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Sep 11, 2012, 06:01 PM
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Originally Posted by miketre
No prob with going inverted with the F-22. In fact, I think the F-22 and F-16 are the easiest to fly inverted. My CG is around 55mm.
It easily cruises inverted
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ihy0...tailpage#t=92s
no gyro in this video.

Perhaps try move your CG aft?
Interesting, I'll move my cg more aft and try it. Your F-22 is a different animal from mine!
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Sep 11, 2012, 10:39 PM
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Garys HET / Wemo Mig 15
20120909 0548 (0 min 37 sec)
Sep 11, 2012, 11:18 PM
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Thank you posters for including me in the same sentence as Bajora. Really , Thank You very much...
It looks like the moderators have taken down the restricted status of Jons account, It's a shame it ever happened ... He will be missed at this site.
Honestly tho , Ray , Don, Joe , are more expert on technical mods to these jets. I just like talking and picture taking of them Here's some cool shots of my Gripen taken Sunday And I have the video I'll post later..
I'm a traitor to the J Power line.... James has installed the new HET motor and Wemo fan in the mini Concept X jet .. It should haul the mail
Last edited by alpea 41; Sep 11, 2012 at 11:30 PM.
Sep 11, 2012, 11:34 PM
chuck
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Originally Posted by alpea 41
Garys HET / Wemo Mig 15
http://youtu.be/R0twTTEnv8M
hhmmm, that was sweet, but short?
Sep 11, 2012, 11:38 PM
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More comming I promiss. I have Gary flying the Screamer.
I take the short videos to freeze frame good pics from them . My old P O S P C doesn't have adequate memory to quickly edit and splice videos together of fly by after fly by ... That's where someone like Bajoras talents are needed.
Sep 11, 2012, 11:43 PM
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Get yourself a little pocket Canon Power Shot or similar . A 36 pack of double A batteries . Try to learn manual focus feature so the darned thing stays focused. Then in bright sun light find the plane in the view finder and zoom in when it's out there and wide angle when it gets closer. Set up a You Tube account , up load the vid to it. Then copy the URL to here. And after you've done all that feel free to critisize my videos any time...
Sep 11, 2012, 11:56 PM
chuck
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Originally Posted by alpea 41
Get yourself a little pocket Canon Power Shot or similar . A 36 pack of double A batteries . Try to learn manual focus feature so the darned thing stays focused. Then in bright sun light find the plane in the view finder and zoom in when it's out there and wide angle when it gets closer. Set up a You Tube account , up load the vid to it. Then copy the URL to here. And after you've done all that feel free to critisize my videos any time...
i hope u did not take my " short " comment out of context? i only meant that i hoped they was no demise of the mig, that may have caused the short flight/ vid ? as i can barely figure posting pics , i for 1 will never critique anyone that has the ability and takes the time to post vids.

chuck.
Sep 12, 2012, 12:25 AM
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Thank you Chuck... Eh maybe I was a little missunderstanding of your post ... No demise .. Somewhere I have the landing. And yeah you are right it is very difficult to get any watch-able video footage of a small plane, moving fast, controlled by someone other than you . Therefore I keep em short
Here's Gary flying the Screamer
20120909 0567 (1 min 21 sec)
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Sep 12, 2012, 09:04 AM
chuck
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Originally Posted by alpea 41
Thank you Chuck... Eh maybe I was a little missunderstanding of your post ... No demise .. Somewhere I have the landing. And yeah you are right it is very difficult to get any watch-able video footage of a small plane, moving fast, controlled by someone other than you . Therefore I keep em short
Here's Gary flying the Screamer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTP-P...yer_detailpage
glad we got that sorted the screamer looks like fun , mine is ready w/ the dons/wemo , pics in the other thread, maiden soon!!

chuck.
Sep 12, 2012, 09:43 AM
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The other thread got re-opened???? Oh I get it Dons review thread
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Sep 12, 2012, 10:44 AM
Mike
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Al, How do you like (or dislike) the Gripen?
Is it as draggy as the Mirage?
Sep 12, 2012, 11:46 AM
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Originally Posted by alpea 41
Oh I get it Dons review thread
Hope this is not a shot at me? I have nothing to do with what has happened.

Don
Sep 12, 2012, 12:30 PM
chuck
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Originally Posted by alpea 41
The other thread got re-opened???? Oh I get it Dons review thread
no, the screamer pics are in the closed thread. i had posted them back on the 7th.

don , he was just saying your thread might be where my pics were.

chuck.
Sep 12, 2012, 07:01 PM
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I finally got the lipos for my Katana (and other 50mm 4s setups)

I didn't put it on the Eagle tree logger test rig, but did a quick run up for you guys, after installing a new 4s ESC.

The fan was run on the bench, out of the jet.

Here the specs.

Equipment:
EDF: Wemotec 50mm Microfan
Motor: HET 240-15-4800
ESC: ZTW, A series, 2-5s, 30A
Lipo: Sky lipo, 4s, 30c, 1300mAh

Performance:
Amps: 21
Watts: 336

This is a pretty hot litle set up. It would surely be very fast in the Screamer, But I prefer the Katana airframe. so it will be the first testbed.
Latest blog entry: Updated blog May 2017
Sep 12, 2012, 07:11 PM
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Originally Posted by alpea 41
Thank you Chuck... Eh maybe I was a little missunderstanding of your post ... No demise .. Somewhere I have the landing. And yeah you are right it is very difficult to get any watch-able video footage of a small plane, moving fast, controlled by someone other than you . Therefore I keep em short
Here's Gary flying the Screamer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTP-P...yer_detailpage
Where's the launch and the landing Al.
That's only the second jet of mine that has flown stock. Not for long.
That's the problem with me flying....I can't video tape too. I have a Canon HD camcorder. Next time. you and James fly our stuff, I'll do some filming. I'm not the best, but I've done quite a few of them.
http://www.youtube.com/user/effluxRC

That's only the second jet of mine that has flown stock. not for long.
Last edited by efflux RC; Sep 12, 2012 at 07:53 PM. Reason: spelling again!


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