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10-05-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
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, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
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, 10:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,972
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, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
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, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,172
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, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 604
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, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5,514
Views: 1,127,554
Posted By AEAJR

Welcome to Wattflyer.

Welcome to Wattflyer.
12-13-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,745
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, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,430
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, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,430
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, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,336
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, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,883
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, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,619
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, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 15,889
Posted By AEAJR

Did you resolve the problem?

Did you resolve the problem?
07-03-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,663
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, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,570
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, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,581
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, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,460
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, 05:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,376
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, 05:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,460
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, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,883
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, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,243
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, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,676
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, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,100
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, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,050
Posted By AEAJR

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

It is unfortunate, but that's the competitive world of business.
09-02-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 10,016
Posted By AEAJR

Sounds like a nice plane. I imagine you could...

Sounds like a nice plane. I imagine you could add retracts if you wanted to.
Forum: Foamies
08-25-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 18,216
Posted By AEAJR

Fix it and continue to fly it. Work on...

Fix it and continue to fly it.

Work on moving that CG around.
07-27-2019, 04:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 13,545
Posted By AEAJR

Mountain models has kits under 250 grams flying...

Mountain models has kits under 250 grams flying weight. For example, this one.
http://www.mountainmodels.com/product_info.php?products_id=705

I believe Steve's has kits under that weight too....
07-27-2019, 03:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,391
Posted By AEAJR

Just keep the drone under 1/2 pound and you have...

Just keep the drone under 1/2 pound and you have no problems.
Forum: Foamies
05-20-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 18,216
Posted By AEAJR

Build it light but make a provision for adding...

Build it light but make a provision for adding ballast for those days when the wind is stronger and the lift is strong.
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