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Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 05:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
True, but in this case they are both similar...

True, but in this case they are both similar physical size and weight.
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 05:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 408
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Danny, I now understand Liposucker is in the...

Danny,
I now understand Liposucker is in the UK... That being the case he wont be able to bind his DSM2 receivers to any new Spektrum transmitter because DSM2 support is dropped from all new...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-26-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 273
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
What about the cowl and canopy? The fibreglass...

What about the cowl and canopy? The fibreglass cowl might be repairable but a smashed plastic canopy less so.

As the airframe is discontinued spares might be scarce now which doesn't help.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-26-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 408
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Sorry, the thread scrolled to a new page so I...

Sorry, the thread scrolled to a new page so I missed the last post on page #1... me bad.


Yes, if he's in the Europe (that includes UK) I'm sure you are right. Most Spektrum Tx's purchased here...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-26-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 408
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Check post #18 in this thread;) As...

Check post #18 in this thread;)

As Liposucker's Tx is 2 years old and he's still using it to fly his planes (with DSM2 receivers) I very much doubt that's his issue
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-26-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 408
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
What misinformation? FWIW... The dropping of...

What misinformation?

FWIW... The dropping of DSM2 in the EU is correct (due to EU legislation compliance) and for some strange reason 11ms frame rate got dropped along with it, which is a real...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-26-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 408
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
One of the many added advantages of the new DX6...

One of the many added advantages of the new DX6 is that it takes an SD card. So when transferring models over you just save them to the SD card, plug the SD card into the new Tx and upload the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-26-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Heads up give their motor a conservative 15A...

Heads up give their motor a conservative 15A rating where Hobbyking claim 34A for theirs.

It just depends on how hard you want to push the motor, 34A / 350W would be pushing a cheap 50g motor VERY...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-26-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 408
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
And antenna orientation doesn't really explain...

And antenna orientation doesn't really explain how both planes used to work fine, than all of a sudden didn't.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-26-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 273
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
I'd have had a bonfire:D I'm sure it can be...

I'd have had a bonfire:D

I'm sure it can be fixed good enough to fly again. Trouble is for me personally it would just be too ugly for me to be happy with it. Every time I looked at the battle...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-26-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 408
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
You heard wrong. The compatibility issue is with...

You heard wrong. The compatibility issue is with the very old model of the DX6 which was the first ever 2.4GHz transmitter and which was released long before the DX6i.
Somewhat confusingly Spektrum...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 04-26-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 142
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Usually on signal loss these things return safely...

Usually on signal loss these things return safely to take off point.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-26-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 408
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
It's nothing to do with modulation. The receivers...

It's nothing to do with modulation. The receivers you are using are DSM2 so the Tx must be binding in the correct DSM2 modulation, otherwise it would never have worked at all.

If you are getting...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 04-26-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 142
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
that's a shame. Trouble with these 'clever'...

that's a shame. Trouble with these 'clever' computerised systems is that they have the potential to do unpredictable things (like shutting down the motors in flight) if you get anything just slightly...
Forum: Beginners 04-26-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
+1 on all that's stated so far. I'll also add...

+1 on all that's stated so far. I'll also add that you should go through every step in the manual methodically. It's a 'man thing' to think we don't need to read the manual and when you have some...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-25-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 482
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Your flying was fine, it looked like you were...

Your flying was fine, it looked like you were having a ball. The Delta Ray is surprisingly aerobatic considering it's intended as a basic trainer.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-25-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 408
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
But it happened to two different planes, at...

But it happened to two different planes, at exactly the same time. And both planes had previously been working fine for ages.

makes me this there must be a 'new' fault that's common to both...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-25-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 408
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
If it happened on two planes at the same time...

If it happened on two planes at the same time then that's pointing to a Tx fault.

Can you get a loan of another Tx to test?
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-25-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 381
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Sounds like a nice setup, good luck with getting...

Sounds like a nice setup, good luck with getting it all configured. There is some good advice to be found online if you do get stuck.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-25-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 331
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
In the ESC programming. You usually enter ESC...

In the ESC programming. You usually enter ESC programming menu putting the Tx to full throttle then plugging in the flight battery (it should not start but remove prop first).

Exactly how you...
Forum: Beginners 04-25-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 276
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
I'm sure you have nailed the cause. Guy at the...

I'm sure you have nailed the cause. Guy at the field i fly had a similar tail flutter issue which was caused by exactly the same thing, screws not tightened down properly.
It's not enough to just...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-25-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 408
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
If it's happening on two planes then that would...

If it's happening on two planes then that would point toward the Tx being the cause... but if it was the Tx losing signal I'd have thought that you would notice it?

Bear in mind on the Tx power...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-25-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 408
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
With DSM2 systems you will get a false brownout...

With DSM2 systems you will get a false brownout indication (flashing Rx LED) if you power cycle the receiver without also power cycling the transmitter. So if for instance you land, swap the LiPo in...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-25-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 482
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
You attached the video wrong. here is is: ...

You attached the video wrong. here is is:
MnoTZxDogFc

After close examination of the video I think we can rule out the 'approaching lightspeed' explanation:D
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-25-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 482
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
It was a joke, not a scientific thesis:roll:

It was a joke, not a scientific thesis:roll:
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-24-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 482
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Maybe with all your work on creating the worlds...

Maybe with all your work on creating the worlds fastest ever RC plane, you have got your Delta Ray foamy to approach the speed of light...
In which case as Einstein explained, with his theory of...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-24-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 381
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
That might be a good argument if you could build...

That might be a good argument if you could build a half decent multirotor frame from nothing but 1/2" dowel.
Fact is I'm sure we could all cobble something together using bits of scrap wood for...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-24-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,015
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
To increase flight time reduce weight of the...

To increase flight time reduce weight of the aircraft, and/or increase battery mAh capacity.

Trouble is it's hard to do both. The two tend to trade off against each other. As fhhuber said,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-24-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 482
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Me too, my flights seem to pass more quickly in...

Me too, my flights seem to pass more quickly in real time than when played back on video.
This is obviously just a matter of perception. The timer on my Tx and that on the video playback confirm...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-23-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 381
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
You said it yourself. At best it's a minor saving...

You said it yourself. At best it's a minor saving in terms of overall cost. in fact when you consider that you can get a very nice quad frame in carbon for about $30...
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