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Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-06-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 414
Posted By squidger
Got it set up on about 4 planes and no problems...

Got it set up on about 4 planes and no problems so far. Dx 9 says throttle cut when its cut and says PANIC when its live lol.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-06-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 414
Posted By squidger
I set my DX9 to -130 on the throttle kill and it...

I set my DX9 to -130 on the throttle kill and it works well.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-06-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By squidger
Just checked on a pdf manual and it says 50mm...

Just checked on a pdf manual and it says 50mm rearwards of leading edge. If 50mm is roughly a 1/3rd of the wing chord then it should be OK.
Forum: 3D Flying 06-29-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,837
Posted By squidger
Stock gear. Not overpowered but flies well...

Stock gear. Not overpowered but flies well enough. Got this anomaly though. When you crack open the throttle it stutters till about a quarter throttle then picks up. Doesn't do it in flight though as...
Forum: Foamies 06-29-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By squidger
A friend has a Max Thrust Riot and wanted more...

A friend has a Max Thrust Riot and wanted more power. He contacted the manufacturer and was told that it is designed to run on both 3 and 4 cell batteries with considerably more power from the 4 cell.
Forum: 3D Flying 06-29-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,837
Posted By squidger
Saw one on Ebay this week. Advertised as damaged...

Saw one on Ebay this week. Advertised as damaged new. Got a few dents in fuselage and wings so half price. Couldn't resist that. It arrived friday afternoon. Put it together friday night and maidened...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-28-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By squidger
Try a Dynam smart. maidened mine today with 4000...

Try a Dynam smart. maidened mine today with 4000 4s battery. Will take your battery too.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STej-2s9pLY&feature=youtu.be
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-25-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 618
Posted By squidger
http://www.caradvice.com.au/287241/dual-carbon-bat...

http://www.caradvice.com.au/287241/dual-carbon-battery-promises-quick-recharging-longer-range-improved-safety/
Forum: 3D Flying 04-03-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By squidger
It may make a good trainer with reduced throws. I...

It may make a good trainer with reduced throws. I used Rhino 610 mah 3s batteries from Hobbyking.
Forum: 3D Flying 04-02-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By squidger
Well I have put about 20 batteries through it and...

Well I have put about 20 batteries through it and tried just about everything. It weighs 10 ounces including battery. Underpowered on 2s setup with 9 x 47 prop but better on 3s setup with 8 x 43...
Forum: ParkFlyers 03-31-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 881
Posted By squidger
Parkzone um aircraft are not the easiest to fly...

Parkzone um aircraft are not the easiest to fly and are certainly not the easiest to land. Cof G is ultra important on all aircraft. If yours is tail heavy you are fighting a losing battle. Get the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-31-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 532
Posted By squidger
There are many different types of folding prop...

There are many different types of folding prop adapters on the market. The one you show is for 8mm shafts.
...
Forum: 3D Flying 03-29-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,389
Posted By squidger
You'll enjoy it. They fly like they're on rails.

You'll enjoy it. They fly like they're on rails.
Forum: 3D Flying 03-27-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By squidger
Blimey what a time consuming build. Used 2 tubes...

Blimey what a time consuming build. Used 2 tubes of UHU POR and worked on it for about 9 hours. All ready to maiden. I have set it up as per instructions in a build video I found with flaps and...
Forum: 3D Flying 03-25-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,389
Posted By squidger
Put a meter on it and see what your current draw...

Put a meter on it and see what your current draw and battery voltage is prior to cut out. That should give you a definitive answer.
Forum: 3D Flying 03-25-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By squidger
Crack Turbo Beaver

Just ordered one of these. They look like fun to fly.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mji7p3MddNc
Forum: 3D Flying 03-24-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,389
Posted By squidger
Agree with above

Agree with above
Forum: 3D Flying 03-24-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,389
Posted By squidger
Turn transmitter on and push throttle fully...

Turn transmitter on and push throttle fully forward. Now plug in aircraft battery. (Stand well clear of prop just in case) when ESC beeps reduce throttle to zero. Unplug aircraft battery and turn off...
Forum: 3D Flying 02-11-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,395
Posted By squidger
I think its a darker green. Yes the pull pull...

I think its a darker green. Yes the pull pull accessories came with my airframe only kit.
Forum: Beginners 02-03-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By squidger
Try using gorilla glue on that nose. It expands...

Try using gorilla glue on that nose. It expands and you can then sand back to shape. Spray some water on it then apply the glue.
Forum: Beginners 02-03-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,011
Posted By squidger
When converting a rudder elevator aircraft to...

When converting a rudder elevator aircraft to ailerons the problem you have is the original wing will have dihedral to stabilise it. With ailerons you don't need the dihedral. Moreso the dihedral...
Forum: 3D Flying 02-03-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,389
Posted By squidger
Wind at 17 knotts here today but I was adamant I...

Wind at 17 knotts here today but I was adamant I was going to maiden the Visionaire. She took off nicely and needed just a little left aileron trim so brought her in and manually adjusted each...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-31-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By squidger
The set up works well.It's pretty quick but not...

The set up works well.It's pretty quick but not 120mph. You need to be on the ball at the launch cause it rolls left about 45 degrees when you punch the throttle. Friends have the same model with 3s...
Forum: 3D Flying 01-28-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,389
Posted By squidger
Got mine today. Have put it together and manually...

Got mine today. Have put it together and manually adjusted everything by sight.Can't fly it due bloody rain etc. Next chance for me will be monday cause of work commitments. Will fly it and see what...
Forum: 3D Flying 12-10-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,389
Posted By squidger
I'll set it up visually mechanically then and...

I'll set it up visually mechanically then and make sure the trims and sub trims are centred and see how it goes.
Forum: 3D Flying 12-09-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,389
Posted By squidger
It's really weird and may be a trait that the...

It's really weird and may be a trait that the visionaire suffers from more than others I suppose. In the case of my ultra micro war hawk, I just got it out of the box, inserted the battery, flew it...
Forum: 3D Flying 12-09-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,389
Posted By squidger
I'm thinking of buying a visionair soon. I'm a...

I'm thinking of buying a visionair soon. I'm a bit worried about this talk of not using trim as the as 3x will fight it. As I see it the as 3x should only cut in if there is no control input.ie if...
Forum: Foamies 11-25-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,289
Posted By squidger
Agreed. I was pointing out that even with contra...

Agreed. I was pointing out that even with contra rotating props the propwash is rearwards on both props.
Forum: Foamies 11-25-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,289
Posted By squidger
Even with 2 contra rotating props you still get...

Even with 2 contra rotating props you still get prop wash in the opposite direction to thrust. That's how the thrust is achieved.(For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction) You...
Forum: Foamies 11-25-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,289
Posted By squidger
Also contra rotating props are no different to...

Also contra rotating props are no different to normal ones as far as thrust is concerned. They still produce thrust in the same direction and still produce a propwash that flows over the tail...
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