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Member postings for Alan Jarvis

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Thread: Electric Cars.
11/07/2019 16:21:42

I am a PPL and am fully aware of various experiments within the aircraft industry and that is what they currently are, experiments.

Yes the Wright Bros plane was an experiment and look where that has taken us.

11/07/2019 11:06:32

Keith it is already happening

Airbus electric aircraft

Hybrid cruise ship

Thread: Car indicators
05/07/2019 09:33:59

There is an Italian joke.

In Milan it is compulsory to obey traffic lights.

In Rome they are optional.

In Naples they are fairy lights.

Thread: Now that Solartex has gone...
03/06/2019 09:48:09

I use the covering from Hobbyking and find it very good. Rub it down with fine sandpaper and paint and have had no problems. I used silver on a Vulcan and painted it in camouflage colours.

Thread: Build your own telemetry sensors.
30/04/2019 12:08:04

and mine also, thanks

Thread: C of G Help
19/04/2019 21:08:24

Thanks Steve

19/04/2019 19:43:11

I have found it 100-105mm

19/04/2019 16:59:49

Can anyone give me the C of G for the Precision Aerobatics Addiction X.

Can't find it on the internet.


Thread: Build your own telemetry sensors.
19/04/2019 10:39:22


I am ordering parts prior to the boards coming. Can you give me the pin spacing for C1, C2.

15/04/2019 08:06:07

I have received pcb's in the padded jiffy bags ok.

Put me down for 4

Thread: Electric Cars.
26/03/2019 08:30:41

I have really wanted to buy an EV but at the moment there is not one that will give me a guaranteed range without charge of at least 250 miles in all weathers. That's the return trip to the airport for me and after a long flight home I don't want to stop off for charging. I have bought a Lexus Hybrid which does seem to have some reasonable figures for using the battery. Hopefully in three years time EV's will have progressed.

Thread: Any BT or similar engineers out there
07/01/2019 13:39:02

PlusNet are owned by BT and usually have good access to Openreach which is also owned by BT. I have always found PlusNet to be very good. Normally the wiring would remain in place and just require work in the exchange however now with fibre coming to the local box it probably needs some work in there.

Thread: New Tv. It's Good But...........
04/01/2019 13:57:16

We don't have a mobile phone signal in our house and very weak outside. We have a Sure Signal box from Vodaphone which plugs into the router and acts like a mini base station. We now have a strong signal inside and outside the house. Really works well. I understand other phone companies do a similar device.

Thread: A-10 Thunderbolt from the Mike Pastro Plan
22/11/2018 10:18:50

I see you are going to build the SHM Vulcan. Here is a picture of mine good luck with it.


Thread: Electric Cars.
02/11/2018 13:28:13

Dyson has stated that it will not be a mass markets car but will compete with top end BMW and Merc's so expect £50 - 80,000. Like all his products very expensive although well made.

01/11/2018 14:54:57


Easy solution - Oyster card as used in London. Or like in Rome swipe your card when you get on and swipe it when you get off.

No cash transactions.

90% of passengers round our way are pensioners who just swipe their bus pass.

Edited By Alan Jarvis on 01/11/2018 14:56:09

Edited By Alan Jarvis on 01/11/2018 15:01:24

01/11/2018 11:05:44

Nissan Leaf 5 star rating.

Not so difficult even with a big battery.

01/11/2018 10:57:19

Erfolg. To answer your point on crash testing.

Tesla Model 3 crushes NHTSA's crash testing with a 5-star rating - CNet

20 Sep 2018 - The Model 3 received top scores in every category tested by NHTSA, including standard safety equipment.

Thread: FrSky X6R EU LBT 6/16CH Receiver
28/10/2018 09:34:57

Go to telemetry page and if RxBt not displayed scroll down and click add sensor. It will now display on your screen top lefthand corner. You don't need any other sensors for that reading.

Edited By Alan Jarvis on 28/10/2018 09:37:16

Thread: Boeing 737?
22/10/2018 18:18:05


This is my windrider 737 using two 12 blade fans and two 4s batteries.

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