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05-06-2020, 11:15 PM
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We Are Ducted

Today I received a gift from the UK. Ian Dawson shared inlet and exhaust tube CAD files. This saves having to take down time to create a most important element of the build. Tube is PLA printed with...
04-30-2020, 05:38 PM
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EDF are welcome at this event. We enjoyed twelve EDF at...
04-28-2020, 03:40 AM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Bomber Field "Back In The Air Again" Jet Rally

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15 minutes West of Houston, TX. on I-10 to Brookshire and FM359 North to Monaville's caution light......
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Top Gun 2020 Postponed

Date TBD:
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03-18-2020, 08:06 PM
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03-18-2020, 07:22 PM
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U-2 R/S Ruby/Senior Span/Spear/Year Resin Parts

I am scanning a 1:48 Italeri/Academy U-2S:...
01-30-2020, 02:20 PM
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Auditing C.G.

As anticipated...you can't put two gallons of vanilla into a one gallon bowl. There is an office desk, somewhere. Was told I would receive a pic of the "filled space" from the same perspective as the...
01-27-2020, 02:30 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Move-In-Today!!! :)

Sam is nearing completion of the retirement cabin. The downstairs office was finished and toys move into place today.
This is not a building shop, that's in the nearby barn/shop.
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01-23-2020, 08:10 PM
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01-22-2020, 02:39 PM
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Yesterday Sam said the ground froze enough to...

Yesterday Sam said the ground froze enough to permit pulling the trailer behind the house to unload a toy which
has been in cold storage for a couple of months.
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01-22-2020, 02:24 PM
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Sam retired from Chevron here in Houston and...

Sam retired from Chevron here in Houston and moved back to Kentucky. He decided for the cost of a GC,
he would serve that position himself. What is they say about hindsight? Guess what he's never...
01-17-2020, 09:58 PM
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It's Kentucky so there is plenty of fresh air,...

It's Kentucky so there is plenty of fresh air, forest in the back yard, and as for sipping on the patio...during my last visit I enjoyed the low humidity and cool breeze on the upstairs balcony. I...
01-17-2020, 08:30 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Meanwhile Down In The Dungeon

While I learn how2...with the new radio, Sam's playing house, or in this case basement office. Its amazing the variety of details needing squaring away after the three carpenters finished their part....
01-16-2020, 12:44 PM
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What happens next? I map servo identities per...

What happens next? I map servo identities per function so transmitter can be programmed for servo movement. Where there are more than one servo per function you utilize a "Y" harness or program an...
01-16-2020, 12:11 PM
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Views: 114,476
Posted By Flite-Metal

Rather Then Circles & Squares...Simple Text & Video

Ah here we are at the door to that wonderful world of sbus (serial bus). Specifically the FrSky sbus. The sbus (serial bus) with 16 channel capability is within each current (01-15-2020) FrSky 4, 6,...
01-15-2020, 02:06 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Control

While Sam finishes the log cabin I went ahead and began programming my choice of radio and receiver(s). I have always thought in terms of you never can have too many fully proportional, programmable,...
01-13-2020, 08:23 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Landing Sequence

Chellie

I agree careful to land as level as possible is the only way the bicycle gear should be landed. Earlier in this thread I showed the proper landing approach and consequence of an improper...
01-11-2020, 04:11 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Here we are on January 11th 2020. Sam is amidst...

Here we are on January 11th 2020. Sam is amidst priming and painting the MAC office and initial laser cutting suite after installing all the laminate, molding, and doorways. Literally, this project...
12-07-2019, 10:58 PM
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Views: 114,476
Posted By Flite-Metal

Jim, Thanks, we're working to make it as...

Jim,

Thanks, we're working to make it as merry a Christmas as possible...
Same to you and your's.
12-07-2019, 01:15 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Merry Christmas You-All ! ! !

Things are getting back on track here in Houston thanks to the encouragement of friends and club members.
Between Thanksgiving and Christmas I will begin moving my storage unit shop into a 20x20...
11-20-2019, 01:41 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Decided to wait until our Epilog laser is set up...

Decided to wait until our Epilog laser is set up and cut a larger CG test shape. Sam left this morning
going to Arlington to pick up the Epilog Fusion 32" laser...
10-08-2019, 11:59 PM
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Views: 114,476
Posted By Flite-Metal

Bernie Lund returned my call this evening telling...

Bernie Lund returned my call this evening telling me his CG is exactly as I had calculated and Boeing declared for 25% of MAC. Bernie has his #3 nearly ready...again...;^) This time he has a huge...
10-08-2019, 05:26 PM
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Views: 114,476
Posted By Flite-Metal

CG

Thanks for the insight...Insightful :D

The Boeing 25% of MAC is relative to the trailing edge of the wing at the side of the fuselage. There is a small
flair angle to cuff the fully extended wing...
10-07-2019, 03:22 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Question CG... ;^)

I have gotten to that inevitable point in every project...CG confirmation. Not being one to go against convention
I tend to lean heavily on a manufacturer's declaration over any model calculator....
10-02-2019, 01:21 AM
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Views: 114,476
Posted By Flite-Metal

Landing & Low Altitude Bombing System Issues

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Actually the B-47 is said to have been a simple and easy airplane to fly. Getting it up and back down was the only real issue that plagued "all" of them. They had to...
10-01-2019, 06:11 PM
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Views: 114,476
Posted By Flite-Metal

You asked about power. It has two bifurcated...

You asked about power. It has two bifurcated JetFan EDF, one in each inboard nacelle and a pair of 6# thrust
EDF in the outboard nacelles. These are capable of over 52# of thrust. The all up weight...
10-01-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 114,476
Posted By Flite-Metal

Right! :concern: Jim, To date (forty...

Right! :concern:

Jim,

To date (forty plus years) there have only been four R/C B-47's flown. All of which have suffered this fate...:eek: It has been my intention to study why each crashed...
10-01-2019, 04:46 PM
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Views: 114,476
Posted By Flite-Metal

Landing Maneuver

Jim, the spectator head count got well over 1000 Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Considering the weather all around Bomber Field that surprised me. It rained twice on Friday for a brief downpour that...
09-21-2019, 03:51 PM
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Views: 114,476
Posted By Flite-Metal

Dick's 1/2 B-47

Want to post an "Atta Boy" to Dick Reynolds who drove from Newport News with his 1/12th (opps) Boeing B-47. Its getting close to completion. Dick's OCD engineering is showing in his extensive use of...
09-21-2019, 02:55 PM
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Views: 114,476
Posted By Flite-Metal

Got to visit with a lot of friends from over the...

Got to visit with a lot of friends from over the last 31 years at Bomber Field. Many of whom came from
as far away as Newport News, VA., Canada, L.A., and of course South Of The Border. Early pilot...
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