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Thread: failed e-flite SAFE receiver
03/05/2019 12:00:47

Chris, Same TX. The rx would nor respond on the field,at the start of flying. I tried to re-bind at home but to no avail ! Interested to know as to why yours responded, in the workshop . eric.

02/05/2019 17:39:56

My Apprentice SAFE receiver, after two years use will not re-bind. As any one had the same experience? An e.mail to Horizon Hobby, was not of any forthcoming help; other than buy a new one !!

Thread: Memory
31/01/2019 11:40:36

Can some one remind me as to how I calibrate my motor, for it to respond to my throttle movement. The Elev, Ailerons and the Rudder all respond to the transmitter, except the motor.

Thread: conversion
02/10/2018 12:24:37

Has anyone converted the Black Horse Travel- Air to electric power ??

Thread: covering
01/10/2018 15:52:25

Thanks for your quick response ! It is for an E-Flite Apprentice, which is made of Z-foam. The label only states Solarfilm. There is no finish on the wing. I lost it in the sky because of the white colour and intend to put a dark cover on the underside of the wings.

01/10/2018 12:04:01

Can Solar film be applied to a foam model ??

Thread: safe receivers
09/09/2018 15:54:45

One of the other models that I put an eflr130031 safe receiver into, was a "Flying Super Model" Fokker Dv11. I had to follow advice from "Rcgroups"; which entailed making alterations, within my Spectrum D6 Tx. They have a designated Blog for " Installing Safe RX into another `plane". Members have added their modified models to a list, which is quite numerous.

With regard to my model, It does not take-off or land purely by it self; you have to control only the throttle and ensure the model is flying inline with the runway ! The safe Rx automatically, adjusts the other controls .

08/09/2018 16:36:19

Hi, my interest in such Safe receivers is because I have, because of age 87yrs and recent heart surgery, I found it necessary to fly models with the EFLR310013 Safe Rx, for eg, Apprentice. However, I have been able to install this safe Rx into other models; which takes a lot of the anxiety away. There are 3 modes, beginner, intermediate and experienced. I fly mostly in the intermediate mode and if you aim the craft in line with the Runway, and slowly reduce the throttle, it will land by itself. I expect it would also Take-Off in the same manner but I`ve not tried that yet. Anyway thanks to all who contributed.

07/09/2018 17:41:38

Is there a Safe receiver that enables models to take off and land itself ??

Thread: rubber winder
30/07/2018 11:00:02

Can anyone recommend a mechanical winder, for a rubber powered model ??

Thread: Bi-plane C of G
08/05/2018 15:53:42

I`ve found it, 77mm from leading edge of top wing !!

08/05/2018 12:47:39


When locating the C of G on a bi-plane , should it be on the top or the bottom wing ??

Thread: spektrum safe technology
30/04/2018 12:51:02

Hi Old John B, I`m 87 and my Safe receiver is a EFLR 310013 and I have had no trouble in binding it to my Fokker D V7.

Thread: 0n/off switch
28/03/2018 16:25:34

The new switch works OK... Do not worry Lads, I will be careful !!!

28/03/2018 09:58:44

This particular RX needs to be switch on, whilst holding it steady on the runway, to allow the ele, rud and elev to do a "dance", then she is read for flight !!!

27/03/2018 17:34:15

Thanks to all. I have found what I am looking for on Ebay. "Blacksmith 8104". Without the signal wire ; Ail, Elev and Rud will work but the Throttle will not. I am using a Apprentice Safe RX.

27/03/2018 12:34:32

I`m having difficulty in sourcing a JR/Spectrum on/off switch with a signal wire ! The on/off switch that I have, does not have a signal wire, resulting in no power for the throttle. I have searched on ebay but to no avail !! Can you help ??

Thread: Fokker D VII
08/03/2018 12:30:18

Thanks Frank, it is the same model.

08/03/2018 10:55:05

I have built an electric Fokker D V11 and the recommended power train is motor 800 kv , Lipo 4 cell 2200mAH and up, ESC 50 amp, Prop 12x6 - 12x8. I have a surplus motor 700kv, 70 amp ESC and three cell lipo 3200mAH, which I would like to use on this model. Can anyone advise me as to which size Prop, I should use ?

Thread: Hinge pins
09/02/2018 13:31:32

That is where I used to get them from but they are over 1inch now. It is the same in the shops that sell pins. IT appears they are not stocked any more.

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