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  • k_sonn's Avatar
    09-02-2015, 11:36 AM
    k_sonn replied to a thread skymaster pc-21 in RC Jets
    Per Tom's advice, I increased the size of the openings around the exhaust pipes and opened up the intake ducting to get more air into the engine...
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    09-01-2015, 03:06 PM
    k_sonn replied to a thread skymaster pc-21 in RC Jets
    Hi Tom, Thanks. Did you open the intake ducting so more air could get into the engine compartment? I did notice in your photo that you had more...
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  • k_sonn's Avatar
    09-01-2015, 11:11 AM
    k_sonn replied to a thread skymaster pc-21 in RC Jets
    David mentioned after his maiden that the engine cover gets very warm and needed heat shielding. I added three coats of BVM heat shield but it...
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    09-01-2015, 11:02 AM
    k_sonn replied to a thread skymaster pc-21 in RC Jets
    Thanks Dantely.
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    08-31-2015, 02:16 PM
    k_sonn replied to a thread skymaster pc-21 in RC Jets
    Thanks guys. The PC-21 is a sweet flying plane. Kirk
    139 replies | 11903 view(s)
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    08-31-2015, 12:38 PM
    k_sonn replied to a thread Kingtech Turbo Prop Engine in RC Jets
    An update on the numbers I provided last week. I dialed the pitch back from 24 to 22 and on the ground it's turning 5,000 rpm. I did a 5 minute...
    91 replies | 6020 view(s)
  • k_sonn's Avatar
    08-31-2015, 08:17 AM
    k_sonn replied to a thread skymaster pc-21 in RC Jets
    Yesterday, the PC-21 had its maiden flight. The maiden was performed at half throttle. It needed 3 clicks of right aileron and a couple clicks of...
    139 replies | 11903 view(s)
  • k_sonn's Avatar
    08-25-2015, 10:18 AM
    k_sonn replied to a thread skymaster pc-21 in RC Jets
    There is a strap on the top and bottom of each exhaust stack.
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    08-25-2015, 10:16 AM
    k_sonn replied to a thread skymaster pc-21 in RC Jets
    Thanks John. Email has been sent. Kirk
    139 replies | 11903 view(s)
  • k_sonn's Avatar
    08-24-2015, 11:43 AM
    k_sonn replied to a thread skymaster pc-21 in RC Jets
    I don't think that would work. The exhaust stacks slide over the turboprop's exhaust openings and it is a very tight fit.
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    08-24-2015, 11:33 AM
    k_sonn replied to a thread skymaster pc-21 in RC Jets
    Hey Bob, Looking forward to catching up at the Fall Jet Classic event. Kirk
    139 replies | 11903 view(s)
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    08-24-2015, 11:27 AM
    k_sonn replied to a thread skymaster pc-21 in RC Jets
    Just talked to Danny and he's going to work with Anton to replace the exhaust stacks. Kirk
    139 replies | 11903 view(s)
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    08-24-2015, 10:03 AM
    k_sonn replied to a thread skymaster pc-21 in RC Jets
    Yesterday I took the PC-21 to the field to run the turboprop, range test, taxi test, and maiden if everything went well. Unfortunately, the tack...
    139 replies | 11903 view(s)
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    08-24-2015, 09:57 AM
    k_sonn replied to a thread Kingtech Turbo Prop Engine in RC Jets
    Yesterday I test ran the turboprop with a 3 bladed 22 inch Solo prop dialed to 24 degrees. The rpm on the ground was 4700 at full throttle and 1580...
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    08-19-2015, 11:52 AM
    k_sonn replied to a thread skymaster pc-21 in RC Jets
    I received the turboprop yesterday and was able to get it to start on first attempt this morning. I think this pretty much confirms I had some bad...
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    08-17-2015, 08:18 AM
    k_sonn replied to a thread Skymaster Viper Assembly in RC Jets
    Thanks Basil. And thanks for posting video. Kirk
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    08-17-2015, 05:25 AM
    k_sonn replied to a thread Skymaster Viper Assembly in RC Jets
    I'm happy to report the maiden was successful. :D Very nice flying plane!! Kirk
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    08-13-2015, 09:50 AM
    I built the one a few years ago. Here's a link to the build thread. http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/rc-jets-120/9652030-ziroli-panther.html Kirk
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    08-11-2015, 10:40 AM
    k_sonn replied to a thread Skymaster Viper Assembly in RC Jets
    Are you planning to bring your Viper to the field this weekend?
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    08-11-2015, 10:39 AM
    k_sonn replied to a thread Skymaster Viper Assembly in RC Jets
    You know it. Maybe I should leave it as is :) Good luck on your Hawk maiden.
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    08-11-2015, 10:38 AM
    k_sonn replied to a thread Skymaster Viper Assembly in RC Jets
    Thanks Mike. Good to hear that I won't need to strip the paint and start over.
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    08-10-2015, 11:41 AM
    k_sonn replied to a thread Skymaster Viper Assembly in RC Jets
    Thanks Mike. I've been considering crow. How much do you have in yours? Kirk
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    08-10-2015, 11:32 AM
    k_sonn replied to a thread Skymaster Viper Assembly in RC Jets
    Keith, the paint is flat and the clear is satin.
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    08-10-2015, 10:41 AM
    k_sonn replied to a thread Skymaster Viper Assembly in RC Jets
    It's been a while since the last update so here's where things are. The painting has been completed but I did run into an issue with the clear. As...
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    08-10-2015, 10:20 AM
    k_sonn replied to a thread skymaster pc-21 in RC Jets
    John, I've been offline for a week or so busy with work and such. I'll try to get some more photos in the next couple of days of the installation. ...
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