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02-25-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 62,779
Posted By Vortrog

Here is an image of a completed Royal FW190 A8...

Here is an image of a completed Royal FW190 A8 for addition to your original post.
Thanks for creating this catalogue
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02-03-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,495
Posted By Vortrog

I had a crash as a result of running out of fuel,...

I had a crash as a result of running out of fuel, and had to undertake a rebuild
I increased the nose length by 60mm to remove the 400g of ballast that were weighing down my build.

On the way, I...
10-10-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,495
Posted By Vortrog

Leg's shortended 20mm, but still having...

Leg's shortended 20mm, but still having difficulty handling the high stall speed and fast landings
https://youtu.be/QIB2fRfpnbU

There was a subsequent flight to this last weekend where I got to...
07-24-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,495
Posted By Vortrog

Thanks Jan. Noted and appreciated. I am trying to...

Thanks Jan. Noted and appreciated. I am trying to stick with scale rather than performance and have sourced a scale 2 blade spinner and 14x6 two blade for a future trial.

In other news, I am...
07-21-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,495
Posted By Vortrog

https://youtu.be/dsktxdzgzYY Raw above video...

https://youtu.be/dsktxdzgzYY

Raw above video thanks to Tom Markwell

I increased my exhaust area by 4x by opening up the old exhaust slots to 30mm wide. I also added a baffle to direct air to...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-21-2019, 03:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,720
Posted By Vortrog

60" Royal FW190 with empty weight 4.4kg (fuelled...

60" Royal FW190 with empty weight 4.4kg (fuelled weight 4.75kg)
Running a Master Aircrew 13x8 3-Blade prop @9,600 RPM.
Model cruised at 60% throttle above calculated stall speed of 44km/hr
07-09-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,495
Posted By Vortrog

Focke-Wulf FW-190 A-8 by Royal Products Corp

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/fw190_at_field_ced21b3f14631a645db3f3fe117f436a3d27fc3f.jpg

Summary of Model and as built conditions / settings

Build Type...
06-17-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,245
Posted By Vortrog

Thanks for sharing

Thanks for sharing
06-17-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,779
Posted By Vortrog

Thats pretty bad disorientation if that was the...

Thats pretty bad disorientation if that was the case
Forum: RC Humor
06-16-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,735
Posted By Vortrog

So true :P

So true :P
06-16-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,363
Posted By Vortrog

Looks and flies awesome. You must be very proud...

Looks and flies awesome. You must be very proud of your work. My next build will be one of these, but probably something closer to 1.6m wingspan, but it wont look anything near as good as yours.
06-16-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By Vortrog

If the spitfire ends up being anything like the...

If the spitfire ends up being anything like the FW190 A8 I just maidened, a 60 sized engine will not be enough to really enjoy it.
06-16-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 57,695
Posted By Vortrog

Big Tim, I got to maiden my build on the weekend...

Big Tim, I got to maiden my build on the weekend finally which you may be interested in.

At 5kg fully fuelled, she needs a lot of runway. If you can take 500g to 1kg off the build weight (you...
06-16-2019, 03:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,811
Posted By Vortrog

Big tim, in case you wondered what it would look...

Big tim, in case you wondered what it would look like in the air, see beow


The engine cutout we think was overheating. We think I need to revert to the stock silencer (to reduce load from...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-26-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,593
Posted By Vortrog

Sorry to necropost to this thread, but for anyone...

Sorry to necropost to this thread, but for anyone wondering, the Bisson muffler that suits the OS 75 AX is only a exhaust redirector.
We acoustically tested it at my flying field with a hand held...
02-21-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 57,695
Posted By Vortrog

Cheers Klaatu (verata Nicto) and Greg. I'll...

Cheers Klaatu (verata Nicto) and Greg. I'll create a post when I get time and prior to maiden.
02-20-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 57,695
Posted By Vortrog

Thanks for logging your journey

Thanks Bigtim for logging your journey.
It has been invaluable in helping my build this model which I will maiden as soon as I modify my muffler (my noise output is 97db which is above my fields...
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