When used properly, smoke systems can add a great deal to your flight presentation. The uniqueness it gives to specific segments of your flight routine will increase their appeal and pizzazz to both the spectators and your fellow pilots alike.
The Sullivan SkyWriter Pump electronically controlled smoke pump for onboard smoke systems, uses the same ultrasonically sealed direct drive pump head as Sullivan’s other quality electric fuel pumps, and uses a miniature microprocessor controlled electronic pulse drive speed control. You can set smoke rate with your transmitter trim, and mix the smoke pump with the throttle channel if desired. It requires a 6V to 12V battery packs. Note: For best results battery of 9.6V or less are recommended unless higher fluid volume is required. The pump weighs 3.9 ounces and is 3.8 x 1.4 x 1.4 inches. Included are a filter, smoke tubing, a length of Neoprene tubing, and an anti-siphon valve. Estimated smoke fluid burn rate 3 to 6 ounces per minute. When installing the Skywriter, you will need to gather the following materials:
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2020 TOP GUN SCALE INVITATIONAL
TOP GUN SCALE INVITATIONAL
THE 32ND YEAR OF EXCELLENCE!
THE COMPETITION CONTINUES
Every spring, Frank Tiano’s Top Gun Scale Invitational has heralded the beginning of the flying season, offering builders an opportunity to show off their projects in Lakeland, Florida after a winter spent finishing them in their workshops.
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I have built countless RC models, from kits, plans and even my own scratch designs.
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When I told Model Airplane News executive editor Debra Cleghorn that I was attending the Top Gun Scale Invitational for the first time, she asked me if I would interview the pilot of one of my favorite planes at the event. As a WW I fan (and a Balsa USA builder), I chose Mark Chapman’s beautifully detailed 1/3-scale Balsa USA Albatros D.Va, flown by Marvin Alvarez in Team Scale.
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Build good habits now and fly better tomorrow
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After a long hiatus, the venerated R&B singer returns with her riskiest album yet.
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A Quiet Nature
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Getting Prices Right in 2021
NEW TECHNOLOGY ISN’T THE ONLY THING FOOD RETAILERS NEED FOR BETTER OPTIMIZATION.
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Frost & Sullivan and TERI had the ‘Decade of Action’ in the spotlight at the India Sustainability Leadership Summit 2020.
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Luke talks about the hardest boss battles he’s faced.
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