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Forum: RC Jets
06-20-2019, 02:43 PM
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Posted By F16Jeff

Hi Bob, I just received word that Sepulveda...

Hi Bob,

I just received word that Sepulveda Basin will reopen tomorrow. The altitude limit has been reduced to 250 feet. Which is still adequate for most aircraft. Turbines have been approved to...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-20-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9,112
Views: 755,032
Posted By F16Jeff

I have just been told that Apollo XI field will...

I have just been told that Apollo XI field will open tomorrow.

Some important items to note:
1. Ceiling limit is 250 feet
2. Absolutely no smoke
3. Turbine aircraft are approved...
Forum: RC Jets
06-19-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 117,751
Posted By F16Jeff

Hi Bob,HiIt is the Valley Flyers club at the...

Hi Bob,HiIt is the Valley Flyers club at the Sepulveda Basin in California. There are several threads on RCU and RC Groups about it. Since the field is a public park and is located less than 2 miles...
Forum: RC Jets
06-19-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 117,751
Posted By F16Jeff

Thank you for the info on the tank feeds. I also...

Thank you for the info on the tank feeds. I also inverted my pipe as Bob suggested. Plenty of down thrust at the rear and should avoid heating the stabilator.

Sorry to hear about your field loss....
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-05-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9,112
Views: 755,032
Posted By F16Jeff

You are welcome, just trying to keep folks...

You are welcome, just trying to keep folks informed as information is forthcoming. I do think landing south to north will test many pilots skills at the basin. I wonder if the runway did get...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-04-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9,112
Views: 755,032
Posted By F16Jeff

I understand it is law as well. Our jets are...

I understand it is law as well. Our jets are being blamed as well as the drones. Because the jets are fast, noisy, and use smoke.

The Valley Flyers are working with the park district to keep the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-30-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9,112
Views: 755,032
Posted By F16Jeff

I have heard that the VP for Valley Flyers has a...

I have heard that the VP for Valley Flyers has a meeting scheduled with Van Nuys airport to work out an agreement. Also it has been mentioned that AMA is involved as well.

At this point no agency...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-30-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9,112
Views: 755,032
Posted By F16Jeff

Thank you for the information. Lets hope the AMA...

Thank you for the information. Lets hope the AMA can clear this up.

Jeff
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-30-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9,112
Views: 755,032
Posted By F16Jeff

I agree about the rumors. That is why when I...

I agree about the rumors. That is why when I post, I try my best to use reliable sources. Not into propagating false information. There is enough of that going around.

On Saturday, there were all...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-30-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9,112
Views: 755,032
Posted By F16Jeff

Yes, I know Buddy. He is the one who provided the...

Yes, I know Buddy. He is the one who provided the info about the field being locked and closed with the FAA sign on the gate yesterday. I did not get info direct from Buddy, but another member who...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-30-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9,112
Views: 755,032
Posted By F16Jeff

A fellow flyer from Simi Valley Flyers was out...

A fellow flyer from Simi Valley Flyers was out there yesterday and the field was pad locked with a sign saying it was closed. I do not have any reason to believe he would make this up since he was...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-30-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9,112
Views: 755,032
Posted By F16Jeff

Paul, They did not have any equipment as...

Paul,

They did not have any equipment as far as we know. For reference, the CD did have a drone fly up to 250'. The Fella's did have their FAA IDs with them and one was also a marshall or...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-30-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9,112
Views: 755,032
Posted By F16Jeff

On May 25th the Valley Flyers hosted LA Jets at...

On May 25th the Valley Flyers hosted LA Jets at the Basin. Two FAA representatives showed up to the event to monitor and observe. They spoke at the pilots meeting and imposed a 250' ceiling on the...
Forum: RC Jets
05-23-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 117,751
Posted By F16Jeff

I always enjoy seeing your video. As for the pipe...

I always enjoy seeing your video. As for the pipe install, I increased the angle of down thrust. not sure it is 5 degrees though. I will check this evening. Inverting the pipe is still an option...
Forum: RC Jets
05-22-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 117,751
Posted By F16Jeff

Cockpit trimmed and fitted.

Spent several hours last night trimming and fitting the cockpit. I am doing install same way as Major Woody did in this thread.

The cockpit tub was cracked at the rear and was kind of fixed at...
Forum: RC Jets
05-21-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 117,751
Posted By F16Jeff

I was able to remove the aileron and flap servo...

I was able to remove the aileron and flap servo screws without too much trouble. The good part is I do not need to replace the mounting rails. Today I have #4 x 3/8" wood screws arriving. Next I will...
Forum: RC Jets
05-21-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By F16Jeff

Good to hear you guys will be there. I will be...

Good to hear you guys will be there. I will be there with my T1 and Harlock 140 Viper. Might have my Xtreme F4 out for display only since it is not finished.

Jeff
Forum: RC Jets
05-20-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,655
Posted By F16Jeff

LA Jets May 25th 2019, hosted by San Fernando...

LA Jets May 25th 2019, hosted by San Fernando Valley Flyers.


https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/701x960/lajets_flyer_2019_copy_b13e9ff7ea73bdcf2cdff2f06a125e6e6a9f25c1.jpg
Forum: RC Jets
05-20-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By F16Jeff

LA Jets May 25th 2019

I was wondering if anyone here will be going to this event on Saturday? This is the closest one to me and it would be great to see and meet folks in person.
...
Forum: RC Jets
05-20-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 117,751
Posted By F16Jeff

Hi Joe, Thank you for the tips. I will pick...

Hi Joe,

Thank you for the tips. I will pick up some wood screw and counter sink as well. Going to probably replace the attached plates with new ones and then add the blocks like you have done. It...
Forum: RC Jets
05-20-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 117,751
Posted By F16Jeff

Hi Folks, I am now working to finish my...

Hi Folks,

I am now working to finish my aileron and flap servo mountings. Last night I decided to use #4 x 1/2" button head screws since there is minimal room for the screw head under the hatch...
Forum: RC Jets
05-19-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 117,751
Posted By F16Jeff

The turbine, pipe, tail cones, and led...

The turbine, pipe, tail cones, and led afterburner lights are installed. Finally making some progress....
Forum: RC Jets
05-17-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 117,751
Posted By F16Jeff

Hi Joe, Thank you, I will look again...

Hi Joe,

Thank you, I will look again tonight to make sure the pipe is not pointed at the stabs. If so, I will lower a some more until they are clear.

Thank you,

Jeff
Forum: RC Jets
05-17-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 117,751
Posted By F16Jeff

Thank you Bob, I will leave it where it is...

Thank you Bob,

I will leave it where it is now and finish the turbine and pipe install tonight. Appreciate the input you and Joe have been providing.

Cheers!

Jeff
Forum: RC Jets
05-17-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 117,751
Posted By F16Jeff

Exhaust down thrust

Hi All,
I decided to install the exhaust the way Skymaster suggested. Trimmed the tabs on the formers for more down thrust. It lowered the pipe about a 1/4 to 3/8 inch. I have the ability to lower...
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