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New Sport Jet: T-One Models Mini Fortune / Mini T1

Old 10-07-2017, 05:18 AM
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Originally Posted by markusvt View Post
Link to the sleeving you bought?
Heat resistant sleeves
Old 10-10-2017, 11:29 AM
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Very neat feature is this tube in the wing to pass the cables forward so the wires exit far from the turbine's heat.
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Old 10-10-2017, 11:30 AM
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Fuse to Wing harnesses - color coded
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Old 10-10-2017, 11:31 AM
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Harnesses routing in fuselage
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Old 10-10-2017, 11:31 AM
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FCT UAT piggy backed on the Fuel Tank.
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Old 10-10-2017, 11:32 AM
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Wing Servos installed.
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Old 10-10-2017, 11:47 AM
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Originally Posted by i3dm View Post
Piggyback for the FCT UAT all done

LOL, I just 3D printed a very similar bracket for my Mig-15 UAT
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Old 10-10-2017, 11:51 AM
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nice
Old 10-12-2017, 02:27 AM
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Engine wiring complete
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Old 10-12-2017, 02:28 AM
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Fuel System almost ready
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Old 10-12-2017, 02:31 AM
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Fuel Vent 6mm
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Old 10-12-2017, 02:47 AM
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Originally Posted by DrScoles View Post
LOL, I just 3D printed a very similar bracket for my Mig-15 UAT
Very Nice Mike.
the FCT UAT actually comes with the brackets and they have several types - all stock so its easy
Old 10-12-2017, 01:43 PM
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Front Tray layout before...
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Old 10-12-2017, 01:46 PM
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Front tray complete!

On the Tray:
JP gear controller
Cortex Gyro
Futaba R7008 Rx
DPSI Ampere by Emotec

Cortex Gyro is connected via Sbus to Rx, and outputs 7 chanels (5 stabilized and 2 pass through).
The Rx has 7 more PWM channels so its an easy 14 channel setup with full telemetry out of this R7008SB receiver!


RTDT (Radio and micro Turbine Data Terminal)) - my own design
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Old 10-13-2017, 06:02 AM
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Checking the CG using Daniel Maiorano's CG Wizard was a breeze!
Dirk from Pacific RC Jet recommended 200mm, to get there i had to move batteries way back !
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Old 10-13-2017, 06:04 AM
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Creative mounting for both turbine battery (Life 9.9V 2300mah) and twin Rx batteries (2 x 6.6V Life 1100mah)
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Old 10-14-2017, 04:54 AM
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Rx battery harnessed are made from 16awg silicone wiring and Deans plugs with end fittings - very easy to fit and disconnect

Also, Rx packs have been labelled.
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Emcotec Magnetic Switch running perfrctly!
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Old 10-14-2017, 04:55 AM
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Futaba Rx antenna installation.
antennas are held in 4mm PU tubes with heat shrinked tips.
90 degrees between antennas.
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Old 10-14-2017, 04:57 AM
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My own design RDT telemetry for Kingtech G2 ECU and Futaba radio running perfectly.
and my own design Micrro Data Terminal for Kingtech G2 ECU shows all turbine data at under 5 grams weight!
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Old 10-14-2017, 04:59 AM
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All pushrods connected and turned to size. all stock hardware pictured!

TOP: centering servos with a servo tester while building saves you A LOT of time in the final setup stages!
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Adding some color with the markings
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Old 10-14-2017, 05:00 AM
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Here she is 100% complete!

all there is left now is to tune the control deflections and test fuel system / turbine.
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Old 10-17-2017, 03:17 AM
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Ready To Fly !


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Old 10-17-2017, 08:13 AM
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Finally; it was a George Strait day (Blue Clear Sky) in Arizona, so we took the drive to our world famous lake bed north of Kingman to maiden our "Mini". A very cool morning (47f) by southwest standards, the K-70 roared into life and the newest addition to our stable smoothly rotated into the air. A first occurred in my many years of jetting, absolutely no trim required. Not using more that 1/2 throttle (remember, cool temps) the flight was enjoyable from the very beginning. My maiden shakes quit as soon as the gear came up and an effortless 6 minute flight was fun and relaxing. Inverted flight demonstrated a perfect balance (middle of the wing tube), and loops as big as you like to make them. With no wind, the smoke simply hung in the air. Time to land: Half flap (one click elevator in flight mode), Full flap, one more up click on Elevator. A landing pass, then an uneventful landing; nose up, power on, touch the mains, idle power and the nose wheel touches surface........no brakes necessary as it's a hard, but dirt surface. YAHOOOOOO. Check the fuel: Half a tank remaining. Wow, this little 70 is truly powerful and fuel efficient.
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