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10-21-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 15,204
Posted By Frank Ts Stuff

My mistake....I misread the question, I...

My mistake....I misread the question, I interpreted it to be a question looking for facts but I now see it is asked as an opinion poll

Why not add a poll? It can be done on this forum
10-21-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 15,204
Posted By Frank Ts Stuff

I am gearing up to attend the 50th anniversary of...

I am gearing up to attend the 50th anniversary of the Rhinebeck Jamoboree, a model airplane event. I am sure you will not find a 50th anniversary for drones or helis, or RC cars or boats (well,...
09-26-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,002
Posted By Frank Ts Stuff

+1 for Acc-Cycle Elite out of Tower Hobbies. I...

+1 for Acc-Cycle Elite out of Tower Hobbies. I have been using one for over a dozen years and it always performs flawlessly. Very easy to program also....
Forum: Gas Engines
08-04-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,169
Posted By Frank Ts Stuff

We have been using AVGAS which we buy at the...

We have been using AVGAS which we buy at the airport ever since finding ethanol free gas at the pump became an issue. It has virtually no fuel odor which was a nice bonus for us but may be what you...
06-17-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,651
Posted By Frank Ts Stuff

This is how not to do it: 1/5 scala Tempest in my...

This is how not to do it: 1/5 scala Tempest in my Miata

This is how you DO do it: 1/4 scale Nieuport in my full size van.
Forum: RC Jets
06-11-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,527
Posted By Frank Ts Stuff

No ARF's in expert. The excerpt below is from...

No ARF's in expert. The excerpt below is from the rulebook which is available on Frank's site @ www.franktiano.com (http://www.franktiano.com)

C.
ARF Models All Top Gun aircraft MUST be...
Forum: RC Jets
06-11-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,527
Posted By Frank Ts Stuff

^^what he said^^ I understand the original...

^^what he said^^

I understand the original poster's dismay but "the times they are a changing"..... and there were plenty of really cool non-ARF planes at Top Gun this year that still made it feel...
Forum: RC Jets
05-08-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,382
Posted By Frank Ts Stuff

Now, back to some airplanes! Here is Ali flying...

Now, back to some airplanes! Here is Ali flying his awesome F-104

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIjVItTo6_w
Forum: RC Jets
05-08-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,382
Posted By Frank Ts Stuff

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2094741http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2094742

Fact: of the 600 or so flights flown at Top Gun 2015, only...
Forum: RC Jets
05-08-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,382
Posted By Frank Ts Stuff

ALL gyros are allowed up to and including gps...

ALL gyros are allowed up to and including gps enabled i-gyros.

Most guys had Demon Cortexes or Powerbox I-gyros......
Forum: RC Jets
05-07-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,382
Posted By Frank Ts Stuff

I keep thinking of switching to the dark side and...

I keep thinking of switching to the dark side and adding one to my plane but I have to say, I really enjoy "flying" my aeroplanes. I enjoy kicking in a little rudder and having to coordinate my...
Forum: RC Jets
05-07-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,382
Posted By Frank Ts Stuff

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2094603

My Top Gun 2105 entry as seen through the camera lens of David Hart.

Vailly Tempest, 3w75, Sierra Gear, Futaba 18MZ, 45#'s
Forum: RC Jets
05-07-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,382
Posted By Frank Ts Stuff

Funny, I just put this pic up on my Facebook...

Funny, I just put this pic up on my Facebook page....I should have come in last using your logic. I know it is an uphill battle I am facing but call me a purist.

by the way, I am not trying to...
Forum: RC Jets
05-07-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,382
Posted By Frank Ts Stuff

gyros are allowed in competition at Top Gun. The...

gyros are allowed in competition at Top Gun. The majority of the pilots there use them but there are exceptions. I do not use one. I agree that it is "a hugely unfair advantage" but the guys that are...
Forum: RC Jets
05-07-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,382
Posted By Frank Ts Stuff

Yes, we will be updating the Frank Tiano website...

Yes, we will be updating the Frank Tiano website (www.franktiano.com) with pictures as soon as we get them from our photographers.....usually takes 2-3 weeks from them to process them. Stay tuned!!
Forum: RC Jets
05-07-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,382
Posted By Frank Ts Stuff

Does the link take you to the www.franktiano.com...

Does the link take you to the www.franktiano.com website at all? Results are on the "Top Gun" page. The results are in the left column. I just clicked the link from my earlier post and it works for...
Forum: RC Jets
05-07-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,382
Posted By Frank Ts Stuff

Frank has a debrief meeting with the work crew...

Frank has a debrief meeting with the work crew after every event. This incident will be reviewed and measures will be put in place to prevent it in the future.

In a nutshell it appears guys in...
Forum: RC Jets
05-06-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,382
Posted By Frank Ts Stuff

Scores went up on Frank's website last...

Scores went up on Frank's website last night....links are on the left side of the page.

http://www.franktiano.com/TopGunFrameset.htm

Thanks and Enjoy!
Forum: RC Jets
05-03-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,382
Posted By Frank Ts Stuff

Grummania ME262 available from Vogelsang Aeroscale

Grummania ME262 available from Vogelsang Aeroscale
03-19-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 19,013
Posted By Frank Ts Stuff

Your Tiffy looks great! Excellent job! ...

Your Tiffy looks great! Excellent job!

Just re-finishing my Vailly Tempest for Top Gun 2015. It flies awesome for all of you thinking of doing the Tempest. Here is a pic of mine b4 refinish, a...
Forum: RC Jets
03-19-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,163
Posted By Frank Ts Stuff

We have tried a bunch of different ones and...

We have tried a bunch of different ones and always return to this one at our shop......Gel cell is only good for 1-2 seasons but easily replaceable with a new battery from Tower or elsewhere......and...
Forum: RC Jets
03-06-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,846
Posted By Frank Ts Stuff

Not to make light of the matter but THANKFULLY...

Not to make light of the matter but THANKFULLY the injured pilot was able to return to the field by the end of the day today......
12-08-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,045
Posted By Frank Ts Stuff

All 5 of the "big guys" will work excellent for...

All 5 of the "big guys" will work excellent for you. Futaba, Spektrum, Airtronics, JR, or Hitec

I would suggest finding out what the guys (clubmates, friends, local hobby shop guy, etc.) who will...
12-02-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,172
Posted By Frank Ts Stuff

Here is how I set up my models....simple setup. ...

Here is how I set up my models....simple setup.

1. 2 x LIFE batteries (A) feeding 1 x "battshare" (B) from "smartfly"
2. "battshare" (B) has two leads which then feed my RX (C)
3. notice I do...
10-22-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,952
Posted By Frank Ts Stuff

I've always thought it would be cool to do a 1:1...

I've always thought it would be cool to do a 1:1 scale RC version.....

-Sean
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