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Forum: Beginners
08-28-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,495
Posted By Flight Risk

We used to have a very active training program at...

We used to have a very active training program at our club, but it is dwindling away recently, I believe because of the SAFE enabled aircraft. We have been training almost exclusively with electric...
Forum: Kit Building
08-27-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,603
Posted By Flight Risk

Well, similar size ailerons are often flown with...

Well, similar size ailerons are often flown with a single standard servo. You might look at smallish high torque servos. Purpose built wing servos can get pricey.
Here's a 12.5 g servo with almost...
Forum: Beginners
08-26-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By Flight Risk

Thanks Appowner, after doing more searching...

Thanks Appowner, after doing more searching someone did mention that Xoar could make any current prop into a pusher. I'll try the few old stock I have and see what might be usable;
Forum: Beginners
08-25-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By Flight Risk

questions about pusher props.

I have a glow engine I would like to run as a pusher on a flying wing, and have noticed that the selection of pusher / reverse propellers is down from what I used to see.especially in the smaller...
Forum: Kit Building
07-21-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3,655
Views: 172,083
Posted By Flight Risk

So, you have a Kadet MkII? Good plane. It's...

So, you have a Kadet MkII? Good plane. It's difficult to tell by your post if you are planning to power with a glow engine, electric motor, a modern gas with ignition, or vintage ignition engine. Is...
Forum: Aerodynamics
07-10-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By Flight Risk

Somewhere around 1500kv for 3-4s battery?

Somewhere around 1500kv for 3-4s battery?
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-09-2019, 05:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By Flight Risk

Oh wow! So much better. That was easy. :) ...

Oh wow! So much better. That was easy. :)
Thanks.
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-08-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By Flight Risk

Forum page loading problem?

Is anyone else having a problem with hundreds of messages loading on the longer threads for each page? And it varies, sometimes 50 and sometimes 300 messages. These pages take forever to load...
07-08-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By Flight Risk

OK, you have a "hot" motor which you can't run at...

OK, you have a "hot" motor which you can't run at full throttle because of bad handling, however you are wondering why it torques at full throttle.
Simple solution #1: Keep the throttle down....
Forum: Suggestions
06-23-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,534
Posted By Flight Risk

RCU Spam, or not?

Has anyone else received an email like the following which appears to be from RCU? From "RCUniverse.com" <RCUniverse@travel.ibemail.com......
Forum: Glow Engines
05-08-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,500
Posted By Flight Risk

Question Hmm. I've never heard of drilling out an airbleed.

Hmm. I've never heard of drilling out an airbleed.
Forum: Kit Building
05-05-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3,655
Views: 172,083
Posted By Flight Risk

The easiest way to find an acceptable engine is...

The easiest way to find an acceptable engine is to look for glow engine equivalents. I would search for .46 glow equivalent such as these.
...
Forum: Kit Building
04-03-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3,655
Views: 172,083
Posted By Flight Risk

I stumbled upon this video and noticed the Sig...

I stumbled upon this video and noticed the Sig planes and evidently some footage of the factory:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3m-3lyZnYdA

A couple other videos of ARF manufacturing. I was...
Forum: Kit Building
03-04-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3,655
Views: 172,083
Posted By Flight Risk

Are you next to Old Harris? Sorry about your...

Are you next to Old Harris? Sorry about your plane. If it had been your Senior that got smashed I could help you, as I have the plans on a thumb drive.
You might contact this seller or others on...
02-20-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,968
Posted By Flight Risk

Alrighty then.

Alrighty then.
Forum: Kit Building
01-29-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3,655
Views: 172,083
Posted By Flight Risk

Just wondering is a small header tank and a...

Just wondering is a small header tank and a larger main tank would be worth the effort, or even be workable. Or design your own tank from a long skinny bottle.:confused:
Forum: Glow Engines
01-14-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,500
Posted By Flight Risk

My OS with the counter-rotating cam seems to run...

My OS with the counter-rotating cam seems to run identical to normal. just make sure the prop nut is on good and tight.
Forum: Glow Engines
01-13-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,500
Posted By Flight Risk

Since this thread has been sputtering along since...

Since this thread has been sputtering along since 2006, and it is still relevant, I thought I would chime in. I've had a good number of both Saito and OS over the years including the early open...
Forum: Kit Building
01-13-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3,655
Views: 172,083
Posted By Flight Risk

Talking Now that's a smoooth finish. Love the color. 😁

Now that's a smoooth finish. Love the color. 😁
Forum: Kit Building
01-02-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3,655
Views: 172,083
Posted By Flight Risk

It's too bad that Sig couldn't offer any...

It's too bad that Sig couldn't offer any additional information, and a suggestion to buy the the Strut kit (if it's still available). I'm sure you can get some good info on this forum though.
Forum: Kit Building
12-30-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 224,882
Posted By Flight Risk

Oh good, I see you have wing struts. I was...

Oh good, I see you have wing struts. I was wondering if you would use them. You don't want to pull a Rascal, especially with that DLE 55.
Forum: Kit Building
12-27-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 224,882
Posted By Flight Risk

That's a fine looking Senior Capt. I like the...

That's a fine looking Senior Capt. I like the tail. What engine had you been running on it? Keep us informed.
12-18-2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 825
Posted By Flight Risk

Merry Christmas to you too Raudel. What a story! ...

Merry Christmas to you too Raudel. What a story! We really take things for granted in the US, especially today with ordering things and getting them in a couple days.
Too bad you lost your ride...
Forum: Kit Building
12-12-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3,655
Views: 172,083
Posted By Flight Risk

Smile Well, I see you joined RCU in 2017 and are at 9...

Well, I see you joined RCU in 2017 and are at 9 posts, so one more post and you hit that magic number 10. I imagine it must be a magic number. :D
10-17-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By Flight Risk

Smile There were many times I would walk into Ben...

There were many times I would walk into Ben Franklin's with 25 cents and walk out with candy, a toy, and change.
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