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Old Feb 01, 2009, 11:40 AM
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I would like to be able to thank you personally for all the help you gave me on the Tango Twin Boom. Bob in Seattle
People are here in this world to please each other...

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Old Feb 01, 2009, 07:31 PM
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Could not disagree with you guys more. After all it is the best place fro getting things done in a timely manner with a great bunch of friends.

CV......Good idea on the T-shirts. That would be a really good idea, along with the BP shirts & jackets
Old Feb 03, 2009, 12:35 PM
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Here is new "blue bird" from Blue Plaid Squadron Slovakia - now with classic tail (exceptionally)

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Old Feb 03, 2009, 03:31 PM
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Wonderful looking plane Palo! Comes with the usual high standards from Slovakia as only Palo can do. Nice Job.

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Old Feb 03, 2009, 04:03 PM
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Wonderful looking plane Palo! Lyle
Thank you Lyle. This plane is for myself... We will see what is happens if I put it in the air
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added February 5th:
Maiden flight was yesterday - all was working good, only weather was bad...
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Old Feb 03, 2009, 04:17 PM
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Nice Palo do you think I can talk you into a canard someday?
Old Feb 04, 2009, 05:15 AM
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do you think I can talk you into a canard someday?
YES... my first canard I have in my "waiting list" for end of this year

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Old Feb 05, 2009, 09:02 AM
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blue plaid squadron - tail schizophrenia


V-TAIL or NOT V-TAIL .... that is a question

Standard Bolero with V-tail and XL Bolero with classic tail - new blue birds for year 2009 from BPSQ - Slovakia

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Old Feb 05, 2009, 10:41 AM
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Very, very pretty.

I just love the look of the V..
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Old Feb 05, 2009, 06:33 PM
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Those look great palo. Blue is my favorite color. You have done an outstanding job on them. I loved your Shakespear quote. Keep up the good work.

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Old Feb 05, 2009, 07:23 PM
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Palo,
Don't listen to Andy. The one on the left with the conventional tail looks better


Here's the new bird, the PZ T-28. Really lousy glide ratio, about 1:1.5
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Old Feb 06, 2009, 04:50 AM
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Palo,

Do give us a flight report when you get the chance to fly them. Really like the XL Bolero. Great job!

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Old Feb 06, 2009, 06:07 AM
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Here's the new bird, the PZ T-28. Really lousy glide ratio, about 1:1.5

It would fly better with a V-tail..
Old Feb 06, 2009, 08:08 AM
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V-TAIL or NOT V-TAIL .... that is a question

Standard Bolero with V-tail and XL Bolero with classic tail - new blue birds for year 2009 from BPSQ - Slovakia

Palo
No question at all.....those are REALLY nice looking models. Of course the V-tail looks better as V tails typically do.

CV

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Old Feb 06, 2009, 08:34 AM
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It would fly better with a V-tail..
There's a local guy here who put a Slow-V wing (no ailerons) on a Slow-Stick fuse, and then discovered that an inverted V-tail works better because applying "rudder" doesn't induce a torque contrary to the intended induced banking of the wing. He used tricycle gear to make this work.

CV: Huh? I thought Bob Cook was the founder of the BPS, or is Bob Cook prez of the No V-tails division?

Whenever I see a V-tail on a sailplane, I get an irrational notion that the plane is primarily a hotliner or slope/dynamic soarer
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