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    My Hawk is a T1 of the Red Arrows. It is XX310,...

    My Hawk is a T1 of the Red Arrows.
    It is XX310, a Hawk which I have flown. It was in service at 4 FTS at Valley, then when into storage and was resurrected as a replacement aircraft for the Reds, ...
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    Thanks, mate,. It's all ready to go after some...

    Thanks, mate,. It's all ready to go after some work on the brakes, ( one of the rubber discs had burned up) not a very good design. I'll try and get some video on Saturday.

    If if all goes well ,...
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    The Mig flew on Saturday, everything worked...

    The Mig flew on Saturday, everything worked perfectly. Just need increased angle on nose steering servo.
    A slight crack was found on one of the fin mounts, easily fixed, otherwise, no problems. ...
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    Thanks Gustavo, it is indeed an incredible model....

    Thanks Gustavo, it is indeed an incredible model. Just a little right trim with very small pitch trim changes required. In all other resects handling was delightful.
    It had a camera (Mycro cam)...
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    My Mig flew again today, it all worked perfectly....

    My Mig flew again today, it all worked perfectly. The gear problems are now history, it all works.
    I fitted a camera under the nose to record the gear operation, absolutely perfect. It's only been...
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    They go all the way in but the last little bit...

    They go all the way in but the last little bit is a struggle, alignment of the gear mounts is CRITICAL ! I am using the Hausl pump at 10 bar , 150 psi.

    David.
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    Hi Craig, You guessed right and dual lines...

    Hi Craig, You guessed right and dual lines certainly help, it's all working really well.
    The steering servo is mounted on the upper Y of the leg using a carbon plate and two BVM Carbon right...
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    My Mig was taxi-Ing for take off when the nose...

    My Mig was taxi-Ing for take off when the nose wheel steering servo stripped its gearbox. BUT the gear is working to perfection now. I am not sure if the warm temp( 26) or more air has exited the...
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    Mine just arrived today and it is a unit made by...

    Mine just arrived today and it is a unit made by Electrospeed exclusively for Macgregor in UK, (our JR distributors) it is not a JR product but is designed to work on JR DMSS with JetCat ECUs.
    A...
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    Warmest congratulations Roger. Having seen your...

    Warmest congratulations Roger. Having seen your exquisite Bandit , I am sure this is a truly exceptional model to which photos cant really do justice !

    Enjoy flying it, I am told it really is...
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    21723782172371217237221723732172374The fin repair...

    21723782172371217237221723732172374The fin repair on my Hawk is complete.

    On close examination the location and vertical extent of the fin tube is really just not good enough. To complete the...
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    F35 displays in UK

    I saw the first public display of the F35 at Fairford yesterday, absolutely breathtaking. The Hover was unbelievably smooth and stable, the marvel of electronic flight controls ! Fairford is sold...
  13. I spoke to Emerich Deutschland at Weston Park a...

    I spoke to Emerich Deutschland at Weston Park a couple of weeks ago.
    They, Powerbox, are working on a redesign of the Tx although the programmes may remain much the same.
    It will, however, be in...
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    Hi guys, I am away from home at the moment so...

    Hi guys, I am away from home at the moment so can't post the pictures. I have had time , walking here in Cornwall, to consider the failure.

    My Hawk is an original SkyGate version with no...
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    CAUTION !! I test flew my SkyGate Hawk...

    CAUTION !!

    I test flew my SkyGate Hawk yesterday and landed after what I thought was a perfect test flight, but what was very nearly a disaster.

    It was witnessed by about ten other guys who...
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    Just a tip. I have a Paritech DG , with a EMA...

    Just a tip. I have a Paritech DG , with a EMA electric pod, with the intention of converting it to turbine. I didn't like the way it flew, rather sluggish. Then someone pointed out that the spoilers...
  17. I am am sure you are right, Art, I haven,t used...

    I am am sure you are right, Art, I haven,t used or even seen PowerMax for years, Ithought it was discontinued. For my PST engines, my only gas starters, except my Pegasus, I use a can designed for...
  18. [QUOTE=Johnny9390;12217623]Ive been reading the...

    [QUOTE=Johnny9390;12217623]Ive been reading the manual and forums and have not found straight answer.

    1st should the powermax can be held upside down?? External tank direct from powermax

    Or...
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    Superb achievement, John, well done, would love...

    Superb achievement, John, well done, would love to see it sometime !!

    Fuel situation :

    The 004B-1 produced a thrust of 2,000 lbf (8.90 kN) and ran primarily on diesel fuel. Gasoline was used...
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    Me too, Roger, I have a gut feeling that this...

    Me too, Roger, I have a gut feeling that this will all turn out for the best, although it may take some time.
    I have always been convinced that the dual Rf "channels" makes Weatronic an...
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    What a brilliant paper, thank you so much for...

    What a brilliant paper, thank you so much for finding it and advising us of its existence ! At last a very clear explanation of the missing section of flap vane !

    Thanks again,
    David.
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    Ecu failsafe settings.

    In the UK we have an option for setting the ECU failsafe Either to idle or shutdown, although the UK CAA says to set idle is a MiNIMUM.
    I have always set mine to shut down after 2 Seconds in...
  23. I suggest you offer the CAT with an option of...

    I suggest you offer the CAT with an option of barbs or Festo fittings. Intairco supply their VERY nicely made AirTrap with Festo fittings and a very useful defuelling coupling, as well as an...
  24. ..............And why not ? Festo fittings are...

    ..............And why not ? Festo fittings are just absolutely fine as SO many fine engine and tank accessory manufacturers prove !

    And there's nothing at all wrong with Tygon either, been using...
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    Fender, if you are referring to my post I was...

    Fender, if you are referring to my post I was certainly NOT referring to you.
    However there were few, names withheld to protect them, who couldn't resist taking a facile, personal, dig at my...
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