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Thread: Taranis voice
16/09/2016 17:11:28

Nice one, just tried it yes

Thread: reccomend me a printer please
16/09/2016 14:21:09

Epson, I've had several over the years without problems.

Current one (SX425W) is a printer/scanner/copier, cost about £50 five years ago and I use non OEM inks which are cheap too.

Shep

Thread: Crossover EP glider/sailplane
30/08/2016 13:02:49

HK Phoenix 2000 is worth a look; flies well.

**LINK**

Shep

Thread: Holiday repairs
29/07/2016 13:19:15
Posted by Phil 9 on 29/07/2016 12:10:46:

knocking the top off the mound in an over full portaloo so you can sit downcrying 2

+1 Cosford a couple of weeks ago angry

Thread: rc plane crash - 68% pitts challenger robbie skipton at raf cosford
18/07/2016 17:35:56

Saw his displays on Saturday and Sunday but I'm pleased that I missed the accident flight.

I saw Robbie on Saturday and asked him where the blue monster pilot was that used to be in the cockpit.
He told me that he took it out as it weighed three pounds.....see what happens without a pilot!

Seriously though, crying shame to total a super aircraft. I hope Robbie and his dad build another.

Thread: Look out for Stolen Models
14/07/2016 12:31:45

All going to Cosford should be aware of this: **LINK**

Just in case!

Thread: Which taranis?
19/06/2016 20:32:46
Posted by David perry 1 on 19/06/2016 20:15:39:

So tomorrow I need to make a phone call and order a tranny and rx and the vario unit...ouch.

D

But a very small ouch and, comparatively, a very big WOW yes

Thread: HELP! Ryobi 4st engine problem.
15/06/2016 10:37:15

I had the same problem with my hedge trimmer (not Ryobi). It turned out that the carb had become slightly loose and was allowing excess air in. Refitted the carb using threadloc, problem solved. HTH

Shep

Edited By Eagle 899 on 15/06/2016 10:37:47

Thread: Overheating Lipo on charging
27/05/2016 16:47:43

Keep an eye on the BMFA ads....I bought an iCharger 306B for £70 last year; excellent charger with temp sensor.

Thread: Tangmere Military Aviation Museum
09/05/2016 15:53:12

It didn't float, it was on the sea bed in shallow water and it was carried out to the ship on a pontoon which you can see beneath the aircraft as it's being lifted aboard by crane on to the flight deck.

We moved it below deck to storage in the hangar and cannibalised parts from it for the rest of the commission, then it went for repair.

Shep

Edited By Eagle 899 on 09/05/2016 16:04:09

08/05/2016 19:15:13

Further to my last and as it was too windy to fly today, I had a look through my archives and found the following piece of history about cab 131:-

Lt. Cdr. Bob McCulloch RN. Commanding Officer 899 Squadron. January 1967 wrote:-

In retrospect one amusing event occurred at RAF Gan. Whilst using Gan as the diversion one of the Vixens had to divert to the airfield. The pilot F/O Lewis RAF (another development at that time) on finding that one of his wheel brakes unserviceable, and remembering his airfield briefing, asked for the "barrier" to be raised. On being told that this had been done he landed but could see no barrier, there followed a series of "where is it", "its up" etc before the aircraft gently rolled into the sea at the end of the runway. The irate Wing Commander Flying was more than a little taken aback to find two RAF officers climbing out of the Vixen and an irate John Lewis asking where hell was the barrier; the RAF "barrier" was in fact an arrestor wire! So much for interservice co-operation, the RAF later changed the name to hook wire.

131oggin.jpg

131pont.jpg#

I was one of the lads on the flight deck looking down; please note that the crew were RAF on exchange wink

Shep

07/05/2016 20:05:58

Nice photos and I see that they have one of my squadron aircraft, 131, which I worked on fifty years ago on the Eagle smiley Shep

Thread: Was it Aldi or Lidl
28/04/2016 17:04:53
Posted by Dai Fledermaus on 28/04/2016 17:00:56:

Although it's not sold as a garden sprayer I imagine this timber sprayer from Aldi would do the job LINK

I use one of those for timber and weed control, does both well.

Thread: FrSky Taranis - user chat
27/04/2016 12:29:09

In the MIxes tab at the bottom you'll see options for delay and up/down

Double click on the switch you're using.

Or if you're doing it on the Tx go to MIXER then hold down Ent on the u/c switch for edit options.

Edited By Eagle 899 on 27/04/2016 12:30:20

Edited By Eagle 899 on 27/04/2016 12:35:28

Thread: Open TX 2.1.8 Sound Problem
15/04/2016 11:57:41

2.0.17....................RTFM mea culpa.

All good now, thanks Andy

14/04/2016 19:49:59

I upgraded my T+ to 2.1.8 today. The telemetry is different (thanks Andy48), but other than that it was simple enough, except the voltage sound reporting.

The Sensor and T+ both read 4.10v for the lowest cell, but the voice warning reports 4.6 volts!

Any pointers please people?

Shep

Thread: Jimmy Stewart Was One Of Us
12/04/2016 18:26:30

And Dave Morgan from ELO is a commercial pilot and flying instructor.

Thread: Taranis Failsafe
12/04/2016 18:17:51
Posted by Andy48 on 11/04/2016 17:27:07:
Posted by Bob Cotsford on 11/04/2016 17:02:43:

Andy, which version are you running? I've just looked in 2.0.19 and I can't see a 'set failsafe' special function.

This is in 2.1.7

Sooner or later you will need to upgrade to this, as 2.0 is no longer being updated. However, you need to be aware it does affect any telemetry setup you have, and you will need to re-programme that.

Edited By Andy48 on 11/04/2016 17:28:38

Andy, I too need to upgrade to 2.1.7

Is it solely the telemetry part that needs re-programming? Shep

Edited By Eagle 899 on 12/04/2016 18:18:15

Thread: Removing glue left behind by masking tape, from glazing
24/03/2016 20:23:32

Also CPC Label Remover, very good but test first!

Thread: Switching power supply
20/03/2016 13:46:47

Up and running, a 47 Amp 12v power supply for £14.95 delivered free, excellent yes

Shep

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