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    Maidened my KingCat today with a Jetcat 160 SE. ...

    Maidened my KingCat today with a Jetcat 160 SE. Plenty of power most of the flight at 1/2 throttle. I think any more power than that would be unnecessary. And I overpower everything ! ;)
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    Twins are just ... COOL. Hard to justify it any...

    Twins are just ... COOL. Hard to justify it any other way. You add a new level of complexity, things to go wrong that really outweighs the benefit of being able to maintain flight on 1 engine.
    ...
  3. Best Wishers and Prayers for a speedy recovery...

    Best Wishers and Prayers for a speedy recovery Shaun !
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  5. I use the Futaba Fasstest system and have pitot...

    I use the Futaba Fasstest system and have pitot airspeed on all om my jets. I even have an auto-throttle on my U-Flash (ASSI device)

    Indications on the screen are worthless. If you look down you...
  6. Frustrating I know. I wasted a night on trying...

    Frustrating I know. I wasted a night on trying to get the sbd-1 to work ... it wont.

    But the CIU-2 will work. That was how I eventually programmed the Robbe Adapters. I'm traveling now so don't...
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    Sweet BEM! Thanks for the Info! I was unaware...

    Sweet BEM! Thanks for the Info! I was unaware of the update.

    That really improves the functionality of this product. Robbe has earned their reputation.

    Happy Flying.
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    Mine used to give me a hard time about the amount...

    Mine used to give me a hard time about the amount of time I spent on it how it seemed like an obsession.

    Then I told her "Hey look, a guy needs to have a hobby to keep him sane. Look at Tiger...
  9. Exactly Right ! I'm keen to this as a few...

    Exactly Right !

    I'm keen to this as a few months ago I was spotting for a good friend with a beautiful F-4 twin. He got pretty far out Tx antenna was horizontal had a split second glitch, barely...
  10. If it reads RC-Off your Fail safe is NOT set up...

    If it reads RC-Off your Fail safe is NOT set up properly. It should read "Failsafe". The Rx needs to send a Failsafe command to the ECU that is below that of "Throttle Down, Trim Down". If regular...
  11. Why Speculate? The 18mz on the latest update...

    Why Speculate?

    The 18mz on the latest update logs all the RSSI data on to the SD Card. It also logs all 18 channel positions and battery voltage going to Rx. If you have any on board sensors it...
  12. +1 on the Conformal Antenna for the...

    +1 on the Conformal Antenna for the Identification of Friend or Foe (IFF).
  13. Well said WW2birds, I find a lot of guys set...

    Well said WW2birds,

    I find a lot of guys set their "Failsafe" and the "Turbine Off" to the same point. What you don't get if you do it that way is the extra two seconds of turbine running if you...
  14. Wow that was pretty quick work from idea to...

    Wow that was pretty quick work from idea to market. I ordered a couple and looking forward to trying them out :)
  15. Thread: My FEJ story

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    Erik, really sorry about your loss .. It's...

    Erik, really sorry about your loss .. It's something we have all felt and it really sucks.

    Regarding data logging on the 18mz with the new firmware update it does a very good job of it. It logs...
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    Flying a Model with a camera over a Nuclear...

    Flying a Model with a camera over a Nuclear Submarine manufacturing facility :eek:

    Not a good idea. I'm all about modelers rights and kind of a cowboy when it come to this but I think the...
  17. Thread: My FEJ story

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    FEJ is made of people. Hopefully the people...

    FEJ is made of people. Hopefully the people there now have the desire and knowledge to put together a jet that won't come apart.

    Erik, I appreciate your take one for the team approach to this. I...
  18. Your wish is their command. Update to the latest...

    Your wish is their command. Update to the latest 18mz software update and then set up logging.

    All the sensors in use, along with stick positions of all 18 channels, rx battery voltage AND RSSI...
  19. Fender, I use it on my K-180G which can really...

    Fender,

    I use it on my K-180G which can really drink the fuel if I'm on it full. I ran out on the ground once on Taxi back with a full 30 seconds left on my timer.

    It really does work quite...
  20. +1 on 1, 2, 3 and 4 !!! :) This is a Flagship...

    +1 on 1, 2, 3 and 4 !!! :)

    This is a Flagship radio. These are all relatively small but important software changes.

    I use the CB Elektronics IAS sensor and the Carsten ASSI. I need to keep...
  21. Air pressure sensor looks GREAT! Nice Work!

    Air pressure sensor looks GREAT! Nice Work!
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    Sorry for your loss Dave. Having a great time at...

    Sorry for your loss Dave. Having a great time at BW Spring Fling wish you were here, we miss you!

    SteveK
  23. That is absolutely great info about the antenna. ...

    That is absolutely great info about the antenna. They are supposed to be omni-directional but they always have a null spot at the tip and especially at the base.

    6396Christian, thanks for...
  24. You don't need to over think it too much. Two...

    You don't need to over think it too much. Two 2500 Life Packs is way better than a single Lipo with a regulator. The advantage of two separate packs is that if a wire or tab within the pack goes...
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    They were the Intairco Rims, 3-1/2" tire on a...

    They were the Intairco Rims, 3-1/2" tire on a Boomerang Torus.

    At home I use a turned aluminum cone. Then an aluminum tube that fits over my drill press chuck and the presses on the fat part of...
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