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09-12-2014, 12:03 AM
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Posted By payne9999

Short kit is from England from Traplett...

Short kit is from England from Traplett publishing. Mine was the last one laser cut in the states before the rights were sold to Traplett.

Power
2X8400 mah 4S LIFE packs
4X Power up .15
4X 40...
09-11-2014, 11:39 PM
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Posted By payne9999

It is a Proctor Jenny made in Sandy, Oregon. ...

It is a Proctor Jenny made in Sandy, Oregon.

Dave
09-11-2014, 10:51 PM
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Posted By payne9999

I have a couple of projects that I have not...

I have a couple of projects that I have not posted here.

SHort kit built 88" Super Connie:
http://home.comcast.net/~payne9999/images/L-1049_162.JPG
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Forum: ParkFlyers
01-31-2014, 09:03 PM
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Posted By payne9999

Mine was 22 ounces and I had a 480 motor in it....

Mine was 22 ounces and I had a 480 motor in it. Depending on the performance you want at 29 ounces you may want a little more motor, maybe something a little lower in KV. I used a 40 amp ESC and an...
10-01-2012, 05:49 PM
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Posted By payne9999

Yep, the original was Hi-Start launch only....

Yep, the original was Hi-Start launch only. Probably wouldn't have taken the stress of a winch. I don't really miss those days but the excersise of having to chase the launch cord and the challenge...
09-26-2012, 05:19 AM
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Posted By payne9999

Bird of Time from balsa kit

Built a Bird of Time. Had one of these when I was a kid about 35 years ago decided to build another one. Great fun.

http://home.comcast.net/~payne9999/images/bot_24.jpg
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09-25-2012, 01:48 PM
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Posted By payne9999

Joe, I am glad to hear it worked out. I did...

Joe,

I am glad to hear it worked out. I did further experiments and found I had some adhesion problems. Also, ribs and other parts showed thru especially if they were laser cut. If ribs and other...
07-08-2012, 07:04 PM
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Posted By payne9999

Bob, Like I said it wasn't so bad and the...

Bob,

Like I said it wasn't so bad and the thing about stick and tissue is it builds quite fast.

I know what you mean about foam, I can't stand the stuff myself. If I ever considered foam like...
07-08-2012, 11:51 AM
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Posted By payne9999

Thanks, the crash was no big deal and was my...

Thanks, the crash was no big deal and was my fault for not getting the repair right. The second build was nice anyway cause I got to make a number of corrections and improvements. The second one...
07-08-2012, 03:19 AM
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Posted By payne9999

Thanks guys. Actually I had a minor mishap that I...

Thanks guys. Actually I had a minor mishap that I thought I repaired at the field but the main spar failed on the very next flight and it was damaged enough that I rebuilt it.

This time I used...
06-11-2012, 06:07 AM
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Posted By payne9999

Congratulations! I am very interested in...

Congratulations!

I am very interested in this plane as I love the Golden Age planes. I like the size of this plane as well. Just right for a park flyer.

Dave
06-09-2012, 11:26 PM
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Posted By payne9999

Sure: Final weight: 8.3 0unces all up ready...

Sure:

Final weight: 8.3 0unces all up ready to fly
Motor: Headsup RC Power 250 Plus, 1400KV
Battery: Haiyin 450mah 2S
ESC: Headsup RC Hurc 10 amp
Servos X4 Headsup RC Tower Pro SG50
5...
06-09-2012, 06:02 PM
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Posted By payne9999

Dumas Mr. Mulligan Conversion

I posted this one in a build log on RC Groups but I thought I would put it here as well because I am just so impressed with this kit and I think I will be building more Dumas kits.

I build big...
06-04-2012, 04:05 AM
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Posted By payne9999

Looks fantastic. Are you going to maiden it soon?...

Looks fantastic. Are you going to maiden it soon? Please get a video if you can!

