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Old 04-10-2012, 04:16 AM
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The real one has the same kind of issues as I understand from an F-14 pilot.

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Hmmm, 1500+ Tomcat hours, never noticed that. Learn something new every day!

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Old 04-10-2012, 07:41 AM
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Thanks All

i will not cut my flaps, will just leave it like it is.

VFG - thanks i need to get the mixing complete before the wings are swept.

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Invert- yes pretty close will be sending those measurements soon!
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WAP

You have fired me up with that awesome maiden flight, It has been a dream of mine for more years than i am willing to admit. would love to see those wings swing back.

I have a scratch built version I had to mothball due to other commitments and it's gathering dust. I need to put myself in high gear. congrats from Manor, A.R.C.A.

many more flights to you.

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Nice work! Looks like I need to drive out to Scobee every once in a while!

And Donny, you got some nice work there, yourself!!
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The real one has the same kind of issues as I understand from an F-14 pilot.

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Hmmm, 1500+ Tomcat hours, never noticed that. Learn something new every day!

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A guy told me at FJ that he flew my particular jet in Vietnam. (He was pointing to my BAE Hawk) LMAO!
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donny- the jet looks awesome keep us updated.

gr- come on out, we also fly at of bomber!
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Thanks All

i will not cut my flaps, will just leave it like it is.

Same here!!!
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Old 04-10-2012, 03:58 PM
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will probably not do it either
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Same here!!!
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Thank you!

I don't think I have a snowballs chance of ever finishing my 14 because I am overwhelmed by other matters but one never knows, happy flying to you all.
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I hope you complete it Donny!  If you do let me know i will drive up for the maiden.
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On my FEJ F14 i did split the rear flap at 70 ail 30 % flap, she used to land beautifully with flap deployed I ran through this with Lowell, my F14 saw over 77 flights before it went back to Germany, I really miss it , mind you I used less fuel without it last year.LOL.
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Old 04-12-2012, 06:31 AM
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OH yes sorry forgot to mention, I only had elevons no working Ailerons,
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Old 04-12-2012, 06:49 AM
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Thanks Mark- Your jet flew great.  I talk with you on the phone about a year regarding the f-14. thank for the help.

What setting do have when your wings are swept?
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Old 04-12-2012, 02:46 PM
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When the wings are back the rates are cut by about 40% and expo from 40 to 55% just keep it smooth, I once had to land with wings in swept position,( diode burnt out on return motor wire) but it was just like a big delta but keep speed up and fly it in as the elev goes soft on my second pass I turned rates on elev back up and no bother, it is in roll she becomes very sensitive.
Nice to see another one flying. They do fly very nice.
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Old 04-12-2012, 03:08 PM
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thanks for the info mark.  i plan on flying this jet a lot.  do you have video of the swept wing landing?
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Going to really enjoy this build I think
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you will enjoy this build, it is really straight forward.  it took a little bit to figure where to put all he stuff for the turbine, but once u figure that out its pretty simple.  my jet balanced out great with no wieghts needed.
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Old 04-12-2012, 06:18 PM
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hey fender,

i thought i would just want to fly and just pay someone to build but i find myself really enjoying assembling these jets as much as flying. 

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No sorry I do not have video, but it is nothing to worry about, I know when the wings stuck back I was a little worried myself, but you get to the point where, you just carnt leave it up there, it has to be landed , tehee.
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Its coming down one way or the other
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Old 04-15-2012, 06:42 AM
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Rudder is fixed thanks to Binson. I believe he hysol the pivot tube inside the rudder.  Unfortunately the weather in Houston is bad and can't fly [] .  

I few guys have pm about setting and some info on the f-14, give me a call anytime or send me an email.

The travel rates are per FEJ.
Flaps 30mm takeoff and landing
CG is at the front aluminum bar

nothing extra to balance the jet.  the batteries are to the front nose of the jet. 
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Old 04-15-2012, 07:39 AM
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Wap what what was wrong with the rudder? Was the shaft loose inside it or something?
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Old 04-15-2012, 07:57 AM
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The thread inside the rudder was strip so set screw could not tighten down on shaft.
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Ahh yeah I had one strip on my wing stud support. I just got a bigger one.
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