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Forum: RC Jets
11-14-2018, 05:36 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 12,058
Posted By JohnMac

Stunning project Paul. I wish you every success...

Stunning project Paul. I wish you every success with it.
John
Forum: RC Jets
11-11-2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 72,634
Posted By JohnMac

Thanks for the replies Tshark203 and Dr Scholes. ...

Thanks for the replies Tshark203 and Dr Scholes.
Tshark 2013, the kit that I know about is around 35 miles from my home. Your are about 3000;) But thanks for the offer.
But both good ideas about...
Forum: RC Jets
11-10-2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 72,634
Posted By JohnMac

Is Flytechique still going? I know were there is...

Is Flytechique still going? I know were there is one of these kits, unstarted and I have considered looking into purchasing it. However, given the flap jamming issues and a report of a wing snapping,...
Forum: RC Jets
08-12-2018, 03:11 AM
Replies: 1,195
Views: 110,467
Posted By JohnMac

900 mHz

So you have proved that the 900 mHz system works Paul. Why has someone installed a 2.4mHz jammer in the first place?
John
Forum: RC Jets
03-18-2018, 01:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,950
Posted By JohnMac

Well Said.

Well Said.
03-18-2018, 01:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 592
Posted By JohnMac

Hi Jack, I took a look in my plans box...

Hi Jack,
I took a look in my plans box yesterday whilst up in the loft. Unfortunately I do not have these plans any longer. Be aware that the fin and rudder are the wrong shape, way too small. I...
Forum: RC Jets
03-14-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 996
Posted By JohnMac

Marvin from Details for scale has now been in...

Marvin from Details for scale has now been in touch with me and resolved my issue, for which I am most grateful. The package is on its way to me now.
I just wanted to set that record straight,...
Forum: RC Jets
03-14-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,517
Posted By JohnMac

I had the first M160 sold in the UK. I was...

I had the first M160 sold in the UK. I was delighted with the engine and ended up with 4 of them, all early ones and gas start. They did me proud over the years. One day I heard a strange sound from...
Forum: RC Jets
03-12-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 996
Posted By JohnMac

Hi Mark, I did a search and came up with Bob...

Hi Mark,
I did a search and came up with Bob testing some chutes, but I could not find anything about him making one. Do you have a link please?
Thanks

John
Forum: RC Jets
03-11-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 996
Posted By JohnMac

Thanks Mark, That could be just what I need. ...

Thanks Mark,
That could be just what I need.
John
Forum: RC Jets
03-11-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 996
Posted By JohnMac

Yes done that. Nothing forthcoming. Anyway, like...

Yes done that. Nothing forthcoming. Anyway, like I said I am looking for alternatives, not to rake up history.
John
Forum: RC Jets
03-08-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 996
Posted By JohnMac

Hi Dan, Sadly my recent experience has led me...

Hi Dan,
Sadly my recent experience has led me to believe that it would not wish to use either Dan Gill or the new guy in the future.
I spent a lot of money on the lighting system for my Hawk. What...
Forum: RC Jets
03-08-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 996
Posted By JohnMac

Smile Hi Darren, As if I ever do bouncy landings!...

Hi Darren,
As if I ever do bouncy landings! Yes, I take your point but I would have a manual switch as well, and I would use a logical switch with a short time delay. However, I will bear in mind...
Forum: RC Jets
03-07-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 996
Posted By JohnMac

Hi Paul, Thanks for the info. That is pretty...

Hi Paul,
Thanks for the info. That is pretty much what I will be looking for, possibly dyed to match the RAFcanvas ones. My model is a bit bigger at 1:5 scale but then the chute will be bigger too....
03-07-2018, 02:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By JohnMac

Many modern fighers have a rearward cg location...

Many modern fighers have a rearward cg location and the stability comes from computers and sensors. I have flown quite a few jets based on such aircraft. We do not try to emulate the CG of the full...
Forum: RC Jets
03-07-2018, 02:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 996
Posted By JohnMac

Tail Chutes

Hi Guys,
Does anyone know of a company that can make bespoke tail parachutes? I am building a Tomahawk Hunter and making the FGA9 version, which had a tail parachute. I do not want a coloured one as...
Forum: RC Jets
02-10-2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 1,195
Views: 110,467
Posted By JohnMac

One little quirk I have found with the DS24 is...

One little quirk I have found with the DS24 is with model images. I have photograped my own models and end up with large file sizes of several Mb. I have realised that this slows the switch on...
02-04-2018, 02:27 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 52,533
Posted By JohnMac

Hi Aeromix18, I used 3700mah. They just about...

Hi Aeromix18,
I used 3700mah. They just about fit right at the back of the cockpit area without having to add extra lead in the tail. It had either one or two of thewsteel balls in the tail that...
02-04-2018, 01:05 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 52,533
Posted By JohnMac

Hi Cobra Jocky, Yes I know what you mean, but...

Hi Cobra Jocky,
Yes I know what you mean, but Elapor is still a type of plastic foam, albeit not the polystyrene that modelling enamels are made for. I should have said that Multiplex make a primer...
02-03-2018, 01:37 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 52,533
Posted By JohnMac

Hmm! I don't know. I used the stock fan but...

Hmm! I don't know. I used the stock fan but upgraded to a Hacker B40 motor. I stayed with 3 cells. The performance was way better than the stock set up.
A friend went for a 4 cell set up and whilst...
01-29-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 372
Posted By JohnMac

Freewing Upgraded F-86 Sabre

Anyone got any experience with this model? The videos look convincing. Any feedback?

Thanks

John
12-10-2017, 01:57 AM
Replies: 3,716
Views: 495,122
Posted By JohnMac

Hi Guys, Does RAM 500 (Gary) still sell parts...

Hi Guys,
Does RAM 500 (Gary) still sell parts for the Corsair? I have one progressing nicely and I could use some of his parts to save time. I have PM'ed him a couple of times. I got a price list...
Forum: RC Jets
02-17-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1,195
Views: 110,467
Posted By JohnMac

Last weekend I spent most of my time setting up a...

Last weekend I spent most of my time setting up a complex model. I charged all batteries before I began and late Sunday afternoon the Tx announced low battery. I certainly did not have the Tx...
Forum: RC Jets
02-16-2017, 01:24 AM
Replies: 1,195
Views: 110,467
Posted By JohnMac

I handled the early prototype of the DS24 last...

I handled the early prototype of the DS24 last august at the Jeti trade meet in CZ, and what is probably the final prototype in Nurnberg last week. On the face of it it is exactly the same a DS16...
Forum: RC Jets
02-12-2017, 01:12 AM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 283,451
Posted By JohnMac

The impression I got is that Jeti are serious...

The impression I got is that Jeti are serious about relasing the Assist Rx's this year now, Possibly before the DS24. Unfortunately I only got to Nurnberg on the last day and all the Jeti guys left...
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