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03-17-2010, 09:43 AM
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Posted By Mark Winstanley

SKY SHARKSTER; Having seen you plans and reading...

SKY SHARKSTER; Having seen you plans and reading this thread I have been inspired to design my own Micro something. I have taken the outlines of the Ryan STA, scaled it to about 16 inch wingspan and...
Forum: Humor
03-11-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,144
Posted By Mark Winstanley

Whereas it is a funny joke, unfortunately it is...

Whereas it is a funny joke, unfortunately it is also close to reality. I used to work for Transport Canada and we would usually loose several aircraft per year in the far north due to overloading....
03-02-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 26,354
Posted By Mark Winstanley

Sky Sharkster; I was just looking at the plans...

Sky Sharkster; I was just looking at the plans and have a question:

The wing incidence lookks to me to be very negative. I would have expected the airfoil bottom to be parallel with the tailplane...
03-01-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 26,354
Posted By Mark Winstanley

Thanks SkySharkster; the plans arrived last...

Thanks SkySharkster; the plans arrived last Tuesday - that is what I call delivery!!

I think it will take me a little longer to build though.

Thanks again

Mark.
02-18-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 26,354
Posted By Mark Winstanley

SkySharkster; can you PM me your full email...

SkySharkster; can you PM me your full email address? PayPal wont accept what you previously sent!

Mark.
02-18-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 26,354
Posted By Mark Winstanley

Sky Sharkster; that is not too bad I guess -...

Sky Sharkster; that is not too bad I guess - unless you can scan the plan into PDF and email?

BTW is there a way for me to contact you outside this forum?


Thanks

Mark.
02-17-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 26,354
Posted By Mark Winstanley

Hi Guys; any chance of having a plan shipped to...

Hi Guys; any chance of having a plan shipped to Germany? Looks like a nice model and should fly well too.

Let me know

Mark.
11-23-2009, 08:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,684
Posted By Mark Winstanley

Randy Randolph Plans

Hi; I would like to do some conversions of Randy Randolph plans from gas to electric. I have already started on a Jodel Bebe D9 and would like to do others. I need some scanned plans though to make a...
11-23-2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,359
Posted By Mark Winstanley

I will try and finish off mt 1/4 scale electric...

I will try and finish off mt 1/4 scale electric conversion of Phil Kraft's Super Fli. I am using the old RCM&E plans as the basis and working from there. So far there have been many modifications....
12-19-2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,868
Posted By Mark Winstanley

Bobby M; you will enjoy the Spacewalker. Both of...

Bobby M; you will enjoy the Spacewalker. Both of mine were nice flyers - dont expect any radical aerobatics though.

I had thought about an electric version with some sever modifications to the...
12-18-2008, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,868
Posted By Mark Winstanley

Bobby M; what are you going to power that with. I...

Bobby M; what are you going to power that with. I have built a couple of the SIG Spacewalkers and they all flew great on gas power (a US 25 for one and a converted 26cc Robin for the other).

I...
12-18-2008, 10:22 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 53,197
Posted By Mark Winstanley

Never too old!

My first plane (at least the first that really started me in the hobby) was a Sterling P47 control line kit that Santa brought in 1966 when I was 12. Also that year he brought a Cox Babe Bee enjgine...
12-18-2008, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,865
Views: 114,740
Posted By Mark Winstanley

Here in Cologne after a miserable day yesterday...

Here in Cologne after a miserable day yesterday (cold, dark and wet) this morning is bright (at least the sun is up), cold (currently 3 degrees C - better than it has been) and no wind. Come to think...
10-07-2008, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,225
Posted By Mark Winstanley

I built one for a Norvel as well. I had problems...

I built one for a Norvel as well. I had problems taking off the lake until I added the recommended spray rails. Without the rails the spray hits the prop and really slows it down. With the rails...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,140
Posted By Mark Winstanley

see this thread in RC Groups....

see this thread in RC Groups. http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=856078&highlight=r616ffm

Mark.
02-06-2008, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,729
Posted By Mark Winstanley

Have a look at Phoenix as a simulator...

Have a look at Phoenix as a simulator http://www.phoenix-sim.com/welcome.htm. It has all the things you want plus all the things you dont! This is my first simulator after 40 years in the hobby ad it...
10-24-2007, 02:00 PM
Replies: 954
Views: 64,612
Posted By Mark Winstanley

Count me in too. Commiserations to all the...

Count me in too. Commiserations to all the California folk who cant fly because of the ash and smoke.

Seriously, I hope your workshops are OK - not to mention friends and family.

Mark.
01-23-2007, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2,715
Views: 155,876
Posted By Mark Winstanley

Contest #3

Put my name down for the draw. The entry price is right!

Mark.
01-16-2007, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,136
Views: 58,531
Posted By Mark Winstanley

Best of luck to everybody. The great balsa and...

Best of luck to everybody. The great balsa and foam gods must be worshipped (if she who must be obeyed allows!)
12-07-2006, 01:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,573
Posted By Mark Winstanley

ArmyDad; I used to run Kanata Aircraft Models....

ArmyDad; I used to run Kanata Aircraft Models. One of our kits was a .25 powered Spacewalker II (later called the Revolution II as the full size changed its name). I did a conversion to electric for...
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