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  1. pictsidhe replied to the thread Raptor Composite Aircraft.

    My presentation sucks. I've pretty much given up on the long detailed explanations. Peter's presentation of bullpoop however, is worth...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 6:35 PM
  2. pictsidhe replied to the thread Scale ME-262.

    The sweep was added to fix the cg after the engine weight was significantly increased from design values...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 6:23 PM
  3. pictsidhe replied to the thread Scale ME-262.

    One reason that I picked the Hurricane was its comparatively docile behaviour for a WWII aircraft. When I looked at the effect of a much...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 6:20 PM
  4. pictsidhe replied to the thread Raptor Composite Aircraft.

    I've found that proving something with science requires the other person to understand that science. Failing that, they need to believe...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 6:10 PM
  5. pictsidhe liked BJC's post in the thread Raptor Composite Aircraft.

    It is easy to persuade people here, at least most. All it takes are science and facts. BJC

    Oct 14, 2019 at 3:34 PM
  6. pictsidhe replied to the thread Scale ME-262.

    I dunno about the p-51 being pretty, but the 262 looked good to me. When I was young, I grafted Airfix 262 engines onto an Airfix...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 3:32 PM
  7. pictsidhe liked Aerowerx's post in the thread Scale ME-262.

    IMHO the ME-262 is the only ww2 plane that's prettier than the P-51D.:)

    Oct 14, 2019 at 3:29 PM
  8. pictsidhe replied to the thread Raptor Composite Aircraft.

    Is a day long enough for him to install it and make changes? Maybe it will drop in, but my luck is rarely that good... Since when has...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 3:20 PM
  9. pictsidhe replied to the thread Not quite so structural foams?.

    Use a very sharp bit. I'd be tempted to try touching up a new one with my finest diamond stone. You may need to turn the speed down. If...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 10:56 AM
  10. pictsidhe liked cheapracer's post in the thread Raptor Composite Aircraft.

    Actually it's quite irrelevant, that's just a time situation, albeit a long time money sink so far, until the point where he achieves a...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 10:44 AM
  11. pictsidhe replied to the thread Raptor Composite Aircraft.

    More likely Saturday to get it back together and played with.

    Oct 14, 2019 at 4:15 AM
  12. pictsidhe replied to the thread Raptor Composite Aircraft.

    He basicaly told them all: "Thanks, but I'm smarter than you are." With that attitude and the numerous serious design errors that keep...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 4:14 AM
  13. pictsidhe replied to the thread Scale ME-262.

    Each individual aircraft had both strengths and weaknesses. This was war, neither side had time for perfection. Good enough to win some...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 3:20 AM
  14. pictsidhe replied to the thread How to prevent low-wing fuel system to draw air?.

    They also work on one carb per cylinder 4 strokes from the intake runner. May also work on a multi cylinder single carb with a...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 2:50 AM
  15. pictsidhe replied to the thread Raptor Composite Aircraft.

    This thread seems to be a fanboy troll magnet. Dagnamit, my naughty list is getting huge. I'll be sending out a lot of coal this year.

    Oct 14, 2019 at 2:46 AM
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