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02-24-2005, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 511
Posted By Mountain Man

RE: Kids design/build project

Thanks for all your help.
Mountain Man
02-20-2005, 12:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,590
Posted By Mountain Man

RE: Permission to fly in gyms?

Here is how I did it.
I went a school board meeting and asked to start a kids aeromodeling group. We meet two days a week, after school, in the wood shop. So far, we have one plane built. It was...
02-20-2005, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 511
Posted By Mountain Man

Kids design/build project

Looking for a durable (EPP maybe) aircraft that will fly slowly and take some abuse to use with kids 10-13 yrs. I can cut foam with a hot wire, make templates and I have pink, blue & white styrofoam,...
04-15-2004, 09:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 403
Posted By Mountain Man

Decals for a Tucano???

I'm building a 1/12 scale Tucano and I'll soon need some decals and some 1/12 scale modern military pilot busts (Simple helmets and visor sort of stuff) to finish it off properly. Please point me to...
Replies: 1
Views: 610
Posted By Mountain Man

Prop for AXI 2212-26

Help!
I am about to order an AXI 2212-26. It will run on a 2S 1500 LiPO pack. I can use either a Castle Creations Phoenix 10 or the FMA 20 Amp programable ESC. Purpose is to power a 3-D type...
Forum: Kit Building
03-02-2004, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By Mountain Man

RE: .40 size CAP

Thanks bhole 74,
Your bird really looks nice!
The plane is for friend who is really an ARF kinda guy. I've gotten two positive comments about the Great Planes kit but he still is holding out for...
Forum: Kit Building
03-02-2004, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By Mountain Man

.40 size CAP

I'm looking for a .40 size Cap that will build up light or an ARF that has a goor reputation and is light. This can't be a lead -sled.
Thanks. Jim
02-17-2004, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,471
Posted By Mountain Man

Low cost depron indoor trainers

My club is trying to come up with a low cost indoor design that could be used to introduce youngsters to RC. We have two motives:
1. To gain young membership; 2. To reduce frequency problems from...
01-27-2004, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By Mountain Man

RE: Will it fly??????

Mike,
The batteries are under the cowl. One eight cell pack centered behind each cheek opening and one centered behind the opening straight below the prop. Eack pack (roughly 7" x 2" x 1") is held...
01-27-2004, 10:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By Mountain Man

RE: Will it fly??????

Matt,
Thanks for the help. I'll post some pictures as things near completion.
The big race is getting close so I'm going to be out of touch for awhile. Judy is making drops for some of the...
01-27-2004, 12:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By Mountain Man

RE: Will it fly??????

Mike,
The ESC is a Schulze Elektronik gmbh Future-32.40 (6 to 32 cells NiCd-NiMH 40/53A).
You are right! The ESC can handle 40 amps.
It looks like any of the props will get me to altitide...
01-26-2004, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By Mountain Man

RE: Will it fly??????

Mike,
There is a picture of the plane in the Warbirds forum.
It is was made on 1/5/2004, Post #10. That's not Judy in the picture:)
01-26-2004, 12:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By Mountain Man

RE: Will it fly??????

Different cells would be OK if it realy makes a biiiiig difference. I guess I'd rather see how it does with the cells I have before investing in more cash. It may turn out to be a dog!!!
01-26-2004, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By Mountain Man

RE: Will it fly??????

Thanks for the interest Mike!
The wing area is 2070 sq. in. (14.375 sq.ft.)
Weight w/o motor and batteries is estimated at 21 lbs.
This is a scale motor glider so it should fly slowly. It will...
01-26-2004, 01:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By Mountain Man

RE: Will it fly??????

What more do you need?
I will try to provide any info that you need to better understand the situation.
Thanks for the reply.
01-25-2004, 11:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By Mountain Man

Will it fly??????

In brief- I've got a 1/4 scale Ryson ST-100 Cloudster motor glider (scratch-built composite) 15' span & 28.5 oz./sq.ft. wing loading.
I also have a Plettenberg 370/40 A3, a NiCd pack consisting of...
Forum: Kit Building
01-07-2004, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By Mountain Man

RE: Help finding a quality .90 (4c) Corsair Kit or plans.

John,
After 45 years of designing and building sailplanes I've learned that if the structure is well designed and the joint is the way its supposed to be the plane will be stronger and lighter with...
Forum: Kit Building
01-06-2004, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By Mountain Man

RE: Help finding a quality .90 (4c) Corsair Kit or plans.

John,
Is the Top-Flite kit true to scale? Will it be capable of handling truly scale flaps? I've heard that, because of wing structure, scale flaps are not possible. Is that true? I don't want...
Forum: Kit Building
01-06-2004, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By Mountain Man

Help finding a quality .90 (4c) Corsair Kit or plans.

I'm new to this cyber-stuff so please be paitent. I have 45 years of building experience but it has all been in design and build competition sailplanes and zero experience on the web.
I want to do...
01-05-2004, 08:16 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 25,944
Posted By Mountain Man

RE: Skyshark Aichi (VAL) Build

I've been reading with great interest.

I wanted to do a Corsair or a P-40 at first. With all the talk about 90 degree rotating retract problems I think I'm better off with fixed gear or regular...
01-05-2004, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 874
Posted By Mountain Man

RE: Quality plans for .90 (4c) size warbirds

Well,well...

I guess I fell down. What the heck! At least I got it posted!

By the way, see that snow outside? Its 33 degrees below zero. Thats why its an indoor photo.
01-05-2004, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 874
Posted By Mountain Man

RE: Quality plans for .90 (4c) size warbirds

Fast Richard,
Here's the photo.
01-05-2004, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 874
Posted By Mountain Man

RE: Quality plans for .90 (4c) size warbirds

Fast Richard:
I'd like to put in a picture of my Ryson Cloudster but I don't know how! It still needs a power plant, flaps and ailerons cut in and a paint job. Cockpit details come later. It was...
01-05-2004, 12:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 874
Posted By Mountain Man

RE: Quality plans for .90 (4c) size warbirds

Thanks for the in-put. I've already checked out Ziroli. All his stuff on the wed site was toooo big. Bob Holman's Brian Taylor Corsair plan is also tooo big. He does offer a P-40 that is for a .60...
01-03-2004, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 874
Posted By Mountain Man

Quality plans for .90 (4c) size warbirds

I've been a builder for 45 years. I'm set up to do composite wings and have made several composite fuselages. Problem is, I always been a glider guider. My first adult power plane was a Sig 4-Star. I...
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