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07-20-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,720
Posted By MTT

RE: Nesail.com, No response

I think you have the wrong impression about what kind of business NSP is...

NSP does not "produce" anything, they import and re-sell...
07-19-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,720
Posted By MTT

RE: Nesail.com, No response

How can it be "fruitless and needless " ?
Apparently, there are still not enough of these threads around, otherwise "wideopen" wouldn't have become another NSP victim....

Like Muhammad Ali...
06-08-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,631
Posted By MTT

RE: advice with old Cirrus.... I think....

Well, it looks like a Cirrus, but only kind of....

As already mentioned, it's definitively not a Graupner Cirrus.
The Graupner Cirrus had a 3-piece fuselage made of ABS plastic. Quite brittle,...
02-03-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,464
Posted By MTT

RE: Airplane nicknames

Having worked for years in general aviation maintenance, and also having had the misfortune to have to work on Aerostars, I have to agree with JetCrazyCanada here...

Despite it's noble heritage,...
12-17-2008, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,752
Posted By MTT

RE: BOWLUS BABY ALBATROSS BA-100

Plans and short kit for a 122" BA-100 are available from skybench aerotech : http://skybench.com/slscale.html
10-30-2008, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,023
Posted By MTT

RE: Help identify this plane??

I think I got it now : Antonov AN-38 : http://www.airliners.net/open.file/1260860/M
10-30-2008, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,023
Posted By MTT

RE: Help identify this plane??

Now that you mention it, I'm not so sure anymore that it is a Shorts...

For one thing, if you look at the cockpit windows, you can see that they are totally different from the ones on your...
10-30-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,023
Posted By MTT

RE: Help identify this plane??

It's a Shorts 330.
At first sight, similiar to the Shorts Skyvan, but a totally different plane. Bigger than the Skyvan, and uses different engines. The Skyvan uses Garrett TPE331 series engines,...
08-19-2008, 08:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,690
Posted By MTT

RE: cularis and thermaling

My thoughts exactly.....
Only that you managed to put it in words much better than I would have....

People sometimes tend to "diss" these planes, because they are made of foam, instead of...
08-03-2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 863
Posted By MTT

RE: id help rhonadler-ka

Looks like a semi-scale model of the Schleicher Ka7 Rhoenadler . ==> http://vintagesailplanes.de/Ka7.htm

The Ka7 was ( is ) a 2-seater, very popular in europe for training new sailplane...
07-28-2008, 07:41 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 55,223
Posted By MTT

RE: INCREDIBLE PLANE ! LOOK !

Looks like Airbus Industries is getting their act together :
Emirate airways took delivery of their first ( of 58 ! ) A380 at the Airbus plant in Hamburg, Germany, at the same time another deal for...
07-04-2008, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,544
Posted By MTT

RE: looking for a really big glider kit?

None of the above mentioned is really "big"......

You want a big sailplane, you have to go scale :

Nemere from Schneider modell, austria : 5m ( 196 " )
Schleicher Ka7 from the same...
06-05-2008, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,746
Posted By MTT

RE: electric power for 160in glider

You're right !

Hadn't noticed your location...
To answer your question :
No, I don't fly at the GCRCC, but with the Cincinnati Soaring Society ( http://www.cincinnatisoaring.org/ ), recently...
06-04-2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,746
Posted By MTT

RE: electric power for 160in glider

I fly a 4m ( 157 " ) Valenta Thermik XL with a Kontronik drive 502 ( FUN 500-27 motor with 5.2:1 gearbox ) driving a 18x9 folding prop. Power is provided by a 4s2p 4100 mAh pack.
AUW is approx 10.5...
06-04-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,281
Posted By MTT

RE: Anyone built a Big Bird w/Flaps & Ailerons???

Not me, but I saw one at the '05 woodcrafters meeting in Muncie, IN.
It was built by Tom Scully and flew very well.
Here some pics :
...
03-23-2008, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,936
Posted By MTT

RE: Valenta Thermik Excel C of G Problem

Careful now, here...

The Thermik Excel and Thermik XL are different planes...
Excel : 3.39 m span
XL : 4m span
03-09-2008, 10:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,936
Posted By MTT

RE: Valenta Thermik Excel C of G Problem

I found these english building instructions on the website of Schmierer Modellbau, Valenta's distribuitor in Germany :...
03-06-2008, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,424
Posted By MTT

RE: need some websites for scale gliders

http://www.icare-rc.com
http://www.hkm-models.com/
http://www.xl-sailplanes.com/
02-21-2008, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,369
Posted By MTT

RE: Mystery Ship

If I didn't already have a MS, built 2 yrs ago, I would buy your kit.
I see that building is not your thing, but i like it, and the MS kit with it's laser cut parts is a joy to build.
01-29-2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,058
Posted By MTT

RE: A380 cockpit panorama

Cool !
What are those "boobs" on the center console ?
12-20-2007, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,076
Posted By MTT

RE: Alpina by Multiplex?

JYM is right $1000 does seem quite high for the Alpina kit...

If the kit is sold out side the EU, the VAT does not apply, which brings the price down to 453 Euro = $ 649. currency converter :...
12-17-2007, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,076
Posted By MTT

RE: Alpina by Multiplex?

If they are "brand new" as in "recently manufactured", they will have the round steel wing joiner, since the blade type joiner has not been employed by Multiplex/Tangent for several years now.
I...
12-03-2007, 07:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,369
Posted By MTT

RE: Mystery Ship

Electryfying the MS can be done, but is a bit tricky, since there is not a whole lot of room in the fuselage.
Once you have you motor, speed control and drive battery installed, you will have...
11-25-2007, 09:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,369
Posted By MTT

RE: Mystery Ship

Over the years, I have built and flown two MS's.

The MS's weak point is that flying stab T-tail, for several reasons :

It has only a very narrow support on top of the fin, and hence, is a...
06-13-2007, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,024
Posted By MTT

RE: Got to ride in a B-17 from Hillsboro, OR to Caldwell, ID on Wednesday!

This is beyond cool !!!!!

$400 for a 20 min flight are quite steep, but if I ever get the chance, I will spend them....
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