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Khoi Tran passed this along Dec 15, 2013
above link is video showing how to apply flite metal on rc plane.
Warbird Primer - Part 1 - by Khoi Tran
Part 2 - Warbird Flying Tips - by Khoi Tran
Contribution from Bill Schneider - "I have been using the Vanessa machine for a long time it works on any size plane and wing configuration." Vanessa CG Machine
Following is a link started by an RC expert in Gas/Glow fuel mixture I found on RCU. It is a unique way to run large glow engines with a mixture of gasoline, rather than having to convert that big glow engine to gas exclusively, hence requiring ignition system. - Khoi - http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_8009384/mpage_1/key_/tm.htm
Dual rates and Expo for 12 FG model. - Instructions on how to set up Dual Rates and Expo for Futaba 12 FG that are not included in the manual. I got this from Futaba support forum. It's very useful for those that have the 12FG.
Engines Specs - for side by side comparison
Gas Engine Mounting - Article that shows you how to center your gasser easily and make "custom" wood standoffs.
How to Trim an RC Plane - Instructions on how to trim a plane. From a Great Planes Patriot XL manual
Servos Specs - for side by side comparison
Here is a web site that has Calculator that helps you figure out how much oil to add for any Oil Gas mixture:
Here is a web site that has Calculator for Grams to Ounces conversion:
Here is web site Calculator for figuring out CG for that mystery aircraft:
Below are the instructions for making an Engine Baffle for those big gassers:
How to fiberglass your aircraft with polyurethane resin:
Here is a great article that shows you how to paint your model with household Latex paint:
http://www.wyliewarbirds.com/howto/paint/latexpaint.pdf (part 1)
http://www.wyliewarbirds.com/howto/paint/latexpaint2.pdf (part 2)
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