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Forum: RC Jets
07-23-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By Len Todd

Here is a link to our current promotional video:...

Here is a link to our current promotional video: https://vimeo.com/372460468
Forum: RC Jets
07-23-2020, 05:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,389
Posted By Len Todd

Unless the Governor shuts down the State, YES. We...

Unless the Governor shuts down the State, YES. We have already run three major events here this year. And, ... no contact tracers have been chasing me around looking for any lists of participants. So...
Forum: RC Jets
07-23-2020, 04:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By Len Todd

80-90 Degrees F during the day. 50-70 at night....

80-90 Degrees F during the day. 50-70 at night. We typically get a cooling breeze from Lake Michigan which keeps us cooler than it would be w/o the Lake.
Forum: RC Jets
07-20-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By Len Todd

Below is a page of our sponsors. The best motels...

Below is a page of our sponsors. The best motels are listed on it (i.e. Baldwin Creek Lodge and Outdoor Inn) There are others. But these are the two that consistently help support our events! If they...
Forum: RC Jets
07-20-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By Len Todd

Michigan Jet Pilot's Boondoggle

The MI Jet Pilot's Boondoggle is a go for August 6-8. We have a 3800' asphalt runway with two RC Ramps and a 400' long asphalt pit row. Come fly with the sun to your back all day. We have a 40 x 60'...
Forum: RC Jets
07-20-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,587
Posted By Len Todd

Well the Michigan Jet Pilot's Boondoggle is still...

Well the Michigan Jet Pilot's Boondoggle is still a go. The pilot's dinner/cookout is set for Friday evening. Tents are on order. Below is a flier. There will be certain precautions taken due to the...
Forum: RC Jets
07-17-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By Len Todd

You may want to consider using a inline ammeter...

You may want to consider using a inline ammeter one servo at a time. This allows one to isolate the culprit(s) quickly. For ganged servos I start furthest from the fuse to set the surface where I...
Forum: RC Jets
07-12-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 22,100
Posted By Len Todd

I put in 2S LiPo into the JP controller and it's...

I put in 2S LiPo into the JP controller and it's output was 7.5 VDC. I just figured that they had a VR in the controller. Anyway, my JP controller went in the trash.

By the way, my Ultra-flash's...
Forum: RC Jets
07-09-2020, 03:30 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,272
Posted By Len Todd

How did a post on antenna positioning turn into...

How did a post on antenna positioning turn into jeti and JR commercials and jeti instruction manual? Nice info, but way off-topic! Can't believe a moderator did not pick up on this.
Forum: RC Jets
07-06-2020, 04:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,585
Posted By Len Todd

You do not need crow on a T-1. Never seen mine...

You do not need crow on a T-1. Never seen mine ever drop a wing either. I have just about 21 hrs on mine. I started out with the factory recommended CG. Then I modified it to fit my style. I still...
Forum: RC Jets
06-30-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,272
Posted By Len Todd

Antenna diversity is the key to avoiding RF...

Antenna diversity is the key to avoiding RF related failsafes. Again, one needs at least three Rxers with three different polarizations to have 360 degrees covered at all times and that assumes that...
Forum: RC Jets
06-29-2020, 04:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By Len Todd

When adding saddle or extra tanks and I can't put...

When adding saddle or extra tanks and I can't put the vent fitting(s) in the main tank at the very top, I run the main tank's vent tube(s) in the stopper up to to top of the main tank internally. You...
Forum: RC Jets
06-25-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,272
Posted By Len Todd

From an RF perspective: Cross-polarized antennas...

From an RF perspective: Cross-polarized antennas reduce the signal strength ~ 96%. That is why one should have multiple Rxers in any plane one value. Use at least three Rxers/antenna systems with...
Forum: RC Jets
06-23-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,487
Posted By Len Todd

I did not catch the UPSP. I thought that was an...

I did not catch the UPSP. I thought that was an error. But, ... I see you are in Finland. My bad. Good Luck! Could it be caught in "Customs?" I have seen my packages to my cousin in the UK get stuck...
Forum: RC Jets
06-23-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,487
Posted By Len Todd

One of my deliveries was delayed for 3 weeks in...

One of my deliveries was delayed for 3 weeks in the USPS system. If it has to go through a post office that was decimated with the virus, it may take a while. Contact your postmaster and get him...
Forum: RC Jets
06-16-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,587
Posted By Len Todd

The fun never stops at the Baldwin RC Park. The...

The fun never stops at the Baldwin RC Park. The next jet only event is August 6-8 Michigan Jet Pilots Boondoggle. It is a go. Can't guarantee that we'll have the L-29, L-39s or the P-51 back for...
Forum: RC Jets
06-15-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2,500
Views: 359,623
Posted By Len Todd

For electric brakes, new or old = LGC 15. It is...

For electric brakes, new or old = LGC 15. It is gyro based and lets off on the offending brake to steer the plane straight! It is the same program as Electron's GS200.
Forum: RC Jets
06-09-2020, 04:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By Len Todd

Where is the fuel pump in that turbine? If you...

Where is the fuel pump in that turbine? If you are sucking fuel from the turbine, the 6mm line from the UAT to the Turbine could/maybe be an issue. My P-140 requires 6mm line. It has the pump in the...
Forum: RC Jets
06-07-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,813
Posted By Len Todd

I think you will find that as any brand of gear...

I think you will find that as any brand of gear wears, gets roughed up a bit and/or gets dirty, you may need to bump up the current limiter settings. I know I have bumped both mine up twice since I...
Forum: RC Jets
06-04-2020, 04:28 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,587
Posted By Len Todd

I have still been getting questions asking if the...

I have still been getting questions asking if the Michigan Jet Rally is still a go. Yes its a go! Things have mostly returned to normal up here. Even the dine in restaurants will be open. Storage...
Forum: RC Jets
06-04-2020, 03:56 AM
Replies: 2,500
Views: 359,623
Posted By Len Todd

I waited several months for my T-1. I love it. My...

I waited several months for my T-1. I love it. My T-1 is the best flier I have. It is my "go to jet." While I was waiting for mine, I got impatient too and bought the Ultra Flash. The UF was a...
Forum: RC Jets
06-03-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,389
Posted By Len Todd

I am free that weekend. But I have the pylon race...

I am free that weekend. But I have the pylon race in Cincinnati this weekend and the Michigan Pylon Race to CD the week after your event. If I am gone too much, the dog might forget who's boss and...
Forum: RC Jets
06-02-2020, 02:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,389
Posted By Len Todd

Looks like the Governor has relented to our...

Looks like the Governor has relented to our protests, the legislature's law suits and the bad press her husband caused her. Or maybe she just caught heck from him because he wants his boat in the...
Forum: RC Jets
06-01-2020, 03:04 AM
Replies: 2,500
Views: 359,623
Posted By Len Todd

Somethings up! Last week, my BVM L-39 was here in...

Somethings up! Last week, my BVM L-39 was here in my hot little hands just about two weeks after I was told it was done at the factory. It came via DHL.

As far as I can tell, in the past my T-1...
Forum: RC Jets
05-31-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,389
Posted By Len Todd

Well, ... we decided to get the Storage Tent....

Well, ... we decided to get the Storage Tent. Looks like there will be enough pilots to justify the $1K expense. We will adjust the Landing Fee to $35. This will not put much of dent in the tent...
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