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Posted by JureZ | Oct 26, 2014 @ 11:08 PM | 9,932 Views
Here are some pictures of the Mini Funtana I've got as a gift from Mike L (RCG member).

The plane needed just a little TLC to get in flying condition, and here it is waiting for the new maiden flight.

With the spare wing also provided by Mike , I would like to add a center section and use it as an aileron wing for the SuperStar EP.
This new section extends the wing span to 40"....Continue Reading
Posted by JureZ | Oct 26, 2014 @ 08:38 PM | 7,489 Views
My Static Thrust test fixture .


The Tachometer function is built around a Velleman infrared beam interruption kit , model MK120 ,
bought at Fry's for $8 , ( link to the MK120 kit ) , with some minor circuit modifications.

The digital scale is a Centech 1000g full scale unit bought at Harbor Freight.

The Fluke multimeter is set to the frequency , [Hertz] , measurement mode.

N [RPM] = 30 * Frequency [Hz] , in the case of a two blade prop.

To measure the battery current , I use a Simpson RMS Current Clamp meter

A servo tester is used to drive the ESC control input (bought from ED3, a fellow member of RCG).

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Posted by JureZ | Oct 25, 2014 @ 12:39 AM | 5,715 Views
just to get my blog started, here is a link to my flickr RC album: Jure Z : my flickr album

also, videos on facebook : https://www.facebook.com/sifon.templar/videos

click on the links above to see pictures and movies of my airplanes and equipment.

The last addition, videos on YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_5...DrI2oswi56rb-w