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Forum: WWI Era
01-29-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,990
Posted By floss

I also never had a problem with the stock struts...

I also never had a problem with the stock struts and the plane was repowered from new. The only problem I had because of the power increase was the lower wing wanting to fold during flight when...
Forum: WWI Era
08-29-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,070
Posted By floss

This is the thread in electric warbirds -...

This is the thread in electric warbirds - http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=909275&highlight=hanger+9+fokker

are you called Fockewulf37 (as well as hillbille) or do you just not now...
Forum: WWI Era
08-29-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,070
Posted By floss

No, I mean electric warbirds - theres a good...

No, I mean electric warbirds - theres a good forum on it there.

Cool picture Hillbille
Forum: WWI Era
06-25-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 23,605
Posted By floss

Maybe something wrong SUPERSPORT, on RCG's the...

Maybe something wrong SUPERSPORT, on RCG's the guys report that they can cruise around on half throttle easily.
Forum: WWI Era
05-20-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5,145
Views: 633,973
Posted By floss

I saw some scarves on an auction site selling...

I saw some scarves on an auction site selling aviation memorabilia a short while back, touted as genuine items from WW1. Interesting thing was they were not long like the scarves that we see today....
Forum: WWI Era
05-04-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,611
Posted By floss

Thanks Wf, just needed to hear it again and...

Thanks Wf, just needed to hear it again and you've explained it well. I'll have a go.

Steve
Forum: WWI Era
05-04-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,611
Posted By floss

Wildflyer Can you go over the dive test for...

Wildflyer

Can you go over the dive test for us please, read about this years ago but have long forgotten - remember something about the plane diving then climbing etc.

Thanks.
Forum: WWI Era
05-03-2012, 01:02 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 23,605
Posted By floss

Glad to see I'm not the only one having a guess...

Glad to see I'm not the only one having a guess at these things. I will look at what I have to do to reset the lower wing.

But also I read an interesting article in RC groups about wing...
Forum: WWI Era
05-01-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 23,605
Posted By floss

Interesting Marty, cheers. I wondered if the...

Interesting Marty, cheers. I wondered if the plane was just to heavy, I built it strong - a bit of a flying panzer. When building this DIII I set the wing incidence using 'coincidence' :rolleyes:...
Forum: WWI Era
05-01-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 23,605
Posted By floss

They really have got the lines perfect on that...

They really have got the lines perfect on that Albe, a few out there look all wrong but PZ have done a good job on that fuselage.

I would be interested in the landing characteristic, I have my...
Forum: WWI Era
04-27-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,611
Posted By floss

Rolling Thunder Agreed - a level flight...

Rolling Thunder

Agreed - a level flight attitude will always show exactly where the CG is no matter how crazily out of adjustment you have it - even if the battery was in the cockpit. So the...
Forum: WWI Era
04-27-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,611
Posted By floss

I love scratch-building but do admit my techo...

I love scratch-building but do admit my techo skills with where CG's should be and such are lacking. It was good of JPF and Degreen to comment here and I learnt from it, of course this tool shows...
Forum: WWI Era
04-21-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,611
Posted By floss

Understood JPF, cheers. I will contact you and...

Understood JPF, cheers. I will contact you and take up your kind offer :D
Forum: WWI Era
04-21-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,611
Posted By floss

DG I have had a few online chats with Pat...

DG
I have had a few online chats with Pat Tritle and the guys on RC Groups about this and having been supplied all the factors that come to play in calculating CGs with measurements in biplanes...
Forum: WWI Era
04-21-2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,611
Posted By floss

Haven't added any weight,, understand fully that...

Haven't added any weight,, understand fully that a more rearward CG needs weight reduction to balance - Cheers JPF
Forum: WWI Era
04-20-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,611
Posted By floss

CG Jig Test Run

I thought I would post this for comment,, a CG jig that I built off plans on the net.
If it is as simple and accurate as claimed then it should be worth its weight in gold.

I have put my...
Forum: WWI Era
03-23-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,427
Posted By floss

Cool, checking this one out [popcorn]

Cool, checking this one out [popcorn]
Forum: WWI Era
03-15-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,351
Posted By floss

Cool colour scheme.

Cool colour scheme.
Forum: WWI Era
03-10-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,317
Posted By floss

Nice build subject, a cool looking monoplane. I...

Nice build subject, a cool looking monoplane. I had fun building all-foam planes of this size but there is a downside, they are so prone to a crack through the fuse just from a less than perfect...
Forum: WWI Era
03-10-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5,145
Views: 633,973
Posted By floss

Thanks for that dg60, I have mine all charged up...

Thanks for that dg60, I have mine all charged up ready for a flight - without the cowl, will sort one out first or tape it down.
Forum: WWI Era
03-10-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,317
Posted By floss

I remember that now, does it have a structure...

I remember that now, does it have a structure underneath? I have an Albatros DIII - ws 38inch, it didn't like the all foam fuse that I built originally. I had to put ply in the frame to stop flexing...
Forum: WWI Era
03-10-2012, 02:46 AM
Replies: 5,145
Views: 633,973
Posted By floss

My cowl was like a jigsaw puzzle in the end held...

My cowl was like a jigsaw puzzle in the end held together with red tape. The latest crash (Fokker vs lamp-post) finished it. Had to strip covering from both wings and rebuild them....all done now...
Forum: WWI Era
03-10-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,317
Posted By floss

I think you have too now you've told us about it...

I think you have too now you've told us about it ;)

I am interested already about how you will get that torpedo shape correct with foam.

I will build a new project soon also, a Hannover...
Forum: WWI Era
03-03-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,070
Posted By floss

A good sized thread on the Hanger9 DVII in...

A good sized thread on the Hanger9 DVII in 'warbirds' forum, RCGroups.
Forum: WWI Era
03-01-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,317
Posted By floss

Nice work! Cool to pop in here and see how your...

Nice work! Cool to pop in here and see how your technique has evolved from the SS DIII to this!
Would like to see a step by step build next time dcwwcp, that would be fun and interesting to follow....
Forum: WWI Era
03-01-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,091
Posted By floss

I have to say my favourite is the Hannover CLII...

I have to say my favourite is the Hannover CLII and III, ok not a pretty plane but so functional looking and it worked well.

The shape appeals to me, different than everything else and lethal...
Forum: WWI Era
01-02-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5,145
Views: 633,973
Posted By floss

Cool looking DR1 Ron

Cool looking DR1 Ron
Forum: WWI Era
12-26-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5,145
Views: 633,973
Posted By floss

Wow everyones going mini-sized lately. The two...

Wow everyones going mini-sized lately. The two seaters make great build subjects for IPS sized builds because of their nice big wingspans. I'm scoping out the LVG CVI at the moment but can"t find a...
Forum: WWI Era
12-26-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 24,838
Posted By floss

Not really coz its at the right end, just make...

Not really coz its at the right end, just make the rest of the fuselage thinner without the industrial strengthening. Can't stress enough how that weight in the rest of the fuselage will not be your...
Forum: WWI Era
12-26-2009, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5,145
Views: 633,973
Posted By floss

Cool plane to build db, can't remember seeing one...

Cool plane to build db, can't remember seeing one around anywhere. Are you gonna do a build thread?

Steve
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