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07-30-2018, 04:34 PM
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Posted By frankinfremont

A 'sort of' old timer

FliteTest.com has had a kit & plans out of "Old Fogey" that recalls the models of the 30's & 40's, and I love those old planes. I copied the plans and built the tail group out of Dollar Tree poster...
Forum: Power Systems
02-06-2016, 01:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 43,394
Posted By frankinfremont

Handy chart

Innov8tive.com has a handy chart to cross reference about 11 or so different motor manufacturers that are similar to their Cobra and Scorpion motors.
Downloadable pdf.
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Forum: Foamies
02-06-2016, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 863,828
Posted By frankinfremont

Motor comparison chart

Innov8tive.com has on their web site a very handy chart comparing other brands of motors of similar specs to their Cobra and Scorpion motors. It sure saves jumping all over the web to cross reference...
Forum: ParkFlyers
02-05-2016, 11:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,364
Posted By frankinfremont

Do you know which motor you need?

I have spent lots of time jumping all over the web trying to decide and/or compare different motors from different manufacturers. It can be frustrating for sure.????
Well, Innov8tive has on their...
Forum: Foamies
11-28-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 731,367
Posted By frankinfremont

Thanks Crash, coming from you that's high praise...

Thanks Crash, coming from you that's high praise indeed!
Forum: Foamies
11-28-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 731,367
Posted By frankinfremont

Wind, wind go away!

Dang wind just won't quit as these weather systems blow through here (northern Indiana) I have 2 recently completed Mini Slow Bipes that I'm anxious to get out and fly but our forecast doesn't look...
Forum: ParkFlyers
09-03-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,053
Posted By frankinfremont

Nice!

Nice!
Forum: ParkFlyers
09-03-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,053
Posted By frankinfremont

I hear ya, my spare bedroom is wall to wall with...

I hear ya, my spare bedroom is wall to wall with foamies! It's a sickness I'm sure. For sure it is a cute little bugger and it performs amazingly well for an 18" wing span. (it must be because it's a...
Forum: ParkFlyers
09-03-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,053
Posted By frankinfremont

Hi Joe, This url will give you all the details. I...

Hi Joe, This url will give you all the details. I can tell you this is the easiest and slowest foamie in my collection. Watch his videos of intentionally crashing it to see how tough it is. The wings...
Forum: ParkFlyers
09-02-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,053
Posted By frankinfremont

Yep, firemanbill found it. The designer/builder...

Yep, firemanbill found it. The designer/builder is at slowbipe.com. All foam except 3 pieces of plywood to beef up the nose. You can order it from him or he ships to headsuphobby.com where you can...
Forum: ParkFlyers
09-02-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,053
Posted By frankinfremont

Mini Slow Bipe

This is a great little slow flyer, just wanted to show her off with her "old army air force" paint job. She'll go really slow and go really fast as well, loops like a champ!
09-02-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,390
Posted By frankinfremont

Mini Slow Bipe maiden flight

Here is a partial video of my Mini Slow Bipe maiden flight, no beginning or end, just 3 minutes roughly of flight. There are a couple of close ups to show it in better detail. Hosted on DropBox.
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08-06-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,737
Posted By frankinfremont

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I picked the T-Birds because I'm retired USAF. Most of my career was spent as a boom operator on tankers going back to the good old KC-97 and then upgraded to the KC-135. Finished the last 3 yrs of...
08-06-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,165
Posted By frankinfremont

I know what you mean dahawk, I have to bounce...

I know what you mean dahawk, I have to bounce three times to get up out of my recliner. :mad:
08-06-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,165
Posted By frankinfremont

Add one more 80+

You're not alone here Eddy, I'm sneaking up on 83. Got my first flight training 64 yrs ago in an Aeronca Champ. Started flying free flight models long about then too. GEEZERS RULE! :D
Forum: Foamies
08-05-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 731,367
Posted By frankinfremont

Slow Bipe #2 maidened this morning.

