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Forum: Video Parking lot 02-04-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By Wildflyer
Huge planes, at LMA RAF Cosford RC show

Probably none of these planes are electric, but all of them will amaze you.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7-lUBm-Guw

LMA is the Large Model Association in England, and maybe a large part of...
Forum: Power Systems 02-03-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 432
Posted By Wildflyer
If we didn't say it before. Welcome to...

If we didn't say it before.

Welcome to Wattflyer, the friendliest electric forum on the web. IMHO
There are many things that need to be right to make a good electric plane, and we will help you...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-26-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,490
Posted By Wildflyer
KeninAZ, I would suggest opening the wing...

KeninAZ,

I would suggest opening the wing sheeting on the bottom, in the area between the fuselage sides. I cut my UL stick 40 that way to see my wing dowel mounting, then resealed it as I have no...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-20-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,490
Posted By Wildflyer
I wish you the best of luck, on your back...

I wish you the best of luck, on your back surgery.

Doctors can almost do miracles today, fantastically better than 42 years ago.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-15-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By Wildflyer
Nicad batteries can be kept at full charge ready...

Nicad batteries can be kept at full charge ready to use, by keeping them on a trickle charge of about 5/100-6/100 of the mha rating of the battery pack. I keep my nicad transmitters hooked to a...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 11-10-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By Wildflyer
Take a look at -- WWW.bsdmicrorc.com ...

Take a look at -- WWW.bsdmicrorc.com

That is the website for Bob Selman designs

He has several very reasonably priced kits for micro sized RC.
I want the Micro Triton seaplane.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-19-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By Wildflyer
I have a Sig Kadet LT-25 with a motor very...

I have a Sig Kadet LT-25 with a motor very similar to a power 32, running a 12/6 prop.
It weighs 6 lbs ready to fly. I have it propped to a max output 850 watts, it could go to 1150.

That works...
Forum: Pusher Park Jets 09-08-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,034
Posted By Wildflyer
Wow, That is a cool start, how are you going...

Wow,
That is a cool start, how are you going to control wing tip flutter?

I like flying wings so I will be watching your progress.

I plan on doing one with an EDF.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-04-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By Wildflyer
I try to peel up a corner or seam very carefully,...

I try to peel up a corner or seam very carefully, use a knife to get under the film.

I use dental forceps to hold the film then use a heat gun to release the heat set adhesive. you can let the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-12-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 688
Posted By Wildflyer
I have had nothing but flawless performance from...

I have had nothing but flawless performance from my HobbyKing motors. I know some people will talk them down, but I wonder if they have had real experience, or just talking.

I would not worry much...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-22-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By Wildflyer
info Do you need a large format copier or printer?

Like many of us, I save every RC aircraft plan, I can get my hands on.

Printing them out in a tile format is not much fun, it takes almost as long to tape the pieces of the plan together, as it...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 01-17-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 686
Posted By Wildflyer
The adhesive is some sort of calking. I would...

The adhesive is some sort of calking. I would pull it off the foam, then CAREFULLY cut or remove the stuff from the board. Don't damage any of the copper strips on the board.

I would use a latex...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-27-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By Wildflyer
I used to build in a back yard building. I have...

I used to build in a back yard building. I have not had any trouble covering in temps that forced me to wear a coat.

The temp required to adhere the film to the frame is far higher than any room...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 12-21-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,220
Posted By Wildflyer
Is this the correct type of Optic 6 ?? it looks...

Is this the correct type of Optic 6 ?? it looks like it has a module on back.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/150967725769?ssPageName=STRK:MESINDXX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1436.l2649
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 12-21-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,220
Posted By Wildflyer
I just looked on Ebay and found many Hitec optic...

I just looked on Ebay and found many Hitec optic 6 transmitters. check there, several are brand new.
Forum: Radio Equipment For Sale & WTB 12-21-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 889
Posted By Wildflyer
I wish to give you a huge thank you for your...

I wish to give you a huge thank you for your service and your sacrifice.

My older daughter was married to a Army Ranger for 4 years and is now engaged to an Army Sargent that just came back from...
Forum: Radio Equipment For Sale & WTB 12-20-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 889
Posted By Wildflyer
Welcome to Wattflyer, Just keep looking and...

Welcome to Wattflyer,

Just keep looking and reading through the beginners area, plus the rest, and you will learn a lot.
There really isn't a question that hasn't been asked before.

Starting...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 11-22-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,745
Posted By Wildflyer
vonvaska, I know exactly how you feel. I was...

vonvaska,

I know exactly how you feel. I was just learning how to fly my best power glider, a Sky Sergio 09, from Soaring USA. It is an expensive high performance plane. I have an altitude limiter...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 11-17-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,074
Posted By Wildflyer
What kind of info are you looking for? I...

What kind of info are you looking for?

I converted my Fling 2m to electric, and it works great.

I cut the nose off in my big miter saw to give me about 4 degrees down thrust.
Figure out what...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 11-07-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,598
Posted By Wildflyer
Bailey has been home, about a week now. She is...

Bailey has been home, about a week now. She is still on oxygen, but doing very well.
The lung on one side is not fully formed, so the doctors at Denver Children's will check her many times in the...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 10-26-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,040
Posted By Wildflyer
If you have any problems getting the plans, I...

If you have any problems getting the plans, I believe I could find mine. I certainly hope so since I haven't finished mine yet. I could have them copied and mail you a set.

Your costs would be my...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 10-12-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,218
Posted By Wildflyer
I am glad she is OK I will keep you and Chris in...

I am glad she is OK I will keep you and Chris in my thoughts also.
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 07-31-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By Wildflyer
I compete in ALES,--Altitude Limited Electric...

I compete in ALES,--Altitude Limited Electric Sailplanes.

We use a device to cut motor at 200 meters, or other heights dependent on device and programming. They also cut off motor after 30...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 07-16-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,048
Posted By Wildflyer
In Spectrum systems, the servos will jerk to one...

In Spectrum systems, the servos will jerk to one side when you first plug in power. Some servos hardly move if at all and some like yours go quite a ways.

When the system binds, the servos go to...
Forum: Beginners 05-18-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 676
Posted By Wildflyer
Most people just put a full length strip on the...

Most people just put a full length strip on the top of the wing. Works good for this type of plane.
The design you show, is how we used ti put on cloth hinges, but with the part of the tape that is...
Forum: Foamies 05-18-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By Wildflyer
While you can put it on, It will be a greater...

While you can put it on, It will be a greater load on your motor.

A brushed motor may spin it up, and seem fine, but you will have more current flowing through every thing
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 05-15-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,242
Posted By Wildflyer
If I am reading you correctly, I think you made...

If I am reading you correctly, I think you made the landing gear out of bent control rods. Correct?

If so they may work OK on a real smooth landing, but may bend on a hard landing.

I would...
Forum: Beginners 05-08-2012, 03:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By Wildflyer
Years ago, I spent a week, building a very high...

Years ago, I spent a week, building a very high end. hand launch glider.

I got to throw it once, hooked a thermal and it was gone.
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 02-19-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,812
Posted By Wildflyer
It does look good, and all those AS3X planes fly...

It does look good, and all those AS3X planes fly amazingly well outside in the wind. The GeeBee flys like a 40 size plane, so smooth, like it is in a groove.

My LHS will fly every new little plane...
Forum: Beginners 02-12-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,154
Posted By Wildflyer
Why not just drill a hole in a small wood peg or...

Why not just drill a hole in a small wood peg or strip of thin ply, maybe even a Popsicle stick, and use that?

Cheap, quick, handy, & works fine. I have used many little things like that to guide...
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