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10-24-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,249
Posted By firemanbill

Soylent Green

Soylent Green
10-23-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,583
Posted By firemanbill

Gotta love to old rides. So much easier to work...

Gotta love to old rides. So much easier to work on!

My toys, a 1963 Ford Fairlane that my Grandfather bought new. My '71 Ghia that was a gift from a dear friend who has since passed away. And the...
10-15-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,862
Posted By firemanbill

So too busy building last week to post but here...

So too busy building last week to post but here she is all framed up. Still have a few punch list items to work on before covering but she is sitting pretty now.

It will be getting loaded up with...
09-26-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,862
Posted By firemanbill

New project - Peter Goldsmith designs Sapphire, now with Lights!

Many of us have wonderful memories running through fields chasing free flight models. One of the latest revelations in RC is to relive those classic times resizing some of the classic free flight...
Forum: Foamies
08-22-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,586
Posted By firemanbill

Keep at it Bud, You will get there!

Keep at it Bud, You will get there!
08-09-2018, 02:45 PM
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Views: 1,138,518
Posted By firemanbill

Welcome aboard!

Welcome aboard!
08-08-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,070
Posted By firemanbill

Man that was really nice right up to the end. too...

Man that was really nice right up to the end. too bad, but a nice flyer!
06-07-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 20,079
Posted By firemanbill

Looking really good!

Looking really good!
06-04-2018, 03:38 PM
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Views: 676,338
Posted By firemanbill

Did a little trading over the weekend and got a...

Did a little trading over the weekend and got a .40 sized Kyosho Stearman. It has one bad spot on the covering to be fixed but overall it is pretty nice.

already started thinking of ways to get a...
05-22-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 20,079
Posted By firemanbill

Makes me want to pull out the Corsair, I have...

Makes me want to pull out the Corsair, I have shelved it for the summer flying season and plan to pick back up this coming winter. So many things going on this summer I thought it best to focus more...
05-21-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,685
Posted By firemanbill

Agreed, I have been a CD for several years now...

Agreed, I have been a CD for several years now and while fun, it can be a real pain in the rear also. It is a thankless job to say the least.
05-01-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 676,338
Posted By firemanbill

Just got home from SEFF and a few things just...

Just got home from SEFF and a few things just jumped in the trailer and followed me home!

I bought a used Hobby King Waco for a great price I think. Looking froward to getting it in the air. I...
02-27-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,351
Posted By firemanbill

Dynam makes decent stuff. A guy at my club has...

Dynam makes decent stuff. A guy at my club has one of them. It's a nice flyer.
Forum: ParkFlyers
02-13-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,483
Posted By firemanbill

Nice! A friend of mine built one, it flies...

Nice!

A friend of mine built one, it flies really well.
02-03-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 20,079
Posted By firemanbill

ooohhhh! Cool! Will be following your progress on...

ooohhhh! Cool! Will be following your progress on this one.:cool:
01-29-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 40,918
Posted By firemanbill

One of my fondest memories of these little...

One of my fondest memories of these little warbirds was from when Cox was making them and we flew them in Pylon races at SEFF. I came home that year with 4 of them having one one in the raffle and...
12-16-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,719
Posted By firemanbill

It Flies!!! ...

It Flies!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xedelxV-y24&feature=youtu.be

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12-13-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 676,338
Posted By firemanbill

Peter Goldsmith design Foxbat Sailplane. Just...

Peter Goldsmith design Foxbat Sailplane. Just finished up my build and hope to fly Saturday weather permitting.

Wingspan 12 ft
All up weight 57 ounces
E-flite power 15
12x8 folding carbon fiber...
12-09-2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,719
Posted By firemanbill

Outside in one piece. This shows how big she...

Outside in one piece. This shows how big she really is!
12-07-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,719
Posted By firemanbill

So FedEx says my remaining parts ore out for...

So FedEx says my remaining parts ore out for delivery. Should be able to get the fuse finished and covered tonight! Will get the rest completed this weekend, and fine tune everything next week....
12-06-2017, 01:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,719
Posted By firemanbill

Foxbat 12ft E-powered Sailplane

Ok so I am not quite done yet but wanted to start sharing some pics of my Peter Goldsmith design Foxbat Sailplane.

This is a bit over 2 months work of work most nights after work and weekends when...
11-08-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,081
Posted By firemanbill

Very nice! congrats. I would call it a 180...

Very nice! congrats.

I would call it a 180 though instead of a 182 as you've made it a tail dragger.
Forum: SEFF 2017
02-16-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,345
Posted By firemanbill

Seff 2017

SEFF IS coming. Registration opened last night.

I will be there again for sure camped in our Big Cyclone toy hauler. Mason will not be able to make it again due to school commitments so that is a...
11-07-2016, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,332
Posted By firemanbill

Mainly I suppose but I flew mine in a bit of a...

Mainly I suppose but I flew mine in a bit of a breeze at our field yesterday. Here is a link to the FB video, not sure if this will work or not.
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11-07-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,332
Posted By firemanbill

So I built me an RC truck, or is it a plane???

Pretty cool little kit from West Michigan Park Flyers. Their version of an F1 race truck.

This thing flies amazingly well. I am super impressed and had more laughs at the field yesterday than I...
09-20-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,793
Posted By firemanbill

You really shouldn't have to, I wonder it there...

You really shouldn't have to, I wonder it there is something internal on those ESC's causing it. What brand are they?
09-20-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,793
Posted By firemanbill

Can you run the esc's and 2 separate channels and...

Can you run the esc's and 2 separate channels and mix them together in the Tx?

I don't get it either, seems like it should work, the y harness with one red wire out is what I have always done on...
08-04-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,515
Posted By firemanbill

I have the HET Typhoon 4W's in my Cuda and...

I have the HET Typhoon 4W's in my Cuda and ParaCuda from Laine's Planes and really like them. Dollar for dollar they are a good bang for the buck. I would recommend them for sure.
07-19-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,193
Posted By firemanbill

Just returned from vacation

So we went to Niagara Falls for our 30th wedding anniversary and had a great time. If you have never been I would highly recommend it. It really is a sight to see. We spent two days there and even...
07-03-2016, 02:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 14,382
Posted By firemanbill

So I got the plane in yesterday afternoon. Took...

So I got the plane in yesterday afternoon. Took all of 10 minutes to from box to flight ready and super easy to assemble.

Took her out for the first flights today and wow, just wow. Plane flew...
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