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09-09-2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 35,904
Posted By GT5500

Oh ok didn't realise you could move the wing...

Oh ok didn't realise you could move the wing around, I know that flying in high alpha allows really slow flight but it just looks silly, I may get one though if it can be made to fly more...
09-05-2008, 11:33 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 35,904
Posted By GT5500

I will begin by saying I have neither and have...

I will begin by saying I have neither and have not flown either, but what I will say is the vapor seems a nice idea but I just can't deal with the way it flies in such high alpha. To me its not even...
08-27-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,417
Posted By GT5500

If you did survive I would imagine that a...

If you did survive I would imagine that a compostie wing traveling at that speed would most likely amputate anything it hit:eek:
Forum: Beginners
08-27-2008, 11:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,439
Posted By GT5500

You are no longer a beginner when you can take...

You are no longer a beginner when you can take off properly, settle into a circuit, fly the plane around the circuit without loosing height, turn in either direction without loosing height, set the...
07-24-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,218
Posted By GT5500

Most of the info is right, however while...

Most of the info is right, however while inrunners do produce higher rpms, the 400 size motors are available in the 1800-2200kv rpm range which means they can be used for a lot a 400 class planes...
06-13-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,700
Posted By GT5500

This thing is almost what you are describing only...

This thing is almost what you are describing only it uses proportional thrust rather then thrust vectoring but it seems to fly pretty well.
06-05-2008, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,784
Posted By GT5500

coaxial heli spins when throttle is changed

I picked up a Graupner sky passion the other day as it was going cheap. It is a very basic coax that uses a single motor and a tail motor for yaw. It can only move forward and uses a magnetic swash...
Forum: Beginners
01-07-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,386
Posted By GT5500

No being cheap is not one thing, its everything!...

No being cheap is not one thing, its everything! you can't expect top notch service and quality products from these dodgy cheap chinese clone/ripoff shops. I've have rarely read a good word in...
Forum: Beginners
12-23-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,495
Posted By GT5500

How refreshing a newbie that isn't arrogant and...

How refreshing a newbie that isn't arrogant and insistant on flying a plane way out of their ability. If you want to fly scale then you could do much worse then getting yourself a GWS tiger moth,...
Forum: Beginners
12-22-2007, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,495
Posted By GT5500

No one else has mentioned this so I will, before...

No one else has mentioned this so I will, before you get that motor running what experience do you have? I trust this is not your first plane? just wondering how new to this you are. I am only...
Forum: ParkFlyers
12-05-2007, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,728
Posted By GT5500

I am just quoting from experienced pilots,...

I am just quoting from experienced pilots, apparently most have the same thoughts as you just before they turn their cub into matchsticks on the maiden. I believe it is to do with the stall...
Forum: ParkFlyers
12-04-2007, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,728
Posted By GT5500

Going off on a tangent here you do realise that...

Going off on a tangent here you do realise that apart from semi scale trainer cubs like the hobbyzone, most scale cubs are a right handfull, some even say that a truely scale cub can be one of the...
12-03-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,402
Posted By GT5500

Guys some of you just don't understand the whole...

Guys some of you just don't understand the whole shipping price thing do you?, as prof correctly pointed out you are not paying $50 for shipping. The seller is simply selling the item cheaply to...
12-02-2007, 07:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,402
Posted By GT5500

Well ebay must be different in the us to over...

Well ebay must be different in the us to over here in the UK, I have bought almost all my rc gear on ebay, including e flight gear and airframes and rc cars and rc equipment. Obviously some was...
Forum: Beginners
11-03-2007, 05:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,910
Posted By GT5500

Put it this way I have been doing this for over a...

Put it this way I have been doing this for over a year and not broken one cheapo GWS slofly prop and that is without a prop saver. I think the thing you are missing is that if the motor is not...
Forum: Beginners
11-02-2007, 06:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,910
Posted By GT5500

I fly mine from a rough field during the winter...

I fly mine from a rough field during the winter and spring before the crops grow. There is no chance of a rolling take off so I hand launch amd there is no way that it would land on its wheels, so i...
10-31-2007, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,956
Posted By GT5500

Yeah I see what you were saying and I was in no...

Yeah I see what you were saying and I was in no way trying to say glow was better as I am an e flight man through and through (although I have a growing collection of glow cars!). Notice I did say a...
10-29-2007, 07:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,089
Posted By GT5500

Not dangerous I know but I like to fly my slo-v...

Not dangerous I know but I like to fly my slo-v round several inches from the ground and turn tightly and tap the wing tips on the ground as it comes round. Before anyone starts harping on, I would...
10-29-2007, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,956
Posted By GT5500

Oh no I can see where this thread will go.......

Oh no I can see where this thread will go.... there have been so many of these types of threads and they quite often end in arguments. Most importantly you are going to get a pretty biased opinion...
10-17-2007, 08:11 PM
Replies: 954
Views: 62,970
Posted By GT5500

Leave off! its mine I tell you

Leave off! its mine I tell you
Forum: Beginners
10-09-2007, 12:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,910
Posted By GT5500

You are right, people need to learn all about...

You are right, people need to learn all about stall speeds, learning on a plane that can power out of anything and climb vertical is not going to teach you the things you need to know. There are a...
Forum: Beginners
10-08-2007, 12:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,910
Posted By GT5500

First off do not I repeat do not move the wing...

First off do not I repeat do not move the wing forward to make it climb better, the other guy should know that. By moving it forward you shift the weight back this makes the plane a stall monster and...
Forum: Beginners
10-07-2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,910
Posted By GT5500

Here are my tips, I have flown the wings off my...

Here are my tips, I have flown the wings off my slo-v and now it sports a brushless motor, but thats a different story. To get started, take the advice and get the 7 cell pack. The extra power is...
Forum: ParkFlyers
10-06-2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,676
Posted By GT5500

I told you so....... only kidding a lot of people...

I told you so....... only kidding a lot of people are a bit, shall we say blinkered when it comes to their first plane. I have a better suggestion then the typhoon for you though, since you have most...
Forum: Beginners
10-06-2007, 11:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,197
Posted By GT5500

Oh ok thats cool:D

Oh ok thats cool:D
10-05-2007, 09:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,511
Posted By GT5500

EMP apex vintage glider info wanted

My dad picked up a vintage EMP (edmonds model products) apex glider from a boot fair for the pricely sum of 10. I have found one website that shows the restoration of such a plane and so far I have...
Forum: Beginners
10-05-2007, 09:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,197
Posted By GT5500

Thats great I am sure your dad will be very happy...

Thats great I am sure your dad will be very happy with his cub many,many people have learned on this plane. Take your time to get it set up, make sure the radio works properly, do a range check, run...
Forum: Beginners
10-05-2007, 09:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,197
Posted By GT5500

While everyone apppreciates your great posts, in...

While everyone apppreciates your great posts, in this case it may have helped if you had read through the thread properly first;-) no hard feelings its just that your post is pretty irrelevent now as...
Forum: Foamies
10-03-2007, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,721
Posted By GT5500

Actually there is a drop in replacement as...

Actually there is a drop in replacement as multiplex makes a brushless pack for the easy glider. You can also stick a 400 size brushless inrunner in it, this does away with the gearbox which makes it...
Forum: ParkFlyers
10-02-2007, 02:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,676
Posted By GT5500

I was just going to ask if you are expecting to...

I was just going to ask if you are expecting to go staright from a heli to a full on 3d capable plane but that answered my question. Unless you have had experience or you are learning with an...
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