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10-04-2016, 08:47 AM
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Posted By Zippi

Guys, Do to unforeseen circumstances that I...

Guys,

Do to unforeseen circumstances that I won't go into I am going to have to sell my Westland Lysander. It is due in at SIG this week. I have contacted Becky at SIG and told her to put a hold...
09-18-2016, 03:32 AM
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Posted By Zippi

Paul, Do you have any pics of where you mounted...

Paul,
Do you have any pics of where you mounted your elevator servos up front and where the linkage exited the fuse in the rear?
09-10-2016, 03:41 AM
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Posted By Zippi

Paul, Do you have any info to share on how your...

Paul,
Do you have any info to share on how your Lysander performed on the maiden with the electric setup? My Lysander is due to come in the middle of this month. Looking for some info on your...
08-22-2016, 08:50 AM
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Posted By Zippi

Paul, Did you get a chance to fly your...

Paul,

Did you get a chance to fly your Lysander? Really curious about the performance of the AXI 5345 motor.
08-17-2016, 03:07 AM
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Posted By Zippi

Paul, From the looks of your pic the weather...

Paul,

From the looks of your pic the weather would have been great for the maiden. Maybe next weekend. Can we get a pic with the canopy off with the battery's installed? If I end up going...
08-15-2016, 03:06 PM
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Posted By Zippi

Paul, Did you get a chance to fly your Lysander...

Paul,
Did you get a chance to fly your Lysander over the weekend?
08-12-2016, 02:16 PM
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Posted By Zippi

Nice looking plane and video. I've always wanted...

Nice looking plane and video. I've always wanted an F8F Bearcat like you but never got around to getting one. I fly giant scale and I'm all electric these days so I'm waiting to see someone with the...
08-09-2016, 11:35 AM
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Posted By Zippi

Looking good Thamaroj. I just got an email from...

Looking good Thamaroj. I just got an email from Becky at Sig Manufacturing about the new delivery date for my Westland Lysander. The boat just left Vietnam so it now looks like the middle of...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-30-2016, 04:20 AM
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Posted By Zippi

*ROTO 50CC Twin*

Looking to put this engine on a 1/5 scale Westland Lysander Warbirds. Anyone running this engine that could give some feedback on the quality of the engine, ignition, and running reliability? Also...
07-26-2016, 02:58 PM
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Posted By Zippi

Paul, Have you flown your Westland Lysander...

Paul,
Have you flown your Westland Lysander yet? I'm curious how well the AXI motor flys the plane. Is it under or over powered? I have an extra Eflite Power 360 setting here that runs on12S if I...
07-07-2016, 09:08 AM
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Posted By Zippi

Paul, All the mods look great. I am all...

Paul,

All the mods look great. I am all electric as of late last year and I'm so tempted to go electric on this one but the Satio 3 cyl 60cc gasser sounds so good. The clear birdcage behind your...
07-06-2016, 01:55 PM
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Posted By Zippi

Can you give us the height and width of your...

Can you give us the height and width of your pilot please. The 1/5 scale pilots seem to be way to small.
07-06-2016, 09:23 AM
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Posted By Zippi

Very nice looking. Looks like you are just days...

Very nice looking. Looks like you are just days away from the maiden flight. What dummy radial engine are you using?
06-24-2016, 03:03 AM
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Views: 37,701
Posted By Zippi

Thanks for the link. I really like the looks of...

Thanks for the link. I really like the looks of the Westland P.8. Your mods are looking pretty good. For myself, I've been flying since the early 80's and believe it or not this is my first...
06-23-2016, 02:24 PM
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Views: 37,701
Posted By Zippi

The dry fit looks good. Can you shine a flash...

The dry fit looks good. Can you shine a flash light from the backside of the rudder to locate the block for the rudder horn. I was wondering why the LE of the wing at the root was so small. I guess...
06-22-2016, 03:20 PM
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Posted By Zippi

I envy you guys as you already have your Lysander...

I envy you guys as you already have your Lysander to work on. I have to set back and wait until probably the first part of September in hopes that mine will come in undamaged. I have not heard of...
06-22-2016, 01:08 PM
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Views: 37,701
Posted By Zippi

Guys, the manual show JR ES519 (45.83 oz-in...

Guys, the manual show JR ES519 (45.83 oz-in torque) servos on the ailerons and JR ES539 (66.66 oz-in torque) servos on what looks like the elevator and rudder. I have some Futaba S9650 (63oz-in)...
06-21-2016, 12:36 PM
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Posted By Zippi

Nice. 8 or 10 S? I have totally switched over...

Nice. 8 or 10 S? I have totally switched over to electric but the Saito 60cc 4 stroke gasser has such a kewl sound. Couldn't resist.
06-21-2016, 08:45 AM
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Views: 37,701
Posted By Zippi

Great. What engine are you going to use on the...

Great. What engine are you going to use on the business end? Are the spats wood, fiber glass, or plastic?
06-20-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 37,701
Posted By Zippi

I called Becky at SIG and pre-ordered the...

I called Becky at SIG and pre-ordered the Westland Lysander. Should be in late August or early September.
Forum: Gas Engines
06-20-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2,491
Views: 254,570
Posted By Zippi

Thanks for the info on priming the carb guys. How...

Thanks for the info on priming the carb guys. How about tuning the low end? Same as any other gasser or is Saito different?
Forum: Gas Engines
06-20-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2,491
Views: 254,570
Posted By Zippi

Not sure yet. I saw on one forum a guy was using...

Not sure yet. I saw on one forum a guy was using a 20X10. I was thinking maybe a 21X 8 or 22X8. My plane won't be in until late August or early September so I'm in no hurry as this will be a winter...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-20-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2,491
Views: 254,570
Posted By Zippi

I'm going to put this engine in my Seagull...

I'm going to put this engine in my Seagull Westland Lysander running a 3 blade prop. For you guys that are not using a starter, how are you getting the carb primed?
05-21-2016, 04:20 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 37,701
Posted By Zippi

*Seagull Westland Lysander*

I've been looking at 50cc Warbirds and came across this fine looking plane. This is something you don't see every day. Some of the video I saw the plane had the Satio 60cc gas 3 cylinder radial on...
05-20-2016, 03:24 PM
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Views: 1,401
Posted By Zippi

I use 30 min epoxy on mine. I added a 1/16" shim...

I use 30 min epoxy on mine. I added a 1/16" shim up front between the back plate and fuse and pulled it all in place with a bungie cord. I used a long bambo stick the wife had in the kitchen to...
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