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Old 08-25-2011, 05:38 PM
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Details??? Video???

Was your classic NP Bobcat bounce on landing.

I had gone to idle about 3 feet above ground and when the mains hit the plane jumped up at a very nose high attitude like almost pointed vertical.
I gunned the throttle and then the plane rolled inverted (maybe from the torque or wing stall) and when that happened I went back to idle and she came down nose first from about 8' up.

Sorry no video [:'(]
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Old 08-26-2011, 12:29 AM
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Sounds like a classic too fast landing.

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Old 08-26-2011, 02:28 AM
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Old 08-26-2011, 04:18 AM
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Oh it most defiantly was. Was trying to get it on the ground and stopped in a short distance.
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Old 10-22-2011, 05:50 PM
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  Does anyone know where their are some complete build threads on this airplane?  i currently ordered one and its the red white blue one , looke really nice but i am looking for build thread or two  before i start on this one. thanks for any info. good flying!!
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Old 10-22-2011, 11:18 PM
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Hi guys...,
this is my project...


Jetcat P20....eflite retracts.... wheight 3.194gr with no fuel fuel tank 500cc and flies great!!!
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ORIGINAL: Airman58

Does anyone know where their are some complete build threads on this airplane? i currently ordered one and its the red white blue one , looke really nice but i am looking for build thread or two before i start on this one. thanks for any info. good flying!!
Post No 3942 and you are asking for a build thread.

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Old 10-23-2011, 04:11 PM
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You should be able to find anything you need here plus there is a similar thread on RCGroups, but yes at 3945 posts you dont get a much better build thread!
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Old 10-23-2011, 05:23 PM
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I haven't seen the RCG thread. Could you post a link?
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Old 10-23-2011, 05:40 PM
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Bobcat
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...ghlight=bobcat

falcon 120
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=718236
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Old 01-30-2012, 06:44 AM
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I'm a bit late to the party, has everyone gone home already?

Anyway, thought I'd post my maiden of my Bobcat 50 EDF version.

Quick summary:
114mm Haoye Ducted Fan, Neu 1512/2.5Y motor (1100kv),
6S Turnigy 5000mAh, 1.35KW,
Hitec Aurora 9 radio system

[link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNInoz4DmUU]Bobcat 50 Maiden[/link]
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Old 04-15-2012, 04:00 AM
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Hi everyone. I am seeking some parts for my Bobcat

Does anyone have, in any condition
1. Canopy
2. Engine mounts
3. The manual

I would prefer the parts for the yellow version but really I don't care. I will of course pay the postage
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Old 04-18-2012, 03:49 AM
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Anyway still reading this tread?
I have located the manual on line, but are still after a canopy and engine mount in any condition...

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Old 04-18-2012, 06:45 AM
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Default RE: Nitro models pusher Bobcat?

This thread is not about a BVM Bobcat, but the Nitro Models version which is a clone generally known as the Falcon 120.

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Old 04-19-2012, 03:30 AM
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Actually, THIS thread is about the smaller 50 powered version, not the 120. - John.
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Old 05-21-2012, 05:41 PM
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Has anyone attempted to tint the canopy on the Bobcat 50? I have the yellow/blue/red kit. The canopy is clear and I'd like to tint it yellow. Has anyone had any success tinting the Bobcat 50 canopy with Rit dye?
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Just a reminder to everyone that I am seeking a canopy for a bobcat - I don't care about condition
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Old 05-22-2012, 02:39 AM
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Just a reminder to everyone that I am seeking a canopy for a bobcat - I don't care about condition
Do you still have it & it's broken or have you lost it?

Mine was broken, I repaired it, fitted a balsa base for support & painted it. - John.
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ORIGINAL: Boomerang1

Actually, THIS thread is about the smaller 50 powered version, not the 120. - John.
Not so I am afraid John, it may well have morphed into the 50 version, but when it was started it was about the 120, if not why is it in the Jet Forum.

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Parkflyerplastics.com has Falcon / Bobcat canopies.

They are clear unpainted plasitc, though you can do what you want with them.

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Default RE: Nitro models pusher Bobcat?

opjose,

I looked on this website and didn't see anything that would work.

The "Falcon 56" canopy is far too small to fit my Bobcat. Am I looking in the wrong place perhaps?
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I have found one at BVM jets, but it's not cheap

http://shopbvmjets.com/zencart/index...roducts_id=442
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opjose,

I looked on this website and didn't see anything that would work.

The ''Falcon 56'' canopy is far too small to fit my Bobcat. Am I looking in the wrong place perhaps?
Which plane do you have?

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I have found one at BVM jets, but it's not cheap
Be careful, have you got the chinese Bobcat 50?

If so the canopy you show is for a BVM Bobcat, much bigger than the model you have.
Canopies can be trimmed to fit, of course, but the Bobcat 50 has a moulded recess
in the fuselage where the canopy fits, don't know if you can achieve a proper fit with a larger,
trimmed canopy.

if not why is it in the Jet Forum
I suppose it's in the jet forum because from page one people were discussing turbine conversions
of the smaller Bobcat 50 using a Wren 44, which I have in mine. No big deal, both the Bobcat 50 and
the Falcon 120 are low cost IC airframes convertable to turbine power. - John.
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Ok not sure if this will help the opening on mine is 13 in (333mm) long x 3  1/4 (80mm) in the centre wide and I do have an 8mm lip all the way round. So I will email BVM Jets to see if I can get the size from them

Else anyone else go any idea's as $30 + postage is going to hurt
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