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Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-12-2014, 01:46 PM
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Posted By chardesa
Hi Jim, I have been into RC modeling since...

Hi Jim,

I have been into RC modeling since the early 60's and have been doing electric flight since the early 70's. I just want to tell you, "I am still learning."
This hobby is growing so fast...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-04-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By chardesa
Do not know what they are. chardesa

Do not know what they are.
chardesa
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-04-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By chardesa
Just what APPS are you talking about? chardesa

Just what APPS are you talking about?
chardesa
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-04-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By chardesa
Thanks for the reply. I spent 30 years with the...

Thanks for the reply.
I spent 30 years with the Navy Reserves as a Combat Aircrewman and flew in 4 different Navy Planes, also spent 2 years on a Carrier.
Good luck to you.

chardesa
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-04-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By chardesa
OHMS Law

Hi all you EF guys,
For thise of you that do not subscribe to Model Airplane News you have missed a good article by Greg Gimlick called The Great Power Struggle. Greg goes back to the days of the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-22-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By chardesa
DJI Flame Wheel ARF Drone 4

If you are wondering about flying a drone, well it is fun and not hard to do.
There are several good places to get drones but be sure of what your buying. Getting one from DJI is probably the mostn...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 02-12-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,910
Posted By chardesa
Thanks for the kind words. Yes this is the...

Thanks for the kind words.

Yes this is the hard part of building a new plane in the dead of winter, just waiting for some good WX to come for that first flight to get on with.

chardesa
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 02-11-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,910
Posted By chardesa
Well UPS brought me the Tru Turn spinners today...

Well UPS brought me the Tru Turn spinners today and in about 30 minutes I had them installed. So here are the very last pictures of this build.
They sure do make this plane look classy.

chardesa
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 02-11-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,910
Posted By chardesa
Good luck to you. I do not buy used planes,...

Good luck to you.

I do not buy used planes, I injoy building to much to do that.

chardesa
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 02-11-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,910
Posted By chardesa
Thanks for the kind words Hawk. Yes I hope she...

Thanks for the kind words Hawk.
Yes I hope she flies well also. I f she flie anywhere near as good as the Twin Otter from Hanger 9 that I built last year I will be very happy.

chardesa
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 02-11-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,910
Posted By chardesa
Now when I said a bunch of wires I was not...

Now when I said a bunch of wires I was not kidding. Everything is in the wing and it all has to come into the RX and battery. So we have the ailerons, the flaps, the ESC and the motors coming in...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 02-10-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,910
Posted By chardesa
The nose wheel retract was far less a problem....

The nose wheel retract was far less a problem. Except for triming the lenth of the gear leg it fit right in without any carving or roto work with the Dremel tool. I used a Hi-Tec standard servo for...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 02-10-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,910
Posted By chardesa
I will wait for good WX to fly it. Right now I...

I will wait for good WX to fly it. Right now I have 3 planes on skies to fly until we get back to wheels.
As for the tree, been there and done that a couple of times.

chardesa
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 02-10-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,910
Posted By chardesa
The installation of the wing retracts was the...

The installation of the wing retracts was the hardest part of this build and took the longest of any other part of the build. We started out with a bubch of parts and the E-flite 60-120 electric...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 02-10-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,910
Posted By chardesa
Bargin with the seller. Good luck ...

Bargin with the seller.

Good luck

chardesa
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 02-10-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,910
Posted By chardesa
It is not to big to convert. The original model...

It is not to big to convert. The original model C-310 ARF-- NIB was about $600. so it depends on the seller.

chardesa
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 02-10-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,910
Posted By chardesa
Mounting the motors takes a little time to fit...

Mounting the motors takes a little time to fit them in so that they lined up with the center of the Nacelle. The trick I used here was to put stickey tape on the back of the motor mount bracket then...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 02-09-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,910
Posted By chardesa
I had added pictures to this post but they...

I had added pictures to this post but they disapeared. so we try again.
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 02-09-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,910
Posted By chardesa
My order has arrived from Horizon, I just can not...

My order has arrived from Horizon, I just can not give enough praize to Horizion for getting orders out quickly. However they were out of stock on thr Power 46 motors so I went to RC Buyers Warehouse...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 02-09-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,910
Posted By chardesa
Today I worked on the wings putting on the motor...

Today I worked on the wings putting on the motor boxes and fitting the nacelles and installing the wing tip tanks.
The motor boxes have to be epoxied to the wing and become a ridgid part of the...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 02-08-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,910
Posted By chardesa
There are several places that the Pilatus PC-9 in...

There are several places that the Pilatus PC-9 in a foam ARF model are available.
AS for Bonansa they helped Pilatus build the MARK II version.
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 02-08-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,910
Posted By chardesa
Some people have all the luck. When I was looking...

Some people have all the luck. When I was looking for the C-310 I missed out on two by hours, and that's the luck I have.
As for the eteltric equipment I use, well I have learned from experience...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 02-08-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,910
Posted By chardesa
Yes that is just what I need to do. I am out of...

Yes that is just what I need to do. I am out of space with this twin, they are on wing racks and hanging from the rafters and on the floor everywhere, I have a museum! WOW!

Chardesa
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 02-08-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,910
Posted By chardesa
Yes id deed, been there too. But you know they...

Yes id deed, been there too. But you know they are getting better all the time. I am about ready to give away some of my old stuff so I can have room for a new one. What about that?

chardesa
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 02-08-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,910
Posted By chardesa
Since I did not have servos or motors to install...

Since I did not have servos or motors to install I started working on the tail feathers and anything else to make ready for the installation of the servos.
So I mixed up some 30 minute epoxy and put...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 02-08-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,910
Posted By chardesa
Yes sir, been there and done that. chardesa

Yes sir, been there and done that.

chardesa
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 02-08-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,910
Posted By chardesa
Did you notice on the box cover it said "ALMOST...

Did you notice on the box cover it said "ALMOST READY TO FLY", now that is a very loose statement for this model which did not come with any electronics installed or motors and lots of parts that...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 02-08-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,910
Posted By chardesa
PA-46 Twin Comanche

This is another of my conversions to electric flight since I gave up on glow and gas 40 years ago.
As some of you may know I was looking for a Top Flight C-310 which is out of production and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-07-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5,022
Views: 458,959
Posted By chardesa
Here is a picture of the plane in the sunlight....

Here is a picture of the plane in the sunlight. Looks much better then in my messy workshop.

chardesa
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-07-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5,022
Views: 458,959
Posted By chardesa
Yes I have looked at that plane several times but...

Yes I have looked at that plane several times but I also saw the price. However it is beautiful!
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