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Forum: Sport Flying
07-23-2022, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By Hortco

I also have a 90/120 also. it had a ST90 when I...

I also have a 90/120 also.
it had a ST90 when I got it but it lacked performance until I put a 120 Four Stroke on it- really brought it to life!
Forum: Sport Flying
07-15-2022, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By Hortco

Thanks! Your plane looks cool too! I ended up...

Thanks!
Your plane looks cool too!
I ended up putting a 52 Four Stroke on it and flew it over the weekend. I had to fly it at WOT most of the time because it was limited on power so Iím gonna put a...
Forum: Sport Flying
07-09-2022, 04:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By Hortco

Great Planes Super Sportster overhaul

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Great_Planes_Super_Sportster_40_overhaul. ...
10-31-2021, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,177
Posted By Hortco

The landing gear is one that I had on a shelf. ...

The landing gear is one that I had on a shelf.
I collect old RC stuff as I am a Glow Engine Only pilot.
Forum: Kit Building
10-31-2021, 05:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By Hortco

Dollar Tree! you can get lots of it! also-...

Dollar Tree!
you can get lots of it!
also- LAs Totally Awesome Cleaner- itís just about the best cleaner for Glow Engine grease ( if you fly glow)
Forum: Sport Flying
10-31-2021, 05:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,065
Posted By Hortco

Thanks! The landing gear is just one that I had...

Thanks!
The landing gear is just one that I had from a lot that I bought from someone.
I look for old RC stuff and buy it just to have it for any project that I build.
05-31-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,177
Posted By Hortco

I had to add nose weight because upon liftoff the...

I had to add nose weight because upon liftoff the tail dropped but I gave it some down elevator but after that it flew very nicely at fast speed and slow speeds- very
stable.
the Ailerons didnít...
Forum: Sport Flying
05-10-2021, 03:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,408
Posted By Hortco

I really just wanted to know if you should...

I really just wanted to know if you should balance it upside down or right side up at the wing tips (1/2 inch back from the LE)
Forum: Kit Building
05-09-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4,005
Views: 313,333
Posted By Hortco

Another Kougar CG question

Hi guys
Iíve read a ton of forums about balancing a Sig Kougar but none have told me if I should balance at the wingtips with the plane upside down or right side up.
I know itís 1/2 inch from the...
Forum: Sport Flying
05-09-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,408
Posted By Hortco

Is anybody currently flying a Sig Kougar?

Ok guys- Iíve read a million Kougar CG posts and I know it is 1/2 inch from the LE of the wingtip BUT do you hold the plane upside down to balance it or right side up because it balances differently...
04-26-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,379
Posted By Hortco

Thanks guys. BTW- I mounted my tank right...

Thanks guys.
BTW- I mounted my tank right behind the firewall like it should be.
04-25-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,379
Posted By Hortco

Question about CG for vintage planes.

Iím getting my Cloud Clipper ready to fly but I need help with the CG.
The book shows the CG behind the main spar.
Do old time RC airplanes with short noses balance differently from normal modern...
Forum: Sport Flying
04-20-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,871
Posted By Hortco

Value Planes Cloud Clipper 71 Sport conversion.

My wife got me a Value Planes Cloud Clipper 71 vintage style kit for Christmas.
Iím a sport pilot so I did some mods to it to make it more fun to fly.
This kit came out in 2020 and has a 71Ē...
04-18-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,177
Posted By Hortco

Value_planes_cloud_clipper_mods.

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Cloud_Clipper...
Forum: Sport Flying
12-03-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,316
Posted By Hortco

Thanks for the help! when Iím done rebuilding...

Thanks for the help!
when Iím done rebuilding it Iíll give it a try.
Forum: Sport Flying
11-24-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,316
Posted By Hortco

CG help needed! Sportster Bipe.

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My Plans....
Forum: Sport Flying
11-19-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,120
Posted By Hortco

Thanks everybody!

You guys have nice Bipes!
I had an issue with the CG.
My plans show the CG at one and one-fourth inch from the leading edge of the bottom wing.
I had to add Soo much weight to get it to balance-...
Forum: Kit Building
02-22-2020, 04:41 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 47,522
Posted By Hortco

Sig Four Star 40 awesome mods

I bought this Four Star at an auction for $24.
It was in rough condition but had an engine and all servos.
I hate the looks of these planes but love how they fly so I had a plan; rebuild it so it...
02-20-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,305
Posted By Hortco

Sig four star 40 custom rebuild

I bought this four star at an auction in poor condition and customized it in Super Sport fashion....
Forum: Kit Building
02-20-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4,005
Views: 313,333
Posted By Hortco

Sig-Four-Star-40-kustomized

I customized my Sig Four Star 40 to look like a Super Sportster.
I made lots of changes to the Fuselage like moving the cockpit backwall forward and verticle, cutting the front top of the fuselage...
Forum: Kit Building
02-17-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,977
Posted By Hortco

SIG_Four_Star_40

My kit-bashed Sig Four Star 40
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Forum: Sport Flying
02-15-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,157
Posted By Hortco

SIG-Four-Star-40

I customized my SIG Four Star 40 to look like a Super Sportster.
Ive never liked the generic boxy look of Four Stars but I do like how they fly.
I did more than just change the tail and wingtips-...
Forum: Sport Flying
01-19-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,065
Posted By Hortco

Great-Planes-Super-Sportster-90-120

Great-Planes-Super-Sportster-90-120.jpg
Enya 120 four Stroke.
in the Picture it has a ST.91 which flew it but nothing special.
I put the ENYA 120 on it and WOW!
it really woke up that plane!!...
Forum: Sport Flying
01-18-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,786
Posted By Hortco

Great-Planes-Super-Sportster-60

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Great-Planes-Super-Sportster-60-40...
Forum: Sport Flying
01-18-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,957
Posted By Hortco

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

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