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Forum: Beginners
10-16-2006, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 847
Posted By SoonerAce

RE: finally hit the air, after 10mths ao the shelf

Then you have to buy a big house/barn to house all your beauties.
Forum: Beginners
10-16-2006, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,010
Posted By SoonerAce

RE: New--Some questions

If you are truly new to this sport, hobby, addiction; Find a local hobby shop, ask about the local flying clubs, visit one of them, take some orientation flights. If it still seems like something of...
Forum: Beginners
10-16-2006, 10:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,929
Posted By SoonerAce

RE: In flight CA hinge failure...

I've used both flats and CA's and I now drill both and push a epoxied toothpick into ALL of them. Lil bit of peace of mind, keep ya from wondering and losing your mind.
Forum: Beginners
10-16-2006, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,223
Posted By SoonerAce

RE: Sterling Stearman P 17???

additionally. the Sterling company has been out of business for quite sometime. The kits, as well as the planes are valued by some collectors. It may be a good idea to get very familar with flight...
09-19-2006, 10:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,266
Posted By SoonerAce

RE: Newbie's regret -- I think I made a mistake w/2nd plane

You said it yourself: "...the more appropriate plane" get something that your comfortable with then push it to the limit. When that gets really boring,,,,then step up, but start at the low end of the...
Forum: Beginners
09-19-2006, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By SoonerAce

RE: new to flying

I concur with the group. Basically because we've been there done that and watched a whole lot of people come in at a higher degree of aggressivness, turn thier plane to confetti then hop out of the...
Forum: Beginners
08-31-2006, 09:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 994
Posted By SoonerAce

RE: new trainer

Might behoove you to get a heat mitt as well. Gently rubbing over the spots as they start to shrink helps, but most times its too hot to put your hand on firmly. Also, *****ing the bubbles with a...
Forum: Beginners
08-31-2006, 09:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,130
Posted By SoonerAce

RE: About to start first build

also, if you only use "a few" rubberbands, have someone take a pic of you, as you see the airgap between the wing and fuse open and close"like magic"! Its for sure a kodak moment.[X(]
08-26-2006, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,042
Posted By SoonerAce

RE: K B 40 strapon muffler

I may have just acquired on, Let me know if you still need one at the end of this next week.
08-26-2006, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,079
Posted By SoonerAce


As you look around, your gonna find that the Swizzle Stick was discontinued 30 years ago....But a few are still out there, and plans will be fairly easy to find....
08-25-2006, 10:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,426
Posted By SoonerAce


Hope your still around, and still have the plans! Youve got mail!:)
Forum: Kit Building
08-25-2006, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,362
Posted By SoonerAce

Sterling, Stinson Reliant

I have gotten about 2/3 through building a Stinson Reliant (SR 9, I believe). But have just basically burned out of the intricate detail involved in this kit. It appears that it was built from...
Forum: Kit Building
08-25-2006, 10:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,494
Posted By SoonerAce

RE: Sig King Kobra info

How close are you to Aschaffenburg, Kitzigen, Werthiem, i4ni?
Forum: Kit Building
08-24-2006, 05:32 PM
Forum: Kit Building
08-23-2006, 10:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,494
Posted By SoonerAce

RE: Sig King Kobra info

I actually just finished building a Kougar,Aluminum Monokote with Flourescent Yellow,Red,Orange trim. powering it with an OS 46 AX. 11x7 APC, Hobbico Mechanical Retracts added as the kicker. Although...
08-14-2006, 09:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,667
Posted By SoonerAce

RE: Your plane history, what models have you had?

Lets see, In 4 years I have had and gone through:

SIG Kadet LT40 (2-1/2)
SIG Fazer 25
Uproar 40 (2)
GB Ultimate 60(2)
Lanier Stinger 60
Sterling Stinson Reliant
HoB Extra...
08-09-2006, 10:10 PM
Replies: 2,864
Views: 216,805
Posted By SoonerAce

RE: Why the AMA is not growing...........

Keep at it! The AMA for the most part for you is good insurance, that can help you access flying sites, and keep folks off your back. The magazine, while totally commercial oriented, IMO, is a good...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-05-2006, 06:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,550
Posted By SoonerAce

RE: Are you a superstitious pilot?

On a maiden if anyone distracts me, I simply sit down, silently wait for them to fizzle out and go away. Close my eyes and envision the new plane flying to a nice landing. Then I get up and start...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-05-2006, 06:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,944
Posted By SoonerAce

RE: Great Planes gripe

Well, if there was to be no flying this weekend because of the one plane, can I imply that you have not got a flyable aircraft in your possession? What about the kits you built over the past 3 years....
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-05-2006, 06:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,877
Posted By SoonerAce

RE: Aircraft tail trap

I tried one of those when a club I used to fly at forced everyone to use them. I felt it was a pain to deal with. Just hold the nose and be careful......

One word: OUCH!
Forum: Beginners
07-19-2006, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By SoonerAce

RE: Can I use Saito 65 in LT-40???

Most LT40's will clear a 13inch prop if you really had to. For sure a 12 inch. As I have with an OS 61SF with a 13 inch MAS. Just about peeled the wing off. I don't recommend anyone trying to emulate...
Forum: Beginners
07-19-2006, 10:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,392
Posted By SoonerAce

RE: Nexstar solo w/o Instructor...what are my odds?

Indeed, its best to do some stall practice about 5 mistakes high, with the training aids off. To see the plane come to a stop, then roll over on its wingtip will get you blood pumping. Then intently...
Forum: Sport Flying
05-09-2006, 09:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,247
Posted By SoonerAce

RE: Re-Starting the hobby

How is it going?
04-28-2006, 05:06 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 22,451
Posted By SoonerAce

RE: AMA E Membership

Ahhh Feel the Love!;)
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