I'm overhauling a used jet (PST composite Reaction) I just bought, and notice some slop in the control surfaces. I'm seeing about 1/16"-3/32" of play at the TE of a 2 1/2" control surface.So, I'm…Continue
"Sounds reasonable. general rule of thumb i use is this. keep the clevis on the surface as far out as reasonably possible, then put the servo clevis as far in as possible while maintaining the desired travel. You want the servo's travel to be…"
I'm overhauling a used jet (PST composite Reaction) I just bought, and notice some slop in the control surfaces. I'm seeing about 1/16"-3/32" of play at the TE of a 2 1/2" control surface.So, I'm getting slop mainly from: (1) servo metal gear backlash and (2) Control surface composite horn hole wear. I can replace the servo or servo gear train, and I can find a clevis with a thicker pin. I get that, but that's not the intent of my question. I know zero slop is best and desired, but as a jet…See More
5th annual "First In Flight" Jet Rally. MAY 2-25 2014. Wilson Industrial Air Center, Wilson NC. 4500' X 150' runway. Hotels,restaurants and shopping very close by.Fuel avail on site. 20x20 and 30x30 tents rentals avail. Saturday night banquet and awards ceremony.Event is now five days long. Airport has approved extended flying hours. Will go Sun Up to Sun Down! Flying starts Wednesday morning and goes through Sunday afternoon.Vendors welcome. $100 vendor fee. All vendor fees go directly to…See More
"Sorry for your loss, Robert. I've used the Castle 75A speed control with the Castle BEC for many, many flights with my Funjet, without fail. From what I hear, Castle products are the best quality money can get you. …"