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08-16-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 30,178
Posted By BradT

"Jane" is looking great, Barry. I'm sure she'd...

"Jane" is looking great, Barry. I'm sure she'd bring a big smile to my late uncle Peter's face, as he flew 33 missions in one before being shot down over France in '44. He survived a stay in one of...
07-25-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,114
Posted By BradT

I moved from the house I owned for 40 years with...

I moved from the house I owned for 40 years with a 12x14 shop for my hobbies in the basement, to a 55 unit adults only apt. condo building. There is a large communal workshop area in the parkade...
07-20-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,316
Posted By BradT

Nice start, Bill. I always enjoy following your...

Nice start, Bill. I always enjoy following your builds, even from back in the day, on the "other" forum.
06-17-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 921
Posted By BradT

After our daily walk. my sweet daughter took me,...

After our daily walk. my sweet daughter took me, my wife, and my son out for dinner and "Star Trek, Into The Darkness" in 3D, which is sort of flight related. :p> A very nice to way to end Fathers...
06-11-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,840
Posted By BradT

Lookin' mighty fine, Joe. Have you chosen a...

Lookin' mighty fine, Joe. Have you chosen a colour scheme yet? There are some beauties out there.

Several years ago, the SAR team from Comox put on a STOL display with one of their Twin Otters...
06-07-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,840
Posted By BradT

Joe, and any other interested readers, Sam and...

Joe, and any other interested readers, Sam and Beverly now have the Chilliwack fly-in photos up on their web page: www.teamtracon.com (http://www.teamtracon.com/)

Enjoy!

Brad.
05-31-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,840
Posted By BradT

There is now a 15 min. video of some of the...

There is now a 15 min. video of some of the flying at the float pond posted at my link in post #32, including a short segment of Frank's Twin Otter, just for you, Joe. See page 10.
05-29-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,840
Posted By BradT

Shaping up very nicely, Joe.

Shaping up very nicely, Joe.
05-27-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,840
Posted By BradT

Joe, Hawk, it seems we have a lot in common. My...

Joe, Hawk, it seems we have a lot in common. My Dad was Canadian Army Service Corps (motor pool), landed on Juno Beach on D-Day, and drove ambulance from there to Berlin over the next few months,...
05-27-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,840
Posted By BradT

Keep on cutting and gluing those sticks, Joe, and...

Keep on cutting and gluing those sticks, Joe, and before you know it there's a plane sitting on your table, just like magic!:ws:

I got to meet Scott late yesterday afternoon, after he had driven...
05-26-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,840
Posted By BradT

Here's a link to some pictures from yesterday's...

Here's a link to some pictures from yesterday's fly-in, including a shot of the Twin Otter built by Frank from Ivan's plans, for a little inspiration for your build, Joe. It flew very nicely, of...
05-26-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,840
Posted By BradT

Joe and Jimmy: Yes, I'll post a link as soon as...

Joe and Jimmy:
Yes, I'll post a link as soon as the photos are up. It sometimes takes Team Tracon a few days to process and post them, as they take HUGE numbers of them.

I got up this morning,...
05-26-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,840
Posted By BradT

Joe, you would have loved the float flying today!...

Joe, you would have loved the float flying today! There were at least 20 pilots, and many of them were flying Ivan designs, and some were actually Ivan-built models that he had sold on to make room...
05-24-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,840
Posted By BradT

Joe, I'll be following this build, as I am also a...

Joe, I'll be following this build, as I am also a huge fan of Ivan's models. I'll be flying with him all this weekend, at the "World Famous" Chilliwack Spring Fly-In. I often get the chance to fly...
03-14-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 30,178
Posted By BradT

The Lanc - and you - handled the blustery...

The Lanc - and you - handled the blustery conditions with real aplomb, Barry. It looks like the speed will be nicely bomber like in calmer conditions, rather than flitting about like a fighter. Well...
03-08-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 30,178
Posted By BradT

I eagerly await the maiden report, Barry, then...

