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03-17-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 10,413
Posted By RWF

Apprentice 15e by eFlite

Motor: Upgraded to Eflite Power 15 brushless 450 watts, 950 kv
ESC: Eflite 40A brushless
Rx: Spectrum AR6200
Servos: All metal gears Eflite EFLR7140 EFLR7150 EFLR7130 (2)

Stick built balsa...
Forum: Florida
03-16-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,852
Posted By RWF

OMACC - Oviedo flying site review

New house at end of runway. Parking between house and runway. New fenced-off soccer fields at north end. This site has lost 7 acres in the past month. Yoiks! Next will be more soccer fields,...
12-24-2011, 11:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,143
Posted By RWF

Apprentice, Champ

E-Flite Apprentice RTF
Transmitter, battery, etc.

Hobbyzone Champ RTF
3 batteries, multi battery charger strip
In box

Central Florida

Make me an offer
Forum: Florida
12-15-2011, 03:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,817
Posted By RWF

Reply

The simple reason I resigned is actually twofold. First, I did not want to be challenged to a fight every time I went to the park. Ken has challenged me to a fight 7 times and twice threatened to...
Forum: Florida
12-15-2011, 02:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,817
Posted By RWF

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11-08-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 0
For Sale Apprentice 15e
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Posted By RWF

Apprentice 15e

Motor: Eflite Power 15 brushless 450 watts, 950 kv
ESC: Eflite 40A brushless
Rx: Spectrum AR6200
Servos: All metal gears
Eflite EFLR7140
EFLR7150
...
08-08-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,762
Posted By RWF

Floats

Floats for a 34" length airplane @ 10.5 oz.
Forum: Florida
08-08-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,244
Posted By RWF

Oviedo, FL flying site

We now have a viable landing strip, a ramp from the parking area to the pilot stations and a flagpole to hang our windsock on.
08-08-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,762
Posted By RWF

Pontoons - Plans

Anyone have links to design/build pontoons?
Forum: Beginners
04-02-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,121
Posted By RWF

I have flaperons setup on my Apprentice 15e. The...

I have flaperons setup on my Apprentice 15e. The standard receiver (AR500) won't work for this because there are two aileron ports on the receiver. Any receiver with minimum 6 channels will work if...
Forum: Florida
02-26-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,817
Posted By RWF

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Forum: Foamies
02-06-2011, 01:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 18,118
Posted By RWF

Foam board paper removal

My last reply was actually directed to JBdiver's reply regarding the heavier weight and a larger motor.
This brings back memories of a childhood friend I had. We had a years-long argument. My...
Forum: Foamies
02-04-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 18,118
Posted By RWF

What a mess! Ok, so Depron is relatively...

What a mess! Ok, so Depron is relatively expensive so I tried out Dow blue polystyrene from Lowe's (slightly lighter than Depron) but a lot cheaper at about $3 for a 2'x4' sheet. I compared it to...
Forum: Foamies
02-04-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 18,118
Posted By RWF

What a mess! Ok, so Depron is relatively...

What a mess! Ok, so Depron is relatively expensive so I tried out Dow blue polystyrene from Lowe's (slightly lighter than Depron) but a lot cheaper at about $3 for a 2'x4' sheet. I compared it to...
Forum: Foamies
01-10-2011, 03:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 18,118
Posted By RWF

poster board

I didn't say what you use sucks. If you are into building then you should consider the weight of the materials that you use. Weight distribution is a primary concern in any model, whether an...
Forum: Foamies
01-09-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 18,118
Posted By RWF

Foamboard

Why would anyone want to use this stuff on an airplane? It's heavy, the structural properties are horrible and it doesn't have a memory. :confused:
11-26-2010, 12:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,229
Posted By RWF

Coverings

By the way, ParkLite varies quite a bit in weight and characteristics. I still prefer SoLite and MicroLite because they are much more consistant in these qualities- weight, stretch and shrink.
11-26-2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,229
Posted By RWF

Coverings

You have to consider the corners, curves etc. and make sure the stuff is fairly new. I bought some EkonoCote last week and some of it stuck but some of it didn't. Coverings don't last forever...
Forum: Aerodynamics
11-10-2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,030
Posted By RWF

Thanx. y'all. I was just wondering if I should...

Thanx. y'all. I was just wondering if I should include all of the horizontal surfaces to figure the stall speed. This site is still the most useful for calculating CG and stall speed: ...
Forum: Aerodynamics
11-10-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,030
Posted By RWF

A horizontal longitudinal is the stiffener for...

A horizontal longitudinal is the stiffener for the fuselage in profile planes, generally running from the nose to the main wing and from the main wing to the stabilizer. Seems to me this should...
Forum: Aerodynamics
11-10-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,030
Posted By RWF

Stall speed

I have a scratch built profile plane and am trying to calculate the stall speed. The site I use is http://adamone.rchomepage.com/cg_calc.htm. Do I include the horizontal longitudinal between the...
11-10-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,974
Posted By RWF

This is the Aircraft Center of Gravity calculator...

This is the Aircraft Center of Gravity calculator and will also give you the stall speed:
http://adamone.rchomepage.com/cg_calc.htm
10-11-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Sticky Pontoons
Views: 11,782
Posted By RWF

Excellant link, Ken. Not only how but why. ...

Excellant link, Ken. Not only how but why. Thank you!

http://www.stenulson.net/rcflight/waterfly.htm
10-10-2010, 01:23 AM
Replies: 13
Sticky Pontoons
Views: 11,782
Posted By RWF

Sticky?

Only two responses amd very helpful, yes... what is a sticky?
10-09-2010, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Sticky Pontoons
Views: 11,782
Posted By RWF

This is very useful - thankyou

This is very useful - thankyou
10-09-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13
Sticky Pontoons
Views: 11,782
Posted By RWF

Thanx for the info and the link - very helpful

Thanx for the info and the link - very helpful
10-08-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Sticky Pontoons
Views: 11,782
Posted By RWF

Pontoons

How do y'all decide on which pontoons to use for your planes? Do you just pick something that seems to work for something else similiar to yuur planes or do you look at displacement, aerodynamics,...
09-24-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,652
Posted By RWF

your site

WOW! Look at all that open sky over the lake! Thanx again.

The field is basically rectangular in shape, length running N to S. Prevailing winds are N to NE so takeoffs and landings are usually...
09-24-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,652
Posted By RWF

Fees

Thank you very much for the thoughtful input.

My intention is to form a new flying club/association sanctioned by the AMA and charge a membership fee. Use of the flying site would be for members...
09-23-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,229
Posted By RWF

Coverings

I need to clarify. I bought some blue ParkLite from one hobby shop and it was quite acceptable. The orange I bought from another hobby shop seemed like another product, almost like MonoCote, but it...
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