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Forum: RC Jets
01-10-2021, 02:24 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 17,320
Posted By madmodelman

Yes, that is correct, the reason is because...

Yes, that is correct, the reason is because that's the landing configuration when you really do need balance at its best.
My uat is midships with a filling tube running to the nose for ease of...
Forum: RC Jets
01-09-2021, 01:35 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 17,320
Posted By madmodelman

Why is your uat in the front?

Why is your uat in the front?
Forum: RC Jets
06-16-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 17,320
Posted By madmodelman

Don't let the nosewheel touch down before the...

Don't let the nosewheel touch down before the mains thats all.
Forum: RC Jets
06-14-2020, 04:47 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 17,320
Posted By madmodelman

You're welcome. Never ever put the nose wheel...

You're welcome.
Never ever put the nose wheel down first!
The design of the airframe is very good and strong, the bolt system works well.
I am very aware of Czech, the Russions use the L39 for...
Forum: RC Jets
06-10-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 17,320
Posted By madmodelman

Hello, I bolted mine together as I have a large...

Hello, I bolted mine together as I have a large van. Wouldn't recommend gluing permanently, just check the bolts occasionally.
Forum: RC Jets
06-10-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 17,320
Posted By madmodelman

Best try a bit of English.

Best try a bit of English.
Forum: RC Jets
02-28-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 17,320
Posted By madmodelman

You're welcome, good vid, not one of my best...

You're welcome, good vid, not one of my best flights, restricted where we could fly that day, shocking landing as well, never get it right when there's a camera about lol.
Forum: RC Jets
02-28-2020, 04:19 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 17,320
Posted By madmodelman

Arjan, Bit of video for you, ...

Arjan,

Bit of video for you,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Io1I_jMlEUw

Gary. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Io1I_jMlEUw)
Forum: RC Jets
02-28-2020, 03:16 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 17,320
Posted By madmodelman

Arjan, I have sent you a pm. If you go back...

Arjan, I have sent you a pm.
If you go back through this thread there are pics of the noseleg and wing mod, very important.
Gary.
Forum: RC Jets
02-10-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 659
Views: 131,862
Posted By madmodelman

Actually an easier and cheaper way is just to add...

Actually an easier and cheaper way is just to add a spring washer and tighten the bolt until it flattens.
Forum: RC Jets
02-10-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 659
Views: 131,862
Posted By madmodelman

And make sure you use penny washers.

And make sure you use penny washers.
Forum: RC Jets
10-20-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,951
Views: 342,504
Posted By madmodelman

Yes, good luck, I haven't got mine now, I would...

Yes, good luck, I haven't got mine now, I would have liked to advise you on my cg.
Mine did fly very nicely.
Forum: RC Jets
10-20-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 1,951
Views: 342,504
Posted By madmodelman

We're talking about the 1/5 JL one. Brian, mine...

We're talking about the 1/5 JL one.
Brian, mine is the earlier version, isn't it possible to pack the nose leg to lower it?
I'm flying the larger FB one nowadays.
Forum: RC Jets
10-20-2019, 03:02 AM
Replies: 1,951
Views: 342,504
Posted By madmodelman

The rear springs are already soft, on tarmac...

The rear springs are already soft, on tarmac there is no problem, on grass the nose leg is pulled back creating a negative incidence on the wing.

Cure is to use stiffer nose leg...
Forum: RC Jets
09-18-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,017
Posted By madmodelman

I have to agree with you there, for a sports jet...

I have to agree with you there, for a sports jet it's quite attractive and if nothing else isn't a Futura clone.
It is big and flys beautifully, great presence in the air. I'm not easily impressed...
Forum: RC Jets
09-18-2019, 02:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,017
Posted By madmodelman

Almost certainly Dave! Splish splash lol.

Almost certainly Dave! Splish splash lol.
Forum: RC Jets
09-17-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,017
Posted By madmodelman

There's a device called a search engine. Use...

There's a device called a search engine. Use toprcmodels Voyager as I did.
Forum: RC Jets
09-17-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,017
Posted By madmodelman

Pretty certain F16 is 1/6th scale. Look on...

Pretty certain F16 is 1/6th scale.
Look on their website toprcmodel.com you can also contact them there.
I'm not 100% certain but I think Henry He used to be something to do with FEJ but the models...
Forum: RC Jets
09-17-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,017
Posted By madmodelman

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1080x810/20190915_120252_382dbc186d80b5a40b5bbe35f8a8650893c265c6.jpg...
Forum: RC Jets
07-16-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,951
Views: 342,504
Posted By madmodelman

Wren160, perfect size, most time on 1/2 throttle...

Wren160, perfect size, most time on 1/2 throttle for scale speed, long flight times also.
Forum: RC Jets
07-16-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 1,951
Views: 342,504
Posted By madmodelman

Just wait for t off speed before rotating, don't...

Just wait for t off speed before rotating, don't hold a chunk of up elevator and she'll take off scale. Bonus is on landing she sticks well!
Forum: RC Jets
05-25-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 17,320
Posted By madmodelman

Hi Erwin, A 160 is the perfect size but a 140...

Hi Erwin,
A 160 is the perfect size but a 140 will be fine if you are not taking off grass.
Mine cruises at scale speed with a 160 at half throttle.
Regarding retracts, I've found that the air...
Forum: RC Jets
05-24-2019, 04:01 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 28,623
Posted By madmodelman

Javier, I would advise you to email unilight...

Javier, I would advise you to email unilight describing the problem, if it's faulty which I suspect they will authorise a repair.
Their service is very good!

Gary.
Forum: RC Jets
05-11-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 60,231
Posted By madmodelman

F86 1/4 scale

By coincidence I am working on my cockpit details at the moment, this is what it should look like....
Forum: RC Jets
03-16-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3,483
Views: 393,267
Posted By madmodelman

Sounds like a faulty sd card.

Sounds like a faulty sd card.
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