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Forum: Beginners
07-20-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,717
Posted By rhall999

RE: Transmitter won't charge my battery

Most transmitters need to be turned off for the charger to work. I also have an optic 6, and that's how that's how it works. Are your trying to charge with it turned on?
03-25-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,825
Posted By rhall999

RE: Micro sloping

Like thishttp://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/js/fckeditor/editor/images/smiley/msn/biggrin.gif......(except these are free flight, not r/c)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=maYIvG-tLUo
Forum: Kit Building
03-09-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,593
Posted By rhall999

RE: You might be a Kitbuilder if...,

Well, this morning I came up with a new addition to the list.

You might be a kitbuilder if......

you have reached for your iPhone to reply to a text while building, and smeared wood glue all...
Forum: Kit Building
03-04-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,593
Posted By rhall999

RE: You might be a Kitbuilder if...,

Just thought of another


...if your wife goes into the hobby store to buy you a birthday present and tells the guys, "no, he wont like that, its an ARF. Maybe I will just get him a stack of balsa...
Forum: Kit Building
03-04-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,593
Posted By rhall999

RE: You might be a Kitbuilder if...,

Whata laugh I have had reading through these and thinking to myself, "I've done that a time or three".

My contribution:

...if you have held the CA bottle to your ear and squeezed it to see if...
Forum: Aerodynamics
01-13-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 11,688
Posted By rhall999

RE: do ailerons provide lift?

Ahh, now that isthe question isn't it. The answer is actually fairly simple, although not obvious because it is something that typically can't be seen visually. Here it is.......

Lets use a Yak 54...
Forum: Aerodynamics
01-13-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 11,688
Posted By rhall999

RE: do ailerons provide lift?

To further what Da Rock is telling you, you are confusing Angle of Attack and Angle of Incidence. They are two totally different things and should NOT be mixed as you are doing. For example, pretty...
Forum: Aerodynamics
01-11-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 11,688
Posted By rhall999

RE: do ailerons provide lift?

The airfoil does not need any taper (the correct term is chamber) to create lift. Proof......look at all the foamies with a simple flat plate wing. They still fly don't they, those wings are still...
Forum: Aerodynamics
01-11-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 11,688
Posted By rhall999

RE: do ailerons provide lift?

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Thanks for mentioning this Eddie. Ihad thought about mentioning varying bank angle when tying my last post, but then left it out in favour of trying tokeep the discussion a bit simpler....so...
Forum: Aerodynamics
01-11-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 11,688
Posted By rhall999

RE: do ailerons provide lift?

Since the original question as to whether ailerons add to the lift in nuetral has been answered quite well (Yes they do as they are a part of the wing area, regardless of gaps, etc).........

Iam...
Forum: Aerodynamics
01-10-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 11,688
Posted By rhall999

RE: do ailerons provide lift?

Hi Top, well, I did mention it in there actually:



I fly full scale as well as models, and the result of using elevator in a turn is VERYeasy to see in a full size when you can physically feel...
Forum: Aerodynamics
01-10-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 11,688
Posted By rhall999

RE: do ailerons provide lift?

Now, can Ipick on GarryHarris? (Sorry Garyhttp://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/js/fckeditor/editor/images/smiley/msn/red_smile.gif)



Your test will not really tell you to much. Both wings being...
Forum: Aerodynamics
01-10-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 11,688
Posted By rhall999

RE: do ailerons provide lift?

In reply to the original question, yes ailerons do provide lift just because they are a part of the wing area, and especiallywhen they are deflected down. But not when deflected up, then they reduce...
Forum: Aerodynamics
11-27-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,741
Posted By rhall999

RE: Low tail in turn

Here is the simplest, easiest, and fastest fix..............

<span style="color: #ff0000">Use more rudder during your turn</span>.

Easy as that.

What it sounds like to me is that the tail...
10-23-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 32,510
Posted By rhall999

RE: Scratch Designed/Built Sailplane Fuselage

Hi Nodd, boy is that ever looking sweet!!

I saw over on RCgroups some guys had suggested using small screws and fiberglass to get the strength on the pylon/saddle joint. Iagree with you that the...
10-12-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 17,304
Posted By rhall999

RE: Piper Cub Sailplane

Cool, you know what, I think it shows great promise. A few fixes and it would fly fine, especially if you went slope soaring.

My personal observations.......nothing really new to you...
10-02-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 17,304
Posted By rhall999

RE: Piper Cub Sailplane

Hahaha, yup, the red paint color came out a pretty close match to the monokote so it is decieving at first.

Your "Cub Glider" is looking awesome. Personally, I don't think that the short coupled...
09-30-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 17,304
Posted By rhall999

RE: Piper Cub Sailplane

Hi Nodd,didn't want to hijack your thread, just throwin a couple of tips at youhttp://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/js/fckeditor/editor/images/smiley/msn/teeth_smile.gif For the most part, with those few...
09-30-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 17,304
Posted By rhall999

RE: Piper Cub Sailplane

Hi Nodd, that little feller is looking pretty good. I like it!!

About foam cutting, Ihave cut many foam wings in my day, right from small free flight (12 inch span) up to 60" span R/C stuff. Still...
Forum: Aerodynamics
09-08-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,806
Posted By rhall999

RE: found this interesting discussion on Spiral Slipstream

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</font><span style="font-size: small">Yes, You are right.......BUT, reread the text and what you even quoted, especially the part Imade red. Idon't recall anyone ever being...
09-04-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 32,510
Posted By rhall999

RE: Scratch Designed/Built Sailplane Fuselage

I'll be watching. Really enjoyed the first two, especially the rebuild of the wing.

Personally, I liked the original fuselage profile the best. It looked the sleekest and the neatest. But, since...
09-04-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 875
Posted By rhall999

Quick scratch built sloper

So my father-in-law calls me the weekend before the Labour Day long weekend and says he and the mother-in-law are coming up for a grandkid fix on the long weekend. Then he tells me that he is going...
05-31-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 41,649
Posted By rhall999

RE: Sailplane Wing Design Round II

Yup, or the other thing that I have seen happen is that there will be a failure point on a structure, so a brace/doubler is added, and the failure point just moves to the end of the brace/doubler. In...
05-30-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 41,649
Posted By rhall999

RE: Sailplane Wing Design Round II

Hi again Nodd. Boy that glider sure did turn out nice. Beautiful sleek lines!! Too bad you had a wreck, but that happens from time to timedoesn't...
05-13-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 54,730
Posted By rhall999

RE: Scratch Designed/Built Sailplane

AWESOME Nodd!!! It looks really nice all finished in the transparent red and white. Looks like it flys as nice as it looks too. Excellent work!!
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