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Forum: 3D Flying!
01-08-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,638
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: 60,339
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: 31
Views: 3,638
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: 486
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: 486
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: 1,222
Views: 429,155
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: 1,222
Views: 429,155
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: 32,411
Posted By mithrandir

So.... any flight pictures?

So.... any flight pictures?
Forum: 3D Flying!
11-08-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,130
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: 2,222
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: 2,394
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: 1,129
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: 862
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: 1,388
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: 862
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: 11,026
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: 11,026
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...
11-01-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,026
Posted By mithrandir

It takes about 6 to 10 minutes to install.... ...

It takes about 6 to 10 minutes to install....
The "Default" airplane when you first start it up is the "Thunderbolt Sbach 35%"....
Real Flight makes it super easy to tweak and modify the default...
11-01-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,026
Posted By mithrandir

Real Flight 8 (RF8)

WOW!!
I recently acquired Real Flight 8 and loaded onto my 'puter.
What a hoot!
I have been out of the main loop for a few years as I have started over with kids, married a beautiful (and younger...
01-15-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 30,323
Posted By mithrandir

Old thread I know!! My Father designed this...

Old thread I know!!

My Father designed this plane.... it was a real sweetie... the airfoil was extremely tolerant of abuse!!

This was the original... when we lived in Memphis Tenn.....

I...
10-06-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,787
Posted By mithrandir

Don't be s'prised if the weight is closer to 30...

Don't be s'prised if the weight is closer to 30 pounds!!

:O
10-06-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By mithrandir

RIP Marion!!!

RIP Marion!!!
01-30-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,879
Posted By mithrandir

In my opinion... a gyro would be implemented to...

In my opinion... a gyro would be implemented to attenuate a planes bad tendencies.... it isn't really flying the plane... but preventing the plane from doing something uncommanded....
I am in no way...
01-27-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,879
Posted By mithrandir

Funny to read posts from 10 years ago and see...

Funny to read posts from 10 years ago and see what peoples attitudes are.....I love gyros.... on ailerons in particular!!! can turn a plane that is a tippy rockinto a Harrier'ing trainer!..
11-18-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 919
Posted By mithrandir

is there any recording device within the...

is there any recording device within the aircraft? Like a GoPro or something with an SD Card?
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