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Posted by earlwb | Aug 19, 2011 @ 02:27 PM | 9,593 Views
I managed to kill my old pattern plane that i had built way back circa 1991.
I had been flying it all this time since then. But I was doing some manuevers a little too close to the ground and I did a Split S and lacked about 6 inches of making it OK. but I have two more like it in the storage shed so I'll have one of its brothers going again shortly.

A picture of it before:


and of course afterwards, the wing is way back there in the backgorund, the horizonatal stab and other parts in between and the battery pack is where I stood to take the picture.

Posted by earlwb | Aug 09, 2011 @ 11:14 PM | 11,564 Views
I recently acquired a WOHM 10cc radial diesel engine. I am in love with it too. These are hand made by Wolfgang in Germany, and he does some really wonderful craftsmanship in making the engines. My engine is #22 of the series he has made so far. The engine is very smooth running. if you look at the fuel jar in the video, you can see that the fuel inside the jar isn't moving or jiggling around any. The jar is just sitting in the test stand loose, it isn't tied down or glued down.





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