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Forum: RC Jets
08-28-2020, 03:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By Jetmodeler

You'll all be missed but flying will continue,...

You'll all be missed but flying will continue, see you guys at the next jet meet.
Jim
Forum: RC Jets
08-25-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By Jetmodeler

The time is now for Jets Over the Valley, field...

The time is now for Jets Over the Valley, field is ready, final setup will be tomorrow, with early arrivals on tap. This annual event is on for some good jet flying, social visiting (social...
Forum: RC Jets
08-03-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By Jetmodeler

2020 Nighthawks Jets Over the Valley

The time is coming for the annual Nighthawks Jets Over the Valley, dates are Thursday 8/27 thru Sunday 8/30. The Nighthawks field has a paved runway of over 2000’ usable length and is located in...
Forum: RC Jets
05-17-2020, 04:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By Jetmodeler

If your tailpipe is discolored you have effected...

If your tailpipe is discolored you have effected the temper of the metal, weakened it, if the smooth round shape has wrinkled it is over the pipe is ruined. As stated above the failure mode of the...
Forum: RC Jets
08-19-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By Jetmodeler

Jets Over the Valley 2019

Jets Over the Valley 2019 in Northeast Ohio is this week and everything is in place. I will be out there Wednesday for final setup and some early jet flying early arrivals, the formal event starts...
Forum: RC Jets
01-21-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,978
Posted By Jetmodeler

You know how we are always worried about single...

You know how we are always worried about single engine flight with twins, well I got my first real taste of that this year, had the right turbine shutdown as I left the ground on takeoff, cold...
Forum: RC Jets
01-21-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,978
Posted By Jetmodeler

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/808x1078/dj_prowler_cockpit_1_d79d59f02b97f1c210af678fe5192e93f59ee5f2.jpg...
Forum: RC Jets
12-21-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,978
Posted By Jetmodeler

My Prowler came out at just under 41 lbs. without...

My Prowler came out at just under 41 lbs. without the cockpit, will need to relocate the batteries to keep the cg correct when I add the cockpit.
Forum: RC Jets
12-12-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 18,813
Posted By Jetmodeler

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1632x1224/prowler_tailpipe_x_ed6f0c9cb4b5803940209bdefdc6b3eda435cd86.jpg
JSF-TC,
Here is picture of the tailpipe for the DerJet Prowler,...
Forum: RC Jets
12-01-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,978
Posted By Jetmodeler

There is a nice video over on the Fall Jet...

There is a nice video over on the Fall Jet Classic post page on Facebook, think I'll have to fly her again on the next clear day up here in NE Ohio. Love the way the fuselage splits in two so...
Forum: RC Jets
10-03-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,978
Posted By Jetmodeler

Actually you won't see the maiden, I have 11...

Actually you won't see the maiden, I have 11 flights on her so far, wonderful flying airplane, smooth and precise for a scale jet. The long fuselage, and especially the long tail makes for a nice...
Forum: RC Jets
09-14-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,978
Posted By Jetmodeler

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/612x816/x_reciever_e50bb962b21a2a7e5c475a50217eab4edb894155.jpg

The recceiver is located at the aft end of the cockpit bay, buried between...
Forum: RC Jets
09-14-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,978
Posted By Jetmodeler

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/612x816/x_dual_hornets_37a2cc5c5457bdca56580ef785e99c2dc5da4691.jpg

Twin Hornets, started right off with no issues, great running little...
Forum: RC Jets
09-14-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,978
Posted By Jetmodeler

Been a good month, traveling, visiting, and...

Been a good month, traveling, visiting, and flying jets so I’ve been a bit lax on the Prowler project, but not completely out of it. So an update, all systems less the turbines and fuel systems were...
Forum: RC Jets
08-05-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,978
Posted By Jetmodeler

As stated slow week, but things did get done,...

As stated slow week, but things did get done, little bit every day. Sealed the turbine bay with finishing resin, routed the landing gear air lines, and started gear door air line routing. Up front...
Forum: RC Jets
08-05-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,978
Posted By Jetmodeler

A quick plug for availability of the Prowler in...

A quick plug for availability of the Prowler in the US, contact Eric Clapp for information. Last week was a slow week on the Prowler, but a great time flying with the guys up at Custer airport, what...
Forum: RC Jets
07-31-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,978
Posted By Jetmodeler

I appreciate your concerns, your unable t see in...

I appreciate your concerns, your unable t see in the picture but the elevator servo tray is typical 3 ply plywood 1/8" thick, reinforced in the are of the servo with a 2nd layer of 1/8" plywood, ...
Forum: RC Jets
07-30-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,978
Posted By Jetmodeler

Dave, not sure I understand your concern, those...

Dave, not sure I understand your concern, those are rod ends, they have some limited travel in the alignment angle to accommodate the movement it sees when moving.
Forum: RC Jets
07-30-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,978
Posted By Jetmodeler

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/810x612/y_elevator_combo_f1ad28852a1068f8be308b0ddc9b4f2ecdb7a436.jpg

Full flying stab, nice roller bearings for hinge....
Forum: RC Jets
07-28-2018, 04:30 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,978
Posted By Jetmodeler

I don't ever want to find out, those drag brakes...

I don't ever want to find out, those drag brakes are located at the wingtips, suspect it would be uncontrollable in yaw, only option would be to close immediately if that happens. My Vampire has...
Forum: RC Jets
07-27-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,978
Posted By Jetmodeler

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/816x612/y_speed_board_aft_linkage_a80d373e5a25a2758951f90b3cab7497c3c15cc6.jpg

Speed boards in open position, easy install as pre-hinged....
Forum: RC Jets
07-27-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,978
Posted By Jetmodeler

Spent yesterday without electricity, love living...

Spent yesterday without electricity, love living in the country, right after breakfast the transformer blew on the pole, 6 hrs. later that got fixed, just before the rain came, well that created an...
Forum: RC Jets
07-25-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,978
Posted By Jetmodeler

Main gear wheel doors are a bit fiddly, it is a...

Main gear wheel doors are a bit fiddly, it is a tight fit of the tire going into the wheel well while rotating, but in the end it all fit. Next time I would move the door hinge point outward another...
Forum: RC Jets
07-25-2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,978
Posted By Jetmodeler

Yesterday was gear door day, well at least half...

Yesterday was gear door day, well at least half of them, the nose gear strut doors and the main gear wheel doors, all with air cylinders for movement. Starting with the nose gear, the simple...
Forum: RC Jets
07-24-2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,978
Posted By Jetmodeler

Nice idea, haven't even thought about weathering...

Nice idea, haven't even thought about weathering and detailing yet, still ordering equipment for the build. Like the thought, any ideas on gold tinting.
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