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Old Mar 11, 2012, 04:33 PM
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Parkzone F4u Corsair " Whistling death". How do I make it whistle.

Ok I love my corsair. Handles wind great, flies slow, and I got it cheap. ($80) So in WW2 they called it the "Whistling death". I wanna make mine whistle. How? Please help!
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Old Mar 11, 2012, 04:57 PM
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Take one of the whistles out of one of those nerf footballs or things and glue it to the bottom of the fuse
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Old Mar 11, 2012, 05:45 PM
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When you do a low pass just press your tongue to the roof of your mouth and blow
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Old Mar 11, 2012, 05:48 PM
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Take one of the whistles out of one of those nerf footballs or things and glue it to the bottom of the fuse
I thought of that too. Cant find any near by
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Old Mar 11, 2012, 05:49 PM
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When you do a low pass just press your tongue to the roof of your mouth and blow
Tried that... doesn't sound good
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Old Mar 11, 2012, 05:53 PM
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Maybe try putting one of those plastic novelty whistles in the propwash?

Most of my planes seem to whistle by themselves. I just hear energy being wasted
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Old Mar 11, 2012, 05:54 PM
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Coach whistle, tape it to the wing
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Old Mar 11, 2012, 06:24 PM
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Cut a small piece of " Ny Rod " or a plastic straw about 2 " long then flaten one end . Probably use a heat gun ( very carefully ) so that it can cool and hold its shape. Tape it to the bottom of your wing and see if it works. You may have to fiddle a bit to get it right. ENJOY !!! RED
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Old Mar 11, 2012, 06:51 PM
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I'll try the whistle and try to get a nerf football
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"Coach whistle, tape it to the wing"

But take out the little ball inside that makes it "flutter" in sound.

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Fly this by yourself. Your flying buddies will eventually want to either stomp the plane or kick your .

Been there with slope gliders.

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""Whistling death". "

I always thought that was "das Stuka":-)))))))))))))))

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""Whistling death". "

I always thought that was "das Stuka":-)))))))))))))))

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Buy a pack of the whistling Nerf darts and mount them under the wings like bombs or missiles. You have to do about 30mph+ to for the whistles to work.

http://www.toysrus.com/product/index...ductId=2297497
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I also recall reading that the Stuka "whistle" was deliberate, as a psychological "fear factor".

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