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    If you guys want to know EXACTLY what is going on...

    If you guys want to know EXACTLY what is going on in your models, buy or borrow a Weatronics Gizmo receiver. This device records , amongst many other parameters, voltage and amperage at .1 second...
  2. I am sure the new gyro is a s good as it gets ,...

    I am sure the new gyro is a s good as it gets , and I have the highest regard for Powerbox products (use them a lot) but I very much doubt that it can keep all twins straight with an engine out.
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    You are wasting your time with the small fences,...

    You are wasting your time with the small fences, the RAF Hawk T1s (like the Red Arrows ) don't have them ! (or a HUD) but they always DO have a centerline tank !
    David .
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    Thank you for your welcome. The 1/3 Cub was...

    Thank you for your welcome. The 1/3 Cub was started some years ago but has now resumed.
    I used to fly my 1/4 scale Cub from my garden years ago, my neighbours complained when it was crashed and...
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    Put me down, formerly a 1/4 scale Cub with an OS...

    Put me down, formerly a 1/4 scale Cub with an OS 160 (crashed in bizarre circumstances after 100 hours in the air) and now building a BUSA 1/3 scale Cub as L4 with OS Pegasus 320 . A relaxing...
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    Don't even THINK of blaming the F16 pilot, he was...

    Don't even THINK of blaming the F16 pilot, he was flying an approach (2-2.5 degree GS) in a high performance fighter to land "on the numbers" at Waddington, pretty standard stuff in military jets,...
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    If its the original BVM T33 don't forget to fill...

    If its the original BVM T33 don't forget to fill in the undercamber of the wing root section.

    The "cusp" of this area makes it VERY prone to tip stalling and spinning. Been there done that !
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    Sorry, see below

    Sorry, see below
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    ...........of course very professional, as one...

    ...........of course very professional, as one would expect, and nice to see the big (ish) 'bus nearing entry into service.

    It's 29 years ago on Christmas eve that the ultimate airliner...
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    My DG is 5m. There would be room for the Gizmo...

    My DG is 5m. There would be room for the Gizmo BUT the space is occupied by batteries for the Florian Schammbeck power unit. Later this winter, I will arrange a quick change unit for a Wren...
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    Ross, I have just installed a Micro 12 in my...

    Ross,
    I have just installed a Micro 12 in my Paritech DG 303, no room for a Gizmo despite its size. I used a couple of JR matchboxes to expand servo outputs to air brakes, rudder servos , pull,...
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    Absolutely first class stuff, Oli, really great...

    Absolutely first class stuff, Oli, really great job. I have just installed another Micro 12 Rx in a Paritech DG 303, 5m, just makes installation so easy and allows such precise setup. 14 servos in...
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    Not true. Festo fittings are perfectly happy...

    Not true. Festo fittings are perfectly happy operating between 14 bar and -.95 bar, their design spec.
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    Paint, externally, the white smaller dividing...

    Paint, externally, the white smaller dividing canopy frame, inside of which is the blast screen.
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    Easy way to fix the blast screen as used on my...

    Easy way to fix the blast screen as used on my three Hawks : The bottom of the screen is lightly glued onto the lower frame. The top of the screen frame is then secured by three small screws through...
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    If the second para seems illogical to anyone they...

    If the second para seems illogical to anyone they should remember that we are turning the aircraft from the downwind position to a fixed point on the ground, the touchdown aiming point. The greater...
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    Here is an extract from some notes I wrote for...

    Here is an extract from some notes I wrote for RCJI some months ago on handling crosswinds. It may help some.
    In the circuit.

    If remaining in, or joining, the circuit, then due allowance needs...
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    The only thing that causes a wing to stall,...

    The only thing that causes a wing to stall, subsonically, is exceeding the stalling angle of attack. Period.
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    After looking again at my servo travels again,...

    After looking again at my servo travels again, all is excellent. SO wonder if your problem could have been the refresh interval set on your servo programming page.

    The factory setting is 18ms, I...
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    Well, I have been flying Weatronics since the ...

    Well, I have been flying Weatronics since the very first, don't notice any latency, or servo roughness; use all varieties of their receivers, Tiny to 30 servo Gizmo, models from an electric Tomboy...
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    Firstly let me agree wholeheartedly with Oli, the...

    Firstly let me agree wholeheartedly with Oli, the JR 10x and 12x are just about perfection, I can reach everything without leaving the sticks, except for the rotary controls so positioning the BAT...
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    RAF Hawks (Mk 1s) have only 5 intakes, so far as...

    RAF Hawks (Mk 1s) have only 5 intakes, so far as I can see, location as JCA describes.

    Aces has the MDC in the front cockpit the wrong way round, wide cord distribution at the front, the...
  23. Yes , that's the really frustrating thing,...

    Yes , that's the really frustrating thing, everything works perfectly for many flights and then it fails and just so often the cause remains a mystery. You can speculate till the cows come home but...
  24. Get yourself a Weatronic system and say goodbye...

    Get yourself a Weatronic system and say goodbye to all this guesswork. Another 10 perfect flights with my AirWorld Hawk this weekend, ( about 600 flights, now, without a single failsafe ) and all...
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    Stop for 1300 is 28 k rpm, 600 is 45krpm

    Stop for 1300 is 28 k rpm, 600 is 45krpm
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