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Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-02-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 634
Posted By 50+AirYears
An old air Progress mag talked about this in a...

An old air Progress mag talked about this in a discussion about the movie "The Battle of Britain!". Seems the ME-109s used were Spanish built, used a clockwise (from the front!) tuning Hispanno-Suiza...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 03-11-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 194,079
Posted By 50+AirYears
Flying my Air Hogs Gryphon helicopter in my back...

Flying my Air Hogs Gryphon helicopter in my back yard today. Hasn't been flown in over a year. Did charge the battery a couple days ago, changed the transmitter batteries, but still had some range...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-09-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 112,256
Posted By 50+AirYears
Now that I'm partly settled in, I can fly some...

Now that I'm partly settled in, I can fly some small stuff in the side yard of my new house. About 60' X 175', only one peach tree, 2 arbor vitae, and 4 fig trees in the way.
I think I'll pretty...
Forum: Foamies 02-20-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 6,344
Views: 424,230
Posted By 50+AirYears
A high of about 37 yesterday, and winds gusting...

A high of about 37 yesterday, and winds gusting to maybe 50, so I spent the day teaching our 7 year old granddaughter how to fold and fly paper airplanes in our living room! Fantastic!!

(I've...
Forum: WWI Era 02-18-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 5,127
Views: 462,536
Posted By 50+AirYears
As far as the Cubs usually coming out in yellow,...

As far as the Cubs usually coming out in yellow, that's because, like the Ford Model T, that pretty much was what they were painted, a "Cub Yellow" with a black lightning bolt. In fact, I remember...
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 01-09-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,739
Posted By 50+AirYears
Just thinking that something similar to that...

Just thinking that something similar to that rocket wheel was in a Flying Models mag or Decade of Designs #2 a few years ago. It was built for a pair of Jetex 50s, IIRC. I have the motors, but...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-20-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,159
Posted By 50+AirYears
Mine was the Ace kit, with foam wings, no...

Mine was the Ace kit, with foam wings, no interplane struts, just the cabane. When completing it, I was undecided between using the HB, which turned a Zinger 8-4 at about 13,800, or a Fox Schnuerle...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-15-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 166,294
Posted By 50+AirYears
Bought a kind of cutie a couple weeks ago, and...

Bought a kind of cutie a couple weeks ago, and got in a couple flights with it yesterday afternoon. Air Hogs Fire Wing. A little bird about the size of a Sparrow. An ornithopter, yet. Just barely...
Forum: Foamies 12-13-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 6,344
Views: 424,230
Posted By 50+AirYears
Thanks for the word, Crashalot. Yesterday, I hurt...

Thanks for the word, Crashalot. Yesterday, I hurt like Blazing H... but today I only hurt like ordinary H... When my wife went out to store, I snuck out to the back yard and got a couple short...
Forum: Foamies 12-12-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 6,344
Views: 424,230
Posted By 50+AirYears
Weather forecast for the next week looks decent,...

Weather forecast for the next week looks decent, somewhat sunny and highs in the high 40's to low 50's, but for the first time in my 70 years on this earth, I let a guy with a knife have a go at my...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-09-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 166,294
Posted By 50+AirYears
My newest is, I'm almost ashamed to admit, an Air...

My newest is, I'm almost ashamed to admit, an Air Hogs ornithopter I picked up at Wally Mart. Looks like a bird. Been waiting for the wind to die down enough for it's maiden. Usually, the wind has...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-07-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,159
Posted By 50+AirYears
I had one years ago, from the Ace kit, with an HP...

I had one years ago, from the Ace kit, with an HP .15 Very enjoyable to fly, but keep the speed up. Also, it could get a bit hairy taking off from grass. I also heard from others who had them, and...
Forum: Foamies 12-07-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6,344
Views: 424,230
Posted By 50+AirYears
68 and sunny but a little gusty for the little...

68 and sunny but a little gusty for the little plastic things I've been flying in my son's or my yard since last July. Got to finish moving in and getting my workshop set up, join a local club, and...
Forum: Foamies 09-08-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 6,344
Views: 424,230
Posted By 50+AirYears
Temperatures in my new locale have pretty much...

Temperatures in my new locale have pretty much been 90s and up, but towards evening, the wind has been low enough to take some small electric helicopters and quads up.
Back when I lived in Ohio, I...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-07-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 166,294
Posted By 50+AirYears
Just moved into a new house, and it's been kind...

