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Old 04-15-2018, 11:38 PM
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Can anyone give feedback on flight performance for this size with and without the drop tanks fitted ?
Old 04-16-2018, 06:47 AM
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Originally Posted by furloughed ual View Post
Anyone remember the cost for the Global Jet Hunter? I'm asking about the Ripmax/Mick Reeves design and not the large 3 meter Fei Bao. The combo price with all the options.
Hi Ryan,
Back in January/February 2012 I seem to recall that my GJC/Ripmax/FeiBao Hunter was right around $3300 USD shipped to me in Denver. That was including cockpit and external tanks.
Canít be totally certain of exact price because I cant access any MasterCard archive that far back......

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Mike Warren
(now over in Redstone, CO)

Old 04-17-2018, 08:15 AM
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Thanks! Redstone, huh?
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Hi a few week ago I pick up second hand Hawker Hunter just seeing you can get any spare parts for them
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Old 07-06-2019, 08:30 AM
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I have just bought a second hand unbuilt kit. It was not in its box (usually a bad idea).
The nose gear has been removed & I have no idea how the two doors are connected to operate correctly.
Also the lower main gear doors look like they have never been fitted in place. They are painted white?? & have no holes in them, or means of attachment. Am I right in thinking they are screwed on with two screws into the lower oleo leg? The screws are about 2mm thick.
Any photos, or help much appreciated.
Jim
Old 07-10-2019, 02:22 AM
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Originally Posted by Jim Cattanach View Post
I have just bought a second hand unbuilt kit. It was not in its box (usually a bad idea).
The nose gear has been removed & I have no idea how the two doors are connected to operate correctly.
Also the lower main gear doors look like they have never been fitted in place. They are painted white?? & have no holes in them, or means of attachment. Am I right in thinking they are screwed on with two screws into the lower oleo leg? The screws are about 2mm thick.
Any photos, or help much appreciated.
Jim
Hi Jim
I can get you some photos tomorrow of the front gear doors for you

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Old 07-12-2019, 06:41 AM
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Hi Damo, That would be very helpful. Thanks.
Old 07-12-2019, 09:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Jim Cattanach View Post
I have just bought a second hand unbuilt kit. It was not in its box (usually a bad idea).
The nose gear has been removed & I have no idea how the two doors are connected to operate correctly.
Also the lower main gear doors look like they have never been fitted in place. They are painted white?? & have no holes in them, or means of attachment. Am I right in thinking they are screwed on with two screws into the lower oleo leg? The screws are about 2mm thick.
Any photos, or help much appreciated.
Jim
Thats a bit un called for Jim, you saw it was in the box and everything included it very clear how the doors are installed, i i can help you if you want
Old 07-12-2019, 09:41 AM
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Originally Posted by Jim Cattanach View Post
I have just bought a second hand unbuilt kit. It was not in its box (usually a bad idea).
The nose gear has been removed & I have no idea how the two doors are connected to operate correctly.
Also the lower main gear doors look like they have never been fitted in place. They are painted white?? & have no holes in them, or means of attachment. Am I right in thinking they are screwed on with two screws into the lower oleo leg? The screws are about 2mm thick.
Any photos, or help much appreciated.
Jim
Thats a bit un called for Jim, you saw it was in the box and everything included it very clear how the doors are installed, i i can help you if you want
Old 07-12-2019, 09:43 AM
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Also bear in mind the reason the doors attached to the main oleo are not factory installed is because you have to allign them with the wings attached to the fuselage
Old 07-13-2019, 08:40 PM
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Hi Louki. Sorry if I have upset you with my post. I have always found that buying a secondhand kit, which has been out of its box for some time, always tends to have varying problems, such as the odd small parts missing, or small parts from other models added. ie, I have a pull, pull wire set up in my parts. I am well used to this with my many such purchases over the years & it is to be expected. The (usually a bad idea) quip, was meant more as a humorous statement.
Unfortunately it is not "very clear how the doors are installed", as the instructions (such as they are) make no mention at all of how they are fitted.
I thought it a simple task to post here & get a couple of photos showing the method of attaching the nose gear door to the leg & still be able to rotate the leg (A picture is better than a thousand words), as they say. I think the main gear doors are screwed to the lower oleos with 2mm screws.
Old 07-16-2019, 04:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Jim Cattanach View Post
Hi Louki. Sorry if I have upset you with my post. I have always found that buying a secondhand kit, which has been out of its box for some time, always tends to have varying problems, such as the odd small parts missing, or small parts from other models added. ie, I have a pull, pull wire set up in my parts. I am well used to this with my many such purchases over the years & it is to be expected. The (usually a bad idea) quip, was meant more as a humorous statement.
Unfortunately it is not "very clear how the doors are installed", as the instructions (such as they are) make no mention at all of how they are fitted.
I thought it a simple task to post here & get a couple of photos showing the method of attaching the nose gear door to the leg & still be able to rotate the leg (A picture is better than a thousand words), as they say. I think the main gear doors are screwed to the lower oleos with 2mm screws.
I have found some photos that show what I was looking for.
Old 11-06-2019, 04:47 AM
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Had a successful maiden flight. One or two things changed. Although the pitch does not change with flaps down, I have added flight modes, so I can adjust the surfaces to suit each flap setting.
I was not happy with the brakes. They have two O rings per wheel & are far too powerful. Even at a low air pressure, they grab & judder badly. I have modified the brakes by removing one of the O rings from each wheel. They now work very well on one O ring each wheel.
I have also fitted a Demon Cortex gyro.
Old 11-06-2019, 08:38 AM
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Congratulations on the flights. Do you apply a lot of grease on the orings? I tried that and it works well for a smooth stop. Mike.
Old 11-06-2019, 09:39 PM
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Hi Mike. Thanks. Yes, I tried cleaning the brake areas & applying a liberal amount of silicone grease to the O rings. This helped slightly, however even with only 40psi, they still grabbed & juddered. If I put less pressure, they tended to leak past the O rings rather than press them against the wheels & became unreliable. The size of the O rings & the surface area in contact with the wheels is too much.
With only one O ring on each brake, the braking force has a wide range of grip through a wide range of air pressure.
Old 11-06-2019, 09:53 PM
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That's right the 2 o rings are just too strong for such a light plane. That's an overkill. Enjoy your nice looking Hawker Hunter. Mike
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I wish this model was still in production.

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