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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-28-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 686
Posted By earthsciteach
Hey, Chellie. The F-20 is pretty much a modified...

Hey, Chellie. The F-20 is pretty much a modified delta wing with a tail, right? As a SWAG, find the centroid of the wing planform. It should be a bit back from 1/3 the distance from the trailing...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-11-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1,815
Views: 108,516
Posted By earthsciteach
Nice, Bonez! Did that new Stinger arrive, yet? ...

Nice, Bonez! Did that new Stinger arrive, yet?
Sorry about your back, bro.
Forum: Beginners 11-24-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,757
Posted By earthsciteach
Congrats, Whiskers! First flight, no major...

Congrats, Whiskers! First flight, no major damage. Well done!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-14-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By earthsciteach
I used Minwax Polycrylic. It seems to work just...

I used Minwax Polycrylic. It seems to work just fine. The glass is extremely thin, so it probably doesn't contribute all that much in terms of strength. If I were to use a heavier cloth, I'd...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 10-19-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,526
Posted By earthsciteach
While I can't speak to the general reason for...

While I can't speak to the general reason for decline on this forum, I can say from personal experience, some replies are far less than friendly and helpful. Granted, these are fairly few and far...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 10-18-2012, 02:07 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 24,212
Posted By earthsciteach
Unreal. Thank you for sharing your work. It is...

Unreal. Thank you for sharing your work. It is incredible!
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 10-12-2012, 12:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,507
Posted By earthsciteach
Hank, Great to hear your wife is ok! That must...

Hank,
Great to hear your wife is ok! That must have been a terrifying phone call. Prayers for your wife and you.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-24-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,001
Posted By earthsciteach
Have you considered the Turnigy Nanotechs from...

Have you considered the Turnigy Nanotechs from Hobby King?
2250 mah, 11.1 v, 65C @ 104x35x27 mm...
Forum: Beginners 04-13-2012, 02:00 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,425
Posted By earthsciteach
Man, did you open an encyclopedia of great...

Man, did you open an encyclopedia of great knowledge and opinion with that question!

I taught myself to fly RC with the HZ Super Cub. Its a piece of cake to fly! But, its not fool proof. Just...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-06-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 799
Views: 56,302
Posted By earthsciteach
You can buy fiberglass cloth at Lowes or Home...

You can buy fiberglass cloth at Lowes or Home Depot.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-28-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,650
Posted By earthsciteach
I really am offended by this discussion. The...

I really am offended by this discussion. The term faggot is used as a derogatory... Ok, I can't keep a straight face any longer!

I always thought of the Mig-15 as a fat, ugly aircraft. Then I...
Forum: Beginners 12-28-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By earthsciteach
To replace the shaft, just measure the length and...

To replace the shaft, just measure the length and diameter.
Forum: Beginners 12-28-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By earthsciteach
If its just the prop shaft that's bent, you can...

If its just the prop shaft that's bent, you can remove it by pulling off the split ring clip on the back end of the shaft. Then pull the outer housing away from the stator. The shaft should come...
Forum: Beginners 12-28-2011, 01:23 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,085
Posted By earthsciteach
The most durable plane is the one that doesn't...

The most durable plane is the one that doesn't crash. But if like me, you don't live in that universe, here are a couple that can take an extreme amount of abuse and still come back for more:
+1...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-03-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,527
Posted By earthsciteach
Ok, I have to step up to the plate and take my...

Ok, I have to step up to the plate and take my lumps for my post last night. I do understand that this is a private forum and I agreed to abide by the rules. So for violating those, I apologize. I...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-26-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,353
Posted By earthsciteach
Looks like a good choice, Bonez. Oh, and there...

Looks like a good choice, Bonez. Oh, and there is no such thing as TOO MUCH speed! :tc:
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 11-26-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,519
Posted By earthsciteach
Chellie-I just read through your link for you...

Chellie-I just read through your link for you Hyper Mini Bee build. Building/flying RC and shooting black powder... You HAVE to be the coolest mom/grandmom EVER!
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 11-26-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,519
Posted By earthsciteach
Thanks, Chellie! Your advice is always...

Thanks, Chellie! Your advice is always invaluable! I am going to add the winglets. It was obvious in the video that she was yawing back and forth. It just looks so darn cool without the winglets!...
Forum: Foamies 11-26-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 14,843
Posted By earthsciteach
Good luck, Bonez! I know you can make it fly!

Good luck, Bonez! I know you can make it fly!
Forum: Humor 11-05-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By earthsciteach
WOW! Thank goodness they were able to regain...

WOW! Thank goodness they were able to regain vision. I wonder if they instantly knew what had happened or if they had that WTF??? moment when your brain can't wrap itself around what just occurred.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 11-05-2011, 02:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,531
Posted By earthsciteach
Congrats! Now I'm off to check Craig's List!

Congrats! Now I'm off to check Craig's List!
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 10-18-2011, 12:54 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 41,993
Posted By earthsciteach
For what its worth, I'm a fan of the 50 mm...

For what its worth, I'm a fan of the 50 mm F/A-18. It is easy to fly provided you can give it a good initial toss. It is fast, roll rate is ridiculous, and flies well enough on approach to make a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-08-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By earthsciteach
The packaging tape is also called book tape. Its...

The packaging tape is also called book tape. Its clear, no reinforcing strings.

Superglue, Krazy Glue, etc will eat foam. So will most spray paints. Foam safe CA is one option, but I wasn't...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 09-28-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 7,653
Posted By earthsciteach
Hugs for Chellie! As for the Neutrino,...

Hugs for Chellie!

As for the Neutrino, NJSwede seems to have it covered!

There are plenty of things that could spell demise for the planet. Take the magnetic field, for instance. It...
Forum: Beginners 09-12-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,055
Posted By earthsciteach
Flaperons require independent servos for each...

Flaperons require independent servos for each aileron. No 'y' harness. The ailerons plug into channel 1 and channel 6 on the receiver (at least on mine). Not sure if that is standard for all tx's...
Forum: Beginners 09-11-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,055
Posted By earthsciteach
Once you get your motor squared away and FWDWA...

Once you get your motor squared away and FWDWA (with ailerons) up in the air again, keep her slow-don't go with full throttle (except maybe to get up in the air). Get her up two or 3 mistakes high...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-11-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,878
Posted By earthsciteach
Wow! Great info-thanks Chellie! Good luck...

Wow! Great info-thanks Chellie! Good luck propsecting!
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-10-2011, 01:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,980
Posted By earthsciteach
I suffered several crashes recently. I...

I suffered several crashes recently. I discovered it was a break in the RX antenna. I placed in such a way, in a plane that I knew was a pain to fly, to cause it to break. Just didn't notice it...
Forum: Beginners 09-05-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,055
Posted By earthsciteach
P-factor causes the airplane to want to turn due...

P-factor causes the airplane to want to turn due to the propeller acting like a big old gyroscope.

Try this sometime- Hold a ten speed bike wheel by its axle and give it a good spin. try to...
Forum: Beginners 09-04-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,055
Posted By earthsciteach
Your cg is in a good location. When you say...

Your cg is in a good location. When you say flips, is she rolling or looping?

If she is looping, can you counter that with down elevator? If so, you should be able to trim the elevator to...
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