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Old 03-25-2013, 05:11 PM
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Panel lines done (I think) engines mounted and throttle linkages run (will need tweaking) I ok'd my order for the stencils, so after I check my to do list, I may be starting paint this weekend....!
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Old 04-01-2013, 03:05 PM
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Hey SIMCO! What are the recommended throws for ele, aielron, and rudder? Can't find it anywhere on the plans...
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For the first flight, I went full throw in airlerons and rudder, about half throw for elevator with all getting a lot of expo. The airplane will turn with airlerons only,it's going to be slow. If you have air and rudder mix,that's the real ticket. Just don't expect any type of performance maneuvering. EXCEPT of all things elevators. They do work. I never changed throws or settings afterward. It's just a BIG gentle flyer.
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Old 04-16-2013, 11:42 AM
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Stencils will be on their was soon, getting close...
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Great job Phil.... This one is definitely on my bucket list.
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Old 04-25-2013, 03:09 PM
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Plodding along almost right on schedule.
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Almost ready for finishing, then I can put the guts in, fire up the engines, and have some fun!
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Old 05-19-2013, 02:42 PM
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Engines in, most of the rx gear in. Going to think about how to balance this monster very soon...!
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Maiden scheduled for this Sunday!
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Looks great. Looking forward to the flight report.
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Beaut!!

Almost Zero adults could ever do that

Even among RC enthusiasts-----ABOUT ZERO, are at your level.

Your skill and dedication levels are way above norm. How many adults could ever achieve any thing like this?

But, way harder than adults, How many kids could do this? NONE , OBVIOUSLY

But,What if just one in a million could throw off the chains of cell phones, video games and facebook?????

Not possible anymore, you say, and I don't blame you. But if it was posible , here is what it would look like-----------------------http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSuLzPsWQrk&feature=player_detailpage

(If you can't click on the above just google Ziroli electric c-47)
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http://youtu.be/X2GLJ4-scWY

she flies!
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Awesome!
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Thanks! I only have a few short vids...
http://youtu.be/WIi3shUdtnI
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Nice looking bird. Wish I had the "no tree approach". Probably still have mine.
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Nice looking bird. Wish I had the "no tree approach". Probably still have mine.
I hear you I LOVE our field!

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Congratulations!
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Default My dc3. Quadra 40. Philippines

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Old 10-28-2013, 06:30 PM
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PLANEINSANE1 Wow,Just wow. Thanks for sharing
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Thanks much simco. Will add these few more pics.
btw this a golden age dc3 by darren bitzer.
Bought it from a guy as a kit in Mass. then shipped to the Philippines to built and flown.
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Flight pic. My add sez nj but this is in the philippines
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Old 10-30-2013, 11:26 AM
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That's a picture worth framing.
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