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Forum: WWI Era
06-04-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,690
Posted By wattman

Congrats :D When the wind conditions are...

Congrats :D
When the wind conditions are right , I enjoy them .
Strangely enough , I think the Nieuport is the slowest flying of them all , for me .
[popcorn]
Forum: WWI Era
04-23-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 5,145
Views: 637,789
Posted By wattman

Beautiful flying video , many of us wish we...

Beautiful flying video , many of us wish we could also step out our backdoor , and have a place to fly like you have there .

:)
Forum: WWI Era
03-06-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,996
Posted By wattman

Sadly the Albatros plane is no longer at the HH...

Sadly the Albatros plane is no longer at the HH site , the closeout prices worked . :eek:
Forum: WWI Era
01-08-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,996
Posted By wattman

HH has marked the PKZ Albatros DVa down to $139...

HH has marked the PKZ Albatros DVa down to $139 for a BNF , $119 for the PNP , maybe they are closing them out ? It will be a shame if they go away . :sad:
Forum: WWI Era
01-07-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,996
Posted By wattman

The wood props do require enlarging the opening...

The wood props do require enlarging the opening for the shaft to either a 6mm or 8mm , one of these sizes , to fit .

[popcorn]
Forum: WWI Era
01-06-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,996
Posted By wattman

The postings at rcgroups for the PKZ Albatros is...

The postings at rcgroups for the PKZ Albatros is where the info is , and there are several posting their amp readings useing the bigger wood props , good info . AND , considering most people fly at...
Forum: WWI Era
01-02-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,996
Posted By wattman

Glad the maiden went well and you now know what a...

Glad the maiden went well and you now know what a sweetheart of a flyer it is .
Yes its a bit of a pain at times getting the battery in easily , but it will become easier as the flights become many...
Forum: WWI Era
12-28-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,996
Posted By wattman

I really like both of mine a lot !

I really like both of mine a lot !
Forum: WWI Era
10-28-2013, 03:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,207
Posted By wattman

I hope that you will enjoy your PKZ Albatros as...

I hope that you will enjoy your PKZ Albatros as much as I enjoy mine , :D

I still cannot decide which I like the best between the two .

I am just so happy that PKZ made the SE5a and the...
Forum: WWI Era
09-05-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,883
Posted By wattman

I have no suggustions for powering this baby ,...

I have no suggustions for powering this baby , just think its great that you got one . The SE5a being my favorite plane , I wish I had everything to be able to own and fly the big SE5a .
But I am...
Forum: ParkFlyers
06-05-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,339
Posted By wattman

I just performed the maiden flight and another...

I just performed the maiden flight and another flight of my new Art-Tech Pitts :)
and to me its a really easy flyer and a great low stress flying biplane .
I really enjoyed it a lot , and it will...
05-22-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 12,098
Posted By wattman

Ditto / really , ;) , and I am still all smiles...

Ditto / really , ;) , and I am still all smiles after reading your post :)

And even today you can still purchase the plans and build with sticks of balsa and use slow drying glue , if you like ....
Forum: WWI Era
05-18-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 630
Views: 117,549
Posted By wattman

Pilot ...

Pilot
http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXWLB9&P=Z

Your really going to enjoy flying the SE5a :)
Forum: WWI Era
05-12-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,207
Posted By wattman

Looking good , I can almost see the rocker arms...

Looking good , I can almost see the rocker arms moving :)
Its a beautiful plane , flying and on the ground .
Forum: WWI Era
04-22-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,930
Posted By wattman

Yes it is a great flyer and a detailed machine . ...

Yes it is a great flyer and a detailed machine .
More postings here at http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=68427

My SE5as maiden flight was 12-11-2012 , and it does fly very well ....
Forum: WWI Era
04-20-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,694
Posted By wattman

Yes we are glad that you are back WW1 Ace :) ...

Yes we are glad that you are back WW1 Ace :)

And please post pics of your DR1 build .

and video of the maiden flight also .....:D

Hope that you get the DR1 built faster than I have...
Forum: WWI Era
04-10-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5,145
Views: 637,789
Posted By wattman

Beautiful planes and good videos Don , thanks for...

Beautiful planes and good videos Don , thanks for shareing the joy .
Forum: WWI Era
04-01-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,092
Posted By wattman

Its sad that you have had your problems with the...

Its sad that you have had your problems with the Nieuport .
And all the great flying I have experienced so much of , like last night with no wind and fun flights till it was too dark to see the...
Forum: WWI Era
03-19-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,092
Posted By wattman

My flying buddy has his old HZ Super Cub still ,...

My flying buddy has his old HZ Super Cub still , it actually has so much tape on it from so many crashes , that even with a fully charged battery , it will hardly climb out from take off because of...
Forum: WWI Era
03-13-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,092
Posted By wattman

Just as TM4197 said , the Hobbyzone MICRO Champ...

Just as TM4197 said , the Hobbyzone MICRO Champ is "the Best " flyer .
I do not fly my micros in any wind , and they can be really impressive flyers in zero wind conditions , and my Nieuport...
Forum: WWI Era
03-09-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,092
Posted By wattman

I finally did the maiden flight of the Nieuport...

I finally did the maiden flight of the Nieuport 17 , :D
What a beautiful flying biplane , took off from the pavement , lots of power , and it needed no trim adjustments . Half throttle or just...
Forum: WWI Era
02-28-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,192
Posted By wattman

Sadly found out that EFlite is doing away with...

Sadly found out that EFlite is doing away with the SE5a , a wonderful 250 size slow flyer , I sure do not like this news at all .
So you better find one if you want one , if you can , and yes , I...
Forum: WWI Era
02-19-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,911
Posted By wattman

Ditto The GP SE5a may be a better flying...

Ditto
The GP SE5a may be a better flying choice . :)
$84.98 34" wing span

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXMSH7&P=7
Forum: WWI Era
01-18-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 23,770
Posted By wattman

Nice , it looks like that was a lot of work . ...

Nice , it looks like that was a lot of work .
And yes there are so many paint schemes to pick from .
Forum: WWI Era
01-18-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 117,549
Posted By wattman

Yes its really a great plane , and now that I...

Yes its really a great plane , and now that I also have the Parkzone SE5a , the Electrifly SE5a is like flying a small Pitts Special compared to the bigger SE5a , the electrifly can really make some...
Forum: WWI Era
01-18-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 48,948
Posted By wattman

Split screen , now thats different , I enjoyed...

Split screen , now thats different , I enjoyed the views :)
Forum: WWI Era
01-18-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,690
Posted By wattman

yes I have the SE5a and the Champ , and I...

yes
I have the SE5a and the Champ , and I would have a hard time saying which is best out of the two flying . The SE5a really looks the most scale and detailed .
Forum: WWI Era
01-17-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,690
Posted By wattman

I think the Fokker DR1 flys better , than the...

I think the Fokker DR1 flys better , than the Albatros :D
And the SE5a flys best of all , more wing area , lighter wing loading , slower flight possible . And slow flight is what I really like . ...
Forum: WWI Era
01-14-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,690
Posted By wattman

The other day I got the weather to fly the SE5a...

The other day I got the weather to fly the SE5a some more , 3 batteries worth of fun , flying this really great flying plane . I think that its the best flying of the Micro series . I could keep...
Forum: WWI Era
01-08-2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 48,948
Posted By wattman

Nice onboard video , and you mentioning the...

Nice onboard video , and you mentioning the battery , made me think isn't it great that Parkzone made these two WWI biplanes that do not need lead weight added in the nose :D Neither the SE5a or...
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