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10-05-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,369
Posted By David Bathe

The YS brand reputation is actually as strong if...

The YS brand reputation is actually as strong if not stronger than the engines. Imagine if they'd been awake and seen the writing on the wall a 15 years ago... and teamed up with a world class motor...
10-03-2018, 05:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,369
Posted By David Bathe

It's humor guys, a bit of YS leg pulling. don't...

It's humor guys, a bit of YS leg pulling. don't take it so seriously.
We all love IC... Steam also has its followers.
10-02-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,369
Posted By David Bathe

Get a grip man... the next thing, you'll be...

Get a grip man... the next thing, you'll be saying its cool to own and operate a YS... Luddite fashion.
Retro? Let's go forward instead.
10-01-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,369
Posted By David Bathe

Oh no... a scale type fin and rudder... and a...

Oh no... a scale type fin and rudder... and a wing set further back resulting in a long unsightly nose!
Is the great migration towards the front is over? Is it a 180degree about turn and onwards...
09-25-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 770
Posted By David Bathe

NICE! And do that CG trick to fine tune the CG. A...

NICE! And do that CG trick to fine tune the CG. A nice long 45deg up, roll inverted-hands off and watch for a nice curve to start forming. Be prepared to added a little extra up front to move the CG...
09-24-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 770
Posted By David Bathe

Then, very likey it's well built. Just so you...

Then, very likey it's well built.
Just so you know, these aircraft aren't that GC sensitive.
I've had my old Hydeout 1 inch rear of the tube, would actually climb when inverted.... awfull for...
09-23-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 770
Posted By David Bathe

That plane balances on the tube/rear of tube or...

That plane balances on the tube/rear of tube or 27% MAC.
Somethings gone way wrong if you're needin' nose weight with a gasser.
Put servos in the rear? classed the rudder and stab?
Forum: Sport Flying
09-08-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By David Bathe

The Ruckus features far more modern design...

The Ruckus features far more modern design thinking than the Acrowhat. Go that way.
09-08-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By David Bathe

Not correct at all. I did a direct swap (1.40 FZ...

Not correct at all. I did a direct swap (1.40 FZ to 1.40RX) years ago and he OS delivered FAR more power. And on 15% as oppossed to 30%.
It's a direct swap the only change was the nose ring as...
06-05-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 71,226
Posted By David Bathe

No critisism on your work Katniss, more aimed at...

No critisism on your work Katniss, more aimed at TF to supply such a moulded- soap type of canopy. The fit and finish of the real thing is shoddy to say the least.Shoukld be very easy to...
06-05-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 71,226
Posted By David Bathe

Looks brilliant chaps... but that canopy? WT'? ...

Looks brilliant chaps... but that canopy? WT'?
Shurely they can do better than that.
Forum: Kit Building
05-16-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 22,025
Posted By David Bathe

Wow.. there are some nice tigers here and...

Wow.. there are some nice tigers here and VincentJ, marvelous woodworking skills. Beautiful to see.
Just a heads up for setting up incidences for further projects.
A wing needs a positive...
04-08-2018, 01:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By David Bathe

Better of leaving it as a kit as its worth more....

Better of leaving it as a kit as its worth more. These reason it flew nasty was simply down to weight... Byron models built very very heavy. Aerobatic piloys understand aerobatic models fly better...
12-04-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 23,171
Posted By David Bathe

A very pretty aeroplane... the look of which is...

A very pretty aeroplane... the look of which is holding up very well, even now that Bruckmann's Pandora has made almost everything else look redundant. The american designs are looking positively...
Forum: Kit Building
11-24-2017, 12:08 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,749
Posted By David Bathe

Bei'... the good news it's a nice warp, meaning...

Bei'... the good news it's a nice warp, meaning it's the trailing edge that's raised. That condition has a technical term; Wash-Out. Raise the trailing edge of the left-hand wing and you'll have a...
Forum: Sport Flying
11-21-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 27,260
Posted By David Bathe

I say... what a marvelous establishment! To...

I say... what a marvelous establishment!
To answer the original thread starter question. Unfortunately...Yes, it certainly is!
Compared to 20 years ago, every element of society has changed beyond...
Forum: Sport Flying
11-21-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 36,347
Posted By David Bathe

Mine. Old Model tech. 1.20 Surpass II with...

Mine.
Old Model tech.
1.20 Surpass II with the tank on the CG.
2 inches chopped of the nose, balances neutrally and looks 10 times better.
3 degrees of right trust built into the firewall. You're...
10-11-2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By David Bathe

No need for any fancy mechanical system. Two...

No need for any fancy mechanical system. Two simple spring loaded doors, very lightly sprung in the open position with a band of thin elastic tread going from one to the other.
As the gear closes ,...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-14-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By David Bathe

Whats happened?

Has the RC aircraft side of the hobby just died or are folk more active on other web sites. This place is dead compared to some years back. Where's everyone hanging out?
04-24-2017, 03:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,288
Posted By David Bathe

The quad market has absolutely exploded. Or am I...

The quad market has absolutely exploded. Or am I living in a parallel universe.
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-20-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,415
Posted By David Bathe

Looks just like those other forums to me.

Looks just like those other forums to me.
04-20-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,288
Posted By David Bathe

Indeed. And these new setup are so much more than...

Indeed. And these new setup are so much more than a gyro. It's stability, It's turbulance cancellation, It's auto mixing... and I whole new way of interfacing with your model.
No touching the...
04-15-2017, 11:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,288
Posted By David Bathe

i've given you a heads-up, you scalies with your...

i've given you a heads-up, you scalies with your delicate models have to look into this AS3X technology. It's a game changer. You can take an extremely light weight foamy that's being battered by a...
04-09-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,288
Posted By David Bathe

On a stick? Yikes.

On a stick? Yikes.
04-05-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,288
Posted By David Bathe

I've been experimenting with a Spectrum AS3X...

I've been experimenting with a Spectrum AS3X receiver in a 1m foamy. Very impressed with its capabilities, turbulence dampening and auto mix. Also, an absolutely superb graphic interface/programing...
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