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06-13-2017, 07:15 AM
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Posted By Jaybird

Sorry for trolling, but I'd say the most...

Sorry for trolling, but I'd say the most important feature would be a good spotter. This sounds like the wrong plane for the job in my opinion.

Jaybird
Forum: Glow Engines
04-18-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 48,558
Views: 2,787,788
Posted By Jaybird

I don't know but all the photos are missing when...

I don't know but all the photos are missing when I view the site. Anyone else?

Jaybird
Forum: Glow Engines
04-18-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 48,558
Views: 2,787,788
Posted By Jaybird

I'm looking forward to flying the Decathalon as...

I'm looking forward to flying the Decathalon as soon as I can get this engine fugured out. One of my first RC planes as a Great Planes kit built Decathalon that my father and I put together. I...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-17-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 48,558
Views: 2,787,788
Posted By Jaybird

I'll try opening up the low speed needle valve...

I'll try opening up the low speed needle valve and see what happens. Thanks for the help.

Jay
Forum: Glow Engines
04-17-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 48,558
Views: 2,787,788
Posted By Jaybird

I thought about the filler and fuel filter being...

I thought about the filler and fuel filter being a possible source of the problem and tried bypassing both completely running straight from the tank to the carb and it made no difference.

It is...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-16-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 48,558
Views: 2,787,788
Posted By Jaybird

Looking for some help. I'm sure this has been...

Looking for some help. I'm sure this has been discussed already in this thread so be kind. Saito 65 Golden knight mounted on Seagull Models Decathalon both bought at a swap meet a few months ago. ...
04-10-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 19,425
Views: 2,134,511
Posted By Jaybird

Participated in the Owls Head Transportation...

Participated in the Owls Head Transportation Museum of Maine annual Model Festival this past weekend. Part of my display was my Great Planes WACO which drew a lot of attention as one of only two...
Forum: Kit Building
12-29-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By Jaybird

Lots of good information on the thread...

Lots of good information on the thread http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/kit-building-121/9369734-balsa-usa-eindecker-90-build.html.

I can take a look at mine when I get home asI don't remember what...
11-15-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 17,238
Posted By Jaybird

Oh but they do! Sopwith Camel ......

Oh but they do!

Sopwith Camel ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4nthF8_xEk It's at the very end of the video.

And the Triplane...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoBr7KVxMGo



Jaybird
10-05-2016, 04:24 AM
Replies: 19,425
Views: 2,134,511
Posted By Jaybird

Great Planes WACO at KVMA. Jaybird

Great Planes WACO at KVMA.

Jaybird
10-02-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 19,425
Views: 2,134,511
Posted By Jaybird

I have several short videos from my flight on...

I have several short videos from my flight on YouTube at jaywiley6.

https://youtu.be/O8QKZXlzrPE

Jaybird
09-19-2016, 06:06 AM
Replies: 19,425
Views: 2,134,511
Posted By Jaybird

Full Size WACO YMF-5 ride at Owls Head Transportation Museum

I had a wonderful 1/2 hour ride in a 2011 WACO YMF-5 at Owls Head Transportation Museum near Rockland, Maine a couple of weekends ago during their antique motorcycle meet. I rode in the front...
07-07-2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 15,224
Posted By Jaybird

Wow.....just, wow. Jaybird

Wow.....just, wow.

Jaybird
06-29-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 15,224
Posted By Jaybird

I don't remember getting this kind of...

I don't remember getting this kind of notification before the drone/FPV craze. As a fixed wing model and full size pilot, I never would have even considered trying to fly a plane from dirt road in...
06-29-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 15,224
Posted By Jaybird

Just received this e-mail... ...

Just received this e-mail...
...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-16-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,326
Posted By Jaybird

It doesn't. If you plug the tank vent/pressure...

It doesn't. If you plug the tank vent/pressure line then the fuel going out creates a vacuum inside the tank and fuel won't flow after a time. The suggestion is to remove the pressure line from the...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-14-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,326
Posted By Jaybird

I have an OS 48 four stroke with a similar...

I have an OS 48 four stroke with a similar problem. My last flying session I removed the tank pressure line from the muffler (plugged the hole with a short piece of fuel tubing and fuel dot) and it...
Forum: Kit Building
06-13-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2,138
Views: 190,195
Posted By Jaybird

A steady wind is not a problem. My Bolt is...

A steady wind is not a problem. My Bolt is pretty heavy and grooves along nicely. The only "trick" with landing mine is the stock aluminum gear is VERY springy and a couple of the fields I fly from...
Forum: Kit Building
06-13-2016, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2,138
Views: 190,195
Posted By Jaybird

Took my Skybolt out for a quick flight Sunday...

Took my Skybolt out for a quick flight Sunday morning but the winds came up and started blowing 15-20 mph right after I arrived. I got one short flight in but it wasn't a lot of fun fighting the...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-25-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,897
Posted By Jaybird

I had an Evolution 61 2-stroke in a Hangar 9...

I had an Evolution 61 2-stroke in a Hangar 9 Fokker D-VII and it would overheat, melt the remote glow the plug extension wire and quit and inopportune times. I replaced it with and OS 61 2-stroke...
05-04-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,251
Posted By Jaybird

NNNNHhhhhhhhhhhh....Drones Goooood!, Drones...

NNNNHhhhhhhhhhhh....Drones Goooood!, Drones GOOOOOOOOOD! Yesssss master, DRONES GOOOOOOOD!...NNNhhhhhhhhh. (Walk like Frankenstein... or Frahnk - en -steen if you like Mel Brooks)

Jaybird
05-03-2016, 08:12 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,251
Posted By Jaybird

It's a banner ad and only shows for a few seconds...

It's a banner ad and only shows for a few seconds before flipping to the next ad. If you wait for it, it will come around to view.

Jaybird
05-02-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,251
Posted By Jaybird

Really? When's the last time you had a 2 pound...

Really? When's the last time you had a 2 pound "bug" with lots of hard plastic and sharp metal parts smack your windshield as you were moving along at 70 miles an hour down the highway? When's the...
04-20-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,207
Posted By Jaybird

I use Du-Bro 2-56 Pull-Pull cable sets on several...

I use Du-Bro 2-56 Pull-Pull cable sets on several 1/6 scale biplanes that require functional flying and landing wires. I secure one end to a fitting on the fuselage and use the clip a the other end....
Forum: Kit Building
04-19-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 253,690
Posted By Jaybird

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