Aerobatics with a remote control jet

aerobatics in a jet

Some of the things possible with these jet powered remote contol planes is incredible. This one, specially built for aerobatics has a variable nozel on the engine allowing it to be pointed in different directions and the small wings at the front of the plane are used to control where the front points and to make the plane do it’s unique wheel stands down the runway at low speed. Have…

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Jet Action 2007, AMA Field, Monarto, South Australia

Jet Action

Jet Action 2007 26 May 2007 at the Adelaide Model Aerosport Field, Monarto, South Australia My first visit to Jet Action was no disappointment. With great weather, clear skies, slight wind from the north and a top temp of about 21 Celsius the day was of to a great start. A few friends also turned out along with my brother and my son. The action started very soon after we…

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Changing the Rotor Blades on a Twister CP V2 Hellicopter

Changing the rotor

Over a period, especially when learning to fly, you find you need to change the rotor blades on your Twister CP V2 Helicopter. This article describes the process of removing the current ones and installing the new ones. Clear work environment of at least 80cm wide by 60cm deep. 1.5mm Alan Key Step 1 – Removal of blades. Using the Alan Key, unscrew the screw (036) holding the Main Blade…

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Want to know more about those RC Jet Powered model aircraft?

Jetcat-p160

With either a JetCat or a Wren turbine which operate on Jet A1 fuel exactly the same as the real jet turbine engines found in that Qantas jet that lands at Adelaide airport, these model aircraft are an incredible piece of engineering. When you hear them before seeing them, you’ll swear your hearing a real jet engine. How fast? I don’t really know yet. The US FAA has placed a…

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Jet propelled radio controlled model aircraft – What a hobby

After finding the first video of a model jet propelled aircraft, I had to investigate further. There is quite a number of communities around the world that get into this hobby. The next four pictures are links to a 6 1/2 min video clip I found on Google Video showing what looks like an airfield with a number of these jet propelled model aircraft. The planes have a push button start engine…

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My next toy

Anyone into unique toys will just love this video. It’s an Radio controlled F14 model that couldn’t be any more realistic. Just watch as they fire up the engines. Will I need a pilots license? And what about flying lessons, so I don’t crash

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