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Forum: RC Jets
09-19-2017, 12:14 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,340
Posted By Frank Sopwith

Complete F-16 D - I kit Scale-Jets •...

Complete F-16 D - I kit Scale-Jets • Scale-Jets.com (http://www.scale-jets.com/Complete_F-16_D_-_I_kit.html)

cheers,
Frank
Forum: RC Jets
11-20-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 77,958
Posted By Frank Sopwith

@Mark, hope these are of any help? ...

@Mark,

hope these are of any help?
...
Forum: RC Jets
11-18-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 77,958
Posted By Frank Sopwith

Mark, no problem providing photos: any...

Mark,

no problem providing photos: any specific area's?

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2131181

Cheers,

Frank
Forum: RC Jets
11-15-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 77,958
Posted By Frank Sopwith

Nice you choose the Egyptian scheme too! Looks...

Nice you choose the Egyptian scheme too!
Looks good,

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2130871

cheers,
Frank
Forum: RC Jets
06-02-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 77,958
Posted By Frank Sopwith

Hi Graig, see post 12: ...

Hi Graig, see post 12:

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/rc-jets-120/11451513-what-weathering-chalk-oils-do-you-use.html#post11452442

Frank
Forum: RC Jets
06-01-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 77,958
Posted By Frank Sopwith

Dit it the same way, no problem! ...

Dit it the same way, no problem!
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2000551http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2000550

cheers,

Frank
Forum: RC Jets
05-30-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 77,958
Posted By Frank Sopwith

Had 800 grams on mine too, no problem with...

Had 800 grams on mine too, no problem with flying!

cheers,

Frank
Forum: RC Jets
05-26-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 77,958
Posted By Frank Sopwith

Yep, big day it was, with thanks to Berto vd Bos...

Yep, big day it was, with thanks to Berto vd Bos for the very nice picture!

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1998427

cheers,

Frank
Forum: RC Jets
03-31-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 77,958
Posted By Frank Sopwith

Well, same question here, as I mentioned I had...

Well, same question here,
as I mentioned I had only two flights; first flight ended in a bouncy landing (luckily without any damage),
second flight I was prepared, slowly pulling to full up keeping...
Forum: RC Jets
03-26-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 77,958
Posted By Frank Sopwith

Mine is ready too for this season, Egyptian...

Mine is ready too for this season, Egyptian scheme, got only two flights on her due to a bunch of other jets,

have to focus on land her slow enough (without bouncing) anybody tips for that?...
Forum: RC Jets
01-30-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 124,934
Posted By Frank Sopwith

This thread has grown to 'Mythical' proportions ....

This thread has grown to 'Mythical' proportions . . .
Forum: RC Jets
11-19-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 40,163
Posted By Frank Sopwith

1:5 Scale Gloster Meteor Mk1: ...

1:5 Scale Gloster Meteor Mk1:

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1940761http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1940762
07-10-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 221,729
Posted By Frank Sopwith

RE: BALSA USA 1/3 SOPWITH PUP?????

Guys,
lost mine after ten years of happy flying,
We hit hit each other during formation flying and my tail was completely chopped off, see this spectacular picture:

...
05-22-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,342
Posted By Frank Sopwith

RE: Williams Bros 1/3 Scale wheels

The DVII has a 760mmx100mm wheel, that would mean 9.97" say 10" diameter and a width (of the tire) 1.3"

cheers,

Frank
Forum: RC Jets
05-22-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,042
Posted By Frank Sopwith

RE: My Maiden Flight: FEJ Viper M

Geeez. really?
come on :eek:

Frank
Forum: RC Jets
03-22-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,248
Posted By Frank Sopwith

RE: what weathering chalk or oils do you use??

A mix of oil paints and turpentine worked for me on my Mig 15,

just apply the mix and wipe it of after an hour or so, this stuff needs a couple of days to dry though,

Frank
03-12-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,837
Posted By Frank Sopwith

RE: Not the same jets...

Meteor Mk4 !

Cheers,

Frank
Forum: RC Jets
03-06-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,273
Posted By Frank Sopwith

RE: oldest jet in the world to fly again

I got one 1:5 scale....
very typical contours, exciting to fly,

Frank
11-27-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,589
Posted By Frank Sopwith

RE: Hanger Queens

This 1917 Fokker design flies like a trainer,
all the proportions, incidence airfoil etc. are 100% scale, (about 5'/125mm thick at the root!)
now hanging from the ceiling of my garage covered...
11-27-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,589
Posted By Frank Sopwith

RE: Hanger Queens

Here is the 1/5 scale Fokker FII,
made only a couple of flights in the last three years [:o]
and is doing a good job in collecting dust for some time now,

Frank
Forum: RC Jets
11-13-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2,991
Views: 350,602
Posted By Frank Sopwith

RE: Elan Has Arrived!

Yep I think that's a ridiculous statement; At Jets over Pampa this year we had about 18 Elans all of them had no major issues (the only 'issue' mentioned is the fit of the wingtube; too loose or too...
10-15-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 2,862
Views: 212,500
Posted By Frank Sopwith

RE: CD ScaleDesigns Albatros CI build

You're right Don,
Chris asked me to model the canopies in Solidworks and it really took an incredible amount of time to get al these shapes right,
I think I still have a complete set of plans...
Forum: RC Jets
09-11-2012, 02:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,771
Posted By Frank Sopwith

RE: composite fuel tanks

Just finished the fuel tank for the 1/5 scale F84-G using the lost foam method, just a foam core with packing tape and vaseline, didn't use kevlar but just the normal glass cloth used that in other...
Forum: RC Jets
08-21-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,862
Posted By Frank Sopwith

RE: Twin Turbine Jets, loosing 1 turbine

When flying the Meteor this is indeed my only concern: loosing an engine,
For a plane with the centerlines of the turbinus so far apart I guess the only way is cut the throttle and land asap?

...
Forum: RC Jets
08-06-2012, 03:09 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 47,208
Posted By Frank Sopwith

RE: 120

Impressive in flight too

cheers,
Frank
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