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04-30-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,745
Posted By tonystro

RE: Fying Wings

You may want to consider a wing from 'MS Composit', either the "Swift" or the Mini Swift"...
05-22-2006, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By tonystro

RE: How to hook up this tailwheel?

I believe the spring is to assist 'centering' of the unit after it has been moved left/right. Also, I think the black plastic clevis is the 'control horn" and would go an the "arm'". I have tried to...
Forum: Beginners
05-15-2006, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By tonystro

RE: alpha 40 arf

In addition to missleman's very wise suggestions... you would do well to carefully expoxy the wing halves together (per the optional instructions) rather than using any tape to hold them together. ...
05-14-2006, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,022
Posted By tonystro

RE: "Windy" trainer

kulgan,

I have not found a good electric trainer for "windy" conditions. All of the ones I'm familiar with are too light. That said, I would suggest you seriously consider the "EasyStar". I...
05-14-2006, 07:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,102
Posted By tonystro

RE: Heads Up! Alpha 40 ARF Wing Flaw

In the past three years I have assisted 16 people, who had purchased the Alpha Trainer, to solo. All have continued advancing their skills with those same aircraft. None of these Alphas had any...
04-11-2006, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By tonystro

RE: Staying in Little Rock- What to do?

Broken,

Sent you an email.
Forum: Kit Building
02-22-2006, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By tonystro

RE: Super Stearman c/g

According to the instruction manual (it works well for me) the CG should be located at 1/2 inch behind the leading edge of the bottom wing. Obviously, it is easiest to test the balance by projecting...
Forum: Sport Flying
01-31-2006, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,429
Posted By tonystro

RE: First aerobatic machine: what?

In addition to the Sticks, Tiger II, 4 Star and Rambler, you might also consider the Midwest Aerobat. The ARF version offers tricycle or conventional gear, with all parts in the box.

I've had...
12-30-2005, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,546
Posted By tonystro

RE: 477th Bomb Group

[quote]ORIGINAL: 15thAF




I had a little difficulty accessing it from the link, but that is the entire text and the corresponding information for those Bomb Squadrons. Thanks for...
12-29-2005, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,546
Posted By tonystro

RE: 477th Bomb Group

Don't know which one had 'Buck Newsum in it, but the Squadrons were the 616th, 617th, 618th and 619th. Black and white images (poor quality and very small, 1in. x 1 in.) are included, along with word...
12-14-2005, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By tonystro

RE: Cause of a crash

Add me to the group, even I know I messed up.:eek: Three crashes in three years all due to incorrect pilot control inputs[:o]
12-14-2005, 05:18 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,229
Posted By tonystro

RE: Me 109G-6 Dream Machine

Jimmy,

Your research and model building skills have resulted in a BEUATIFUL model. I am truly in awe of the detailed weathering, wear and tear. She looks as though she has successfully...
12-06-2005, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By tonystro

RE: Sig Something Extra HELP

reddog076,

I believe you can get the throws and cg point, plus a lot of other hints and tips in these threads --

in the RC Kits fourm --
...
12-03-2005, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,164
Posted By tonystro

RE: NEED HELP FROM BIPLANE GUYS

mrbiggs,

Not sure I'm the one to provide the correct answer to 'proper way to do a Chandelle.'[:o] However, I have loved the maneuver ever since my Uncle took me through one back in my college...
Forum: Beginners
12-03-2005, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By tonystro

RE: Calculating Drag

kkumar,

Probably best to search and/or ask the folks in the Aerodynamics forum! Here is a linke to one thread that might be helpful...
12-03-2005, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,164
Posted By tonystro

RE: NEED HELP FROM BIPLANE GUYS

Bullseye, You've chosen a beautiful example! The primary reason I bought mine was that it reminded me of a full-scale I saw at the first Airshow I attended... many, many years ago.

Mine has no...
12-02-2005, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,164
Posted By tonystro

RE: NEED HELP FROM BIPLANE GUYS

Bullseye,

I purchased a used Midwest Super Stearman last year. Since then I ordered replacement cowl, dummy engine, wheel pants (none were fiberglass) and a manual from Midwest. Mine is...
11-11-2005, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 976
Posted By tonystro

RE: B-24 H or J

Sorry... this is the photo with the nose turret and art!
11-11-2005, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 976
Posted By tonystro

RE: B-24 H or J

I'm sure you already have photos to guide you. Thought I would include these photos of the 374th Bomb Squdron's 'Settin Pretty' which show the nose turret, as well as the nose art.
Forum: Sport Flying
11-05-2005, 07:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,393
Posted By tonystro

RE: What is the best first biplane?

biged,

I was under the impression the Tiger Bipe was no longer available, but if you can get one I would think you would like it for 'sport flying.' The .54 4-C should be plenty of power, but...
Forum: Sport Flying
10-31-2005, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By tonystro

RE: "tipari"

I have been out of town since my last post, and only no saw your question. Since other members have pointed you toward the 1999 RCM magazine and the 'build' in the pattern forum, I just wanted to...
Forum: Sport Flying
10-25-2005, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By tonystro

RE: "tipari"

Years ago there was a pattern plane called the 'Tiporari.'
Forum: Sport Flying
10-02-2005, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,078
Posted By tonystro

RE: Mark's Models Bushwacker

I builtand flew a Bushwacker in 1978 and currently have an unbuilt kit. I am reasonably sure that I still have the article. Unfortunately, it wasn't in the kit box. I will have to look through...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-05-2005, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7,471
Views: 635,843
Posted By tonystro

RE: New Hanger 9 p-51 mustang **Trainer?!?**

Steve,

I also witnessed the maiden flight of PTS #3. Decided not to mention it as I didn't want probable operator errors to be misconstrued as possible problems with the ARF. After the...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-04-2005, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7,471
Views: 635,843
Posted By tonystro

RE: New Hanger 9 p-51 mustang **Trainer?!?**

A followup to my previous post --

Following a discussion with three other observers and no apparent radio component malfunction, I believe that the loss of control and resulting crash of PTS...
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