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Old 05-24-2013, 10:10 AM
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Starting a thread for redesigning and rebuilding FEJ F-14 1/7 F-18 1/7 F-16 1/7. This is for everyone who has FEJ models and wants to have them in the air flying safe and fun. Let's keep it to constructive constructing posts only
Old 05-24-2013, 10:11 AM
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Great idea.
Old 05-24-2013, 10:14 AM
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Add F-16 1/6th scale to the list.
Old 05-24-2013, 10:17 AM
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stabs. The old F-18F ( no HC) has been flown with no problems and has solid plywood bulkheads for the bolts so its MAC location should be ok. Does anyone have that calculation?

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Old 05-24-2013, 10:19 AM
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Add F-16 1/6th scale to the list.
Please do the more the better .. The latest F-18F 1/6 that had the flutter we can learn a lot from also.
Old 05-24-2013, 10:25 AM
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Great idea... I wish I had a plane I could participate with
Old 05-24-2013, 10:31 AM
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I feel you on that one
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So more control throw from this to something like this
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Old 05-24-2013, 10:36 AM
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Great idea... I wish I had a plane I could participate with
Dantley...you can sit and observation fill things that are usefull to your next jets.
Old 05-24-2013, 10:37 AM
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So more control throw from this to something like this
There you go. Moving the linkage closer to the center.
Old 05-24-2013, 10:37 AM
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Great idea... I wish I had a plane I could participate with
You wanna buy mine?

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On theF-18F main gear I am adding strength by turning it into an I beam .
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Old 05-24-2013, 10:50 AM
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wao i like that idea lets do it guys
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What is wrong with the 1/6 f-16?
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Cannot move the linkages in toward the servo anymore because of clearances with the pipes so I can make an arm extension here.
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Great idea... I wish I had a plane I could participate with
Dantley...you can sit and observation fill things that are usefull to your next jets.
My next jet will not be FEJ. None of the other dozens of other jets I've owned have ever failed.
Old 05-24-2013, 11:34 AM
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Great idea... I wish I had a plane I could participate with
Dantley...you can sit and observation fill things that are usefull to your next jets.
My next jet will not be FEJ. None of the other dozens of other jets I've owned have ever failed.
Learn few things to aplly your next jets. That what I mean.
Beaten on the dead horse learn nothing from it. [:@]
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Great idea... I wish I had a plane I could participate with
Dantley...you can sit and observation fill things that are usefull to your next jets.
My next jet will not be FEJ. None of the other dozens of other jets I've owned have ever failed.
Learn few things to aplly your next jets. That what I mean.
Beaten on the dead horse learn nothing from it. [:@]
Okay, I will sit back and observe Uncle Tam!
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The F15 1/7.. known issues? Left out?
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Jim is your f-18 the 1/6 or the 1/7?
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F-18 is 1/7th
Old 05-24-2013, 12:38 PM
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Since this has been brought to attention, I have a 1/8th F-16 I am trying to get finished up. Does anyone have a C.G. location or any mods that it may need ?

As far as I can tell, only the gear are having issues due to undersized air rams.

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Thanks, are you going to have anything for my jets?
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I Have the 1/7th F-16 HC. Should I do something to strengthen the stab itself?
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Jim,

This is from Oli's excellent article published in the April/May issue of RCJI. It WORKS!

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