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Forum: Beginners 09-01-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By AEAJR
Cool In general you don't want to have the motor...

In general you don't want to have the motor running over its specs in the static test, on the ground. This will assure that you are not over specs in the air.

As noted by others, there is a...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 08-28-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 32,366
Posted By AEAJR
Cool The four factors that impact launch: Weight...

The four factors that impact launch:

Weight of the glider
Pull of the hi-start
Position of the tow hook
Amount of wind

You can launch at whatever angle works best for you. This thread is...
Forum: Beginners 08-22-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By AEAJR
Cool Harley, Did we address your question?

Harley,

Did we address your question?
Forum: Beginners 08-22-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By AEAJR
Clearly you have a bad connection. If you can...

Clearly you have a bad connection. If you can get it to work while you hold it but not when it is just plugged in then there is a connection problem.

Do you have another battery? Does that...
Forum: Beginners 08-16-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By AEAJR
Cool In the early days of Lipos people were charging...

In the early days of Lipos people were charging them with the wrong kind of chargers and at rates that were not appropriate to the lipos of the day. As a result there were fires, lipos were damaged...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-14-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5,164
Views: 506,043
Posted By AEAJR
Hi BBailey! Welcome to wattflyer! 1. Are...

Hi BBailey! Welcome to wattflyer!

1. Are Electrics more cost effective than the nitros?

Depends on who you ask and what costs you put in the pot. I would say that electrics are very cost...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 07-06-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By AEAJR
This thread is specifically aimed at your...

This thread is specifically aimed at your question.

2 Meter Glider Conversion to Electric - Sample Package
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=73256
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 07-06-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 572
Posted By AEAJR
Here are a few thoughts, some within your budget...

Here are a few thoughts, some within your budget and some a bit above. Some are "hotter" than others.

Allusive
http://www.horizonhobby.com/allusive%E2%84%A2-22m-arf-efl4925

Nike 2
...
Forum: Beginners 07-06-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By AEAJR
You have already received good comments on...

You have already received good comments on receivers and antenna. My insight is, whenever you think it is the receiver, it isn't, it is usually the power.

Check all of your connections,...
Forum: Beginners 07-06-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By AEAJR
Cool Fader, What did you decide to do? How...

Fader,

What did you decide to do? How is it progressing? Don't leave us hanging like this.
Forum: Beginners 07-06-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By AEAJR
Everything you wanted to know about electric...

Everything you wanted to know about electric powered flight
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=31368
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-06-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 5,164
Views: 506,043
Posted By AEAJR
Cool If you are interested in gliding, thermal...

If you are interested in gliding, thermal soaring, slope soaring or other forms feel free to reach out to me via PM or in the sailplane forum. Gliders, both pure and electric, are what I fly 90% of...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-16-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By AEAJR
It is unfortunate when you plan a big event and...

It is unfortunate when you plan a big event and the weather does not cooperate.
Forum: Beginners 06-15-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 43,075
Posted By AEAJR
I don't believe this is the case, but if the...

I don't believe this is the case, but if the servos are on separate channels using an aileron diff mix or a flapperon mix then you could have accidentally reversed one.
Forum: Beginners 06-15-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By AEAJR
Try a little super glue, also known as CA. Just...

Try a little super glue, also known as CA. Just a drop.
Forum: Beginners 06-15-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 20,043
Posted By AEAJR
My friend's Radian took a hard hit today. Going...

My friend's Radian took a hard hit today. Going to put this technique into action.
Forum: Beginners 06-15-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 43,075
Posted By AEAJR
Good point. Did not think of that.

Good point. Did not think of that.
Forum: Beginners 06-14-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 43,075
Posted By AEAJR
Cool First, it is ALWAYS best to include a link to the...

First, it is ALWAYS best to include a link to the plane you are discussing. Never assume that we will know every plane ever made or that we will pick the right one. We may think we know which plane...
Forum: Beginners 06-08-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By AEAJR
Welcome back to flying. If your favorite plane...

Welcome back to flying. If your favorite plane was stick, then why not get one designed for electric. I think this would be a perfect plane to get you back into the hobby. But if your skills are a...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 06-03-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By AEAJR
ESL is the Eastern Soaring League. www.flyesl.org...

ESL is the Eastern Soaring League. www.flyesl.org (http://www.flyesl.org) I edited the first note to spell it out, thanks for asking.

Think NBA or NFL - it is a competition league. If you visit...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 06-02-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By AEAJR
Cool Glider Contest - Thermal Duration - June 27 and 28. All are welcome

Glider Contest - Thermal Duration - June 27 and 28. All AMA members are welcome This is LISF 1, the first of two Eastern Soaring League Thermal Duration contest weekends hosted by the Long Island...
Forum: Wings Across America 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 2013 06-02-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 330,120
Posted By AEAJR
I saw the report today about WAA 08 and the set...

I saw the report today about WAA 08 and the set of the plane and box and all at the AMA museum. Felt there should be a posting of the link here:...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-30-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By AEAJR
Just make sure your motor, battery and ESC can...

Just make sure your motor, battery and ESC can handle that many amps.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-29-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By AEAJR
I would agree with fhhuber. There is...

I would agree with fhhuber.

There is always a trade-off between volts and amps and how you want to get the watts (think horsepower) you want.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-22-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By AEAJR
Wow! They have almost caught up to the gliders. ...

Wow! They have almost caught up to the gliders.

468 mph

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfoxjNg-eg0
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-12-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,942
Posted By AEAJR
Sounds like some people in the thread would...

Sounds like some people in the thread would benefit from the FREE book that is listed at the top of this page.

Everything you wanted to know about electric powered flight.
See chapter on...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 05-07-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 827
Posted By AEAJR
Did you replace the brushed motor and the NiCd...

Did you replace the brushed motor and the NiCd battery? I hope so.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-07-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,019
Posted By AEAJR
Cool You nailed it.

You nailed it.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-06-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 986
Posted By AEAJR
Cool good to ask about these things but you can put...

good to ask about these things but you can put your concerns aside. Remember your laptop, your phone and probably other things in your home are using the same Lithium batteries we use. If you are...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-06-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,079
Posted By AEAJR
What is the hobby to me? Fun, relaxation,...

What is the hobby to me?

Fun, relaxation, challenging, new learning, meeting new people and enjoying an activity with them.
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