WattFlyer RC Electric Flight Forums - Discuss radio control eflight - Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: tim hooper
Showing results 1 to 30 of 132
Search took 0.01 seconds.
09-18-2006, 09:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,535
Posted By tim hooper

It's too big for a pull-out - even a two-parter! ...

It's too big for a pull-out - even a two-parter!

Sorry, you'll need to buy the plan from Traplet themselves. In fact, I'm still waiting for my own copy........;)
09-05-2006, 10:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,445
Posted By tim hooper

Lead by example, lads! :) Myself and a...

Lead by example, lads! :)

Myself and a couple of e-powered mates joined a newly-formed club earlier this year. All the other members were strictly glo-fiends and did take the mickey at first,...
09-05-2006, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,535
Posted By tim hooper

Mike, You can get the plans from Traplet; ...

Mike,

You can get the plans from Traplet;

https://sslrelay.com/s84068217.oneandoneshop.co.uk/sess/utn;jsessionid=154334fe7c8940e/shopdata/index.shopscript

The plans aren't listed on their...
08-20-2006, 12:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,535
Posted By tim hooper

Thank you gentlemen! The big Waco has...

Thank you gentlemen!

The big Waco has appeared at a couple of UK fly-ins now, and really makes an impression on people.

tim :cool:
08-15-2006, 09:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,535
Posted By tim hooper

Brad, QEFI is publishing the plans as part...

Brad,

QEFI is publishing the plans as part of the Traplet range.

They're splitting the article into a two-parter, so the actual construction details follow in the September issue.

tim :)
Forum: Power Systems
07-01-2006, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,626
Posted By tim hooper

Tim, Have you used a balancer when charging...

Tim,

Have you used a balancer when charging your pack?

tim (another one)
06-30-2006, 09:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,765
Posted By tim hooper

I've just given a short talk at my new club, and...

I've just given a short talk at my new club, and tried to cover the costs of converting the archetypal cub model (Wot 4) to electric power, using both NiMh and Li-po power.

The conclusion I...
06-24-2006, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,429
Posted By tim hooper

I'm getting good results with acrilyc aerosol...

I'm getting good results with acrilyc aerosol paint from the local auto factor, on grey APC props.

The trick is to wipe the prop over first with a trace of Prymol on a bit of tissue, and then...
06-16-2006, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,026
Posted By tim hooper

Call me a Philistine but.... No...

Call me a Philistine but....

No spreadsheets, no logbooks, no databases, no inventories. :o

Hundreds of photos though!

tim
06-15-2006, 12:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,724
Posted By tim hooper

That would be BBC presenter Jeremy Clarkson,...

That would be BBC presenter Jeremy Clarkson, testing the Aerial Atom for the Top Gear motoring programme.

Weird avatars? Not me.....

tim;)
06-14-2006, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,502
Posted By tim hooper

Guga, That's a lovely little aeroplane and a...

Guga,

That's a lovely little aeroplane and a terrific photo essay to go along with it! :cool:

I particularly like the inflight with the buildings in the background.

tim
06-08-2006, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,362
Posted By tim hooper

Sure is! Mark can be found on RCG under his own...

Sure is! Mark can be found on RCG under his own name.

tim
Forum: Power Systems
06-06-2006, 10:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,003
Posted By tim hooper

Snowball, Just to confirm what has already...

Snowball,

Just to confirm what has already been said, you need to connect the packs together in series. Connect the positive lead from one battery to the negative lead on the other, and the...
06-05-2006, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,366
Posted By tim hooper

The latest project..... tim :cool:

The latest project.....

tim :cool:
06-04-2006, 10:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,535
Posted By tim hooper

Thank you, lads! The second flight took...

Thank you, lads!

The second flight took place today, and model was a lot better behaved!

I'm going to try to host the video of the maiden flight, so I'll get back....

tim :)
06-04-2006, 09:38 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 54,436
Posted By tim hooper

Mike, That's a nice looking Tiger!:) They...

