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Forum: Unusual R/C
06-26-2012, 03:50 PM
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Views: 1,019
Posted By 8KCABrett

Mercury 7 Flight Demonstration - Aerobatic, VTOL, airplane+octorotor!

It seems like this forum section needs a little Mercury 7 action!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_u8bbV6td8

This aircraft was a testbed for Airborne Wind Turbine Technology being...
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Views: 527
Posted By 8KCABrett

Question about programming "decelerons" on a 9303

Hello,

I've got a 9303 and am interested in trying out decelerons on an 83" flying wing for yaw control, in addition to the usual elevons. This might be a simple excercise, and then again it...
Forum: RC Jets
04-21-2008, 07:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,958
Posted By 8KCABrett

RE: Northern Ca boys get together at Tracy

Is this the strip at the New Jerusalem airport? I've been trying to find contact info for the club there. If anyone has a link to a club website, or club officer contact info that I could get...
Forum: 3D Flying!
02-27-2008, 12:00 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 15,781
Posted By 8KCABrett

RE: Nitro Yak vs. QQ Yak 69"

Hmm. . .interesting. . .
01-27-2008, 03:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,361
Posted By 8KCABrett

RE: Aircraft flying upside down

Additionally, the inclinometer, or "the ball" will not function when in negative G/inverted, but in some aerobatic aircraft you will see two inclinometers, one that is curved up as usual, which is...
Forum: 3D Flying!
01-24-2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,066
Posted By 8KCABrett

RE: Funtana 40 s engine ?

Here's a few:http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_4459958/mpage_1/key_/tm.htm

Oh and probably the most important thing is to start high, then you can screw up a few dozen times. You can read all...
01-24-2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,313
Posted By 8KCABrett

RE: Plane Snapping

Witterings, with any plane you construct, even it the kit is perfect, it's important to laterally balancing your aircraft, verify that the elevator halves deflect equally and that they do not flex...
01-23-2008, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 664
Posted By 8KCABrett

AFPD warp speed w/o vSynch - To those with newer computers

Hello,

I always ran AFPD with vSynch on as I never had to worry about the performance hit that it may produce, but recently I was curious what fps I'd get with vSynch off. It was averaging...
Forum: 3D Flying!
01-22-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,066
Posted By 8KCABrett

RE: Funtana 40 s engine ?

Nothing is wrong with them at all. . .they are just big and have a lot of authority! I tend to always have as much throw as I can get, and my first high rate aileron roll seemed like 4 rolls a second...
Forum: 3D Flying!
01-22-2008, 12:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,066
Posted By 8KCABrett

RE: Funtana 40 s engine ?

That Saito will haul it around really well. . .I've got a Saito 1.00 in mine. . .and it's seriously overkill! The Funtana is a fun airplane, but beware the high rate ailerons. . .those big surfaces...
Forum: 3D Flying!
11-18-2007, 12:55 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 183,572
Posted By 8KCABrett

RE: HOW-To..3D maneuvers

In the full scale Pitts type aircraft that is pretty much the way that you do a knife edge spin. Hammerhead left, then right rudder after about 90degrees of rotation and full forward stick. Aileron...
10-04-2006, 03:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,158
Posted By 8KCABrett

RE: Lets discuss P-Factor

Mostly mostly true, unless you are flying hard enough to have gyroscopic effects exceed p-factor as they do during aerobatic flight. Higher G pulls with a high pitch rate require left rudder if the...
09-22-2005, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 19,806
Posted By 8KCABrett

RE: Aircraft Gyroscopes

And here are some shots of how they can fail. . .from a recent Oregon trip:

http://www.txsquadron.com/topic.asp?ARCHIVE=&TOPIC_ID=2233
08-27-2005, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,151
Posted By 8KCABrett

RE: NEWS FLASH! See Wayne fly the Raven for its last airshow 8/20/05

A series of photos from a tumble on it's last flight:

Just copy this URL to a browser: ftp://69.56.198.2/Full%20Scale%20Flying/Brett's%20flying%20Vids/Tumble-Animation-small.gif
08-13-2005, 04:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,151
Posted By 8KCABrett

RE: NEWS FLASH! See Wayne fly the Raven for its last airshow 8/20/05

Here are some air to air pics from today shot by Tyson V. Rininger:

http://www.fencecheck.com/forums/index.php/topic,3587.0.html
08-11-2005, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,151
Posted By 8KCABrett

RE: NEWS FLASH! See Wayne fly the Raven for its last airshow 8/20/05

flyinghuntster,

In my experience, Wayne will customize a program for you based on your needs, usually each flight is 30-45 minutes, and will include a equal amount of pre and post flight...
08-10-2005, 11:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,151
Posted By 8KCABrett

RE: NEWS FLASH! See Wayne fly the Raven for its last airshow 8/20/05

Wayne is retiring too. . . though he will still do seminars, coach, and instruct in his Extra 300L.
08-09-2005, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,151
Posted By 8KCABrett

NEWS FLASH! See Wayne fly the Raven for its last airshow 8/20/05

Come see aerobatic legend Wayne Handley fly the Raven for its last airshow on
Saturday August 20th, 2005 before this beautiful airplane is retired
to the Evergreen Aviation Museum in McMinnville...
07-04-2005, 11:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,087
Posted By 8KCABrett

RE: Official AFPD PPS variable pitch prop support thread

The lack of feedback from IPACS on my problem is pretty annoying. I can't even get a reply to let me know they are working on it. . . or if they've even seen my posts. I guess this is another point...
06-01-2005, 11:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,087
Posted By 8KCABrett

RE: Official AFPD PPS variable pitch prop support thread

Thanks for the reply, I guess wait for the final version and hope this is sorted out. . .whatever it is.
06-01-2005, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,042
Posted By 8KCABrett

RE: -380 to -400 frame rates.

sounds like it could be a driver, or directX related thing . . . if not spyware/hung program. Your system should run it fine. What do you see in the task manager? Anything using 99%,or a large amount...
05-31-2005, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,521
Posted By 8KCABrett

RE: Funtana S90 for AFP and AFPD

Very cool!! Looks great, now I just wish my AFPD worked!
05-31-2005, 07:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,087
Posted By 8KCABrett

RE: Official AFPD PPS variable pitch prop support thread

"I assume the guys that are having problems installed the patch before they installed the shocky and other PPS planes??? "

Yep, if I patch it then I can't plug in the USB cord without the error....
05-30-2005, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,441
Posted By 8KCABrett

RE: afpd main executable

Same thing here!
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