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02-16-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,686
Posted By mithrandir

stumbled back on this thread!!! Fun times...

stumbled back on this thread!!!

Fun times right here!!
Forum: Aerodynamics
02-05-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,878
Posted By mithrandir

has the employment of Contra negated the...

has the employment of Contra negated the canalizer? (Seems like a canalizer at worst adds a touch of drag)
Forum: Aerodynamics
02-05-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,405
Posted By mithrandir

there are books written... multi-volume......

there are books written... multi-volume... addressing these very questions....

Tractor: clean air in, accelerated air causing thrust loss as it sweeps over the fuselage and tails....

Pusher: No...
Forum: Aerodynamics
02-05-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,874
Posted By mithrandir

Rn at or near sea level = Cord (ft) x Velocity...

Rn at or near sea level = Cord (ft) x Velocity (ft/sec) x 6360

Download a file called xflr5.exe

sweet program with built in xFoil...

this will allow you to see the sensitivities to Rn,...
Forum: 3D Flying!
02-05-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,775
Posted By mithrandir

3D flying as contrasted with Pattern and IMAC: ...

3D flying as contrasted with Pattern and IMAC:

IMAC/Pattern, a mistake cost a point.

3D, a mistake cost a plane!

;)
Forum: 3D Flying!
02-05-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,775
Posted By mithrandir

You still get a chance to fly now'n'then?

You still get a chance to fly now'n'then?
Forum: 3D Flying!
02-05-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,775
Posted By mithrandir

Nice... that was a "Cirkus Style Fly In".......

Nice... that was a "Cirkus Style Fly In".... first event....
I was there on Saturday.... actually... I just got my 14MZ and programmed it
that morning.... (I was using a 9ZAP, and the programming...
Forum: 3D Flying!
02-05-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,833
Posted By mithrandir

I have always loved watching Kyle fly.... ...

I have always loved watching Kyle fly....

if you set the playback speed to 2 it looks like 2021 full throttle 3D!!

:p
Forum: 3D Flying!
01-08-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,775
Posted By mithrandir

Fun Times!! I still have a Funtana 140......

Fun Times!!

I still have a Funtana 140... flyin it tomorrow at Rabbit!!!

2 weeks ago.....
https://youtu.be/xB1uy4i2m6E


( and I was on 50 mhz at the time!! 🤪 ;)
Forum: IMAC
12-04-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 78,457
Posted By mithrandir

Hey Dean... you still tune in to this thread?? ...

Hey Dean... you still tune in to this thread??

Long time eh!! How are you doing??
Forum: 3D Flying!
12-04-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,775
Posted By mithrandir

This is what 3D used to be... 15 years ago or so!...

This is what 3D used to be... 15 years ago or so!

https://youtu.be/LSFlx3vbCZ0
Forum: Marketplace
12-04-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 696
Posted By mithrandir

C A Models Eclipse Pictures

Images....
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/eclipse_14_d9cafa872707898f17947a4b9726b3e691cbe31b.jpg...
Forum: Marketplace
12-04-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 696
Posted By mithrandir

C A Eclipse BEAUTIFUL!! Hardly Flown

Beautiful Plane...
Flies straight and true!
Professionally built by world renowned Kenny Lauter!
Maybe a dozen flights...
RTF except ESC, Motor, Batts,Rx
(Includes completed airframe and all...
12-04-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,238
Views: 464,129
Posted By mithrandir

But here is mine... still have it... built by...

But here is mine... still have it... built by Kenny Lauter!!

For sale.... I just don't fly it....

...
12-04-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,238
Views: 464,129
Posted By mithrandir

When did they pass the rule that FAI Pattern...

When did they pass the rule that FAI Pattern planes gotta be ugly?
11-08-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 34,648
Posted By mithrandir

So.... any flight pictures?

So.... any flight pictures?
Forum: 3D Flying!
11-08-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,428
Posted By mithrandir

I have not recently checked... ExtremeFlightRC...

I have not recently checked... ExtremeFlightRC used to make the best 50cc yak!
Forum: Aerodynamics
11-08-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,558
Posted By mithrandir

"BIG" planes are NOT more stable by virtue of...

"BIG" planes are NOT more stable by virtue of size.
Though the comments about scale effect, or "Reynold's Number" are true, any RC plane flying more than say....15 miles per hour with a 12 inch cord...
11-08-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,188
Posted By mithrandir

You are gonna want around 3000 watts.... Extreme...

You are gonna want around 3000 watts.... Extreme Flight has power setups for their 74'ish inch planes that will fling around a 10 to 13 pound plane pretty well....
Usually 10S and 12S SETUPS........
11-16-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,320
Posted By mithrandir

Just don't Judge me OK!?!? :p

Just don't Judge me OK!?!?

:p
11-15-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,571
Posted By mithrandir

I did a "Register" with the sensor powered up and...

I did a "Register" with the sensor powered up and plugged into Tx.
This put the sensor ID # next to the next available slot. The slot is blank though.... Select the slot, choose True Airspeed, close...
11-14-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,993
Posted By mithrandir

WOW...good luck... I always loved this plane!!

WOW...good luck... I always loved this plane!!
11-13-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,571
Posted By mithrandir

Sbs-01tas

UGH!!
I can't seem to get the TAS (Pitot) to show anything on my 18MZ... I just updated the software (2.7.2 I think)...
assigned it to slot 16.. (Instructions implied it would automatically find...
11-02-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,858
Posted By mithrandir

What error message? I am s'prised... I usually...

What error message?
I am s'prised... I usually struggle with software installation... and mine went lickity-split....
11-01-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,858
Posted By mithrandir

And for those who fly Mode 1, Like me, QQ, Hanno,...

And for those who fly Mode 1, Like me, QQ, Hanno, (or any other Mode for that matter)... it is really easy to move the Ratchet, Lever and Spring in the controller, and in the software, you can select...
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