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Forum: RC Jets
11-01-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By john491

There are still quite a few engines out there. I...

There are still quite a few engines out there. I still have 7 or 8, some new in box, some used a little, some OS and a new BVM. I have since switched to turbines so I am not using them.
An engine...
10-24-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By john491

I'm not sure, but I think that the V6 ECU uses...

I'm not sure, but I think that the V6 ECU uses the aux channel as a shutdown channel. It has a separate connection above the throttle connection.
I think the idea of using that channel has merit...
10-20-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By john491

Thank you Carlos. This was the thread I...

Thank you Carlos.
This was the thread I remembered, but still have not found the answer, there only being 1100 or so pages. Searches have given me a few leads, but nothing which works yet. The...
10-20-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By john491

Using the channel monitor I can see changes from...

Using the channel monitor I can see changes from the trim. The GSU does not pick up the changes in trim. This is the reason the learnrc does not work I think. My temporary solution was to change...
10-19-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By john491

The problem seems to be that the GSU is not...

The problem seems to be that the GSU is not seeing the trim changes. Starts about 1118 ms and does not register any change from low to high idle, using the digital trim. The only change is the...
10-19-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By john491

learn rc with digital trim transmitter

How do you do the learn RC function with a digital trim transmitter?
Jetcat P-60SE, ver 6 ECU, Taranis X9D+ transmitter.
I remember reading something special needed to be done to accomplish this....
Forum: RC Jets
09-15-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 919
Posted By john491

When there is a significant volume of air above a...

When there is a significant volume of air above a liquid, the air will expand or contract significantly more than the liquid, which has no significant expansion as far as this kind of storage. A vent...
Forum: RC Jets
09-15-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 919
Posted By john491

My thoughts would be that it was possibly...

My thoughts would be that it was possibly fortunate that there was a small leak, it may have prevented damage to your storage can. If you have been storing where there are large differences in...
Forum: RC Jets
09-15-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,207
Posted By john491

The controller is wired with the pos and neg in...

The controller is wired with the pos and neg in the two outside servo lead locations. The brake unit has the pos and neg next to each other. Hence you need an adapter of some sort on the extension to...
Forum: RC Jets
09-15-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,207
Posted By john491

It programs with that little button in the...

It programs with that little button in the middle. I think there are five choices. You need to toggle through them.
John
Forum: RC Jets
09-11-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5,002
Views: 976,528
Posted By john491

Look into the wing through one of the holes in...

Look into the wing through one of the holes in the root and see which way the shear web is installed. They should be vertical. Some of the early ones had webbing installed with the grain...
Forum: RC Jets
08-28-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1,483
Views: 185,517
Posted By john491

That was, and I guess still is, a Fultts strut. ...

That was, and I guess still is, a Fultts strut. The cross bar is where the nose brake spoon pivoted. It, the brake, is pretty effective. Once upon a time they were available through Tower Hobbies.
Forum: RC Jets
08-21-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 1,483
Views: 185,517
Posted By john491

My K-70 mounted behind that rear former that your...

My K-70 mounted behind that rear former that your turbine is butted up against. Plenty of room for it there, That entire bay where you have your turbine and tank I used for a large fuel tank, which...
Forum: RC Jets
08-03-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 17,731
Posted By john491

What is the polarity of the connection on the...

What is the polarity of the connection on the GCU?
I can't see any polarity marked on the unit nor find any reference in the manual. The one picture I have seen in the videos seem to show the...
Forum: RC Jets
07-28-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 816
Posted By john491

Thanks, Helps to know how much to purchase. ...

Thanks,
Helps to know how much to purchase.
John
Forum: RC Jets
07-28-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 816
Posted By john491

How much do you use per gallon?

How much do you use per gallon?
Forum: RC Jets
07-21-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 17,731
Posted By john491

How do you open and use the instruction card? ...

How do you open and use the instruction card? When I flip the tab back there are four contacts I don't recognize. I imagine it's supposed to plug into something somehow, just can't figure it out....
Forum: RC Jets
07-18-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By john491

Paul, Indeed, this was originally designed for...

Paul,
Indeed, this was originally designed for a 91 size ducted fan. Saw a turbine conversion at Florida Jets a few years ago and saw his fuel tank was just in front of the forward gear former. I...
Forum: RC Jets
07-17-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By john491

Thank you. My experience has all been positive...

Thank you.
My experience has all been positive with Aviation Design. The Rafale I have is no longer made, but AD still pulled a canopy for me last year.
As it turns out not an hour after my post...
Forum: RC Jets
07-17-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By john491

Question C G for Aviation Design 1/9 Rafael

I need the CG for an Avation Design 1/9 Rafael. I have misplaced (lost) my manual.
If no one has the location, a location by percent on someone else's Rafael with the wing root measurement will get...
Forum: RC Jets
06-26-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By john491

I have to ask, where do you find the wireless...

I have to ask, where do you find the wireless strobes? All searches I have done come back for large vehicles.
John
Forum: RC Jets
06-14-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By john491

Yes, I have a rudder servo. It is mounted at the...

Yes, I have a rudder servo. It is mounted at the base of the fin so that is flush with the main portion of the surrounding fuse. It will have good clearance from the pipe.
Did you run your single...
Forum: RC Jets
06-14-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By john491

Thank you. I had already considered that...

Thank you.
I had already considered that approach, but there is a former the nozzles are attached to further in the fuse which also acts as a rigidity support for the fin. I don't want to...
Forum: RC Jets
06-14-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By john491

I can't get the pipe in

Hi,
To start with I am dealing with a 1/9 AD Rafael. This has been a really long term project I have worked on between builds for years. I recently got to the install of a pipe and found I can't get...
Forum: RC Jets
06-13-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 569
Posted By john491

Thrust loss

Does anyone have an idea of how much thrust loss to figure for a bifurcated pipe?
Do we lose 10% of total thrust? More, or less? Specifically a 45 Newton loss to bifurcated as opposed to a straight...
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