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Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-16-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 350
Posted By fhhuber
Best storage is in the refrigerator at 3.7 to 3.8...

Best storage is in the refrigerator at 3.7 to 3.8 v/cell. It turns out the best storage temperature for milk (35 to 40 F) is the best storage temperature for LiPos.
LET THE PACKS WARM BEFORE USE. ...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 04-09-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 245
Posted By fhhuber
I suspect that one of the reasons for the Falcon...

I suspect that one of the reasons for the Falcon wings folding is the pilots flying them more aggressively than what they were really intended for. When it was designed people were thrilled to be...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-08-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 428
Posted By fhhuber
There are weights made to go inside the spinner,...

There are weights made to go inside the spinner, bolted on with the prop.
Examples:

http://www.gravesrc.com/GPMQ4640_GP_SPINNER_NUT_1_4_28_BRASS_p/gpmq4640.htm
...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 03-29-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 340
Posted By fhhuber
Banana Hobby has some.. They are out there if...

Banana Hobby has some.. They are out there if you look.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-26-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 402
Posted By fhhuber
Common "flaperon mix: 1st!!! make the...

Common "flaperon mix:

1st!!! make the ailerons work normally on a Y harness. This checks that the servos are centered correctly and the linkages are correct.

One aileron's servo plugs into the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-25-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 444
Posted By fhhuber
C rating isn't really important any more with all...

C rating isn't really important any more with all packs being 20C or better. How often do you plan to demand enough power to drain the packs in under 3 minutes?

Sure you can get marginally more...
Forum: Beginners 03-19-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 373
Posted By fhhuber
It will be hard to beat this package for value...

It will be hard to beat this package for value and the Cub has been considered one of the best choices in trainers for over 40 years.

http://www.nitroplanes.com/60a-dy8941-j3-yellow-rtf-24g.html
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-15-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 444
Posted By fhhuber
If it is not overloaded you can run your motor...

If it is not overloaded you can run your motor continuously and never overheat it.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-15-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 444
Posted By fhhuber
The coro will be heavier than the foam-board even...

The coro will be heavier than the foam-board even if you can find 2mm coro. More weight = higher minimum speed to sustain flight and more power needed to maintain that airspeed. If duration is your...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-04-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 344
Posted By fhhuber
So, in theory the best orientation for the TX...

So, in theory the best orientation for the TX antenna is with it parallel to the top of the TX case.

But that is for best range. There is no real "cone of silence" its just the cone of weakest...
Forum: Aerodynamics 02-26-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 902
Posted By fhhuber
Actual pivoting hinges: Melt some candle wax in a...

Actual pivoting hinges: Melt some candle wax in a shallow dish. Fold the hings and stick the pin portion in the wax so the glue won't stick in that part of it. If glue sticks the pin to the hinge...
Forum: Aerodynamics 02-26-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 902
Posted By fhhuber
CA hinges are fine when properly installed. ...

CA hinges are fine when properly installed.

Error #1: using anything other than THIN CA. Med or thick won't wick in and will only glue appx 1/16 inch edges of the hinge as it enters the wood. ...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 02-18-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By fhhuber
What you describe sounds right for what you have....

What you describe sounds right for what you have. You'll definitely want to go to a charger with built in balancing and the separate power vs balance leads to connect for higher charge rates. ...
Forum: Pusher Park Jets 02-13-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By fhhuber
To get the same performance at the same weight...

To get the same performance at the same weight the EDF need 50% more watts to go the same speed as the pusher. (as much about the aircraft being the same as possible)

We tend to put in double the...
Forum: Beginners 02-02-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By fhhuber
LAy a carpet over the grass for a runway that you...

LAy a carpet over the grass for a runway that you can roll up. (might need a pretty large rug...) You can sometimes get a carpet dealer to let you grab used carpet from their dumpster for this.
...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-01-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By fhhuber
Yep... you can plug power in any channel or Y it...

Yep... you can plug power in any channel or Y it with any servo.
Works for all RXs.

Except on the special high power input RXs by Spektrum... those you have to use the heavy gauge power leads or...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-31-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 336
Posted By fhhuber
Corsairs have a bit of an issue with stall/spin...

Corsairs have a bit of an issue with stall/spin recovery unless the CG is well forward vs best performance in all other areas. Almost all models use the forward CG.

Other than that they are...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-31-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 336
Posted By fhhuber
A twin presents the risk of "single-engine-out"...

A twin presents the risk of "single-engine-out" even with modern electric power models.

You can't guarantee the LVCs will cut at the same time. There's always the chance of the prop coming off...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 01-31-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 654
Posted By fhhuber
For BIG planes... A stretch van cargo version,...

For BIG planes... A stretch van cargo version, Expedition with the rear seat(s) down/removed or a Suburban again with the rear seat(s) down/removed.

Any of the mid-size SUVs will be pretty equal...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-31-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 336
Posted By fhhuber
The T-28 is a more appropriate step up from the...

The T-28 is a more appropriate step up from the way you describe your flying. The Dynam Cub will fly too much like your Super Cub.
Forum: 3D Flying 01-30-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By fhhuber
Depends on the 50cc size plane, which control...

Depends on the 50cc size plane, which control surface and how you plan to fly it.

You could fly a 50cc Extreme Flight Yak with as low power as 110/130 in-oz rated HS-5625 ALL AROUND for very mild...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-24-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By fhhuber
Flaperon is a mix where you connect one servo to...

Flaperon is a mix where you connect one servo to eacy aileron, plugging the second into a separate channel (typically channel 6) Then mix the ailerons to the second channel at 100% and mix the second...
Forum: Beginners 01-22-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 321
Posted By fhhuber
Best bet is...

Best bet is http://www.modelaircraft.org/clubsearch.aspx

Locate the closest club and seek in-person assistance.

Depending on the radio... some RTF package deal heli radios can not be made to...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 01-20-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,037
Posted By fhhuber
Test 2 lengths of brass tube from the hobby shop,...

Test 2 lengths of brass tube from the hobby shop, consecutive diameters. They will slide inside each other smoothly and easily with no slop. That is the correct fit for the wing joiners. They...
Forum: Beginners 01-19-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 640
Posted By fhhuber
Any wwII fighter is generally a poor choice as a...

Any wwII fighter is generally a poor choice as a first plane, but with help you can do fine.

Fighters are designed for maneuverability. Trainers are designed for stability. A more stable...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-14-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 426
Posted By fhhuber
With strip ailerons and no taper or sweep to the...

With strip ailerons and no taper or sweep to the wing (or taper to the aileron) yo are usually better off with spoileron than flaperon. the ailerons moving up forces you to pull the nose up...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 01-13-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,037
Posted By fhhuber
The Futaba 2004 "stalls" (when load stops the...

The Futaba 2004 "stalls" (when load stops the servo from moving) at about 2.5 amps. Any RX can handle 4 of them stalled. The ESC's BEC is more of an issue than the RX regarding current capacity. ...
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 01-12-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,069
Posted By fhhuber
I'll look through the ancient magazines and see...

I'll look through the ancient magazines and see if I can find it.

Plenty with the same (or very similar) fuselage.

That recurved wing is a bit unusual but I could replicate the design if I...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-08-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,389
Posted By fhhuber
Harbor Freight has heat shrink in cut assortments...

Harbor Freight has heat shrink in cut assortments and in rolls.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-06-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 663
Posted By fhhuber
The expected weight listed on the box includes...

The expected weight listed on the box includes equipment equal to the radio (RX, servos, battery,extensions), engine and fuel tank as suggested in the instruction, using the glues and covering as...
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