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03-02-2007, 03:16 AM
Replies: 46
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Posted By Hasdrubal

See? Now that is how do it! Reading the "poop"...

See? Now that is how do it!
Reading the "poop" dropper thread made me realize that a spring loaded system would be much simpler, easier, and lighter.

A parafoil chute could also be attached to...
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-02-2007, 02:59 AM
Replies: 615
Views: 136,609
Posted By Hasdrubal

The slow stick was my first, but i am building a...

The slow stick was my first, but i am building a delta wing right now.
I recently got a basic 4 channel radio, so i am looking for a new plane, something with ailerons that can handle the wind a...
03-01-2007, 06:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,124
Posted By Hasdrubal

Thats what im talking about dk Aero! ...

Thats what im talking about dk Aero!

Although i believe a newer version is out that replaces the circular chute with a parfoil type design, although im not totally sure about that.

It seems...
03-01-2007, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,150
Posted By Hasdrubal

http://www.runryder.com/helicopter/rrTV-Photo/funf...

http://www.runryder.com/helicopter/rrTV-Photo/funflies/MayDay2006/

IT DOES EXIST!

A company out of canada that produces the MD 500 scale gas-powered heli kit also offers a NOTAR conversion kit....
03-01-2007, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,150
Posted By Hasdrubal

your right jperch, It sure would be more than...

your right jperch, It sure would be more than interesting!

It does not use a jet, just the turbine part. A variable pitch fan is driven by the main motor through a transmission linkage. The entire...
03-01-2007, 05:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,100
Posted By Hasdrubal

The inventors created the concept with a R/C...

The inventors created the concept with a R/C model with a 3 foot wingspan, and it seems to fly pretty well!

the new R/C versions incorporate thrust vectoring flaps that are HUGE, basically the...
03-01-2007, 04:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,124
Posted By Hasdrubal

Im going to give the pilot figures in my R/C...

Im going to give the pilot figures in my R/C planes some little G.I. Joe guns, this hijacking is out of control!

im kiddin, its no fun to maintain rigid contexual restraints on topics like these,...
02-28-2007, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,100
Posted By Hasdrubal

The Fanwing

Seems a few folks were interested in the PAR-WIG thread I did, so i went and dug up a magazine from a few years ago that I remembered featuring a new aircraft called the Fanwing. See for yourself....
02-28-2007, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,150
Posted By Hasdrubal

NOTAR system

have any R/C helis used the NOTAR system? how does it work scaled down, or is it even possible?

FYI=NOTAR(NO TAil Rotor) is the torque control mechanism used in some newer helos. it has no tail...
02-28-2007, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,665
Posted By Hasdrubal

I wish I could see this show in the states, that...

I wish I could see this show in the states, that looks awesome.

I could see a Top Gear Vs. Mythbusters Battle Royale!

my money is on Adam and Jamie, those guys know their R/C. Well, except for...
02-28-2007, 07:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,124
Posted By Hasdrubal

Thanks for the info Derek, that is some...

Thanks for the info Derek, that is some fascinating stuff(and unfortunetly true nature of modern war.)

I had not heard of the BlackJack, But i remember reading about the Tupolev Tu-160, the...
02-26-2007, 04:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,124
Posted By Hasdrubal

Atomic artillery, I saw a thing on the history...

Atomic artillery, I saw a thing on the history channel about that. just.....dumb.

Its fun to discuss WWII, simply becuase 10 different opinions on 10 different subjects might all be right at the...
02-26-2007, 12:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,599
Posted By Hasdrubal

Vortex CX RTF kit from Dymond

So I went and got one the other day, against all my better judgement as I have never heard a good thing about that store. But I wanted a decent 4 CH radio with FMS hookup and a beginner LiPO setup,...
02-25-2007, 05:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,124
Posted By Hasdrubal

Russia was the turning point for sure, but then...

Russia was the turning point for sure, but then when you have a megalomaniacal ruler whose eyes far outlooked his grasp, it was bound to happen.

Much of the direction and desperation on the German...
02-24-2007, 04:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,124
Posted By Hasdrubal

I am very glad that so many people have...

I am very glad that so many people have contributed to this thread, I am increasingly fascinated by this machine!

I see what your saying, cyclops, the mere neccesity of perfectly level ground all...
02-23-2007, 08:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,124
Posted By Hasdrubal

WOW thats awesome looking, is it builtup...

