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by John Webster
Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: Indoor Free Flight
Topic: Rubber Speed Event
Replies: 15
Views: 21203

Re: Rubber Speed Event

That looks like it could get hilarious.
by John Webster
Sat Dec 08, 2018 6:03 am
Forum: Tools & Techniques
Topic: Applying Tissue
Replies: 2
Views: 19763

Re: Applying Tissue

Just guessing but it might be that the rough side attaches better to the dope on the framework and the shiny side absorbs less dope when the overall finish is applied.
by John Webster
Sun Mar 25, 2018 5:37 am
Forum: Free Flight Scale Cookups
Topic: Beech Party
Replies: 0
Views: 16723

Beech Party

Easy Built Models is now offering a laser cut kit of the Beech Staggerwing that was the subject of the Beech Party cookup a couple of years ago:

https://easybuiltmodels.com/pd15.htm
by John Webster
Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:34 am
Forum: News
Topic: Forum Archives are now online!
Replies: 5
Views: 10007

Re: Forum Archives are now online!

Thanks very much for retrieving this info and making it available. Hours of enjoyment at our fingertips!
by John Webster
Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:19 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Brno-Medlánky 16.9.2017
Replies: 2
Views: 8165

Re: Brno-Medlánky 16.9.2017

Thanks Alfrey, some interesting models of unusual prototypes being flown at that meet.
by John Webster
Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: Construction Projects
Topic: Herr Pitts Special
Replies: 50
Views: 51838

Re: Herr Pitts Special

Congratulations Monz!

Just saw you flying Little Stinker on your youtube channel. It looked realistic in flight, nice and stable and a smooth landing. The checkerboard and stripes paint job showed really well.
by John Webster
Thu Feb 23, 2017 5:54 am
Forum: Construction Projects
Topic: Herr Pitts Special
Replies: 50
Views: 51838

Re: Herr Pitts Special

The wires and tailwheel assembly look very realistic. Figuring out the masking and painting of the N22E on the upper wing must have kept you up nights.
by John Webster
Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Construction Projects
Topic: Herr Pitts Special
Replies: 50
Views: 51838

Re: Herr Pitts Special

Me with an ear to ear grin in 1982: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/1003/midpoint/Pitts.jpg That is a 180 hp S1S Pitts. Before your first flight the local Pitts expert will tell you "climb at 90, glide at 90". Climbing at 90 results in a 45º up angle. Gliding at 90 means you can see the ...
by John Webster
Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: Construction Projects
Topic: Herr Pitts Special
Replies: 50
Views: 51838

Re: Herr Pitts Special

Thank you Monz, you do beautiful work. Did you make the decals?

Here is a thread from another forum with some posts and links that may be of interest:

http://www.biplaneforum.com/showthread.php?t=3633
by John Webster
Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Construction Projects
Topic: Herr Pitts Special
Replies: 50
Views: 51838

Re: Herr Pitts Special

Lovely work. Waiting for the skunk to appear on the side of the headrest.

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