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Forum: ARF or RTF
07-02-2007, 01:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 936
Posted By av8rdavid

RE: PHOENIX EXTRA 300S

Today was the maiden flight of the Tower .75 in the Extra!!!!!!!!!
All i have to say is WOW........
12 x 7 zinger, a little weight in the tail by means of 60 cents in form of nickels and...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-29-2007, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 936
Posted By av8rdavid

RE: PHOENIX EXTRA 300S

What size prop are you swinging there and did you go with the 12oz flex tank as well?
The re-covered extra looks SWEEEEEEEEEET!
I just recieved the OS LA engine from advantage hobbies...Think...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-29-2007, 12:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 936
Posted By av8rdavid

PHOENIX EXTRA 300S

Hello everyone!

I recently flew my extra 300s for the first time running a K&B .45 sportster (keep in mind the engine is a few years old) swinging an 11 x 7 prop.
Plane seems under-powered and...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-16-2007, 06:58 PM
Replies: 43,704
Views: 2,440,668
Posted By av8rdavid

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

I checked the valves for compression by removing the cylinder, leaving the valves on and with the springs closing both then blowing through the cylinder....No hiss noise means a solid leakproof...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-16-2007, 12:53 AM
Replies: 43,704
Views: 2,440,668
Posted By av8rdavid

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

compression is BACK!!!!!! Turns out the cam adjustment allen screw was turned correctly to adjust gap in the cam, but i must have tightened the nut and turned the screw enough to open the exhaust...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-14-2007, 07:37 PM
Replies: 43,704
Views: 2,440,668
Posted By av8rdavid

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

Cam has never been touched.....However, what is the correct setting for the cam?
Forum: Glow Engines
02-13-2007, 11:42 PM
Replies: 43,704
Views: 2,440,668
Posted By av8rdavid

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

Sorry to be off topic.....
I'm re-building my Fa-65 that completely lost compression to the point where it turns over and barely feels like its causing any compression.....I can blow into the...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-13-2007, 11:40 PM
Replies: 43,704
Views: 2,440,668
Posted By av8rdavid

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

Sorry to be off topic.....
I'm re-building my Fa-65 that completely lost compression to the point where it turns over and barely feels like its causing any compression.....I can blow into the...
01-22-2007, 07:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,053
Posted By av8rdavid

RE: RYOBI 31cc

So basically to make this the "Ultimate Ryobi" we would have to replace bushings for ball bearings, lighten and balance flywheel, add pitts muffler ,add a prop hub and aluminum engine mount?
Am i...
01-18-2007, 06:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,053
Posted By av8rdavid

RE: RYOBI 31cc

Hey,
The plane was already built and feels as if it already has a weight in the tail section...Previous owner had a G26 on it and said it pulled great.
Still looking for a descent ryobi 31cc...
01-15-2007, 12:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,053
Posted By av8rdavid

RE: RYOBI 31cc

Its a 90 inch wingspan and weighs about 14lb (give or take)....The previous owner had a zenoah g26 (I BELIEVE) installed and said it had great power.
The Zenoah engines look GREAT, but the price is...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-14-2007, 02:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 292
Posted By av8rdavid

MOVED: RYOBI 31cc

Engine Conversions: http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/fb.asp?m=5264067
01-14-2007, 02:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,053
Posted By av8rdavid

RYOBI 31cc

Hello everyone,

I finally decided to leave the $20.00 a gallon glow engines and go GAS....
I have been looking into something small and economical to power a Great planes .60 Cub and the ryobi...
07-25-2006, 02:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,133
Posted By av8rdavid

RE: DECATHLON crash and BURNED

Not to mention adding LEAD to a fuel injection system not designed for it is an instant tragidy....O2 sensors are the first to be affected when 100 LL gets thrown in the mix...
When we burn the...
07-09-2006, 02:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,459
Posted By av8rdavid

RE: ANyone know anything about this??

Incredible lack of safety not performing a 6 point check....WOW.......And these were TEST PILOTS with an engineer onboard....
On my PPL checkride about 4 years ago, i was told the examiner liked to...
07-09-2006, 01:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,133
Posted By av8rdavid

RE: DECATHLON crash and BURNED

HAHAHA!!!!!!!!!! Thats awsome!! I'm gonna have to use the banana suggestion to my flying friends...
I wish i was younger....I'm 30 now and the only shot i have left in aviation should happen...
07-08-2006, 12:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,459
Posted By av8rdavid

RE: ANyone know anything about this??

HOLY F*** oh my..............That is HORRIBLE!!!!!!!!! How do u know his son was onboard??????
That looks like what happens when trim is set to full elevator UP and not to a takeoff...
07-08-2006, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,742
Posted By av8rdavid

RE: Flight Box falling on Plane in Car

Just build a new one and dremel out the epoxy and wood from the old one thats in the fuse! Don't half A** it!!!!!!!! You may regret it and after all, its just a rudder and some monocote....Imagine...
07-07-2006, 11:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,133
Posted By av8rdavid

RE: DECATHLON crash and BURNED

Awsome Bruce!
Yeah, i just moved here about 6 months ago from NY and was looking to getting my feet wet with something other than flight instruction...I have almost 500 hours and all my ratings...
07-06-2006, 07:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,133
Posted By av8rdavid

RE: DECATHLON crash and BURNED

Hey Guys,

Yeah, the fire was glorious, but everything from the leading edge of the wing foward was detached and just hanging by monocote....Fixing it would have added yet more weight and the...
07-04-2006, 05:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,133
Posted By av8rdavid

RE: DECATHLON crash and BURNED

Manufacturers keep pushing planes like that cause they're a great revenue! Planes like the spacewalker which fly great get discontinued due to the dependability and easy flying characteristics..Its...
07-04-2006, 01:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,133
Posted By av8rdavid

RE: DECATHLON crash and BURNED

EXACTLY mr67stang! The SD was a royal pain in the butt to get off the ground....ALL of the repairs i had to do to it in the past were takeoff related....It was all over the place! Too much right...
07-03-2006, 02:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,133
Posted By av8rdavid

RE: DECATHLON crash and BURNED

MR67Stang,
Believe me, i know how critical the airspeed is in this model....U know, i'm surprized all these r/c genious minds out there don't invent some kind of airspeed indicator with a stall...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-03-2006, 01:29 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 65,072
Posted By av8rdavid

RE: Just got the Phoenix Super Decathlon

And whats the final verdict in the CG location?
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-03-2006, 01:25 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 65,072
Posted By av8rdavid

RE: Just got the Phoenix Super Decathlon

Hmmm very interesting.. I crashed and burned my seagull SD a few days ago and was about to get a replacement from phoenix....Been reading some good stuff about it and might give it a shot...
I did...
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