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Forum: RC Jets
09-20-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,383
Posted By Ricko1

The tank that came with the kit is only 2 litres....

The tank that came with the kit is only 2 litres. I'm going to stick with 5 mins at the moment until I get a few more flights but I am looking at replacing the stock tank with a Dubro 100oz ( 3 L )...
09-20-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 43,305
Posted By Ricko1

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1632x1224/p47_small_301a263eaee0cf86ec51a40b0c27582f1749126e.jpg

Still regularly flying mine after six years and 250 plus flights. I'm not...
Forum: RC Jets
09-17-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,383
Posted By Ricko1

Flew the Viper for the first time last week. Took...

Flew the Viper for the first time last week. Took two clicks of up elevator and was hands free. Very stable in flight. Set my timer for 5 mins and came home with a comfortable amount of fuel...
Forum: RC Jets
07-10-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,383
Posted By Ricko1

Brief update - I still have not flown the viper....

Brief update - I still have not flown the viper. Hopefully next month will get her in the air. I'm looking at replacing the stock wing tube with a lighter CF tube instead of the the bridge girder...
Forum: RC Jets
05-07-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,383
Posted By Ricko1

Two of my mates have the Jet Legend 1.8 viper...

Two of my mates have the Jet Legend 1.8 viper which looks almost identical to the Pilot jet. One has a VT 80 and the other has a Kingtech 100. Both jets fly really well and have a ton of speed. I was...
Forum: RC Jets
05-07-2020, 03:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,383
Posted By Ricko1

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1732x1154/viper_204ebddd409d299f197ef7f8ebffb019f9c9d42b.jpg
Kit arrived in early March. I am very pleased with the construction and finish....
Forum: RC Jets
02-20-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,108
Posted By Ricko1

Pilot and Jet Legend make a 1.8m Viper that are...

Pilot and Jet Legend make a 1.8m Viper that are perfect for 80N turbine.

https://youtu.be/E3xIFLdaD1A
Forum: RC Jets
08-14-2019, 03:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,383
Posted By Ricko1

Short video of the 1.8m Viper ...

Short video of the 1.8m Viper

https://youtu.be/05GZ1ZjObvk
Forum: RC Jets
07-21-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,383
Posted By Ricko1

Thanks Jeremy, I saw from your posts that...

Thanks Jeremy,

I saw from your posts that you were very pleased with your Predator and I was anticipating that the Viper would be of the same quality. Will definitely be in touch.

Cheers,
...
Forum: RC Jets
07-21-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,383
Posted By Ricko1

Ok, this does not look good. No response yet. I...

Ok, this does not look good. No response yet. I might be volunteering to be be the new test crash dummy on this one, although it would be pretty hard to stuff up a Viper build. I don't expect mine to...
Forum: RC Jets
07-19-2019, 01:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,383
Posted By Ricko1

Pilot 1.8m Viper

Has anybody had some experience with this airframe ? Pilot have posted a video of this jet on their website and the flight is impressive. I have a VT80 turbine that looks like it will be a good...
Forum: RC Jets
07-06-2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,080
Posted By Ricko1

Jet Legend 1.9m Viper. I'm 60 and looking at...

Jet Legend 1.9m Viper.

I'm 60 and looking at getting one to upgrade from my VT 80 powered Xcalibur. There are two in my local club, one with a 80 and the other a 100. Both are excellent. Plenty of...
06-06-2018, 02:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By Ricko1

I built a TF P47 with a DLE61 about a year ago. I...

I built a TF P47 with a DLE61 about a year ago. I kept the standard side exhaust and canted the inverted engine to the 7 o'clock position so the exhaust comes out of the bottom of the cowl. At that...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-22-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8,151
Views: 736,041
Posted By Ricko1

Hi All, Has anyone dropped a 30cc gasser in...

Hi All,

Has anyone dropped a 30cc gasser in this airframe ?

Cheers,

Rick
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-20-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8,151
Views: 736,041
Posted By Ricko1

Hi Mike, For a great summary of the mods...

Hi Mike,

For a great summary of the mods that a lot of the guys have done to their Rev 70s when they are using a DLE 20 check out wjcalhoun's entry on page 152 post #3777. All credit goes to him.
Forum: RC Jets
11-13-2017, 12:43 AM
Replies: 2,538
Views: 502,780
Posted By Ricko1

Hi sauntson, If you are missing the pushrods...

Hi sauntson,
If you are missing the pushrods you may consider replacing the whole lot with 4/40 threaded rod and Sullivan golden clevises. These come with metal keepers. Dubro have good stuff as...
Forum: Kit Building
04-19-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2,325
Views: 303,120
Posted By Ricko1

Sorry I forgot my manners. THANK YOU to all...

Sorry I forgot my manners.

THANK YOU to all those that contributed to this and other TF P47 build threads. Your advice and knowledge from your own builds were a great help. This was my first large...
Forum: Kit Building
04-19-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2,325
Views: 303,120
Posted By Ricko1

Hi All,&lt;br /&gt;<br /> Maiden my kit P47...

Hi All,&lt;br /&gt;<br />
Maiden my kit P47 yesterday and put a couple of more flights on her today. Overall very happy. One click of aileron but quiet a few clicks of down elevator. Used the recommended...
Forum: Q-40 Racing
03-25-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,800
Posted By Ricko1

Glad to see that she will race again and this...

Glad to see that she will race again and this thread is alive. I love the sleek look of these models.
I have just finished building a P47 kit and the Napier is next. Will have a small break from...
Forum: Kit Building
03-11-2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2,325
Views: 303,120
Posted By Ricko1

Thanks for the info guys. I fly off grass so high...

Thanks for the info guys. I fly off grass so high rates with some expo will do. The first flight is always a bit of a worry so thanks for the tips.
Rick
Forum: Kit Building
03-11-2017, 01:38 AM
Replies: 2,325
Views: 303,120
Posted By Ricko1

It's maiden time for my P47 and I'm after a bit...

It's maiden time for my P47 and I'm after a bit of advice. High or low rates for the first flight ? The manual advises to use high rates for the initial flight but I would like to hear your thoughts...
Forum: Kit Building
02-12-2017, 12:05 AM
Replies: 2,325
Views: 303,120
Posted By Ricko1

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2200700 After 15 months she finally has the first coat of paint :)
Forum: Kit Building
01-25-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2,325
Views: 303,120
Posted By Ricko1

Tank issues all fixed - just had to ask the right...

Tank issues all fixed - just had to ask the right person
Forum: Kit Building
01-25-2017, 12:17 AM
Replies: 2,325
Views: 303,120
Posted By Ricko1

Hi All, Am trying to figure out the best way...

Hi All,

Am trying to figure out the best way to fit the fuel tank and need some inspiration as I have run out of ideas. I am fitting a 24 oz Rotoflow tank and want it to be able to be removed as I...
09-24-2016, 01:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By Ricko1

Thanks Allan, I think I understand now, When...

Thanks Allan,

I think I understand now, When you said that Xbus allows you to gang multiple servos onto the one channel makes sense. That was where I went wrong. Will take your advice and try...
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