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Forum: RC Jets 08-30-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By Helijet
Good luck. She's not an easy jet to fly and don't...

Good luck. She's not an easy jet to fly and don't use the flaps to land. the Yellow F4 had a nasty tendency to have the flaps blank out the elevators.

D.W.
Forum: RC Jets 08-21-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,491
Posted By Helijet
My condolences to the family. Todd was a true...

My condolences to the family. Todd was a true asset to the North American jet modeling community.

Dean W.
Forum: RC Jets 07-26-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1,640
Views: 185,963
Posted By Helijet
You're going to need a lot more push on the T1...

You're going to need a lot more push on the T1 than that .40 glow engine can provide.......lol
Forum: RC Jets 07-26-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1,640
Views: 185,963
Posted By Helijet
Use the wood screws. You want the gear to rip out...

Use the wood screws. You want the gear to rip out of the mounts on an extreme " arrival " With them bolted in place you run the risk of tearing your entire wing apart. The CF mounts are plenty strong...
Forum: RC Jets 07-07-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 36,475
Posted By Helijet
No issues. or concerns The F16 is nicely linear...

No issues. or concerns The F16 is nicely linear in pitch and roll at full power with the K60. Nicely balanced powerplant combination IMO It gets in a groove and is just plain fun to fly. I have flown...
Forum: RC Jets 07-07-2017, 05:38 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 36,475
Posted By Helijet
I did not have high expectations when I was about...

I did not have high expectations when I was about to maiden the F16 but it has turned out to be a surprising nice little flyer. I have about 15 flights to date and it has held up very well.
I would...
Forum: RC Jets 07-06-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 36,475
Posted By Helijet
178mm is too nose heavy. The revised CG is...

178mm is too nose heavy.
The revised CG is 185mm.

dw
Forum: RC Jets 07-04-2017, 05:20 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 36,475
Posted By Helijet
Yes, the 20 mm is correct. Leave it where it is....

Yes, the 20 mm is correct. Leave it where it is. Take out the elevator mix and use 185mm as the CG point.
I really enjoy flying my Kingtech 60 powered F16

dw
Forum: RC Jets 07-02-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,592
Posted By Helijet
Sorry for your loss Sabrina. You are a special...

Sorry for your loss Sabrina. You are a special person to come forward after all these years but there is no need to apologize on behalf of your father. He may have been a good designer but he
was...
Forum: RC Jets 06-26-2017, 05:25 AM
Replies: 1,640
Views: 185,963
Posted By Helijet
Have had no issues at all. The method has been...

Have had no issues at all. The method has been used for years by other manufacturers as well.

dw
Forum: RC Jets 06-01-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,640
Views: 185,963
Posted By Helijet
Tom I have the 1256 in my T1 and they fit...

Tom

I have the 1256 in my T1 and they fit perfectly.

dean W.
Forum: RC Jets 05-24-2017, 06:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By Helijet
5% Nitro, 23 % oil McCoy 9 plugs changed every...

5% Nitro, 23 % oil
McCoy 9 plugs changed every 5 flights

Dean W.
Forum: RC Jets 04-15-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 815
Posted By Helijet
Have had D&L convert my CARF Tutor, UltraFlash...

Have had D&L convert my CARF Tutor, UltraFlash and big Hawk gear. Excellent quality, outstanding service and the units have worked perfectly.
Mitch has been a pleasure to deal with.

Dean Wichmann
Forum: RC Jets 04-03-2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,750
Posted By Helijet
Thank you Mr. Tarr for the heads up. Some may see...

Thank you Mr. Tarr for the heads up. Some may see your comments as advertising but many of us long timers have come to respect and regard your posts for what they are....as valuable information. ...
Forum: RC Jets 04-02-2017, 05:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,759
Posted By Helijet
!!!!!! It even kinda, sorta, looks like a...

!!!!!!
It even kinda, sorta, looks like a sparrow....
I hate those things....poop everywhere.....lol
Forum: RC Jets 03-31-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By Helijet
No .....CARF and Jet Legend are two totally...

No .....CARF and Jet Legend are two totally different aircraft!!!!!!!!!!
I have the CARF version and HAD the smaller Jet Legend Tutor. I would look at the gear that
is being sold by Dreamworks....
Forum: RC Jets 03-22-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,640
Views: 185,963
Posted By Helijet
+3

+3
Forum: RC Jets 03-12-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By Helijet
Mine too....!!!!! Dean W.

Mine too....!!!!!

Dean W.
Forum: RC Jets 03-01-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1,640
Views: 185,963
Posted By Helijet
Hmmmm...I would double check the accuracy of your...

Hmmmm...I would double check the accuracy of your scale. Mine came out at 27.5 lbs with a Kingtech 140, Tams pipe, doors and an extra 32 oz secondary tank.

Just saying....

Dean W.
Forum: RC Jets 02-19-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 22,987
Posted By Helijet
Agreed...consumer confidence in the brand has...

Agreed...consumer confidence in the brand has died.....
I have moved on....

Dean W.
JR since 1980....sigh....
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 02-17-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 55,729
Posted By Helijet
Reread the post...he did offer appropriate...

Reread the post...he did offer appropriate assistance.

dw
Forum: RC Jets 02-12-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,481
Posted By Helijet
T1 Today's Bandit All composite, big,...

T1

Today's Bandit

All composite, big, wide flight envelope, well engineered....
Forum: RC Jets 02-09-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,640
Views: 185,963
Posted By Helijet
I have yet to fly my T1 but based on my...

I have yet to fly my T1 but based on my experience with the last two " gotta have " models I have learned my lesson when it comes to " strut strength ". Both of my last models - Sebart Avanti S and...
Forum: RC Jets 02-05-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,640
Views: 185,963
Posted By Helijet
Wow.... So that's 260mm from the leading edge...

Wow....
So that's 260mm from the leading edge of the wing root, UAT full correct??

dw
Forum: RC Jets 02-05-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,640
Views: 185,963
Posted By Helijet
Awesome! Thanks Kelly! dw

Awesome! Thanks Kelly!

dw
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