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Forum: RC Jets
04-19-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,500
Posted By aehaas

I think I used these cut to fit at the exact...

I think I used these cut to fit at the exact length so there was no compression (or maybe slight) when the gear was unloaded:
...
Forum: RC Jets
04-19-2021, 05:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,500
Posted By aehaas

'Handles nice and easy to land. I especially like...

'Handles nice and easy to land. I especially like that I can just put it in the truck fully assembled and ready to fly. The only thing that I did as a modification was to increase the strength of the...
Forum: RC Jets
04-19-2021, 02:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,500
Posted By aehaas

No, just a picture I obtained elsewhere.

No, just a picture I obtained elsewhere.
Forum: RC Jets
12-18-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 170,294
Posted By aehaas

I have the Kingtech K142G4 and the Electron...

I have the Kingtech K142G4 and the Electron retracts. Total weight with 4oz added to the front is 30.5 lbs. I do not have a pilot nor the cockpit installed. I wanted the lightest possible plane.
...
Forum: RC Jets
11-20-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 23,577
Posted By aehaas

I like the NASA paint: ...

I like the NASA paint:


https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_1134_05071f61bf73e82d9ee941e554e2db6207d5c90e.jpeg
Forum: RC Jets
09-02-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,500
Posted By aehaas

'Maiden flight was this AM. It went fairly well,...

'Maiden flight was this AM. It went fairly well, but as always a few things showed up. A screw on the nose gear door servo arm prevented it from closing when hitting the frame of the nose gear. I...
Forum: RC Jets
08-29-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,500
Posted By aehaas

A little tool talk. I used hex head sheet...

A little tool talk.

I used hex head sheet metal screws to hold the engine to the plywood rails for mounting. #8 I think. I always use wood or sheet metal screws as otherwise you would have to get...
Forum: RC Jets
08-29-2020, 02:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,500
Posted By aehaas

So we did a range test and taxi test. The taxi...

So we did a range test and taxi test. The taxi test was particularly important as the electric brakes needed a curve to give me a gradation/proportional braking. I had to experiment with that some.
...
Forum: RC Jets
08-24-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,500
Posted By aehaas

The receiver on-off switch and fuel cutoff valve...

The receiver on-off switch and fuel cutoff valve are in the engine compartment. It is the only lid that needs to be removed between flights at the field. At the end of the day I have to open the...
Forum: RC Jets
08-24-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,500
Posted By aehaas

The engine compartment: ...

The engine compartment:

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_1361_2f4fb1d5d124c6f3714963506a7773f214a7399e.jpeg

Left front is the ECU, I added a 3 inch servo...
Forum: RC Jets
08-24-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,500
Posted By aehaas

Some details: I take the bottom label off...

Some details:
I take the bottom label off batteries, sand the battery with 320 sand paper then stick on the Velcro. It lasts longer, sticks better.
...
Forum: RC Jets
08-22-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,500
Posted By aehaas

Further update from this afternoon. We programmed...

Further update from this afternoon. We programmed the turbine ECU and primed the engine. The K-70 G4 started right up and ran twice. We checked for proper failsafe operation. It was particularly...
Forum: RC Jets
08-22-2020, 04:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,500
Posted By aehaas

I will put up more pictures of the finished...

I will put up more pictures of the finished installations later but this AM I put the model on the Xicoy scale. The air trap is full and there is about 5 percent fuel in the main fuel cell. The model...
Forum: RC Jets
08-18-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,500
Posted By aehaas

Connections for the gear motors and brakes. ...

Connections for the gear motors and brakes.

The wires had two connector terminations. The Xicoy controller needs a regular servo wire connector with the negative and positive wires on the...
Forum: RC Jets
08-18-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,500
Posted By aehaas

They finally sent the “light kit”. Conclusion: If...

They finally sent the “light kit”. Conclusion: If you want the lights on your plane you MUST order them installed as you cannot install them afterwards in my opinion.

You can install the nose gear...
Forum: RC Jets
08-14-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,500
Posted By aehaas

Quality metal servo arms are provided as well as...

Quality metal servo arms are provided as well as a ball end that protrudes out of the fuselage to actuate the ailerons. I have not seen this before but there is no servo nor horns needed on the wing...
Forum: RC Jets
08-11-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,500
Posted By aehaas

Amazon Amazon ...

Amazon Amazon
https://www.iqimplantsusa.com/produc...nal-irrigation (https://www.iqimplantsusa.com/products/set-of-7-short-drills-with-external-irrigation)

Less expensive bits can be purchased...
Forum: RC Jets
08-11-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,500
Posted By aehaas

Here is a picture showing some of the #60 drill...

Here is a picture showing some of the #60 drill bit holes I made in the underside to allow for spilled fuel to drain. You can drill some of them at hidden locations but others are dependent on where...
Forum: RC Jets
08-11-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,500
Posted By aehaas

Here is the Xicoy gear/brake controller mounted...

Here is the Xicoy gear/brake controller mounted just behind the CG in the left wing root. I made a tray such that the controller can slide out after the single screw at the engine mount board is...
Forum: RC Jets
08-10-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,500
Posted By aehaas

"Good instalation mods. How did you bolt the K-70...

"Good instalation mods. How did you bolt the K-70 to the mounting rails as the engine mount is very difficult to get to as it is inside the rear fusellage."

I have not figured out how to make the...
Forum: RC Jets
08-09-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,500
Posted By aehaas

I was able to move the K-70G4 turbine back...

I was able to move the K-70G4 turbine back several inches allowing me to place the back of the fuel cell at the CG point. This will make for better balance as fuel is consumed. The engine mounting...
Forum: RC Jets
08-09-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,500
Posted By aehaas

Thanks for the assistant offer. I finished...

Thanks for the assistant offer.

I finished the main gear doors and moved into the front gear compartment. The nose gear door was straightforward. The landing gear all seem to be very robust and...
Forum: RC Jets
07-31-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,500
Posted By aehaas

Since I had plenty of flight surface servos I...

Since I had plenty of flight surface servos I used one for the main gear doors. I underline the word ONE. I connected both doors to a single servo arm. Note it is exactly in line with both connecting...
Forum: RC Jets
07-31-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,500
Posted By aehaas

Updated T-ONE Models 1/8.5 F-16 Build

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I purchased the T-ONE MODELS 1/8.5 F-16 some months back and just...
07-26-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,690
Posted By aehaas

I ordered the transmitter early May and they keep...

I ordered the transmitter early May and they keep moving the goal post. It was supposed to be in stock in June. Now it says September.

AEHaas
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