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Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-15-2015, 02:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By pattern14
Hmmmm

Thanks for the feedback, although there was no intent to open another can of worms here.....The forum does say "off topic", and the bulk of contributors are in the USA, where shooting sports are very...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-13-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By pattern14
To all you gun owners

As the USA has much more liberal gun ownership laws than Australia, could someone offer me some advice. I don't want to do a buy and sell thing, or anything illegal, but I'm getting absolutely...
Forum: Foamies 06-13-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By pattern14
EPP is THE foam:D Everything else is second best...

EPP is THE foam:D Everything else is second best for durability. Once you get the hang of working with it, you won't bother with that pz beer cooler junk. Nothing like having opposite opinions, is...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-07-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By pattern14
Pretty interested in your project....I'll be...

Pretty interested in your project....I'll be following your progress:) Any info on your source of parts etc?
Forum: Beginners 06-02-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 499
Posted By pattern14
Pretty much hit the nail on the head;-) It's...

Pretty much hit the nail on the head;-) It's everywhere....modern world syndrome
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 05-10-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,263
Posted By pattern14
I had one of these myself and only just retired...

I had one of these myself and only just retired it. If its the same one one I'm thinking of, its made by Guanli, and is actually a decent flier. The short anhedral wings make it snap roll very well,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-10-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 918
Posted By pattern14
I don't want to sound like a smart arse, but...

I don't want to sound like a smart arse, but flying in wind is all I ever do. My scratch builds will fly in the most atrocious conditions you can think of, and are invariably tailless pusher design...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-09-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,022
Posted By pattern14
Nearly a decade ago, I taught my 10 year old son...

Nearly a decade ago, I taught my 10 year old son to fly on an S&B Me 163 Komet. An Australian made crash proof EPP warbird which made a brilliant trainer, and many planes since then, we still fly...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 05-09-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,013
Posted By pattern14
Not meaning to hijack the thread, but the top...

Not meaning to hijack the thread, but the top speed of 472 mph for the Ta 152 was in the H-1 version, which may or may not have seen actual actual combat. The H-1 had a hopped up engine with methanol...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 04-18-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 715
Posted By pattern14
These days I rarely post on any forums, and it...

These days I rarely post on any forums, and it was by sheer coincidence that i came across this thread tonight. Not being a member of a club, and living/flying in rural semi isolation, Wattflyer has...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 01-20-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 154,768
Posted By pattern14
after some time.....

It's been a couple of years since I bothered with my radian, as my weather conditions were always too rough for a plane like this. I managed to repair the tree damaged cartwheeled wings, although the...
Forum: Combat 01-18-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,333
Posted By pattern14
Did direct strike combat for years, with my S&B...

Did direct strike combat for years, with my S&B EPP planes and scratchbuilds. It used to literally rain components with a really big hit!!! Tried twice with a stryker but it got literally smashed to...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-07-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By pattern14
I generally run 2200mah 4s lipo's on all my...

I generally run 2200mah 4s lipo's on all my EDF's, except for a couple of the twin fan ones like my SU 47, which uses a different set up. The HK "Nanotech" lipo's seem to generate more power when...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-06-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By pattern14
I bought one of these "frame only" Vampires a few...

I bought one of these "frame only" Vampires a few years back. It is a really nice plane to fly, quite stable and aerobatic once you have it trimmed and the COG spot on. It also glides forever even in...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 11-11-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,962
Posted By pattern14
I've never seen a kit or plans for the Japanese...

I've never seen a kit or plans for the Japanese Shinden "Magnificent lightning" pusher canard. I know you are not keen on warbirds, but this one really is different:)
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-11-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 960
Posted By pattern14
A couple of years back I built a swept wing...

A couple of years back I built a swept wing version of the He 162 from the remains of my original Starmax one. There is a picture of it in post Number 25 under the title 'Hobbyking He 162". Flew well...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 09-15-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By pattern14
When I had my heart trouble a few years back, I...

When I had my heart trouble a few years back, I told them I wanted the oldest ugliest nurse they had to help shower me. They must have turned that hospital upside down to find the size 10 babe with...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 08-19-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 30,727
Posted By pattern14
Sounds good then:) I did not think you were gruff...

Sounds good then:) I did not think you were gruff at all; in fact this is about the only thread I still bother to follow on Wattflyer. I've gotten a little jaded with all the parkzone type posts and...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 08-19-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 30,727
Posted By pattern14
It was a just a general enquiry regarding the...

It was a just a general enquiry regarding the flexability of the resin being used i.e will it wrinkle or lift/seperate from the foam after prolonged wing flex? Not knowing much about your "flite...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 08-18-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 30,727
Posted By pattern14
Flexability

Given the amount of flex in the wings of this bird, how does this application handle the stretching and contraction aspect?
Forum: Pusher Park Jets 08-02-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,573
Posted By pattern14
70tyh anniversary

Just to keep the thread alive, today, the 2nd of august, is the 70th anniversary of the first operational flight of the Ar234. Both the V5 and V7 completed all their mission without detection or...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-24-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 30,727
Posted By pattern14
Thanks for the info Ed:) I had a look at some of...

Thanks for the info Ed:) I had a look at some of the planes and they are quite impressive. Maybe I'll cover my He 178 in it when it I eventually get it finished[popcorn]
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-23-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 30,727
Posted By pattern14
Been meaning to ask...

Great work as usual Ed, but I've been meaning to ask for quite some time now.....no intention to derail the thread, but could you post just one photo of a previous completed project, regardless of...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-23-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 41,065
Posted By pattern14
I also forgot to mention I have since taught 4...

I also forgot to mention I have since taught 4 local youngsters to fly using my Komet and a similar scratchbuilt clone. I ended up selling the scratchbuilt flying wing pusher to one of them who still...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-19-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By pattern14
As my grandfather said about stuff like this..."...

As my grandfather said about stuff like this..." Nothing a 303 bullet wouldn't fix". The only confrontation between a drone and a manned fighter plane saw the drone come off a very poor second. These...
Forum: UAV / FPV 06-19-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,300
Posted By pattern14
One of the reasons I dropped out of RCG's, and...

One of the reasons I dropped out of RCG's, and only drop in occasionally on Wattflyer. Too much aggro, "he said, she said etc". It is supposed to be a model aircraft forum for like minded...
Forum: UAV / FPV 06-18-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,300
Posted By pattern14
It was simply a statement using examples where...

It was simply a statement using examples where the majority do the right thing, but the minority bring on the bad reputation. ;)
Forum: UAV / FPV 06-18-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,300
Posted By pattern14
same horse, different colour

You read the same BS with Gun owners, motorcyclists and off road adventurers'......most do the right thing, the minority group of idiots give them all a bad name. Still, they have not banned beer...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-18-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 41,065
Posted By pattern14
For years, I've read, heard, and been told that...

For years, I've read, heard, and been told that it is nearly impossible to teach yourself to fly, and that you would certainly wreck your plane trying:rolleyes: How ever; I did teach myself to fly...
Forum: ParkFlyers 04-09-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 102,338
Posted By pattern14
I know I have:( Sick of fixing it, and it does...

I know I have:( Sick of fixing it, and it does not fly in the wind like my EPP tailless gliders. Still think it is a good trainer though.
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