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07-27-2004, 07:46 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 56,823
Posted By falcondriver

RE: NEGATIVE FEEDBACK: Northeast Sailplane Products

Over the last 2 years, I have had the same problem with NSP
Check out
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Bob has been GREAT!
Forum: AutoGyros
07-27-2004, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,822
Posted By falcondriver

RE: Whopper anyone?

Here is the link to a video of my Whopper taken this last weekend! It is big. Sorry dial up people (I am one, and it took 45 min to download!)
http://www.raymondstacy.com/cw7.wmv
The body is...
06-20-2004, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 881
Posted By falcondriver

RE: How high have you flown your Draganflyer IV?

My friend flew his Piccolo at 41,000'!

It was on RunRyder about a year ago. We were in the Falcon 900EX I fly. He went in the back, while we were up there and hovered around the cabin. It was...
Forum: Seaplanes
06-20-2004, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 507
Posted By falcondriver

Ultimate on floats!

Just had 2 great flights with my SuperTiger 90 powered, Goldburg Ultimate, on GP ARF floats! Man is it cool to see a BiPlane on floats. It is a little different doing aerobatics with the floats. ...
Forum: AutoGyros
06-14-2004, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,822
Posted By falcondriver

RE: Whopper anyone?

ARF autogyro? The whopper has more parts than my some of my Helicopters!

Loops, With the suggested size engine, a 60, I don't think it would loop. I have an Enya 80 2 stroke heli engine in...
Forum: AutoGyros
06-09-2004, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,822
Posted By falcondriver

Whopper anyone? (now with video!)

Anyone else flying an old Whopper? I have finally got to where I can do normal take offs and even loops!! What an interesting old machine.

By normal takeoffs, most of mine, up to this point,...
Forum: AutoGyros
06-05-2004, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 748
Posted By falcondriver

RE: Oh No! 3D Again!

Ouch!! It can be done. I looped my old Robbie Schluter Whopper last month. What a blast! I now have one flying and 3 in the basement waiting for engines and radios.

Anyone on RunRyder...
06-05-2004, 05:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,799
Posted By falcondriver

RE: Video straped to a helli... good for a chuckle.

That's what I was talking about! Anytime, just let me know. They are shooting GREAT!! I love being a redneck.
06-05-2004, 04:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,799
Posted By falcondriver

RE: Video straped to a helli... good for a chuckle.

Get on the ARCH board. I forgot about you plank flyers:) I will not forget you next time! Wait, I was flying a plank. What got into me!

If you come out, You can even shoot your old smoke...
Forum: Seaplanes
06-05-2004, 04:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 825
Posted By falcondriver

Electric Northstar??

Anyone done an Electric Northstar? With some of the brushless motors on the market, it seems like a good way to deal with the CG problem. Just put the battery in the front.

Water in the motor...
06-05-2004, 03:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,799
Posted By falcondriver

RE: Video straped to a helli... good for a chuckle.

They were just sparklers. You should have seen my Airmadillo with RATO! At least that was within the AMA safety code

Thanks Lee for showing my face. Us RedNecks like out privacy:D

your...
06-05-2004, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,058
Posted By falcondriver

RE: NES Caleb

Finally got my Caleb in the air. With lots of work, I have it dialed in. I was wrong about the CG thing. The suggested CG from Baudis will give you a very forgiving model, but not much fun to fly....
08-26-2003, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,058
Posted By falcondriver

NES Caleb

Sal replaced the plane. The Zap pack (that I got from him) is my problem. It only took , what, 3 weeks?

At least I have a replacement plane

Chad
Forum: AutoGyros
08-25-2003, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 667
Posted By falcondriver

Looking For Robbe/Schulter Whopper

If you have any parts, or a machine you want to sell, Please Email me!! My whopper is on the tour circut, and I have few spairs. The last demo was at the Performance Hobbies NE heli funfly in NY...
08-25-2003, 06:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 430
Posted By falcondriver

Looking For Robbe/Schulter Whopper

If you have any parts, or a machine you want to sell, Please Email me!! My whopper is on the tour circut, and I have few spairs. The last demo was at the Performance Hobbies NE heli funfly in NY...
08-25-2003, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,058
Posted By falcondriver

NES Caleb

It sounds like Sal (operator of NES) is going to replace the plane. I am not sure about the $100 + Zap Pack that was also lost in the crash. He was going to call me all last week, and I have not...
08-03-2003, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,058
Posted By falcondriver

NES Caleb

Just put my second Caleb from NSP in the air. The first one died because the directions said to put the CG 3.25" back. That is = to 40% cord. it was uncontrollable. The second one I ordered came...
Forum: AutoGyros
10-18-2002, 08:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,721
Posted By falcondriver

correct blade angle

I am looking for a way to find the correct blade angle on an autogyro I am building. There is never enough wind to get a good feel for how the blades will spool up and the kind of lift they will...
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-11-2002, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By falcondriver

GP pitts with BME 50

My BME 50 starts very easy. Put the choke on, flip untill it burps at 1/2 throttle, go to idle and turn off choke, it will fire on next flip!
Forum: AutoGyros
10-01-2002, 09:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,536
Posted By falcondriver

SG6042 Rotor Blades

looks a lot like the origonal whopper blades! anyone know?
09-25-2002, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By falcondriver

How many use receiver strong box

where weight is a factor (my venture) no, bergen gasser, yes
Forum: AutoGyros
09-25-2002, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By falcondriver

AofA blades.

do you have a blade that will work on a 2 bladed, 10lb gyro? (just a project i am working on)
Forum: AutoGyros
09-12-2002, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,019
Posted By falcondriver

heavy blades

thanks steve! i guess i will have to break down and get a trainer. we will see.
Forum: AutoGyros
09-10-2002, 12:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,019
Posted By falcondriver

heavy blades

thanks!
my past experience is with helicopters where heavy blades help autorotation.
it is intersesting you mention the whopper. that is the exact gyro i am working with!
i guess i will try some...
Forum: AutoGyros
09-08-2002, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,019
Posted By falcondriver

heavy blades

other than breaking the head, what are the problems with heavy blades? i think they would be an advantage when spot landing and during engine failure.
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