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03-21-2010, 05:43 PM
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Views: 23,330
Posted By mustangpilot

I like what I see. You said the pilots are not...

I like what I see. You said the pilots are not correct? Are you saying they are to small? Because in the pic's so far they look fine. I've been on the fence for a while now about doing one of these....
03-18-2010, 03:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 23,330
Posted By mustangpilot

Awesome job Maximus! I'm on board. This is going...

Awesome job Maximus! I'm on board. This is going to be my next winters project. But your going to make it tuff on the old man Hugh. You have some pretty slick scale upgrades. I'll be watching. Jim
05-01-2008, 11:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,422
Posted By mustangpilot

Zack, I have flown mine with a 910 pack. Flies...

Zack, I have flown mine with a 910 pack. Flies great,but flight times are some what short maybe six minutes or so. I would think if you could get it to balance with your 1500, that should tell you...
04-28-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,721
Posted By mustangpilot

http://www.patscustom-models.com/ Here is the...

http://www.patscustom-models.com/ Here is the link to Pat's web site. I'll bet you had fun in that old airframe! The memories that you must have of flying all over. I grew up just down the road from...
04-28-2008, 12:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,060
Posted By mustangpilot

I finally got mine airborne, WOW!!!! Fast, Fast,...

I finally got mine airborne, WOW!!!! Fast, Fast, Fast. The plane needs very little elevator. But still snaps out of a tight loop. But boy is it fast. I didn't fly inverted but I'm just happy to get...
04-27-2008, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,721
Posted By mustangpilot

Thanks Guy's. Well I had planned on flying with...

Thanks Guy's. Well I had planned on flying with that prop, I'm going to work on one or two more, to see if I can improve it. The carb air intake is balsa and nylon screen wire. The plan had a cut out...
04-27-2008, 04:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,721
Posted By mustangpilot

Aeronca Chief

Just thought I'd post a couple shots of my new Chief. It's a Pat Tritle short kit. I just like the older style planes. I have not flown her yet too windy maybe next week. But it should be a real...
03-30-2008, 05:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,504
Posted By mustangpilot

Need more power for PZ Citabria!

Hey guys, well I have both of these the 210 and the Citabria. IMHO the Citabria is a tad under powered?:roll: what do you all think. If this puppy just had a little more, It would be a great flyer...
Forum: WWI Era
03-20-2008, 11:24 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 67,988
Posted By mustangpilot

Hey, No problem Kevin! :D:D Jim

Hey, No problem Kevin! :D:D Jim
Forum: WWI Era
03-20-2008, 12:58 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 67,988
Posted By mustangpilot

Yep, that would work also. I do not have CF on...

Yep, that would work also. I do not have CF on mine but I have used it on others. I'm not so sure that a strip or two of packing tape "the one with fiberglass" wouldn't do the trick if you do not...
03-19-2008, 04:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,401
Posted By mustangpilot

Thanks for sharing Bill. I enjoyed seeing these...

Thanks for sharing Bill. I enjoyed seeing these pictures. My father was a side gunner and assistant engineer in a B24. He's 83 now and still going strong. I have him flying R/C with me now, he flies...
Forum: WWI Era
03-19-2008, 03:20 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 67,988
Posted By mustangpilot

I have flown mine outside about three or four...

I have flown mine outside about three or four times now, I have done loops with no such trouble. But... I didn't use the string that came with my plane. I always use spider wire fishing line. No...
Forum: WWI Era
03-16-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 67,988
Posted By mustangpilot

Thanks Degreen, Ya go ahead and post your...

Thanks Degreen, Ya go ahead and post your findings for us please. I'm going to try one of those motors next time! what a huge cost savings. I like the sound of eight dollar li-polys:ws: I would think...
Forum: WWI Era
03-12-2008, 04:47 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 67,988
Posted By mustangpilot

I'll say ditto to that, I would think that with a...

I'll say ditto to that, I would think that with a 7X5, you would have a higher amp draw and lower flight times? ????Just my two cents worth. Jim
Forum: WWI Era
02-29-2008, 04:27 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 67,988
Posted By mustangpilot

Yep, those wheels are junk! I recommend them...

Yep, those wheels are junk! I recommend them being tossed before you even put them on. They could break with a hard stair!:{ The Williams Bros are your best bet but they can be hard to get, they have...
Forum: WWI Era
02-19-2008, 03:43 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 67,988
Posted By mustangpilot

Hello jecchile, she will fly outside, just make...

