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09-15-2017, 09:53 PM
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Posted By Jetdesign

I think that plane is old enough to look cool at...

I think that plane is old enough to look cool at a contest :)
09-15-2017, 09:51 PM
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Posted By Jetdesign

I've shipped a couple of airplanes and a $3000...

I've shipped a couple of airplanes and a $3000 digital piano via Grayhound. I was more than happy with the service and cost. There was an option for 'express shipping' or something - I wished I had...
09-15-2017, 09:49 PM
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Posted By Jetdesign

Geared motors - super efficient, when they work...

Pratt moves to fix reliability issues on Airbus neo jets | The Seattle Times...
07-15-2017, 09:58 AM
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Posted By Jetdesign

F3P in LA / South bay?

Hi Guys!
I was wondering if there's any indoor flying in/around Los Angeles - do you guys have any info or links?
Thanks,
Joe
03-06-2015, 10:34 PM
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Posted By Jetdesign

I'd say he's a bit lean, if anything :rolleyes: ...

I'd say he's a bit lean, if anything :rolleyes:

Yoav, did you set your transmitter throttle end points? I forgot to do that with my XG14 and was low on power. I set up a pretty steep throttle...
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Posted By Jetdesign

mmBOT! :) ...

mmBOT! :)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCdMqpsUc2o
03-06-2015, 03:42 PM
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Posted By Jetdesign

with that combination I would check the electric...

with that combination I would check the electric pattern forum. lots of guys there running the same equipment.
03-06-2015, 07:12 AM
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Posted By Jetdesign

The XG11 has this listed as a feature: ...

The XG11 has this listed as a feature:



Titanium black plating offers a robust, durable finish
03-06-2015, 07:09 AM
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Posted By Jetdesign

I guess we're lucky in the sense that we go...

I guess we're lucky in the sense that we go through some pretty painstaking balancing techniques and don't have to worry about variable loads from the end user. If someone wrapped a pair of wet jeans...
03-05-2015, 09:39 AM
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Posted By Jetdesign

I have been looking at retracts for my plane but...

I have been looking at retracts for my plane but I have not yet used any. I did find these which appear to be 100deg retracts without rotation.
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03-05-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By Jetdesign

It is not a guarantee that they all 'go off' -...

It is not a guarantee that they all 'go off' - they may become ruined but they won't necessarily go up in smoke/flames. Hopefully you already know to charge them at a STORAGE charge (in caps because...
03-05-2015, 08:53 AM
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Posted By Jetdesign

A lot of us run separate receiver packs with a...

A lot of us run separate receiver packs with a regulator. Obviously you get the ability to control the plane if the power battery or connections fail. You also get consistent potential (voltage) at...
02-25-2015, 03:35 PM
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Posted By Jetdesign

They are not at all easy to find, but there may...

They are not at all easy to find, but there may be a few left out there. I emailed ZNLine not too long ago and they told me they would sell me an Integral (or a Xigris which is similar but wider)....
02-25-2015, 03:26 PM
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Posted By Jetdesign

I find it interesting that our requirement at...

I find it interesting that our requirement at work is a percentage of max operating frequency, which would turn out to be much less than the 5hz example above. Either we are doing something wrong or...
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Posted By Jetdesign

Futaba 14SGA, if I wasn't going to try to save a...

Futaba 14SGA, if I wasn't going to try to save a little more for a JR :)
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Views: 533
Posted By Jetdesign

That sounds like the Airtronics manual - it is a...

That sounds like the Airtronics manual - it is a book, with pictures, and seemingly written by someone with good command over the English language :)
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Views: 15,981
Posted By Jetdesign

Sorry, I don't know which it is - I just meant to...

Sorry, I don't know which it is - I just meant to say that one can be used with the other, so there are more options than one might think at first.
02-23-2015, 04:21 PM
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Posted By Jetdesign

Brenner, it is awesome to watch and read about...

Brenner, it is awesome to watch and read about your continuing progress. All of your technology seems well thought-out and your explanations are clear and concise. Keep up the good work!
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Views: 533
Posted By Jetdesign

I chose a brand other than Futaba primarily...

I chose a brand other than Futaba primarily because I struggled with their manual/programming language. That being said, while I understand the language better of the brand I chose, there still is a...
02-23-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 885
Posted By Jetdesign

I found more success stories with Citrus-strip ...

I found more success stories with Citrus-strip
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/composites-fabrication-repair-97/7743015-removing-paint-fiberglass-fuse.html
02-23-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,603
Posted By Jetdesign

You said "The 2s LiPo was measured at 7.4V going...

You said "The 2s LiPo was measured at 7.4V going into a Turnigy BEC 4A/5A peak and then into an AR6200". A 2S lipo should read 8.4v fully charged, and at 7.4v should not be going up for another...
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By Jetdesign

JR XG14 has a lot of control over the 14 channels...

JR XG14 has a lot of control over the 14 channels - you can do some pretty cool stuff with the mixing (adjusting rates based on trims of other channels, and much, much more).
02-23-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,943
Posted By Jetdesign

I 'voted' for the XG11 because I thought it was a...

I 'voted' for the XG11 because I thought it was a recommendation, not what we are flying. I have the XG14 with no real complaints, but after coming to better understand the manual, differences, and...
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Views: 15,981
Posted By Jetdesign

I personally disagree with just about everything...

I personally disagree with just about everything in this thread, and I don't even fly Futaba. I looked long and hard at Futaba when I recently changed radio manufacturer brands. I chose a different...
02-20-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 885
Posted By Jetdesign

You're welcome. As always, it is best to test the...

You're welcome. As always, it is best to test the chemical on an inconspicuous area or scrap piece of material if possible.
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