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08-07-2009, 04:36 AM
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Posted By tiger86

I've flown my Yardbird F-18 several times now and...

I've flown my Yardbird F-18 several times now and absolutely love it. I also own the F-22 from Yardbird and agree that it flys better at lower speeds due to the larger wing surface.

My F-18...
Forum: Combat
02-16-2009, 02:44 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 171,940
Posted By tiger86

Sorry

Sorry fellas if my question/comment started a war of words on this thread. That wasn't my intention and I meant no disrespect to Buzzy or anyone else. I've experienced a few "close calls" myself...
Forum: Combat
02-11-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 171,940
Posted By tiger86

"Hard hats will be worn by all pilots on the...

"Hard hats will be worn by all pilots on the flight line."

Seriously?
Forum: Combat
02-09-2009, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 171,940
Posted By tiger86

My two cents... I think the points for...

My two cents...

I think the points for cutting a streamer should be worth more than being in the air when "joy" is called. I know luck is heavily involved, but combat is the name of the game,...
Forum: Combat
11-19-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 171,940
Posted By tiger86

Thanks Tom and Greg for the vote of confidence. ...

Thanks Tom and Greg for the vote of confidence. :ws: Hopefully, it will fly when I'm done... I'm still a little concerned about how strong those dihedral joints are going to turn out. Also,...
Forum: Combat
11-19-2008, 05:07 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 171,940
Posted By tiger86

Looks really nice Greg. I like your idea of...

Looks really nice Greg. I like your idea of using epoxy and string to strengthen the spar joint. I think the "Blue Wonder" motor will be a great powerplant for that plane. That checkerboard work...
Forum: Combat
11-14-2008, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 171,940
Posted By tiger86

Here are some items that I have learned are...

Here are some items that I have learned are essential for most field repairs:

1. Clear packing tape - cheap and works wonders for fixing prop strikes and cracks in foam.

2. 5 minute epoxy...
Forum: Combat
11-10-2008, 01:58 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 171,940
Posted By tiger86

Combat in Joplin, MO 11/9/2008

Had a great time flying combat today with Greg (gregore2992), Tom (Grasshopper) and Larry (Muffuletta) in Joplin, MO. We missed you James. :sad: Wish you could have made it. Had great weather and...
Forum: Combat
10-30-2008, 03:02 PM
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Views: 171,940
Posted By tiger86

Sunday works for me.

Sunday works for me.
Forum: Combat
10-30-2008, 05:41 AM
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Views: 171,940
Posted By tiger86

New Mustang

Thought I would post a few pics of my latest hangar addition just to try to keep up with Greg. :)

Still have a few minor details to complete but it's almost ready for some blue sky.
Forum: Combat
10-30-2008, 05:29 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 171,940
Posted By tiger86

That's a really nice looking HOG you got there...

That's a really nice looking HOG you got there Greg. Hope it flies faster than it looks... :D

Sooooooooooweeeeeeee pig sooooooooooooooweeeeeeee....:Q
Forum: Combat
10-29-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 171,940
Posted By tiger86

I think either day will work for me. Would...

I think either day will work for me. Would prefer Saturday but should be able to make Sunday if needed. I don't think they would be playing soccer in the field that we were flying on at OCC. There...
Forum: Combat
10-29-2008, 06:17 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 171,940
Posted By tiger86

9:00am on the 8th works for me. I'll check with...

9:00am on the 8th works for me. I'll check with my buddy here in Springfield and see if he can come down and join the fun.
Forum: Combat
10-28-2008, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 171,940
Posted By tiger86

Both dates work for me. And yes, James you NEED...

Both dates work for me. And yes, James you NEED to be there. :D

I'm working on another P-51 so should have plenty of cannon fodder for you boys.
Forum: Combat
10-25-2008, 04:57 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 171,940
Posted By tiger86

Looks good Greg. Maybe my Me109 will have some...

