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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-07-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,730
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: 4,730
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 05-26-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,730
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: General Electric Discussions 01-14-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,463
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: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-24-2012, 02:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,071
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:
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-05-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,776
Posted By BradT
I certainly echo SJs comments here, Barry. That's...

I certainly echo SJs comments here, Barry. That's really looking the part now!
Forum: Humor 02-26-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,366
Posted By BradT
Great fun, Scott. You've got some very helpful...

Great fun, Scott. You've got some very helpful ladies there, now take them out for a nice dinner to show your appreciation! ;-)
Brad.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-29-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,214
Posted By BradT
hangingon, the first vid seems to show a series...

hangingon, the first vid seems to show a series of stalls right after launch, the last one being too sharp to recover from, ending in a snap into a spin. This would indicate that you're right, the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-05-2011, 02:50 AM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 111,961
Posted By BradT
Payne9999, excellent job on the Tritle short kit;...

Payne9999, excellent job on the Tritle short kit; I look forward to the flight report. Pat's models always build very light, and normally fly well because of the low wing loading. I like your choice...
Forum: WWI Era 10-11-2011, 03:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,520
Posted By BradT
prof fate, it sounds to me like you have taken an...

prof fate, it sounds to me like you have taken an honest evalution of your skills, but are not yet sure how to translate that into the next model that you would like, specifically a smallish slow...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 06-25-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By BradT
You'll want 600 to 800 Watts (100 W/lb) for...

You'll want 600 to 800 Watts (100 W/lb) for decent warbird flight, so a Power 46, or mid size Axi, Hacker, or similar, on a 4S to 6S, 4000 or 5000 mah pack with an 80 to 100A esc would do well. The...
Forum: WWI Era 05-15-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,152
Posted By BradT
Excellent flight. I love it when a WWI model...

Excellent flight. I love it when a WWI model flies at a realistic looking speed, rather than like a pylon racer. Great job on the build and the flight.
Brad.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-13-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,587
Posted By BradT
Nice job on the detailing, lozenge, and...

Nice job on the detailing, lozenge, and weathering, flyboy. The DVII "Raben" jasta Fokkers are one of my favorites of WWI, as you can tell from my avatar ;-) The great Planes model is a good flyer,...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 09-07-2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,755
Posted By BradT
My "themes" tend to be a little more general than...

My "themes" tend to be a little more general than Zocane's premise, in that I will build almost any WWI model, as I like them all, but I do have a future plan to build some models that represent the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-13-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,352
Posted By BradT
A little tip for you, if I may: When adding...

A little tip for you, if I may:
When adding weight to correct the cg of a plane that will be used on both wheels and floats, add the weight to the tip of the floats, rather than to the fuselage....
Forum: Humor 02-21-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,216
Posted By BradT
Lookin' pretty lithe and limber there, Chellie....

Lookin' pretty lithe and limber there, Chellie. It's been a while since my old bones would "bust a move" like that without hurtin' for days after.
Brad.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 02-11-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,202
Posted By BradT
Bill, I'm glad you're back at home so soon. I...

Bill, I'm glad you're back at home so soon. I know exactly what the esophagus problem feels like, I had that happen to me a few years ago, and went through all the heart tests, poking, and prodding,...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 01-24-2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,718
Posted By BradT
Colt, most WW I biplanes, full scale and model,...

Colt, most WW I biplanes, full scale and model, need a fair bit of positive incedence on the hor. stab., which you are interpreting as negative on the lower wing. When you mount the upper wing, it...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 12-22-2009, 06:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,624
Posted By BradT
Skyline, that was a very impressive first flight...

Skyline, that was a very impressive first flight off water! You certainly greased the landing, that's not always easy to do on floats. It looks like you might be 1 or 2 degrees shy on the incedence...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 12-09-2009, 02:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,291
Posted By BradT
The build is looking great, Brian. I am amazed by...

The build is looking great, Brian. I am amazed by the amount of wood, and the size of the stringers in that airframe, but I guess that's to account for the vibration stresses of an IC engine!

Some...
Forum: WWI Era 11-23-2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,094
Posted By BradT
The GP SE5a is an excellent flyer, BUT --- the 4...

The GP SE5a is an excellent flyer, BUT --- the 4 ailerons are extremely effective, hence the caution from dgreen and 7car7. I'd been flying ailerons for 10 years when I got my SE5a, and the first...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-04-2009, 04:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,049
Posted By BradT
BEAR, the usual rule of thumb for going from 2...

BEAR, the usual rule of thumb for going from 2 blade to 3 is to reduce either the dia., or the pitch, of the 3 blade by 1". For example, you would go from a 12 x 8 x 2 blade to a 12 x 7 x 3, or an 11...
Forum: WWI Era 09-19-2009, 07:37 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,554
Posted By BradT
Colin, I saw calven this evening, and he said...

Colin, I saw calven this evening, and he said that he will probably be out at Ron's on Sun. Since he's not online as often as I am, he might not see this before going out there, so I've taken this...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-19-2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,281
Posted By BradT
Hey, I love great sax, too, Chellie ;-). That...

Hey, I love great sax, too, Chellie ;-). That video of Watermelon Man was wonderful. Another piece along that line that's always been a favorite, is the Peter Gunn theme, from the early '60s private...
Forum: WWI Era 08-16-2009, 08:23 AM
Replies: 630
Views: 67,022
Posted By BradT
rowdyjoe, those pics were taken by a fellow club...

rowdyjoe, those pics were taken by a fellow club member who's other hobby is photography, and he has a very high end digital SLR, with a monster zoom lens. I don't have the details of his setup, but...
Forum: WWI Era 08-15-2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 630
Views: 67,022
Posted By BradT
Here's a few shots of mine in flight:

Here's a few shots of mine in flight:
Forum: WWI Era 08-15-2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 630
Views: 67,022
Posted By BradT
rowdyjoe, I still fly mine every chance I get. I...

rowdyjoe, I still fly mine every chance I get. I use EVO 1800 3s packs, and older TP 2100 3S, as well. The little bit of extra weight helps it handle breezy days better. Be VERY careful how much...
Forum: WWI Era 07-08-2009, 12:07 AM
Replies: 5,119
Views: 429,488
Posted By BradT
Full scale D VIII

I thought this crew might appreciate the video at this link:
http://video.msn.com/video.aspx?mkt=en-us&vid=0711bb6c-cb8f-4f4f-8ed9-e86bfd4b7e7b
I'd love to try that.:tc:
Brad.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-20-2009, 03:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,365
Posted By BradT
100% e-power, due to noise restrictions. Over 100...

100% e-power, due to noise restrictions. Over 100 members, with models from a few ounces, up to more than 100" span and 30+ pounds. Gotta love it!!!
Brad
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-15-2009, 04:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,110
Posted By BradT
"It was my first kit in 30 years, I will be a...

"It was my first kit in 30 years, I will be a nervous wreck on the first flight."

Park, you obviously didn't forget anything about building in those 30 years, that's a lovely model. MM kits all...
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