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11-29-2020, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,006
Posted By wnewbury

Connectors are called Powerpole or Sermos.

Connectors are called Powerpole or Sermos.
11-21-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,082
Posted By wnewbury

Electrics are SO convenient.

Electrics are SO convenient.
08-03-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,243
Posted By wnewbury

CG on plans looks like 55% or 60%.

CG on plans looks like 55% or 60%.
08-03-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,243
Posted By wnewbury

Dragonfly by Tex Newman. Bill Northrop's Model...

Dragonfly by Tex Newman. Bill Northrop's Model Builder Magazine. Published 1971 and October 1996. Mine flew well - super easy. Radio influenced rather than radio controlled.
07-26-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,668
Posted By wnewbury

My Fly Sky i6 has always worked well and it is...

My Fly Sky i6 has always worked well and it is easy to program. I am afraid to use it on very expensive airplanes but maybe that's not fair to Fly Sky.
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-12-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9,331
Views: 525,104
Posted By wnewbury

In elementary school (1955), we went to the...

In elementary school (1955), we went to the library once a week. The library had Model Airplane News magazines. That got me started.
07-12-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 881
Posted By wnewbury

If several receivers are doing it, seems like it...

If several receivers are doing it, seems like it is the transmitter.
Forum: Beginners
07-06-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,906
Posted By wnewbury

My Nutball flies well (easily) but it flies much...

My Nutball flies well (easily) but it flies much better without the landing gear. Doesn't handle strong wind very well. I built mine from the kit but Dollar Tree sells the foam board. Theirs is...
Forum: Beginners
07-02-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,049
Posted By wnewbury

Many people don't use the correct names. Nitro...

Many people don't use the correct names. Nitro engines or glow plug engines. Not gas engines unless you mean large gasoline engines. I would not start with a Kadet unless you enjoy building. I...
Forum: Beginners
06-12-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By wnewbury

Small drones that don't have GPS are very easy to...

Small drones that don't have GPS are very easy to lose. Difficult to see if they are returning or going far far far away.
Forum: Beginners
05-12-2020, 05:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,298
Posted By wnewbury

Fly, crash, repair, repeat. That is a normal...

Fly, crash, repair, repeat. That is a normal progression.
04-25-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By wnewbury

Not a native English speaker?

Not a native English speaker?
Replies: 1
Views: 1,594
Posted By wnewbury

As an aside, too bad the smoke system on...

As an aside, too bad the smoke system on electrics only works once.
Forum: Kit Building
03-26-2020, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By wnewbury

On my Phaeton 90, I used two servos on the...

On my Phaeton 90, I used two servos on the elevator. One servo for each half. That way, each servo had only half the load.
03-11-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 19,804
Posted By wnewbury

A compressed air engine would be much easier to...

A compressed air engine would be much easier to build but less satisfying.
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-11-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 938
Posted By wnewbury

Ordered servos December 6. No servos yet. ...

Ordered servos December 6. No servos yet. Unable to get any information about my order.
11-28-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By wnewbury

+1

+1
10-26-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,714
Posted By wnewbury

buy one different brand servo that rotates the...

buy one different brand servo that rotates the opposite direction?
Replies: 12
Views: 2,082
Posted By wnewbury

You can buy a brand new, up to date radio for $60...

You can buy a brand new, up to date radio for $60 or less. If your transmitter is AM, I wouldn't use it. If it is FM, Hobby King used to have receivers that worked on any channel. I don't know if...
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By wnewbury

Work the throttle trigger with your right thumb??

Work the throttle trigger with your right thumb??
Forum: Beginners
12-04-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By wnewbury

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLzSoob663s&index=...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLzSoob663s&index=4&list=PL6IuSFWz4ktvupu_gxw1vn-sjBGOkJFHV
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6r9FUadpLVg&index=7&list=PL6IuSFWz4ktvupu_gxw1vn-sjBGOkJFHV

two flite...
10-10-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By wnewbury

Contact your local club. Batteries. Radical RC...

Contact your local club.
Batteries. Radical RC
72 radios are still legal.
I would get a servo tester exerciser and use it. Amazon has them.
If fuel doesn't get very hot, it might be good. try...
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By wnewbury

looking for where I saw it.

looking for where I saw it.
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By wnewbury

Don't the instructions say to physically reverse...

Don't the instructions say to physically reverse the location of one servo? Flip it over to aim it the other way?
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