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Old Mar 03, 2007, 03:11 PM
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Wiring the GWS F15

Below on the left, is the worst example of r\c electronics installation I have ever seen. I can't imagine placing the single conversion receiver right next to 2 BL controllers..not to mention the heat dissipation from the 2 ESC's...with the poor ventilation its a wonder this works at all. My guess is this setup could fail at anytime causing an embarrassing crash at the minimum or worse. Its better to "spread out" the electronics in the F15..Some people say "oh if you mount the ESC's in the air intake it will affect performance"..3 words for those people..No it won't. And even if it did, it would be better than a crash due to overheating..that my friends would affect performance

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Old Apr 23, 2009, 03:50 PM
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I have posted some videos that don't suck above. I have over 350 videos on youtube.
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Old Feb 10, 2010, 12:30 PM
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F-15 Landing

Looks great modfly! The landing it's self looks scale! I've seen plenty of F-15's take off and land and that little decompression of the shocks adds to the realism. Great Job (As always.)! Think you could do a pop up air brake to top it off?

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Old Feb 11, 2010, 02:35 PM
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Looks great modfly! The landing it's self looks scale! I've seen plenty of F-15's take off and land and that little decompression of the shocks adds to the realism. Great Job (As always.)! Think you could do a pop up air brake to top it off?
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That would be too cool

My GWS F15 is still flying and is one of my favorite planes. It has an "awesome presence" in the air or on the ground as it prepares for takeoff..
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Old Feb 11, 2010, 05:03 PM
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That would be too cool

My GWS F15 is still flying and is one of my favorite planes. It has an "awesome presence" in the air or on the ground as it prepares for takeoff..
I may need to get me one of them. I've yet to fly a hobby grade jet. Just the Estes Turbo Thruster with a 7.4v LiPo. Woke it right up! Would this be a good jet to start with?

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Old Feb 12, 2010, 12:13 PM
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I may need to get me one of them. I've yet to fly a hobby grade jet. Just the Estes Turbo Thruster with a 7.4v LiPo. Woke it right up! Would this be a good jet to start with?

Dave
for a first jet, the nitroplanes F-5e is fantastic
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Old Feb 12, 2010, 05:33 PM
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for a first jet, the nitroplanes F-5e is fantastic
Thanks IB! I'll have a look at one.

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