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Old Jul 02, 2011, 11:06 PM
deltas are cool
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oh yeah that will get it done.
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Old Jul 02, 2011, 11:11 PM
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O Ya she came in just @ 10lb on the noise!! And the StuMax should be do 11ish lb. of trust.. A bit over 1 to 1 Ill take that..
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Old Jul 02, 2011, 11:58 PM
DELTAS RULE
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10 lbs on that wing! yikes! use alot of flap, and keep the speed up on the final turn.
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Old Jul 03, 2011, 01:38 AM
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hawk = needs reflex on landing
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Old Jul 03, 2011, 12:25 PM
Lipo abuser ... smoke on!
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Nice. What were you using for throws??

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Old Jul 03, 2011, 12:31 PM
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Too much!!! LOL when I get it all dialed in I will post my setup..

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Nice. What were you using for throws??

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Old Jul 03, 2011, 12:53 PM
My Lipo is Bigger than Yours!
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Billy,were the ailerons to much also,noticed the wing rock on takeoff!!
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Old Jul 03, 2011, 12:56 PM
Were's the plane?
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I think Bill backed them all down ,Sweet looking Jet and fast I was there for the maiden.
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Old Jul 03, 2011, 02:58 PM
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Hmmm, sounds like you have a slight vibration in your fan. If you don't tighten those 4 grub screws exactly right you will get that sound. Mine had it also until I got it right. I have started to develop an ear for the Stu fan, with over 110 flights with 2 differant Sm90's I can hear a slight vibration a mile away.
Maybe have Stu listen to the video for a second opinion, I may be hearing the whistle of the airframe but I swear I hear a vibration in your lower power band.

great plane and congrats on the maiden.
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Old Jul 04, 2011, 07:09 AM
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Your 100% right!! I herd it too.. I need to reassemble the rotor a gain.
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Hmmm, sounds like you have a slight vibration in your fan. If you don't tighten those 4 grub screws exactly right you will get that sound. Mine had it also until I got it right. I have started to develop an ear for the Stu fan, with over 110 flights with 2 differant Sm90's I can hear a slight vibration a mile away.
Maybe have Stu listen to the video for a second opinion, I may be hearing the whistle of the airframe but I swear I hear a vibration in your lower power band.

great plane and congrats on the maiden.
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Old Jul 04, 2011, 02:16 PM
My Lipo is Bigger than Yours!
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Billy,let's see another flight video with the throws set up correctly and get some high speed passes!!!Would like to know what kind of speed your getting on 10s!!
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Old Jul 05, 2011, 08:36 AM
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Your 100% right!! I herd it too.. I need to reassemble the rotor a gain.
I found the flat spot / thread lock / don't over tighten method works like a charm. Flat spot insures the rotor won't slide off, thread lock insures the grub screw won't work loose off the flat spot, and don't over tighten insures a like butter running fan. It's a win win win set up.
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Old Jul 05, 2011, 06:44 PM
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Awesome job Billy!!!! It seems like you built this jet FAST!!!!!!!
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Old Jul 05, 2011, 10:29 PM
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Hey Billy,
First up nice job on the build mate, im in the process of building my own hawk and i have some concerns over the airframe based on some of the video ive seen on her.
can you describe to me a little more on what caused the nasty stall at high speed?
was that just a matter of severe rudder throws on a first knife edge attempt?
also the takeoff wingdrop and landing tip touch was that also a control throw issue or an unfixable issue with your AUW in this airframe?
there appeared to be good ground speed prior to rotation so the wingdrop worried me.
what was your pilots thoughts on the jet?
apologies for all my questions i have a relatively high amount of money going into this plane and want to know all i can about its "bad" qualities prior to maidening
thanks in advance for any insight.

ps looking forward with great interest to another video with the reduced rates.
great job!
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