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Thread: Poorly OS40 repair
09/04/2020 00:15:49

That con rod fits the fs40s/ 48s and 52s as all got the same part number, I supose the 40 is a long stroke engine and the other two are short stroke

Thread: Liability of Open Source radios
08/04/2020 23:52:25
Posted by Stephen Smith 14 on 08/04/2020 22:30:13:

They could ban all transmitters to be sure and just fly free flight

ban free flight, a you could modify the clock work timers in them so they don't meet the manufactures standards, dangerous I say , could land on someone in an uncontrolled manner! devil

Edited By flight1 on 08/04/2020 23:52:45

Thread: Poorly OS40 repair
08/04/2020 23:38:09

To remove that bearing Good soak over night in plus gas or one of the newer rust penetrating oils then heat and some good taps should always do it, if not do it again but I use a slightly over size drill bit in the bearing bore turn it in until it bits and use that as leverage to twist pull on the bearing always works.

What I am really interested in know is how are you going to repair that whole in the crank case?


Edited By flight1 on 08/04/2020 23:43:58

Thread: Poly -C
08/04/2020 20:09:37

Well deluxe materials do   exe dope and also eze cote, the latter is like poly c, used as a water based resin.. So take your pick

Edited By flight1 on 08/04/2020 20:10:33

Thread: Liability of Open Source radios
06/04/2020 21:04:02
Posted by Phil Green on 06/04/2020 16:34:55:
Posted by flight1 on 06/04/2020 13:34:04:

.. these chips are used across different manufactures like Texas Instruments CC2500 RF Chip used by JR DMSS, HiTec, Corona, FrSky, Tactic, Futaba S-FHSS, Skyartec, futaba and FrSky use the same chip

Sorry thats not true. JR DMSS is ZigBee 802.15.4 its not the cc2500

the most widely deployed enhancement to the 802.15.4 standard is ZigBee standard , which is a standard of the ZigBee Alliance. The organization maintains, supports, and develops more sophisticated protocols for advanced applications. So Zigbee 802.15.4 is not a RF chip it is something it uses... so what chip does it use then?

Thread: NGH 17cc Petrol Engine.
06/04/2020 20:50:36
Posted by john stones 1 on 06/04/2020 18:30:32:

Mix is correct F1, me grandma (Grammar) at fault. embarrassed

OK I'll let you off as you have probably seen my grammer/spellingwink

06/04/2020 18:23:01
Posted by john stones 1 on 06/04/2020 17:57:31:
Posted by Frank Skilbeck on 06/04/2020 17:52:33:

20%, did you mean 20:1 petrol/oil ratio?

Be interesting to know your noise readings once you've got it ready to fly, thanks.

Yep 20% for break in, follow the manual, then 30% - 33% for flying, another run and I'll fly it next, revs not going up n down, pick up is crisp, not touched needles, If it continues to perform like this I'll be very happy.

20% is not the same as 20:1 fuel ratio which works out to 5% oil content as per the instructions and when run in you can reduce the oil to 4%which is 25:1 so please be carfull

Thread: Liability of Open Source radios
06/04/2020 13:34:04

There has been software/ hardware failure causing crashes in the past with well established makes. But has that led to anything? it be very hard to prove and proberly cost prohibitive.

i reccon that open source is the the basis of a few manufacturs operating system and then there is the transmission chips and coding? could be at blame too and these chips are used across different manufactures like Texas Instruments CC2500 RF Chip used by JR DMSS, HiTec, Corona, FrSky, Tactic, Futaba S-FHSS, Skyartec, futaba and FrSky use the same chip

All very muddy waters so its down to the operator/pilot to verify that it is all safe to fly.

as for the CE mark thats just to confirm the rf side of things confirm to UE regulations not any of the software

Edited By flight1 on 06/04/2020 13:35:09

Edited By flight1 on 06/04/2020 13:36:00

Thread: Forum members' new models: Let's see them.
04/04/2020 17:51:09

That mossie is looking good in the sun

Thread: This is very interesting
04/04/2020 13:51:47

Yes just found out been looking at his other videos, pitty about his harrier on first flight it was the time old c of g gotya been to far back lifted off to steep and stalled in, must of hurt.

Thread: Has Your Club Made Any Decisions Regarding The Coronavirus?
04/04/2020 13:37:27
Posted by cymaz on 04/04/2020 13:31:18:

Looking on here peolpe are not travelling thank goodness

Well they better get out there and do all the road works done at the same time, so we can all not get stuck in the works and have nice safe roads for when we all get back to it

Thread: This is very interesting
04/04/2020 13:27:45

Well something positive from this lock in, youngsters getting technical and building something very interseting. All it needs now is wings and it be off. I want One!

Thread: First Warbird?
03/04/2020 19:54:35

I would get the Brian Taylor plans and have a look as £25 for them is not a big loss against £70 for the other.

I do believe Unitracts International do retracts for the BT plan

also some build info here

03/04/2020 18:20:14

If you don't know already there are a couple of builds on the rcscale builder site you would need to register to access buts it's a very good site for scale builds and info

Also there is the Brian Taylor version (better i think) a bit bigger but I still think in your engine range 35cc see sarik


Edited By flight1 on 03/04/2020 18:22:01

Edited By flight1 on 03/04/2020 18:23:53

Thread: Forum members' new models: Let's see them.
02/04/2020 19:27:07

don't think so . i have some how uploaded a very small picture thats for my TX here is a better picture

I haven't had a t/stroke for a while what's size fuel tank for a os 46LA? 90ml?

mustang 52inch.jpg



Edited By flight1 on 02/04/2020 19:27:39

02/04/2020 18:20:20

well got this mustang profile nearly done thans to this lock down, might have not got done otherwiseblush .

Don't know what kit it is 52.5 inch wing span the instructions were not complete and very faided and moldy as been hanging aroung in a loft for about 20 years before given to me to do, i hope it flys


Thread: new to wash out
01/04/2020 09:48:27

The P J post is only picking out one paragraph of the the text the rest is right enough for our doings.

One thing to point out about that paragraph some planes are built unstable to make the more aerobatic/movable take for instance the euro fighter is so unstable a computer flight control is required to fly it.

hay ho lets not get distracted, this is about wash out and how to achieve it in the build. The main point of washout is stop the whole stalling at the same time. if the inner part of the wing stalls first you give some notice of it without the dramatic effect if it all stalled in one go. the outer wing has far more 'leverage'.

31/03/2020 16:36:05

What 1/4 scale plane is it and what plan is being used could lead to more useful info.

The tapered strip placed under the trailing edge of the ribs from the wing tip rib to where you want the twist to start, and with the bottom spare flat on the board is the most common method.

Don't forget not to glue the tapered bit of wood to the wing in the build process

31/03/2020 13:36:16

because many have explaiined this before me and better here is a link to read to explain it and how to with digrams from vaily aviation this one

hope it hepls

Thread: If bored from lockdown
30/03/2020 12:04:20

oh well watched the videos now waiting for the pacel man as got two projects stalled as run out of the paints required ones the top coat and the other is primer which I could just nip down the car place to get but can't it's all so fustraiting!!

As for nostalgic and Tiger moths my be I should fit a tail hook to mine and get back into some aerotow when this is all over (but how do I tow myself up?surprise) it's all replumbed and serviced( got a pilot too) and ready to go for the season


Edited By flight1 on 30/03/2020 12:08:03

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