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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Today, 04:25 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By thepiper92
Looking good, definitely need some backing for...

Looking good, definitely need some backing for the hinges. I chose to only back the ailerons on my Hurri, as I will be using covering over the area as well, so an incredibly strong area for the...
Forum: Aircraft Reviews 10-14-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 59
Posted By thepiper92
E-flite UMX Habu

The UMX Habu is overall a great flying plane, although much slower than I initially expected. Currently I am waiting for a new fuse, and wings, as I ended up smashing it up (my fault, although the...
Forum: Beginners 10-12-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 463
Posted By thepiper92
I can see how this product is viewed as...

I can see how this product is viewed as junk...then again my LHS has that tiny like quad...which has no parts available. Calling it Chinese junk...you cant really when everything is Chinese, and some...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-11-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,205
Posted By thepiper92
I really don't like the idea of 1s either, or...

I really don't like the idea of 1s either, or brushed, hence why I went for the Habu (which I really am liking), but just having the B17 in a size that can fit in my home lol.

Nice plane, you...
Forum: Foamies 10-10-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5,680
Views: 357,685
Posted By thepiper92
Zero wind, 10 C today...too bad I have to work....

Zero wind, 10 C today...too bad I have to work. Sunset is at 7pm now so I have to time things out to fly at work. I'll be taking the UMX Habu, none if the helis are flyable currently...stripped the d...
Forum: Beginners 10-10-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 380
Posted By thepiper92
I hear you, living just next to you where the...

I hear you, living just next to you where the weather is mainly the same. Hopefully this winter is better than last, for temp and amount of snow. Remember last year I took out the mini switch, was...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-09-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 543
Posted By thepiper92
Uhu por is annoying to use, but works. Give...

Uhu por is annoying to use, but works. Give canopy glue a try, it is really great to work with, other that low initial tack. One it dries it is great though, can be cleaned with water before it dries...
Forum: Beginners 10-09-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 380
Posted By thepiper92
Good tips...I'll need them soon (sigh).

Good tips...I'll need them soon (sigh).
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-09-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,205
Posted By thepiper92
Definitely have to get a H9 at some point.

Definitely have to get a H9 at some point.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-09-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,205
Posted By thepiper92
By the way, this HAS to be my next plane:...

By the way, this HAS to be my next plane: http://www.e-fliterc.com/Products/Default.aspx?ProdID=EFLU5380#home
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-09-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,205
Posted By thepiper92
I've been eyeing that one actually, SAFE would...

I've been eyeing that one actually, SAFE would come in handy, at least with the Panic mode, not so much the other stuff. I do have a panic mode with any plane though, jam the sticks and hope it works...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-09-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,205
Posted By thepiper92
So with no gyro, the servos move and then center...

So with no gyro, the servos move and then center when the stick is back in neutral, but the system did no adjustments for you? If this is how one learnt and became a skilled pilot, they would be...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-09-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,205
Posted By thepiper92
Sorry to have brought up this discussion, but I...

Sorry to have brought up this discussion, but I feel there has to be a reason why counter clockwise has the tail on the left and clockwise on the right. Also, though I have not found an answer, there...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 10-09-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 129
Posted By thepiper92
Whats even worse is when expo can be changed per...

Whats even worse is when expo can be changed per direction and throw can as well. On the 9xr, if you are, for example, changing rudder throw, right rudder goes to right settings and left to left...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 10-09-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 129
Posted By thepiper92
Very good point. I've had a similar experience on...

Very good point. I've had a similar experience on two occasions. The first was with the Mini Switch, where it was trimmed...but the winter was getting colder and colder, bringing about physical...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 10-08-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 129
Posted By thepiper92
Yikes, 70%! Expo also helps with scale...

Yikes, 70%!

Expo also helps with scale flight, such as warbirds, allowing a smoother basic flight without the sacrifice of throw. On my UMX Pitts I have 20%, which allows simple flight despite the...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 10-08-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 129
Posted By thepiper92
Too high of expo and you get a slow feeling...

Too high of expo and you get a slow feeling response, where you have no much authority until the end. This can be bad, as full throws will happen more suddenly at closer to the end of stick...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-08-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,205
Posted By thepiper92
Wonder if it actually makes a difference. Does...

Wonder if it actually makes a difference. Does the tail rotor turn the same way, the top blade moving away from the heli and the bottom moving towards. In the Dune, this would mean the that the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-08-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,205
Posted By thepiper92
Do the blades spin counter clock wise? The tail...

Do the blades spin counter clock wise? The tail is on the opposite side of typical helis.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-08-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,205
Posted By thepiper92
Nice heli!!

Nice heli!!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-07-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,205
Posted By thepiper92
Nope, and this area was no more than ten feet...

Nope, and this area was no more than ten feet from me, some twilight zone
Forum: Aircraft Reviews 10-07-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By thepiper92
What you need is this power system:...

What you need is this power system: http://www.motionrc.com/rochobby-voodoo-p-51-high-speed-1070mm-42-wingspan-pnp/#specifications :silly:

4 blade will increase thrust by 1.5X or something like...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-07-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,205
Posted By thepiper92
This is just the regular one, I don't really need...

This is just the regular one, I don't really need SAFE. I just took it for a couple flights, in a field aways from my home, not quite as far as the field I work at. It flew well without gear, very...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-06-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By thepiper92
Subbed. Definitely one I'm looking at in the...

Subbed. Definitely one I'm looking at in the future.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-06-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,205
Posted By thepiper92
Yah they aren't the best batteries, the Hyperion...

Yah they aren't the best batteries, the Hyperion 500's I have for the Pitts are good packs, but too heavy for the Habu (they actually can fit though).
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-06-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,205
Posted By thepiper92
Hmm, well two of the batteries are 35C from the...

Hmm, well two of the batteries are 35C from the MCPX BL. but I'll take a look. On take off I just really was expecting a little more zoom.
Forum: Aircraft Reviews 10-06-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By thepiper92
The weight is quite high for the size of the...

The weight is quite high for the size of the plane. With that wingspan alone, I see little reason for AS3X, and with that weight with that wingspan, even less reason for it. That is just my opinion....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-06-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,205
Posted By thepiper92
Guys at the LHS said it could take heavy winds,...

Guys at the LHS said it could take heavy winds, so I went in medium winds, or what I felt was medium. Definitely know for next time. I was seconds from getting a warbird, but the brushed idea turned...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-06-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,205
Posted By thepiper92
First EDF indeed...should have waited for a...

First EDF indeed...should have waited for a better day. Both flights felt sloppy, slow, but perhaps the landing gear was the issue on top of the wind. Second flight the wind pushed it into a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-04-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 117,205
Posted By thepiper92
Just got the UMX Habu...all I have for micros now...

Just got the UMX Habu...all I have for micros now is the Pitts, as the SBach was lost. I was going to go for a warbird, but didn't like the idea of 1s and brushed, truthfully, especially at the same...
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