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  • David DeWitt's Avatar
    05-03-2016, 10:39 AM
    Sounds like fun,looking forward to it.
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  • Jgwright's Avatar
    04-29-2016, 10:46 AM
    Jgwright replied to a thread Me 262 starter motor in RC Jets
    Dave Interesting question. I found a while ago that Ken Wallis, who has only recently died, adapted one to power a Slingsby Petrel glider and it...
    28 replies | 1038 view(s)
  • Jgwright's Avatar
    04-29-2016, 06:32 AM
    Jgwright replied to a thread Me 262 starter motor in RC Jets
    Thanks Harry The starter was also used for the He162 to start the BMW turbine. The pull starter makes a lot of sense because it was always...
    28 replies | 1038 view(s)
  • Jgwright's Avatar
    04-29-2016, 01:58 AM
    Jgwright replied to a thread Me 262 starter motor in RC Jets
    Kevin This was a great project, and I followed progress over the years with its ups and downs. One of these days I hope I may have the chance to...
    28 replies | 1038 view(s)
  • Jgwright's Avatar
    04-29-2016, 01:55 AM
    Jgwright replied to a thread Me 262 starter motor in RC Jets
    The engine has a bore of 70mm and a stroke of only 35mm total volume 270cc. The engine runs at 7,000 rpm with a full jet only so it reaches max rpm...
    28 replies | 1038 view(s)
  • Jgwright's Avatar
    04-29-2016, 01:41 AM
    Jgwright replied to a thread Me 262 starter motor in RC Jets
    The Ridel starter ran on standard petrol (gasoline). It has a separate fuel tank in the nose of the engine. John
    28 replies | 1038 view(s)
  • Jgwright's Avatar
    04-28-2016, 12:42 PM
    Jgwright replied to a thread Me 262 starter motor in RC Jets
    yes it would be very interesting to see a Jumo running, there was a project to update one with modern materials but it seems to have ground to a...
    28 replies | 1038 view(s)
  • Jgwright's Avatar
    04-28-2016, 12:39 PM
    Jgwright replied to a thread Me 262 starter motor in RC Jets
    interesting bit of film. The engine shown was much more free than mine. This appears to confirm that mine did very little running. It sure gives you...
    28 replies | 1038 view(s)
  • Jgwright's Avatar
    04-28-2016, 10:50 AM
    Jgwright replied to a thread Me 262 starter motor in RC Jets
    Thanks Dave I really enjoyed this one. As finished and as received The carburettor in pieces as machined and assembled
    28 replies | 1038 view(s)
  • Jgwright's Avatar
    04-28-2016, 07:48 AM
    Jgwright started a thread Me 262 starter motor in RC Jets
    I know that this is full size but you may find it interesting. All German WW2 turbine engines were started by the very small compact Riedel...
    28 replies | 1038 view(s)
  • Jgwright's Avatar
    04-21-2016, 09:49 AM
    Jgwright replied to a thread Hydraulic retracts again in RC Jets
    Mick yes I am using a separate channel to arm the ESC. I can turn it down to 0% after the retracts operate using servo slow but I preferred to...
    14 replies | 848 view(s)
  • Jgwright's Avatar
    04-21-2016, 09:45 AM
    Jgwright replied to a thread Hydraulic retracts again in RC Jets
    Yes you can use a compressor switch with a lower value I also have one which operates between 80 and 120 psi. John
    14 replies | 848 view(s)
  • Jgwright's Avatar
    04-21-2016, 06:29 AM
    Jgwright replied to a thread Hydraulic retracts again in RC Jets
    Oli Yes I was going to put a baffle between the engine and the hydraulics, just in case. The lines are nylon. It was the only spare room I had...
    14 replies | 848 view(s)
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    04-21-2016, 03:23 AM
    Jgwright replied to a thread Hydraulic retracts again in RC Jets
    Harry and Joe. I think I found the problem I didn't click on the publish button. It works ok on my wife's computer without a membership so I guess...
    14 replies | 848 view(s)
  • Jgwright's Avatar
    04-21-2016, 02:29 AM
    Jgwright replied to a thread Hydraulic retracts again in RC Jets
    Joe The video is not private I just checked again. You must have a problem with your computer settings. The pump is brushless motor so you...
    14 replies | 848 view(s)
  • Jgwright's Avatar
    04-20-2016, 08:56 AM
    I have just completed installation of the hydraulic retracts in my Boulton Paul P111. I always had problems in getting the wheels to go up and...
    14 replies | 848 view(s)
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    04-12-2016, 08:21 AM
    Jgwright replied to a thread Jeti expander and mvario in RC Jets
    Harry Yes I am using Futaba, but it could be any make as the telemetry is entirely separate from the plane Rx. I wanted to test it all out on a...
    7 replies | 296 view(s)
  • Jgwright's Avatar
    04-12-2016, 07:21 AM
    Jgwright replied to a thread Jeti expander and mvario in RC Jets
    Well I just stumbled on the way to set the Vario tones on. Using the Jeti Profi box you have to go to the bottom line of the display and go to Tx...
    7 replies | 296 view(s)
  • Jgwright's Avatar
    04-12-2016, 06:56 AM
    Jgwright replied to a thread Jeti expander and mvario in RC Jets
    Thanks for that, the Xicoy input immedialty worked on the Jeti Profi box as well as the Vario. It was far from clear in the instructions and annoying...
    7 replies | 296 view(s)
  • Jgwright's Avatar
    04-12-2016, 03:12 AM
    I have a turbine powered glider with Jeti rx and a Xicoy FCL . I wanted to add a vario so we could tell when the glider was thermalling. The rx has...
    7 replies | 296 view(s)
  • Jgwright's Avatar
    04-09-2016, 11:49 AM
    Jgwright replied to a thread Jeti-duplex-ds-16-2.4-ghz in RC Jets
    I had a similar problem that was caused by the Rx battery sagging under load. It was not enough to affect the receiver but stopped the display on the...
    2675 replies | 155774 view(s)
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