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Forum: Informal Clubs 09-16-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 85
Posted By frenchstan
NightHawk Indoor Park Flyers near Chicago

INDOOR R/C FLYING
Fly FREE Nov 1, 7, & 8!
Fly Unobstructed Indoor Electric R/C!
No Hanging Lights or Sports Junk!
Dome is 10 stories tall x 300’ x 300’!
“It ain’t like flying in a gym;...
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 09-16-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 98
Posted By frenchstan
NightHawk Indoor Park Flying near Chicago: 2014/2015

INDOOR R/C FLYING

Fly FREE Nov 1, 7, & 8!

Fly Unobstructed Indoor Electric R/C!

No Hanging Lights or Sports Junk!

Dome is 10 stories tall x 300’ x 300’!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-20-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,423
Posted By frenchstan
Good Looking but tip stalls like mad!

You MUST keep the speed up on this, especially in turns. It will drop a wing tip and auger-in very easily. GLUE the nacelles to the wing to allow belly landings, and consider pulling out the...
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 10-23-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By frenchstan
What's the Real Flight Simulator?

On most Friday nights, you can use our GIANT-SCREENED flying simulation program. We provide the screen, projector, computer, and enclosed room. You start a computer program that simulates flying...
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 10-16-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By frenchstan
FREE Indoor RC Flight Nov 1 & 2, just west of O'Hare.

The NightHawks invite you to fly Radio Control aircraft for free on November 1 and 2, 2013:

NO AMA MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED!
TRAINING AND ELECTRIC RC AIRCRAFT SETUP AVAILABLE.
OPENS AT 11:00 PM AND...
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 11-28-2012, 03:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,404
Posted By frenchstan
Rules for NightHawk Indoor RC flying at WPGD

NIGHTHAWK FLYING RULES


1. Flying and golf pit entry will only begin at a whistle/signal from the SRCB’s Dome Staffer.
2. Flying should begin at 11:01 p.m., and will cease at 1:00 a.m.
3....
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 11-28-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,404
Posted By frenchstan
Indoor RC flying in Dome west of Chicago, Fridays and Saturdays

Learn to fly Radio Control!
Or, practice with your airplane, quadcopter or heli indoors!

5 million cubic feet of flying space! 2nd largest golf dome in the U.S.!

Dome is 300’ x 300’ x 10...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 05-24-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 610
Posted By frenchstan
Hobby King Vampire 100 paint match

I've found that Model Master's Acryl paint in "Silver" is a decent match for the silver color on Hobby King's DH Vampire 100. It's #4678 and cleans with water.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 05-24-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,725
Posted By frenchstan
"Mandatory" mods tothe D.H. Vampire

I've got both the PNF Vampire and the ARF Vampire for parts and experiments. The plane flies great! But, definitely plan on your C.O.G. being at 298 mm from the tip of the nose, not 310. Or mark...
Forum: Pusher Park Jets 01-30-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,360
Posted By frenchstan
BD-5B Comparison of Aeroworks Vs. Hobby King kits

I purchased both the Aeroworks brand and the Hobby King brand BD-5B. Here is what I’ve noticed about the two virtually identical ARF’s I received:

With Shipping included, the AeroWorks.com (AW)...
Forum: Pusher Park Jets 12-31-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,881
Posted By frenchstan
You are all missing the point on folding pushers

Motor rotation and prop orientation are simple problems. The major problem is that most purchased folding prop systems fold backwards, as it refers to a tractor aircraft. If a normal spinner and...
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 12-31-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 419
Posted By frenchstan
Indoor, heated, electric "NightHawk" flying every Fri and Sat west of Chicago.

Come fly at the 2nd biggest golf dome in the USA at the White Pines Golf Dome in Bensenville, Illinois, just west of Chicago's O'Hare airport. NightHawk flying is from 11 PM to 1 AM every Friday and...
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 07-20-2011, 04:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 449
Posted By frenchstan
Thanksgiving Dome E-Niter, 11-26-2011 @ 11:00PM

All-night, indoor electric fun-flying is coming on "Thanksgiving Saturday". Doors open 11:00 PM on Saturday night, November 26, 2011 at the White Pines Golf Dome, immediately west of Chicago's O'Hare...
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 11-29-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 593
Posted By frenchstan
Holiday Dome E Niter, 1-15-11, all-night, indoor, electric RC for Women/Men/Newbies

Holiday Dome E-NiterWhite Pines Golf Dome, 500 W Jefferson Ave, Bensenville, IL., Saturday Night, January 15, 2011.Doors open 11:15 PM, close 5:00 AM. All-Night, heated, indoor, RC, electric flight....
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 08-14-2010, 01:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,764
Posted By frenchstan
Continuing saga of EF Pawnee 15 and tight pushrods.

