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08-09-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,023
Posted By R Verbael

Send me your email address or a phone number and...

Send me your email address or a phone number and I will help any way I can.

Russ
Creator of SUPER FALCON :cool:
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-19-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,181
Posted By R Verbael

Mr. Grant: I was able to buy at a local swap...

Mr. Grant:
I was able to buy at a local swap meet what I thought would be a great deal in getting back into old time RC.....I quickly discovered that the CRYSTALS were missing from the Futaba...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-06-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,181
Posted By R Verbael

Rod Thanks for the tip, but as I look at the...

Rod
Thanks for the tip, but as I look at the web site, it appears that if a guy does not have a chip to trade, he is out of luck. Am I wrong??
Russ V.
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-05-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,181
Posted By R Verbael

Futaba Frequency Chips...(Tx and Rx)

I have probably some dozen Futaba 72 meg transmitters and a like amount of receivers. These items lack frequency chips and are therefore unusable to me. Would some kind soul happen to have any...
03-10-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,023
Posted By R Verbael

SUPER FALCON Saga, ( Continued )

This is a continuation of the massive, continuing 10 year effort I have made to get this airplane in the air. Last month, following dramatic alterations to the aft fuselage and tail group as well as...
01-29-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,023
Posted By R Verbael

Unhappy Super Falcon on weight control

Poor Super Falcon...it was subjected to relocating the OS 120 engine 1" forward, (2) servos relocated 8" forward, receiver located 3" forward and then recheck CG.
This time is better, but I lost...
01-28-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,023
Posted By R Verbael

Super Falcon CG Problem

The aircraft balanced nearly 2 Inches aft of the Max Chord point. I think it would fly like that, but not well and especially on the maiden flight of a scratch build. I hate to add weight to create...
01-27-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,023
Posted By R Verbael

Smile The good news is that the aircraft is still...

The good news is that the aircraft is still intact...Bad news is that out on the flight line, our best flyers all pronounced the aircraft as not flight-worthy...(Aft CG issue).

So I brought it...
01-14-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,023
Posted By R Verbael

Super Falcon to the flight line next week

Well here it is, ready to go. I haven't flown but a short few moments in a year, so I intend to get one of our experts to back me up for the first couple of hops. Pics tell the story.

Our...
01-03-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,023
Posted By R Verbael

Final Countdown for Super Falcon

The engine, (OS 120 4 stroke) has been run in on a test stand, aircraft has been covered, is now getting Falcon trim.
Buckle up control surfaces, taxi test, and GO FLY. Won't be long now............
12-16-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,023
Posted By R Verbael

Sr. Falcon reborn as SUPER FALCON

Making progress.....this is my only build/repair going on, so it will undergo covering and final assembly soon. Covering will be Monokote in traditional CG Senior Falcon colors and design.
More...
12-08-2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,023
Posted By R Verbael

Current Super Falcon Pics

Yep, I guess I remember how to post pics after all this time: here are a few current pics of the S/F project.
12-08-2017, 06:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,023
Posted By R Verbael

Super Falcon coming out of LONG sleep

My Super Falcon project got put into the attic for a few (!) years but is back on the building bench and should fly in a month or so. The delay was caused by other projects and messing with my '29...
02-10-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By R Verbael

We have about a dozen of this design here in...

We have about a dozen of this design here in Yuma, but the summer heat is VERY hard on the wood, so we are toying with doing essentially the same design out of thin-wall square tubing with wooden...
02-09-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By R Verbael

I'm afraid that I do not know how to do a site...

I'm afraid that I do not know how to do a site search. Dimensions would help me get started if there is no way to do the search.
02-09-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By R Verbael

RC Engine Starting Stand

This not a new topic, but I would like to get hold of the specs and dimensions for the starting stand that has been made popular all over the country. It is formed of 2 x4 wood, with wood planking...
04-04-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By R Verbael

RE: Frequency/Channel # Chart ????

Many thanks for the quick response...especially to Ray for coming up with the chart.

I wrote the initial post in a moment of haste and senior moment..........

my transmitter is a Futaba...
04-03-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By R Verbael

Frequency/Channel # Chart ????

I fell into a Futaba transmitter/reciever package that has a clowdy history and cannot positively determine what freq the unit is on. The chips have 72.640 on them but no channel number.

My...
03-24-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 470
Posted By R Verbael

PCM-9 Questions

I acquired a PCM-9 transmitter and matching reciever....but no paperwork or charger for the transmitter. Can you help get me pointed to a suitable charger and operator's manual?? Any help woud be...
03-18-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By R Verbael

JR PCM-9 Questions

[This may not be the correct forum...but I have a thick skin if I am in the wrong ball park[8D]b][/b]

I got into this PCM-9 transmitter and reciever....(72.870) that seems to be working, but no...
12-08-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,216
Posted By R Verbael

Avid or Kitfox plans availablity

Are there any Kitfox or Avid plans available for a .60 or .91 size engine????
Any help is definately appreciated.

Russ V.
03-07-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,536
Posted By R Verbael

Satisfaction From Rebuilding

I am always a bit saddened when I see perfectly rebuildable crashed airplanes in the garbage cans at the flying field. Hell, after I get over the "hurt" that comes from re-kitting an airplane, I...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-21-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,042
Posted By R Verbael

RE: Mounting the Zenoah G-38

I set this airplane up and flew it with a YS 120....it jumped into the air in about 30 feet and then took a full circle around the pattern just to get to altitude. The YS is a workhorse, but totally...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-20-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,042
Posted By R Verbael

Mounting the Zenoah G-38

Is there a perferred mounting orientation for the G-38?? I am installing a G-38 on a 12' Telemaster and the Sparkplug-on-top orientation seems to center the crankshaft best, keeps the fins and muff...
Forum: Kit Building
09-23-2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,854
Posted By R Verbael

RE: Hobby Lobby Telesport build

I found a few pics from my own project.....here is how it came together. I would say to feel free to add a bit of strength in the wing joint...cannot hurt. I may still dig the project out, cover it...
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