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12-04-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By EF

Thanks for your replies. I just remembered...

Thanks for your replies.

I just remembered that it used to be okay back then to operate the older systems with dry batteries which would have meant 6 volts anyway so I guess it answers my...
11-29-2021, 12:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By EF

Sanwa 72 MHz FM Receivers Voltage

I have several old Sanwa FM and PCM receivers.
Am I limited to 4.8 volts batteries or can I safely use 5 cell 6.0 volts NiMH batteries too?
Forum: Kit Building
11-19-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,182
Posted By EF

DH-2 plans

Free plans:

https://outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=3305

https://outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=12700
Forum: Kit Building
10-08-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,699
Views: 190,069
Posted By EF

Many TF plans including the Cessna here: ...

Many TF plans including the Cessna here:

https://outerzone.co.uk/search/results.asp?keyword=Top+flite
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-18-2021, 03:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,759
Posted By EF

Would you care to elaborate a little? Thanks.

Would you care to elaborate a little?
Thanks.
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-17-2021, 04:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,759
Posted By EF

Black Horse Fairey Albacore ?

Anyone have any experience with this model?
Cannot find any info beyond what BH published.
Forum: Aerodynamics
09-14-2021, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,678
Posted By EF

Cessna 182 Wing Fences

Some 182s have full cord fences located in continuation to the gap between aileron and flap.

Iím aware of such fencesí contributions when used on swept wings but what do they offer on straight...
Forum: Kit Building
08-24-2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,924
Posted By EF

Thatís an excellent list! If I may add a few...

Thatís an excellent list!

If I may add a few items:

1) You can use liteply as a substitute for aircraft ply and for balsa in many applications, it is very cheap

2) You can make some mods to...
Forum: Kit Building
08-21-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,001
Posted By EF

Back to the OTÖ has anyone actually purchased a...

Back to the OTÖ has anyone actually purchased a kit from this Seller?
Forum: Glow Engines
06-09-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,726
Posted By EF

I fly only glow engines. I just love the...

I fly only glow engines.
I just love the simplicity and reliability, and the sound of the four stroke engines is not only realistic but also pleasant on the ears.

The funny thing is that at our...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-25-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By EF

You are lucky I guess. In 40 years of flying...

You are lucky I guess.

In 40 years of flying Iíve had two occasions in which a four stroke engine backfired.
First with a .61FS, during flight, then with a .70FS just before takeoff.
In both...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-22-2021, 11:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By EF

Question on prop lock nut

Concerning locking the prop nut on a four stroke engine, Iím well familiar with the nut and lock nut system supplied with the engine, but was wondering is it ok to use two regular nuts and simply...
05-12-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By EF

Plan, canopy, and kit available here: ...

Plan, canopy, and kit available here:

https://www.sarikhobbies.com/product/rsq1584-edgley-optica/
Forum: Kit Building
05-10-2021, 01:33 AM
Replies: 4,445
Views: 458,903
Posted By EF

I reinforced the plastic cowl with f/g on the...

I reinforced the plastic cowl with f/g on the inside especially around the mounting points.
I also put servo grommets through the mounting holes.
One of my Sig Cubs is over 8 years old (and in...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-06-2021, 11:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By EF

I bench tested the engine today, worked...

I bench tested the engine today, worked flawlessly.

Started immediately on very low throttle and ran just perfect with a very stable and very low idle and instant transition to full power.
...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-04-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By EF

Thanks, I now seem to be on the right track. ...

Thanks, I now seem to be on the right track.
Took the carb completely apart, cleaned it and then assembled it back together.
Also closed the air bleed screw further in than before and now the...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-01-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By EF

Question on Enya 60X carb

I was given an Enya 60X engine that I was told was only bench run but never flown.
Itís very clean and looks brand new.
Smooth turning with good compression.

It starts immediately when primed...
Forum: Kit Building
01-12-2021, 12:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,001
Posted By EF

This caught my attention too though havenít...

This caught my attention too though havenít bought one yet (shipping outside the U.S. is too expensive).

Two things to consider though - accurate parts fit depends on how accurate the original...
Forum: Kit Building
12-29-2020, 02:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By EF

The Smith Mini Plane will also exhibit a tendency...

The Smith Mini Plane will also exhibit a tendency to climb. If you still can, you may want to consider adding a little positive incidence to the horizontal tail. If I ever build a second one Iíll...
12-13-2020, 04:19 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 22,393
Posted By EF

Did some further research on this issue of the...

Did some further research on this issue of the front braces and interestingly found that indeed some variants had it ĎVí shaped: The military L4-F (in simple olive drab) is one example (only 45...
12-12-2020, 11:52 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 22,393
Posted By EF

The funny thing is that itís so obvious, that...

The funny thing is that itís so obvious, that itís easy not to notice it at all :rolleyes:

Once I get my kit and to that stage in the construction Iíll see how best to correct it.
I know itís an...
12-12-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 22,393
Posted By EF

Look at the plan, itís up side down: ...

Look at the plan, itís up side down:
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/429x649/7b730e71_9131_4375_85fc_95838d21b3a2_787b05d41ef1e30d7f11f345d968907f1e16d7e9.jpeg
12-12-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 22,393
Posted By EF

These are from my 1/4 scale and 1/6 scale Sig...

These are from my 1/4 scale and 1/6 scale Sig kits:

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/pict0053_48b3848105d45f7d77fdff8fdf3f0cc8a6f8fc0d.jpg
...
12-12-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 22,393
Posted By EF

Not started yet, I only won the kit yesterday and...

Not started yet, I only won the kit yesterday and now it has begun itís journey to my corner of the world... will probably get here in a few weeks.

Anyway, itís going to be my third Cub, so I do...
12-11-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 22,393
Posted By EF

I have just obtained a kit, and while studying...

I have just obtained a kit, and while studying the plan I noticed an error on the fuselage plan.

There is a wire frame in the fuselage in front of the wing, also there in the real aircraft.
But...
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