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12-29-2006, 05:57 PM
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Views: 333,653
Posted By LearjetMech

RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-

Have you been cleaning your air filter regularly. I clean it after every outing. I would suspect that if you had sand in the engine then the crank pin, connecting rod, wrist pin, and crank bearings...
12-28-2006, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3,609
Views: 333,653
Posted By LearjetMech

RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-

Your "Smoke" needle is too rich. That leads me to an idea. Has anyone that you heard of run a smoke tank on an RC car like we do in airplanes? I think that would look bad arse running down the...
12-25-2006, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3,609
Views: 333,653
Posted By LearjetMech

RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-

Well I spent about 2 hours last night engineering a fix. Melted the plastic together with a soldering knife. Then I wrapped it in fiberglass and epoxy and let it cure. IT WAS an awesome fix. I...
12-24-2006, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3,609
Views: 333,653
Posted By LearjetMech

RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-

Just my luck!! I went to the hobby shop today to get some tires, rims, and a RX battery pack per ya'll reccomendations!! All is well. I figure I would go ahead and get this stuff so I can play...
12-23-2006, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3,609
Views: 333,653
Posted By LearjetMech

RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-

Will the 2.2 rims fit right on or is their a conversion kit that I will need? What rims do you suggest. Looks are second to functionality and price!! Also what is 2.2. I assume it is a...
12-23-2006, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3,609
Views: 333,653
Posted By LearjetMech

RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-

I hear ya. Correct on the acronym, except "assisted". Anyway this thread is HUGE! I'll check ou those tires. Thanks!!
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12-23-2006, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,064
Posted By LearjetMech

RE: Well finally bit bullet and ordered from Tower Hobbies!

Dude get married! At least for the tax write off. Better check your state laws, you might be common law and not even know it!!!! Best of luck. Hope she likes the truck!!
12-23-2006, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3,609
Views: 333,653
Posted By LearjetMech

RE: -Official Traxxas JATO Thread-

Hey all,
Totally new to this spectrum of RC. I have been into airplanes (RC and Full Scale)for some time, worked on real airplanes for awhile, and now I am a maintenence instructor. Anyway,...
11-09-2005, 07:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,184
Posted By LearjetMech

RE: Own your own brand new business jet now for 1.2 million! Eclipse Aviation

Yea Williams couldn't get their Sh*t together. Pratt got the deal. I was offered a job with Eclipse but turned it down due to being a contract job and the uncertainty of the industry. I believe...
11-08-2005, 08:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,184
Posted By LearjetMech

RE: Own your own brand new business jet now for 1.2 million! Eclipse Aviation

I think it will do well! I know the launch customer with Eclipse. They bought like 240 of them or something rediculous like that. They are goint to start a company called "Dayjet" where they sell...
11-06-2005, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,232
Posted By LearjetMech

RE: Rutan Voyager 90 degree roll

I did notice you edited out that statement!!
11-04-2005, 07:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,232
Posted By LearjetMech

RE: Rutan Voyager 90 degree roll

LOL!!!!! You could roll a 172 360 degrees and not enter a spin if you had enough airspeed and held 1g and were crazy!! I think you have to do a 60 deg roll for flight training. not 100% but I know...
10-28-2005, 09:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,073
Posted By LearjetMech

RE: B52 without ailerons?

Hal,
You brought up some of the same things that ran through my head when I read the last post. I thought all take-off's were high performance.
10-26-2005, 08:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,073
Posted By LearjetMech

RE: B52 without ailerons?

I have heard the C17 can also do the in flight TR deployment referred to as a "Tactical Decent". Not sure if 2 or 4 engines do it though!!
10-19-2005, 06:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,618
Posted By LearjetMech

RE: How low can you go?

The position he is in right now is similar to what you want to do on a wheel landing. He didn't crash. Kirby Chambliss does this in a Pitts. I'll see if I cant find the pic.
10-18-2005, 08:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,073
Posted By LearjetMech

RE: B52 without ailerons?

The Concorde did not have "ailerons" and it was an airliner!
10-18-2005, 08:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,073
Posted By LearjetMech

RE: B52 without ailerons?

Not sure what you mean or where you are headed on this one Hal

This is quoted out of a lab book I had in A&P school published by American Airlines concerning the 747.

"Lateral control is...
10-18-2005, 04:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,618
Posted By LearjetMech

RE: How low can you go?

Here is one for ya!! Does this count??
10-18-2005, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,618
Posted By LearjetMech

RE: How low can you go?

It is definately a Modified Pitts S1. I can tell it is modified due to the squared off wing tips. His wing tip I bet is less than a foot off the ground. Any of you that have flown Pitts know that...
10-05-2005, 07:02 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,882
Posted By LearjetMech

RE: A320 Airbus nose wheel

Check out post #32 Dirt.

"And wait, what about the Lockheed line? By far the best airplane other than a 727 made was the L-1011."

Right there with you. Love the distinct whine of those...
10-03-2005, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,326
Posted By LearjetMech

RE: This is what happens when....

I think it might of been one of our CRJ's. We were actually just talking about it last week. It was 12 screws left out of the horizontal leading edge if my memory serves me right. I do have to...
09-30-2005, 08:27 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,882
Posted By LearjetMech

RE: A320 Airbus nose wheel

You referring to this......

DELTA AND BOEING PAIR UP FOR A LONG FLIGHT
Delta Air Lines and Boeing Co. will be flying together exclusively for the next 20 years. The Atlanta-based airline has...
09-28-2005, 06:43 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,882
Posted By LearjetMech

RE: A320 Airbus nose wheel

Delta only buys Boeing??? Deltatech you need to take a look back in Delta's history. They had/have lots of Mcdonnell Douglas products, which I know is now Boeing. But still a Douglas design. And...
09-22-2005, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,557
Posted By LearjetMech

RE: Any advice, tips, encouragement would be appreciated!

That is why you by "mod wrenches" from harbour freight. I have wrenches from there that are heated, bent, welded, etc just to make something fit. That is a snap-on selling point!!! Sounds like...
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