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Posted By flyman1948

RE: Dx8 still has problems

The AR400 receiver is advertised as "full range". It it suitable for use with a DX8 in 40 to 90 size glow planes?
06-25-2010, 08:41 PM
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Posted By flyman1948

CA hinges on GP Patty Wagstaff/55cc

I have a Great Planes Patty Wagstaff 25% ARF and a DLE55 gas engine. The building manual specifies CA hinges. Has anyone had any experience with this set up? My other Gas planes use Robart Super...
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-16-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 15,430
Posted By flyman1948

RE: Hangar 9 Tango Arf

I've flown my Tango for two seasons now....I find it a blast to fly. In the air it flies fine, it lands fine, the take-offs are squirrely, no two take-offs are the same..it will turn sharply to the...
11-26-2008, 03:47 PM
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Posted By flyman1948

crow with DX7 on ultra stick glow

Is it possible to program crow on the Spectrum DX7 in a glow plane? If so how is this programmed?
Forum: Glow Engines
08-10-2008, 06:19 PM
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Posted By flyman1948

55 AX 16% and 18% oil recomendation

Tower Tech Notes says 55 AX should use 18% oil in fuel, as opposed to the 46 AX which can use 16%. Anybody have any problems with fuel in the 55? I use 16% in my 46's and like to not have two fuel...
Forum: Seaplanes
08-02-2008, 09:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 18,971
Posted By flyman1948

RE: Frequently asked questions about Seaplanes

Friend of mine has a Thunder Tiger Sea Master. The wing is made to be removed and has a small gap where the wing meets the fuse. Any ideas how to prevent water from entering this gap? Thanks:D
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-31-2008, 09:09 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 36,085
Posted By flyman1948

RE: Great Planes Sukhoi SU-31

I have two 645's in the tail which requires about 12 Oz of lead on the engine box for balance...engine is a Brillelli 46. I may remove the tail mounted servos and use a single servo mid-ship...but...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-14-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 36,085
Posted By flyman1948

RE: Great Planes Sukhoi SU-31

Flight report:
Great Planes Sukhoi SU-31, Brillelli 46, 21 x 8 TBM wood, DX-7/AR7000, 4.8 Vt AA NiMH 2K under equipment tray on engine box, 6Vt AA 2K NiMH rear canopy eq bay.optical kill, 645's all...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-08-2008, 07:55 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 36,085
Posted By flyman1948

RE: Great Planes Sukhoi SU-31

I have 14 Oz chunk of lead bolted to the firewall to get it to balance about 1/2 inch front of 5 11/16 starting point. 56 Oz Brillelli 46 w/tail mounted servos. will maiden with the lead then remove...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-07-2008, 08:43 AM
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Views: 36,085
Posted By flyman1948

RE: Great Planes Sukhoi SU-31

I'm having a problem with balance also. With two tail mounted servos I have to add 10 Oz of weight to the firewall to get it to barely balance at the 5 11/16 point. I'll remove the two tail servos...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-05-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 36,085
Posted By flyman1948

RE: Great Planes Sukhoi SU-31

Interesting how the balance works out. I built a GP 25% YAK last year and no way would it balance with servos in the tail. I'm just finishing up on my Suk with tail mounted servos and will check the...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-29-2008, 08:33 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 36,085
Posted By flyman1948

RE: Great Planes Sukhoi SU-31

Ledsled.....
How did your balance turn out..any weight needed? I plan on a 46 brillelli but would like to put the rudder servos in the tail. Will this create a heavy tail plane requiring nose...
01-13-2008, 11:16 PM
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Views: 545
Posted By flyman1948

Optical Kill w/DX-7

I am building a gas plane with flaperons, dual elevators, and would like to use the unused channel for a Smart-Fly optical ignition kill. Any suggestions how I can set this up?... Thanks /Meadville,...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-10-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 36,085
Posted By flyman1948

RE: Great Planes Sukhoi SU-31

ledsled....

How did the balance turn out...Do you have two servos in the tail, or something midship.....?
Forum: Gas Engines
01-10-2008, 11:37 AM
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Views: 138,818
Posted By flyman1948

RE: Brillelli 46cc

I am going to use a Dubro 688 anti-vibration engine mount for my 46...Any tips I need to know to make a template for it?
Forum: 3D Flying!
01-07-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,713
Posted By flyman1948

RE: Great Planes Sukhoi SU-31 3D 1.60

This seems to be the only active build thread I can find.....any others out there or is this plane too new....????
Forum: 3D Flying!
01-07-2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,713
Posted By flyman1948

RE: Great Planes Sukhoi SU-31 3D 1.60

Has anyone installed the rudder servos in the aft section with a gas engine? How did the balance turn out? My GP Yak would be tail heavy with aft servos so I had to install them in mid-section...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-03-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 36,085
Posted By flyman1948

RE: Great Planes Sukhoi SU-31

I have the plane and ordered a Brillelli 46 today. This will be my second gaser, the first being a GP 80" Yak w/ FPE 2.4. I'm undecided on the servos yet. I fly sport but want to try some 3D so I...
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-21-2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 15,430
Posted By flyman1948

RE: Hangar 9 Tango Arf

Both wheels turn free with very little friction....the right thrust on the engine is barley desernable...I can't believe thats the problem but i'll remove the right thrust.
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-21-2007, 08:13 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 15,430
Posted By flyman1948

RE: Hangar 9 Tango Arf

Tango Maiden flight:
Well, winters almost here so there won't be many more days to maiden new ships. The sky was dark and cloudy with calm to 10 MPH winds. The control surfaces were aligned to...
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-11-2007, 10:02 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,229
Posted By flyman1948

RE: Hanger 9 Tango

I have a O.S. 46 AX for my Tango...what props work with this setup? Thanks..............
Should maiden this Wednesday.......
Forum: 3D Flying!
08-15-2007, 09:01 PM
Replies: 933
Views: 151,638
Posted By flyman1948

RE: Great Planes 25% Yak 81" 12-lb, seen on Fly3D Magazine

Well, the Yak now has 14 12+ minute flights on her, I just put the last two on this afternoon. The maiden went smooth with not a click of trim needed. This is my first gas plane so I didn't know...
08-09-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 745
Posted By flyman1948

Fusion landing gear bent

Maidened the Fusion 50 but had two less than perfect landings that splayed the landing gear out bad. Any sources for aftermarket gear out there?
07-16-2007, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By flyman1948

Control horn placment on 52"Fusion

The horns included with the ARF do not allow the pushrod to meet the horn(pivot point?) directly over the hinge gap. Placing the horn on the aileron as far forward as possible while keeping the...
07-10-2007, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 785
Posted By flyman1948

AR6200 support Flaperons

Does the AR6200 6 channel support Flaperons?
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