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    I agree with Hlr/cer that something doesn't sound...

    I agree with Hlr/cer that something doesn't sound right for the range check. I would expect 200 feet with the bottom section extended.
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    Ken, Your description follows the maneuver most...

    Ken, Your description follows the maneuver most of us are familiar with, which has an entry at the bottom. The subject of the debate is FAI's description in F-17 that adds a 45 degree entry and exit...
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    Now let me get this straight (and I'm looking at...

    Now let me get this straight (and I'm looking at the aresti drawing). You start from level and pitch up 45 degrees, wings still parallel to the ground. Somehow, when you pass the level of the...
  4. Thread: 2.4 fluttering

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    If the servos are analog, they may not get along...

    If the servos are analog, they may not get along with high speed outputs made for digital servos. Refer to your manual.
  5. Levels- Maybe put the decoder back on the...

    Levels-
    Maybe put the decoder back on the receiver and scope a couple of points. Orange may be a +3V regulator output that supplies voltage from the decoder board to the receiver board. Yellow may...
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    Ooooh, good question. I'm assuming this is a...

    Ooooh, good question.
    I'm assuming this is a brushed motor ESC, because if it is a brushless ESC it has three leads and you would not have made this mistake.
    I don't know from experience, but I...
  7. That's not true. There are lots of narrowbanded...

    That's not true. There are lots of narrowbanded AM transmitters kickin' around out there. Some of the old wideband transmitters were converted to NB and some new budget equipment was AM and still...
  8. It shouldn't be that critical, Levels. There's...

    It shouldn't be that critical, Levels.
    There's an inverter diagram here.
    A 2N3904 or 2N2222 would also work fine.
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    It sure looks like it would be possible to 3D...

    It sure looks like it would be possible to 3D print the red parts. Anybody up for it?
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    Cooking- Welcome to RCU. Keep in mind there are...

    Cooking-
    Welcome to RCU. Keep in mind there are many different areas of interest and expertise here and this category is probably not the best place.
    Go here and try re-posting:...
  11. Thread: Then vs than

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    We all slip up every now and than.

    We all slip up every now and than.
  12. There was an episode of Disney in the late...

    There was an episode of Disney in the late sixties where an eagle defends it's territory against an RC plane. The pilot trips and the innards come out of his transmitter!

    One episode of 'The...
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    I heard Cal Orr bought Pete's inventory.

    I heard Cal Orr bought Pete's inventory.
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    Are there leadouts hiding on the left wingtip? ...

    Are there leadouts hiding on the left wingtip?

    Looks like a C/L stunt paint job.
  15. PM sent

    PM sent
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    Yep, referenced to black, ground. You can get...

    Yep, referenced to black, ground. You can get some good information from www.vintagercfiles.com
    The reason I asked about the tester was to see if you would have any issues if it supplied it's own...
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    2150039 Might work. What kind of servo tester?

    2150039
    Might work. What kind of servo tester?
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  19. Thread: JR Retro Radio

    by grotto2
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    I hear ya, Jay. I do quite a number of these...

    I hear ya, Jay. I do quite a number of these conversions, too, but finally decided to streamline the process by gutting the donor and installing my own uP encoder. I originally thought customers...
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    The 10A rating is not the current draw of the...

    The 10A rating is not the current draw of the receiver, but the rating of the contacts in the relay, so don't let that put you off.

    You'll need a 12V battery (not very big, maybe 500mAh?) and a...
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    How about something like THIS...

    How about something like THIS?
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    Really guys, you're looking for the Earth and...

    Really guys, you're looking for the Earth and you're standing on it.
    Forums like RCU have gobs of threads for building and designing. Almost real time. Two-way communication.
    I don't mean to...
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    Quoting Wikipedia: Length: 32 ft 9 in (9.98...

    Quoting Wikipedia:


    Length: 32 ft 9 in (9.98 m)
    Wingspan: 41 ft 11 in (12.78 m)

    So it's about 1/8 scale.
    To look at the pictures, the windows appear to be pretty simple curves. I may be...
  24. FAA: Drone registration eclipses that of regular planes

    WASHINGTON The number of drones potentially flying in U.S. skies has eclipsed the number of piloted aircraft from Cessnas to Dreamliners, the Federal Aviation Administration said Monday.
    More...
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    Inquiring minds want to know. Was this a real...

    Inquiring minds want to know.
    Was this a real problem or just an OCD episode?
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