Just moved into a new house, and it's been kind of warm to complete my new outside shop (12' X 20') here in SC, so while at Hobby Lobby a couple weeks ago, I picked up a little Chinese made pseudo...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-26-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 112,256
Posted By 50+AirYears
Moved into the new house, but as far as setting...

Moved into the new house, but as far as setting up the outside shop and sheds, I don't mix too well with 90+ degree temperatures.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-12-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 112,256
Posted By 50+AirYears
Yahoo. Closed today. 3 bedroom house with a...

Yahoo. Closed today. 3 bedroom house with a trio of outbuildings. Hopefully withing a month or so, we'll have the house ready to move into. One of the outbuildings has a 12 foot workbench. All...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-25-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 112,256
Posted By 50+AirYears
Our house search in SC may finally be over. I...

Our house search in SC may finally be over. I haven't been able to work on any kind of model for almost a year. We found a suitable house in our price range, the inspection revealed a number of...
Forum: Foamies 01-25-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6,344
Views: 424,230
Posted By 50+AirYears
I'm getting a bit concerned about flying weather...

I'm getting a bit concerned about flying weather here where I've moved to in South Carolina. In 1990, I started on the AMA All Weather Flyer initiative. That was in Northern Ohio, where it gets...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-10-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 78,729
Posted By 50+AirYears
Probably not too many converted weed whacker...

Probably not too many converted weed whacker engines out there anymore, except by do-it-yourselfers.
Forum: Foamies 01-09-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6,344
Views: 424,230
Posted By 50+AirYears
Had what I considered flying weather the last...

Had what I considered flying weather the last couple days, Tuesday 27 and 8 mph wind, and Wednesday 44 and 10 mph winds, but I transplanted from Ohio to SC, and most of my stuff is in storage units...
Forum: Foamies 09-29-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 6,344
Views: 424,230
Posted By 50+AirYears
Piloterror, that's why when I go out to the...

Piloterror, that's why when I go out to the field, I almost always take a few extra things with me, like a couple free flight hand launched gliders, boomerang, a book or two to read, and occasionally...
Forum: Foamies 09-28-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 6,344
Views: 424,230
Posted By 50+AirYears
Well, the latest news in my attempts to find a...

Well, the latest news in my attempts to find a suitable shop and storage shed, possibly with a house attached, is still in limbo. We are #2 in our bid for a suitable location we found, but the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-16-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 166,294
Posted By 50+AirYears
Not sure if I want to call it a plane, but my...

Not sure if I want to call it a plane, but my newest flying thing is a heliquad, or whatever the heck you call them, called a Sky Viper, 69.95 at a local Target.Kind of fun to fly. Got it out of...
Forum: Foamies 09-16-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 6,344
Views: 424,230
Posted By 50+AirYears
Trying to find a new workshop, maybe with a house...

Trying to find a new workshop, maybe with a house attached, in our price range, has kind of been cutting into my flying time. In fact, at this date, I have logged less than 1/3 of the number of...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 09-15-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 194,079
Posted By 50+AirYears
Over the last week or so, I had several...

Over the last week or so, I had several unintended ground contacts with my new Sky Viper quad copter. All but one while helping a 6 year old ball of energy who I also call granddaughter learn to fly...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-15-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,520
Posted By 50+AirYears
I just have a 22" tool box I got some years ago...

I just have a 22" tool box I got some years ago from Lowe's for around $20. I keep several chargers, an outlet strip, and a 600 watt inverter, and my Triton with equalizer along with some various...
Forum: Foamies 04-25-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 6,344
Views: 424,230
Posted By 50+AirYears
No sun today here on the Sunny South Shore of...

No sun today here on the Sunny South Shore of Lake Erie. In fact, last time I was outside, it was around 41 degrees, windy, and raining. A couple Canada Geese walked over to the park across the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-25-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 166,294
Posted By 50+AirYears
I picked up a little Interceptor, a small...

I picked up a little Interceptor, a small indoor/outdoor heli from Wally-Mart. Gyro equipped, also has an LED for lighting. Seems very easy to fly. I've flown it in my basement, and also on my...
Forum: Foamies 04-22-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 6,344
Views: 424,230
Posted By 50+AirYears
Saturday was one of those days when I didn't have...

Saturday was one of those days when I didn't have anything to do around the house, so the weather was a balmy 40 F with a 25 mph wind. Today, about 55, 5 mph, and a bunch of hunnydos. No justice in...
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