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Forum: RC Jets
Yesterday, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By mr_matt

Got comments to FAA notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM)? Deadline March 2

If you have not read it, it is a doozy. 33 pages.....just for the Executive Summary

I was curious if anyone had a clever slant on their responses (perhaps unique to jets, as I don't want the...
Forum: RC Jets
02-22-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,011
Posted By mr_matt

Where is the best place to buy these for a...

Where is the best place to buy these for a Californian?

Thanks
Forum: RC Jets
02-21-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 41,888
Posted By mr_matt

Ignore Buck, he does not suffer from the gear...

Ignore Buck, he does not suffer from the gear door sickness, I can tell you are a fellow sufferer. I feel your pain.

How about getting rid of the rigid linkage completely.... let the corner of the...
Forum: RC Jets
02-19-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 82,151
Posted By mr_matt

Can these be built as a twin turbine, under 55...

Can these be built as a twin turbine, under 55 pounds wet? Thanks
02-09-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2,724
Views: 398,578
Posted By mr_matt

Looks fantastic. Do you fly with that opening...

Looks fantastic. Do you fly with that opening canopy just slid shut?
02-07-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2,724
Views: 398,578
Posted By mr_matt

This routed pocket goes deep into the surface....

This routed pocket goes deep into the surface. Typically, gluing in this pocket is hell, but here I printed a little jig that centers the formica RDS pocket and holds it at the correct depth. This...
02-07-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2,724
Views: 398,578
Posted By mr_matt

I then printed another jig to hold the surface...

I then printed another jig to hold the surface vertically to route out the RDS hinge pocket (no ugly horns/linkages sticking...
02-07-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2,724
Views: 398,578
Posted By mr_matt

I made a small jig to align the hinges and se the...

I made a small jig to align the hinges and se the correct depth while the glue cures on one...
02-07-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2,724
Views: 398,578
Posted By mr_matt

The 0.055" music wire pin now goes through the...

The 0.055" music wire pin now goes through the center of the hinge line....
Forum: RC Jets
01-26-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 41,888
Posted By mr_matt

Great work fixing a design issue (lemons to...

Great work fixing a design issue (lemons to lemonade). One tip, when I do stuff like this I make sure to pre load the gear in the up position. I put a block of wood under the tire in the wheel bay. I...
Forum: RC Jets
01-23-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,806
Posted By mr_matt

Looks great, are you using leading edge flaps?

Looks great, are you using leading edge flaps?
12-31-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2,724
Views: 398,578
Posted By mr_matt

Since the only exposed linkages on the model are...

Since the only exposed linkages on the model are for the ailerons, I thought I would change those to RDS. I also like to make surfaces removable when I can, and that is especially important on RDS...
Forum: RC Jets
12-28-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By mr_matt

Thanks sysiek, good tip

Thanks sysiek, good tip
Forum: RC Jets
12-26-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By mr_matt

Vin is this the one robart is selling?

Vin is this the one robart is selling?
Forum: RC Jets
12-24-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By mr_matt

Bob Moore (b1bob) used to make them, ring slotted...

Bob Moore (b1bob) used to make them, ring slotted too.
12-06-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 618
Posted By mr_matt

Are you sure they are not available? I have had...

Are you sure they are not available? I have had one of these planes for awhile, I dont think there are many other motors that will work. There are a few but they are not optimized for RC and they...
Forum: RC Jets
11-21-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,524
Posted By mr_matt

Very nice, I have always wanted to buy something...

Very nice, I have always wanted to buy something from you Mike, let me go see what the deal is on FB
Forum: RC Jets
11-02-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By mr_matt

Drag goes up as a square law. You need 4 times...

Drag goes up as a square law. You need 4 times the thrust to go twice as fast.

So all else being equal (very important point), the 42 pounder will only be 15% faster.

I can't guess what ducting...
Forum: RC Jets
10-22-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,324
Posted By mr_matt

FWIW I used the stock retracts for a long time...

FWIW I used the stock retracts for a long time (with old bvm struts), they actually have some nice features, but I did eventually switch to robart. I can't remember which part number but the ones you...
Forum: RC Jets
10-19-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,324
Posted By mr_matt

I would abandon that mount and go to the tab and...

I would abandon that mount and go to the tab and strap type. BVM makes them (it used to make them). As you suspected you want the thrust line much lower.

I ran maybe 1/8 inch reflex but I don't...
10-07-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2,724
Views: 398,578
Posted By mr_matt

Thanks guys, just some 3/16 balsa. I don't like...

Thanks guys, just some 3/16 balsa. I don't like the weave showing through, I think I will use some typing paper just to cover it up, that will probably look scale after the paper gets...
09-28-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,724
Views: 398,578
Posted By mr_matt

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20190928_103129_9920cf050e55aab8801b7e9daee6731c1e61e83c.jpg

I did some quick and dirty inner door panel but I got the...
Forum: RC Jets
09-28-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 623
Views: 100,897
Posted By mr_matt

In my experience, these type of planforms have so...

In my experience, these type of planforms have so much fuselage area, especially in front of neutral point that these simple geometric MAC calculation methods don't work well.

I suggest a scale...
09-26-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2,724
Views: 398,578
Posted By mr_matt

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20190925_133226_2b7de0c302ed0c4ba6b1ae1dd4fe2f2c241b7821.jpg
I was hoping you had vacuformed some and would send me a set!!
09-26-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2,724
Views: 398,578
Posted By mr_matt

Thanks, do you (or anyone else) have clever ideas...

Thanks, do you (or anyone else) have clever ideas on how to do the inside of the main door detail? this adds a lot to the character IMHO
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