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Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 05-30-2006, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,527
Posted By Gordon
Are you going pusher or fan power? Here's a...

Are you going pusher or fan power?

Here's a build thread for a lovely twin MF480 version in wire-cut foam:

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=140451

Gordon
Forum: WWI Era 03-17-2006, 11:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,883
Posted By Gordon
Only if you want to hear the wind noise, the...

Only if you want to hear the wind noise, the camera motor noise, and the gearbox noise! Otherwise, best to leave it as it is.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 03-06-2006, 04:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,872
Posted By Gordon
You could fit what's on the right-hand side of...

You could fit what's on the right-hand side of this pic. DS94 and Lehner (2250/15 for 12s lipos), though for the small internal space you'll have, a 10s solution would probably be better. The fan...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 03-02-2006, 06:13 PM
Replies: 880
Views: 151,351
Posted By Gordon
Hi Tom I did have the supplied foam plastic...

Hi Tom

I did have the supplied foam plastic wind screens in place, see pic, but as the wind cancellation was inhibited, they didn't achieve much. Plus, the centre section of the mic is left open...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 02-27-2006, 05:22 PM
Replies: 880
Views: 151,351
Posted By Gordon
Hi all I shot the video. To get the best from...

Hi all
I shot the video. To get the best from the sound you should left click and hold the volume control, and set it to low for the idle and taxi phases, and open up the volume to full during...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 02-25-2006, 10:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,589
Posted By Gordon
Hi WD. Sorry to query your figures, but I can't...

Hi WD. Sorry to query your figures, but I can't see that a 6.7:1 box on a 1624rpm/V motor like the C50-10XL is gonna turn a 12x8 fast enough and pull enough current from 6s lipos to give you...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 02-20-2006, 02:42 PM
Replies: 880
Views: 151,351
Posted By Gordon
Hi Guys This project is getting better and...

Hi Guys

This project is getting better and better!

I must say that I'm bitterly disappointed with the amount of wind noise on the video. I bought an external directional mike costing 100 quid...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 02-15-2006, 01:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,123
Posted By Gordon
Maybe this'll help you spot the differences. ...

Maybe this'll help you spot the differences.

Gordon
Forum: Warbird Electrics 01-30-2006, 08:10 AM
Replies: 880
Views: 151,351
Posted By Gordon
Hi Pete The Corsair sounds tremendous. ...

Hi Pete

The Corsair sounds tremendous. Have you flown it yet? If you still need video you know where there's a camcorder always ready and waiting ;)

Cheers

Gorodn
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 01-21-2006, 08:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,625
Posted By Gordon
Hi Guys Chris McHugh from Dundas, Ontario,...

Hi Guys

Chris McHugh from Dundas, Ontario, Canada, sent me a video of his Jungmeister, built from my RCM plans (which appeared as long ago as the January 1982 edition), structurally lightened a...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 01-01-2006, 10:55 AM
Replies: 880
Views: 151,351
Posted By Gordon
Hi Pete This shorter link works :) ...

Hi Pete

This shorter link works :)

http://video.google.com/videosearch?q=Electric+Corsair+with+sound&btnG=Search+Video

Gordon
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-12-2005, 12:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,527
Posted By Gordon
What is CBA the abbreviation for please? ...

What is CBA the abbreviation for please?

Gordon
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-10-2005, 11:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,736
Posted By Gordon
Hi Tronb Your 104 is an absolute beauty -...

Hi Tronb

Your 104 is an absolute beauty - what a lovely machine to feature in your first post on this forum! Thanks for posting :)

Hope you have eagle eyes - you'll be punching about 450W...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-04-2005, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,352
Posted By Gordon
Loadsa plans on these pages: ...

Loadsa plans on these pages:

http://www.vth.de/shop/shopfiles/shoppage.asp?TID=BLJ4N5DD03DR190589388&showcat=1&ps=1&tmpl=table&cid=36&sparte=2

Gordon
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-04-2005, 08:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,736
Posted By Gordon
There's a nice plan for a built-up model of the...

There's a nice plan for a built-up model of the F-104 designed by Ralf Dvorak for Sp400 motors at the bottom of this page:
...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 10-24-2005, 09:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,450
Posted By Gordon
Well, I've hand launched a lot of pushers too. ...

Well, I've hand launched a lot of pushers too. But when my buddy had to have a whole bunch of stitches in his hand following a bad launch, I decided not to bother with those things again.

My...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 09-17-2005, 09:47 AM
Replies: 880
Views: 151,351
Posted By Gordon
Hi Guys Just another quicky before I...

Hi Guys

Just another quicky before I disappear:

This website http://p38whitelightnin.com/gallery/ has some video of Lefty's P-38. Both show the full engine start-up sequence with audio,...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 09-16-2005, 03:42 PM
Replies: 880
Views: 151,351
Posted By Gordon
Hi Guys This is a really interesting thread...

Hi Guys

This is a really interesting thread and thanks for keeping it going.

I'm going offline for two or three weeks, but I thought that I'd throw in an address for a pretty cheap 40W amp...
Forum: WWI Era 09-15-2005, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5,119
Views: 429,423
Posted By Gordon
Hey all you Fokker pilots .... you'd better keep...

Hey all you Fokker pilots .... you'd better keep checking your six for my SE5a :p

Gordon
Forum: Warbird Electrics 09-09-2005, 02:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,570
Posted By Gordon
The model also began life with a geared Maxcim...

The model also began life with a geared Maxcim seen in the above old pic. I fitted the AXI to get rid of gearbox noise.

Then I had to fit home-made rubber mounts to get rid of the AXI whining...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 09-09-2005, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,570
Posted By Gordon
Hi mmm The attached pics show the battery...

Hi mmm

The attached pics show the battery chute in the built-up structure, and the way the batts go in. The cowl top is held by dress snaps and a couple of small magnets. The batteries have...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 09-09-2005, 01:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,466
Posted By Gordon
Wow, but that's lovely. The Mystery ship has...

Wow, but that's lovely. The Mystery ship has been an all-time favourite of mine. Apparently the original kit moulds and jigs still exist but whoever bought them hasn't gone into production.

I...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 09-02-2005, 10:52 PM
Replies: 880
Views: 151,351
Posted By Gordon
Very interesting! A clubmate has a 4120/14 with...

Very interesting! A clubmate has a 4120/14 with a Jeti esc in a big biplane, and that motor which is rigidly mounted in the airframe sounds just like my 4130 did originally.

My bipe is Solartex...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 09-02-2005, 08:24 PM
Replies: 880
Views: 151,351
Posted By Gordon
Hi Richard It's good to meet up with you...

Hi Richard

It's good to meet up with you again, and I'm glad to see you're still in the business of developing big scale models.

When I replaced the geared Maxcim (the noise from the MEC...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 09-01-2005, 02:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,769
Posted By Gordon
I've used flaperons in preference to spoilerons...

I've used flaperons in preference to spoilerons for the past 25 years on strip aileron equipped aerobatic ships and found the same thing. One thing to beware of whilst using flaperons is that as you...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 08-30-2005, 11:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,570
Posted By Gordon
Hi This Tiger Moth is 70" span, weighs...

Hi

This Tiger Moth is 70" span, weighs 8.75lb with an AXI 4130/20 turning a 16x10 APC-E on 6s4p 6200mAh lipos and drawing 33A. Wing area is 1376sq in and loadings are 14.6oz/sq ft and 80W/lb. It...
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