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Forum: Beginners
08-14-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By CGRetired

We hid it on purpose just to confuse everyone... ...

We hid it on purpose just to confuse everyone... :rolleyes:

Actually, it was always there. With the new system, it will take everyone a little while to find things. Believe me when I say that...
Forum: Beginners
08-13-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By CGRetired

What I have done in the past, and don't do it any...

What I have done in the past, and don't do it any longer for obvious reasons (safety is primarilly the reason for stopping the practice) is fly for about 10 minutes then orbit on the approach end of...
Forum: Beginners
08-13-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By CGRetired

I would stick with the factory settings for...

I would stick with the factory settings for control throws. No one can predict how much stress the wing spar will take with any plane, but you can certainly find out, by trying it, but that would...
Forum: Beginners
08-10-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,523
Posted By CGRetired

Guys - like anything new, it takes some time to...

Guys - like anything new, it takes some time to get used to the changes. I understand and accept the reasoning behind the software change. If the software is obsolete, well, how can anyone fix...
Forum: Beginners
08-01-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,683
Posted By CGRetired

RE: Help electric motor size for 46 size trainer

In the Beginners Forum, you will find a thread that gives starting points as to electric power selection.

Sometimes I wonder if people really read the titles or what.

Look here and scroll...
07-31-2013, 01:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,651
Posted By CGRetired

RE: RCU Upgrades

Ken told me that the software folks forgot to turn on editing so they turned it on. But editing can only take place for the first minute after the post has been sent. That will get fixed back to 60...
07-30-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,651
Posted By CGRetired

RE: RCU Upgrades

Jon: I asked the powers to be about the edit function. He said that they (the software engineers) turned that feature off until the update is installed. I guess it somehow affects how things work...
07-30-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,651
Posted By CGRetired

RE: RCU Upgrades

Thanks for the heads-up. I'll pass that on in the Moderators Forum.

CGr.
Forum: Beginners
07-25-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,061
Posted By CGRetired

RE: Can I temporarily use a 11 x 7 prom on my Magnum GP 40?

Jeez, John.. got enough props there? :D

I have about 50 or so and I thought that was a lot.

CGr
07-24-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,651
Posted By CGRetired

RE: RCU Upgrades

Correction. Yes, another one. You WILL be able to post in the forums.

Again, if something pops up, I'll keep everyone informed.

CGRetired.
Forum: Beginners
07-24-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,147
Posted By CGRetired

RE: Major RCU Upgrade

Correction. Yes, another one. You WILL be able to post in the forums.

Again, if something pops up, I'll keep everyone informed.

CGRetired.
07-24-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,018
Posted By CGRetired

RE: RCU Upgrades

Correction. Yes, another one. You WILL be able to post in the forums.

Again, if something pops up, I'll keep everyone informed.

CGRetired.
Forum: Beginners
07-24-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 766
Posted By CGRetired

RE: Novice seeking advice

There you go.. Leave it to John to come up with the real thing!!! ;) :D
Forum: Beginners
07-24-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 766
Posted By CGRetired

RE: Novice seeking advice

They are all "sticks". It's the design of the aircraft that makes us refer to it as a "stick". They all have good wing loading, usually well powered, and can handle in a wide range of mild and...
07-24-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,651
Posted By CGRetired

RE: RCU Upgrades

We just got the word that IB software will push the upgrade this weekend. As you can probably imagine, the planned upgrade that was scheduled for last week did not happen. There were some technical...
07-24-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,018
Posted By CGRetired

RE: RCU Upgrades

We just got the word that IB software will push the upgrade this weekend. As you can probably imagine, the planned upgrade that was scheduled for last week did not happen. There were some technical...
Forum: Beginners
07-24-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,147
Posted By CGRetired

RE: Major RCU Upgrade

We just got the word that IB software will push the upgrade this weekend. As you can probably imagine, the planned upgrade that was scheduled for last week did not happen. There were some technical...
Forum: Beginners
07-23-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 766
Posted By CGRetired

RE: Novice seeking advice

Well, yes. The difference in the expense as well as the flight duration. Prices for components are coming down but choosing the right components will determine how the plane flys and how much you...
Forum: Beginners
07-23-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By CGRetired

RE: Stable flying 38-40

how about letting us know what your experience level is? That would greatly help us help you out.

CGr
Forum: Beginners
07-23-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 766
Posted By CGRetired

RE: Novice seeking advice

Paul: Do you want to fly glow power or electric power?

Do you want to re-start with a trainer or do you feel confident enough to move to a "second plane"?

Do you want a kit, an ARF, or...
Forum: Beginners
07-22-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By CGRetired

RE: Simular to a bad boy problem.

Yeah.. I had a Goldberg Wildstick a while back. I built... ahem... assembled it - it was an ARF... ha.. sorry.. anyway, I built it as a sport flyer but it certainly was 3D capable. It was not a...
07-22-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,651
Posted By CGRetired

RE: RCU Upgrades

RCU ia currently installing the upgrade to the new system. If you are having problems with the site, please be patient. This may take a day or two to complete.

CGRetired
Moderator -...
Forum: Beginners
07-22-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,147
Posted By CGRetired

RE: Major RCU Upgrade

RCU is currently installing the upgrade to the new system. If you are having problems with the site, please be patient. This may take a day or two to complete.

CGRetired
Moderator -...
07-22-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,018
Posted By CGRetired

RE: RCU Upgrades

RCU ia currently installing the upgrade to the new system. If you are having problems with the site, please be patient. This may take a day or two to complete.

CGRetired
Moderator -...
Forum: Beginners
07-22-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By CGRetired

RE: Simular to a bad boy problem.

First of all, it's a "profile" plane using the side view profile on a flat surface fuselage.

It looks like one of the varieties of "Sticks" out there. Since it has the huge...
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