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Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 10:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 158
Posted By AEAJR
Cool I did not know that. Can you provide a...

I did not know that.

Can you provide a link? I looked at the Revolectrix and Hobbyking sites and don't see a listing for high voltage lipos.

Thanks.
Forum: Beginners Yesterday, 09:50 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 37,981
Posted By AEAJR
I was recently reminded of the frustration a new...

I was recently reminded of the frustration a new pilot feels when he has put his plane in the woods and can't find it. My friend has been looking for several weeks. I have spend some hours out there...
Forum: Beginners Yesterday, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 167
Posted By AEAJR
Welcome to Wattflyer. We are here to help you. ...

Welcome to Wattflyer. We are here to help you. ;)
Forum: Beginners Yesterday, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 219
Posted By AEAJR
I ran a survey across several forums asking at...

I ran a survey across several forums asking at what point electric power became impractical.

About 1/3 said never - electric all the way.

About 1/2 seemed to feel around 30 CC gas was the...
Forum: Beginners Yesterday, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 219
Posted By AEAJR
It is always best to provide a link to the plane...

It is always best to provide a link to the plane you are discussing so we can be sure we are answering correctly. Is this your plane?
http://www.sigmfg.com/indextext/sigrc48.html


Here is an...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 158
Posted By AEAJR
Why would you want to seriously overcharge your...

Why would you want to seriously overcharge your lipos? I don't understand the benefit. I would expect it to cut at 4.2V per cell.
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By AEAJR
I have been using a Jump Start pack hanging off...

I have been using a Jump Start pack hanging off the side of my workbench for years as a power supply for my chargers.

My packs tend to be smaller, in the 1000 to 2500 mah in NiXX and Lipo. ...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 10-21-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By AEAJR
It will be muffled inside but you can still hear...

It will be muffled inside but you can still hear it for quite a way. So if you can't find a good spot to make the hole, put the beeper in anyway. So 300 feet gets reduced to 150 feet. That is...
Forum: Beginners 10-20-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 68,003
Posted By AEAJR
Always good advice: Put brain in gear before...

Always good advice: Put brain in gear before putting body in motion.

Hope your injuries heal fully.
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 10-19-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By AEAJR
Cool You asked about experience with the Pathfinder...

You asked about experience with the Pathfinder LMA. I don't think I have exactly the same LMA that you have but have used one that looks and operates in a very similar fashion.

I read the...
Forum: Beginners 10-17-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 405
Posted By AEAJR
Take one of those hand warmer heat packs and put...

Take one of those hand warmer heat packs and put it in your shirt pocket, right over your heart. It warms the body which warms the blood and the heart distributes that heat to the rest of the body....
Forum: Beginners 10-17-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 68,003
Posted By AEAJR
While I enjoy researching and writing the...

While I enjoy researching and writing the articles in this book I also like to share other resources I find that may be helpful in your understanding of electric powered flight.

Here is a good...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-10-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By AEAJR
Do you still need help? In order for us to...

Do you still need help?

In order for us to answer your question we would need a link to specs on that motor. The Manufacturer should provide recommendations on what prop to use based on what...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-10-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By AEAJR
Maybe if the subject was Seahawks airport in Cape...

Maybe if the subject was Seahawks airport in Cape Coral you would have a better chance of getting a response.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-10-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By AEAJR
Did you get a solution to your problem?

Did you get a solution to your problem?
Forum: Beginners 10-10-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 476
Posted By AEAJR
The folks in the Heli form might be more...

The folks in the Heli form might be more interested than the airplane forum.
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=23
Forum: Beginners 10-10-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By AEAJR
Since no one responded this might not be the best...

Since no one responded this might not be the best place to ask. Try over in the FPV or copter areas.
Forum: Beginners 10-10-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 19,034
Posted By AEAJR
GB, keep doing what you are doing.

GB, keep doing what you are doing.
Forum: Beginners 10-09-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 405
Posted By AEAJR
I guess I am more focused on gloves because I am...

I guess I am more focused on gloves because I am also a glider pilot. Flights can be over an hour so my hands are on the sticks for a long time.
Forum: Beginners 10-09-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,561
Posted By AEAJR
This survey was started in 2010 and continues to...

This survey was started in 2010 and continues to pick up responses.
Forum: Beginners 10-09-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 405
Posted By AEAJR
You guys have to try golf gloves or winter golf...

You guys have to try golf gloves or winter golf gloves.

Regular golf gloves keep the wind off the skin and provide a "little" warmth. But put a hot hands in the palm and you will be fine.
...
Forum: Beginners 10-09-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 405
Posted By AEAJR
We have the same problem with the road to the...

We have the same problem with the road to the field. It is about 200 yards long, 1 car wide and covered by trees so the sun never gets to it. I would never try it with a regular 2 wheel drive...
Forum: Beginners 10-08-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 405
Posted By AEAJR
Cool Cold Weather Flying

For you pilots of the Southern States this will be a comical thread. Oh those poor guys up North. But for those of us who see the temperatures dropping it is a sign that winter is coming. The weather...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-08-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 278
Posted By AEAJR
Another factor that may not be so obvious....

Another factor that may not be so obvious. Propellers have RPM limits. Each mfg rates their props for a top RPM though I sometimes find it hard to find them.

So, even if your motor can turn a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-08-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 278
Posted By AEAJR
Great post Ron. I fly e-gliders. I...

Great post Ron.

I fly e-gliders. I usually work with motors in the 1200 or lower kV numbers as I am looking for a lot of thrust rather than a lot of speed. I need a strong climb rather than...
Forum: Beginners 10-08-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By AEAJR
What are you going to do when the wind comes up?...

What are you going to do when the wind comes up? Power up, climb, get pushed back.

You want elevator control if you are going to fly in any kind of wind.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-08-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By AEAJR
Why do you want to charge at a lower rate?

Why do you want to charge at a lower rate?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-08-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 278
Posted By AEAJR
EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT ELECTRIC...

EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT ELECTRIC POWERED FLIGHT
www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=31368
Forum: Beginners 09-29-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 41,053
Posted By AEAJR
Problems with Lipos are not very common, but they...

Problems with Lipos are not very common, but they do happen. If you follow proper charging procedures, treat them with respect and don't over discharge or over draw them the chances of a problem is...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-20-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 5,022
Views: 459,032
Posted By AEAJR
Calcustom, Welcome to Wattflyer. Sounds like...

Calcustom,

Welcome to Wattflyer. Sounds like you are basically a new pilot so here are some resources that might be helpful.

Six Keys to Success for New Pilots...
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