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11-14-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 268,425
Posted By AEAJR

Great suggestion Don. The problem I would have is...

Great suggestion Don. The problem I would have is the rapidly changing choices in the market. Makers create and discontinue models rather quickly. And new ones are coming out all the time. Frankly, I...
11-10-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5,516
Views: 1,138,853
Posted By AEAJR

Welcome to all of our new members. Be sure to...

Welcome to all of our new members. Be sure to visit the thread on posting tips at the top of this forum.
https://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=237
11-10-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 24,173
Posted By AEAJR

Here's another tip. CAPS ARE CONSIDERED...

Here's another tip.

CAPS ARE CONSIDERED SHOUTING!

Use normal letting to make your posts easier to read.
11-10-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 268,425
Posted By AEAJR

Friends, I am going to be editing some of...

Friends,

I am going to be editing some of the articles to bring them up to date.
Are there other topics I should consider covering in new chapters?
Forum: Beginners
11-02-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 214,635
Posted By AEAJR

I am going to be making some updates to the...

I am going to be making some updates to the articles.

Does anyone have any suggestions as to what might be needed or things you think I should add? I am always open to your suggestions.
10-05-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By AEAJR

Good suggestion on doing maintenance on the bird....

Good suggestion on doing maintenance on the bird. Too often we just test it out and then fly without looking deeper into the innards of the plane to be sure all is well.
10-05-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By AEAJR

Thanks for sharing your experience. You can...

Thanks for sharing your experience. You can likely make a replacement out of plywood sold in model or craft stores. Use the old one as a template to make a new one.
09-07-2021, 11:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,221
Posted By AEAJR

I have no plans to go off-grid but I would like...

I have no plans to go off-grid but I would like to be part of the solar power system.

Based on current laws I can't get enough panels on my roof to make it pay. My house faces south but I have two...
08-25-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By AEAJR

I would suspect there is a problem with the...

I would suspect there is a problem with the receiver. Check with Horizon Hobby.

As I understand the binding process, in simple terms, the transmitter provides an identification code to the...
08-25-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,496
Posted By AEAJR

I have used a variety of coverings over wood and...

I have used a variety of coverings over wood and foam. They all work. I have used Monocote and Ultracote more than the others but can't say I have a favorite.
Forum: Beginners
07-20-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 826
Posted By AEAJR

I changed the title of the thread to include...

I changed the title of the thread to include Bradford. Far more likely to get someone from your area to respond that way.
12-31-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5,516
Views: 1,138,853
Posted By AEAJR

Welcome to Wattflyer.

Welcome to Wattflyer.
12-13-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,927
Posted By AEAJR

My Supra, from Kennedy Composites, continues to...

My Supra, from Kennedy Composites, continues to be my favorite e-glider. But the Radian (original model) gets more air time because it is just sooooo convenient and it flies pretty nicely. Won't...
11-01-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,868
Posted By AEAJR

e-glider conversion thread ...

e-glider conversion thread
https://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=70963

https://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=73256
11-01-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,868
Posted By AEAJR

Cool Rather than giving you what you asked for I will...

Rather than giving you what you asked for I will ask you WHY do you want to put a power pod on a Sophisticated Lady?

Power pods are big, awkward, draggy, throw off the trim and they are heavy....
11-01-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,624
Posted By AEAJR

What would be the value of a receiver switch?...

What would be the value of a receiver switch? Will you have a separate receiver battery from the main motor battery? That can be done but is rare these days. Normally you run the motor and the...
Forum: Beginners
11-01-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,130
Posted By AEAJR

Any other opinions on what the best starter...

Any other opinions on what the best starter electric planes might be today? ARF, RTF or BnF.
Forum: Beginners
07-04-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,834
Posted By AEAJR

Elecam How are you doing? Tell us about...

Elecam

How are you doing? Tell us about your experience so far. Where can we help?
Forum: Beginners
07-04-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 16,095
Posted By AEAJR

Did you resolve the problem?

Did you resolve the problem?
07-03-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,718
Posted By AEAJR

Our RC club meetings have gone virtual using...

Our RC club meetings have gone virtual using Cisco Webex. Has been working very well.

I am also part of an astronomy club. This has also gone virtual using Cisco Webex. It is going so well that we...
07-03-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,664
Posted By AEAJR

I don't own any stabalized planes but the few I...

I don't own any stabalized planes but the few I have flown worked extremely well. The tiny Radian glider is amazing in how it handles turbulent winds.
07-03-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,597
Posted By AEAJR

May I suggest you take a look at the online book...

May I suggest you take a look at the online book on sizing your power system which is located on Wattflyer. It will address this and the other things you will need to know....
04-11-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,520
Posted By AEAJR

If you are just trying to set-up one airplane and...

If you are just trying to set-up one airplane and will never do this again, then having someone give you the parts is great.

If you plan to continue in the hobby and will do this multiple times...
04-11-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,459
Posted By AEAJR

I don't work from the concept of "equivalent of a...

I don't work from the concept of "equivalent of a .60 motor" as electrics have completely different performance characteristics. And the choices for motor/prop/battery combination in for electrics is...
04-11-2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,520
Posted By AEAJR

Cool I would also recommend ecalc prop calculator. ...

I would also recommend ecalc prop calculator. You can model battery/prop/motor combinations for your plane to ensure that you have the right ESC. It also predicts the plane's performance...
Forum: Beginners
01-18-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,130
Posted By AEAJR

Cool What RTF, Receiver Ready, ARF or kit electric do you recommend to beginners?

It has been a long time since I was a beginner and my interest has turned largely to electric gliders where I am also an instructor. But with the FAA imposing tighter and tighter altitude...
01-18-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,495
Posted By AEAJR

How is your plane Doing. I use ecalc prop...

How is your plane Doing.

I use ecalc prop calculator to model my power system combinations and I find the final results match the prediction very well.
01-18-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,699
Posted By AEAJR

Do you know how to balance the model? If so,...

Do you know how to balance the model? If so, place the battery pack, or an equivalent weight in the battery compartment. Now try each set of rods and see how the balance looks.
09-02-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,174
Posted By AEAJR

Never got into helis. I have a couple of indoor...

Never got into helis. I have a couple of indoor 3.5 channel micros but that is it.
09-02-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,098
Posted By AEAJR

It is unfortunate, but that's the competitive...

It is unfortunate, but that's the competitive world of business.
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