Dave
06-04-2012, 12:15 AM
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Posted By payne9999

Raphael, Your airplane showed up in a column...

Raphael,

Your airplane showed up in a column in Flying Models Magazine (June 2012):

http://home.comcast.net/%7Epayne9999/images/Raph.JPG

Dave
05-20-2012, 08:53 PM
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Posted By payne9999

Thanks all, it is satisfying to finally see it in...

Thanks all, it is satisfying to finally see it in the air. It is a joy to fly and Pat Tritle is a master designer. I am glad he is out there producing so many great flying designs.

Dave
05-20-2012, 03:57 PM
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Posted By payne9999

It's not parkflyer light say under 2.5 lbs. but...

It's not parkflyer light say under 2.5 lbs. but it does have fairly light wing loading like Pat's original design.

It is 76 ounces AUW but I never calculated the wing loading. It must be lightly...
05-20-2012, 02:18 AM
Replies: 33
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Posted By payne9999

A better video taken by someone at the field: ...

A better video taken by someone at the field:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9gJae9WRa2Q
05-20-2012, 02:17 AM
Replies: 308
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Posted By payne9999

Here is my DC-6 (C-118) Flight Video: ...

Here is my DC-6 (C-118) Flight Video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9gJae9WRa2Q

And here is one flying with a B-17:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYmxfyB2Q3g
05-19-2012, 05:55 PM
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Posted By payne9999

Maiden!

It went quite nicely:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xl4bXCdwH2w
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=haGmzhmMThw
05-19-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,754
Posted By payne9999

OK, she is ready to maiden tomorrow morning. It...

OK, she is ready to maiden tomorrow morning. It needs some details still but it wait till after the first flight.

http://home.comcast.net/%7Epayne9999/images/dc6_80_flside.jpg
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05-19-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 308
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Posted By payne9999

My Headsup RC setup

DC-6B:

-(4) Sport 400 Brushless motors
-(4) Hurc 18 amp ESC's
-Wingspan 80"
-Weight: 75 ounces
-Battery: 3800 3S
-Eflite retracts
-Headsup Nav lighting
-Ailerons, elevator, Rudder, Flaps,...
04-29-2012, 12:26 AM
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Posted By payne9999

Very interesting video and great details. In...

Very interesting video and great details. In model aviation things certainly can go wrong very quickly. This one is hard for me to understand in one respect: How can a trim tab failure cause such a...
04-29-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,477
Posted By payne9999

Is this your first plane....If not what have you...

Is this your first plane....If not what have you flown so far?

Dave
04-28-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,477
Posted By payne9999

My own opinion is to go with something different....

My own opinion is to go with something different. The one I flew was heavy and kinda clunky and stalled at a rather high airspeed for a beginner plane. Have you looked at other models? Are you...
04-28-2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,754
Posted By payne9999

M, Thanks, building from scratch in a larger...

M,

Thanks, building from scratch in a larger size with modifications for retracts, lighting etc. takes a lot of thought. When I get home from work I don't want to think! So, it has been a battle...
04-27-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,754
Posted By payne9999

back on the project and hoping for a maiden soon....

back on the project and hoping for a maiden soon. There is a warbirds fly-in coming up in May I hope to attend.

http://home.comcast.net/%7Epayne9999/images/dc6_80_41.jpg
04-23-2012, 09:42 PM
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Posted By payne9999

Bill, How is the project coming along? ...

Bill,

How is the project coming along?

Dave
03-20-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,754
Posted By payne9999

The printer was an FDM (fusion deposition). Not...

The printer was an FDM (fusion deposition). Not sure what reprap is but I am familiar with several stereo-lithography processes. Most are too expensive to run for hobby stuff. FDM isn't super cheap...
03-20-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,754
Posted By payne9999

http://home.comcast.net/%7Epayne9999/images/dc6_80...

http://home.comcast.net/%7Epayne9999/images/dc6_80_35.jpg
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