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Forum: Kit Building
Today, 02:51 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 18,439
Posted By erans

A club member called me and told me he has some...

A club member called me and told me he has some videos he took on his mobile phone during the HM certification flight. Not of great quality and not showing most of the flight (over 7 minutes), it is...
Forum: Kit Building
Yesterday, 03:34 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 18,439
Posted By erans

Hi Manni Thank you for the kind words and...

Hi Manni

Thank you for the kind words and your assistance with this build, it is highly appreciated. It will be interesting to know how many of these were actually built. When I started this...
Forum: Kit Building
Yesterday, 12:07 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 18,439
Posted By erans

Finally, today was the day and a successful Heavy...

Finally, today was the day and a successful Heavy Model Certification flight (proper maiden flight) and one additional enjoyable flight (I do not enjoy the certification flights). The engine worked...
Forum: Kit Building
06-09-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 18,439
Posted By erans

While I am waiting for reasonable weather and...

While I am waiting for reasonable weather and Heavy Model Inspector availability to line up, I made a new, longer, set of main landing gear legs which should provide me with a better prop clearance...
Forum: Kit Building
06-04-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 18,439
Posted By erans

Hi Manni I test run the engine with the...

Hi Manni

I test run the engine with the modified cowl yesterday and the tuning issues has been resolved. It is interesting to note that there is still a drop in the maximum RPM compared with...
Forum: Kit Building
06-02-2021, 03:18 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 18,439
Posted By erans

I finally got to perform the latest modifications...

I finally got to perform the latest modifications to the cowl......
05-30-2021, 12:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By erans

Scott - I will be looking forward to hear what...

Scott - I will be looking forward to hear what you end up doing,

Cheers,
Eran
05-28-2021, 11:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By erans

Scott - Unless you already have them, finding...

Scott - Unless you already have them, finding four .25 glow engines these days will be quite difficult : )
I do like the idea of four engines Uproar 60....

Cheers,
Eran
05-28-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By erans

Thank you Scott, these type of experiments are...

Thank you Scott, these type of experiments are inspiring.

Cheers,
Eran
Forum: Kit Building
05-28-2021, 12:04 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 18,439
Posted By erans

A short update: After some time off this...

A short update:
After some time off this project being busy building a Big Stik 60...
05-25-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By erans

Scott - I wonder if you have a photo of the...

Scott - I wonder if you have a photo of the triple engines version?
I planned many times to build a Stik as a twin, but never got to it. It is still on my to-do list.

Cheers,
Eran
05-24-2021, 01:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By erans

As I mentioned in the opening, the Big Stik 60 is...

As I mentioned in the opening, the Big Stik 60 is a great flyer. With these small modifications and equipment installation suggestions you will end up with a a slightly more practical, modernised,...
05-24-2021, 12:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By erans

The best experience with this specific model is...

The best experience with this specific model is with a 0.90 size four stroke engine. Between my friends and my own model we now have five of these Stiks, one powered by a 0.60 two stroke (Enya) and...
05-23-2021, 11:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By erans

Another change that I made was to have separate...

Another change that I made was to have separate servos for the ailerons. This required a very simple modification as shown in the photos below and explain why I eliminated the center servo mount...
05-23-2021, 11:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By erans

Big Stik 60 - Practical Modifications

I recently completed the scratch built of a Big Stik 60, and thought that some of the modifications I made will be of interest to others.
Now that my aeroplane has completed 10 flight, I can...
Forum: Kit Building
05-11-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 18,439
Posted By erans

do335a - Thank you. While your explanation is...

do335a - Thank you. While your explanation is applicable to overheating, it is not the problem in this case and contrary to what you can figure out from looking at the photos, there is no issue of...
Forum: Kit Building
05-02-2021, 02:14 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 18,439
Posted By erans

After spending a fair amount of time testing the...

After spending a fair amount of time testing the engine with the modified cowl last Friday, it was concluded that it is operating perfectly (by two other RC modelers, just to make sure that I keep my...
Forum: Kit Building
04-23-2021, 02:04 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 18,439
Posted By erans

As part of my attempt to rectify the engine...

As part of my attempt to rectify the engine performance once under the cowl, I cut air intakes at the front.
I also changed the vent tube exit from the firewall to a location further away from the...
Forum: Kit Building
04-20-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 18,439
Posted By erans

Some good news and some not so good news. The...

Some good news and some not so good news.
The "ground" HM Inspection has been completed satisfactory. However, I had issues with the engine (when the cowl was on) which prevented satisfactory...
Forum: Kit Building
04-18-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 18,439
Posted By erans

Bob - The stated wing area is 1345 sq in. ...

Bob - The stated wing area is 1345 sq in.
Weather permitting, I have tentatively booked a Heavy Model Inspection for Wednesday, the 21st April. If all goes well, it will include the maiden flight.
...
Forum: Kit Building
04-12-2021, 11:30 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 18,439
Posted By erans

Final checks prior to the Heavy Model Inspection....

Final checks prior to the Heavy Model Inspection.
A friend came over to assist me with test running the engine. I took a very short video of the run without the cowl holding idle:...
Forum: Kit Building
04-11-2021, 01:42 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 18,439
Posted By erans

I was delighted this morning to hear from Manni...

I was delighted this morning to hear from Manni that he has successfully completed the maiden flight of his Giant Astro Hog and that he found the aeroplane a smooth flyer.
With his permission,...
Forum: Kit Building
04-08-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 18,439
Posted By erans

I got the cowl painted. From up close not a good...

I got the cowl painted. From up close not a good finish, but from short distance it is OK.
...
Forum: Kit Building
04-08-2021, 03:30 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 18,439
Posted By erans

Bob - Thank you. I tentatively arranged for the...

Bob - Thank you. I tentatively arranged for the Heavy Model Inspection to take place on Sunday the 18th, however, I have just realised that my club gave the airfield on the day for a F3A competition...
Forum: Kit Building
04-07-2021, 03:37 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 18,439
Posted By erans

I fitted a 3" aluminum spinner by enlarging the...

I fitted a 3" aluminum spinner by enlarging the hole in the back plate from 10mm to 12mm.
This was required due to the fact that the MVVS 40cc engine shaft has a 12mm "step" (as seen in the photo...
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