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01-17-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,669
Posted By robert waldo

The only chance we have of this and future...

The only chance we have of this and future restrictions is to talk the feds into separating RC airplanes from drones. We wouldn't be here now if not for drones. It won't stop here.
01-08-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,617
Posted By robert waldo

Get ready for the feds to launch an all out media...

Get ready for the feds to launch an all out media blitz complete with unexplained drone flights. They will operate under a false flag agenda drawing an otherwise uninterested public. Watch the news...
12-26-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,617
Posted By robert waldo

The FAA has said recently and in the past that...

The FAA has said recently and in the past that any RC controlled vehicle should be considered a weaponized delivery or surveillance system. Those that have dealt with the feds can see where this is...
06-08-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,451
Posted By robert waldo

The second sentence means you will not be...

The second sentence means you will not be violated for not following their guidance alone. The FAA WILL use non guidance against you if it results or contributes to a violation. Good question. Means...
Forum: Control Lines
07-18-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,866
Posted By robert waldo

Rc engines work just as good on control line....

Rc engines work just as good on control line. After 41 years I started flying control line again. Forgot how much fun it is. I usually just spring loaded the throttle if I wasn't using it.
Forum: Control Lines
01-06-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 21,486
Posted By robert waldo

Wasp 049. Scorpion from M.A.N pullout plans....

Wasp 049. Scorpion from M.A.N pullout plans. Guillows Trainer 3 with a Torp 29 dual exhaust. Ringmaster, Torp 29 GRN head. Built scale airplanes drawn on butcher paper from 3 views at age 13. Won...
03-31-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,663
Posted By robert waldo

It is either a Right or a privilege. The two...

It is either a Right or a privilege. The two words have opposite meanings.
03-30-2016, 11:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,663
Posted By robert waldo

The government simply takes a " RIGHT" and makes...

The government simply takes a " RIGHT" and makes it a privilege by imposing licensing with penalties for not complying with what use to be a right'. The IRS collects FAA penalties if you are thinking...
Forum: Control Lines
03-25-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,267
Posted By robert waldo

I always made my own fuel. 70% alcohol, 25%castor...

I always made my own fuel. 70% alcohol, 25%castor oil, 5% nitro methane swinging a 9/8 wood prop. I have run Torps for over 47 years. The prop and % of castor oil won't make sense to anybody under...
Forum: Control Lines
03-09-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,267
Posted By robert waldo

Because of the prop rotation control line was...

Because of the prop rotation control line was originally flown clockwise to keep the lines tight. That would place the Torp exhaust down. Everyone fly's counter clockwise which has a tendency to turn...
01-14-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,784
Posted By robert waldo

Flying RC is not a right. It is a privilege. If...

Flying RC is not a right. It is a privilege. If you have enough money to hire a bloodsucker (lawyer) a Right can be protected in the courts. A privilege is argued in what's called the administrative...
01-09-2016, 10:03 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,115
Posted By robert waldo

[QUOTE=crash99;12155989]I would hope no club...

[QUOTE=crash99;12155989]I would hope no club would go down this path.[/QUOT Before there were privileges there use to be what was called RIGHTS. Such as driving, flying open carry and thousands...
12-26-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 28,759
Posted By robert waldo

Ah, If you can't beat them join them. Think of...

Ah, If you can't beat them join them. Think of the future benefits by calling the feds on your neighbors and fellow Americans when you catch them being non compliant with the regime.
11-19-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 201,544
Posted By robert waldo

I knew rc was a passing fad and control line...

I knew rc was a passing fad and control line would come back. I'm fitting bell cranks in my airplanes.
10-19-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,892
Posted By robert waldo

After Bush signed the patriot act the...

After Bush signed the patriot act the constitution was bypassed. What use to be called the administrative process was breaking a regulation. Now it is breaking a law instead of a regulation. In other...
Forum: Aerodynamics
04-17-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,975
Posted By robert waldo

I use to have a PT-22 so I can appreciate what...

I use to have a PT-22 so I can appreciate what Mr. Ford did. The Kinner will teach you to always look for a place to land. The PT-22 unlke it's civilian counterpart didn't have any washout. That...
04-14-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,109
Posted By robert waldo

Aircraft - Beechcraft D-18S. RC airplane - Alpha...

Aircraft - Beechcraft D-18S. RC airplane - Alpha 60 ARF. B-18 was at 50 feet conducting a go - around at about 120 knots when it met head on with the rc aircraft. The rc impacted the propeller blade...
03-08-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,119
Posted By robert waldo

I thought I was reading an actual FAA document...

I thought I was reading an actual FAA document until I saw humor in parenthesis. Been reading FAA BS for 40 years. There inhabited with what I call the Frank Burns (MASH) mentality.
11-30-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,593
Posted By robert waldo

The only way the feds can be judge , jury and...

The only way the feds can be judge , jury and executioner is to license the drone pilots. The drone operators are now under there jurisdiction, no grey areas this time. The cats already out of the...
08-26-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,929
Posted By robert waldo

RE: 1/4 Rutan AMSOil RACER

Hello, I helped build the Rutan Race plane and flew race # 3 for Aimsoil. The airplane had non functional wing struts that were curved to allow for wing flex to calm down the competitions howls of...
07-23-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 62,285
Posted By robert waldo

RE: What does everybody do for a living??

Trying to make enough money to pay taxes.
07-23-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,568
Posted By robert waldo

RE: video of full scale and RC plane collision

I own a Pitts and they are completely blind to see out of. The spotter was talking to the inbound pilot but failed to evaluate and react correctly. You would have to anticipate the consequences of a...
07-23-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,371
Posted By robert waldo

RE: Drones

I was replaced by uav's (there not drones). What they don't talk about is how often they crash. The most common thing you hear is '' I've never seen it do that before'' They are probably using some...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-23-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,206
Posted By robert waldo

RE: C-17 lands at small GA airport in Tampa by mistake

Almost looks like it was done on a bet. Hope there not to hard on him. These airline pilots can't even keep it on a 7,000 foot runway.
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-14-2009, 12:18 AM
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