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08-05-2016, 07:19 AM
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Posted By gsoav8r

Youve probably figured out the prob by now, but...

Youve probably figured out the prob by now, but just in case.
The beeping you decribed usualy indicates the throttle needs to be recalibrated. No clue why that may be given the events but thats...
06-16-2016, 08:36 AM
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Posted By gsoav8r

Assuming that, generally speaking, you get better...

Assuming that, generally speaking, you get better sound and thrust. Sound being the more blades the more "wooosh" sound and less souped up dust buster. Thrust I think is generally from higher blade...
06-15-2016, 05:48 PM
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Posted By gsoav8r

That turned out really nice. I like your "G"...

That turned out really nice. I like your "G" block version ( G or George).
06-15-2016, 05:04 PM
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Views: 3,267
Posted By gsoav8r

I need to add also that BVM's ducted fan systems...

I need to add also that BVM's ducted fan systems are typically "area ruled" designs, intake and exhaust, and have been for decades. Thats what Fig. 2 pretty much is.
06-15-2016, 02:07 PM
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Posted By gsoav8r

Hi Dennis. Interesting that the author found...

Hi Dennis.
Interesting that the author found the best position for running a fan outside the thrust tube without an intake ring. I'll theorize that the vortices coming off the blades probably acted...
06-05-2016, 05:45 PM
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Posted By gsoav8r

Ive been reading about EDF's for probably a...

Ive been reading about EDF's for probably a decade and this is the first Ive seen that particular question. Sadly I dont have a answer but a theory.
If the fan and prop adapter are seated correctly...
06-05-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,464
Posted By gsoav8r

The trick with any jet is learning to land mains...

The trick with any jet is learning to land mains first with the nose up to get some dynamic braking.
For this model, after coming off the final turn Id get the model leveled out by using some up...
03-03-2016, 03:54 PM
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Views: 8,001
Posted By gsoav8r

Trumps not eligible. AMA bylaws Article IX...

Trumps not eligible.

AMA bylaws
Article IX
Section 3. To be eligible to discharge the duties of AMA President or Executive Vice President, a nominee must
be a Leader Member of the AMA and must...
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-10-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,496
Posted By gsoav8r

I cant agree with your comment more. It takes two...

I cant agree with your comment more. It takes two hands to count the friends and family that have asked me over the last year or so, "Do you know how to fly drones too?"
11-12-2015, 04:50 PM
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Posted By gsoav8r

I see the Best Buy and Yuneec deal as nothing...

I see the Best Buy and Yuneec deal as nothing more than a CYA move for themselves given the FAA's Know Before You Fly campaign and the rest of the 'stuff' potentially coming down the DOT pipe.
They...
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Posted By gsoav8r

I and a few of my friends certainly agree with...

I and a few of my friends certainly agree with you about Spectrum Rx's not being able to handle high amps. I say high while realizing I dont know exactly what the amp limit is because I didnt want to...
08-05-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,275
Posted By gsoav8r

I see that I over simplified my comment and got...

I see that I over simplified my comment and got hammered for it. When I stated "wind direction" I wasnt refering to Relative Wind but rather Relative Velocities between my airplane and the air.
...
08-03-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,275
Posted By gsoav8r

My TF Corsair doesnt tail wag when strait and...

My TF Corsair doesnt tail wag when strait and level. Just when coming out of turns and especially diving turns. Wind direction seems to be a factor as well.
Ive found that coordinating turns with a...
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Views: 693
Posted By gsoav8r

Heres the skinny of it. Sent everything to...

Heres the skinny of it.
Sent everything to Hitec to be checked out.
They said the two Sensor Stations I had were bad and would replace them.
I waited six months to get replacements.
The two they...
09-16-2014, 05:46 PM
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Views: 71,049
Posted By gsoav8r

Went flying this morning with some friends...

Went flying this morning with some friends planning to get 4 flights on the Corsair but Murphy had other ideas. I got 2 great flights in and then noticed the left aileron hunting center. So I...
Forum: RC Jets
04-25-2014, 09:40 AM
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Views: 976,665
Posted By gsoav8r

Maybe this will help. Ive found that sometimes...

Maybe this will help. Ive found that sometimes pictures can help a lot when words alone can't convey the physics. In this case thrust, mass expelled and the resultant pitch.
Cheers.
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Posted By gsoav8r

Talked with Hitec support today and will be...

Talked with Hitec support today and will be sending in the Stations and AS sensors so they can have a look at them
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Views: 693
Posted By gsoav8r

Trouble shooting Air Speed Sensor issue.

Hi all.
So let me start with a brief run down.
Ive been flying with the A9 for years without issues and just this year finally decided Id like to add some Telemetry to a couple of my airplanes......
01-31-2014, 07:43 AM
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Views: 71,049
Posted By gsoav8r

True. Its hard to flip this Corsair with the...

True. Its hard to flip this Corsair with the Sierras. Even on our grass strip I can taxi and start a take off run without using the elevator. But I only did it once to see if it was possible. I...
Forum: RC Jets
01-30-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,912
Posted By gsoav8r

Disclaimer: I fly with a Hitec A9 but its still...

Disclaimer: I fly with a Hitec A9 but its still worth mentioning assuming the low voltage warning on the Airtronics has similar attributes.

So, about three years ago I found that the LVW can also...
01-29-2014, 06:55 AM
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Views: 71,049
Posted By gsoav8r

Honestly, Ive never owned the 315's but I do have...

Honestly, Ive never owned the 315's but I do have other Robart gear that are bored for oleo's. Not sure Im the best qualified to answer the question but I basically did an apples to apples...
01-28-2014, 06:55 AM
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Views: 71,049
Posted By gsoav8r

Heres a few more pics that may be of help. I...

Heres a few more pics that may be of help. I pulled the wheel well liners from mine but other wise the trimming to fit the retracts is the same. Just go slow and only trim whats needed. A shoe horn...
Forum: RC Jets
11-06-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,441
Posted By gsoav8r

Why could those tip marks not be from machining...

Why could those tip marks not be from machining the OD to a precise dimension during the manufacturing process?
11-02-2013, 10:47 AM
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Views: 71,049
Posted By gsoav8r

Busy as always... but I cant think of anything...

Busy as always... but I cant think of anything major to look out for that hasnt been covered.
1. Beef up the tail wheel mount.
2. If installing retracts, may need to make shims so they mate up...
10-30-2013, 10:59 AM
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Views: 71,049
Posted By gsoav8r

The closest colors Im aware of straight out of...

The closest colors Im aware of straight out of the bottle are Testors flat Sea Blue and Gray. I found this out just because I already had these on hand. Ive used the testors to paint all the screw...
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