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Forum: Marketplace
02-13-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 683
Posted By fw190

You can split the wing in 3 pieces if needed. I...

You can split the wing in 3 pieces if needed. I store and transport as a single piece wing.
Forum: Marketplace
01-30-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By fw190

NIB Top Flite Giant Scale P40 ARF.

NIB Top Flite Giant Scale P40 ARF.

LOCAL PICKUP ONLY! Los Angeles area
Forum: Marketplace
01-30-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 683
Posted By fw190

Top Flite Giant Scale Corsair ARF- RTF

Top Flite Giant Scale ARF- RTF
DLE 55 Engine
Hitec Servos - includes choke and separate tail wheel servo,
Robart Main Rotating
UPGRADE with Hanger 9 Corsair tail retract
UPGRADE with MKS wing...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-04-2019, 04:37 AM
Replies: 9,115
Views: 761,000
Posted By fw190

OMG! I just broke the law, last Memorial Day...

OMG! I just broke the law, last Memorial Day weekend I flew at Atwater Airport for the Castle Event, I think I need to turn myself in!

It is not just about the law it is about permission.
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-02-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9,115
Views: 761,000
Posted By fw190

If we did not allow drones (autonomous aircraft)...

If we did not allow drones (autonomous aircraft) to fly at the basin, we would not be in this position. Been flying at the basin for 25 years, Van Nuys airport was never a problem or even a full...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-02-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9,115
Views: 761,000
Posted By fw190

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/929x520/basin_46b88e6469042873c3b75704199b335b8c4b495e.jpg
12-20-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 34,669
Posted By fw190

Thanks! Its a great flying plane, a bit light at...

Thanks! Its a great flying plane, a bit light at 20lbs could sure use some weight as it was pretty gusty today on its second and third flights was just getting tossed around. Might add in a tail...
12-18-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 34,669
Posted By fw190

Too windy to fly today so got some time to paint...

Too windy to fly today so got some time to paint over the top coat.
...
12-16-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 34,669
Posted By fw190

Well I did not quite finish adding on the gear...

Well I did not quite finish adding on the gear doors and top green paint, however it survived the maiden today. It will need major down thrust, took off within 20 feet and had to push forward quite a...
12-12-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 34,669
Posted By fw190

I am almost ready to maiden my zero. Just need to...

I am almost ready to maiden my zero. Just need to put a pilot, canopy and the gear doors. I had a set of the Yellow Aircraft Zero retracts in hand and that was a PITA to put in. When I get a chance...
12-08-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 34,669
Posted By fw190

Thanks to Tomas from VQWarbirds I finally got my...

Thanks to Tomas from VQWarbirds I finally got my Zero several weeks ago from a pretty long wait from the factory. I am at the stage of mounting my DLE55RA engine. Is this too much motor? I see other...
12-08-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 30,938
Posted By fw190

I rarely use tube or connectors, I just pre run...

I rarely use tube or connectors, I just pre run my servo wires though rib holes and where they need to be before sheeting, I solder all my connectors which has not failed. I also use MPX connectors...
12-05-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 30,938
Posted By fw190

Tripp your mustang is looking awesome! ...

Tripp your mustang is looking awesome!

Mostly flying and working on my Bearcat, getting very close to its primer stage.
12-05-2016, 01:59 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 30,938
Posted By fw190

Those are drive breaks for the A model. You wont...

Those are drive breaks for the A model. You wont need those and it is not shown on the B model plans
12-01-2016, 01:04 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 98,591
Posted By fw190

I put my MKS (wing servo) for the rudder inside...

I put my MKS (wing servo) for the rudder inside the fin, rudder control is so much more solid now. I am also using the Hanger 9 scale tail retract, using an air cylinder to operate it. I need to...
11-07-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 30,938
Posted By fw190

That must be awesome flying a full scale mustang....

That must be awesome flying a full scale mustang. Us mere mortal must stay on the ground for many reasons :(
11-04-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 30,938
Posted By fw190

Looks awesome! Are you piping or just letting air...

Looks awesome! Are you piping or just letting air through for engine cooling?
10-27-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 30,938
Posted By fw190

With fliteskin you will need to compensate for...

With fliteskin you will need to compensate for the thickness of the 3/32 sheeting top and bottom of the wing. I think the stab is 1/16th sheeting. I see you have a monkey wrench and a hammer? What...
10-21-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 30,938
Posted By fw190

You will need to remove the back part of the stab...

You will need to remove the back part of the stab fillet and you will need space for the elevator linkage. Build the stab per plan as a single piece, remove the front root section (just forward of...
10-20-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 30,938
Posted By fw190

Here is another build to get ideas from, it is an...

Here is another build to get ideas from, it is an A model but the wing is pretty much identical.

http://www.rcscalebuilder.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=25037&PN=1&TPN=1
10-20-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 30,938
Posted By fw190

Wow, 1 week and your almost done with the...

Wow, 1 week and your almost done with the fuselage. BTW the fiberglass surface has wax release agent, wipe with acetone with a 3M pad, sand lightly 220-320 and wipe again, this will insure a good...
10-16-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 30,938
Posted By fw190

Tripp that is some nice clean gluing considering...

Tripp that is some nice clean gluing considering your pulling carbon from cloth instead of from a tow.

I have always used this method for a long time now, a fiberglass tow will work as well. Here...
10-16-2016, 12:09 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 30,938
Posted By fw190

The canopy gets glued from the inside. I use...

The canopy gets glued from the inside. I use micro screws to put them, there are many ways. The Malcolm canopy sits above the frame. Primer and smooth out the inside of the fuselage to prevent...
10-14-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 30,938
Posted By fw190

I know what you mean about gas engines and its...

I know what you mean about gas engines and its vibration, vibration plays a big role in the life of your airplanes. I basically had to learn to build again when I went from large glow Moki engines to...
10-08-2016, 11:55 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 98,591
Posted By fw190

I recently picked up a used Corsair with a DLE...

I recently picked up a used Corsair with a DLE 55. Test flew it and thought it was a bit tail heavy, added another 1 pound made it fly perfectly. The rudder was not anywhere near solid, so I ended up...
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