Wattflyer RC Network: RC Universe :: RCU Magazine :: RCU Forums :: RCU Classifieds :: RCU User Reviews :: RCU YouTube
Home Who's Online Calendar Today's Posts RealTime Post Spy Mark Forums Read
Go Back   WattFlyer RC Electric Flight Forums - Discuss radio control eflight > Search Forums
Register Members List Wattflyer Extras Articles Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Social Groups

Thank you for your support (hide ads)

Showing results 1 to 30 of 39
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: sportflyer
Forum: Power Systems Yesterday, 09:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 167
Posted By sportflyer
To be safe , I always have my TX on before I...

To be safe , I always have my TX on before I turn on the receiver ( separate battery ), then plug in the motor battery . Although I have flown R/C planes ( with wet engines) for a very long time ,...
Forum: Power Systems Yesterday, 03:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 167
Posted By sportflyer
The above answers are what I am looking for .ie...

The above answers are what I am looking for .ie will the motor be armed accidentally due to initialization timing differences when both motor ESC and UBEC are turned on simultaneously .
Forum: Power Systems Yesterday, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 167
Posted By sportflyer
I use a switch on the TX as arming switch for CC...

I use a switch on the TX as arming switch for CC ESC . When that switch is turned off , the throttle output will never go to minimum ( I set it at 50%) even when the TX throttle stick is at lowest...
Forum: Power Systems Yesterday, 05:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 167
Posted By sportflyer
Can a motor be accidentally armed with a UBEC ?

I have been using a separate receiver batteries instead of a UBEC with my larger planes. I have a small Addiction plane using the BEC that is part of the ESC to power the receiver and servos.

The...
Forum: Power Systems Yesterday, 02:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By sportflyer
I understand the issue with Y splitters. I had...

I understand the issue with Y splitters. I had the problem with them in my biplane when I "Y ed" the 4 wing servos into 2 channels. They caused a jitter on one of the wing servos I could not solve....
Forum: Power Systems Yesterday, 12:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By sportflyer
One UBEC for 2 receivers

I am planning to use 2 receivers for my twin . Is it OK to use one 10A UBEC for the 2 receivers and the servos ( 6 hitec HS-85MG) . I thought that this should save weight , $ and complexity instead...
Forum: Power Systems 10-20-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 89
Posted By sportflyer
Differences between Turnigy motors

What are the differences between the NTM, SK3 and XP motors in terms of reliability and quality ?

I am considering 2 X 3542 motor for a 52 inch OV-10 weighing 7-8 lbs Probably use a 9X7.5E prop...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 10-02-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 167
Posted By sportflyer
You are right . No point to switch from A9 to...

You are right . No point to switch from A9 to Teranis unless your current TX is dead. Too much effort . I used to be a Futaba fan , used them for years till I stumbled on the EVO9 . I liked the EVO...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 10-01-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,033
Posted By sportflyer
Even though I don't own a Teranis, TX, I went...

Even though I don't own a Teranis, TX, I went through the programming instructions and concluded that the programming logic is very similar to my TX which is a Multiplex Royal EVO 9 . Basically...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 10-01-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 167
Posted By sportflyer
These are my first clone receivers. I believed...

These are my first clone receivers. I believed they are FRSKY designs with 3rd party firmware to make them compatible with Hitec. They even have a version that is compatible with both Hitec and...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 10-01-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 167
Posted By sportflyer
Just received 2 Minima compatible 8 ch receivers...

Just received 2 Minima compatible 8 ch receivers from Aloft Hobbies. They bind almost instantaneously . When binding was complete the super fast blinking green LED looks like it was a flicker. It...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-29-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,536
Posted By sportflyer
Just be careful on landing. Remember HH mold...

Just be careful on landing. Remember HH mold keeps the last attitude so as you slow the plane , more and more elevator will be applied by the gyro to keep the plane flying level if that was your...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-29-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 167
Posted By sportflyer
I will try it out when I get the Minima...

I will try it out when I get the Minima compatible rcvrs . Tks
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-29-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 167
Posted By sportflyer
Thanks . I am now encouraged to try the 8 ch...

Thanks . I am now encouraged to try the 8 ch compatible receivers. My next project is a twin and I plan to use 2 receivers

Just for interest ,do you think we can use Optima and Minima...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-28-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,536
Posted By sportflyer
Flying with 3 Axis Gyros is fun ! I have used...

