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Forum: Night Flying 04-20-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By Azarr
Anyone have any info on the green laser being...

Anyone have any info on the green laser being used in the video?
Forum: Beginners 03-12-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 299
Posted By Azarr
Having the elevator and aileron on separate stick...

Having the elevator and aileron on separate stick is great for rolling manuevers. I tried switching from mode 2 to mode 4 but I've been flying so long it just wouldn't be possible without spending...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-09-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By Azarr
APC has a pretty inclusive line of reverse pitch...

APC has a pretty inclusive line of reverse pitch props. They (and others) have also introduced a mult-rotor line that includes reverse pitch props, so they're becomming more common.

The...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-24-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 946
Posted By Azarr
I used to complain about the media using the word...

I used to complain about the media using the word "drone" instead of sUAS or Multi-rotor in their reports.

Unfortunately I can no longer do that because the RC hobby has accepted the term. Just...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-23-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 659
Posted By Azarr
Since we're going there :eek:, the first...

Since we're going there :eek:, the first multirotor I saw was back in the last century. Designed by David Raines of Cincinatti OH. It flew with HELI gyros and transmitter mixing. There was no such...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-08-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 845
Posted By Azarr
I never had any interest in FPV until I saw a...

I never had any interest in FPV until I saw a couple of mini quad racing videos. Exciting head to head closed course racing with obstacles to fly around, through etc. The latest goggles in addition...
Forum: Foamies 11-01-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,981
Posted By Azarr
My latest, a 34" twin based on some of the F3P...

My latest, a 34" twin based on some of the F3P planes I've flown over the years, asymmetrical thrust coupled to the rudder. Still need to add the speed controls and do the transmitter programming,...
Forum: 3D Flying 09-26-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 814
Posted By Azarr
I love the Twisted Hobby 32" planes. I fly the...

I love the Twisted Hobby 32" planes. I fly the standard Crack Yak in a 3/4 size gym with a 23 ft ceiling. I also have the light version, it harriers and elevators slower, but doesn't snap roll as...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 07-28-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 545
Posted By Azarr
Extreme Flight RC Outlaw

My latest project. 28" flat foam version of the Extreme Flight Outlaw. Two versions, one mild, one wild. Elevons and rudder. One has an HXT 1700Kv motor with a 7 x 5 prop and the other a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-24-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 7,050
Posted By Azarr
FAA Interpretation of Special Rule for Model Aircraft

The FAA has released it's interpretation of the Special Rule for Model Aircraft established by Congress in the 2012 FAA reauthorization act. As expected, their interpretation is not in our best...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-23-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By Azarr
Our club rents 6 acres for our runway, parking...

Our club rents 6 acres for our runway, parking etc from a farmer and fly over his crops. The property just changed hands and the new owner doubled our rent from $1250 to $2500 a year. We have a 150...
Forum: SEFF 2014 04-11-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,365
Posted By Azarr
Great pics as always. Azarr

Great pics as always.

Azarr
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-05-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,300
Posted By Azarr
You know you are VERY old when

When you go the AMA Museum and you wonder where the "old" stuff is and then realize that at one time or another you probably owned 90% of what's on display. :tc:

Azarr
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-01-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,380
Posted By Azarr
Close :) if you're 19 or under by July of the...

Close :) if you're 19 or under by July of the current year membership is free.

Azarr
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-04-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By Azarr
Not sure if the tracking applies when items are...

Not sure if the tracking applies when items are shipped to an address outside the U.S. I know I've shipped stuff to Canada and had it stuck in Canadian customs for a while.

Azarr
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-08-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,628
Posted By Azarr
Just toss it, as soon as the garbage is picked up...

Just toss it, as soon as the garbage is picked up you'll remember what it was and how important it is for your project. :cool:

Azarr
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-25-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By Azarr
Supposedly, the purple package is the old formula...

Supposedly, the purple package is the old formula while the lighter blue package is a new "improved" formula at a significantly higher price. I've used both and other than a difference in smell, the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-03-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 794
Posted By Azarr
The F14 you downloaded is not a ducted fan, it...

The F14 you downloaded is not a ducted fan, it uses a prop in the pusher configuration. The 6mm refers to the thickness of the material used.

As others have said, this shouldn't be your first...
Forum: Foamies 08-21-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,925
Posted By Azarr
Another option is Model Plane Foam...

Another option is Model Plane Foam (http://www.modelplanefoam.com/). A couple of guys got together with Adams to provide the foam in their foamboard without any paper attached. Reasonably priced...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-08-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,432
Posted By Azarr
Yes, that's the problem, and although it's often...

Yes, that's the problem, and although it's often blamed on the younger set, it's actually adults that should know better. If you're under 19, full AMA membership is free, why would anyone under...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-22-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,651
Posted By Azarr
Life expectancy has changed because building...

Life expectancy has changed because building techniques have changed along with the change in materials. Instead of blocks of balsa we now use light ply, balsa strips and carbon. Look at the...
Forum: SEFF 2013 04-23-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By Azarr
Probably NEAT unless you're planning to come to...

Probably NEAT unless you're planning to come to events at the AMA Hqs. I expect to be there for at least NEFI and probably a couple of other events this year. At a minimum I try to make it to the...
Forum: SEFF 2013 04-17-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By Azarr
Thanks Jim, Don Sims already offered and I've...

Thanks Jim, Don Sims already offered and I've made arrangements with him pick one up for me.

Azarr
Forum: SEFF 2013 04-16-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By Azarr
I can't be there, but I knew Rick for years and...

I can't be there, but I knew Rick for years and spent some good times flying and BSing with him. I'd like to get one of the shirts, how can I do that?

Azarr
Forum: ParkFlyers 03-30-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,747
Posted By Azarr
Reduced thrust by putting on the prop "backwards"...

Reduced thrust by putting on the prop "backwards" has been used by modelers since we started flying. It's a common thing in the Free Flight discipline for flight testing, it's the only control over...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-18-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 678
Posted By Azarr
FWIW, when they say cells, in this case it means...

FWIW, when they say cells, in this case it means nicads or nmhd, not lipos.

Azarr
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-04-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,562
Posted By Azarr
The PDF originally quoted was revised. As I...

The PDF originally quoted was revised. As I indicated in the thread in the other forum there was never any intent to require stabilization like the As3X systemto be able to be turned off in flight. ...
Forum: SEFF 2012 09-02-2012, 12:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,515
Posted By Azarr
RIP Ric Vaughn

RIP, Ric Vaughn. Thanks for the many conversations we had at many events. Your presence will be missed.

Azarr
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-22-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,971
Posted By Azarr
Yes, here's my solution. It's a cheap clothes...

Yes, here's my solution. It's a cheap clothes rack from Kmart ~ $15. I like this because it's portable. It would also be a good solution for someone in an apartment where you couldn't fix something...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-11-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,180
Posted By Azarr
FWIW: I flew the Parrot AR Drone with my iPad...

FWIW: I flew the Parrot AR Drone with my iPad and didn't like it at all, could be because I'm used to using a transmitter though. Tilting and twisting the iPad to get the quad to respond just didn't...
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