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11-11-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,319
Posted By Strat2003

I run Real Flight 8, and before that Phoenix, on...

I run Real Flight 8, and before that Phoenix, on my Mac through Boot Camp. Lets me run all Windows programs and it works very well. I currently have Windows 10 installed on Boot Camp.
Forum: M.A.A.C.
10-10-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,959
Posted By Strat2003

Something that helped me get the rudder inputs...

Something that helped me get the rudder inputs right is always rolling 'canopy in'. To explain: Flying right to left, rolling canopy in, you're rolling left. Your first rudder input will be...
Forum: Aerodynamics
01-01-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,203
Posted By Strat2003

Back in the days of long wire antennas, I thought...

Back in the days of long wire antennas, I thought the antenna whipping around behind my half-A planes was causing that.
12-28-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,419
Posted By Strat2003

I use old fashioned model airplane cement. ...

I use old fashioned model airplane cement. Sigment, currently. It dries reasonably quickly and sands very well. I run a bead along the plank, use a drop of medium CA to hold it to the former at...
10-31-2016, 04:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By Strat2003

Very nice!

Very nice!
10-16-2016, 04:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,110
Posted By Strat2003

Watching this with interest.

Watching this with interest.
08-13-2016, 04:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 430
Posted By Strat2003

Tenth Anniversary St Clairsville Pattern Classic

The St Clairsville Pattern Classic will celebrate its tenth anniversary this coming weekend, August 20 and 21.
Contest Director Deluxe Rick Cilles has decided to spring for real plaques this year to...
08-01-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By Strat2003

It's a cool contest with great hospitality. I'm...

It's a cool contest with great hospitality. I'm going to be there after an absence of a few years.
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-23-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By Strat2003

I second Novus. I've also used it as a rubbing...

I second Novus.
I've also used it as a rubbing agent on paint after wet sanding with 1000 grit.
12-19-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 59,656
Posted By Strat2003

FYI, Brodak lists both a medium and light weight...

FYI, Brodak lists both a medium and light weight silkspan.
12-16-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 808
Posted By Strat2003

I put one of these together as a fly-in door...

I put one of these together as a fly-in door prize many years ago. It seemed a little heavy to me but was straight and true. Never did find out how it flew.
12-14-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 13,118
Posted By Strat2003

I just read through the FAQ's. One states that...

I just read through the FAQ's. One states that you do not need to register each aircraft, that you will get an individual number (like an AMA number) to use on all of your aircraft.
It says there...
08-25-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,215
Posted By Strat2003

We were honored by the presence of several AMA...

We were honored by the presence of several AMA officials this weekend. Here's a pic of District VP Mark Radcliffe, Education Director Bill Pritchett and President Bob Brown with the St C R/C Flyers...
08-25-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,215
Posted By Strat2003

Everyone was anxious to fly, and eventually we...

Everyone was anxious to fly, and eventually we did. Brenner Sharp piloting, Bryan Finley calling.
Verne Koester pilots while Lynn Morgan calls.
Mike Murphy and Mark Doucy judge. Mike came all the...
08-25-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,215
Posted By Strat2003

We had to wait for the sun to exit the box so we...

We had to wait for the sun to exit the box so we took some photos, like this one of National Masters Champ Bob Caglia hamming it up, and a pic of the whole group.
08-25-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,215
Posted By Strat2003

By Friday evening this was the scene with...

By Friday evening this was the scene with practice in full swing.
08-25-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,215
Posted By Strat2003

A little photo wrap-up of our contest. ...

A little photo wrap-up of our contest.

Somebody has to be the first guy there to set up for the contest. This year it was Bill Kutchell
08-17-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,215
Posted By Strat2003

Just talked to Supreme Commander Rick Cilles and...

Just talked to Supreme Commander Rick Cilles and he test ate a Houston's chicken this weekend and has pronounced it excellent.

A few more details: The field will be open for practice at noon...
08-16-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,215
Posted By Strat2003

The weather forecast looks real good for next...

The weather forecast looks real good for next weekend. We may experience something rare for this year in D4...a six-round contest!
08-12-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,215
Posted By Strat2003

Yes, Intermediate will be flown too. I apologize...

Yes, Intermediate will be flown too. I apologize to all the Intermediate flyers for the Senior Moment.
08-11-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,215
Posted By Strat2003

St Clairsville Pattern 2015

Just a reminder that the St Clairsville pattern contest is coming up August 22 and 23.. The field will be open for practice around noon on August 21 and contest flying will begin around 10:00 AM...
04-05-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 923
Posted By Strat2003

We laid out the center line and angles on a 2' x...

We laid out the center line and angles on a 2' x 4' piece of pegboard and put a bolt at the apex. We loop a piece of string about 100' long around the bolt.
Line up the front edge of the pegboard...
01-04-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By Strat2003

Toby, the St Clairsville contest is planned for...

Toby, the St Clairsville contest is planned for our traditional August weekend which would be the 22nd and 23rd, although nothing is set in stone yet.
Scott
Forum: Aerodynamics
12-30-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,179
Posted By Strat2003

I think you'll be fine with the center-dowel wing...

I think you'll be fine with the center-dowel wing attachment. I used it with no problems on my Supertigre and Jett powered SAM contest Playboys and Bombers. Just use plenty of rubber bands!
Forum: Aerodynamics
12-23-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,179
Posted By Strat2003

When I flew SAM Limited Engine Run R/C, my pylon...

When I flew SAM Limited Engine Run R/C, my pylon models (Playboys and Bombers) balanced around 55%. I had down thrust in the engine and used full down trim in the climb, transitioning to some degree...
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