Flying with 3 Axis Gyros is fun ! I have used both Eagle Tree Guardian and BL . Both are flexible with the BL very programmable. I only activate HH gyro mode in certain maneuvers . They are...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-28-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 167
Posted By sportflyer
I understand the instructions. Does this mean...

I understand the instructions. Does this mean that each time I use a different rcvr from the previous one , I need to go through the binding process again ? ex. I change the plane from one using the...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-28-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 167
Posted By sportflyer
optima and minima receivers with Spectra module

My TX is a Royal EVO 9 converted to 2.4G using a Hitec Spectra Module. Currently I am using Optima Rcvrs . However since I don't use telemetry , I would like to use the new lower cost Minima Rcvrs...
Forum: Power Systems 09-28-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 261
Posted By sportflyer
Thanks for reminding me. I have already...

Thanks for reminding me. I have already purchased these low ESR caps sometime ago .
Forum: Power Systems 09-27-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 261
Posted By sportflyer
That's the basic schematic I plan to use. The...

That's the basic schematic I plan to use. The only decision I have to make is location of batteries ie in the fuselage or in the nacelles depending where I can get the CG correct .
Forum: Power Systems 09-27-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 261
Posted By sportflyer
One last question: With separate receivers and...

One last question: With separate receivers and LIFE receiver packs , I suppose I still need to remove the + wire from the receiver to the ESC ? ie only signal and ground to the ESC ? Tks
Forum: Power Systems 09-26-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 261
Posted By sportflyer
Get it from Hobby Hanger: ...

Get it from Hobby Hanger: http://www.hobbyhangar.com/hhbaseline_002.htm

They are having a good close out sale on them. No need to wait :)
Forum: Power Systems 09-26-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 261
Posted By sportflyer
Mine is going to be the Scale Tech ARF from Hobby...

Mine is going to be the Scale Tech ARF from Hobby Hanger. ARF version of Rich Uravitch's OV-10

OK. You guys have convinced me to use a single battery pack for both ESC/Motors and use 2 small ...
Forum: Power Systems 09-26-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 261
Posted By sportflyer
Twin electric motors for OV-10

To simplify transportation to the flying site , I will have to remove the center fuselage. I thought of using 2 receivers and wire the left and right side separately with all the wiring for left and...
Forum: FMA Direct 06-05-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By sportflyer
I purchased the PL6 from Revoelectrix's almost...

I purchased the PL6 from Revoelectrix's almost new refurbished sale. I was planning to use the PL6 for both home ( 26v DC power supply ) and at the field ( Pb Marine battery) , so it's useful to be...
Forum: FMA Direct 06-04-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By sportflyer
PL6 power source screnn not showing on powerup

Just received the PL6 . On Power up , the "choose power source"
screen is not showing. Somehow this screen was disabled when I received the unit . How do I turn it on without the US cable FUIM3 and...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 08-16-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,708
Posted By sportflyer
I cant seem to find any 3mm coro in stationary...

I cant seem to find any 3mm coro in stationary shops. Most of the stuff is 4mm which I will be able to gets lots of them in smaller dimensions for free after the local elections ! I might just have...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 08-16-2009, 03:37 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,708
Posted By sportflyer
Skewer size is the problem with the 2mm . The...

Skewer size is the problem with the 2mm . The ones I found are just too large and it sort of bulges when I force fit the skewer in. Maybe I have to sand it down a bit but it weakens the skewer. It...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 08-15-2009, 10:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,708
Posted By sportflyer
Need to find some Blenderm. I understand that 3M...

Need to find some Blenderm. I understand that 3M don't make them anymore. I was wondering whether I can use Scotch Book tape instead.

How much gap did you use between the elevon and wing T/E ?
...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 08-15-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,708
Posted By sportflyer
Do you guys cut the L/E of the aileron at an...

Do you guys cut the L/E of the aileron at an angle or you just space the aileron a bit then tape it to the T/E of the wing.

I found that I have a slight twist at the T/E of the wing after gluing...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 08-14-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,708
Posted By sportflyer
I am not used to such small planes as the 900mm...

I am not used to such small planes as the 900mm Mugi. I like the 80+ inch wing span planes ( 50cc gasser) the best because they are so stable and yet you can do really wild aerobatics. So this 900mm...
Showing results 1 to 30 of 39

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 05:50 PM.


Powered by: vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2005 WattfFlyer.com
RCU Eflight HQ

Charities we support Select: Yorkie Rescue  ::  Crohn's & Colitis Foundation



Page generated in 0.14356 seconds with 13 queries