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Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-24-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 4,229
Posted By Azarr
FAA Interpretation of Special Rule for Model Aircraft

The FAA has released it's interpretation of the Special Rule for Model Aircraft established by Congress in the 2012 FAA reauthorization act. As expected, their interpretation is not in our best...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-23-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By Azarr
Our club rents 6 acres for our runway, parking...

Our club rents 6 acres for our runway, parking etc from a farmer and fly over his crops. The property just changed hands and the new owner doubled our rent from $1250 to $2500 a year. We have a 150...
Forum: SEFF 2014 04-11-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 696
Posted By Azarr
Great pics as always. Azarr

Great pics as always.

Azarr
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-05-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,160
Posted By Azarr
You know you are VERY old when

When you go the AMA Museum and you wonder where the "old" stuff is and then realize that at one time or another you probably owned 90% of what's on display. :tc:

Azarr
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-01-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,678
Posted By Azarr
Close :) if you're 19 or under by July of the...

Close :) if you're 19 or under by July of the current year membership is free.

Azarr
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-04-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By Azarr
Not sure if the tracking applies when items are...

Not sure if the tracking applies when items are shipped to an address outside the U.S. I know I've shipped stuff to Canada and had it stuck in Canadian customs for a while.

Azarr
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-08-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,086
Posted By Azarr
Just toss it, as soon as the garbage is picked up...

Just toss it, as soon as the garbage is picked up you'll remember what it was and how important it is for your project. :cool:

Azarr
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-25-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By Azarr
Supposedly, the purple package is the old formula...

Supposedly, the purple package is the old formula while the lighter blue package is a new "improved" formula at a significantly higher price. I've used both and other than a difference in smell, the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-03-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 551
Posted By Azarr
The F14 you downloaded is not a ducted fan, it...

The F14 you downloaded is not a ducted fan, it uses a prop in the pusher configuration. The 6mm refers to the thickness of the material used.

As others have said, this shouldn't be your first...
Forum: Foamies 08-21-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,719
Posted By Azarr
Another option is Model Plane Foam...

Another option is Model Plane Foam (http://www.modelplanefoam.com/). A couple of guys got together with Adams to provide the foam in their foamboard without any paper attached. Reasonably priced...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-08-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,223
Posted By Azarr
Yes, that's the problem, and although it's often...

Yes, that's the problem, and although it's often blamed on the younger set, it's actually adults that should know better. If you're under 19, full AMA membership is free, why would anyone under...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-22-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,235
Posted By Azarr
Life expectancy has changed because building...

Life expectancy has changed because building techniques have changed along with the change in materials. Instead of blocks of balsa we now use light ply, balsa strips and carbon. Look at the...
Forum: SEFF 2013 04-23-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 982
Posted By Azarr
Probably NEAT unless you're planning to come to...

Probably NEAT unless you're planning to come to events at the AMA Hqs. I expect to be there for at least NEFI and probably a couple of other events this year. At a minimum I try to make it to the...
Forum: SEFF 2013 04-17-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 982
Posted By Azarr
Thanks Jim, Don Sims already offered and I've...

Thanks Jim, Don Sims already offered and I've made arrangements with him pick one up for me.

Azarr
Forum: SEFF 2013 04-16-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 982
Posted By Azarr
I can't be there, but I knew Rick for years and...

I can't be there, but I knew Rick for years and spent some good times flying and BSing with him. I'd like to get one of the shirts, how can I do that?

Azarr
Forum: ParkFlyers 03-30-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,931
Posted By Azarr
Reduced thrust by putting on the prop "backwards"...

Reduced thrust by putting on the prop "backwards" has been used by modelers since we started flying. It's a common thing in the Free Flight discipline for flight testing, it's the only control over...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-18-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By Azarr
FWIW, when they say cells, in this case it means...

FWIW, when they say cells, in this case it means nicads or nmhd, not lipos.

Azarr
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-04-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,025
Posted By Azarr
The PDF originally quoted was revised. As I...

The PDF originally quoted was revised. As I indicated in the thread in the other forum there was never any intent to require stabilization like the As3X systemto be able to be turned off in flight. ...
Forum: SEFF 2012 09-02-2012, 12:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,316
Posted By Azarr
RIP Ric Vaughn

RIP, Ric Vaughn. Thanks for the many conversations we had at many events. Your presence will be missed.

Azarr
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-22-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,744
Posted By Azarr
Yes, here's my solution. It's a cheap clothes...

Yes, here's my solution. It's a cheap clothes rack from Kmart ~ $15. I like this because it's portable. It would also be a good solution for someone in an apartment where you couldn't fix something...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-11-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,078
Posted By Azarr
FWIW: I flew the Parrot AR Drone with my iPad...

FWIW: I flew the Parrot AR Drone with my iPad and didn't like it at all, could be because I'm used to using a transmitter though. Tilting and twisting the iPad to get the quad to respond just didn't...
Forum: Beginners 07-16-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,114
Posted By Azarr
It sounds impossible. For one thing if your...

It sounds impossible. For one thing if your really drawing 22A on a BW I'm surprised it lasted more than a few seconds. If that number is accurate, I'd guess that you have a mislabeled motor, the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-25-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,848
Posted By Azarr
How do you get away with using the polarized...

How do you get away with using the polarized lenses, every time I try them I can't read the screen on my radio.

Azarr
Forum: Flight Simulators 06-18-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,378
Posted By Azarr
My Futaba doesn't need to be switched on. 9CAP...

My Futaba doesn't need to be switched on. 9CAP w/Aerofly pro.

Azarr
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-11-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,192
Posted By Azarr
[QUOTE=haasjj;872412]then I tried a 20X6-10 wood...

[QUOTE=haasjj;872412]then I tried a 20X6-10 wood prop (I know the number is strange but that is how it is listed)


FWIW, props with two hyphenated numbers after the diameter are progressive...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-26-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,393
Posted By Azarr
Nice work. have you done this on similar sized...

Nice work. have you done this on similar sized electric planes? It would be interesting to see a direct comparison.

Azarr
Forum: Foamies 04-15-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3,735
Views: 399,437
Posted By Azarr
Haven't done it yet, but if I were hinging 3/4"...

Haven't done it yet, but if I were hinging 3/4" foam I would face one side with 1/4" balsa and the other with 3/4" balsa triangle stock and use a standard hinge. The problem with top or bottom...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-20-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,756
Posted By Azarr
MY advice: Man up. Azarr

MY advice: Man up.

Azarr
Forum: Foamies 12-18-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3,735
Views: 399,437
Posted By Azarr
Too late (besides I always do my own maidens)...

Too late (besides I always do my own maidens) :p>but you're welcome to fly it any time.

Azarr
Forum: Foamies 12-18-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3,735
Views: 399,437
Posted By Azarr
Actually it wasn't very difficult. It's...

Actually it wasn't very difficult. It's airbrushed with Createx paint. The complete plane in silver, then lines, then red, then brown rust and misted black over the whole thing. Time consuming, but...
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