Lumenier RB2205C-12 2400KV SKITZO Ceramic Bearing Motor
Thread Tools
Old Aug 25, 2009, 01:43 AM
rockbus is offline
Find More Posts by rockbus
Registered User
rockbus's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by screamin' eagle
I think you guys should take the "A" out of ADSJ now - amateurs do not have MCTs and 100 oz foamies!

Dom I'm still an Amateur. You can buy the tools, but that does'nt mean I can use them yet.

More Pictures from Brokeback mountain on Friday. No pictures from Saturday.
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Old Aug 25, 2009, 03:28 AM
BEX is offline
BEX
Find More Posts by BEX
BEX
Registered User
BEX's Avatar
rockbus
At what % from the LE does the JW60 balance?
Old Aug 25, 2009, 12:17 PM
rockbus is offline
Find More Posts by rockbus
Registered User
rockbus's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by BEX
rockbus
At what % from the LE does the JW60 balance?

I dont know the percentage, but its at 2 5/8th inches from the LE at the root. I can measure the chord tonight and get you the %.

How's DSing in So. Africa going?
Old Aug 25, 2009, 03:06 PM
BEX is offline
BEX
Find More Posts by BEX
BEX
Registered User
BEX's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by rockbus
I dont know the percentage, but its at 2 5/8th inches from the LE at the root. I can measure the chord tonight and get you the %.

How's DSing in So. Africa going?
That would be a great help thanks.

Ive slowed down a bit with my DSing , did a lot of powered flying lately because of good weather but our windy season is now starting so I am getting ready again. Still with coro , the DSing has helped me to get my designs better. Ive even built a 2.4m glider but cant get rid of elevator flutter when it really starts to pick up speed so I am going back to my original size gliders for DS.
I started making CF reinforced spars and my wings are very strong.
I built a plank but I am strugling to get the CG right thats why I am asking.

You guys are realy doing well out there .

Bex
Old Aug 25, 2009, 04:14 PM
screamin' eagle is offline
Find More Posts by screamin' eagle
R/C Chronic
screamin' eagle's Avatar
For homebrew plank CGs (I've built about 4) you want to start at 15% and move back from there. Don't go for anything behind 18% to start until you have sorted out the throws, etc. Trust me.
Old Aug 26, 2009, 12:57 AM
rockbus is offline
Find More Posts by rockbus
Registered User
rockbus's Avatar
Bex the chord at the root including the elevons is 13.25 inches.

Good luck,
Old Aug 26, 2009, 01:16 AM
rockbus is offline
Find More Posts by rockbus
Registered User
rockbus's Avatar
Here is the only vid I got of the Parker Road trip;

MB James Flying his MCT at Parker 08-21-2009 (1 min 30 sec)
Last edited by rockbus; Aug 26, 2009 at 12:30 PM.
Old Aug 26, 2009, 01:31 AM
Mihai is offline
Find More Posts by Mihai
Registered User
Rockbus, why is the vimeo video private?
M.
Old Aug 26, 2009, 09:36 AM
jrbike is offline
Find More Posts by jrbike
2 Build or not 2 build???
jrbike's Avatar

Private?


I couldn't get to the video either.
Old Aug 26, 2009, 09:59 AM
BEX is offline
BEX
Find More Posts by BEX
BEX
Registered User
BEX's Avatar
Thanks ill give it a go, i tried mine at 15% , but didnt have enough elevator authority.
Old Aug 26, 2009, 12:27 PM
rockbus is offline
Find More Posts by rockbus
Registered User
rockbus's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mihai
Rockbus, why is the vimeo video private?
M.

I don't know. I did have to wait a few hours for the vid to become available, but I thought it was good to go.

Did'nt know there was a private option, does not good on a public forum. Let me try to fix it.




Try now.....
Old Aug 26, 2009, 12:45 PM
screamin' eagle is offline
Find More Posts by screamin' eagle
R/C Chronic
screamin' eagle's Avatar
I have to say, that is the funniest DS stance I have ever seen...
Old Aug 26, 2009, 12:45 PM
Daemon is online now
Find More Posts by Daemon
Registered User
Daemon's Avatar
James looks like he's surfing.

ian
Old Aug 26, 2009, 01:26 PM
wr_mizzard is offline
Find More Posts by wr_mizzard
Is it DS'able?
wr_mizzard's Avatar
...more like Tai Chi DS'ng!

-James
the other one
Old Aug 26, 2009, 02:06 PM
Jantar2A is offline
Find More Posts by Jantar2A
Just chillin @ 403 MPH
Jantar2A's Avatar
I like the Sumo wrestler stance

N


Thread Tools