New Products Flash Sale
Thread Tools
Old Aug 08, 2011, 10:33 AM
aracer is offline
Find More Posts by aracer
Registered User
Quote:
Originally Posted by SilentPilot View Post
Has anyone converted their Mozzie to run without contra rotating props?
Would be more scale, but my understanding is that it would make steering on take-off difficult, what with no differential thrust, and low airspeed over the tailplane (no propwash).
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Old Aug 08, 2011, 10:50 AM
SilentPilot is offline
Find More Posts by SilentPilot
BMFA 190658
SilentPilot's Avatar
Yeah, I see what you mean.

Hand launching is the way forward! Belly landings too, most of the time I dont bother with the U/C anyways...
RCG Plus Member
Latest blog entry: Spitfire mk1a
Old Aug 08, 2011, 01:35 PM
jabsten is offline
Find More Posts by jabsten
Can't get enough
jabsten's Avatar
After setting up spoilerons, it starts to bank to the right every time resulting in crash. It was perfectly fine until I did so using my DX8. Any reasons what could have happened? I use the gear switch and both ail goes up in which I set. Both seem to be going in opposite directions as well...

J
Old Aug 08, 2011, 01:46 PM
Gary Hoorn is offline
Find More Posts by Gary Hoorn
Chesapeake Bay RC Club
Gary Hoorn's Avatar
You should set that up on the Flap switch. You can also have 2 settings for your spoilerons with the flap switch. Simply set the travel.
Gary
Old Aug 08, 2011, 01:49 PM
jabsten is offline
Find More Posts by jabsten
Can't get enough
jabsten's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gary Hoorn View Post
You should set that up on the Flap switch. You can also have 2 settings for your spoilerons with the flap switch. Simply set the travel.
Gary
I thought you can assign to whatever switch you want? Why would that be a problem?
Also, how much travel will bind the servo?

J
Old Aug 08, 2011, 02:10 PM
SilentPilot is offline
Find More Posts by SilentPilot
BMFA 190658
SilentPilot's Avatar
J,

I take it that you do a full control check before flying, you want to make sure that the ailerons still work with full spoilers.

When mine are fully up giving aileron just reduces the spoiler on the opposite wing which then makes the plane roll and yaw due to the differential in drag. This can be a bit awkward so I have mine on the flap switch and mostly just use half spoilers...
RCG Plus Member
Latest blog entry: Spitfire mk1a
Old Aug 08, 2011, 02:16 PM
jabsten is offline
Find More Posts by jabsten
Can't get enough
jabsten's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by SilentPilot View Post
J,

I take it that you do a full control check before flying, you want to make sure that the ailerons still work with full spoilers.

When mine are fully up giving aileron just reduces the spoiler on the opposite wing which then makes the plane roll and yaw due to the differential in drag. This can be a bit awkward so I have mine on the flap switch and mostly just use half spoilers...
I did a flight check and both ail were moving correctly. I had the switch off too, so there were no spoilerons when I hand launched. 3 times to the same effect. Strong bank to the left. So frustrating, now I am repairing the nacelle.

J
Old Aug 08, 2011, 03:37 PM
SilentPilot is offline
Find More Posts by SilentPilot
BMFA 190658
SilentPilot's Avatar
You need to test the controls with the spoilers both up and down to check for full and free movement along with correct mixing....
RCG Plus Member
Latest blog entry: Spitfire mk1a
Old Aug 08, 2011, 03:55 PM
jabsten is offline
Find More Posts by jabsten
Can't get enough
jabsten's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by SilentPilot View Post
You need to test the controls with the spoilers both up and down to check for full and free movement along with correct mixing....
I will check that out when I get home. Thanks!

J
Old Aug 08, 2011, 05:09 PM
CrashMeUp is offline
Find More Posts by CrashMeUp
Crashomatic
CrashMeUp's Avatar
Disclaimer: its a rather bad video. But hey its a video.
Quite some wind and radio issues..

Some mosquito fun and Spektrum issues (5 min 3 sec)
Old Aug 09, 2011, 12:43 AM
jeisner is offline
Find More Posts by jeisner
Registered User
This is not the most fun plane to rebuild from scratch... ;-)
Old Aug 09, 2011, 10:50 AM
lord chris is offline
Find More Posts by lord chris
RAFMAA
Quote:
Originally Posted by CrashMeUp View Post
Disclaimer: its a rather bad video. But hey its a video.
Quite some wind and radio issues..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AeXL_aeIIFA
any chance i can get a pic of your mosquito with your cockpit mounted gear? i quite like the view!

all my packages arrived today!
New motor!
Tiny Brite Lights!!!
Battery packs!
1gram Camera!
Fisheye lens!
5.8ghz Tx
its like a summery christmas!!!! except is windy as hell!!!
Old Aug 09, 2011, 05:49 PM
CrashMeUp is offline
Find More Posts by CrashMeUp
Crashomatic
CrashMeUp's Avatar
here you go
good luck and have fun!

ps: camera is glued with epoxy
rear battery is a 160mah, i cut a hole to fit it and uses velcro
rest is taped
Old Aug 10, 2011, 01:52 AM
allelectrik is offline
Find More Posts by allelectrik
Registered User
After several takeoffs and landings the right wheel became harder and harder to turn and caused the plane to pull sharply to the right while rog.
Removed the wheel and found small globs of glue or paint on the wire "axle". Removed the build up by scraping with a #11 exacto.
Right wheels spins nice and free, just as the left has always done.
Ready to fly again!!
Old Aug 10, 2011, 02:08 AM
chancesAU is offline
Find More Posts by chancesAU
Registered User
chancesAU's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by CrashMeUp View Post
here you go
good luck and have fun!

ps: camera is glued with epoxy
rear battery is a 160mah, i cut a hole to fit it and uses velcro
rest is taped
Wow you still have your nose guns... I give it 4 flights hehe


Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New Product New Hobby-Lobby micro P-51 and Spirfire! - direct competitor to Parkzone Ultra Micro? Smokescreen38 Micro Ready-to-Fly 316 Aug 23, 2012 12:51 AM
Discussion Parkzone New Ultra Micro Mosquito Mk VI ChuckTseeker Scratchbuilt Indoor and Micro Models 4 Feb 03, 2011 02:22 AM
For Sale parkzone ultra micro J-3 cub BNF trade for micro trojan ED3 Aircraft - Electric - Micro & Indoor Airplanes (FS/W) 3 Nov 06, 2010 03:19 AM
Sold Moved to micro section -Parkzone Sukhoi SU-26m Ultra Micro BNF - w/ Lots of new parts major.monogram Aircraft - Electric - Airplanes (FS/W) 2 Jun 08, 2010 01:00 AM
Found Parkzone Ultra Micro P-51D BNF (New or like new condition) CGReload Aircraft - Electric - Micro & Indoor Airplanes (FS/W) 1 Oct 09, 2009 02:28 PM