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    RE: Modellbau UK Kestrel

    Hi everyone, did a post and lost it all, so heres a brief recap,-
    Was too busy when I returned home to do much with the Kestrel, but I did run the engine before removing it from the Falcon and...
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    RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

    Hi George,
    I thought I had some air time with my Falcon's, I am only about 1/2 your time, I take my hat off to you.

    For Jeremy, if flying off rough grass (well any surface),...
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    RE: Modellbau UK Kestrel

    Hi Ian (modelbauuk)
    Received my Kestrel this morning, excellent service, thanx Ian,
    I am flat out at the moment but managed to have a quick look at the parts and...
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    RE: Modellbau UK Kestrel

    Hi Mike,
    Thanks for clarifying the wing section non-differences

    I did a search and found my old post comparing the Falcon Mk1 and the Falcon Mk2, (This is not the Kestrel). I...
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    RE: Modellbau UK Kestrel

    Hi Mike/Ian,
    I have placed an order for a red and white Kestrel, I will be at home for around 2 weeks and will endeavour to get her built and flying during that time and try to...
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    RE: Modellbau UK Kestrel

    Hi Mike,
    Found one of my old posts with weights of the Mk1 Falcon see below.
    As I am still using my home built engine, with conservative restricted rpm and around 14 lbs of...
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    RE: Modellbau UK Kestrel

    Hi Mike (BaldEagle),
    Ive been off the radar for couple of years, family health problems, but up for building another Falcon120. Just found your thread, couple of...
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    RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

    Hi Jack, many thanks for your update on the sad loss of your Boomerang and your proposed measures to combat a similar failing. It is interesting to note, that I have never seen duplicate servo inputs...
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    RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

    Hi Guys, not being pedantic, ref the use of 2 sets of RX batteries in the plane, many guys do this, however i never hear of guys running 2 sets of TX batteries. Batteries are batteries, weather they...
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    RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

    yes it was my post about the servo arm crack at the splined hub, but with 2 servos on the elevator, it is unlikely that 2 failed at the same time, but one could have failed many flights before and...
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    RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

    Hi david, sorry to hear of your incident,
    did you have 2 servos on the elevator or one.
    Have you had any Binding issues with your...
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    RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

    Hi guys, just to add, I never had any probs with my standard servos that came with my Spektrum radio setup.
    The only issue I had, was my elevator servo arm, which was the standard nylon arm. After...
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    RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

    post for the persil bottle fuel tank is here. I like the persil botle, much better materail than a coke bottle, less forward and aft movement of the fuel. I have used this same bottle for years in...
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    RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

    Hi Tony,
    always more ways to skin a cat, here was old 90 degree bevel gear screw driver idea fro getting to the front bolts. I use ally boltsthroughout, they are so much lighter than...
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    RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

    hI Tony, your can see the nose of the plane trying to pitch up when you are on the ground after landing. This is a phenonamon of the swept back wing. Your landing speed is a little high. Your nose is...
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    RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

    Hey Mat, sorry to hear about the loss of your falcon. Ref the Failure, did you experience any control surface (aileron or Flap) flutter, which subsequently ripped the wing apart. Any signs of...
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    RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

    hey bud, as per the previous reply, check the nose is slightly high when it is on its wheels. If not, you can put packers under the nose retract mount but the wheel wont fully retract then, but will...
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    RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

    Hi Ray, the tubs look great, can you ship to UK and does anyone in Uk want one, we could bulk buy to save shipping cost, please reply here, cheers tim
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    RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

    On youtube it states, a P60 SE and fully glassed airframe. cheers tim
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    RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

    Really great flying Paulus, its amazing how close in you can fly the falcon, thanx for sharing Tim
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    RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

    Hi kevin, I carry a CO2 tyre inflator for Bicycle tryes in my pocket, It will extinguish a fire and will blow over an engine if required, they are cheap and available from bike shops. Do not use the...
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    RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

    Hi Paulas,
    Very nice, amazing you have kept the weight down, with all your mods, i think mine comes out at around 7kgs dry, but with heavy home made jet.
    The standard engine...
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    RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

    hey jetster, I live in maidenhead, where do you live, cant pm you, e mail me tim777jet@hotmail.com. maybe tie up, cheers tim
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    RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

    hi Mike, the plane was designed as a pusher prop design. We fit a jet and fly energetically, but you have to be realistic. I have seen some guys on youtube pulling G, i would never do, the plane...
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    RE: Bob Cat Copy Falcon 120 Jet

    Another idea here

    http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_5913492/mpage_145/key_/tm.htm
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