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Forum: RC Jets
01-19-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,189
Posted By S_Ellzey

We lost one of our legends - Sam Snyder

Yesterday we lost one of our legends, and my good friend; Sam Snyder. Sam died after a short medical battle (not Covid).

Sam lived an amazing life, achieving many things that you only see in the...
10-12-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,285
Posted By S_Ellzey

Hi Andy, Thanks for the quick response. ...

Hi Andy,

Thanks for the quick response.

That was it. With it not working I could see that I had some steering trim, After taking a few clicks out the system came on.

Playing around I saw...
10-11-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,285
Posted By S_Ellzey

IX20 with Spektrum AR12310T receiver

Hopefully Andy or some else can help with this one

I put an AR12310T receiver with AS3X in a jet model about a year and half ago, originally with a DX18G2. Just a little over a year ago the Rx...
09-28-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,216
Posted By S_Ellzey

Thanks for replying Andy Is it considered safe...

Thanks for replying Andy
Is it considered safe to fly?
interestingly I noticed if you power on the Rx first it doesn’t show the problem.

another question if I might; I cannot find official...
09-22-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,216
Posted By S_Ellzey

ix20 with JR1221 Rx

I am trying to move an airplane with a JR1221 (DSM2) RX to my ix20. Everything binds correctly including the TM1000, and everything works as expected. However when I cycle power the Rx LEDs flash...
Forum: RC Jets
04-23-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 7,671
Posted By S_Ellzey

A little history; This comes from my 6 years...

A little history;

This comes from my 6 years as JPO President.

Why is there a waiver in the first place? When a model turbine engine first became commercially available someone on the AMA EC...
Forum: RC Jets
04-23-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 7,671
Posted By S_Ellzey

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1224x1632/ciii_b329b07c6ebd669ac4aa826de8c4d218ee113d8d.jpg
This is my own scratch design, Crusader III. All wood, been flying for 3 years...
Forum: Aerodynamics
10-30-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,337
Posted By S_Ellzey

Let me qualify myself, I am an Aerospace engineer...

Let me qualify myself, I am an Aerospace engineer and a practicing aerodynamicist.

The effect is completely dependent on how the raising of the ailerons changes the flow on the tail. If the...
05-25-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By S_Ellzey

You calculated the energy for a 30 lbs Jet at 200...

You calculated the energy for a 30 lbs Jet at 200 mph wrong. It is more like 40,000 ft-lbs (one half times mass times velocity squared)

But it only takes a 5 pound object going 30 mph to get 150...
05-24-2017, 05:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By S_Ellzey

a different approach to dealing with the FAA

Thanks to the efforts of Mr. Taylor we have a victory in the fight to keep the government out of our hobby, but the FAA is most likely looking to their next effort to reverse the situation. We need...
Forum: RC Jets
04-01-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 18,154
Posted By S_Ellzey

Concerning the picture of what looks like...

Concerning the picture of what looks like fiberglass debris on the screen. Could it have been generated when the fiberglass tank was cut open?

I have made my own version of the CAT tank for about...
Forum: RC Jets
08-03-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 937
Posted By S_Ellzey

I fly mine right on the factor mark, and I think...

I fly mine right on the factor mark, and I think it flies great there. I machined a scale retractable tail bumper and there is enough pitch control power on landing to hit it. There is a very small...
Forum: Kit Building
07-19-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,534
Posted By S_Ellzey

I am afraid that I can't find the original prints...

I am afraid that I can't find the original prints from the artical. They were 35mm b&w prints (only 1 roll) plus a roll of Kodachrome slides for the color photos. I have moved since doing the...
Forum: RC Jets
07-01-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,390
Posted By S_Ellzey

As one of the authors of the regulation I can say...

As one of the authors of the regulation I can say that the intent was for there to be a shutoff valve, just stopping the pump was discussed and ruled out.

You have to remember that at the time...
Forum: Kit Building
06-08-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,534
Posted By S_Ellzey

I just came across this and was amazed that...

I just came across this and was amazed that someone is making a kit of my old design. And I am very glad that it is still generating interest with you guys.

If I can answer any question I would...
Forum: RC Jets
03-04-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By S_Ellzey

The dot is on the right side 0.5" below the...

The dot is on the right side 0.5" below the lowest panel line at the leading edge of the stab
Forum: RC Jets
12-18-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,648
Posted By S_Ellzey

if you do a search on "strut" and my user name...

if you do a search on "strut" and my user name "S_ellzey" you will find a post were I showed the process I went through machining a set of trailing arm struts
Forum: RC Jets
10-03-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,351
Posted By S_Ellzey

Checking how much you put in while charging can...

Checking how much you put in while charging can be misleading. As the cells age their resistance goes up, so more of the power put into them gets turned into waste heat, not capacity. The real test...
Forum: RC Jets
09-16-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,162
Posted By S_Ellzey

Did you check the spam folder?

Did you check the spam folder?
Forum: RC Jets
09-16-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,162
Posted By S_Ellzey

To get your password go to the spectrum web site...

To get your password go to the spectrum web site and put your email address into the user name field and click forgot password, they will email you your login info provided that the email address is...
Forum: RC Jets
09-15-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 964
Posted By S_Ellzey

It is possible to do this mechanically at the...

It is possible to do this mechanically at the servo, and only use one servo. Use servo slow and a mid-sized digital servo, a small analog will move in jerky manner which throws the timing off. You...
Forum: RC Jets
07-02-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,114
Posted By S_Ellzey

Not that the Spektrum AS3X recievers are big...

Not that the Spektrum AS3X recievers are big enough to fly an F-18, but you can split the surfaces and have some running heading lock while the rest are only rate damped. Using flight modes you can...
Forum: RC Jets
06-30-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,114
Posted By S_Ellzey

Just installed a Spektrum AR636 receiver in my...

Just installed a Spektrum AR636 receiver in my original Habu. The AR636 has the AS3X gyro system in it, and it works very well. Using a smart phone for the programming interface makes it easy to...
Forum: RC Jets
06-05-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,728
Posted By S_Ellzey

My audible telemetry speaks with a female Texas...

My audible telemetry speaks with a female Texas accent. The update rate and which data stream is being delivered are based on a neuro-network that is so complex that no man could ever understand it....
Forum: RC Jets
05-06-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,218
Posted By S_Ellzey

Another fun UPS story. Earlier this year we...

Another fun UPS story.

Earlier this year we ordered some parts from a company who shipped them UPS. The package was mark “hold for pickup” and had several of the names of guys in my office on...
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