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01-30-2020, 03:20 PM
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Auditing C.G.

As anticipated...you can't put two gallons of vanilla into a one gallon bowl. There is an office desk, somewhere. Was told I would receive a pic of the "filled space" from the same perspective as the...
01-27-2020, 03:30 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Move-In-Today!!! :)

Sam is nearing completion of the retirement cabin. The downstairs office was finished and toys move into place today.
This is not a building shop, that's in the nearby barn/shop.
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01-23-2020, 09:10 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

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01-22-2020, 03:39 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Yesterday Sam said the ground froze enough to...

Yesterday Sam said the ground froze enough to permit pulling the trailer behind the house to unload a toy which
has been in cold storage for a couple of months.
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01-22-2020, 03:24 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Sam retired from Chevron here in Houston and...

Sam retired from Chevron here in Houston and moved back to Kentucky. He decided for the cost of a GC,
he would serve that position himself. What is they say about hindsight? Guess what he's never...
01-17-2020, 10:58 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

It's Kentucky so there is plenty of fresh air,...

It's Kentucky so there is plenty of fresh air, forest in the back yard, and as for sipping on the patio...during my last visit I enjoyed the low humidity and cool breeze on the upstairs balcony. I...
01-17-2020, 09:30 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Meanwhile Down In The Dungeon

While I learn how2...with the new radio, Sam's playing house, or in this case basement office. Its amazing the variety of details needing squaring away after the three carpenters finished their part....
01-16-2020, 01:44 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

What happens next? I map servo identities per...

What happens next? I map servo identities per function so transmitter can be programmed for servo movement. Where there are more than one servo per function you utilize a "Y" harness or program an...
01-16-2020, 01:11 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Rather Then Circles & Squares...Simple Text & Video

Ah here we are at the door to that wonderful world of sbus (serial bus). Specifically the FrSky sbus. The sbus (serial bus) with 16 channel capability is within each current (01-15-2020) FrSky 4, 6,...
01-15-2020, 03:06 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Control

While Sam finishes the log cabin I went ahead and began programming my choice of radio and receiver(s). I have always thought in terms of you never can have too many fully proportional, programmable,...
01-13-2020, 09:23 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Landing Sequence

Chellie

I agree careful to land as level as possible is the only way the bicycle gear should be landed. Earlier in this thread I showed the proper landing approach and consequence of an improper...
01-11-2020, 05:11 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Here we are on January 11th 2020. Sam is amidst...

Here we are on January 11th 2020. Sam is amidst priming and painting the MAC office and initial laser cutting suite after installing all the laminate, molding, and doorways. Literally, this project...
12-07-2019, 11:58 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Jim, Thanks, we're working to make it as...

Jim,

Thanks, we're working to make it as merry a Christmas as possible...
Same to you and your's.
12-07-2019, 02:15 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Merry Christmas You-All ! ! !

Things are getting back on track here in Houston thanks to the encouragement of friends and club members.
Between Thanksgiving and Christmas I will begin moving my storage unit shop into a 20x20...
11-20-2019, 02:41 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Decided to wait until our Epilog laser is set up...

Decided to wait until our Epilog laser is set up and cut a larger CG test shape. Sam left this morning
going to Arlington to pick up the Epilog Fusion 32" laser...
10-09-2019, 12:59 AM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Bernie Lund returned my call this evening telling...

Bernie Lund returned my call this evening telling me his CG is exactly as I had calculated and Boeing declared for 25% of MAC. Bernie has his #3 nearly ready...again...;^) This time he has a huge...
10-08-2019, 06:26 PM
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Views: 110,533
Posted By Flite-Metal

CG

Thanks for the insight...Insightful :D

The Boeing 25% of MAC is relative to the trailing edge of the wing at the side of the fuselage. There is a small
flair angle to cuff the fully extended wing...
10-07-2019, 04:22 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Question CG... ;^)

I have gotten to that inevitable point in every project...CG confirmation. Not being one to go against convention
I tend to lean heavily on a manufacturer's declaration over any model calculator....
10-02-2019, 02:21 AM
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Views: 110,533
Posted By Flite-Metal

Landing & Low Altitude Bombing System Issues

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Actually the B-47 is said to have been a simple and easy airplane to fly. Getting it up and back down was the only real issue that plagued "all" of them. They had to...
10-01-2019, 07:11 PM
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Views: 110,533
Posted By Flite-Metal

You asked about power. It has two bifurcated...

You asked about power. It has two bifurcated JetFan EDF, one in each inboard nacelle and a pair of 6# thrust
EDF in the outboard nacelles. These are capable of over 52# of thrust. The all up weight...
10-01-2019, 06:37 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Right! :concern: Jim, To date (forty...

Right! :concern:

Jim,

To date (forty plus years) there have only been four R/C B-47's flown. All of which have suffered this fate...:eek: It has been my intention to study why each crashed...
10-01-2019, 05:46 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Landing Maneuver

Jim, the spectator head count got well over 1000 Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Considering the weather all around Bomber Field that surprised me. It rained twice on Friday for a brief downpour that...
09-21-2019, 04:51 PM
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Views: 110,533
Posted By Flite-Metal

Dick's 1/2 B-47

Want to post an "Atta Boy" to Dick Reynolds who drove from Newport News with his 1/12th (opps) Boeing B-47. Its getting close to completion. Dick's OCD engineering is showing in his extensive use of...
09-21-2019, 03:55 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Got to visit with a lot of friends from over the...

Got to visit with a lot of friends from over the last 31 years at Bomber Field. Many of whom came from
as far away as Newport News, VA., Canada, L.A., and of course South Of The Border. Early pilot...
09-19-2019, 01:13 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Anyone East or North of Houston...You will pass...

Anyone East or North of Houston...You will pass through rain prior to the Houston Metro...Beltway 8.
None of this rain is, nor has it been, in Monaville (aka Bomber Field). Skies are clear with just...
09-18-2019, 12:33 PM
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Views: 110,533
Posted By Flite-Metal

Weather Clearing At Houston's Bomber Field

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This morning I woke at my usual 4:00 AM to find clearing weather on Houston's West side. The...
09-12-2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 110,533
Posted By Flite-Metal

Barry Raborn will display his Lockheed F-104 and...

Barry Raborn will display his Lockheed F-104 and demonstrate his https://www.rcscalebuilder.com/forum/uploads/ScaleAero/images/2019-09-11_211849_2019-09-11_211747_wWEBLOGOSML11.gif covering technique...
09-11-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 110,533
Posted By Flite-Metal

Its been a long time since we walked out in that...

Its been a long time since we walked out in that 36 acres of grass. Like it happened yesterday...Though early-on
there were multiple events each year things got a little long on the tooth so it was...
09-11-2019, 04:53 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 110,533
Posted By Flite-Metal

Bomber Field's B-17 & Big Bird Gathering is Sept....

Bomber Field's B-17 & Big Bird Gathering is Sept. 18, 19, 20 & 21 in Monaville, TX a fifteen minute drive west
of Houston on I-10 taking FM359 North in Brookshire, TX to Monaville's flashing caution...
08-21-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 110,533
Posted By Flite-Metal

Jim, Thank you. Paulette was a beautiful...

Jim,

Thank you. Paulette was a beautiful angel when we were together, and now. Mourning is something we all
should prepare for as this is a natural state of mind. Your post contributes to my...
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