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12-05-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By ekir

Yes, I have been flying it fine with the 45...

Yes, I have been flying it fine with the 45 degree flap setting. That being said, I might want to up it to 50 degrees and see what the plane feels like. I might like it better.

With the 75 degree...
Forum: Control Lines
12-05-2017, 05:49 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 22,940
Posted By ekir

My first u-control airplane was a Jim Walker...

My first u-control airplane was a Jim Walker Firebaby. I was 9 years old.

I lived in Bowling Green, Ky. and my mom was driving me over what is called Resovoir Hill, water tank top of the hill. ...
12-05-2017, 05:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By ekir

Ziroli 70" P-47

I have been flying my Ziroli 70" P-47 for many years. I have had the Flaps Set at 20 and 45 degrees. Is the 45 degrees the norm in Warbirds or should I change it a little?
07-13-2017, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 884
Posted By ekir

Pete, that is what I am thinking. One thing I am...

Pete, that is what I am thinking. One thing I am not sure of comes down to balancing. I feel the PL-8 balances well, not sure if the Gt Series does it the same way.
Forum: Control Lines
07-12-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,191
Posted By ekir

I believe this laser cut kit that I mentioned...

I believe this laser cut kit that I mentioned before was designed by Pat Johnston
Shark 402 Kit (http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/"http://brodak.com/shark-402-kit.html")
Forum: Control Lines
07-12-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,191
Posted By ekir

My understanding that the Lancer is available now...

My understanding that the Lancer is available now for sale through Sig. For some reason unknown to me, they have not gotten around to putting it on their site....
Forum: Control Lines
07-12-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,191
Posted By ekir

A couple more Kits that I feel my work for me ...

A couple more Kits that I feel my work for me
Shark 402 Kit (http://brodak.com/shark-402-kit.html)
Focke Wulf FW-190 Kit - Clearance (http://brodak.com/clearance/focke-wulf-fw-190-kit.html)
07-12-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 884
Posted By ekir

Power Lab 8 or GT 1200

I have a PL 8 Charger that I have been using for a couple years. It has worked flawlessly. I do not use any of the Control Software with my PL-8 though.

I am looking to add a second charger. ...
Forum: Control Lines
07-12-2017, 03:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,191
Posted By ekir

What would be good starting U-Control

I use to fly U-Control (.049) when I was a kid. Since then, I have flown R/C the rest of my life. Thinking about getting an U-Control just to fly for fun. I would like for it to be Electric.
I...
Forum: Control Lines
05-28-2017, 03:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,058
Posted By ekir

Bob I am interested in an U-control...

Bob

I am interested in an U-control Airplane. Use to fly them when I was a young kid.

I like the Berkeley Lancer because it is a Laser Cut Kit and in another post it is shown with electric...
07-27-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,038
Posted By ekir

I enjoyed this thread on U-Control and Chip. I...

I enjoyed this thread on U-Control and Chip. I first saw Chip fly R/C Pattern at the Rough River Pattern Contest in Ky. Chip was not driving age, best that I can remember.

I know it has been a...
Forum: Kit Building
12-03-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 31,095
Posted By ekir

Denny, it flies with a level elevator. My CG is...

Denny, it flies with a level elevator. My CG is all the way aft on the plans, 3" as stated before.

I did not mean to indicate that incidence is not important. It really is important to get it as...
Forum: Kit Building
12-03-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 31,095
Posted By ekir

The -1.5 means that the leading edge of the stab...

The -1.5 means that the leading edge of the stab is lower than the trailing edge. Personally I would not worry to much about the incidence. If you can set it up with the measurements off the plans...
Forum: Kit Building
12-03-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 31,095
Posted By ekir

Hi Denny Well, I checked my incidence and I...

Hi Denny

Well, I checked my incidence and I will give you what I have, FWIW. I would bet that the way this Aircoupe is built, Anthony, myself, and others might get different figures. Motor...
Forum: Kit Building
11-30-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 31,095
Posted By ekir

Homer, good luck with your Aircoupe Build. I am...

Homer, good luck with your Aircoupe Build. I am glad another individual is taking the challenge.

The fuse does take some planning ahead, but with your building experience, I am sure you will be...
Forum: Kit Building
11-28-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 31,095
Posted By ekir

I like to fly a scale airplane similar to the way...

I like to fly a scale airplane similar to the way the real one flies. I fly 3-D models with tumbles, hovering, etc., but do not want to fly the Aircoupe in that manner. I might throw in a loop or...
Forum: Kit Building
11-26-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 31,095
Posted By ekir

Homer I think the 62 4 stroke will be fine. ...

Homer

I think the 62 4 stroke will be fine. I had planned to put a 52 4-stroke in my coupe, but did not have a way to clear coat the Aircoupe. Ended up electric. The plane flies well. I would...
Forum: Kit Building
10-27-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 31,095
Posted By ekir

I flew my Stafford Aircoupe yesterday. Three...

I flew my Stafford Aircoupe yesterday. Three beautiful flights. The electric power flies a little faster than scale. It flew for seven minutes with plenty of reserve in the Lipo's. Landing were...
Forum: Kit Building
10-16-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 31,095
Posted By ekir

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2040665http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2040666

Finally I have the Aircoupe finished. I am excited to fly it...
Forum: Kit Building
10-04-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 31,095
Posted By ekir

One more photo

One more photo
Forum: Kit Building
10-04-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 31,095
Posted By ekir

Hi Anthony

Hi Anthony
Forum: Kit Building
10-04-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 31,095
Posted By ekir

The latest on my Stafford Aircoupe. ...

The latest on my Stafford Aircoupe.

Yesterday I Clear Coated the model . I ended up installing a Hacker Electric Motor instead of the 52 4-stroke. At the moment it appears that I will be able to...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-26-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 947
Posted By ekir

I have about one gallon through my DLE 35. ...

I have about one gallon through my DLE 35. Turning Xoar 19x8 around 7700 rpms.

What rpms should I expect with the Xoar 20x8?
Forum: Gas Engines
09-30-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,234
Posted By ekir

MTK, I ordered the silicone tubing from McMaster...

MTK, I ordered the silicone tubing from McMaster Carr and will give it a try.

Thanks everyone for all the great suggestions. I feel I will end up using a combination of ideas to get the cap on...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-24-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,234
Posted By ekir

Kmeyers, do you use the larger circular spring?

Kmeyers, do you use the larger circular spring?
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