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Apr 09, 2015, 01:26 AM
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Apprentice 15e


Apprentice 15e

Girls & Boys Club Trainers


These two aircraft belong to the Girls and Boys Club and are under our club care and I'm currently keeping them in flying condition.

My Other Planes
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Apr 09, 2015, 01:51 AM
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A no so costly mistake


A no so costly mistake

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I made the mistake of using loctite on my nose weel control horn... The plastic on the collar got weakened to the point in one of the airplanes it broke on its own. On the other it broke after a landing.

A replacement kit arrived yesterday from Horizon... $4.00 ea + shipping...

Live and learn...

LESSON: DO NOT USE LOCTITE close to plastic. Sometimes old techniques do not apply anymore.
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Apr 13, 2015, 12:04 AM
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Flight day at the Boys and Girls Club
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Apr 19, 2015, 08:06 AM
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Club members debating the apprentice
May 04, 2015, 10:47 AM
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