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06-19-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,949
Posted By bdel

There are many sayings/thoughts, but a "truism"...

There are many sayings/thoughts, but a "truism" that new or experienced pilots can identify with in my mind is: it's optional to fly, but it's mandatory to land.
05-24-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,949
Posted By bdel

I vote for "this is my last flight" as the wort...

I vote for "this is my last flight" as the wort jinx. I try to nix the jinx with "I'm taking another flight".
01-04-2016, 03:41 AM
Replies: 32,600
Views: 1,788,863
Posted By bdel

circuit connection

circuit
connection
10-31-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,779
Posted By bdel

I have old technology radio. It's a channel 38...

I have old technology radio. It's a channel 38 (72 megs?). But works great. It has a rotating switch labeled flaps. That is what I'm using for my flaps. Also, I got a Y harness w/reverse. Now both...
10-29-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,779
Posted By bdel

Was having problems putting flaps onto my...

Was having problems putting flaps onto my multiplex cubfun. You guys gave me the answers. The servos were going in opposite directions, so, after reading here, I turned one of the servos around. They...
10-21-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 983,302
Posted By bdel

For willow and old guy. Last post was for willow,...

For willow and old guy. Last post was for willow, but saw your old guy post, and had to add myself to the collection. I'll be 70 in december, and look forward to many good years ahead enjoying my...
10-21-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 983,302
Posted By bdel

Welcome. Just got a multiplex funflyer yesterday....

Welcome. Just got a multiplex funflyer yesterday. Will be my first plane with flaps and second with ailerons. Directions/pictures for building aren't especially clear, but will fumble through it.
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Forum: Beginners
10-19-2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 20,760
Posted By bdel

Great info regarding the funcub. I'm getting one...

Great info regarding the funcub. I'm getting one and looking forward to flying it. Short time on ailerons and wondering what I will do with the flaps. Know in general they help give get into the air...
Forum: Combat
09-21-2012, 02:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,063
Posted By bdel

Hi, would like to locate a foam (ARF) or (RTF)...

Hi, would like to locate a foam (ARF) or (RTF) AT-6 Texan with a sound system (SMS) about 50" ws. Any thoughts would be appreciated. Thanks
Bdel
09-09-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 53,131
Posted By bdel

Oops. My name is bdel.

Oops. My name is bdel.
09-09-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 53,131
Posted By bdel

Hi all, does anyone know where I can buy an AT-6...

Hi all, does anyone know where I can buy an AT-6 Texan with a sound system. I heard one at the field, and now gotta get one. I was a kid all over again-and I'm pushing 70; growing old is mandatory,...
Forum: Foamies
03-10-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 77,230
Posted By bdel

oops-BTW continued, will mineral oil or vegetable...

oops-BTW continued, will mineral oil or vegetable oil be effective for removing epoxy from fingers?
Forum: Foamies
03-10-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 77,230
Posted By bdel

Great advice about the glues we use. Never...

Great advice about the glues we use. Never realized the serious dangers talked about on this forum. Will take precautions in the future-outside, wear gloves, etc. BTW
Forum: Beginners
02-23-2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 193,805
Posted By bdel

what does edp stand for???

what does edp stand for???
02-06-2012, 04:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,420
Posted By bdel

Thanks for all the info. I love this hobby, and...

Thanks for all the info. I love this hobby, and getting more knowledge of what, why, and how to means a lot to me. Now, if only I can become a good pilot :-)

bdel
02-05-2012, 02:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,420
Posted By bdel

It was an RTF from tower hobbies. It's about 68...

It was an RTF from tower hobbies. It's about 68 inch ws, and a .46 glo engine. My electric motor takes a big battery (lipo 4 cell).
bdel
02-05-2012, 02:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,420
Posted By bdel

Thanks Dave. I guess that if the prop were in a...

Thanks Dave. I guess that if the prop were in a vise, the plane (fuse) would be rotating to the left. The cant to the right offsets the torque.
Bdel
02-05-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,420
Posted By bdel

Question Motor angle?

Am trying to convert an older glo plane to electric. I see that the wall that the glo engine was mounted to is at an angle. I heard/read someplace it was necessary to cock the motor at an angle for...
11-29-2011, 12:11 AM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 983,302
Posted By bdel

Turner n OldAlf

Thanks for the questions, and thanks for the answer. I'm just beginning to pickup on how things work. Your answer to Alf speeds things up. bdel
10-31-2011, 04:19 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 144,624
Posted By bdel

I hope convert a glow engine plane (Hobbico...

I hope convert a glow engine plane (Hobbico Nexstart w/68-69 ws) to an electric. How do I find the new CG; I assume it will no longer be what the manufacturer said. Appreciate any thoughts and...
10-14-2011, 03:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,413
Posted By bdel

Made about 3 attempts.

Made about 3 attempts.
10-14-2011, 03:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,413
Posted By bdel

Thanks for the replies. You may find some...

Thanks for the replies. You may find some dupicates-I didn't know how to do a post.
10-14-2011, 01:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,413
Posted By bdel

flight sims

Got a question. I have a Great Planes flight simulator G3. I hadn't used it too much, and just recently it seemed to stop working. I tried to reload the discs, but it won't load. The new sims are the...
10-14-2011, 01:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,135
Posted By bdel

Thumbs up Flight Simulator Question

Got a question. I have a Great Planes flight simulator G3. I hadn't used it too much, and just recently it seemed to stop working. I tried to reload the discs, but it won't load. The new sims are the...
04-05-2011, 12:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,581
Posted By bdel

half inch for cg

Z8, Thanks for the advice. I'll try that-moving the battery about 1/2 inch aft. As the weather here (Cleveland, Ohio) improves, I'll be flying more. Took the champ to the school yard, and enjoyed it,...
03-15-2011, 04:50 AM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 983,302
Posted By bdel

old

Hi guys, how about 68 (born 1942). Enjoying eflight as a newbee. Wish Ihad been doing this stuff for 40+ years.
03-10-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,581
Posted By bdel

I understand. I flew mine in a gym, but it is...

I understand. I flew mine in a gym, but it is faster than I can fly. It survived, but will wait for better weather and a better place. Maybe I should try the field we fly at???
03-08-2011, 02:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,581
Posted By bdel

Thanks for the info. Will try to keep them warm....

Thanks for the info. Will try to keep them warm. Our winter won't let up. The warm days have been marred by rain, wind, and "warm" ain't warm enough.
02-13-2011, 03:52 AM
Replies: 32,600
Views: 1,788,863
Posted By bdel

bugs bunny

bugs

bunny
02-11-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 983,302
Posted By bdel

slo fly

Just entered a message about slo flying and a local company called lazertoyz, but can't find my reply on the thread?
bdel
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