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05-09-2017, 03:19 PM
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Posted By Roquewj

Many thanks for this explanation. I did read the...

Many thanks for this explanation. I did read the manual but the figure and description doesn't match on the manual.
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-09-2008, 08:41 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,972
Posted By Roquewj

RE: Celebrities into R/C?

Ayrton Senna was an avid R/C flyer and a good one. He was a big friend on Hanno Pratner, the Austrian who won many FAI F3A Championships, as well as, several TOC in Las Vegas. Ayrton Senna had...
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-10-2007, 01:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,056
Posted By Roquewj

RE: RC investment in the someday stash.

Much less than my ex-wife took following divorce. I should have spent more on the hobby . . .
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-29-2006, 05:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,506
Posted By Roquewj

RE: Are the Magazines history?

Hey, did you ever heard about laptop computers with wireless transmission?
I have wireless capability on my home's desktop and can check internet or any other thing using my laptop, in any place...
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-28-2006, 11:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,250
Posted By Roquewj

RE: model airplane news rant! LOL!

I haven't renew my subscription this year. This was after more than 20 years reading it.

I do now subscribe to RC Report and Fly R/C, only. RC Report does a honest review.
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-28-2006, 11:23 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 111,593
Posted By Roquewj

RE: How many planes do you own? And what are they?

Just wondering how large is your hangar . . .
12-20-2006, 08:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,980
Posted By Roquewj

RE: Digital Cameras ???????

Bob,
I have one S2-IS and planning to by the S3-IS as soon as the price comes down a little more.
I love those Canon cameras. I had a S1-IS (now with my son) and have enjoyed it very much, as...
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-20-2006, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,031
Posted By Roquewj

RE: May not be alive for long...

Guess it is not a mandatory reaction for every wife.
Met mine while in the Navy Academy and got my PPL after 14 years of marriage. No problem, at all. She loved to fly with me and encouraged when...
12-11-2006, 11:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,750
Posted By Roquewj

RE: What country are you from?

Brasil was spelled with "z" until late 40's, when the Portuguese speaking countries decided that the "s", between two vogals have the sound of "z".
That's when we changed it.

My Certificate of...
12-11-2006, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By Roquewj

RE: Which "Flight of the Phoenix" movie do you prefer?

I agree with Red.
Would be too difficult the explain why the original version with Jimmy Stewart is the best.
One needs to watch it to understand, I guess.
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-10-2006, 05:28 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,910
Posted By Roquewj

RE: What Vehicle hauls you to the Field?

Since I moved back to Brazil, late last year, I needed to find another vehicle to haul my planes to the field.
Since big American-style SUV and Vans are either not available or too expensive, I...
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-10-2006, 05:23 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,910
Posted By Roquewj

RE: What Vehicle hauls you to the Field?

Chrysler Town & Country.
With the sliding doors, gate door and the way you can hide the seats and have a ballroom to stow your planes, this vehicle is the best, in my opinion.

That's was the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-03-2006, 05:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,398
Posted By Roquewj

RE: Another one?

I really don't care if they go out of business.

I didn't renew my subscription this year for lack of content.

I returned to Fly RC Magazine and, of course, kept my subscription to R/C...
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-27-2006, 11:45 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,721
Posted By Roquewj

RE: international flyers

Hi, Tony.

In Brazil we have the same frequencies in use in the United States, which means airplanes/helis use the same air frequency control, while cars and boats share their own surface...
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-18-2006, 09:50 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,721
Posted By Roquewj

RE: international flyers

Sorry, now the pictures.
As you can see, we have it all: r/c boats, trucks/car, airplanes and helicoptes.
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-18-2006, 09:47 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,721
Posted By Roquewj

RE: international flyers

I'm signing in again, after I did for the first time 2 years ago.
This is because back then I was living in Venezuela.
Now I'm back to my home country, Brazil.

Here we have one of the best...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-31-2006, 05:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,178
Posted By Roquewj

RE: How many Gas Engines do you own? And what are they?

3 Zenoah G-62
1 Zenoah G-45
1 Zenoah G-25
2 Zenoah G-26
1 Quadra 40
1 ZDZ 40 (new in box). All the others are installed on giant planes and on a Bergen Helicopter.
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-24-2006, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,019
Posted By Roquewj

RE: Would you fly a gaint scale RC plane?

Would you fly a gaint scale RC plane?

By all means, YES !!!

I have been flying Giant Scale R/C since 1980. I love them.
10-24-2006, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,694
Posted By Roquewj

RE: Movie: Flags of our fathers

[quote]ORIGINAL: Scar



Anybody who thinks it was a mistake to bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki should read these books, specially Flyboys.
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-16-2006, 12:50 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,226
Posted By Roquewj

RE: Do you remember when....

I started in the hobby back in February 1954, building stick-and-tissue CAP 4 "Paulistinha", the Brazilian equivalent to a Piper J-3 Cub. Then gliders and rubber powered models.

Got my first...
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-17-2006, 04:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,772
Posted By Roquewj

RE: Small workshop

The chair is convenient. You can adjust the height for both the seat and the footrest, so you can have it the best way you want.

And fits the workshop very well, too. I can swing to both...
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-17-2006, 04:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,772
Posted By Roquewj

RE: Small workshop

The workshop starts to take shape.

Today I begun unpacking some tools and organizing the pegboard. Also worked a little bit on the layout of the wheel-cart.
I have 3 electric tools on the...
Replies: 71
Views: 2,396
Posted By Roquewj

RE: What is everyone's hobbies besides rc?

Motorcycles.
Mine is a Yamaha XVS 650 Dragstar (VStar in the US).
People say it is a clone for Harley-Davidson Fat Boy.
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-05-2006, 06:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,772
Posted By Roquewj

RE: Small workshop

The job is completed. Now I only need to unpack all my tools and start working on my planes/helis.
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-02-2006, 08:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,772
Posted By Roquewj

RE: Small workshop

This picture, took this morning, shows how we progressed so far.

I have shelves on the cabinet on the right of picture, spaced in different heights to accomodate my transmitter boxes, flight...
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