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  • HarryC's Avatar
    Today, 10:57 AM
    The Daily Mail is a rabble-rousing lying rag, widely known as the Daily hate Mail here. Never believe anything it says.
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    06-27-2015, 08:19 AM
    Gaspar, I am losing faith in the device, the weight recorded by the sensors depends entirely on where the wheel is positioned. If put at one edge...
    111 replies | 7662 view(s)
  • HarryC's Avatar
    06-26-2015, 05:47 AM
    136 is 8 and 128 8 is HF connection ok (uni or bi-directional mode) 128 The Rx is on uni-directional mode So the connection is ok but is in...
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  • HarryC's Avatar
    06-26-2015, 05:19 AM
    I'm with you a lot of the way ptrnflyr. Many times at the airfield I have commented that it is remarkable how we are running engines at 600C at...
    30 replies | 1855 view(s)
  • HarryC's Avatar
    06-26-2015, 04:43 AM
    Most modellers make buying decisions based on the shiny painted skin and won't look under the skin at the horrors beneath. Most modellers are...
    30 replies | 1855 view(s)
  • HarryC's Avatar
    06-25-2015, 05:14 PM
    HarryC replied to a thread Stop landing "bunny hop" in RC Jets
    I take it back, you are correct. Force is the same at any point so each coil deflects the same, not a share of the load.
    52 replies | 2807 view(s)
  • HarryC's Avatar
    06-25-2015, 02:31 PM
    HarryC replied to a thread Stop landing "bunny hop" in RC Jets
    No it doesn't. The spring rate is inependent of its length. It's expressed as a force per distance compressed or extended e.g Newton per mm or N/mm....
    52 replies | 2807 view(s)
  • HarryC's Avatar
    06-25-2015, 10:12 AM
    HarryC replied to a thread Stop landing "bunny hop" in RC Jets
    That's not so surprising for main legs, for example how much G would you want the main leg to take on a really hard drop landing before it reaches...
    52 replies | 2807 view(s)
  • HarryC's Avatar
    06-25-2015, 07:48 AM
    HarryC replied to a thread Stop landing "bunny hop" in RC Jets
    just for interesting background info, full size oleos are damped only on extension, not on compression, so that the springing element is undamped as...
    52 replies | 2807 view(s)
  • HarryC's Avatar
    06-25-2015, 02:12 AM
    HarryC replied to a thread Stop landing "bunny hop" in RC Jets
    The maths does not agree with that! What matters is the spring rate and that is not related to the length of the spring. For example, if the oleo...
    52 replies | 2807 view(s)
  • HarryC's Avatar
    06-25-2015, 01:57 AM
    HarryC replied to a thread Stop landing "bunny hop" in RC Jets
    Crow aileron increases stall speed, not reduces it. It's flap but upside down so it gives the wing an inverted camber causing either a reduction in...
    52 replies | 2807 view(s)
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    06-24-2015, 09:35 AM
    HarryC replied to a thread Stop landing "bunny hop" in RC Jets
    Kimhey is right that the noseleg spring is very important, as well as the speed. Most models have a main leg as a noseleg with the result that the...
    52 replies | 2807 view(s)
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    06-24-2015, 05:09 AM
    HarryC replied to a thread Jeti-duplex-ds-16-2.4-ghz in RC Jets
    The CB400 really does exist at last! I am now the owner of a CB400, got it yesterday, it is going in my English Electric Lightning to replace the...
    1938 replies | 89149 view(s)
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    06-24-2015, 05:03 AM
    HarryC replied to a thread Xicoy CG meter in RC Jets
    The xicoy device works with trailing links, models that sit nose up like eurofighters, legs at weird angles, etc. It’s no different to the manual...
    34 replies | 1714 view(s)
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    06-10-2015, 01:05 PM
    HarryC replied to a thread Bavarian Cortex vs Igyro 3e in RC Jets
    Thanks barracuda and gunradd, that's very helpful info.
    27 replies | 2426 view(s)
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    06-10-2015, 09:34 AM
    HarryC replied to a thread Bavarian Cortex vs Igyro 3e in RC Jets
    So if I removed the elevator trim changes and put the gyro in HH mode, presumably the gyro will do the trim change for me? Is it safe to leave it in...
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    06-10-2015, 08:34 AM
    HarryC replied to a thread Jeti-duplex-ds-16-2.4-ghz in RC Jets
    Oh dear, delivery this week morphs into delivery late June? Will it ever actually be delivered?!!!! :-)
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    06-10-2015, 01:48 AM
    HarryC replied to a thread Bavarian Cortex vs Igyro 3e in RC Jets
    Question for Powerbox - I am buying an igyro 3e for my English Electric Lightning. The Lightning has big elevator trim changes when using the...
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