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04-28-2017, 07:05 AM
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Posted By GunnyJeeves

Oh.. no, sorry... The video is of my...

Oh.. no, sorry...

The video is of my daughter. But the trick works for a brand new pilot, and starting with a 3 D plane, they learn very quickly not to overcontrol.

This gives a novice a quick...
04-26-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 111,596
Posted By GunnyJeeves

Thanks! This particular trick requires 3D...

Thanks!

This particular trick requires 3D rates on elevator at least.

If you set this up on a Taylorcraft, you would need to try to get the elevator at 100% travel to be able to hit about a 45...
04-22-2016, 02:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,431
Posted By GunnyJeeves

Thanks it should be fun. I want to get a speed...

Thanks it should be fun. I want to get a speed sensor for it.

I have a Jeti TX and can use the telemetry to possibly even announce any speed over 100mph so I know.

I can't wait. I'm doing...
04-21-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,431
Posted By GunnyJeeves

Hobbyking Delta Rocket - Advice???

So I grabbed up a HobbyKing Delta Rocket.

My little foamy Radjet is too much fun... The Corsair FunFighter is too... and this seems like it would make a good high speed primer to the Extreme...
Forum: SEFF 2016
02-13-2016, 02:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,861
Posted By GunnyJeeves

Say a very special hello to the Guys at Esprit...

Say a very special hello to the Guys at Esprit Models this year! (The JetiUSA dealer)

They'll be at SEFF as a vendor. We're gonna try to take some of the Jeti JR modules down there too. The kids...
02-10-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,098
Posted By GunnyJeeves

Yep. That I know of there are two formats, JR and...

Yep. That I know of there are two formats, JR and Futaba... Many different options in the wild for protocols in both JR and Futaba module format.

Cool part is that officially now that radio flys...
02-09-2016, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,098
Posted By GunnyJeeves

Jeti radio Puzzle... See if you can solve it.

This is my Jeti. Its a BK Edition. I love this radio, and the feel is MIND BLOWING!!! BUT, I hated the thing because I could not use JR modules like on all my past radios... The result? The puzzle...
02-03-2016, 02:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,346
Posted By GunnyJeeves

I actually really like the UMX Mig and UMX Habu...

I actually really like the UMX Mig and UMX Habu S.

I've flown most of them. Beast first. No interest in the cub.

Not quite same category, but UMX AS3Xtra too.
02-02-2016, 10:47 AM
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Views: 503,208
Posted By GunnyJeeves

My newest plane is one heck of a departure for...

My newest plane is one heck of a departure for me... My first warbird ever, but oh man what a hoot!

I got one of those Hobbyking Funfighters... The F4U Corsair. 600mm and right at 100 mph... It's...
02-01-2016, 02:31 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,114
Posted By GunnyJeeves

Man... I'm so glad this worked out for you!...

Man... I'm so glad this worked out for you! That's exactly why I made those things and put the site up!

Please pass it around to friends.. I really do think that stuff will help.

Go figure......
01-29-2016, 01:14 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,114
Posted By GunnyJeeves

You guys are quite welcome! My back yard is 2...

You guys are quite welcome! My back yard is 2 miles from an airport, so on my first "notification", of course I had a zillion questions... So I grabbed a box of doughnuts and a few flying models (for...
01-29-2016, 03:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,456
Posted By GunnyJeeves

I got one of the helis from that guys field. It's...

I got one of the helis from that guys field. It's my favorite one so far.

When he died, the folks went much smaller, so their 700s ended up sold off and I got a couple of em. The Mostro is my...
01-29-2016, 02:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,506
Posted By GunnyJeeves

Those are Chinese KongCopters... Haha! So...

Those are Chinese KongCopters... Haha!

So that could be interesting to see how it plays out.

1. Amazingly, they got their parks to be a no-fly zone... Ok cool.
2. Now they want to lift only...
01-28-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,114
Posted By GunnyJeeves

I had the idea to make a document that we could...

I had the idea to make a document that we could hand to any "dangerous newbies" we meet... I called it the "OFFICIAL - UNAUTHORIZED FAA sUAS Cheat Sheet".

...
01-28-2016, 04:20 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 111,596
Posted By GunnyJeeves

Correct! That method uses a profile foam 3D...

