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Member postings for Andrew Bourne

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Thread: Chris Reid Foss-like Mignon
24/04/2019 18:20:16

Mignon 150 flies like a dream! Stable, no vices, handles will on the ground too!

10/04/2018 09:13:35

100_0269.jpgRegret I do not have a source of kits. But here are photographs of my "Mignon 150" (so called cos it is 150% of original) - copied from RC&M plan and enlarged using Posterazor. AUW is just below 6lb with 5000mAh battery, ply fuselage, built up wing, covering Solarfilm (soon to be mourned!). Waiting on the weather now!100_0270.jpg

Edited By Andrew Bourne on 10/04/2018 09:15:25

Thread: Flying Dog
17/11/2016 11:04:15

Hi Flyers,

I've tried numerous times over recent weeks - site is closed down, tried FB message, but no reply.

Perhaps Flying Dog just flew away!

Thread: ASW19/20
13/04/2013 16:21:14

Thank you, really kind of you to take the troube. Videos lokk really useful. Thank you again.


12/04/2013 08:07:50

Thanks Mal,

Only one wing shown, I printed off a 'mirror' in the hope of making it more straight forward!


10/04/2013 19:28:05

Thanks Guys, this is the only instruction on the plan.

"IMPORTANT The correct wing washout is produced by fixing the lower sheeting first. The wing is placed on the building board with the lower surface in contact along the entire length in the proximity of the main spar The sub TE is jigged on tapered supports 3/8" at R1 3/16" at R17 1/8" at R28." (where R1 is root and R28 is tip)

Perhaps this indicates that the wings are indeed built upside down! But it certainly not clear!

09/04/2013 11:41:15

Please can anyone help?

The plan instructions for wing washout say "jigged sub TE, 3/8" under root rib, tapering to 1/8" under tip rib". I am confused becasue I would expect more washout at the tip than the root?"

Please can anyone help?

Many thanks in anticipation.

Thread: Loss of control
05/04/2013 20:43:49

Did you carry out range check and then not switch back to normal control?

Thread: Hobby King Flight Stabiliser i86AP
05/08/2012 16:57:57

Many thanks for your comments guys. I will give it a test flight and report back!

05/08/2012 11:54:42

Fitted mine and connected up, but there are only very small movements to servos in response to large movements to the airframe? Please can anyone advise? Checked voltages at the unit, also substituted ESC for 6v battery direct to Rx. Same result. HELP!

Many thanks

Thread: Fokker Eindekker by David Boddington
04/05/2012 08:00:22

Thank you, looks really useful

03/05/2012 21:25:44

Please can anyone help me out with the companion sheet to the 1982 RCM&E SCALE AIRCRAFT EXTRA 1982 plan - "See Plan pack No. 2849 (75p) for further rigging details."

I have the plan and would dearly like to see the above rigging details if someone can help?

Thread: Algebra 100 CoG?
12/04/2012 10:15:29

I still have my rolled ply fuselage Algebra 100" and the original plans/drwgs - must date back circa 1990ish. The CofG on the drwg is 96mm from LE at the root. This is where mine is balanced and it still flies beautifully.

Regards Andrew

Thread: Zulu ET
13/02/2012 20:18:47
The kv is the revs per volt. EG for a 3 cell (3S) lipo with approx o/c charged voltage of 11 volts and a motor rated at say 1600 kv the max revs would be 17,600 (11x1600) RPM.
Real test is with selected prop, matched ESC and a wattmeter.
Thread: Noise levels Model and Engine selection
05/02/2012 18:19:58
Hi Guys,
Interesting thread but not a single reference to noise measuring meters/equipment or calibration of these.
I wonder any fliers or clubs with experience shed any light on "approved" meters or where these can be calibrated and against which standards?
Many thanks

Thread: 2012 Vintage Mass Build - What are you building?
04/02/2012 09:18:34
Drake 2 from 1952 Ken Willard plan
Almost completed - see here
Thread: DX6i Recall
02/09/2011 08:27:46
I know of flyers who use exclusively the orange clones both with and without satellites and swear by them regarding range and reliability. I have used both orange and GC clones OK, all range test - as NigelH reports to up to, and sometimes beyond 50 paces. I wouldn't advocate trying to exceed the range that is recommended by the retailers, but I have no problems in that respect.

Edited By Andrew Bourne on 02/09/2011 08:28:28

31/08/2011 11:18:54
Hi Craig,
here is link to HK clones - I have used single RXs and one fitted with satellite, delivery usually about 5/6 days Also, clones available from Giant Cod here and delivery is next day!
31/08/2011 08:25:15
post appeared - immediate!
TXs returned from HH in 3days - good service - but one of the culprits was returned as not requiring the firmware fix - still soak testing, and very apprehensive!
31/08/2011 08:23:19
Rec'd back my TXs from HH - fast turn around - posted this already but it doesn't appear, also posted pm to mod but is not in my sent box???
any ideas??
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