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Posted By zope_pope

Thanks for all the good info. I'll definitely...

Thanks for all the good info. I'll definitely check out those Bower batteries. Believe it or not the battery from many years ago will run the radio for 3 hours still! It just doesn't hold a charge...
Forum: Kit Building
05-25-2016, 06:46 PM
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Posted By zope_pope

Hey asjwalsh...

Hey asjwalsh (http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/members/asjwalsh.html),

Was that you at Cherry Creek today? I was the younger guy asking about your P-51 Mustang, and this is my thread I started a...
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Posted By zope_pope

Zeeb, your description almost made me pull the...

Zeeb, your description almost made me pull the trigger on the 18SZ. Haha. It really looks like a great radio!

I decided to go with the TM-14 solution for my 12Z. I've ordered the module from...
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Posted By zope_pope

Thanks guys. I have always been a Futaba guy...

Thanks guys. I have always been a Futaba guy since my Hobbit SuperStar Select 16 years ago, that is till I got my DX6. Honestly I really don't like the radio all that much. If anyone has any ideas...
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Posted By zope_pope

Getting back into the Hobby - 12ZAP

Hi Everyone,

After 8 or so years, I am getting back into the hobby. I bought a Futaba 12Z 72mhz radio about a year before I left the hobby, and had every intention of getting the 2.4 GHZ module...
10-21-2011, 09:00 PM
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Posted By zope_pope

RE: R.I.P Midwest Flight 105

RIP..

They haven't been taken over by Frontier, but by Republic Airways... It is really sad to see the legacy of Midwest replaced by Embraer Regional Jets with those flying them barely making...
10-21-2011, 08:56 PM
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Posted By zope_pope

RE: More questions for commercial pilots

The DC-9 does indeed have a flying elevator. The controls other than the rudder are controlled through the trim tabs. Flying for a Northwest (now delta) regional, I know the DC-9 guys enjoy the...
10-21-2011, 08:40 PM
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Posted By zope_pope

RE: Question for commercial pilots

Hi guys,

I am a regional airline pilot. I fly the CRJ-200 which is based on the Challenger, but is definitely not a great airplane. Having been on the CRJ900, I know what Bombardier could have...
Forum: Beginners
01-30-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,965
Posted By zope_pope

RE: How to recover from a tip (wing) stall?

You can. Basically this is what 3d pilots are very aware of. In full scale, sure we have instruments, but during private training (where you are learning stalls) you are actually encouraged to look...
Forum: Beginners
01-29-2011, 08:32 PM
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Posted By zope_pope

RE: How to recover from a tip (wing) stall?

Basically an airplane must be stalled to enter a spin. If you release the sticks, you usually have done enough to decrease the AOA to below the critical AOA. The airplane isn't stalled, and you fly...
Forum: Kit Building
01-29-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3,632
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Posted By zope_pope

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

I did build this guy while I've been away though.
Forum: Kit Building
01-29-2011, 02:32 PM
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Posted By zope_pope

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

For those of you who want to condense the thread, I'd be happy to edit my first post and add all the tips, etc.

I unfortunately have not made it back to my build, and am not sure when I will be...
Forum: Beginners
01-29-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By zope_pope

RE: How to recover from a tip (wing) stall?

The easiest way to answer the questions would just be to read text from full scale flying. I used to cite these books when I was a CFI full time.

Read...
Forum: Kit Building
01-05-2010, 11:54 PM
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Posted By zope_pope

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Looks awesome! Are you going to paint it for the finish?
Forum: Kit Building
01-03-2010, 04:41 PM
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Posted By zope_pope

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

I have about 1.5 hours in an Sr22 G3, but 300+ dual given in a Diamond Star with the G1000 cockpit. I am sure they are somewhat similar. Let me know, and I can send you my resume. Around 700 Dual...
Forum: Kit Building
01-01-2010, 04:49 PM
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Posted By zope_pope

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

OSU,

Are you guys hiring excellent full time flight instructors? ;)
Forum: Kit Building
12-30-2009, 01:26 AM
Replies: 3,632
Views: 575,973
Posted By zope_pope

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Sabre, I was on reserve so I didn't fly all that much. Probably was in and out of denver 7 times or so. Now I am furloughed so you won't see me for a while. Maybe my new girlfriend who is an FA. ...
Forum: Kit Building
12-29-2009, 12:59 AM
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Posted By zope_pope

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

CRJ-900. Delta didn't want to renew the leases at the price Saab wanted. I am only typed in the CRJ. I miss it. Hopefully things pick back up and I'll be back in the air saying, "one cream, one...
Forum: Kit Building
12-29-2009, 12:36 AM
Replies: 3,632
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Posted By zope_pope

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

One more on my last day. You can see it in my eyes. :(
Forum: Kit Building
12-29-2009, 12:34 AM
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Posted By zope_pope

Forum: Kit Building
12-29-2009, 12:30 AM
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Posted By zope_pope

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

If you guys don't mind, here are some pictures from work. Entertain me, it is my thread. ;)
Forum: Kit Building
12-29-2009, 12:22 AM
Replies: 3,632
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Posted By zope_pope

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Thanks for all the well wishes. They mean a lot! I guess I just have to keep my head up and keep trucking. I just found that my batteries (with only one day at the field on them), my 5114DPS are...
Forum: Kit Building
12-23-2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3,632
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Posted By zope_pope

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

Thanks man. She single handedly grounded me completely. No more airliner, no more rc planes... Not cool!
Forum: Kit Building
12-23-2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3,632
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Posted By zope_pope

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

LOL on the bravo sierra. Some other good ones are Sierra Hotel, Whiskey Tango Fox, etc... :P

Update on my mustang. Furloughed from the Airlines because of the economy, car blew up driving...
Forum: Kit Building
11-10-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3,632
Views: 575,973
Posted By zope_pope

RE: Top Flite 1/7 P-51 Build

You guys are hijacking my thread! LOL. j/k. But keep on topic. this thread is a great resource for so many!
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