I eagerly await the maiden report, Barry, then you can get on with the RAF finish.

Pmullen, the Lanc was a surprisingly manouverable plane, for its size. According to a now deceased neighbor of...
03-01-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,713
Posted By BradT

Denny, a safe start on bipes is 25% of the...

Denny, a safe start on bipes is 25% of the projected chord of both wings in plan view; in other words, if the distance from the LE of the top wing, to the TE of the bottom wing, is 12", start at 3"...
02-28-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 29,812
Posted By BradT

I'll be your 50th, Frank. I'm a MAAC...

I'll be your 50th, Frank.

I'm a MAAC certified C level fixed wing flight instructor, and can assist builders of balsa and foam models with construction and setup guidance. I'm located in BC,...
02-24-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,631
Posted By BradT

Nice build, Q. I like the fact that you've...

Nice build, Q. I like the fact that you've included your progression of mods to show how you've fine tuned the model. You're getting outstanding duration with her!

Cheers,
Brad
Forum: Humor
02-18-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,592
Posted By BradT

Its sad to think that she probably has kids who...

Its sad to think that she probably has kids who have inherited her "intelligence".
02-18-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,249
Posted By BradT

Yes, CR, your s.w.a.g. is how its done; a very...

Yes, CR, your s.w.a.g. is how its done; a very shallow score with a very sharp fresh blade at the point of the bend, both top and bottom stringers, then gently bend till the fibers start to pull...
02-11-2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 30,178
Posted By BradT

Barry, any thoughts of 4 motors being a bad idea...

Barry, any thoughts of 4 motors being a bad idea will evaporate the moment you see and hear that Lanc in flight, it'll be magic!
Brad.
02-03-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By BradT

OK, now I'm really jealous! I have to stack...

OK, now I'm really jealous! I have to stack models on the bed, and in the bathtub, in my 27' Jayco, to carry all I want to take to distant fly-ins. Mines a standard trailer though, so I do have the...
Forum: WWI Era
02-03-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,503
Posted By BradT

Haven't built one, but that sounds like a nice...

Haven't built one, but that sounds like a nice size, and Peter's designs always build easily, as I know several local guys have done his 36" designs. Yes, we missed you. :-)
Brad
01-21-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 429,004
Posted By BradT

My latest is the Flyzone Micro SE 5A, purchased...

My latest is the Flyzone Micro SE 5A, purchased with the LHS gift card my sweety got me for Christmas. My report on the setup and maiden is here:...
Forum: WWI Era
01-20-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,971
Posted By BradT

I picked up my SE 5A from the LHS today. I had to...

I picked up my SE 5A from the LHS today. I had to have them order it in, as they don't normaly sell GP products. I ordered the anylink, as well, since I don't have a Tactic radio. The model itself is...
01-14-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,348
Posted By BradT

Path to flight for me, circa 1997: Buy Carl...

Path to flight for me, circa 1997:

Buy Carl Goldberg Mirage 550 trainer kit, which was a box of many balsa parts and a set of plans, plus the 550 can brushed direct drive motor. Then buy...
01-07-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,152
Posted By BradT

Bill, that's a gorgeous example of '30s art deco...

Bill, that's a gorgeous example of '30s art deco design. I love it! I'm going to follow your build with interest. You and baz seem to start a new project every couple of weeks, and all of them quite...
12-25-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,521
Posted By BradT

My sweety got me a generous gift card for the...

My sweety got me a generous gift card for the local hobby shop, so I get to choose my own toys.:D
Brad

PS - after 49 years and 10 months, I think she's a keeper!
12-24-2012, 02:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,145
Posted By BradT

Wonderful, Hank! Thank you. From Abbotsford,...

Wonderful, Hank! Thank you.

From Abbotsford, B.C., Canada, a shot of the town tree, about 60' tall:
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