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Forum: RC Jets
10-13-2018, 03:56 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 164,553
Posted By FlyinTiger

Trimming for neutral CG

The CG you are referring to is merely s starting point for first flights.

If you work the CG back a little at a time you can check flor in flight stability with the gyro off. Fly upright, trim...
Forum: RC Jets
07-18-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,847
Posted By FlyinTiger

If you have questions about your turbine's...

If you have questions about your turbine's performance and what they do at a 25 hour service, give them a call and ask. A service is a lot more than just replacing the bearings. I contemplate...
Forum: RC Jets
07-16-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,847
Posted By FlyinTiger

A couple things to consider from past experience:...

A couple things to consider from past experience:

1. When the JetCat turbine was new it was test run then shipped to you as long as it passed some basic quality checks.
2. During the 25 hour...
Forum: RC Jets
06-01-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,226
Posted By FlyinTiger

^^^ +1

^^^ +1
Forum: RC Jets
01-31-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,712
Posted By FlyinTiger

Lots of nice designs. Thanks for sharing.

Lots of nice designs. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: RC Jets
01-28-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,712
Posted By FlyinTiger

Lightbulb Turbine Test Stand

After searching for ideas for a turbine test stand I could not find any designs that suited my need for a modular, portable device to hold my turbine and associated gear for test runs.

Using some...
Forum: RC Jets
01-19-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 104,978
Posted By FlyinTiger

I'm also experiencing some leaking on one of the...

I'm also experiencing some leaking on one of the PISCO fittings. I may pull out the offending line and see if it is cut square. Other fixes I've that might seal up the o-rings is to use a little...
Forum: IMAC
01-01-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By FlyinTiger

Ladies and Gentlemen, Please consider if you...

Ladies and Gentlemen,
Please consider if you will be attending Judging School in February in Woodland, CA. As planning continues we'd like to make sure arrangements are staged for everyone to feel...
Forum: IMAC
12-17-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By FlyinTiger

Venue is a conference room that can easily hold a...

Venue is a conference room that can easily hold a large crowd or be configured for a smaller one if necessary.
...
Forum: IMAC
12-14-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By FlyinTiger

SW IMAC Judging School, 8-9 February 2014

SW IMAC JUDGING SCHOOL


When: February 8 - 9, 2014


Where: Hampton Inn and Suites, Woodland CA


Registration: $40, Conference Room in Hotel
Forum: RC Jets
11-03-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By FlyinTiger

Jeti DS-16

Jeanette had a chance to introduce and share the Jeti DS-16 with participants. She brought the EDF Habu with flaps and retracts for interested jet pilots to fly with the recently FCC certified DS-16...
Forum: RC Jets
11-03-2013, 08:00 PM
Forum: RC Jets
11-03-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By FlyinTiger

Pics

More...
Forum: RC Jets
11-02-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By FlyinTiger

Lodi Jet Rally in the Valley 2013, 1-3 November

Hello everyone! If you missed the Jet Rally in the Valley at Kingdon Park Airport in Lodi, CA, you missed a real treat!

There were plenty of pilot stations open all day with lots of runway - 3700...
Forum: IMAC
08-07-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By FlyinTiger

We had 22 registered pilots, flew all five...

We had 22 registered pilots, flew all five classes.


2 full rounds, Freestyle at noon and a single-sequence round on Saturday.


Pilot dinner on Saturday night was FANTASTIC! Thanks to all...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-21-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,134
Posted By FlyinTiger

RE: Are you a member of a club?

NORCAL, belonged to four different clubs around here at one time or another...still a member of three of them. Love to hang out with other RC pilots. We fly different kinds of airplanes at...
Forum: RC Jets
05-20-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,696
Posted By FlyinTiger

RE: JR DS8911 Servo Slop

I've switched to Futaba BLS 157s. Nice and tight after 100 flights.
Forum: RC Jets
04-19-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 22,448
Posted By FlyinTiger

RE: Jeti DS-16 High end transmitter is in!

Pretty amazing stuff. Now if they can only release it in the US!
Forum: RC Jets
03-27-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,491
Posted By FlyinTiger

RE: Promo of Jet Activities

I completely agree. The AMA magazine focus rotates between "disciplines" throughout the year. I'm hoping that when it comes around to the turbine jet edition there will be a good solid "beginners"...
Forum: RC Jets
03-27-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,598
Posted By FlyinTiger

RE: A beginners guide to jets, revised

For those who are striving to convince their club officers or Board of Directors that turbine flying can be done safely, it might be a good idea to follow the recommendation of JPO and BVM with a...
Forum: RC Jets
03-21-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,598
Posted By FlyinTiger

RE: A beginners guide to jets, revised

Enough about proficiency and checklists...on to essential items that even the minimalist jet jockey will need to fill, pressurize and safely snuff on the flightline.

An avid RC pilot most likely...
Forum: RC Jets
03-21-2013, 02:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,598
Posted By FlyinTiger

RE: A beginners guide to jets, revised

A long grass runway would be ideal...easy on tires too! Good luck with the new jets and the new season Joe!
Forum: RC Jets
03-20-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,598
Posted By FlyinTiger

RE: A beginners guide to jets, revised

Sounds like a good progression...I'm also fond of the "thottle slow" function and use it to simulate turbine lag. Works pretty well I think. Go-around (aborted landing) practice!
Forum: RC Jets
03-20-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,774
Posted By FlyinTiger

RE: Global Jet Racks - New Release

Wilco. No reason not to post a few pictures, cost of materials and gain ideas from the group. My design isn't quite finalized. Figuring out how to put fuselages in cradles, three high, with wing...
Forum: Beginners
03-20-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 21,269
Posted By FlyinTiger

RE: Recommendations for those new to RC Flight

Instructors that do touch and goes...love 'em! What an opportunity to practice everything that is important about teaching a new person to fly well.
When instructing a student, my technique to...
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