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Forum: RC Jets
09-18-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 638
Views: 114,443
Posted By Mick Hargreaves

I really must get my arms recalibrated! Seems I...

I really must get my arms recalibrated! Seems I had tightened it so much the bolt had Ďpicked upí and it would come out. Cut a small inspection hatch and drilled a 2mm hole in the plastic clamp next...
Forum: RC Jets
09-15-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 114,443
Posted By Mick Hargreaves

Just over 17 hrs now. Always a pleasure to fly,...

Just over 17 hrs now. Always a pleasure to fly, long wheel base van at the moment means I just have to put the wings on at the field.
Forum: RC Jets
09-15-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 638
Views: 114,443
Posted By Mick Hargreaves

The nut is still in there, just not that captive...

The nut is still in there, just not that captive anymore. Keyhole surgery will reveal the issue.
Forum: RC Jets
09-14-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 114,443
Posted By Mick Hargreaves

Ok Dave, thanks. Thought it would be a cut job in...

Ok Dave, thanks. Thought it would be a cut job in the end.
Forum: RC Jets
09-14-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 114,443
Posted By Mick Hargreaves

In my haste to get in the air tonight I have...

In my haste to get in the air tonight I have inadvertently over tightened one of the wing clamp bolts. Nut is now just spinning in the clamp although I have managed to get the wing tube out. Any...
Forum: RC Jets
08-16-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By Mick Hargreaves

Now late for work, the bit Iíve watched so far is...

Now late for work, the bit Iíve watched so far is brilliant. We need more of this kind of thing! Amusing when Ali gets the Bolkow mixed up and Markus Rummer with the SU27 is on another level.
Forum: RC Jets
08-13-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,849
Posted By Mick Hargreaves

Cheers Dave

Cheers Dave
Forum: RC Jets
08-13-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,849
Posted By Mick Hargreaves

Mixing 20 litres of fuel to 1 bottle works for...

Mixing 20 litres of fuel to 1 bottle works for me. Easier than measuring 19.

Dave, take it you will be stocking this new wonder oil instead of your regular brew?
Forum: RC Jets
08-09-2020, 12:09 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 210,983
Posted By Mick Hargreaves

Iím actually running V5.02 since January. ...

Iím actually running V5.02 since January.

Going to update today and will check loading times, etc. The SD card didnít occur to me but you could be onto something, good thinking. We recently had a...
Forum: RC Jets
08-08-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 210,983
Posted By Mick Hargreaves

Thatís correct, I never use the accelerometer...

Thatís correct, I never use the accelerometer anyway. Take off flap announcement came out of nowhere with flap switch in up position. Thought I had imagined it but the guy next to me heard it.
Forum: RC Jets
08-08-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 210,983
Posted By Mick Hargreaves

Thanks All valid comments but this is a well...

Thanks

All valid comments but this is a well flown model over many years and the flap position WAV file is only linked to the flap switch.
Tried replicating on the ground but as usual everything...
Forum: RC Jets
08-08-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 210,983
Posted By Mick Hargreaves

Why would transmitter give an uncommanded voice...

Why would transmitter give an uncommanded voice announcement? About 3 minutes into a flight I was told flap switch was in take off position, however it was not. Spooked me out so I landed.

Anyone...
Forum: RC Jets
07-30-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 32,450
Posted By Mick Hargreaves

Dave, we are away next week and unfortunately the...

Dave, we are away next week and unfortunately the weekend. Thanks anyway, sure it will be a good one!
Forum: RC Jets
07-30-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 32,450
Posted By Mick Hargreaves

Great afternoon with the new Eurosport. Getting...

Great afternoon with the new Eurosport. Getting it dialled in for tumbles, flips and flat spins now after a good few flights. Cortex scheme looks stunning in the summer sky. P160 Rxib is more than...
Forum: RC Jets
07-02-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,932
Posted By Mick Hargreaves

Outstanding work Javad and nice Futura SE. ...

Outstanding work Javad and nice Futura SE.

Takes me right back to the late 90ís flying mine when life was just work, fly, repeat!

Mick
Forum: RC Jets
06-29-2020, 04:50 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 32,450
Posted By Mick Hargreaves

Itís fine George, know what itís like hunting for...

Itís fine George, know what itís like hunting for the best solution.

Used a cranked pushrod, clevis on retract tiller and ball end on long servo arm. The servo is mounted on a plywood plate in the...
Forum: RC Jets
06-28-2020, 03:09 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 32,450
Posted By Mick Hargreaves

No problem George The canards are always...

No problem George

The canards are always active and set 10mm trailing edge down on flight mode trim for takeoff and landing. Just lifts the nose to a nice angle of attack. Trailing edge is just...
Forum: RC Jets
06-28-2020, 01:33 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 32,450
Posted By Mick Hargreaves

The frame lip did need trimming a little to suit...

The frame lip did need trimming a little to suit the mount.

Donít use the original manual throws when setting up, they are way too much. The 16mm up/down on Aileron is ok but plenty of expo on...
Forum: RC Jets
06-27-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 32,450
Posted By Mick Hargreaves

George The mounts in my kit were missing for...

George

The mounts in my kit were missing for some reason. Rather than wait or make my own I used the Seacraft aluminium blue side mounts and just bolted them through. Either way you will have to...
Forum: RC Jets
06-23-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 32,450
Posted By Mick Hargreaves

Cheers Dave Yes, bit of fine tuning and it...

Cheers Dave

Yes, bit of fine tuning and it will be a treat to fly!

Mick
Forum: RC Jets
06-23-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 32,450
Posted By Mick Hargreaves

A long time coming but first flights of Cortex...

A long time coming but first flights of Cortex Eurosport today. JetCat P160 Rxib, Cortex Pro and Electron retracts. All working perfectly! Thanks to Dave W for supply of model, engine and retracts...
Forum: RC Jets
06-11-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 210,983
Posted By Mick Hargreaves

Great videos on setting up the Eurosport Harry....

Great videos on setting up the Eurosport Harry. Having just finished one, it more or less confirmed the way I had done it anyway. Interesting you are running 60% expo, even with the gyro on. The...
Forum: RC Jets
06-07-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 638
Views: 114,443
Posted By Mick Hargreaves

True enough Dave. Great engine, double 130ís in...

True enough Dave.
Great engine, double 130ís in the A10 will be fabulous!

Mick
Forum: RC Jets
06-07-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 638
Views: 114,443
Posted By Mick Hargreaves

Sorry Tom 😂 If you liked the smaller one you...

Sorry Tom 😂

If you liked the smaller one you will love the Plus!

Mick
Forum: RC Jets
06-07-2020, 03:58 AM
Replies: 638
Views: 114,443
Posted By Mick Hargreaves

Tom The 160 should be fun. Iíve stated...

Tom

The 160 should be fun. Iíve stated before my P130 will pull vertical on take off once the flap and gear clean up. I run as much flap as possible for landing to give pure drag, probably around...
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