WOW

thats awesome looking, is it builtup balsa construction? looks like a ton of fun!
how did it handle? could it fly up out of ground effect like a plane?

thanks for the kudos on the ID post,...
02-22-2007, 07:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,124
Posted By Hasdrubal

Very interesting elfwreck, that sounds like it...

Very interesting elfwreck, that sounds like it would be a lot of fun!

I would love some pictures if you could come across it!!
02-22-2007, 06:55 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 34,739
Posted By Hasdrubal

Hannibal of the clan Barca, son of Hamocar,...

Hannibal of the clan Barca, son of Hamocar, founder of the city of Barcelona(translated as Barca's city), was the visionary Carthaginian general that instilled such fear in the Roman populace that...
Forum: ParkFlyers
02-22-2007, 04:56 AM
Replies: 615
Views: 136,609
Posted By Hasdrubal

Yes, i fly over near the morley sports complex,...

Yes, i fly over near the morley sports complex, there are some good areas and baseball diamonds behind the balboa tennis club and the municipal pool. I recently found a GREAT place at the Velodrome...
02-21-2007, 09:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,124
Posted By Hasdrubal

Oh, Azusa, I know where your talking about....

Oh, Azusa, I know where your talking about. Couple years ago when I was scouting colleges, I checked out Occidental, Pepperdine, but my favorite was Claremont College(ended up back home at UCSD) ....
02-21-2007, 06:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,124
Posted By Hasdrubal

very interesting..... so its making more...

very interesting.....

so its making more sense now. It is like a hovercraft, but without the benefit of the skirt to "keep" the cushion underneath it. Similar to how a ducted fan "focuses" the...
02-21-2007, 05:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,124
Posted By Hasdrubal

Thanks chellie. If the wings are too small,...

Thanks chellie.

If the wings are too small, then how does it get even the few feet off the ground? I kinda understand ground effect, but it is still a concept that i could have some clarification...
02-21-2007, 03:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,124
Posted By Hasdrubal

Soviet KM "Kaspian Monster" ekranoplan

Have any of you guys heard of this thing before? I came across it in an old aircraft book I have; it is technically a PAR-WIG, or "Power-Augmented Ram Wing in Ground Effect". Amazing craft,...
Forum: Beginners
02-18-2007, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,632
Posted By Hasdrubal

Hey Torch, I had that same issue with my...

Hey Torch,

I had that same issue with my Slow Stick, and when I was at the LHS the guy clued me in on a prop saver. It is an attachment that screws onto the mount, and it lets you rubber band...
Forum: Beginners
02-18-2007, 02:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,456
Posted By Hasdrubal

Great question. My Girlfriend had a stroke...

Great question.

My Girlfriend had a stroke very young and has very limited movement on her right side. She supports my flying, and has even wanted to try a few times. I thought she would be stuck...
Forum: Beginners
02-18-2007, 01:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,371
Posted By Hasdrubal

Very good points peterkron and sharkster. I...

Very good points peterkron and sharkster.
I have read up on the Triton jr, i belive, and it looks pretty good. The main issue is money, i have to do everything on the cheap as college takes most of...
02-18-2007, 01:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,840
Posted By Hasdrubal

Great question OB, i actually have the same one....

Great question OB, i actually have the same one. I am using a dc peak charger from ParkZone, which worked for the included 7 cell NiMH. but my new 8 cell NiMh doesnt charge, the charger stops after a...
02-17-2007, 11:11 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 64,423
Posted By Hasdrubal

College student, History major at UCSD, after...

College student, History major at UCSD, after which its time for the JD at Hastings or Stanford(please let me in, please!). This all translates into an R/C budget of around 12 dollars!

school...
Forum: ParkFlyers
02-17-2007, 10:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 977
Posted By Hasdrubal

? about the guts of a ParkZone Decathalon...

Can the receiver/esc combo be used with a larger, higher voltage battery?

It came with an 8.4V 600 MaH 7 cell NiMH, but i just got a new 9.6V 1400 mAH 8 cell NiMH. how many amps can this...
Forum: Beginners
02-17-2007, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,371
Posted By Hasdrubal

Thank you guys for all the info, I will be...

Thank you guys for all the info, I will be purchasing a new charger shortly. Is a DC peak charger the best option? I would like to have an AC charger so i can use it at home.
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