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04-11-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By AEAJR

If you are just trying to set-up one airplane and...

If you are just trying to set-up one airplane and will never do this again, then having someone give you the parts is great.

If you plan to continue in the hobby and will do this multiple times...
04-11-2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By AEAJR

I don't work from the concept of "equivalent of a...

I don't work from the concept of "equivalent of a .60 motor" as electrics have completely different performance characteristics. And the choices for motor/prop/battery combination in for electrics is...
04-11-2020, 05:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By AEAJR

Cool I would also recommend ecalc prop calculator. ...

I would also recommend ecalc prop calculator. You can model battery/prop/motor combinations for your plane to ensure that you have the right ESC. It also predicts the plane's performance...
Forum: Beginners
01-18-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,154
Posted By AEAJR

Cool What RTF, Receiver Ready, ARF or kit electric do you recommend to beginners?

It has been a long time since I was a beginner and my interest has turned largely to electric gliders where I am also an instructor. But with the FAA imposing tighter and tighter altitude...
01-18-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,918
Posted By AEAJR

How is your plane Doing. I use ecalc prop...

How is your plane Doing.

I use ecalc prop calculator to model my power system combinations and I find the final results match the prediction very well.
01-18-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,412
Posted By AEAJR

Do you know how to balance the model? If so,...

Do you know how to balance the model? If so, place the battery pack, or an equivalent weight in the battery compartment. Now try each set of rods and see how the balance looks.
09-02-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,008
Posted By AEAJR

Never got into helis. I have a couple of indoor...

Never got into helis. I have a couple of indoor 3.5 channel micros but that is it.
09-02-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,732
Posted By AEAJR

It is unfortunate, but that's the competitive...

It is unfortunate, but that's the competitive world of business.
09-02-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,992
Posted By AEAJR

Sounds like a nice plane. I imagine you could...

Sounds like a nice plane. I imagine you could add retracts if you wanted to.
Forum: Foamies
08-25-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,124
Posted By AEAJR

Fix it and continue to fly it. Work on...

Fix it and continue to fly it.

Work on moving that CG around.
07-27-2019, 04:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,742
Posted By AEAJR

Mountain models has kits under 250 grams flying...

Mountain models has kits under 250 grams flying weight. For example, this one.
http://www.mountainmodels.com/product_info.php?products_id=705

I believe Steve's has kits under that weight too....
07-27-2019, 03:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,674
Posted By AEAJR

Just keep the drone under 1/2 pound and you have...

Just keep the drone under 1/2 pound and you have no problems.
Forum: Foamies
05-20-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,124
Posted By AEAJR

Build it light but make a provision for adding...

Build it light but make a provision for adding ballast for those days when the wind is stronger and the lift is strong.
Forum: Foamies
05-20-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,124
Posted By AEAJR

I have done a LOT of slope soaring. Weight is...

I have done a LOT of slope soaring. Weight is often not a big issue for slope gliders. All depends on the height of the hill and how strong the wind might be. I have seen slope gliders made out of...
04-22-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,258
Posted By AEAJR

Selling is done in the for sale section of...

Selling is done in the for sale section of Wattflyer. I am going to move this thread.
03-22-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5,477
Views: 925,564
Posted By AEAJR

Jools, Welcome. Nice to see another glider...

Jools,

Welcome. Nice to see another glider guider on the forum.
02-17-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5,477
Views: 925,564
Posted By AEAJR

juanroestel, Welcome to Wattflyer!

juanroestel,

Welcome to Wattflyer!
02-16-2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By AEAJR

Have you tried the AMA plans service? ...

Have you tried the AMA plans service?
https://www.modelaircraft.org/ama-plan-service
02-15-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By AEAJR

Were you successful in finding the plans you...

Were you successful in finding the plans you wanted? How is he build coming Post some photos.
02-15-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By AEAJR

Have you had success with the balancing? Are...

Have you had success with the balancing?

Are you using some kind of a ballancer device to help you?
02-15-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,329
Posted By AEAJR

Spring is on the way!

Spring is on the way!
02-15-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,336
Posted By AEAJR

Wattflyer has been a great place to learn and to...

Wattflyer has been a great place to learn and to share. Other than the rare troll, this is a very friendly community. Glad to be a member!
02-15-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By AEAJR

I am going to move this to the EDF forum for more...

I am going to move this to the EDF forum for more exposure to the guys who focus on this.
Forum: Foamies
02-15-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 753
Posted By AEAJR

Very nice. That must take some time.

Very nice. That must take some time.
01-25-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5,477
Views: 925,564
Posted By AEAJR

Jesmond, Welcome to Wattflyer. Feel free...

Jesmond,

Welcome to Wattflyer. Feel free to star a new discussion for any questions you have.
01-24-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 65,761
Posted By AEAJR

Cool First, read the first post as it has a full set...

First, read the first post as it has a full set of instructions for launching with a bungee/hi-start. Step by step.

having the tow hook behind the CG is dangerous. I would not start with it there....
Forum: Beginners
01-04-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 130,087
Posted By AEAJR

Has everyone gone to digital servos or are analog...

Has everyone gone to digital servos or are analog servos still popular? I have used digital servos in my competition sailplanes for years but most of my parkflyers still use analog servos.
Forum: Beginners
12-15-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,355
Posted By AEAJR

Cool Ruffguts, How did your conversation turn out?

Ruffguts,

How did your conversation turn out?
Forum: Beginners
12-15-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,337
Posted By AEAJR

Cool aquavit, How are you getting along? Having...

aquavit,

How are you getting along? Having success?
Forum: Power Systems
11-22-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,384
Posted By AEAJR

quorneng, I don't know that motor. To what...

quorneng,

I don't know that motor. To what reviews do you refer. Can you provide a link?

Let's run the numbers.

Says max continuous current is 30 amps 30 X 11 V = 330 W ( close to the...
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