[WWI] Park Flyers?

BT orc51o at gmail.com
Wed May 2 08:29:34 EDT 2018


Yessir!

I live in Kingston and work in Newington. I will have two kids at UNH too.
One at the Manchester campus (this Fall) and another at the Durham campus
(currently). It's almost like I am stalking you! :-)

On Wed, May 2, 2018 at 8:12 AM, Allan Wright <aew at unh.edu> wrote:

> Portsmouth, NH? That's like 10 minutes from me.
>
> On Tue, 2018-05-01 at 18:14 -0400, BT wrote:
>
> Thank you for all the input!
>
> I'll see about finding a flying field near Portsmouth and find someone to
> help me thru my training.
>
> I do like the Dare kits. I've had one of their Halberstadts on the shelf
> for a long time.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Brent
>
> On Tue, May 1, 2018 at 9:37 AM, Allan Wright <aew at unh.edu> wrote:
>
> Once you get your wings, look at the Dare WWI kits. They fly well and make
> the minimum concessions to do so. Only advice is look at the elevators and
> make sure you build them strong enough. They design the tails very light
> for balance. I pushed a Fokker D-VIII past it's limit in that regard once.
>
> I still have two Dare kits in my basement in the queue to build. Lovely
> looking and flying birds.
>
> Some of my WWI R/C past projects:
> http://pease1.sr.unh.edu/aew/rc/D-VII/ (ARF)
>
> http://pease1.sr.unh.edu/aew/rc/Kyosho_E-III/ (scratch built - was tail
> heavy)
>
> http://pease1.sr.unh.edu/aew/rc/Cleveland_D-VIII/ (scratch build from
> plans - only ever got the tail section done)
>
> http://pease1.sr.unh.edu/aew/rc/DrI-Polk/ (ARF - not recommended)
>
> http://pease1.sr.unh.edu/aew/rc/E-III/ (lovely kit - eventually put it in)
>
> http://pease1.sr.unh.edu/aew/rc/DU-Se5a/ (scratch built for indoors -
> never finished)
>
> http://pease1.sr.unh.edu/aew/rc/D-VIII/ (Dare kit - lovely plane)
>
> Movies of the Dare Fokker D-VIII (very old sorry bad resolution)
>
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pR614l2QnF4
>
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zujjOwrrwtY
>
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wu23YJDKgwE
>
> You can combine your love for WWI airplanes and R/C very nicely. I wish
> you luck.
>
> Allan
>
>
>
>
> On Mon, 2018-04-30 at 13:09 -0400, BT wrote:
>
> Good advice. Thank you sir!
>
> On Mon, Apr 30, 2018 at 1:01 PM, Allan Wright <aew at unh.edu> wrote:
>
> sorry they're now owned by spektrum.
>
> https://spektrumrc.com/Products/Default.aspx?ProdID=PKZ5580
>
> That said, to learn, best to start with something easy to fly, like a GWS
> slow stick. Before buying, find your local R/C club. They'll have more
> advice, and can put you on a buddy box so you don't destroy 5-6 planes
> learning how to fly. Trust someone who learned on their own and now trains
> new pilots at a club.
>
> Al
>
>
>
>
> On Mon, 2018-04-30 at 09:27 -0400, BT wrote:
>
> Howdy Gang,
>
> I'm looking for help getting into RC. I've never flown before. I'd like to
> be able to get a park flyer to learn on. After I've wrecked the plane I'd
> like to use the electronics for a scratch built WWI park flyer. Some of
> those Dumas kits look perfect for the task.
>
> Any suggestions?
>
> ß!
>
> --
>
> Allan Wright - Manager of Software Development
> Research Computing Center
> <http://www.unh.edu/research/support-units/research-computing-center>
> University of New Hampshire <http://www.unh.edu/>
> (603) 862-0084
> aew at unh.edu
> My availability: http://pease1.sr.unh.edu/aew/calendar.html
>
>
> --
>
> Allan Wright - Manager of Software Development
> Research Computing Center
> <http://www.unh.edu/research/support-units/research-computing-center>
> University of New Hampshire <http://www.unh.edu/>
> (603) 862-0084
> aew at unh.edu
> My availability: http://pease1.sr.unh.edu/aew/calendar.html
>
>
> --
>
> Allan Wright - Manager of Software Development
> Research Computing Center
> <http://www.unh.edu/research/support-units/research-computing-center>
> University of New Hampshire <http://www.unh.edu/>
> (603) 862-0084
> aew at unh.edu
> My availability: http://pease1.sr.unh.edu/aew/calendar.html
>
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