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Forum: RC Jets
06-28-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By Boomerang1

To answer your original question - yes, I use...

To answer your original question - yes, I use servo operated ball valves.

A requirement for turbine operation in Australia (since no longer required) was a method of remote shutting
down of the...
Forum: RC Jets
06-09-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By Boomerang1

Disposable styrofoam fruit box? Not...

Disposable styrofoam fruit box?

Not expensive enough for you?...
Forum: RC Jets
05-03-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By Boomerang1

I tried to run my manual start (propane) Wren 44...

I tried to run my manual start (propane) Wren 44 on diesel.

It started & ran fine, if a little fluffy on acceleration so I thought all was good & shut it down to top up the tank.

BUT. It seems...
Forum: RC Jets
04-25-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 4,728
Posted By Boomerang1

It's easy to think Bob is the bad guy here but in...

It's easy to think Bob is the bad guy here but in reality he's walking the fine line between those
people with rubber band powered models who think they know best when making up the rules
and the...
Forum: RC Jets
04-24-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 4,728
Posted By Boomerang1

Becoming an inspector? Have experience building a...

Becoming an inspector? Have experience building a number of turbine models, present a an application from your club to your state aeromodelling body along with a detailed list of what you have built...
Forum: RC Jets
04-24-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 4,728
Posted By Boomerang1

The re-certification process is just a 'rubber...

The re-certification process is just a 'rubber stamp' process mostly, a turbine model being an expensive toy means most flyers take care of them with basic maintenance & servicing. If a model...
Forum: RC Jets
04-24-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 4,728
Posted By Boomerang1

Outlined in another form which becomes the permit...

Outlined in another form which becomes the permit to fly once filled out by the applicant & signed off by the inspector.
Simple manoeuvres from just take off, fly round & land up to unrestricted...
Forum: RC Jets
04-24-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 4,728
Posted By Boomerang1

Inspectors usually travel to fly-ins held around...

Inspectors usually travel to fly-ins held around the country, their services are available there. Not every country town has potential jet flyers or, indeed, a model club at all. If you want to...
Forum: RC Jets
04-24-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 4,728
Posted By Boomerang1

And the original request was before the arguments...

And the original request was before the arguments started?

About small turbine jets?

Bobcat 50 (glow powered pusher conversion) 10 pounds all up weight with one litre of fuel, 8 pound Wren 44,...
Forum: RC Jets
04-13-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,275
Posted By Boomerang1

A club member came back from a Japan holiday very...

A club member came back from a Japan holiday very many years ago with a JR radio using DSM-J communication
protocols using frequency hopping technology just like everyone else.. Some discussion...
Forum: RC Jets
03-22-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,833
Posted By Boomerang1

Thank you! :cool:

Thank you! :cool:
Forum: RC Jets
01-17-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,358
Posted By Boomerang1

I can only speak regarding my particular dealings...

I can only speak regarding my particular dealings with Peter & Intairco and I'm a very satisfied customer.
I have bought a radio, engine & many accessories with no problems whatsoever.
Forum: RC Jets
09-19-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,360
Posted By Boomerang1

I think every experienced turbine flyer here...

I think every experienced turbine flyer here knows the level of the technology available to us &
it's potential if we use it for evil instead of good.

Best to have the sheeple continue to think...
Forum: RC Jets
08-20-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By Boomerang1

Are these ECU's smart enough to realise the plug...

Are these ECU's smart enough to realise the plug is blown or not connected? If not, or if they are looking for something else like exhaust gas temp rise, just use a glow driver.
You may need more...
Forum: RC Jets
08-17-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,511
Posted By Boomerang1

I'm happy using my older gear. It's...

I'm happy using my older gear.

It's familiar, proven & well maintained so I'm less likely to make any 'new stuff' mistakes.
The radios get used more regularly in models other than jets so there's...
Forum: RC Jets
08-17-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By Boomerang1

Extending jet pipe a little

Calling those wiser & more experienced than me.

I'm building a scratch built jet & the jet pipe is a little too short (my bad).

It's a Wren thrust augmenting pipe but it only needs to be...
Forum: RC Jets
07-23-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By Boomerang1

A buffoon? That's being complimentary. He...

A buffoon? That's being complimentary.

He has a reputation for being a serial pest, youtube gives him his 15 minutes of fame.

There's a thread somewhere about the Hobbyking turbine, he 'stars'...
Forum: RC Jets
06-29-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,469
Posted By Boomerang1

Will US jet flyers suffer because of Trumps latest tarriff rants?

Just wondering. Also ride motorcycles & noticed stories of gloom & doom regarding Harley (more overseas plants?)
and Indian facing tariffs in Europe in retaliation for rumoured US tariffs on...
Forum: RC Jets
06-29-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By Boomerang1

I was wondering the same thing as Joseph then...

I was wondering the same thing as Joseph then remembered all the problems a
friend had with his turboprop all with the second stage.

Another friend converted a turboprop for use as a helicopter...
Forum: RC Jets
06-28-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By Boomerang1

No, sorry juliboy, I only have one spare engine...

No, sorry juliboy, I only have one spare engine for parts & the tail cone went to Calil.
Forum: RC Jets
04-09-2018, 03:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,663
Posted By Boomerang1

When did you receive your email Zeeb and what was...

When did you receive your email Zeeb and what was the deadline to repond?

Been away for a couple of days & noticed the same email dated 7th of April 2018 with the deadline stated as 6th of April...
Forum: RC Jets
04-06-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 67,301
Posted By Boomerang1

So, JR Americas are not getting on very well with...

So, JR Americas are not getting on very well with the new company manufacturing JR r/c stuff,
so have announced they will be distributing 'several additional new product brands' and are now
saying...
Forum: RC Jets
04-01-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By Boomerang1

I have two, old manual start Wren 44's one of...

I have two, old manual start Wren 44's one of which no longer runs due to failure of the NVG
& is laying around in parts.

If you think the tail cone will fit your engine you can have it, I cannot...
Forum: RC Jets
04-01-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,782
Posted By Boomerang1

Cool, another oil thread! What I can't...

Cool, another oil thread!

What I can't understand is how some manufacturers are happy to recommend an oil & warrant their engines
using it but other manufacturers forbid use of that oil, say they...
Forum: RC Jets
03-31-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 673
Posted By Boomerang1

To me the two key words here are - human error....

To me the two key words here are - human error. I've seen quite a few models crashed with the pilot's excuse
being 'I forgot to switch to (insert high or low) rates'. Expo for me, lots on rudder.
...
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