I found a second Pawnee on sale at HobbyTown USA for $81, so I bought it - spare parts if nothing else. But interestingly, I found the pushrod problem was just the same as my first Pawnee 15. Also,...
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 03-04-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,028
Posted By frenchstan
Don't forget to visit our Literature Table

Don't forget to visit our Literature Table with tons of information about the Academy of Model Avaiation, AMA infor for beginners, FREE Park Flyer magazines, Free Model Aeronautics magazines, and...
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 03-02-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,028
Posted By frenchstan
Latest info on 3-6-10 E Niter and prizes/vendors

Please see the edited text, above, for additional information about new vendors and new prizes. The "Your Choice" raffle now boasts three winners, one each of the following: a SkySeeker GT 370...
Forum: Illinois 12-24-2009, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,075
Posted By frenchstan
What are Dome E-Niters?

I should have mentioned more details on the Dome E-Niter we hold every winter. It is a 6-hour, overnight, indoor, electric party with flying for airplanes, quadcopters and small helis. This winter,...
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 12-24-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,028
Posted By frenchstan
Picture from last E-Niter; Dec 5 09

Hopefully, one pic. Thanks to Scott Taylor for the shots!
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 12-23-2009, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,028
Posted By frenchstan
Here's the tentative flying schedule for Mar 6 E-Niter

11:00 All fly
11:15 All fly
11:30 Heli only Pizza Arrives between 11:30 and 12:00
11:45 Combat (No one on floor until completed)
12:00 T.B.A ...
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 12-15-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,028
Posted By frenchstan
I just got a phone call about battery charging...

I just got a phone call about battery charging facilities. Yes, there are a limited number of 110 volt outlets, I'd guess about 15. I will check and get an exact count. If possible, bring a small...
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 12-15-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,028
Posted By frenchstan
Midnight Madness: the March 2010 Dome E-Niter is over. Next one Nov 20, 2010

On Saturday night, March 6, 2010, the Suburban RC Barnstormer's host a Midnight Madness version of their "Dome E Niter”. Thanks to TrueRC.com, we are giving away 12 Li-Po batteries at 12:12 AM to 12...
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 10-27-2009, 11:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,292
Posted By frenchstan
Delete thread. Event is over

I don't see an FAQ or instructions on deleting my obsolete threads.
Forum: Illinois 10-21-2009, 03:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,075
Posted By frenchstan
Suburban RC Barnstormers in Bensenville/Wayne, Illinois

The Suburban RC Barnstormers is a Radio Control club for "fuelers" and electric model aircraft. Our main flying field is at the DuPage Forest Preserve’s Pratt's Wayne Woods in Wayne, Illinois, west...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 10-15-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,764
Posted By frenchstan
Cap: Good stuff. I'm going to the LHS today to...

Cap: Good stuff. I'm going to the LHS today to see what they've got.

The original pushrod was (measured at ) 0.072" and the DuBro replacement was 0.062". Stan
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 10-15-2009, 02:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,764
Posted By frenchstan
Sounds good. I'll try it tonight on one of the...

Sounds good. I'll try it tonight on one of the three tube/rod combinations. That way I have a bad one to compare it to. Thanks for a great idea.

(Tonight I did cut away one piece of UltraCote...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 10-14-2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,764
Posted By frenchstan
Pawnee 15E push rods VERY tight. Ideas?

I'm assembling a new E Flite Pawnee 15E ARF, and the metal rudder AND elevator pushrods (0.071") are VERY DIFFICULT to move inside their tubes. I checked the rods and plastic tubes for partial...
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 10-11-2009, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,292
Posted By frenchstan
Delete. Event is over

How do I delete an oboslete thread?
Forum: Beginners 06-30-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,138
Posted By frenchstan
Ralph 99 I don't want to beat a dead horse,...

Ralph 99
I don't want to beat a dead horse, but I'm thinking the T-28 holds up well. I purchased it after reading a lot of input - both good and bad - but not much about weak construction. It...
Forum: Beginners 06-30-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,138
Posted By frenchstan
JN The Nerf whistle kicks in at about...

JN

The Nerf whistle kicks in at about three-quarters throttle and any dives. It goes silent at about 1/3 throttle, and, of course, gliding. Sometimes if I hit full throttle when doing...
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