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Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 02-21-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,594
Posted By FLYERSG
Just wondering if you're still using this...

Just wondering if you're still using this configuration (i.e., using a 2S lipo directly in parallel with the Mezon BEC). In my helicopter fleet, I use Kontronik Kosmik and Jive Pro ESCs which are...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 01-01-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,990
Posted By FLYERSG
How about Flex Innovations ......Quique...

How about Flex Innovations ......Quique Somenzini's new company.
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 08-01-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,675
Views: 277,791
Posted By FLYERSG
RE: Extreme Flight Vanquish 2m Build Thread

Ryan: Thanks for the info on covering removal. Your Vanquish looks great!

Mike
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 07-30-2013, 04:48 PM
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Views: 277,791
Posted By FLYERSG
RE: Extreme Flight Vanquish 2m Build Thread

Ryan: Would you mind briefly explaining the technique you used to remove the original covering?

Mike
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 03-03-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,916
Posted By FLYERSG
RE: Plettenberg maintenance?

Dando: The thermal expansion of aluminum is greater than steel. This means the aluminum case holding the bearing will expand more than the steel bearing when they're heated. When changing bearings...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 01-28-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,758
Posted By FLYERSG
RE: Prolog

Claude: Are you still flying R/C? Still have my Partner and Beryll....am working on a Mystic for this season with a Plettenberg Advance 30-10 for power.

Mike
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 07-28-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 45,853
Posted By FLYERSG
RE: F3A MONOLOG 2X2 F3A METER

Rob,

When is the first flight....or has that already occurred?

Mike M
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 11-22-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 100,723
Posted By FLYERSG
RE: New Krill Spark Evo I- Build Thread.....

I've often wondered if servos marketed for R/C cars would be useable in aircraft. Since the discussion came up in this thread, I thought I'd contact Futaba and see what their position would be on...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 05-10-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 120,141
Posted By FLYERSG
RE: Electric ZN Line Xigris C2 Build Thread

Isaac: Could you briefly go over the procedure you utilize to apply your individual covering pieces with your covering iron. I assume you do not attempt to stretch individual pieces as they're...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 01-31-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,285
Posted By FLYERSG
RE: Realistic Pattern Flight Simulator

Has anyone tried loading this simulator on a PC running 64 bit Windows 7, and if so, was it successful? The Phoenix website implies compatibility with Win 7 64 bit but system requirements listed on...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 07-31-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,219
Posted By FLYERSG
RE: Hacker XL Maintenance

Isaac: What is your maintenance schedule (e.g., relubrication of the gearbox) for your C50 and what type grease have you been using?

Mike Moritko
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 11-08-2008, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,412
Posted By FLYERSG
RE: Contro- Rotating Setup

You might try emailing Michael Ramel in Germany. I believe he has experience with contra-rotating props.


http://www.f3a-e-factor.de/


Mike
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 07-11-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,499
Posted By FLYERSG
RE: 2 meter electric setups

Dick: Clearly, many RCers are using the A123 cells with excellent results. They certainly appear to be a safer technology and yes, they can be somewhat abused without as much risk as that...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 07-06-2007, 09:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,299
Posted By FLYERSG
RE: FlightPower New EvoLite - not so lite?

Yes....these are the green packs...EVO Lite. Based upon the Tower Hobbies advertised weight, I thought I would be saving 1/4 lb. but it turns out the "Lite" packs are no less weight than the F3A...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 07-06-2007, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,299
Posted By FLYERSG
RE: FlightPower New EvoLite - not so lite?

Just received two EVO Lite 5S 5350 packs. On my digital scale, the two packs together, without connectors, weigh 41.7 ounces. My Thunderpower 5300 packs, with Deans Ultra connectors, and with 1/4"...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 02-04-2007, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,977
Posted By FLYERSG
RE: Honeycomb materials

Try www.acp-composites.com

They have both fiberglass and carbon fiber honeycomb.

Mike
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 01-17-2007, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,149
Posted By FLYERSG
RE: TP 1010C charger

Rob: Yes....you can build a wiring harness to place the two 5S packs in series and charge them with a TP1010C. A TP210 balancer can be used to keep the cells in both packs balanced. For a fully...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 10-05-2006, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By FLYERSG
RE: CofG Location On MAC?

For Troy: Do you use the fuselage area between the wing roots (I'm assuming plug in wings) when establishing your MAC, or just the wing panels?

Mike Moritko
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 08-21-2006, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,541
Posted By FLYERSG
RE: New Electric Partner

Thanks for the comments. Regarding the bullet connectors, yes...they are 4mm. I have larger ones but they're quite heavy. I've used the 4mm bullets on all my C50 motors for quite some time and...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 08-20-2006, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,541
Posted By FLYERSG
New Electric Partner

The rain and wind finally left eastern Nebraska and provided a great day for the first flight of my new Dave Guerin built electric PL Partner. Statistics:
10 lbs 15 oz
2000 mah NiMH receiver...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 02-10-2006, 08:40 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,020
Posted By FLYERSG
RE: Battery longevity

It's my personel view that FMA won't be successful selling LiPo packs to C50 Hacker pattern flyers until attention is paid to battery pack weight. A Hacker C50 spinning a 22 x 12 APC on a windy day...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 11-22-2005, 10:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,684
Posted By FLYERSG
RE: Symphony

rm: I agree and had planned on removing as much material from the fuselage/canopy/cowl as possible.....just haven't gotten around to it yet. The pipe floor in front of the landing gear...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 11-21-2005, 09:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,684
Posted By FLYERSG
RE: Symphony

I received one of the first Symphony kits, having placed my order well before they were ready for shipment. I'm quite pleased with the quality and the design. The very large canopy and cavernous...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 09-16-2005, 08:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,580
Posted By FLYERSG
RE: What Battery Pack for e-pattern

Tony: I know there are several folks using the C50 motors who are trying to find out what grease to use so it would be great if you could obtain that information for all of us. I did contact Hacker...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 09-14-2005, 09:52 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,580
Posted By FLYERSG
RE: What Battery Pack for e-pattern

Tony....can you recommend a gear lubricant for us Hacker users who would like to relubricate the gear box ourselves? The subject of sound/noise from electrics is interesting. While some seem to...
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