Hello jecchile, she will fly outside, just make sure the wind in under six mph. The plane in very light and will be blown around some what. I have flown mine outside a few times. She does OK in light...
Forum: WWI Era
02-18-2008, 03:53 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 67,988
Posted By mustangpilot

Yep add ailerons;-) Not sure, almost every E...

Yep add ailerons;-) Not sure, almost every E flight bipe I've flown would turn pretty easy? Are you sure your push rod isn't bending or your rudder is not hard to move? I know this sound obvious but...
Forum: WWI Era
02-04-2008, 01:04 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 67,988
Posted By mustangpilot

Thanks Kev, Now that I've up graded the wheels, I...

Thanks Kev, Now that I've up graded the wheels, I think shes done. Sorry Simibill, I don't have a part number. If I'm not mistaken they are discontinued? But if you look around "IE"older Hobbie...
Forum: WWI Era
02-03-2008, 07:10 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 67,988
Posted By mustangpilot

OK guys and gal's,:silly: Here are a few shots of...

OK guys and gal's,:silly: Here are a few shots of my SE5 with the Williams Brothers wheels, man what a huge up grade. You wont have to worry about these breaking apart, or if they do you just might...
Forum: WWI Era
02-03-2008, 04:31 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 67,988
Posted By mustangpilot

Hi Martin, I found a set of Williams bros wheels,...

Hi Martin, I found a set of Williams bros wheels, your right they look great. I'll post the pictures tomorrow! I made a bushing out of a short piece of copper, then used a piece of air line tubing to...
Forum: WWI Era
01-29-2008, 04:38 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 67,988
Posted By mustangpilot

Martin, I plan on looking very hard at Toledo...

Martin, I plan on looking very hard at Toledo this year. It just so hard to see everything, by the end of the two day trip my head will almost turn 350 degrees:D If you come across a set I'll pay you...
01-29-2008, 04:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,807
Posted By mustangpilot

Kev, your maiden flight check list, Oh My...

Kev, your maiden flight check list, Oh My Gosh!!:D:D:D "get garbage bag",LOL LOL,LOL.
Forum: WWI Era
01-29-2008, 04:19 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 67,988
Posted By mustangpilot

I'm looking forward in seeing your finished SE5....

I'm looking forward in seeing your finished SE5. I have been looking for a set of Williams bro wheels, no luck so far. They made a set that I think was about 2 1/8th, I think. Your right about the...
Forum: WWI Era
01-28-2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 67,988
Posted By mustangpilot

That would be neat, my experience on the two is...

That would be neat, my experience on the two is like apples and oranges. Dads jenny does not have ailerons and my SE5 does. So I cant make a fair comparison really. But I would add that the SE5 seems...
Forum: WWI Era
01-28-2008, 04:54 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 67,988
Posted By mustangpilot

Yes Dave, you captured what I was trying to say....

Yes Dave, you captured what I was trying to say. The rudder was the first thing to break on Dad's jenny. he fixed it twice then remade one with 6mm depron. It's held so far. Jim
Forum: WWI Era
01-28-2008, 04:26 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 67,988
Posted By mustangpilot

Thanks Kev. Have you seen where they sandwich...

Thanks Kev. Have you seen where they sandwich lite ply on the rudder around the control horn? My SE5 has been upgraded with aome thin plastic. It seems to be OK for now. The fire wire fishing line...
Forum: WWI Era
01-28-2008, 02:47 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 67,988
Posted By mustangpilot

Hey Martin, I'm glad to hear your feeling better....

Hey Martin, I'm glad to hear your feeling better. I also thought that the tail maybe Little floppy, I added my fire line fishing string to the tail from the stab of the rudder to the stab of the ele...
Forum: WWI Era
01-26-2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 67,988
Posted By mustangpilot

It does seem strange doesn't it? Your's didn't...

It does seem strange doesn't it? Your's didn't fly anything like what I've described Dave? Mine seems to have allot of yaw with the rudder. when you coordinate the turn with rudder with ailerons...
Forum: WWI Era
01-26-2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 67,988
Posted By mustangpilot

Today was the day, Maiden flight on the SE-5.she...

Today was the day, Maiden flight on the SE-5.she was a hand full at first. I got back down and made a few changes.I removed the nose weight that was needed for CG balance. I added move expo on the...
01-26-2008, 03:35 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 71,586
Posted By mustangpilot

To borrow a phrase, THATS FUNNY RIGHT...

To borrow a phrase, THATS FUNNY RIGHT THERR!:silly::silly:
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