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03-13-2015, 07:50 PM
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Posted By ggunners

Will you have a fixed pilot position on the...

Will you have a fixed pilot position on the runway with a "ground-in-view" option?

One of the biggest rc sim complaints for RC folks is losing reference points with auto-tracking and auto-zoom....
10-15-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,612
Posted By ggunners

Another one to try is "Beacon 3-in-1 Advanced...

Another one to try is "Beacon 3-in-1 Advanced Craft Glue". It is about $4 at Michaels and $6 at Hobby Lobby. Use it as a contact cement. Apply to one side, put pieces together, pull apart once, put...
09-23-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,354
Posted By ggunners

I would disagree re: KF airfoils, but only...

I would disagree re: KF airfoils, but only regarding low Reynolds numbers for RC flying. The different KF airfoils do fly "better" than flat plates on RC planes some with better glide paths, others...
09-22-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,354
Posted By ggunners

Now we should talk about how turbulators and...

Now we should talk about how turbulators and Kline-Fogelman airfoils can move the airflow separation of the boundary layer farther aft delaying the normal increased drag of separation that usually...
Forum: Foamies
07-09-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,107
Posted By ggunners

There's a jet CriCri and an electric CriCri...

There's a jet CriCri and an electric CriCri flying. Very interesting little airplane.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Y-AL3YfWzM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HGiSZ3m444
02-26-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,794
Posted By ggunners

WWII Nose Art in 3D

An awesome artist Yan in Quebec (http://www.makershop.co/shop/fantasygraph/item/donor-s-edition--pinup-nose-art) created some 3D nose art. Here's a print from my Solidoodle 2 at .200mm height. I have...
10-18-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,474
Posted By ggunners

Nigel, I also heard somewhere that the piano...

Nigel,

I also heard somewhere that the piano craftsmen were not making pianos, so they were put to work with their skills on the Mosquito. Can you verify?

-- Gary
10-18-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,474
Posted By ggunners

I believe you will find that was the Canadian...

I believe you will find that was the Canadian Mosquito, restored in New Zealand over 7 years and currently residing at the Military Aviation Museum. Its a great story. But the museum is selling some...
10-17-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,474
Posted By ggunners

Saw it in the hanger at...

Saw it in the hanger at http://www.militaryaviationmuseum.org/, the flight was cancelled due to weather.
But others have seen it flying.

Here's a video:...
06-23-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,487
Posted By ggunners

And now for AFPD too

Hello all, just an update for simming the HZ FB Stratos.

Here's the AFPD version
http://gunnerson.homestead.com/files/HZ-Firebird-Stratos_150x150.jpg...
05-25-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,566
Posted By ggunners

My Cargo Twin lit up at SEFF.

My Cargo Twin lit up at SEFF.
05-19-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,981
Posted By ggunners

The VTOL Trainer Build Thread on RC Groups...

The VTOL Trainer Build Thread on RC Groups (http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1814667) has some great ideas and 2 working models using quad-copter motors with tilting mechanisms. They...
Forum: SEFF 2013
02-27-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,445
Posted By ggunners

Cleaned up image is easier to read. -- ggunners

Cleaned up image is easier to read. -- ggunners
01-14-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,487
Posted By ggunners

Click on the ClearView picture above or just...

Click on the ClearView picture above or just click this link (http://gunnerson.homestead.com/files/clearview/HobbyZone-Firebird-Stratos.zip).
Or for the slightly faster and more aerobatic ClearView...
01-10-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,487
Posted By ggunners

Hello Whitty, Yes, I have a Stratos too....

Hello Whitty,

Yes, I have a Stratos too. However, when modeling the aircraft, I was torn between trying to simulate the easy flier on low rates versus the very capable flyer on high rates and max...
11-12-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,191
Posted By ggunners

Recovered 120 Yoshio Nakakita FMS 2.7 models

120 Yoshio Nakakita FMS 2.7 Models recovered ('http://gunnerson.homestead.com/files/Yoshio-Nakakita/Yoshio-Nakakita-FMS-models.htm')

When Infoseek Japan stopped offering free web sites, several...
10-29-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 86,712
Posted By ggunners

In 2002 I saw the original airplane in the...

