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10-17-2010, 07:59 PM
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Posted By sdavis9990

RE: Slope Soaring in NC

PM sent! Let me know when you go and I will try to meet you there.

Scott
10-17-2010, 07:16 PM
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Posted By sdavis9990

RE: Slope Soaring in NC

Hahahahha!!
But we could retreve the High Start via motorcycle!

Rock, bring you gear next Sunday. Shoot me an email and I will give directions. The new site is alarge grass field about 500 yds...
10-17-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,663
Posted By sdavis9990

RE: Slope Soaring in NC

amphibious airplane club: 1+ I have a Twin Otter on Floats. I fly some from High Rock Lake from my boat. Mostly a summer thing. Don't know of any good old farm ponds to fly from.

Scott
10-17-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By sdavis9990

RE: Slope Soaring in NC

Sweet, my wife and I both Ride Bikes and she likes to watchus fly. I have just found a new Thermal site off Old Statesville Road North of Charlotte. Igot permission today to fly electric and gliders...
10-16-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By sdavis9990

RE: Bird Of Time ARF

So When are we going? I am game for a try! What kind of local wind are we looking for SW?</p>
10-03-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 34
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Posted By sdavis9990

RE: Slope Soaring in NC

Good Morning Evan, Congrats on your VP yesterday. Sorry I could not be there. Had a family function in Sparta to attend, but sneeked out to go check out Dalton Park.

SD
10-03-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,881
Posted By sdavis9990

RE: Bird Of Time ARF

I went by Dalton Park yesterday and checked it out. I found the pasture facing North and it seemed to have some lift yesterday. I have also been to the Lump, and without watching someone launch and...
10-02-2010, 09:07 PM
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Views: 6,881
Posted By sdavis9990

RE: Bird Of Time ARF

I fly out at Lowes Motor Speedway. We have a club there and yes there are powered planes there also. I go most days when there is no one around. Plenty of room and pretty good thermals around. Today...
10-02-2010, 07:26 PM
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Views: 6,881
Posted By sdavis9990

RE: Bird Of Time ARF

Well mine is done and solo'ed today with no problems. God this thing hangs up there for ever. I was out late this evening, no lift at all, sun was low. Using a Heavy Duty High Start, I was getting 6+...
10-02-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,663
Posted By sdavis9990

RE: Slope Soaring in NC

Are you guys still around Charlotte and flying? I have a BOT and Spirit Elite and fly out by the speedway all the time. I also have been to the Hump. Heading up that way today, but the winds may not...
09-28-2010, 09:31 PM
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Views: 6,881
Posted By sdavis9990

RE: Bird Of Time ARF

I am also waiting on my new BOT ARF to arrive. Please do share those tricks.

Thanks!

SD</p>
08-11-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 20,869
Posted By sdavis9990

RE: AirField 70MM Brushless F-16 Electric Ducted Fan

I am thinking of selling both jets pictured above. What would be a good used price. I also have a new Airfield F16 airframe in the box, just for backup. Any takers, shoot me an email...
03-31-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 20,869
Posted By sdavis9990

RE: AirField 70MM Brushless F-16 Electric Ducted Fan

P.S.
Can you send us some photos? I would like to paint mine as well to match.

sd
03-31-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 20,869
Posted By sdavis9990

RE: AirField 70MM Brushless F-16 Electric Ducted Fan

Blitz,
Go for it!! They are really good flying planes. I just got home from flying mine today. Just order a descent radio as the one's that come with the kits are CRA#@$#$!!! :)

By the way, I...
03-26-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By sdavis9990

RE: Airfield 70mm F16 Dead 72mhz Radio New!

Thanks Staff1,
I am not new to this hobby and know how to set up the radio and use it. It was dead. After goofing around with the receiver by moving the speed control (power) to another plug on the...
03-26-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 20,869
Posted By sdavis9990

RE: AirField 70MM Brushless F-16 Electric Ducted Fan

Did the balance fix your problem? Wow it got quite here!!! :)

Scott
03-21-2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 20,869
Posted By sdavis9990

RE: AirField 70MM Brushless F-16 Electric Ducted Fan

Ok, see photos below.

Hope these explain more!

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Here is my F18 Art Tech
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03-21-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 20,869
Posted By sdavis9990

RE: AirField 70MM Brushless F-16 Electric Ducted Fan

No Sir! Per the directions I received, set the CG @ 90MM back from the point where the wing meets the jet body. Measure back on both sides and put a mark. The jet should balance here slightly nose...
03-21-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 20,869
Posted By sdavis9990

RE: AirField 70MM Brushless F-16 Electric Ducted Fan

Slight correction to the balance procedure: Place the drill bit between the two magnets on the vice jaws. Open the vice until the point of the drill bit will stay on that magnet. Now close the vice...
03-20-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 20,869
Posted By sdavis9990

RE: AirField 70MM Brushless F-16 Electric Ducted Fan

Heat issues could be caused by a binding rotor also!!!    Find the high spots and sand them out.

SD
03-20-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 20,869
Posted By sdavis9990

RE: AirField 70MM Brushless F-16 Electric Ducted Fan

Engine shutdown I would investigate, possible heat issues. As for the balancer, take a standard vice, put some good quality magnets at eachjaw of the vice and open it up so you can fit the fan blade...
03-20-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 20,869
Posted By sdavis9990

RE: AirField 70MM Brushless F-16 Electric Ducted Fan

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Just a note to try and help. These EDF's are not really "Plug...
03-13-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 20,869
Posted By sdavis9990

RE: AirField 70MM Brushless F-16 Electric Ducted Fan

My kit came with a 72mhz Tx, Rx as an ARF. Radio was dead out of the box. Replaced radio with my Airtronix and all is well. I will be contacting Nitroplanes for a replacement TX, RX for the kit....
03-13-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By sdavis9990

Airfield 70mm F16 Dead 72mhz Radio New!

I just received my new 70MM Airfield F16 ARF Kit, Plane is fine, but Radio would not work right out of the box. TX on first with new batteries, when I first plugged in a fully charged Liopinto the...
03-12-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 20,869
Posted By sdavis9990

RE: AirField 70MM Brushless F-16 Electric Ducted Fan

One more question: I also fly an Artech F18 64MM on 3c, 25c Zippie Lipo's. Would these also fly the F16 ok? I know less power, but just general flying around, would they work ok? What battery do you...
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