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  1. Dan, I have a few boxes of MAN from the 40's thru...

    Dan, I have a few boxes of MAN from the 40's thru about 1964. Last time I looked, though, I couldn't find all the boxes. I hope I didn't lose them during my last move. I'll look to see if I have...
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    It's no use. * sigh!*

    It's no use.

    * sigh!*
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    Why would the moving air mass change the airspeed?

    Why would the moving air mass change the airspeed?
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    It does not change its airspeed. It is flying...

    It does not change its airspeed. It is flying within a moving air mass. All reference is to that airmass.

    And btw, that thread is full of discussions about mass and momentum and inertia. Inertia...
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    POSTED BY hugger - "So the issue is not "miss...

    POSTED BY hugger - "So the issue is not "miss handling" a downwind turn. The issue is that, as RC pilots, we are more concerned with position relative to a landmark (ourselves) than we are making a...
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    Oh, NOOOOOO! Not again! This question was...

    Oh, NOOOOOO! Not again! This question was murdered in the thread Downwind turn Myth. Four years and over 1300 posts, it kept coming back up. Please go back and read it.

    The turn downwind does...
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    -31?

    -31?
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    By George, I think he's got it!

    By George, I think he's got it!
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    I am currently flying a Klipper that my Dad built...

    I am currently flying a Klipper that my Dad built in about 1974. See my post #154.

    I'm thinking about cutting out the ailerons and hooking them up.

    I'm off work for a few days, so I'll post...
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    You responded before I could remove my post. ...

    You responded before I could remove my post. Obviously there are other things to use it for.


    Duh!
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    Removed comment.

    Removed comment.
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    Hey, dancer, Let us know how that Liberty...

    Hey, dancer,

    Let us know how that Liberty Sport flies. My dad built one back in the 70's and just hung it up down at our office. Beautiful red/white silk & dope job. Never even had an engine...
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    Ditto. Facebook is creepy!

    Ditto. Facebook is creepy!
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    Sourkraut, that is truly one of the slickest...

    Sourkraut, that is truly one of the slickest paint jobs ever!

    SM
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    Soon. Maybe tonight. Since New Year's Day I have...

    Soon. Maybe tonight. Since New Year's Day I have landed it once and krashed it twice. My reflexes are a little slow, but it's a tough little bird.

    SM
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    I've been away from the hobby for about 40 years....

    I've been away from the hobby for about 40 years. I'll bet I'm the only guy flying a 1974 Sig Klipper. Box fuselage covered with silkspan, 45" foam wing, painted to look like the one on the box...
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    It's all good, brother. Actually, you are right....

    It's all good, brother. Actually, you are right. I'm having to put some time into it. The struts are gone, no window in the top of the cabin, a good time for new gear and a better Continental...
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    I meant I didn't want to take the time to add any...

    I meant I didn't want to take the time to add any scale touches that weren't in the kit. Of course, I might re-think that. I'm going to have to remove and replace the tail surfaces because they were...
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    Hi, fellas. I've been lurking here, just to see...

    Hi, fellas. I've been lurking here, just to see what I can learn. I haven't posted yet because my only Cub is a Sig 1/6 kit I bought in the late 70's or early 80's. It is still in its box. But a...
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    The effect is the same, whether you are in the...

    The effect is the same, whether you are in the cockpit or on the ground holding a transmitter. You only have to change ONE WORD of this explanation to make it apply to RC models:

    'This downwind...
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    I haven't seen it, Hugger. They (and I'm not...

    I haven't seen it, Hugger. They (and I'm not including the Inertial crowd here) argue steady wind, no ground track, you argue trying to fly a ground track at a slow speed in a high wind. I think...
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    highhorse, hugger, everybody in between. I really...

    highhorse, hugger, everybody in between. I really hope this helps.

    Highhorse started this thread with the truth of the matter without really spelling out the Myth itsself. The thread went off the...
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    I think we should start over.

    I think we should start over.
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    GOOD GRIEF!! HUGGER, this does not support the...

    GOOD GRIEF!!

    HUGGER, this does not support the myth!! It DISPROVES the myth. Read your own argument. Carefully. Please.

    1. In itself, turning into head wind or down wind makes no difference ;...
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    Sorry for the long-winded post. I was simply...

    Sorry for the long-winded post. I was simply responding to somebody's claim that you Never stall an airplane close to the ground - model Or full-scale.

    I even had second thoughts before I pushed...
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