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Forum: RC Jets 05-17-2013, 03:01 PM
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Posted By tim777jet
RE: Modellbau UK Kestrel

Hi everyone, did a post and lost it all, so heres a brief recap,-
Was too busy when I returned home to do much with the Kestrel, but I did run the engine before removing it from the Falcon and...
Forum: RC Jets 04-25-2013, 02:38 PM
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Posted By tim777jet
RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

Hi George,
I thought I had some air time with my Falcon's, I am only about 1/2 your time, I take my hat off to you.

For Jeremy, if flying off rough grass (well any surface),...
Forum: RC Jets 04-25-2013, 02:20 PM
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Posted By tim777jet
RE: Modellbau UK Kestrel

Hi Ian (modelbauuk)
Received my Kestrel this morning, excellent service, thanx Ian,
I am flat out at the moment but managed to have a quick look at the parts and...
Forum: RC Jets 04-23-2013, 11:55 AM
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Posted By tim777jet
RE: Modellbau UK Kestrel

Hi Mike,
Thanks for clarifying the wing section non-differences

I did a search and found my old post comparing the Falcon Mk1 and the Falcon Mk2, (This is not the Kestrel). I...
Forum: RC Jets 04-23-2013, 02:31 AM
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Posted By tim777jet
RE: Modellbau UK Kestrel

Hi Mike/Ian,
I have placed an order for a red and white Kestrel, I will be at home for around 2 weeks and will endeavour to get her built and flying during that time and try to...
Forum: RC Jets 04-21-2013, 12:40 AM
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Posted By tim777jet
RE: Modellbau UK Kestrel

Hi Mike,
Found one of my old posts with weights of the Mk1 Falcon see below.
As I am still using my home built engine, with conservative restricted rpm and around 14 lbs of...
Forum: RC Jets 04-20-2013, 12:26 PM
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Posted By tim777jet
RE: Modellbau UK Kestrel

Hi Mike (BaldEagle),
Ive been off the radar for couple of years, family health problems, but up for building another Falcon120. Just found your thread, couple of...
Forum: RC Jets 02-26-2013, 07:02 AM
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Posted By tim777jet
RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

Hi Jack, many thanks for your update on the sad loss of your Boomerang and your proposed measures to combat a similar failing. It is interesting to note, that I have never seen duplicate servo inputs...
Forum: RC Jets 09-23-2012, 01:18 PM
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Posted By tim777jet
RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

Hi Guys, not being pedantic, ref the use of 2 sets of RX batteries in the plane, many guys do this, however i never hear of guys running 2 sets of TX batteries. Batteries are batteries, weather they...
Forum: RC Jets 05-22-2012, 02:09 AM
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Posted By tim777jet
RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

yes it was my post about the servo arm crack at the splined hub, but with 2 servos on the elevator, it is unlikely that 2 failed at the same time, but one could have failed many flights before and...
Forum: RC Jets 05-21-2012, 05:55 AM
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Posted By tim777jet
RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

Hi david, sorry to hear of your incident,
did you have 2 servos on the elevator or one.
Have you had any Binding issues with your...
Forum: RC Jets 05-09-2012, 03:56 AM
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Posted By tim777jet
RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

Hi guys, just to add, I never had any probs with my standard servos that came with my Spektrum radio setup.
The only issue I had, was my elevator servo arm, which was the standard nylon arm. After...
Forum: RC Jets 02-01-2012, 01:28 AM
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Posted By tim777jet
RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

post for the persil bottle fuel tank is here. I like the persil botle, much better materail than a coke bottle, less forward and aft movement of the fuel. I have used this same bottle for years in...
Forum: RC Jets 12-19-2011, 10:21 AM
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Posted By tim777jet
RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

Hi Tony,
always more ways to skin a cat, here was old 90 degree bevel gear screw driver idea fro getting to the front bolts. I use ally boltsthroughout, they are so much lighter than...
Forum: RC Jets 12-04-2011, 10:22 AM
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Posted By tim777jet
RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

hI Tony, your can see the nose of the plane trying to pitch up when you are on the ground after landing. This is a phenonamon of the swept back wing. Your landing speed is a little high. Your nose is...
Forum: RC Jets 09-22-2011, 01:18 PM
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Posted By tim777jet
RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

Hey Mat, sorry to hear about the loss of your falcon. Ref the Failure, did you experience any control surface (aileron or Flap) flutter, which subsequently ripped the wing apart. Any signs of...
Forum: RC Jets 08-07-2011, 01:20 AM
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Posted By tim777jet
RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

hey bud, as per the previous reply, check the nose is slightly high when it is on its wheels. If not, you can put packers under the nose retract mount but the wheel wont fully retract then, but will...
Forum: RC Jets 07-28-2011, 02:00 PM
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Posted By tim777jet
RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

Hi Ray, the tubs look great, can you ship to UK and does anyone in Uk want one, we could bulk buy to save shipping cost, please reply here, cheers tim
Forum: RC Jets 05-01-2011, 11:04 AM
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Posted By tim777jet
RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

On youtube it states, a P60 SE and fully glassed airframe. cheers tim
Forum: RC Jets 05-01-2011, 03:08 AM
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Posted By tim777jet
RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

Really great flying Paulus, its amazing how close in you can fly the falcon, thanx for sharing Tim
Forum: RC Jets 04-20-2011, 03:50 AM
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Posted By tim777jet
RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

Hi kevin, I carry a CO2 tyre inflator for Bicycle tryes in my pocket, It will extinguish a fire and will blow over an engine if required, they are cheap and available from bike shops. Do not use the...
Forum: RC Jets 04-19-2011, 12:13 AM
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Posted By tim777jet
RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

Hi Paulas,
Very nice, amazing you have kept the weight down, with all your mods, i think mine comes out at around 7kgs dry, but with heavy home made jet.
The standard engine...
Forum: RC Jets 03-17-2011, 01:04 AM
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Posted By tim777jet
RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

hey jetster, I live in maidenhead, where do you live, cant pm you, e mail me tim777jet@hotmail.com. maybe tie up, cheers tim
Forum: RC Jets 03-07-2011, 02:59 AM
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Posted By tim777jet
RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

hi Mike, the plane was designed as a pusher prop design. We fit a jet and fly energetically, but you have to be realistic. I have seen some guys on youtube pulling G, i would never do, the plane...
Forum: RC Jets 01-23-2011, 01:58 AM
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Posted By tim777jet
RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

Another idea here

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_5913492/mpage_145/key_/tm.htm
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