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Forum: RC Jets
Yesterday, 09:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,324
Posted By Dave Wilshere

Weight is good, I guess if I took all the fuel...

Weight is good, I guess if I took all the fuel out it’s close to 18kg. Yes, it would fly with a P-180, only thing might lack is initial acceleration as the tail pipe is sized for the larger motors...
Forum: RC Jets
Yesterday, 09:29 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 103,876
Posted By Dave Wilshere

I’ll try get a better balance position from the...

I’ll try get a better balance position from the guys. My model is Prototype spec still with small anhedral tails so my balance is completely different.
I think Andrew is now further forward than the...
Forum: RC Jets
Yesterday, 01:57 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 103,876
Posted By Dave Wilshere

I have a guy who has never had tailerons and...

I have a guy who has never had tailerons and hovers just fine. Some of what you are describing is balance. The Mephisto can hide a rearward balance in normal flight really well, then in HA or vector...
Forum: RC Jets
Yesterday, 06:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,324
Posted By Dave Wilshere

Jumping forward after several very late nights...

Jumping forward after several very late nights itís just about there.
Final weight with MAP 6oz Bubble trap full and landing fuel in the tanks is 18568g (18.5kg) I spent a whole evening staring at...
Forum: RC Jets
09-24-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 385
Posted By Dave Wilshere

The scheme will show up well. I’m going to use...

The scheme will show up well. I’m going to use the CARF cockpit on this one rather than my normal ‘lazy’ tint 😉 Callie supplies an instrument decal in the set I ordered, so it can have Super Chippy...
Forum: RC Jets
09-24-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 809
Views: 106,240
Posted By Dave Wilshere

The area the canopy seats on will require some...

The area the canopy seats on will require some cleaning up of glass strands, resin etc until the thickness is uniform. Then order a bunch of 6-10mm dia magnets...

Dave
Forum: RC Jets
09-24-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,324
Posted By Dave Wilshere

Before final positioning of equipment I decided...

Before final positioning of equipment I decided to do a balance check, no chance of a miss reading sensor here! 100kg nylon trace, triple knot each end, trap between wings and lift...
...
Forum: RC Jets
09-23-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 385
Posted By Dave Wilshere

While the aeroplane was travelling from the...

While the aeroplane was travelling from the factory I ordered the Art Scholl Super Chippy decal set from Callie Graphics over there, it has the sponsor list and other product logos which will really...
Forum: RC Jets
09-23-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,324
Posted By Dave Wilshere

Started the turbine install, itís easier than you...

Started the turbine install, itís easier than you might think, CARF really did a lot of homework on this model.
...
Forum: RC Jets
09-23-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 385
Posted By Dave Wilshere

I always thought they reduce the questions...

I always thought they reduce the questions asked...but the thousands of PM’s and emails over the years tells me that’s not necessarily the case 🙂
doing one 10 years later says a lot about the...
Forum: RC Jets
09-23-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 633
Views: 115,882
Posted By Dave Wilshere

Then you need to shim the units....

Then you need to shim the units....
Forum: RC Jets
09-23-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 385
Posted By Dave Wilshere

CARF Ultra Flash Evo build thread +

10 years ago this week, (Monday actually) I started the thread and built the first UF and my plan was to start this thread on Monday...but the shippers didnít get the memo and my kit has just come...
Forum: RC Jets
09-23-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,324
Posted By Dave Wilshere

I know electric retracts are all the rage, but...

I know electric retracts are all the rage, but the wiring nest you end up with means I kinda miss air 🙂
Luckily we know Electrons are amazing and once I have programmed the RS200 Iíll forget this...
Forum: RC Jets
09-22-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,324
Posted By Dave Wilshere

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1280x956/6764acb0_d40f_4413_826a_3e1b1816e4aa_3e837e85cdd6f31cff8b84340eb0f0eed84c9db6.jpeg...
Forum: RC Jets
09-22-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 115,882
Posted By Dave Wilshere

My guys either used 5Ē Dubro or Sullivan with the...

My guys either used 5Ē Dubro or Sullivan with the original set up. The later electric set up with thin wheels works best.
Forum: RC Jets
09-22-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,324
Posted By Dave Wilshere

Always a joy to have your private education chip...

Always a joy to have your private education chip in...
Forum: RC Jets
09-22-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,324
Posted By Dave Wilshere

Started on the fuselage properly now. The turbine...

Started on the fuselage properly now. The turbine installation is easy, especially happy the bye-pass is big enough to take the lead without a hole.
Sometime ago I found this card tube matched the...
Forum: RC Jets
09-21-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,324
Posted By Dave Wilshere

After a weekend of other peopleís jobs Iím back...

After a weekend of other peopleís jobs Iím back on the bolt. The wings are complete other than screwing down the covers once the fuselage is done and final radio tweaks.

Cutting holes for grommets...
Forum: RC Jets
09-20-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 115,882
Posted By Dave Wilshere

30oz in the tail does not add up. What’s in the...

30oz in the tail does not add up. What’s in the nose to make it that nose heavy?
Forum: RC Jets
09-20-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 27,663
Posted By Dave Wilshere

Don’t use oil! Detergent if anything, but...

Don’t use oil! Detergent if anything, but stretching is better than heat,,,
Forum: RC Jets
09-19-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,324
Posted By Dave Wilshere

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1280x956/a8ff9c69_1be2_4a59_91c5_4842bccb8293_080bf058ac84662f36af23f0d23fe4880762d6a3.jpeg...
Forum: RC Jets
09-18-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 27,663
Posted By Dave Wilshere

Steve Hartley above is exactly you! He’s been...

Steve Hartley above is exactly you! He’s been competing in IMAC for a few years, but with no events this year and flying with my lot seeing lots of jets, he asked me about getting one. His was the...
Forum: RC Jets
09-17-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,212
Posted By Dave Wilshere

Tone Clue is in the Text 🙂 CARF Dave

Tone
Clue is in the Text 🙂 CARF

Dave
Forum: RC Jets
09-17-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 62,583
Posted By Dave Wilshere

Yes, I use 2s on V6. V10 and V12 ECU... and only...

Yes, I use 2s on V6. V10 and V12 ECU... and only V12 really is capable of dealing perfectly with 3s Li-Po, but it still has to take this down to operating voltages, so lots more heat in the ECU...
Forum: RC Jets
09-17-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,324
Posted By Dave Wilshere

The rudder linkage fairing can be screwed on, but...

The rudder linkage fairing can be screwed on, but I decided to use Canopy glue after keying the surface of the fin.
The position is set so the linkage does not foul the fairing during full movement....
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