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09-13-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By RappyPilot

JQ THECar RTR of HPI Trophy

I have been flying planes for years and want to try my thumbs at 1/8th scale off road buggy racing.

Just a question about what would be a better choice of car.

My two options is between the the...
07-02-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,618
Posted By RappyPilot

RE: 100KM cross country flight.

Hi

It is not a race. Just a flight of a 100KM to see who can actually get to the other side without landing, refueling, crashing. There are no rules as far as the plane is concerned.

And...
07-02-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,618
Posted By RappyPilot

100KM cross country flight.

Hi all

We here in South Africa have an event in December. It is a 100KM cross country flight. Done in one leg.

How it works is you have a truck with someone driving it. And on the back two...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-30-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,733
Posted By RappyPilot

Prop unloading.

Hi all

I have an OS160FX in GP Giant Big Stik. I had a MAS 18x8 prop on it using Cool Power 5% fuel and the engine managed 7400RPM, then I swapped for a Xoar 18X6 and got 8200RPM.

The...
Forum: RC Humor
02-15-2012, 01:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,315
Posted By RappyPilot

My new Big Stick

Just showing off my new big stick :D
02-09-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By RappyPilot

RE: How Many Channels?

A governor basically regulates and keep the head speed constant no matter how muchy throttle/pitch you apply. Without one you need to take particular care to set up a proper throttle curve, specially...
02-08-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By RappyPilot

RE: How Many Channels?

Hi

Apart from the minimum of six needed to fly a heli. More Channels can come in handy if you say, fly scale heli's. An airworlf for instance you would need another channel if you want to use...
Forum: RC Humor
02-08-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 84,857
Posted By RappyPilot

RE: The most annoying sayings

There I was hovering my Raptor X50B setting it up after just rebuilding it after a nasty crash. Quite nervous and confidence lacking bit, hoping nothing will fly off or go wrong and this kid comes...
Forum: T-Rex heli
02-01-2012, 09:16 PM
Forum: T-Rex heli
02-01-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,236
Posted By RappyPilot

RE: TREX 450 Pro V2 ESC question

Hi

I don't plan on using it as a governor. Just curious if I understood the concept correctly.

But I am not much of a fan of governors. Maybe I am old school. I have tried the Align and...
Forum: T-Rex heli
01-31-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,236
Posted By RappyPilot

TREX 450 Pro V2 ESC question

I have been flying planes and specially heli's for years now, but nitro only.

I am quite keen to have a go at electric out of curiousity and I have just bough a TREX 450 Pro V2 (Flybarred)

...
12-28-2011, 02:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By RappyPilot

RE: GP750 Drifting.

Hi all

Another weekend of testing and fiddling ...

Almost getting there, tried moving the gyro to a different spot, turned it 90 degrees and tried different mounting pads, no luck.

...
12-21-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 614
Posted By RappyPilot

RE: DS620 Servo dead ....

Hi

Wel, I replaced that DS620 wit a new DS650 with Align step down. And have not had that issue again :) Still curious what could have caused it. But feel a lot better with that regulator in...
12-18-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By RappyPilot

GP750 Drifting.

Hi all

I have a GP750 gyro with a DS650 rudder servo. I have a previous post where my DS620 rudder servo burned out on me after 5 minutes of flying ... I replaced the servo with a DS650 and...
12-16-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 614
Posted By RappyPilot

DS620 Servo dead ....

Hi guys

Just finished building my X50B, with an Align GP 750 Gyro with an Align DS620 servo, after a week of fiddling and setting and testing up my heli was ready for it's maiden. This is my 5th...
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-17-2011, 01:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,838
Posted By RappyPilot

RE: Seagull Edge 540 (160) CG Crisis

Hi guys

Wel, had a sleepless night on Friday in anticipation of maidening her.

As you can see she flies! I must say, the manual is WAY out as far as the CG and control throws is concerned. ...
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-10-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,838
Posted By RappyPilot

RE: Seagull Edge 540 (160) CG Crisis

Hi

Thanks for that, you have just confirmed what that little voice in my head was saying all along. At the moment it balances far behind what manuals recommended CG but it does balance just in...
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-09-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,838
Posted By RappyPilot

Seagull Edge 540 (160) CG Crisis

Hi all

I have just built a Seagull Edge 540. The big 160 size pearl blue one. I have an OS160FX in there with a Bisson Pitts muffler. Batteries, RX everything mounted as far forward as possible....
Forum: RC Humor
09-15-2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 84,857
Posted By RappyPilot

RE: The most annoying sayings

I have asked him a few times, never really seems interested in actually coming with, just so funny that he asks me whether I am going flying when I am hauling my gear to me car. As opposed to doing...
Forum: RC Humor
09-15-2011, 03:17 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 84,857
Posted By RappyPilot

RE: The most annoying sayings

It's saturday morning, busy packing my car with my toolbox, fieldbox and all the goodies I need for a day out at the field. My neighbour sees me walking out the front door with my plane and he asks:...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-12-2011, 05:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,292
Posted By RappyPilot

RE: Phoenix P51 Mustang

Hi

Here is a link to their official website. http://www.phoenixmodel.com They are a manufacturer in Vietnam.

And then Tower Hobbies also sells Phoenix kits, have a look here:...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-09-2011, 12:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,292
Posted By RappyPilot

RE: Phoenix P51 Mustang

Hi

Thanks for th info :) Found quite a few articles (including yours) when I Googled the tail number. Nice to know that it did/does actually exist at some point and that it is not just a mockup...
Forum: RC Humor
09-08-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,594
Posted By RappyPilot

RE: Newbie of your club that turns head when landing

My apologies, I knew I was going to get flamed for that the moment I hit the post button :D
Forum: RC Humor
09-08-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,594
Posted By RappyPilot

RE: Newbie of your club that turns head when landing

I have an odd relationship with one of my students.

I have been teaching for about two years now, most of the guys I have taught to fly figured it all out pretty fast, some have managed to get...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-07-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,292
Posted By RappyPilot

Phoenix P51 Mustang

Hi all

I just bought a Phoeninx P51 Mustang (40 size) I must say it's one of the nicer looking 40 sized Mustangs out there :)

I am quite curious whether this mustang is based on a real one...
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