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Forum: Power Systems 11-24-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 279
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: 8
Views: 176
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: 316
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: 15
Views: 211
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: 15
Views: 211
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...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-20-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Very nice and all, but with a hand jigsaw i'd...

Very nice and all, but with a hand jigsaw i'd have had it cut out in about fifteen minutes, or just make it in segments out of balsa strip and sand to final shape which would have also only taken a...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-20-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 211
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Sadly he laws only stop the law abiding, the...

Sadly he laws only stop the law abiding, the cowboys aren't deterred.
It's not that the volume of Chinahobbyline's emails is particularly excessive, it's one a week. The problem is that you cant...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-20-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 211
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Chinahobbyline.com - spammers

Just a word of warning.. Don't create an account at ChinaHobbyLine.com or sign up to their newsletter, unless you want to receive spam for ever more:mad:

A while ago after reading good things...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-20-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 142
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
+1... it sounds like you bound the Rx to the Tx...

+1... it sounds like you bound the Rx to the Tx with the throttle open or part open and the Rx is now using that position as fail-safe.

re bind.
Forum: Power Systems 11-17-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 402
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
yeah, kind of, but a 'box' with only three sides....

yeah, kind of, but a 'box' with only three sides. The ply tongues forming the sides and running back some way into the foam, and the Ply/balsa firewall glued in between forming the front of the...
Forum: Power Systems 11-17-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 402
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
I'd put a couple of 'slits' in the foam maybe...

I'd put a couple of 'slits' in the foam maybe 1/8" or so in from the outer surface and push and glue in a couple of 1/16" ply 'tongues' similar idea to the doublers you would find on the sides of old...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 11-17-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Actually the % values in the manual look good to...

Actually the % values in the manual look good to me so i wouldnt change them. Flaps dont need to move upward beyond alignment with the trailing edge, so the up position (i.e aligned with trailing...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 11-17-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
If the servos have less travel when in normal...

If the servos have less travel when in normal than when in throttle hold it's got to be something screwed up in the Tx programming.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 11-16-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
You need to go into System Settings > Aircraft...

You need to go into System Settings > Aircraft Type
This brings up the wing type menu and set is according to how you have your ailerons and flaps controlled (single servo, dial servos on separate...
Forum: Aerial Photography 11-16-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 227
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
The Guardian has auto level which is necessary if...

The Guardian has auto level which is necessary if you want panic recovery. This is invaluable for learners but something that more experienced flyers probably wont use much if at all. If you just...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 11-16-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Try checking that the rotor spins freely and...

Try checking that the rotor spins freely and isn't stiff due to a damaged bearing or bent shaft. I'd also be trying to figure out why you are getting less pitch in normal than in throttle hold,...
Forum: Aerial Photography 11-16-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 227
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
I'm using the lemon one and so far it's the best...

I'm using the lemon one and so far it's the best stabiliser I've ever tried. If the surfaces are twitching then the gains might be too high, possibly it could be an issue with analogue servos but i...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-16-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 302
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
If it has full length 'strip' ailerons then...

If it has full length 'strip' ailerons then setting then 'up' is unlikely to help much, if at all, with alleviating tip stall. It will however increase the stall speed slightly which is only...
Forum: Aerial Photography 11-16-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 227
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Confirmed, the Orange stabiliser (with or without...

Confirmed, the Orange stabiliser (with or without inbuilt receiver) is available from the Hobbyking US warehouses (there are two in the US):...
Forum: Aerial Photography 11-16-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 227
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
What radio are you using Frank? Lemon-Rx do an...

What radio are you using Frank? Lemon-Rx do an excellent Spektrum compatible stabilised receiver: http://www.lemon-rx.com/shop/index.php?route=product/product&path=76&product_id=107
They can be used...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-14-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1,984
Views: 123,230
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
I'm pretty rubbish too, I manage not to crash...

I'm pretty rubbish too, I manage not to crash which is the main thing. Everything else is a bonus.

I think that I have a flybarless head that came with my first 450pro clone in my sprares box.....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-14-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,984
Views: 123,230
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Good to see someone else heli flying on the forum...

Good to see someone else heli flying on the forum Nigel:D

Have you tried flybarless on any of your helis yet? You can get flybarless controllers so cheap these days, about 17 for a Kbar off eBay...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-12-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 271
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Regarding the CG... it depends what you mean by...

Regarding the CG... it depends what you mean by 15-20mm back... back from where? This being a float plane I was assuming you meant 'back from the step in the floats', which should be fine when it's...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-11-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 376
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
That plan might be based on Mike Stuart's...

That plan might be based on Mike Stuart's freeflight Salamander: http://www.ffscale.co.uk/plans6.htm
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-11-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 271
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Good luck when it comes top the maiden flight. ...

Good luck when it comes top the maiden flight.
If it's a float plane my advice would to be to take the floats off and fit conventional landing gear until you get the hang of it, or even remove the...
Forum: General RC E-Heli Talk 11-11-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Here's another (not very exciting) video of the...

Here's another (not very exciting) video of the my Dune flying this last weekend. It's interesting that flying in the same style and with the same batteries the Dune gets significantly longer flights...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-11-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 292
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
You can get paraboards with XT-60 connectors,...

You can get paraboards with XT-60 connectors, I've got three of them!. You can also get fused 'safe' paraboards with XT-60 so you dont have to use adaptors. Hobbyking sell both the safe and normal...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-10-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 292
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
When using two packs most often you would wire...

When using two packs most often you would wire them in series to increase voltage. Two 6s packs in series is exactly the same as a single 12s pack. In fact it's pretty hard to buy a 12s pack because...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-10-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 292
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Converted computer server power supplies are the...

Converted computer server power supplies are the best bang for buck. There are several options but the HP DPS600PB supplies are easy to convert and two in series will give to 1200W at 24v which is...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-10-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 292
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Your not going to get a Powerlab within the $150...

Your not going to get a Powerlab within the $150 budget, especially once you factor in a suitable power supply.

As I said the Reaktor chargers are iChargers 306b's in a different case. ichargers...
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