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Forum: RC Jets
10-23-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,951
Views: 342,176
Posted By rcflier53

Update: Had the incredible opportunity to have...

Update: Had the incredible opportunity to have Rob from BVM fly my L-39 and give his input and his mastery of setup knowledge. He changed some stuff in the cortex pro and adjusted the landing gear...
Forum: RC Jets
06-24-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1,951
Views: 342,176
Posted By rcflier53

Very nice! What was your total weight with...

Very nice!

What was your total weight with full fuel?
Forum: RC Jets
04-26-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By rcflier53

I have 2 jets, each with a Cheetah. One (2.5m...

I have 2 jets, each with a Cheetah. One (2.5m ViperJet) has a 145oz tank and lands after 7 minutes with just under 1/4 tank. The other (1/5 L-39), has 2 separate tanks and a header tank for a total...
Forum: RC Jets
10-27-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1,951
Views: 342,176
Posted By rcflier53

Spent the whole afternoon working in the shop...

Spent the whole afternoon working in the shop with my Xicoy CG calculator. I started over with all the CG setup and distance calculations. I double checked the factory marks and they match the manual...
Forum: RC Jets
10-20-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1,951
Views: 342,176
Posted By rcflier53

Iíll look into possibly installing softer main...

Iíll look into possibly installing softer main gear springs and adding an even stiffer nose gear spring. That with the increased takeoff flaps will hopefully make the T/O less eventful. Looking at...
Forum: RC Jets
10-19-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,951
Views: 342,176
Posted By rcflier53

Maidened my BVM/JL L-39 this week, and my gosh it...

Maidened my BVM/JL L-39 this week, and my gosh it was a handful. First of all, the nose down is really tough to overcome on a grass strip with this particular nose gear. After a long takeoff roll, it...
Forum: RC Jets
06-24-2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,743
Posted By rcflier53

No word on that. He might be working today, so...

No word on that. He might be working today, so give BVM a shout and see if heís available to chat.
Forum: RC Jets
06-22-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,743
Posted By rcflier53

I spoke with Rob from BVM about it yesterday. He...

I spoke with Rob from BVM about it yesterday. He says those deflections are correct, BUT, on high rates. And he doesnít fly in high rates. Iím going to start with 1Ē and he says thatíll be just fine.
Forum: RC Jets
04-19-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,727
Posted By rcflier53

Hopefully, the Dreamworks trailer is moved back...

Hopefully, the Dreamworks trailer is moved back much further from the flight line this year. It created such a cluster trying to get through being parked right in the middle of the taxiway. I...
Forum: RC Jets
12-20-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By rcflier53

I agree Tom. Manny took good care of me when I...

I agree Tom. Manny took good care of me when I had an engine failure and got me a brand new engine sent from the factory direct to my house.

Thanks again Manny!

Adam
Forum: RC Jets
10-05-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,127
Posted By rcflier53

Hats off to you for not only braving the heat all...

Hats off to you for not only braving the heat all week, but to some close calls with some guys getting a little crazy on takeoff and you filming right on through it without flinching!! Canít wait to...
Forum: RC Jets
10-05-2018, 04:23 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,127
Posted By rcflier53

Got it. Thanks again!

Got it. Thanks again!
Forum: RC Jets
10-05-2018, 03:50 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,127
Posted By rcflier53

Iím trying to send a PM but for some reason I...

Iím trying to send a PM but for some reason I canít send them or they arenít going through from my end. Whatís an email address I can contact you at?
Forum: RC Jets
10-04-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,127
Posted By rcflier53

I was looking to see if there were any Large size...

I was looking to see if there were any Large size regular T-shirts left? I forgot to buy one during the event and when I went to get it Saturday, they were all packed up as everyone was preparing for...
Forum: RC Jets
10-03-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,127
Posted By rcflier53

Hey Mike, I sent you a private message earlier...

Hey Mike, I sent you a private message earlier today. Not sure if it went through or not since itís not showing in my ďsentĒ folder. Let me know if you got it.
Forum: RC Jets
09-23-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By rcflier53

The Winston-Salem club (WSRC) is turbine...

The Winston-Salem club (WSRC) is turbine friendly. That wouldnít be a bad drive from Huntersville. The field is actually located just outside of Mocksville, NC.

The Flying Tigers jet event would...
Forum: RC Jets
08-05-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,949
Posted By rcflier53

Jamie, I think we had talked before in the group,...

Jamie, I think we had talked before in the group, but just in case I misspoke, please park me next to Frank Alvarez. No tent, but power will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Adam
Forum: RC Jets
06-21-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 17,561
Posted By rcflier53

Wow. This is getting out of hand. The site...

Wow. This is getting out of hand.

The site is getting better. While itís not the best by any means, itís usable if you know how itís set up. Granted, using the site via mobile phone is quite the...
Forum: RC Jets
06-21-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 330
Posted By rcflier53

FB 2.5M ViperJet Gear Doors

Just looking see if anyone else has had issues with the inboard gear doors blowing open in flight? When we originally maidened this airplane, we discovered these doors would open to full during high...
Forum: RC Jets
05-29-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,129
Posted By rcflier53

Finally had a chance to get on here to thank...

Finally had a chance to get on here to thank Larry, the entire FIF crew, and the city of Wilson for hosting such an incredible event! The flying was so much fun even with full flight stations at the...
Forum: RC Jets
04-21-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,129
Posted By rcflier53

Larry, looking forward to my inaugural First In...

Larry, looking forward to my inaugural First In Flight event! Iíve heard many great things about it and canít wait to meet everyone, hang out, and do some flying too!!

Adam
Forum: RC Jets
03-20-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,907
Posted By rcflier53

Loving the fleet! Iím lucky I get to see these...

Loving the fleet! Iím lucky I get to see these bad boys up close in the shop and in the air. The attention to detail Frank puts into his scale jet builds is out of this world! Heís truly a master...
Forum: RC Jets
08-27-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,607
Posted By rcflier53

I have a FB 2.5m Viper. Easy to build and flies...

I have a FB 2.5m Viper. Easy to build and flies awesome! My buddy who's a big time scale jet builder/flier, said it flew the same as the big SM Vipers he's maidened for people.

I've read there...
Forum: RC Jets
08-24-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By rcflier53

Oh man, my mistake. For some reason I thought we...

Oh man, my mistake. For some reason I thought we were talking about a bluecom adaptor. Disregard my post. Apparently, my reading skills are failing me fast..lol
Forum: RC Jets
08-23-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By rcflier53

Nope, mine works great and I've had zero problems...

Nope, mine works great and I've had zero problems with updating the software on my Mercury SRS and using it to edit some servo balancing. I don't keep it plugged into the Powerbox when flying either....
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