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11-09-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,215
Posted By ntsmith

RE: Slik-Fly By Phil Kraft.

Youl'l find my slik-fly build here but no changes and with flaps and with a 61 its not going to hang around !
http://www.modelflying.co.uk/forums/postings.asp?th=56039&p=1
10-03-2011, 12:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,682
Posted By ntsmith

RE: Regarding Piper Comanche 260 By Keith Humber

I have ordered the Humber plan as well a two from across the pond (USA) and have the chance of a Jack stafford comanche. Seems I may be spoilt for choice. One of the plans are for the twin - also...
09-16-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,388
Posted By ntsmith

RE: Setup for multi engine

Thanks Allan for your help. I really appreciate it. Now I really cant decide on a Norman Islander with the two or three engines - could build both :)
09-16-2011, 02:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,388
Posted By ntsmith

RE: Setup for multi engine

Sounds interesting and very possible. One thing I found really interesting was the "My normal procedure on an electric is to first inhibit the throttle trim. I set this up so there is no trim on all...
09-15-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,388
Posted By ntsmith

RE: Setup for multi engine

I believed that the setup for a three engined airoplane would be different from a twin or four engined plane. Often the rear engine is used just for taxying or at least it would be more realistic to...
09-14-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,388
Posted By ntsmith

Setup for multi engine

I have a JX11 and am considering building an electric powered Tri-Lander (Another brilliant english design) but was wondering if it would be possible to set it up so I can start the rear engine...
09-12-2011, 12:41 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 129,793
Posted By ntsmith

RE: New Sebart Wind 50E

Its the same as the Angel. Had no issues with that or this one. The landing gear does flex quite alot so perhaps that takes some of the pressure of verticaly but since they can bend I guess they are...
09-08-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 497
Posted By ntsmith

Airborne power supply LIFE or LIPO

I have a R921 with two satellite rx's. It can take two similar batteries and using two seperate switches gives a good backup in the case of a battery failure. If they were LIFE types could they be...
09-05-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By ntsmith

RE: AR7000 sets throttle at wide open when turned on

Why would you NOT turn on the transmitter first ?
08-28-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By ntsmith

Slik-Fly canopy (A Phil Kraft design) required or build one!

I am interested in building a Slik-Fly but the most problamatical area is the canopy and I dont want to make it solid as in the Bar-Fli. Does anyone know how difficult it would be to make, how to...
08-13-2011, 04:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By ntsmith

RE:

What they need to do is to have an APB for a rather anxious looking guy holding a Futaba transmitter aimlessly walking around. A give away may be that his antenna is a little larger than usual and...
08-10-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,334
Posted By ntsmith

RE: AR9000 versus AR8000

Interesting. Using the JR11X so after seeing the video I shant bother with the AR9000 and go with the AR8000
thanks everyone
08-09-2011, 04:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By ntsmith

RE: Need more channels? Suggestions please....

Use a y lead on the elevators and if needed another on the ailerons. Rarely do you need a seperate channel for elevators. At least it will give you two more channels to play with.
08-08-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,334
Posted By ntsmith

RE: AR9000 versus AR8000

"Is there any significant difference in the quality of perceived signal. If no then why have two on the AR9000 and if yes then presumably the AR9000 is significantly better. I am have trouble...
08-08-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,334
Posted By ntsmith

AR9000 versus AR8000

The AR8000 has a main receiver with one aerial and the AR9000 has a main receiver with only one aerial. Is there any significant difference in the quality of perceived signal. If no then why have two...
08-06-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,117
Posted By ntsmith

RE: Is this a software problem on my DSX11

SORTED.
In one model the stick position was set to high and in the other it was low. changed them to be the same and its all OK. I can now change models and not turn off then on my tx. Not sure if...
08-05-2011, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,117
Posted By ntsmith

RE: Is this a software problem on my DSX11

My DX8 works perfectly and the SD card that wont work on my DSX11 but not the other way around.
My main problem is with my new DSX11 which has this strange timer behaviour when I change models. I...
08-05-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,452
Posted By ntsmith

RE: JR10x to DSMX

Totaly agree. The DSMX would be needed if the amount of flyers were rather more than most sites could withstand. I have an 11X (just bought new) and a non modular one at that and have no wish to even...
08-05-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,117
Posted By ntsmith

Is this a software problem on my DSX11

I purchased this about a week ago and I is very happy. The only problem I had was when I tried to fir a 1GB SD card. It just would not allow anything to be saved with it. However it did with the one...
11-23-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,654
Posted By ntsmith

RE: Dx7 throttle kill switch

Is this throttle trim ability available on a DX8?
11-23-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,909
Posted By ntsmith

Programming the DX8 for four wing servos

I was thinking of getting the Sebart bipe which has four servos but then began to wonder if there is a useable wing setup in the DX8 and if not will one be added. wht would be the best way of...
11-07-2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,884
Posted By ntsmith

RE: Cross wind landing teqniques

That really sounds feasable although I am not sure what you mean when you say "Crab in steady state flight does not require any control surface to be deflected" surely in my example I would have some...
11-06-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,884
Posted By ntsmith

RE: Cross wind landing teqniques

The difference, if I recall is that there are two methods. Crab and sideslip. I usually use the crab method so in my scenario (given in my original post) I would be giving right rudder (crab into...
11-06-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,884
Posted By ntsmith

RE: Cross wind landing teqniques

That is opposite to what I was told some where else although that is what I thought is correct. Looking to the fron from the cockpit point of view I was told that you give right rudder (towards the...
11-06-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,884
Posted By ntsmith

Cross wind landing teqniques

Perhaps some one could be so kind as to help me get my head round this.
The scenario is a wind of some significant strength coming directly towards me. The aircraft is coming in right to left.
Do...
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