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Forum: Foamies Today, 07:33 PM
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Posted By NJSwede
Yeah, yeah, yeah... Whatever. :)

Yeah, yeah, yeah... Whatever. :)
Forum: Foamies Today, 05:12 AM
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Views: 469,634
Posted By NJSwede
Not exactly flying weather. I tried to walk my...

Not exactly flying weather. I tried to walk my dogs, but turned around when the windchill was downright dangerous. And I'm *Swedish* !!!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-13-2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,728
Posted By NJSwede
Hmm... It looks like the 400' isn't part of the...

Hmm... It looks like the 400' isn't part of the law, actually... I always thought it was.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-13-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,728
Posted By NJSwede
The 400' restriction is part of a law passed by...

The 400' restriction is part of a law passed by Congress and signed by the President. It applies whether or not you signed anything with anyone.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-13-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,728
Posted By NJSwede
Exactly! The FAA wants a sUAV registry. The AMA...

Exactly! The FAA wants a sUAV registry. The AMA argues that, for its members, they already have one. So they sit down and try to figure out if there's a way to link the two together.

As far as...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-10-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,357
Posted By NJSwede
I'm so happy things are back to normal. Wattflyer...

I'm so happy things are back to normal. Wattflyer has a special place in my heart and helped me go from just dipping my toes in the RC swamp to full immersion costing me thousands of dollars and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-09-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 969
Posted By NJSwede
I agree. There was a reason I said the KE-mixing...

I agree. There was a reason I said the KE-mixing step was optional. Just skip it. The two step trim/CG method is the way to go, though.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-08-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 969
Posted By NJSwede
So the theory behind CG trimming and knife edge...

So the theory behind CG trimming and knife edge flight goes something like this:

Case 1: Suppose your plane is nose heavy. In straight and level upright flight, you will have to use up trim to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-08-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,281
Posted By NJSwede
No RC-stuff under the tree this year. A...

No RC-stuff under the tree this year. A combination of slower business (less commission) and lack of time for RC. But also a result of me going absolutely crazy with the purchases last year. Maybe...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-08-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 969
Posted By NJSwede
Another thing to notice is that the CG stated by...

Another thing to notice is that the CG stated by the manufacturer is never correct. Even the founder of 3DHobbyshop once told me that it's just a starting point and you need to fly the plane to find...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-08-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 969
Posted By NJSwede
The only way to figure this out is to do it in...

The only way to figure this out is to do it in two steps:

1) Fly upright straight and level and apply elevator trim until it maintains altitude without elevator input.

2) Flip inverted and...
Forum: Beginners 12-08-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,357
Posted By NJSwede
Apprentice without a doubt. With today's gyro...

Apprentice without a doubt. With today's gyro stabilized systems, there's really no point in going 3ch anymore. Just dial in the "easy mode" and it flies just like a 3ch. When you're ready, dial down...
Forum: Foamies 12-07-2015, 01:41 AM
Replies: 6,652
Views: 469,634
Posted By NJSwede
I just looked at the long range forecast and next...

I just looked at the long range forecast and next weekend looks good too. I winterized my gassers today. Maybe I shouldn't have...
Forum: Foamies 12-06-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6,652
Views: 469,634
Posted By NJSwede
Yeah, climate change is starting to be pretty...

Yeah, climate change is starting to be pretty apparent now. It's going to suck long term, but let's at least enjoy the amazing flying weather it gives us. (And before anyone points it out, yes, I...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-06-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 561
Posted By NJSwede
FWIW, all RC-flying has been banned in Somerset...

FWIW, all RC-flying has been banned in Somerset County, NJ for years (way before I started flying). Everywhere EXCEPT the designated flying field the county is nice enough to maintain and patrol for...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-06-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 561
Posted By NJSwede
OK. Slow down! First of all, the law hasn't...

OK. Slow down! First of all, the law hasn't passed yet and is due to go through a slew of legal reviews and hearings. Then it has to be voted on by the assembly. Just because it's been introduced...
Forum: Foamies 12-06-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 6,652
Views: 469,634
Posted By NJSwede
It feels strange to say this on December 5th in...

It feels strange to say this on December 5th in New Jersey, but today we had perfect flying weather here. Mid 50s, zero wind and not a cloud in the sky. Flew some of my Slicks, the 104" and the 71". ...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-22-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2,454
Views: 198,122
Posted By NJSwede
My 71" AJ Slick. Not really new, but a complete...

My 71" AJ Slick. Not really new, but a complete rebuild forward of the wing tube. Remaiden today. Love 'dem Slicks!
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-20-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By NJSwede
R.I.P. Azarr

I came across the news last night that Azarr had passed away. If I remember correctly, he was active on this forum until recently. I didn't know him well, but he seems to have been quite a character....
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 07-28-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 2,005
Views: 214,896
Posted By NJSwede
[popcorn] video!!! [popcorn] :) Uhm... I...

[popcorn] video!!! [popcorn] :)

Uhm... I mean, sorry for your loss.
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 07-27-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2,005
Views: 214,896
Posted By NJSwede
You had airspeed! That's cheatin' :)

You had airspeed! That's cheatin' :)
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 07-27-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2,005
Views: 214,896
Posted By NJSwede
The last seconds have been analyzed to death...

The last seconds have been analyzed to death between me and my flying buddies. It's hard to tell when the ground isn't in view, but I basically had the choice of nosing it in or trying to pull the...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 07-27-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 2,005
Views: 214,896
Posted By NJSwede
There's even video of the mess... Landing...

There's even video of the mess...

Landing gear - $99. Propeller - $120. Underwear - $15. Having a story to tell - Priceless!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SCZFVxBMglI
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 07-27-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 2,005
Views: 214,896
Posted By NJSwede
And THIS is why I prefer electric! Yesterday, I...

And THIS is why I prefer electric! Yesterday, I dead sticked my 104" AJ Slick in a pop top and had to deal with zero air speed at 40' alt3with a 30lbs plane, all you can do it to point the nose down,...
Forum: Support & Suggestions 07-07-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,213
Posted By NJSwede
Still broken?

Still broken?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-07-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By NJSwede
But stacked Super Tigre 10 motors are better than...

But stacked Super Tigre 10 motors are better than ANY motor on the market!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-06-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By NJSwede
I certainly remember it! Them were the good ole'...

I certainly remember it! Them were the good ole' days!
Forum: UAV / FPV 07-05-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 439
Posted By NJSwede
76" 3D plane vs. 260 quad

My buddy AeroheadTW and I had some fun the other day with his quad and my 76" AeroPlus Edge. The video came out kind of decent!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKgcZeV0Fz4
Forum: Foamies 07-04-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6,652
Views: 469,634
Posted By NJSwede
Still waiting for the footage of our little...

Still waiting for the footage of our little quad-on-edge action, but here's a picture someone snapped from the ground. We were cutting it pretty close at times... :)
Forum: Foamies 07-03-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6,652
Views: 469,634
Posted By NJSwede
Epic flying day today! Sun, 80 degrees, an...

Epic flying day today! Sun, 80 degrees, an virtually no wind! Put 4 batteries through my 51" AJ Slick, 4 batteries through my 76" AeroPlus Edge and one battery through my TwistedHobbys Crack Beaver. ...
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