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04-25-2021, 02:58 PM
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Posted By barnowljenx

JR XG11 Throttle Curves

Hi, I've just got a new ESC (Debowski D3) that requires 4 throttle curves. I have only seen 2 Throttle Curve screens on the XG11. Does anyone know if you can set up 4 throttle curves and if so how...
03-29-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By barnowljenx

A book for Beginners and Improvers to Pattern Flying

About 10 years ago when I took up pattern flying, I couldn't find a book to help me. Lots of stuff on 3D but noting on pattern. The best book I could find was for full size aerobatics by the late...
12-21-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 24,842
Posted By barnowljenx

Thanks Andrew, I've passed your comments to him.

Thanks Andrew, I've passed your comments to him.
12-19-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 24,842
Posted By barnowljenx

Andrew, I have a tame Aeronautical Engineer...

Andrew, I have a tame Aeronautical Engineer Professor who has taken up the challenge to explain the theory behind the effect of wing fences on the aircraft's manoeuvrability. I have given him the...
12-18-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 24,842
Posted By barnowljenx

Andrew, many thanks for your speedy reply. Yes,...

Andrew, many thanks for your speedy reply. Yes, the previous owner fitted the wing fences. He also tried the tail fences but felt they contributed little so removed them. The aircraft certainly...
12-17-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 24,842
Posted By barnowljenx

I bought an Element off a top pilot. His setup...

I bought an Element off a top pilot. His setup was different from Andrew's recommendations above. So, I set up the Element as per Andrew's figures and flew it today. I had an Agenda that I'd flown...
11-01-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 24,842
Posted By barnowljenx

Hi Wayne, any further news on how you are getting...

Hi Wayne, any further news on how you are getting on with the Element?
09-07-2020, 04:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,370
Posted By barnowljenx

It's being advertised as "coming soon" on the...

It's being advertised as "coming soon" on the Bondaero website in the UK LTC.
09-06-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,370
Posted By barnowljenx

BJ Craft Advantage

Has anyone got any information about the new BJ Craft Advantage that Mr Naruka has designed?
Forum: Kit Building
06-14-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3,632
Views: 588,490
Posted By barnowljenx

Hi GVT The plan gives the wing at +1/2 deg to...

Hi GVT
The plan gives the wing at +1/2 deg to the fuselage datum with the stab at 0 deg. I used the top of the crutch onto which you build the fuselage as the datum. The die cutting is pretty...
Forum: Kit Building
06-14-2020, 03:57 AM
Replies: 3,632
Views: 588,490
Posted By barnowljenx

The CG for the kit has the measurement from the...

The CG for the kit has the measurement from the LE break. The ARF is measured from the leading edge of the wing at the wing root. It is very clear in the manuals.so as yours is the kit version then...
04-15-2020, 01:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,289
Posted By barnowljenx

Hi Freddie, luckily, I live in the UK where the...

Hi Freddie, luckily, I live in the UK where the Government minister responsible has taken a different view and provided the aircraft is not heavier than 7 Kg, does not have more than one rotor, and...
01-23-2020, 12:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,289
Posted By barnowljenx

drac1, I have fitted on-board monitoring to my...

drac1, I have fitted on-board monitoring to my aircraft specifically to check what height I reach. If I fly a large diameter entry to the Fig Z by the time I reach the top my altitude is in the...
01-22-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,289
Posted By barnowljenx

I found the transition from P19 to P21 was...

I found the transition from P19 to P21 was difficult even though there were no really large manoeuvres that had to be centred like the Cuban 8 and Double Key in P19.

As regards the Comet to 4 pt...
08-09-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,493
Posted By barnowljenx

Flywilly - it took me around 4 years to really...

Flywilly - it took me around 4 years to really learn how to use the throttle when flying F3A. In the process, I burned out quite a few packs. I should also say that having started on a monoplane...
08-09-2019, 02:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,493
Posted By barnowljenx

Thanks for that analysis. I agree with you that...

Thanks for that analysis. I agree with you that the HK supplied packs are difficult to beat. Even if they don't last as long as some of the more expensive packs they still represent excellent...
02-10-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,542
Posted By barnowljenx

Thanks Steve. Sounds a really well designed...

Thanks Steve. Sounds a really well designed airframe. I have an Agenda with CRS drive and I've found it really good.
02-09-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,542
Posted By barnowljenx

Hi Steve Any more info on this project?

Hi Steve
Any more info on this project?
09-20-2018, 03:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By barnowljenx

Allan Thank you so much for that advice. ...

Allan

Thank you so much for that advice. However, the problem remains of how to close the doors after the u/c has extended. That is for extending the u/c the doors open, the u/c extends and then...
09-16-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By barnowljenx

JR XG11 Programming for Retract and Gear doors

Another puzzle for that genius Alan Worrest.

Hi, I'm just about to start building a Top Flite P51 1/7 scale and would like to make and use the inner u/c doors. They are required to open to allow...
05-11-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 34,472
Posted By barnowljenx

Thank for that insight Steve.

Thank for that insight Steve.
05-10-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 34,472
Posted By barnowljenx

Question for Steve Hannah. Steve, did you...

Question for Steve Hannah.

Steve, did you mount your batteries so that their centre line is aligned with the cenrre of the motor shaft. I'd heard that having a Kg of Battery off centre from the...
01-30-2018, 02:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,187
Posted By barnowljenx

Thanks modtron. I give MacGregor's a call and...

Thanks modtron. I give MacGregor's a call and they told me that JR Radio actually filed for bankruptcy in Dec 2017. RCDepot, run by an Ex-JR person has taken on a number of JR employees and are...
01-20-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,187
Posted By barnowljenx

Future of JR

Does anyone know whether JR will continue to support their range of model aircraft radio gear or sell it to someone who will?
12-03-2017, 03:36 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 34,472
Posted By barnowljenx

Interesting! I have stored my Hacker C50-13XL...

Interesting! I have stored my Hacker C50-13XL powered birds resting on the spinner and those were soft-mounted using the same bobbins as for the CRS drive. I have not noticed any change of thrust...
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