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12-10-2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,868
Posted By jismail

Agreed....

This is a very tough bird and great model for anybody's war bird collection.

It is also very rebuildable..... I had a highspeed mid-air collision with a Spitfire that led to total distruction of...
10-29-2009, 11:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,761
Posted By jismail

very nice! good job...

very nice! good job...
09-23-2009, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,939
Posted By jismail

I was able to get one from Perry at Aeromicro.com

I was able to get one from Perry at Aeromicro.com
05-07-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,752
Posted By jismail

You misunderstood my post. I agree to start at...

You misunderstood my post. I agree to start at WOT for launch but you do not need to continue to fly at WOT once ariborne. That is when I think you should back it down. Things happen quickly with...
05-06-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,752
Posted By jismail

It is a great flying plane out of the box and...

It is a great flying plane out of the box and should be fine as long as you do a couple things....

First, put a couple clicks of up elevator on it prior to launch, if you don't an try to launch...
Forum: WWI Era
05-04-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,858
Posted By jismail

Not so good of a maiden....

I finally got to try flying this last weekend and found it to be uncontrolable as setup using the CG as marked and a 1500mah battery. I luckily crashed fairly gently and only had to repair a single...
Forum: WWI Era
04-28-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,858
Posted By jismail

A real bargin for the price....

I must say, I just got this kit off of ebay for 85 bucks and didnt really expect much but wow was I surprised! It is a real nice kit and looks great! the quality seems great too! Seems to be a bit...
03-27-2009, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,245
Posted By jismail

I have the ultrafly PC-9, P-40 and P-51 and...

I have the ultrafly PC-9, P-40 and P-51 and generally have liked the quality of the Ultrafly models - I have found that the P-51 flys pretty nice with the stock setup and does most typical warbird...
03-19-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 26,533
Posted By jismail

Thought this bird could use some teeth....

So I added some drop tanks and side mounted ordinance I got from Ebay.....
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03-14-2009, 02:56 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 26,533
Posted By jismail

Do you need to change out the stock wiring Y...

Do you need to change out the stock wiring Y harness to do flaperons or will it work as setup if your radio supports flaperons?
03-13-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 26,533
Posted By jismail

I have the plane and tried to maiden it with bad...

I have the plane and tried to maiden it with bad results... pretty much turned into a lawn dart - :(

I had the elevator at level when I launched... full throttle... level toss. I basically just...
Forum: WWI Era
02-25-2009, 02:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,549
Posted By jismail

I did not have any motor mount issues, but I did...

I did not have any motor mount issues, but I did make sure to put a good bead of glue all around the end of the firewall prior to closing things up.... just in case.

My eflite 480 outrunner with...
Forum: WWI Era
02-24-2009, 04:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,549
Posted By jismail

Primarily because I checked CoG and it is spot...

Primarily because I checked CoG and it is spot on, and when I cut power, it levels out.
Forum: WWI Era
02-22-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,549
Posted By jismail

Albatross D.III - Oooooooooo I'm in Luv!

Just finished my Maxford Albatross and maidened it this weekend.

http://www.maxfordusa.com/albatrosd-iiiep40arf.aspx

Wow, what a bird. The detail is very nice. It was tough to assemble...
01-23-2009, 12:07 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 37,107
Posted By jismail

So I maidened my bird last weekend.... using a...

So I maidened my bird last weekend.... using a 2200 mah 3c lipo, it balanced out perfectly with no modifications. It took a long runway to get it up, but it lifted off in perfect balance.

I...
Forum: Power Systems
01-09-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,998
Posted By jismail

Motocalc data?

I have just recently purchased motocalc but have found it's database doesnt include many of the common components I use ( lipos, GWS motors, etc) I tried looking on motocalcs site in the user...
01-05-2009, 05:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,409
Posted By jismail

Try Perry at Aeromicro. He has them in stock but...

Try Perry at Aeromicro. He has them in stock but I don't know for sure if he ships.

www.aeromicro.com (http://www.aeromicro.com)
12-29-2008, 05:29 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 23,990
Posted By jismail

very unsucessful maiden....

My friend and I each built a 262 and we headed out to the field last weekend for the long anticipated maidens......

well, it didnt go as planned.

He went first and using a medium length...
12-26-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 131,136
Posted By jismail

Took it out for it's first flight today and it...

Took it out for it's first flight today and it was great!!! flew away with full throttle and a firm toss, a bit slow a first but picked up speed quickly. Only took a few clicks to level it out and I...
12-24-2008, 03:50 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 131,136
Posted By jismail

So - I went ahead and built it.....

I moved the 195g battery marking for the EDF back to 50mm as an estimate and it seem to have enough battery movement to final balance as it is.

Didn't really like the stock look of the bird with...
12-20-2008, 01:46 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 57,079
Posted By jismail

Thanks Joe! I will go for 43. Can you confirm...

Thanks Joe! I will go for 43. Can you confirm where you measured the 43mm from - the red arrow location or the yellow please?
12-19-2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 57,079
Posted By jismail

Okay, I'm about at my ropes end with this CG...

Okay, I'm about at my ropes end with this CG issue. I cannot believe the amount of clay I have had to pack into this bird to hit 40mm.

I have 2 quick questions:

1) looking at my picture...
12-19-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,753
Posted By jismail

Thanks for the link. According to most opinions...

Thanks for the link. According to most opinions over there, the Corsair would have kicked butt in most of the scenarios of combat and could have easily overshadowed the p-51 as the premier fighter...
12-19-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 131,136
Posted By jismail

Can you give me the battery part number off the...

Can you give me the battery part number off the front of your battery.... I would rather buy a 25c that is lighter than stick to the 20c that is heavier.... also, if you could let me know if you...
12-19-2008, 04:36 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 131,136
Posted By jismail

Well, the website lists the battery at 195g and...

Well, the website lists the battery at 195g and my cheap, dimestore scale seems to verify it..... there are multiple batteries from mystery and some are lighter than others. Mine is the 102mm 2200....
12-18-2008, 07:48 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 131,136
Posted By jismail

The manuals battery locations stop at 170g. My...

The manuals battery locations stop at 170g. My Battery is 195g (mystery 2200ah 3s 20C) so the manual locations don't help. I too was wondering how to properly setup the EDF.

Is Pat's method...
12-16-2008, 10:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,753
Posted By jismail

did that campaign ever match the US planes with...

did that campaign ever match the US planes with the fighters of Germany in head to head dogfights?
12-14-2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 23,990
Posted By jismail

I too have the ESCs in the fuselage. Is that...

I too have the ESCs in the fuselage. Is that really going to be a problem? In addtion I am not running a seperate BEC. Do you think the stock motors and servos draws enough current to need a seperate...
12-14-2008, 08:29 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 23,990
Posted By jismail

Thanks for the kind words. I used sponges to...

Thanks for the kind words. I used sponges to make the camo with a base of medium green, and highlights of olive drab and dark green. The bottom is gull grey.

The airflow exit is already made in...
12-14-2008, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,753
Posted By jismail

Did any Pacific based fighters ever fight in any other theater?

As I was painting up my Corsair the other night I started to wonder if there were any of the well know Pacific theater warbirds that were used in the European or other theaters.

I know the P-40,...
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