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Forum: ParkFlyers
12-31-2019, 10:37 PM
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Posted By velojet

Gosh, quorneng! Still flying your trusty Wing...

Gosh, quorneng! Still flying your trusty Wing Dragon! I must resurrect mine and see if it still flies.
Forum: ParkFlyers
01-26-2017, 01:37 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,918
Posted By velojet

Smile LOL

Thanks for the laugh, Panther. Particularly liked "Flight control can make you feel small electric fly also have large planes feeling!" Can't beat that large planes feeling!

Hope the thumbnail...
07-31-2014, 11:40 PM
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Views: 847,054
Posted By velojet

Wiggy turned away

:( But thanks very much for making the effort, Roger.
05-15-2014, 10:32 PM
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Posted By velojet

Very well done, Roger! Thanks indeed for all your...

Very well done, Roger! Thanks indeed for all your efforts. This will make a very fitting conclusion to Wiggy's epic journey.
Forum: Beginners
08-19-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,991
Posted By velojet

I fly with a 2200 mAH 3S LiPo - all the power I...

I fly with a 2200 mAH 3S LiPo - all the power I need, and I get 30 min out of it, with just the right amount of weight to put the CG at the optimum position. Here it is in place:...
Forum: Beginners
08-02-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 107,910
Posted By velojet

Mad

Amen. Just a blind alley with the blind leading the blind.
Forum: Beginners
11-29-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,991
Posted By velojet

info Cutting a battery hatch

I just cut mine (see pics above) with an Xacto-type knife, and fitted a Velcroed tray.

As for CG (and twitchiness with tail-heaviness), I found I needed lead ballast in the nose. More recently,...
06-22-2012, 07:56 PM
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Posted By velojet

Thumbs up Assignment completed

Still, she made it back home, and into very good hands.

Thanks for taking such good care of her, John. All the best for your next duty assignment.
06-11-2012, 05:22 AM
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Posted By velojet

[Being picky!] Strictly speaking, Wiggy should be...

[Being picky!] Strictly speaking, Wiggy should be flown in Germany, just to confirm she's completed her globetrotting, nicht wahr?
04-22-2012, 11:05 PM
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Posted By velojet

Question Wiggy's final resting place

Thanks for the update, max2112. Good to know that Wiggy's alive and well and itching for one last flight!


The final fate of Wiggy really rests with her owner, stinkweed007. But there's been no...
12-24-2011, 03:59 AM
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Views: 847,054
Posted By velojet

Season's greetings from Wiggy's southern cousin ...

... Kiwingy, posing (with Captain Kiwi at the controls) in front of one of our native New Zealand Christmas trees, the pohutukawa:
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12-01-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 14,431
Posted By velojet

Some things ARE impossible

Yes, it is possible to say what's impossible.

I'd go further than NJSwede, who said, 'some of the examples ... violate such fundamental laws of physics that it is VERY unlikely that they will...
Forum: Beginners
11-06-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,991
Posted By velojet

MTM-ARF battery hatch

Here's how I did it, with a top-loading front-hinged hatch (Dubro hatch catch and plastic hinges):

http://www.millercrawford.com/images-offsite/mtm/mtm-arf-battery_hatch-1.jpg
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11-06-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 847,054
Posted By velojet

Wiggy's whereabouts

Andrew, check the Route and Pilot Record (http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showpost.php?p=204620&postcount=3) for answers to your questions. (See post 6525 in this thread for last info from Max2112.)...
07-08-2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 847,054
Posted By velojet

info Loose ends

Thanks very much for your support, Paul - much appreciated.

As for what was said between spitfire and me regarding his turn, here's my PM to him on 2 October 2010:
It's a possibility. Keep in...
06-27-2011, 09:18 PM
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Views: 847,054
Posted By velojet

info Status report

Yes, as "project leader by proxy", I can confirm that max2112 has given a comprehensive and clear summary of the current status of Project Globetrotter.

As I said in post #800038. the Project has...
05-30-2011, 10:42 PM
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Views: 847,054
Posted By velojet

Thumbs up Wiggy on the Germany flightline

Thanks for the update, John. Wiggy's clearly among friends there!

As for the rx problem, the intention was to ship Wiggy without a rx (Rule 10...
05-30-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 18,604
Posted By velojet

Thumbs up One engine or two? Tests say twenty

http://www.millercrawford.com/images-offsite/multi-engine.jpg
05-21-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 101,231
Posted By velojet

info Larger (but not bigger) batteries

I regularly use a couple of Tenergy 130 (http://www.batteryjunction.com/tenergy-39014.html)s, still going strong after the original Eflite 70 has packed it in - they're now discontinued and replaced...
05-15-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 847,054
Posted By velojet

Thumbs up Mission accomplished

This is REALLY GREAT NEWS ! It means that Project Globetrotter has achieved its objective - to quote from stinkweed007's very first post in this thread...
Forum: Beginners
05-06-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 23,436
Posted By velojet

Choosing a power system - MAN advice

Here's some useful advice on choosing a power system from John Reid of MAN (http://www.modelairplanenews.com/blog/2011/05/04/electric-back-to-basics/):

Before we look at a specific example, letís...
05-04-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 847,054
Posted By velojet

Thumbs up Heading for home base!

Many thanks, John, for acting as home base for Wiggy's final run. Thanks, too, for helping out with transatlantic shipping costs!

My, doesn't Wiggy look so fresh-faced and, well, virgin, in that...
05-01-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 847,054
Posted By velojet

Thumbs up Wiggy with a full-size doppelganger

That photo was just too good not to add into the Flight Log (http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=22485), so I've edited entry #51...
04-30-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 847,054
Posted By velojet

I've now arranged for RacerPaul to send Wiggy...

I've now arranged for RacerPaul to send Wiggy over to max2112 in Germany (in the original box). Not having had any feedback yet from stinkweed007 or a response to my questions to Lancer31 about...
04-27-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 847,054
Posted By velojet

Question A diversion?

Thanks for your offer, Lancer31. At the moment, RacerPaul is investigating shipping costs from his place to Germany. Have you checked shipping costs from Florida to Germany? What proportion would you...
04-26-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 847,054
Posted By velojet

Thumbs up Standing by!

Thanks very much for standing by so vigilantly, max2112!

And thanks greatly for your kind offer to contribute substantially to the shipping cost.

Stinkweed007, if you're still in touch, could...
04-26-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 847,054
Posted By velojet

info Next up!

I'm sorry that adverse circumstances have forced aviatom to give it a miss - he'd really been lokking forward to taking part.
Next up on the list...
04-24-2011, 02:50 AM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 847,054
Posted By velojet

Next on the list

Thanks, Don.

Paul, aviatom (North Port FL) is next on the list (http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showpost.php?p=204620&postcount=3) (and last in the US). I know he's rarin' to go, so send him a PM...
04-22-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 847,054
Posted By velojet

Thumbs up Wiggy heads for the finish line

You're absolutely right, John. I keep the Flight Route (http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showpost.php?p=204620&postcount=3) updated to reflect past, current and future progress.

So glad to know...
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