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Forum: RC Jets
05-10-2018, 05:05 AM
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Posted By hugger-4641

Glad to see I'm not the last one here who knows...

Glad to see I'm not the last one here who knows the difference between theory and application! Thanks Baron-noir !
Forum: RC Jets
05-05-2018, 02:43 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 121,159
Posted By hugger-4641

Most Rc "pilots" at the club's I've been to don't...

Most Rc "pilots" at the club's I've been to don't fly much at all, much less on a windy day. Not as bad here as it is out west, but here in West Tn during spring, if you don't like flying in 5 to...
Forum: RC Jets
05-03-2018, 07:19 AM
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Views: 121,159
Posted By hugger-4641

Pretty much what I said, except there is another...

Pretty much what I said, except there is another factor. When an RC pilot turns downwind and notices his plane starting to lose altitude his first response will likely be to add up elevator, which...
Forum: RC Jets
05-02-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 121,159
Posted By hugger-4641

Try taking off in a full size plane with a 30knt...

Try taking off in a full size plane with a 30knt tail wind. The airspeed required to lift off is the same as it would be going into a 30knt head wind. So what is the difference? Try landing with a...
Forum: RC Jets
05-02-2018, 05:12 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 121,159
Posted By hugger-4641

No, it's really about a fundamental disagreement...

No, it's really about a fundamental disagreement concerning something that is nearly impossible to prove one way or the other. Kinda like the argument between Einstein and Hawking...LOL
Forum: RC Jets
05-01-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 121,159
Posted By hugger-4641

You are exactly right, and the definition of the...

You are exactly right, and the definition of the terms tends to get lost in every "loop" of this discussion. Any turn causes a loss of either speed or altitude. You MUST trade something for the...
Forum: RC Jets
04-27-2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 121,159
Posted By hugger-4641

I guess Corey Lidle didn't know about the myth...

I guess Corey Lidle didn't know about the myth either. Some people can't get it through their heads that using a calculator for turn in a full scale plane is not the same as trying to follow a...
Forum: Beginners
11-04-2017, 03:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,273
Posted By hugger-4641

A good set of Exacto knives or equivalent would...

A good set of Exacto knives or equivalent would be a good choice. Many other uses for them besides building airplanes. He will also need some 5min epoxy, 30min epoxy, CA (basically super glue for...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-28-2017, 02:31 AM
Replies: 2,420
Views: 147,126
Posted By hugger-4641

I know several of the members at Magic Valley and...

I know several of the members at Magic Valley and been invited several times, but yet to go fly there myself. It's about an hour and half from my house. I'm sure a lot of the posters in this thread...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-20-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2,420
Views: 147,126
Posted By hugger-4641

Hate to see that no one is active in this thread...

Hate to see that no one is active in this thread any more! If any of you Ken/Ten guys are still out there flying, give me a shout. I'm still flying at my house and still building a kit now then when...
Forum: Beginners
09-17-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,598
Posted By hugger-4641

Hard to say without flying the plane myself, but...

Hard to say without flying the plane myself, but I have several overpowered trainers and I have no trouble taking off straight. I suspect you may have inadvertently applied some left aileron or...
Forum: Beginners
09-15-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,598
Posted By hugger-4641

Well, I don't know, I thought you were talking...

Well, I don't know, I thought you were talking about ailerons, but flaps are different matter. You can keep the single servo aileron set up and still add flaps. You would still want to mount the...
09-14-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By hugger-4641

Angry adds

Now I remember why I got frustrated and quit checking this forum for a while! I can't read a post longer than one sentence without an add causing the page reload and scroll to a different post!
Forum: Beginners
09-14-2017, 10:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,598
Posted By hugger-4641

I think you are talking about using the existing...

I think you are talking about using the existing linkage and just connecting one servo for left aileron and another servo for right aileron. If this is what you mean, it will be difficult. There is...
Forum: Beginners
09-13-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,598
Posted By hugger-4641

I assume by "dual ailerons" you actually mean...

I assume by "dual ailerons" you actually mean dual servos. Or do you really mean you want to add extra ailerons?
As for dual servos, I haven't done it to an MKII, but I have to a couple other planes...
Forum: Beginners
09-07-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,598
Posted By hugger-4641

JohnBuckner and TomCrump have pointed out some of...

JohnBuckner and TomCrump have pointed out some of the flaws in your thinking. Let me add a couple more. An excessively nose heavy plane has a couple other negative characteristics:
1. It will tend...
Forum: Kit Building
01-18-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 119,352
Posted By hugger-4641

Hopefully you have done a little research into...

Hopefully you have done a little research into what can cause flutter, but just in case no one else has talked with you about it, I should mention that making the control surfaces larger is not...
Forum: Beginners
01-17-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,320
Posted By hugger-4641

I also built the GP P51. I won't do single servo...

I also built the GP P51. I won't do single servo mechanical retracts again on a plane this size for the same reason. On a plane this small, the servo linkage and adjustment on the retracts have to be...
Forum: Beginners
07-13-2016, 12:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,274
Posted By hugger-4641

I agree with JohnBuckner. If you want to build a...

I agree with JohnBuckner. If you want to build a kit, great! The Tiger is a good one, so is the Stick. If you want a good easy and inexpensive first kit, get an Uproar. But don't quit flying in order...
Forum: Beginners
07-13-2016, 12:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,511
Posted By hugger-4641

Can't argue with Saito, love my .82 and 120. But,...

Can't argue with Saito, love my .82 and 120. But, I also can't complain about my Magnum's either. I've got a couple .46 two strokes, a .60 two stroke, and a .91 four stroke, also have an ASP .60 , ...
Forum: Beginners
12-09-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,320
Posted By hugger-4641

I also think you would be wise to wait and let...

I also think you would be wise to wait and let your third plane be a kit. I will second the advice someone else already gave: Get an Avistar for you second plane, then bash it a little if you want....
Forum: Kit Building
12-09-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 119,352
Posted By hugger-4641

Thanks for the heads up Rick! . I couldn't...

Thanks for the heads up Rick! . I couldn't resist, got my order in before they ran out, even though I need another kit like I need a wooden leg! I'm still flying my second Dazzler, but if I splinter...
11-05-2015, 03:22 AM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 197,443
Posted By hugger-4641

I won't be registering any of my craft, and I'll...

I won't be registering any of my craft, and I'll fly any of them on my property at any time that I damn well feel like. Flying field is another issue. I don't have a problem registering a plane that...
Forum: RC Jets
09-14-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 121,159
Posted By hugger-4641

If windspeed has no effect on airspeed, what...

If windspeed has no effect on airspeed, what happened to Delta 191?
Forum: Glow Engines
03-10-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By hugger-4641

I have a 60" sport plane with an ASP .61 and I...

I have a 60" sport plane with an ASP .61 and I run a 12X7 MAS. I also have a Kangke T34 that had a TT .61 and I ran a 12x6 APC with it. Brand is a choice, I seem to like APC better on my .40 sized...
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