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by Pete Lewis
April 4th, 2013, 4:33 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: C of G
Replies: 14
Views: 9282

Re: C of G

The Cessna met an untimely end last year , prior to that , thanks to members advice - She flew lovely . 3 positions of flap on a switch ( starting at 20% ) mixed with down elevator . On a deliberately nose heavy Model.

The slider method may have worked better ? but I never got to find out . Sadly
by Pete Lewis
January 19th, 2009, 4:50 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: C of G
Replies: 14
Views: 9282

Re: C of G

Thanks Roy. Your opinion is worth quite a lot actually , especially to the un - initiated . Actual user experience is most welcomed. I take it the mix you mentioned is down - elevator to counter any pitch change ? After reading your reply it has only just occured that having a " variable" ...
by Pete Lewis
January 16th, 2009, 3:40 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: C of G
Replies: 14
Views: 9282

Re: C of G

Thank you Dave . All information is most welcomed . Yes this model has flaps, standard hinged not fowler or owt' fancy - but no slats . and are operated from a slider on the side of my TX , for the initial flights at least . the max angle being appx 40 degrees. this would hopefully allow me to opera...
by Pete Lewis
December 21st, 2008, 4:22 pm
Forum: 2.4 Ghz and Large Models
Topic: UPGRADING 35M MODELS TO 2.4
Replies: 26
Views: 19858

Re: UPGRADING 35M MODELS TO 2.4

Thanks for the replies :) I certainly wasn't aware of some of the issues pointed out . Yes , there are ton's of info' available elsewhere on 2.4 stuff, but how to sift the wheat from the chaff is beyond me . this Forum's contributions are the first - and last ones I tend to take notice of. which say...
by Pete Lewis
December 18th, 2008, 3:06 pm
Forum: New Forum Required?
Topic: Is a new Topic Needed on the Forum
Replies: 7
Views: 8413

Re: Is a new Topic Needed on the Forum

Is a " Radio Gear " section needed in general . Radio matters are becoming spread out among different posts not always obviously related , which results in repetition sort of. and having to read through every single post ( not neccessarily a bad thing ) but time consuming. Hands up , my ow...
by Pete Lewis
December 18th, 2008, 2:45 pm
Forum: 2.4 Ghz and Large Models
Topic: UPGRADING 35M MODELS TO 2.4
Replies: 26
Views: 19858

Re: UPGRADING 35M MODELS TO 2.4

Has anyone any actual experience of using a 2.4Ghz module in a Futaba FF9 tx. ? e.g Spektrum Vs Futaba's own gear . Anything to report , good or bad ? Can the 35 Mhz existing module be swapped back at will . I realise it's my personal choice at the end of the day , but I would like to make an inform...
by Pete Lewis
December 14th, 2008, 11:42 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Windshield Material
Replies: 9
Views: 4635

Windshield Material

Lots of suppliers on Infamous Bay.
by Pete Lewis
December 10th, 2008, 1:10 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: C of G
Replies: 14
Views: 9282

Re: C of G

Thanks again for the help guys. Power wise , it appears as though this aircraft was originally designed for a Zen. 38 or similar - with rear exhaust . I am using the Zen. 45 mainly because of budget , and the fact that I already have it .the props came from a swapmeet - undamaged . The LMA motto of ...
by Pete Lewis
December 8th, 2008, 1:39 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: C of G
Replies: 14
Views: 9282

Re: C of G

Thanks for the replies. Robin - I get the gist of the supplied link - sort of , but cannot get it to work for me , I was never the brightest pin in the box though.... Chris - would 26% of Root Chord ( mine being 410mm inc. flap ) be a safe starting point do you think ? how critical is it on a Cessna...
by Pete Lewis
December 7th, 2008, 6:06 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: C of G
Replies: 14
Views: 9282

C of G

I am currently fettling / rebuilding a 1/4 Scale ? Cessna 180/185 Skywagon Possibly built from a Wendel Hostetler plan originally ? ( I don't have any plans ) Can anyone suggest where the proper C/G should be please ? , measured from leading edge . and also a suitable Prop size for a zenoah 45 ? tha...

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