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Forum: ARF or RTF
11-03-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By planenutzz

2 more flights on the Fokker Sunday. I have...

2 more flights on the Fokker Sunday. I have noticed the wheel hubs like to separate!
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-30-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,576
Posted By planenutzz

test flew the fokker last sunday, only some down...

test flew the fokker last sunday, only some down trim required. CG was spot on.Flew about in a scale like manner, for rolls and loops get some height, point the nose downhill and execute.

Fairly...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-19-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 24,834
Posted By planenutzz

thanks for reply mate, I have asked the...

thanks for reply mate, I have asked the Australian DLE distrubutor for advice on torque and timing settings. They have been helpful to date.

cheers
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Forum: Gas Engines
09-19-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 24,834
Posted By planenutzz

Gents, I know this is an old thread but wating...

Gents,
I know this is an old thread but wating to confim a few things. My DLE-111 is a Version 2 engine. The book states timing is 44 degrees BTDC which is along way from the 26 - 32 degrees stated...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-19-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,574
Posted By planenutzz

Gents, I know this is an old thread but wating...

Gents,
I know this is an old thread but wating to confim a few things. My DLE-111 is a Version 2 engine. The book states timing is 44 degrees BTDC which is along way from the 26 - 32 degrees...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-17-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By planenutzz

yeah thanks mate.

yeah thanks mate.
Forum: Gas Engines
09-17-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 331
Posted By planenutzz

DLE-111 Remote electric starter

Gents,I'm looking to put onboard remote electric start to my DLE-111.

I have read on other forums this is very successful. My engine is a version 2 engine with same prop hub as a version 3.
...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-16-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By planenutzz

I'm well aware of that. I'll be attacking low...

I'm well aware of that. I'll be attacking low needle to get low to mid range transtion sorted then will adjust top end of may RPM and also checkijng the at it does not hold high idle when I cut...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-15-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By planenutzz

plugs are NGK CM-6.The engine appears to be a...

plugs are NGK CM-6.The engine appears to be a Version 2.

I reset the needles to factory settings.

L 1-1/4

H 1-1/2

Interestingly the L needle was at 2-1/2, high was about spot on just over...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-10-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By planenutzz

thanks I have a few things to try on this beast.

thanks I have a few things to try on this beast.
Forum: Gas Engines
09-08-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By planenutzz

I have a DLE-111 fitted to a H9 33% Pawnee. ...

I have a DLE-111 fitted to a H9 33% Pawnee. Mejink 24/12 3 blade prop.

98 octane with 32:1 Castrol Racing TTS synthetic oil.

engine has little running time, I have only flown the model 4 times...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-08-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By planenutzz

and as I stated in my question "what 12V fuel...

and as I stated in my question "what 12V fuel pump!! " not hand crank
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-08-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,576
Posted By planenutzz

Was hoping to do the heavy model certifaction and...

Was hoping to do the heavy model certifaction and test flight on sunday but wind was far too strong to even think about it.
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Forum: Gas Engines
09-05-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By planenutzz

x2 no hand pumps!!!

x2 no hand pumps!!!
Forum: Gas Engines
09-05-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By planenutzz

why would you want to hand crank when you can...

why would you want to hand crank when you can flick a switch? I have not used a hand crank pump since 1994 and have no intention of using one now.
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-02-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,576
Posted By planenutzz

Happy to report all jobs now completed.CG with...

Happy to report all jobs now completed.CG with battery packs just behind the firewall is spot on the 7" from the LE as per the manual. Hopefully H9 have it correct for once.

Ran the engine and it...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-29-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,576
Posted By planenutzz

Good to read you will address that, I'd hate to...

Good to read you will address that, I'd hate to see the model with major structural weakness and possible loss in flight die to the mount failing.

Back to mine. Muffler & exhaust system is now in...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-28-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By planenutzz

Think I have found the cause of my blocked...

Think I have found the cause of my blocked filters. I drained the fuel from my caddy into the can I have for mower fuel and looked into the bottom of the can to see loads of rust!! I use a metal 4L...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-28-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,576
Posted By planenutzz

Got all the goodies from Bunnings after work.4 x...

Got all the goodies from Bunnings after work.4 x stainless steel hose clamps and a packet of stainless steel cable ties. I also got some silver high temp exhaust cloth. I'll wrap some around the...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-27-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,576
Posted By planenutzz

mmm I'd be reinforcing what is left of that...

mmm I'd be reinforcing what is left of that firewall, especially around the bottom of that "V". Vibration cause it to splt there.
Carbon fibre cloth epoxied in place and a strap accross the top to...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-27-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,576
Posted By planenutzz

Muffler has arrived, the angles were a bit off...

Muffler has arrived, the angles were a bit off forcing me to grind about 1/8" off the alum standoffs so that the flexi pipes could fit.Battery packs have also arrived, 2 x 6V 2500mA/h NiMh Eneloop...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-27-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By planenutzz

Not sure how a low battery pack would cause this....

Not sure how a low battery pack would cause this. It had a fresh charge and the battery monitor I have in the cockpit showed full green.
I have an inline micro filter, that was quite clogged - see...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-26-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By planenutzz

DLE-111 tuning issue

Folks,
I have a DLE-111 fitted to a H9 1/3 Pawnee. Starts quite easily but is quite lumpy and rough around idle.

If I slam thr throttle it transtions quite nicely and will come back to idle ok...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-26-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By planenutzz

Evolution 33GX issue

Hopefully somebody can provide a little guidance.
I have a failry new Evo 33GX gas engine in my little H9 RV-4 and to date it has been running quite well. I followed the break in procedure as per...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-18-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,576
Posted By planenutzz

double post

double post
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