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Mar 17, 2011, 11:10 AM
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4 minutes should be fine
Yep that is perfect. Just don't go much beyond that or you will lose your reserve....
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Mar 17, 2011, 11:18 AM
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Originally Posted by gooniac33
Yep that is perfect. Just don't go much beyond that or you will lose your reserve....
Roger that! Thanks guys!
Mar 17, 2011, 11:49 AM
FLY IY, BREAK IT, FIX IT,
Thanks to Joe/Gooniac for posting amps in answer to post 460 - much appreciated.
Mar 17, 2011, 02:57 PM
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finnaly did my maiden flight this morning . As nobody reply to my question about the CG, i cut the little foam wall between the receiver tray and battery tray and push the battery 1 inch more in the back. It make the balance point perfect. So i went to the flying feild and plug the battery and one of the servo (that i had check at home) didnt work no more . i came back home and change the servo with another one that i add remove from another plane. after broke a horizontal stab, unglued the edf, broke the 2 plastic retainers for the fan acces unit, i finally change the sevo and repair the broken part with hot glue ( no time to mess with epoxy). return to the feild and hand launch this little jet : IT FLY LIKE A CHARM . But this thing is fast and quick . i pull back the throttle stick to give around 30% of throttle, the plane was flying but want to stall when turning, so i give a bit more throttle (40-50%) PERFECT. For a beginer like me, 50% throttle is more than enough. i fly for about 6-7 mins and after trying to make a faster pass, i notice that the battery had no more power. So i cut the thtottle and land this little plane right on the spot. it glide pretty well, much more that i expect.
So, except for the bad CG and the servo that broke before the flight, what a nice EDF jet. Much more easy to fly than i tought.
Mar 17, 2011, 03:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Impailer
Thanks to Joe/Gooniac for posting amps in answer to post 460 - much appreciated.
No problem! glad to help.



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Originally Posted by bentech
finnaly did my maiden flight this morning . As nobody reply to my question about the CG, i cut the little foam wall between the receiver tray and battery tray and push the battery 1 inch more in the back. It make the balance point perfect. So i went to the flying feild and plug the battery and one of the servo (that i had check at home) didnt work no more . i came back home and change the servo with another one that i add remove from another plane. after broke a horizontal stab, unglued the edf, broke the 2 plastic retainers for the fan acces unit, i finally change the sevo and repair the broken part with hot glue ( no time to mess with epoxy). return to the feild and hand launch this little jet : IT FLY LIKE A CHARM . But this thing is fast and quick . i pull back the throttle stick to give around 30% of throttle, the plane was flying but want to stall when turning, so i give a bit more throttle (40-50%) PERFECT. For a beginer like me, 50% throttle is more than enough. i fly for about 6-7 mins and after trying to make a faster pass, i notice that the battery had no more power. So i cut the thtottle and land this little plane right on the spot. it glide pretty well, much more that i expect.
So, except for the bad CG and the servo that broke before the flight, what a nice EDF jet. Much more easy to fly than i tought.
Congrats on the maiden flight! It won't be long before you get the urge to go wide open for the whole flight.
Mar 18, 2011, 04:00 PM
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While eagerly awaiting some more releases and contemplating my next orders, I'll just recap whats available so far: F-86, MiG-15, AMX, L-39, F-18, F-16, F-35, T-45, T-33, F9F, A-10, Su-34, F-22, A-4

...what's imminent: A-6, A-7

...and what's announced: JAS39, Mirage2000, Magistar, U2


20 planes in 2 years is an amazing feat. THANK YOU Jalin, you've certainly transformed this hobby for me!!!
Mar 21, 2011, 04:46 PM
FLY IY, BREAK IT, FIX IT,
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Originally Posted by gooniac33
It is in the 22-25amp range. And sometimes less. A 30amp ESC will work fine.
Lordy! I got 27A/409W on 4S!

[edit: this was with a 6 blade fan put on stock motor/shroud]. Will test the stock 5 blade fan tonight.....
Last edited by Impailer; Mar 22, 2011 at 01:27 AM. Reason: should have explained a bit more!
Mar 21, 2011, 05:47 PM
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i'm going to pick one up soon. i'm trying to decide between the f16 and the f18. which one performs best in you guys' opinion?
Mar 21, 2011, 05:59 PM
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Originally Posted by gooniac33
It is in the 22-25amp range. And sometimes less.
A 30amp ESC will work fine.

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Lordy! I got 27A/409W on 4S!
Impailer,
yes, your number makes more sense
27A*15V=405watts
Mar 21, 2011, 06:04 PM
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i'm going to pick one up soon. i'm trying to decide between the f16 and the f18. which one performs best in you guys' opinion?
f-16 is faster, f-18 is a little more tame on the controls.
Mar 21, 2011, 06:48 PM
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which one is easier to see in the sky?
Mar 21, 2011, 07:30 PM
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im loving flying my t45 at moment, on 1000 and 1300 3s. wicked lil edf!!! im getting about 3 and a half minutes, but i am wide open most of the flight low fast passes are a blast with this. the only problem i have found, is deciding which one to get next
Mar 21, 2011, 07:32 PM
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Can anyone tell me if the airframe version of these 50mm EDFs from Banana Hobby come with push rods for the aileron and elevators?

I'm interested in the F-16, F-18 and the F-86.
Mar 21, 2011, 07:41 PM
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Can anyone tell me if the airframe version of these 50mm EDFs from Banana Hobby come with push rods for the aileron and elevators?

I'm interested in the F-16, F-18 and the F-86.
Yes they are all supposed to. The come with everything but the battery and ESC. Fan and motor included.
Mar 21, 2011, 07:57 PM
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Little update today. I flew my T-45 with the 4s 1300mah lipo and it flew great. I was worried that the added weight was going to make it fly like a brick. Well that's not the case. The airframe is so robust and I was using the stock setup too. It definitely handles the added weight better then the F-35
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