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09-21-2009, 08:48 PM
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Posted By pilotmikey96

the plane didnt origionaly have the wing held on...

the plane didnt origionaly have the wing held on by elastic bands
i broke part of the wing
09-21-2009, 01:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,764
Posted By pilotmikey96

thanks for the advice unfortonatly when i was...

thanks for the advice
unfortonatly when i was fixing it from the crash i had to snap the control horn that made the nose wheel turn to fix the engine mount so there actually no way to fix it because...
09-21-2009, 12:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,764
Posted By pilotmikey96

its a cessna 172 so it used to be a trycicle gear...

its a cessna 172 so it used to be a trycicle gear system
but on a heavy landing i broke the whole nose casing and had to change it into a tail tragger, in the prosess losing all steering control...
09-20-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By pilotmikey96

need help with steering problem

i can no longer steer my aircraft
now it has a tendancy to turn to the right when rolling
is there anything i can do to correct this or will applying left rudder on take off correct it
thanks...
09-20-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,570
Posted By pilotmikey96

a guy at the club put it on for me but i had to...

a guy at the club put it on for me
but i had to take it off to sort out some control horn problems
but now i cant get it back on
09-20-2009, 05:35 PM
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Posted By pilotmikey96

i dont have dowels

i dont have dowels
09-20-2009, 04:47 PM
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Posted By pilotmikey96

my plane is a cessna ep 400 pics are in my...

my plane is a cessna ep 400
pics are in my albums on my profile
il give that a try then
09-20-2009, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,570
Posted By pilotmikey96

the elastic band holdy wing on thingy

ive seen other planes atthe club whos wings are hold on by elastic band.
ive tried and tried but cant seem to get this to work
how do you hold a wing on with the elastic band
is there an...
08-18-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,253
Posted By pilotmikey96

well today didnt go very well on the first flight...

well today didnt go very well on the first flight since the crash but i think ive figured by now that its not the plane, its the place im flying it
08-17-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,253
Posted By pilotmikey96

well all fixed :)

all fixed now,
going on holiday on friday and the planes coming with me,
theres a big field out back where i can fly so wish me luck.
il get some pics of my holiday flying on here soon
peace out...
08-15-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,253
Posted By pilotmikey96

guess you were right. it may have taken all day...

guess you were right.
it may have taken all day to fix but heres the result...
i still have to solder a couple of wires in the aerial together and glue some parts back on (i ran out of poxy glue...
08-14-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,253
Posted By pilotmikey96

complete right off!!!

my first real crash!!! :(
took my cessna ep 400 for a spin today forgeting about a hard landing i completed, the wing wasnt held in properly, only by a nylon bolt, not visible to naked eye i decided...
08-10-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,537
Posted By pilotmikey96

i have took it to a different model shop from the...

i have took it to a different model shop from the one i brought it from for volt testing and the voltage is unusualy low and it seems not to be charging, the person at this model shop said take it...
08-09-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,537
Posted By pilotmikey96

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i did try the other battery straight after to make sure i havent broke my airplane and it works perfectly.
il check it with a voltmeter as soon as i can and i will store it in the shed for now....
08-09-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,537
Posted By pilotmikey96

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thanks for the reply
it works on the other battery just not on this one, dont see how it can be the reciever?
michael
08-09-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,537
Posted By pilotmikey96

strange behavior from a new battery???

i brought this new li-po 1250mAh 11.1V battery from the local model shop and ive charged it up but when i put it inside my aircraft (cessna ep 400 CML) it makes a strange noise, the rudder struggles...
Forum: Beginners
02-11-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,545
Posted By pilotmikey96

the plane comes with 2 replacements but yeah,...

the plane comes with 2 replacements but yeah, when i get round to it ill order sum props
Forum: Beginners
02-10-2009, 11:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,545
Posted By pilotmikey96

oh, i see, i thought cml made em, nvr mind, i...

oh, i see, i thought cml made em, nvr mind, i might see if i can get that propeller, for now i need to save my money for buying a new set of wings, but when ive got the wings and i have more money i...
Forum: Beginners
02-10-2009, 09:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,545
Posted By pilotmikey96

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yeah it curves from the front of the wing where it joins the fuselage and curves towards the ailerons, and its not a dynam, its "cmldistribrution"
here: http://www.cmldistribution.co.uk/ (type in...
Forum: Beginners
02-10-2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,545
Posted By pilotmikey96

pics

sorry my camera isnt great, but inside that black box there is loads of cogs, th wire connects to the block inside the fuselage(servo?) anyway thats the best i can get for now
Forum: Beginners
02-10-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,545
Posted By pilotmikey96

ill get a pic on so you can have a better look

ill get a pic on so you can have a better look
Forum: Beginners
02-10-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,545
Posted By pilotmikey96

eurika!

ive found the problem, it seems the cogs inside the wing have come out of place, i think ill have to buy a new wing, alltho i will have a second look and see if i can fix it
oh and did i say i put...
Forum: Beginners
02-09-2009, 10:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,545
Posted By pilotmikey96

thank you for the advice tho, and yeah ill keep...

thank you for the advice tho, and yeah ill keep you updated. :D
Forum: Beginners
02-09-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,545
Posted By pilotmikey96

i have flown befor, just on smaller models, but i...

i have flown befor, just on smaller models, but i really want this one, its my favourite plane and even if it does break, i say money well spent, i dont really like that super club one, looks to...
Forum: Beginners
02-09-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,545
Posted By pilotmikey96

ill take it into account, but i havent had chance...

ill take it into account, but i havent had chance to fly it yet, so well see what happens, plus that website isnt updated, they only started to get the new model recently, it is different to the...
Forum: Beginners
02-09-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,545
Posted By pilotmikey96

http://www.arrowmodels.com/product_info.php?manufa...

http://www.arrowmodels.com/product_info.php?manufacturers_id=128&products_id=254
Forum: Beginners
02-09-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,545
Posted By pilotmikey96

its the new model, not made of stryofoam, more...

its the new model, not made of stryofoam, more solid, plus it has newer features, its not made by dynam either, made by cmldistrubution, and is much better than the old one, cuz the guy at the shop...
Forum: Beginners
02-09-2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,545
Posted By pilotmikey96

i thought the servo might be the culpret, its...

i thought the servo might be the culpret, its been givin me truble since day one, because when i put it together, i did a test and the ailerons didnt work, i fiddled with the aileron servo and they...
Forum: Beginners
02-09-2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,545
Posted By pilotmikey96

help with cessna ep 400 aileron problem

i brought a brand new cessna ep 400 r/c plane on saturday from a model shop in scarborough, i havent had chance to properly fly it yet (other than starting the engine up in the house and running it...
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