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Forum: ARF or RTF
08-22-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,289
Posted By H5606

I can't answer for the current gen; still flying...

I can't answer for the current gen; still flying an original with the balsa front end equipped with a TT .54, standard servos, and 500 MAh NiCad - it shows weight at 5.62 lbs using my wife's...
08-20-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,424
Posted By H5606

Thanks for telling how you fixed it -

Thanks for telling how you fixed it -
07-17-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,115
Posted By H5606

Squeezing the fluid in the blister from the tip...

Squeezing the fluid in the blister from the tip toward the hub traces back to a point close to the hub that lines up with the pushrod connecting with the power switch. Even though its only on one...
07-17-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,107
Posted By H5606

The jet I saw pictured on one of those news pages...

The jet I saw pictured on one of those news pages looked like a DC-9, MD-80, Fokker 100, or something similar with the rear mounted engines -

Difficult to tell but do you know if that second...
07-15-2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,107
Posted By H5606

Water Bombing Fires

Pictures of water bombing operations in recent years for fighting fires with current water bombers poses a question -

Are there now more retired jetliners being used because upkeep and maintenance...
07-09-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 63,408
Posted By H5606

Interest in this design lead me here - ...

Interest in this design lead me here -

Always wondered if Cessna chose the designation 336/337 for purpose or by coincidence since it follows Dornier's 335 push/pull design designation in...
06-23-2021, 03:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,440
Posted By H5606

Thank you for this informative explanation and...

Thank you for this informative explanation and time answering all those questions in my post!
06-23-2021, 03:34 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 161,716
Posted By H5606

I cannot find an address for this company and...

I cannot find an address for this company and wondering if anyone ordered new products (June 2021) from NV Engines (formerly Norvel) and if so, what was your experience?
06-21-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,440
Posted By H5606

I bought two of these in blister packs from...

I bought two of these in blister packs from Northern Velocity back in '95 for what reason, I don't even remember and have yet to run them -

Questions here on the AME 0.8 .049 MkII w/o throttle...
06-21-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 17,589
Posted By H5606

No need to go any further - thank you very much -...

No need to go any further - thank you very much - that answers all my questions completely and dispels any prior misconceptions -
06-20-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By H5606

I was clueless as to what the black disk is in...

I was clueless as to what the black disk is in the bottom of the last picture and some research leads me to believe it is a backplate mount if I'm not mistaken -

Also, wondering what the rotary...
06-20-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 17,589
Posted By H5606

I have no idea if a Killer Bee is an original Cox...

I have no idea if a Killer Bee is an original Cox product or not -

Anybody have experience with or know if the Killer Bee will actually turn bigger props like a 6x3 at higher RPMs than other Cox...
06-20-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,098
Posted By H5606

Dejection

Flt #2 Bluff:

-Airplane crash following launch

Details:

Made changes to both pitch and especially roll - dual rate values - to bring them all closer to 100% travel extremes with 10-15% expo....
Forum: Control Lines
06-20-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,261
Posted By H5606

I don't know of any new engines; I've been...

I don't know of any new engines; I've been keeping my Cox engines going with occasional purchases from Cox International in Canada - especially including glow heads and props in nearly every order....
06-20-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By H5606

Fastest, sexiest engine IMO - I remember...

Fastest, sexiest engine IMO -

I remember them showing up on the racing scene shortly after becoming more engrossed in 1/2A pylon and guys saying 30K out of the box but "not willing to pay $200 for...
Forum: Control Lines
06-20-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,261
Posted By H5606

I've got one NIB but never run; I remember folks...

I've got one NIB but never run; I remember folks on-line reporting low power output around the time it came out (purchased at 10th annual Brodak fly-in '06).
06-18-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,098
Posted By H5606

Thanks, yes - I consider it 25% success at this...

Thanks, yes - I consider it 25% success at this point.

What I'm thinking too - since its flying, keep it simple: more power and more roll control -

Thoughts of changing amount of down thrust,...
06-18-2021, 08:24 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,098
Posted By H5606

More details: The airplane balance point...

More details:

The airplane balance point matches the chuck-glider's C/G - even favoring thoughts of erring on nose heavy side with a full tank.

The engine had at least three, 2 oz. tankful's...
06-17-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,098
Posted By H5606

Bluff: -The airplane flew- - A conversion...

Bluff:

-The airplane flew-
- A conversion for auto recovery was not attempted-

Details, notes, observations:

Flight lasted about 2 minutes 20 seconds. Amazing how time seems to slow down...
06-06-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 17,589
Posted By H5606

I was looking for good numbers on a Nylon Cox 6X3...

I was looking for good numbers on a Nylon Cox 6X3 with a Sure Start and this thread came up; it has lots of information of interest, so I'm bringing it to the forefront since it seemed so difficult...
05-31-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,115
Posted By H5606

Thanks; not yet - This is the odd thing I've...

Thanks; not yet -

This is the odd thing I've never seen before - fluid-like blister that leads to the hub.


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05-31-2021, 06:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,124
Posted By H5606

Suction capability?

I remember looking at doing something like this on an ARF propjet for a .60 at one time - it had a long nose and I wanted to locate the tank close to the CG.

This is what prompted the second...
05-30-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,124
Posted By H5606

Cramping laziness but you're right - okay

Cramping laziness but you're right - okay
05-30-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,124
Posted By H5606

Questions about a balloon tank that is not...

Questions about a balloon tank that is not providing any pressure benefit -

I'm guessing that fluid drag from the wall of the tubing limits suction effectiveness -

What is the longest practical...
05-29-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,115
Posted By H5606

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My wife gifted me a more capable camera about a year or...
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