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  1. pictsidhe replied to the thread Flaps definitions in theory vs. reality.

    It is a slotted Smith flap.

    Jul 17, 2019 at 8:51 PM
  2. pictsidhe replied to the thread Is steam or air really viable?.

    Ummm, no.

    Jul 17, 2019 at 8:49 PM
  3. pictsidhe replied to the thread Build your own HO229 WW2 German Jet Fighter!!.

    The Horten I was unstable, they learned from that and the rest were stable. Just about all documents were destroyed in the German...

    Jul 17, 2019 at 8:46 PM
  4. pictsidhe replied to the thread Briggs vanguard conversions.

    There's always duct tape. ~50 wraps of that and it will never comr apart again!

    Jul 17, 2019 at 5:36 PM
  5. pictsidhe replied to the thread Briggs vanguard conversions.

    What, I shouldn't JB weld the rod back together?

    Jul 17, 2019 at 2:58 PM
  6. pictsidhe replied to the thread On the importance of weight..

    An aerobatic Ki-84? Please do, I look forward to our dogfight!

    Jul 17, 2019 at 2:47 PM
  7. pictsidhe replied to the thread Briggs vanguard conversions.

    Reality intervenes again, gotta go to work...

    Jul 17, 2019 at 10:37 AM
  8. pictsidhe replied to the thread On the importance of weight..

    I'll machine rectangular stock down, it's a wee bit cheaper. I've had good luck machining aluminium with woodwork routers in the past...

    Jul 17, 2019 at 10:35 AM
  9. pictsidhe replied to the thread Air powered miniature engines.

    Mods? This thread belongs in the porn section.

    Jul 17, 2019 at 2:20 AM
  10. pictsidhe replied to the thread More of my random designs.

    Mr Induced Drag says no ****ing way to less span in a 103 Fauxetmobile. Full size at 103 weight may well stall at 103 speeds, but it...

    Jul 17, 2019 at 2:08 AM
  11. pictsidhe attached a file to the thread Briggs vanguard conversions.

    I have joined the Briggs twin club here! Behold in great wonder my latest acquisition. It is a 656cc V twin Intek with genuine iron...

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  12. pictsidhe replied to the thread Flaps definitions in theory vs. reality.

    Mechanical linkage and a weak link that won't let you break a jammed mecahnism on one side...

    Jul 17, 2019 at 1:06 AM
  13. pictsidhe replied to the thread Slot in wing for pusher prop???.

    If the mountain will not come to Mohammed, then Mohammed shall go to the mountain: [IMG]

    Jul 17, 2019 at 1:04 AM
  14. pictsidhe replied to the thread Vortex Generators !!!! for non-flying vehicle :-).

    Where's your sense of adventure? Straps some wings to it!

    Jul 17, 2019 at 12:52 AM
  15. pictsidhe replied to the thread Slot in wing for pusher prop???.

    I think you're doomed to a long propshaft. That fixes the cg problems nicely, but brings new issues to solve. Have you chosen an engine?

    Jul 16, 2019 at 5:40 PM
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