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e3_Scott
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Scott,

You are so far ahead of me, I have not tried a setup with flapron mixing. I never learned to properly or make a perfect roll yet. To me you are a professional builder and RC pilot, your parkjet is beautiful. I like experimentation such as modifying and reverse engineering (enlarging) the official plan/drawing to build large EDF jets (preferably 38 to 48 inch wingspan) with retracts and flaps; and to accomplish the real model look. I also fly slow and just started to fly at high altitudes. I just want my jets to look, fly and maneuver like a real jet fighter.


Thanks for the info.....


Hi rhodenga -

No problem, thanks so much for the kind words. The beauty of scratchbuilding these inexpensive park jets in my opinion is that you can learn, explore and have so much fun doing what you want for not a whole lot of money. Doesn't matter what anyone else is doing or how they are doing it, if you are having fun, that is what matters

Cheers,

Scott
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bogusbandit56
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Scott,

I have a Futaba T7C (7 Channel) , Futaba T9CAP with spectrum module and a Spectrum DX5e transmitters. First I used my Futaba T7C with R617FS receiver and after the second crash with the Mig-35 I installed a spectrum receiver with my Futaba T9CAP and crashed again (same problem) and destroyed it. After destroying the MIG-35 I heavily tested all servos (with a servo tester) and found the right aileron servo failed. While manually tested the failed servo (with a servo tester) I noticed that the servo was short circuiting causing the tester to turn on and off, that maybe caused the receiver to jam (become unresponsive) in the Mig-35. I use an external BEC's 5 -7amp ratings in all my parkjets.

The 2X4 I am referring to is when the elevons are mixed with ailerons (by V-Tail mixer) and ailerons work normally as ailerons.
The 4X4 is aileron and elevons mixed (linked together) in the transmitter or by V-Tail mixer.

What are your favorite setup for parkjets?

My Mig-35 (that crashed) had a standard setup with two aileron servos and, one elevon servo and one Rudder servo. A great flying parkjet.

Hi,
I have a DX5e and noticed the throws are very small and slow compared to my Turnigy 9xr.
I think it is designed for the rookie pilot with such tame settings.
Try to avoid mixing transmitters with one model. I have lost a few planes when I used the DX5e on a model set up with the TGY 9xR because the throws were too small and slow.
Wot, no Depron?
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rhodenga500
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Hi,
I have a DX5e and noticed the throws are very small and slow compared to my Turnigy 9xr.
I think it is designed for the rookie pilot with such tame settings.
Try to avoid mixing transmitters with one model. I have lost a few planes when I used the DX5e on a model set up with the TGY 9xR because the throws were too small and slow.


I hate the DX5e transmitter. However, I still use it with my Apprentice. One day I will give or donate my Apprentice and DX5e transmitter to a new guy in the flying club.
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bogusbandit56
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I hate the DX5e transmitter. However, I still use it with my Apprentice. One day I will give or donate my Apprentice and DX5e transmitter to a new guy in the flying club.

I do too
I bought it before I knew about the FlySky i6 which I bought as a second transmitter when you compare them to each other they are not in the same ball park and the FSi6 is cheaper than the DX5e but has the features of a computer radio.
I have the same aspiration for my DX5e as you do, to give it away
Wot, no Depron?
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rhodenga500
I am building another Mig-35 and will make my setup as Elevons and Rudders (3 servos).

Two elevon servos (mixing ailerons and elevons) and one rudder servo. This should limit servo failures.

Has anyone been truly successful and enjoyed flying with elevon only?

I have always loaded my parkjets with four or more servos. Maybe I need to go back to old school.
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bogusbandit56
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I am building another Mig-35 and will make my setup as Elevons and Rudders (3 servos).

Two elevon servos (mixing ailerons and elevons) and one rudder servo. This should limit servo failures.

Has anyone been truly successful and enjoyed flying with elevon only?

I have always loaded my parkjets with four or more servos. Maybe I need to go back to old school.

I used to love noodling around with elevons only on my RCP SU 34 V4. Depends on what you call successful though
Wot, no Depron?
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rhodenga500
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I used to love noodling around with elevons only on my RCP SU 34 V4. Depends on what you call successful though


bogusbandit56,

You make elevons only look easy.
I would call your video a very successful elevon only flight.

Thanks,
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bogusbandit56
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bogusbandit56,

You make elevons only look easy.
I would call your video a very successful elevon only flight.

