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09-18-2017, 12:23 AM
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Posted By Mojo

I should have added that I want a tapered wing...

I should have added that I want a tapered wing with a clark-y airfoil.
The wing chord at the root being 7" and at the tip ~4".

mclarkson - is that flying wing skinned top and bottom with foam...
09-17-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,532
Posted By Mojo

Tapered wings with Dollar Tree foam board

I'm looking to build an F4F Wildcat, that I have plans for, and I want to build the wing out of Dollar Tree foam but achieve a proper taper.

The plans I have call for sheeting a foam core, but...
07-19-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 905
Posted By Mojo

39.5" wingspan. It's this one...

39.5" wingspan. It's this one (http://www.alienaircraft.com/k308.htm) to be exact. I'll send you a PM.
07-19-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 905
Posted By Mojo

Alien Aircraft F4U-1 Corsair Kit

Hey all,

I have an Alien Aircraft F4U-1 Corsair kit that has been sitting here in the box and gathering dust for a year. The kit looks complete. The plans, canopy, laser cut parts, metal bits, and...
03-30-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,333
Posted By Mojo

Sure is pretty. I can see you put all that time...

Sure is pretty. I can see you put all that time to good use.
Nice canopy and doors.
Forum: WWI Era
02-19-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,860
Posted By Mojo

I ordered the SE5 via my LHS for $79. Should...

I ordered the SE5 via my LHS for $79.
Should have it next thursday.

Thanks everyone for the advice!
Forum: WWI Era
02-19-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,860
Posted By Mojo

I do mean just the airframe. There's a lot...

I do mean just the airframe.

There's a lot of choices in this ARF price point.

Seems like SE5 is the way to go.

Thanks!
Forum: WWI Era
02-18-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,860
Posted By Mojo

Best WWI ARF deal for ~$100

I am looking to pickup a WWI parkflyer ARF.

I usually build from kits, but at the moment my build board is full and I am surprisingly low on flyable planes.

I have never flown a biplane or any...
Forum: Foamies
01-29-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,556
Posted By Mojo

I can tell you that the Stevens Aero wing kit...

I can tell you that the Stevens Aero wing kit (http://www.stevensaero.com/StevensAero-SPORTstik-GWS-Slow-Stick-Sport-Wing-and-Empennage-Kit-350in2-40in-Speed-300-SAK-STIKV2-p-18450.html) is awesome....
01-28-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,545
Posted By Mojo

Hey drummaker, 1. The tail fillets go on top...

Hey drummaker,

1. The tail fillets go on top and brace the fin.

2. The tail wheel wire connecting to the rudder is pretty common. That said, they do have a tendency to tear out the rudder when...
01-14-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,802
Posted By Mojo

Yeah, those same three holes are in my PZ Wildcat...

Yeah, those same three holes are in my PZ Wildcat (http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=69263), which is what got me thinking about the P51.

Perhaps I should add holes like that to...
01-14-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,802
Posted By Mojo

How did I know you were going to say to add the...

How did I know you were going to say to add the rear port? :p>

I was hoping to avoid any major last minute mods, perhaps I crossed the rubycon when I drilled those initial holes.

I will...
01-14-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,802
Posted By Mojo

HOB P51D - Radiator?

I am wrapping up my House of Balsa P51D build. It has been a pretty enjoyable winter project.

I was wondering what everyone thought I should do with the radiator (scoop) on the bottom of the...
01-12-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,198
Posted By Mojo

Hey TopSpin, I bought the same $79 parts...

Hey TopSpin,

I bought the same $79 parts kit. I have quite a number of parts laying around so I couldn't help myself. I am curious if yours has the same three holes in the bottom of the fuse that...
12-12-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,620
Posted By Mojo

I took an old 3' x 5' table that I wasn't using...

I took an old 3' x 5' table that I wasn't using and covered it with some thick ~3/4" OSB ply. I then purchased a sheet of 3'x4' 1/8" plate steel. That covers most of the table and the 1' that is...
Forum: Beginners
11-23-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,073
Posted By Mojo

Save yourself a ton of headache and buy a slow...

Save yourself a ton of headache and buy a slow stick. 3 channel, cheap, easy to fly, and immensely fun.
11-17-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,172
Posted By Mojo

Haha! Awesome. I have made it my avatar. Thanks!

Haha! Awesome. I have made it my avatar. Thanks!
11-17-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,830
Posted By Mojo

A friend sent me this recently: ...

A friend sent me this recently:

http://uterc.org/files/LipoStorageTips.pdf

While it is about storing lipos, there is a bit of information about aging and avoiding voltage loss.

I completely...
11-17-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,435
Posted By Mojo

I lay drafting paper over the plans and use a...

I lay drafting paper over the plans and use a straightedge to trace it.
I then cut out the tracing and glue stick it to the wood. If I am cutting out fuse sides, I will blue tape two sheets of wood...
11-14-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,172
Posted By Mojo

Thanks Joe! I will check it out.

Thanks Joe! I will check it out.
11-13-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,172
Posted By Mojo

Thanks StarCad! I am really digging the...

Thanks StarCad!

I am really digging the Pronto.

I replaced the aluminum landing gear with some 3/32 wire. Well actually they removed themselves and I just added some new ones :oops: The new...
11-05-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,172
Posted By Mojo

Well it rains here for 6 months out of the year,...

Well it rains here for 6 months out of the year, so you gotta fly whenever it's dry. It's the wind that is the deciding factor. That was actually a pretty nice day, all things considered.
11-05-2012, 02:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,172
Posted By Mojo

Well I took the Pronto out today for her maiden...

Well I took the Pronto out today for her maiden flight.

I was fairly nervous, since this was my first low wing airplane. However, after flying an aileron enabled slowstick for some time, I found...
10-29-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,172
Posted By Mojo

Well, the pronto build is still trucking. I...

Well, the pronto build is still trucking.

I am embarrassed by how long it is taking, but at least it has progressed to the covering stages.

I was doing some reading about airfoils here:
...
10-16-2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,483
Posted By Mojo

Clarification: The thickness diff is approx 1/16...

Clarification: The thickness diff is approx 1/16 on top and bottom.

So I was thinking of sheeting 1/16 on top and bottom of the stab. Does anyone think it is worth doing or is the consensus that...
10-15-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,483
Posted By Mojo

Yup. Thanks JetPlaneFlyer, I did mean elevator. ...

Yup. Thanks JetPlaneFlyer, I did mean elevator.
I'll edit the post.
10-15-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,483
Posted By Mojo

stab vs elevator - alignment/thickness

I was connecting control surfaces on the tail of my pronto and I noticed that the stab is ~2/32 thinner than the elevator.

I have some 1/16 balsa sheeting so I will probably just laminate the top...
09-26-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,297
Posted By Mojo

Wow, you learn something new everyday...

I have a number of plans hanging on the wall of my man cave.

While staring at a BF109, I noticed that it and the one next to it were both inked by "JOE DEMARCO".

This got me wondering who...
07-30-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,333
Posted By Mojo

Hey, I have that same problem. My pronto build is...

Hey, I have that same problem. My pronto build is stalled, my J3 is in the junkyard waiting for repair, I have plans for about 3 other planes, and now I am considering building an Eaglet.



So I...
07-29-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,333
Posted By Mojo

Hey Joe, I know you posted this in 2005, but...

Hey Joe,

I know you posted this in 2005, but whatever happened with the Eaglet?

-M
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