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03-17-2015, 02:50 PM
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Posted By Flying freak

Airplane was 8lbs empty (no fuel no payload) ...

Airplane was 8lbs empty (no fuel no payload)
It carried 12oz of fuel
15 lbs of steel plates
3 lb sand bag that was dropped on a target.
03-16-2015, 05:14 PM
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Views: 2,297
Posted By Flying freak

lake land airport (where the event was held) is...

lake land airport (where the event was held) is about 140 feet above sea level. We only need to climb to 100 feet so its basically all sea level work.

A agree with your fuel suggestion. Basically...
03-16-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,297
Posted By Flying freak

Hey guys. Competition went great. Just going...

Hey guys.
Competition went great. Just going to leave some info here in case someone stumbles across it in the future,

The fuel we ended up running started out as a car fuel blend. 30% nitro...
03-01-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,297
Posted By Flying freak

There are a few different elements. Design...

There are a few different elements.

Design and build an airplane that is light (target empty weight is 8 lbs)
be able to take off close to 30 lbs
Be able to drop a 3 lb sandbag on a target...
03-01-2015, 07:15 PM
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Views: 2,297
Posted By Flying freak

Thanks for all the info guys.

Thanks for all the info guys.
02-25-2015, 07:58 PM
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Views: 2,297
Posted By Flying freak

Hey guys sorry for the late reply. This...

Hey guys sorry for the late reply.

This infact is NOT for a fast airplane I posted here because when i think JETT I think fast .
The airplane is actually a heavy lift competition gross aircraft...
02-23-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,297
Posted By Flying freak

JETT engineering .46 FIRE - Fuel (max nitro?)

Good evening

As the title says engine in question is a jett engineering .46 FIRE with a full length tuned pipe.

My questions is what fuel mix would provide the most power . This engine will...
Replies: 6
Views: 780
Posted By Flying freak

RE: Help! What motor to use for 18a ESC

Thank you for the calculator.

I believe I have found a combo that will work.
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__14396__Turnigy_Park480_Brushless_Outrunner_1020kv_.html

with a 10...
Replies: 6
Views: 780
Posted By Flying freak

RE: Help! What motor to use for 18a ESC

Thank you for the source.

My problem is that I have no idea how to pick a motor/prop combo. Iv always been on the glow/gas side of things. What's the max thrust I can get out of an 18 amp esc...
Replies: 6
Views: 780
Posted By Flying freak

Help! What motor to use for 18a ESC

Good evening gentlemen .

I have 4 Detrum esc labeled as 18A continuous. Anyone willing to suggest a motor/prop combo for these? Id like to build a quadra copter looking for large amounts of...
05-30-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Posted By Flying freak

RE: How much do used engines go for?

Thanks for all the replies!

I'm going to keep looking around and seeing what seems fair, I'm not sure yet as to if I am going to sell it or not, but at least I now a have ball park

thanks...
05-28-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Posted By Flying freak

RE: How much do used engines go for?

Do you think say 50% + shipping would be a fair price? I really don't know what used engines go for.

[:o]

Steven
05-28-2010, 01:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Posted By Flying freak

How much do used engines go for?

Hey guys,

Just looking to get a ball park figure. I've got a jett 50 FIRE, used less then 1 gallon of fuel burnt thought it. It was attached to a gp viper 500 with rise header and full length...
05-12-2010, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,140
Posted By Flying freak

RE: Best fuel for Moki 2.10

I do exactly as DMcQuinn , works great.
05-11-2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,982
Posted By Flying freak

RE: transmitter case

Just a tip: Never set up a transmitter case so that the antenna is pointing down when you carry it normally. Doing so could mean serious damage should you drop the case.

Steven
Forum: Beginners
03-31-2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,809
Posted By Flying freak

RE: Running prop with no spinner

Absolutely, Some people even fly without a spinner.
03-29-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,758
Posted By Flying freak

RE: Aviation Fuel

When you buy normal gas your paying 'road taxe'. You do not pay these taxes when buying aviation fuel. Its a tax thing. FBO's cant legally sell it to you if they believe it will end up in a road...
03-29-2010, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,758
Posted By Flying freak

RE: Aviation Fuel

Second thought, are you looking for Jet A /Jet A1 to run in a turbine? in any case no matter what you do its illegal I worked.
03-28-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,758
Posted By Flying freak

RE: Aviation Fuel

Give your local airport a call. Your going to need to talk to an FBO (fixed based operator) and he can guide you. When you do go to the airport bring what ever fuel jug you wish you have fuel put in....
03-28-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,606
Posted By Flying freak

RE: Speed Prop For OS 55AX going on a Supersportster MKII

I have this combination my personal preference is a master airscrew 13x8. The 55ax will not be a screamer as said above but will go fairly quick. I have mine setup with the supplied muffler. I never...
07-17-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By Flying freak

RE: How to tell if a battery is charged

http://www.greathobbies.com/productinfo/?prod_id=HOBP0356
Forum: RC Jets
06-05-2009, 08:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,344
Posted By Flying freak

RE: Fuel costs and options

Hi guys

I read the forums a lot but am less active than i used to be. First off im not a jet guy but thought i may have some tips.

If your willing to run Jet a1 /Jet a i suggest you contact...
05-31-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By Flying freak

RE: what Glow motor for this plane

moki 2.10 all the way!

Pull the power back in down lines or you may leave the wings behind.
Forum: Beginners
05-22-2009, 10:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,671
Posted By Flying freak

RE: propane weedeater engines in planes?

I'm not sure talk to a local jet guy... alot of the pre kero start turbines used to carry propane in a small tank on board for the start sequence
Forum: Beginners
05-22-2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,671
Posted By Flying freak

RE: propane weedeater engines in planes?

Im pretty sure you could use an air tank(s) used for retracts as a fuel tank.

Steven
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