Ken Stuhr’ Newest Scale Creation: Farman Jabiru

Ken reports some of our electronics are in his new Farman Jabiru. Check it out. Well, maybe. Certainly unique. All great photos by Gary Ritchie of Puget Sound Silent Flyers!! I chose to model the beautiful version, as opposed to Tim Hooper’s Cyclops versionhttp://static.rcgroups.com/forums/images/smilies/biggrin.gif. Mine used 4 engines in push-pull nacelles. Model details: Span: 63 …

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Reluctance Motor In The News

Chrome users may need to refresh the screen to see embedded video. A reluctance motor is a different breed. It is a form of a brushless motor. However, the brushless motors we use in the RC hobby, the number of stater teeth (each iron segment that is wound with copper wire) will always be 3,6,9,12…; …

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“Dave, I finally got to fly the micro stick today, and the Python 30 with a 7-6 prop is a fantastic combination! The finished model weighs in at 4.5 oz and, once trimmed, flies like a dream. The first flight was a tad hairy for the first few seconds, but the plane came home in …

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