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  • FliteMetal's Avatar
    09-27-2014, 06:39 PM
    Where were you people when this information needed to be spread through out the AMA club population, the ones who considered this someone else's job...
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  • FliteMetal's Avatar
    09-27-2014, 11:12 AM
    PL-112-95 SEC 336 is not the focus of FAA. That is the legislation where-in Commerical R/C & Recreational R/C was differentiated based on intended...
    132 replies | 3533 view(s)
  • WimB's Avatar
    09-25-2014, 01:44 PM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Thomas, are those 'finghelli' made as well?? would be interested in that... To me, that is a weak point in the SM Tomcat....with tha actuators I...
    1133 replies | 133627 view(s)
  • WimB's Avatar
    09-25-2014, 01:34 PM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Thomas, is the feedback internal to the actuators? W.
    1133 replies | 133627 view(s)
  • WimB's Avatar
    09-25-2014, 01:24 PM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Barry, Do I understand right that you aren't able to hold the wings in the "intermediate" position? I think things would be much better if we had...
    1133 replies | 133627 view(s)
  • WimB's Avatar
    09-25-2014, 12:51 PM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Barry, Is the steering on your nosegear very 'tight' as well?? wim
    1133 replies | 133627 view(s)
  • FliteMetal's Avatar
    09-25-2014, 12:44 PM
    We have been anything but static across the last 16 years. The issue is the result of the flow coat process at the converter. The original...
    25 replies | 1260 view(s)
  • FliteMetal's Avatar
    09-25-2014, 12:22 PM
    We have been anything but static across the last 16 years. The issue is the result of the flow coat process at the converter. The original...
    25 replies | 1260 view(s)
  • FliteMetal's Avatar
    09-25-2014, 11:18 AM
    Chris, There are 100's of models covered with Flite-Metal. These are covered simply and easily when customers follow our simple easy to...
    25 replies | 1260 view(s)
  • WimB's Avatar
    09-25-2014, 02:50 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Fender, 4 per wing. Wim
    1133 replies | 133627 view(s)
  • FliteMetal's Avatar
    09-22-2014, 07:17 PM
    Grimmace: The adhesive application process is what will cause fish eye stippling, or orange peel. Sanding with 320 either by hand or with a...
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  • FliteMetal's Avatar
    09-22-2014, 06:57 PM
    Sanding off the airframe with a quarter page electric felt padded sander works very well to quicdckly knock the surface down. Wetting the felt pad...
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  • WimB's Avatar
    09-22-2014, 12:18 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    It is indeed....... on the tray, the wood is reinforced by a 1mm carbon sheet. I'll probably back the former with proper plywood, and install...
    178 replies | 8884 view(s)
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    09-22-2014, 12:11 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Alex, yes, it will be bolted to that former. I will need to reinforce the mounting points. The tray will be supported at the back as well. Wim
    178 replies | 8884 view(s)
  • WimB's Avatar
    09-21-2014, 02:43 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    ps, haven't started the programming on the 5-in-1 yet... W.
    178 replies | 8884 view(s)
  • WimB's Avatar
    09-21-2014, 02:32 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Hey DrScoles, thx on the compliment, I'm just using my experience to make this plane as reliable and easy to maintain as possible... the silver...
    178 replies | 8884 view(s)
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    09-21-2014, 12:16 PM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    been a while since I posted my progress, had a problem with my pc, hard disc crashed....lost a lot of data..... :-( I did do a lot of work:...
    178 replies | 8884 view(s)
  • FliteMetal's Avatar
    09-19-2014, 02:34 PM
    I have the Up3D+ printer to produce our detail components and cockpit detail. For the most part your resolution aka smoothness is totally dependant...
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  • WimB's Avatar
    09-17-2014, 03:37 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Barry, that's great info... To check my layout, I did a preliminary CG check yesterday, and it turn out a bit tail heavy. this was with empty...
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  • WimB's Avatar
    09-15-2014, 01:12 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Barry, that is how my install is going: both medium CAT's just behind the aft nose gear former, pumps right behind them, just in front of the...
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  • WimB's Avatar
    09-10-2014, 11:05 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    wow, nice pictures!! Where's that one situated?? looks like an interesting museum to visit.... W.
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  • WimB's Avatar
    09-10-2014, 10:36 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Muzz, totally agree with you on the cockpit.......... I'll be using the supplied kit for now, and will work on a new cockpit later on..... what't...
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    09-10-2014, 10:00 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Muzz, both my pipes are 55,5cm long, with 'venturi' of 11mm.. (inner pipe shorter than outer). Wim
    178 replies | 8884 view(s)
  • WimB's Avatar
    09-10-2014, 01:32 AM
    WimB replied to a thread My SM F-14 Tomcat in RC Jets
    Hey Mike, congrats!!! didn't know you got the same version as mine!! super! on your questions: no, the wire goes in quite easily.... the large...
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  • WimB's Avatar
    09-05-2014, 06:03 AM
    Well, waiting for the Evojet Support then!! along with some other input, I'm sure this would make for a much more reliable airplane.... (Evojet in...
    29 replies | 1136 view(s)
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    09-05-2014, 05:57 AM
    Carsten, very impressive, and indeed good thinking.... I have a Graupner MC32 with a Samsung S3 liked via bluetooth, but indeed, much better to send...
    29 replies | 1136 view(s)
  • WimB's Avatar
    09-05-2014, 05:38 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Fullsize Mig 21 crash in RC Jets
    Sluggo, you did that move for real??? Respect!!!
    53 replies | 3787 view(s)
  • WimB's Avatar
    09-05-2014, 05:32 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Fullsize Mig 21 crash in RC Jets
    Gus, you lucky *******.......... I just wish I could have taken one ride in one.....heck, let alone seen one fly for myself..... closest I ever got...
    53 replies | 3787 view(s)
  • WimB's Avatar
    09-05-2014, 03:42 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Assembly in RC Jets
    Alex, given the state most of these planes were in after a deployment, I don't think a shade lighter or darker on the paint would be a...
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  • WimB's Avatar
    09-05-2014, 03:17 AM
    WimB replied to a thread Skymaster F14 Assembly in RC Jets
    ok, perfect, then I won't bother making them myself, I'll just wait for a set from you.... The only other antenna's I know of are the ECM...
    143 replies | 10071 view(s)
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