Thanks,

They are easy they cost less money and make for a light air frame, although I think e3_scott would be horrified at the size of the elevons and length of the throw`s on them
Wot, no Depron?
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e3_Scott
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They are easy they cost less money and make for a light air frame, although I think e3_scott would be horrified at the size of the elevons and length of the throw`s on them

You fly that plane very well whatever setup you are using, Ian I am certainly not any kind of "police" on setups, throws, etc. I am and for a long time have been a firm believer that if you have your plane setup and flying the way you want, that is what is important, not for me or anyone else to pass judgement I don't believe

Cheers,

Scott
Park Jet noise...the "other" sound of freedom😎
#ParkJetnoise #ParkJetpilot
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bogusbandit56
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You fly that plane very well whatever setup you are using, Ian I am certainly not any kind of "police" on setups, throws, etc. I am and for a long time have been a firm believer that if you have your plane setup and flying the way you want, that is what is important, not for me or anyone else to pass judgement I don't believe

Cheers,

Scott

Hi Scott,
I was not knocking you and I know you`re not "Sky Police", just joking, but my elevons only SU 34 had HUUUUGE throws
Wot, no Depron?
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rhodenga500
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I am building another Mig-35 and will make my setup as Elevons and Rudders (3 servos).

Two elevon servos (mixing ailerons and elevons) and one rudder servo. This should limit servo failures.

Has anyone been truly successful and enjoyed flying with elevon only?

I have always loaded my parkjets with four or more servos. Maybe I need to go back to old school.


I have finished and maiden my Mig-35 using only elevons and rudders (three servos). First flight was a little tricky until trimmed in. I have three flights and the foamy flies great for me.

Specs:
32 inch Wingspan
48 inches in length
Motor: Turnigy D2826/6 2200KV
7x4 Prop, 3S 1800 Battery
Flying Weight, 28 ounces
This is a slow flying jet for now. Looks real good in the air.

As a Newby/Rooky, I never really learned to fly with elevons only. I have always thought that the more control surfaces you have, more stability, better handling and easier to fly.

Building a full loaded foamy (ailerons, elevons and rudders using six servos) is not recommended for newbies (believe me, I have wasted a lot of time and money doing this).
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Nakul
Dual receivers and largely installed on big expensive birds by guys who choose to and they do not wanna risk their planes with just one receiver. So if the master receiver goes out of range the slave receiver will feed the singnal to the master receiver, its like extra insurance maybe?

I recently got the Frsky QX7 transmitter, there were plenty of receiver options but i wanted one full 8ch Telemetry receiver which is their 'X8R' but they also recently introduced a new receiver which has built in Redundancy feature which allows you to use 2 receivers, the cost of both receivers was same so i ordered the RX8R ofc Not that ill ever use that feature but you never know.

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Wildthing
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Dual receivers and largely installed on big expensive birds by guys who choose to and they do not wanna risk their planes with just one receiver. So if the master receiver goes out of range the slave receiver will feed the singnal to the master receiver, its like extra insurance maybe?

I recently got the Frsky QX7 transmitter, there were plenty of receiver options but i wanted one full 8ch Telemetry receiver which is their 'X8R' but they also recently introduced a new receiver which has built in Redundancy feature which allows you to use 2 receivers, the cost of both receivers was same so i ordered the RX8R ofc Not that ill ever use that feature but you never know.


If you have it and it's not to much trouble to install I would use it. I am sure it would have saved a couple my planes .
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Nakul
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If you have it and it's not to much trouble to install I would use it. I am sure it would have saved a couple my planes .


Using it as a simple receiver wild. Its around 12g and a bit bigger in size as any 8ch receiver will be, but i have another S6R 6ch receiver also which maybe i can try using as a slave just for experimenting

I have set up all kinds of alarms for low receiver signal, for eg i've set it to 45 so the moment the signal goes below 45db the radio alarms 'Low Rssi' Today i got delivery of another device Frsky 'FLVSS' its a battery telemetry device which sends total voltage of your lipo + each cells voltage (not needed) back to the transmitter which you can assign a switch to and the radio will ready it out for you How cool is that?

I've assigned it to temp switch and whenever i flick the switch i radio reads me my battery voltage in real time.. There are also speed, heat, rpm, gps and such other sensors to play around with and the possibilities are endless. Next i would want to try the air speed pitot sensor on my funjet

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Wildthing
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Using it as a simple receiver wild. Its around 12g and a bit bigger in size as any 8ch receiver will be, but i have another S6R 6ch receiver also which maybe i can try using as a slave just for experimenting

I have set up all kinds of alarms for low receiver signal, for eg i've set it to 45 so the moment the signal goes below 45db the radio alarms 'Low Rssi' Today i got delivery of another device Frsky 'FLVSS' its a battery telemetry device which sends total voltage of your lipo + each cells voltage (not needed) back to the transmitter which you can assign a switch to and the radio will ready it out for you How cool is that?

I've assigned it to temp switch and whenever i flick the switch i radio reads me my battery voltage in real time.. There are also speed, heat, rpm, gps and such other sensors to play around with and the possibilities are endless. Next i would want to try the air speed pitot sensor on my funjet


That's cool.
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