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Forum: Combat
05-18-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,814
Posted By Dane McGee

mclarkson, we (the RCCA) have held a sanctioned...

mclarkson, we (the RCCA) have held a sanctioned contest in Witchita for the last several years every June at Lake Afton, however the CD moved away and we are looking for someone to pick up where he...
Forum: Combat
05-18-2015, 03:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,814
Posted By Dane McGee

First Battle Over Brenham Texas

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The First Battle Over Brenham Texas RCCA Combat contest is in the books.

David Ebers and the Brenham RC Airplane Club rolled out the red carpet and combat pilots showed up from all over Texas...
Forum: Combat
02-16-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,194
Posted By Dane McGee

.........Most fun you can have with you clothes...

.........Most fun you can have with you clothes on!

Guys are building some neat foamboard birds with airfoils that perform great.

Tons of fun.
Forum: Combat
02-14-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,194
Posted By Dane McGee

Plenty of combat being flown and it grows every...

Plenty of combat being flown and it grows every year. Electric combat is being flown in every corner of the country and new innovations are popping up all the time.

There is a very active...
Forum: Combat
06-14-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,751
Posted By Dane McGee

Yep, this was the last combat event for the...

Yep, this was the last combat event for the Wichita area unless someone steps up to the plate and takes it on for next year. Bill the CD is moving to Florida and plans to hold some events there.
...
Forum: Combat
06-13-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,751
Posted By Dane McGee

Debrief: The Final Anarchy Over Afton was...

Debrief:

The Final Anarchy Over Afton was one to remember. Pilots from Ohio, California, Kansas and Texas converged on the beautiful Afton Lake Flying site to duke it out in 28 rounds of RC Combat...
Forum: Combat
06-13-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 6,083
Posted By Dane McGee

Texoma Summer Combat, Saturday June 21, 2014

Texoma Summer Combat, Saturday June 21, 2014

Pete Darter Flying Field , Sherman Texas

6 plus rounds of Limited B Combat and 6 plus rounds of Scale 2948 Combat

Pilot meeting 9:30, start...
Forum: Combat
05-28-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,751
Posted By Dane McGee

3 Day RCCA Combat Event, Wichita, KS May 30-June 1, 2014

The Wichita Radio Control Club will be hosting a 3 day RCCA Combat Event May 31 - June 1, 2014 at the Lake Afton Aerodome near Wichita, Kansas

3 full days of hair on fire combat featuring 2948...
Forum: Combat
12-02-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,445
Posted By Dane McGee

Here's a pic of my newest Gnat using a simpler...

Here's a pic of my newest Gnat using a simpler wing attachment method:

http://imageshack.us/a/img831/3822/005mak.jpg



http://imageshack.us/a/img705/4950/001cbh.jpg
...
Forum: Combat
11-22-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,445
Posted By Dane McGee

New All SPAD Combat Class

In an effort to introduce new combat flyers to thrill of RC Combat, the Radio Control Combat Association created a new all SPAD Combat class featuring the SPAD GNAT
Cheap and easy to build, durable...
Forum: Combat
11-24-2011, 03:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,150
Posted By Dane McGee

......Outstanding, looks like fun!

......Outstanding, looks like fun!
Forum: Combat
06-16-2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,150
Posted By Dane McGee

Looks great as long as you have zero wind.

Looks great as long as you have zero wind.
Forum: Combat
05-09-2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,942
Posted By Dane McGee

Excellent E-Combat Article in MA

For more E-SSC info, check out the RC Combat article in Model Aviation.
Very nice.
Forum: Combat
04-07-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,238
Posted By Dane McGee

EPBuddy and Progressive are the only two...

EPBuddy and Progressive are the only two stateside that I'm aware of have the icharger. There may be others. There is a very active support group for the ichargers on the forums and thats one reason...
Forum: Combat
04-04-2011, 02:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,238
Posted By Dane McGee

Never used the logview. I like the...

Never used the logview.

I like the ichargers really well. The 20 amp model would be a good one too. My 3010 was a plug and play. I pulled it out of the box and immediately went to charging.
...
Forum: Combat
04-04-2011, 01:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,238
Posted By Dane McGee

I use a icharger 3010 and parallel charging...

