttling to keep from...
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    Since we're talking about the DOT Air...

    Since we're talking about the DOT Air Regulations, the MAAC members of the committee would be primary sources, even more than Zoltan. Richard Barlow is the best contact.
  4. Putting flaps on the Parkzone 1s planes for flying in smaller gyms (Mustang/others)

    We've got a couple people who are flying the Parkzone airplanes (Mustang, Trojan, Warhawk, etc.) in one of our indoor venues -- essentially a single-court basketball setup
    The latest flyer is using...
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    Thanks, Dennis, for posting that. Let me...

    Thanks, Dennis, for posting that.

    Let me check my understanding:
    The "laws" dealing with FPV are the Canadian Air Regulations (Transport Canada) that make the distinction between RC model...
  6. RE: Trying to get a RD6000 to work with a Vanguard VG4R

    S'OK, Craig.... You should see the whoopsies that I do at work.
  7. RE: Trying to get a RD6000 to work with a Vanguard VG4R

    Craig. I solved the problem a long time ago got another RD6000. Then I started winning and receiving Spektrum 2.4-gig equipped airplanes (RCCanada give-away, prize at clubAGM) and then bought an...
  8. Trying to get a RD6000 to work with a Vanguard VG4R

    My main radio is a RD6000 sport (info FCC ID AXYATX032, CAN 35141032246, S/N? 3101011986), my planned slave (buddy-box) is a Vangaurd VG4R (FCC ID AXY ATX023 s/n 20447449) and I've acquired a...
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    RE: Vintage ducted fan (1975)

    Not realy hi-jacking but a valid quesiton, considering you're working with one of Dick Sarpolus's old designs. BTW, Dick designed the Axiflo and RK series of ducted fans. You might want to call them...
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    RE: Kress Jets HE-162 Salamander

    I'm going to have to follow this as well. I got one of the Kress kits years ago (up in the rafters of my basement workshop), and I've got a RCLander EDF-68-1-a (4s 3575 Kv) EDF unit with a Hobby...
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    RE: Depron Avro Arrow

    Sorry about not getting back to you before now, I'll also PM or email you.

    These designs are mostly custom made and are not too expensive, only in time more than anything else. About $200 will...
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    RE: Garage workshop

    Do have a question, suggestion, whatever.

    How big is the garage and how much space do you actually need? If you say, everything, then my suggestion dies.

    What I'm thinking is that you...
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    Escapade second flight my fault!

    Yes, mea culpa!

    I'd just mentioned to the instructor standing beside me (I'm rusty enough to need an instructor standing by to get me out of most situations) that the plane was hanging out there...
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    RE: Foam Strikemaster

    JIm, I think that there's a story behind your tale. Care to expand on it? Alternately, have you found a supply of the kits?

    Keep us posted on your adventures building it, or if you decide to...
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    RE: Graeme Mears F-86

    Just a quick update. Graeme Mears was just awarded his membershipo in the MAC Hall of Fame, and he talked about his CF-86.

    Best way of documenting the model is to get over the the museum and...
  16. Thread: BD-10J

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    RE: BD-10J

    Thanks Boomerang1! If you've got rear-views, that would certainly help.

    Have to agree with you on the deathtrap Bede went to the well of inspiration-without-engineering-tests one too many times...
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    RE: Vintage ducted fan (1975)

    I'm going to see if there's any real interest in bringing this thread back to life.

    Two possible slants:
    1) reworking old plans and kits to take compatible EDF units. (I've got a Verson FD-2...
  18. Thread: BD-10J

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    RE: BD-10J

    Looks as if I'm going to have to scratch-build a version for the 69-mm EDF unit that I have lying around.

    Is there a good 3-view that shows the bulkheads or similar cross-sections, especially...
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    RE: Anyone Ever Model the BD-10?

    The "blue Angels" colour scheme BD-10 wound up being part of the Toronto Aerospace Museum's collection for a while (why oh why didn't I take a lot of pictures of it then.....) before being sold into...
  20. Thread: BD-10J

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    RE: BD-10J

    Anyone looked at doing an EDF version of the BD-10J?
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    RE: New beginner model for MAAC

    It's not that municipalities and school boards and rec associations are against model aviation. The problem comes down to insurance and getting sued. Generaly, it's quite the opposite any...
  22. RE: GP Super Sportster EP Brushless Recommendations?

    Time for an update. Any one tried any of the Hobby King brushless motors (Thurnigy) and what were the results?
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    RE: SAPAC Saab JAS-39 Are finally In

    I got one of the ARF kits for Christmas and am trying to fiugre out the instruction manual versus the parts. It really looks as though the instructions were written with a real lots-of-parts kit in...
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    RE: Auctioning off the Radio Spectrum.

    Hate to burst everyone's bubble, but the frequency allocation given to RC models is SECONDARY. We are not the primary and exclusive users of the frequencies. In fact, we're sitting between licensed...
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    Upcoming swap meets in Ontario?

    I know that we just had London, but I haven't heard of any other swapmeets being announced.

    Have you?

    Thanks!
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