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Oct 13, 2011, 06:18 PM
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Thanks for the info guys ... I am a bit on the heavy side but I know where the weight is coming from.

I ordered two small 3.5V fans to stick on top of the esc heatsinks, as I don't trust the airflow to do it's job in spite of the open front geardoor.
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Oct 13, 2011, 06:21 PM
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I have one of these also. Need to get workin on it Glad I found a few of you that have this plane as its always nice to see how people do things.
Oct 13, 2011, 11:28 PM
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Wow!

Looking forward to the first flight report!
Oct 14, 2011, 12:46 AM
its TALON TIME!
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looks unbelievable herb!
Oct 14, 2011, 08:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Herb
Thanks for the info guys ... I am a bit on the heavy side but I know where the weight is coming from.

I ordered two small 3.5V fans to stick on top of the esc heatsinks, as I don't trust the airflow to do it's job in spite of the open front geardoor.
Thats a good idea with the little fans. I had bought some small fans from radio shack to use in my electric converted B-17 several years ago. They will work on 4.8v, 6v or even a 2 or 3 cell lipo. I never ended up using them though cuz of space constraints.

I wont have any problem on this plane though. Thats for reminding me i had those.
Oct 22, 2011, 02:40 PM
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Thanks for the comments !

I am almost done with the decals & minor detailing.

The "no walk" dashed strips on the upper wings required some patience (and some decal Micro Sol solution).

I also received from Ralle the correctly oriented "dog" for the JG fuselage emblem ...

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Oct 23, 2011, 01:42 PM
its TALON TIME!
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man that looks incredible herb! maybe ill get to see it at one of the local events soon.
Oct 24, 2011, 09:19 PM
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Hi - it's almost ready to go ...

Below the Me-262 yesterday at Apollo field - Sepulveda Electric Fun Fly. 85 degrees in the shade

Nice to meet Gregg, Gregg 1, Ben, Ron, Walter, Gene, Jeff, Peter and a few others whose name I can't remember ...

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Oct 24, 2011, 10:57 PM
Spoooooon!
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Those twin midi's in your Me-262 sound sweet at full throttle. Looking forward to hearing about it's maiden!

Ben
Nov 07, 2011, 01:10 PM
its TALON TIME!
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looking good herb! when does she fly???

hey, what timing are you using on your HET motors?

also, what khz?

i went back and found out my esc was set to 22 deg of timing on my 1500kv HET...no wonder the packs wernt happy...
Nov 13, 2011, 02:36 PM
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Soon I hope ... 7 degrees timing ("low") or thereabouts, 8kHz switching frequency.

http://flyingsocal.com/

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Nov 16, 2011, 08:22 AM
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Airworld


Anybody have trouble raising Airworld? I have tried emailed them at info@airworld.de for almost a month now and no response. Help.

Roy
Miami
Nov 16, 2011, 09:55 AM
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Anybody have trouble raising Airworld? I have tried emailed them at info@airworld.de for almost a month now and no response. Help.

Roy
Miami
Here is a USA Airworld Vendor I've contacted them before for Airworld products.

http://www.vogelsang-aeroscale.com/
Nov 18, 2011, 07:58 AM
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Anybody have trouble raising Airworld? I have tried emailed them at info@airworld.de for almost a month now and no response. Help.

Roy
Miami
I phoned them direct from Australia and got things moving pretty fast, since they had not replied to my emails. They speak English so there is no language barrier.
Nov 18, 2011, 01:38 PM
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Airworld, they never reply to e-mails ... a phone call is the way to go.

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