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Forum: RC Jets
04-19-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,683
Posted By avi sirota

Interesting. 1. although I don't have...

Interesting.
1. although I don't have experience with jets on grass strips it should have enough taxi power with 10 kg engine. definitely will fly good with
it.
2. without brakes for verifying...
Forum: RC Jets
04-19-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,683
Posted By avi sirota

Thanks DHC6, Please use any idea you find useful...

Thanks DHC6, Please use any idea you find useful for your needs. Ill be updating some modifications I did and I hope they can also be useful.
Dry weight with full UAT is about 16.5kg (about 36.3...
Forum: RC Jets
04-15-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,683
Posted By avi sirota

IAF-Zukit-Fouga Magister (RCJC)

Test flight.
It is always a smart thing to give the controls to a trusted and more experienced pilot to make a test flight. I know this, I did it before and will do that again in the future. BUT...
Forum: RC Jets
04-09-2020, 12:45 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,683
Posted By avi sirota

IAF-Zukit-Fouga Magister (RCJC)

Air tanks. The kit arrives with one big tank and 2 smaller tanks. To have maximum retraction cycles I decided to use the big with one of the smaller tanks for retracts+doors and the third tank for...
Forum: RC Jets
04-08-2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,683
Posted By avi sirota

IAF-Zukit-Fouga Magister (RCJC)

So, one would need wings to fly. The wings are pretty much straight forward. They are both with ailerons hinged perfectly. Each wing has location for the wing tip tanks. The wing tip tanks (not...
Forum: RC Jets
04-08-2020, 02:18 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,683
Posted By avi sirota

Thank you! video will come soon... Avi

Thank you! video will come soon...
Avi
Forum: RC Jets
04-01-2020, 12:27 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,683
Posted By avi sirota

IAF-Zukit-Fouga Magister (RCJC)

For better heat disposal at the rear fuselage it is a good idea to add another big vent port. This is not a scale feature however very much needed. This was done in another Fouga and I implemented...
Forum: RC Jets
03-31-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,683
Posted By avi sirota

IAF-Zukit-Fouga Magister (RCJC)

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/20190214_203352_fbb22d9837578403a146e61772059eb3d593f801.jpg
The tail pipe is about 20 mm out of the fuselage. This will not...
Forum: RC Jets
03-31-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,683
Posted By avi sirota

IAF-Zukit-Fouga Magister (RCJC)

Turbine and tail pipe/exhaust installation was relativly easy. Had to move the turbine forward as posible to get the correct C.G without ballasts. At the same time had to move the double tail pipe...
Forum: RC Jets
03-31-2020, 03:31 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,683
Posted By avi sirota

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1528x734/capture_12bef8b89203088ea706c57b06f5c66852d4f1be.jpg

The initial location of one of the antennas-white plastic tube. Eventually...
Forum: RC Jets
03-31-2020, 03:25 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,683
Posted By avi sirota

IAF-Zukit-Fouga Magister (RCJC)

During the build I added carbon fiber material in the tail, nose and mid fuselage. Together with the original carbon fiber strips reinforcements I was worried I created a radio signal challenged...
Forum: RC Jets
03-30-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,683
Posted By avi sirota

IAF-Zukit-Fouga Magister (RCJC)

One small but important tip. The canopies in the real Fouga open to a high angle allowing the crew to get in/out relatively easy. The model had this angle limited because of the canopy to fuselage...
Forum: RC Jets
03-30-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,683
Posted By avi sirota

IAF-Zukit-Fouga Magister (RCJC)

After a break for other project I resume working on my Zukit and had a fun evening playing with the rear fourth wheel and lower fin.
As it somtimes happen the kit had no rear wheel. I contacted RCJC...
Forum: RC Jets
03-30-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,683
Posted By avi sirota

Thanks ravill. My pleasure. My Zukit presented...

Thanks ravill. My pleasure.
My Zukit presented here is already flying and it flyies great!
Stay tuned...
Avi
Forum: RC Jets
03-30-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,683
Posted By avi sirota

IAF-Zukit-Fouga Magister (RCJC)

The main hatch for accessing the turbine also uses to reach fuel port, air and brakes filling ports and gauges, main switch and turbine battery connector.
Initially I made it from playwood covered...
Forum: RC Jets
03-30-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,683
Posted By avi sirota

IAF-Zukit-Fouga Magister (RCJC)

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1020x2000/screenshot_20200330_210812_gallery_bb871e6886e125bfc7665e948aca607022128596.jpg

Fuel pump and UAT with rear equipment tray...
Forum: RC Jets
03-30-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,683
Posted By avi sirota

IAF-Zukit-Fouga Magister (RCJC)

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1078x1431/screenshot_20200330_205417_gallery_a9454cdfa27463f8721fea5f602170e3b5069784.jpg

Center crossmember.
...
Forum: RC Jets
03-30-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,683
Posted By avi sirota

Next step - the equipment/systems trays. I spent...

Next step - the equipment/systems trays. I spent some time playing and designing the layout for the equipment and systems based on what I'm using. Even though they are covered with the cockpits I...
Forum: RC Jets
03-29-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,683
Posted By avi sirota

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/20190520_215108_9b403f254e4e63ec1cbbf9306f38f64cca8e73af.jpg

Rear fixed crossmember. The match box is there to represent the...
Forum: RC Jets
03-29-2020, 04:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,683
Posted By avi sirota

IAF-Zukit-Fouga Magister (RCJC)

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/20190524_215847_187c5a168cf30c3c100620ec7bb9df82538100dc.jpg

One of two removable crossmembers. Each has two supports glued to...
Forum: RC Jets
03-29-2020, 04:26 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,683
Posted By avi sirota

IAF-Zukit-Fouga Magister (RCJC)

The cockpits are full size and almost full depth. There is enough space beneath them to accommodate all systems. Not to say it is roomy but enough. The challenge is for people with large hands. As...
Forum: RC Jets
03-29-2020, 03:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,683
Posted By avi sirota

IAF-Zukit-Fouga Magister (RCJC)

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/20190522_172503_473389853c5671103eecb1fa836d4522417768b9.jpg
Some features in the front instrument panels had to be removed for...
Forum: RC Jets
03-29-2020, 03:15 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,683
Posted By avi sirota

IAF-Zukit-Fouga Magister (RCJC)

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/20190524_100005_441046b096851502bec23e0912c294ac3befae1a.jpg

Measuring the rear cockpit floor to its location.
...
Forum: RC Jets
03-29-2020, 03:08 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,683
Posted By avi sirota

IAF-Zukit-Fouga Magister (RCJC)

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/20190522_172421_57dc605c29970cad0a4bb3b9c227a3af0cf28c98.jpg

For each cockpit I made a floor from 2 mm plywood. This floor hold...
Forum: RC Jets
03-29-2020, 02:28 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,683
Posted By avi sirota

IAF-Zukit-Fouga Magister (RCJC)

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/20190524_095944_e567a613c759e1f290916b9bd9aacc982413622f.jpg

Two halfs sides together in the fuselage. Each cockpit structure is...
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