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Mar 13, 2012, 08:56 PM
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Falcon you da man... I want to yell curse words of joy everytime you post pics.... Wife is thinking I have Tourette's. I love Huge R/C I wish I had the time and money to do this one, it's one sexy shark. Can't wait to see both flying in formation. More pics and Vids :LO<L
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Mar 13, 2012, 10:35 PM
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very nice looks just like the f 5b i work on..
Mar 13, 2012, 11:08 PM
deltas are cool
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did you make these or buy them somewhere
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Originally Posted by falcon5
Hi Rodger,

Wings plug into phenolic sockits, whitch is mounted in ply wood formers inside the fuselage. The 1/2" aluminum tubes that slide into the phenolic sockets have an aditional 3/8" aluminum tube that will be inside of it that runs the complete width of the fuselage.
Mar 14, 2012, 06:47 AM
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Right here Rodger
http://www.tntlandinggear.com/store/shop/wing_tubes.htm

J
Mar 14, 2012, 11:17 AM
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Originally Posted by Reco
Falcon you da man... I want to yell curse words of joy everytime you post pics.... Wife is thinking I have Tourette's.
OK now that's funny right there I don't care who ya are..

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Yep, I got the link from John himself after seeing him use them in one of his awseome builds. Actualy there are a few J Morgan build tricks and tips in this T-38
Mar 14, 2012, 08:25 PM
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EAA T-38s


I took these pictures at EAA Oshkosh this year. Not sure where the jets are from but the pictures show some good detail. However you finish your bird it is gonna be FANTASTIC....can't wait to see and hear it fly.

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Mar 14, 2012, 10:08 PM
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The T-38 with RA on the vertical stab is from Randolph AFB in San Antonio (about 2 miles from me) and if memory serves, the black t-38 is from Beale AFB in CA. These T-38's were used by the SR-71 pilots to get stick time.

Ed
Mar 14, 2012, 10:28 PM
Onward and upward.
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Well Andy, at least we have Air Force bases named after us!

Randolph
Mar 15, 2012, 12:08 AM
Do it Right, the first time!
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We had a couple of T-38's or F-5's fly into our 148th Fighter Wing , here in Duluth, today. Only got to see the underside, , so how does one tell the difference? From 3-view, they look the same. BTW, they appeared to be black, a little to high to see any markings. Currently the 148th Fighter Wing are flying the F-16C's. Nice to see some new blood in the sky.
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Mar 15, 2012, 12:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Pilatuspc12
Well Andy, at least we have Air Force bases named after us!

Randolph
Yes we do

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Originally Posted by CoolerByTheLake
We had a couple of T-38's or F-5's fly into our 148th Fighter Wing , here in Duluth, today. Only got to see the underside, , so how does one tell the difference? From 3-view, they look the same. BTW, they appeared to be black, a little to high to see any markings. Currently the 148th Fighter Wing are flying the F-16C's. Nice to see some new blood in the sky.
I usualy look for missle rails on the wing tips for F-5's

Cool pics Meatball
Mar 15, 2012, 12:52 AM
deltas are cool
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the later F-5's also had i bit bigger inlets ...but you might not see that from the ground ...the rails is the best way to tell.
Mar 15, 2012, 07:28 AM
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The model is awesome you are a incredible builder. I'm curious looks like money was not an issue, so why go with Zippy battery's From HK?

Believe him when he says he flies Zippy's. He brought to Vegas last year a cardboard box that would hold a case of beer but it was full of Zippy's!

J
Mar 15, 2012, 08:15 AM
Hey Guys, Watch This.......
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^ +1 bigger bang for the buck with HK batteries.

Mike
Mar 15, 2012, 09:13 AM
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Don't think there are any Air Force F5's still flying. If it looks like a t-38 it probably is. I think the inlet is a little different on the newer glass cockpit variant. They may all be converted to glass.
Mar 15, 2012, 01:21 PM
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Bit off topic but..

Not in air force service but Patrouille Suisse, Swiss Demoteam flies with F-5's

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrouille_Suisse

Awesome build Falcon! I've been following this thread from very first post and check daily for updates. Keep up the momentum


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