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Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5,038
Views: 464,735
Posted By AEAJR
Cool I would suggest you post this in the Sailplane...

I would suggest you post this in the Sailplane forum where you will find people who have done this before. This is the general welcome thread and not really the best place to post specific...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-20-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 325
Posted By AEAJR
This is why we do what we do here. It is so...

This is why we do what we do here. It is so gratifying to know that Wattflyer and the members have helped you into the sky.
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 11-20-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 28,282
Posted By AEAJR
Just came across a hi-start at Horizon hobby. ...

Just came across a hi-start at Horizon hobby. FYI
http://www.horizonhobby.com/parkzone/hi-start-450-2-3m-efla650

Includes a good video on how to use a hi-start
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-20-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 325
Posted By AEAJR
Great video and great flying. I know we are all...

Great video and great flying. I know we are all pleased that we could be a help to you in your journey into flight.

Now pass it on to others. ;)
Forum: Beginners 11-20-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 332
Posted By AEAJR
Calc programs are like climate, it is what is...

Calc programs are like climate, it is what is generally expected or predicted.

Weather is what is waiting for you outside the door.

Climate won't get you wet and Calc programs don't fly...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-17-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5,038
Views: 464,735
Posted By AEAJR
Cool Welcome to Wattflyer and to RC Flying. Great...

Welcome to Wattflyer and to RC Flying. Great report on the "panic button". Clearly you did NOT overpay.

Here are some resources for you, as a new pilot.

Six Keys to Success for New...
Forum: Beginners 11-17-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By AEAJR
These are also good trainer kits ...

These are also good trainer kits
http://www.mountainmodels.com/index.php?cPath=25_150
Forum: Beginners 11-15-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 332
Posted By AEAJR
Some calculators give you an input field for the...

Some calculators give you an input field for the charge level of the pack. You can put in fresh or full, partial, etc.

Not all 14X8.5 props are the same. If you picked a prop from the list...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 11-05-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 295
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

If you are new to electric you may find some useful information here.
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 11-05-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
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

If you are new to electric this may be helpful.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-05-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 481
Posted By AEAJR
I used to have one of those. Flew great till I...

I used to have one of those. Flew great till I wrecked it. :(
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-05-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By AEAJR
Where did you find an e-glider with NiCads? ...

Where did you find an e-glider with NiCads?

The correct answer starts with what motor you have and what ESC you have.

You can safely use a 2 cell lipo in place of the NiCd pack and save a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-05-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 167
Posted By AEAJR
Most radios will allow you to do dual rates and...

Most radios will allow you to do dual rates and set those on a switch.

Some will allow you to do dual expo and set that on a switch.

If you can put your settings on a switch I would do that so...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-01-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,396
Posted By AEAJR
A123 with soldering tabs for $7.50 each with free...

A123 with soldering tabs for $7.50 each with free shipping....
Forum: Beginners 10-29-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 27,868
Posted By AEAJR
The quote you posted above referenced some of my...

The quote you posted above referenced some of my earlier articles. These were later combined into a book which can be found on Wattflyer.

Everything You Wanted to Know About Electric Flight...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-26-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 460
Posted By AEAJR
Cool Coming up with creative ways to get things done...

Coming up with creative ways to get things done can be a fun part of the hobby too.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 10-26-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,312
Posted By AEAJR
Cool Sounds like a good solution.

Sounds like a good solution.
Forum: Beginners 10-25-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 286
Posted By AEAJR
Important flying skills STAYING UP WIND ...

Important flying skills

STAYING UP WIND
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/vbglossar.php?do=showentry&id=23
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-25-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 460
Posted By AEAJR
Cool kyleservicetech You and I and others have...

kyleservicetech

You and I and others have discussed this across several thread on different but related topics. The relevance here is whether you can use these high draw chargers off your car, if...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 10-25-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 32,050
Posted By AEAJR
Cool Unfortunate. :( This will help. :) ...

Unfortunate. :( This will help. :)

HOW TO FIX WARPS, DENTS, TWISTS OR UNCRUNCH FOAM PARTS

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=66805...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 10-25-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,312
Posted By AEAJR
True, if you can't park near the pits that is an...

True, if you can't park near the pits that is an issue. Then dragging a generator with you makes a lot of sense.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-25-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,396
Posted By AEAJR
For what it is worth, I have used my Ford Taurus...

For what it is worth, I have used my Ford Taurus as a emergency power source during power outages to support a sump pump, some lights and other things. I have connected a 1000 watt power inverter...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 10-25-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,312
Posted By AEAJR
My friend, you do whatever works for you. I was...

My friend, you do whatever works for you. I was just asking a question.

I would not think you would need to run the car for 5 hours. I would think you just run it while you are charging unless...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-24-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,396
Posted By AEAJR
Cool You are correct, but the clutch that engages and...

You are correct, but the clutch that engages and releases the AC compressor is electric.

I believe the alternator on my Taurus and my Escape are rated at 120 amps.

I did research on this...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-24-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,396
Posted By AEAJR
Auto Alternator...

Auto Alternator...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-24-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,396
Posted By AEAJR
CHARGING big battery packs. I have seen a...

CHARGING big battery packs.

I have seen a variety of posts about using utility power for charging these big packs. Certainly that makes sense. Some have said that if you want to fly giant scale...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-24-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 460
Posted By AEAJR
Cool Wouldn't it be easier to just leave the car...

Wouldn't it be easier to just leave the car running and run the chargers from the car battery with the car's alternator running? Most car alternators are rated in excess of 120 amps. Even at idle I...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 10-24-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,312
Posted By AEAJR
OK, I am going to ask the dumb question. ...

OK, I am going to ask the dumb question.

I don't fly giant scale so I don't deal with the big chargers and big packs you guys use. My biggest battery pack is a 3S 2500 mah pack that I used in...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-23-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 460
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 10-23-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 38,516
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...
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