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Forum: RC Jets
11-04-2019, 01:28 PM
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Posted By ww2birds

Quite right .. good practice to use mechanics to...

Quite right .. good practice to use mechanics to your advantage on flaps. But even if they are "locked" at full, they spend some time at partial, and some time moving toward full...

Glad to hear...
Forum: RC Jets
11-03-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By ww2birds

Thanks Gary. I guess not many doing lua apps for...

Thanks Gary. I guess not many doing lua apps for Jeti here in the US. Happy you responded to break the sound of crickets :-)

As you know some of the apps I have done so far are:

Speed announcer...
Forum: RC Jets
11-03-2019, 06:12 PM
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Posted By ww2birds

I've used the CB200 on an ultra bandit with a...

I've used the CB200 on an ultra bandit with a merlin 200XBL, and a large (not the new giant one..) skymaster Viperjet with the same 200 merlin .. no probs on either. over many many flights I think...
Forum: RC Jets
11-02-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By ww2birds

Tools for sensor emulation on Jeti DC/DS-24 Emulator

Hi all,

This post is for those of you who are developing lua scripts for the Jeti transmitters.

I do most of my development work on the DC/DS-24 emulator on Linux. I have always wanted some...
Forum: RC Jets
11-02-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 147,354
Posted By ww2birds

The CB200 is a good product, I have several of...

The CB200 is a good product, I have several of them in service.

The only thing to consider is the fact that the CB200 uses polyfuses on the servo power outputs. These are similar to physical fuses...
Forum: RC Jets
10-07-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By ww2birds

Yes, I think it could do some basic sequencing.

Yes, I think it could do some basic sequencing.
Forum: RC Jets
10-07-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By ww2birds

Jeti/Lua Smart Smoke Controller

Hi All,

At Georgia Jets I saw a number of planes flying with the new PowerBox smoke controller that does pulsed smoke for certain input control settings. It really looked sharp!

On the drive...
Forum: RC Jets
09-14-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 32,231
Posted By ww2birds

Happy to send the lua program to anyone who would...

Happy to send the lua program to anyone who would like to play with it...

Credit to Dan Gill for the original concept and his hardware implementation .. I did my best to accomplish the same tasks...
Forum: RC Jets
07-01-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 939
Posted By ww2birds

Yep, as I said .. works at a quiet local field....

Yep, as I said .. works at a quiet local field. Would not assume it would work at a crowded fly-in flightline. Maybe with a headset. Too bad they don't support bluetooth :-)
Forum: RC Jets
06-30-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 939
Posted By ww2birds

Hi Jamie, You guys are too kind .. I am not...

Hi Jamie,

You guys are too kind .. I am not a professional programmer .. far from it .. but I do love a challenge and an interesting problem to work on :-)
Some of the guys who do lua scripts for...
Forum: RC Jets
06-30-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 939
Posted By ww2birds

Jamie, That is where Gary started the...

Jamie,

That is where Gary started the conversation .. using "logic mixes" to do all but the wheel spin function. And of course you can do that, just as you described.

Doing it this way puts all...
Forum: RC Jets
06-29-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 939
Posted By ww2birds

Thanks for the info on the Jeti switches. I had...

Thanks for the info on the Jeti switches. I had wondered how they sensed 3 vs 2 posn switches.

We'll see how it works in practice. The telemetry update rate (which as you know is not user...
Forum: RC Jets
06-29-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 939
Posted By ww2birds

Here are some screenshots:

Here are some screenshots:
Forum: RC Jets
06-29-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 939
Posted By ww2birds

Thanks Paul. Beautiful pictures, the chute looks...

Thanks Paul. Beautiful pictures, the chute looks really sharp. Thanks for taking the time to write such a thoughtful post.

You are quite correct on the timing, I did not want to get into the weeds...
Forum: RC Jets
06-29-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 939
Posted By ww2birds

Drogue Chute controller for Jeti radios

Hi Jeti users and Parachute Fans,

Since meeting earlier in the season at First in Flight, Gary (viper1gj) and I have been collaborating on a drogue chute controller for Jeti radios. Gary is...
Forum: RC Jets
03-25-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 23,405
Posted By ww2birds

Gary, Good work on the 10% callouts! ...

Gary,

Good work on the 10% callouts!

Yes, I know the units are annoying :-) I don't think there is a way to get it not to do that with the standard callouts but it's trivial with a Lua program...
Forum: RC Jets
03-25-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 23,405
Posted By ww2birds

Ah, nice, autothrottle for CTU! Love it! Dave ...

Ah, nice, autothrottle for CTU! Love it!
Dave

Here is a screenshot of the autothrottle on the TX. I did a simulation of the throttle response to airspeed to set up the PID loop. It's kind of fun...
Forum: RC Jets
03-24-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 23,405
Posted By ww2birds

Gary, I wrote a Lua program to announce time...

Gary,

I wrote a Lua program to announce time and fuel remaining at :30 or :60 intervals or on a switch press. Yes, the TX can do the time announce itself :-) But I wanted fuel state and time to be...
Forum: RC Jets
11-16-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 755
Posted By ww2birds

Hi Guys, Interesting discussion. As a...

Hi Guys,

Interesting discussion. As a long-time Futaba user, I can confirm that there is no way to use telemetry values to activate any actions in the TX. Perhaps others can comment on any other...
Forum: RC Jets
11-12-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 23,405
Posted By ww2birds

Been flying the large VJ with the P300. Looks...

Been flying the large VJ with the P300. Looks like 0.8 is not a good factor when actually flying .. probably (as Carsten expected) closer to 1.0 which is the Jetcat default. I'll do some more...
Forum: RC Jets
11-09-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By ww2birds

BVM's F4 wheels and brakes are easily adapted to...

BVM's F4 wheels and brakes are easily adapted to the Yellow 1/7 F-18 ... they are not exact scale but look great on the plane. That's what I have on mine since I removed the Glennis ones (that were...
Forum: RC Jets
10-30-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 843
Posted By ww2birds

Yes, there is other stuff there. The speed...

Yes, there is other stuff there. The speed announcer is reasonably tidied up, the time announcer is close, as is the LSO code. There is also a lot of other junk there in various states. Time for some...
Forum: RC Jets
10-30-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 843
Posted By ww2birds

Hi Jim, thanks. Yes, it's all hosted on github...

Hi Jim, thanks. Yes, it's all hosted on github already (github.com/davidmcq137/JetiLuaDFM) but I thought it was easier for the non-techies to get it via dropbox. That's why I said I had not...
Forum: RC Jets
10-29-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 147,354
Posted By ww2birds

Hi .. what channel numbers are the two elevs...

Hi .. what channel numbers are the two elevs connected to? not sure you can get all 24 chans with this scheme but the latest REX RX sw update lets this work in EX bus not PPM which should be better...
Forum: RC Jets
10-29-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 843
Posted By ww2birds

Jeti Lua scripts ... using and creating them

Hi All,

As a relative newcomer to the Jeti world, I have been quite interested to see what can be done with Lua scripts to extend the transmitter's functions. While I am nobody's professional...
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