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Forum: Marketplace
05-31-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 612
Posted By ChicoFlyer

Yellow Aircraft P-40 W/ KOLM EZ-65 Engine (Unfinished)

This was the last Y/A P-40 kit sold by Shaun that I purchased about 5 years ago. I was making good progress on the build for a few months... and then life happened. Long story short, got married,...
Forum: Marketplace
01-20-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,064
Posted By ChicoFlyer

Yes, I have all of the pieces from the kit.

Yes, I have all of the pieces from the kit.
Forum: Marketplace
01-19-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,064
Posted By ChicoFlyer

Yellow Aircraft P-40 W/ KOLM EZ-65 Engine (Unfinished)

This was the last Y/A P-40 kit sold by Shaun that I purchased about 5 years ago. I was making good progress on the build for a few months... and then life happened. Long story short, got married,...
Forum: Marketplace
12-09-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,535
Posted By ChicoFlyer

Hi Jeff, The plane is currently pending sale...

Hi Jeff,

The plane is currently pending sale at this point. Since the wing is assembled at this point, it would make shipping pretty difficult but not impossible.

Thank you,
Jason
Forum: Marketplace
12-01-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,535
Posted By ChicoFlyer

I had only purchased two servos for set up while...

I had only purchased two servos for set up while I was building, so there isn't any other radio gear. The engine is a Kolm EZ65 4 stroke gas.

I was able to fix the link. P-40 Build...
Forum: Marketplace
12-01-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,535
Posted By ChicoFlyer

Yellow Aircraft P-40 W/ KOLM EZ-65 Engine (Unfinished)

This was the last Y/A P-40 kit sold by Shaun that I purchased about 5 years ago. I was making good progress on the build for a few months... and then life happened. Long story short, got married,...
Forum: RC Jets
03-01-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 15,983
Posted By ChicoFlyer

Does anyone know the reasoning for the different...

Does anyone know the reasoning for the different chines on the SR-71's? I have tried finding out which air frames had it and others did not and the reasoning for it, but never have been able to.
...
Forum: RC Jets
09-30-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,541
Posted By ChicoFlyer

That seems to be a pretty staggering amount of...

That seems to be a pretty staggering amount of the engine missing. Looks like it broke off about halfway between the fan and the compressor.
Forum: RC Jets
02-13-2017, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,617
Posted By ChicoFlyer

How long do you think you'll need? I may be...

How long do you think you'll need?

I may be able to talk to one of the painters at our shop in El Dorado Hills if they might be able to help. We've got 2 booths at Aerometals, but depending on how...
Forum: RC Jets
02-08-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,144
Posted By ChicoFlyer

If you are going to make a crate, make sure you...

If you are going to make a crate, make sure you put some blocks on the bottom to allow a forklift pick it up! I have read many reports of people that didn't think it was necessary and a shipping...
Forum: RC Jets
01-24-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,609
Posted By ChicoFlyer

McMaster Carr is definitely is a good source for...

McMaster Carr is definitely is a good source for materials. They typically ship next day as well so they are very quick and it should be next day delivery from their warehouse for you.

I purchase...
Forum: RC Jets
12-12-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,836
Posted By ChicoFlyer

This is just a hunch, but I also suspect a huge...

This is just a hunch, but I also suspect a huge difference is in the way a fighter jet and our models produce usable thrust for aborted landings/takeoffs.

Model turbines have thrust that is...
Forum: RC Jets
12-05-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,975
Posted By ChicoFlyer

I can attest to Shaun's building skills and his...

I can attest to Shaun's building skills and his attention to detail. A couple years ago he built a Yellow Aircraft F-16 for me and he did an amazing job. Everything fit perfectly and was able to...
Forum: RC Jets
10-01-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,251
Posted By ChicoFlyer

About 25 feet!

About 25 feet!
Forum: RC Jets
09-21-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,876
Posted By ChicoFlyer

Unfortunately it doesn't quite work that way...

Unfortunately it doesn't quite work that way comparing scale weights... in a real aircraft you have thousands of pounds of avionics, cooling, hydraulic, life support, and other systems that are not...
Forum: RC Jets
09-20-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,876
Posted By ChicoFlyer

Well, definitely doesn't seem to be an assembly...

Well, definitely doesn't seem to be an assembly issue while at the field since it looks like the vertical stab was fixed into place and not removable. Maybe it just didn't have quite enough structure...
Forum: RC Jets
09-19-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,876
Posted By ChicoFlyer

Definitely appears the be very little structural...

Definitely appears the be very little structural members in the wings. I noticed that there was one carbon tube spar that seems like it is pretty far forward in the wing.

I am curious as to the...
02-18-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 132,112
Posted By ChicoFlyer

I definitely agree with this. They have to use...

I definitely agree with this. They have to use fiberglass covers over radars and antennas so they can transmit a signal, if they used a metal covering it would block signal from the sensors.
Forum: RC Jets
02-17-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,043
Posted By ChicoFlyer

Jet powered CriCri

Not sure if anyone else has seen this, worlds smallest twin engine plane powered by two TJ20 turbines.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PAdCt6qgj9k

I'd fly it.
Forum: RC Jets
01-01-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 75,450
Posted By ChicoFlyer

Gunradd, if there is enough interest in these...

Gunradd, if there is enough interest in these landing gear components that keep failing, I may be able to have a coworker manufacture some out of a good aerospace grade steel.

If you are...
12-18-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 965
Posted By ChicoFlyer

Talk to Gunradd in the jet forums. He had them...

Talk to Gunradd in the jet forums. He had them installed on his Yellow Aircraft F-22 and I believe he had nothing but praise for the system on that aircraft.
Forum: RC Jets
12-16-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,277
Posted By ChicoFlyer

It doesn't seem too bad, at least not nearly as...

It doesn't seem too bad, at least not nearly as much as the Israeli F-15 that lost an entire wing in a mid air collision and still made it back to base.
...
Forum: RC Jets
10-28-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,651
Posted By ChicoFlyer

I have read quite a bit on different brand of...

I have read quite a bit on different brand of batteries. It seems in the recent years, most people that buy Thunder Power have been getting a mediocre battery at best. Poor long term endurance at an...
Forum: RC Jets
10-09-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,264
Posted By ChicoFlyer

FalconWings, McMaster Carr product 92735A480. It...

FalconWings, McMaster Carr product 92735A480. It is a 3/8" 3.50" long 18-8 stainless clevis pin with a head on it. Has the groove already in it, would just need to cut the head off. They also have a...
Forum: RC Jets
10-05-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,193
Posted By ChicoFlyer

I just went to the airshow in Sacramento this...

I just went to the airshow in Sacramento this weekend and they had a pilot doing a demonstration in a super hornet, he did many of the same maneuvers including the pirouette like that one did. It is...
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