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08-13-2020, 10:20 AM
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Posted By RBean

Carrera, all up weight of mine is 22 lbs. No way...

Carrera, all up weight of mine is 22 lbs. No way to come even close to 16.8 lbs with all the weight needed to get cg.
08-11-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 60,413
Posted By RBean

Finally got the Hellcat out to the flying field....

Finally got the Hellcat out to the flying field. Started ok then on take off the engine quit just off the ground. Landed three point. Turns out the clunk line had come off. I got this used and...
Forum: Marketplace
07-26-2020, 04:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By RBean

I haven't had good luck with used engines, two...

I haven't had good luck with used engines, two out of three with problems, but I'll take a chance and offer $125.00
07-18-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 145,854
Posted By RBean

Finally had to Top RC Spitfire out to the field...

Finally had to Top RC Spitfire out to the field today. Yesterday when I got close to it, it growled and snapped at me. I think it wanted to go out and play. So checked over, charged the batteries...
07-12-2020, 06:29 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 60,413
Posted By RBean

MaJ. Woody and others here who have flown this...

MaJ. Woody and others here who have flown this plane, our field is open and I am getting the Hellcat ready for a maiden. Charged up all the batteries and changed out the prop to a two blade 22-10,...
07-03-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 19,801
Posted By RBean

I finally got the optical kill switch installed....

I finally got the optical kill switch installed. It was a bit of a pain, but it works. Should have done this before, but some of us have to be hit in the head several times before we are convinced....
06-27-2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 19,801
Posted By RBean

e4dragongunner1, I have the H9 Mustang. I bought...

e4dragongunner1, I have the H9 Mustang. I bought used so didn't do original assembly. I went with it because it was a good deal used with Robart electric retracts. All I can say is it flies fine. I...
06-08-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 19,801
Posted By RBean

I used a older DLE 55 with a compact pitts...

I used a older DLE 55 with a compact pitts muffler. If I was buying an engine for this plane I would get the DLE 55RA. The rear exhaust will have less heat inside the cowl than the pitts muffler and...
Forum: Seaplanes
05-29-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,496
Posted By RBean

Thanks for the reply. I was going to sell the cub...

Thanks for the reply. I was going to sell the cub float plane, but I'll keep it for now. I'll contact Higdon at some point.
Forum: Seaplanes
05-28-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,496
Posted By RBean

Mike Cohen, I have the same problem. I have an...

Mike Cohen, I have the same problem. I have an 81" wingspan Cub on floats. Electric .46 size motor with 5000 ma four cell. Had several places to fly near Saratoga Springs, NY when the lakes weren't...
05-03-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 145,854
Posted By RBean

flemsus, I checked my log book where I record the...

flemsus, I checked my log book where I record the info. No mix with flaps down. 2% up elevators with gear down.
04-25-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 60,413
Posted By RBean

MaJ Woody, I see you have added the small front...

MaJ Woody, I see you have added the small front gear doors. Can you post pictures of how you did this. I would like to add some to my Hellcat. Thanks.
04-17-2020, 05:06 AM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 180,435
Posted By RBean

I still have my Zero. Maiden flight in 2009. Over...

I still have my Zero. Maiden flight in 2009. Over 350 flights on the plane. I may do a little touch up work on it now that we are ordered to stay at home. Now has some dings, hanger rash etc.
...
04-07-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,932
Posted By RBean

Ten years ago I added flaps to a CMP 72" w/s...

Ten years ago I added flaps to a CMP 72" w/s Zero. Word was it was a floater and the gear mounts were inadequate, so I re-engineered the gear mounts and added flaps. I still have the plane. Over 300...
04-07-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 60,413
Posted By RBean

No, just the 1/4" bolt. The plane has already...

No, just the 1/4" bolt. The plane has already flown many times in that configuration without problems.
03-29-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 60,413
Posted By RBean

Capt...

Capt John,https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1333/2003_01_14_10_13_08_c3d8d9e7814d1280315bd77f85b4fc506ba7ed23.jpgm

The flap joiner is installed in the inner flap....
03-28-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 60,413
Posted By RBean

The controls in the Hellcat I purchased used seem...

The controls in the Hellcat I purchased used seem to move without binding. I'm glad of that. It is all ready to go. Didn't get to fly it before the "lock down," so don't know when it will be. I...
03-07-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 60,413
Posted By RBean

Thanks for the info Planejaw. I have Robart...

Thanks for the info Planejaw. I have Robart electric gear in an H9 Mustang with a DLE 55. I've been using a Life 2S 6.6 volt battery for the gear. Seems to be working ok. About 20 flights on it. If a...
03-07-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 60,413
Posted By RBean

I just got a Top Flite Hellcat. Purchases used,...

I just got a Top Flite Hellcat. Purchases used, but looks to be in good condition. I rewired and changed control set up for my seven channel radio. Has a DLE 61 that started and ran ok. It has Robart...
01-03-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 51,022
Posted By RBean

Not much going on with this thread. ESMs all...

Not much going on with this thread. ESMs all discontinued. To bad. Not the best ARFs around, but can be made to work. Had the Hellcat out the other day. Plane is about three years old with 54 flights...
12-15-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 19,801
Posted By RBean

I flew the Mustang a month ago. First flight was...

I flew the Mustang a month ago. First flight was fine. Every thing worked ok and a good landing. On the next flight I lost throttle control. No electronic ignition switch. Was running at half...
09-26-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 19,801
Posted By RBean

I got to fly the Mustang yesterday. Finally had a...

I got to fly the Mustang yesterday. Finally had a flight without problems. The inner gear doors worked ok re-equipped with retract servos. Also no overheat problems on taxi back after landing, so the...
09-01-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 19,801
Posted By RBean

Flew the Mustang again. Left inner door would not...

Flew the Mustang again. Left inner door would not close after gear retracted. Landed after a short flight. The servo was inop. Replaced with another servo of the same type, it also quite working....
09-01-2019, 04:33 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 60,413
Posted By RBean

Same can happen to any of us. I had a ESM...

Same can happen to any of us. I had a ESM Hurricane. It was always a PITA to land. I was flying when the cross wind got worse. It had a high wing loading. Touched down on the mains, just a small...
08-22-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 19,801
Posted By RBean

Barracuda, thanks for the info. A plane has to...

Barracuda, thanks for the info. A plane has to have a pilot, otherwise the FAA will think it is one of those UAV things.
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