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Forum: Foamies 01-23-2016, 02:54 AM
Replies: 2,842
Views: 398,550
Posted By Larry3215
I forget the exact area but its in the ballpark...

I forget the exact area but its in the ballpark of 1000 sq inches. Probably a LOT more wing area (and a LOT lighter wing loading ) than any plane you would have had that motor in :)
Forum: Foamies 01-22-2016, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2,842
Views: 398,550
Posted By Larry3215
Id start with the lighter one first and see how...

Id start with the lighter one first and see how it does.
Forum: Foamies 01-22-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2,842
Views: 398,550
Posted By Larry3215
Hi Eddy, That motor wont be ideal - the kV...

Hi Eddy,

That motor wont be ideal - the kV is on the hi side so you probably wont be able to spin more than a 7" prop on 3S packs.

That means relatively low thrust and higher pitch speed for...
Forum: Foamies 01-17-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2,842
Views: 398,550
Posted By Larry3215
The rudder is a little small.... ;) ...but at...

The rudder is a little small.... ;) ...but at least it has one! I like it :)

Good luck!
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 01-17-2016, 01:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By Larry3215
When the batteries are discharged they will...

When the batteries are discharged they will almost always be "out of balance" to some degree. Thats because, for the most part, no two cells are ever exactly the same capacity. In very hi quality...
Forum: Beginners 01-16-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By Larry3215
Definitely check with the club before you fly...

Definitely check with the club before you fly again. If you are not a paid member, that may be a big issue. Also many clubs will not allow you to fly until an instructor has signed you off as safe....
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 01-16-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,397
Posted By Larry3215
Well, if we can go by the combined width and...

Well, if we can go by the combined width and length definition, then two of my foamys fit the bill - the XXL Polaris and Mega Capricorn! I have (had) one KMP Yak and two other scratch foamy Yakish...
Forum: Foamies 01-12-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2,842
Views: 398,550
Posted By Larry3215
Hi Geoff, There isnt any real difference...

Hi Geoff,

There isnt any real difference between the Aquarius and the Capricorn aerodynamically. I personally prefer the V joints because they are simpler and faster for me to do. Plus I dont use...
Forum: Humor 01-06-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 681
Posted By Larry3215
I'm having to bite my tongue as well :) I...

I'm having to bite my tongue as well :)

I was in the US Army and I have owned guns since I was 12 and I know lots of gun owners. Like most other groups, they run the range from perfectly sane and...
Forum: Humor 12-25-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 824
Posted By Larry3215
^^^ my favorite :)

^^^ my favorite :)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-25-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By Larry3215
Merry Xmas, happy holidays and/or happy...

Merry Xmas, happy holidays and/or happy humbugging - what ever floats your models the highest this holiday season!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-25-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,532
Posted By Larry3215
In short - yes. The FAA defines ANY radio...

In short - yes.

The FAA defines ANY radio controlled model as a drone.

Did you actually read anything on the announcement or on those pages or in this thread? ;)
Forum: Multi-Rotors 12-25-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Larry3215
Like Terry said, it largely depends on the...

Like Terry said, it largely depends on the controller you're using and what angles on the 'V' and the booms that it is expecting or can work with.

One reason for the different boom lengths is that...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-22-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,116
Posted By Larry3215
LOL!! It looks like I spoke too soon....

LOL!!

It looks like I spoke too soon. Actually, we are ALL speaking too soon.

Ive been following a number of different threads on different boards and several different people have contacted...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-22-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,552
Posted By Larry3215
I'm cross posting but wanted to be sure everyone...

I'm cross posting but wanted to be sure everyone saw this piece of BS. The FAA is trying to back-door the 400 ft rule! Appearantly, you have to agree to this as part of the registration process.
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-22-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,532
Posted By Larry3215
I Just saw a report on RCG that this BS is part...

I Just saw a report on RCG that this BS is part of the registration process!

Did any of you who registered actually see this page???
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-22-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,116
Posted By Larry3215
I just saw that the FAA will be at the AMA Expo...

I just saw that the FAA will be at the AMA Expo in Jan. Wish I could be there for that!

Wonder how civil the group will be.....?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-22-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,532
Posted By Larry3215
I wish they had a way to check to see how many...

I wish they had a way to check to see how many people actually register. I'm curious how many folks will do it even with the AMA saying to wait.

It would be even more interesting to know how many...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-22-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,552
Posted By Larry3215
There is a company that has a "ray gun" of sorts...

There is a company that has a "ray gun" of sorts that brodcasts a signal that interferes with the GPS and rx signals and triggers the drone to auto-land or crash.

Unfortunately, its a violation of...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-22-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,552
Posted By Larry3215
LOL DRONE Wars!!

LOL DRONE Wars!!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-22-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,116
Posted By Larry3215
Get real guys :) Free Flight wont fall under the...

Get real guys :) Free Flight wont fall under the "drone" rules.



On the other hand, a fully autonomous system will fall under the drone category because of the "system" even if the pilot is...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-21-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,116
Posted By Larry3215
On the home page it says the registration page...

On the home page it says the registration page will go up sometime on the 21st.......
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-21-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,552
Posted By Larry3215
Next time, maybe keep an eye on the model until...

Next time, maybe keep an eye on the model until it returns to home. You might get lucky and be able to tell where the jerk lives and pass that along. They generally cant fly all that long before they...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-21-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,552
Posted By Larry3215
What you ran into is a result of the fact that...

What you ran into is a result of the fact that the AMA has NO (as in zero) enforcement authority at all in any way in any area for any reason. They are an insurance company - not the police.

If...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-17-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,116
Posted By Larry3215
Lets see. $359 million in costs divided by...

Lets see. $359 million in costs divided by roughly 180,000 AMA members. If ALL of them register, that means a cost of $1940 to renew.

I'm guessing all wont register and for dam sure all wont renew...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-17-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,116
Posted By Larry3215
Sorry Bill! Didn't mean to shoot the messenger :)

Sorry Bill! Didn't mean to shoot the messenger :)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-16-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,116
Posted By Larry3215
What else could they have done differently or...

What else could they have done differently or more of? They have been sitting down with the FAA for the last several years negotiation on our behalf. They are initiating law suits. They have tried to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-16-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,116
Posted By Larry3215
No way is this a lot of money. They are not even...

No way is this a lot of money. They are not even going to get enough money to cover costs of setting up and running the data center. As a "tax" its a failure.

As far as what do you need the AMA...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-16-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,116
Posted By Larry3215
A good buddy of mine is really upset over this...

A good buddy of mine is really upset over this and threatening to quit the hobby all together and he is blaming the AMA for some reason I don't understand. He is also concerned that if he crashes a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-15-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,116
Posted By Larry3215
Send in your comments. May not do any good but on...

Send in your comments. May not do any good but on the other hand it might give the AMA a bit more leverage than they have now.
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