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Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-28-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,645
Posted By Ron
I can certainly understand you don't like the new...

I can certainly understand you don't like the new regulations being forced on you, but,
...some way they need to get a handle on the idiots who are flying drones/UAV's in restricted areas. There has...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 01-16-2016, 12:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,400
Posted By Ron
sounds like the cub flew just like a cub :-) ...

sounds like the cub flew just like a cub :-) The full sized one had just enough power to kill you :-) Loops are done with a dive first...so are rolls, and even wing overs. " extra" power was not...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 01-15-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,400
Posted By Ron
ahh yes...we were flying large models quite a few...

ahh yes...we were flying large models quite a few years back, but it seems that back then they didn't need 100 watts to the pound to fly :-)

seems to me that if you had 60, you had a very spritely...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 01-15-2016, 01:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,400
Posted By Ron
Thanks...that is my 4th Tigermoth....The fifth...

Thanks...that is my 4th Tigermoth....The fifth one is getting closer to completion... they keep getting bigger :rolleyes:
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 01-14-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,400
Posted By Ron
Here.s a couple more 1/4 size Sopwith...

Here.s a couple more 1/4 size Sopwith Tri-plane....G 110 Turnigy motor, 6 cells 4000 mah 20X10 prop. 21 pounds

84 " albatross...2 speed 480 brushed motors on 4 to 1 gear boxes, 3 cells
11X7...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 01-14-2016, 01:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,400
Posted By Ron
does this count? 111" span :-)

does this count? 111" span :-)
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 01-13-2016, 01:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By Ron
Progress report. I have the motor installed,...

Progress report.
I have the motor installed, landing gear and wheels on, radio and servos in, wings and tail feathers covered, cowl on, prop on. rigging wires done pull pull wires done .... 14...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 01-05-2016, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By Ron
I fly mine on a 6 channel...throttle..ail1 ail2...

I fly mine on a 6 channel...throttle..ail1 ail2 rudder, elevator..no need for two elevator servos. and no you don't need any extra strong servos..standard 425's are good enough...remember that the...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 01-05-2016, 04:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By Ron
I used to fly spektrum, and still do use it on a...

I used to fly spektrum, and still do use it on a couple of models. ASX3...I'm assuming that is their stabilization system....don't bother with it....1 I have flown it, wasn't impressed...2 if you...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 01-04-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By Ron
I'll be interested to follow the build....next...

I'll be interested to follow the build....next time I'm out in the shop I'll double check the ESC size, but I believe it's 60 amp. after flying the 1/4 scale model for a couple of years, I built...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-04-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By Ron
yes it takes a little practise,....I found that...

yes it takes a little practise,....I found that insetting the bender plate took away one of the harder issues to manage.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-04-2016, 06:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By Ron
I inset my bender into the bench, so that it's...

I inset my bender into the bench, so that it's top face is level with the top of the bench...
this leaves only the bending part to worry about.
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 01-04-2016, 03:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By Ron
I have that Exact model. mine uses the Turnigy...

I have that Exact model. mine uses the Turnigy G110 295 kv 6 4000mah lithium cells,
20X 10 prop. lots of power, good duration. It's a very nice little model to fly once you get it set up...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 01-03-2016, 05:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By Ron
I know it's not a Tiger Moth, but it's also 1/3...

I know it's not a Tiger Moth, but it's also 1/3 scale flies on 6 cells...28X14 prop Turnigy 63/74 170 kv total weight 15 pounds.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhblbqICfZI&feature=youtu.be
...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 01-03-2016, 05:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By Ron
it takes up a fair amount of room alright. :-) ...

it takes up a fair amount of room alright. :-) hope to start covering this month, then on to the paint....once that's done I can carve a prop for it.......This is the 4th Tigermoth I've owned...some...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 01-02-2016, 12:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By Ron
a 22 pound Tiggie will fly just fine on 6 cells....

a 22 pound Tiggie will fly just fine on 6 cells. I have been flying a 22 1/2 pound Flair Tiger moth on a Turnigy G 160 290 kv 6 4000 mah cells, and a 20 X 12 prop for a while now...it isn't fast, but...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 01-01-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By Ron
OOPS :-)

OOPS :-)
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 01-01-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By Ron
New Tiggie for 2016

Here we are in the shop...111" span..to this point ( yesterday) with rigging done, and motor installed, it's 13 pounds.
Just over 3200 sq. in. wing area. Hope to finish under 22 pounds, and fly it...
Forum: WWI Era 12-20-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 5,128
Views: 479,487
Posted By Ron
and here it is in colour at 1/3 scale ...

and here it is in colour at 1/3 scale

https://youtu.be/KhblbqICfZI
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 12-19-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,002
Posted By Ron
Did you get this finished? started? I have a...

Did you get this finished? started? I have a 103" Catalina, and just thought I'd check in to see how you made out.
Forum: WWI Era 10-29-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,670
Posted By Ron
to start with, your wheel axle should be slightly...

to start with, your wheel axle should be slightly forward of the C/G
I put mine about 1/4 inch forward of the lower wing leading edge at level.

When you throttle up. do it GENTLY, until almost...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 10-21-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,426
Posted By Ron
There is a company in Canada that make some good...

There is a company in Canada that make some good stuff ( Model Sounds)

I have one of his systems in my 1/3 scale Pup and it's almost dead on....
If you wish to hear the " real thing " there is...
Forum: Seaplanes E-Powered 06-15-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 115,176
Posted By Ron
Here`s my favourite seaplane...Albatross 84`wing...

Here`s my favourite seaplane...Albatross 84`wing span..powered by two speed 480 motors on 4 to 1 gear boxes 11x7 props.weighs 70 ounces ready to go....
Forum: WWI Era 06-22-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5,128
Views: 479,487
Posted By Ron
here is my 1/4 scale tripe minus Snoopy. ...

here is my 1/4 scale tripe minus Snoopy.

He arrived this week for preliminary inspections and has given the OK for balancing, and a maiden :-)
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-19-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 503
Posted By Ron
Sopwith Triplane

Here's my version of a tripe....mostly still sticks, but soon to have power and radio....80" Sopwith Triplane
Forum: WWI Era 02-19-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 5,128
Views: 479,487
Posted By Ron
Another Triplane

Well we're back...after a few years involved with the Model Aeronautics Association of Canada, and not being able to take the time to build, this is
one of my winter projects...1/4 scale....mostly...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 02-24-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,612
Posted By Ron
Try a little different approach......mine is 1/4...

Try a little different approach......mine is 1/4 scale, weighs about 14 pounds, and flies well on 6S 4000 mah lithiums and a 24X12 prop.

Not positive on the RPM per volt rating of the motor, but...
Forum: WWI Era 05-26-2010, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5,128
Views: 479,487
Posted By Ron
finally,Freddie's brother is in the office and...

finally,Freddie's brother is in the office and open for business.Anyone know where to find Snoopy?
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 05-20-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 25,885
Posted By Ron
finally have had some 5 or 6 flights on my Flite...

finally have had some 5 or 6 flights on my Flite Streak.....man does it go well...4.7 second lap times on 58 ft. lines....6 minute flights are no problem, which is plenty of time to do a full...
Forum: WWI Era 03-25-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5,128
Views: 479,487
Posted By Ron
I have it on good authority that it was a Sopwith...

I have it on good authority that it was a Sopwith doghouse..predecessor to the Pup :-)
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