Here is a list of all the postings PeterF has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Falcon 1/4 scale Tiger Moth|
I have emailed you.
|Thread: Peterf's 1/4 scale Falcon Models Tiger Moth|
The last contact I had with Chris was nearly 3 years ago when I sent him some shots of mine flying when I completed it.
|Thread: 3D printers recommended|
I bought the AnyCubic Mega S a while ago, at the time it was just over £200 but a tad more expensive now. I found it a good solid basic printer but I did do a few mods I printed a better cooling nozzle to give 2 sided air flow as the original cooling nozzle was one direction only and did not evenly cool objects. I also printed a new hot end cover so that the hot end cooling fan did not blow air down onto the prints so that was better for ABS printing that does not like cooling. I also swapped the bowden tube to a high quality Capricorn one so that it is more precise, especially printing rubber filaments like TPU for the tyres on the Stearman. I have printed many parts for my planes, nose cones, brackets, pilots, instruments panels, servo arms for light duties, servo mounting plates. I also printed one of the complete 3Dlabprint planes, the Stearman that flew well. Here are a few examples.
|Thread: First EDF - hints please!|
I like the idea about gear up and limiting the top end of the throttle, something that can easily be done with Jeti, and not something I have thought of before.
On all my models I have a current sensor and I have downloaded the Battery Monitor LUA app from RC Thoughts and heavily modified this myself. It has a battery icon on the main screen giving % remaining capacity, you tell it for each model what the capacity is so you do not need to worry about mAh values and it reads out the capacity at 80%, 60% 40%, 30% and 20% as well as vibration at 30% and 20%. The battery icon goes from green to red at 30% as well. I do not really use the timer much, but still have it as a backup warning. See the screenshots. I have also got this working for twin models and the warnings are all based on the most discharged pack.
Edited By PeterF on 24/12/2020 18:19:47
|Thread: Advent Prize Draw - 23rd Dec|
Give it a try
|Thread: Advent Prize Draw - 20th Dec|
|Thread: Advent Prize Draw - 18th Dec|
|Thread: Article 16 Authorisation is here|
The way I read it is that clause 2 of section 3.7 does not specifically state a club is necessary for use in a recreational area, so individual members can fly, the rub comes though in the requirement for a risk assessment. Does such a risk assessment need to be a formal one and recorded. There is no detail in this case unlike under the club case in built up areas.
|Thread: Advent Prize Draw - 15th Dec|
Both of these would be handy.
|Thread: Advent Prize Draw - 12th Dec|
|Thread: Advent Prize Draw - 11th Dec|
Try for one of these.
|Thread: Advent Prize Draw - 8th Dec (post to enter)|
I'll have another try for one of these.
|Thread: Advent Prize Draw - 7th Dec (post to enter)|
On balance, I think that this would be useful.
|Thread: Advent Prize Draw - 6th Dec (leave a post)|
Count me in please.
|Thread: Advent Prize Draw - 5th Dec (post to enter)|
I'll take a punt as well.
|Thread: Advent Prize Draw - 2nd Dec (now closed)|
That would come in handy.
|Thread: Ducted fan theory and practice|
The reduction from 128mm to 2x 72mm is quite a noticable reduction in cross sectional area, I do not know the motor mount diameter but it may be OK at 80%.
Whilst I do not know the exact rules, I would have a minimum gap of 1 fan diameter between the fan outlet and the start of the splitter so minimum of 128mm in you case. Make the reduction in flow area as smooth and as gradual as possible, the more abrupt the increase in air velocity, the higher the pressure loss. Your drawing shows a gradual change so it looks about right.
|Thread: A Shortage Of Balsa And Lipo's, Where Do We Go From Here?|
Not forgetting the huge tax rate on petrol and diesel which is not levied on electricity, the shortfall will need to be made up. Low tax red diesel is being phased out for some users.
|Thread: Modelflying.co.uk platform migration plans, a 'heads-up' for everyone|
AND KEEP THE OLD FORUM INTACT AND SAVED so that when the new forum does not work, you can reload the old forum in its entirety until the new forum has been sorted out, because despite testing it may not be alright when rolled out.
Why do I post this.
Guvnor relates a good case of upgrades not going down well. I worked at ICI until it imploded and there was one division about 15 years ago that decided to implement new business management software. This group made specialist flavourings & fragrances and other ingredients for the food industry, so 100s of different recipes for lots of different customers, all bespoke. It made the changeover and never kept a working copy of the original system, the new system did not work, recipes were lost, product could not be made, the cost was measured in tens of millions, profit warnings had to be made to investors, division directors fell on their swords and the group never recovered and was sold off.
Edited By PeterF on 13/11/2020 13:52:42
The ability to be logged in on multiple devices at one time with remember me active in all cases. It is a real pain being logged out on phone or tablet if I use my PC for longer or more detailed posts. Most other forums allow this.
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