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Forum: Beginners
11-30-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 310
Posted By Skyhawk940

That will work just fine. Sounds like you're on...

That will work just fine. Sounds like you're on your way to a successful first flight. It's really good to let someone else to check out your plane to make sure you didn't miss something.
Forum: Beginners
11-29-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 310
Posted By Skyhawk940

You could find brass tube that just fits over the...

You could find brass tube that just fits over the screw threads and then fit it inside the wheel. The wheel hole would need to be enlarged to get a snug fit over the tube. The tube could extend out...
Forum: Beginners
10-05-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By Skyhawk940

Meet with some of the club members. They will...

Meet with some of the club members. They will more than willing to help. Go see what they are flying. You might even get some stick time to try it. I've giving equipment to beginners to help them...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-26-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,596
Posted By Skyhawk940

The Avistar is one GREAT airplane and trainer. ...

The Avistar is one GREAT airplane and trainer. You won't outgrow it. Even after having an Edge 260, the Avistar was the goto airplane!
Forum: Beginners
09-08-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 928
Posted By Skyhawk940

Is your radio only a two chan? If it's a four...

Is your radio only a two chan? If it's a four channel, you can add servos..
Forum: Beginners
09-08-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,309
Posted By Skyhawk940

I would buy a new tank stopper kit with new tubes...

I would buy a new tank stopper kit with new tubes and clunk. Would also replace all of the fuel lines. if you use clear tube to carb, you see if there is fuel in the line. I would start with 2 1/2...
09-04-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 984
Posted By Skyhawk940

All fixed now. Mistake was disconnecting the...

All fixed now. Mistake was disconnecting the black(-) wire.
09-02-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 984
Posted By Skyhawk940

Wiring twin electric motors problems

Built an OV-10 wired everything up and burned out an ESC! Ordered mew motors and ESC's, checked out each side separately and they worked fine. Put everything together and burned out the same side...
07-04-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,468
Posted By Skyhawk940

Most engines will run upside down just fine, just...

Most engines will run upside down just fine, just be careful that the cylinder doesn't get flooded on a prime. I've saw some place the plane upside down to start.
07-02-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,209
Posted By Skyhawk940

When I but join two pieces of wood together and...

When I but join two pieces of wood together and want a very smooth joint, I but the two pieces together tight and use blue masking tape along the joint. Use the tape like a hinge to fold the ends...
07-02-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 606
Posted By Skyhawk940

Do you have an AM transmitter? Your receiver is...

Do you have an AM transmitter? Your receiver is very old. You most likely will not find a transmitter. These operated just above the CB band and experienced a lot of interference. You would be...
Forum: Kit Building
07-02-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,067
Posted By Skyhawk940

I built a Kaos 90, Satio 120, foam wing, from...

I built a Kaos 90, Satio 120, foam wing, from plans and love the way it flys! A real joy.

Skyhawk
Sandusky, OH
05-08-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By Skyhawk940

Found one package, dark green, after calling many...

Found one package, dark green, after calling many hobby shops. Should be enough to finish the fuselages. Will cover the wing with something else.
04-30-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By Skyhawk940

No more Coverlite

I have a plane half covered with Coverite Coverlite, green. I'm trying to find more, but it looks like it's been discontinued. Now What?????

Skyhawk
03-17-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 953
Posted By Skyhawk940

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/ov_10_3e2c18a0b655700754afdd08c306a4199f56bd25.jpg...
03-17-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 953
Posted By Skyhawk940

I know some of the motors, to reverse the motor,...

I know some of the motors, to reverse the motor, the shaft needs to slide through the motor and come out the other side. Doesn't make sense to me.
What's a good source of electric props?

Skyhawk
03-16-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 953
Posted By Skyhawk940

Counter rotating or not

I'm building an OV-10 electric and don't know if I should use counter rotating motors or not. First of all will a brushless motor run backwards as well as forward (same power)? I know if you reverse...
Forum: Beginners
02-04-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,102
Posted By Skyhawk940

Just my thoughts about servos. Digital servos...

Just my thoughts about servos. Digital servos are more precise and have higher holding power. I know my real old analog servos would get dirty on the var. resisters and not be so dependable. If...
01-31-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 216,449
Posted By Skyhawk940

OS 108 would be fine in a Kaos90. Plans are at...

OS 108 would be fine in a Kaos90. Plans are at http://www.airagestore.com/. My Saito 120 will pull it straight up outa sight. Foam wing at http://www.eurekaaircraft.com/foamwings/wing-k.htm. The cost...
Forum: Beginners
01-29-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,102
Posted By Skyhawk940

In todays radios, it depends on how far you're...

In todays radios, it depends on how far you're going to take it. Almost any 6 chan. radio system will work just fine and have enough features to fit your needs. If you want a high end, then you...
Forum: Beginners
01-29-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 822
Posted By Skyhawk940

Joining a club will save you a lot of money....

Joining a club will save you a lot of money. First, it will save you a few crashes and secondly, if you're really interested in flying and strapped for money, the club members will help you with...
01-09-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By Skyhawk940

it is 3/16" not 1/8" I was wrong. Will try...

it is 3/16" not 1/8" I was wrong. Will try using real music wire and see. I'll bet that's the problem. The wire at Lowe's is too soft. Guy's, thanks for the help. Next question, can you solder...
01-08-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By Skyhawk940

.061 to .074 size to electric

Building a Mini Kaos and the plans call for a 061 to 074 engine. I'm going electric and need info for the correct size motor and ESC. Would a 370 and 18 amp be too much? I'm thinking it would be. ...
01-08-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By Skyhawk940

plans called for 1/8" Skyhawk

plans called for 1/8"

Skyhawk
01-08-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By Skyhawk940

landing gear wire

I build from plans and have a problem with my landing gear wire not being a strong as you get in kits. On my Kaos 90 I use 1/8" and it gets bent on every 'not so good' landing. I keep extras in my...
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