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Forum: Beginners 01-19-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 825
Posted By AirmanAirhead
First of all, welcome to Watt Flyer. You will...

First of all, welcome to Watt Flyer. You will get a lot of help here from folks that have been doing this for years and from those of us with even a bit less experience.

Though I don't know...
Forum: Beginners 12-03-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,725
Posted By AirmanAirhead
Hey Monterey10, don't listen to these guys and...

Hey Monterey10, don't listen to these guys and gal above. It NEVER happens to any of us. They are just trying to make you feel better. Personally I fly flawlessly as you can see. Problem? Servos...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-22-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 16,027
Posted By AirmanAirhead
Yes! WE really feel good about it![popcorn] ...

Yes! WE really feel good about it![popcorn]

Jeff
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-22-2011, 03:30 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 16,027
Posted By AirmanAirhead
Chellie, this weekend looks good for you to...

Chellie, this weekend looks good for you to maiden it, even if it does not look good, it looks good!

I always tell my buddies something like "I really feel good about this, go for it!" Of...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-20-2011, 03:43 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 16,027
Posted By AirmanAirhead
Chellie, Looks great! Do I get to maiden...

Chellie,

Looks great! Do I get to maiden it..... now where did I first hear that? Hmmmmm not sure.... any ideas?

Jeff
Forum: ParkFlyers 04-07-2011, 05:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,212
Posted By AirmanAirhead
There's a lot of debate on the whole water thing....

There's a lot of debate on the whole water thing. In fresh water, though it's not great, you can get by with shaking it off, letting it dry out, etc. Some guys use Corrosion X spray, on the ESC and...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-18-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,097
Posted By AirmanAirhead
Glad to hear she flies! That's always a good...

Glad to hear she flies! That's always a good feeling for sure. Keep in mind that the pitching up problem could be a tail heavy center of gravity. It might be easier to move your battery a bit...
Forum: Foamies 02-23-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3,737
Views: 401,151
Posted By AirmanAirhead
Here's my latest scratch build. The Big Fat...

Here's my latest scratch build. The Big Fat Ultimate. A pretty tame maiden, didn't want to pop a wing on my first couple of flights. So far so good. Here's the link to the original designer and...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 09-26-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,309
Posted By AirmanAirhead
Value Hobby?

I just leaned of Value Hobby in Illinois anyone have any experience with them? There prices seem very competitive on the stuff that Hobby King sells, and the shipping cost and time sounds great....
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-11-2010, 04:52 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 36,782
Posted By AirmanAirhead
Like many others, I've just read through most of...

Like many others, I've just read through most of this thread, what a great collection of tips and tricks. Here's a couple of mine, no doubt others have used these too.

1. I know xacto makes a...
Forum: Foamies 03-28-2010, 04:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,860
Posted By AirmanAirhead
Designing Planes that Fly

Is there a basic primer on plane design that helps one ease into things without needing a degree in aeronautics? I'd like to read up on the relationship between wing span, chord, length, wing...
Forum: Power Systems 03-28-2010, 01:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,812
Posted By AirmanAirhead
Hey Bub, I know this post is from 2007, but I had...

Hey Bub, I know this post is from 2007, but I had to respond when I saw your phrase "Well dress me up and call me Sally" that my friend is worth more than learning how to make a prop saver!
...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 02-03-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,413
Posted By AirmanAirhead
Hey RadialArm, HomeDepot in our area sells...

Hey RadialArm,

HomeDepot in our area sells brand new, empty paint cans. These come with a top just like a reg. paint can. You can get different sizes. That way you could press the lid on and it...
Forum: ParkFlyers 02-02-2010, 05:10 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,815
Posted By AirmanAirhead
And there are some pretty cool plans out there...

And there are some pretty cool plans out there for scratch built depron, etc. foam planes that end up looking and flying great. We have Steve Shumate and others to thank for that!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-01-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,130
Posted By AirmanAirhead
Props flying off are good reasons to practice...

Props flying off are good reasons to practice dead stick landings (landing your plane with the motor off). You don't want to have to do that the very first time without a prop/power! Practice until...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-01-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,936
Posted By AirmanAirhead
Whatever you end up using, clean the battery...

Whatever you end up using, clean the battery surface with some alcohol and make sure it is dry before putting the velcro on. These slick surfaces get slicker from oil from your fingers. I've found...
Forum: Batteries and Chargers Forsale/WTB 06-22-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,120
Posted By AirmanAirhead
Dick, From the tracking number it looks like...

Dick,

From the tracking number it looks like the batteries are in customs in LA. That was as of a day or two ago. So they should be getting to Jim any day now. He'll be able to update us soon....
Forum: Warbird Electrics 08-29-2008, 01:15 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 63,955
Posted By AirmanAirhead
I've been flying the T-28 for several months now....

I've been flying the T-28 for several months now. I've never had any problem with the canopy coming off. I pull inside loops, outside loops, fly inverted, etc. I fly it fast, I fly it slow. Never...
Forum: ParkFlyers 06-17-2008, 06:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,209
Posted By AirmanAirhead
I have a T-28 and I too broke the clevis. Since...

I have a T-28 and I too broke the clevis. Since you have already removed the original rod, you'll have to stick with that, and you are right, you can use the "L" bend, I would also suggest you...
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