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01-29-2007, 11:02 PM
11-26-2006, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,540
Posted By AQ500

RE: Unsheeted Foam wing failure

If the wing was sheeted and the sheeting was joined or continuous in the middle, it would have been plenty strong. Sheeting adds a huge amount of strength.

Was the spar continuous through the...
11-26-2006, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,540
Posted By AQ500

RE: Unsheeted Foam wing failure

Sheeting would have definitely helped. When the wing is sheeted it acts like an I beam. The top and bottom sheets are like the flanges and the foam acts as the shear web. A properly sheeted foam wing...
10-28-2006, 09:26 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 64,214
Posted By AQ500

RE: Post you dream cars here.

Lingenfelter Twin Turbo C6 Z06......hopefully not my dream car too much longer.
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-05-2006, 11:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,598
Posted By AQ500

RE: Hangar 9 Corsair

The high altitude set up.....Saito 120. Mine needed the extra weight up front anyways. More than 2 years old and still flying.

I would wait to fly this one for a while. I would recommend getting...
05-03-2006, 10:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,733
Posted By AQ500

RE: What caused my crash? (Watch video)

Man, I was using the stock set up on mine. It would have taken me a circuit of the field to get to that altitude. Mine was kind of unresponsive with that little rudder at low speeds. The high angle...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-27-2006, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,564
Posted By AQ500

RE: lanceair es engine recommendation

The first one I built and flew had the Saito 91 in it. I mounted it sideways and did have to cut the cowl slightly to clear the rocker covers. That plane and engine combo is a good one. The 1oo would...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-09-2006, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,081
Posted By AQ500

RE: Aircraft for an OS 91 4-stroke

Great Plane's Lancair. It is scale and aerobatic. It can fly slow or fast.

Mine currently has a 61 FX, but I have flown them with a Saito 91. The plane is smooth and goes where you point it. It...
Forum: RC Humor
04-04-2006, 08:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,110
Posted By AQ500

RE: MY PARENTS THINK I SHOULD QUIT PLAYING WITH KIDDIE TOYS

My parents did the same thing. They didn't like me playing with those expensive "toys" and let me know multiple times how they felt about it. Now after a number of years they saw the light and are...
Forum: Beginners
03-31-2006, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By AQ500

RE: I need a good 3rd plane

A good third plane is the Global 25 size Me-109. I had my brother solo on it before he moved onto others.

The reasons:

1. The plane is cheap.
2. It looks good and is semi-scale.
3. If...
03-29-2006, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 970
Posted By AQ500

RE: Catalytic converter for you?

I can't wait until I have to have emmsion tests done on my 4 wheeler.
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-29-2006, 09:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,927
Posted By AQ500

RE: Thought for the Day!

Then there is the all mighty term:

***Semi-proffesional***

What in the world are you trying to tell the world when you say semi-proffesional?
How are you semi-proffesional in something? ...
Forum: Beginners
03-29-2006, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By AQ500

RE: Pumping gas before starting engine (weird question)

Be very careful even when the glow plug igniter is not connected. I had an engine start while priming it, no glow igniter connected. The engine was cold and was being started for the first time of...
03-29-2006, 09:58 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,700
Posted By AQ500

RE: You are not allowed to shoot them.

They scared his kids too. My kids will never be scared of model planes. If his kids were scared enough to warrant shooting the plane with a gun, he needs to let them get outside and see the sun every...
Forum: Beginners
03-28-2006, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By AQ500

RE: CA on Covering

The fumes are great too :D
Forum: Beginners
03-27-2006, 11:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,001
Posted By AQ500

RE: glow v elec./ ford v chevy??

I put in 10 years at a hobby shop that I still go to about weekly. Back when I quit electrics were just becoming popular. They now say that 95% of their plane business is electric now. I'll be a...
Forum: Beginners
03-27-2006, 11:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By AQ500

RE: CA on Covering

I'll second the acetone. I always keep a bottle handy. Just watch out on the older ARF's with the sticky vinyl covering. Sometimes the color scheme will run off. I've had no problem on Monokote or...
03-27-2006, 11:33 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,700
Posted By AQ500

RE: You are not allowed to shoot them.

I grew up in a rural area. I did have neighbors and they were not miles away. I could see where flying a plane in a 500 foot pattern around where I grew up could cross property lines and get close to...
03-27-2006, 10:04 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,700
Posted By AQ500

RE: You are not allowed to shoot them.

It is people like this that ruin the fun for the rest of us. The government has to make laws and start controlling guns because people are not mature enough to handle them. Guns get a bad name and...
03-27-2006, 09:51 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,700
Posted By AQ500

RE: You are not allowed to shoot them.

Any of those three statements does not warrant the use of a gun. Period.

That is why guns get such a bad rap. Owners who aren't smart or owners with that attitude.
03-26-2006, 09:02 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,700
Posted By AQ500

RE: You are not allowed to shoot them.

"The problem with america is that as ¨soon as there is a problem, someone uses a gun.."

Not true.

"That is not the solution to the problems."

True.

"In US, cops can be almost...
Forum: Beginners
03-22-2006, 12:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,446
Posted By AQ500

RE: Licensed pilots vs No experience

I have instructed full scale pilots a couple of times. They do pick it up a little quicker and understand things better. I also know two full scale airline pilots who fly RC.

I did have an...
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-13-2006, 09:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,926
Posted By AQ500

RE: If R/C Flying was illegal, would you still fly?

Been there, done that......

Back when the Olympics came to town there was a ban on all radio control aircraft. I still flew my foamy.
Forum: RC Humor
03-12-2006, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,955
Posted By AQ500

RE: Airplanes Vs. women

Airplanes can be figured out.
Forum: Beginners
03-11-2006, 11:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,365
Posted By AQ500

RE: Are Flight Sims Worth it?

Here is a bit of a success story. My little brother started playing with my old sim. I was able to give him a little instruction and pointers while he was playing with the sim. I made sure that he...
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