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Yesterday, 06:47 PM
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Posted By Wildflyer

Not free but worth it. https://www.ecalc.ch/ ...

Not free but worth it.
https://www.ecalc.ch/

make a search for model electric motor calculators you will find others
12-03-2019, 07:13 PM
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Views: 131
Posted By Wildflyer

I have towed a 100 foot tubular kite tail with my...

I have towed a 100 foot tubular kite tail with my 48" HK EPP plane, maybe a 600 watt motor.
It flew a little slower but not enough to matter. I had to be careful not to make too tight of loop.

I...
Forum: UAV / FPV
12-02-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By Wildflyer

Thanks, My daughter lives between Cheyenne and...

Thanks,
My daughter lives between Cheyenne and Laramie, nice to see the conditions around there.
11-16-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 18,351
Posted By Wildflyer

down Wind

down
Wind
11-11-2019, 08:28 PM
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Posted By Wildflyer

Journey Trip

Journey
Trip
11-11-2019, 08:27 PM
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Views: 18,351
Posted By Wildflyer

Nut Washer

Nut
Washer
11-07-2019, 09:59 PM
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Views: 18,351
Posted By Wildflyer

Sealing Covering

Sealing
Covering
10-30-2019, 06:20 PM
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Views: 726
Posted By Wildflyer

I have noticed every time I have rekitted a...

I have noticed every time I have rekitted a plane, it doesn't come with an instruction book.
I have to figure out every thing myself.
10-30-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By Wildflyer

The GLH is a lot of fun, I had one in 1985 it was...

The GLH is a lot of fun, I had one in 1985 it was great but finally got soaked in oil and came apart.
I might have to get another one.
10-26-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 933
Posted By Wildflyer

I have anytime access to a building with a clear...

I have anytime access to a building with a clear span area of 69'x 99' average height 12'
I wish I knew how they build these planes so light weight. I know they must be thin depron and carbon fiber...
10-25-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,139
Posted By Wildflyer

If you fly on RC Planes on floats. Everyone here...

If you fly on RC Planes on floats. Everyone here in the Olympia - Shelton that flys off water coats their receivers and speed controls with Corrosion X.
It forms a microscopic layer of waterproofing...
10-24-2019, 07:18 PM
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Posted By Wildflyer

Physician Surgeon

Physician
Surgeon
10-24-2019, 07:16 PM
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Posted By Wildflyer

Degrees Incidence

Degrees
Incidence
10-23-2019, 10:57 PM
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Views: 1,139
Posted By Wildflyer

This should be the instruction manual. Some...

This should be the instruction manual.
Some ESC's will make quite a bit of noise, A friend of mine has one plays music when it is ready.
...
10-23-2019, 10:46 PM
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Views: 18,351
Posted By Wildflyer

Rudder Yaw

Rudder
Yaw
10-23-2019, 10:45 PM
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Views: 18,351
Posted By Wildflyer

Reported

Reported
10-14-2019, 01:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,541
Posted By Wildflyer

First thing, I am not trying to be rude, but you...

First thing, I am not trying to be rude, but you need to learn a lot about brushless motors before you go much further.

The three wires are the connections to the windings inside the motor, they...
10-08-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,449
Posted By Wildflyer

Apparently they are just a bunch of links to...

Apparently they are just a bunch of links to Amazon, organized into easily search groups.

Not at all like the old Heads up Hobby
09-29-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,482
Posted By Wildflyer

I have cut lettering and other trim things on a...

I have cut lettering and other trim things on a vinyl cutter and the used the transfer paper to hold everything in line as it went around a compound curve.
09-26-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,975
Posted By Wildflyer

Yes, if you have too little wattage from the...

Yes, if you have too little wattage from the prop, the plane may not fly well at all.
If you have too much it's bad for the motor.

There are many other factors involved in the "perfect" prop. ...
09-26-2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,975
Posted By Wildflyer

E-Flite rates the BL 10 motor having a max of 450...

E-Flite rates the BL 10 motor having a max of 450 watts.
I have learned to check the watts every time I use a prop that is different from the last one in any way, or when I change to a different...
09-25-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,975
Posted By Wildflyer

That link shows a spinner, not a prop. If you...

That link shows a spinner, not a prop.
If you are thinking of a 3 or 4 blade prop, it should work fine if you use the right size.
I would recommend using a wattmeter to make sure you are getting...
09-24-2019, 03:32 AM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 18,351
Posted By Wildflyer

stations Flying

stations
Flying
Forum: Multi-Rotors
09-19-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,406
Posted By Wildflyer

Pixhawk PX4, Anyone have experiance with these?

I want to upgrade my 450 size home built quad with a better Flight Controller.

Been looking for months and it seem the base model Pixhawk around $100- $130 has the most information and support.
I...
09-03-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,372
Posted By Wildflyer

I have a Deuces Wild with 2 E-Flite power 25's...

I have a Deuces Wild with 2 E-Flite power 25's and 2 E-Flite 60 amp ESC's are running off a Y lead with no problem. Same on my P-38. All the twins I am aware of just use a Y lead, unless they are...
09-01-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,861
Posted By Wildflyer

I liked my 56mm Flycat. It was fast but smooth. ...

I liked my 56mm Flycat. It was fast but smooth.
Everything was great until I flew it into the ground.
I have been looking at this one, but I need to get my Sky Sword flying.
08-31-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,303
Posted By Wildflyer

Jet race car crash

I don't know if many of you follow the attempt by the North American Eagle jet race car to break the land speed record.
I have known of this car for over 15 years. It is based a few miles from where...
08-29-2019, 12:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,497
Posted By Wildflyer

I made a CG stand out of a few boards and a...

I made a CG stand out of a few boards and a couple of shelf brackets.
Bottom is a wide board able to handle the weight of the plane without tipping over. You don't want a 5lb plane on a 1x2.
...
08-29-2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,844
Posted By Wildflyer

Make sure your props are balanced. I have had...

Make sure your props are balanced.
I have had a brushless motor and ESC get so confused by the strange feedback the ESC was getting, that the ESC just decided to stop the motor and restart. the...
08-28-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,844
Posted By Wildflyer

Do you mean the X mount? I see they are back...

Do you mean the X mount? I see they are back ordered.
If so they are sort of standard sizes, you may be able to get one from another motor.
Or just make one from heavy aluminum or something else....
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