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Forum: RC Jets
12-28-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,047
Posted By dave.windymiller

Many thanks Bob and thanks to Dick who emailed me...

Many thanks Bob and thanks to Dick who emailed me also (picked up at 6:30 this morning). Dead easy once you know. Had a great day with 5 flights and no damage - Hooray!
Forum: RC Jets
12-27-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,047
Posted By dave.windymiller

classic jets Abingdon

Hi

Anybody got a map of how to get onto the airfield at Abingdon Tomorrow Please?

Thanks
Dave
Forum: RC Jets
12-18-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By dave.windymiller

If its a Wren Power plug or similar your talking...

If its a Wren Power plug or similar your talking about they take 7 volts max. I have one in my homebuild engine / propane ign but it wasnt powered from the xicoy fadec as i had an old manual start...
Forum: RC Jets
07-05-2018, 06:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 894
Posted By dave.windymiller

My hotspot is great with a vt80. I understand...

My hotspot is great with a vt80. I understand there is someone re-manufacturing them but like me you may find a Graupner one in the small ads.

...
Forum: RC Jets
07-02-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,135
Posted By dave.windymiller

Many thanks for the advice folks. The vent is...

Many thanks for the advice folks. The vent is just an ally fitting with a hole drilled through making a flush hole and i can see that this could act as an atomiser so the forward facing angled tube...
Forum: RC Jets
06-27-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,135
Posted By dave.windymiller

Fuel tank vent / overflow plumbing

My hotspot uses a pop bottle fuel tank. The tank vent/overflow is a tube thats extends upwards into the tank at the top. This connects to a tube and directly out of the bottom of the fus in front of...
Forum: RC Jets
02-01-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,262
Posted By dave.windymiller

Not quite as big as this. 2253073 Nor...

Not quite as big as this.
2253073


Nor will its demise be as impressive as this was!
Forum: RC Jets
12-23-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 19,992
Posted By dave.windymiller

The software i used with my balancer is here ...

The software i used with my balancer is here

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4qbbSzBDtfJTlVSdDhtQVR4Tmc/view?usp=sharing

Dave miller
Forum: RC Jets
09-11-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 50,053
Posted By dave.windymiller

Having previously got my hotspot down to 7kg dry...

Having previously got my hotspot down to 7kg dry (to be able to fly at my local field), i discovered that even with a VT80, it could fly indefinately on idle power. Landing it became a problem as it...
Forum: RC Jets
06-27-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By dave.windymiller

Thanks guys

Thanks guys
Forum: RC Jets
06-27-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By dave.windymiller

Powerbox sensor switch and one receiver

I am upgrading my hotspot to a dual battery system using 2 lipos and a Powerbox sensor switch.

Question is can i use both of the switch outputs onto one receiver (via an usused servo connector)? ...
Forum: RC Jets
01-21-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 50,053
Posted By dave.windymiller

Heres my now single elevon setup. When i bought...

Heres my now single elevon setup. When i bought the plane as a half finished mess, these horns were supplied fitted so i assumed were standard graupner items (im sure someone will correct me if not...
Forum: RC Jets
01-17-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 50,053
Posted By dave.windymiller

Hi Carlos Hope you dont mind but my hotspots...

Hi Carlos

Hope you dont mind but my hotspots latest color scheme is copied from one of your hotspots!
...
10-09-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,828
Posted By dave.windymiller

Heres a couple! Short but sweet. ...

Heres a couple!

Short but sweet.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5qN6PxN-H8 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5qN6PxN-H8)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTWEgGxgnHE

A build thread on this...
10-06-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 161,565
Posted By dave.windymiller

Heres mine ...

Heres mine
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2184661
Im using 2 x LA40 which is at the bottom end of whats needed. Ive found one engine out is ok if i keep the speed up...
10-06-2016, 06:23 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,828
Posted By dave.windymiller

Heres my ripmax rapier with two SC 52's. ...

Heres my ripmax rapier with two SC 52's.

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2184625
Forum: RC Jets
11-10-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,450
Posted By dave.windymiller

Hi Martin, Thanks for that, very useful. ...

Hi Martin,

Thanks for that, very useful. Canopy ordered. I thought getting one would be a much longer and more expensive experience!
Forum: RC Jets
08-13-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,708
Posted By dave.windymiller

The thermocouple for the xicoy is a standard k...

The thermocouple for the xicoy is a standard k type thermocouple. You will just need to attach a servo type plug to the wire to fit it into the fadec. I got my hall effect sensor from wren. If you...
Forum: RC Jets
10-05-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By dave.windymiller

Big day today

I joined the ranks of jet pilots today with two successful flights of my hotspot powered by my homebuilt phoenix 30.3. At 50% throttle it seemed more than powerful enough to be scary..

Long term...
Forum: RC Jets
06-25-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 19,992
Posted By dave.windymiller

RE: How to balance the turbine?

In case any of you build a balancer I have software called balancer30.exe by Radek Hybl which is marked "for fun only, not for commercial use" and no restrictions are stated so therefore i can email...
Forum: RC Jets
04-25-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,283
Posted By dave.windymiller

RE: 20 mm aluminum wing tube

I replaced my hotspot spar with 20mm carbon tube. It turned out to be 20.2mm carbon and wouldnt go into the wings! Ended up having to drill out the wing and fus tubes.

Dave
Forum: RC Jets
12-16-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 50,053
Posted By dave.windymiller

RE: Census of Hotspots !!!

Heres mine. It has a home built engine but that is being rebuilt after a mishap! Once back together it will be maidened!

...
Forum: RC Jets
09-12-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,527
Posted By dave.windymiller

RE: Alternative uses for turbine engines

Thawing out fingers!!!

http://i529.photobucket.com/albums/dd337/davewindymiller/Dsc03142a.jpg

Windy
Forum: RC Jets
08-09-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,157
Posted By dave.windymiller

RE: Ford S Max and Jets

The smax has a funky handbrake that looks like an aircraft throttle. The handbrake release button pulls on a thin bowden cable to the release pawl. My wifes is one of the first s max's (1.8 diesel)...
07-26-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,573
Posted By dave.windymiller

RE: MAGIC 60

Personally, my experience is the magic is a nicer plane to fly than the curare. Dont ask me why as ive spent a long time trying to iron out my curares wrinkles. Even gone as far as far as using a...
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