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Forum: RC Jets
09-14-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,135
Posted By jofunk

Hi Lewis, The 1/4 scale Panther is mine, Joe...

Hi Lewis,

The 1/4 scale Panther is mine, Joe Felonk

Thanks for all you do with JOK
Forum: RC Jets
09-13-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 22,064
Posted By jofunk

Sebastian your Voyager flew really well at the...

Sebastian your Voyager flew really well at the Route 66 jet rally in Litchfield Il. this weekend. It was fun hanging out with everyone.
Forum: RC Jets
08-03-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,048
Posted By jofunk

The down elevator probably had up aileron for...

The down elevator probably had up aileron for some drag . You don't need a million dollar transmitter, just one you can set up some crow.
Forum: RC Jets
08-03-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 144,345
Posted By jofunk

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1552x1164/101_0198_b896fdd06f7792efc75202f6135e763eee418c88.jpg
Forum: RC Jets
08-03-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 144,345
Posted By jofunk

I secured big Bills Panther #5. The guy who had...

I secured big Bills Panther #5. The guy who had it is not a modeler and ruined it trying to finish it. I'm not sure what i'm going to do with it.
Forum: RC Jets
06-18-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 441
Posted By jofunk

what gear is this?

Does anyone know who makes this gear
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1552x1164/101_0196_6fc7271c4eb027bb6c26d379fd7311d55fd4a800.jpg...
Forum: RC Jets
05-09-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,332
Posted By jofunk

Contacting the manufacturer is the way to go. I...

Contacting the manufacturer is the way to go. I think any reputable kit manufacturer would replace that in a heartbeat.
Forum: RC Jets
04-15-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 39,495
Posted By jofunk

Maybe to stiffen the engine rails glue 1/8"...

Maybe to stiffen the engine rails glue 1/8" aircraft ply vertically to the outside of the rail. I think it would save some weight and really stiffen it turning the rail into an L.
Forum: RC Jets
02-13-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,690
Posted By jofunk

Common jets don't draw as much attention. The way...

Common jets don't draw as much attention. The way to change that is to make them bigger. But there is a limit somewhere.
Forum: RC Jets
02-04-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 562
Posted By jofunk

Get John Travolta on the case. He could use...

Get John Travolta on the case. He could use another one.
Forum: RC Jets
02-04-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By jofunk

I over heard a few brains talking back in the...

I over heard a few brains talking back in the ducted fan days that a properly tuned 91 DF puts out about five horse power. So if that is true a 30 cc 2 stroke with a belt drive geared to step up the...
Forum: RC Jets
01-16-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 910
Posted By jofunk

Back in the day I flew a byron F15 many times...

Back in the day I flew a byron F15 many times with ducted fans. A handful of times one engine quit. The plane flew as straight as an arrow on one fan, just a little slower. You could immediately tell...
Forum: RC Jets
01-15-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,797
Posted By jofunk

Nice job Sebastian sticking that landing on the...

Nice job Sebastian sticking that landing on the 400' runway at Palos. Must have been your caller.
Forum: RC Jets
01-11-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,920
Posted By jofunk

With ducted fans, pinching down the exit...

With ducted fans, pinching down the exit increased the velocity. Even the Byron lexan thrust tubes were tapered......... Sorta like putting your finger on the end of a garden hose.
Forum: RC Jets
01-07-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,229
Posted By jofunk

Watts just joined and seems like he is eager to...

Watts just joined and seems like he is eager to help someone. It is good to see a new, enthusiastic, maybe young member. Welcome
Forum: RC Jets
01-05-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 102,350
Posted By jofunk

I feel for you Paul. Don't be discouraged. I...

I feel for you Paul. Don't be discouraged. I dropped my scratch built years of work from 50 feet (bad C.G.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=638i29FhaL4 I'm Sure you'll give it another try and figure...
Forum: RC Jets
01-05-2021, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
Posted By jofunk

I enlarged a Ziroli Panther to 1/4 scale and fly...

I enlarged a Ziroli Panther to 1/4 scale and fly it with a K 170. It flies great. https://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/rc-jets-120/10009222-1-4-scale-f9f-panther-build.html
Forum: RC Jets
12-08-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 999
Posted By jofunk

It would be interesting to see how Boeing spec'd...

It would be interesting to see how Boeing spec'd the set ups, engines, receivers, servos, retracts, linkages, wires, connectors etc.
Forum: RC Jets
12-07-2020, 08:54 PM
Forum: RC Jets
11-28-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 133,510
Posted By jofunk

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1552x1164/101_0175_e5027554360b616e02af352794fb7d4550c344f7.jpg...
Forum: RC Jets
10-11-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,665
Posted By jofunk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGTnFEoHam8 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGTnFEoHam8 Here is the video
Forum: RC Jets
10-10-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,332
Posted By jofunk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGTnFEoHam8 Big...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGTnFEoHam8 Big Voyager Maiden flight. good job Sebastian
Forum: RC Jets
09-01-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By jofunk

Air leak hunter

I landed a plane over the weekend with only one gear due to an air leak. The first diagnosis is to pump things up and listen. If its a small leak its a little hard to hear. So I made a little tool....
Forum: RC Jets
06-09-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 133,510
Posted By jofunk

I did a little work this weekend. I balanced the...

I did a little work this weekend. I balanced the Vigilante where the glider flew well, with the plane tipping nose down on the front spar. It took a lot of lead, Just like my Panther. I made a tray...
Forum: RC Jets
06-03-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 44,294
Posted By jofunk

According to the Balsa USA ad in the latest AMA...

According to the Balsa USA ad in the latest AMA magazine there is a shortage of balsa right now and it is affecting the prices on their kits...........BTW this is a great scratch building thread....
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