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02-13-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 33,080
Posted By foamjetpilot

Thanks Anthony, Got it from Nitroplanes and...

Thanks Anthony,

Got it from Nitroplanes and the web site still shows V2. I'll be making the upgrades everyone is doing such as CF for the flying surfaces and wings. Landing gear supports, motor...
02-13-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 33,080
Posted By foamjetpilot

I just received the Petie 2nd blue P51 - airframe...

I just received the Petie 2nd blue P51 - airframe only w/ retracts. How do I find out what version this one is? Retracts look like the red P51 so I don't think they improved the airframe only kits....
02-13-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,442
Posted By foamjetpilot

attachments not uploading?

attachments not uploading?
02-13-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,442
Posted By foamjetpilot

here it is.

here it is.
02-13-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,442
Posted By foamjetpilot

"My other car is out of this world"

"My other car is out of this world"
02-13-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,442
Posted By foamjetpilot

Had to submit this...dream car from Transformer 3...

Had to submit this...dream car from Transformer 3 in Chicago last summer [popcorn]
02-13-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,602
Posted By foamjetpilot

Good thread topic. I've been with UPS since 1979...

Good thread topic. I've been with UPS since 1979 and UPS Sales Account Manager since 1991 in northern IL. 6 more years and then I can spend more of my time trying to get things flying via remote...
02-01-2011, 02:40 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,364
Posted By foamjetpilot

I think they're on to something...they will...

I think they're on to something...they will dominate the market by shear size...King size. :-)
02-01-2011, 02:33 AM
Replies: 799
Views: 39,362
Posted By foamjetpilot

snow and

snow and
Forum: Foamies
02-01-2011, 02:32 AM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 739,929
Posted By foamjetpilot

One thing good about the weather reporting is how...

One thing good about the weather reporting is how much advance notice we're getting. Plenty of time to prepare at home. At work we're planning around the worst day which will be Wednesday and many...
02-01-2011, 01:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,768
Posted By foamjetpilot

Airfield 1400mm P 51 help

Hey Watters,

I just purchased a P51 from Nitroplanes - Blue nose Petie 2nd. Does anyone have any good feedback on this plane? I went with the airframe only with retracts and will be putting my...
Forum: Foamies
02-01-2011, 01:28 AM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 739,929
Posted By foamjetpilot

Weather anyone? The announcement came last...

Weather anyone? The announcement came last night....Chicago area and many states will be hit with a winter storm. 1 to 2 feet of snow from Tuesday 3pm to Wednesday 3pm. 30-40 mph winds (I guess...
Forum: Beginners
01-25-2011, 03:25 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 22,225
Posted By foamjetpilot

...do you think he really has a plane to fly or...

...do you think he really has a plane to fly or is he a nitro buggy car messin' with the Wattflyers? Maybe the new guys should go to a flying field with their new plane and equipment and just ask...
Forum: Power Systems
01-25-2011, 02:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,328
Posted By foamjetpilot

Hey Chellie, Thanks and good luck with the...

Hey Chellie,

Thanks and good luck with the shed. Side windows may be nicer and get a breeze going if you need it. Try the small vinyl windows at Menard's - 20 x 20 or standard sizes if in...
Forum: Power Systems
01-24-2011, 02:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,328
Posted By foamjetpilot

Thanks Chellie, Since the retracts aren't...

Thanks Chellie,

Since the retracts aren't always powered I should be OK with keeping the setup stock for the ESC/BEC. I'll experiment with a 25C 4S battery when it warms up outside to see how it...
01-24-2011, 02:37 AM
Replies: 799
Views: 39,362
Posted By foamjetpilot

which keeps

which keeps
Forum: Foamies
01-23-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 739,929
Posted By foamjetpilot

18 degrees in Chicago as of 12:06PM. Kickoff at...

18 degrees in Chicago as of 12:06PM. Kickoff at 2pm. GO BEARS!!!
01-23-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 799
Views: 39,362
Posted By foamjetpilot

part of

part of
Forum: Power Systems
01-23-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,328
Posted By foamjetpilot

Thanks Hillbille, I've received my props...

Thanks Hillbille,

I've received my props and installed the Turnigy SK3548 1100 motor in the back of my eRC F 18. Here is some data from the watt meter after 10 seconds of WOT on fully charged...
Forum: Foamies
01-19-2011, 01:35 AM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 739,929
Posted By foamjetpilot

Keep going Kyle...another 50 ft and I think I can...

Keep going Kyle...another 50 ft and I think I can land in that trench. :concern:
I'm in Chicago and waiting to maiden mu modified eRC F 18 pusher prop. Too much cold and snow here too.

Doug
01-19-2011, 12:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 691
Posted By foamjetpilot

Cool!

:D:D Here's cool and why I like to fly jets! ;-)

P.S. Go to the 6 minute mark if you only want to see the race without the story.
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Forum: Beginners
01-13-2011, 03:53 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 22,225
Posted By foamjetpilot

The plane in the vid is tail heavy and didn't...

The plane in the vid is tail heavy and didn't need landing gear either.

Blance the Yak, remove the landing gear and go fly. I learned much by crashing and it also helped me get the right plane...
Forum: Beginners
01-12-2011, 12:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,881
Posted By foamjetpilot

Jetplaneflyer had the answer....rudder is for...

Jetplaneflyer had the answer....rudder is for coordinated turns. I took some lessons in a Cessna a few years back. Rudder keps you at altitude when turning or flying a heading in a crosswind. For...
Forum: Beginners
01-12-2011, 12:38 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 22,225
Posted By foamjetpilot

I think the Yak 54 will fly very easily - 19oz...

I think the Yak 54 will fly very easily - 19oz with an 11" prop. The tip is half throttle at launch and throttle back if it gets pointed toward the ground. The wind will need to be at 1 mph. Need...
01-02-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 799
Views: 39,362
Posted By foamjetpilot

electricity which

electricity which
01-02-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 45,165
Posted By foamjetpilot

Nice design. For more thrust and minimal weight,...

Nice design. For more thrust and minimal weight, try extending the thrust tube 3" and have the exit opening be 15% smaller than the inlet. [popcorn]
12-31-2010, 01:00 AM
Replies: 799
Views: 39,362
Posted By foamjetpilot

that doesn't

that doesn't
Forum: Foamies
12-29-2010, 04:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,921
Posted By foamjetpilot

Good luck with everything going on and your shed...

Good luck with everything going on and your shed too. I can't wait for retirement to do the RC thing more often....nice chatting awith you s well. Time for bed...work in the AM. Over and out :-)...
Forum: WWI Era
12-29-2010, 04:29 AM
Replies: 5,145
Views: 633,504
Posted By foamjetpilot

It's over $5,000 for an hour of dual flight time...

It's over $5,000 for an hour of dual flight time in Crazy Horse - when I checked a few years ago :-). Need to advance the throttle slowly on the real Mustang or it will torque roll intp the ground...
Forum: WWI Era
12-29-2010, 04:09 AM
Replies: 5,145
Views: 633,504
Posted By foamjetpilot

Better link here TM: ...

Better link here TM:
http://www.mustangsmustangs.com/p-51/survivors/pages/44-72942.shtml
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