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Member postings for Chris Dowell

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Thread: The Whipitteer
10/02/2020 23:46:00

party

Chris...

10/02/2020 01:21:59

Looks pretty good in the wind and I like to play in the wind.thinking

Chris...

23/01/2020 23:34:27

Rich.

OK ..all good... I have all the bit's

Chris..

23/01/2020 02:46:58

Rich

Re servo...do you think it requires slim servos or did you just use them ….cos.. you had them ??

Chris...

22/01/2020 00:17:09

I like the way you made it sit up and beg...classwink

Chris...

20/01/2020 06:19:52

Nice one Rich...I am impressed with its handling...did I mention that I liked it .yes

Happy Landings

Chris...

Thread: Revolver Pusher type Autogyro trainer
21/11/2019 21:52:47

Don't panic...all fixed I can see..blush

Chris...

21/11/2019 21:43:23

Mr hand launch....I like that .smiley

Well I'm glad you can still see the video ..cos all I get is a black boxsad

must be a location thing...…….

Chris...

20/11/2019 01:13:30
20/11/2019 01:11:47

Thanks again Rich...just hope I can remember...thought I might show these also.

Chris...

20/11/2019 01:02:18

laugh

20/11/2019 01:00:17
17/11/2019 23:23:15

See if this works...

o2czz2XPNM never can post you tube on this site.

Chris...

17/11/2019 23:10:50

I don't believe that right hand circuits will be quite as good as left handers...although I'm sure ,many would not agree with me .

As rule of thumb. I have found with this size model .the off set should be about 6mm to the right.

Are you familiar with the hanging thrust test to check the thrust line?

Chris...

23/10/2019 04:25:00
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3hVgcSCcY8
23/10/2019 03:18:36

I think that my model fly's with about 4-5 deg back tilt.

Be VERY careful not to pull back to get your model into the air

Tilt head back fully to get head up to speed and as that happens slowly open throttle to get the model moving into the wind...so with head coming up to speed reduce back tilt and increase throttle so the model should be moving faster with head spinning fast . continue to increase throttle and when the model is ready it should lift by itself... and then you can apply back tilt if necessary.

If your not happy at any time … pullout

Pulling back on the head at low speed will only end in grief....been there done that.

Happy landings

Chris...

20/08/2019 09:51:52

David

Oh yes ..that is a great looking version.

Rich

Ok I will remove the stab from my Mantis ….What could go wrongdont know wink

Chris...

17/08/2019 23:35:53

Rich ... I have noticed over the years that you like to remove the horizontal stab when ever possible.

BUT doing that gives you less of the model to see and I for one need to be able to see as much of these flying machines as possible.wink

Chris...

16/08/2019 23:43:56

DITTO as Steve tells

Chris...

04/08/2019 07:26:12

Looks like a dead ringer for the Du-Bro.

.Comes in just under $20.00 Kangaroo Dollars.wink

Happy landings.

Chris...

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