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Forum: RC Jets
07-27-2022, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By Boomerang1

Sequencing can be achieved on more basic radios...

Sequencing can be achieved on more basic radios provided they have point mixing & the ability to slow switch functions.

Have this set up on a Futaba FG12 (14 channel version) & it works fine.
Forum: RC Jets
07-27-2022, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5,086
Views: 1,138,606
Posted By Boomerang1

Retrofit an airbrake? I fly the smaller Bobcat 50...

Retrofit an airbrake? I fly the smaller Bobcat 50 which have no flaps with a Wren 44 turbine & landing was tricky, you had to fly very shallow
approaches at low altitude to meet the end of the strip...
Forum: RC Jets
07-20-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,835
Posted By Boomerang1

Excellent self control, well done! ;)

Excellent self control, well done! ;)
Forum: RC Jets
07-04-2022, 06:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,474
Posted By Boomerang1

Great to see a kit bash & learn some techniques,...

Great to see a kit bash & learn some techniques, well done!
Forum: RC Jets
05-31-2022, 04:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,973
Posted By Boomerang1

Because of the drone menace most country's...

Because of the drone menace most country's aviation authorities have had a good hard look at who is flying what & how.

Rather than blanket the introduction of draconian rules by the general...
Forum: RC Jets
05-20-2022, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 634,243
Posted By Boomerang1

That's a shame, nice flying jet, many people...

That's a shame, nice flying jet, many people would just bin it. Good to see you are fixing it.
Some people just give up, I have a Boomerang Intro which a friend stripped the covering intending to...
Forum: RC Jets
05-16-2022, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 605
Posted By Boomerang1

Different servo (Hitec HS-81) in a different...

Different servo (Hitec HS-81) in a different application (aileron servo on an electric model) but exactly
the same failure mode. Thankfully the model has two aileron servos.

It sounds like the...
Forum: RC Jets
05-14-2022, 02:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,759
Posted By Boomerang1

It WAS a great roll ...... Until he crashed...

It WAS a great roll ......

Until he crashed when it became a terrible roll.
Forum: RC Jets
05-05-2022, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By Boomerang1

Google Singapore Air Force Black Knights F-16 ...

Google Singapore Air Force Black Knights F-16

Red/white scheme may help.
Forum: RC Jets
04-29-2022, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By Boomerang1

If you are going to move the hinge line forward...

If you are going to move the hinge line forward for the flaps you may as well move the entire hinge line forward & widen the ailerons as well.
You are going to reduce your aileron area anyway when...
Forum: RC Jets
04-29-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By Boomerang1

If you are redoing the hinging anyway consider...

If you are redoing the hinging anyway consider hinging the ailerons from the top & connecting the
linkages from two, wing mounted servos to the bottom of the ailerons.

The thickness of the...
Forum: RC Jets
03-27-2022, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By Boomerang1

I think full flying stabilizers were designed...

I think full flying stabilizers were designed into full size aircraft to meet certain performance requirements.

If you are building a scale model with a full flying stab it's just another problem...
Forum: RC Jets
03-19-2022, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,099
Posted By Boomerang1

That would destroy the scale look.. Only...

That would destroy the scale look..

Only from the bottom.

I've seen quite a few scale model jets which have been fudged to include turbines in non scale
locations & some have been difficult...
Forum: RC Jets
03-18-2022, 01:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,099
Posted By Boomerang1

One of the American RC model magazines published...

One of the American RC model magazines published a plan of a VTOL model called the Vertigo powered by a glo engine mounted
around the middle of the model.

The main feature was the whole engine...
Forum: RC Jets
03-09-2022, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 737
Posted By Boomerang1

If it's stopping you flying your jet just do what...

If it's stopping you flying your jet just do what I did.

Patch it up with some epoxy & glass mat, fill it, sand it & paint it white or silver.
Painting it black may lead to it deforming in the...
Forum: RC Jets
03-08-2022, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 737
Posted By Boomerang1

Is it broken or missing entirely?

Is it broken or missing entirely?
Forum: RC Jets
02-26-2022, 11:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,036
Posted By Boomerang1

Likewise the standard size Xcalber. The twin...

Likewise the standard size Xcalber.

The twin boom jets break down into compact packages for storage & transport.
Forum: RC Jets
02-18-2022, 02:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,336
Posted By Boomerang1

Exactly like that. I started with a piece of...

Exactly like that.

I started with a piece of thin galvinised steel sheet 300 mm x 600 mm & bent it in half.at 90 degrees.
Make it long enough to suit your needs.

Suits my twin boom jet with a...
Forum: RC Jets
02-17-2022, 04:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,336
Posted By Boomerang1

I have seen all sorts of starting tubes on legs...

I have seen all sorts of starting tubes on legs or on stands but all you really need is a piece of flat
metal bent at 90 degrees which sits on the ground like a tent up against the model's tail...
Forum: RC Jets
02-03-2022, 10:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,336
Posted By Boomerang1

Interested, the Iskra is on my 'to build' list.

Interested, the Iskra is on my 'to build' list.
Forum: RC Jets
01-09-2022, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,282
Posted By Boomerang1

Perhaps try RC Groups ...

Perhaps try RC Groups

https://www.rcgroups.com/jet-turbines-379/

Slightly different audience over there ..... ;)
Forum: RC Jets
11-14-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,254
Posted By Boomerang1

Good point. For me, it would depend on the...

Good point. For me, it would depend on the model.
For the model with the Wren 44, yes, I have had quite a bit of gliding practice with that one. :D

For something valuable with a K140 in it,...
Forum: RC Jets
11-14-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,254
Posted By Boomerang1

Does everything else on the ECU work? I f so...

Does everything else on the ECU work?

I f so can you just leave the glow plug in it & use an appropriate voltage glow driver to light off the gas.
After the gas goes pop when it ignites & the...
Forum: RC Jets
10-29-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 124,396
Posted By Boomerang1

Check carefully, they are not compatible with...

Check carefully, they are not compatible with iphones or older model Samsung phones.

Easiest way to tell is simply plug them in, if the LED lights on the camera light up you
should be good to go...
Forum: RC Jets
10-29-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,542
Posted By Boomerang1

No expert here but do these radios use a back up...

No expert here but do these radios use a back up battery soldered to the board somewhere to
store memory when you switch them off? If so could this be linked to the display?

Reason for comment is...
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