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Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 09-16-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By AEAJR
24 pilots registered and more expected. ...

24 pilots registered and more expected.

Weather forecast is for perfect soaring weather. Come join us. :D
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 09-11-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By AEAJR
The ESL posts the contest schedule around January...

The ESL posts the contest schedule around January each year. Every year I watch the registration count bump up to about 12 to 15 and then just sit and sit for months. And then, about 10 days before...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 09-09-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By AEAJR
Cool Unlimited Sailplane Contest Sept 20/21 2014 LI, NY

:tc:The Long Island Silent flyers has been hosting Eastern Soaring League TD events for decades. We hold two of these weekends each season, June and September. Each weekend is made up of two 1 day...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-24-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By AEAJR
Cool I have ordered from HK many times, but it is...

I have ordered from HK many times, but it is usually when I can't find the product somewhere else. I find their web site OK.

I had the same problem with the phone number that the OP reports.

As...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-24-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By AEAJR
I find it useful to always post a link to the...

I find it useful to always post a link to the airplane you are asking about. Sometimes people will spot info you miss. And sometimes they will answer with the wrong information because they...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-24-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By AEAJR
I have a Futaba 9C super FASST and I use both...

I have a Futaba 9C super FASST and I use both Futaba and FrSky receivers. Have had excellent experience with Aloft Hobbies. Highly recommended.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-24-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 885
Posted By AEAJR
Cool I could not have said it better myself. I...

I could not have said it better myself.

I fly thermal duration gliders, electric gliders, slope gliders and hand launched gliders. I have a few electric planes and micro helis too, but mostly I...
Forum: Beginners 08-24-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By AEAJR
I am more of a 5 minute epoxy and foam save CA...

I am more of a 5 minute epoxy and foam save CA guy. Never used hot glue.

I heard great reports on Foam-Tac but have not used it myself. I have a bottle but have not opened it yet.
...
Forum: Beginners 08-24-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By AEAJR
Have not seen this before, but will bump your...

Have not seen this before, but will bump your thread to see if someone else has tried it.

If you do get it please give us a report.
Forum: Beginners 08-24-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By AEAJR
Congratulations. Now the fun begins.

Congratulations. Now the fun begins.
Forum: Beginners 08-24-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 585
Posted By AEAJR
I would tend to agree with this statement.

I would tend to agree with this statement.
Forum: ParkFlyers 08-22-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 88,410
Posted By AEAJR
If you are like me you have been spending all...

If you are like me you have been spending all this time tuning and adjusting to make it fly the best it can. Now what are you going to do with it?

Why not use that great flying glider and your...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 08-22-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,337
Views: 136,069
Posted By AEAJR
Hello all you Radian pilots? Loving your...

Hello all you Radian pilots? Loving your Radian? I know I love mine.

If you are like me you have been spending time tuning and adjusting to make it fly the best it can. Now what are you...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 08-13-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,505
Posted By AEAJR
This is an old thread but since you brought it...

This is an old thread but since you brought it back to life I will add my real life experience. I have a 7 channel FrSky and an 8 Channel FrSky that have worked perfectly. I fly these in 3M...
Forum: Beginners 08-09-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 10,096
Posted By AEAJR
Cool Welcome to the hobby. You are in for a great...

Welcome to the hobby. You are in for a great time. That is an excellent choice for a first plane. Still one of my favorites to recommend. Here is a reading list while you wait for your plane to...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 08-01-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,100
Posted By AEAJR
52 ounces all up is very impressive and a full 14...

52 ounces all up is very impressive and a full 14 ounces lighter than what is shown on the Esprit web site. I guess they made improvements on the glider and have not updated the web site. However...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 07-31-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,100
Posted By AEAJR
Looks great. Is that 52 oz all up? That is...

Looks great. Is that 52 oz all up? That is great.

What did you put in the glider? Motor, servos, etc.
Forum: Beginners 07-28-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 29,229
Posted By AEAJR
Servo covers Many models have servos...

Servo covers

Many models have servos mounded such that the arms stick out into the air.

Many have servos on the bottom of the wing. If you belly land those servos can get caught on grass,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-19-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 862
Posted By AEAJR
When I started this discussion, what I wanted to...

When I started this discussion, what I wanted to hear and discuss were the factors that influence people’s decisions. You can certainly put enough watts into a 40 pound plane to fly 3D with electric,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-18-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 862
Posted By AEAJR
Cool Now that is interesting. Putting a sound system...

Now that is interesting. Putting a sound system in an electric plane to make it sound like a gas plane.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 862
Posted By AEAJR
Cool I would lose the bracket, cut the nose and put in...

I would lose the bracket, cut the nose and put in an electric motor. One of the Turnigy GliderDrives would probably work well. :cool:...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 862
Posted By AEAJR
I fly gliders a lot and electric gliders are in...

I fly gliders a lot and electric gliders are in explosive growth. You never see a glow launched glider anymore, unless someone had one from years ago.

The motors are so small and light and the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-16-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 862
Posted By AEAJR
Cool Solar charging station? What is that? ...

Solar charging station? What is that? Inquiring minds want to know.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-16-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 862
Posted By AEAJR
For me, I would peg it at about 11 pounds or 1100...

For me, I would peg it at about 11 pounds or 1100 watts.

You can power that with a 6S 5000 mah lipo pack. Figure 7-9 minutes mixed flying on that size pack.

I would want to have 3 packs,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-16-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 862
Posted By AEAJR
Cool At what point does electric powered flight become impractical?

You are talking to a new pilot at the field. He says he wants to fly electric airplanes. More and more new pilots are coming into the hobby flying electric. Some say electric has taken over the...
Forum: Beginners 07-15-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 10,096
Posted By AEAJR
If you like kits, www.mountainmodels.com...

If you like kits, www.mountainmodels.com (http://www.mountainmodels.com) has some nice kits including some great trainers.
Forum: Beginners 07-14-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 10,096
Posted By AEAJR
Thanks guys. For the most part I stay...

Thanks guys.

For the most part I stay away from anything that looks like a warbird, a jet or anything mid wing.

My goal is not to provide what is cool but what is most likely to lead...
Forum: Beginners 07-14-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 10,096
Posted By AEAJR
I continue to recommend RTFs as first planes. ...

I continue to recommend RTFs as first planes. There are a bunch of new ones. I have not flown any of them. Which ones would you recommend as first planes for new pilots who are trying to learn...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 07-05-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By AEAJR
Bagging wings with wood skins is a common method....

Bagging wings with wood skins is a common method. For example, www.arthobby.com (http://www.arthobby.com) sells a full line of wood skinned bagged wing gliders.
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 07-04-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By AEAJR
That is great Larry. Do you have a build thread...

That is great Larry. Do you have a build thread going somewhere? Please post a link.

Yes, this can be for building any kind of aircraft, not just gliders.

Anyone else?
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