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Forum: RC Jets
Yesterday, 04:39 AM
Replies: 28
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Posted By aehaas

Too bad they discontinued that telemetry sensor....

Too bad they discontinued that telemetry sensor. I happened to have one for my T-38 with the P-130 and it is working as it should attached to the AR20310T receiver.

AEHaas
Forum: RC Jets
02-16-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,434
Posted By aehaas

While I am waiting to fly the Turbinator and then...

While I am waiting to fly the Turbinator and then maiden the T-38 I am still going over the new plane with a fine toothed comb. When I put the 901 decals on the top of the vertical fin I noticed...
Forum: RC Jets
02-15-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,434
Posted By aehaas

I liked the tongue depressor idea and here it is...

I liked the tongue depressor idea and here it is along with the tail number 901.
...
Forum: RC Jets
02-14-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,434
Posted By aehaas

I made a hole the diameter of the extension...

I made a hole the diameter of the extension tubing at about the midpoint of where I thought it should penetrate the nose. While keeping the side to side opening the same I extended the hole front to...
Forum: RC Jets
02-13-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,434
Posted By aehaas

'About the formula. I have used it before. I made...

'About the formula. I have used it before. I made a Ziroli Turbinator. I used anhedral instead of dihedral on the horizontal stabs. I swept the wings back (Nick said I could do this but warned that...
Forum: RC Jets
02-13-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,434
Posted By aehaas

Final CG Calculations

I did some calculations for CG from this site:

Aircraft Center of Gravity Calculator (http://www.willingtons.com/aircraft_center_of_gravity_calcu.htm)

It was very interesting to me. The...
Forum: RC Jets
02-13-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,434
Posted By aehaas

OK, I tested the turbine in a light drizzle....

OK, I tested the turbine in a light drizzle. Conditions: somewhat gusty, 99% humidity, pressure of 30.16, 61F, 16' above sea level.

The engine started right up but I later brought the throttle up...
Forum: RC Jets
02-13-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,434
Posted By aehaas

It's for the very small gear door behind the nose...

It's for the very small gear door behind the nose strut.

I'd be testing the turbine now but it is raining. We do need rain so I am not complaining.

AEHaas
Forum: RC Jets
02-13-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,434
Posted By aehaas

Charging Method

I charge by connecting to the JST connector balance leads from the engine compartment. I do not hook up directly to the batteries nor remove them. These are LiFe batteries though.
...
Forum: RC Jets
02-13-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,434
Posted By aehaas

Tweaks

Wheel brake air connector tweak. The nipples were hitting the bottom of the bypass so I switched them around.

Original lower location:
...
Forum: RC Jets
02-13-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,434
Posted By aehaas

A few more pictures of the install: We have...

A few more pictures of the install:

We have leads for the electric gear, 2-gear doors, steering, remote receiver and air speed telemetry module. The two 2-cell receiver and single 3-cell ECU...
Forum: RC Jets
02-12-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,434
Posted By aehaas

Turbine Installation

I am ready for an engine run tomorrow. All systems seem to be working.

Here is the engine compartment. As stated by another, the lower bypass duct needed to be heavily modified to fit around...
Forum: RC Jets
02-12-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,023
Posted By aehaas

How does one use the telemetry with a DX18...

How does one use the telemetry with a DX18 transmitter?

AEHaas
Forum: RC Jets
02-11-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,434
Posted By aehaas

David, what does your model weigh? Ali

David, what does your model weigh?

Ali
Forum: RC Jets
02-11-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,023
Posted By aehaas

I am about ready to start it up in my T-38: ...

I am about ready to start it up in my T-38:

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/rc-jets-120/11658040-skymaster-northrop-t-38-talon-project-2019-a.html

I assume it programs as earlier models. The...
Forum: RC Jets
02-10-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,434
Posted By aehaas

The header tank is a little over 3 1/2 by 7"...

The header tank is a little over 3 1/2 by 7" giving me around 1100cc internally, plus or minus, according to my calculation. I measured the water I filled the main fuel cell giving me 2600cc there....
Forum: RC Jets
02-10-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,434
Posted By aehaas

NASA Pilots

I actually received the pilots yesterday from Adam at www.warbirdpilots.com (http://www.warbirdpilots.com/)

He made up some light blue colored suits and painted the helmets the NASA colors. I...
Forum: RC Jets
02-09-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,434
Posted By aehaas

Turbine Electronics, Fuel System

I have completed the installation of the fuel cells, piping and turbine electronics. I am about ready to test the new JetCat P-130 engine.

You can see the header cell here. It is nearly centered...
Forum: RC Jets
02-05-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,434
Posted By aehaas

"Ali, What is the white glue you use to hold...

"Ali,
What is the white glue you use to hold the foam to the wood?
Patrick"

Good question Patrick. This stuff came from Lowes in the construction area, not the paint isle. It is a VERY Sticky...
Forum: RC Jets
02-04-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,434
Posted By aehaas

Well the stand is about done but for some trim...

Well the stand is about done but for some trim work. I think it came out OK:

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/480x640/img_0896_274b2f14f7ad37db05f67852ea3b706e88ed262b.jpg
Forum: RC Jets
02-01-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,434
Posted By aehaas

The rate limiting step at this point is that I am...

The rate limiting step at this point is that I am waiting for Jet-Tech to send the custom header tank. Also, Down and Locked is sending another controller as this one is not saving one of my...
Forum: RC Jets
01-30-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,434
Posted By aehaas

I used a JetCat pitot tube up front inserted into...

I used a JetCat pitot tube up front inserted into a telescoping aluminum tube for extra length. It will be attached to the Spectrum Air Speed Sensor for telemetry read back of my actual airspeed. It...
Forum: RC Jets
01-30-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,434
Posted By aehaas

The white bottle on comment number 67 represents...

The white bottle on comment number 67 represents the header tank that sits above the main fuel cell. It is a cylinder about 3 1/2 by 7 or 8 inches long. The UAT pictured here will sit on the fuselage...
Forum: RC Jets
01-29-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,434
Posted By aehaas

Down and Locked Gear Controller

I spent over an hour today with Mitch at Down and Locked. I was having trouble programming my gear and doors that are all electric. Of course I wanted it My Way. The usual workings were not for me.
...
Forum: RC Jets
01-27-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,434
Posted By aehaas

I may ask Nick Ziroli to come over and look at...

I may ask Nick Ziroli to come over and look at this plane (he only lives 15 minutes from here). This man helped in the design of many full scale and prototype model airplanes including model...
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