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Keith Dale25/05/2011 20:54:59
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Hi all
First time for me. I have started on the mosquito from RCM&E, lot of building in this one.
Looking for the air retract system, has anyone located a set yet, Gcod has not replied to my query but I know the do some. Any ideas!!
David Ashby - Moderator26/05/2011 07:51:12
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Keith, what about electric retracts? Easier to install.
mike payne26/05/2011 09:10:23
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I was wondering about electric retracts.Do they lock when they are down?The ones I have seen operate in the same direction as the wheels go,so could they collapse going over grass etc?
David Ashby - Moderator26/05/2011 09:19:33
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Yes they lock Mike
Keith Dale26/05/2011 14:09:53
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Where can the electric retracts be obtained!!
David Ashby - Moderator26/05/2011 14:32:38
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As per my response to your PM Keith.
E-flite sell them via most retailers where they can be ordered. The Horizon UK link page is here. Pop 'electric retracts' in the search box here too.
Andy Musgrove08/06/2011 18:41:58
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Hi Guys
did anyone go down the "Air" route with this one yet?
if so what parts did you go for please?
Eamonn Dowley11/01/2012 14:02:51
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Hi Andy,
I contacted Robert via email and ask him about the air retract.
He sent me two sites to go to for the air retract components
www.rcsaleproducts .com &
Hope this helps you.
Does anyone know where i can get a copy of the June 2011 issue of RCM&E.
Many thanks
Neil Powell25/10/2012 19:21:35
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how much down thrust are you guys putting on the motors. Any side thrust?


Robert Caso05/05/2013 06:41:16
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Neil - I designed the model with everything zero-zero although a degree or two of down thrust would be fine but probably not needed. As long as there is no up thrust. The critical thing on this model is having the req'd 3 degrees of washout. One of the best flying models I have


Geoff Cottrell29/05/2018 16:00:56
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Hi I am new to this site and have just bought the plan pack for Rob Caso's 36.5 inch electric mosquito. Does anyone have a scan of the the original RCME article (June 2011) to help me build it?

BW Geoff

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