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    Sorry but this does not hold true. Every one of...

    Sorry but this does not hold true.
    Every one of my 10 plus jets has some form of UAT, BVM, PST, GBR, Intairco, MAP or home made ( JPX oil tank with centre pickups)

    After aerobatics, ( and I...
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    What a brilliant development and one I have long...

    What a brilliant development and one I have long had in mind. The BS Viper in the RAF Jet Provost ( I instructed on it for 3 years, so a bit of experience) had an auto ignition system which was a...
  3. Hell, just how hard can you guys make this...

    Hell, just how hard can you guys make this problem ?

    I am using the standard CAT size on my two JetCat 180Rxs installed in my AW Hawks, NO engine problems except for static issues, now resolved,...
  4. Dont worry, marcs there absolutely nothing wrong,...

    Dont worry, marcs there absolutely nothing wrong, and everything right, with the CAT which is why so many of us, including myself, use them with complete success. It's the OPERATORS who are...
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    Concorde, 40 years on.

    Hard to believe but today marks the 40th anniversary of the first commercial flights of the ultimate Jet airliner, Concorde. BA : LHR to BAH, AF : CDG to RIO, what a truly amazing achievement,...
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    Great, I think I may be there !!

    Great, I think I may be there !!
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    Hi Roger, Really impressed with your Hun,...

    Hi Roger,

    Really impressed with your Hun, but not surprised though, having seen your absolutely immaculate Bandit, which performs so well too. I guess you are using Weatronics radio, a system...
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    double post

    double post
  9. Never heard of that either ,seems in 20 years as...

    Never heard of that either ,seems in 20 years as a Boeing (training) captain I must have been living in enormous ignorance.

    I.ll ask the real experts on pprune !
  10. Well that's a new one ! Never heard that...

    Well that's a new one !
    Never heard that before!!
    In fact nitrogen is used in A/C tyres so that in the event of a wheel brake fire and tyre burst, or the fusible plug releasing the pressure,...
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    Simple solution. Bolt a Weatronics dual Tx ...

    Simple solution. Bolt a Weatronics dual Tx module and dual receiver onto your 12x for an incredibly capable and secure radio system which also gives you the ability to analyse your entire system...
  12. I believe they are for the ram air turbines. The...

    I believe they are for the ram air turbines. The PCUs for the Victor were all electrically powered with no manual reversion. No hydraulic power, no control.
    A very impressive aircraft, nearly area...
  13. These are Victor Mk 2 tankers at RAF Marham in...

    These are Victor Mk 2 tankers at RAF Marham in Norfolk, then the tanker base, now home to Tornadoes. They are from 214 and 57 Sqns (stil using the simple 57 emblem I designed for the then boss, W/C...
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    Qed

    Qed
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    There's nothing crappy about the elevator...

    There's nothing crappy about the elevator linkage, mine has worked perfectly for 15 years! Easy to install, no slop. My recommendation is to go for the BVM conversion kit, bypass and tank included....
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    You got a bargain. In fact this oil may be best...

    You got a bargain. In fact this oil may be best for us because it is a corrosion inhibitor and sometimes our engines can stand for long periods.
    It meets all the specs, such as NATO O-156. Can't...
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    3,900 euros. I understand from Marcus that...

    3,900 euros.
    I understand from Marcus that Powerbox will be making batteries just for this engine.
    David G.
  18. AMT engine are still superb bits of engineering,...

    AMT engine are still superb bits of engineering, like the RR RB 211 and Trent engines, heavy but incredibly reliable. This weekend I will be flying my BVM F4 , Pegasus HPES, and soon my SkyGate...
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    The original stab. servos on the Mig were dual JR...

    The original stab. servos on the Mig were dual JR 8411s, total torque 20kg.cm, meaning the servos had to be matched precisely, before Weatronic that was difficult.

    I flew mine with a single JR...
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    B indicates Brushless starter and pump motors. ...

    B indicates Brushless starter and pump motors.
    David.
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    After a day at JP I found one of the most...

    After a day at JP I found one of the most interesting releases was from JetCat. The new 220 has an integral starter/ generator to charge the ecu batteries AND the receiver batts.
    220 N of thrust...
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    I,m sorry if the number was incorrect but I read...

    I,m sorry if the number was incorrect but I read it directly from the valve, 5 and S look very similar cast in tiny figures on the casing !

    The beauty of these valves is that they open only when...
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    Further lunchtime thoughts. I have just...

    Further lunchtime thoughts.

    I have just looked at mine again, they seem to be steel balls in the aluminium frame. The pipe below is single wall and there is nowhere for the heat from it to...
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    Thanks, Jan, I look forward to seeing you there...

    Thanks, Jan, I look forward to seeing you there and discussing this issue. I like the rear servo installation too, particularly as my model needed weight in the tail. Any chance you can bring the...
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    Very sorry to hear of your losses, guys, and the...

    Very sorry to hear of your losses, guys, and the number of Hawks which have crashed in this way IS worrying. I personally have seen two, Jan's at Meiringen and another at J Power a couple of years...
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