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09-12-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 1,219
Views: 421,833
Posted By David Bathe

My Golden Retriever always came flying with me. ...

My Golden Retriever always came flying with me.
As soon as she saw the flight box, she was straight in the car waiting.
Looked just the same.
​​​​​​​God I miss her.
09-12-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By David Bathe

Nice job Chad! Love that neat extra panel...

Nice job Chad!
Love that neat extra panel bottom right.
What about the one at 9 oclock?
The one dial appendage between the battery switch, amp meter and card holder.
No idea what it indicataed,...
09-09-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By David Bathe

Chad, thanks for you reply and it certainly looks...

Chad, thanks for you reply and it certainly looks like youre making the correct assumption.
From what I've been finding out, it's mainely the instrument layout, plus some discreate panel shape...
09-08-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By David Bathe

Prekin, thanks for that. You know, on closer...

Prekin, thanks for that.
You know, on closer inspection I think you're correct, the one on the right does look like a later version.
Great heads up on that company lead. Really appriciate it.
09-07-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 471
Posted By David Bathe

P-47 Instrument panel questions

P-47 experts, I'm gathering the information needed to start my first USAF illustration.
First in a long line of questions regarding the P-47 relates to the instrument panel shape, not the actual...
09-07-2020, 05:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By David Bathe

Whoops, forgot the picture. BTW... I'm talking...

Whoops, forgot the picture.
BTW... I'm talking about the physical instrument panel, not the instruments...
09-07-2020, 02:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By David Bathe

P-47 Instrument panel questions

P-47 experts, I'm gathering the information needed to start my first USAF illustration.
First in a long line of questions regarding the P-47 relates to the instrument panel shape:
I have come...
07-26-2020, 02:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,565
Posted By David Bathe

Such a smart design. A far more balanced, thought...

Such a smart design. A far more balanced, thought out approach. Standing ovation IMO:
Forum: Sport Flying
07-26-2020, 01:55 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 66,448
Posted By David Bathe

Great job, looks marvelous! 0-0 engine? Forget...

Great job, looks marvelous!
0-0 engine? Forget it.
0.5 down and 2.5 - 3.5 right. Depending on the engine/prop combination.
Pull to vertical, hands off.
Tweek right thrust until there is no...
05-13-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,242
Posted By David Bathe

Like it Donny... flight metal is my choice for...

Like it Donny... flight metal is my choice for the bare metal panels on the Cessna 195 (a classis Byron Originals kit that been sitting around my workshop for at least 25 years, and annually in a...
05-10-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,242
Posted By David Bathe

No problems with using thin sheet metals on...

No problems with using thin sheet metals on models Airsteve, been used literally 10s of thousands of times. If you where able to search long back on this site (I think) you'd find an increadable...
05-09-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,242
Posted By David Bathe

Cheers Paul, love the pictures and the utter...

Cheers Paul, love the pictures and the utter simplicity process.
I hadn't thought about using a simple cut channel for the female and the corner of a block to form the 45deg V.
Nice!

All the...
05-06-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,242
Posted By David Bathe

Great thread. I too have been faced with an...

Great thread.
I too have been faced with an identical problem replicating the corrigated surfaces on a 1/4th scale Cessna 195.
I have made numerouse attempts using litho plate... forget it! Too...
08-19-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 18,802
Posted By David Bathe

Great to see the euro designs evolving into some...

Great to see the euro designs evolving into some marvelous looking machinery. The American model looks positively retro in comparison.
And well done CPLR. A quite extraordinary record.
06-23-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,081
Posted By David Bathe

Marvelous stuff Dom! These big electrics and...

Marvelous stuff Dom!
These big electrics and sound generators are SO much more convincing than the IC equivalent.
Even the bug buck, multi-cylinder inlines sound, well, let's call a horse a...
10-05-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,397
Posted By David Bathe

The YS brand reputation is actually as strong if...

The YS brand reputation is actually as strong if not stronger than the engines. Imagine if they'd been awake and seen the writing on the wall a 15 years ago... and teamed up with a world class motor...
10-03-2018, 05:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,397
Posted By David Bathe

It's humor guys, a bit of YS leg pulling. don't...

It's humor guys, a bit of YS leg pulling. don't take it so seriously.
We all love IC... Steam also has its followers.
10-02-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,397
Posted By David Bathe

Get a grip man... the next thing, you'll be...

Get a grip man... the next thing, you'll be saying its cool to own and operate a YS... Luddite fashion.
Retro? Let's go forward instead.
10-01-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,397
Posted By David Bathe

Oh no... a scale type fin and rudder... and a...

Oh no... a scale type fin and rudder... and a wing set further back resulting in a long unsightly nose!
Is the great migration towards the front is over? Is it a 180degree about turn and onwards...
09-25-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,410
Posted By David Bathe

NICE! And do that CG trick to fine tune the CG. A...

NICE! And do that CG trick to fine tune the CG. A nice long 45deg up, roll inverted-hands off and watch for a nice curve to start forming. Be prepared to added a little extra up front to move the CG...
09-24-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,410
Posted By David Bathe

Then, very likey it's well built. Just so you...

Then, very likey it's well built.
Just so you know, these aircraft aren't that GC sensitive.
I've had my old Hydeout 1 inch rear of the tube, would actually climb when inverted.... awfull for...
09-23-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,410
Posted By David Bathe

That plane balances on the tube/rear of tube or...

That plane balances on the tube/rear of tube or 27% MAC.
Somethings gone way wrong if you're needin' nose weight with a gasser.
Put servos in the rear? classed the rudder and stab?
Forum: Sport Flying
09-08-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,026
Posted By David Bathe

The Ruckus features far more modern design...

The Ruckus features far more modern design thinking than the Acrowhat. Go that way.
09-08-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,004
Posted By David Bathe

Not correct at all. I did a direct swap (1.40 FZ...

Not correct at all. I did a direct swap (1.40 FZ to 1.40RX) years ago and he OS delivered FAR more power. And on 15% as oppossed to 30%.
It's a direct swap the only change was the nose ring as...
06-05-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 81,787
Posted By David Bathe

No critisism on your work Katniss, more aimed at...

No critisism on your work Katniss, more aimed at TF to supply such a moulded- soap type of canopy. The fit and finish of the real thing is shoddy to say the least.Shoukld be very easy to...
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