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12-15-2016, 04:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By CATA

TopFlite or Seagull P47 Thunderbolt 60 size

Just looking for information as to which ARF to purchase. I am especially interested in how they fly and land on grass fields. I plan to use a 20 cc gas engine.
thanks
Charles
Forum: Aerodynamics
01-07-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,909
Posted By CATA

Increasing Fuse length and Cof G

If I increase the fuse length by 5 inches over the original plan length, how does this affect the original Centre of Gravity position on the original plan.

Thanks
Charles
Forum: Suggestions
02-08-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 514
Posted By CATA

20-35 cc size aerobatic & 3D thread

How about a thread for 20-35 cc Aerobatic and 3D size planes. There are a lot of new engines for these planes 70-75 inch wing span. These airplanes do not fit well in Giant Aerobatic and 3D thread....
Forum: Suggestions
01-25-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By CATA

RE: New Sub-Forum

How about 20-35 CC Aerobatic and 3 D these airframs would all be in the 65 to 75 inch size class.
Forum: Suggestions
01-25-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By CATA

New Sub-Forum

I would like to suggest a new sub-forum called Giant Scale Aircraft 20-30 cc size Aerobatic and 3D. There are many new gas engines and electric motor combinations for this size of airframe. I believe...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-08-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By CATA

RE: JC 28 CC surging

I had a chance to fly today. The motor started fine and ran fine with only a small amout of surging on the first start. It smoothed out after it warmed up. I may still have a minor problem once the...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-05-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By CATA

RE: JC 28 CC surging

Thanks for all the good advice. I checked over all the fuel system for leakes and the motor gaskets. i changed the plug and richen the high end just a little. This seemed to get rid of the high end...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-04-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By CATA

JC 28 CC surging

I have a JC 28 cc engine that has been running fine until recently. The engine starts and has good transition. Lately the engine will surge and sometimes tries to quit at full throttle until the...
Replies: 10
Views: 945
Posted By CATA

RE: JR 921 anad 123 battery

I agree i have a problem, I have a BC6DX 11 charger hooked to a balance buddy that allows each individual cell to be charged. The charger says each cell is fully charged. I am sending the batteries...
Replies: 10
Views: 945
Posted By CATA

RE: JR 921 anad 123 battery

Thanks for everyone's advice. I charged up the battery until the charger said full charge. Got 6.2 volts the receiver still will not work. I am sending the battery in for service. I do not have a...
Replies: 10
Views: 945
Posted By CATA

JR 921 anad 123 battery

I have been trying to get my JR 921 to work with a NOBS 123 battery. When i plug it into the switch I have 5.9 volts, but when i connect the switch to the receiver the two orange lights light but the...
Forum: Aerodynamics
07-04-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By CATA

Aeroworks 90-120 YAk Trimming

I have just finished this plane and trying to get it fine tuned. I would like to use the Mr. Herbert's Triangulation Method. I have the CG at 25% and was checking the wing and stabilizer incidence. I...
Forum: MVVS Support
09-12-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 841
Posted By CATA

RE: MVVS 91 quits running after short flight

Thanks I will go through your suggestions when I return next week. I also was considering the low speed being too lean. I do have the new carb and do use Morgan fuel.
Charles
Forum: MVVS Support
09-11-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 841
Posted By CATA

MVVS 91 quits running after short flight

I have a MVVS .91 that recently has begun quitting in flight after just a brief time. If I move the throtle to 1/2 the engine runs rough and then quits. There is almost a full tank of fuel left. I...
10-09-2007, 06:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,559
Posted By CATA

RE: New SPAD

Thanks for the nice comments. I too do not use PVC pipe, I just fold the coroplast into 4 sided tube to start the fuse. I use the poplar wood for extra strength from the firewall to wing saddle and...
10-02-2007, 06:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,559
Posted By CATA

RE: New SPAD

The Carlspad is made completly from coroplast, except I used balsa for the ailerons to save weight and add stiffness. The frame is made from 1x 1/4 popular attached to the firewall running back to...
08-24-2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,559
Posted By CATA

RE: New SPAD

DL
thanks

I have a 12x6 prop on the ASP 61 it seems to be a good comprimise of power and speed at least for me.

CA
08-24-2007, 07:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,559
Posted By CATA

RE: New SPAD

DL
thanks

I have a 12x6 propon the ASP 61 it seems to be a good comprimise of power and speed at least for me.

CA
08-24-2007, 07:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,559
Posted By CATA

New SPAD

Here is my new Carlspad. I wanted to build a sport / pattern type plane. The wing is actually developed from the wing on my Edge 540.

Wing span = 60"
Wing Root = 12"
Wing Tip = 10"
MAC =...
08-24-2007, 06:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 370
Posted By CATA

test

new SPAD
Forum: Aerodynamics
12-11-2006, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 810
Posted By CATA

Vector Flight Edge 540 new wing criteria

I have a Vector Flight Edge 540 that has a tendency to stall easily during landing.[:o] I have read that landing at a higher speed is the cure for stalling. While I do not contest this advice I am...
05-21-2006, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,531
Posted By CATA

New 40 size Pattern Plane

I would like to get a new 40 size pattern style plane for general flying. I have narrower it down to the Kyosho Oxyalis 50, CA Epsilon 40 , groovy 50 3A or the venus 40. I want to power the plane...
Forum: MVVS Support
09-17-2005, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 639
Posted By CATA

Mvvs .91 Max RMP and Idle

I in interested in what RPM my MVVS .91 should turn using 5% fuel and a 15X 7 APC prop. Also what idle RPM is correct. What difference would a 16X6 prop make.
Thanks
Charles
07-12-2005, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,058
Posted By CATA

Indoor -Outdoor Combination Choice

I am interested in acquiring a foam airplane that I can fly inside in a school gym during the winter and still have a suitable model to fly outdoors during the summer. What would be your...
05-31-2005, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By CATA

OS 46 AX High Speed Problems

I have an Os 46ax that was new last year, it ran very good. I now have a problem the motor starts easily, transitions well on the ground. The engine runs fine wide open with plane nose pointed up or...
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