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by John Townsend 389
January 14th, 2014, 1:59 pm
Forum: Forum / PC support
Topic: bits are missing
Replies: 55
Views: 8422

Re: bits are missing

Also thanks from me Rob, I have not been able to log in for a long time but now after following your advice I have been successful.

John
by John Townsend 389
August 16th, 2013, 1:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Adrian Rowe-Evans
Replies: 7
Views: 1740

Re: Adrian Rowe-Evans

Adrian was a real gentleman, I have very fond memories of him, especially when I served on the Committee during the late early days of the association.
John.
by John Townsend 389
August 22nd, 2012, 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: tele.number
Replies: 3
Views: 866

Re: tele.number

Brian, it is 01207544414.

John
by John Townsend 389
March 26th, 2012, 12:55 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: engine choice!!
Replies: 3
Views: 1291

Re: engine choice!!

Mine flew very well on a 3W120 so I would think your DLE111 would be ok for scale flights.

John
by John Townsend 389
February 29th, 2012, 2:25 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Fuel tank plumping?
Replies: 1
Views: 1012

Re: Fuel tank plumping?

Paul, only one vent/overflow is required, with the engine running there is a negative pressure in the tank so the vent acts only one way and when not running, as you will have the end of the fuel tubing from the vent/overflow below the tank(generally dangling below the fuselage), when inverted the f...
by John Townsend 389
December 23rd, 2011, 12:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Engine options for PFM Giant Zlin
Replies: 9
Views: 3929

Re: Engine options for PFM Giant Zlin

I had two of these models when they were first introduced by Pat French and both flew really well on an OS 60, I even think the 30cc is too large.
by John Townsend 389
August 22nd, 2011, 12:29 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Measuring wing/tail incidence?????
Replies: 4
Views: 1703

Re: Measuring wing/tail incidence?????

Mike,
Measure at the wing root.

John
by John Townsend 389
August 19th, 2011, 1:08 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Measuring wing/tail incidence?????
Replies: 4
Views: 1703

Re: Measuring wing/tail incidence?????

Mike, simply just temp. glue a balsa strip with top edge at the centres of the leading and trailing edges, place equal height blocks on the strips and lay a straight edge on the blocks. Place your meter on the straight edge and bingo you can measure the incidence or determine by calculation.

John
by John Townsend 389
March 31st, 2011, 2:09 pm
Forum: Radio Equipment
Topic: Futaba 2.4 modules and 7 channel RX - any views?
Replies: 2
Views: 2154

Re: Futaba 2.4 modules and 7 channel RX - any views?

Chris, I have recently taken the plunge and use the Futaba module in my Zap, I have two World Championship ZAPs and cannot justify to myself getting a new 2.4 transmitter makes economic sense, never mind the wife. I have been flying a 30% aerobatic for a few weeks with no problems and it is also in ...
by John Townsend 389
January 5th, 2011, 2:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: LONGHORSLEY 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 6055

Re: LONGHORSLEY 2011

David Bell wrote:John, Who do we cotact with our details for the Longhorsley event, As i interested inattending the venue again this year and look forward to it.
Thanks for your help

David bell


David,
Contact is Gary Armstrong, Tel. 01912672707
More details and application forms will appear in due course.

John
by John Townsend 389
November 26th, 2010, 1:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: LONGHORSLEY 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 6055

Re: LONGHORSLEY 2011

Dave Berry 2911 wrote:Hope the snow's gone by then, Longhorsley featured on national BBC news story about the present inclement weather.
Local vicar managed to trudge through the snow to talk to a reporter :D


So do I.

John
by John Townsend 389
November 25th, 2010, 12:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: LONGHORSLEY 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 6055

Re: LONGHORSLEY 2011

John--thanks for posting the info for your event---for anyone who wasnt at the AGM,i informed the meeting that the commitee had decided to remove 3 events from the LMA calender--Wigan --Longhorsley and Duxford--this was because of lack of support at these events in 2010----in total this should save...
by John Townsend 389
November 23rd, 2010, 2:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: LONGHORSLEY 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 6055

LONGHORSLEY 2011

I would just like to point out that despite Dave Johnson's announcement at the AGM that this Event has been dropped by the LMA it is only their support that has been dropped and the actual Event will be taking place at the usual late May Bank holiday weekend. Since it's inception in 1992 it has neve...
by John Townsend 389
November 23rd, 2010, 2:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: She Flies!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 2015

Re: She Flies!!!

Great to see it flying, well done Robbie.

John
by John Townsend 389
October 21st, 2010, 2:11 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: central fuel tank
Replies: 6
Views: 2293

Re: central fuel tank

Great photograph Chris.

John
by John Townsend 389
October 20th, 2010, 1:43 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: central fuel tank
Replies: 6
Views: 2293

Re: central fuel tank

Chris,
Two, they are stuck together one behind the other, so I only need one prop but I do need two carbs.

John
by John Townsend 389
October 19th, 2010, 2:29 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: central fuel tank
Replies: 6
Views: 2293

Re: central fuel tank

Barrie,
No problem at all using just the one tank, the carbs on my Magister are over 30" / 750mm from the single tank.

John
by John Townsend 389
October 11th, 2010, 12:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: AND SHE IS READY!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 2900

Re: AND SHE IS READY!!!

Robbie,
Good luck with the test flying, look forward to seeing it fly next season.

John
by John Townsend 389
September 3rd, 2010, 4:13 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Aileron mass balancing
Replies: 10
Views: 3008

Re: Aileron mass balancing

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by John Townsend 389
September 3rd, 2010, 10:54 am
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Aileron mass balancing
Replies: 10
Views: 3008

Re: Aileron mass balancing

Mark, As per full size on ailerons, lead weight on a rod extending from the centre of the aileron leading edge which was contained within the wing structure and protruded below through a slot with up aileron. Elevator was similar but fixed to an extended aluminium horn and the rudder had weight adde...

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