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Forum: Seaplanes
12-19-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1,448
Views: 205,344
Posted By wallace.tharp

Seawind fly's great, There were 2 of them at the...

Seawind fly's great, There were 2 of them at the Lake Havasu, AZ float fly in Nov. Canopy came off on inverted... hit the prop... it went in very slowly... inverted. I am asembling mine now. ...
10-05-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 53,654
Posted By wallace.tharp

Hi, rltripacer. Some hints from an old PA-16...

Hi, rltripacer. Some hints from an old PA-16 full scale guy, ultralight pilot and Multi engine Instrument Flight Instructor. R/C guy for 30 years plus and former UAV pilot. May be you know more...
09-10-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 28,467
Posted By wallace.tharp

Flycatch, I flew for Continental RPVs, Barstow,...

Flycatch, I flew for Continental RPVs, Barstow, Ca., from late 1999 to Feb. 2003. You one of those guys? You know any of those guys? wallace.tharp
09-10-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 28,467
Posted By wallace.tharp

Fly Catch, makes sense. Ever watch Super Short...

Fly Catch, makes sense. Ever watch Super Short field Take Off and landing videos taken in Alaska? Some guys in Full Scale aircraft like Super Cubs will hold the tail up level and hold the brakes...
09-10-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 28,467
Posted By wallace.tharp

Doug D, good info on all tail dragers, but the...

Doug D, good info on all tail dragers, but the reason to raise the tail as soon as possible is to eliminate "P Factor," the downward blade of the prop pushing far more air than the upward blade...
02-08-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 41,649
Posted By wallace.tharp

Looks Great! Scoop is hardly notice scoop.. I...

Looks Great! Scoop is hardly notice scoop.. I have a Top Flight 60 size F4U wih an electric set up & I left the tailwheel down and glued open the gear doors for air to go through. So far, no...
02-02-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 41,649
Posted By wallace.tharp

Chad invented good guy, and "Scale Modeling...

Chad invented good guy, and "Scale Modeling Talent!" Hyflyer, what kind of gear are you using? wallace.tharp
01-22-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 279,297
Posted By wallace.tharp

Castle makes a really cool small regulator that...

Castle makes a really cool small regulator that is adjustable. wallace.tharp
01-20-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 53,654
Posted By wallace.tharp

Nice! Do we get a flying vid? wallace.tharp

Nice! Do we get a flying vid? wallace.tharp
01-17-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 279,297
Posted By wallace.tharp

ZROOSTER, If I talked to you it would have been...

ZROOSTER, If I talked to you it would have been on the Barry Godwater Bombing Ranges near Luke AFB/ Gila Bend AFAF.I retired as an RCO a year ago Dec. We had C-17s doing some missions/tests flying...
01-16-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 279,297
Posted By wallace.tharp

ZROOSTER: cool, thanks for the service! I did 8...

ZROOSTER: cool, thanks for the service! I did 8 years as an Air Traffic Controller, then 10 as a Range Control Officer at the Barry Goldwater Bombing Ranges on civilian contract. Loved every minute...
01-15-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 279,297
Posted By wallace.tharp

Zrooster, is that the Air Force Academy? ...

Zrooster, is that the Air Force Academy? Engineering or pilot background? Most has been said about prop selection, but I would like to add, from "full scale experience." Flying Super Cubs in...
12-20-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 53,654
Posted By wallace.tharp

"Pie Chaser"

Chad, how are you? Long time no see. I'm still flying at ARCS but we are looking at a high tention power line less than 200 feet from end of runway that will be up by Jan 1st 2015. We wonder if we...
10-27-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5,779
Views: 791,153
Posted By wallace.tharp

Great airplane! There is a very use full scale...

Great airplane! There is a very use full scale one as a 10 IP (Initial Bombing Point, 10 miles from the target.) for the run-in line on the Gila Bend Bombing ranges, just south of "Black Gap" ...
10-24-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 18,289
Views: 865,505
Posted By wallace.tharp

Major Pretty in "Cripes O Mighty?" a P-51D. ...

Major Pretty in "Cripes O Mighty?" a P-51D. wallace.tharp
10-19-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 18,289
Views: 865,505
Posted By wallace.tharp

Wild stab....Chuck Yeager or Bob Hoover? I...

Wild stab....Chuck Yeager or Bob Hoover? I believe they went to P-39 school together. Model would have probably been P-51 wallace.tharp
10-17-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18,289
Views: 865,505
Posted By wallace.tharp

Ant Eater sounds close, but JU-635 had 2 booms? ...

Ant Eater sounds close, but JU-635 had 2 booms? wallace.tharp
10-17-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 18,289
Views: 865,505
Posted By wallace.tharp

JonnyS: Just a guess, F7F Tigercat was about the...

JonnyS: Just a guess, F7F Tigercat was about the last US piston twin devveloped for the military, although I'm doubting the ejection seat. wallace.tharp
10-16-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 18,289
Views: 865,505
Posted By wallace.tharp

Boom! Winner, winner, chicken dinner. The...

Boom! Winner, winner, chicken dinner. The military O-2, Push pull slightly de-rated engines from Cessna. Also the Cessna 336, fixed gear and the 337 with trike retracts. I have been fortunate...
10-16-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 18,289
Views: 865,505
Posted By wallace.tharp

Good guess, but not correct Ernie P. clew 5) ...

Good guess, but not correct Ernie P. clew 5) Used in Viet Nam. Given a nick-name of a kitchen appliance by some. wallace.tharp
10-15-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18,289
Views: 865,505
Posted By wallace.tharp

clue 4) The aircraft was developed as an answer...

clue 4) The aircraft was developed as an answer to too many pilots getting killed in multi-engine aircraft. wallace.tharp
10-15-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 18,289
Views: 865,505
Posted By wallace.tharp

clue 2) Has something in common with the P-38. ...

clue 2) Has something in common with the P-38. What the hey, here's clue 3) Could be either fixed or retractable gear in the civilian version. wallace.tharp
Forum: Kit Building
10-15-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 36,737
Posted By wallace.tharp

Yes, an ARF with flaps and mechanical retracts...

Yes, an ARF with flaps and mechanical retracts and one of the best flying war birds ever ...landed like a dream. In O. D., the version flown by Major Domonic S.Gentile. A "B" model. Same as the...
Forum: Kit Building
10-15-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 36,737
Posted By wallace.tharp

Last I heard, Sig was unable to cut a deal with...

Last I heard, Sig was unable to cut a deal with the Chinese to run off a batch. Just hoping someone had one on the shelf from the originals. wallace.tharp
Forum: Kit Building
10-14-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 36,737
Posted By wallace.tharp

Do U have a P-51B NIB, "New in the Box?" How...

Do U have a P-51B NIB, "New in the Box?" How much? wallace.tharp
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