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Forum: RC Jets
04-30-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,275
Posted By speed is life

The Jeti ergonomics are a personal thing; you...

The Jeti ergonomics are a personal thing; you either like it or find it just does not fit. The only way to know is to handle one or fly one.

I started out with ‘68 Kraft, then on to Proline. Took...
Forum: RC Jets
04-26-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,603
Posted By speed is life

But.......But......But........the AMA needs an...

But.......But......But........the AMA needs an EXPERT, with DECADES of experience at POLICY writing and RISK management. The need for months of SAFETY training and mandatory INSPECTIONS will be...
Forum: RC Jets
04-25-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,603
Posted By speed is life

T +1 The record speaks for itself that the...

T
+1
The record speaks for itself that the AMA system here in the USA DOES NOT need to be vastly more complicated, bureaucratic, or regimented.
Proposed inspection regimens for certification & 3...
Forum: RC Jets
04-23-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,603
Posted By speed is life

Stand back.....he thinks he’s a lawyer too

Funny if it were not pitiful, now a “jailhouse lawyer” as well as certified at xyz & Blah, blah, blah....
Forum: RC Jets
04-23-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,603
Posted By speed is life

Some people simply enjoy imposing more regs on...

Some people simply enjoy imposing more regs on others......control freak pain in the.. .......experts don’t cha know.
Forum: RC Jets
04-23-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,603
Posted By speed is life

- so go fly a helo and leave this forum alone. ...

- so go fly a helo and leave this forum alone.


The NFO risk management Guru sez:
...
Forum: RC Jets
04-23-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,603
Posted By speed is life

Nedermeyer from the movie “Animal House”...

Nedermeyer from the movie “Animal House” :rolleyes:.......the guy that got used tampons in his oxygen mask.....the guy who’s crew chief (plane captain) plugged the relief tube...
We all know the...
Forum: RC Jets
04-22-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,603
Posted By speed is life

+1 Exactly! A turbine is just another...

+1 Exactly!

A turbine is just another powerplant in the grand scheme of the hobby. In reality probably no worse a risk than a huge 3D gasser or big load of LiPo’s.
If the AMA insurers demand a...
Forum: RC Jets
04-22-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,603
Posted By speed is life

”....forums have disccussions about the need for...

”....forums have disccussions about the need for Faraday cages to protect gyros, electronic engine controls, and receivers from EMI in some applications.....”

“Some applications”?.....Really, you...
Forum: RC Jets
04-21-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,603
Posted By speed is life

This ain’t rocket science

Please do not lose sight of the fact that this is a hobby and these are toy model airplanes.....
I worry that it would be too attractive to some to make things unnecessarily complex and regimented...
Forum: RC Jets
04-20-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,603
Posted By speed is life

“..... My suspicion is that many will end up...

“..... My suspicion is that many will end up getting a bigger jet......”
My take on this?
Based on the overall experience with electric ducted fan segment of the hobby, there is little, if any,...
Forum: RC Jets
02-20-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,013
Posted By speed is life

Hah.....Touché Hey AMA, truth hurts.....BOHICA!

Hah.....Touché
Hey AMA, truth hurts.....BOHICA!
Forum: RC Jets
02-02-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,362
Posted By speed is life

hk3759w/Javier, This is a very unfortunate...

hk3759w/Javier,
This is a very unfortunate situation for you and you have indeed suffered a loss.
That said; several things come to mind:
1) Wren clearly did not inspect the shipment for damage...
Forum: RC Jets
01-23-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 43,913
Posted By speed is life

Hi Oli. That picture is Summer of 1986 with the...

Hi Oli.
That picture is Summer of 1986 with the 188th TFS New Mexico Air National Guard. Callsign “Taco”.
The USAF A-7 subdued paint scheme’s during that time all had black nomenclature...
Forum: RC Jets
01-22-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 43,913
Posted By speed is life

Oh noooooo.......A-7K

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1456x992/86820a2c_0c47_4de8_9b89_6265cbb9da5c_63c5f3584f42361a01a1d077bf096d44499f843f.jpeg
The “K” model? YGBSM.....nooooo.....hack...
Forum: RC Jets
01-22-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By speed is life

Hi Bigells, I have the same Ripmax/ Flying...

Hi Bigells,
I have the same Ripmax/ Flying Legends/GJC Hunter that you are taking about.
The orange silicon type goo is what is left of your cylinder piston O-ring.....my gear never froze up...
Forum: RC Jets
01-04-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By speed is life

Wren in the UK is it: ...

Wren in the UK is it:
http://www.wrenpowersystems.com/ (http://www.wrenpowersystems.com/repairs.html)

Tony Ratcliff is the head guy now, Mike Murphy is still there as well.
Good luck, they are...
Forum: RC Jets
12-19-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By speed is life

Well......? Did we help with a solution or...

Well......?
Did we help with a solution or no?...... I “gots ta know”.
Forum: RC Jets
12-17-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By speed is life

Is this used ECU a Xicoy? Sounds like it is...

Is this used ECU a Xicoy? Sounds like it is configured for Kero start, that also accounts for why the propane valve does not work.
If it is a Xicoy go into the “Start” Menu and change to “Auto Gas”...
Forum: RC Jets
12-05-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 64,301
Posted By speed is life

hello Ed, the GJC ARF Skyray is ~1:9 i could...

hello Ed,
the GJC ARF Skyray is ~1:9
i could measure my models nose strut to get an exact length required if you need.
- Mike
Forum: RC Jets
11-30-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 64,301
Posted By speed is life

skyray nose strut

Home Page (http://www.rccrafters.com/)
You could try Ed Dobias RC Crafters for the Skyray nose strut. His is custom work and will be a few more $$$, but the quality is excellent. I have a set of his...
Forum: Marketplace
11-29-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By speed is life

yep, & will give you a ring..l - Mike

yep, & will give you a ring..l
- Mike
11-29-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,080
Posted By speed is life

6 weeks out if 52, Ya!........Keep drinking the...

6 weeks out if 52, Ya!........Keep drinking the Kool-Aid......
11-29-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,080
Posted By speed is life

The last (and only) time I visited Muncie was a...

The last (and only) time I visited Muncie was a few years ago at the one “EDF Jet Jam” that was held there. Huge flying site....empty......
Usage on that week? Well, the “Jam” on one runway....some...
11-29-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,404
Posted By speed is life

+1 Late to the party & I rarely post in...

+1
Late to the party & I rarely post in “comment” forums.

My sole reason for AMA membership is that it is REQUIRED for the one or two events a year that I attend........
Social aspects? Nah, my...
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