In 2002 I saw the original airplane in the Smithsonian museum Paul E. Garber preservation, restoration and storage facility.

Here's a link to 2 pictures...
10-03-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,975
Posted By ggunners

Gene, so after you adjusted the throws and CG to...

Gene, so after you adjusted the throws and CG to fly 3D, what were your settings? -- ggunners
08-23-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,060
Posted By ggunners

There's a P-38 on Ken's website...

There's a P-38 on Ken's website (http://pwp.att.net/p/s/community.dll?ep=87&subpageid=314232&ck=).

I do not recall seeing a Grumman F8F Bearcat for CV anywhere.

Good Flying! -- ggunners
06-14-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,060
Posted By ggunners

I have supported sims that are under $50 because...

I have supported sims that are under $50 because I try to encourage training new pilots in the basics of RC flight. So, I have not purchased any sim for more than $40 at this point and prefer to put...
06-04-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,487
Posted By ggunners

New HobbyZone Firebird Stratos for ClearView, FMS and RC Desk Pilot

Hello sim flyers,

Just completed the sim models for the HZ Firebird Stratos for:

______ClearView_____________FMS____________RC Desk Pilot_____...
Forum: Beginners
05-17-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,099
Posted By ggunners

Also check this post...

Also check this post (http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1455985) for details and some files you may need to make FMS work with Windows 7. -- ggunners
Forum: Beginners
05-08-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,122
Posted By ggunners

I'd check out the new Firebird Stratos too. I...

I'd check out the new Firebird Stratos too. I bought one and think it would make an excellent trainer and has room for growth as a pilot too. I also have a HZ SC and HZ Micro Champ, both good...
02-16-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,979
Posted By ggunners

Of all the new tech I've seen, the Bloom Energy...

Of all the new tech I've seen, the Bloom Energy Fuel Cells (http://www.bloomenergy.com/) look very promising. Direct conversion of natural or LP gas to electricity.

So far though, it looks too...
01-20-2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,132
Posted By ggunners

New Avro Vulcan bomber for ClearView, FMS and RC DeskPilot

Hi there SIMmers,

Just completed these sim models for an Avro Vulcan.
Please give one a try and I hope you enjoy flying it.

______ClearView_____________FMS____________RC Desk Pilot_____...
Forum: Beginners
01-09-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 114,804
Posted By ggunners

In theory, a RealFlight controller could be...

In theory, a RealFlight controller could be plugged into an FSOne dongle and all things would work. This specific configuration sounds less likely to end in success. See if someone else has done this...
Forum: Foamies
01-09-2012, 03:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,717
Posted By ggunners

A bit more downthrust on the motor should fix...

A bit more downthrust on the motor should fix your pitch down at throttle up. The front of the motor needs to come down or the back up or both. -- ggunners
Forum: Beginners
01-02-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 114,804
Posted By ggunners

For ClearView, FMS and RC Desk Pilot, if your...

For ClearView, FMS and RC Desk Pilot, if your controller can be seen and calibrated with Windows Control Panel, Game Controllers, it can then be used in each of those 3 sims. If the sim requires a...
12-27-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,126
Posted By ggunners

Either purchase the AC3D modeling software and: ...

Either purchase the AC3D modeling software and:
1) open the model's body.ac,
2) click on the 2nd Select cube (object select)
3) click on the object you want ot change
4) then click on the...
12-27-2011, 03:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,975
Posted By ggunners

New PilotRC Sbach 342 for ClearView, FMS and RC DeskPilot

Hello rc simmers,

Just completed the sim models for a PilotRC Sbach 342 53". Please give
this one a try and if you have the model, give us some feedback.
...
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