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Old Sep 03, 2013, 05:04 PM
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Sounds like fun. I wonder if you were "2Km high"? That would be over 7000 feet ().
I have had my Pulsar 3.2 REF above 3000 AGL, and it was pretty small. And that was directly over the field with a cloudy background. If you transition to blue sky, when you are that high you can completely lose sight of the sailplane. Sounds like you had a taste of that So if I want to go that high, I make sure I am directly (or almost directly) over the field. That way, if I am worried I might lose sight of the sailplane, I just put out full flap, push the nose (visible as a dot!) down in a spiral dive, and wait for it to "re-appear".

Get a RAM 3 from www.soaringcircuits.com, and then you will know how high you really were.
Glad you are having fun with your new Pulsar.
Perhaps I'm exagerating a little.... It was bloody high that's for sure and certainly the highest it's ever been. Going to have a look at F5J so an altitude measuring device goes part in parcel with that type of competition.

The full size gliders in the Camden area have a 3000' AGL limit and our legal limit is 400' AGL unless otherwise approved.

Cheers,
Jason.
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Old Feb 27, 2014, 03:50 PM
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3.2 fuse

I know a few of these have been crashed over the years...I am looking for the nose cone from a 3.2 ALES version if there are any out there? Thanks.
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Old Mar 10, 2014, 05:01 PM
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Side Thrust ?

Guys,

I've just "de-splooge'd" the nose of my Pulsar 3.2 Pro RES and I have my motor mounted.

Just eye-balling things there seems to be very little side thrust, or at least less than I am used to seeing.

The motor shaft is 90 degrees to the left / right plane of the front of the fuse and the spinner fit is perfect.

Maybe I looking too hard at the situation. What's been your experience ?

TIA for any feedback.

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Old Mar 11, 2014, 12:21 AM
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Don't bother

My Pulsar has no side or downthrust and needs only down elevator compensation to control the climb (a bit from a mix, the rest by thumb).
I have used a bit of right thrust on a couple of other electric soarers, but have been unable to tell any difference.
Put it together and go flying!
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Old Mar 11, 2014, 12:01 PM
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Thanks PeteM.

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Old Mar 12, 2014, 07:43 PM
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New Electric Pulsar thread

There is more up to date E-Pulsar activity in this other thread -
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...41844&page=57\

Not that this thread lacks good info ..
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