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Forum: RC Jets
03-14-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,704
Posted By Gordon W

That's really excellent news that existing Wren...

That's really excellent news that existing Wren engines will continue to be supported and that a new range of TS turbines is in the pipeline. It would also be very helpful if the Wren range of...
Forum: RC Jets
07-20-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,195
Posted By Gordon W

double post, sorry.

double post, sorry.
Forum: RC Jets
07-20-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,195
Posted By Gordon W

Thanks for sharing your good news Danny. Please...

Thanks for sharing your good news Danny. Please can you tell us where you will get the tailpipe for the M70XBL from and what size it will be? Does Gaspar provide a pipe size recommendation in the...
Forum: RC Jets
07-17-2018, 12:20 AM
Forum: RC Jets
07-17-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,110
Posted By Gordon W

British Aerospace 146

British Aerospace 146
Forum: RC Jets
06-29-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,418
Posted By Gordon W

I use an overflow tank built into the model. ...

I use an overflow tank built into the model. This is an idea I picked up from this forum many years ago and comprises an additional small fuel tank incorporated in the overflow line. The overflow...
Forum: RC Jets
06-02-2018, 04:14 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 23,402
Posted By Gordon W

Is there any more news regarding the M70XBL...

Is there any more news regarding the M70XBL becoming available to buy?

Gordon
03-03-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,609
Posted By Gordon W

I googled Kingtech oil in uk and found that Nexus...

I googled Kingtech oil in uk and found that Nexus Modelling Supplies carry it: KingTech SPECIAL BLEND OIL 1 LITRE WITH SHELL TELLUS 32 & SYNTHETICS - Nexus Modelling Supplies...
Forum: RC Jets
12-28-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 70,655
Posted By Gordon W

I like both ! Gordon

I like both !
Gordon
Forum: RC Jets
12-28-2017, 03:02 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 70,655
Posted By Gordon W

Except for the creditors I imagine. Wren went...

Except for the creditors I imagine. Wren went bankrupt, accompanied by squeals of "CHEAT" on here. Traplet went bankrupt and friends of mine lost hundreds of pounds through unfulfilled orders. I...
Forum: RC Jets
12-18-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By Gordon W

The Wren diagram suggests a pipe inlet diameter...

The Wren diagram suggests a pipe inlet diameter of 1.5x the turbine nozzle diameter. Would that be a decent ballpark figure for all turbines or is there more to it than that?

Gordon
Forum: RC Jets
12-18-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By Gordon W

Thanks for your replies Tony and John. I don't...

Thanks for your replies Tony and John. I don't really think that there'll be a worthwhile difference in top speeds with the engines in identical jets. Probably more important is the relative turbine...
Forum: RC Jets
12-17-2017, 01:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By Gordon W

That pic makes the K-45 look a lot larger in...

That pic makes the K-45 look a lot larger in diameter than the 44 whereas there's only 1mm difference. What are the actual cone exit diameters? If the K-45's exit dia is a lot bigger, what will that...
Forum: RC Jets
12-16-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By Gordon W

The Wren 44 tailpipe size is on this diagram and...

The Wren 44 tailpipe size is on this diagram and should suit a K-45.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4uS54l7J0KpM3VVODNDdVA1MmM/view

Wren make a 66cm long pipe as standard, but any required...
Forum: RC Jets
12-11-2017, 01:26 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 70,655
Posted By Gordon W

+1 The only unreliable radio link I've ever had...

+1
The only unreliable radio link I've ever had in 50+ years was back in the mid-1960s with a home-made single channel super-regen outfit comprising a 3-valve Tx and 2-valve Hill Rx. The Rx worked...
Forum: RC Jets
11-30-2017, 02:42 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 70,655
Posted By Gordon W

I think that it was on this forum a few years ago...

I think that it was on this forum a few years ago that someone described having a voice readout, via telemetry, of the airspeed of their jet as it changed during the landing phase. Something like 45...
Forum: RC Jets
10-27-2017, 03:30 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,395
Posted By Gordon W

A good recipe for an aerobatic ship of any...

A good recipe for an aerobatic ship of any description.
Forum: RC Jets
10-26-2017, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By Gordon W

I thought that might be the case. 3/4in dia...

I thought that might be the case. 3/4in dia aluminium tube might be more easily available over here. If using that I'd try to stuff it with another length of tube, aluminium or carbon fibre, or...
Forum: RC Jets
10-24-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By Gordon W

I was surprised to discover that the tube in mine...

I was surprised to discover that the tube in mine is an imperial diameter: 3/4in dia x 31in long. metric dia was from 18.9mm to 19.1mm as it varied a bit along the tube.

Gordon
Forum: RC Jets
09-15-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 16,178
Posted By Gordon W

The look doesn't bother me at all and the display...

The look doesn't bother me at all and the display is in a sensible position. What I'd like to know is if the top row of switches can be reached easily without having to stretch and look. My DX18 Tx...
Forum: RC Jets
08-30-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 70,655
Posted By Gordon W

Thanks for sharing your video WB1. I found it...

Thanks for sharing your video WB1. I found it helped me a lot in demystifying xbus, and I apologise for taking so long to come back to you.
Kind regards
Gordon
Forum: RC Jets
08-30-2017, 04:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,723
Posted By Gordon W

Several years ago Lockheed Martin had their...

Several years ago Lockheed Martin had their lawyers demand license payments from kit manufacturers who were producing scale models of their historic designs, eg the P-38 Lightning. This act was well...
Forum: RC Jets
08-24-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 70,655
Posted By Gordon W

Thanks again Tom. I did view the JR Americas...

Thanks again Tom. I did view the JR Americas video before my original post but didn't find it immediately helpful re my question about Rx requirements. it didn't help that all the ailerons and flaps...
Forum: RC Jets
08-23-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 70,655
Posted By Gordon W

Thanks Tom. So any of the Xbus Rx's , even a 7...

Thanks Tom. So any of the Xbus Rx's , even a 7 channel one, will pass all 14 channels into one or more hubs to drive 14 servo functions?

Gordon
Forum: RC Jets
08-23-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 70,655
Posted By Gordon W

Dumb question: If you have a XG14 Tx and want...

Dumb question: If you have a XG14 Tx and want all 14 channels operational using Xbus, which JR Xbus Rx do you need? I don't see a 14-channel Xbus Rx on JR Americas, or the UK's Macgregor site...
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