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02-18-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,437
Posted By Dean Pappas

Is that you, Chris? Did you ever fly the...

Is that you, Chris?
Did you ever fly the Pulsar with the 70? How's the performance?
Maybe I'll see you at AMA East on Saturday?
take care,
Dean Pappas
05-23-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 49,993
Posted By Dean Pappas

Very nice, Scott! Dean P.S. Sparky, it...

Very nice, Scott!
Dean

P.S. Sparky, it amazes me the random a**ed things that I do remember, and it amazes my wife the things that I forget!
take care!
05-18-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 49,993
Posted By Dean Pappas

Thanks, Dale. This is great news. My 1988 Laser...

Thanks, Dale. This is great news. My 1988 Laser weighed just under 18 pounds with a 3W-60 (displacement limit at TOC then) before two pounds of 5% nitro/alcohol fuel would be added.
The bare...
04-25-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,309
Posted By Dean Pappas

Amen, Tony! I had to read it three times before...

Amen, Tony!
I had to read it three times before I believed it.
take care,
Dean Pappas
04-17-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,309
Posted By Dean Pappas

Hello Bo, You are absolutely right: it is...

Hello Bo,
You are absolutely right: it is strange that this has not happened until now.
I am fairly certain that there will be many cases where the effect is subtle but beneficial.
The occasional...
04-16-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,309
Posted By Dean Pappas

Hello All, Hi Anthony, That's exactly what it...

Hello All,
Hi Anthony,
That's exactly what it is about!
Back in '89 I had to throw out a round at the Team Trials in which I placed third!
Any statistics based on a single data point are junk ......
08-05-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,297
Posted By Dean Pappas

Funeral arrangements for Matt Kebabjian are...

Funeral arrangements for Matt Kebabjian are Sunday Aug 7; 2 to 4 PM at the Par-troy funeral home in in Parsippany New Jersey
08-03-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,297
Posted By Dean Pappas

We've lost another gem

Friends, it is with great sadness that I must report the passing of Matt Kebabjian. He died peacefully in his sleep last night. He was 61 years old. We all know him as a competitor, a fine...
05-24-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,048
Posted By Dean Pappas

Yeah, Ken ... But that was back when we had to...

Yeah, Ken ...
But that was back when we had to bang the rocks together!

Regards,
Dean Pappas
01-24-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 38,048
Posted By Dean Pappas

Hi Tom, That's pretty looking. Enjoy ... ...

Hi Tom,
That's pretty looking.
Enjoy ...
Dean Pappas
12-02-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 927
Posted By Dean Pappas

The more the merrier! Of course the combination...

The more the merrier! Of course the combination is a good idea.
The nostalgia class flyers have much to offer, and they may find the modern stuff gives them ideas too.
There really ios no risk to...
10-29-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,689
Posted By Dean Pappas

Hello FLYSRC, I think that is a Striker. It was...

Hello FLYSRC,
I think that is a Striker. It was published back in the early '70s and I do not recall the designer's name.
All the ones I remember had wooden fuselages, though.
Regards,
Dean...
07-13-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 150,702
Posted By Dean Pappas

Hi All, I got a chance to take part in a...

Hi All,
I got a chance to take part in a pre-NATs tunep with Dave Lockhart and his Dad a few Saturdays ago, and I must report that it is a pleasure to see a modern F3A design that does not lack yaw...
07-13-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1,931
Views: 481,761
Posted By Dean Pappas

Hi All, I had a chance to take part in a...

Hi All,
I had a chance to take part in a pre-NATs tuneup with Ron and Dave Lockhart last Saturday and I can happily report that the Allure has the proper yaw stability with a Contra.
Regards,
...
06-11-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,321
Posted By Dean Pappas

Hello Rune, This is fascinating! Thank you for...

Hello Rune,
This is fascinating! Thank you for this story.
Regards,
Dean Pappas
04-16-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1,931
Views: 481,761
Posted By Dean Pappas

Hi again, Brenner. I found that section, and...

Hi again, Brenner.
I found that section, and WOW ... there is no question in my mind that you made quite an improvement in bearing and gear life with the improvement in stiffness of the system....
04-16-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1,931
Views: 481,761
Posted By Dean Pappas

Hi Brenner, I was certain that you'd thought it...

Hi Brenner,
I was certain that you'd thought it through!
So you are somehow clamping to the motor's output shaft?
Many moons ago I noticed how much heat my wet engines lost through the spinner...
04-16-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,931
Views: 481,761
Posted By Dean Pappas

Hi Brenner, The prospect of a 5 ounce weight...

Hi Brenner,
The prospect of a 5 ounce weight savings with the Kontronic motor is astounding.
Can I assume that you've discussed this application with Herr Konrath?
Maybe the RPM rating for the...
11-23-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,127
Posted By Dean Pappas

Hello Guille, The simple thing to do is to...

Hello Guille,
The simple thing to do is to adjust the curve so that the current you measure on the ground, with the desired prop, is linear and proportional to the stick position. That is, at 1/2...
08-24-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,435
Posted By Dean Pappas

Hi There, Let me put it another way ... fly...

Hi There,
Let me put it another way ... fly smaller if you don't have the necessary power. Control, especially in crosswinds, requires that you keep the plane G-loaded, and that means no zero or...
08-14-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,336
Posted By Dean Pappas

I think that Phil won in Corsica. Regards, ...

I think that Phil won in Corsica.
Regards,
Dean Pappas
07-15-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 49,723
Posted By Dean Pappas

Hi Tony, What sort of exhaust system and prop...

Hi Tony,
What sort of exhaust system and prop did Alex have on the O.S., if you remember?
Thanks,
Dean
07-12-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,842
Posted By Dean Pappas

The U.S. team were invited to the E.C. as...

The U.S. team were invited to the E.C. as non-placed competitors, back in '86.
Otherwise, no.
Regards,
Dean P.
07-11-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,690
Posted By Dean Pappas

Hi Ken, The old Dave Brown quote was, "Soft...

Hi Ken,
The old Dave Brown quote was, "Soft sticks sell radios and stiff sticks win contests.":cool:
Regards,
Dean Pappas
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