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09-30-2021, 06:25 AM
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Posted By Flyfast1

That was fun to watch. What quad and video...

That was fun to watch. What quad and video camera setup?

Thanks,

-Ed B.
08-19-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,058
Posted By Flyfast1

The weather forecast for Saturday looks great. ...

The weather forecast for Saturday looks great. Clear and sunny with a high of 83, and winds down the runway. Should be a fun day!

Best regards,

-Ed B.
05-31-2021, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4,308
Views: 498,000
Posted By Flyfast1

I found some photos of the ducting that I...

I found some photos of the ducting that I fabricated. I shaped foam blocks to the needed shape, covered them in aluminum foil, then applied mold release and fiberglassed them. I think you could use...
05-27-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4,308
Views: 498,000
Posted By Flyfast1

Hi, 3/16" sounds about right. I will measure...

Hi, 3/16" sounds about right. I will measure mine, but it doesn't take much if it's in the direct air flow.

-Ed B.
05-27-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4,308
Views: 498,000
Posted By Flyfast1

Hi, yes I do. The Livermore Flying Electrons is...

Hi, yes I do. The Livermore Flying Electrons is my home field and it's a great club! I did the maiden at a former Naval Air Station that is now called Crows Landing.

-Ed B.
05-27-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4,308
Views: 498,000
Posted By Flyfast1

Yes, and a small lip on the front edge of the...

Yes, and a small lip on the front edge of the exit can greatly increase the negative pressure. I'll get back to you with some photos.

-Ed B.
05-27-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4,308
Views: 498,000
Posted By Flyfast1

Hi, I constructed baffles from plywood with...

Hi,
I constructed baffles from plywood with dryer felt on the edges to split the two cylinders in half and seal off the engine below the cylinders. An angled ramp at the scale carb entrance below...
05-27-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4,308
Views: 498,000
Posted By Flyfast1

Hi Mike, Since this was the maiden flight...

Hi Mike,

Since this was the maiden flight and I only flew in a "racetrack" pattern, I don't know how well it will pull the plane vertically. I can follow-up after I get some more flights on it. ...
05-26-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4,308
Views: 498,000
Posted By Flyfast1

Sure, I'd be happy to. It's got a DA 100 inline...

Sure, I'd be happy to. It's got a DA 100 inline twin with a scale functional exhaust (functional on the starboard side only), a 27x10 Zoar plywood prop, Sierra retracts, Mick Reeves wheels, a...
05-25-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4,308
Views: 498,000
Posted By Flyfast1

Greetings fellow Spitfire enthusiasts! Yesterday...

Greetings fellow Spitfire enthusiasts! Yesterday I maidened my 1/4 Scale Supermarine Spitfire Mk. IXc that I built from the Monforton Engineering Book and Mick Reeves plans. It was a five year build,...
05-13-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,058
Posted By Flyfast1

Warbirds Over Livermore 2021

The Livermore Flying Electrons are pleased to again host their annual warbird event, Warbirds Over Livermore 2021. The event will be held on Saturday, August 21st. All types and sizes of military...
02-08-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 62,960
Posted By Flyfast1

I think that the DA50 will be fine. -Ed B.

I think that the DA50 will be fine.

-Ed B.
08-25-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 62,960
Posted By Flyfast1

I recall that the throws in the manual were low...

I recall that the throws in the manual were low and I later increased them, particularly on the ailerons. Get as much travel as you can for the flaps. I changed the installation to increase the...
07-08-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 62,960
Posted By Flyfast1

Hi, one way to check the straightness of the wing...

Hi, one way to check the straightness of the wing is to assemble the plane and put it upside down in a cradle on the ground or on top of a table, so that the bottom of the plane is up. Then check...
02-05-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,988
Posted By Flyfast1

If you perform a search on Youtube for "roto 85...

If you perform a search on Youtube for "roto 85 fsi" there are several videos about this engine and some planes flying with them. Some of the videos, such as this one, have comments about the...
02-04-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By Flyfast1

Nice project. What engine will you be...

Nice project. What engine will you be installing?

-Ed B.
01-11-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 62,960
Posted By Flyfast1

This morning I confirmed that mine pitched down...

This morning I confirmed that mine pitched down when flaps were deployed. My mix is +2% on a Futaba 12FG, meaning that when flaps are deployed, the elevators move up slightly. I also used the spool...
01-10-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 62,960
Posted By Flyfast1

I don't recall, but will check and post an answer...

I don't recall, but will check and post an answer by Sunday.

-Ed B.
01-10-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 62,960
Posted By Flyfast1

Hi, On mine there was a small change in pitch...

Hi,
On mine there was a small change in pitch when flaps are deployed so I added an elevator mix, but the pitch change was small, so you should have no problem using manual trim on the first flight...
10-13-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 944
Posted By Flyfast1

The club’s annual warbird event, Warbirds Over...

The club’s annual warbird event, Warbirds Over Livermore 2019, was held on Saturday, August 17th and it was another successful event. We were fortunate to have an 85-degree day in between much hotter...
08-13-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 944
Posted By Flyfast1

This event is coming up on Saturday and the...

This event is coming up on Saturday and the weather forecast is for temperatures in the 80s with West winds down the runway. Should be a nice day.

Several people have asked about camping, RVs,...
12-30-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 944
Posted By Flyfast1

Warbirds Over Livermore 2019

The Livermore Flying Electrons are pleased to again host their annual warbird event, Warbirds Over Livermore 2019. The event will be held on Saturday, August 17th. All types and sizes of military...
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12-07-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 768
Posted By Flyfast1

I have been considering the Meister 109 and...

I have been considering the Meister 109 and noticed on the Meister Scale Website that the Silver Edition is $1195 and the Platinum Edition is $1595. Would you please confirm that this is the Silver...
08-19-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,222
Posted By Flyfast1

Here is a link to a video created by one of the...

Here is a link to a video created by one of the club's members. Enjoy!

https://drive.google.com/file/d/13DptREUpfuf6A9rJicuoprCeTTJh4dWM/view


-Ed B.
08-19-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,222
Posted By Flyfast1

The event was a lot of fun again this year,...

The event was a lot of fun again this year, although it was hot. There were 35 registered pilots. Here are some photos:

-Ed B.
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