Woo hoo! Beautiful calm morning and she did not disappoint. Flew like a homesick angel like her predecessor. Minimum trim needed so after that was all setup I tapped in a little right rudder trim...
Forum: Foamies
08-01-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 731,367
Posted By frankinfremont

Slow Bipe born again this weekend

My replacement Mini Slow Bipe arrived yesterday and am well along to getting it finished by today. Forecast winds don't look too promising for tomorrow, maybe this evening. Note to self...don't fly...
Forum: Foamies
07-28-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,873
Posted By frankinfremont

Free open source movie editor

I'm late to the party folks but here is what I use....hope this helps.

Avidemux is what I use for simple editing although it will do much more than I'm capable of right now.

Download here:...
Forum: Foamies
07-28-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 731,367
Posted By frankinfremont

A bad day for me and my Mini Slow Bipe

A stupid mistake caused the loss of my beautiful Slow Bipe because I let it get too far away from me and lost orientation. A tiny speck was last seen going down in a large wooded area. I had a...
Forum: Foamies
07-24-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 731,367
Posted By frankinfremont

I couldn't find a picture of an Infineon but that...

I couldn't find a picture of an Infineon but that Ultimate Bipe is cool.
Forum: Foamies
07-24-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 731,367
Posted By frankinfremont

Thanks Crash, my new favorite foamy. :)

Thanks Crash, my new favorite foamy. :)
Forum: Foamies
07-23-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 731,367
Posted By frankinfremont

Another perfect no wind day (at least in the morning)

This is my newly built Mini SlowBipe and a really fun airplane.
Forum: Foamies
07-18-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 731,367
Posted By frankinfremont

Maidened my Mini SlowBipe this morning

Lovin' this little foamie, straight as an arrow on the first toss, no problems whatever. I'm amazed at how it will hang on the prop and go straight up then slow down to walking speed. Quite a range...
Forum: Foamies
02-23-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,340
Posted By frankinfremont

If I go for the outrunner style that would be an...

If I go for the outrunner style that would be an excellent choice but the website shows out of stock. Will begin a search for a similar outrunner if no suitable inrunners pop up. Thanks Gramps, good...
Forum: Foamies
02-23-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,340
Posted By frankinfremont

[QUOTE=CHELLIE;940748]Hear you go :ws: Lots of...

[QUOTE=CHELLIE;940748]Hear you go :ws: Lots of power when you need it, and it will make your Easyglider Fun to fly, you dont have to use all the extra power, but its there when you do need it ;) This...
Forum: Foamies
02-23-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,340
Posted By frankinfremont

Just checked it out and they show no inrunner...

Just checked it out and they show no inrunner motors. Thanks anyway for your effort.
Forum: Foamies
02-23-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,340
Posted By frankinfremont

My EasyStar is a powered glider and uses a pusher...

My EasyStar is a powered glider and uses a pusher motor mounted in an enclosed "pod" facing aft behind the wing. The motor must have a 28mm diameter and in the kv range I specified weight would not...
Forum: Foamies
02-23-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,340
Posted By frankinfremont

My hunt for the right size inrunner motor

OK foamie glider drivers, I am looking for a 1200 kv inrunner motor for my Multiplex Easyglider. Tons of outrunners out there but so far I've had no luck finding what I want. 1000kv is a tad light...
02-18-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 805
Posted By frankinfremont

I doubt it, I made sure the negative pin on the...

I doubt it, I made sure the negative pin on the balance plug went to the neg. pin on the meter. Thanks anyway. I managed to find the transaction in my PayPal account from Jan. and emailed the vendor...
02-18-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 805
Posted By frankinfremont

Neewer Cellmeter-6

Hi folks,
I'm afraid I got taken on this item found on ebay. It's a lipo voltage checker where you just plug in your balance connector and the cellmeter is supposed to read the voltage of each cell,...
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