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11-01-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By AEAJR

e-glider conversion thread ...

e-glider conversion thread
https://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=70963

https://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=73256
11-01-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By AEAJR

Cool Rather than giving you what you asked for I will...

Rather than giving you what you asked for I will ask you WHY do you want to put a power pod on a Sophisticated Lady?

Power pods are big, awkward, draggy, throw off the trim and they are heavy....
11-01-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,068
Posted By AEAJR

What would be the value of a receiver switch?...

What would be the value of a receiver switch? Will you have a separate receiver battery from the main motor battery? That can be done but is rare these days. Normally you run the motor and the...
Forum: Beginners
11-01-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,185
Posted By AEAJR

Any other opinions on what the best starter...

Any other opinions on what the best starter electric planes might be today? ARF, RTF or BnF.
Forum: Beginners
07-04-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,069
Posted By AEAJR

Elecam How are you doing? Tell us about...

Elecam

How are you doing? Tell us about your experience so far. Where can we help?
Forum: Beginners
07-04-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,301
Posted By AEAJR

Did you resolve the problem?

Did you resolve the problem?
07-03-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,187
Posted By AEAJR

Our RC club meetings have gone virtual using...

Our RC club meetings have gone virtual using Cisco Webex. Has been working very well.

I am also part of an astronomy club. This has also gone virtual using Cisco Webex. It is going so well that we...
07-03-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,441
Posted By AEAJR

I don't own any stabalized planes but the few I...

I don't own any stabalized planes but the few I have flown worked extremely well. The tiny Radian glider is amazing in how it handles turbulent winds.
07-03-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,657
Posted By AEAJR

May I suggest you take a look at the online book...

May I suggest you take a look at the online book on sizing your power system which is located on Wattflyer. It will address this and the other things you will need to know....
04-11-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,268
Posted By AEAJR

If you are just trying to set-up one airplane and...

If you are just trying to set-up one airplane and will never do this again, then having someone give you the parts is great.

If you plan to continue in the hobby and will do this multiple times...
04-11-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,401
Posted By AEAJR

I don't work from the concept of "equivalent of a...

I don't work from the concept of "equivalent of a .60 motor" as electrics have completely different performance characteristics. And the choices for motor/prop/battery combination in for electrics is...
04-11-2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,268
Posted By AEAJR

Cool I would also recommend ecalc prop calculator. ...

I would also recommend ecalc prop calculator. You can model battery/prop/motor combinations for your plane to ensure that you have the right ESC. It also predicts the plane's performance...
Forum: Beginners
01-18-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,185
Posted By AEAJR

Cool What RTF, Receiver Ready, ARF or kit electric do you recommend to beginners?

It has been a long time since I was a beginner and my interest has turned largely to electric gliders where I am also an instructor. But with the FAA imposing tighter and tighter altitude...
01-18-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,736
Posted By AEAJR

How is your plane Doing. I use ecalc prop...

How is your plane Doing.

I use ecalc prop calculator to model my power system combinations and I find the final results match the prediction very well.
01-18-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,813
Posted By AEAJR

Do you know how to balance the model? If so,...

Do you know how to balance the model? If so, place the battery pack, or an equivalent weight in the battery compartment. Now try each set of rods and see how the balance looks.
09-02-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,785
Posted By AEAJR

Never got into helis. I have a couple of indoor...

Never got into helis. I have a couple of indoor 3.5 channel micros but that is it.
09-02-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,167
Posted By AEAJR

It is unfortunate, but that's the competitive...

It is unfortunate, but that's the competitive world of business.
09-02-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,618
Posted By AEAJR

Sounds like a nice plane. I imagine you could...

Sounds like a nice plane. I imagine you could add retracts if you wanted to.
Forum: Foamies
08-25-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,236
Posted By AEAJR

Fix it and continue to fly it. Work on...

Fix it and continue to fly it.

Work on moving that CG around.
07-27-2019, 05:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,516
Posted By AEAJR

Mountain models has kits under 250 grams flying...

Mountain models has kits under 250 grams flying weight. For example, this one.
http://www.mountainmodels.com/product_info.php?products_id=705

I believe Steve's has kits under that weight too....
07-27-2019, 04:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,140
Posted By AEAJR

Just keep the drone under 1/2 pound and you have...

Just keep the drone under 1/2 pound and you have no problems.
Forum: Foamies
05-20-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,236
Posted By AEAJR

Build it light but make a provision for adding...

Build it light but make a provision for adding ballast for those days when the wind is stronger and the lift is strong.
Forum: Foamies
05-20-2019, 01:24 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,236
Posted By AEAJR

I have done a LOT of slope soaring. Weight is...

I have done a LOT of slope soaring. Weight is often not a big issue for slope gliders. All depends on the height of the hill and how strong the wind might be. I have seen slope gliders made out of...
04-22-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,586
Posted By AEAJR

Selling is done in the for sale section of...

Selling is done in the for sale section of Wattflyer. I am going to move this thread.
03-22-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 987,785
Posted By AEAJR

Jools, Welcome. Nice to see another glider...

Jools,

Welcome. Nice to see another glider guider on the forum.
02-17-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5,482
Views: 987,785
Posted By AEAJR

juanroestel, Welcome to Wattflyer!

juanroestel,

Welcome to Wattflyer!
02-16-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,001
Posted By AEAJR

Have you tried the AMA plans service? ...

Have you tried the AMA plans service?
https://www.modelaircraft.org/ama-plan-service
02-15-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,001
Posted By AEAJR

Were you successful in finding the plans you...

Were you successful in finding the plans you wanted? How is he build coming Post some photos.
02-15-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By AEAJR

Have you had success with the balancing? Are...

Have you had success with the balancing?

Are you using some kind of a ballancer device to help you?
02-15-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,874
Posted By AEAJR

Spring is on the way!

Spring is on the way!
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