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THE NEW CERMARK F-16 BUILD IT BETTER, STRONGER, AND FASTER!!!

Old 01-07-2013, 06:47 PM
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Okay, so you're running a 1.08 OS. That's more motor than Cermark specified for that ship. Be careful. Did you beef up the Motor mounts? Nothing you can really do to strengthen the airframe.
Old 01-07-2013, 07:08 PM
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I set the engine down then traced it's footprint. I then cut out the mount and dropped the engine down were the prop would be in the correct center. Then I built new mount's under the original. I've been flying this bird for a few years with out a problem. Nice Plane wish I could find another. More's law applies!!
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It sure has been quiet on this post lately. I have hundreds of flights on mine and it was starting to look it, I striped all the covering on tail and wings and recovered with new gray ultra coat and some minor repairs on the fuselage at the wheel openings .I'm putting new retracts to get rid of the play in them.This plane was all ways my favorite prop plane to fly.I will post some pictures when I'm done.Then I'll start on my other one in the box which is a version #2.
Old 04-08-2013, 01:54 AM
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It sure has been quiet on this post lately. I have hundreds of flights on mine and it was starting to look it, I striped all the covering on tail and wings and recovered with new gray ultra coat and some minor repairs on the fuselage at the wheel openings .I'm putting new retracts to get rid of the play in them.This plane was all ways my favorite prop plane to fly.I will post some pictures when I'm done.Then I'll start on my other one in the box which is a version #2.
I haven't spent much time online lately either but i have about 30 flights or so on mine. It still screams and still gets attention wherever i fly it. Gps indicates 140mph +/- a few on a regular basis so i guess it must be fairly accurate. Haven't had any issues with it, just having a ball flying it. Jett 90 BSE still starts easy and runs like a top!
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Old 07-12-2013, 07:31 PM
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Selling mine has quite a few upgrades.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/market/ite...6292&cobrand=1
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Where do you set the elevator for neutral for first flights.. right now, I have the leading edge of the elevator even with the mold line on the fuse.
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That should work fine!
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How much movement should I use.. had one plane with full flying stab and it did not turn out well..
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Default F-16 throws


Low Rates

High Rates

Neautral
Old 08-08-2020, 10:47 AM
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I have a Futaba 9C I have my elevators mixed with my ailerons. Called ailevators Plane rolls like dart no tail wag. Take off on High rates and switch to low as soon as you get i off the ground.
Been clocked at 138. OS fs 108 with tuned pipe. 11 x !2 apc prop

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Old 08-08-2020, 11:04 AM
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So your elevator is at 1 1/8/ 1 3/8 That seems like a lot. Would you happen to still have the manual for the the plane?
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1/2" at Low Rates
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so is anyone still fling the 16?
Old 08-09-2020, 05:02 PM
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I may have the Manual. Been flying it for 10 or 15 years this way!
Old 08-14-2020, 05:28 PM
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Ok, just checked the balance on the spinner cone.. way out of balance. How are you guys balancing yours?

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