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typically the stabilizer uses one of the aux...

typically the stabilizer uses one of the aux channels to control on/off or mode if multiple modes are possible.

If its on a 2 position switched channel you'll just have on or off.
3 position is...
08-15-2016, 08:49 PM
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Posted By fhhuber

Stingers Sidewinders

Stingers

Sidewinders
08-15-2016, 08:48 PM
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Posted By fhhuber

Well... the electric retracts are getting very...

Well... the electric retracts are getting very inexpensive if you compare to the cost of the mechanicals + servo to operate them + the linkage materials.

Sometimes the electric retracts are now...
08-14-2016, 01:24 AM
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Posted By fhhuber

We've flown RC demos at the local airshow in 20...

We've flown RC demos at the local airshow in 20 gusting to 35 KNOTS
08-13-2016, 11:47 PM
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Posted By fhhuber

2.5 mm threaded rod would be too tight for going...

2.5 mm threaded rod would be too tight for going in a 2-56 nut.

2mm threaded rod feels like its trying to catch the 2-56 nut's threads but not quite grabbing. (just enough feel of it catching to...
08-13-2016, 09:35 AM
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Posted By fhhuber

Depends on the aircraft... C-172 Max...

Depends on the aircraft...
C-172 Max (DEMONSTRATED for type certification) 15 knots direct crosswind.
Diamond Katana DV20... 20 kts
MD-10 ... 31kts
Saab 2000 ... 40 knots

Under FAR Part 25...
08-12-2016, 10:32 PM
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Posted By fhhuber

Ultra micro P-51 fuselage is held together by the...

Ultra micro P-51 fuselage is held together by the "decals" (stickers) Slice the stickers. Re-assemble with scotch tape and then if you have to open it again you just peel the tape.

Caution... if...
08-12-2016, 09:42 AM
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Posted By fhhuber

Simplified a bit... Electric motors attempt...

Simplified a bit...

Electric motors attempt to deliver the power required to turn the load at their designed rpm.
They never make it. They come very close sometimes.
If the motor has zero load...
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Posted By fhhuber

Ran into a similar issue with the DX-18 ...

Ran into a similar issue with the DX-18

Clear memory, do the programming function that you are having issues with, then the rest of programming.

Activating one function can disable access to...
08-11-2016, 02:45 AM
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Posted By fhhuber

Disappear Vanish

Disappear

Vanish
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Posted By fhhuber

Caps are very useful (necessary)for ESCs with...

Caps are very useful (necessary)for ESCs with long runs between battery and ESC. But you have to use large enough fast enough caps. The voltage spikes that can develop between battery and ESC, with...
08-08-2016, 07:10 PM
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Posted By fhhuber

Servos attempting to operate on inadequate...

Servos attempting to operate on inadequate voltage often make lots of noise.
Forum: Beginners
08-08-2016, 04:29 PM
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Posted By fhhuber

ESC: Electronic speed control

ESC: Electronic speed control
Forum: Beginners
08-08-2016, 03:53 AM
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Posted By fhhuber

Note... the "arming" sequence for assorted ESCs...

Note... the "arming" sequence for assorted ESCs are not the same.

Some are armed IMMEDIATELY upon plugging in the battery. These are rare now but there are ESCs that can go immediately to some...
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Posted By fhhuber

There's a saying in engineering: You can't...

There's a saying in engineering:

You can't make anything idiot-proof because they keep making "better" idiots.

You can put in as many stages of safeties as you want. Someone will find them...
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Posted By fhhuber

I'd have to ask my friend who is an...

I'd have to ask my friend who is an electrical/electronics engineer to confirm... But what I expect:

The capacitor acts sort of as a "shock absorber", absorbing the voltage peaks and filling in...
08-06-2016, 04:50 AM
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Posted By fhhuber

Heros Sandwiches

Heros

Sandwiches
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Posted By fhhuber

Now... TX on (normal mode) first and it should...

Now... TX on (normal mode) first and it should act fine even with the interference indoors that prevented binding.
08-04-2016, 11:48 PM
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Posted By fhhuber

Seal Sniper

Seal
Sniper
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Posted By fhhuber

TX off No power to the aircraft. Plug in...

TX off
No power to the aircraft.

Plug in the aircraft.
THEN turn on TX in bind mode.

Don't do it near any operating 2.4 ghz computer mouse, video camera or similar.
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Posted By fhhuber

Actually... its more common than you might expect...

Actually... its more common than you might expect for a model memory that has never been used to not have the sub trims centered. (among other programming settings NOT being cleared properly)
...
08-03-2016, 05:13 AM
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Posted By fhhuber

Spar Varnish

Spar

Varnish
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Posted By fhhuber

Test one of the other planes again.... I...

Test one of the other planes again....

I have an older radio (not Spektrum) that the maker had to recall a whole production run because the factory ran the wires from the gimbals wrong and the...
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Posted By fhhuber

Computer radio? If yes, clear model memory. ...

Computer radio? If yes, clear model memory.

if that's not it... try a different servo in the same channel. If it behaves the same its the RX or TX... if it behaves differently its the servo.
08-02-2016, 01:11 AM
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Posted By fhhuber

Tall Tale

Tall

Tale
08-01-2016, 03:16 AM
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Posted By fhhuber

Best to not discharge unsupervised.... Its...

Best to not discharge unsupervised....

Its more likely to damage the LiPo due to overdischarge than any other issue. Fire risk is much lower than charging.

I like to discharge via a high...
08-01-2016, 02:04 AM
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Posted By fhhuber

Flush

Flush
07-31-2016, 03:56 PM
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Posted By fhhuber

THE MODEL DOESN'T HAVE THE LEADING EDGE FLAPS ...

THE MODEL DOESN'T HAVE THE LEADING EDGE FLAPS

What the full scale has doesn't matter...

You claimed to have set something up on the model that just is not there.
07-30-2016, 09:20 PM
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Posted By fhhuber

Leading edge "flap"? The model doesn't have...

Leading edge "flap"?

The model doesn't have functional slats.
07-30-2016, 11:52 AM
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Posted By fhhuber

You can convert most RC models to tethered flight...

You can convert most RC models to tethered flight if you have a place you can sink the center anchor pole.

Slow light models it can be pretty light and anchored with 3 tent stakes/guy wires so it...
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