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Forum: 3D Flying Today, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
The stick bangers aren't things of grace and...

The stick bangers aren't things of grace and beauty that's for sure, but they sure are spectacular.

4 point rolls I like doing and don't have a problem with. They teach the basics of correct stick...
Forum: 3D Flying Today, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Rolling harriers.. I cant do to save my life. ...

Rolling harriers.. I cant do to save my life.
Rolling circles i can do sometimes but they are sloppy and a bit hit or miss.

The challenge with these manoeuvres is they require constant...
Forum: Power Systems 12-17-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 445
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Walt, That motor is rated for 60A burst, so...

Walt,

That motor is rated for 60A burst, so if you don't fly hard all the time it should be fine. Also based on my experience any 200g motor of decent quality should be perfectly ok at 55A...
Forum: Power Systems 12-16-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 445
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
I dont think that's entirely accurate. ESC's have...

I dont think that's entirely accurate. ESC's have no smoothing circuitry on the output side, so the current that thay pass into the motor during part throttle operation is pulsing rather than...
Forum: Power Systems 12-15-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 445
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Due to the way the switching regulator in the ESC...

Due to the way the switching regulator in the ESC workd the eSC and motor still see wide open throttle current even when you throttle back. The only difference is that at part throttle the current is...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 12-09-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 220
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Ahh, not necassarily so! 'resistance' in a...

Ahh, not necassarily so!

'resistance' in a bettery is not the same as resistance in a piece of wire. In a battery the resistance you measure is actually (mainly) related to the chemistry of the...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-08-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 372
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Hard to say exactly without knowing the size...

Hard to say exactly without knowing the size (mAh) of the battery. Internal resistance is inversely proportional to battery size (i.e. double the battery size gives half the resistance and visa...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-07-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 576
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
You want 'hurt' ?....So wire up a PC sim so that...

You want 'hurt' ?....So wire up a PC sim so that if you crash it sends an electric shock through the seat:D

But realistically, the practical issues and cost will stop this sort of thing ever being...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-07-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 576
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Nigel, That's the problem. I think if you...

Nigel,

That's the problem. I think if you turn your RC model into a flight simulator (which is exactly what you are doing by flying it from a cockpit on wide screen monitors) that it will...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-07-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 576
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
I think we will be soon seeing a lot more of the...

I think we will be soon seeing a lot more of the auto pilot / auto-land / return to base type technology incorporated all types of over the counter models, not just multi-rotors. The likes of Horizon...
Forum: 3D Flying 12-05-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,689
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Flight sims are good for getting the stick...

Flight sims are good for getting the stick movements down of certain 3D stunts. Personally though I find sims so boring i can only tolerate them in small doses, but there is no denying that they do...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 12-05-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 179
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
I suspect it may say more about your charger or...

I suspect it may say more about your charger or about your voltage checker than about the battery.

Those little voltage checkers are not reliable if you are looking for accurate measurement down...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-04-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,193
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Fantastic, looks like it will be another...

Fantastic, looks like it will be another excellent flyer once you get the trim fettled.

You might want to think about setting an idle on the throttle so you don't have the airbrake effect on...
Forum: 3D Flying 12-04-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 556
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Like this?: WnHbziP5dcw Note that the...

Like this?:
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Note that the motor isnt even running, so no vibrations other than those caused by the flutter itself.


and again:
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This is exactly what I've...
Forum: Beginners 12-04-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 313
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
I think the quote is incomplete. What it should...

I think the quote is incomplete. What it should say is that with a high reduction ratio you can turn a larger prop (at lower RPM) and this can achieve greater static thrust.

So basically for the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-03-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,193
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Yeah, you just have to trust that the designers...

Yeah, you just have to trust that the designers of the real thing got it right... and the fact that the real one flies kinda proves they did... pluds of course hope that it all scales down!
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 12-03-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Don't most systems have something similar to...

Don't most systems have something similar to Spektrum and have a reduced power range test feature that only needs about 30 paces to pass the test? At 30 paces you don't need any special measures, you...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-02-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,193
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Another outstanding build. It just doesn't look...

Another outstanding build. It just doesn't look like it should fly with all that fuselage to haul up in the air on those spindly little wings... But with your super light building i've no doubt it...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-02-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,273
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
SJ, They say it's always darkest before the...

SJ,
They say it's always darkest before the dawn. I'm not one for prayers but I really do wish you a whole lot better year in the year to come than you have suffered this past 12 months, keep your...
Forum: Beginners 11-29-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Not so sure about Futaba J being most common....

Not so sure about Futaba J being most common. Most servos these days have JR style plugs. A JR plug will of course fit a Futaba socket but the other way around wont work unless you shave off the tab...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 11-29-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
When you changed the modes (i.e. you put friction...

When you changed the modes (i.e. you put friction on the left stick and spring return on the right) did you also re-assign channels?

If you did not re-assign channels then the right stick will...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-28-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 429
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
She flies really well, looked fast on landing but...

She flies really well, looked fast on landing but you judged it perfectly. Congratulations!
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-28-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 413
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
I'm not sure a microwave is a good idea. It would...

I'm not sure a microwave is a good idea. It would make it more difficult to keep an eye on the battery, and in any case a microwave oven though it might contain a fire to some extent isnt really...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 11-27-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 729
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Larry, Nice work fixing the board. Screwing up...

Larry,
Nice work fixing the board. Screwing up is ok providing you have the skill to fix the damage.
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 11-26-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 254
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Great video, than's for posting it. Great flying...

Great video, than's for posting it. Great flying by both pilots.

It didn't look overly dangerous to me, both pilots obviously had practiced the routine and they were no doubt a lot further apart...
Forum: Power Systems 11-24-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 504
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
The recommended A50-10s Hacker is a 370g motor......

The recommended A50-10s Hacker is a 370g motor... Your SK3 is a 270g motor. But on checking up i don't think it's as bad as that sounds. For the slightly larger 60" EF Extra the EF recommended motor...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-24-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 256
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
That's one ambitious project (just like the real...

That's one ambitious project (just like the real thing!). I'm looking forward to seeing it come together and fly, good luck.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-22-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 393
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Picking up on the points already made... It would...

Picking up on the points already made... It would be a very bad idea to use EDF on trainer, particularly a trainer that small and especially twin EDF. Small EDF fans are incredibly inefficient, they...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-21-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 284
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Guys, I'm not knocking the quality of CHL's...

Guys, I'm not knocking the quality of CHL's batteries and I'm not saying the volume of emails is especially excessive. My only point is that you should be able to opt out if you don't want the...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-21-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 284
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
I just emailed him again and left a message on...

I just emailed him again and left a message on their facebook page... lets see what happens.

But they really should have an option to opt out of the emails just like any other reputable web site...
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