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Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-17-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By sportflyer
I will be using Hitec Minima 8 ch compatible...

I will be using Hitec Minima 8 ch compatible receiver, from Aloft hobbies . ESC is Castle Thunderbird. TX is Royal EVO9 converted to 2.4ghz using Hitec Spectra module.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-16-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 327
Posted By sportflyer
The receiver will be about 1 inch away from the...

The receiver will be about 1 inch away from the ESC , side by side . Antennas will be behind the both of them . Hopefully I can space them at 90 degrees to each other , sometimes I can only space...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-16-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 327
Posted By sportflyer
Distance between receiver and esc

Can I assume that there will be no interference between a 2.4ghz receiver and ESC even if they are located "next to each other " ....I mean about 2 inches apart on opposite sides of a fuselage?
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-19-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 97
Posted By sportflyer
Tsunam -E

Has anyone built and flown a Rich Uravitch Tsunam-E? Any inputs would be welcomed as I intend to build one from his plans. Tks
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-15-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By sportflyer
Can anyone advise please ? Tks Found...

Can anyone advise please ? Tks

Found answer through Hobby Hanger.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-13-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By sportflyer
Tsunam-E same as Mini Wave ?

Is the Tsunam-E shown in the Rich Uravitch website as well as Hobby Hangers website the same plane as the plans for Mini Wave EDF in the Airage Storeplans ( MAN)...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-10-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 648
Posted By sportflyer
178315 178316 Per discussions above, I...

178315

178316

Per discussions above, I have strengthened the outside ribs After sheeting , I believe they will have enough strength . See attachments.

Have to find a way to attach the HS...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-10-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 648
Posted By sportflyer
Tks for the link. Found the references to OV-10

Tks for the link. Found the references to OV-10
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-10-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 648
Posted By sportflyer
The next question has nothing to do with flutter....

The next question has nothing to do with flutter.

In some of the color schemes I see a black stripe on the top of the wing and another short one at 90 degrees to that stripe . What is that for ?...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-09-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 648
Posted By sportflyer
I downloaded the plans. The notes are blurred....

I downloaded the plans. The notes are blurred. Can please you tell me what the notes on the top right hand side of the stab plans say and also the sheeting thickness ? Tks
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-09-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 648
Posted By sportflyer
I will register at hippockeraeronautics to...

I will register at hippockeraeronautics to download the plans for the horiz stab. Tks for the references.
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-09-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 648
Posted By sportflyer
The kit is based on this plan: ...

The kit is based on this plan: http://www.airagestore.com/planes/ov-10-bronco-935.html

The giant 81 inch version is similar in construction to the 52 inch version except the 52 inch on my ARF...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-09-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 648
Posted By sportflyer
Agree. Tks

Agree. Tks
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-08-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 648
Posted By sportflyer
Yes. I intend to sheet top and bottom of the stab...

Yes. I intend to sheet top and bottom of the stab with 1/16 light balsa. The wood blocks are shaped to match the rib profile , so when gluing they will be bonded to the top and bottom sheeting. I...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-08-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 648
Posted By sportflyer
Here is a) Horiz stab before sheeting or covering...

Here is a) Horiz stab before sheeting or covering b) Closer view of horis stab mounting blocks to the vertical fins.

The mounting blocks a solid wood and 1/4 inch thick . Mounting bolts are M3...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-08-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 648
Posted By sportflyer
OK, I will build up elev with sticks with a beefy...

OK, I will build up elev with sticks with a beefy LE then sand to shape. I was thinking of sheeting both sides with 1/16 or 1/32 balsa then monokote.
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-07-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 648
Posted By sportflyer
Guys I have framed up the Horiz stab , ready for...

Guys I have framed up the Horiz stab , ready for sheeting. Now I am running into another issue :

The elev is just too thin to build from ribs. It has to taper from about 1/4 inch at the LE to...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-05-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 648
Posted By sportflyer
I got it. I stacked the rib blanks ensuring one...

I got it. I stacked the rib blanks ensuring one side is totally flat , pinned them then added a double sided tape to flat side of blank and then attached a small length of aluminum angle to give...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-05-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 648
Posted By sportflyer
I agree with Rcers that this kit is definitely...

I agree with Rcers that this kit is definitely over engineered for electrics. It was originally designed for wet engines bu Rich Uravitch and kitted by Hobby Hanger . I think too much ply along the...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-05-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 648
Posted By sportflyer
I used on line airfoil plotter and printed NACA 6...

I used on line airfoil plotter and printed NACA 6 and 8 . http://airfoiltools.com/plotter/index?airfoil=naca0008-il

The ribs are thin . Building the stab and elev is going to be "fun" !
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-04-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 648
Posted By sportflyer
Even though I may not need it, I would try it for...

Even though I may not need it, I would try it for fun since I have the the capability of swapping the Stab. Which series airfoil should I use?
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-04-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 648
Posted By sportflyer
The plane is a 52 inch OV-10 from Hobby Hanger ....

The plane is a 52 inch OV-10 from Hobby Hanger . Its not a foamy http://www.hobbyhangar.com/hhbaseline_002.htm

I was thinking of building another stab from balsa with stringers and sheeting it....
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-04-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 648
Posted By sportflyer
There is some flex on twisting the 19 inch X 4.5...

There is some flex on twisting the 19 inch X 4.5 inch stab .

I am going to use a slim servo at the center of the stab for shortest linkage to the elevator. Hinges are CA.

Where is best place...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-03-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 648
Posted By sportflyer
OV-10 stab flutter

I read in another discussion that there is some tendency for the horiz stab of the ov-10 to flutter. A video was posted showing the flutter. It was solved by replacing the slab design with one that...
Forum: Power Systems 11-02-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,088
Posted By sportflyer
Nice build. Good job.

Nice build. Good job.
Forum: Power Systems 11-01-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,088
Posted By sportflyer
Check out this one :...

Check out this one : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywTo0aVbYC4
Forum: Power Systems 11-01-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,088
Posted By sportflyer
You are right , I checked smaller motor and a...

You are right , I checked smaller motor and a Rimfire .15 ar Kv=1200 works perfectly with APC. 10X7E . No red flags with motor Calc nor Ecalc
Forum: Power Systems 10-31-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,088
Posted By sportflyer
Thanks for all the help guys. I think I will...

Thanks for all the help guys. I think I will select Hacker A30-10L or -12L equivalent in the Turnigy series ie SK3 3542-1185 or SK3 3542-1000 They are close enough but I think I prefer the KV-1185...
Forum: Power Systems 10-31-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,088
Posted By sportflyer
Tks for the links. The motor you selected for my...

Tks for the links. The motor you selected for my plane is too large . Remember its a twin .
Forum: Power Systems 10-31-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,088
Posted By sportflyer
The only reason to go Rimfire is I can get them...

The only reason to go Rimfire is I can get them at very decent prices.
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