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Forum: RC Jets
02-19-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,550
Posted By Flysfloats

A bit of an update. I FINALLY finished building...

A bit of an update. I FINALLY finished building my Regal Eagle, que' milagro!! When and if the weather improves enough, I will do some taxi testing and then, gulp, a maiden. I will be going to a...
Forum: RC Jets
09-19-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,348
Posted By Flysfloats

John: Something is different from what I have and...

John: Something is different from what I have and from your pics above. It "seems" to me that the highest "stab" is actually higher than the trailing edge/aileron of the wing. My forward most dowel...
Forum: RC Jets
09-05-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,348
Posted By Flysfloats

Coming along nicely but looks on the complicated...

Coming along nicely but looks on the complicated side. For 3 out of my 4 FS planes, down and welded were the answer! I ended up installing the 1/4" square carbon fiber rods for wing stiffeners. I...
Forum: RC Jets
09-04-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,348
Posted By Flysfloats

John, I did a fit check yesterday and I "may" be...

John, I did a fit check yesterday and I "may" be able to put one battery on each side of the fan, either vertical or possibly by building a shelf on each side of the fan at the top of the fuse sides ...
Forum: RC Jets
09-04-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,348
Posted By Flysfloats

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/480x640/00fb21fe_347d_45e1_8a99_0a673807371f_4b4d44a51fcca5462f4dd5544249c336eafca6f2.jpeg

Here is my attempt at joining the front and...
Forum: RC Jets
08-29-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,348
Posted By Flysfloats

"The two most useless things on Earth are...

"The two most useless things on Earth are altitude above you, and runway behind you."

You forgot "fuel in the truck"!
Forum: RC Jets
08-26-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,348
Posted By Flysfloats

John: I have tried to send you 2 PMs, have you...

John: I have tried to send you 2 PMs, have you received then?? After they were sent I checked my "Sent" messages and they weren't there! No idea if they went thru or not, grrrrrrrrrrr!

I am...
Forum: RC Jets
08-24-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,348
Posted By Flysfloats

So far I don't see any of the "nose block"...

So far I don't see any of the "nose block" triangles?? In these pictures do you consider the sides of the nose block to be finished, except for sanding??
Forum: RC Jets
08-23-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,348
Posted By Flysfloats

REALLY looking forward to following this build. ...

REALLY looking forward to following this build. John has provided me guidance as I am taking baby steps in building my Regal Eagle. This thread will be invaluable to me and any others building...
Forum: RC Jets
05-13-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,550
Posted By Flysfloats

I am back again for more frustration! First the...

I am back again for more frustration! First the good news, I received my fan and motor Monday. I can't believe that the plastic fan was $180?? This is going to be a pricey build for me and will...
Forum: RC Jets
05-10-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,550
Posted By Flysfloats

The motor and fan are scheduled to be delivered...

The motor and fan are scheduled to be delivered tomorrow. With the wing spars un modified the inside dimension of the fuselage between the "half moon" looking motor mounts is a bit over 6". I was...
Forum: RC Jets
05-08-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,550
Posted By Flysfloats

I FINALLY made the last step in starting my...

I FINALLY made the last step in starting my building of the Regal Eagle. I bought kit in mid 80s but never opened the box. Been waffling on whether or not to build it and yesterday I ordered a 120...
04-24-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By Flysfloats

Pictures

Sorry for my ignorance, BUT, would somebody post a KISS step by step on how to post a picture?? I have searched and searched and can not find or understand how to do this. On many other forums I...
Forum: RC Jets
04-16-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,550
Posted By Flysfloats

Thanks for the reply. In your opinion could I...

Thanks for the reply. In your opinion could I have adequate, not rip roaring, performance with E-power?
Forum: RC Jets
04-16-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,550
Posted By Flysfloats

All good advice. I have thought whether or not...

All good advice. I have thought whether or not this is worth it or not and given your last comment, I "think" I will give the build a try. Actually the building doesn't seem to be a big problem, I...
Forum: RC Jets
04-16-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,550
Posted By Flysfloats

Well here is another story but not as involved as...

Well here is another story but not as involved as most of the others. I, too, bought a Regal Eagle kit back in 1987 and am just trying to decide IF I want to build it or not. I would put an E-DF in...
Forum: Sport Flying
06-20-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By Flysfloats

David: Thank you for the info, exactly what I was...

David: Thank you for the info, exactly what I was hoping to get. I should be able to put the Tiger 2 back into the air later this week as I recover from a fractured fibula, grrrrr. Later, FF
Forum: Sport Flying
06-13-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By Flysfloats

Thanks for the reply. I also found a suggestion...

Thanks for the reply. I also found a suggestion to use the chord width divided by 3 as the distance back from the leading edge. Will try this tomorrow, watching UFC now.
Forum: Sport Flying
06-13-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By Flysfloats

Tiger 2 CofG Question

I have an old Tiger 2, 60" wingspan that I built a number of years ago in Baja, Mexico and recently brought it back to the states. I had to do some engine work due to inactivity and the engine was...
02-23-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By Flysfloats

RE: Prop Nut Loosens

Well good news, with your support I got the engine running today!! A tech from OS engines/Hobbico also suggested using Lok Tite. After using a Master Airscrew and wooden props, I went to an APC...
02-21-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By Flysfloats

RE: Prop Nut Loosens

Bax:Another day and another frustrating attempt to start this engine. I switched to a wooden prop, put abrasive drywall grid washers on both sides of the prop, am not using a spinner so no backing...
02-20-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By Flysfloats

Prop Nut Loosens

I have an OS .61 SF engine that has given me great service TILL now! I can not start the engine because the prop nut loosens up with the first or second flip of the prop. I am running Cool Power...
02-14-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 135,497
Posted By Flysfloats

RE: Full scale flyers....roll call.

Soloed in 1967 and got half way to my private ticket, took a layoff from North American Rockwell at Kennedy Space Center, FL. Finished private in '80 and bought half interest in a 182. Next I...
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