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Posted By andy120

Futaba 8U frame length

Hi
Does anyone know how to adjust (if possible) the frame length on a Futaba 8U? I haven't found any reference to what it actually is or if adjustment is even possible. I'm hoping to add extra...
01-23-2014, 12:08 PM
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Posted By andy120

In a nut shell, this is the plan. Move the...

In a nut shell, this is the plan. Move the firewall much further forward, to around 30mm from the cowl face (motor mount dependent).
Dont laminate the forward frames,
No fuel tank crutches or...
01-14-2014, 03:04 AM
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Posted By andy120

I like the CF ideas, I have the same breakage...

I like the CF ideas, I have the same breakage issues on my 69" spitty. I didn't have any idea how far to go on something this big without weakening it too much.
01-13-2014, 09:41 AM
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Posted By andy120

I have trolled 4 or 5 builds and got a couple of...

I have trolled 4 or 5 builds and got a couple of good tips. Would it be worth replacing some of the aft fuse frames with balsa laminate? There's not a lot back there to lighten up. Fibreglassing it...
01-12-2014, 06:52 AM
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Posted By andy120

I couldnt find it on the Ausey site with 30's...

I couldnt find it on the Ausey site with 30's plans. Been right thru outerzone & most of rcg old time.

Could it be a Frank Ziac design?
01-12-2014, 03:02 AM
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Posted By andy120

I would like a copy of the plan if someone has...

I would like a copy of the plan if someone has it.
Andy
01-11-2014, 09:33 PM
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Posted By andy120

Googles

Does ETS recommend any specific camera or goggles to go with there system?
Andy
NZ
01-11-2014, 09:31 PM
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Posted By andy120

Ooops, my bad, 63". Found a few interesting...

Ooops, my bad, 63". Found a few interesting builds. I like the vertical battery idea.
Andy
01-08-2014, 08:49 AM
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Views: 3,154
Posted By andy120

Top Flite Gold P-47

Hi all
Any tips or alterations recommended to the TF P-47 (72") kit for electric conversion?
Im hoping to do a fast build.

Andy
Forum: Power Systems
12-11-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 860
Posted By andy120

Gearbox ratio selection help

Hi
Working from Motocalc i have come up with 2 motor/gearbox sets for my 69" BT spitfire driving a near scale 16.2" prop.
Scorpion S2-5525-210KV at 1.25:1 and a Scorpion HK5020-450KV at 3:1.
Is...
Forum: Aerodynamics
12-21-2006, 04:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,675
Posted By andy120

laminar flow wings

guys
im looking at a set of plans for a CA-15 kangeroo, the designer has changed the wing form from laninar flow to symtrical. any reasons why? what was the original mustang/kangeroo form code?
...
12-16-2006, 07:27 AM
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12-16-2006, 02:58 AM
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Posted By andy120

mega 16/25/3 w/2.33 g/box FS

as per title. NZ$100. under powered for intended use.

andy
NZ
12-09-2006, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,145
Posted By andy120

servos

a BT 69" spitty PR.19

andy
12-08-2006, 07:16 AM
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Views: 1,145
Posted By andy120

servo selection

guys
im building a 69" span e-warbird. since it has only relativly small control surface deflections the torque given by an online calculator was 20 in/oz. since im using one servo per aileron can i...
12-08-2006, 07:00 AM
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Posted By andy120

target speed

guys
what sort of max speed should i be aiming for with my 1:6.4 spitfire? do i aim for 2.5 times stall or is less acceptable with good climb and take-offs?

many thanks
andy
12-01-2006, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,045
Posted By andy120

69" e-spitfire

guys
having trouble working out a power unit for my BT 6.4 scale 69" spitfire.
looking to drive a 21x15 5-blade, cell count open. motocalc cant give me a straight answer, contradicting itself....
11-24-2006, 06:16 PM
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Posted By andy120

scale props

guys
i anyone able to/actually making scale props for warbirds? im wanting 12" diameter 5 blades for my griffon spitfire.

many thanks
andy
Forum: Aerodynamics
11-04-2006, 12:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,772
Posted By andy120

profili

guys
i downloaded several copies of profili, but they all error out and crash. :mad: anyone else had that problem?

win98/2
andy
10-28-2006, 01:39 AM
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Posted By andy120

powerplant

the intended power supply is 24 2000 nicads and an axi of some sort.
andy
10-26-2006, 08:27 AM
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Views: 1,455
Posted By andy120

Fuse structure

the design structure is mostly made of 1/4" side sheet. if i were to replace this with 2mm balsa, how many stringers of what size will i need to run for enough strength?

thanks
andy
10-22-2006, 11:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,455
Posted By andy120

lightening glow for electric

how can i lighten my BT 69" spitfire plans if i intend to glass it?
it seems that it may be tail heavy.

many thanks
andy
Forum: ParkFlyers
08-26-2006, 07:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 718
Posted By andy120

Firecat

Guys
anyone happen to know the wing form of the firecat. it measures symetrical, but motocalc has a fit without camber.
anyone have an empty weight as well?


many thanks
andy
08-22-2006, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 813
Posted By andy120

motor predicters

guys
how much trust can be placed on motocalc or electricalc?
motocalc is very specific about props and seems to tend towards overly large motors, is there a way to limit size? how reliable are...
Forum: ParkFlyers
08-03-2006, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,443
Posted By andy120

Bloody Mary repower

i have an old bloody mary with a mig280 and 4:1(?) gearbox. the thing is a pig in any breeze. the blurb says it was 15oz, empty or loaded unknown. i was thinking of a GWS EPS400 as a repower...
Forum: Power Systems
07-29-2006, 10:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 841
Posted By andy120

use for small reduction motor

guys, i have a small coreless motor with reduction gear from way back. can anyone give me an idea of what weight range airframes it could be used with.
I0 0.2A 3447rpm/v R 0.537ohms weight unknown...
07-27-2006, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,091
Posted By andy120

wattage

guys
is it just me, or dont wattage models stay available for long? are the models so iffy that they dont warrant long production or what?

andy
nz
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