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Forum: RC Jets
09-09-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 125,020
Posted By Dustflyer

There are two scenarios: steady state wind and...

There are two scenarios: steady state wind and non-steady state wind. There is also the issue of inertia (or lack thereof) and acceleration.

If you are flying at 40 knots into a 40 knot headwind...
01-21-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,725
Posted By Dustflyer

I don't know if this will solve your problem, but...

I don't know if this will solve your problem, but I had similar issues that proved to be entirely of my own doing.

You need to check two things: First, make absolutely sure you plug the wires into...
Forum: RC Jets
01-19-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By Dustflyer

Jet Vette

Ok, ok, it doesn't fly but this is so unbelievably cool I just couldn't resist. I guess it just went up for sale at Barrett Jackson. Any of you guys buy it?
...
Forum: RC Jets
11-30-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,096
Posted By Dustflyer

One of the funniest threads I have seen in a long...

One of the funniest threads I have seen in a long time.

Great stuff.
Forum: RC Jets
11-30-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,190
Posted By Dustflyer

Have you looked at the Pilot RC Dolphin Jet?...

Have you looked at the Pilot RC Dolphin Jet? $2600 includes everthing except the turbine and reciever. Everything is pre-installed. Gear, servos, everything. Why dump a pile of money into a first...
Forum: RC Jets
11-25-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,653
Posted By Dustflyer

Wow. Brilliant, whimsical, fun. Absolutely...

Wow. Brilliant, whimsical, fun. Absolutely superb.

I am very fortunate and priveledged to have met and talked with Sean on many occassions. He is one of the finest individuals you will ever meet,...
Forum: RC Jets
11-25-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,577
Posted By Dustflyer

Here's a great video of the wrong way and the...

Here's a great video of the wrong way and the right way to land a Super Reaper. At 7:40 he makes his first approach, the deck angle is flat and he floats down the runway, barely saving it with a...
Forum: RC Jets
11-24-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 22,701
Posted By Dustflyer

Dub, We've never met, but I wish you the...

Dub,

We've never met, but I wish you the best of luck with it. The plane is gorgeous. Hope to see it for real someday or maybe some video!
Forum: RC Jets
11-20-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,577
Posted By Dustflyer

Glad you liked the video! I have a few more at my...

Glad you liked the video! I have a few more at my channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/Jetsplus You might get a kick out of the P-80 "Afterburner" video. I also have a few other Jet Rally videos and...
Forum: RC Jets
11-18-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,577
Posted By Dustflyer

Video of my Super Reaper with Simjet 1200 begins...

Video of my Super Reaper with Simjet 1200 begins at 1:12 in this video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QDuD2G4mcuY
Forum: RC Jets
11-18-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,577
Posted By Dustflyer

If you are thinking of my post and photo allow me...

If you are thinking of my post and photo allow me to offer a few thoughts on my experience.

My friend had given me his Super Reaper with a Simjet 13lb turbine. Knowing the airplane had a...
Forum: RC Jets
10-26-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,710
Posted By Dustflyer

Looking closely at the available photos, it looks...

Looking closely at the available photos, it looks like the stab goes right through the top of the rear fuse. Hard to tell whether in one piece of two. That would explain the extra thickness in that...
Forum: RC Jets
08-11-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,704
Posted By Dustflyer

That Phoenix is an amazingly tough model!

That Phoenix is an amazingly tough model!
Forum: RC Jets
08-04-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,710
Posted By Dustflyer

Very nice looking model!

Very nice looking model!
Forum: RC Jets
05-21-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,186
Posted By Dustflyer

Tor, You know what you are talking about....

Tor,

You know what you are talking about. I've watched your videos and they are absolutely fantastic, among the best I have seen. For an old camera, that Sony HDR-HC1E does a great job. I love the...
Forum: RC Jets
05-20-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,186
Posted By Dustflyer

I keep both eyes open as I look through the...

I keep both eyes open as I look through the viewfinder (eyepiece) until I acquire the jet in the distance. Once I definitely have the plane I close my other eye and just look through the eyepiece....
Forum: RC Jets
05-18-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,186
Posted By Dustflyer

One of the guys up at Hamburg shoots fabulous...

One of the guys up at Hamburg shoots fabulous video with his Sony. It is one of the bigger prosumer models, an FX7 maybe? Awesome camera. Here is one of his videos:
...
Forum: RC Jets
05-18-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,186
Posted By Dustflyer

I shot this video of the 2013 Hamburg Jet Rally...

I shot this video of the 2013 Hamburg Jet Rally with a Canon HF-G10, which is no longer made. The latest version is the G30 which has better stabilization and a 20X zoom vs. a 10X on the G10. I...
Forum: RC Jets
02-20-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,645
Posted By Dustflyer

Looks like interest in supersonic passenger...

Looks like interest in supersonic passenger travel is perking up again. If you can wait 4 years and you've got the bucks, here's your ride.

http://www.spikeaerospace.com/
...
Forum: RC Jets
02-09-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,184
Posted By Dustflyer

Did you try calling Tad at...

Did you try calling Tad at http://goldenwestmodels.com/gwm/Welcome.html He actually makes his own Hotspots.

If you click on "Model Planes" on the top right of his website you will see a picture...
Forum: RC Jets
02-05-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,104
Posted By Dustflyer

Same here Erik. Best field on the planet and the...

Same here Erik. Best field on the planet and the best bunch of guys and gals you will find anywhere. See you soon.
Forum: RC Jets
02-03-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,104
Posted By Dustflyer

Very cool video! Looking forward to seeing...

Very cool video!

Looking forward to seeing everyone and getting the 'ole "Spot'" AKA "Cockroach" back in the air. Joe W's Super Reaper should be a kick with the K100 too.
Forum: RC Jets
02-01-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,104
Posted By Dustflyer

Video of the October Jet Rally: ...

Video of the October Jet Rally:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jsthl4lR-hA
Forum: RC Jets
01-30-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,022
Posted By Dustflyer

That's the beauty of this hobby, there's...

That's the beauty of this hobby, there's something for everyone.

The reason I started this thread was, after years and years reading about this and that problem with Futaba, JR, and Spektrum, I...
Forum: RC Jets
01-30-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,022
Posted By Dustflyer

My understanding is Airtronics is very popular...

My understanding is Airtronics is very popular with glider enthusiasts. I wonder why? Maybe like us with Futaba and Spektrum, "everybody else uses them."

Based on what I've read in these posts, it...
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