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Yesterday, 06:27 PM
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Posted By elmshoot

I just put two more flights on mine today so I'm...

I just put two more flights on mine today so I'm up to 3 flights total.
Impressions:
I need lots of aileron throw to get 3 rolls in 5 seconds.
The elevator doesn't need the throw specified...
Yesterday, 04:57 AM
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Views: 916,450
Posted By elmshoot

OK I'll try not to jump the shark and keep to the...

OK I'll try not to jump the shark and keep to the theme "Warbirds" which I assume means man carrying and intended/flown in or around a combat zone during the conflict.

1. Carried a crew or one or...
08-06-2020, 04:58 AM
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Views: 916,450
Posted By elmshoot

Denny Plane? Built be Reginal Denny and this is...

Denny Plane? Built be Reginal Denny and this is where Marylin Monroe was discovered on the assembly line.
Forum: Gas Engines
08-05-2020, 05:22 AM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 326,856
Posted By elmshoot

You asked the question and didn't mention that...

You asked the question and didn't mention that you have other Saito radials so you sound like you are familiar with the issues. I was trying to point out that the identified issues might be more than...
08-05-2020, 05:10 AM
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Views: 139,272
Posted By elmshoot

look around 626 for some TW discussion. Sparky

look around 626 for some TW discussion.
Sparky
08-05-2020, 04:57 AM
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Posted By elmshoot

I have a Sierra TW and I can say that I needed to...

I have a Sierra TW and I can say that I needed to make a mockup of the Tailwheel former and figure out where the wires need to come through that to make the wires less taught when retracted. In my...
08-04-2020, 05:24 AM
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Views: 916,450
Posted By elmshoot

H-25 HUP Piesecki configuration of propellers ...

H-25 HUP Piesecki configuration of propellers

Sparky
Forum: Gas Engines
08-03-2020, 06:10 AM
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Views: 326,856
Posted By elmshoot

I have had my Hellcat hibernating for about 10...

I have had my Hellcat hibernating for about 10 months since last flight. Other than inspecting the fuel lines check spark plugs and valve lash. Anything else? I ordered a carb kit and when it arrived...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-03-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 326,856
Posted By elmshoot

Unless you like fiddling with engines this is a...

Unless you like fiddling with engines this is a lot of money to spend on an engine that will be temperamental at best. This is a converted glow motor, (with short comings) I would suggest researching...
08-01-2020, 06:39 PM
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Posted By elmshoot

T-28

T-28
08-01-2020, 06:37 PM
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Posted By elmshoot

Kurt, Not much transfer between a light wing...

Kurt,
Not much transfer between a light wing loading ARF and the FW-190 Get some high wing loading planes to fly.
Sparky
07-29-2020, 06:01 PM
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Views: 139,272
Posted By elmshoot

I got one flight in my FW-190 I feel its all...

I got one flight in my FW-190 I feel its all good. I have some minor tweaking to do to get things just right.
I also put a 1" block of wood next to the gear doors and drew a line so this doors will...
07-27-2020, 06:17 PM
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Views: 916,450
Posted By elmshoot

Martin-Baker MB 5 Sparky

Martin-Baker MB 5
Sparky
07-21-2020, 04:13 AM
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Views: 916,450
Posted By elmshoot

F4U Corsair Sparky

F4U Corsair

Sparky
07-19-2020, 04:43 AM
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Views: 139,272
Posted By elmshoot

I've found High speed what evers on a new...

I've found High speed what evers on a new unproven model to be counterproductive. At lest three planes were torn up because of this futile attempt that I assisted on, after I tried to convince them...
07-18-2020, 02:35 AM
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Views: 139,272
Posted By elmshoot

Now that we have that all solved anybody...

Now that we have that all solved anybody interested in discussing the down wind turn? ;)

Sparky
07-15-2020, 07:13 PM
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Views: 916,450
Posted By elmshoot

Too busy right now. Any lurker has until Midnight...

Too busy right now. Any lurker has until Midnight 16 July to post a quiz.
Sparky
07-15-2020, 07:10 PM
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Views: 139,272
Posted By elmshoot

While tow out doesn't work on models. Tow OUT is...

While tow out doesn't work on models. Tow OUT is pretty common on the full size airplanes.
Sparky
07-14-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1,012
Views: 139,272
Posted By elmshoot

Pull off the wheels and stick a 12" brass tube...

Pull off the wheels and stick a 12" brass tube that fits the axel dia. And then you will see how much tow in you have. the pictures are a little hard to figure.
Sparky
07-14-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18,871
Views: 916,450
Posted By elmshoot

Dr. Matt forgot to show his trophy.... About...

Dr. Matt forgot to show his trophy....
About the clues...
The thing that gave it away was the clue about other uses of the engine and I remember that airplane engines were used in the hydro racers...
07-14-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18,871
Views: 916,450
Posted By elmshoot

Just back from a wonderful weekend of pylon...

Just back from a wonderful weekend of pylon racing in Muncie with my mates, we (Team Prowler) managed to go quite well in NMPRA 3 pole pylon racing in class 424.
Clint was 3rd, I was 6th and Dr Matt...
07-11-2020, 04:44 AM
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Views: 916,450
Posted By elmshoot

Liberty L-12 In the fall of 1917, the War...

Liberty L-12

In the fall of 1917, the War Department (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Department_of_War) placed an order for 22,500 Liberty engines, dividing the contract among the...
07-11-2020, 04:31 AM
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Views: 139,272
Posted By elmshoot

The open floor boards remind me of sitting in a...

The open floor boards remind me of sitting in a full size Corsair. Its a long way to the bottom of the CP!
Do you have any restraints on the forward edge of the canopy? If not, opening the canopy...
07-06-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,012
Views: 139,272
Posted By elmshoot

If you plan to use the provided cockpit tub you...

If you plan to use the provided cockpit tub you will need to modify the panels to get them to fit I recommend you do that before you assemble the parts. It will be easier to do the trimming.
The...
06-29-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 1,012
Views: 139,272
Posted By elmshoot

I haven't gotten around to deciding if i were...

I haven't gotten around to deciding if i were going to do the drop tank.
Presently on hold for the maiden as the TX is acting suspicious.:mad:
Sparky
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