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Old Feb 22, 2011, 11:34 AM
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No problem!! I've gotten so much from these forums -- I'm just glad to be able to give back a little. The plans I used are the tomhe plans which seethe same as the 6mm fly rc plans. The only difference is that instead of cutting a prop slot, you are cutting a hole for the edf to fit in. If I had to do it all over, I would have first built the plane and placed all electronics and battery. Then I would have places the motor and cut the hole to get the proper cg. I'm not at my base computer so I cannot pos pics right now, but I have posted pics and video earlier in this thread. Also check out my page -- I think I have videos of both in action. Feel free to ask any questions -- I'll do my best to answer!!!
Went on your Blog. What a great idea, one basic frame, 3 different power platforms. For those that haven't gone there, do yourself a favor. Also like the Fuselage build up instead of the profile version.

Have too many projects hanging but suspect priority about to change.
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Old Feb 23, 2011, 03:32 AM
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This is already a veteran.

Old Feb 28, 2011, 05:11 PM
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is there anyone out there that can help me provide a 70% pdf of this plane.
want to try to scale down a bit just for the fun,,
Old Feb 28, 2011, 05:35 PM
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Pete,

Try this one:

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=795691

Comes out at about 66%.

Pat
Old Mar 19, 2011, 02:25 PM
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Wrong power plant


Have just put my TomHe 100% F22 into the air for the first time... in fact first RC I have made or flown. Apart from crumpled nose, no real smashes. Problem is I think the power plant is wrong. Just cant get the speed to level off. Any sugestions?

1450Kv brushless outrunner
6x5.5 prop
1100Mah or 1600Mah 3s LiPo
Only elevon control
410gram flying weight

Also can someone point me to a calculator or site where I can more accurately choose the correct gear for this F22 and future EDF planes.

Love this F22, so forgiving even when flown by a first time noob. Thanks Tom if your around.

Mick
Old Mar 19, 2011, 02:28 PM
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Also can someone point me to a calculator or site where I can more accurately choose the correct gear for this F22 and future EDF planes.
http://www.s4a.ch/eflight/motorcalc_e.htm

This is a decent motor calculator that's free.
Old Mar 19, 2011, 04:56 PM
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Many thanks. Looks like I need to increase motor, esc and prop

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Old Mar 19, 2011, 06:03 PM
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Hello to everyone, i'm happy to build this one and make to fly after learning rc fly with an shy jbug. What a difference! This F22 IS really awesome, thanks a lot TomHe, keep the good work (...er, i wish to see a plan of an MiG-31 Firefox movie plane )...
For now, i fly with:
-1800kv 140W motorius
-7x5 prop cut to 6.5x5
-20A esc motorius
-only one lipo ( ) Flightpowersieg 3S 1300mah 30C discharge
-only elevons, 2 corona servos (1.8kg 4,5v )
After painting weight is 500gr, 3D nose



Sorry my bad eng, i need more school

some videos
F22 Raptor Tomhe 3D - Gaeta - Serapo (4 min 13 sec)
rc F22 raptor front cam Serapo Gaeta (2 min 49 sec)
rc F22 raptor post cam Serapo Gaeta (2 min 25 sec)
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Old Mar 19, 2011, 08:50 PM
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Have just put my TomHe 100% F22 into the air for the first time... in fact first RC I have made or flown. Apart from crumpled nose, no real smashes. Problem is I think the power plant is wrong. Just cant get the speed to level off. Any sugestions?

1450Kv brushless outrunner
6x5.5 prop
1100Mah or 1600Mah 3s LiPo
Only elevon control
410gram flying weight

Also can someone point me to a calculator or site where I can more accurately choose the correct gear for this F22 and future EDF planes.

Love this F22, so forgiving even when flown by a first time noob. Thanks Tom if your around.

Mick
The BEST site for info on this plane is right here in this thread! What? You don't want to go back and read 2179 previous posts? Okay, here is what you need: get a 2212-06 motor with the 6X4 prop and you'll be good to go!

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Old Mar 20, 2011, 02:56 PM
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Boy did I make a fine mod on the f22. Instead of having the jagged cut on the ele,I added a piece straight across and man you ought to see what it can do because of the extra tail area. I kicked up the ele on low rate and full power and it just spun like a top on on axis abt 15 times before I knew what was happening.
I know some guys like to keep it to look like an f22. You can do more at reduced throttle.
This plane did not have a Grayson motor on it either. I used a speed 400 from heuprc
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Old Mar 20, 2011, 03:31 PM
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Here is the Mod I did
Old Mar 20, 2011, 05:13 PM
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I still believe that the F22 flies better than most other similar pusher jets out there.

I just put my Mig-29 back in service and it is much more lightly built.
It does those TIGHT loops too. But my rates are set to LUDICROUS !

My F-15 has had the FAN removed and pusher installed.
It's a nice flier but not like the F-22 or the Mig !
Old Mar 20, 2011, 11:42 PM
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I still believe that the F22 flies better than most other similar pusher jets out there.

I just put my Mig-29 back in service and it is much more lightly built.
It does those TIGHT loops too. But my rates are set to LUDICROUS !

My F-15 has had the FAN removed and pusher installed.
It's a nice flier but not like the F-22 or the Mig !
I agree with you on the f22 as being the best 6mm rc pusher plane out there.
Next weeks flying i will try the same manouver with the rates set on high which are abt 90 deg up. That ought to be fun
"flly em boys, they want do anygood sitting in the hanger"
Old Mar 21, 2011, 12:26 AM
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6mm makes good stuff.

I just made mine from Tomhe's plans here in the groups.
Or from eliworm or chara, et al :-)

The F-22 seems to have just the right PLANFORM, IMHO !
Old Mar 25, 2011, 04:44 PM
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Birth, life & death of a tomhe F22


First: a BIG thanks to tomhe for his great design! May I show you the lifecycle of my first one (also first scratchbuild for me) ? Most of the flights I had a cam "taped" on the plane, sometimes even a gps-logger. On this one I did only small modifications: a 2mm balsa-sheet as a reinforcement (the material I used is a little bit softer than real depron). Motor is a 37 g 2600 kV.
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