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Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros Today, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 72
Posted By fhhuber
Futaba has had this issue (other people knowing...

Futaba has had this issue (other people knowing more about how to program the radio than tech support does) since at least the days of the "Super 7" when you had to buy a 3rd party book about how to...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-24-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 92
Posted By fhhuber
(Yes... I'm covering stuff not applicable since...

(Yes... I'm covering stuff not applicable since you have the PCM radio, not 2.4 ghz, but this could help someone else too... I bet you are using the PCM RX)

Its going to have to do with the TX and...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-22-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 370
Posted By fhhuber
Canopy is a proper AT6 style vacuum formed that...

Canopy is a proper AT6 style vacuum formed that looks mass produced and the correct scale. That points to ARF/Kit or maybe a "short kit" (plans, some of the die cut/laser cut parts and vacuum...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-21-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 370
Posted By fhhuber
The cowl of the AT-6 will be big and round... if...

The cowl of the AT-6 will be big and round... if you use the biggest motor that fits it will be extremely nose-heavy.

Yep... glue that little cub's wing back together and maybe some clear packing...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-19-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 213
Posted By fhhuber
http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__56258__Turn...

http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__56258__Turnigy_RotoMax_1_60_Brushless_Outrunner_Motor_US_Warehouse_.html

Appx 20CC gas replacement (more power than modern 20CC which is more power than the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-18-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 213
Posted By fhhuber
Yes, the smaller planes are lots more convenient....

Yes, the smaller planes are lots more convenient. The appx "40 to .60 size" (about 1.5 to 2 meter spans and 2 to 10 lbs typical) planes are big enough to handle moderate winds and small enough to be...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-18-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 213
Posted By fhhuber
$300 or so for a gasoline engine... or close to...

$300 or so for a gasoline engine... or close to the same for an electric motor + ESC + batteries...

Costs have gotten that good for e-power.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-18-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 459
Posted By fhhuber
Almost all RXs have the + and - pins "bussed" so...

Almost all RXs have the + and - pins "bussed" so you could plug a Receiver battery into any empty servo port.
You can use a Y to connect battery (or UBEC) in parallel with a servo. Works fine.
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-16-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 229
Posted By fhhuber
It was unbelievably low price including flying...

It was unbelievably low price including flying lessons....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-15-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 229
Posted By fhhuber
Just pick a user mix and mix them yourself. ...

Just pick a user mix and mix them yourself.

Some radios have the rudder-aileron/aileron-rudder mix as a built in function.... some don't. DX6 is a lower end radio with less mixing features.

I...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-14-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 284
Posted By fhhuber
"Pattern" style model more for precision than 3D,...

"Pattern" style model more for precision than 3D, but 3D capable:
"The Wings Maker" Commander EP 40. Quite an impressive plane....
Forum: Aerodynamics 01-13-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By fhhuber
It won't hurt anything to have 100% (all up, no...

It won't hurt anything to have 100% (all up, no down) aileron differential... except the reduced roll rate.

The 2 controls that you absolutely must not limit lower than factory spec are rudder and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-11-2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 255
Posted By fhhuber
Futaba vs JR default servo directions are...

Futaba vs JR default servo directions are reversed.
Some ESCs expec the JR ... and some expect the Futaba. Test with prop removed.
Forum: ParkFlyers 01-09-2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,538
Posted By fhhuber
CG is where it actually balances... Your...

CG is where it actually balances...


Your CG should be checked by putting the battery in, canopy on and flipping the model upside down. Put a finger under the wing on each side of the fuselage...
Forum: ParkFlyers 01-09-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,538
Posted By fhhuber
Just the stick-on velcro is ok until you do...

Just the stick-on velcro is ok until you do negative G maneuvers... and then you might eject the battery.
It would take a few G if the velcro is fresh but as it ages it would require less G before...
Forum: Beginners 01-08-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 830
Posted By fhhuber
Not kerosene powered....

Not kerosene powered....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-07-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By fhhuber
Note that you may want to put something stiff...

Note that you may want to put something stiff appx 2X2 inches (credit/gift card works) between the dowels and bottom of the wing... if it balances where there is no wood support directly against the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-07-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By fhhuber
Bottom of the wing essentially level or slightly...

Bottom of the wing essentially level or slightly further nose down.

The Telemaster has a HUGE CG range... you can fly it with CG from appx 15% to 40% of the distance from LE to TE.
Best is a...
Forum: Beginners 01-07-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 830
Posted By fhhuber
DX5e... more features than I used the first 25...

DX5e... more features than I used the first 25 years of flying RC models.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-05-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 459
Posted By fhhuber
I'll have to get a photo of the maze of wires...

I'll have to get a photo of the maze of wires resulting from putting 4S 3S into series for 12 S using this method...

Just 2 packs is easy to do right bu connecting the batteries to the ESC then...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-04-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 459
Posted By fhhuber
Essentially zero chance of a NiCd more than 5 yrs...

Essentially zero chance of a NiCd more than 5 yrs old being trustworthy. I'm surprised it reads more than 0.0 and that its not a leaky corroded mess at 20.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-04-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 459
Posted By fhhuber
Oversize wire has 2 main drawbacks... cost and...

Oversize wire has 2 main drawbacks... cost and weight.
We aren't looking at more than a few inches total... maybe a foot. So neither will be significant.

The largest the 4mm bullets will accept...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-03-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 459
Posted By fhhuber
When dealing with this high a voltage power...

When dealing with this high a voltage power system I just get a separate 2 cell LiFe for the RX system. You can run that direct to most servos and all RXs appropriate for a plane that needs 6S.
...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-02-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By fhhuber
You'll have to peel the label and find the actual...

You'll have to peel the label and find the actual crystal frequency... then find a Futaba crystal for the same "channel" and compare.

Or spend the about $10 to order the right crystal.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-02-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By fhhuber
The hi/low band (which half of the 72 mhz band)...

The hi/low band (which half of the 72 mhz band) issue never was very serious. Futaba is the only maker I know of that even bothered to mark their RXs

Actally the more common issue is that there...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-29-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 252
Posted By fhhuber
You can blame appx 7000 years of strange units...

You can blame appx 7000 years of strange units and zero standardization, followed by the British essentially conquering the world and imposing their "Imperial" standard for measurements on everyone...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-29-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 819
Posted By fhhuber
Yep... its cheap insurance.

Yep... its cheap insurance.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-29-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 819
Posted By fhhuber
Please apply tape to prevent the crystal from...

Please apply tape to prevent the crystal from falling out... One wrap of the RX with electrical tape trapping the crystal in will save your aircraft.
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 12-17-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 885
Posted By fhhuber
The lift is from the airfoil effects. A "wing"...

The lift is from the airfoil effects. A "wing" (rotor is just a rotary wing) for a glider will typically be at slight negative incidence in level flight. Part of the lift is then pulling forward...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-14-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 587
Posted By fhhuber
Servos... yes and no. Old version Airtronics...

Servos... yes and no.

Old version Airtronics used negative in center pin and just about everyone else since Futaba changed to the J plug (exposed male pins on the servo lead) has used + in...
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