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Forum: ParkFlyers
03-13-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 308
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Posted By Bellakelpie

My pleasure. Keep us all up to date as to your...

My pleasure.
Keep us all up to date as to your progress and how you find the Rainbow.
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-09-2013, 12:56 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 67,244
Posted By Bellakelpie

The Boomerang 40 was originally aimed at the...

The Boomerang 40 was originally aimed at the Nitro Engined market, but can be converted to Electric power.

You do not say whether you will be taught by an instructor or will be trying to teach...
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-13-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 67,244
Posted By Bellakelpie

Well that's good to hear. I wonder what has...

Well that's good to hear. I wonder what has happened to all the other ones that featured in the earlier parts of this thread?
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-06-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 67,244
Posted By Bellakelpie

Well it's been 4 years since I built my 2nd one...

Well it's been 4 years since I built my 2nd one and 3 years since there was an entry on this thread.
Anyone out there still got onre flying?
11-12-2011, 03:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,316
Posted By Bellakelpie

Bob, one of Ian's close friends, has put a site...

Bob, one of Ian's close friends, has put a site up on the web in his memory.

It can be accessed at: http://users.adam.com.au/billsimi/

If anyone wishes to contribute any words or photographs...
11-09-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,316
Posted By Bellakelpie

I saw him recently while he was in Hospital,...

I saw him recently while he was in Hospital, straight after his Hip Operation. We talked about getting together for some Float Plane flying next year. His passing is a real shock.
Dave
08-11-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,138
Posted By Bellakelpie

See the main thread at: ...

See the main thread at:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1384440
Cheers,
Dave
02-19-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,135
Posted By Bellakelpie

Well after testing with another ESC and Rx, I...

Well after testing with another ESC and Rx, I discovered that the problem lay with the Rx. Basically, for some reason the throttle channel was no longer working.
Probably something to do with a...
02-12-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,682
Posted By Bellakelpie

The closest scale model to the real thing on the...

The closest scale model to the real thing on the market is the new STARMAX J3 EP, ARF.
It comes as either a civilian J3 in Cub Yellow or a military version in Olive Drab.
All servo's, motor/esc...
02-12-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,135
Posted By Bellakelpie

Thank you gyrocptr. The Tx and the Rx (2.4 Ghz...

Thank you gyrocptr.
The Tx and the Rx (2.4 Ghz system) are bound quite o.k.
There is nothing wrong with the ESC itself that I can think of. The BEC works (all servo's move quite freely when the...
02-12-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,443
Posted By Bellakelpie

Eflite Pt 19 450-which motor, servos, esc from Hobby King

I am using the Turnigy 2217-16 turn 1050 Kv outrunner and 25 amp ESC.
It spins a TGS 11 x 5.5 prop. Battery is a 3 Cell 20C Turnigy 2200 Ma/H. This combo draws approx 22 amps and I get approx 10...
02-12-2011, 05:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,135
Posted By Bellakelpie

Align ESC issues

I have been using an ALIGN 25 Amp ESC in my AXN Clouds Fly for some time now with success.
However the "el cheapo" bell outrunner motor supplied by AX with the model, finally died and so I decided...
01-20-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,714
Posted By Bellakelpie

The original (real thing) had small inboard flaps...

The original (real thing) had small inboard flaps which were deployed for landing only.

In fact they were probably more effective at slowing the plane down for landings, than flying around at...
01-19-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,714
Posted By Bellakelpie

Heck, you have a real monster up front. I am...

Heck, you have a real monster up front. I am using a TGY 2217-1050 Kv with an 11 x5.5 and it is more than sufficient.
Careful with the flaps. This model is not what I would call a "floater" and will...
12-11-2010, 06:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,428
Posted By Bellakelpie

I have seen an example of this lovely model...

