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Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 05:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 500
Posted By thepiper92
I fail to see the ignorance. Quads are extremely...

I fail to see the ignorance. Quads are extremely easy to fly, which is why I became bored quickly. Yes there is issues with wind in high altitudes, and night fly, but you can't argue that all of the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 05:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 500
Posted By thepiper92
I know those meanings...but I was thinking of a...

I know those meanings...but I was thinking of a different one...whoops.
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 04:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 500
Posted By thepiper92
The problem definitely is with multitotors. Most...

The problem definitely is with multitotors. Most doing fpv with planes aren't flying much different that without fpv, other than maybe going a bit beyond line of sight. Multitotors can hover...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 04:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 500
Posted By thepiper92
Are you meaning spook...in the way I think you?

Are you meaning spook...in the way I think you?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-27-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 500
Posted By thepiper92
Well...it is the government...so to me this is a...

Well...it is the government...so to me this is a good example of the "work" that goes on :D
Forum: Foamies 01-26-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6,021
Views: 379,641
Posted By thepiper92
Hard on the young bones too, -14 isn't a fun temp...

Hard on the young bones too, -14 isn't a fun temp for flying (you mean -14F I presume). That is the only time I would like FPV. Put the plane or heli on the ground, walk back to work and fly from...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-26-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 500
Posted By thepiper92
Drones kill kids...are the watching Terminator 3...

Drones kill kids...are the watching Terminator 3 and seeing those drones flying about?

Even in the military, drones are unmanned, but still controlled where they go. It isn't them flying around...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-25-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 594
Posted By thepiper92
Sorry, didn't mean to say that FPV begain with...

Sorry, didn't mean to say that FPV begain with multicopters, but what we are typically seeing now is an attack on multicopter FPV, not planes, or that is at least what I am seeing. It seems FPV on...
Forum: Foamies 01-25-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 6,021
Views: 379,641
Posted By thepiper92
The Pitts is my favorite plane no doubt. Slap in...

The Pitts is my favorite plane no doubt. Slap in a Hyperion 500 pack, around the same weight as a 300 Eflite pack, which was the pack initially recommended to me. I push it back all the way, getting...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-25-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 594
Posted By thepiper92
Funny, there are now some major laws in Canada...

Funny, there are now some major laws in Canada with drones and FPV, something I've not seen before. Stating no closer than 9km from airport, and max 90m high. I don't do FPV, but I fly 4k from an...
Forum: Flight Simulators 01-24-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 319
Posted By thepiper92
I have only used keyboard for clearview...I'm a...

I have only used keyboard for clearview...I'm a keyboard 3D pro...except the the planes that just spin at full throw. Forced to limit travel in settings
Forum: Foamies 01-24-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6,021
Views: 379,641
Posted By thepiper92
Seems everyone is a bunch of Wacos around here...

Seems everyone is a bunch of Wacos around here lately.:p>
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-23-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 444
Posted By thepiper92
No exactly sure why WW3 started there. Quads will...

No exactly sure why WW3 started there. Quads will behave more like a fixed pitch heli, although FP aren't exactly fixed pitch, just in collective they are. Truthfully, a tricopter would give the best...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-22-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 444
Posted By thepiper92
I think what the point was is that since the user...

I think what the point was is that since the user doesn't have to use the TX mixes...then there is little reason in saying what mixes would be need. Really, I can't see such mixes being possible, and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-22-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 444
Posted By thepiper92
I bet that Stingray 500 would change your...

I bet that Stingray 500 would change your mind...but yes, I too feel quads to be quite boring. To me they are tools really, for aerial photography and filming, and unless I were to venture into the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-19-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2,088
Views: 133,284
Posted By thepiper92
It doesn't take long to get used to quads, and...

It doesn't take long to get used to quads, and you'll catch on quick. Only thing I really had to get used to was using rudder and aileron at he same time, just like helis, although you can bank and...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-19-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,528
Posted By thepiper92
It's been a while since I've worked on the...

It's been a while since I've worked on the Hurricane. After beginning covering, with flat monokote, I became quite discouraged. The Monokote was nearly impossible to use, as it wouldn't shrink, and...
Forum: Foamies 01-15-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6,021
Views: 379,641
Posted By thepiper92
Well I'm getting the new pinions for the 250...

Well I'm getting the new pinions for the 250 today, will be ready for a few nice flights Sunday. Whenever it warms up here in winter it's windy.
Forum: Foamies 01-15-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 6,021
Views: 379,641
Posted By thepiper92
I didn't skip to 1 minute... Very nice flying...

I didn't skip to 1 minute...
Very nice flying plane, although I would never have expected such a plane to have that much authority...could use that thing for some aerobatic stuff with the right prop...
Forum: Foamies 01-14-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6,021
Views: 379,641
Posted By thepiper92
Great temperature...but snowing and a lot of wind.

Great temperature...but snowing and a lot of wind.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-12-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By thepiper92
My problem with the UMX Habu is that it felt like...

My problem with the UMX Habu is that it felt like a tractor or pusher without any thrust. It actually does have glide rate, which I was expecting it not to have. I am comparing apples and oranges,...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-12-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By thepiper92
1. Negative: EDF just use high speed air, and...

1. Negative: EDF just use high speed air, and practically zero thrust. Without thrust you have limited vertical, and stalling out on tight turns. If you have a 150mph EDF, vertical will go until the...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-11-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By thepiper92
My UMX Habu (without SAFE) had a bad board or...

My UMX Habu (without SAFE) had a bad board or something, totaled it actually...I have bad luck with some stuff. I was not actually impressed with the Habu to tell you the truth. Speed was decent, as...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-08-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 2,088
Views: 133,284
Posted By thepiper92
Well have to take a look then, definitely...

Well have to take a look then, definitely interested in the performance.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-08-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 2,088
Views: 133,284
Posted By thepiper92
The voodoo does fine on short landings?

The voodoo does fine on short landings?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-08-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 2,088
Views: 133,284
Posted By thepiper92
I really like the scale and detail of the...

I really like the scale and detail of the rochobby stuff. Two brothers hobby rated the voodoo, stating they had never seen a better job with foam. I'm not sure ill every get one though, seems a tad...
Forum: Foamies 01-07-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6,021
Views: 379,641
Posted By thepiper92
You're a lot warmer than us...feel like I should...

You're a lot warmer than us...feel like I should move to Alaska now...although you certainly are lacking daylight hours. As long as you have a big enough plane, or one with something like AS3X, you...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-07-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2,088
Views: 133,284
Posted By thepiper92
Which plane did you ask for?

Which plane did you ask for?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-07-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2,088
Views: 133,284
Posted By thepiper92
This was my first plane, although it said...

This was my first plane, although it said CloudFly on the wings. I had a Hobbyking six channel radio. Plane banked uncontrollable to the right, kept trying and trying, until the plane was too...
Forum: Foamies 01-04-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6,021
Views: 379,641
Posted By thepiper92
Are you sure you wouldn't like to share some of...

Are you sure you wouldn't like to share some of it? It great for keeping all of your frozen food without the electricity bill...or your beer,or some non-alcoholic beverage, guaranteed cold in 3...
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