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Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 08-16-2016, 04:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By fhhuber
typically the stabilizer uses one of the aux...

typically the stabilizer uses one of the aux channels to control on/off or mode if multiple modes are possible.

If its on a 2 position switched channel you'll just have on or off.
3 position is...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-15-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 29,050
Views: 1,660,135
Posted By fhhuber
Stingers Sidewinders

Stingers

Sidewinders
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 08-15-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,547
Posted By fhhuber
Well... the electric retracts are getting very...

Well... the electric retracts are getting very inexpensive if you compare to the cost of the mechanicals + servo to operate them + the linkage materials.

Sometimes the electric retracts are now...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-14-2016, 02:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,436
Posted By fhhuber
We've flown RC demos at the local airshow in 20...

We've flown RC demos at the local airshow in 20 gusting to 35 KNOTS
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-14-2016, 12:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 828
Posted By fhhuber
2.5 mm threaded rod would be too tight for going...

2.5 mm threaded rod would be too tight for going in a 2-56 nut.

2mm threaded rod feels like its trying to catch the 2-56 nut's threads but not quite grabbing. (just enough feel of it catching to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-13-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,436
Posted By fhhuber
Depends on the aircraft... C-172 Max...

Depends on the aircraft...
C-172 Max (DEMONSTRATED for type certification) 15 knots direct crosswind.
Diamond Katana DV20... 20 kts
MD-10 ... 31kts
Saab 2000 ... 40 knots

Under FAR Part 25...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-12-2016, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By fhhuber
Ultra micro P-51 fuselage is held together by the...

Ultra micro P-51 fuselage is held together by the "decals" (stickers) Slice the stickers. Re-assemble with scotch tape and then if you have to open it again you just peel the tape.

Caution... if...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-12-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By fhhuber
Simplified a bit... Electric motors attempt...

Simplified a bit...

Electric motors attempt to deliver the power required to turn the load at their designed rpm.
They never make it. They come very close sometimes.
If the motor has zero load...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 08-11-2016, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By fhhuber
Ran into a similar issue with the DX-18 ...

Ran into a similar issue with the DX-18

Clear memory, do the programming function that you are having issues with, then the rest of programming.

Activating one function can disable access to...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-11-2016, 03:45 AM
Replies: 29,050
Views: 1,660,135
Posted By fhhuber
Disappear Vanish

Disappear

Vanish
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 08-09-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,454
Posted By fhhuber
Caps are very useful (necessary)for ESCs with...

Caps are very useful (necessary)for ESCs with long runs between battery and ESC. But you have to use large enough fast enough caps. The voltage spikes that can develop between battery and ESC, with...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-08-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By fhhuber
Servos attempting to operate on inadequate...

Servos attempting to operate on inadequate voltage often make lots of noise.
Forum: Beginners 08-08-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,238
Posted By fhhuber
ESC: Electronic speed control

ESC: Electronic speed control
Forum: Beginners 08-08-2016, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,238
Posted By fhhuber
Note... the "arming" sequence for assorted ESCs...

Note... the "arming" sequence for assorted ESCs are not the same.

Some are armed IMMEDIATELY upon plugging in the battery. These are rare now but there are ESCs that can go immediately to some...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 08-08-2016, 12:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,347
Posted By fhhuber
There's a saying in engineering: You can't...

There's a saying in engineering:

You can't make anything idiot-proof because they keep making "better" idiots.

You can put in as many stages of safeties as you want. Someone will find them...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 08-08-2016, 12:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,454
Posted By fhhuber
I'd have to ask my friend who is an...

I'd have to ask my friend who is an electrical/electronics engineer to confirm... But what I expect:

The capacitor acts sort of as a "shock absorber", absorbing the voltage peaks and filling in...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-06-2016, 05:50 AM
Replies: 29,050
Views: 1,660,135
Posted By fhhuber
Heros Sandwiches

Heros

Sandwiches
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 08-05-2016, 02:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By fhhuber
Now... TX on (normal mode) first and it should...

Now... TX on (normal mode) first and it should act fine even with the interference indoors that prevented binding.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-05-2016, 12:48 AM
Replies: 29,050
Views: 1,660,135
Posted By fhhuber
Seal Sniper

Seal
Sniper
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 08-04-2016, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By fhhuber
TX off No power to the aircraft. Plug in...

TX off
No power to the aircraft.

Plug in the aircraft.
THEN turn on TX in bind mode.

Don't do it near any operating 2.4 ghz computer mouse, video camera or similar.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 08-03-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By fhhuber
Actually... its more common than you might expect...

Actually... its more common than you might expect for a model memory that has never been used to not have the sub trims centered. (among other programming settings NOT being cleared properly)
...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-03-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 29,050
Views: 1,660,135
Posted By fhhuber
Spar Varnish

Spar

Varnish
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 08-02-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By fhhuber
Test one of the other planes again.... I...

Test one of the other planes again....

I have an older radio (not Spektrum) that the maker had to recall a whole production run because the factory ran the wires from the gimbals wrong and the...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 08-02-2016, 03:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By fhhuber
Computer radio? If yes, clear model memory. ...

Computer radio? If yes, clear model memory.

if that's not it... try a different servo in the same channel. If it behaves the same its the RX or TX... if it behaves differently its the servo.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-02-2016, 02:11 AM
Replies: 29,050
Views: 1,660,135
Posted By fhhuber
Tall Tale

Tall

Tale
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-01-2016, 04:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,435
Posted By fhhuber
Best to not discharge unsupervised.... Its...

Best to not discharge unsupervised....

Its more likely to damage the LiPo due to overdischarge than any other issue. Fire risk is much lower than charging.

I like to discharge via a high...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-01-2016, 03:04 AM
Replies: 29,050
Views: 1,660,135
Posted By fhhuber
Flush

Flush
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-31-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,216
Posted By fhhuber
THE MODEL DOESN'T HAVE THE LEADING EDGE FLAPS ...

THE MODEL DOESN'T HAVE THE LEADING EDGE FLAPS

What the full scale has doesn't matter...

You claimed to have set something up on the model that just is not there.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-30-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,216
Posted By fhhuber
Leading edge "flap"? The model doesn't have...

Leading edge "flap"?

The model doesn't have functional slats.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-30-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 870
Posted By fhhuber
You can convert most RC models to tethered flight...

You can convert most RC models to tethered flight if you have a place you can sink the center anchor pole.

Slow light models it can be pretty light and anchored with 3 tent stakes/guy wires so it...
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