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07-15-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,103
Posted By shomenda

Ken, The key to entering a basic pattern...

Ken,

The key to entering a basic pattern spin is the straight and level stall past horizontal after which your desired rudder, elevator and aileron input is added depending upon the direction of...
04-14-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,909
Posted By shomenda

Assembly, setting the stabs/elevators and...

Assembly, setting the stabs/elevators and establishing the CG was all done according to the manual. The sketch showing the CG location symbol is wrong. It appears the CG measurments are more...
04-13-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,255
Posted By shomenda

In addition to the comments above, during your...

In addition to the comments above, during your first few flights, experiment with slowing the airplane down for landing without landing to familiarize yourself with its slow flight characteristics...
04-13-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,909
Posted By shomenda

Maidened my Freewing F-16 last Saturday in calm...

Maidened my Freewing F-16 last Saturday in calm conditions. First attempt, with wing tip sidewinders, airplane would not lift off the ground. Aborted takeoff. Too nose heavy! Thus, it's clear the CG...
04-10-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,909
Posted By shomenda

Predman, Then it must have something to do...

Predman,

Then it must have something to do with the CG reference point I'm using as viewed on the assembly instruction manual. It's not real clear. It indicates 118mm - 128mm (4.64" - 5.06")...
04-09-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,909
Posted By shomenda

New Turnigy nano-tech 6S 65 - 130c.

New Turnigy nano-tech 6S 65 - 130c.
04-08-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,909
Posted By shomenda

Got mine 2 weeks ago. Assembly time - 4 hours. ...

Got mine 2 weeks ago. Assembly time - 4 hours. Painted inside of gear doors white for scale effect. Had to add 2 1/4 ounces weight to nose to balance within recommended CG even with the heavy 6S...
04-01-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,575
Posted By shomenda

3downlow posted a bunch of pictures on his blog...

3downlow posted a bunch of pictures on his blog and provided a link to them. See post #17.
03-30-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,575
Posted By shomenda

The RCACF Tangerine Pattern Classic for 2015 is...

The RCACF Tangerine Pattern Classic for 2015 is in the record books.

18 pilots representing all 5 classes competed into and under abundant Florida sunshine, mild temperatures with plenty of...
03-26-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,575
Posted By shomenda

Are you Randy F? If so, please advise and I'll...

Are you Randy F? If so, please advise and I'll send you a PM.
03-26-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,575
Posted By shomenda

RCACF Pattern Practice

Jetmech43, I'd say go for it. If any club member objects (don't think they will) or if the gate is locked when you arrive (weather due to deteriorate today too) let me know. Are you Randy F? Please...
03-26-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,575
Posted By shomenda

Weather: It appears it will be mild, mostly wet...

Weather: It appears it will be mild, mostly wet & windy for practice late day Friday. Calling for clear skies, breezy (out of the north/northwest) with cooler temps on Saturday. Clear skies, cool...
Forum: Beginners
03-20-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,935
Posted By shomenda

Our club is 180 members strong. 72 Mhz & Hamm...

Our club is 180 members strong. 72 Mhz & Hamm frequency pin board right where its always been. A few members still using 72 Mhz. No pins for 2.4 Ghz. Members required to wear clip on...
03-04-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,575
Posted By shomenda

Only three and a half weeks of practice left...

Only three and a half weeks of practice left until the 2015 Tangerine Pattern Classic. Looking forward to seeing everyone.

Steve
01-21-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,065
Posted By shomenda

I believe they are M6. I was given a pair of...

I believe they are M6. I was given a pair of really nice aluminum wing retaining thumb screws from a friend, who I believe purchased them from Seacraft, available at espritmodels.com
01-12-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,575
Posted By shomenda

2015 RCACF Tangerine Pattern Classic

Start practicing the new sequences folks as the dates for the RCACF Tangerine Pattern Classic are March 28 & 29, 2015.

Pre-registration available at www.nsrca.us (http://www.nsrca.us) website but...
10-31-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,194
Posted By shomenda

Pattern primers used to entice new people to give...

Pattern primers used to entice new people to give pattern a try. It was more of a fun fly atmosphere. Size and weight restrictions were waived. You could fly a trainer, a 35% IMAC airplane or a...
10-24-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,657
Posted By shomenda

Whoa! I'm not familiar with that one!

Whoa! I'm not familiar with that one!
10-24-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,657
Posted By shomenda

Yessir. I don't recall the name of the...

Yessir. I don't recall the name of the manufacturer. A copper gasket onto an internal wrenching threaded male steel fitting through the header and iinstalled into the female threads of the aluminum...
10-23-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,657
Posted By shomenda

All the problems I had with the fancy aluminum...

All the problems I had with the fancy aluminum ringy thingy Y.S. header were a thing in the past after gobbling up as many of the old style Hatori headers I could find. Since I've switched to...
10-02-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,517
Posted By shomenda

Larry, Thank you for all your hard work as...

Larry,

Thank you for all your hard work as our VP. I've CD'd (and co-CD'd) the Tangerine Pattern Contest in Apopka over a period of 7 - 8 years, however, I decided to take 2014 off to...
09-12-2008, 08:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,644
Posted By shomenda

RE: Tangerine Pattern Contest/s

Yessiree Jim, the SPA/BPA contest will run concurrently with the AMA/FAI contest on Saturday & Sunday, preserving Friday for practice.

Steve
09-12-2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,644
Posted By shomenda

RE: Tangerine Pattern Contest/s

Yessiree Jim, the SPA/BPA contest will run concurrently with the AMA/FAI contest on Saturday & Sunday, preserving Friday for practice.

Steve
09-10-2008, 09:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,644
Posted By shomenda

RE: Tangerine Pattern Contest/s

The 3rd Annual Tangerine Pattern Classic will be held on December 6 & 7, 2008, at the RCACF Club Field in Apopka, FL. Due to popular demand, Masters Class will fly the new 2010 sequence and FAI...
08-25-2008, 02:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,644
Posted By shomenda

RE: Tangerine Pattern Contest/s

apereira,

Thanks for your reply. I'll be posting a flyer for the contest in the very near future along with hotel recommodations, etc. For the time being, feel free to access the club web...
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