Mar 04, 2013, 05:08 PM
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Another questions guys. Where have you mounted your receiver, in the fuse or on the wings? I am a little worried about servo wires getting caught. Thanks.
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Mar 05, 2013, 01:04 PM
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Is there anyway to make the windshield detachable so I can insert a camera?
Mar 05, 2013, 01:41 PM
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Rookie - I mounted the Rx in the fuse just on the opposite side of the battery. For you windshield, you could use velcro tape. It is thinner than regular Velcro and would be easy to glue a thin strip around the edge of the windshield to make it removable.

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Mar 08, 2013, 11:28 PM
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Rookie - I mounted the Rx in the fuse just on the opposite side of the battery. For you windshield, you could use velcro tape. It is thinner than regular Velcro and would be easy to glue a thin strip around the edge of the windshield to make it removable.

Kman
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Mar 13, 2013, 04:03 AM
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G'day gang,
It has been a while since I have had chance to fly the Cirrus but it did happen today.
Right where I live, we have been hammered by the weather and today was the first day in nearly two months when it did not rain during daylight hours.
We have had three major floods in two months and our Sunday field is still knee deep in water and may not be ready for flight before Easter.
However, today was fine if windy and I put the Cirrus up for what was a good fifteen minute flight at our Wednesday field (our local gliding club).
As normal the wind bounced her around a little bit but I was able to stay ahead of the model and have a good time.
@ rcflyinff, sorry that I have not got around to posting a pic of the nose wheel strut idea but I have been caught out by the flooding here and where I work has been flooded three times in as many weeks.....it makes for a lot of clean up work. I normally work a split shift (that's why I can fly on a Wednesday) but it was all hands on deck.
I will get around to it.....when I make one myself lol.
Regards and respect
Mar 13, 2013, 06:16 AM
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No worries wrongroad. Sorry to hear of mother nature putting a beating on ya. But, glad to hear you were able to get out and enjoy the SR. Winds have been crazy here in Florida for as long as I can remember. It used to calm down at night, but not lately. Anyway take care and I hope you get back to some type of normal life soon.
Mar 20, 2013, 03:37 PM
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Anyone know what scale the SR trainer would be? I would like to add a pilot figure but I'm not sure what size figure to put in the cockpit. Thanks


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Mar 20, 2013, 03:50 PM
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Anyone know what scale the SR trainer would be? I would like to add a pilot figure but I'm not sure what size figure to put in the cockpit. Thanks


Mark
I took the sport pilots out of my Dynam T-28 and put them both in this plane (see below). The scale of these pilots is 1/10 and can be purchased from HK...

http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store...6mm_Blue_.html

http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store...26mm_Red_.html

HTH - Kman
Mar 20, 2013, 03:55 PM
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Thanks
Mar 22, 2013, 08:05 PM
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Another question guys I plan on using a Turnigy 2.2mAh 20c-30c lipo. I'm pulling 11.64A WOT can I realistically can I get 12 mins+ flight time out of this?
Mar 22, 2013, 08:05 PM
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I took the sport pilots out of my Dynam T-28 and put them both in this plane (see below). The scale of these pilots is 1/10 and can be purchased from HK...

http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store...6mm_Blue_.html

http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store...26mm_Red_.html

HTH - Kman
Thanks again My order has shipped so hopefully I will get them within the next 3 weeks.
Mar 22, 2013, 08:29 PM
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Thanks again My order has shipped so hopefully I will get them within the next 3 weeks.
No problem Here are are couple more pics. I also covered the dash area with a piece of poster board so that the battery wouldn't be visible, as well.

Kman
Last edited by kman24; Mar 22, 2013 at 08:34 PM. Reason: added pics
Mar 22, 2013, 08:39 PM
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Another question guys I plan on using a Turnigy 2.2mAh 20c-30c lipo. I'm pulling 11.64A WOT can I realistically can I get 12 mins+ flight time out of this?
There are handy calculators online you can use for this. Also, there are ones for your smarty pants phones, too. I use the RCEcalc app for my Android phone and it is OK. For your numbers, it spit out 11 minutes and 18 seconds.

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Mar 22, 2013, 08:41 PM
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yea I came up with 12 mins. 2.2/ 11amps +.02 x 60mins = 12mins flight time correct...?
Mar 22, 2013, 08:48 PM
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Sounds right. I usually set my timer for 10 minutes with this plane and it works out pretty good.

Kman


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