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Forum: 3D Flying
03-24-2009, 12:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,576
Posted By Bob O

I stalled it doing a 180* turn and it nosed-in on...

I stalled it doing a 180* turn and it nosed-in on cement. Accordianed the front part of the fuselage, prop, cowl, prop shaft. Not that big of a deal though, I could have just replaced those parts....
Forum: Ebay for sale
03-22-2009, 06:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,964
Posted By Bob O

Sold.

Sold.
Forum: Ebay for sale
03-22-2009, 06:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,862
Posted By Bob O

Sold.

Sold.
Forum: 3D Flying
03-22-2009, 06:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,576
Posted By Bob O

The Typhoon is no longer. I salvaged all the...

The Typhoon is no longer. I salvaged all the electronics and am building a PZ T-28 Trojan, which will use the Typhoon's powertrain. :)
12-30-2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,832
Posted By Bob O

A used one, xuzme?

A used one, xuzme?
12-16-2008, 01:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,832
Posted By Bob O

Sorry to bring up an old thread, but there is...

Sorry to bring up an old thread, but there is soooo much useful information in it that I had to reply. I don't have time right now to check the links and videos, but I wanted to tell you all that I...
12-08-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 18,961
Posted By Bob O

I just DL'ed and tried the marksfiles HeliSim. I...

I just DL'ed and tried the marksfiles HeliSim. I used the controller that came with my FS One. At first it didn't feel much different than my FS One, but after adjusting exponential settings, I was...
Forum: Ebay for sale
11-30-2008, 03:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,862
Posted By Bob O

Combat Models F-16 Slope Soarer

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=230311089625&ssPageName=ADME:L:LCA:US:1123
Forum: 3D Flying
11-30-2008, 03:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,674
Posted By Bob O

JAN, Sounds like you're having good luck...

JAN,

Sounds like you're having good luck and good times with this plane. Definitely a plus when you have a plane like yours that can be flown from a parking lot or a school yard. Put up a pic...
11-25-2008, 12:00 AM
Replies: 3,126
Views: 355,196
Posted By Bob O

dmarko, not sure what you mean by strengthening...

dmarko, not sure what you mean by strengthening modes, but the only thing I did to my Stryker to make it stiffer is I embedded and epoxied a carbon fiber tube crossways at the rear of the body, right...
11-23-2008, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3,126
Views: 355,196
Posted By Bob O

Wow, looks very simple yet strong.

Wow, looks very simple yet strong.
Forum: 3D Flying
11-16-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,674
Posted By Bob O

JAN, I have just gotten into 3D and am...

JAN,

I have just gotten into 3D and am having a lot of fun. My Typhoon 2 isn't as light as your plane, but still lots of fun and you can throw it around a lot. Hovering is lots of fun and takes...
Forum: 3D Flying
11-16-2008, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,674
Posted By Bob O

Going strictly by memory since I'm at work at my...

Going strictly by memory since I'm at work at my manual is at home.....you need to press and hold both the select button and down funtion button on the transmitter and then turn the transmitter on. ...
Forum: 3D Flying
11-11-2008, 10:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,576
Posted By Bob O

Well, after spending a couple of hours last night...

Well, after spending a couple of hours last night and this morning on the FS One doing nothing but hovering practice, I managed to successfully hover the Typhoon numerous times today. Until today, I...
Forum: 3D Flying
11-11-2008, 03:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,576
Posted By Bob O

Hmmm, not sure what happened to all my links/pics.

Hmmm, not sure what happened to all my links/pics.
Forum: 3D Flying
11-09-2008, 11:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,576
Posted By Bob O

Now for the flight report. I've had the...

Now for the flight report.

I've had the plane out twice now. The maiden flight was successful, in that I had two take offs and landings and no crashing. But I really can't give much of flight...
Forum: 3D Flying
11-09-2008, 07:57 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 43,647
Posted By Bob O

Kerbob, I'm also looking for information...

Kerbob,

I'm also looking for information on the outrunner conversion as a winter project. I found two threads with some tips so far and hopefully we can get the guys to post some pics for us.
...
Forum: 3D Flying
11-09-2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,039
Posted By Bob O

humboldt guy, Please spare a pic or two of...

humboldt guy,

Please spare a pic or two of your Typhoon 2 outrunner set-up when you get a chance. Thanks!!!
Forum: 3D Flying
11-09-2008, 07:29 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,565
Posted By Bob O

If I hadn't just bought a Typhoon 2, I'd probably...

If I hadn't just bought a Typhoon 2, I'd probably go for one of those Airfoilz planes.
Forum: 3D Flying
11-08-2008, 09:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,565
Posted By Bob O

EDF, I just watched those videos. One...

EDF,

I just watched those videos. One word.........AMAZING!
Forum: 3D Flying
11-06-2008, 02:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,576
Posted By Bob O

I forgot to mention the part of the build I did...

I forgot to mention the part of the build I did like, and that was the radio compartment. My receiver was almost a drop-in fit, all I had to do was shave off a little foam so it wouldn't fit too...
Forum: 3D Flying
11-06-2008, 12:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,576
Posted By Bob O

First bad thing I noticed right out of the box...

First bad thing I noticed right out of the box was the rudder was severely bent. It was not positioned properly in the box and got sandwiched under the wing. I bent the rudder back into shape and...
Forum: 3D Flying
11-05-2008, 08:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,576
Posted By Bob O

I received my plane yesterday and while it is...

I received my plane yesterday and while it is fully built and has been flown, it will take me a while to post the entire report. So I decided to do it in segments. This first segment just involves...
Forum: 3D Flying
11-03-2008, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,949
Posted By Bob O

Transonic, Welcome to wattflyer.com ...

Transonic,

Welcome to wattflyer.com

Definitely go with something that has ailerons. A lot of your heli experience will apply to fixed wing aircraft so the transition should be fairly...
Forum: 3D Flying
11-03-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,949
Posted By Bob O

Okay, now I feel like a real loser. :sad: I...

Okay, now I feel like a real loser. :sad: I can't even do a rolling circle with a 3D plane on my FS, and that guy does it with a trainer in the confines of a softball field? :mad:

ministeve,
...
Forum: 3D Flying
11-03-2008, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,949
Posted By Bob O

Super Zoom 4D? It's foam but not flat. ...

Super Zoom 4D? It's foam but not flat.

There are many videos of it on youtube or go to www.hobby-lobby.com (http://www.hobby-lobby.com) and click on 3D planes then look for the Super Zoom. ...
Forum: 3D Flying
11-03-2008, 01:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,576
Posted By Bob O

Parkzone Typhoon 2

Guys,

My plane didn't come in last Thursday as expected, hopefully it will be here tomorrow. In creating a new thread, my primary intent was to keep from hijacking someone elses thread. Also,...
Forum: Power Systems
11-03-2008, 02:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,622
Posted By Bob O

Found it! ParkZone PKZ4116 3700 kV 15 turn...

Found it!
ParkZone PKZ4116
3700 kV 15 turn stock replacement
http://secure.hobbyzone.com/catalog/HZ/parkzone_typhoon2/parkzone_typhoon2_parts/PKZ4116.html
11-02-2008, 03:07 AM
Replies: 3,126
Views: 355,196
Posted By Bob O

klique, I haven't seen the video until...

klique,

I haven't seen the video until tonight...........very impressive!!!
Forum: ParkFlyers
10-31-2008, 02:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,065
Posted By Bob O

Plane should be here tomorrow. That will give me...

Plane should be here tomorrow. That will give me tomorrow evening to set it up and Saturday is supposed to be good flying weather. I'll keep my fingers crossed that UPS isn't behind schedule.
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