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Feb 18, 2007, 01:11 AM
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F/A-22 Raptor Park Jet

Here's a flight video of my new F/A-22 Raptor Park Jet. This model is powered by a Littlescreamers Park Jet Special motor and features a working thrust vectoring system. See build thread here:

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Feb 18, 2007, 01:17 AM
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Steve that was awesome. Great video!

Feb 18, 2007, 10:04 AM
Build, Fly, Crash..Repeat
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WOW Steve, very nice flying. The Raptor looks great in the air and those flips were awsome!!! Great Job.

Feb 18, 2007, 10:27 AM
I wanna go fast...
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The vector thrust makes for a very scale jet turn! Most impressive!
Feb 18, 2007, 10:37 AM
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Sweeet. I gotta build one of those!
Feb 18, 2007, 11:04 AM
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Another amazing build Steve!! The video is very well done also IMHO. This is the Super Park Jet that Scott and Bob hooked you up with, right? And this is the same plane that Colby is kitting now?

I sit here amazed at your proficiency in developing these great flying park Jets!

And the "landing" is most impressive!

Feb 18, 2007, 11:12 AM
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Steve, Hope you don't mind the stop action sequence but Man Oh Man, you are COOL! I love it!

(And I have a feeling that was your first attempt at that landing!)
Feb 18, 2007, 11:28 AM
Renegade Fun Forever!!
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Very Cool!
Feb 18, 2007, 01:06 PM
Hello again.
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Feb 18, 2007, 06:39 PM
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Originally Posted by BARNESJONR
Steve, Hope you don't mind the stop action sequence but Man Oh Man, you are COOL! I love it!

(And I have a feeling that was your first attempt at that landing!)
That stop action sequence is great, Jon!! I had no idea the airplane was reaching that high an angle of attack until I saw this. It happens so quick that I didn't notice it when I edited the video. Thanks for the pics!

No, this is not the Super Park Jet motor--this is the regular Park Jet motor. At 18.5 oz AUW I have unlimited vertical (probably 1.2:1 thrust to weight) and as much speed as I want, so there's no need for the bigger motor. Everyone that's seen my F/A-22 in person has been utterly amazed that I'm getting this kind of performance from such a small motor. THANKS AGAIN to Bob and Scott for this fantastic little motor!

And yes, this is the same airplane 6mmflyrc is kitting. My model is a 6mmflyrc beta kit, even.

Feb 18, 2007, 07:07 PM
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Nothing like seeing the Master at the controls WTG!!!
Feb 18, 2007, 07:29 PM
Just Happy To Be Here!!!
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WOW! That was amazing! I took a break from building my F-22 to check the thread, I'm glad I did. What motivation to build even faster!
I can't wait!!!

Feb 19, 2007, 09:01 PM
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WONDERFUL job Steve!

And good to hear the LSPJ is good for 20+ ounces of thrust. Can you confirm the prop you're using with it?
Feb 19, 2007, 09:49 PM
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Glad you like it, Tom. I'm using an APC 6x4 prop, which pulls right at 20.0 amps static. So you gotta be real careful with the throttle on this one, both to protect the motor and the batteries (I'm using TP 1320 3s).

Funny enough, this same combo pulled only 15 amps on my T-38 but pulls 20 on the Raptor. The difference I believe is the wiring. The T-38 has about 20" of 18 gauge wire extensions, and the Raptor has about 7" of 18 ga and 10" of 16 ga. So the voltage drop on the T-38 by the long thin wires really robbed the motor of power! Lesson learned.

Feb 20, 2007, 01:43 PM
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Thanks for the prop stats. I figured you were pushing things ... but I'll be doing the same with my own PJ.

And thanks for the feedback on the wire length. Balancing the weight penalty of a heavier wire gauge, versus the voltage drop if finer wire, versus equipment layout ... these are no small issues with pusher designs


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