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01-03-2019, 07:01 AM
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Posted By johnnymax

48" 3d-spad

I finally found some time to put on my project after the holidays.
I am trying to make a plane from coro as simple as possible.
Wingspan = 48.0"
Length = 40.55"
Weight = N/A I need a scale

I...
12-30-2018, 01:36 PM
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Views: 366
Posted By johnnymax

I was really hoping for some pointer before I...

I was really hoping for some pointer before I ordered. I ordered these components from BangGood
1. DXW D1806 2280KV 2-3S Brushless Motor...
12-27-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By johnnymax

Angry Bird Power Help Needed

I need help to power this Angry Bird.
I have two RTF airplanes, but I want to make a couple of Angry Bird Fliers to fly with my Grandson.
I found a PDF with the models. I will cut it out of two...
12-26-2018, 09:03 AM
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Views: 376
Posted By johnnymax

V-launch spad

I am working on a 3D SPAD that will take off and land on it's tail.
Wingspan: 48"
Length" 48"

I hope to pull this off with the help of an "NX3 3D Flight Controller Gyroscope"
I ordered it from...
Forum: Beginners
12-15-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By johnnymax

My bad.. P-40 :) I though the star was not...

My bad.. P-40 :)
I though the star was not supposed to go on the nose. Thought it looked strange, but no reason not to buy it.
Forum: Beginners
12-14-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By johnnymax

I bought $160 worth of used RC stuff today :)

I looked in a local online classified listing yesterday. And searched for "RC Plane" even though nothing EVER shows up RC wise. I was excited when I saw these planes listed/ I offered $160 which was...
12-14-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By johnnymax

I pieced it together and it looks like a plane. I...

I pieced it together and it looks like a plane. I was surprised how flimsy the wings are. I am thinking about adding a lot of wire spars and I may be able to go glow instead of electric....
12-12-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,514
Posted By johnnymax

I am thinking a solution for going from 2mm to...

I am thinking a solution for going from 2mm to 4mm would be to take any plan for a plane that calls for 2mm coro, and double the size of the plane. Of course you would need more power. I am not...
12-12-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 243
Posted By johnnymax

Is this $13 Flight Controller for real?

I came across this $13 RC Winged Airplane Flight Controller on BangGood. I am just getting back into RC and in the process of building a plane from a big yard sign. I was wondering if something like...
12-12-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By johnnymax

Will a spar cause lift, or drop?

Question?
I was planning to put the spar under the wing but I was wonder if the spar will generate any lift, or drop.
I know that my wing is flat and it is not an airfoil.
Will putting the 1/4"...
12-11-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By johnnymax

I see music wire mentioned a lot. Is it actually...

I see music wire mentioned a lot. Is it actually used for music (just curious)
Can I get it at the hardware store?
Is there another name for it?
What size would I need?

UPDATE: At lunch I went...
12-11-2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By johnnymax

Yard Sign Coro 3D-Design

This is my first attempt at building an RC Airplane since 1981. I decided to take the frugal route, so I am using a discarded yard sign from the last local elections. I designed it in AutoCAD and...
Forum: Beginners
12-04-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By johnnymax

WOW! I learned a lot! Thanks for the link. Way...

WOW! I learned a lot! Thanks for the link. Way better explanation than other videos I watched. :)
Thanks
Forum: Beginners
12-03-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By johnnymax

Honestly, I thought your explicnation sounded too...

Honestly, I thought your explicnation sounded too simple and was missing connecting the power to the receiver, but after more reading... It is that simple. I guess they made it almost idiot proof....
Forum: Beginners
12-03-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By johnnymax

Help 1st Time Connecting Electronics

My wife bough me one of the foam board airplane kits from FliteTest for Christmas.
(https://store.flitetest.com/flite-test-simple-cub-electric-airplane-kit-956mm-flt-1053/p675949)
I ordered the...
Forum: Kit Building
11-14-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,962
Posted By johnnymax

I did that, I was wanting recommended companies...

I did that, I was wanting recommended companies that sell laser cut plane kits. :(
11-05-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,820
Posted By johnnymax

It was on eBay. So there is no way to figure the...

It was on eBay. So there is no way to figure the watts from the info given on eBay motors?
I order a lot from eBay :)
Forum: Kit Building
11-02-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,962
Posted By johnnymax

Hey! What are the links to some of the Kit Cutter...

Hey! What are the links to some of the Kit Cutter sites mentioned earlier? PLEASE!!!! :D
Forum: Beginners
11-01-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By johnnymax

RF8 is so worth it

It was recommended here that I break down and order RealFlight 8. I am so glad I did! I had a friend give me his old Transmitter and I ordered a universal cable to connect the transmitter to my...
10-30-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,820
Posted By johnnymax

Here is the information on one of the motor I was...

Here is the information on one of the motor I was looking at

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A2212 1000KV Brushless Motor
A2212 motor:
KV: 1000;
Max Efficiency: 80%;
Max Efficiency Current: 4-10A (Greater than 75%)...
10-24-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,820
Posted By johnnymax

I am still trying to figure this out! I am...

I am still trying to figure this out! I am looking and different motors at different sites and on eBay. The problem is none seem to have watts in the specs, so I can calculate watt/lb.
How do I...
10-23-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,820
Posted By johnnymax

Thank you so much. This is presented in a way I...

Thank you so much. This is presented in a way I can understand and apply practically :)
10-12-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,820
Posted By johnnymax

Ok, if I understand correctly, for every pound of...

Ok, if I understand correctly, for every pound of plane weight, I need 60 watts of power?
10-12-2018, 04:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 303
Posted By johnnymax

Need battery/charger recommendations.

I am building a slow moving foam airplane with a 60" wingspan.
I am new to RC electric and trying to figure everything out.
I decided to just buy a power pack from FlightTest, so I don't have to...
10-11-2018, 04:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,820
Posted By johnnymax

OK, I have been studying slow fly planes. That is...

OK, I have been studying slow fly planes. That is what I want to start with.
Here is my design. It has a 60 wingspan. I moved the wing forward and raised it up a few inches.
I am having difficulty...
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