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Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-06-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By fhhuber
power off appx 45 deg dive the plane tracks...

power off appx 45 deg dive the plane tracks straight as it accelerates (proving the aircraft is otherwise trimmed correctly)

Excess down thrust the aircraft tends to nose down as you apply more...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 07-05-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By fhhuber
I would connect rudder to rudder channel on the...

I would connect rudder to rudder channel on the gyro for takeoff correction as yaw would be the axis of concern.

Its OK to plug the rudder channel of the gyro to the aileron channel of the radio...
Forum: Power Systems 07-02-2016, 01:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 440
Posted By fhhuber
Batteries + is in business to sell batteries... ...

Batteries + is in business to sell batteries... Their pricing schedule is built around selling batteries and the actual assembling of the packs breaking even (or a slight loss) on labor.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-29-2016, 10:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 252
Posted By fhhuber
Its debatable... and there are a lot of opinions....

Its debatable... and there are a lot of opinions.

Higher C rating (on the label) IMPLIES a lower internal resistance. which implies you can pull higher amps (for a shorter time if its the same...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-29-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 252
Posted By fhhuber
12S 5000 mah in a plane that can pull 105 amps (a...

12S 5000 mah in a plane that can pull 105 amps (a bit more but 105 is where the wattmeter melted) averaged 3:30 per flight.

5000 mah is 5 amp-hr

105 amps is 20.1C for the 5 amp-hr pack

Note...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-29-2016, 03:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 252
Posted By fhhuber
You will see marginal difference in flight. ...

You will see marginal difference in flight.

If you are racing against another of the same plane... you want the 70C pack.

If you want duration you want the slightly higher capacity with lower...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-28-2016, 05:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 390
Posted By fhhuber
I had a plane lost in a tree for over 9 months...

I had a plane lost in a tree for over 9 months when it was found and returned.
LiPo was shot but everything else worked.

Let it dry thoroughly...

Its hard to predict if it will work or not. ...
Forum: Power Systems 06-21-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,190
Posted By fhhuber
He hasn't believed anything anyone has told him...

He hasn't believed anything anyone has told him yet...

Why would you expect him to believe the instructions?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-21-2016, 02:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By fhhuber
Cooling for the ESC and battery. Basic rule...

Cooling for the ESC and battery.

Basic rule of good cooling air flow is: 3X as much exit as entry.

Failing to cut the holes may or may not cause the aircraft to go up in flames. (literally) ...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-15-2016, 04:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By fhhuber
Not sure of any website... Brake: The ESC...

Not sure of any website...

Brake: The ESC brake function essentially shorts 2 poles of the motor to create a braking effect. This is generally used for powered sailplanes with folding props. ...
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 06-14-2016, 04:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By fhhuber
Maxford is constantly discontinuing and...

Maxford is constantly discontinuing and re-issuing these models with different covering. Same planes... Sometimes transparent, sometimes solid yellow, sometimes painted like a fish.
Forum: Power Systems 06-12-2016, 04:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,190
Posted By fhhuber
On the 6 blade 4S rated fan vs 12 blade 6S rated...

On the 6 blade 4S rated fan vs 12 blade 6S rated fan.... There's a different motor and a HUGE difference in watts of power. to get the higher performance with the larger blade count.
The added...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 05-21-2016, 12:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,370
Posted By fhhuber
You've never dealt with the IRS where you are...

You've never dealt with the IRS where you are guilty until proven innocent.
Forum: WWI Era 05-19-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,989
Posted By fhhuber
Either should be fine for elevator. Rudder...

Either should be fine for elevator.

Rudder on the DR1 can be a problem to hinge. Large surface area and small area for installing hinges.
Use of near scale metal straps with steel wire hinge pin...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-24-2016, 04:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,622
Posted By fhhuber
The turning issue is common with taildraggers...

The turning issue is common with taildraggers when you don't manage throttle and rudder properly.

The pitch issue is likely to be CG and/or wing vs tailplane incidence or thrustline.

Yes,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-18-2016, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By fhhuber
Without adjusting the mix.... zero difference. ...

Without adjusting the mix.... zero difference.

The mix allows programming differential, mixing with flaps or other features depending on other aspects of the aircraft setup.

Some planes there's...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 03-28-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,490
Posted By fhhuber
cool room temp is fine... the difference between...

cool room temp is fine... the difference between 70F and 38F in pack life is maybe a few days....
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 03-28-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,490
Posted By fhhuber
I average 3.5 years high power use in EDFs,...

I average 3.5 years high power use in EDFs, followed by another 1 to 2 years at milder demand from my LiPos without paying a lot of attention to storage charge voltage... just leaving them at the...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 03-28-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,490
Posted By fhhuber
Yes there is degradation . Slowest...

Yes there is degradation .

Slowest degradation is at storage voltage in the refrigerator. Do not put it in the freezer ever.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-25-2016, 01:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,729
Posted By fhhuber
Looks like a professional job.

Looks like a professional job.
Forum: Humor 03-24-2016, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By fhhuber
http://i1.wp.com/www.twistermc.com/blog/wp-content...

http://i1.wp.com/www.twistermc.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/easter-bunny.jpg

And you thought you were having a bad day at the office...
Forum: Pusher Park Jets 03-23-2016, 11:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 815
Posted By fhhuber
Looks very nice

Looks very nice
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 03-21-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By fhhuber
Can make your own with any color printer and...

Can make your own with any color printer and business card software... which is free.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-14-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,729
Posted By fhhuber
Dust collection is always problematic. Dust...

Dust collection is always problematic.

Dust in the air can be reduced with your box fan idea, but you'll go through a lot of filters. Maybe use a washable one.
Not finding a link to the green...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 03-11-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,045
Posted By fhhuber
You can use a soldering iron to "cut" the...

You can use a soldering iron to "cut" the covering when assembling an ARF... No knife scoring weakening the balsa underneath the covering.

Make that heat work for you.
Forum: ParkFlyers 03-10-2016, 11:27 PM
Replies: 1,305
Views: 184,548
Posted By fhhuber
A few methods... Easiest is probably the...

A few methods...

Easiest is probably the brass tube sleeve method. Solder a brass tube (whatever length is needed) onto/over the axle, drill the tube for a cotter pin (or copper wire) to trap the...
Forum: Power Systems 03-08-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By fhhuber
Rare case that you can't go through the ESC's...

Rare case that you can't go through the ESC's throttle range detection routine and make it work correctly.

I do have one ESC that has this issue and has been proven defective. In my case it...
Forum: Power Systems 03-08-2016, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By fhhuber
ESC throttle range calibration.

ESC throttle range calibration.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-08-2016, 04:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,268
Posted By fhhuber
Plans? We don't need no stinkin plans. ...

Plans?

We don't need no stinkin plans.

Get up front and build a plane in under 30 min and fly it... don't tell em how you figured out what goes where or why... and let the experiments begin.
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-07-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,268
Posted By fhhuber
Contact the nearest RC club... You might find...

Contact the nearest RC club...
You might find someone with boxes of old stuff from RTF models that they'd donate.

I give away the radios from RTF packages.

Building from cheap foam or from...
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