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01-23-2020, 12:55 AM
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Posted By barnowljenx

drac1, I have fitted on-board monitoring to my...

drac1, I have fitted on-board monitoring to my aircraft specifically to check what height I reach. If I fly a large diameter entry to the Fig Z by the time I reach the top my altitude is in the...
01-22-2020, 04:05 PM
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Posted By barnowljenx

I found the transition from P19 to P21 was...

I found the transition from P19 to P21 was difficult even though there were no really large manoeuvres that had to be centred like the Cuban 8 and Double Key in P19.

As regards the Comet to 4 pt...
08-09-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,453
Posted By barnowljenx

Flywilly - it took me around 4 years to really...

Flywilly - it took me around 4 years to really learn how to use the throttle when flying F3A. In the process, I burned out quite a few packs. I should also say that having started on a monoplane...
08-09-2019, 02:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,453
Posted By barnowljenx

Thanks for that analysis. I agree with you that...

Thanks for that analysis. I agree with you that the HK supplied packs are difficult to beat. Even if they don't last as long as some of the more expensive packs they still represent excellent...
02-10-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 17,452
Posted By barnowljenx

Thanks Steve. Sounds a really well designed...

Thanks Steve. Sounds a really well designed airframe. I have an Agenda with CRS drive and I've found it really good.
02-09-2019, 04:08 PM
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Posted By barnowljenx

Hi Steve Any more info on this project?

Hi Steve
Any more info on this project?
09-20-2018, 03:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By barnowljenx

Allan Thank you so much for that advice. ...

Allan

Thank you so much for that advice. However, the problem remains of how to close the doors after the u/c has extended. That is for extending the u/c the doors open, the u/c extends and then...
09-16-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By barnowljenx

JR XG11 Programming for Retract and Gear doors

Another puzzle for that genius Alan Worrest.

Hi, I'm just about to start building a Top Flite P51 1/7 scale and would like to make and use the inner u/c doors. They are required to open to allow...
05-11-2018, 02:18 PM
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Posted By barnowljenx

Thank for that insight Steve.

Thank for that insight Steve.
05-10-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 26,575
Posted By barnowljenx

Question for Steve Hannah. Steve, did you...

Question for Steve Hannah.

Steve, did you mount your batteries so that their centre line is aligned with the cenrre of the motor shaft. I'd heard that having a Kg of Battery off centre from the...
01-30-2018, 02:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,098
Posted By barnowljenx

Thanks modtron. I give MacGregor's a call and...

Thanks modtron. I give MacGregor's a call and they told me that JR Radio actually filed for bankruptcy in Dec 2017. RCDepot, run by an Ex-JR person has taken on a number of JR employees and are...
01-20-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,098
Posted By barnowljenx

Future of JR

Does anyone know whether JR will continue to support their range of model aircraft radio gear or sell it to someone who will?
12-03-2017, 03:36 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 26,575
Posted By barnowljenx

Interesting! I have stored my Hacker C50-13XL...

Interesting! I have stored my Hacker C50-13XL powered birds resting on the spinner and those were soft-mounted using the same bobbins as for the CRS drive. I have not noticed any change of thrust...
12-02-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 26,575
Posted By barnowljenx

I sent the gearbox back to the manufacturer,...

I sent the gearbox back to the manufacturer, Ralph Schweizer Model Technik, and Ralph has identified some significant damage to the front prop drive shaft and bearings. This he is repairing. I...
12-01-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 26,575
Posted By barnowljenx

I should have said, the drive that was in it was...

I should have said, the drive that was in it was a CRS and mine has just been bolted straight in using the same fitting. The airframe flew in a straight line before I bought it. The spinner is...
12-01-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 26,575
Posted By barnowljenx

Having just bought a second hand Agenda and...

Having just bought a second hand Agenda and separately a second hand Leomotion/CRS drive I've now managed to fly the combo. I was surprised to find that the aircraft pulled to the right on a...
10-21-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,038
Posted By barnowljenx

Chris Thanks for the feedback. I fly a 2...

Chris

Thanks for the feedback. I fly a 2 mtr Citrin and that flies slowly in comparison with monoplanes so I'm surprised that the small Citrin needs to be flown fast. By the way, all models are...
10-16-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,038
Posted By barnowljenx

Anyone got any flight reports on the Citrin 50e?

Anyone got any flight reports on the Citrin 50e?
05-16-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,996
Posted By barnowljenx

I read the News report on the JR website...

I read the News report on the JR website (Announcement (Official Post and private communication) | Japan Remote Control CO.,Ltd (http://www.jrpropo.com/english/news/contents.php?no=3537)) but does...
01-23-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,565
Posted By barnowljenx

For F3A 20C batteries are perfectly OK. The blue...

For F3A 20C batteries are perfectly OK. The blue Turnigy ones have also lost 100 gms weight and are now lighter than the Zippy Compacts as well as being cheaper. It works out at around 1 (pound...
11-21-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,194
Posted By barnowljenx

How to range check a DJI Phantom 3?

A friend has just bought a Phantom 3 and we were trying to determine how you do a radio range check on it before you commit to fly. The manual does not mention range checking or how to place the Tx...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-08-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 371
Posted By barnowljenx

What pipe for DLE 35RA

Hi Guys

I'm running a DLE 35 RA in a Capiche 140 which is a bit on the heavy side at 6.75 Kg without fuel. The engine has been run for about 2 hours and I'm getting 8,100 rpm on an 18x8 Falcon...
08-15-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,394
Posted By barnowljenx

Hi Allan I've now flown the aircraft, a...

Hi Allan

I've now flown the aircraft, a Citrin, and the crow works well. As I said, the idea was to slow the aircraft on the vertical and 45 deg downlines. The initial test showed that...
08-08-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,394
Posted By barnowljenx

Allan Thanks for your detailed input. I...

Allan

Thanks for your detailed input. I have now completed the programming of the Tx. You were right about swapping two aileron servos on the same wing and as I don't use differential there is...
08-07-2016, 01:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,394
Posted By barnowljenx

Hi Allan Many thanks. As ever, you are a...

Hi Allan

Many thanks. As ever, you are a never ending fount of wisdom on programming the XG11!

Couple of additional questions before I set to on the programming.

Do I need to use the...
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