re: planes and stuff

Douglas R. Jones (
Mon, 12 Dec 1994 15:28:48 -0600

I am just beginning my foray into FF! I have a pair of 6 1/2 year olds who I
think will enjoy FF. Unfortunately I don't know much about trimming and
flying WWI Scale FF models. Though as soon as I finish my D-VII I may get to
find out! (Larry are you listening?)

>interesting observation, I will have to pay more attention next time I
>get to see some of the old birds flying but its seems that your
>observations are pretty much right on the mark. Even modern fighter
>aircraft seem the same way to me; some of the trainer types just seem to
>fly and the bigger, heavier, faster fighter types are more or less
>thrown around.

This could have something to do with power/weight ratios, wing loading and

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