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john stones 109/11/2017 17:33:00
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What they mean? Tongue in cheek this so don't get irate. wink

Seen many used, most make me smile.

Bank n yank. Hows yours turn then ?

Not flying on wing ? (something to do with having a bit of grunt upfront ?) what's it flying on then ? where the later Spits or Mustang with RR in not flying on wings then ?

Flying in a scale like manner face 1 my favourite.

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john stones 109/11/2017 17:40:38
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Flys it like he stole it. Having fun ?

Ron Gray09/11/2017 18:14:39
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Rag the nuts off it.

Flyer09/11/2017 18:15:23
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Good pilots fly lower than that............

Jon - Laser Engines09/11/2017 18:18:40
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a friend is fond of 'thrash it to within an inch of its life....then another 5/8ths'

Peter Miller09/11/2017 18:19:19
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It will look OK at 50 feet

Flyer09/11/2017 18:25:43
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Posted by Peter Miller on 09/11/2017 18:19:19:

It will look OK at 50 feet

Wishes I could see 50ft....

Former Member09/11/2017 18:44:24
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Don Fry09/11/2017 18:46:23
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I have been the recipiant of, after explanation, "but that low". Shuts you up.

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Don Fry09/11/2017 18:52:35
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But, a knifingly accurate insult, " needle twiddler ". You know the ( gender neutral) person. One flight in three practicing a dead stick in reality.

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McG 696909/11/2017 20:29:02
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... if I was to understand what you guys are talking about...

... I just would say: "Jobs a good un, John"...

Cheers

Chris

Flyer09/11/2017 20:31:07
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......I've balanced it as per plan........... angel

Piers Bowlan09/11/2017 20:48:39
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'Simplificate and add more lightness', courtesy of the late, great, Derek Woodward.

Edited By Piers Bowlan on 09/11/2017 20:55:33

Geoff S09/11/2017 21:26:59
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Posted by Peter Miller on 09/11/2017 18:19:19:

It will look OK at 50 feet

That's what I keep telling myself about the Mew Gull canopy I've been struggling with for about a week! Actually I get bored with it from time to time (like now) and do something else (like this!) blush

Geoff

Denis Watkins09/11/2017 21:27:57
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Having heard this term a number of times, here it is offered.

" I have serviced my motors " ! ! !

Yes, you guessed it, the rest of the day is spent picking the model up out of the rough at both ends of the runway

Robin Colbourne09/11/2017 23:07:26
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'Engine pointing device' - A flying machine in which brute force overcomes a distinct lack of aerodynamics

KiwiKid09/11/2017 23:14:33
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Posted by Peter Miller on 09/11/2017 18:19:19:

It will look OK at 50 feet

Similarly: : "You won't see it when it's flying"

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