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Forum: Balsa Kits For Sale and WTB Yesterday, 03:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 139
Posted By firemanbill
I just recently built my first kit. Enjoyed it a...

I just recently built my first kit. Enjoyed it a lot! Will be watching here to see what I might want to have a go at next. :D
Forum: Humor 08-24-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By firemanbill
agreed! lol:rolleyes:

agreed! lol:rolleyes:
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-22-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 572
Posted By firemanbill
I bet, There is so much history in both places....

I bet, There is so much history in both places. Sad to see it be the shell of what it used to be. :(
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-22-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 572
Posted By firemanbill
LOL. Seriously though I work on Langley AFB and...

LOL. Seriously though I work on Langley AFB and the NASA Langley research center shares land with us. This where the Mercury, Gemin, and Apollo programs all got their legs. Heck I have have to take...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-22-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 572
Posted By firemanbill
yeah, now that the Space administration has no...

yeah, now that the Space administration has no space program...:(
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-20-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 580
Posted By firemanbill
I got into this hobby because a guy that worked...

I got into this hobby because a guy that worked for me got a cheap toy airplane that had a crude cell phone camera in it. It would take a pic every few seconds until the memory was full and he got...
Forum: Humor 08-19-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By firemanbill
I think this shows I should be retired!

I think this shows I should be retired!
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-18-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By firemanbill
gotta put that on my list of things to see.

gotta put that on my list of things to see.
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 08-17-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By firemanbill
Starting to see some nice stuff roll in for the...

Starting to see some nice stuff roll in for the pilots raffle folks. Don't want to miss this year!

Great Planes made an awesome donation of a OS Motors 3825-750-W!

Thanks Great Planes!
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-16-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By firemanbill
Moving to paradise is our first option. Looking...

Moving to paradise is our first option. Looking to make the move back to our Mountain home of East Tennessee. May be buying my father's place some spring.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-15-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By firemanbill
My Son is leaving for college, where do all the years go?

It seems like only yesterday we were bringing this little fella home from the hospital. We leave to take him to Virginia Tech in Blacksburg tomorrow where he will enter the Corp of Cadets there and...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-14-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By firemanbill
true

true
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-13-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By firemanbill
They do always seem to come in three's don't they?

They do always seem to come in three's don't they?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-13-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 554
Posted By firemanbill
Good for you! I would hold off on a war bird...

Good for you!

I would hold off on a war bird til the 3rd or 4th plane. But that's just my opinion.

When you get into those aerobatic type planes like a Shukoi, Edge, Extra and the like the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-13-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 554
Posted By firemanbill
what plane is best... wow, now that's a hard...

what plane is best... wow, now that's a hard question. You kind of have to figure that one out yourself. There really is no good answer to that question as 10 out of 10 people you ask are likely to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-13-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 554
Posted By firemanbill
Yes. The main thing is to have the two antennas...

Yes. The main thing is to have the two antennas at a 90 degree angle from each other. Antenna position of the Transmitter is important as well. don't point the end directly at the plane. Angle it so...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-13-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 554
Posted By firemanbill
Just remember with spektrum to use the correct...

Just remember with spektrum to use the correct receiver for each application and use proper antenna orientation.

Ask for help in setting these thigns up. lots of folks here to help with that.
Forum: Beginners 08-12-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By firemanbill
First off Welcome to Wattflyer! As Dennis...

First off Welcome to Wattflyer!

As Dennis says... find a club and get an instructor.

Self taught pilots are like their planes... Rare.:)
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-12-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By firemanbill
Robin Williams found dead today at age 63... so sad

I have always thought this was one of the funniest men ever. RIP Mork.:(
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-11-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 230
Posted By firemanbill
Thanks guys These truly were a blast to...

Thanks guys

These truly were a blast to build even in the short amount of time we had to do it.

They do look kind of similar Joe, that is cool too.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-11-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 554
Posted By firemanbill
My experience with used radios is not good. I...

My experience with used radios is not good. I feel like most get rid of radios for a reason, and usually a good one.

Get new if possible, whatever it is.
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 08-11-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 203
Posted By firemanbill
No doubt.

No doubt.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-11-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 230
Posted By firemanbill
So 5 of these flew at SEFF, I flew mine early...

So 5 of these flew at SEFF, I flew mine early June, and the 7th and final alpha build was flow this past week in Texas.

All in all it was a crazy fast learning experience in building. I can say I...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-11-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 230
Posted By firemanbill
All the Gia-Normans, Darth-Norman and Sir William...

All the Gia-Normans, Darth-Norman and Sir William in a LARGE group photo with some of the predecessors int here too, the original Norman, Bill and a new Bee Bee Norman.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-11-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 230
Posted By firemanbill
So now we are on sight at SEFF and putting the...

So now we are on sight at SEFF and putting the finishing touches on it.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-11-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 230
Posted By firemanbill
I also had to finish up a couple more planes and...

I also had to finish up a couple more planes and pack for SEFF while all this was happening too.

I managed to get my new Shoestring ready one night in a daze...

and then we were off to SEFF,...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-11-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 230
Posted By firemanbill
So at this point construction of the air frame is...

So at this point construction of the air frame is mostly done and it's time to start covering.

Let me tell you this... a 10 meter roll of ultracote was not enough!:eek:
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-11-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 230
Posted By firemanbill
OK so this is an alpha build and basically a...

OK so this is an alpha build and basically a short kit. No hardware of any kind and we left to guess at what size wheels, landing gear configuration, hardware, control horns and all that type of...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-11-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 230
Posted By firemanbill
On to the wing. Like I said it was in three...

On to the wing. Like I said it was in three pieces a center section and to outer panels that has the ailerons located on them.

I was amazed at how well Joel designed this thing because it was...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-11-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 230
Posted By firemanbill
OK with that done it was back to the back of the...

OK with that done it was back to the back of the tail to finish that part up.

I took one of the closet doors out of my Son's room to use as a building board, nice an flat and... well he didn't...
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