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Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-24-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 584
Posted By dereckbc
No but I seen the video of their launch yesterday...

No but I seen the video of their launch yesterday here in TX of SpaceX Falcon 9 Reusable that blew up for unknown reasons.

Video here...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-23-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 584
Posted By dereckbc
RR I am not big on NASA. I am in my mid 50's and...

RR I am not big on NASA. I am in my mid 50's and was 12 when we landed on the Moon. As a kid I was wildly interested in the Space Program. One thing most people are not aware of, well anyone under 50...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-22-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 584
Posted By dereckbc
What baffles me is why NASA did not reuse the...

What baffles me is why NASA did not reuse the sight for the Shuttle missions. All they had to do is wreck out the Apollo concrete pads and rebuild for the Shuttle, and whatever comes next after Obama...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-22-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 584
Posted By dereckbc
Have not seen that site, but sounds like what I...

Have not seen that site, but sounds like what I saw in Florida at Apollo Launch Pads. It was a surreal experience for me because as a kid I got to go to Apollo 15 launch and watch. Then go back a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-22-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By dereckbc
I have Saitek yoke, rudder pedals, and throttle...

I have Saitek yoke, rudder pedals, and throttle quadrant I used to train with. Lot of pilots use their gear to practice with and accumulate hours with.
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-22-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 584
Posted By dereckbc
Yeah but NoBama finally realized his mistake and...

Yeah but NoBama finally realized his mistake and did a U-Turn. He took the advice of Russians US Diplomat and bought NASA a trampoline to launch USA astronauts into space.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-21-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 584
Posted By dereckbc
Well the Marine's Osprey was the worlds most...

Well the Marine's Osprey was the worlds most dangerous aircraft.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-20-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By dereckbc
Yeah thanks. Being a pilot and newbie to the...

Yeah thanks. Being a pilot and newbie to the hobby, it baffles me why the two-joystick setup became the norm. A 3-axis single joystick is so much more natural and realistic, and throttle management...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-20-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By dereckbc
No cockpit. That is pretty funny, I do not care...

No cockpit. That is pretty funny, I do not care who you are.

Truth be told I am or should say was a Private Pilot (not current), and for the last 20 years have been using a joystick with MS Flight...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-20-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By dereckbc
Sorry Robin but I respectively disagree, but am...

Sorry Robin but I respectively disagree, but am happy you chimed in with support. You are correct most of the PC joysticks are cheap. Just like your radio for your planes they both use potentiometers...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-20-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By dereckbc
Nobody has done this?

Nobody has done this?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-19-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By dereckbc
Joystick and Buddy Port Converter.

I want to use a PC Joystick to fly with. I know it can be done. I want to build a Black Box that I can plug my USB joystick in, and go out PPM to my Spektrum DX7S radio via Buddy Port..

if there a...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-15-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 189
Posted By dereckbc
Been there and gone through it twice so I know...

Been there and gone through it twice so I know how you feel when my kids left 10 years ago. Happened to me at age 45/46 range as I had twins.

So the best is yet to come especially if you are...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-14-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By dereckbc
Visionaire Motor

Does anyone know where to find the specs for the E-Flite BL10 motor used in the Visionaire?

I am really curious what is so special about it. I have looked at specs on many 10-sized electric brush...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-10-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By dereckbc
Taking efficiency into account, and not wanting...

Taking efficiency into account, and not wanting to discharge your donor battery past 50% DOD, you should be able to charge 8 to 9 of the 3S 2200 mah batteries. Don't go past 10 and make sure your...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-10-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By dereckbc
Well I did some research and came across one idea...

Well I did some research and came across one idea and seen a short video of it in action. What I have learned is to find an Microsoft Sidewinder or 3D joystick because they use optical sensors rather...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-09-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 293
Posted By dereckbc
Little secret about Nickel Chemistry Batteries....

Little secret about Nickel Chemistry Batteries. The are both the hardest and easiest batteries to charge. If you want to fast charge, then it is difficult to detect when they are fully charged. Since...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-09-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By dereckbc
rcers Thank You, Visionaire Help

Mike I was going to do this privately, but decided to go public.

I just want to thank you for your help guiding me through the tuning/trimming process on my Visionaire. For those of you...
Forum: Foamies 08-08-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By dereckbc
Remove Elevator Servo Help

OK have a Visionaire with a bad elevator servo. How in the he!! do I get the old one out?

It appears to be glued in with silicon sealant like you would use to caulk bathroom tiles and right up...
Forum: 3D Flying 08-07-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By dereckbc
Thanks guys I should have added that I am not...

Thanks guys I should have added that I am not looking for more speed. My issue is 12 x 4E is hard to find in my location and looking for alternatives. My local Hobby Shop has APC 12 x 4 in, but my...
Forum: 3D Flying 08-07-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By dereckbc
Visionaire Pilots, Prop Question

Any of you Visionaire pilots use a prop other than the factory 12 x 4?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-05-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By dereckbc
My Extra 300 is a belly flopper. All I did was...

My Extra 300 is a belly flopper. All I did was run a peice of packing tape on the belly of the plane as a skid plate, and programmed my ESC for Prop Break. Just before I touch down, I flip the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-04-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By dereckbc
OK my problem is solved for now. Hats-Off...

OK my problem is solved for now.

Hats-Off my fellow enthusiast to HH Warranty & Tech Support policies.

I did something really dumb and stupid. It is just plain ole embarrassing to admit this....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-04-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By dereckbc
OK guys help me out here. How do I know the...

OK guys help me out here. How do I know the physical size wil fit the hole in my plane? Unfortunately the Visionaire spec does not list one single spec for this servo, most notable the physical size...
Forum: Beginners 08-04-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 773
Posted By dereckbc
Well here is the funny part. The pole you see is...

Well here is the funny part. The pole you see is where the service goes on a underground dip in line with our runway. The club paid $8000 to get this done. So you have an opening of roughly 500 feet...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-03-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By dereckbc
THX after some research, the VA servos appear to...

THX after some research, the VA servos appear to be known for high failure rates like mine. Mine Oscillates/Flutters violently when on the ground. Problem follows the servo when I switch from rudder...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-03-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By dereckbc
Servo Replacement Help Please

I have a PZ Visionaire 3D plane that uses 13 gram digital servo's (part# EFLR7155) that is stripped and needs replaced.

Other than the original how can I find a suitable replacement. No offense...
Forum: Beginners 08-03-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 773
Posted By dereckbc
It has a carbon fiber rod. I am a electrical...

It has a carbon fiber rod. I am a electrical power engineer with AMA insurance. I just got lucky and new better than to fetch it myself.
Forum: Beginners 08-02-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By dereckbc
Thought I would visit back with a closing and...

Thought I would visit back with a closing and share my learning curve so it might help any new owners get to maximum performance faster.

As Mike stated tune/trim the plane with linkage...
Forum: Beginners 08-02-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 773
Posted By dereckbc
OK thought I would have the last laugh on you...

OK thought I would have the last laugh on you clowns who made fun of me. Yep it is my plane and how this thread started. Thanks for the help guys, even you clowns.
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