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Posted By FlyWheel

That's nice to know, THX 4 the warning!

That's nice to know, THX 4 the warning!
05-28-2016, 01:49 PM
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Views: 8,862
Posted By FlyWheel

Easy: Restrict regulation to the types of UAS...

Easy: Restrict regulation to the types of UAS that are the primary cause of the problems. Something the AMA should have been pushing from the get-go. Yes, it would have hurt some but possibly...
04-19-2016, 03:57 AM
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Posted By FlyWheel

Read my Signature. | V

Read my Signature.

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02-05-2016, 04:14 AM
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Posted By FlyWheel

New draft of FAA reauthorization bill

To hasten your search the section regarding Model Aircraft begins around page 200(!) of this bill (link to PDF is on the page, I cannot seem to copy the link to it), and repeals Section 336. However...
Forum: Multi-Rotors
02-01-2016, 02:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,643
Posted By FlyWheel

A sign take it as, Quads, FPV, to the dark side...

A sign take it as, Quads, FPV, to the dark side these things will lead you.
01-07-2016, 01:44 AM
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Posted By FlyWheel

FAA registration

Here are a few pages concerning the FAA drone registration:

Re: scam sites:
http://amablog.modelaircraft.org/amagov/2015/12/22/drone-registration-scam-sites/

Re: D.C. no fly zone:...
12-16-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,859
Posted By FlyWheel

Angry Please delete this thread

Sheesh. I spend nearly an hour trying to provide a public service by explaining the new Regs and hopefully dispel the fears and what do I get? Thrown under the bus. I guess no good deed ever does go...
Forum: Multi-Rotors
10-20-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,795
Posted By FlyWheel

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Forum: Foamies
06-17-2015, 02:43 AM
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Posted By FlyWheel

Same here. Nothing fancy, you won't be able to...

Same here. Nothing fancy, you won't be able to make any James Cameron whiz bang videos with it, but it's simple, straightforward and of course free.[popcorn]
04-24-2015, 04:13 AM
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Posted By FlyWheel

I wish time would slow when I'm crashing, it...

I wish time would slow when I'm crashing, it might give me the chance to prevent it!
03-12-2015, 04:23 AM
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Posted By FlyWheel

Like fhhuber said, different transmitters take to...

Like fhhuber said, different transmitters take to being without power in different ways. According to the manual, my Flash5X will hold all model and TX settings for up to ten years without the main...
04-08-2014, 04:44 AM
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Posted By FlyWheel

I second that. Tail weight has a much greater...

I second that. Tail weight has a much greater effect on CoG than nose weight (has to do with leverage). Just subtracting an ounce from the rear can result in many ounces you WONT have to add to the...
04-02-2014, 04:33 PM
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Views: 15,328
Posted By FlyWheel

Here are my Ideas 120 Days to Build and...

Here are my Ideas


120 Days to Build and Maiden the Aircraft
$100.00 Build limit not to include Power System or Electronics
Must be a stick build, able to fly off of land or water.
The...
12-04-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 63
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Posted By FlyWheel

AMA mambership - a waste of money?

I sent in my $68 dollars (it went up!) for membership, mainly so I could retain membership in my 'local' flying club and use their very large field. Well, when I got my confirmation and new card it...
Forum: Beginners
11-17-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,220
Posted By FlyWheel

Not all planes 'snap' back to level the instant...

Not all planes 'snap' back to level the instant the rudder is released. And I found this to be a benefit, at least in my case. My first plane, a HZ AeroBird had this 'snap back' tendency and I was...
11-17-2013, 03:26 PM
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Views: 5,253
Posted By FlyWheel

VERY Nice (the planes too). Now if you'll excuse...

VERY Nice (the planes too). Now if you'll excuse me I need to take a shower....:oops:
11-27-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,240
Posted By FlyWheel

If possible would suggest you find a bigger...

If possible would suggest you find a bigger airfield. The biggest problem I had while learning how to fly was overbanking my turns with the inevetable tip stall - always when the plane was right...
Forum: Australia
11-19-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,854
Posted By FlyWheel

If you're like building then ithas only gotten...

If you're like building then ithas only gotten better. Balsa kits are cut much cleaner now (especially the laser ones), and there are a lot of other materials to make planes out of now too.

If you...
11-06-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 38,984
Posted By FlyWheel

I hope you get an answer, as I have a BoT on the...

I hope you get an answer, as I have a BoT on the shelf myself, and the more build tips I get to read about before I transfer it to the build table, the better I will feel ;)

However you must...
11-04-2012, 01:42 AM
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Views: 1,026
Posted By FlyWheel

Paoli wing

Has anyone here ever flown one of these?
http://scherrer.pagesperso-orange.fr/matthieu/english/paolie.html

I'de like to hear your opinions. It sure looks nice (clean!).


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10-28-2012, 10:48 PM
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Posted By FlyWheel

AEAJR, we have far too fewglider pilots here, of...

AEAJR, we have far too fewglider pilots here, of ay kind. After all, liders and sail planes are no less electric than a powered flier, as they're only carrying electroncs.

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10-23-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 125
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Posted By FlyWheel

Sorry for hijacking this thread, especially...

Sorry for hijacking this thread, especially considering it's age, but your discussions on controlling the spoilers has me thinking (uh, oh! Take cover! :-) )

Mred, you say let the servo arm push...
10-20-2011, 04:05 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By FlyWheel

Telemaster, Miss Stik, in fact mostly all high...

Telemaster, Miss Stik, in fact mostly all high wing "Piper Cub" style aircraft are the easiest to fly. This design of aircraft was created specifically for beginner pilots, RC or full size.
08-14-2011, 03:28 AM
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Views: 3,215
Posted By FlyWheel

A large sailplane (3M?) might be able to pull it...

A large sailplane (3M?) might be able to pull it off, all you would need to power is the RX and servos (two if it's an RE bird)

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07-11-2011, 03:10 PM
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Posted By FlyWheel

Kyle is correct. the only real advantage to...

Kyle is correct. the only real advantage to lithium is weight. LiPo's can store more energy in a much lighter package, whih translates into longer flights and "more" power, as the motor won't have to...
05-08-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 13,253
Posted By FlyWheel

DrHardy: Again, I think that's more the design of...

DrHardy: Again, I think that's more the design of the plane than the material. I've flown foam Easy Stars, balsa Miss Stiks (one of which was my very first build), and composite AeroBirds, and by far...
05-08-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 13,253
Posted By FlyWheel

As others have pointed out, the air don't care...

As others have pointed out, the air don't care what the plane is made of. The design and weight of the plane will decide it's flying characteristics. The only difference would be the result of...
05-02-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,846
Posted By FlyWheel

YES! thistopic can get nasty real quick. Govern...

YES! thistopic can get nasty real quick. Govern thy toung (fingers?)"

I for one am glad that he's gone, but I've also said for the last ten years they should just send in a "Mission Impossible"...
Forum: Beginners
05-02-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,209
Posted By FlyWheel

Your best bet is to figure the maximum amp draw...

Your best bet is to figure the maximum amp draw you expect to see in actual use, then get an ESC that can handle 1 1/2 times that. This gives you a safety net.

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05-02-2011, 01:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,324
Posted By FlyWheel

A gift to WF mobile users

When viewing new threads, if the user loses contact with the board, or you get a "Search yielded no results" for whatever reason, you lose all the new posts you haven't read yet.

The reqular board...
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