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Forum: RC Jets
03-25-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,637
Posted By hofer

Hi Jeremy, Unfortunately no progress -...

Hi Jeremy,
Unfortunately no progress - wintertime and thus cold temperatures came back pretty hefty during the whole month of march ( almost always beeing at +/- freezing temperature ! )
Just too...
Forum: RC Jets
03-04-2021, 01:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,637
Posted By hofer

And hi all, Off topic here, but I am spending a...

And hi all,
Off topic here, but I am spending a few days up in the swiss alpes doing some snowshoe hiking - then this happened !

...
Forum: RC Jets
03-03-2021, 11:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,637
Posted By hofer

Hi all, O.k., that lathe is an old Schaublin -...

Hi all,
O.k., that lathe is an old Schaublin - it is very well known over here and the standard lathe used by the famous swiss watchmakers !
New machines like that are horribly expensive ( + 15000...
Forum: RC Jets
02-17-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,637
Posted By hofer

Hi all, And transfered the main structural...

Hi all,
And transfered the main structural parts of my Hustler to a pretty large garage that I have at hand in order to spray the first coat of primer !
Unfortunately, the room is not really heated...
Forum: RC Jets
02-11-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,637
Posted By hofer

Smile Hi Jeremy, Well, I have many airplanes planes...

Hi Jeremy,
Well, I have many airplanes planes equipped with electronic valves ( Jetronics and Evojet ) and they have worked for years without a single hickup !!
I also have three planes with...
Forum: RC Jets
02-10-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,637
Posted By hofer

Hi all, And the PCU is completed - I know,...

Hi all,
And the PCU is completed - I know, veeery sturdy, traditional mechanical set up it is ( well, that`s Tom`s philosophy ! ), but really rock solid and made for a very long, durable operation !...
Forum: RC Jets
02-09-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,637
Posted By hofer

Hi Jeremy, Oh yes, I know, you are the master...

Hi Jeremy,
Oh yes, I know, you are the master of spraying on the most complex and beautiful finishes to our planes !!
Hustler will be just single colored ( most probably rasperry red, RAL 3027 ),...
Forum: RC Jets
02-08-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,637
Posted By hofer

Hello Jeremy, Ohh yes, it will be a wonderful...

Hello Jeremy,
Ohh yes, it will be a wonderful addition to my already respectable fleet !!
I decided to take Hustler out of hybernation because we received the assurance that we can continue to fly...
Forum: RC Jets
02-07-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,637
Posted By hofer

Hi all, Today I finished the pneumatic plumbing...

Hi all,
Today I finished the pneumatic plumbing of Tom`s PCU v1 - now, that is the way to layout a pneumatic set up that will last for many years to come !!
Tom`s engineering and mechanical work...
Forum: RC Jets
01-22-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,637
Posted By hofer

Oldie but goldie - JMP Hustler

Hi all,
After having this kit from Tom in my inventory for several years, it`s time has finally come to be completed !!
The plane is structurally complete, but as all of you guys know, 90% complete...
Forum: RC Jets
09-01-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By hofer

Hi Jeremy, Suuper - you are back in business !!...

Hi Jeremy,
Suuper - you are back in business !!
A real man`s machine it is !
Mine is going to fly next year - new set up it will have - Jets Munt 210 for push and 3 kg ( 7 pounds ) lighter than...
Forum: RC Jets
02-17-2020, 03:15 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,523
Posted By hofer

Hi George, Congrats on that re-maiden flight -...

Hi George,
Congrats on that re-maiden flight - very glad to have another Firebird airworthy !
I would not bother about that elevator horn beeing a bit off center as long as the plane behaves well !...
Forum: RC Jets
12-14-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,523
Posted By hofer

Talking Hi all, Puhh, resurection of Firebird - what a...

Hi all,
Puhh, resurection of Firebird - what a thought !!!
Would be the jet to have !!
see you
Hans
Forum: RC Jets
08-07-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,897
Posted By hofer

Hi Jeremy, Well, no joke here - if you take...

Hi Jeremy,
Well, no joke here - if you take over the shipping costs - you can get my AMT Oly, serial nr.1659 for free !!!
It is in absolutely flawless condition and has less than 6 hrs of run time...
Forum: RC Jets
08-07-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,897
Posted By hofer

Hi all, And after many successful years of...

Hi all,
And after many successful years of flying my Firebird, time has come to go a step ahead into modern times !
Heavy, complicated and in fact, outdated AMT Olympus is out - new, up to date and...
12-28-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,288
Posted By hofer

Talking I would also consider the Ascent 70 from Naruke -...

I would also consider the Ascent 70 from Naruke - very light and totally up to date layout !
Not a cheap option, but getting away from average is never cheap !!:cool:
Now, if Milan Valenta would...
12-17-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 127,426
Posted By hofer

Hi all, Well, no answer to be expected ! ...

Hi all,
Well, no answer to be expected !
Obviously, I seem to be the only guy on this planet that is really going to make such a Fliteskin 109 airworthy !
If you want, you can follow the build on...
10-29-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 388
Posted By hofer

Bf-109 G6 with e - power

Hi all,
Just alittle teaser here - my big 1/3.8 scale Kranz Me 109 with decent power !
All set up datas to be found at the end of the video
Hans

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aY3dDNHjqn8&=2s
07-27-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 127,426
Posted By hofer

Hi Casey, A lot of time has passed, so how is...

Hi Casey,
A lot of time has passed, so how is your Fliteskin 109 getting along ?
Any flight experience with that bird from your side . I would be eager to know since I am doing one of Jose`s kits...
01-24-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,264
Posted By hofer

Seagull Madness Reno racer

Hi guys,
Well, just a short vid of this one !
Some 4000 watts at work !
see you
hans
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gG2KyEy5U3U&t339s
Forum: RC Jets
09-15-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By hofer

Hi, I have one as well, but built up to...

Hi,
I have one as well, but built up to perfection - I will finish it - no question about that !!
It will join my Firebird that I have been flying for years - Tom`s ships are just in another league...
Forum: RC Jets
08-25-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,979
Posted By hofer

RIP Todd, Condolences to all his family, To all...

RIP Todd, Condolences to all his family,
To all the ones reading here - enjoy the time you have at hand here, engaged with the ultimative hobby !
Life will always be too short for people like him...
07-24-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,277
Posted By hofer

Hi Milan, Now, I am finding you at the right...

Hi Milan,
Now, I am finding you at the right place !
I will have one of your systems in a blink of an eye if you are going to produce it !
It is really the set up for the 50 class planes that is...
07-18-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 29,744
Posted By hofer

Hi together, I am a retired airline pilot with...

Hi together,
I am a retired airline pilot with +/- 17000 hrs in my book - 58 years old now and the happiest pal on the planet !
I will never ever touch a stick of a full scale anymore - I am...
Forum: RC Jets
02-22-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,185
Posted By hofer

O.k., But compared to Jets Munt or King tech -...

O.k.,
But compared to Jets Munt or King tech - looks old fashioned to me - sorry !
hofer
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