IT IS possible to predict the LEVEL FLIGHT characteristics of an aircraft design by its wing loading, or conversely, the optimum aircraft weight for a...
Some random thoughts to consider..........none of which supersede the manufacturer's instructions that came with the vehicle
It is assumed here that your...
Model Aeronautics Association of Canada(MAAC)
MAAC General Safety Code
MAAC Guideline for Safe Field Operation
MAAC Giant Scale Safety Standards...
THE PILOT BEARS ULTIMATE RESPONSIBILITY for both the airworthiness of the aircraft flown and his / her own ability to safely fly the aircraft.
BATTERY LOCATION is critical on gas engine aircraft. Keep radio batteries some 8 to 10 inches from engines or ignition systems, batteries or switches.
Example - Starting the Duratrax Nitro Evader
(two wheel drive Stadium Truck with pull-start .18 engine)
This guide assumes the engine's needle valves...
Most pilots over-rev their engines while flying because propellors "unload" in the air as the aircraft gains speed.
ENGINE CHOICE: Before selecting...
Engine selection is critical to achieving the expected flight performance of a particular aircraft design. Plan ahead.
A general power to weight value (0...