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Forum: UAV / FPV Yesterday, 04:06 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,431
Posted By crxmanpat
You are referring to Advisory Circular AC 91-57....

You are referring to Advisory Circular AC 91-57. This was an advisory only from the FAA regarding safe operation of model aircraft, and states:

"This advisory circular outlines, and encourages...
Forum: UAV / FPV 04-16-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,431
Posted By crxmanpat
I have two concerns with that article. ...

I have two concerns with that article.

First of all, turbine jets are not doing 500kph passes in front of spectators. Somebody needs to get their facts straight.

Second, the FAA's concern...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-16-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 174
Posted By crxmanpat
I like the HXT900 9gr servos. I use them in all...

I like the HXT900 9gr servos. I use them in all my pusher jet builds and typical park flyers up to 48" WS or so. I sell them on my site.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-14-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 611
Posted By crxmanpat
Yeah, battery placement was a problem on my...

Yeah, battery placement was a problem on my profile version as well. It had to go right in front of the intake splitter. I had to cover the lipo in white packing tape as the packaging of it is blue.
Forum: Company Discussions 04-14-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By crxmanpat
Yes, whenever you order from Hobby King, the...

Yes, whenever you order from Hobby King, the payment goes through as Hextronic. They are one and the same.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-08-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By crxmanpat
Plus 1 for Heads Up Hobby and Castle Creations....

Plus 1 for Heads Up Hobby and Castle Creations. Also good are:

BPHobbies.com
ALLeRC.com
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-03-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 381
Posted By crxmanpat
Better to pull it apart now to install an...

Better to pull it apart now to install an Rx-battery, than to have to collect it in a garbage bag later. ;)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-02-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 381
Posted By crxmanpat
Pull the red wires from each of the ESCs, and use...

Pull the red wires from each of the ESCs, and use a separate RX battery for power to the RX and servos (be it Nicad, NiMH or LifePo). Otherwise, you are asking for trouble relying on a BEC to handle...
Forum: Company Discussions 03-28-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,376
Posted By crxmanpat
All of mine from China recently have been Swiss...

All of mine from China recently have been Swiss Post.
Forum: Company Discussions 03-28-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,376
Posted By crxmanpat
My last several orders from HK China arrived in 8...

My last several orders from HK China arrived in 8 days from date of order.

My last one from USA warehouse arrived in 4.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-24-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,453
Posted By crxmanpat
I'd love to get a laser cutter one day. Right now...

I'd love to get a laser cutter one day. Right now I farm out laser cuting to a friend of mine. And while it's pretty cheap to have him cut kits for me, I do have to wait sometimes if he has a large...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-24-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 611
Posted By crxmanpat
Looking good! I love the "planking" with...

Looking good!

I love the "planking" with depron. :D
Forum: Power Systems 03-21-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 248
Posted By crxmanpat
Andy, Glad you got it sorted!

Andy,

Glad you got it sorted!
Forum: Power Systems 03-21-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 248
Posted By crxmanpat
I'll throw in as well and say it sounds like...

I'll throw in as well and say it sounds like either a bad solder connection, or a problem with the wire of the extension itself.

Also, I only use Deans for ESC to Lipo extensions, never bullets....
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-21-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 611
Posted By crxmanpat
Very cool! I designed a pusher version with...

Very cool!

I designed a pusher version with the motor in the middle of the wing to prevent torque roll. It flew well, but I still need to make a few modifications to beef up the forward fuse are...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-21-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 611
Posted By crxmanpat
Watching with interest. Not sure how well the...

Watching with interest. Not sure how well the thrust will be because of the drastic change of airflow after the fan unit, but you never know until you try.

I hope it works!
Forum: Power Systems 03-21-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By crxmanpat
Every one of those motors posted are made by...

Every one of those motors posted are made by Suppo Model, just like the last pic. They are then "rebranded" by the shop that sells them. I don't even bother rebranding mine, I just sell them as...
Forum: ParkFlyers 03-21-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By crxmanpat
I've not built any of the RCPowers planes, but I...

I've not built any of the RCPowers planes, but I have seen lots of posts over on RCGroups that show them in action, and they seem to fly pretty good. And if you go into the Pusher Jet sections here...
Forum: Support & Suggestions 03-21-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 133
Posted By crxmanpat
You can also insert a pic in the body of your...

You can also insert a pic in the body of your text using the Image tag. To do this, you will need to copy the url of where the pic is located on the internet, then copy it into your post with "" just...
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 03-20-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By crxmanpat
No, mine are just like the 6mmFlyRC kits, they...

No, mine are just like the 6mmFlyRC kits, they come in unpainted white depron. But I do offer an RX-ready plane that is fully built and comes painted and decaled.

As for torque roll, these kits...
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 03-20-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By crxmanpat
That was the Tech One Hobby mini F-22 profile...

That was the Tech One Hobby mini F-22 profile EDF. However, that plane (and all of their mini profile EDFs) has been discontinued and is no longer available.

Although you do have another option....
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-18-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By crxmanpat
I remember when David (BlueSkyRC) did the...

I remember when David (BlueSkyRC) did the original prototypes some years ago, and they were really nice flying planes. I was at JTechLaser the other week and saw these getting cut out. Nice to see...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 03-18-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 433
Posted By crxmanpat
I started using Malwarebytes many years ago (and...

I started using Malwarebytes many years ago (and dumped Spybot at the same time), and I have not gotten any annoying pop-us or the dreaded "Your computer has been infected by a virus and needs to be...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-11-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 402
Posted By crxmanpat
Gary, I created a new thread for you....

Gary,

I created a new thread for you. Basically, all you need to do is figure out which forum you want to post in, then create your thread there using the "New Thread" button located at the top...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-08-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 734
Posted By crxmanpat
It all depends on your setup. I have 3S 850 packs...

It all depends on your setup. I have 3S 850 packs I fly on my mini pushers that last 10 minutes. Then I have 1300-2100 3S that I use on my large pushers that only last 5 minutes.

And don't...
Forum: UAV / FPV 03-08-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,431
Posted By crxmanpat
Evidently his lawyer is a NY resident and...

Evidently his lawyer is a NY resident and long-time RC enthusiest. He may have offered his services pro bono.
Forum: UAV / FPV 03-07-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,431
Posted By crxmanpat
Looks like Trappy might get out of the fine after...

Looks like Trappy might get out of the fine after all.

http://www.suasnews.com/2014/03/27925/judge-rules-commercial-drones-are-legal-undoing-six-year-ban/
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 03-07-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By crxmanpat
I have seen 124's at Phoenix Sky Harbor, Ontario...

I have seen 124's at Phoenix Sky Harbor, Ontario CA, and at the 1987 Paris Air Show.

At Paris, there was low cloud cover the entire weekend I was there (like 3000'). The guy flying the demo kept...
Forum: UAV / FPV 02-27-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,431
Posted By crxmanpat
My personal opinion is that the FAA has Trappy by...

My personal opinion is that the FAA has Trappy by the short hairs on this one. Once you do the "for hire" thing, you are considered an "aircraft" under 91-13, and you have to follow all the rules...
Forum: WG1 Discussion forum 02-26-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6,349
Views: 612,257
Posted By crxmanpat
Roger, Send a PM to John (max2112) as he...

Roger,

Send a PM to John (max2112) as he currently has Wiggy. I think he is still in OK and you two would have to work out how to get Wiggy from him to you.

Also, I think we have to apply for...
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