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Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-13-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By dereckbc
100 mph club

How much does it cost to join?

What are some good models?
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 10-03-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By dereckbc
Gliders are light, NiMh is heavy, roughly 4 times...

Gliders are light, NiMh is heavy, roughly 4 times as heavy as a lithium for a given capacity.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 10-03-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 816
Posted By dereckbc
Joe I cannot speak about the Lemon RX but I have...

Joe I cannot speak about the Lemon RX but I have two planes with gyro RX in them, an Apprentice and a Visionaire.

You will not hear me say the Gyro RX turns off the wind, bu tit sure makes it a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-15-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By dereckbc
Mine is a little different. I did not invert the...

Mine is a little different. I did not invert the plane upside down.


What is ironic is I cannot do a Harrier or hang on the prop yet! Still working on it.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-15-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By dereckbc
Yes I can. did it several times yesterday and...

Yes I can. did it several times yesterday and even came home and repeated on simulator with same plane model.

It is actually pretty easy to do, at least for me on this plane set in 3D mode. Full...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-15-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By dereckbc
Oh well, fun while it lasted.

Oh well, fun while it lasted.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-15-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By dereckbc
New Aerobatic Maneuver????

Not sure but I might have came up with a new Maneuver trick. Not sure. Anyway fooling around today with my Visionaire today trying to learn some 3D maneuvers. I was working on Flat Spins and doing...
Forum: 3D Flying 09-14-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By dereckbc
Hey Gord are you talking about Throw Percentage...

Hey Gord are you talking about Throw Percentage setting on the radio?

If so you might be onto something I had not thought about until now when you brought it up. I downloaded the radio setup file...
Forum: 3D Flying 09-14-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By dereckbc
In flight. It is enough you can clearly see the...

In flight. It is enough you can clearly see the elevator flutter. Back off the speed a bit and it quits. Having said that the manual does mention this problem and recommends backing off the throttle...
Forum: 3D Flying 09-10-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By dereckbc
Plane had about 15 flights on it when elevator...

Plane had about 15 flights on it when elevator servo stripped. HH replaced it with original servo and it now has about another 15 to 20 flights on it. Everything appears tight. Before I use to fly...
Forum: 3D Flying 09-10-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By dereckbc
You might be right. When I got the plane is just...

You might be right. When I got the plane is just my 3rd plane and I have only been flying for about a year. When I first flew it was high and great big lazy race-track circles 1/2-mile in diameter...
Forum: 3D Flying 09-10-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By dereckbc
Yeah I just ordered 4 factory props. Noticed in...

Yeah I just ordered 4 factory props. Noticed in the charts 12 x 6 was a bit much for motor and ESC.

Now if I could just get the dang elevator from oscillating.
Forum: 3D Flying 09-07-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By dereckbc
Had to replace elevator servo. no slop in it now.

Had to replace elevator servo. no slop in it now.
Forum: 3D Flying 09-07-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By dereckbc
Visionaire Elevator Oscillation

Have a Visionaire for about 6 months now and today the elevator started oscillating at about 60 to 70% throttle setting. Never had an issue before today and no changes have been made.

Any ideas?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-24-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 898
Posted By dereckbc
No but I seen the video of their launch yesterday...

No but I seen the video of their launch yesterday here in TX of SpaceX Falcon 9 Reusable that blew up for unknown reasons.

Video here...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-23-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 898
Posted By dereckbc
RR I am not big on NASA. I am in my mid 50's and...

RR I am not big on NASA. I am in my mid 50's and was 12 when we landed on the Moon. As a kid I was wildly interested in the Space Program. One thing most people are not aware of, well anyone under 50...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-22-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 898
Posted By dereckbc
What baffles me is why NASA did not reuse the...

What baffles me is why NASA did not reuse the sight for the Shuttle missions. All they had to do is wreck out the Apollo concrete pads and rebuild for the Shuttle, and whatever comes next after Obama...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-22-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 898
Posted By dereckbc
Have not seen that site, but sounds like what I...

Have not seen that site, but sounds like what I saw in Florida at Apollo Launch Pads. It was a surreal experience for me because as a kid I got to go to Apollo 15 launch and watch. Then go back a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-22-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By dereckbc
I have Saitek yoke, rudder pedals, and throttle...

I have Saitek yoke, rudder pedals, and throttle quadrant I used to train with. Lot of pilots use their gear to practice with and accumulate hours with.
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-22-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 898
Posted By dereckbc
Yeah but NoBama finally realized his mistake and...

Yeah but NoBama finally realized his mistake and did a U-Turn. He took the advice of Russians US Diplomat and bought NASA a trampoline to launch USA astronauts into space.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-21-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 898
Posted By dereckbc
Well the Marine's Osprey was the worlds most...

Well the Marine's Osprey was the worlds most dangerous aircraft.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-20-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By dereckbc
Yeah thanks. Being a pilot and newbie to the...

Yeah thanks. Being a pilot and newbie to the hobby, it baffles me why the two-joystick setup became the norm. A 3-axis single joystick is so much more natural and realistic, and throttle management...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-20-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By dereckbc
No cockpit. That is pretty funny, I do not care...

No cockpit. That is pretty funny, I do not care who you are.

Truth be told I am or should say was a Private Pilot (not current), and for the last 20 years have been using a joystick with MS Flight...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-20-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By dereckbc
Sorry Robin but I respectively disagree, but am...

Sorry Robin but I respectively disagree, but am happy you chimed in with support. You are correct most of the PC joysticks are cheap. Just like your radio for your planes they both use potentiometers...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-20-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By dereckbc
Nobody has done this?

Nobody has done this?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-19-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By dereckbc
Joystick and Buddy Port Converter.

I want to use a PC Joystick to fly with. I know it can be done. I want to build a Black Box that I can plug my USB joystick in, and go out PPM to my Spektrum DX7S radio via Buddy Port..

if there a...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-15-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By dereckbc
Been there and gone through it twice so I know...

Been there and gone through it twice so I know how you feel when my kids left 10 years ago. Happened to me at age 45/46 range as I had twins.

So the best is yet to come especially if you are...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-14-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By dereckbc
Visionaire Motor

Does anyone know where to find the specs for the E-Flite BL10 motor used in the Visionaire?

I am really curious what is so special about it. I have looked at specs on many 10-sized electric brush...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-10-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By dereckbc
Taking efficiency into account, and not wanting...

Taking efficiency into account, and not wanting to discharge your donor battery past 50% DOD, you should be able to charge 8 to 9 of the 3S 2200 mah batteries. Don't go past 10 and make sure your...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-10-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By dereckbc
Well I did some research and came across one idea...

Well I did some research and came across one idea and seen a short video of it in action. What I have learned is to find an Microsoft Sidewinder or 3D joystick because they use optical sensors rather...
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