Apr 03, 2012, 08:30 PM
Never Under estimate the power
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I have the T-33. Came from Banana Hobby. I'm assuming it's made by the same people? I have to admit i'm impressed with it. Considering it was under $100 PNP I think they're a decent value.

I'd like to pick up something else from them, like maybe an A4 or an F-18. Any recommendations?

T-33B Flight video.
Banana Hobby T-33 50mm EDF (2 min 49 sec)
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Apr 04, 2012, 07:41 AM
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I'm planning to get a Sky Angel 50mm EDF. I have a Dynam Cessna which I can land at 11 knot winds. Am I ready to take on the F22?
Apr 04, 2012, 03:37 PM
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Originally Posted by RickSide View Post
I have the T-33. Came from Banana Hobby. I'm assuming it's made by the same people? I have to admit i'm impressed with it. Considering it was under $100 PNP I think they're a decent value.

I'd like to pick up something else from them, like maybe an A4 or an F-18. Any recommendations?
I still say the F-16 is the best overall flyer on stock power. It was the first one I got, has seen the most abuse, but has also seen the most flights by far. I take it to the field with me every time and get at least 2 or 3 flights on it.

Pat
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Apr 04, 2012, 09:32 PM
Never Under estimate the power
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I still say the F-16 is the best overall flyer on stock power. It was the first one I got, has seen the most abuse, but has also seen the most flights by far. I take it to the field with me every time and get at least 2 or 3 flights on it.

Pat
Thanks Pat. I'll put that on my list of "Things I'll buy once I get out of the dog house for the last thing I bought."
Apr 04, 2012, 09:39 PM
2 metre rule applies!
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Rick, is there ever a time when we are truly out, or is it a matter of how far the dog house is from the real house?? Ie never out of "IT" just a matter of how deep!
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Apr 04, 2012, 10:25 PM
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I'm planning to get a Sky Angel 50mm EDF. I have a Dynam Cessna which I can land at 11 knot winds. Am I ready to take on the F22?
The hardest part to these jets is the hand launching. Next is the faster reaction as these jets move faster than a typical prop plane. Belly landing is the simple part.

I hand launched prop planes for a couple of years but my first EDF toss was a complete disaster. I had to relearn the proper push instead of throw techinque.

If you're wanting to get one, I'd say T-45 and F-18 are easiest to toss of the 6 I have.
Apr 05, 2012, 03:15 AM
The Need4Speed
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Hi all,

Got my L-39 ready for maiden. Just not sure about the CG. Have read the CG thread which mentions 42-45mm from leading edge.

For those who have flown the L-39, where does the Leading Edge actually starts? ( I am asking cos there's a slight curve just before the LE joins the fuselage ,and we are talking of CG settings in mm)

Mine's powered by a 5400kv inrunner in a Wemo Micro Fan on 3S 1300mah 25C w/25A ESC. Using Spektrum's 6ch. Micro RX.

Thanks.
Apr 05, 2012, 05:53 AM
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Can someone give me their input values for the low rates for both the F-18 and F-22 on a JR radio? I would love to get either an F-18 or F-22 as a starter EDF jet
Apr 05, 2012, 11:39 AM
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That's only, were you looking for airframe only?
a pnp would be nice, bit the HK would do, since its the only one i can find so far
Apr 16, 2012, 03:18 PM
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anyone know the center of gavity on the Sky angel A4?
Apr 16, 2012, 04:05 PM
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anyone know the center of gavity on the Sky angel A4?
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...hlight=50mm+cg
Apr 16, 2012, 05:13 PM
An aspirational fast jet pilot
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The CG for the T-45 says 50mm in my manual but I know on from other RC Groups forum they talk about 38-45mm. Is the manual wrong what are most people using?
To balance mine at the 50mm point I have had to add some weight on its tail, that is with a 950mah battery and some 2mm plywood glued to the bottom of the battery bay.
Apr 16, 2012, 05:31 PM
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The CG for the T-45 says 50mm in my manual but I know on from other RC Groups forum they talk about 38-45mm. Is the manual wrong what are most people using?
To balance mine at the 50mm point I have had to add some weight on its tail, that is with a 950mah battery and some 2mm plywood glued to the bottom of the battery bay.
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...hlight=50mm+cg
Apr 16, 2012, 08:01 PM
Not enough hours in the day
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L-39 COG is 3-5mm in front of the hole where the servos go into the fuselage, see this photo. The servo hole is at the end of the yellow nose stripe.
Apr 19, 2012, 02:49 PM
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Hi all,

I crashed my F-18 badly yesterday when i lauched it. Broked the fuse in 3 and one wing fell off.

How do you handlaunch your jet, do you apply full throttle or only 3/4 or 1/2 and when airborn then apply full? I do apply full but having hard time controling it.

Thx.


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