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01-20-2022, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,021
Posted By left seat

Thank you my friend for the prompt reply. Not...

Thank you my friend for the prompt reply. Not what I wanted to hear but thanks anyway.
01-20-2022, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,021
Posted By left seat

The version of real flight that I have is the G4.

The version of real flight that I have is the G4.
01-19-2022, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,021
Posted By left seat

Flight sim incompatab

I just got a new lap top with windows 11. I tried installing my real flight rc flight simulator which I purchased a number of years ago. The installation was successful but at the end of the install...
Forum: Beginners
01-14-2022, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 670
Posted By left seat

This plane, I'm guessing, is around 20 years old...

This plane, I'm guessing, is around 20 years old and i have no idea who manufactures it. The old covering was very sticky. very strong and thick. I'm almost certain it is an arf because who ever...
Forum: Beginners
01-14-2022, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 670
Posted By left seat

Control throws

I just purchased a 40 size trainer. Since it was used it didn't have a manual. I need to know how much throw I should have for the control surfaces. Also, I need to find the cg. I have been told to...
09-26-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,338
Posted By left seat

OS Gememini Twin

I am building a 1\4 scale Cub and I intend to put floats on it. My question is do you think that the OS Gemeni 160 twin has enough power to fly this plane? Also, what weight should I be shooting...
Forum: Beginners
04-08-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By left seat

Threaded coupler sizes

I am currently nearing the end of a build and went to my local hobby store to buy some couplers to finish the build. As everyone knows small parts, such as couplers, can be expensive. So whenever I...
Forum: Beginners
01-19-2019, 05:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,434
Posted By left seat

I plan on using the OS 160 twin cylinder Gemeni....

I plan on using the OS 160 twin cylinder Gemeni. The plane will also be on floats.
Forum: Beginners
01-18-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,434
Posted By left seat

Servo size

I'm building a 1/4 scale Sig Piper Cub and I was wondering what size servos I should be using. How much pulling strength would a particular servo need to have to safely fly a plane of this size?
01-06-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 386
Posted By left seat

Optimum lifting weight

I am building a Sig 1/4 scale cub on floats and I am installing an OS 160 Gemini twin in it. I beefed up the fire wall using 1/2 Russian ply which added weight. I used this method because I didn't...
01-03-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,758
Posted By left seat

Onboard Glow Igniters

I am currently finishing a build, a 1/4 scale Sig Cub on floats. The engine I'm using is a OS 160 Gemini twin. I got the engine from a buddy who broke the engine in but never flew with it. He...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-29-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,176
Posted By left seat

Stiff engine

I am currently building a sig 1/4 scale cub that I plan on installing an OS 160 glow twin engine. My buddy got out of the hobby and, lucky me, gave me this engine which I understand he broke in but...
12-15-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,719
Posted By left seat

Os ft 160

I am in the middle of building a 1/4 scale Sig Piper Cub which I intend to fly off floats. I have two new engines, a DLE 35 and a Zenoah G26. The 26 is too big and wide necessating a lot of cowel...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-15-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By left seat

Engine size confusion

I has recently built a Lanier 1/4 scale Taylorcraft and put it on floats. The engine I installed was a DLE 35. Owing to the wide cowel the 35 fit like a dream with little to no alterations....
12-11-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,254
Posted By left seat

DLE 35 engine size

I have recently purchased a Sig 1/4 scale Piper Cub. I have a DLE 35 that I wish to use in it but after looking at the plans the engine is about 1 inch too long. I can't change the standoffs because...
Forum: Kit Building
11-02-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By left seat

Sig 1/4 scale engine size

I am going to purchase a sig 1/4 scale piper cub that I intend to fly on floats. I have two engines that I am considering, a Zenoah G26, and a DLE 35. I know both are different in hp, and the G26 is...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-29-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By left seat

DLE 35 crash

Near the end of the summer I maidened a 109 jn Lanier Taylorcraft. It was swinging a 19 in prop. Well, I had a bad equipment failiure, found stripped servoes after crash. From about 75ft it suddenly...
10-17-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By left seat

gas/glow plugs

I've been reading about rc aircraft engines that use gasoline in a glow engine. How does a glow plug ignite gasoline? Gasoline, as I have heard requires a spark to ignite, and a spark would be much...
10-02-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By left seat

engine sizes

I am confused by the way numbers are used to discribe engine sizes. For example, what is a 120 size or a 190 size? I understand a 26cc or a 35cc but when it comes to 120-190 etc I don't get it. Why...
09-27-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,280
Posted By left seat

servo failure

I just had the unfortunate experience of losing my giant scale Taylorcraft, which I flew off water to servo failure. It was her maiden flight so the loss was really devistating. Uopn take off all was...
09-24-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By left seat

engine choice

I will be purchasing the balsa usa 1/4 scale piper cub and plan to fly it off floats. I have two engines, a DLE 35 and a Zenoah G26. I was told that the Zenoah is a little underpowered for float...
09-17-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By left seat

servo size

Last weekend I maidened my 1/4 scale Taylorcraft, on floats at my cottage. I am not new to flying off water as I fly my 72in wingspan Cub frequently. The engine I used in the Taylorcraft was a...
09-09-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By left seat

G-26 model fit

I have a new Zenoah G-26 which I was going to use on my 109 in Taylorcraft on floats. Needless to say the G-26 was inadiquate for this setup so I swapped it out for a 35cc DLE. Now I have a brand new...
09-06-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 507
Posted By left seat

winter storage

I have a question about winter storage. I currantly two aircraft that I fly off water at my cottage. The first one is a CarlGolberg 73in wing span Piper Cub running a FS 70 four stroke. The second is...
09-03-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
Posted By left seat

Looking for a new build

I have a new Zenoah G26 which I would like to put into a 1/4 scale ww1 biplane. I was looking at Balsa USA's SE-5a. It calls for a 30-35 cc engine size and I really don't know if the Zenoah is the...
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