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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-16-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 12,057
Posted By BradT
"Jane" is looking great, Barry. I'm sure she'd...

"Jane" is looking great, Barry. I'm sure she'd bring a big smile to my late uncle Peter's face, as he flew 33 missions in one before being shot down over France in '44. He survived a stay in one of...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-25-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,377
Posted By BradT
I moved from the house I owned for 40 years with...

I moved from the house I owned for 40 years with a 12x14 shop for my hobbies in the basement, to a 55 unit adults only apt. condo building. There is a large communal workshop area in the parkade...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-20-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,825
Posted By BradT
Nice start, Bill. I always enjoy following your...

Nice start, Bill. I always enjoy following your builds, even from back in the day, on the "other" forum.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 06-17-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By BradT
After our daily walk. my sweet daughter took me,...

After our daily walk. my sweet daughter took me, my wife, and my son out for dinner and "Star Trek, Into The Darkness" in 3D, which is sort of flight related. :p> A very nice to way to end Fathers...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-11-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,573
Posted By BradT
Lookin' mighty fine, Joe. Have you chosen a...

Lookin' mighty fine, Joe. Have you chosen a colour scheme yet? There are some beauties out there.

Several years ago, the SAR team from Comox put on a STOL display with one of their Twin Otters...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-07-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,573
Posted By BradT
Joe, and any other interested readers, Sam and...

Joe, and any other interested readers, Sam and Beverly now have the Chilliwack fly-in photos up on their web page: www.teamtracon.com (http://www.teamtracon.com/)

Enjoy!

Brad.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-31-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,573
Posted By BradT
There is now a 15 min. video of some of the...

There is now a 15 min. video of some of the flying at the float pond posted at my link in post #32, including a short segment of Frank's Twin Otter, just for you, Joe. See page 10.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-29-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,573
Posted By BradT
Shaping up very nicely, Joe.

Shaping up very nicely, Joe.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-27-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,573
Posted By BradT
Joe, Hawk, it seems we have a lot in common. My...

Joe, Hawk, it seems we have a lot in common. My Dad was Canadian Army Service Corps (motor pool), landed on Juno Beach on D-Day, and drove ambulance from there to Berlin over the next few months,...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-27-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,573
Posted By BradT
Keep on cutting and gluing those sticks, Joe, and...

Keep on cutting and gluing those sticks, Joe, and before you know it there's a plane sitting on your table, just like magic!:ws:

I got to meet Scott late yesterday afternoon, after he had driven...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-26-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,573
Posted By BradT
Here's a link to some pictures from yesterday's...

Here's a link to some pictures from yesterday's fly-in, including a shot of the Twin Otter built by Frank from Ivan's plans, for a little inspiration for your build, Joe. It flew very nicely, of...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-26-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,573
Posted By BradT
Joe and Jimmy: Yes, I'll post a link as soon as...

Joe and Jimmy:
Yes, I'll post a link as soon as the photos are up. It sometimes takes Team Tracon a few days to process and post them, as they take HUGE numbers of them.

I got up this morning,...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-26-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,573
Posted By BradT
Joe, you would have loved the float flying today!...

Joe, you would have loved the float flying today! There were at least 20 pilots, and many of them were flying Ivan designs, and some were actually Ivan-built models that he had sold on to make room...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-24-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,573
Posted By BradT
Joe, I'll be following this build, as I am also a...

Joe, I'll be following this build, as I am also a huge fan of Ivan's models. I'll be flying with him all this weekend, at the "World Famous" Chilliwack Spring Fly-In. I often get the chance to fly...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-14-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 12,057
Posted By BradT
The Lanc - and you - handled the blustery...

The Lanc - and you - handled the blustery conditions with real aplomb, Barry. It looks like the speed will be nicely bomber like in calmer conditions, rather than flitting about like a fighter. Well...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-08-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 12,057
Posted By BradT
I eagerly await the maiden report, Barry, then...

I eagerly await the maiden report, Barry, then you can get on with the RAF finish.

Pmullen, the Lanc was a surprisingly manouverable plane, for its size. According to a now deceased neighbor of...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 03-01-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,409
Posted By BradT
Denny, a safe start on bipes is 25% of the...

Denny, a safe start on bipes is 25% of the projected chord of both wings in plan view; in other words, if the distance from the LE of the top wing, to the TE of the bottom wing, is 12", start at 3"...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-28-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,235
Posted By BradT
I'll be your 50th, Frank. I'm a MAAC...

I'll be your 50th, Frank.

I'm a MAAC certified C level fixed wing flight instructor, and can assist builders of balsa and foam models with construction and setup guidance. I'm located in BC,...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 02-24-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 864
Posted By BradT
Nice build, Q. I like the fact that you've...

Nice build, Q. I like the fact that you've included your progression of mods to show how you've fine tuned the model. You're getting outstanding duration with her!

Cheers,
Brad
Forum: Humor 02-18-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 829
Posted By BradT
Its sad to think that she probably has kids who...

Its sad to think that she probably has kids who have inherited her "intelligence".
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-18-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,724
Posted By BradT
Yes, CR, your s.w.a.g. is how its done; a very...

Yes, CR, your s.w.a.g. is how its done; a very shallow score with a very sharp fresh blade at the point of the bend, both top and bottom stringers, then gently bend till the fibers start to pull...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-11-2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 12,057
Posted By BradT
Barry, any thoughts of 4 motors being a bad idea...

Barry, any thoughts of 4 motors being a bad idea will evaporate the moment you see and hear that Lanc in flight, it'll be magic!
Brad.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 02-03-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By BradT
OK, now I'm really jealous! I have to stack...

OK, now I'm really jealous! I have to stack models on the bed, and in the bathtub, in my 27' Jayco, to carry all I want to take to distant fly-ins. Mines a standard trailer though, so I do have the...
Forum: WWI Era 02-03-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,159
Posted By BradT
Haven't built one, but that sounds like a nice...

Haven't built one, but that sounds like a nice size, and Peter's designs always build easily, as I know several local guys have done his 36" designs. Yes, we missed you. :-)
Brad
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-21-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 1,815
Views: 108,116
Posted By BradT
My latest is the Flyzone Micro SE 5A, purchased...

My latest is the Flyzone Micro SE 5A, purchased with the LHS gift card my sweety got me for Christmas. My report on the setup and maiden is here:...
Forum: WWI Era 01-20-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,365
Posted By BradT
I picked up my SE 5A from the LHS today. I had to...

I picked up my SE 5A from the LHS today. I had to have them order it in, as they don't normaly sell GP products. I ordered the anylink, as well, since I don't have a Tactic radio. The model itself is...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-14-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,345
Posted By BradT
Path to flight for me, circa 1997: Buy Carl...

Path to flight for me, circa 1997:

Buy Carl Goldberg Mirage 550 trainer kit, which was a box of many balsa parts and a set of plans, plus the 550 can brushed direct drive motor. Then buy...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-07-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,761
Posted By BradT
Bill, that's a gorgeous example of '30s art deco...

Bill, that's a gorgeous example of '30s art deco design. I love it! I'm going to follow your build with interest. You and baz seem to start a new project every couple of weeks, and all of them quite...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-25-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,960
Posted By BradT
My sweety got me a generous gift card for the...

My sweety got me a generous gift card for the local hobby shop, so I get to choose my own toys.:D
Brad

PS - after 49 years and 10 months, I think she's a keeper!
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-24-2012, 02:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,026
Posted By BradT
Wonderful, Hank! Thank you. From Abbotsford,...

Wonderful, Hank! Thank you.

From Abbotsford, B.C., Canada, a shot of the town tree, about 60' tall:
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