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Forum: ARF or RTF
02-14-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 437,228
Posted By JustPlaneSweet

I took off south into the wind and turned east....

I took off south into the wind and turned east. The plane was very sluggish and severely banked against the wind to turn. The plane was getting further out as I was trying to turn north. My spotter...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-11-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 437,228
Posted By JustPlaneSweet

Unhappy I'm finally able to talk about it. Finished my...

I'm finally able to talk about it. Finished my B-25 and totally destroyed it on the maiden. At least the engines sounded great on takeoff.

I have a vacuum forming plug for the nose. I have...
07-04-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,303
Posted By JustPlaneSweet

Black Hawk RC Pilots Warbird Fly-in ...

Black Hawk RC Pilots Warbird Fly-in

Saturday, July 16, 2016 from 10 AM to 4 PM at the club flying field. GPS address is 33650 Vail Ave, Cedar Falls, IA 50613.

Low key relaxing event. Plate...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-09-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 437,228
Posted By JustPlaneSweet

Thanks for the compliment ccfpilot. I made the...

Thanks for the compliment ccfpilot. I made the part from 1mm PETG (it thinned to half that in places). raaf's troubles make me think I should probably make plugs for the turret and windshield. It...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-07-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 437,228
Posted By JustPlaneSweet

raaf, I recently purchased a kit from...

raaf,

I recently purchased a kit from another RCU member and found that the nose glass was severely cracked. Inspired by James Bruton's (XRobots) video on vacuum forming,...
11-27-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 888
Posted By JustPlaneSweet

RE: Dual Switches

Blake,

I would not use four switches with two batteries.

Stan
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-14-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,134
Posted By JustPlaneSweet

RE: Clubs with Petromat runways

I'm in the same club as coppertop65 and will comment on the staples. We used 7 inch long staples about every six inches. The soil is sand. The grass grew over the edges and the staples are just no...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-30-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,285
Posted By JustPlaneSweet

RE: FAA Rumor

They do have this to work with:
10-18-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 843
Posted By JustPlaneSweet

RE: Disgusted at Horizon's lack of support skills

yukonpete,

I suggest you contact someone different at Horizon. If you get the same 'support person', request his boss. Horizon will make it right if you can get to the right individual.

...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-15-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,048
Posted By JustPlaneSweet

RE: Asphalt Runway yes/no

Pilots with unique 'flying styles' can land besides the asphalt.

Stan
10-06-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 892
Posted By JustPlaneSweet

RE: Field Layout/ Distance from pilot line to runway?

We have a chain link fence 20ft from our petromat runway. The pilot stations are five feet behind that. Most pilots stand right behind the fence. 20ft gets pretty narrow when the wind is to our...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-22-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,975
Posted By JustPlaneSweet

RE: Good first biplane?

If you can find one, the Sig Giant Sundancer is a nice flying 50cc biplane.

Stan
08-23-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,084
Posted By JustPlaneSweet

RE: Best A123 capable (and Lipo, etc.) charger.... ?

Sorry, my mistake. All my A123 pack are home made from Dewalt packs. I solder my own 20ga JR extension to the pack. I made up a mating connector for the Cellpro.

Stan
08-23-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,084
Posted By JustPlaneSweet

RE: Best A123 capable (and Lipo, etc.) charger.... ?

Ernie,

Receiver A123 packs are two cell so the balance tap is run through the signal pin of a standard JR three pin connector. This line goes to the charge port but is isolated from the...
08-22-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 941
Posted By JustPlaneSweet

RE: OOOOOHHHHHH Very large Wilga, advice.

There are links to a couple of three views that show the size of the ailerons and flaps at here.
08-19-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,275
Posted By JustPlaneSweet

RE: It happened: first time an RC drone hits an Aircraft

scooterinvegas,

The forum is "FPV, UAV''s & Drones". Seems like an appropriate post.

Stan
Forum: Beginners
08-18-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,175
Posted By JustPlaneSweet

RE: Nose gear Flexing

Try to remember the OP opened the thread with "I just purchased a used hobbico hobbistar 60." We have no idea how 'tired' the nosewheel wire is.

Stan
Forum: Beginners
08-17-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,175
Posted By JustPlaneSweet

RE: Nose gear Flexing

MetallicaJunkie,

What the photo does not show is that the landing gear extends into the engine mount. It looks like it has plenty of spread between the bearings.

(photo from the manual)
...
Forum: Beginners
08-17-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,175
Posted By JustPlaneSweet

RE: Nose gear Flexing

X2 on Ken's suggestion for the Fults gear. It is symmetrically loaded and much stiffer.

Sran
08-03-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,084
Posted By JustPlaneSweet

RE: Best A123 capable (and Lipo, etc.) charger.... ?

ditto on the Cellpro charger. Mine are set up to charge between flights while I refuel. Works great.

Stan
08-01-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By JustPlaneSweet

RE: Adding another receiver battery

Do not mix chemistry with batteries. Either have two 6v NiCd batteries or two 6.6v LiFe batteries. The Y harness will effectively add the CAPACITIES, not the VOLTAGES. You can have batteries of...
05-27-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By JustPlaneSweet

RE: help me about the aircraft pylon race

JRX,

if you are just looking for something to mess around with, we have been using modified electric Blue Ray pylon racers. Check out Black Hawk RC Pilots Blue Ray pylon racing. The planes are...
05-27-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By JustPlaneSweet

RE: help me about the aircraft pylon race

Try the National Miniature Pylon Racing Association for info.
Forum: Kit Building
05-13-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,865
Posted By JustPlaneSweet

RE: Making ribs for a tapered wing

Ditto the Compufoil recommendation. It is designed to do exactly what you want to achieve.

Stan
04-19-2011, 03:19 PM
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