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12-22-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Don Szczur

Loop higher meaning picture number 3 with a...

Loop higher meaning picture number 3 with a smaller radius (than I was originally flying). The loop is visually "higher" at least that what was going through my mind when working the maneuver into...
11-21-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,447
Posted By Don Szczur

Jim, Come into Figure Z slow with tight...

Jim,

Come into Figure Z slow with tight radius just past center, making the maneuver not too tall at the top as a result. Start the comet later, make the down line shorter and resulting 3/4 loop...
09-07-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,304
Posted By Don Szczur

Franco, Last weekend I was interviewed by...

Franco,

Last weekend I was interviewed by the AMA and mentioned the book. The AMA museum historian will be contacting Paola for a copy, but I will let him know of your information as well when I...
08-26-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By Don Szczur

See you at Toone for those going!!!

See you at Toone for those going!!!
08-25-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,436
Posted By Don Szczur

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08-25-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,436
Posted By Don Szczur

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08-25-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,436
Posted By Don Szczur

The roads were very narrow. I'm not sure why the...

The roads were very narrow. I'm not sure why the single lane roads were meant for 2- way but we learned that there are pull-offs every several hundred feed to allow both cars (vans or trucks) to...
08-25-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,436
Posted By Don Szczur

Aaron had just found out he made the semi-finals....

Aaron had just found out he made the semi-finals. I captured the moment at the practice field when he hugged Kevin's wife (and Kevin, and everyone else for that matter!)
08-25-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,436
Posted By Don Szczur

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08-19-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,436
Posted By Don Szczur

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08-19-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,304
Posted By Don Szczur

I did not see an ISBN# on the book, but I do have...

I did not see an ISBN# on the book, but I do have a personalized inside cover signature from Franco!

I am doing some checking, as several folks asked me about how to order one. I bet the AMA...
08-19-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,317
Posted By Don Szczur

Thanks Claude, great pictures! Photos ? 2019...

Thanks Claude, great pictures!
Photos ? 2019 FAI F3A Word Championship (http://fiam.ilpistone.com/wc19/category/photos/)

How can one order a copy of the book that was sold as part of the world...
08-19-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,436
Posted By Don Szczur

Pictures published from the main site: courtesy...

Pictures published from the main site: courtesy of
claude
Photos ? 2019 FAI F3A Word Championship (http://fiam.ilpistone.com/wc19/category/photos/)
08-19-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,436
Posted By Don Szczur

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08-19-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,436
Posted By Don Szczur

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08-19-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,436
Posted By Don Szczur

2019 World Championships F3A

Here are a few items for the next newsletter for the local clubs we belong to in Virginia.


Some updates from Italy. Club member Joseph Szczur participated in the 2019 F3A RC Aerobatics World...
08-19-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By Don Szczur

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08-18-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,304
Posted By Don Szczur

First Ever Comprehensive History Book on Pattern

Was in Italy last week and it was announced that a book was published on the history of F3A. Wow. I got one of these books (20e) and probably spent 2 hours every evening reading through it. The...
05-04-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By Don Szczur

Toc 2019

"This has never been done before and will be one of the biggest events ever accomplished in the history of model aviation."
03-01-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,692
Posted By Don Szczur

The pictures show pretty well the removable...

The pictures show pretty well the removable rudder pin which slides through all the previously mounted heat shrink. I used some of that really thin carbon fiber strip (about 1/40th of an inch wide)...
03-01-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,692
Posted By Don Szczur

Drilling the servo shafts to insert the carbon...

Drilling the servo shafts to insert the carbon fiber piece is much easier accomplished if a "pilot" hole is drilled using a hot needle to melt through the plastic and allow the drill bit to find its...
03-01-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,692
Posted By Don Szczur

Some additional pictures. ...

Some additional pictures.


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03-01-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,692
Posted By Don Szczur

I built the airplane with removable wings,...

I built the airplane with removable wings, elevator and rudder to conserve space and allow for multiple models in the shipping box. The attachment mechanism for the servos is through detachable heat...
03-01-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,692
Posted By Don Szczur

Some pictures ...

Some pictures

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03-01-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,692
Posted By Don Szczur

A word about the weight of balsa versus carbon...

A word about the weight of balsa versus carbon fiber. I did a lot of careful selection of wood and carbon fiber. What I concluded is that balsa is stiffer for the same weight or even lighter, hands...
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