Looks good Greg. Maybe my Me109 will have some red and yellow marks on it after we do some mid-air rubbin. :D
Forum: Combat
10-23-2008, 03:53 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 171,940
Posted By tiger86

My choices would be the 8th, 15th or 22nd. I...

My choices would be the 8th, 15th or 22nd. I might be able to on the 1st but I have to work that morning so not sure if I will be able to make that date or not.
Forum: Combat
10-21-2008, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 171,940
Posted By tiger86

Thanks for checking into the OCC permit details...

Thanks for checking into the OCC permit details for us Tom. That's cool that it's free. You guys just name a weekend and I'll mark it on my calendar. I've got plans this weekend but am pretty open...
Forum: Combat
10-20-2008, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 171,940
Posted By tiger86

Yesterday's combat sessions were a lot of fun. ...

Yesterday's combat sessions were a lot of fun. Wish you guys could have been there. The first field we flew at was definitely the place to fly. We'll just have to figure out how much a permit...
Forum: Combat
10-14-2008, 03:54 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 171,940
Posted By tiger86

Nice looking P-47 James. I will be happy to...

Nice looking P-47 James. I will be happy to oblige adding a little "character" to your new plane. That is, if I can catch it. :D

So it sounds like James and Tom are out for this weekend's...
Forum: Combat
10-13-2008, 02:56 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 171,940
Posted By tiger86

Are we still meeting in Joplin on the 18th for...

Are we still meeting in Joplin on the 18th for some combat? I won't have my AMA card yet so that will prohibit me from flying at Grasshopper's club. :(

I'm also still waiting on my 7.4v...
Forum: Combat
09-30-2008, 06:23 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 171,940
Posted By tiger86

The 18th sounds good to me. :ws:

The 18th sounds good to me. :ws:
Forum: Combat
09-29-2008, 01:08 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 171,940
Posted By tiger86

In Tulsa?

In Tulsa?
Forum: Combat
09-27-2008, 01:29 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 171,940
Posted By tiger86

Printing tips

Ok. I finally got some time to play around with Adobe Acrobat and my printer here at work (color laser). After some trial and error, I found that the following settings will work for the P-40, P-51...
Forum: Combat
09-26-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 171,940
Posted By tiger86

Has anyone tried printing one of these tiled...

Has anyone tried printing one of these tiled plans yet? I've printed a couple of them (P-51 & P-40) and they don't seem to fit together correctly? I've turned off the "fit to page" printing option...
Forum: Combat
09-24-2008, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 171,940
Posted By tiger86

Haven't tried poster board but my hunch is that...

Haven't tried poster board but my hunch is that it might weigh more than FFF or Depron. Thanks for posting the link to those other warbird plans. :tc: I may just have to build a few of those in my...
Replies: 192
Views: 18,735
Posted By tiger86

Thumbs up Great video work Jeff! :tc: Makes me want to...

Great video work Jeff! :tc: Makes me want to fly combat right now!! :D
Forum: Combat
09-23-2008, 12:12 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 171,940
Posted By tiger86

P-51 plans

Here is the thread that contains the P-51 plans (pdf format):

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=389720

This is the build thread:
...
Forum: Combat
09-22-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 171,940
Posted By tiger86

I'm subscribed and wish I was in, however, I have...

I'm subscribed and wish I was in, however, I have that little obstacle known as a "2.5 hour drive" that will keep me from most of the dogfighting sessions. :sad:

Thanks for opening up this...
Replies: 192
Views: 18,735
Posted By tiger86

Had a blast yesterday! First time I've been to a...

Had a blast yesterday! First time I've been to a fly-in with more than 3 or 4 pilots. Thanks to the Unclub guys for the invite and I look forward to doing it again sometime. The combat sessions...
09-10-2008, 05:22 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 38,591
Posted By tiger86

Rick, That clear canopy looks great. How...

Rick,

That clear canopy looks great. How does one go about acquiring them? Are they free if you have already purchased a Yardbird kit before? Reason I ask is that I just ordered an F-22 and...
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