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Forum: RC Jets
12-06-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,790
Posted By JohnMac

You're the man for MB339's Ed. Love the colour...

You're the man for MB339's Ed. Love the colour scheme. Looking good ED.
John
08-15-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,522
Posted By JohnMac

Yes, the tow position should be as close to the...

Yes, the tow position should be as close to the CG as possible so just behing the wing is convenient. Make sure that the tug has a fairly long line, at least 100" for your first attempts. Once you...
08-15-2020, 04:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,522
Posted By JohnMac

I guess you will have done this by now. How did...

I guess you will have done this by now. How did it go?
Forum: RC Jets
08-15-2020, 04:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,333
Posted By JohnMac

Just as an aside, the white Jet Ranger brought a...

Just as an aside, the white Jet Ranger brought a VIP visitor to the Yorkshire Air Museum next door to the airfield. Just a little history, Elvington was built as a bomber base in WW2 and was the home...
Forum: RC Jets
08-13-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,333
Posted By JohnMac

Well there was F-16's, F15's, F18's, L39's, DH...

Well there was F-16's, F15's, F18's, L39's, DH Vampire, Avro Vulcan, Hawks, a Yak, a Panther and oh yes Viper jets.
So not too bad really.
Forum: RC Jets
08-10-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 855
Posted By JohnMac

Just an idea to help in the future. I use those...

Just an idea to help in the future. I use those small indicators for Lipo batteries on my Jerry can. When I have emptied the can I click the indicator to red and store it until I am ready to go and...
Forum: RC Jets
08-10-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,333
Posted By JohnMac

On behalf of the Elvington Model Flying club I...

On behalf of the Elvington Model Flying club I want to thank all who came and supported us. There is nothing worse than organising an event to find that no one attends. This year we had the biggest 3...
06-16-2020, 01:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,431
Posted By JohnMac

What I used to do was make the core a few inches...

What I used to do was make the core a few inches longer than needed and then cut it down to size after wards. The other thing to try is make a wide, hard balsa or ply root and tip rib to stop it over...
06-16-2020, 01:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,845
Posted By JohnMac

I would add a double panel of balsa, let into the...

I would add a double panel of balsa, let into the ribs just behind the spar, 10" long by 2" wide. Cut a slot 8" long x 1" wide for the blade and let this into the ribs so that the profile is...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-07-2020, 04:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,193
Posted By JohnMac

I have just been thinking about this model to...

I have just been thinking about this model to carry my Fiala 85 B2 FS. Anybody know if it will fit? Not yet seen one in the flesh so to speak but the Fiala is way bigger than the Saito. Fiala is the...
Forum: RC Jets
05-18-2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 776
Views: 102,717
Posted By JohnMac

Well the UK government let us off the leash last...

Well the UK government let us off the leash last week so I headed for the airfield. Put a couple of flights on my AD Diamond my get my "eye in" after not flying anything but RF9 for the duration of...
Forum: RC Jets
05-18-2020, 05:36 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 84,363
Posted By JohnMac

Fabulous.

Fabulous.
Forum: Glow Engines
04-03-2020, 12:56 AM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 340,627
Posted By JohnMac

Hi Eric, Its the 115, 9 cylinder gas engine I...

Hi Eric,
Its the 115, 9 cylinder gas engine I am interested in. I have started a few hand drawn doodles of the general configuration of the Bulldog. I am surprised that the build looks to be really...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-02-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 340,627
Posted By JohnMac

Hi Tom, I will give Morris a call but he is...

Hi Tom,
I will give Morris a call but he is bound to have a vested interest. I was looking for an unbiased report. I guess I will have to wait a while. At the moment the project is just in my...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-02-2020, 01:30 AM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 340,627
Posted By JohnMac

Hi Guys, I came looking for information on...

Hi Guys,
I came looking for information on these engines as I have in mind te purchase of a 9 cylinder 115 gas radial. I must admit to having not read all 2500 posts on this very informative thread...
Forum: RC Jets
12-14-2019, 03:18 AM
Replies: 776
Views: 102,717
Posted By JohnMac

I just ordered my Rebel hot a couple of weeks ago...

I just ordered my Rebel hot a couple of weeks ago through Dave. I plan to use my X45 in it. One of our friends here in the North of England bought one of the original Pirroti models. He as a Kingtech...
Forum: RC Jets
12-03-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,896
Posted By JohnMac

Hi Behzad, The Xicoy ones may be worth looking...

Hi Behzad,
The Xicoy ones may be worth looking at. I got a set for a customer (for a different model) and they looked and felt really good.

John
Forum: RC Jets
12-03-2019, 12:40 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,896
Posted By JohnMac

Behzad, Iwould take a look at the way the gear...

Behzad,
Iwould take a look at the way the gear mounts are attached to the spars in the wing. The spars are very fragile whilst the gear monts are much stronger. I had a K30 in my MB339 that was...
Forum: RC Jets
09-18-2019, 05:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,575
Posted By JohnMac

The vertical launch did look spectacular. The...

The vertical launch did look spectacular. The commentator just needs to get a bit more enthusiasm going on :)
Forum: RC Jets
09-10-2019, 03:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,134
Posted By JohnMac

Talking Steve, If you want to know about MKS servos give...

Steve, If you want to know about MKS servos give me a call. I have been running them for years.
Today would be good since you have nothing to do today Ahahaha!

John
08-17-2019, 02:14 AM
Replies: 3,781
Views: 624,249
Posted By JohnMac

Thank you Greg. Regards, John

Thank you Greg.
Regards,

John
08-16-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 3,781
Views: 624,249
Posted By JohnMac

Hi Guys, My Corsair is almost ready to be...

Hi Guys,
My Corsair is almost ready to be painted. I want to add all the small details now that bring a scale model to life, but I am struggling to find good photographic reference sources. At the...
Forum: RC Jets
03-17-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By JohnMac

Yes, Way too big. If you are a fan of the MPX...

Yes, Way too big. If you are a fan of the MPX Funjet why not get the SAB Tortuga: https://www.jettstreamuk.co.uk/sab-antartica.html
Its a bit bigger than the funjet but that is good because there is...
Forum: RC Jets
03-03-2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 84,363
Posted By JohnMac

Thanks for the Videos guys. Here is one of the...

Thanks for the Videos guys. Here is one of the story of the Buccaneer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46a-7N_13Sk.
I once went to a lecture by a retired Buccaneer pilot who started as a midshipman...
Forum: RC Jets
11-14-2018, 05:36 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 84,363
Posted By JohnMac

Stunning project Paul. I wish you every success...

Stunning project Paul. I wish you every success with it.
John
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