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12-03-2017, 10:00 AM
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Posted By cartercg

Hi guys. Small adjustments in the wing inc can be...

Hi guys. Small adjustments in the wing inc can be done by sanding down the donuts that the wing pins fit into, and building up the other side with some glue. As the aileron trim is small it will be a...
12-02-2017, 05:42 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 26,052
Posted By cartercg

2246679 The first flights on a plane generally...

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The first flights on a plane generally tell a lot in terms of the quality of the design and the amount of trimming that will be required. I'm very pleased with the first flights on the...
11-27-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,784
Posted By cartercg

I got to watch the Pandora fly in Argentina. Its...

I got to watch the Pandora fly in Argentina. Its a great concept for calmer conditions, but was clearly a handful in the strong cross winds. Gernot did a magnificent job flying her well, but the...
11-27-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 26,052
Posted By cartercg

Oh, also running the throttle tech speed control...

Oh, also running the throttle tech speed control adjustment system, and I lightened the heatsink of the Spin 99.
11-27-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 26,052
Posted By cartercg

The rest of the Rx installation is straight...

The rest of the Rx installation is straight forward.
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My installation consists of Brenner V3 CRS, Hacker C54, Spin 99, Futaba BLS servos (171, 173 and 174), Emcotech magnetic switch,...
11-27-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 26,052
Posted By cartercg

As Bryan is using the same fuze mould for...

As Bryan is using the same fuze mould for electric and glow, the electric version has a chin cowl. That is not a problem. The cowl is installed complete with the pins and other fixtures so that it...
11-27-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 26,052
Posted By cartercg

My Alchemy arrived safely at Aerial Concepts in...

My Alchemy arrived safely at Aerial Concepts in South Africa. A big thanks to Bryan, Dean, Neil and team for making it happen. The good packing resulted in no damage, and we immediately assembled her...
08-14-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,931
Views: 481,525
Posted By cartercg

Hi all, some feedback on my recent experiences...

Hi all, some feedback on my recent experiences with my V3 drive. I converted to the Hacker C54 motor and changed to the 10.15 gear set. I'm running the original Brenner 22 inch props with 20 pitch...
06-26-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 26,052
Posted By cartercg

Looking forward to more feedback on the flight...

Looking forward to more feedback on the flight characteristics as compared to the Allure....where is it better? Does the larger fin improve the extreme KE abilities and make it even better for the...
06-06-2017, 09:49 AM
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Views: 481,525
Posted By cartercg

Thanks all for the feedback and suggestions....

Thanks all for the feedback and suggestions. Especially to Mike M and Brenner for the great service. I'm going to try the C54 with 10.15 gearset, and will revert in due course with my experience.
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06-02-2017, 10:25 PM
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Views: 481,525
Posted By cartercg

Hi all, I'm running a Brenner V3 CR drive in...

Hi all,

I'm running a Brenner V3 CR drive in my Allure. Works great. Its with the Neu motor running a 10.33 gear ratio and 22/22 rear and 22/20 front Brenner props. I ran a similar setup in my...
09-30-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 54,173
Posted By cartercg

Thanks David, much appreciated.

Thanks David, much appreciated.
09-27-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 54,173
Posted By cartercg

Hi all, the width of the t-can on the Galactika...

Hi all, the width of the t-can on the Galactika is around 740mm. That is the total width as measured on the trailing edge of the t-can. It is huge.

Can anyone with the original Galactik model (the...
06-13-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,942
Posted By cartercg

Thanks guys, I'll have another look at it. Worst...

Thanks guys, I'll have another look at it. Worst case, I'll have a go at making up some new wings and experimenting a little.
06-11-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,942
Posted By cartercg

About a year and a half ago I badly damaged my...

About a year and a half ago I badly damaged my Peridot after pushing the flight pack to hard for too long and end up paying the price with a very hard outfield crash. Fuze was damaged and the left...
05-20-2016, 12:20 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 54,173
Posted By cartercg

Hi, the mixes are sufficiently small that I don't...

Hi, the mixes are sufficiently small that I don't notice them when flying. Normal rudder corrections are sufficiently small that the change in elevator when making those corrections is not...
05-19-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 54,173
Posted By cartercg

Those stick position triggers for snap condition...

Those stick position triggers for snap condition should work, but also try triggering it with elevator and aileron as compared to rudder. You can also try bringing the activation point down to around...
05-17-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,680
Posted By cartercg

I've used the same falcon 3B with pletti advance...

I've used the same falcon 3B with pletti advance with no issues at all.
05-12-2016, 03:00 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 54,173
Posted By cartercg

Hi, I found the Galaktika fairly easy to...

Hi,

I found the Galaktika fairly easy to stall turn. It kicks over nicely. The key is the right throttle balance. It needs a fair bit of throttle to have good authority on the rudder. Its a...
05-08-2016, 11:45 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 54,173
Posted By cartercg

Hi, I doubt the longer gear will have any...

Hi, I doubt the longer gear will have any noticeable impact. The settings are as for my single prop, and I don't expect will change much. Perhaps a very small mod, but they will be much the same with...
05-08-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 54,173
Posted By cartercg

Hi, Here are some pics of my Galaktika with...

Hi,

Here are some pics of my Galaktika with the Brenner v3 contra drive with Neu motor. All up weight with hacker 5000 mAh packs will be around 5030g. Right on the limit but I can still run a...
05-07-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 54,173
Posted By cartercg

Hi, I've run contra and single prop in a Peridot...

Hi, I've run contra and single prop in a Peridot and Citrin, and the Peridot with and without a t-can. The contra has little impact on rudder elevator coupling. There may be a small impact, but it is...
05-07-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 54,173
Posted By cartercg

I played around a bit with the t-can incidence to...

I played around a bit with the t-can incidence to see if that would reduce the need for so much positive on the wing. It did not have any real affect. A mix free plane is a function of trimming and...
05-06-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 54,173
Posted By cartercg

Hi Bo, My Galaktika does exactly the same,...

Hi Bo,

My Galaktika does exactly the same, as does Grant's. I have 0.5% down elev with left rudder and 3% down elev with right rudder. We tried different incidences and CGs and could not remove...
05-04-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,264
Posted By cartercg

Hi Bo, I guess I was just lucky with my dry...

Hi Bo,

I guess I was just lucky with my dry weight. Grant here got one at the same time (we ordered them together) and his has identical kit yet is around 60g heavier.

Yes my right trust is...
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