I use a icharger 3010 and parallel charging cables so I can charge up to 6 packs at a time. I charge at 2C so 6 batts at 4.4 per is 26.4 amps.....at a contest I will charge 2 packs at a time at 8.8...
Forum: Combat
04-03-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,238
Posted By Dane McGee

I'm sorry for the confusion. I made a typo in my...

I'm sorry for the confusion. I made a typo in my previous post.


I am running 2-3s 2200 batteries in series making 6S total.

No problems with 6S on the 35-30-1100 kv but 6S will smoke a...
Forum: Combat
04-02-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,238
Posted By Dane McGee

I get 8x3 props from my local hobby...

I get 8x3 props from my local hobby store.......They are available from tower or most of the other large domestic hobby retailers or from MA.

The battery config is 3S2P

Keep in mind that the...
Forum: Combat
03-30-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,238
Posted By Dane McGee

Yes, the 8x3 is the only legal prop in SSC...

Yes, the 8x3 is the only legal prop in SSC regardless of power system. The electric system that I mentioned will swing the 8x3 at well over the 17,500 rpm limit.

I set the rpm every time I...
Forum: Combat
11-30-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,238
Posted By Dane McGee

This is the current SSC setup that is being used...

This is the current SSC setup that is being used in Texas.

Turnigy SK 3530 1100.......Hobby King $16.95
Turnigy Sentry 40 ESC........ " $21.95
Zippy 3S 2200 20C........... " ...
Forum: Combat
06-15-2010, 12:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,804
Posted By Dane McGee

E-SSC Video

Here's a video of a full round of SSC. Approx half electric and half IC.

This should answer alotta questions about E-SSC performance VS IC.

Enjoy!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2E6DrFY30G4
Forum: Combat
06-15-2010, 12:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,158
Posted By Dane McGee

Yep with elevons cg has to be right on...

Yep with elevons cg has to be right on ..........and too much elevator will snap um. Dial down elev on high rates till no snap then dial down an additional 15% for low rates.
Forum: Combat
06-14-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,158
Posted By Dane McGee

.........sorry didn't get it.

.........sorry didn't get it.
Forum: Combat
06-13-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,158
Posted By Dane McGee

.........Hobby King SS brand esc 40-50 amp...

.........Hobby King SS brand esc 40-50 amp $11.00, ............then Plush 40 esc for $21.00 or so and the Turnigy Sentry for about the same price.

Is that a Texas Flugwerks Kit? I've never seen...
Forum: Combat
05-19-2010, 01:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,134
Posted By Dane McGee

I simply use a mount made from 2" x 2" x 1/16...

I simply use a mount made from 2" x 2" x 1/16 alum angle that is screwed to the bottom of the fuse........which in this case is a piece of 3/8" poplar. On an Axe it would be very easy

The Turnigy...
Forum: Combat
05-17-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,134
Posted By Dane McGee

This is the current SSC setup that is being used...

This is the current SSC setup that is being used in Texas.

Turnigy SK 3530 1100.......Hobby King $16.95
Turnigy Sentry 40 ESC........ " $21.95
Zippy 3S 2200 20C........... " ...
Forum: Combat
05-17-2010, 03:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,134
Posted By Dane McGee

The Setup we are using is alot cheaper. Ill...

The Setup we are using is alot cheaper.

Ill post numbers.
Forum: Combat
01-27-2010, 01:38 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 162,447
Posted By Dane McGee

Smack talk is always welcome:Q.......in fact it...

Smack talk is always welcome:Q.......in fact it is almost required before these big events to get everybody FIRED Up:D


You boys got plenty O time to get some birds thrown together before LSN....
Forum: Combat
01-26-2010, 10:58 PM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 162,447
Posted By Dane McGee

No. Glow and Electric fly together. ...

No. Glow and Electric fly together.

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=53289
Forum: Combat
01-24-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,233
Posted By Dane McGee

Lone Star Nats Ft Worth, Texas

This is the big one!!:D

Quote: "The 11th running of the Lone Star Nationals will occur on March 26-28 at the Fort Worth Greater Southwest Aeromodelers field (flygsw.org). This is the largest...
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