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05-15-2022, 05:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 31,876
Posted By speedracerntrixie

You should be proud, all very nicely done. I did...

You should be proud, all very nicely done. I did somewhat follow the Edge reconstruction. I did however notice none of them being glow powered. I have in fact used the Appliance epoxy white and...
05-15-2022, 06:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 250
Posted By speedracerntrixie

I’d be interested in knowing the size and weight...

I’d be interested in knowing the size and weight of the Spitty. Could be the ST.90 is not going to provide enough power. It looks a bit small in the picture. A bigger engine could solve a couple of...
05-15-2022, 06:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 31,876
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Correct me if Iím wrong here Tom but arenít those...

Correct me if Iím wrong here Tom but arenít those scale warbirds that a show auto, glossy type paint job just wouldnít look the part? Of course that along with expectations plays a part. I suppose I...
05-14-2022, 08:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 31,876
Posted By speedracerntrixie

I agree that it is difficult to see what peoples...

I agree that it is difficult to see what peoples experience is on a forum. One reason why when giving technical advise I usually state my piece and then leave it alone. I can however assure you that...
05-14-2022, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 31,876
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Sorry but no Rustoleum is fuel proof. The...

Sorry but no Rustoleum is fuel proof. The Appliance Epoxy holds up fairly well but only come in white, black and beige.
05-13-2022, 12:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 250
Posted By speedracerntrixie

I would go 25% to 28% of the wing chord at the...

I would go 25% to 28% of the wing chord at the root. This is a little on the forward side for that wing planform but the spitty has a slightly smaller horizontal stab provided scale outline was...
05-12-2022, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Danny, I got your PM and the blocks are on the...

Danny, I got your PM and the blocks are on the way.
05-11-2022, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Smallest diameter and highest pitch gets you more...

Smallest diameter and highest pitch gets you more speed however you need enough diameter to overcome drag. The 18x10 will be a good starting point. Also keep in mind the the smaller diameter will...
05-10-2022, 04:23 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,635
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Well then no need to elaborate on what took place...

Well then no need to elaborate on what took place in the weeks following the incident.
05-10-2022, 03:27 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,635
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Being a law abiding citizen, I followed the law...

Being a law abiding citizen, I followed the law enforcement officers direction. I will address Hydroís comments when I get home.
05-10-2022, 02:05 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,635
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Exactly correct assessment of my particular...

Exactly correct assessment of my particular encounter. I was nose to nose with a law ENFORCEMENT officer telling him that no laws were broken and threatened with a citation. Keep in mind that FAA is...
Forum: RC Jets
05-10-2022, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 806
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Any airplane that rests on the gear with the wing...

Any airplane that rests on the gear with the wing sitting at a positive AOA will tend to bounce on landing. If you have spring struts on the mains that compress easier then the nose, it could do the...
05-10-2022, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Please PM your shipping address to either me or...

Please PM your shipping address to either me or Scale Only and one of us will get the blocks to you. You can ship your plastic parts to me and I can duplicate them in fiberglass. Cost of materials...
05-10-2022, 06:34 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,635
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Then by all means show me something Iím wrong...

Then by all means show me something Iím wrong other then you ď identifying ď that you are correct. Iíve shown a clear example of CHP enforcement of FAA regs. You have only shown your stubbornness.
05-10-2022, 05:59 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,635
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Their intent was to enforce FAA regs. They issued...

Their intent was to enforce FAA regs. They issued the threat of ď pack up your equipment or be cited ď.

I would have to think that they are more aware of what they are empowered to enforce then...
05-10-2022, 05:23 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,635
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Other then the example I already provided? How...

Other then the example I already provided? How many examples is it going to take? Do you have anything besides your word that CHP canít enforce FAA regs?
05-10-2022, 05:05 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,635
Posted By speedracerntrixie

I have established precedent and a means to...

I have established precedent and a means to verify. You have established nothing.
05-09-2022, 03:30 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,635
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Wrong! Around 2006 a small group of us were at...

Wrong! Around 2006 a small group of us were at the SCCMAS field in Morgan Hill CA practicing IMAC. Of course to do so requires flight above 400í. Of course back then the 400í was nothing more then an...
05-09-2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By speedracerntrixie

There is an R/C club in Orange County that flies...

There is an R/C club in Orange County that flies large scale. Ask for Greg Stone. He is also the District X AMA AVP.


https://ocrcc.com/
05-09-2022, 09:20 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,635
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Well Hydro, that is a good point. Of course it...

Well Hydro, that is a good point. Of course it leads to the question of who is responsible for making sure LEO are aware of FAA laws? Second point, the flying field is question is within sight of Hwy...
05-09-2022, 07:55 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,635
Posted By speedracerntrixie

So CHP officers donít enforce Federal Laws?

So CHP officers donít enforce Federal Laws?
05-09-2022, 06:16 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,635
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Yes, one of two actual collisions between a model...

Yes, one of two actual collisions between a model airplane and a manned aircraft. The other happened in Florida ( I think ) at an uncontrolled airport air show. The airport was closed to full scale...
05-09-2022, 05:02 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,635
Posted By speedracerntrixie

100% agree. FAA has done nothing but demonstrate...

100% agree. FAA has done nothing but demonstrate that they arenít interested in what us airplane guys are doing. There was recently a large Jet gathering in Clovis Ca. ( Franklinís old stomping...
05-08-2022, 04:50 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,635
Posted By speedracerntrixie

For guys that are flying foam ARF stuff out of...

For guys that are flying foam ARF stuff out of schoolyards, parks and low use roads I would agree. Or even one of my local clubs that have a 400í limit due to their location. 80% of that club are...
05-08-2022, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Tom, I’ve already got them cut out of balsa but...

Tom, I’ve already got them cut out of balsa but if you are closer to him and can get them to him faster then go for it. If I’m closer then I would like to send them out.
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