Correct! That method uses a profile foam 3D airframe.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vI6tnmpwDQ
01-28-2016, 03:14 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 111,596
Posted By GunnyJeeves

I have a technique to share... It worked on my...

I have a technique to share... It worked on my daughter, as well as a couple nephews and such...

It's a very very old school approach... Possible only with very aggressive new school airframes...
01-28-2016, 02:57 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,114
Posted By GunnyJeeves

I haven't posted in a while... (Been kinda dug in...

I haven't posted in a while... (Been kinda dug in like a tick on helicopters a bit...)

But I recently spoke with my local airfield and FAA rep about the changes. It's not as bad as I was beginning...
01-26-2016, 12:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By GunnyJeeves

Thanks. I learned so much on Wattflyer.. I could...

Thanks. I learned so much on Wattflyer.. I could not have gotten the 5kw if not for folks like jetplaneflyer and others here to answer questions.

I'm hoping to point new folks to places like...
01-25-2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By GunnyJeeves

I put up a new site to help with RC flight for new folks.

I'd like you guys opinion of it.

It's been pretty well received so far, but it makes mention of the folks I think are heroes in this hobby, and covers some FAA reg and Airport notification tips.
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07-06-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,338
Posted By GunnyJeeves

Figured I would give an update... Typical as to...

Figured I would give an update... Typical as to my insanity, I went with none of the above, and ended up with the following jets.

1. UMX Habu S - awesome, flies great, loves grass, all around...
Forum: 3D Flying
07-04-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,540
Posted By GunnyJeeves

If the gain is adjustable on the TX you can mix...

If the gain is adjustable on the TX you can mix it to throttle like using another curve. Keep it high in the hover point, low near max and probably low at zero. (Landings)

The MotionRC gyro will...
Forum: 3D Flying
07-02-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,540
Posted By GunnyJeeves

That's going to help a ton with harriers and all...

That's going to help a ton with harriers and all high alpha moves too... Man I think I am gonna do some reprogramming this summer.
Forum: 3D Flying
07-02-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,540
Posted By GunnyJeeves

Grrr... I think this solution will fix a couple...

Grrr... I think this solution will fix a couple of my planes too.

Expo on throttle will work if the hover point is about 50%, but if it's much higher or lower! that won't cut it.

You say you...
Forum: 3D Flying
06-29-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,540
Posted By GunnyJeeves

Generally speaking, to keep similar power to an...

Generally speaking, to keep similar power to an 11x5, would be a 12x4. That would give more thrust, and lower speed. 12x6 should nail the clean thrust, but take more amps.

I may have just been...
06-04-2015, 03:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,212
Posted By GunnyJeeves

Flaperons are a really good idea for a Stinger....

Flaperons are a really good idea for a Stinger. Has anyone tried this?

All my jets are either single servo aileron or delta mix.
06-03-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,420
Posted By GunnyJeeves

Prior to maiden, I put an Arkbird Tiny Autopilot...

Prior to maiden, I put an Arkbird Tiny Autopilot in it.

If all goes well, I plan to maiden this weekend. I'm also testing autopilots for Jets. If this goes well, I will let everyone know the...
06-02-2015, 03:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,424
Posted By GunnyJeeves

Update: I love this plane. It lost an elevator in...

Update: I love this plane. It lost an elevator in flight. (Was dangling at about a 45 degree angle, and was flopping in the wind) and it was still controllable!

Just replaced the elevators and...
05-28-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,420
Posted By GunnyJeeves

I'm pretty confident it will fly ok. My first...

I'm pretty confident it will fly ok. My first true ARF experience was ExtremeFlight, so I am ruined.

Extremeflight ARF - perfect fit, from 48" to 91", all covering pre-cut / removed for servos,...
Forum: Night Flying
05-28-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,008
Posted By GunnyJeeves

I have one ready for my first Night Flight...

I have one ready for my first Night Flight also... (Well a few...)

Quad (DeadCat 450) and Versa Wing with internal illumination
Forum: 3D Flying
05-28-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,829
Posted By GunnyJeeves

I would not adjust CG by swapping motor and prop....

I would not adjust CG by swapping motor and prop. Set to the recommended CG then adjust by moving battery. (Farther back = less stable, more 3D / Aerobatic.)

Based on wind, I'd definitely go...
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