Twin 70mm SU47 360 Thrust Vectoring - Page 72 - RC Groups
Thread Tools
Jun 01, 2011, 12:50 PM
Obessive Compulsive
Quote:
Originally Posted by dirdredd
How many reverse servos do I need for my bird.

I have 1 on the elevator/TV. 1 on the canard and 1 on the retract.
You will need one for the front wheel steering unless your planing on giving it its own channel.
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Jun 01, 2011, 12:55 PM
Wisdom can not be granted.
Orion Pax's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by DaveBC
Yes that's correct. But even more interesting is. My neutral plane has canards slightly up and elevons level or just slight up too. Giving the a little up attitude while flying level. Makes for perfect landings.
I have a feeling I am going to be picking your brain more. Hope you don't mind.
Jun 01, 2011, 01:34 PM
Obessive Compulsive
Quote:
Originally Posted by Orion Pax
I have a feeling I am going to be picking your brain more. Hope you don't mind.
Glad to help, This plane can be most intimidating. I still just use it for pattern flying. My 5S set up is good but not much in the vertical dept for loops. etc.. rolls are easy enough the look nice and level. You can see my set up here in this thread https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...097000&page=57 Post 858 or so.
Jun 13, 2011, 10:40 AM
Fly, crash, fix, repeat
f4addict's Avatar
Maiden successful.
Here's the details.
went with the stock config, taped the tv nozzles so could trim the plane for the first couple of flights. TV mixed with rudder on a y cable. disconnected that too. 5 coats of WBPU on top and bottom and dried. used a 6's 3300mah like always. retracts and chute installed but not used. Doors taped shut.

Launched right out of hand but compared to the first one i had this one is a little touchy, as the elevator linkages had more throw than needed. during take off the plane went out of hands acc. to the guy who launched it. on the approach for landing the left canard pushrod came loose and let go of the canard, which got fixed in up position. so the aircraft started pitching upwards towards left. somehow i managed to control the airplane into a harrier like position and flopped on to the ground. Overall a good day, no damage except couple of nicks and scratches. I always get nervous whenever someone is videotaping or taking pics when i am flying. That's why i never let anyone do that.
Jun 13, 2011, 05:23 PM
Obessive Compulsive
Congrats on your Maiden !!
Jun 13, 2011, 08:00 PM
Fly, crash, fix, repeat
f4addict's Avatar
Thanks but i am still not satisfied withnthe performance I guess I need to get rid of some more weight
Jun 13, 2011, 08:23 PM
Obessive Compulsive
Quote:
Originally Posted by f4addict
Thanks but i am still not satisfied withnthe performance I guess I need to get rid of some more weight
Not as nimble as I had expected.. After watching Pete at Banana Hobby doing flat spins and tumbles... I fly mine sort of like pattern flying....
Jun 14, 2011, 05:59 AM
Dir_D_Redd
dirdredd's Avatar
no answer to my question: How many reverse servos do I need for my bird.

I have 1 on the elevator/TV. 1 on the canard and 1 on the retract. and what is the best size batt and esc on 2 hobbywing 70mm edf units.

Please help me! ! ! ! ! !!
Jun 14, 2011, 09:43 AM
Disney Martins
yensidsnitram's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by f4addict
Thanks but i am still not satisfied withnthe performance I guess I need to get rid of some more weight
I also had the same impression... I did not like flying time, mostly.
Disney
Jun 14, 2011, 12:49 PM
Obessive Compulsive
Quote:
Originally Posted by dirdredd
no answer to my question: How many reverse servos do I need for my bird.

I have 1 on the elevator/TV. 1 on the canard and 1 on the retract. and what is the best size batt and esc on 2 hobbywing 70mm edf units.

Please help me! ! ! ! ! !!
And one for your steering. Unless your going with a seperate channell.
Jun 15, 2011, 03:42 AM
jofro
Hi Guys, is there any video of this plane showing some hovering action? Joe.
Jun 15, 2011, 03:15 PM
Obessive Compulsive
Quote:
Originally Posted by jofro
Hi Guys, is there any video of this plane showing some hovering action? Joe.
Yes, go to the Banana Hobby website and watch Pete's sales vid. He does some 3D'ing.
Jun 15, 2011, 07:02 PM
jofro
Quote:
Originally Posted by DaveBC
Yes, go to the Banana Hobby website and watch Pete's sales vid. He does some 3D'ing.
I meant on this 2 year old thread, no time to go through each post, I meant hovering not 3D'ing, anyone knows of such footage???, Joe.
Jun 15, 2011, 08:25 PM
Fly, crash, fix, repeat
f4addict's Avatar
Nope I don't think it's even possible with this plane but if u think u can do it, grab one and give it a shot
Jun 16, 2011, 07:18 PM
jofro
Quote:
Originally Posted by f4addict
Nope I don't think it's even possible with this plane but if u think u can do it, grab one and give it a shot
Thanks for reply, I should have guess so, no wonder there's no video. Friend of mine in QLD. told me on the ph. that he can hover his, but no one ever saw him actually do it. I was only curious as I'm currently shopping for parts to design my own twin 70mm Depron model I hope will be able to hover, Joe.


Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New Product FreeWing 70mm F-35 w/ Thrust Vectoring bhatch21 Foamy EDFs 2173 Today 01:30 PM
Discussion F-22 Raptor thrust vectoring scratch built twin ducted fan jet MikeysRC Foamies (Scratchbuilt) 2 Aug 05, 2009 12:29 PM
Discussion SU-35 or any twin EDF with thrust vectoring dash8pilot Electric Ducted Fan Jet Talk 11 Jul 21, 2008 08:32 AM
Discussion Wicked thrust vectoring twin turbine mig-29 video lavochkin Foamy EDFs 5 Jun 12, 2008 01:07 PM
Build Log Mig-35 Twin EDF w/ Thrust Vectoring tailslide5_0 Foamy EDFs 23 Aug 27, 2007 10:20 PM