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Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-22-2016, 01:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 432
Posted By abborgogna
Let's get something straight, the 400 ft ceiling...

Let's get something straight, the 400 ft ceiling is NOT new. It has always been the limit of our flying. We fly up 400 feet and the civil aircraft pilots fly down to 600 feet except in controlled...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-24-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,305
Posted By abborgogna
My favorite jinx flying saying is "No guts, no...

My favorite jinx flying saying is "No guts, no glory!".
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-18-2016, 11:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By abborgogna
The wing tie down bands is a very good place to...

The wing tie down bands is a very good place to look. A positive change in the wing incidence would definitely produce the what you have described. As I said if it isn't electrical it must be...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-18-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By abborgogna
It seems you have replaced everything in the...

It seems you have replaced everything in the electronic chain and the problem still remains. I would then go through a similar process on the mechanical chain. I would check everything in the push...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-28-2016, 11:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By abborgogna
Great question Abuelo, I to wonder if any other...

Great question Abuelo, I to wonder if any other country and gone nutty over drones.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-28-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By abborgogna
The drone strike that wasn't.

Reported in this mornings Fox online news:

"LONDON The British government says a British Airways jet reported to have hit an object as it came in to land at Heathrow Airport this month did not...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-19-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 169
Posted By abborgogna
Info on the Maxford Nieuport-28 ARF

I have been looking very hard at the Maxford 1/5 Nieuport-28 Gas/Glow/EP ARF. I would run it with electric power or gasoline engine, leaning now toward EP. I would like to hear from anybody who has...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-27-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,232
Posted By abborgogna
Compared to the postage stamp size field we fly...

Compared to the postage stamp size field we fly off you dude you got a real nice place to fly. Way to go on the first flight, it's always a nervous experience. I love Spring time!:tc:
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-26-2016, 04:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By abborgogna
The low voltage actually make good sense. I was...

The low voltage actually make good sense. I was using a small four cell NiMh battery that probably could have use a good charge. When I switched to a LiPo/ESC/BEC setup the flashing stopped. ...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-25-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By abborgogna
Something strange about binding this receiver.

I have an Hobby King Orange receiver, I am including a picture of it to save trying to describe it. I bound it to a Spektrum DX6i transmitter today and here is what happened.

With the binding...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-25-2016, 02:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 886
Posted By abborgogna
God I love that animal!

God I love that animal!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-25-2016, 02:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,275
Posted By abborgogna
The simple answer is there is no size of model...

The simple answer is there is no size of model airplane that can't be converted to electric. The only question is what can your pocket book withstand. As the size of the plane goes up the cost of...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-21-2016, 11:36 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,888
Posted By abborgogna
Our club flying site is in south Orange County...

Our club flying site is in south Orange County California at the old El Toro Marine air station.
Andy
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-21-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,888
Posted By abborgogna
I was not present when the Feds graced us with...

I was not present when the Feds graced us with their presents, but by all accounts we were on our best behavior. Oh well, we are always on our best behavior.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-21-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,888
Posted By abborgogna
Our club has already been "visited" by the FAA...

Our club has already been "visited" by the FAA "just to observe how a club works". So they know where we live! For five dollars and writing a number on my planes is just not that big a deal. Not...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-20-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,888
Posted By abborgogna
Well this is why I did the sign up on the first...

Well this is why I did the sign up on the first day. If there is one thing I know about bureaucrats when they seize power they never give it up. Not ever!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-08-2016, 12:09 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,888
Posted By abborgogna
I just gave the Fed's my two cents, not that I...

I just gave the Fed's my two cents, not that I think it will do any good. I just wanted to be heard.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-06-2016, 03:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,001
Posted By abborgogna
I own the Pitts Special and love it. I have zero...

I own the Pitts Special and love it. I have zero complaints about the plane or the stabilization hardware. By now I have close to a hundred flights and it is still going strong.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-29-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,665
Posted By abborgogna
Same here, I registered and put the papers in an...

Same here, I registered and put the papers in an envelope which now sits in my flight box. Only thing left is to put the coded number on my planes. I wonder how long it will take before the cost...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-29-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 858
Posted By abborgogna
Lots of good it does for the AMA to post no fly...

Lots of good it does for the AMA to post no fly zones when most of the people flying drones have never even heard of the AMA. I sell these things at the hobby shop I work at, most of the people I...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-29-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 858
Posted By abborgogna
Maybe I am a bit of an unbeliever when the guy...

Maybe I am a bit of an unbeliever when the guy says he didn't know that the President of the United States was in the area, but I think he knew and wanted to get some pictures. They generally take...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-29-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,665
Posted By abborgogna
I registered on the 21st and no refund yet.

I registered on the 21st and no refund yet.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-29-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 858
Posted By abborgogna
Yet another act of drone stupidity!

"Personal drone flies alongside Obama's motorcade in Hawaii"
This was a headline on Fox.com news this morning. When will this stupidity end? I hope they throw the book at this idiot, and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-23-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,665
Posted By abborgogna
I registered yesterday and there was no requested...

I registered yesterday and there was no requested information about the what we fly. The simply issued an ID code that we are suppose to place somewhere on our aircraft. If we locate the code...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-22-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,665
Posted By abborgogna
No, there was nothing like that. Just pay the...

No, there was nothing like that. Just pay the $5.00 and they give the code to put on the planes, drones and whatever else comes under the new rules. They really don't care how many aircraft we have.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-22-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,665
Posted By abborgogna
Same here, after fighting with their system on...

Same here, after fighting with their system on getting a password. In the end I got in and registered. Right now the only people I trust less than the government is the AMA. I just don't believe...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-21-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,665
Posted By abborgogna
I can't believe how screwed up our federal...

I can't believe how screwed up our federal government is. Well I got in and atempted to set up an account. I got as far as generating a password and waiting for an email to verify the account. ...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-21-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,060
Posted By abborgogna
I would turn them in to the local police...

I would turn them in to the local police department. Hopefully they will enforce the law, if not then I guess they get away with it but at least I will have tried.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-21-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,665
Posted By abborgogna
Anybody try to register today?

I know the AMA doesn't want us to register but I went over to the web site anyway. The AMA has nothing to worry about, it seems the government hired the same people to build this web site that...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-21-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,060
Posted By abborgogna
This is why we must turn these people in when we...

This is why we must turn these people in when we see bad behavior and we must be willing to testify against them in a court of law. These idiots are our worst enemy!
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