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Forum: RC Jets
09-07-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,380
Posted By Tony Babington

I bought a pilot rc dolphin some weeks ago and in...

I bought a pilot rc dolphin some weeks ago and in spite of first impressions was surprised to find so many mistakes in the models construction. Dave Witshire has mentioned that the undercarriage...
04-18-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 703
Posted By Tony Babington

P20 no full throttle

I have a P20, It fails to get above 180K rpm even though the data terminal confirms full throttle selected and also that the tranmitter has been correctly setup. I have tried bypassing the fuel...
04-10-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,486
Posted By Tony Babington

RE: Latest jet- The Vortex 32

Hello Ian Prentice,

You mention a large amount of down thrust needed on your Vortex P20 powered. I would be interested in an idea of value, degrees or packing...
Forum: Aerodynamics
06-21-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,114
Posted By Tony Babington

RE: FeiBao Velox

Good Evening BMatthews,
Thanks again for your interest. Just noticed where you live, I must have passed your door many years ago on my trip from Vancouver to...
Forum: Aerodynamics
06-19-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,114
Posted By Tony Babington

RE: FeiBao Velox

I have successfully flown the Velox again with a good landing at our small field. My technical training many, many years ago taught me never to alter two things at once as you never know which change...
Forum: RC Jets
05-15-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 28,075
Posted By Tony Babington

RE: JetCat P70 Strip

Thanks for the input Jason
Forum: RC Jets
05-15-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 28,075
Posted By Tony Babington

RE: JetCat P70 Strip

I normally put engineers blue ( or you can use felt tip marker) on the surface of the intake, run the engine and take off the intake to find the 'rub'. As you say the wavey washers may well be used...
Forum: RC Jets
05-15-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 28,075
Posted By Tony Babington

RE: JetCat P70 Strip

I am experienced in wren 54 repair but not jetcat. I have recently bought a second hand jetcat P70 ( I suspect there has been someone in here before me) and have had to replace the rear bearing. I...
Forum: Aerodynamics
05-04-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,114
Posted By Tony Babington

RE: FeiBao Velox

Good evening gentlemen,
Isn’t the WEB marvellous? Everyone trying to help me with this Velox. I fly Falcon 120s every Saturday and Sunday and also...
Forum: Aerodynamics
04-11-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,114
Posted By Tony Babington

RE: FeiBao Velox

Hello, I would have thought that it was the 'Cobra' caused by flying too slowly and addition of elevator. I am sure I read a thread on another site by the pilot and he does mention the stall was...
Forum: Aerodynamics
04-10-2011, 03:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,114
Posted By Tony Babington

RE: FeiBao Velox

Good morning,

Thanks again for your input, the EDF Velox in the video was not only fortunate to have height when the Cobra happened but also had instant power, which is not...
Forum: Aerodynamics
04-09-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,114
Posted By Tony Babington

RE: FeiBao Velox

Sorry about the link I think i put a full stop at the end after pasting it. This should work. Tony

http://www.skyhobbies.proboards.com/index.cgi?board=personalbuildlogs&action=display&thread=407
Forum: Aerodynamics
04-08-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,114
Posted By Tony Babington

RE: FeiBao Velox

There are more good photographs of the airframe at http://www.skyhobbies.proboards.com/index.cgi?board=personalbuildlogs&action=display&thread=407. Tony
Forum: Aerodynamics
04-08-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,114
Posted By Tony Babington

RE: FeiBao Velox

I have found a video of a Velox EDF conversion that appears to show the COBRA about 4 minutes in. Fortunately the airframe was high enough to recover. There appears to be a stall on take of also....
Forum: Aerodynamics
04-08-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,114
Posted By Tony Babington

RE: FeiBao Velox

Good evening and thanks for all your help. I am trying to gather together some photographs of the airframe and wing sections. I am also trying to find some video of the Velox 'Cobra'. Someone many...
Forum: Aerodynamics
04-07-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,114
Posted By Tony Babington

FeiBao Velox

The FeiBao Velox is a twin boomed sport jet similar to a phoenix or BVM Bobcat. The FeiBao Velox airframe is well known to exhibit a 'cobra' stall at low speed with application of a small amount of...
11-26-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,054
Posted By Tony Babington

RE: 12FG and Flaps Function

Hello Bill,

I don't know if I am understanding you properly but I have set up the plane as 'Wing' two ail' rudder normal. In the function menue CH 4 is aileron CH 5 is Aileron2 CH 11...
11-23-2009, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,054
Posted By Tony Babington

RE: 12FG and Flaps Function

I have a problem setting up my 12fg with the 14 channel receiver. I have an old Kangaroo delta airframe which has two independant control surfaces on each wing. The instructions say they must work in...
02-14-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,072
Posted By Tony Babington

RE: Sterling Spitfire

I have put radio gear back into my Sterling Spitfire after 40 years of it being in the lofts of many houses I have moved to over time. It took me about 18 months to build and cover with doped nylon...
12-02-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,868
Posted By Tony Babington

RE: Gas Conversion

More information on Castrol TTS at http://www.castrol.com/liveassets/bp_internet/castrol/castrol_australia/STAGING/local_assets/downloads/t/TTS_B1517.pdf.

Product Application
Castrol TTS...
12-02-2008, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,868
Posted By Tony Babington

RE: Gas Conversion

I don't know whether Castrol oils are available in the States but I believe Castrol TTS two stroke racing oil is the same spec as Motul 800 Tony
11-30-2008, 04:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,868
Posted By Tony Babington

Gas Conversion

I have just converted a Moki 1.80 glow to gas using electronic ignition. I have added an extra head gasket to reduce the compression and have adjusted the timing to get the engine to run smoothly. I...
11-23-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,064
Posted By Tony Babington

RE: ys engine surging at full throttle

Success, the engine now works perfectly. When I originally had a problem with the engine surging I spoke to Phil at Probuild and he told me the cause was either a leaking rocker box gasket; a...
11-17-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,064
Posted By Tony Babington

RE: ys engine surging at full throttle

Hello,

drill sets from 0.3mm to 1.6mm are available here for about £6 , 10 dollars. I used a 0.3 drill in a high speed dremmel drill. My conversion is wrong .3mm is .010 not .007 but it...
11-16-2008, 01:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,064
Posted By Tony Babington

RE: ys engine surging at full throttle

Thanks for all the help. Because of the time zone difference I made the holes .007", which are smaller than the #60 size. I only had time to make one flight this afternoon as I was trying out two...
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