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Forum: Support & Suggestions Yesterday, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 289
Posted By quorneng
This the blank space I am referring to. 182932 ...

This the blank space I am referring to.
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My Avatar and the side info would appear to be significantly shorter than the total space taken up by that particular post.
However so far no return...
Forum: Support & Suggestions Yesterday, 11:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 289
Posted By quorneng
Do the above post show a large blank area at the...

Do the above post show a large blank area at the end?
This is where the videos were but so far they have disappeared completely from this site.
Just to be sure I have 'edited out' the blanks space...
Forum: Support & Suggestions 02-13-2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 289
Posted By quorneng
I see the videos on any post on any thread but at...

I see the videos on any post on any thread but at random.
At the moment the video is playing on Bald Pauls post above.

I did wonder if this was some virus just on my machine but they don't appear...
Forum: Support & Suggestions 02-13-2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 289
Posted By quorneng
On my computer there is actually one at the end...

On my computer there is actually one at the end of your post!
It is titled "Health - Food Myths:Eating Late" is 54 seconds long and auto repeats.
This is its video address...
Forum: Support & Suggestions 02-13-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 289
Posted By quorneng
Trying to watch an embedded YouTube video is now...

Trying to watch an embedded YouTube video is now a disaster - real "jerkovision"!

Does this by any chance coincide with the arrival of those videos automatically added to the end of each post?
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-11-2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,508
Posted By quorneng
First really calm day today so after its major...

First really calm day today so after its major rebuild it had its re-maiden.
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Still not the easiest thing to fly - some of those more erratic manoeuvres were not completely intentional -...
Forum: Beginners 02-10-2016, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By quorneng
Agreed but as a beginner don't assume you can fly...

Agreed but as a beginner don't assume you can fly the planes like they do!
Despite the banter they are very experienced pilots.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-09-2016, 01:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 462
Posted By quorneng
If the camera if fixed rigidly to your head you...

If the camera if fixed rigidly to your head you only need one sight.
There are two sights on a gun because it isn't!

The only problem I have found with a head mounted ring sight is remembering to...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-07-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,508
Posted By quorneng
Now complete - again! 182904 With only two...

Now complete - again!
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With only two servos the radio installation is admirably neat and simple.
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Just need some suitable weather to try again.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-01-2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 274
Posted By quorneng
If I was worried about the roll and elevator...

If I was worried about the roll and elevator response I would have simply had all four surfaces acting as elevons, which you can do with a mixer and Y leads.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-01-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 274
Posted By quorneng
Ah! Does this mean you want the elevators to...

Ah!
Does this mean you want the elevators to act only as elevators?
Then the elevator servos must not go through the mixer.
So aileron servos through the mixer as normal, no Y lead required. They...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-01-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 274
Posted By quorneng
Solentlife You must have had one servo that was...

Solentlife
You must have had one servo that was 'built' reversed.
It is perfectly possible to run 4 identical servos from one mixer with Y leads - unless of course one of your Y leads was itself...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-31-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,508
Posted By quorneng
The ESC mounted before too much planking is...

The ESC mounted before too much planking is added.
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The battery box built in. With the improved access it can be better integrated with the structure than before.
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As the motor...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-29-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,508
Posted By quorneng
A start on the new nose (its the third!). The...

A start on the new nose (its the third!).
The nose ring formers.
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Built vertically as before.
Very wobbly as this point
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Once the full set of formers are in the planking can start...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-27-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,508
Posted By quorneng
And what found out was Don't fly an A4b without a...

And what found out was Don't fly an A4b without a gyro!
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Well that is actually a bit of a simplification as it did fly but control was difficult, there was a bit of a breeze and I continued...
Forum: Beginners 01-25-2016, 01:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 527
Posted By quorneng
Vic Z Strictly the CofG is a 'point' somewhere...

Vic Z
Strictly the CofG is a 'point' somewhere within the plane regardless of how it is sitting.
It is important that when you measure the CofG position the plane is sitting in a specific way so...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-22-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,508
Posted By quorneng
Just to show things do not aways go as planned....

Just to show things do not aways go as planned. :concern:
Flew again with the intention of flying low enough to get some good shots for the camera. All went well until.......
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Still not...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-12-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,508
Posted By quorneng
Thank you each for the kind words. At the...

Thank you each for the kind words.

At the moment its thrust is less than its weight so no vertical.
I believe it might be possible using 4s but the neither the fan or motor are rated for such...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-11-2016, 11:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,508
Posted By quorneng
This is how it is held to launch. 182704 And...

This is how it is held to launch.
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And this is the result!
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I make no apologies for keeping rather high initially (this is its maiden flight!) so there is not much to see at...
Forum: UAV / FPV 01-08-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 16,717
Posted By quorneng
Surely with the rule change in place the legal...

Surely with the rule change in place the legal position and the fine imposed is clearer (and set by existing 'proved' legislation) so the chances of a successful prosecution are improved.
I suspect...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-04-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,508
Posted By quorneng
The problem is the fuselage is to wide to get a...

The problem is the fuselage is to wide to get a grip.
I had exactly the same problem with the V-1 - its fuselage is virtually the same diameter - so I will adopt the same solution.
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Two...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-02-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,508
Posted By quorneng
The motor wires neatly secured along the bottom...

The motor wires neatly secured along the bottom of the fuselage.
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The heat sink mounted along side the battery with its fins just protruding into the air stream.
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The rebuilt leaving...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-30-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,508
Posted By quorneng
The nose opened up to give access to install the...

The nose opened up to give access to install the battery and ESC.
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Both will have to go right forward to achieve the desired CofG.
Being an EDF the ESC has to work quite hard and will have...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-29-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 875
Posted By quorneng
My only concern is what the FAA does in the USA...

My only concern is what the FAA does in the USA other countries will follow in some form or other. Indeed it is already in progress.
The UK is more densely populated than the US so it is hard to...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-25-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,508
Posted By quorneng
The 55 mm EDF installation completed. 182508 ...

The 55 mm EDF installation completed.
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The 70 mm EDF occupied the entire of the rear surface.
From this view the 55 mm EDF installation looks identical as before simply because the same...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-24-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,508
Posted By quorneng
The 55mm EDF starts to go in. 182504 The hub...

The 55mm EDF starts to go in.
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The hub of the 55 is exactly the same diameter as the 70 so the inner part of the duct is unchanged but it will take a bit thinking how best to blend the outer...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-22-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,508
Posted By quorneng
The chuck glider was remarkably simple to make...

The chuck glider was remarkably simple to make just 10 pieces - and that includes the 2 elevators.
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Made of 3 mm Depron it weighs just 0.8 oz (23 g) so it should survive 'test' flying. The...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-21-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,508
Posted By quorneng
30% MAC may well be right. The concern is the...

30% MAC may well be right.
The concern is the the 'tailplane' is in effect a low aspect ratio 'delta' in its own right so could provide some lift that would be a long way behind the wing.
Then the...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-21-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,508
Posted By quorneng
At last the nose can be fixed on as well. ...

At last the nose can be fixed on as well.
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With an access hatch over the radio the basic structure is complete.
A substantial 'opening' will have to be made in the nose to install the...
Forum: Beginners 12-20-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 833
Posted By quorneng
WAMBO This short video shows a rather extreme...

WAMBO
This short video shows a rather extreme example of flying a small circuit and approach "low and slow" with my 48" (1220 mm) span pusher in virtually still conditions.
Although a bit smaller...
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