Mike,

That's a nice looking Tiger!:) They have a certain air about them, don't they?

tim
06-03-2006, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,535
Posted By tim hooper

Update!

The big Waco had its maiden flight yesterday afternoon! Very sunny, but with a blustery breeze that made life very interesting for the 6 minute flight.

The rudder is fiercely powerful, and saw...
06-01-2006, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,687
Posted By tim hooper

I haven't tried Windex, but I use the soapy water...

I haven't tried Windex, but I use the soapy water method regularly. Works well.

tim
06-01-2006, 08:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,999
Posted By tim hooper

Rick, I've seen a couple of these fly quite...

Rick,

I've seen a couple of these fly quite capably at shows using the supplied S400 motors, so I really don't think you'll have any problems with your brushless set-up

tim ;)!
Forum: Power Systems
05-31-2006, 07:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,591
Posted By tim hooper

In total contrast to the previous post, I've had...

In total contrast to the previous post, I've had props that were so far out of of balance that I didn't dare attempt to run them at full thottle until they'd been balanced! APC E props are usually...
05-30-2006, 08:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,999
Posted By tim hooper

Have you considered the Multiplex Sonic Liner? ...

Have you considered the Multiplex Sonic Liner?

http://www.multiplexusa.com/models/ParkFliers/SoicLiner.htm

tim

http://www.multiplexusa.com/models/ParkFliers/Sonicl-iner-cut-out.jpg
05-28-2006, 10:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,396
Posted By tim hooper

I've seen the Sunderland belonging to Peter Angus...

I've seen the Sunderland belonging to Peter Angus fly at several displays over the apst few years. It's scratchbuilt...

More here;

http://www.peterangus.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/sunderland.htm...
05-27-2006, 09:44 PM
05-27-2006, 09:33 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,470
Posted By tim hooper

I fly at two mixed-discipline clubs. I'm all...

I fly at two mixed-discipline clubs. I'm all electric, some of my friends are all IC. Some fly both.

The banter and teasing continue all of the time - it's part of our nature. There's no point...
05-24-2006, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,212
Posted By tim hooper

Phil, Are you planning to use just one...

Phil,

Are you planning to use just one cell-pack in the Bonito? I only ask because the Bonito seems to be quite a big model, whilst a single 3S1P 1700mah pack (even if thrashed at 20C) will only...
05-20-2006, 09:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,212
Posted By tim hooper

Phil, I've no experience of the Bonito...

Phil,

I've no experience of the Bonito myself, but it was produced by Multiplex in the late 90's.

Multiplex have a history of constantly updating their range of models so after the Bonito came...
05-19-2006, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,524
Posted By tim hooper

No probs! :) The only real exception is what...

No probs! :)

The only real exception is what Bill referred to when he mentioned using twin aileron servos, when it's probably best to use identical items to ensure similar throws.

tim
05-18-2006, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,535
Posted By tim hooper

68" Waco SRE

Hi All,

Just managed to persuade Mrs H to pose with the latest project! :)

68" span, scratchbuilt. AXI 4120/18, 14x8.5 APC and either 16xGP3300 or 5S 1P Li-po's.

Hoping for 8lb AUW.

The...
Forum: Power Systems
05-17-2006, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,252
Posted By tim hooper

Richard, It all gets a bit confusing doesn't...

Richard,

It all gets a bit confusing doesn't it? :eek:

I can't quite work why Motocalc is a advising such a complicated battery pack. Maybe it's to give your required duration?

Although I...
05-13-2006, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,638
Posted By tim hooper

Ron, Thanks for the interest! :) I took...

Ron,

Thanks for the interest! :)

I took the big Scorp to the field this afternoon despite the murky drizzle, and gave it a go. Bearing in mind this was the first discharge of the new battery,...
Showing results 1 to 30 of 132
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.

Page generated in 0.06857 seconds with 7 queries