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Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2,214
Views: 154,583
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Why cant you use the setup file for the original...

Why cant you use the setup file for the original Visionaire? It's almost the same plane so the same settings should work ok.

Binding is not effected by the Tx programming settings anyway:confused:
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 06-28-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Yes you can position them any way you like, it...

Yes you can position them any way you like, it makes no difference either way.
Forum: Standard & Large E-Heli Talk 06-28-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 972
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
I got some 660mm blades for the Goblin which...

I got some 660mm blades for the Goblin which makes it perform better at low headspeed.

Here's a flight video shot yesterday with the new blades:
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Forum: Beginners 06-28-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Yeah, exciting flying. You are thrashing that...

Yeah, exciting flying. You are thrashing that Apprentice around pretty hard which probably goes a way to explain why you had those flutter issues whereas others don't.

Time to consider something...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-27-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 192
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Here's the 3-view, i included the full article as...

Here's the 3-view, i included the full article as it gives the background and history too.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-26-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 457
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
You still have elevons for fine tuning... It's...

You still have elevons for fine tuning... It's not 'one or the other'
Forum: Power Systems 06-26-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 197
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
As am i, just trying to point out the possible...

As am i, just trying to point out the possible compromises that that 'goal' may have.

But the planes look like great fun models so why not!... It's always possible to make up a couple of 'pods' to...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-26-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 457
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
It's quite reassuring that it did that. The...

It's quite reassuring that it did that. The theory says if using a flat bottom airfoil without lots of reflex it would try to tuck under, so it's kinda good when practice bears out theory. I'm sure...
Forum: Power Systems 06-26-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 197
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Good point, they look not too bad actually, but...

Good point, they look not too bad actually, but even so the designs will have an element of compromise to 'fit' around a standard power pod. For the hassle involved in swapping pods between one model...
Forum: Power Systems 06-26-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 197
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Chellie, I thought you didnt even use 2.4GHz? ...

Chellie, I thought you didnt even use 2.4GHz?

Anyway, the requirement for a separate BEC (uBEC if you like) really depends on your other hardware. These days you can get ESCs with built in BEC's...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-26-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 274
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
As it only takes a few seconds to put a prop on a...

As it only takes a few seconds to put a prop on a balancer i dont think it's worth worrying about any rules of thumb for what needs checking and what doesnt. Just check them, if they are ok then...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 06-26-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
3.5A into a 6s LiPo (25.2V) will pull about 8A...

3.5A into a 6s LiPo (25.2V) will pull about 8A from a 12V lead acid... So yes, you would expect to see significant voltage drop. How much depends to a large extent on the size of the lead acid...
Forum: Power Systems 06-26-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 197
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
The pod idea sounds good 'in theory' but when you...

The pod idea sounds good 'in theory' but when you consider that the airframes would have to be specially designed to take the 'pod' and because of that they would be very much compromised and more...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-26-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 457
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Hope the Sciatica gets better soon Chellie. I had...

Hope the Sciatica gets better soon Chellie. I had an attack last year so I know how painfull it can be. Stretching excercises to de-compress the disks in the back can be effective but at the end of...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-26-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 274
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
They had a problem with the hubs being bored...

They had a problem with the hubs being bored off-centre a while ago. That might be the issue? Or maybe they aren't genuine APC props, there are lots of copies floating around.

Are you using the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-25-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 457
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
The lights look great. Be ready with lots of up...

The lights look great. Be ready with lots of up elevator on the maiden, i think you will need it due to the airfoil.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-24-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 457
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Did the original use a flat bottom airfoil...

Did the original use a flat bottom airfoil section? It's very unusual to use a conventional flat bottom airfoil on a tailess design.
It will work if you have loads of reflex on the elevons and/or...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-24-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 192
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
I've got an excellent highly detailed 3 view......

I've got an excellent highly detailed 3 view... I'll post it later today if you are interested.
Forum: Beginners 06-23-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Yeah, Youtube is the obvious way to go. That way...

Yeah, Youtube is the obvious way to go. That way you can upload huge files to Youtube and just insert a link in the Forum, so you arent constrained by forum file size limits.

As far as video...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 06-23-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Yeah it's normal and to some extent it effects...

Yeah it's normal and to some extent it effects all batteries including LiPos.

It's got a name, it's called 'Peukert's law (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peukert's_law)'
Forum: Foamies 06-21-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6,282
Views: 409,961
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Well it's the longest day of summer, so i had...

Well it's the longest day of summer, so i had high hopes of great flying conditions.

Think again... Torrential rain. Even though it's the longest day and the sun's at its highest (or at least...
Forum: Beginners 06-19-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 537
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Have you another PC or laptop you can try, it may...

Have you another PC or laptop you can try, it may be a USB driver issue?
Forum: Beginners 06-19-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 537
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Are you using the USB lead that came with the...

Are you using the USB lead that came with the camera? Some USB leads don't seem to work.
Forum: Beginners 06-19-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 537
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Did you format the SD card and is it inserted...

Did you format the SD card and is it inserted properly?

From the FAQ in the manual (https://www.mobius-actioncam.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Mobius-Manual-23jan15a.pdf):
Forum: Beginners 06-19-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 537
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
The software I linked to makes setting it up much...

The software I linked to makes setting it up much easier.

As for operation. It couldn't be much easier.


To turn on you press the Power Button which is rearmost button (the one furthest away...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-18-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
If the Tx has been in storage for a while it...

If the Tx has been in storage for a while it could be that the battery has gone bad leading to the Tx hanging up?
Forum: Foamies 06-17-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 646
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
I also use Cyberlink Powerdirector. it's not the...

I also use Cyberlink Powerdirector. it's not the cheapest but it gets very good reviews, it's got plenty of useful features and it's intuitive to use. It's great for stabilizing shaky video and doing...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 06-16-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 647
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Who gives a rats if your phone knows where you...

Who gives a rats if your phone knows where you have been? It just seems like paranoia to me for the hardcore 'tin foil hat' wearer.
When they start handing out speeding tickets because you phone...
Forum: Power Systems 06-16-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Moving to higher timing is the usual approach for...

Moving to higher timing is the usual approach for loss of timing during hard acceleration. If that doesn't work (and it sounds like it didnt in this case) then the only option is to prop down or try...
Forum: Power Systems 06-16-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
sorry double post.

sorry double post.
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