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07-20-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,508
Posted By Azarr

As an old timer, it seems like only recently...

As an old timer, it seems like only recently anyone refers to looking at the prop from the front. Convention has had it that we refer to the aircraft as if we are sitting in the cockpit, just as we...
04-26-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,290
Posted By Azarr

If you look at his last post #25he says he can't...

If you look at his last post #25he says he can't bind his friends new transmitter to any of his receivers.

Azarr
04-26-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,290
Posted By Azarr

JPF, we were typing at the same time. I was...

JPF, we were typing at the same time. I was surprised the 11ms frame rate was dropped also, doesn't,t make sense to me.

Azarr
04-26-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,290
Posted By Azarr

That all new spektrum transmitters are DSM2...

That all new spektrum transmitters are DSM2 compatible. Posts 15 & 17.

Due to changes in the EU requirements transmitters sold in the EU this year are not backwards compatible to DSM2. Unless...
04-26-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,290
Posted By Azarr

OT, but to clarify some misinformation. Spektrum...

OT, but to clarify some misinformation. Spektrum transmitters manufactured and sold in the EU after 1 Jan 15 are DSMX ONLY and are not compatible with any DSM2 receivers. Those sold in the U.S. are...
Forum: Night Flying
04-20-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,441
Posted By Azarr

Anyone have any info on the green laser being...

Anyone have any info on the green laser being used in the video?
Forum: Beginners
03-12-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,677
Posted By Azarr

Having the elevator and aileron on separate stick...

Having the elevator and aileron on separate stick is great for rolling manuevers. I tried switching from mode 2 to mode 4 but I've been flying so long it just wouldn't be possible without spending...
03-09-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 849
Posted By Azarr

APC has a pretty inclusive line of reverse pitch...

APC has a pretty inclusive line of reverse pitch props. They (and others) have also introduced a mult-rotor line that includes reverse pitch props, so they're becomming more common.

The...
01-24-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,086
Posted By Azarr

I used to complain about the media using the word...

I used to complain about the media using the word "drone" instead of sUAS or Multi-rotor in their reports.

Unfortunately I can no longer do that because the RC hobby has accepted the term. Just...
01-23-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,156
Posted By Azarr

Since we're going there :eek:, the first...

Since we're going there :eek:, the first multirotor I saw was back in the last century. Designed by David Raines of Cincinatti OH. It flew with HELI gyros and transmitter mixing. There was no such...
12-08-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,224
Posted By Azarr

I never had any interest in FPV until I saw a...

I never had any interest in FPV until I saw a couple of mini quad racing videos. Exciting head to head closed course racing with obstacles to fly around, through etc. The latest goggles in addition...
Forum: Foamies
11-01-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 68,165
Posted By Azarr

My latest, a 34" twin based on some of the F3P...

My latest, a 34" twin based on some of the F3P planes I've flown over the years, asymmetrical thrust coupled to the rudder. Still need to add the speed controls and do the transmitter programming,...
Forum: 3D Flying
09-26-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,026
Posted By Azarr

I love the Twisted Hobby 32" planes. I fly the...

I love the Twisted Hobby 32" planes. I fly the standard Crack Yak in a 3/4 size gym with a 23 ft ceiling. I also have the light version, it harriers and elevators slower, but doesn't snap roll as...
07-28-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,680
Posted By Azarr

Extreme Flight RC Outlaw

My latest project. 28" flat foam version of the Extreme Flight Outlaw. Two versions, one mild, one wild. Elevons and rudder. One has an HXT 1700Kv motor with a 7 x 5 prop and the other a...
06-24-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 20,797
Posted By Azarr

FAA Interpretation of Special Rule for Model Aircraft

The FAA has released it's interpretation of the Special Rule for Model Aircraft established by Congress in the 2012 FAA reauthorization act. As expected, their interpretation is not in our best...
06-23-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 891
Posted By Azarr

Our club rents 6 acres for our runway, parking...

Our club rents 6 acres for our runway, parking etc from a farmer and fly over his crops. The property just changed hands and the new owner doubled our rent from $1250 to $2500 a year. We have a 150...
Forum: SEFF 2014
04-11-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,980
Posted By Azarr

Great pics as always. Azarr

Great pics as always.

Azarr
02-05-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,117
Posted By Azarr

You know you are VERY old when

When you go the AMA Museum and you wonder where the "old" stuff is and then realize that at one time or another you probably owned 90% of what's on display. :tc:

Azarr
01-01-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,537
Posted By Azarr

Close :) if you're 19 or under by July of the...

Close :) if you're 19 or under by July of the current year membership is free.

Azarr
11-04-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,976
Posted By Azarr

Not sure if the tracking applies when items are...

Not sure if the tracking applies when items are shipped to an address outside the U.S. I know I've shipped stuff to Canada and had it stuck in Canadian customs for a while.

Azarr
10-08-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,972
Posted By Azarr

Just toss it, as soon as the garbage is picked up...

Just toss it, as soon as the garbage is picked up you'll remember what it was and how important it is for your project. :cool:

Azarr
09-25-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,696
Posted By Azarr

Supposedly, the purple package is the old formula...

Supposedly, the purple package is the old formula while the lighter blue package is a new "improved" formula at a significantly higher price. I've used both and other than a difference in smell, the...
09-03-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,171
Posted By Azarr

The F14 you downloaded is not a ducted fan, it...

The F14 you downloaded is not a ducted fan, it uses a prop in the pusher configuration. The 6mm refers to the thickness of the material used.

As others have said, this shouldn't be your first...
Forum: Foamies
08-21-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,354
Posted By Azarr

Another option is Model Plane Foam...

Another option is Model Plane Foam (http://www.modelplanefoam.com/). A couple of guys got together with Adams to provide the foam in their foamboard without any paper attached. Reasonably priced...
06-08-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,823
Posted By Azarr

Yes, that's the problem, and although it's often...

Yes, that's the problem, and although it's often blamed on the younger set, it's actually adults that should know better. If you're under 19, full AMA membership is free, why would anyone under...
05-22-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,722
Posted By Azarr

Life expectancy has changed because building...

Life expectancy has changed because building techniques have changed along with the change in materials. Instead of blocks of balsa we now use light ply, balsa strips and carbon. Look at the...
Forum: SEFF 2013
04-23-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,067
Posted By Azarr

Probably NEAT unless you're planning to come to...

Probably NEAT unless you're planning to come to events at the AMA Hqs. I expect to be there for at least NEFI and probably a couple of other events this year. At a minimum I try to make it to the...
Forum: SEFF 2013
04-17-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,067
Posted By Azarr

Thanks Jim, Don Sims already offered and I've...

Thanks Jim, Don Sims already offered and I've made arrangements with him pick one up for me.

Azarr
Forum: SEFF 2013
04-16-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,067
Posted By Azarr

I can't be there, but I knew Rick for years and...

I can't be there, but I knew Rick for years and spent some good times flying and BSing with him. I'd like to get one of the shirts, how can I do that?

Azarr
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-30-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,254
Posted By Azarr

Reduced thrust by putting on the prop "backwards"...

Reduced thrust by putting on the prop "backwards" has been used by modelers since we started flying. It's a common thing in the Free Flight discipline for flight testing, it's the only control over...
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