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Forum: Beginners
01-22-2016, 03:15 PM
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Posted By Aquila1954

My cousin took my brother up on Mt Rainier in the...

My cousin took my brother up on Mt Rainier in the early 70's. And they camped out up there also. My cousin was a Professional Mountain climber.
Been up there in Washington once, got to meet my...
Forum: Beginners
01-22-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,737
Posted By Aquila1954

If you want to join a club. Go to a meeting or 2....

If you want to join a club. Go to a meeting or 2. I did that last year when I was looking for a club. And I found that by doing that it also made me feel welcome by the club members.
12-13-2015, 02:13 AM
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Views: 76,893
Posted By Aquila1954

Hello; I have been on this forum for a while...

Hello;

I have been on this forum for a while now but never really introduced myself. I am into Electric Sailplanes and I like the old woodies. I have posted some questions from time to time. For...
09-21-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,165
Posted By Aquila1954

I am old enough that I really don't need a "White...

I am old enough that I really don't need a "White Christmas".:rolleyes:
But my Christmas list is this:
Durex V Sailplane....
07-08-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,053
Posted By Aquila1954

;)

;)
07-08-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,053
Posted By Aquila1954

Well, I couldn't get the blue series programming...

Well, I couldn't get the blue series programming card. So I bought a Turnigy 40 amp ESC instead, and the Turnigy programming card to. Got the brake set now.
When I had the Hobby King Blue series...
05-19-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,028
Posted By Aquila1954

Back in the early 80's, we flew at a control line...

Back in the early 80's, we flew at a control line field. We all flew R/C gliders and there was this guy, always found a tree, light pole and the picnic table. I asked what he did for a living. He...
05-15-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 145,379
Posted By Aquila1954

I am wondering if this motor will be okay for the...

I am wondering if this motor will be okay for the BOT.
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__32816__Turnigy_GliderDrive_SK3_Competition_Series_3850_3_5_960kv.html
Thank you for the...
05-11-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 145,379
Posted By Aquila1954

Sorry to here about the BOT. I liked how you had...

Sorry to here about the BOT. I liked how you had a bell crank in the tail, instead of a micro servo. I am planning on buying the kit for a Winter build. And put in a electric motor for it also.
05-11-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,482
Posted By Aquila1954

Now that's funny:)

Now that's funny:)
05-10-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,053
Posted By Aquila1954

Hi All; Well I went out flying today, it was...

Hi All;

Well I went out flying today, it was a bit windy. 13 mph East winds, tossed in at 75% power and then full power. Went vertical a few time. Out of 3 batteries (2200mah 3s 30) got about 7...
Forum: Beginners
05-08-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,046
Posted By Aquila1954

That's like when I was thinking about joining a...

That's like when I was thinking about joining a certain club. I asked where the nearest airport was, they told me 6 miles. I said cool and joined. I also fly sailplanes.
05-08-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,482
Posted By Aquila1954

I use to do this back in the mid 70's to late...

I use to do this back in the mid 70's to late 80's. I got side tracked to computers. I am now trying to get back into it. I fly only sailplanes/gliders at the moment. I like how they just float up...
05-08-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,053
Posted By Aquila1954

Yes, at the beginning I asked about it on...

Yes, at the beginning I asked about it on RCGroups.com

I replace it with a Turnigy brush-less SK3 Glider Drive 3850-960kv, 40 amp HK Blue Series Sbec ESC, and a 2200 mah 3S 30C Lipo with a 11x6...
05-07-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,053
Posted By Aquila1954

Thank you, I will try that.

Thank you, I will try that.
05-07-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,053
Posted By Aquila1954

Thermals no, it was a very cloudy evening....

Thermals no, it was a very cloudy evening. Probably won't be out again for maybe a week. All of April's rain decides to dump on us now. Out of about 2 weeks now, maybe we had four nice days, then...
05-07-2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,053
Posted By Aquila1954

Great Planes Electrify Spectra (ARF)

Hello All;

Took the Great Planes Electrify Spectra (ARF) out again. Second flight this time.

My Brother had bought this in 2004, but he never got to see it fly. He passed away not long after he...
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