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Forum: FMA Direct Yesterday, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 202
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
More likely a problem with one of the PSU's......

More likely a problem with one of the PSU's... have you done the modifications to disconnect the ground connection inside the PSU?
Forum: Support & Suggestions Yesterday, 09:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 289
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
No videos here either... strange.

No videos here either... strange.
Forum: Foamies 02-12-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 181
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
On the other hand micros do tend to zip around...

On the other hand micros do tend to zip around and due to their small size they appear to fly very fast. The flying characteristics will be very different to the powered sailplanes you are used to.
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Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-12-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,466
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Wind and snow here too. Every now and then just...

Wind and snow here too. Every now and then just to frustrate me the sky clears and it looks fine, but as soon as i put my head out of the door the snow showers start.

The forecast for tomorrow...
Forum: FMA Direct 02-12-2016, 01:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 202
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
The supplies have no way of 'detecting' that two...

The supplies have no way of 'detecting' that two chargers are connected. I think it must be the way you have it wires. Can you take a photo?
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-12-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,466
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
For auto-hover the setup is pretty simple in my...

For auto-hover the setup is pretty simple in my experience:

Gain rate 'L'(Large), all gains maxed out at 100%. This is with a 48" Hobbyking MX2 plywood/EPP 3D model but I'd expect to work on any...
Forum: FMA Direct 02-12-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 202
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
The combination of the DPL (Dual power lab) and...

The combination of the DPL (Dual power lab) and the regular PL8 could for sure be exceeding the output of the power supply, which could cause them to trip out. But that would only happen if you were...
Forum: FMA Direct 02-12-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 202
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Sounds like one of your DPS-600PB server supplies...

Sounds like one of your DPS-600PB server supplies is dropping out under load. You should be able to see the fan stop and the supply that's failed will get hot.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-11-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,466
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Sound like you are having fun there Nigel! it...

Sound like you are having fun there Nigel! it really is an amazing product, especially considering the price. A blip of power pulls it into the hover quicker, or alternatively pop the nose up...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 02-11-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 467
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Nice Tiggie!... seeing such a beautifully built...

Nice Tiggie!... seeing such a beautifully built model is almost enough to get me to dust off the building board... Almost but not quite, I've just got too lazy!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-11-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
It does sound like a very interesting project.....

It does sound like a very interesting project.. will you give it working bomb release?

But back to the motors.. I think my calcs are in the right ballpark because if you come at it another way......
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-11-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Nigel, I'm out of my comfort zone with a...

Nigel,

I'm out of my comfort zone with a model like this, I don't have much experience of multis.. however..

if the original version flew on 25 glow motors then going by the 'equivalent...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-09-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 305
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Be careful because expo works in oppoosite ways...

Be careful because expo works in oppoosite ways on Futaba vs other brands. On Futaba a minus figure is what you would usually use, as suggested above (a futaba user I'd guess?). On other brands you...
Forum: Foamies 02-09-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 197
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
+1.. The TM1000/1100 will work with any receiver....

+1.. The TM1000/1100 will work with any receiver. All the telemetry module needs from the receiver is a supply of electricity. The only thing you lose if working with a 'non-compatible' receiver is...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-08-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 462
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
There really is no evidence they have got it to...

There really is no evidence they have got it to work. Their videos (though very nice) are no better centred than mine, which used no sights at all. TBH I'd be a bit worried about having a sight...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-08-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 462
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
You cant aim with a single sight.. You need a...

You cant aim with a single sight.. You need a rear and a front sight to line up. A single sight is really no better than no sight at all. Imagine aiming a rifle using only the rear sight and having...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-07-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 462
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
yeah, the sight is a nice idea! But to make it...

yeah, the sight is a nice idea! But to make it work properly you would really need both a front and rear sight to line up, like on a rifle.

It's not strictly necessary of course providing you...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-07-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,466
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Yes you could use the master gain but ideally you...

Yes you could use the master gain but ideally you dont want to ge adjusting master gain on the Tx every time you switch flight modes.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-07-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,466
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
100% will be too high for AVSC mode. I've got...

100% will be too high for AVSC mode. I've got mine around 60% and that's too high as i get a slow but severe wag of the tail in harrier flight which due to over correcting of the rudder... You can...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-07-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,466
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Panther, the A3 Super does not control altitude....

Panther, the A3 Super does not control altitude. It has no way of measuring altitude as it has no air pressure sensor.

I think the 'Auto balance' vs. 'Auto level' thing is just different...
Forum: 3D Flying 02-07-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,585
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
These models with their huge control surfaces and...

These models with their huge control surfaces and big throws are very hard on servos so i'd not recommend any 'super budget' type servo. It's just not worth risking a nice airframe like this one with...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-06-2016, 07:14 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,466
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Yes, it would be ideal for this type of flying....

Yes, it would be ideal for this type of flying. My head cam is ok but when you get close in and low down with the hovering it tends to be aimed too high so the tail gets cut off. If I point it down...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-06-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,466
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Yeah, it knows which way is up so will give...

Yeah, it knows which way is up so will give whatever control input is necessary to get directly into the 'nose vertically up' position. I've not tried it in 'real life' but I'll do so next time out.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-02-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 462
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
A Mobius mini can on a headband mount is what i...

A Mobius mini can on a headband mount is what i use. It's not perfect as ideally you would want to be zoomed in more but it's not too bad. Without spending big bucks on one of the fancy auto tracking...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-31-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,466
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
So the wind eventually stopped howling and I got...

So the wind eventually stopped howling and I got out to try a few more flights with the MX2 and the HobbyEagle stabiliser.. This thing is amazing! The hover mode is pretty much nailed. I had it...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-31-2016, 12:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
Wont it just get ripped off on the first thing it...

Wont it just get ripped off on the first thing it snags?
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-30-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 274
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
I'd have thought that you could bury a couple of...

I'd have thought that you could bury a couple of servos in the wings with ailerons in the scale position. You might need some wing stiffening though, ailerons or no?

Here's the Lightning i was...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-30-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 274
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
I love the Lightning. A company not far from here...

I love the Lightning. A company not far from here has one parked outside their premises. They overhaul gas turbines and buying an old Lightening was the cheapest way to get a couple of Avon's for...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-30-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 823
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
It's amazing that they got the stupid rule passed...

It's amazing that they got the stupid rule passed in the first place.
If the article is to be believed the alleged reason for the no fly zone is 'security', i.e. to prevent 911 style attacks from...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-29-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer
As an aside, and if anyone from Europe might be...

As an aside, and if anyone from Europe might be reading, DSM2 support has now been dropped completely from all Spektrum transmitters sold in Europe since the start of 2015. So in Europe there is no...
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