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11-06-2021, 05:01 PM
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Posted By jtprouty

Buyer Beware - Gary Wayne (Gary Troutman)

I bought a used Starfire from Gary Wayne (Real name is Gary Troutman) that was supposed to be complete with turbine and digital servos. I was on a tight schedule having driven from Wichita to Dallas...
07-12-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,747
Posted By jtprouty

Super stoked! Just found 2 NIB kits at a local...

Super stoked! Just found 2 NIB kits at a local hobby shop and snagged them both.I had a couple when I was un Okinawa, Japan with the USAF in the early 80s and love how they flew. Has anyone covered...
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-20-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,988
Posted By jtprouty

Yeah. Started to reply to it amd realized I...

Yeah. Started to reply to it amd realized I already had after I hit submit....
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-20-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,988
Posted By jtprouty

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Forum: The Clubhouse
12-27-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,988
Posted By jtprouty

Know this is an old thread but just found it...

Know this is an old thread but just found it today. I started Akro RC Club back in the early 80's while stationed at Kadena from 81-97 (yes, 16 years.) Had a blast flying at Yomitan with all of my...
04-29-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,661
Posted By jtprouty

RE: New

Much more complex and refined than a Zagi (although Zagis are great flying planes!) We did hours of computational fluid dynamics to tweak the design for optimal performance.

Jimmy
04-29-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,661
Posted By jtprouty

RE: New

Yes, we are going to produce this one. The prices for each option are as follows:



Dome: Clear Opaque
Kit: $165 $145
ARC: $220 ...
04-29-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,661
Posted By jtprouty

New "Foamaroo" FPV/UAV

We're happy to announce that we've test flown the new Foamaroo FPV/UAV airframe and are very pleased with the results. The Foamaroo has a hybrid EPP/fiberglass fuselage that is very light yet...
08-31-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,092
Posted By jtprouty

Viking Models Pik-20 Plans?

I ihave a Viking Models Pik-20 giant scale glider fuselage but no plans. Anyone have a set that I could copy or purchase? The original masters were evidently destroyed by Katrina and I can't find...
12-13-2009, 01:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,584
Posted By jtprouty

RE: Osprey UAV

Yes. :) It can be flown strictly as an RC model or as a fully autonomous UAV depending on the systems installed. It's designed to be a UAV but I have many hours on it in manual mode as well.

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07-17-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,922
Posted By jtprouty

RE: Help! LOOKING FOR AN ELECTRIC FOLDING PUSHER PROP.

By "flip" he means turn the props around 180 degrees in their mounts so they face the proper direction to drive the plane. Really easy to do and they work well. Keeps you from breaking props when...
07-16-2009, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,584
Posted By jtprouty

Osprey UAV

Hi All,

Here's some pix of my latest UAV, the Osprey. It's an all composite 2M electric wing that I'm currently doing flight testing on. So far it's exceeding all of my expectations and I hope...
Forum: RC Jets
08-13-2008, 07:50 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 36,980
Posted By jtprouty

RE: Info on German Forums

Do you have any info on cost for the kit? Really interested.

Thanks,

Jimmy
05-18-2008, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By jtprouty

RE: Source for EPP?

Thanks, SB. I'll give them a try. It would be nice to find a place here locally that I can pick up some EPP.

I'm going to cover the EPP with UltraKote. Sticks well and lasts a long time.

...
05-18-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By jtprouty

Source for EPP?

Hi All,

Does anyone have a source for EPP blocks? I have a glass fuse that I want to make a set of EPP wings for and don't know who's selling it now.

Thanks,

Jimmy
01-19-2008, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,037
Posted By jtprouty

Turbo Raven Instructions?

Hi All,

I have a Turbo Raven from 3DFoamy that I purchased a couple of years ago but I can't find the plans. Anyone have a set on PDF? Really like to build it but can't without the...
Forum: RC Jets
08-18-2007, 12:08 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 36,980
Posted By jtprouty

RE: U2 Spyplane

Hi All,

Has any more work been done on the U-2/TR-1? Really like to have one and am about to start making a plug for a mold unless somone else already has.

Thanks!

Jimmy
08-11-2007, 01:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,622
Posted By jtprouty

RE: New guy to composites

PVA is Polyvinyl Alcohol which is a release agent. It forms a film between the mold and the glass that's being laid up and helps preserve the mold (keep things from sticking.) I've found that it...
08-10-2007, 07:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,544
Posted By jtprouty

RE: Aero towing!

You need to have a releasable tow hook on both the tug and the tow plane - makes it easier to release when you want to and also lets the tug pilot dispose of the glider if things go wrong.

You...
08-10-2007, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,622
Posted By jtprouty

RE: New guy to composites

I have a mold making tutorial on my website at www.jtmodels.com that could be adapted to making wingtip molds. Takes a little practice but once you're good at it the possibilities are endless.

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07-04-2006, 07:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 479
Posted By jtprouty

New ODR Sloper and Accessories

Hi All,

We're proud to announce that our new Buccaneer ODR sloper. It has a slip on nose for easy access to your radio gear and can use our new "Shotgun" ballast system. Check us out at...
01-14-2006, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,828
Posted By jtprouty

RE: Hot Box for Post Curing

I haven't had any problems with just letting the part that I'm post curing heat up when I put it in my hot box without ramping up or down. I put the part in the box and then turn it on. My selected...
01-14-2006, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,828
Posted By jtprouty

RE: Hot Box for Post Curing

Wow! Pretty cool stuff for controlling the heat! Kind of pricey but it would be nice to have the ability ramp up the temperature and then control how long it was on for. Have to start saving my...
01-11-2006, 12:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,828
Posted By jtprouty

Hot Box for Post Curing

Hi All,

I've just made a new hot box for post curing fuselages and bagged wings etc. and have added a page to my website on how to make one. Easy to make and would work well on bagged wings...
01-03-2006, 11:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,537
Posted By jtprouty

RE: plug making material

Lynn,

I use MGS for my projects but I'm not particular about what I use to make molds. You can use any kind of laminating resin (epoxy) on the foam without fear of damaging it. Polyester...
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