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Forum: Kit Building
10-20-2018, 01:28 AM
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Posted By VincentJ

Just an update of the Sport-Air. Bob has many...

Just an update of the Sport-Air. Bob has many flight on her now and I just love how she flies! Here is an excerpt of an email that Bob sent to me a couple of weeks ago;

"I understand now the value...
Forum: Kit Building
10-08-2018, 04:28 AM
Replies: 179
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Posted By VincentJ

Thank you Tom, awful nice of you to say...

Thank you Tom, awful nice of you to say...
Forum: Kit Building
10-07-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 179
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Posted By VincentJ

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Forum: Kit Building
10-07-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,705
Posted By VincentJ

This is what I took, sorry it's not so good,...

This is what I took, sorry it's not so good, still waiting on the other videos. It was airborne in just a few feet, just two clicks of elevator trim was needed for hands free flight. ...
Forum: Kit Building
10-07-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,705
Posted By VincentJ

Click on the Pull-Pull link Allan, it's there!

Click on the Pull-Pull link Allan, it's there!
Forum: Kit Building
10-07-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,705
Posted By VincentJ

Northeast Aerodynamics Sport-Air Build Sheet ...

Northeast Aerodynamics Sport-Air Build Sheet

Weight- 6.24 pounds

CG- 3.250 inches

5 Channels

Glue- Titebond II, Bob Smith 30 minute Epoxy
Forum: Kit Building
10-07-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,705
Posted By VincentJ

Great news! The maiden went very well, quite the...

Great news! The maiden went very well, quite the gathering of people watching... I'll post video as soon as it becomes available to me. CG was right on the money, only one or two clicks needed on the...
Forum: Kit Building
10-06-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,705
Posted By VincentJ

Yes, in this case the rudder was a solid sheet of...

Yes, in this case the rudder was a solid sheet of balsa. A 5/16" hole was drilled (the same diameter as the hardwood dowel that I used), which was then epoxied into position. (See Post #92 on Page 4...
Forum: Kit Building
10-06-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,705
Posted By VincentJ

The horn for the rudder is just like the one used...

The horn for the rudder is just like the one used for the aileron except it extends out on both sides of the rudder. Hard mounts are placed under them so when tightened down it doesn't crush the...
Forum: Kit Building
10-06-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,705
Posted By VincentJ

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It all started with this, 28 days...
Forum: Kit Building
10-05-2018, 03:51 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,705
Posted By VincentJ

Thanks guys, I hope to have a video of the maiden...

Thanks guys, I hope to have a video of the maiden flight to post as soon as it happens. I will also as per my usual thread ending, give a complete list of parts that I used on this project along with...
Forum: Kit Building
10-03-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,705
Posted By VincentJ

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My long awaited parts came in yesterday, so I finished up the remaining...
Forum: Kit Building
09-28-2018, 02:55 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,705
Posted By VincentJ

Thanks Mike, you shouldn't have to wait long!

Thanks Mike, you shouldn't have to wait long!
Forum: Kit Building
09-27-2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,705
Posted By VincentJ

The battery is finally off back order from Tower...

The battery is finally off back order from Tower Hobbies! I should be receiving my order next week so I'll be able to wrap this project up. I will document here how I set the CG and then I'll have...
Forum: Kit Building
09-23-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,705
Posted By VincentJ

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Well everything is done with the exception of mounting the wheels and...
Forum: Kit Building
09-23-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,705
Posted By VincentJ

Thank you Matt.

Thank you Matt.
Forum: Kit Building
09-22-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,705
Posted By VincentJ

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Mounted the wire landing gear. Still need to buy three 2-3/4" wheels.

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Forum: Kit Building
09-22-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,705
Posted By VincentJ

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View of how I linked the steerable nose wheel to the rudder pull-pull...
Forum: Kit Building
09-20-2018, 02:51 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,705
Posted By VincentJ

Last night I didn't have a lot of time to spend...

Last night I didn't have a lot of time to spend in my workshop, but I was able to get the nose wheel operational. So here's what's left on my punch list to get this project completed:

1. Assemble...
Forum: Kit Building
09-18-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,705
Posted By VincentJ

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Some close-up details of the now fully functional elevator. (4-40 rod...
Forum: Kit Building
09-17-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,705
Posted By VincentJ

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Since I omitted the balsa tri-stock at the base of the fin for support I...
Forum: Kit Building
09-17-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,705
Posted By VincentJ

Thank you Allan, I appreciate it!

Thank you Allan, I appreciate it!
Forum: Kit Building
09-16-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,705
Posted By VincentJ

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Forum: Kit Building
09-15-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,705
Posted By VincentJ

Mike, I use single edge razor blades and my hobby...

Mike, I use single edge razor blades and my hobby knife (Exacto) with an #11 blade. Most all of my trimming is done over the balsa, if you change your blade frequently you won't have to apply very...
Forum: Kit Building
09-14-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,705
Posted By VincentJ

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