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Old Jun 21, 2012, 08:57 PM
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ZOOMING ELIMINATED . . . FIXED!
I had tried the throttle down elevator mix, weight in the nose, weight moved aft, single washer under motor mount top two screws, and still zoomed. So . . put another washer (two each aprox 1.8mm total) to give more down and right thrust. Removed weight and put battery back where designed (full forward) SUCCESS !! Very happy ride now! No zoom on throttle up, no zoom coming out of loops. Very flat and rides like on rails!!
Glad it worked out for you
Have done the same thing with mine, but only one washer per upper side,
still havn't tried it yet,this weekend will try it with the two and go from there.
Congrats to you.
Wish me luck.
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Old Jun 21, 2012, 10:23 PM
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This is serious business
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G-Force G15 (inboard CAM)


Not as powerful as some of the 3536 motors I've had in this model, but still will produce about 500W with a 10x10. Here I'm flying with a 10x7 (385W).
The motor was so well balanced, there was virtually no vibration present in the video.
Second and third flight on this particular air frame; When I got home I mounted a backup stabilizer and glued it to the mount.
Parkzone F4F Wildcat (G-15 motor) (5 min 23 sec)
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Old Jun 21, 2012, 10:35 PM
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Old Jun 21, 2012, 11:06 PM
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1/4 foam for the 2200 battery in the front or rear of the battery compartment? Don't have one of these yet but will soon. Can only bellyland where I fly, already had a p-51 and a t-28 without landing gear. Time for something different. Thanks
Old Jun 21, 2012, 11:13 PM
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1/2" foam spacer in front of the battery to move it back. Goal is to reach proper CG.
Change that 1/2" to whatever you need to reach the proper CG point.
Old Jun 22, 2012, 01:00 AM
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Tail Wheel dismembered from the fuse . . . whole assembly came out of the foam. What's the recommended (e.g. light weight) glue to put it back??
Old Jun 22, 2012, 01:04 AM
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A few drops of ca should do the trick
Old Jun 22, 2012, 06:55 AM
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Not as powerful as some of the 3536 motors I've had in this model, but still will produce about 500W with a 10x10. Here I'm flying with a 10x7 (385W).
The motor was so well balanced, there was virtually no vibration present in the video.
Second and third flight on this particular air frame; When I got home I mounted a backup stabilizer and glued it to the mount.
http://youtu.be/jwQFN4cAxPI
Cool! Thanks. Chris
Old Jun 22, 2012, 07:01 AM
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Tail Wheel dismembered from the fuse . . . whole assembly came out of the foam. What's the recommended (e.g. light weight) glue to put it back??
Have canopy glue holding mine on.
I like it for it's rubbery give.
It does not take much. Too much and it skins over sealing itself.
Have taking things apart much later to find viable glue sealed in!
Good flying! Chris
Old Jun 22, 2012, 12:27 PM
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Tail Wheel dismembered from the fuse . . . whole assembly came out of the foam. What's the recommended (e.g. light weight) glue to put it back??
Foam tac or gorilla works great for me.
So you got her to stop pitching up on full throttle,good for you.
Old Jun 22, 2012, 12:42 PM
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Not as powerful as some of the 3536 motors I've had in this model, but still will produce about 500W with a 10x10. Here I'm flying with a 10x7 (385W).
The motor was so well balanced, there was virtually no vibration present in the video.
Second and third flight on this particular air frame; When I got home I mounted a backup stabilizer and glued it to the mount.
http://youtu.be/jwQFN4cAxPI
Nice stable vid from those cameras, you seem to know how to move it right along, now if somone only told you about that flapping piece of tape on your h stab
But you noticed that right.
Old Jun 22, 2012, 04:26 PM
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Hey Smityplugs,

Sent you a PM, not sure it went, I might be at the middle school between 9-10AM tomorrow (Saturday)...............
Old Jun 22, 2012, 11:33 PM
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F4f fpv


Hi guys,

I've owned my wildcat now for four years as my first "larger" sized plane. I have to say this has been a very helpful forum full of great ideas and helpful tips. I saw many pages ago about someone suggesting FPV and was a little upset to see no further investigation or suggestion . Considering that last year I got the bug to go out and buy all the basics for FPV (goggles, camera, transmitter, receiver) and a year later I am just starting to begin flying FPV using my laptop to screen and record the live feed (of course after three flights I've done about a solid minute of FPV flying < the result of watching the screen and when it becomes fuzzy quickly looking back to the sky to see the plane flying perfectly )

Anyhow thought I would share this video of my second and third flight (each being about 9mins. ) ENJOY!!

FPV Flight Testing (7 min 49 sec)
Old Jun 22, 2012, 11:50 PM
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Nice video. I've always sort of wanted to try fpv with one of my parkzone planes. How did the extra weight affect the flight characteristics?
Old Jun 23, 2012, 02:02 AM
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Thats pretty spooky the way the video breaks up so much. I like the stop motion on the propeller. It must feel more exciting landing from the plane's point of view.


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