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Forum: Control Lines
04-20-2022, 06:53 PM
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-03-2022, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11,075
Views: 884,166
Posted By 50+AirYears

Seeing the photo from Telemaster reminds me a lot...

Seeing the photo from Telemaster reminds me a lot of what I moved away from Norther Ohio for. The Funny thing is, up there, I flew 17 years straight, at least one flight EACH of the 12 months the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-31-2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11,075
Views: 884,166
Posted By 50+AirYears

Actually, I do NOT crash planes of any kind. I...

Actually, I do NOT crash planes of any kind. I HAVE had flyaways, but in general, my planes reach their built in expiration dates during a flight'
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-15-2022, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11,075
Views: 884,166
Posted By 50+AirYears

I have a BUNCH of planes in FF, CL, and RC. I've...

I have a BUNCH of planes in FF, CL, and RC. I've been known to show up with several of each, start the day with some HLG, other FF Types, even some rockets, or such FF, fly RC when other club...
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-13-2022, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11,075
Views: 884,166
Posted By 50+AirYears

I go back to listening to things like Minnie...

I go back to listening to things like Minnie Pearl on RADIO, some swing, Big Band, Ellington, REAL Country and Folk, Early Jazz, even remember when Polka was big on Cleveland, Oh radio.. I kind of...
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-12-2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11,075
Views: 884,166
Posted By 50+AirYears

The other day, I ran into something that almost...

The other day, I ran into something that almost made me feel my calendar age. Tuned onto a "GOLDEN (read as Mouldy or maybe moldy) OLDY" station. For 4 hours, the OLDEST thing they played was a...
Forum: Control Lines
03-12-2022, 08:23 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 73,396
Posted By 50+AirYears

At one USAF base where I was stationed,...

At one USAF base where I was stationed, commercial fuel was not often found at the BX, so, we obtained a 55 gal barrel of methanol, a couple 5 gallon cans of medicinal quality castor, and mixed up...
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-10-2022, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11,075
Views: 884,166
Posted By 50+AirYears

Happily for my slightly high weight, my wife does...

Happily for my slightly high weight, my wife does not use a crust or topping when she makes flan But, I've NEVER met a flan I didn't like. Or cheesecake, either.
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-09-2022, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11,075
Views: 884,166
Posted By 50+AirYears

Kind of been off the internet for a while, what...

Kind of been off the internet for a while, what with moving after retirement, becoming a grandfather, house upgrades, finding a new club, some health issues in multiple family members. You know,...
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-09-2022, 05:47 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 136,421
Posted By 50+AirYears

Been a few years since I originally answered, so,...

Been a few years since I originally answered, so, here is my up-to-date list:
CL 24 available, 20 currently flyable.
RC 42 avail, 6 of them heli, 3 quadrotor 34 flyable
FF 25...
Forum: Control Lines
12-22-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 73,396
Posted By 50+AirYears

While I started flying and building about 1948...

While I started flying and building about 1948 with AJ, Comet, Guillow, Strombecker, Cleveland, and such gliders, rubber FF and display models, (Still have a 74 glider, a Walker interceptor folding...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-20-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 12,678
Posted By 50+AirYears

Boy, been a while since I've been on this site. ...

Boy, been a while since I've been on this site. And yes, at 77, about half my glow powered planes ae still using Fox. They ALSO MAKE UP nearly half my collection. BTW, I ALSO have, and use, a...
11-15-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 134,852
Posted By 50+AirYears

Just thinking this over, and I seem to recall an...

Just thinking this over, and I seem to recall an article on Sterling back in an American Modeler magazine, or one of the other Air Trails antecedents, that Sterling got a lot of their balsa from a...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-14-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5,190
Views: 504,409
Posted By 50+AirYears

Have you checked for the possibility tha the...

Have you checked for the possibility tha the shaft might be slightly bent or otherwise out of line!
11-10-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 134,852
Posted By 50+AirYears

Just a kind of reminder for people looking for...

Just a kind of reminder for people looking for old plans, the AMA Plans library has purchased a NUMBER of older sources, and has most of those available. In fact, a few years ago, I DId get a set of...
10-22-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 30,152
Posted By 50+AirYears

Kind of added a new hobby since I retired and...

Kind of added a new hobby since I retired and moved to SC. House maintenance.
09-14-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 30,152
Posted By 50+AirYears

Well, now being retired, I have added spoiling...

Well, now being retired, I have added spoiling the Granddaughter, trying to teach her to fly, repairing a new house, cutting down trees on the property... And, now that our son is buying property on...
09-08-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,997
Posted By 50+AirYears

I've got a couple of those little beasts. One is...

I've got a couple of those little beasts. One is on an old Enterprise FF Profile bipe. Main problem, even rich with stock prop on backwards, the plane flies like a high speed drill bit. So far, I...
Forum: Control Lines
07-28-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 73,396
Posted By 50+AirYears

First CL was a Christmas present someone got me,...

First CL was a Christmas present someone got me, a plastic RTF with a Wen-Mac engine. Somewhere around 1948-49, I think. Got the engine started ONCE, at least 10 years later, using Fox Blast (40%...
Forum: Kit Building
12-05-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 21,550
Posted By 50+AirYears

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2192380http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2192381Oklahoma, ask and thou shalt receive. Seems I have the rest of...
Forum: Kit Building
12-02-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 21,550
Posted By 50+AirYears

Good Lord, this forum is making me want so many. ...

Good Lord, this forum is making me want so many. How about a scale kit series, intended originally for CL, but frequently converted to RC as the radios became smaller and more reliable. They were...
Forum: Kit Building
10-18-2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 21,550
Posted By 50+AirYears

After a little bit of thought, I came up with...

After a little bit of thought, I came up with some from my past. Like the entire Sterling line with decent balsa and die (or Laser) cutting, the old Enterprise, and Scientific lines. Had great...
Forum: Kit Building
10-15-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 21,550
Posted By 50+AirYears

Oh man, those were the days. The SpeeDee Bilts...

Oh man, those were the days. The SpeeDee Bilts (not a misspelling!) from Monogram. Formed, routed out wing panels that took a couple 1/16" stips, then a pre cut sheet glued (Ambroid, of course!) as...
Forum: Kit Building
10-14-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 21,550
Posted By 50+AirYears

Glad to hear I wasn't the only one. Mine, stock,...

Glad to hear I wasn't the only one. Mine, stock, Fox .46, inverted, club's annual public flying show, full throttle, tried to pull up into a rolling vertical. Magic word, pull "UP'.Salvaged some...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-20-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5,190
Views: 504,409
Posted By 50+AirYears

Now, THAT makes sense. And I agree about Fox...

Now, THAT makes sense. And I agree about Fox over OS. I once traded a Fox baffle .15RC for an OS .30 RC and $5.00. The other guy got the better part of the deal. I have a couple Fox .19s that...
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