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Forum: RC Jets
12-31-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 77,455
Posted By ps2727

Wow is right!

Wow is right!
11-14-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 934
Posted By ps2727

Outrider i have built a few multis and never...

Outrider
i have built a few multis and never have done counter-rotating props. Most full size planes donít do that and I donít think itís necessary. That does away with the search for an oddball...
11-11-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 17,668
Posted By ps2727

Amazing! very nice work here! paul

Amazing!
very nice work here!

paul
Forum: RC Jets
09-29-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By ps2727

We are getting 3 to 4 minutes on twin 6s 5000’s....

We are getting 3 to 4 minutes on twin 6s 5000’s. I believe Justin has 6250’s so a bit longer for him.
I will look at making the Tbird meet.
Paul
Forum: RC Jets
09-28-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By ps2727

Thanks Pat. I don’t know what the story is on...

Thanks Pat. I don’t know what the story is on those windows...
Forum: RC Jets
09-27-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By ps2727

North American Sabreliner/T-39

About 1/8 th scale with twin 80mm edf power. One is a series 60 and the other a series 40.
They fly nicely at 16 lbs.

Paul
...
Forum: RC Jets
09-03-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 77,455
Posted By ps2727

Both are top notch scale models, I don’t think it...

Both are top notch scale models, I don’t think it gets any better!
paul
05-09-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,949
Posted By ps2727

When I first suggested this method my buddies...

When I first suggested this method my buddies thought the thin foil would never hold up in use. That it has worked so well and held up over time confirms the idea that a very thin foil surface will...
05-09-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,949
Posted By ps2727

Sharing ideas is what this site is all about. I...

Sharing ideas is what this site is all about. I hope this tip is useful!

If I build another Cessna I will search for a slightly thicker foil in order to keep the weight down but the choice of...
05-07-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,949
Posted By ps2727

Good idea on the flashing. With a little...

Good idea on the flashing. With a little searching Iím sure there is a slightly thicker foil available.
Scale builders are always on the prowl for usable materials!
paul
05-07-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,949
Posted By ps2727

Thanks David i was at the dollar store today...

Thanks David

i was at the dollar store today and found a set of disposable aluminum cookware. I got 2 for a dollar along with a plastic roller. I made a sample tool with spacing at .75 inches.
...
05-04-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,949
Posted By ps2727

This is the type of material I used on my 120. It...

This is the type of material I used on my 120. It is thin and very soft which makes it easy to form, but is easy to damage. Considering that the model is about 25 years old it has held up very well. ...
05-02-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,949
Posted By ps2727

Airsteve, Thanks for your kind words, I wanted...

Airsteve,
Thanks for your kind words, I wanted to post so someone might give this a try. It really was easy to do and looks convincing. Maybe I should do a video.
The model is old and has been...
05-01-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,949
Posted By ps2727

I made a Cessna 120 a while back to a smaller...

I made a Cessna 120 a while back to a smaller scale and formed the fluted surfaces in thin aluminum. It was quick and easy and has proven sturdy enough for the job.

I cut two slots in a board...
08-20-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,929
Posted By ps2727

It is true that in an engine out situation you...

It is true that in an engine out situation you get yaw and roll. The majority of the roll is because of the yaw.
When you have some dihedral or leading edge sweep any yaw will produce a rolling...
08-17-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,449
Posted By ps2727

Mike, sometimes the plans aren’t perfect, but...

Mike,
sometimes the plans aren’t perfect, but the nice thing about building from a plan is that you can make changes to suit your tastes. Think about what you need and build in more space! As long...
Forum: RC Jets
07-19-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 118,076
Posted By ps2727

Joe Great looking jet! You did a super job on...

Joe
Great looking jet!
You did a super job on a huge project, and I hope you regroup and give it another go soon.
Paul
05-29-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,347
Posted By ps2727

Looks sweet! more photos! paul

Looks sweet!
more photos!
paul
03-21-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,802
Posted By ps2727

I would run them the same direction to keep it...

I would run them the same direction to keep it simple. After a few twins I havenít seen any problems with this setup. The only time I would consider counter rotating props is if it was a taildragger...
Forum: RC Jets
11-15-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 118,076
Posted By ps2727

It looks great! The end is in sight! paul

It looks great!
The end is in sight!
paul
08-21-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 53,060
Posted By ps2727

The MU-2 was a basic model with fixed gear and no...

The MU-2 was a basic model with fixed gear and no flaps to see if we could make it fly. Now we want to enlarge it, add retracts and try full span flaps and spoilers. I think we can get it to work! ...
08-21-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 53,060
Posted By ps2727

Thx guys! https://youtu.be/hlZwxzrYEvE...

Thx guys!



https://youtu.be/hlZwxzrYEvE
MU-2 video

https://youtu.be/V60bhTm78zM

sabreliner video
08-21-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 53,060
Posted By ps2727

Ok, I will revive an old thread.... Here are...

Ok, I will revive an old thread....

Here are two more scratchbuilt twins. Mu-2 and Sabreliner...
07-27-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,114
Posted By ps2727

AB, My brother took his old PT 60 trainer and...

AB,
My brother took his old PT 60 trainer and replaced the single engine with two smaller .25 glow engines in lite ply nacelles. It made a nice multi
trainer and he got proficient in two engine as...
06-22-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By ps2727

Shttps://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-v...

Shttps://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1500x2000/d805bd1e_a764_473d_9bb9_a2168ee41a82_7c5d65fe8b164d0b2409acd0794ce55258492af7.jpeg
MU-2...
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