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Forum: RC Jets
04-23-2022, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By JSF-TC

Thanks for the feedback. Are the entire...

Thanks for the feedback.

Are the entire range of Promodeler servos soft-start, or just a few select servos?


Paul
Forum: RC Jets
04-23-2022, 06:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By JSF-TC

Soft Start Servos

Can anyone list servos that have the soft start feature?

All I have found so far is the AR range (AR 8433, AR 8444S, AR 8455, AR 8477) servos, and some posts that suggest some Promodeler servos...
Forum: RC Jets
04-09-2022, 05:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,156
Posted By JSF-TC

David, I have disassembled a crash damaged...

David,

I have disassembled a crash damaged Jeit Li-Ion pack and I have found no trace of any internal electronics, even though I was under the same impression as you that there was some.


A...
Forum: RC Jets
03-11-2022, 05:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,970
Posted By JSF-TC

The 'work-around' to allow the speedbrake...

The 'work-around' to allow the speedbrake actuator airline to clear the horizontal tail main pivot doesn't look like it belongs on a $10k kit.:confused:
Forum: RC Jets
02-28-2022, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By JSF-TC

There's an active turbine group in the Fort Worth...

There's an active turbine group in the Fort Worth Thunderbirds club that flies from a fantastic site at Benbrook Lake.

Come on over and we will help you out.


Paul
Forum: RC Jets
02-07-2022, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,233
Posted By JSF-TC

The pump may be gummed up, and may not turn at...

The pump may be gummed up, and may not turn at low voltage to get the start sequence going. The prime function in the ECU may be insufficient to run the motor if it is stuck.

Suggest connecting...
Forum: RC Jets
02-07-2022, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,419
Posted By JSF-TC

Eazyp, That's exactly my experience with him...

Eazyp,

That's exactly my experience with him too. I'll never deal with him again.

Paul
Forum: RC Jets
12-14-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 15,801
Posted By JSF-TC

To flat-spot the leg pins or not is probably...

To flat-spot the leg pins or not is probably influenced by if you fly mainly from grass or a hard surface. Landing on a hard surface needs much more brake application than on grass, where brakes are...
Forum: RC Jets
12-13-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 825
Posted By JSF-TC

Yeah, spoiled here also. 2 great local fields. ...

Yeah, spoiled here also. 2 great local fields.


Fort Worth Thunderbirds - 480' x 40' about 20 mins from the house....
Forum: RC Jets
11-22-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,778
Posted By JSF-TC

Maybe some of the balls are not perfectly...

Maybe some of the balls are not perfectly spherical and they find a high point?


Paul
Forum: RC Jets
11-05-2021, 06:54 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 13,563
Posted By JSF-TC

Or these, ...

Or these,
...
Forum: RC Jets
10-29-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 119,740
Posted By JSF-TC

Thanks all for all the comments and support. ...

Thanks all for all the comments and support.

Confirming that there will be a Bucc #3. Just catching up on some deferred maintenance on my other planes before starting back on the Bucc.

David G...
Forum: RC Jets
10-22-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 119,740
Posted By JSF-TC

Thomas, Luckily it seems that all of the...

Thomas,

Luckily it seems that all of the systems survived. At least they look undamaged - I have not powered anything up yet for a functional check though.

I lost the fuel tanks and one exhaust...
Forum: RC Jets
10-22-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 119,740
Posted By JSF-TC

Spent the morning stripping the wreckage and...

Spent the morning stripping the wreckage and looking for clues, especially in regards to some form of structural failure.

All control surfaces were still attached and linkages intact and able to...
Forum: RC Jets
10-21-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 119,740
Posted By JSF-TC

With the changes made, batteries charged and the...

With the changes made, batteries charged and the model and telemetry checked for anything abnormal we set off for flight 2.

The take-off was much more relaxed, with it being in trim. It lifted off...
Forum: RC Jets
10-21-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 119,740
Posted By JSF-TC

So, good news and bad. Achieved a successful...

So, good news and bad.

Achieved a successful first flight today, however the model was lost on the second flight.

Conditions were perfect, with a light N/NE wind at around 5kn with pleasant...
Forum: RC Jets
10-20-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 36,766
Posted By JSF-TC

Very nice, Thomas. Glad to see you back on...

Very nice, Thomas.

Glad to see you back on the T-38.

Laser cut foam skins look nice:cool:


Paul
Forum: RC Jets
10-19-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,130
Posted By JSF-TC

I was recommended to try Nyogel 767A as a...

I was recommended to try Nyogel 767A as a dampening grease on my gear.

https://www.amazon.com/Lubricant-Grease-Nyogel-50g-Tube/dp/B00W6KWK1


I have a tube, but not tried it yet, so no personal...
Forum: RC Jets
10-18-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 119,740
Posted By JSF-TC

Tom, I think you are asking about the...

Tom,

I think you are asking about the horizontal stab flaps.

On reflection after the loss of the first model, I think the tailplane pitching moment caused by the deflection of the tailplane...
Forum: RC Jets
10-17-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 119,740
Posted By JSF-TC

Assembled photos during engine runs and taxi...

Assembled photos during engine runs and taxi testing.


https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_5183_6e7e86a4f6e61cdd5e29931cf3ffe524d20cecca.jpg...
Forum: RC Jets
10-17-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 119,740
Posted By JSF-TC

Pipes from Jet-Tech. Composite bell-mouths used...

Pipes from Jet-Tech. Composite bell-mouths used to hold the pipe inlet shape circular.

...
Forum: RC Jets
10-17-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 119,740
Posted By JSF-TC

As I was teaching myself about the CNC router, I...

As I was teaching myself about the CNC router, I also made the two very prominent antenna that sit on the dorsal spine.These have a diamond profile, so left and right halved were made and glued...
Forum: RC Jets
10-17-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 119,740
Posted By JSF-TC

And more; I picked up a small CNC router,...

And more;

I picked up a small CNC router, and since the loss of Intairco and their metal offset door hinges, I designed some custom hinges and cut them out of G-10.
...
Forum: RC Jets
10-17-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 119,740
Posted By JSF-TC

Some more photos of build #2. ...

Some more photos of build #2.


https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_5020_76529500d1343c04729ff177d8510cc310311522.jpg...
Forum: RC Jets
10-17-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 119,740
Posted By JSF-TC

I havenít posted much on this thread since the...

I havenít posted much on this thread since the loss on first flight of model #1 8 months ago, but Iíve been working steadily (if slowly) on building model #2.



The build of #2 hasnít looked a...
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