I have seen an example of this lovely model flying. The owner has trimmed it out and it flies well. No mods to wingtips etc . He chose NOT to use APC "E" Props and as a consequence his model is a lot...
12-11-2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,138
Posted By Bellakelpie

Starmax J3 Cub

Has anyone come across the new Starmax J3 Cub yet?
Details on the web show that it is EPO Foam construction.
It is available in the traditional Cub Yellow or WW2 USAAC Olive Drab with European...
Forum: Foamies
12-11-2010, 06:09 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 35,076
Posted By Bellakelpie

Wish these were available outiside the UK. ...

Wish these were available outiside the UK.
Many "moons" ago ESM/KMP made an upsized clone of the UNOWOT, except it had a trike gear.
They called it the ESM/KMP F1 Trainer.
It was (is, --coz I...
06-29-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 18,785
Posted By Bellakelpie

One other thing in flying these. Don't slam the...

One other thing in flying these. Don't slam the throttle wide open quickly as to do so will push the nose down. Ease the throttle open.
Likewise when throttling back. Ease it down rather than just...
06-27-2010, 03:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 18,785
Posted By Bellakelpie

The model from the factory is 790 mm. Measure...

The model from the factory is 790 mm. Measure yours as it is and then do the appropriate adjustments. C of G is approx 142 mm from the NOSE, using the measurements from the nose ex factory.
Trim the...
05-19-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,714
Posted By Bellakelpie

I finally got mine properly sorted. I shifted the...

I finally got mine properly sorted. I shifted the C of G back (by moving the battery back) so its exactly at the mid point of the main wing spar. This has sweetened its flying characteristics a bunch...
04-11-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,032
Posted By Bellakelpie

Mine flew just fine. They weren't a very big...

Mine flew just fine. They weren't a very big model though. But that's all history now.
04-04-2010, 03:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,714
Posted By Bellakelpie

E-Flite PT-19

Here is my PT-19, photo's taken just after completion.
Since then it has gained 2 pilots!!

The black prop in the 1st pic is the APC grey one from pic 2, painted black. (That grey prop just had...
03-08-2010, 01:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,032
Posted By Bellakelpie

"Awesome RC" (Model Engines) did a small "400"...

"Awesome RC" (Model Engines) did a small "400" sized Outrunner version about 4 years ago. (40.5 Inch w/span)

I had one with a 1400 Kv "Align" Outrunner, 25 amp ESC, 1500 Ma/H 3 cell lipo 7 x 4...
03-08-2010, 01:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,010
Posted By Bellakelpie

Phoenix Models AT-6

OK Guys, According to Phoenix, this offering is designed for straight EP conversion. Anyone done one yet?
03-08-2010, 01:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,345
Posted By Bellakelpie

Hi Martin, I tried varying 2 bladed props...

Hi Martin,

I tried varying 2 bladed props 1st up . A 10 x 8 Aero-naut followed by a 11 x 7, RAM thru to a 12 x 6. JXF. (All IC props by the way. I steer clear of APC "E" props on larger EP models)...
Forum: ParkFlyers
10-04-2009, 12:40 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 67,244
Posted By Bellakelpie

Wheel pants

Hi jmatusic.
Re the wheel pants
Where do you live? (state, country)
Replies: 5
Views: 2,988
Posted By Bellakelpie

Thanks guys. I'll fit an ASSAN "hack" module into...

Thanks guys. I'll fit an ASSAN "hack" module into an old JR MAX 66. (Alternative no 2)
Replies: 5
Views: 2,988
Posted By Bellakelpie

E-Flite/Spectrum LPD5DSM Tx

This question may have been asked before, but right now I just do not have time to plough through the past threads on this page to see.

I normally fly on the Austraian spec 36 Mhz band. Recently I...
08-29-2009, 04:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,861
Posted By Bellakelpie

Decided to start it before the Beaver 'coz there...

Decided to start it before the Beaver 'coz there is not as much to do.
I have also fallen for the E-Flite BAE Hawk.
08-29-2009, 12:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,861
Posted By Bellakelpie

PT-19

Ah, a father and son (ha ha). Very nice.
Well, as I write this, the wind has finally gone, but instead, the rain is bucketing down. So still no flying.
Oh well, looks like I will just have to spend...
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