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Post  Gordinir8 on Fri Oct 09, 2020 10:04 am

Here are a couple of videos of my maiden Yard Bee flight i had today, powered by a single port cylinder Cox engine. I was afraid that it might be very fast, that is why i put this engine on, Baby bee will be installed next time to see what will happen. Plans for this model can be found in Aerofred. Nice and very easy to build



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Post  happydad on Fri Oct 09, 2020 4:43 pm

Gordinir8 wrote:Here are a couple of videos of my maiden Yard Bee flight i had today, powered by a single port cylinder Cox engine. I was afraid that it might be very fast, that is why i put this engine on, Baby bee will be installed next time to see what will happen. Plans for this model can be found in Aerofred. Nice and very easy to build




Gordinir8: 2x nice flights, and nice looking plane. The area you are flying in looks like where I live, except 50 years ago, when there were fewer homes surrounding the area.

    When can I come over and fly with you. lol!

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Post  NEW222 on Fri Oct 09, 2020 4:45 pm

Great videos. Looks like you got yourself a nice flier there.
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Post  Gordinir8 on Fri Oct 09, 2020 6:27 pm

happydad wrote:
Gordinir8 wrote:Here are a couple of videos of my maiden Yard Bee flight i had today, powered by a single port cylinder Cox engine. I was afraid that it might be very fast, that is why i put this engine on, Baby bee will be installed next time to see what will happen. Plans for this model can be found in Aerofred. Nice and very easy to build




Gordinir8: 2x nice flights, and nice looking plane. The area you are flying in looks like where I live, except 50 years ago, when there were fewer homes surrounding the area.

    When can I come over and fly with you. lol!

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Well you are free to come, if you are interested the whole place is for sale, bank asking 90 mil euros for it. It would be nice to buy it and make a private RC field. Very Happy
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Post  happydad on Fri Oct 09, 2020 7:42 pm

Gordinir8 wrote:
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Gordinir8 wrote:Here are a couple of videos of my maiden Yard Bee flight i had today, powered by a single port cylinder Cox engine. I was afraid that it might be very fast, that is why i put this engine on, Baby bee will be installed next time to see what will happen. Plans for this model can be found in Aerofred. Nice and very easy to build




Gordinir8: 2x nice flights, and nice looking plane. The area you are flying in looks like where I live, except 50 years ago, when there were fewer homes surrounding the area.

    When can I come over and fly with you. lol!

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Well you are free to come, if you are interested the whole place is for sale, bank asking 90 mil euros for it. It would be nice to buy it and make a private RC field. Very Happy

That is a lot of Euros! I bet the bank is planning on building 90million homes on that lot, or apartments.

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Post  getback on Sat Oct 10, 2020 4:59 am

That is a Nice flier , 2 channel ? Mite consider a 8cc tank for just a little more air time Very Happy Does a good glide . This Site Rocks!
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Post  Gordinir8 on Sat Oct 10, 2020 5:21 am

getback wrote:That is a Nice flier , 2 channel ? Mite consider a 8cc tank for just a little more air time Very Happy Does a good glide . This Site Rocks!


That's a 8cc tank but engine gas a problem and dies at about one minute or less, i think it's the backplate, i will switch to a baby bee and test it, though smaller tank i am sure it will fly longer. Also new wing covering to be placed so it will soon get back to hangar for repairs Very Happy
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Post  944_Jim on Sat Oct 10, 2020 7:29 am

G8;

For grins and giggles, check the position of the fuel pickup tube. The timing also suggests a perished Oring seal between tank and backplate.

Usually the tube ends in the 8:00 or 4:00 position so as to use centrifugal (or is it centripedal?) force during control line operations to pick up the "last drops" of fuel slinging to the outboard side of the tank.

For RC work, you may need to extend the fuel line so it can be positioned at the bottom of the tank. I know the Silver/Golden Bee and Black Widow have the filler tubes running through the tank, so optimum fuel pickup placenta placement might get difficult for RC...I know it makes placenta placement difficult for CL. There is (was?) a blank 8 cc tank available. No cross tubes means it would be easier to place the pickup dead bottom.

For reference, look for Texaco tank set-up tips. It should reflect setting up a tank for "good to the last drop" in a level or slightly nose-up flight.


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Post  Gordinir8 on Sat Oct 10, 2020 9:07 am

944_Jim wrote:G8;

For grins and giggles, check the position of the fuel pickup tube. The timing also suggests a perished Oring seal between tank and backplate.

Usually the tube ends in the 8:00 or 4:00 position so as to use centrifugal (or is it centripedal?) force during control line operations to pick up the "last drops" of fuel slinging to the outboard side of the tank.

For RC work, you may need to extend the fuel line so it can be positioned at the bottom of the tank. I know the Silver/Golden Bee and Black Widow have the filler tubes running through the tank, so optimum fuel pickup placenta placement might get difficult for RC...I know it makes placenta placement difficult for CL. There is (was?) a blank 8 cc tank available. No cross tubes means it would be easier to place the pickup dead bottom.

For reference, look for Texaco tank set-up tips. It should reflect setting up a tank for "good to the last drop" in a level or slightly nose-up flight.

"Unfortunately" everything is as you described Huh... Engine is very carefully assembled. There was one flight from the 10 i performed that kept for about 2.5 minutes so there is hope!. I just disassembly it and back assembly the engine again, will test it again to see how it will go.
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Post  dirk gently on Mon Nov 09, 2020 11:41 pm

Gordinir8 wrote:Here are a couple of videos of my maiden Yard Bee flight i had today, powered by a single port cylinder Cox engine. I was afraid that it might be very fast, that is why i put this engine on, Baby bee will be installed next time to see what will happen. Plans for this model can be found in Aerofred. Nice and very easy to build

The model is nice indeed, but maaan, where the heck do you live?!
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Post  Gordinir8 on Wed Nov 11, 2020 10:29 am

Ha! why you ask? This is and industrial area 20min driving from where i live and one of the few open areas left to fly close to me. This is the spot that battle of Salamis took place at 480bc
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Post  sosam117 on Wed Nov 11, 2020 1:07 pm

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Post  davidll1984 on Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:37 am

To extend flight time try wit texaco red fuel tank its smaler ventury wil help wit very little drop in performance extend flight prop change can reduce rpm change comsumption also extend flight Nice models Good performance Thumbs Up RC Plane
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Post  dirk gently on Fri Nov 13, 2020 5:41 am

Gordinir8 wrote:Ha! why you ask?
Oh, it's just because I need to move there, immediately. It not only has a sea nearby, it also looks like a great flying area.
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